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hcc catalogue '11-'12

Arts and Humanities - Programs of Study

Interdisciplinary Arts
A.A. Degree (Transfer) An Arts and Sciences Area of Study
Application Code 273

For curriculum information, contact the Arts and Humanities Division–Room HVPA-200–443-518-1480.   This curriculum is designed for those students who want to use an interdisciplinary approach in the pursuit of knowledge. Interdisciplinary Arts is designed to transfer to a four-year school where students would further their studies in a similar concentration. The curriculum gives the student flexibility to pursue a major interest and, at the same time, to fulfill the lower-division general education requirements for transfer to a baccalaureate degree program. Students should seek guidance from advisors and the institution to which they intend to transfer to determine appropriate coursework for specific transfer programs.


Students enrolled in transfer patterns must take a
minimum of 30 credits in General Education. Each student’s
total of general education and required courses must equal
at least 60 semester hours of credit.
CompositionENGL-121 College Composition3
Humanities, Arts & 
 Literature1Humanities Core Course (see p. 64)
 Arts Core Course (see p. 64)
 Literature Core Course (see p. 63)9-11
Social Sciences2Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Courses
 (see p. 65)6
ScienceScience Core Courses (see p. 66; must include
 one course with lab)7-8
MathematicsMathematics Core Course (see p. 66)3-5
InterdisciplinaryInterdisciplinary and Emerging Issues Core
 Course (see p. 66)2-3
Choose 32-35 credits in at least four different disciplines (3 credits each, except where noted):
ANTH-220/ARAB-220Cultures of the Middle East
ANTH-221/SPAN-221Cultures of the Spanish-Speaking World
ANTH-222/CHNS-222Cultures of China
ANTH-223/HUMN-223Cultures of Asia
ARTT-104Art History I
ARTT-105Art History II
ARTT-106History of Western Architecture I
ARTT-107History of Western Architecture II
ARTT-123African Art and Architecture
ARTT-124Far Eastern Art
ARTT-125Middle Eastern Art
ARTT-143History of Photography
ARTT-224 Art and Culture of Ancient Egypt
DANC-103Dance History Through Criticism
DANC-114/FINE-114History and Culture of Hip-Hop
DANC-190Dance Appreciation
ENGL-126/TVRD-126Introduction to Journalism
ENGL-201American Literature I
ENGL-202American Literature II
ENGL-203English Literature I
ENGL-204English Literature II
ENGL-206African American Literature
ENGL-207Ethics in Literature
ENGL-212/WMST-212By and About Women
ENGL-217The English Bible as Literature
ENGL-226World Literature I
ENGL-227World Literature II 
FILM-101Introduction to Film
FILM-104 Lives of the Artists Through Film
FILM-108 The Golden Age of Hollywood
FILM-171Introduction to American Cinema
FILM-172Introduction to World Cinema
FILM-201 British Film
FILM-203 Indian Film
FILM-204 Middle Eastern Film
FILM-205/ITAL-205 Italian Film
FILM-206/FREN-206 French Film
FILM-207/GERM-207German Film
FILM-208Asian Film
FILM-209 Scandinavian Film
FILM-210/RUSS-210 Russian Film
FILM-211African Film
FILM-212The Films of Alfred Hitchcock
FILM-213Silent Film
FILM-214The Art of the Documentary
FILM-215History of Avant-Garde Film 
FILM-216 History of Animated Film
FILM-217History of Science Fiction Film
FILM-218/ENGL-218Introduction to Film and Literature
FILM-219 Film and the Media
FILM-220 The Films of Woody Allen
FILM-222History of Horror Films
FILM-223Writing for Screen Narrative
FILM-225 Film Noir 
FILM-226The Western
FILM-236/MUSC-236 Lives of the Composers Through Film
FILM-240 Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Films
FILM-270/WMST-270Women and Film
FINE-101Humanities Through the Arts
FINE-102Arts, Cultures, and Ideas
HEED-116/PHIL-116Fundamentals of Spiritual Awareness
HUMN-105/FILM-105 Projecting the Past: Ancient Rome, Cinema, and
HUMN-231/FILM-231 Humanities Through Film
MUSC-101Music Appreciation
MUSC-107American Popular Music
MUSC-108African American Music
MUSC-145 Music Technology in Society
MUSC-230 History of Western Art Music I: Ancient Worlds
 to the Baroque
MUSC-231 History of Western Art Music II: Classical to End
 of Nineteenth Century
MUSC-232 History of Western Art Music III: The Twentieth
MUSC-233 World Music 
MUSC-234Tunes in ‘Toons
MUSC-235Music of East Asia: China, Japan, and Korea
PHIL-110Introduction to Chinese Taoism (1 credit)
PHIL-111Introduction to Japanese Zen Buddhism (1 credit)
PHIL-112Introduction to African Philosophy (1 credit)
THET-119/ENGL-119Introduction to Playwriting 
THET-131Theatre Appreciation
THET-190Theatre History I
THET-191Theatre History II
THET-209/ENGL-209Modern Drama
THET-216/ENGL-216Contemporary Drama: Topics in Diversity
THET-250/ENGL-250Shakespeare from Page to Stage
 FILM-251Shakespeare from Page to Screen
TVRD-130/ARTT-130Introduction to Video I
TVRD-131/ARTT-131Introduction to Video II
1One Humanities Core Course (3 credits), plus one Arts Core Course (3 credits), plus one Literature Core Course (3 credits) satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement, OR a World Language Sequence (8 credits), plus another Humanities, Arts, and Literature Core (3 credits) in a second discipline other than a world language satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement.

