Undergraduate Degree & Course Catalog
2016-17

Humanities * - Courses

HMN 120 Language Awareness
Humanities

Examines the main biological and social aspects of human language to create an awareness of the central role that language has in our being human and in our life as members of society.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)


HMN 175 Literary Hypertexts
Humanities

Narrative structures in key works of Dostoevsky, Conrad, Kafka, Proust, Gide, Faulkner, Malraux, Sartre, Robbe-Grillet, O?Connor, Hawks, Grass.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)



HMN 196 Introduction to Puerto Rican Studies
Humanities

Examines people and events in the news as reported by newspapers, newsreels, documentaries, and films. Also considers cross-cultural perspectives on Puerto Rican history and consciousness.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)


HMN 200 Black Roots in Spanish-American Literature
Humanities

Studies literature of the Spanish-American Black experience by writers of African and European ancestry.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)



HMN 215 Women's Language
Humanities

Examines characteristics of language used by women and by men as uncovered by research in sociolinguistics and communication. Relevant psychosocial factors that shape typical conversational behaviors, family and classroom interactions, and the media.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)


HMN 224 Young Puerto Rican Poets
Humanities

Examines poetry from the days of Hugo Margenat to present island and U.S. Puerto Rican poets, and considers their language, political ideologies, poetic vision of the world, and impact on Puerto Rican culture.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)



HMN 242 Herman Hesse's World
Humanities

Allows intensive reading and discussion of some nine novels and other works of Hermann Hesse and examines the West's historical humane values as expressed in Hesse's life and works.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)


HMN 318 Black Presence in Latin American Culture
Humanities

Considers black presence and black heritage within Latin American culture, viewed through literature, films, art, and the theatre. Also explores stereotypes in arts and the mass media.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)



HMN 321 Youth Culture in Latin America
Humanities

Studies contemporary youth culture in Latin America.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)


HMN 420 Introduction to Coding for Humanities Students
Humanities

For upper-division humanities students with little or no technical background who want to learn to write machine code so as to be able to participate in or initiate digital humanities projects. In addition to practical training, the course explores common features of code written for machines and code used in humanities fields such as linguistics and area studies.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)



HMN 429 Italian Cinema
Humanities

Considers importance of Italian movies and their connections with literature and social myths in contemporary culture. Also explores artistic and social contributions of film to a changing society.

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)


HMN 453 Mexican American Anthology
Humanities

Presents selected readings that review the development of Mexican American literature and culture.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)



HMN 491 Directed Readings
Humanities

Examines the development of individual and group research techniques and reading interpretation. Requires a paper and bibliography.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)


HMN 499 Independent Study
Humanities

Students design a course of study they want to undertake in one semester. They choose a professor whose area of expertise most closely approximates their topic and must consult with the professor prior to registering for the course. The topic must not duplicate the content of a regular course.

Credits: 1-12
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)




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