2021-2022 Academic Catalog

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Humanities (HUMN)

HUMN 1012 -  The Humanistic Tradition: Modes of Expression  (3 Credits)  

Familiarizes students with humanistic modes of expression through the study of history, literature, philosophy, music, and the visual and dramatic arts. Term offered: fall, spring. Max hours: 3 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

HUMN 1111 -  First Year Seminar  (3 Credits)  

Restriction: Restricted to Freshman level students. Term offered: fall, spring. Max hours: 3 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Restriction: Restricted to Freshman level students

HUMN 4251 -  Introduction to Legal Studies  (3 Credits)  

A survey of the United States legal system, including lawmaking powers, jurisdiction, court procedures, professional ethics and major principles of business law, contracts, estates and probate, family law, property and torts. Cross-listed with HUMN 5251/SSCI 4251/SSCI 5251. Term offered: fall. Max hours: 3 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

HUMN 4325 -  First Amendment: Theory and Context  (3 Credits)  

First Amendment jurisprudence including free speech/responsibility, sedition/seditious libel/dissent, prior restraints, time/place/manner restrictions, hate/intimidating speech, defamation, privacy/security tensions, intellectual property/public good, advertising, corporate speech, sexual expression, and public status of religion. Cross-listed with HUMN 5325, SSCI 4325, SSCI 5325, PSCI 4325 and PSCI 5325. Term offered: spring. Max hours: 3 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

HUMN 4880 -  Directed Research  (1-6 Credits)  

Students will engage in original research projects supervised and mentored by faculty. Students must work with faculty prior to registration to develop a proposal for their project and receive permission to take this course. Note: Students must submit a special processing form completely filled out and signed by the student and faculty member, describing the course expectations, assignments and outcomes, to the CLAS undergraduate advising office for approval. Term offered: fall, spring, summer. Repeatable. Max Hours: 6 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Repeatable. Max Credits: 6.

HUMN 4984 -  Topics: Interdisciplinary Humanities  (1-3 Credits)  

Concerned with specialized aspects of the humanities from various theoretical and research perspectives. These courses are interdisciplinary and serve as a forum for discussion of individual projects and theses. Term offered: fall, spring. Repeatable. Max Hours: 6 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Repeatable. Max Credits: 6.