Humanities Core or Humanities Core Alternative

HUMANITIES CORE

Humanities Core

HUMAN (1A&1AS) and (1B&1BS) and (1C&1CS), taken in the freshman year.

Transfer students in all majors in the School of Humanities may substitute for the Humanities Core by completing the Humanities Core Alternative requirement, described below.
 
Students who declare a major in the School of Humanities after their freshman year may also be advised to complete the Humanities Core Alternative requirement, and should consult an academic counselor in Humanities Undergraduate Study.

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HUMANITIES CORE ALTERNATIVE - Effective Fall 2014

  • A total of 6 quarter courses or 4 semester courses, or a combination thereof, is required.
  • You must take at least one course in each of the 4 areas in Group A.  To reach the total number of courses required, you may take additional courses from Group A or Group B.
    • A course is not required in the area of your major (for example, a History major does not need to take any History courses). 
  • You may not overlap any courses between the Humanities Core Alternative and your major.
  • All Core Alternative courses must be completed for a letter grade and passed with a D- or better.

GROUP A
1. Composition:     Writing 37, 39B, 39C, 30, 31
2. Literature:         English 10, 28A, 28B, 28C, 28D, 28E
                               Comparative Literature 10, 60A, 60B, 60C
                               Humanities 10
3. History:              History 21A, 21B, 21C, 40A, 40B, 40C, 70A, 70B, 70C, 70D, 70E, 70F,
                               lower-division western history at another college
4. Philosophy:       Philosophy 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 23

 

GROUP B

    • African American Studies 40A, 40B, 40C
    • Arabic 51
    • Art History 40A, 40B, 40C, 42A, 42B, 42C, 42D, 44
    • Asian American Studies 50, 51, 54, 55
    • Classics 36A, 36B, 36C, 37A, 37B, 37C, 45A, 45B, 45C
    • Comparative Literature 8, 9
    • East Asian Languages and Literatures 10, 20, 40, 55
    • English 8, 11, 12
    • European Studies 10, 11
    • Film and Media Studies 85A, 85B, 85C
    • French 50
    • Gender and Sexuality Studies 20, 50A, 50B, 50C
    • German 50
    • Global Middle East 60A, 60B, 60C
    • Hebrew 50
    • History 10, 12, 15A, 15C, 15D, 15E, 15F, 16A, 16B, 16C, 18A, 36A, 36B, 36C, 37A, 37B, 37C, 50, 60
    • Humanities 55, H80, H81, H82
    • Literary Journalism 20
    • Medical Humanities 1, 3
    • Persian 50
    • Philosophy 2
    • Religious Studies 5A, 5B, 5C, 90
    • Russian 50
    • Spanish 50
    • Vietnamese 50