Humanities (HUMAN)

Courses

HUMAN 1A. Humanities Core Lecture. 4 Units.

Through a range of cultural traditions and an interdisciplinary,approach to works of literature, history, philosophy, and contemporary media, this course introduces students to the humanities.

Restriction: Lower-division students only.

(IV)

HUMAN 1AES. Humanities Core Writing: Entry Level Writing. 4 Units. 2 Workload Units.

A small writing course for Entry Level Writing students exploring the ideas presented in the companion lecture course and illustrated in the literary, historical, philosophical, and media works assigned.

Corequisite: HUMAN 1A.

Overlaps with HUMAN 1AS, HUMAN H1AS.

Restriction: Lower-division students only.

HUMAN 1AS. Humanities Core Writing. 4 Units.

A small writing course in which students explore the ideas presented in the companion lecture course and illustrated in the literary, historical, philosophical, and media works assigned.

Corequisite: HUMAN 1A.
Prerequisite: Satisfaction of the UC Entry Level Writing requirement.

Overlaps with HUMAN 1AES, HUMAN H1AS.

Restriction: Lower-division students only.

(Ia)

HUMAN 1B. Humanities Core Lecture. 4 Units.

Through a range of cultural traditions and an interdisciplinary approach to works of literature, history, philosophy, and contemporary media, this course introduces students to the humanities.

Prerequisite: HUMAN 1A.

Restriction: Lower-division students only.

(IV)

HUMAN 1BES. Humanities Core Writing: Entry Level Writing. 4 Units. 2 Workload Units.

A small writing course for Entry Level Writing students exploring the ideas presented in the companion lecture course and illustrated in the literary, historical, philosophical, and media works assigned.

Corequisite: HUMAN 1B.
Prerequisite: HUMAN 1AES. HUMAN 1AES with a grade of C- or lower.

Overlaps with HUMAN 1BS, HUMAN H1BS.

Restriction: Lower-division students only.

(Ia)

HUMAN 1BS. Humanities Core Writing. 4 Units.

A small writing course in which students explore the ideas presented in the companion lecture course and illustrated in the literary, historical, philosophical, and media works assigned.

Corequisite: HUMAN 1B.
Prerequisite: Satisfaction of the UC Entry Level Writing requirement.

Overlaps with HUMAN H1BS, HUMAN 1BES.

Restriction: Lower-division students only.

(Ia)

HUMAN 1C. Humanities Core Lecture. 4 Units.

Through a range of cultural traditions and an interdisciplinary approach to works of literature, history, philosophy, and contemporary media, this course introduces students to the humanities.

Prerequisite: HUMAN 1B.

Restriction: Lower-division students only.

(IV, VII, VIII)

HUMAN 1CES. Humanities Core Writing: Entry Level Writing. 4 Units. 2 Workload Units.

A small writing course for Entry Level Writing students exploring the ideas presented in the companion lecture course and illustrated in the literary, historical, philosophical, and media works assigned.

Corequisite: HUMAN 1C.
Prerequisite: HUMAN 1BES. HUMAN 1BES with a grade of C- or lower.

Overlaps with HUMAN 1CS, HUMAN H1CS.

Restriction: Lower-division students only.

HUMAN 1CS. Humanities Core Writing. 4 Units.

A small writing course in which students explore the ideas presented in the companion lecture course and illustrated in the literary, historical, philosophical, and media works assigned.

Corequisite: HUMAN 1C.
Prerequisite: HUMAN 1AS or HUMAN H1AS or HUMAN 1AES or HUMAN 1BS or HUMAN H1BS or HUMAN 1BES with a grade of C or better.

Overlaps with HUMAN H1CS, HUMAN 1CES.

Restriction: Lower-division students only.

(Ia)

HUMAN H1AS. Humanities Core Writing: Honors. 4 Units.

A small writing course for Campuswide Honors students exploring the ideas presented in the companion lecture course and illustrated in the literary, historical, philosophical, and media works assigned.

Corequisite: HUMAN 1A.
Prerequisite: Satisfaction of the UC Entry Level Writing requirement.

Overlaps with HUMAN 1AS, HUMAN 1AES.

Restriction: Lower-division students only. Campuswide Honors Program students only.

(Ia)

HUMAN H1BS. Humanities Core Writing: Honors. 4 Units.

A small writing course for Campuswide Honors students exploring the ideas presented in the companion lecture course and illustrated in the literary, historical, philosophical, and media works assigned.

