College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences
Office: Music and Business Building 1501
Phone: (510) 885-3105
The College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences offers survey courses which are designed to provide students with a broad introduction to the humanities and to the study of Western Civilization.
|Course Number||Course Information|
|The course prefix for the following courses is HUM.
|1001||Humanities I (4)
Dawn of Western Civilization: Survey of major ideas, achievements, and failures of Greco-Roman antiquity and the Middle Ages examined from an historical perspective and based upon readings in literature and philosophy. Selections from Iliad, Aeneid, Oedipus Rex, Bible, Divine Comedy, Canterbury Tales, etc.
|3000||Literature of the Holocaust (4)
Study of literary works originating from personal experience and reflections concerning the Holocaust: the mass murder of the Jews of Europe during World War II. Authors include Primo Levi, Giuliana Tedeschi, and Elie Wiesel.
|3999||Issues in Humanities (4)
Readings, discussion, and research on contemporary and/or significant issues in humanities.May be repeated for credit when content varies, for a maximum of 8 units.