Comparative Arts and Letters

Interdisciplinary Humanities

Interdisciplinary Humanities
Hours56 - 87 Credit Hours
MAPMajor Academic Plan

Program Requirements

requirement 1 Complete 3 courses
requirement 2 Complete 2 courses
requirement 3 Complete 2 options
option 3.1 Complete 1 course
option 3.2 Complete 1 course
option 3.3 Complete 1 course
requirement 4 Complete 2 courses
requirement 5
Complete one upper-division foreign language course selected from the approved course list available in the College of Humanities Advisement Center.
Complete IHum 311: Advanced Writing in Comparative Arts and Humanities or another GE-approved Advanced Written and Oral Communication course.
requirement 6 Complete 2 courses
requirement 7 Complete 1 course
requirement 8 Complete 1 option
Note: Students choosing Option 8.1, the internship course (IHum 399R), will work with the IHum internship coordinator; students choosing one of the other alternatives listed under Option 8.2 must gain approval from the IHum section head.
option 8.1 Complete 1 course
option 8.2
Complete an equivalent type of experiential learning opportunity such as Study Abroad, field studies, ORCA fellowships, Honors thesis, or mentored research project.
requirement 9 Complete 1 option
Complete 12 hours in one of the following tracks as approved by a faculty advisor. At least 6 of the 12 hours must be from upper division courses.
option 9.1 Complete 12.0 hours from the following course(s)
A. Art History Track:
option 9.2 Complete 12.0 hours from the following course(s)
B. English Track:
option 9.3 Complete 12.0 hours from the following course(s)
C. Environmental Humanities Track:
BIO 347 - (Not currently offered)
option 9.4
D. Foreign Literature Track: Course work for the Foreign Literature track must consist of upper-division courses from foreign language departments, chosen in consultation with the track's faculty advisor.
option 9.5 Complete 12.0 hours from the following course(s)
E. History Track:
HIST 291 - (Not currently offered)
HIST 388 - (Not currently offered)
option 9.6 Complete 12.0 hours from the following course(s)
F. Media Arts (Film) Track:
Note: IHum 390R only qualifies when it is on a film or media arts topic. It cannot simultaneously satisfy requirement 8.
option 9.7 Complete 12.0 hours from the following course(s)
G. Philosophy Track:
option 9.8 Complete 2 groups
H. Theatre Track:
group 9.8.1 Complete 9.0 hours from the following course(s)
TMA 396 - (Not currently offered)
group 9.8.2 Complete 3.0 hours from the following course(s)
requirement 10 Complete 6.0 hours from the following course(s)
Complete six hours of the following capstone course (take twice):
Program Outcomes: 

Cultural and Intellectual History

Demonstrate broad interdisciplinary knowledge of cultural and intellectual history, including proficiency in a foreign language.

Proficiency in Interdisciplinary Approaches to Humanities

Demonstrate proficiency in interdisciplinary approaches to the humanistic tradition as well as concentrated coursework in a chosen track.

Critical Thinking, Research, and Writing Skills

Demonstrate the skills of humanistic study, i.e. analyze, think critically and write clearly and persuasively.

Post-baccalaureate Preparation, Lifelong Learning, Service

Prepare for career or post-baccalaureate education through additional concentrated coursework specifically related to individual educational and career goals.