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Course Description

Schoolcraft is excited to offer traditional credit face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote classes for Fall 2020 while providing students a safe experience based on recent COVID-19 concerns.

Please see the COVID-19 web page to learn more. Keep checking the schedule for additions on our New, Added, and Late Starting Courses web page.

Humanities - HUM 210

The Art of Being Human

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

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 culture worldwide.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the arts.
  • Evaluate works of art, music and drama.
  • Evaluate works of art, music or drama, utilizing the fundamentals of critical analysis.
  • Express perspectives on humanities effectively.
  • Apply the fundamentals of critical analysis to works of art, music, drama and to important philosophical ideas in the humanities.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2020; HUMANITIES; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/22/2020

 210142710Art of Being HumanONL3Nissen J4/31/0Open$12.00 
 210142770Art of Being HumanONL3Nissen J2/31/0Open$12.00 

Fall; 2020; HUMANITIES; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2020

 210140838Art of Being HumanRMT3Williams K11/24/0Open$12.00T R  08:30 AM-09:50 AM WEBWEB
 210142724Art of Being HumanONL3Rice K8/31/0Open$12.00 
 210142778Art of Being HumanONL3Nissen J3/31/0Open$12.00 

Winter; 2021; HUMANITIES; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 02/02/2021

 210112706Art of Being HumanONL3Nissen J0/31/0Closed$12.00 
 210112786Art of Being HumanONL3Nissen J14/31/0Open$12.00 

Winter; 2021; HUMANITIES; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2021

 210112415Art of Being HumanONL3Ewing K7/31/0Open$12.00 

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday