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HUMA 1301   Introduction To The Humanities
Effective Fall 2005, HUMA 1301 is no longer offered and has been replaced by HUMA 1315 which meets degree and core requirements.

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HUMA 1302   Advanced Humanities (3)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: Humanities 1301 or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Human value choices are presented through the context of the humanities. Universal concerns are explored, such as a person's relationship to self and to others and the search for meaning. The human as a loving, believing and hating being is also studied. Emphasis is on the human as seen by artists, playwrights, film makers, musicians, dancers, philosophers, and theologians. The commonality of human experience across cultures and the premises for value choices are also stressed. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2401035112

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HUMA 1305   Introduction to Mexican-American Studies (3) New course added May 22, 2006
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Introduction to the field of Mexican-American/Chicano/a Studies from its inception to the present. Interdisciplinary survey designed to introduce students to the salient cultural, economic, educational, historical, political, and social aspects of the Mexican-American/Chicano/a experience. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 0502035125

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HUMA 1311   Mexican-American Fine Arts Appreciation (3) New course added May 22, 2006
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Humanities 1311 is a course designed to examine the cultures of Mexican-American/Chicano/a artistic expressions in the visual and performing arts. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007035326

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HUMA 1315   Fine Arts Appreciation (3) New course added May 22, 2006
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: Reading passed.
Humanities 1315 is a course designed as an introduction to the Arts: such as (but not limited to) Music, Visual, Architecture, Theatre, Dance, and Cinematic. This course focuses on the study and appreciation of the fine and performing arts and the ways in which they reflect the values of civilizations. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5001015126

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HUMA 2319   American Multicultural Studies (3)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: HUMA 1305, 1311, or 1315.
Humanities 2319 examines the historical, economic, political, literary, and social development of various cultural groups of the United States. Specific course descriptions, which may change from semester to semester, are available each semester prior to registration.

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Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four year colleges and universities.

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