Welcome to the HCC Library Humanities LibGuide. This is a research support guide for students and faculty in the Humanities and related Interdisciplinary subject areas, such as, Africana/African American Studies, Global Studies, Mexican-American/Latinx Studies, and Women & Gender Studies.
If you have suggestions, requests, or resource recommendations related to this LibGuide, please contact Public Services Librarian and Humanities Liaison Librarian Raquel Donahue.
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The Associate of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies is intended primarily for students planning on transferring to a senior college or university to receive a baccalaureate degree. Transfer Specializations may be: Mexican-American Studies, Africana/African American Studies, Global Studies, or Women and Gender Studies.
Students may earn an Institutional Certificate (I.C.) in one of the specializations below by completing the core requirements for Interdisciplinary Studies, A.A. and the core requirements for the chosen specialization.
Learn more about the program requirements at Interdisciplinary Studies, A.A.
HUMA 1301 is an interdisciplinary survey of cultures focusing on the philosophical and aesthetic factors in human values with an emphasis on the historical development of the individual and society and the need to create.
HUMA 1305 is an interdisciplinary survey that examines the different cultural, artistic, economic, historical, political, and social aspects of the Mexican-American/Chicano/a communities. It also covers issues such as dispossession, immigration, transnationalism, and other topics that have shaped the Mexican-American experience.
HUMA 1311 is an exploration of the purposes and processes in the visual and performing arts (such as music, painting, drama, and dance) and the ways in which they express the values of the Mexican-American/Chicano/a experience.
HUMA 2319 is an interdisciplinary survey that examines the diverse cultural, artistic, economic, historical, political, and social aspects of American minority communities. Topics may include race/ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic class, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, and religion.
HUMA 2323 is a general study of diverse world cultures. Topics include cultural practices, social structures, religions, arts, and languages.
The humanities are the branches of knowledge that concern themselves with human beings and their culture or with analytic and critical methods of inquiry derived from an appreciation of human values and of the unique ability of the human spirit to express itself. As a group of educational disciplines, the humanities are distinguished in content and method from the physical and biological sciences and, somewhat less decisively, from the social sciences. The humanities include the study of all languages and literatures, the arts, history, and philosophy. The humanities are sometimes organized as a school or administrative division in many colleges and universities in the United States (Britannica, 2023).
Humanities. (2023). In Encyclopedia Britannica. https://www.britannica.com/topic/humanities.
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