Corequisite: HUMAN 1B.
Prerequisite: Satisfaction of the UC Entry Level Writing requirement.

Overlaps with HUMAN 1BS, HUMAN 1BES.

Restriction: Lower-division students only. Campuswide Honors Program students only.

(Ia)

HUMAN H1CS. Humanities Core Writing: Honors. 4 Units.

A small writing course for Campuswide Honors students exploring the ideas presented in the companion lecture course and illustrated in the literary, historical, philosophical, and media works assigned.

Corequisite: HUMAN 1C.
Prerequisite: HUMAN 1AS or HUMAN H1AS or HUMAN 1AES or HUMAN 1BS or HUMAN H1BS or HUMAN 1BES with a grade of C or better.

Overlaps with HUMAN 1CS, HUMAN 1CES.

Restriction: Lower-division students only. Campuswide Honors Program students only.

(Ia)

HUMAN 10. Masterpieces of Literature. 4 Units.

Students closely read major works of world literature that are significant (1) in their own right, (2) for a specific literary tradition, and (3) because of their reception in other cultural contexts. Literature written in English and English translation.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

(IV, VIII)

HUMAN 55. What is the Origin of Language?. 4 Units.

Teaches symbol-based logic and universal grammar in human language as tools to investigate the origin of language. Does language originate with reason? Is language inherently universal or diverse? Does it begin as something literal or figurative.

((III or IV) and Vb ).

HUMAN H80. Exploring Memory. 4 Units.

Questions about human memory are central to a wide range of disciplines. Students will explore how historians, sociologists, social psychologists, legal experts, and neuroscientists understand human memory and apply their findings to understand and shape their own societies.

Restriction: Campuswide Honors Program students only.

(IV)

HUMAN H81. The Vietnam War . 4 Units.

Examines the origins, evolution, opposition against, conclusion, and legacy of the United States in the Vietnam War.

Restriction: Campuswide Honors Program students only.

(GE III or IV ).

HUMAN H82. Sanctuary: Medieval and Modern. 4 Units.

Principles and significance of the practice of legal sanctuary in medieval English history, literature, and religion. Development of modern use of churches and other safe spaces in the American Civil Rights movement, immigrant sanctuary movements, and international asylum.

Restriction: Campuswide Honors Program students only.

(General Education III or IV ).

HUMAN 100. Latin America and the Caribbean. 4 Units.

Introduces students to Latin America and the Caribbean by focusing on the social, cultural, economic, and/or political issues and processes that have widely affected the region during various time periods.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HUMAN H120. Honors Proseminar . 4 Units.

Interdisciplinary Honors courses organized each year around a single topic problem designed to compare and contrast modes of analysis in history, literary studies, and philosophy.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 3 times as topics vary.

Restriction: Humanities Honors Program students only.

HUMAN H140. Senior Honors Seminar. 4 Units.

Directed by Humanities Honors Thesis Advisor and required of students in Humanities Honors program and Humanities majors in Campuswide Honors Program. Designed to facilitate exchange of ideas and research strategies among students and begin process of writing senior honors thesis.

Restriction: Seniors only. Humanities Honors Program students only.

HUMAN H141. Senior Honors Thesis. 4 Units.

Directed independent research required of participants in the Humanities Honors Program and Humanities majors in the Campuswide Honors Program.

Prerequisite: HUMAN H140.

Restriction: Humanities Honors Program students only. Campuswide Honors Program students only.

HUMAN H142W. Senior Honors Colloquium. 4 Units.

Completion, presentation, and discussion of Senior Honors Theses.

Prerequisite: HUMAN H141.

Restriction: Humanities Honors Program students only. Campuswide Honors Program students only.

(Ib)

HUMAN 149. Rhetoric and Public Speech. 4 Units.

A course in public speaking as rhetorical practice. Key concepts include situation, audience, public, argument, persuasion, style, and ethics. Includes analysis of significant speeches by public figures from a range of social positions, and practice in composing and delivering speeches.

Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of the Lower-Division Writing requirement.

HUMAN 195. Humanities Out There (H.O.T.) Practicum. 02.0 Units.

H.O.T. sponsors tutoring opportunities in local schools and after school sites for UCI students. Requirements: weekly one-hour training sessions at UCI; at least eight off-site tutoring sessions; plus short writing assignments.

Grading Option: Pass/no pass only.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit for 8 units.

HUMAN 197. Individual Field Study. 1-4 Units.

Individually arranged field study.

Repeatability: May be repeated for credit unlimited times.

