GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

INTERDISCIPLINARY HUMANITIES

A minimum of 18 units in one of the following options is required.
Option 1: East-West Culture and Civilization
Students will apply literary, rhetorical, and interdisciplinary studies concepts, and discipline-specific concepts (such as ethnic studies or political science) in order to critically read, write, think, and research about Eastern and Western cultures and civilizations.
Option 2: Creativity
Students will apply literary, rhetorical, and interdisciplinary studies concepts, and discipline-specific concepts (such as dance or French) in order to critically read, write, think, and research about the idea of creativity.
Option 3: American Responses to Other Cultures
Students will apply literary, rhetorical, and interdisciplinary studies concepts, and discipline-specific concepts (such as geography and history) in order to critically read, write, think, and research about the ways that America has responded to global cultures.
All courses used to satisfy the major for the Associate in Arts degree must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

 
PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR MAJOR

UNITS

  OPTION 1 - East-West Culture and Civilization
Eligibility for ENGL 101

HUMAN 101

East/West: Culture and Civilization to 1700

3

Eligibility for ENGL 101

HUMAN 102

East/West: Culture and Civilization from 1700

3

Eligibility for ENGL 101
Eligibility for ENGL 101

HUMAN 105 or
HUMAN 110

The Human Struggle
Science, Literature, and Human Insight

3 or
3

  Select 9 units from at least 3 of the following disciplines:
 Eligibility for ENGL 120 or ESL 151

ANTHR 101

Physical Anthropology

3

 

ART 108

Art of the Eastern World I

3

 

ART 109

Art of the Eastern World II

3

 

ETH S 124

Japanese Experience in America

3

 

ETH S 164

The Armenian Diaspora

3

 

HIST 107

History of Civilization (Pre-History to 800)

3

 

HIST 119

History of the Far East

3

 

HIST 120

History of the Far East

3

 

HIST 132

History of the Philippines

3

Eligibility for ENGL 101

HUMAN 115

World Mythology

3

 

PHILO 113

Comparative World Religions: Near East

3

 

PHILO 114

Comparative World Religions: Far East

3

 

PHILO 116

Ethics for Modern Life

3

 

PHILO 119

History of Philosophy: Ancient Period

3

 

PHILO 120

History of Philosophy: Modern Period

3

 

PHILO 121

Islam: A Way of Life

3

 Eligibility for ENGL 120 or ESL 151

POL S 101

Introduction to Government

3

 

POL S 111

The Modern Middle East: Its Political and Economic Impact

3

  OPTION 2 - Creativity
  Select 6 units from the following:
Eligibility for ENGL 101

HUMAN 106

Modern Society in Its Milieu

3

Eligibility for ENGL 101

HUMAN 117

Creativity, Culture, and Society: Kaleidoscope

3

Eligibility for ENGL 101

HUMAN 120

Literature and the Cultural Arts

3

  Select 3 units from the following:
Eligibility for ENGL 101

HUMAN 105

The Human Struggle

3

Eligibility for ENGL 101

HUMAN 110

Science, Literature, and Human Insight

3

  Select 9 units from at least 3 of the following disciplines:
 Eligibility for ENGL 120 or ESL 151

ANTHR 101

Physical Anthropology

3

 

ART 150

Drawing I

3

 

ART 186

Ceramics I

3

 

BIOL 123

Evolution

3

 

DANCE 110

Ballet Technique I

.5-2.5

 

DANCE 115

Modern Dance Technique

.5-2.5

 

DANCE 120

Jazz Technique I

.5-2.5

DANCE 101, 110, 115, 120, 124 or equivalent

DANCE 130

Choreography

.5-2.5

Eligibility for ENGL 101

ENGL 103

Creative Writing Workshop

3

 

ENGL 111

Women in Literature

3

 

ENGL 130

Science Fiction Literature

3

 

ETH S 101

Latin American Cultural Expression

3

 

PHILO 116

Ethics for Modern Life

3

 

PHILO 117

Introduction to Logic

3

Corequisite: DANCE 140

T ART 103

Fundamentals of Acting (Vocal Interpretation)

3

T ART 103, SPCH 105, DANCE 141 (DANCE 141 may be taken concurrently)

T ART 104

Fundamentals of Acting (Body Movement)

3

 

T ART 109

Stage Make-up

1

T ART 131 or equivalent (3 units)

T ART 121

Stage Scenic Design

2

 

T ART 123

Stage Costume Design Workshop

1-3

T ART 133 or equivalent

T ART 134

Practical and Theoretical Aspects of Stage Lighting

2

  OPTION 3 - American Responses to Other Cultures
  Select 9 units from the following:
Eligibility for ENGL 101

HUMAN 105

The Human Struggle

3

Eligibility for ENGL 101

HUMAN 110

Science, Literature, and Human Insight

3

Eligibility for ENGL 101

HUMAN 111

Irish History, Literature, and Culture from the Beginning to the Present

3

Eligibility for ENGL 101

HUMAN 125

Crosscurrents: American Social Values

3

  Select 9 units from at least 3 of the following disciplines:
 

ENGL 111

Women in Literature

3

 

ENGL 124

Contemporary Literature

3

Eligibility for ENGL 101

ENGL 126

The Modern Drama

3

Eligibility for ENGL 101

ENGL 127

Children's Literature

3

 

ENGL 128

The Bible as Literature

3

 

ETH S 101

Latin American Cultural Experience

3

 

ETH S 102

Latinos in the United States

3

 

ETH S 110

Contemporary Ethnic Women

3

 

ETH S 120

Mexican-American Studies

3

Eligibility for ENGL 120 or ESL 151

ETH S 121

Ethnic and Racial Minorities

3

 

ETH S 123

Asians in America

3

 

ETH S 132

The African American Experience in the United States

3

 

ETH S 164

The Armenian Diaspora

3

 

GEOG 102

Cultural Geography

3

 

HIST 103

History of Early Latin America

3

 

HIST 104

History of Contemporary Latin America

3

Eligibility for ENGL 101

HIST 111

The Woman in American History

3

 

HIST 113

History of Mexico

3

 

HIST 114

History of Baja California

3

 

HIST 119

History of the Far East

3

 

HIST 120

History of the Far East

3

 

HIST 121

Armenian History

3

 

HIST 131

A History of Africa since 1800

3

 

HIST 132

History of the Philippines

3

 

PHILO 121

Islam: A Way of Life

3

 

PHILO 122

Latin American Philosophy

3

 

SOC S 134

Women, Men, and Society

3

SOC 102

Social Crises of Today

3

 

SOC 105

Introduction to Gerontology

3

 

SPAN 124

English Translations of Masterpieces of Hispanic Literature

3

SPAN 104 or equivalent

SPAN 126

Survey of Spanish American Literature

3

  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED

18


NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
 
August 2013 GCC Catalog 2013-2014

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