Liberal Arts And Sciences - Humanities

A.A. Degree - Transfer Program
50% or more of this program can be completed online.

The Humanities degree program is designed to provide students with a rigorous introduction to the humanities as preparation for a variety of professions such as college level teaching, law, writing, and human resources management. The curriculum balances the need for broad background with an opportunity for an early experience in one of the following tracks: English literature, Philosophy, and Popular Culture. The Popular Culture track is unique, combining offerings from literature, cultural studies, and communication.

Distribution RequirementsCredit Hours
LITERATURE OPTION
FIRST SEMESTER 15 -17 Credit Hours
ENG 101 College Composition OR
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
3
HMN 101 Introduction to Humanities3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - MTH 150 OR HIGHER3-4
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION NATURAL SCIENCES 3-4
FOREIGN LANGUAGE*3
Total15-17
SECOND SEMESTER: 13 Credit Hours
SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE** 3
ENG 100 level literature course 3
FOREIGN LANGUAGE*3
HMN 220 Western Humanities I4
Total13
THIRD SEMESTER: 15 -16 Credit Hours
MATHEMATICS or NATURAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE3-4
ENG 201 Early British Literature OR
ENG 202 Modern British Literature
3
SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE** 3
HMN 221 Western Humanities II4
PHYSICAL/HEALTH EDUCATION2
Total15-16
FOURTH SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours
HMN 222 Capstone Seminar4
ENG 203 American Literature to 1865 OR
ENG 204 American Literature since 1865
3
ENG 200 level literature course3
SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVES** 6
Total16
TOTAL MINIMUM CREDITS60-62
PHILOSOPHY OPTION
FIRST SEMESTER 15 -17 Credit Hours
ENG 101 College Composition OR
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
3
HMN 101 Introduction to Humanities3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - MTH 150 OR HIGHER3-4
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION NATURAL SCIENCES 3-4
FOREIGN LANGUAGE*3
Total15-17
SECOND SEMESTER: 13 Credit Hours
SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVES*** 3
FOREIGN LANGUAGE*3
HMN 220 Western Humanities I4
PHL 101 Introduction to Philosophy3
Total13
THIRD SEMESTER: 15 -16 Credit Hours
MATHEMATICS or NATURAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE3-4
PHL 103 Introduction to Ethics OR
PHL 105 Technology and Values
3
SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE*** 3
HMN 221 Western Humanities II4
PHYSICAL/HEALTH EDUCATION2
Total15-16
FOURTH SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours
HMN 222 Capstone Seminar4
PHL 102 Introduction to Logic3
PHL 210 Philosophies of Social Responsibility OR
PHL 250 Professional Ethics
3
SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVES*** 6
Total16
TOTAL MINIMUM CREDITS60-62
POPULAR CULTURE OPTION
FIRST SEMESTER 15 -17 Credit Hours
ENG 101 College Composition OR
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
3
HMN 101 Introduction to Humanities3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - MTH 150 OR HIGHER3-4
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION NATURAL SCIENCES3-4
FOREIGN LANGUAGE*3
Total15-17
SECOND SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours
SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVES****6
FOREIGN LANGUAGE*3
HMN 220 Western Humanities I4
COM 101 Introduction to Mass Media3
Total16
THIRD SEMESTER: 15-16 Credit Hours
MATHEMATICS or NATURAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE3-4
ENG 109 Detective Fiction OR
ENG 223 Science Fiction OR
ENG 224 Literature of Horror
3
SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE**** 3
HMN 221 Western Humanities II4
PHYSICAL/HEALTH EDUCATION2
Total15-16
FOURTH SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours
HMN 222 Capstone Seminar4
SPT 120 The Movies3
ENG 240 Reading Popular Culture3
COM 270 Media and Society 3
SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVES*** 3
Total16
TOTAL CREDITS62-65
TOTAL CREDITS60-65

* Two courses in a sequence in the same foreign language.
** HIS 111 or 112 or 232 or 240; ANT 102; HIS 253 or 254 or ART 121, MUS 119 or 150
*** POS 210; SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION American History Elective; HIS 253 or 254 or ART 121; ANT 102
**** MUS 120 or 150; ANT 102 or SOC 101; HIS 111 or 112 or 211 or 232 or 234 or 240; ART 121 or HIS 253 or 254
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