HUM 210

The Art of Being Human

Course Description

This course is an interdisciplinary introduction to the humanities as an overall approach to living. The course involves the student in the philosophies, religions and arts as avenues of human inquiry and expression.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Examine the art of being human beyond simply meeting one’s survival needs.
  • Apply one’s inner resources and personal values for practicing the art of being human.
  • Identify important philosophical ideas which have significance to the humanities.
  • Identify the foundations for moral values in our culture as well as others.
  • Exercise an interest in resources in the arts.
  • Examine recognized works of art, music, literature and drama that are encountered during the course.
  • Evaluate works of art, music or drama, utilizing the fundamentals of critical analysis.
  • Express opinions and views effectively and responsibly in class discussions.
  • Develop techniques for critical thinking.

Course Schedule

        No of Weeks   Begins   
 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2015; HUMANITIES; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/22/2015

 210142710Art of Being Human Online3Rice K$30.002/31/0Open

Fall; 2015; HUMANITIES; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2015

 210047702Art of Being Human OE/OE3Ewing K$30.0012/31/0Open
 210140838Art of Being Human 3Danquah R 2/31/0Open
T R 08:30AM-09:50AMLA420
 210142724Art of Being Human Online3Rice K$30.006/31/0Open

Winter; 2016; HUMANITIES; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 02/01/2016

 210112706Art of Being Human Online3Rice K$30.0031/31/0Open

Winter; 2016; HUMANITIES; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2016

 210017772Art of Being Human OE/OE3Ewing K$30.0031/31/0Open
 210110816Art of Being Human 3Ewing K 31/31/0Open
R 09:00AM-11:54AMLA140
 210112415Art of Being Human Online3Rice K$30.0031/31/0Open

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