Catalogue: Traditional Program: Humanities

Humanities (HUM)

225 Biblical Themes I (1). Pre-req.: Sophomore status.
This course traces a number of Biblical themes in the development of worldviews from a Pre-Modern, Modern and Postmodern perspective. Attention is given to the understanding of these themes in the context of the reigning civilizations through the ages.  (Fall only – must be taken simultaneously with HIS 225 and ENG 225)
226 Biblical Themes II (1). Pre-req.: HUM 225
This course continues the study of Biblical themes in the development of worldviews from a Pre-Modern, Modern and Postmodern perspective. Attention is given to the understanding of these themes in the context of the reigning civilizations through the ages.  (Spring only- must be taken simultaneously with HIS 226 and ENG 226).
301 Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities I (3).
An interdisciplinary course that studies the role of worldview during the premodern period to the end of the 19th century. Pertinent works from drama, literature, music, science, philosophy, and theology are studied to gain an understanding of the spirit of the age. Professors from the various disciplines will lead discussion on relevant works to see how the leading thinkers of this age answered the perennial questions of God, man, the world, and how these interrelate. The integration of this knowledge with the Christian world and life view is the ultimate aim of this course. (Fall, odd years)
401 Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities II (3).
An interdisciplinary course that studies the role of worldview during the 20th century. Pertinent works from drama, literature, music, science, philosophy, and theology are studied to gain an understanding of the spirit of the age. Professors from the various disciplines will lead discussion on relevant works to see how the leading thinkers of this age answered the perennial questions of God, man, the world, and how these interrelate. The integration of this knowledge with the Christian world and life view is the ultimate aim of this course. It includes an integrative paper that demonstrate the student's ability to use material from other courses. Part of the research paper involves the off-campus experience. The student will interview one or more who work(s) in this field and incorporate this work into his paper. (Spring, even years)
402 Classical Education Studies Capstone (1). Prereq.:Senior status or permission of department chair.
This course covers a wide span of vocational and relational issues germaine to a Classical Education Studies major. Includes presentations from  a wide swath of  professionals in educational, legal and non-profit fields, as well as reading on vocational issues. Writing will include resumes, application letters, and surveys of vocational possibilities. Course will also include preparation for professional school entrance examinations.  (Spring only)