HUMAN 198. Directed Group Study. 1-4 Units.

Directed group study on special topics.

Grading Option: Pass/no pass only.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HUMAN 199. Directed Research. 1-4 Units.

Directed research for senior Humanities students.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

Restriction: Seniors only.

HUMAN 200A. History and Theory. 4 Units.

Introduction to role of theory in historical writing, focusing on several major theorists, their relation to their setting, the structure of their thought, and its application to significant historical issues. (200A and 200B required for History Ph.D. students; 200C optional.).

Same as HISTORY 200A.

HUMAN 200B. History and Theory. 4 Units.

Introduction to role of theory in historical writing, focusing on several major theorists, their relation to their setting, the structure of their thought, and its application to significant historical issues. (200A and 200B required for History Ph.D. students; 200C optional.).

Same as HISTORY 200B.

HUMAN 200C. History and Theory . 4 Units.

Introduction to role of theory in historical writing, focusing on several major theorists, their relation to their setting, the structure of their thought, and its application to significant historical issues. (200A and 200B required for History Ph.D. students; 200C optional.).

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

Same as HISTORY 200C.

HUMAN 220B. Studies in Literary Theory and Its History. 4 Units.

Introduction to criticism and aesthetics for beginning graduate students. Readings from continental, English, and American theorists.

Same as CRITISM 220B.

Restriction: Graduate students only.

HUMAN 260A. Critical Theory Workshop.

A year-long Critical Theory Workshop, conducted by a team of instructors, conceived as a reading group, and developed with the input of all participants, where significant texts are discussed and analyzed in class.

Grading Option: Satisfactory/unsatisfactory only.

Restriction: Graduate students only.

HUMAN 260B. Critical Theory Workshop.

A year-long Critical Theory Workshop, conducted by a team of instructors, conceived as a reading group, and developed with the input of all participants, where significant texts are discussed and analyzed in class.

Grading Option: Satisfactory/unsatisfactory only.

Restriction: Graduate students only.

HUMAN 260C. Critical Theory Workshop. 4 Units.

A year-long Critical Theory Workshop, conducted by a team of instructors, conceived as a reading group, and developed with the input of all participants, where significant texts are discussed and analyzed in class.

Grading Option: Satisfactory/unsatisfactory only.

Restriction: Graduate students only.

HUMAN 265A. Issues In Latin American Studies I.

Students discuss significant texts on Latin America from a range of disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, and the arts. This course will meet 3-4 times per quarter throughout the academic year.

Grading Option: Satisfactory/unsatisfactory only.

HUMAN 265B. Issues In Latin American Studies II.

Students discuss significant texts on Latin America from a range of disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, and the arts. This course will meet 3-4 times per quarter throughout the academic year.

Prerequisite: HUMAN 265A.

Grading Option: Satisfactory/unsatisfactory only.

HUMAN 265C. Issues In Latin American Studies III . 4 Units.

Students discuss significant texts on Latin America from a range of disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, and the arts. This course will meet 3-4 times per quarter throughout the academic year.

Prerequisite: HUMAN 265B.

Grading Option: Satisfactory/unsatisfactory only.

HUMAN 270. Advanced Critical Theory. 4 Units.

Seminars on various topics in critical theory.

Prerequisite: Students should have taken introductory courses before enrolling in these seminars.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HUMAN 298. Humanities Out There (H.O.T.) Practicum. 4 Units.

Individual study with H.O.T. faculty supervisor.

Repeatability: May be repeated for credit unlimited times.

HUMAN 398A. Foreign Language Teaching: Approaches and Methods. 2 Units.

Introduces approaches and methods of foreign language learning and teaching, and the theoretical models of second-language acquisition and teaching. Focus areas include lesson planning, teaching vocabulary, grammar, speaking, reading, writing, listening, culture, task-based teaching, uses of digital media.

Restriction: Graduate students only.

HUMAN 398B. Foreign Language Teaching: Approaches and Methods. 2 Units.

Introduces approaches and methods of foreign language learning and teaching, and the theoretical models of second-language acquisition and teaching. Focus areas include lesson planning, teaching vocabulary, grammar, speaking, reading, writing, listening, culture, task-based teaching, uses of digital media.

Restriction: Graduate students only.

HUMAN 399. University Teaching. 4 Units.

Limited to Teaching Associates in Humanities Core course.

Grading Option: Satisfactory/unsatisfactory only.

Repeatability: May be repeated for credit unlimited times.

Restriction: Graduate students only.

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