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2017-2018 Catalog

Humanities, B.A.


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Major Code: 7185 Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Arts
Delivery Mode(s): Classroom Age Restriction: No
Admission Status: Undergraduate Location(s): Main Campus - Melbourne

The Bachelor of Arts degree program in humanities is an interdisciplinary program of liberal studies with an emphasis on literature, history, philosophy and the fine arts. As a study of the thoughts, actions and values of human beings, along with a comprehensive background in science, mathematics and computers, the humanities major has broad applicability. As a result of the ample allotment of electives, humanities majors may adapt the program to individual needs and interests. The humanities major prepares graduates for a wide variety of careers, including teaching, law, government service, the military and editing. Students wishing to pursue graduate study will be prepared to enter programs in their respective areas of concentration, such as history, literature, philosophy or law.

Degree Requirements

Candidates for a Bachelor of Arts in Humanities require a total of 122 credit hours for graduation as follows.

Curriculum


Concentration (12 credit hours)


2000-level (and higher) courses from one of the following areas: literature, history, philosophy, art history or music. If applicable, both courses in sequential surveys must be taken.

Humanities Distribution (12 credit hours)


Three credit hours in each area outside the concentration.

Humanities Electives (15 credit hours)


At least nine credit hours must be from 3000-level (or higher) HUM courses.

Freshman Year


Fall (16 credit hours)


Spring (15 credit hours)


Sophomore Year


Fall (15 credit hours)


Spring (15 credit hours)


Junior Year


Fall (16 credit hours)


  • HUM 3900 Introduction to the Humanities
  • Humanities Concentration Credit Hours: 3
  • Humanities Distribution Credit Hours: 3
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • Humanities Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • Liberal Arts Elective Credit Hours: 3

Spring (15 credit hours)


  • HUM 3905 Junior Seminar in the Humanities
  • Humanities Concentration Credit Hours: 3
  • Humanities Distribution Credit Hours: 3
  • Humanities Elective (3000-level or higher) Credit Hours: 3
  • Liberal Arts Elective Credit Hours: 3

Senior Year


Fall (15 credit hours)


  • HUM 3999 Capstone Research Methods
  • Humanities Concentration Credit Hours: 3
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • Humanities Elective (3000-level or higher) Credit Hours: 3
  • Liberal Arts Elective Credit Hours: 3

Spring (15 credit hours)


  • HUM 4100 Senior Capstone Project (Q)
  • Humanities Concentration Credit Hours: 3
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • Humanities Elective (3000-level or higher) Credit Hours: 3
  • Liberal Arts Elective Credit Hours: 3

Total Credits Required: 122


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