AA in Humanities

Earn your Associate in Arts degree online with a major in Humanities at Foothill College.

Associate Degree Requirements available as online courses:

English proficiency: ENGL 1A, ESLL 26 or equivalent.
Mathematics proficiency: MATH 105 or equivalent.

A minimum of 90 units is required to include:

  • All General Education requirements, CSU General Education Breadth Requirements, or the IGETC
  • Core courses (12 Units)
  • Support courses (16 Units)
  • Additional electives may be necessary to meet the 90-unit minimum for the associate degree

NOTE: All courses pertaining to the major must be taken for a letter grade. In addition, a GPA of 2.0 or higher in all core and support courses for the degree.

The courses listed BELOW are generally offered as online courses at least once every two years. Please see Online Schedule of Classes for verification.

NOTE: Courses used to meet major requirements CANNOT be used to satisfy any general education requirements.

ONLINE COURSE TITLE UNITS
     
CORE COURSES (12 units)
HUMN 1A HUMANITIES & THE MODERN EXPERIENCE I 4
HUMN 1B HUMANITIES & THE MODERN EXPERIENCE II 4
HUMN 3 WORLD MYTHS IN LITERATURE, ARTS & FILM 4
or HUMN 4 TRAUMA & THE ARTS 4
     
SUPPORT COURSES (16 units)

Select four categories from the list below. Complete at least 4 units in each selected category.

ART
ART 2D AFRICAN, OCEANIC & NATIVE AMERICANT ART 4.5
ART 2E A HISTORY OF WOMEN IN ART 4.5
ART 2F INTRODUCTION TO ASIAN ART 4.5
ART 2J AMERICAN ART 4.5
ART 3 HISTORY OF MODERN ART FROM POST-IMPRESSIONISM TO THE PRESENT 4.5
ART 36 HISTORY OF GRAPHIC DESIGN 4
DANC 10 TOPICS IN DANCE HISTORY 5
GID 1 HISTORY OF GRAPHIC DESIGN 4
PHOT 8 PHOTOGRAPHY OF MULTICULTURAL AMERICA 4
or PHOT 8H HONORS PHOTOGRAPHY OF MULTICULTURAL AMERICA 4
PHOT 10 HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY 4
or PHOT 10H HONORS HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY 4
PHOT 11 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN PHOTOGRAPHY 4
or PHOT 11H HONORS CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN PHOTOGRAPHY 4
THEATRE/FILM
MDIA 1 INTRODUCTION TO FILM STUDIES 4
MDIA 2A HISTORY OF FILM 1895-1945 4
MDIA 2B HISTORY OF FILM 1945-CURRENT 4
MDIA 2C CURRENT TRENDS IN FILM, TV & THE INTERNET 4
THTR 1 INTRODUCTION TO THEATRE 4
THTR 2F HISTORY OF AMERICAN MUSICAL THEATRE 4
THTR 8 MULTICULTURAL THEATRE ARTS IN MODERN AMERICA 4
LITERATURE
ENGL 5 GAY & LESBIAN LITERATURE 4
ENGL 7 NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE 4
ENGL 8 CHILDREN'S LITERATURE 4
ENGL 11 INTRODUCTION TO POETRY 4
ENGL 12 AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE 4
ENGL 14 TRAVELING THE WORLD THROUGH CONTEMPORARY LIT 4
ENGL 17 INTRODUCTION TO SHAEKSPEARE 4
ENGL 22 WOMEN WRITERS 4
ENGL 31 LATINO/A LITERATURE 4
ENGL 40 ASIAN AMERICAN LITERATURE 4
MUSIC
MUS 1 INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC 4
MUS 2A GREAT COMPOSERS & MUSIC MASTERPIECES OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION 5
MUS 2B GREAT COMPOSERS & MUSIC MASTERPIECES OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION 5
MUS 2C GREAT COMPOSERS & MUSIC MASTERPIECES OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION 5
MUS 2D WORLD MUSIC: ROOTS TO CONTEMPORARY GLOBAL FUSION 5
MUS 7 CONTEMPORARY MUSIC STYLES: ROCK, POP & JAZZ 4
MUS 7D CONTEMPORARY MUSIC STYLES: BEATLES IN THE CULTURE OF POPULAR MUSIC 4
MUS 7E HISTORY OF THE BLUES 4
MUS 8 MUSIC OF MULTICULTURAL AMERICA 5
or MUS 8H HONORS MUSIC OF MULTICULTURAL AMERIC 5
MUS 9A MUSIC & MEDIA: EDISON TO HENDRIX 4
MUS 9B MUSIC & MEDIA: HENDRIX TO HIP-HOP 4
MUS 11A JAZZ & SWING 4
MUS 11B FUNK, FUSION & HIP-HOP 4
MUS 11C SALSA & LATIN JAZZ 4
PHILOSOPHY
PHIL 4 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY 4
PHIL 25 COMPARATIVE WORLD RELIGIONS: WEST 4

Note that this list does NOT include courses that are only held on campus. For a list of on-campus courses that satisfy degree requirements, visit the Curriculum Sheet.

Based on 2015 - 2016 Curriculum Sheet.

Last Updated July 30, 2015
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