Liberal Arts - Arts and Humanities AA
The Liberal Arts with an Emphasis in Arts and Humanities Associate Degree program is designed to provide the transfer Arts and/or Humanities student the opportunity to earn an associate degree with specialization in areas of the student’s choice. The program provides introductory lower-division work in the Arts and Humanities. These courses emphasize the study of cultural, literary, humanistic activities and artistic expression of human beings throughout history. Students will evaluate and interpret the ways in which people, through the ages in different cultures, have responded to themselves and the world around them in artistic and cultural creation. Students will also learn to value aesthetic understanding and incorporates these concepts when constructing value judgments. Students should consult the catalog of their intended transfer university for any local requirements, in addition to those earned through this degree and contact a West Hills College Lemoore counselor for further information or assistance.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the program, student will be able to:
- articulate knowledge about various cultural, literary, humanistic activities, and artistic expression of human beings throughout history.
- demonstrate an understanding of the ways in which people, through the ages in different cultures, have responded to themselves and the world around them in artistic and cultural creation.
- demonstrate an understanding of aesthetics and be capable of incorporating these concepts when constructing value judgments.
- Student will be able to demonstrate an understanding of how historical context has influenced the development of various achievements in western culture, including religion, art, literature, drama, music, architecture and philosophy.
Choose 18 units from the following: (at least one course must from the Arts (Art, Music, Theater) and one course must be from the Humanities (Literature, Philosophy, Foreign Languages) category.
|Required Core Courses|
|ART-013A||Introduction to Ceramic Design||3|
|ART-016A||Survey of Western Art: Pre-History to Proto Renaissance||3|
|ART-016B||Survey of Western Art: Renaissance to Present||3|
|PA-001||Introduction to Theatre|
|Required Core Courses|
|ASL-001||Introduction to American Sign Language: Level 1|
|ASL-002||Introduction to American Sign Language: Level 2|
|ENG-001B||Literature, Critical Thinking & Writing||3|
|FLSPN-001||Literature, Critical Thinking & Writing|
|FLSPN-002||Elementary Spanish for Non-Native Speakers|
|FLSPN-003||Intermediate Spanish for native and Non-native Speakers|
|FLSPN-011||Introduction to Spanish for the Limitedly Bilingual||4|
|FLSPN-012||Elementary Spanish for the Limitedly Bilingual||4|
|HIST-004A||Western Europe to 1700|
|HIST-004B||Western Europe from 1700|
|HIST-020||World History I|
|HUM-001||Introduction to Western Culture|
|HUM-022||Introduction to Comparative Religion|
|LING-011||Introduction to Linguistics|
|PHIL-001||Introduction to Philosophy|
|PHIL-002||Introduction to Logic||3|