Skip Navigation
top

Course Listings

Cultural Studies: Cambridge

HUMN 398C | 3 Credits

Course Desc: An introduction to the city and the University of Cambridge. Topics include the origins of the city; the rise of the University and its colleges; the development and function of buildings, chapels, dining halls, gardens, and other academic institutions; and the character of student life during the past and in the present. Assignments include advanced reading and research. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: HUMN 198C or HUMN 398C.

Special Topics in Humanities

HUMN 198 | 3 Credits

Course Desc: A study of selected topics in the humanities. Students may receive credit for a given topic in either HUMN 198 or HUMN 398 only once.

Fortresses on the Rhine

HUMN 198J | 1 Credit

Course Desc: An overview of more than 21 castles on the Rhine. Firsthand study of the Castle of St. Mark (Marksburg), the best preserved castle on the Rhine, is included. The siege of a castle is discussed.

Cultural Studies: Cambridge

HUMN 198C | 3 Credits

Course Desc: An introduction to the city and the University of Cambridge. Topics include the origins of the city; the rise of the University and its colleges; the development and function of buildings, chapels, dining halls, gardens, and other academic institutions; and the character of student life during the past and in the present. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: HUMN 198C or HUMN 398C.

Films of Woody Allen

HUMN 398H | 1 Credit

Course Desc: A detailed examination of the films of Woody Allen, beginning with the early comedies and progressing to the later dramatic films. The films' development, construction, motifs, critical and popular success are explored. Topics include Allen's influences; the nature and subjects of his comedy; his use of narrative; and recurrent themes of sex, love, death, psychoanalysis, and New York City. Assignments include advanced reading and research. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: HUMN 198H or HUMN 398H.

Films of Woody Allen

HUMN 198H | 1 Credit

Course Desc: A detailed examination of the films of Woody Allen, beginning with the early comedies and progressing to the later dramatic films. The films' development, construction, motifs, critical and popular success are explored. Topics include Allen's influences; the nature and subjects of his comedy; his use of narrative; and recurrent themes of sex, love, death, psychoanalysis, and New York City. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: HUMN 198H or HUMN 398H.

Arts in Germany

HUMN 198P | 3 Credits

Course Desc: A survey of German art, architecture, and music. Topics include baroque, religious, secular, and romantic art; Gothic, Romanesque, and modern German architecture; and the music of Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Hayden, Liszt, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Schubert, Schumann, and Wagner.

Mark Twain in Heidelberg

HUMN 398F | 1 Credit

Course Desc: A study of the literary and historical merits of Mark Twain's work during his "Heidelberg" period. Focus is on A Tramp Abroad. Romance and realism are studied through architecture and museum tours. Assignments include advanced reading and research. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: HUMN 198F or HUMN 398F.

Films of Alfred Hitchcock

HUMN 398G | 1 Credit

Course Desc: An examination of the ideas and techniques of one of the century's greatest film directors, Alfred Hitchcock. Topics include Hitchcock's evolution as a filmmaker and his film techniques. Three of his best-known American films, (Rear Window, North By Northwest, and Psycho) are viewed and discussed. Assignments include advanced reading and research. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: HUMN 198G or HUMN 398G.

Humanities Seminar

HUMN 495 | 3 Credits

Course Desc: (Intended as a final, capstone course to be taken in a student's last 15 credits.) Prerequisites: HUMN 100, an upper-level ARTH, an upper-level ENGL, an upper-level HUMN, and an upper-level PHIL. A study of humanities that synthesizes knowledge gained through previous study. An individually chosen research project is used to examine the nature of human responsibility to self, others, and the environment; the role of intellectual inquiry in human life; and the role of creativity in human life. Career options are also explored.

To check other courses, please check our course information page.

Contact Us

Our helpful admissions advisors can help you choose an academic program to fit your career goals, estimate your transfer credits, and develop a plan for your education costs that fits your budget. If you're a current UMGC student, please visit the Help Center.

Personal Information
This field is required.

This field is required.

Contact Information
Please recheck your email address.
This field is required.

Numbers only, between 10-15 digits.
This field is required.

International numbers, start with a plus sign (+) & country code

This is a required field.
Additional Information
This field is required.
This field is required.

By submitting this form, you are giving your express written consent without obligation for UMGC to contact you regarding our educational programs and services using e-mail, phone, or text, including automated technology for calls and/or texts to the mobile number(s) provided. For more details, including how to opt out, read our privacy policy or contact an admissions advisor.