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    East Tennessee State University
   
 
  Dec 16, 2017
 
 
    
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Humanities Minor


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College of Arts and Sciences


Department of Philosophy and Humanities


Humanities Minor Program Information


Box 70656
Phone: (423) 439-4425
Web Address: www.etsu.edu/cas/philosophy

Dr. Richard Kortum
email: kortumr@etsu.edu

The Humanities Minor seeks to provide a base for students to construct a better understanding of the spirit and meaning of their civilization. It draws fully on other departments within the university and attempts to show the interdependence of the various disciplines. By the consideration of the vast storehouse of historical, philosophical, religious, and artistic expressions, students are better able to understand and cope with the many issues that beset humankind, and they are better able to find meaning for themselves as individuals. It is designed for the student desiring a firm background in the humanistic disciplines, and it should be of special interest to students planning to enter such professions as the ministry, law, or college teaching.

Humanities Minor: A minimum of 24 hours is required including:


Twelve hours must be upper division (3000 level or above).

Additional Information


The specific courses for this program must be approved by the Humanities advisor, including courses in the following disciplines:

  • History
  • English (literature courses)
  • Art History
  • Introduction to Music or Music History
  • Philosophy and Humanities/Fine Arts

No courses counting toward the student’s major field or Service-Learning or General Education Core courses may be counted toward satisfying the Humanities Minor.

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