2One History Core Course is required and may be taken as either a Social and Behavioral Sciences Core or a Humanities Core. No more than 6 credits may be taken in History to meet Humanities Core and Social and Behavioral Sciences Core requirements.





hcc catalogue '11-'12

Accounting - ACCT
Aging Services - AGNG
American Sign Language - AMSL
Anthropology - ANTH
Arabic - ARAB 
Art - ARTT 
Astronomy - ASTR
Bioinformatics - BFMT 
Biology - BIOL 
Biomedical Engineering - BMET
Business - BMGT 
Cardiovascular Technology - CARD
Chemistry - CHEM 
Chinese - CHNS 
Cisco - CSCO 
Computer-Aided Design - CADD
Computer Forensics - CFOR 
Computer Systems - CMSY 
Conflict Resolution - CRES
Construction Management - CNST 
Cooperative Education - COOP
Criminal Justice - CRIM 
Culinary Management - CMGT 
Dance - DANC
Dental Hygiene - DHYG 
Diagnostic Medical
Sonography - DMSU

Economics - ECON 
Education - EDUC 
Electronics - ELEC 
Emergency Medical Technician/
Paramedic - EMSP
Engineering -ENES 
English- ENGL 
Entrepreneurship - ENTR 
Environmental Science - ENST
Exercise Science - EXSC 
Farsi - FARS
Film - FILM 
Financial Planning- FNPL 
Fine Arts - FINE 
First-Year Experience - FYEX
French - FREN 
Geography - GEOG
Geology - GEOL

German - GERM 
Greek - GREK 
Health Care - HEAL 
Health Education - HEED 
Hebrew - HBRW
Hindi - HNDI
History - HIST 
Horticulture - HORT 
Hospitality Management - HMGT
Human Development - HMDV 
Human Services - HUMS 
Humanities - HUMN
Interior Design - INDS
Italian - ITAL 
Japanese - JPNS
Korean - KORE 
Life Fitness - LFIT 
Mathematics - MATH 
Medical Laboratory
Technician - MLTS

Meteorology - METO 
Microsoft - MSFT 
Music - MUSC 
Nursing - NURS 
Nutrition - NUTR
Office Technology - OFFI 
Philosophy - PHIL 
Physical Therapist
Assistant - PTAP
Physics - PHYS 
Political Science - POLI 
Portuguese - PORT
Psychology - PSYC 
Public Health - PUBH
Radiologic Technology - RADT
Retailing - RETL 
Russian - RUSS 
Social Work - SOWK
Sociology - SOCI 
Spanish - SPAN 
Speech - SPCH 
Television and Radio - TVRD
Theatre - THET 
Turkish - TURK
Women's Studies - WMST