Humanities (HUMA) Courses

HUMA 205 Philosophy and Literature
3 hours. This course introduces students to literature and philosophy as methods of human inquiry. Special focus is given to close reading of texts with an attention to literary form and on thinking and living ethically. Topics and texts vary by section.

HUMA 290 Art, Beauty, and Truth
3 hours. This interdisciplinary, general education course centers its intellectual and artistic queries around the enduring question: “How do the arts reveal truth and celebrate beauty in their cultural context?” The course will introduce students to the manner in which the disciplines of art, music and theatre encounter the world with specific attention to their relationship to truth and beauty in both the Renaissance and Postmodern worlds.