Spring 2011 Class Schedule (CRC)



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HUM 300    Classical Humanities    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The course focuses upon Western culture in its attempt to interpret human experience and identity. The course examines basic human values as exemplified in the arts, philosophy and history. Emphasis is on the Greeks, the Romans, and the Judeo-Christian tradition up to the end of the Middle Ages.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Codella            CRC MAIN BS 113          19512 
Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC K.Codella            CRC MAIN BS 119          19514 Textbook


HUM 301    Introduction to the Humanities    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is a non-chronological course that introduces students to the Humanities and the Arts. Emphasis is placed on appreciation. Students develop the tools necessary to analyze and appreciate masterworks from diverse cultures and time periods.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Codella            CRC MAIN BS 128          20574 
Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Codella            CRC MAIN BS 119          21462 Textbook


HUM 310    Modern Humanities    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses upon Western culture in its attempt to interpret human experience and identity. The course examines basic human values as exemplified in the arts, philosophy, and history. Emphasis is on the Renaissance, the Baroque period, and the Modern World.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Moore              CRC MAIN BS 128          19516 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Moore              CRC MAIN BS 128          20028 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC M.Moore              CRC MAIN BS 114          20088 Textbook


HUM 320    Asian Humanities    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The focus of the course is on Far Eastern culture in its attempts to interpret human experience and identity. The quest for truth is traced in a variety of forms of humanistic self-expression--literature, art, music, philosophy and history. The course concentrates especially on India, China and Japan.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Moore              CRC MAIN BS 114          20760 
Textbook


HUM 324    Global Islam: Culture and Civilization    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The course is an introduction to global Islamic cultures from the 7th century to contemporary times, with emphasis on religious/philosophic concepts, and their expression in literature and the arts. Focus is placed upon Arab, Persian, African, Asian and American contributions.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Amer               CRC MAIN BS 113          21464 
Textbook


HUM 331    Latin American Humanities    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This interdisciplinary course focuses on understanding the cultures, societies, economics, politics and artistic expressions of Mexico, Central America and South America. The quest for understanding culture includes an exploration of literature, art, architecture, music, theatre, history, philosophy, politics, race, gender, and class. Emphasis is placed on Pre-Contact, Post-Conquest and Colonial, Post-Independence, Contemporary and Diasporic Latin American humanistic expressions of culture.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Moore              CRC MAIN BS 120          21466 
Textbook


HUM 332    American Humanities    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines ideas and values about the American experience in the 20th century by analyzing the literature, art, music, philosophy and history of the past 100 years. The course draws upon the arts of African American, Native American, Asian American, Anglo and Latino cultures as avenues for understanding issues of race, ethnicity, class, and gender as they intersect with mainstream American values in the past 100 years.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC K.Codella            CRC MAIN BS 119          20758 
Textbook

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 27, 2011