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Minor in Humanities
(18 hours*)


Program Requirements

  1. Complete the following:
      IHUM 201 : Western Humanities 1: Antiquity to Renaissance. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      IHUM 201 : Western Humanities 1: Antiquity to Renaissance. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: Honors also.
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
      DESCRIPTION: Western civilization from Greek antiquity to Renaissance from perspective of traditional humanistic values reflected in its arts and ideas. Examines fundamental questions about human experience, formative events in history, and value of important literary and artistic texts.
      NOTE: This course is part of a GE Mosaic. See ge.byu.edu/mosaic-list for more information.

      Course Outcomes


      IHUM 202 : Western Humanities 2: Renaissance to the Present. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      IHUM 202 : Western Humanities 2: Renaissance to the Present. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: Honors also.
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
      DESCRIPTION: Western civilization from Renaissance to present from perspective of traditional humanistic values reflected in its arts and ideas. Examines fundamental questions about human experience, formative events in history, and value of important literary and artistic texts.
      NOTE: This course is part of a GE Mosaic. See ge.byu.edu/mosaic-list for more information.

      Course Outcomes


      IHUM 250 : Introduction to Interdisciplinary Humanities. (3:3:.5)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      IHUM 250 : Introduction to Interdisciplinary Humanities. (3:3:.5)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
      DESCRIPTION: Major literary, artistic, and musical forms and their use in the interdisciplinary study of aesthetics and culture and intellectual history. May include International Cinema.

      Course Outcomes


      IHUM 350 : Interpretation of Literature and the Arts. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      IHUM 350 : Interpretation of Literature and the Arts. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
      PREREQUISITE: ENGL 311; or PHIL 300; IHum 201 and 202 and 250. At least three of the remaining historical foundation courses (item 3 under major requirements).
      DESCRIPTION: Understanding and writing about literature and at least one of the other arts; critical theory.
      NOTE: Should be taken junior year.

      Course Outcomes


  2. Complete one course from the following:
  3. Complete one enrollment of the following:
  4. Complete the GE Advanced Languages requirement using the foreign language option. (Please note that ASL does not meet this requirement for the humanities minor. For the rationale, see item 5 under humanities major.)

*Hours include courses that may fulfill university core requirements.



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