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2019 - 2020 UTPB Undergraduate Catalog 
2019 - 2020 UTPB Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED 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)

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

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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