Humanities, General

Courses

HUM 006 Oral Communication Skills for Non-Native Speakers 0.0 Credits

Designed to help international members of the Drexel community improve their listening comprehension and oral communication skills in English. Provides participants with opportunities to make presentations and receive constructive feedback, with particular attention to grammar, pronunciation, and fluency problems. Especially recommended for international teaching assistants.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

HUM 106 Humanities and Communications I 3.0 Credits

Covers reading of fictive and expository works and writing of essays of response and critical analysis. Introduces technical writing. Develops an awareness of audience and begins group work for collaborative projects, with a focus on creativity in the liberal arts and in engineering. Requires students to keep journals as tools for reflection.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

HUM 107 Humanities and Communications II 3.0 Credits

Covers the research process. Continues work with critical analysis begun in HUM 106. Requires students to apply research methodology as they write a critical review and a chemistry synthesis paper, and develop group proposals for their design projects. Also requires students to continue the study of literature begun in HUM 106 and continue keeping journals.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

HUM 108 Humanities and Communications III 3.0 Credits

Requires students to write a literary analysis of a play in production locally and discuss visual arts. Includes written and oral presentations of students' final engineering design projects. Coordinates readings in non-fiction with the course science component. Requires students to write a synthesis paper for biology and continue using journals as a means for reflection.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

HUM 159 [WI] Peer Tutoring Workshop 3.0 Credits

A course in which students learn to do writing-intensive tutoring using theory and practice. This is a writing intensive course.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: ENGL 103 [Min Grade: D] or ENGL 105 [Min Grade: A]

HUM 211 Studies in the Humanities I 3.0 Credits

Introduces the subject matter, methodologies, and critical issues of the humanities.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: ENGL 103 [Min Grade: D] or ENGL 105 [Min Grade: A]

HUM 305 Metaphorical Thinking 3.0 Credits

Interdisciplinary study of the process of metaphorical thinking.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: ENGL 103 [Min Grade: D] or ENGL 105 [Min Grade: A]

HUM 315 Perspectives in Medical Humanities 3.0 Credits

This course introduces a multidisciplinary approach to health related topics rooted in literary, philosophical, social, scientific/technological, and psychological perspectives and methodologies. Discussion format and student participation in choosing readings enhance a sense of community among the participants.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CMDH.
Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

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