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  Feb 20, 2018
 
 
    
2017-2019 UTPB Undergraduate Catalog

Humanities, General Studies Track, BA


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The total credit hours required for a B.A. in Humanities is 120.

General Education Requirements (42 sch)


No courses used to complete the General Education requirements may also be used to complete the requirements for the tracks within the Humanities major.

Communication (6 sch)


Language, Philosophy and Culture (3 sch)


* UNIV courses are open to students in the Honors Program only.

Political Science (U.S., State of Texas and Local Government) (6 sch)


Creative Arts (3 sch)


* UNIV courses are open to students in the Honors Program only.

Component Area (3 sch)


Computer Use


All majors must demonstrate a basic use of the computer as an academic instrument, either by taking a proficiency test or a computer-based course such as COSC 1335  .

Humanities Core (30 sch)


History (6 sch)


Two 2000-level courses.

English (6 sch)


Two courses chosen from the following.  These courses cannot have been used to fulfill the general education requirements.  Other 2000-level English courses may be substituted with consent of the Humanities Program Head.

Communication or Foreign Language (6 sch)


Two courses to be taken in either Communication or in a foreign language.  No course used to complete the general education requirements may also be used to complete the requirements for the tracks within the major.

Fine Arts (12 sch)


Four lower-division courses to be taken in:

  • Art
  • Drama
  • Music
  • Humaities.

Interdisciplinary Area of Concentration (24 sch, at least 18 upper-division)


These courses to be dispersed among not less than two but not more than four fields among History, English, Spanish, Communication, Drama, Art, or Music. Students must enroll in at least two courses in each chosen field. Courses counted toward the 30 hours of the General Studies Core may not count toward the 24 hours of the interdisciplinary area of concentration.

Capstone Senior Project (3 sch)


A three-unit senior thesis to be fulfilled with a “senior project” or contract-study course with a faculty member in a Humanities-related field. Such courses would include the following:

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