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Humanities Requirement Course List [as of Fall 2011]


The following is based on the listing of courses in the 2011-2012 Undergraduate Bulletin.  It is possible that students will have taken or could take appropriate courses that are either no longer in the Bulletin, that are part of the RODP program, that they have taken as part of a study abroad program, or that they have transferred in from another institution.  If advisors have questions about any course not on the following list, they should contact the graduation analyst about the applicability of the course to the upper-division Humanities requirement.




ENGL 3100-19       Special Topics in Literature

ENGL 3210            British Literature to 1750

ENGL 3212            British Literature of the Sixteenth Century

ENGL 3213            Seventeenth Century British Literature

ENGL 3214            Reason and Sensibility in British 18th-Century Literature

ENGL 3215            Shakespeare I

ENGL 3220            British Literature since 1750

ENGL 3221            British Literature of the Romantic Age

ENGL 3222            Art, Industry and Society in Victorian Literature

ENGL 3224            British Literature of the Twentieth Century

ENGL 3325            African American Literature through theHarlemRenaissance

ENGL 3326            African American Literature since theHarlemRenaissance

ENGL 3327            American Literature before 1890

ENGL 3328            American Literature since 1890

ENGL 3401            Children’s Literature

ENGL 3404            Studies in Popular Texts

ENGL 3701            Introduction to Literary Criticism and Theory

ENGL 4101-4110    Special Topics In English [if topic is literature]

ENGL 4230            Chaucer and the Medieval World

ENGL 4234           Milton

ENGL 4237            Shakespeare II

ENGL 4243            Studies in British Fiction

ENGL 4321            American Literature: Major Writers Before 1860

ENGL 4322            American Literature: Major Writers Since 1860

ENGL 4323            Southern Literature

ENGL 4345            Studies in American Fiction

ENGL 4372            Major African American Authors through  theHarlemRenaissance

ENGL 4373            Major African American Authors since theHarlemRenaissance

ENGL 4430            The Graphic Novel

ENGL 4431            Contemporary British and Commonwealth Literature

ENGL 4442            Studies in World Literature

ENGL 4451            Studies in Women and Literature

ENGL 4452            Modern Drama

ENGL 4453            Contemporary Drama

ENGL 4461            The Bible as Literature

ENGL 4472            Major British Authors

ENGL 4711            The Author, the Text, the Reader, and the World

ENGL 4900            Independent Study [if topic is literature]

ENGL 4996            Honors Thesis [if topic is literature]



CHIN 4301             Modern Chinese Fiction

CHIN 4791-99        Special Topics  [if topic is literature]


CLAS 3412             Roman Culture

CLAS 3413             Greek Literature in Translation

CLAS 3414             Roman Literature in Translation

CLAS 4780             Individual Studies in Classics  [if topic is literature]

CLAS 4791             Special Studies in Classics  [if topic is literature]


FREN 3401             French Civilization

FREN 3411             Introduction to French Literature

FREN 4412             Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century French Literature

FREN 4413             Nineteenth Century French Literature

FREN 4414             Twentieth Century French Literature

FREN 4415             Francophone Literature

FREN 4780             Individual Studies in French [if topic is literature]

FREN 4791-99        Special Topics in French Literature, Language, or Civilization  [if topic is literature]


GERM 3411           Introduction to German Literature and Culture

GERM 3412           Introduction to German Literature and Culture II

GERM 4443           Major German Writers of the Twentieth Century

GERM 4451           The German Drama

GERM 4465           German Narrative Prose

GERM 4466           German Poetry

GERM 4480           Goethe

GERM 4780           Individual Studies in German  [if topic is literature]

GERM 4791-99       Special Topics in German Language or Literature  [if topic is literature]


GREK 3111            Greek Historians

GREK 3511            Greek Tragedy

GREK 3911            Plato's Apology, Crito

GREK 4441            Homer


ITAL 3411              Introduction to Italian Literature

ITAL 4441              Dante

ITAL 4780              Individual Studies in Italian  [if topic is literature]

ITAL 4791-99         Special Topics in Italian Literature, Language, and Civilization  [if topic is literature]


JAPN 3401             Introduction to Japanese Literature and Culture

JAPN 3402             Readings in Japanese Culture

JAPN 4780             Individual Studies in Japaneses  [if topic is literature]


LALI 3661              Old Testament

LALI 4010-29         Special Topics in Foreign Literatures  [if topic is literature]

LALI 4441              Dante

LALI 4442              Italian Cinema

LALI 4493              Contemporary French Literature

LALI 4780              Individual Studies in Language and Literature  [if topic is literature]

LALI 4791-99         Special Topics in Foreign Literature, Language, and Civilization  [if topic is literature]

LALI 4890              Literary Criticism


LATN 3111            Roman Historians

LATN 3211            Vergil

LATN 3912           Cicero

LATN 4001            Latin Prose

LATN 4002            Latin Poetry

LATN 4411            Roman Letter Writers

LATN 4711            Elegy, Lyric, and Epigram


PORT 4024             Portuguese for Spanish Majors: Brazilian Short Stories


RUSS 3441             Early Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature

RUSS 3442             Nineteenth-Century Russian Realism

RUSS 3443             Twentieth-Century Russian Prose

RUSS 4780             Individual Studies in Russian  [if topic is literature]

RUSS 4791-99        Special Topics in Russian  [if topic is literature]


SPAN 4410-6410    Spanish Literature and Civilization

SPAN 4431             Contemporary Spanish Prose

SPAN 4432             Contemporary Spanish Poetry and Drama

SPAN 4510             Spanish American Literature and Civilization

SPAN 4561             Pre-Contemporary Spanish American Prose Fiction

SPAN 4562             Contemporary Spanish American Prose Fiction

SPAN 4563             Spanish Literary Genres

SPAN 4780             Individual Studies in Spanish  [if topic is literature]

SPAN 4790-99        Special Topics in Literature and Linguistics  [if topic is literature]



Any upper division HIST course EXCEPT:

HIST 3300              HIST 3863              HIST 3881 [4881]   HIST 4020              HIST 4022

HIST 4851              HIST 4871              HIST 4998              HIST 4999



JDST 3601              Judaism

JDST 3661              Old Testament

JDST 3801              Jewish Thought I

JDST 3802              Jewish Thought II

JDST 4511              Holocaust Studies

JDST 4671              Jewish Literary Texts

JDST 4801              Jewish Mysticism



All upper division PHIL courses



POLS 3102             Religion and Politics

POLS 3401             Legal/Political Thought: Classical

POLS 3402             Legal/Political Thought: Modern

POLS 3410             Contemporary Political Thought

POLS 4405             Origin and Development of American Political Thought

POLS 4415             African-American Political Thought to 1900

POLS 4416             African-American Political Thought from 1900



THEA 4582            Script Interpretation


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