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2015 - 2016 Catalog
Course Descriptions for HUMA


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

Introduction to Humanities II
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: College level ready in Reading.
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

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 11, 2015. (Original) | (Changes)


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

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: College level ready in Reading.
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

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 11, 2015. (Original) | (Changes)


HUMA 1311 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Cedar Valley College.
Offered at BHC, ECC

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: College level ready in Reading.
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

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 11, 2015. (Original) | (Changes)


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: College level ready in Reading.
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

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 11, 2015. (Original) | (Changes)


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

American Minority Studies
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: College level ready in Reading and Writing.
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 4511015112

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 11, 2015. (Original) | (Changes)


HUMA 2323 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC

World Cultures
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: College level ready in Reading.
Course Description: This course is a general study of diverse world cultures. Topics include cultural practices, social structures, religions, arts, and languages. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2401035312

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 11, 2015. (Original) | (Changes)



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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