Humanities

At Centralia College, the humanities involve the study of human society and culture, including how humans understand the world and their unique experiences in it.

The Associate in Arts degree with emphasis in Humanities is designed for those planning to major in English, history, political science, or related academic areas after transferring to a four-year college or university.

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Humanities Education Plan

Degree: Associate in Arts
Emphasis: Humanities

Notes for Students

  • The study of a foreign language is highly recommended.
  • Students should consult with their advisor before selecting electives. This will allow coordination of electives with desired career goal.
First Year  
Fall Quarter
  • ENGL& 101 English Composition I - 5 credits
  • HUM& 116 Humanities I - 5 credits
  • Quantitative Skills Distribution - 5 credits
Winter Quarter
  • ENGL& 102 Composition II - 5 credits
  • HUM& 117 Humanities II - 5 credits
  • Natural Science Distribution - 5 credits
Spring Quarter
  • HIST& 118 Western Civilization II - 5 credits
  • HUM& 118 Humanities III - 5 credits
  • PSYC& 100 General Psychology - 5 credits
  • Health and Fitness Distribution - 3 credits
Second Year  
Fall Quarter
  • CMST& 220 Public Speaking - 5 credits
  • ENGL& 244 American Literature - 5 credits
  • HUM 110 Ethics & Cultural Values - 5 credits
Winter Quarter
  • HUM 270 Survey of Film Studies - 5 credits
  • SOC& 101 Introduction to Sociology - 5 credits
  • Natural Science Distribution - 5 credits
Spring Quarter
  • MUSC 140 History of American Music - 5 credits
  • Natural Science Distribution - 5 credits
  • Elective - 2 credits

HUM 110 - Ethics and Cultural Values

An interdisciplinary study of philosophy, literature, history and religion within Western and Oriental ethical systems of thought. It focuses on the importance of cultural values through a study of virtue, duty, utility, and rights.

HUM& 116 - Humanities I

A survey of the major movements in art, architecture, music, philosophy and literature in a historical context, from pre- history to 1400 C.E.

HUM& 117 - Humanities II

A survey of the major movements in art, architecture, music, philosophy, and literature in a historical context, from 1300 C.E. to 1800 C.E.

HUM& 118 - Humanities III

A survey of the major movements in art, architecture, music, philosophy, and literature in a historical context, from 1800 C.E. to the present.

HUM 270 - Survey of Film Studies

An examination of the social, historical, technical, and artistic aspects of film through viewing, study and discussion of notable motion pictures.

HUM 281-286 - Lyceum I-VI

The Lyceum offers a variety of lectures on topics of current interest across a wide variety of disciplines. The theme may vary from quarter to quarter.

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CONTACT

Dan Taylor (he/him/his)
Dean of Instruction – Arts & Sciences
Office: WSC 118-A
360-623-8633
Email Dan Taylor