2013-14 Catalogs

Course Descriptions

LSH 240 Introducing the Humanities
This course examines the origins, development, and future of the humanities through the texts and methods of the following disciplines: classics, history, literary studies, philosophy, religion and the Arts. Prerequisites: EYE and College Writing Cr 3.

LSH 340 Topics in the Humanities
Consideration of selected problems, approaches, issues or themes in the humanities. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: LSH 240 or permission of the instructor Cr 3.

LSH 398 Independent Study in the Humanities
The course provides students with an opportunity to design a set of readings and learning objectives on an interdisciplinary topic of interest in the humanities. Students must complete an independent study proposal and obtain permission of a faculty mentor and the program coordinator. Students must meet regularly with the faculty mentor. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: LSH 240 or permission of the instructor. Cr 3.

LSH 440 Capstone in the Humanities
This course probes the relationship between humanism and the humanities in the 20th century, the recent crisis of the humanities in higher education, and new directions in digital and global humanities. Prerequisites: LSH 240, and senior status in a humanities major or permission of the instructor. Cr 3.