Course Catalog : Subject Area




Humanities Courses Offered @ TNCC

Course Description and Pre-requisites
HUM 195 Honors Studies
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): ENF 1 or ENF 2 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostics tests or equivalent and acceptance in Honors Studies Program. Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students. May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit.
HUM 201 Survey of Western Culture I
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): ENF 1 or ENF 2 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostics tests or equivalent. Studies thought, values, and arts of Western culture, integrating major developments in art, architecture, literature, music, and philosophy. Covers the following periods: Ancient and Classical, Early Christian and Byzantine, Medieval, and Early Renaissance. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HUM 202 Survey of Western Culture II
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): ENF 1 or ENF 2 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostics tests or equivalent. Studies thought, values, and arts of Western culture, integrating major developments in art, architecture, literature, music, and philosophy. Covers the following periods: Renaissance, Baroque, Enlightenment, Romantic, and Modern. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HUM 220 Introduction to African-American Studies
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): ENF 1 or ENF 2 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostics tests or equivalent. Students whose test scores indicate they need to take Developmental English classes must successfully complete all Developmental requirements before enrolling in this class. Presents an interdisciplinary approach to the study of African-American life, history, and culture. Examines specific events, ideologies, and individuals that have shaped the contours of African-American life. Studies the history, sociology, economics, religion, politics, psychology, creative productions, and culture of African-Americans. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HUM 259 Greek Mythology
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in the Thomas Nelson/William and Mary Co-Enrollment Program. Surveys and analyzes major stories from Greek Mythology. Explores psychological, anthropological, and historical interpretations of the myths. Acqaints students with recurring mythological themes in language, art, music, and literature. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HUM 295 Topics in Humanities
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): ENG 112. Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students. May be repeated for credit. Lecture 3 hours per week.