The humanities minor at CBU allows students to broadly study history, art, literature, music and philosophy, as well as how it all connects. Students will also gain critical thinking, reading, writing and researching skills, which will aid them in any career path.

The humanities minor requires the completion of the following 18 units.

Lower Division Requirements

 

The course consists of interrelations of history, art, literature, music, and philosophy. It covers the culture-epochs from the Ancient River-Valley Civilizations through the Medieval period. (Meets the Non-US History general education requirement.) (3 units; Fall, Spring, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
HUM213-A
Brook, Eric C
01/08/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center B258
HUM213-B
Brook, Eric C
01/08/2024 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center B258
HUM213-A
Brook, Eric C
09/03/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
HUM213-B
Brook, Eric C
09/03/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B258
HUM213-A
Brook, Eric C
01/13/2025 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center A111
HUM213-B
Brook, Eric C
01/13/2025 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Health Science Campus S292

The course consists of interrelations of history, art, literature, music, and philosophy. It covers the culture-epochs from the Renaissance to contemporary times. (Meets the Non-US History general education requirement.) (3 units; Fall, Spring, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
HUM223-A
Brook, Eric C
01/08/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B258
HUM223-A
Brook, Eric C
09/03/2024 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center B258
HUM223-A
Brook, Eric C
01/13/2025 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus L240

Upper Division Requirements

 

Complete 12 units from the following:

This course is a survey of the cultural and social history of specific cultures and civilizations of Asia, focusing upon the eastern, western, and southern regions of that continent. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
HIS330-A
Brook, Eric C
01/08/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B258
HIS330-A
Brook, Eric C
01/13/2025 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA

This course will lead students through a critical evaluation of the ways in which the history and culture of Greece and Rome are portrayed through popular films. Students will read primary historical literature related to the historical content of the films and will compare how these films represent history accordingly. (3 units; Spring, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
HIS440-A
Brook, Eric C
01/13/2025 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA

The course explores critically the ways in which at least two of the five areas of the Humanities (Philosophy; Literature; Art; Music; General Culture [History]) are related to the experience of the museum, with specific attention given to the importance of the museum as an educational institution. The particular cultural emphases and museum(s) to visit are left to the discretion of the course instructor. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
HUM325-A
Brook, Eric C
09/03/2024 T 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA

The course explores critically the ways in which at least two of the five areas of the Humanities (Philosophy; Literature; Art; Music; General Culture [History]) are impacted and interact with the experience of the Holocaust. The focus of this course will be on the Philosophy, Literature, and Art. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
HUM335-A
Brook, Eric C
01/08/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center B258

This course examines special topics in humanities. Topics are announced each time the course is offered. May be repeated with change in topic. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
HUM400-A
Provance, Brett
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA