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Humanities

Faculty

  • Ronna Privett, Ph.D., Chair
  • Shenai Alonge, M.A.
  • Jana Anderson, M.A.
  • Susan Blassingame, Ph.D.
  • Matt Byars, Ph.D.
  • Tim Byars, J.D.
  • Carole Carroll, Ph.D.
  • Kregg Fehr, Ph.D.
  • Kenneth Hawley, Ph.D.
  • Keith Owen, Ph.D.
  • Michael Whitley, Ph.D.

Bachelor of Arts in Humanities

A.  University Core (45 hours)

  • BIB1310  Introduction to the Old Testament
  • BIB1320  Introduction to the New Testament
  • BIB3305  Christian Heritage
  • BIB3310  Christian Life
  • COM2340  Communication for the Professional
  • ENG1301  Composition Studies
  • ENG1302  Composition and Literature
  • 3 hours from
    • PSY1300  General Psychology
    • SOC1300  General Sociology
  • HIS2301  History of the United States I
  • ESS1200  Personal Fitness and Wellness
  • UNI1170  University Seminar
  • UNI2000  University Skills
  • MAT1311  College Algebra
  • 3 hours from
    • GOV2301  National Government
    • GOV2302  Texas State and Local Government
  • 3 hours from BIO, CHE, NRC or PHY
  • 3 hours from AFA 2350 or History of ART, THA, or MUS
  • 3 hours from REL 3301 or upper level PHI

B.  Major (30 hours)

  • HUM2300  Exploring the Human Experience
  • ENG2301  Masterpieces of Literature
  • HIS1315  World History and Geography I
  • HIS1316  World History and Geography II
  • HIS2302  History of the United States II
  • 6 hours upper level ENG
  • 3 hours upper level HIS
  • 3 hours upper level GOV
  • HUM4380  Senior Research

C.  Supporting Courses (17-19 hours)

  • 6-8 hours in FOL
  • FIN2301  Personal Financial Planning or 3 hours from ACC, BUA, ECO, or other FIN
  • 3 hours from BIO, CHE, NRC, or PHY
  • 3 hours in HSC, PSY, or SOC
  • 2 hours from ESS 1270 First Aid and CPR or 2 activity courses

D.  Specialization or Minor (18 hours)

  • Specialization
    • 18 hours from one area, 12 of which must be upper level
  • Minor
    • 18 hours as defined by minor department

E.  Electives (14-16 hours)

F.  Total (126 hours)

Bachelor of Arts in English

A.  University Core (45 hours)

  • BIB1310  Introduction to the Old Testament
  • BIB1320  Introduction to the New Testament
  • BIB3305  Christian Heritage
  • BIB3310  Christian Life
  • COM2340  Communication for the Professional
  • ENG1301  Composition Studies
  • ENG1302  Composition and Literature
  • 3 hours from
    • PSY1300  General Psychology
    • SOC1300  General Sociology
  • HIS2301  History of the United States I
  • ESS1200  Personal Fitness and Wellness
  • UNI1170  University Seminar
  • UNI2000  University Skills
  • MAT1311  College Algebra
  • 3 hours from
    • GOV2301  National Government
    • GOV2302  Texas State and Local Government
  • 3 hours from BIO, CHE, NRC or PHY
  • 6 hours from
    • AFA2350  Introduction to Fine Arts or History of Art, Music, or Theater
    • REL3301  World Religions or upper level PHI
    • HUM2300  Exploring the Human Experience

B.  Major (39 hours)

  • ENG2301  Masterpieces of Literature
  • ENG3304  Advanced Composition
  • ENG3307  Classical and Contemporary Rhetoric
  • ENG3317  Approaches to Advanced Grammar
  • 3 hours from upper level ENG

Creative Writing Emphasis

  • ENG3302  Introduction to English Studies            
  • ENG3305  Introduction to Creative Writing
  • ENG4304  Fiction Writing Workshop
  • ENG4308  Poetry Writing Workshop
  • 9 hours from upper level ENG
  • HUM4380  Senior Research

Literature Emphasis

  • ENG3302  Introduction to English Studies
  • 6 hours from
    • ENG3311  American Novel
    • ENG3313  American Literature to 1890
    • ENG3321  African-American Literature
    • ENG3322  American Literature since 1890
  • 6 hours from
    • ENG4315  British Writers to 1800
    • ENG4316  English Novel
    • ENG4323  British Writers since 1800
    • ENG4324  Shakespeare
  • 6 hours from upper level ENG
  • HUM4380  Senior Research

Professional Writing Emphasis

  • ENG3308  Technical Writing
  • ENG3310  Writing Grant Proposals
  • ENG3318  Rhetoric of Design
  • DMA2344  Multimedia Design
  • DMA3332  Digital Fundamentals and Imagery
  • DMA3342  Document Design
  • IST3351  Web Design
  • HUM4330  Internship

Journalism Emphasis

  • ENG3305  Introduction to Creative Writing
  • 3 hours from upper level ENG
  • COM1351  Principles of Mass Media
  • COM3301  Sports Writing and Reporting
  • 6 hours from upper level GOV or HIS
  • HUM4330  Internship
  • 3 hours from
    • ECA1300  Yearbook Production
    • ECA1150, 1151, 2150 Campus Newspaper

C.  Supporting Courses (23-25 hours)

  • 6-8 hours from FOL
  • 3 hours upper level HIS
  • 3 hours upper level GOV
  • 2 hours from ESS 1270 First Aid and CPR or activity courses
  • 6 hours from
    • HIS1315  World History and Geography I
    • HIS1316  World History and Geography II
    • HIS2302  History of the United States II
  • 3 hours from
    • FIN2301  Personal Financial Planning
    • ECO               

D.  Minor or Electives (17-19 hours)

E.  Total (126 hours)

Bachelor of Arts in History

A.  University Core (45 hours)

  • BIB1310  Introduction to the Old Testament
  • BIB1320  Introduction to the New Testament
  • BIB3305  Christian Heritage
  • BIB3310  Christian Life
  • COM2340  Communication for the Professional
  • ENG1301  Composition Studies
  • ENG1302  Composition and Literature
  • 3 hours from
    • PSY1300  General Psychology
    • SOC1300  General Sociology
  • HIS2301  History of the United States I
  • ESS1200  Personal Fitness and Wellness
  • UNI1170  University Seminar
  • UNI2000  University Skills
  • MAT1311  College Algebra
  • 3 hours from
    • GOV2301  National Government
    • GOV2302  Texas State and Local Government
  • 3 hours from BIO, CHE, NRC or PHY
  • 6 hours from
    • AFA2350  Introduction to Fine Arts or History of Art, Music, or Theater
    • REL3301  World Religions or upper level PHI
    • HUM2300  Exploring the Human Experience

B.  Major (36 hours)

  • HIS2302  History of the United States II
  • HIS1315  World History and Geography I
  • HIS1316  World History and Geography II
  • HUM4380  Senior Research
  • 12 hours from
    • HIS3310  History of Asia
    • HIS3320  History of Africa
    • HIS3323  Ancient History
    • HIS3330  History of Latin America
    • HIS4325  History of England to 1714
    • HIS4326  Modern Europe 1715 to the Present
  • 12 hours from
    • HIS2350  History of Texas
    • HIS3313  Colonial America
    • HIS3315  Jeffersonian and Jacksonian America
    • HIS4302  Civil War and Reconstruction
    • HIS4305  American Society and Religion
    • HIS4313  The Gilded Age through the Jazz Age
    • HIS4314  Recent America

C.  Supporting Courses (23-25 hours)

  • ENG2301  Masterpieces of Literature
  • GEG2300  Regional Geography of the World
  • 3 hours from FIN 2301 Personal Financial Planning or ECO
  • 6-8 hours FOL
  • 3 hours upper level ENG
  • 3 hours upper level GOV
  • 2 hours from ESS 1270 First Aid and CPR or 2 activity courses

D.  Minor or Electives (20-22 hours)

E.  Total (126 hours)

Pre-Law

Enroll in B.A. in Humanities with Pre-law as specialization.

Minor in Creative Writing

  • ENG3304  Advanced Composition
  • ENG3305  Creative Writing
  • ENG4304  Fiction Writing Workshop
  • ENG4308  Poetry Writing Workshop
  • 6 hours from ENG writing courses

Minor in English

  • 18 hours from ENG (9 upper level)

Minor in History

  • 12 hours upper level HIS
  • 6 hours from
    • HIS2301  History of the United States I; and
    • HIS2302  History of the United States II; or
    • HIS1315  World History and Geography I; and
    • HIS1316  World History and Geography II

    Minor in Humanities

    • HUM2300  Exploring the Human Experience
    • 3 hours upper level ENG
    • 3 hours upper level HIS
    • 3 hours upper level GOV
    • 6 hours from ENG, GOV, HIS, HUM, PHI, or Arts History

    Minor in Law and Government

    • 18 hours (12 upper level)
      • 12 hours GOV
      • 6 hours from
        • CRJ
        • GOV
        • BUA4301  Business Law

    Last Updated: Mar 28, 2014