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CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1
The University

CHAPTER 2
School of Architecture

CHAPTER 3
Red McCombs
School of Business

CHAPTER 4
College of Communication

CHAPTER 5
College of Education

CHAPTER 6
College of Engineering

CHAPTER 7
College of Fine Arts

CHAPTER 8
College of Liberal Arts

CHAPTER 9
Graduate School of
Library and
Information Science

CHAPTER 10
College of
Natural Sciences

CHAPTER 11
School of Nursing

CHAPTER 12
College of Pharmacy

CHAPTER 13
School of Social Work

CHAPTER 14
The Faculty

Texas Common Course Numbering System
(Appendix A)

APPENDIX B
Degree and Course Abbreviations

 

    

8. College of Liberal Arts

Courses

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The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 2002-2003 and 2003-2004; however, not all courses are taught each semester or summer session. Students should consult the Course Schedule to determine which courses and topics will be offered during a particular semester or summer session. The Course Schedule may also reflect changes made to the course inventory after the publication of this catalog.

A full explanation of course numbers is given in General Information. In brief, the first digit of a course number indicates the semester hour value of the course. The second and third digits indicate the rank of the course: if they are 01 through 19, the course is of lower-division rank; if 20 through 79, of upper-division rank; if 80 through 99, of graduate rank.

Humanities Program

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

Humanities: HMN

Lower-Division Courses

101. Community Service.
Tutorial course, in which the student submits a report based on a community service project and appropriate supplementary reading. Conference course. Prerequisite: Consent of the humanities adviser.

305. Freshman Seminar.
Reading, discussion, writing, and oral reporting on various humanities topics. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Advanced placement credit for Rhetoric and Composition 306 or the equivalent.

Topic 1: Epic Journeys.

Upper-Division Courses

320. Core Course in the Humanities.
Analysis of major historical periods: their literature, philosophy, art, music, and architecture. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

321. Humanism and Western Civilization: The Ancient World.
A history of humanism in ancient Greece and Rome. The contributions of humanism to the values we place on the individual and human potential, democratic government, the arts, religion, and the family. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

322. Humanism and Western Civilization: The Renaissance.
A history of humanism during the European Renaissance, the thirteenth through the sixteenth century. The contributions of humanism to the values we place on the individual and human potential, democratic government, the arts, religion, and the family. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

323. Humanism and Western Civilization: The Enlightenment.
A history of humanism during the Enlightenment. The contributions of humanism to the values we place on the individual and human potential, democratic government, the arts, religion, and the family. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

125K. The Arts, Sciences, and Social Sciences.
Analysis of topics in the arts, sciences, and social sciences through reading, discussion, and lectures. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Consent of the humanities adviser.

350. Topics in the Humanities.
Study of the values underlying humanistic disciplines. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 2: Daily Life in Northern Europe.

Topic 3: Geography and Religion. Same as Geography 358E and Middle Eastern Studies 322K (Topic 15: Geography and Religion). Ideas about the relationships among the natural world, myth, and ritual; principal focus on Christianity, Islam, and Judaism and their offshoots and antagonists in the Western world. Geography 356T (Topic: Geography and Religion) and Humanities 350 (Topic 3) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 4: Reading Images: Icons and Belief. Same as Religious Studies 355M. The content (not the aesthetics or the technical, compositional features) of selected Renaissance paintings, sculptures, and prints. Humanities 350 (Topic 4) and Religious Studies 361 (Topic 30: Renaissance Art: Beliefs, Images, and Ideas) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 5: Great Trials in Western History. The intellectual and historical importance of a variety of significant trials in Western history.

Topic 6: In Search of Meaning. Humanities 350 (Topic: The Quest for Meaning) and 350 (Topic 6) may not both be counted.

Topic 7: The Enlightenment.

Topic 8: Sites, Structures, and Images of Italy. Examination of the historical factors of religion, politics, economics, and local culture that define the significance of selected late medieval and Renaissance (twelfth through fifteenth century) buildings and the visual art they formerly housed and displayed. Taught in Italy. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

370. Senior Tutorial Course.
A tutorial program of supervised reading and writing, including an individual paper or papers in which the student draws together the central directions and discoveries of his or her studies in the humanities. Humanities 370 and 679HB may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Consent of the humanities adviser.

379. Conference Course.
Individual instruction in a topic approved by the instructor and the humanities adviser. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of the humanities adviser.

679H. Honors Tutorial Course.
Directed reading and research, followed by the writing of a report or the creation of a project. Conference course for two semesters. Humanities 370 and 679HB may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For 679HA, admission to the Humanities Honors Program and consent of the humanities adviser; for 679HB, Humanities 679HA.

 


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Undergraduate Catalog
Contents
Chapter 1 - The University
Chapter 2 - School of Architecture
Chapter 3 - Red McCombs School of Business
Chapter 4 - College of Communication
Chapter 5 - College of Education
Chapter 6 - College of Engineering
Chapter 7 - College of Fine Arts
Chapter 8 - College of Liberal Arts
Chapter 9 - Graduate School of Library and Information Science
Chapter 10 - College of Natural Sciences
Chapter 11 - School of Nursing
Chapter 12 - College of Pharmacy
Chapter 13 - School of Social Work
Chapter 14 - The Faculty
Texas Common Course Numbering System (Appendix A)
Appendix B

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