Humanities (HUM)

Courses

HUM 100. Academic Writing Workshop in the Humanities. 1 hour.

The role of writing in inquiry and research in an academic context. Broad introduction to research that is enhanced by the topics and writing assignments in HUM 101 and HUM 102. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): Grade of B or better in ENGL 160 or placement into ENGL 161. Corequisites: Students must concurrently enroll in either HUM 101 or HUM 102 and continue in HUM 101 or HUM 102 throughout the semester.

HUM 101. Humanities Core: Understanding the Individual and Society. 3 hours.

An exploration of historical and modern views of the nature of the individual, the nature of society, and the complex interplay between the two. Topics will vary. Course Information: This is a writing-intensive course with extensive practice in expository writing and revision. A grade of B or better in HUM 101 will satisfy the ENGL 161 requirement. Prerequisite(s): Grade of B or better in ENGL 160 or placement into ENGL 161. Open only to freshmen. Individual and Society course.

HUM 102. Humanities Core: Understanding the Past. 3 hours.

An exploration of events, ideas, writing and creative works from the past and their influence on the present. Topics will vary. Course Information: This is a writing-intensive course with extensive practice in expository writing and revision. A grade of B or better in HUM 102 will satisfy the ENGL 161 requirement. Prerequisite(s): Grade of B or better in ENGL 160 or placement into ENGL 161. Open only to freshmen. Past course.

HUM 110. Introduction to the Humanities I: Critical Thinking, Writing, and Literature. 4 hours.

An exploration of modes of thought and self-expression through literature and philosophy. Topics will vary. Course Information: This course is open only to students in the Odyssey Project.

HUM 111. Introduction to the Humanities II: U.S. History and Visual Studies. 4 hours.

How humans experience, investigate, make, and represent the world. Course Information: Open only to students in the Odyssey Project.

HUM 120. Engaged Humanities: Understanding the Individual and Society. 4 hours.

An exploration of the complex relationship between the individual and society, with special attention given to the Chicago context and activities designed to develop student research and writing skills. Topics will vary. Course Information: Credit is not given for HUM 120 if student has credit in ENGL 161.This is a writing-intensive course with extensive practice in expository writing and revision. A grade of B or better in HUM 120 will satisfy the ENGL 161 requirement. Prerequisite(s): Grade of B or better in ENGL 160 or placement into ENGL 161. Open only to freshmen. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Lecture-Discussion and one Discussion. Individual and Society course.

HUM 201. Topics in the Humanities. 3 hours.

Introduction to key concepts and ideas in the humanities, with attention to historic and geographic breadth. Prerequisite(s): HUM 100 and HUM 101; and consent of instructor.

HUM 202. Engaged Humanities Research Workshop. 1 hour.

An overview of engaged humanities topics, possibilities, and themes along with guidance for preparing for summer research activities. Course Information: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. Prerequisite(s): HUM 201; and consent of the instructor.

HUM 210. Seminar in the Humanities. 3 hours.

Focuses on in-depth discussion of topics in the humanities and builds on methods introduced in HUM 110 and HUM 111. Course Information: Open only to students in the Odyssey Project. Prerequisite(s): HUM 110 and HUM 111; or consent of the instructor.