Courses Offered

HUMA 1 INTRODUCTION TO WOMEN’S STUDIES
3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course offers a multidisciplinary approach to the purpose and subject matter of Women’s Studies. It covers perspectives on the effects of social, cultural, economic, historic, sexual, and political issues in the lives of women. Also  offered as Women’s Studies 1; credit may
be earned only once.

  • Prerequisites: ENGL 111 or ENSL 110
  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: CSU, Area C2; IGETC, Area 3B; MPC, Area C

 

HUMA 4 IMAGES OF WOMEN IN THE ARTS
3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course examines women in the visual arts. Students study images of women as well as the visual arts made by women and what their relationship to society was when they made them. Also offered as Art History 6 and Women’s Studies 4; credit may be earned only once.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: CSU, Area C1, C2; IGETC, Area 3A, 3B; MPC, Area C

 

HUMA 10 EXPLORATION OF VALUES IN LIVING
3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course explores the humanities as a guide to living. It examines diverse attitudes toward art, science and technology, philosophy, religion, mythology and ethics. Emphasis is placed on self-knowledge, critical thinking, and responsible value choices.

  • Prerequisites: ENGL 111 or ENSL 110
  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: CSU, Area C2, E; IGETC, Area 3B; MPC, Area C

 

HUMA 30 HUMANITIES IN MULTICULTURAL AMERICA
3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course examines underlying philosophies and worldviews of American Indians, European Americans, African Americans, Asian Americans as expressed in literature, fine arts, music, dance, drama, architecture, on three major Humanities themes: Freedom, Love, Nature.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: CSU, Area C2; IGETC, Area 3B; MPC, Area C, F

HUMA 40 INTRODUCTION TO FEMINIST THEORY
3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course encourages students to reflect on historical and presentday images of women and men through readings in philosophy, psychology, and history by both male and female authors. It engages students in critical analysis of the readings and the changes that the feminist theory has undergone, as well as its relationship to other theories. Also offered as Women’s Studies 40 and Philosophy 40; credit may be earned only once. Also offered online.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: CSU, Area C2; IGETC, Area 3B; MPC, Area C