Home >  Academics >  Humanities >  HUM Degrees & Certificates

Humanities (HUM)

Degrees & Certificates

The following Humanities degrees and certificates are offered:

DEGREE
A.A. — Interdisciplinary Studies, Humanities

Required Program (units)
HUM 300 Classical Humanities (3)
HUM 310 Modern Humanities (3)
PHIL 300 Introduction to Philosophy (3)
A minimum of 12 units from the following:
ARTH 300, 333; CMED 305; ENGLT 340, 345;
HUM 320, 332, 334, 340; MUFHL 300;
PHIL 352, 358; TA 300 (12)
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 21

This A.A. degree may be obtained by completion of the Required Program, plus General Education Requirements, plus sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total.

The Humanities program at Folsom Lake College offers students the opportunity to develop a breadth of interdisciplinary knowledge, enhance their appreciation of the arts, sharpen their critical thinking skills, and prepare them for transfer to the university.

Program Student Learnign Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:
- Describe the fundamental questions people have pondered over the past 2500 years.
- Analyze, evaluate, and synthesize philosophical problems in order to develop and defend a position.
 -Demonstrate an understanding of the development of culture as reflected in the arts, philosophy, and history of the Western world.
- Evaluate the artistic and cultural achievements of a particular period by comparing and contrasting them to the achievements of previous and subsequent periods.
- Demonstrate community and cultural awareness by attending cultural events and evaluating their relevance.
- Utilize research skills to write papers that examine the basic human values exemplified in the arts, literature, and/or philosophy of particular eras in history.
- Employ inductive or deductive reasoning to challenge or defend assertions in arguments and argumentative essays.

Updated 6/12/14

  • Register Now for Summer & Fall

    Register Now for Summer & Fall

    Open registration is underway. Summer starts June 8. Fall starts Aug. 22.
    morenews
  • Looking for open classes?

    Looking for open classes?

    Summer classes are available! Session starts June 8. Click on the photo for info.
    morenews
  • Graduation

    Graduation

    FLC's 2015 Commencement Ceremony will be held Wed., May 20 at 6:30pm
    morenews
  • Los Rios Night

    Los Rios Night

    Los Rios Night at Raley Field on June 6 for River Cats game
    morenews
  • Summer Transferable Classes

    Summer Transferable Classes

    This summer, FLC offers a wide variety of classes that are transferable to CSU and/or UC.
    morenews
  • Class schedules now online

    Class schedules now online

    The Summer and Fall class schedules are online now! Click on the photo for more info.
    morenews
If you have javascript disabled, click here to view the content