College Catalog Fall 2004 - Spring 2006
HUMN

HUMN 100 ELEMENTARY FRENCH I

This course is intended for students with no prior experience with the French language. The major emphasis is on grammar and vocabulary, with an introduction to contemporary French culture. Students acquire the techniques of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in French. (FL)

Prerequisite: None

(3: 3, 0)

HUMN 101 ART APPRECIATION

This course surveys basic art principles and concepts together with their historical development as shown in representative works of painting, sculpture, and architecture. (A)

Prerequisite: None

(3: 3, 0)

HUMN 102 MUSIC APPRECIATION

This course involves appraisal of the art of music. Recorded and visual materials are utilized in studying the elements, forms, and styles of music with the aim of stimulating understanding and enjoyment. (A)

Prerequisite: None

(3: 3, 0)

HUMN 105 ELEMENTARY FRENCH II

This course is a continuing introduction to French language and culture. Drill and practice in reading, writing, and speaking French is accompanied by the systematic study of grammar. (FL)

Prerequisite: None

(3: 3, 0)

HUMN 110 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH I

This course is for students who have some ability in French. Students must have skill in grammatical construction and sentence structure. The emphasis of the course is on greater facility in reading, writing, speaking, and understanding French, including a study of representative selections from French literature. (FL)

Prerequisite: HUMN 105 or two years of high school French with permission of the instructor

(3: 3, 0)

HUMN 115 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH II

The emphasis of this course is on greater facility in reading, writing, speaking, and understanding French, including a study of advanced representative selections from French literature. More advanced conversational French is included. (FL)

Prerequisite: HUMN 105 or two years of high school French with permission of the instructor

(3: 3, 0)

HUMN 120 ELEMENTARY SPANISH I

This course is an introduction to basic Spanish that includes a series of lessons intended to meet the essential needs of the beginner. Course material will encourage students to adequately express themselves orally and in writing. (FL)

Prerequisite: None

(3: 3, 0)

HUMN 125 ELEMENTARY SPANISH II

This course is a continuing introduction to basic Spanish. Course material will encourage students to adequately express themselves orally and in writing. Topics include advanced grammar, composition, translation, and conversation. (FL)

Prerequisite: HUMN 120 or one year of high school Spanish

(3: 3, 0)

HUMN 141 CONVERSATIONAL
HUMN 142 LANGUAGES
HUMN 143 (NAME OF
LANGUAGE)

This course is an introduction to a new language taught at the basic level. Emphasis is on conversational use and includes correct pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar. (FL)

Prerequisite: None

(1-3: 1-3, 0)

HUMN 160 INTRODUCTION TO MYTHOLOGY

This course is an introductory survey of myths, epics, and legends of both the ancient and the New World. The course explores these myths and emphasizes human similarities that span time and place. (H)

Prerequisite: None

(3: 3, 0)

HUMN 170 PHILOSOPHY

This course is a study of philosophical problems such as the nature of humankind, mind, God, soul, knowledge, truth, reality, evil, death, beauty, freedom, and morality. (H)

Prerequisite: ENGL 100 or ENGL 200 or permission of the instructor

(3: 3, 0)

HUMN 180 ETHICS

This course is an introduction to ethical inquiry and involves application of basic ethical principles to a variety of moral issues. (H)

Prerequisite: ENGL 100 or ENGL 200 or permission of the instructor

(3: 3, 0)

HUMN 195 THEATRE ARTS

This course is an introductory study of theatre as a performance art. Special attention is given to the technical and artistic elements in stage performances. Study units include: the actor, the director, the theatre space, the production elements, and dramatic forms. (A)

Prerequisite: None

(3: 3, 0)

HUMN 200 INTRODUCTION TO THE BIBLE

This course is a survey of the literature of the Bible. Emphasis is on close reading of biblical texts in light of modern biblical and literary criticism. (H)

Prerequisite: None

(3: 3, 0)

HUMN 205 INTRODUCTION TO WOMEN'S STUDIES

This course introduces students to the ideas and literature of the women's rights movements in the United States and in other countries and cultures throughout the world. The course is structured as a survey of the major issues considered in women's studies programs today. Students read several classic and modern works of feminist theory and discuss the impact of these ideas on the lives of women and men today. (H)

Prerequisite: ENGL 100 or ENGL 200

(3: 3, 0)

HUMN 210 WORLD RELIGIONS

This course is an introduction to the world's major religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Islam, Judaism, and Christianity. (OWC, H)

Prerequisite: None

(3: 3, 0)

HUMN 215 PROFESSIONAL INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE

This work/study program exposes students to an actual workplace environment. Earned credit substitutes for elective course work and should be consistent with a student's academic program and career interests. Participating sponsors include on-campus College departments as well as a number of private and public sector employers in the local area and nationally. Approval from the student's academic advisor is required. Students must maintain a daily work log and write a paper at the conclusion of the program describing their learning experiences. When appropriate, students may also be required to complete relevant reading assignments.

Prerequisites: ENGL 100 or ENGL 200, 24 semester hours of course work with a minimum 2.50 GPA, and permission of the student's academic advisor

(3: 0, 9 to 6: 0, 18) Offered on request

HUMN 240 HISTORY OF WESTERN ARCHITECTURE

The diverse factors that have shaped Western architecture, from prehistory to the present, are explored through reading, writing, discussion, and special projects. (WC, H, A)

Prerequisite: None

(3: 3, 0)

HUMN 243 ADVANCED CONVERSATIONAL LANGUAGES (NAME OF LANGUAGE)

This is a second, more advanced level of conversational language in the subject language. Topics include advanced grammar, composition, translation, and conversation. Students are also introduced to some of the social customs of the culture. (FL)

Prerequisite: One semester of HUMN 141, 142, or 143 in the subject language or one year of a high school course in the subject language

(3: 3, 0)

HUMN 290 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN HUMANITIES

This independent study course is designed to permit individual students to pursue topics or projects approved by supervising faculty.

Prerequisites:

1. Completion of at least one semester's work in a degree program at SUNY Delhi.

2. A cumulative GPA of at least 2.00, unless there are extenuating circumstances.

3. At least 3 credit hours in one foundation course specific to the discipline, with the permission of the Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

4. No more than 6 credit hours of independent study may be taken during any one semester, and no more than 15 credit hours of independent study may be applied toward an associate's degree. The total number of credit hours in independent study that may be applied toward a bachelor's degree depends on the specific bachelor's program.

5. The student and sponsoring faculty member will prepare and submit to the Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences an Independent Study contract proposal for approval.

(1-4: 1-4, 0) or, if lab included, (2: 1, 3), (3: 2, 3), or (4: 3, 3) Offered on request

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