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 (16 Units)
  • Support courses (12 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 (16 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
HUMN 4 TRAUMA & THE ARTS 4
     
SUPPORT COURSES (12 units)

Select three 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
or WMN 15 HISTORY OF WOMEN IN ART 4.5
ART 2F INTRODUCTION TO ASIAN ART 4.5
ART 2G INTRODUCTION TO ISLAMIC ART 4.5
ART 2J AMERICAN ART 4.5
ART 3 MODERN ART & CONTEMPORARY THOUGHT 4.5
ART 36 HISTORY OF GRAPHIC DESIGN 4
or GID 1 HISTORY OF GRAPHIC DESIGN 4
DANC 10 TOPICS IN DANCE HISTORY 4
PHOT 5 INTRODUCTION TO PHOTOGRAPHY 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
THEATRE/FILM
MDIA 2A HISTORY OF FILM 1895-1945 4
or VART 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 14 TRAVELING THE WORLD THROUGH CONTEMPORARY LIT 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
PHILOSOPHY
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 2014 - 2015 Curriculum Sheet.

Last Updated September 12, 2014
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