Humanities (HUMN)

HUMN1000 | Ethics | Lecture (3 Credits)

Ethics is an opportunity for you to develop valuable critical thinking and moral reasoning skills both professionally and personally. The class is a practical overview of foundational ethical theories, questions, and issues in applied ethics. We'll examine a number of personal, social, and professional ethical issues; such as conflicts of interest, the environment, emerging technologies, business conflicts, societal inequalities, among many others.

General Education: Humanities

HUMN1200 | Vietnam War | Lecture (3 Credits)

Examine fiction, poetry, rock, classical music, movies, and contemporary art inspired by the Vietnam War. These cultural by-products act as a lens through which we analyze means of coping for survivors and their families, and the human condition in extreme circumstances.

General Education: Humanities

HUMN2100 | The Literature of Migration | Lecture (3 Credits)

Examine the literature and films inspired by the immigrant, refugee, and foreigner experience here in America and abroad. Explore the different ways one can become a foreigner and how art can be used as a means of immersing the reader/viewer in the foreigner experience.

General Education: Humanities

HUMN2500 | Personal & Historical In Visual Memoir | Lecture (2 Credits)

Examine the ways in which the personal lived experience intersects with historical events using the medium of the visual memoir. Compare and contrast the different techniques artists use to make sense of their place in history.

General Education: Humanities

HUMN2900 | Ethics of Artifical Intelligence | Lecture (3 Credits)

Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools are developing at an astoundingly fast pace. Many technical professionals, as well as scholars, predict that these tools will be infused in our professional and personal lives. Therefore, it is imperative that AI tools are developed, tested, and used in a transparent, accountable, and reasonable manner. Students will learn how to identify, analyze, and debate the philosophical issues raised by contemporary and future AI systems.

General Education: Humanities

HUMN3000 | Human Creative Expression | Lecture (2 Credits)

Exploration of human values, attitudes and ideas by examining humankind's historical cultural achievements from a variety of time periods, art forms, creators and cultural traditions to develop an appreciation of the interrelated expressions of human culture.

General Education: Upper Humanities

HUMN3600 | Critical Thinking & Creativity | Lecture (3 Credits)

Identify the effect that critical thinking has on human creativity and how creative activity impacts human progress through reading/reflection and hands on activities. Explore various means to develop critical thinking skills and apply that to creative activities.

General Education: Upper Humanities