Academic Catalogs

Humanities (HUM)

HUM C1003 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Introduction to the Humanities  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

A survey of Western Civilization from its roots in prehistory to its current influence throughout the world, this course considers the religious, intellectual, socio-political, philosophical, and cultural values that have influenced the arts of the West. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

HUM C1103 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Humanities through the Arts  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

This course surveys Western civilization's cultural achievements in music, literature, drama, film, painting, sculpture, and architecture. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

HUM C1353 Units (54 lecture hours)  
History and Appreciation of the Cinema  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Formerly HUM C130. This course explores the world of cinema. Content includes film theory, appreciation and criticism, narrative devices and techniques, the movie-making industry, and film's influence on culture. Among other genres, the rom-com, musical, gangster, western, action, epic, foreign, independent, animated, and documentary will be critiqued. Students also learn the terminology of cinematography. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.