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HUMA 1302 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Advanced Humanities
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: HUMA 1315 or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor. One of the following must be met: (1) Developmental Reading or English as a Second Language (ESOL) 0044 or have met the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Reading Standard.
Course Description: 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


HUMA 1305 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC

Introduction to Mexican-American Studies
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: One of the following must be met: (1) Developmental Reading or English as a Second Language (ESOL) 0044 or have met the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Reading Standard.
Course Description: 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


HUMA 1311 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC

Mexican-American Fine Arts Appreciation
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: One of the following must be met: (1) Developmental Reading or English as a Second Language (ESOL) 0044 or have met the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Reading Standard.
Course Description: 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 5007035426


HUMA 1315 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Fine Arts Appreciation
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: One of the following must be met: (1) Developmental Reading or English as a Second Language (ESOL) 0044 or have met the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Reading Standard.
Course Description: 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


HUMA 2319 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, MVC, NLC

American Minorities Studies
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: One of the following must be met: (1) DREA or English as a Second Language (ESOL) 0044 or have met the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Reading Standard AND (2) DWRI in 0093, English as a Second Language (ESOL) 0054 or have met the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Writing Standard.
Course Description: 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. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4511015325



Academic Courses
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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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