HUM 0001. Introduction to Humanities I

Units: 3
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
Hours: 54 lecture
Introduction to the western cultural tradition through a survey of its religion, art, philosophy, literature, music, and architecture; covers prehistory through the Middle Ages. (CSU, UC)

HUM 0002. Introduction to Humanities II

Units: 3
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
Hours: 54 lecture
Introduction to the western cultural tradition through a survey of its religion, art, philosophy, literature, music, and architecture; covers the Renaissance through the modern world. (CSU, UC)

HUM 0003. Introduction to Asian Humanities

Units: 3
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
Hours: 54 lecture
Survey of the religion, art, philosophy, literature, music, and architecture of Asia - from prehistory to the present - with an emphasis on India, China and Japan. (CSU, UC)

HUM 0005. Classical Roots of the Contemporary Western World

Units: 3
Formerly known as HUM 300G
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
Hours: 54 lecture
An examination of the Classical World's influence on the Contemporary Western World with special emphasis on theology, body image, love and sex, gender roles, democracy, conceptions of the good life, and entertainment based upon evidence from the art, architecture, literature, and philosophy of the Classical World. (CSU, UC)

HUM 0009. Introduction to Women, Gender and Religion

Units: 3
Also known as WMST 3
Hours: 54 lecture
Religion from a feminist perspective through a cross-cultural examination of major religious traditions of the East and West, as well as tribal faith practices. Emphasis on the historical role of women and gender in rituals, sacred texts, institutional structures, doctrine and religious iconography with respect to the impact on contemporary women regarding faith, politics and identity. (CSU, UC)

HUM 0010. World Religions

Units: 3
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
Hours: 54 lecture
Interdisciplinary survey of the beliefs and practices of the world's major religious traditions; focuses on primal religions, Hinduism, Judaism, Taoism, Confucianism, Buddhism, Christianity and Islam. (CSU, UC)

HUM 0015. Introduction to Mythology

Units: 3
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
Hours: 54 lecture
The major elements of western mythology, its history and development as part of the human experience and its influence on art, literature and politics. (CSU, UC)

HUM 0017. Introduction to Atheism

Units: 3
Hours: 54 lecture
Introduction to the philosophy of atheism, its historical roots, major thinkers, and expressions in art, literature and philosophy. Includes history of free inquiry and thought, secular humanism, humanistic ethics and scientific naturalism. (CSU, UC)

HUM 0020. Introduction to the Hebrew Bible

Units: 3
Hours: 54 lecture
Introduction to the texts of the Hebrew Bible ("Old Testament" or "Torah") and associated writings from the Ancient Near East. Analyzes the texts in their historical and cultural context, and surveys their various genres (poetry, prophecy, law, mythology, history, wisdom, etc.) Explores the relationship between Hebrew Scriptures and archaeology, literature, history, current Biblical scholarship, and women's studies. (CSU, UC)

HUM 0021. Introduction to the New Testament

Units: 3
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
Hours: 54 lecture
Introduction to New Testament literature in its cultural and historical context. Employs methods of critical analysis of Biblical materials, surveying issues related to their authorship, genre and content. Explores the historical Jesus, literary depictions of Jesus in the gospels, the career and writings of the apostle Paul, the structure and beliefs of the early Christian church, and Christian apocalypticism. Emphasizes the impact of the New Testament on western culture. (CSU, UC)

HUM 0028. Independent Study

Units: 1-3
Designed for students interested in furthering their knowledge at an independent study level in an area where no specific curriculum offering is currently available. Independent study might include, but is not limited to, research papers, special subject area projects, and research projects. See Independent Study page in catalog. (CSU, UC-with unit limitation)

HUM 0095. Internship in Humanities

Units: 0.5-4
Designed for advanced students to work in an area related to their educational or occupational goal. Provides new on-the-job technical training under the direction of a worksite supervisor, allowing students to expand knowledge and skills in the chosen field. Mandatory orientation session and faculty approval to determine eligibility. One unit of credit is equal to each 60 hours of non-paid work, or each 75 hours of paid work. Students may earn up to a total of 16 units in internship courses (any course numbered 95 and PDEV 94). (CSU-with unit limitation)

HUM 0300H. Italian Culture and Civilization

Units: 3
Hours: 54 lecture
Introduction to Italian life and culture through the examination of art, literature, architecture, music, films, and popular culture. (CSU)