Humanities (HUM)

HUM 101 Introduction to Western Humanities I, HUM 102 Introduction to Western Humanities II, HUM 103 Intro to Non-Western Humanities, HUM 110 Introduction to Philosophy, HUM 112 Western Philosophy I HUM 113 Western Philosophy II, HUM 170 Introduction to Asian Philosophies, HUM 202 Philosophy of Religion, HUM 203 Comparative Religions, HUM 204 Introduction to Religious Studies, HUM 205 Introduction to Mythology, and HUM 216 Ethics fulfill the humanities requirement for the Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Fine Arts, and Associate in Engineering Science degrees.

HUM 115 Critical Reasoning and HUM 116 Logic fulfill the humanities requirement for the AA, AS, AFA, and AES degrees; however, only one can count toward General Education.

HUM 101 Introduction to Western Humanities I, HUM 102 Introduction to Western Humanities II, and HUM 103 Intro to Non-Western Humanities fulfill either the humanities requirement or the fine arts requirement for the AA, AS, and AES degrees.

All HUM courses numbered 100 and above may be used to fulfill the liberal education requirement for the Associate of Applied Science degree.

All HUM courses numbered 100 and above may be applied to the major field and elective requirement for the AA and AS degrees.

HUM 100 Topics in Humanities (1-3)(1,0)

(1-3, 0) A multi-disciplined course designed to give students the opportunity to better understand a topic or an artistic, cultural or historical period or movement through a detailed analysis of the arts and ideas of that period or movement. Repeatable to a total of six credits. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

HUM 101 Introduction to Western Humanities I (3)(3,0)

A survey of selected examples of musical, artistic and literary contributions European culture has made to world civilization from pre-history to the Renaissance. This multi-disciplined study is designed to assist students in the recognition and fundamental understanding of the continuity of elements of the European past with their own contemporary culture. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Humanities requirement or the Fine Arts requirements. IAI Course Number: HF 902 Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer

HUM 102 Introduction to Western Humanities II (3)(3,0)

A survey of selected examples of musical, artistic and literary contributions European culture has made to world civilization from the Renaissance to modern times. This multi-disciplined study is designed to assist students in the recognition and fundamental understanding of the continuity of elements of the European past with their own contemporary culture. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Humanities requirement or the Fine Arts requirements. IAI Course Number: HF 903 Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

HUM 103 Intro to Non-Western Humanities (3)(3,0)

Introduction to the artistic, religious and philosophic expressions of cultures in areas other than Europe and the Europeanized cultures in the Americas showing the interrelations of music, art, literature and ideas in these cultures. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Humanities requirement or the Fine Arts requirements. IAI Course Number: HF 904N Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer

HUM 104 Classic Theatre-The Humanities in Dr (3)(3,0)

A study of drama and literature by European authors of the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries to be developed around a selection of 13 television plays augmented by text materials and readings. Filmed segments will be integrated with anthology, book of critical readings, and workbook-study guide. Basic intent of the course is to aid in understanding historical-social backgrounds of the periods represented, to aid in analyzing form, and literature importance as an enhancement to enjoying the plays, and to develop learning techniques of interpretation and criticism. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

HUM 107 Global Perspectives on World Civ. (3)(3,0)

The course will present worldwide problems and opportunities inherent in conditions and relationships found in the 20th century and anticipated in the 21st century. It will examine political views, world resources and needs, economic interdependence, emerging and traditional cultural forces and forces for historic change. The major emphasis of course content will be on aspects of the non-western world. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available NOTE: This course is offered concurrently as INS 107. The student must decide whether to earn credits in Humanities (HUM) or International Studies (INS) prior to enrolling.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

HUM 110 Introduction to Philosophy (3)(3,0)

Survey course in the area of philosophic thought, intended to acquaint the student with basic philosophical questions and major world views which propose answers to these questions. The areas of epistemology metaphysics and ontology, ethics, aesthetics and social and political philosophy will be among the topics explored from the standpoint of important western and non-western traditions. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Humanities requirement. IAI Course Number: H4 900 Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer

HUM 112 Western Philosophy I (3)(3,0)

Presents the chronological development of major western philosophical traditions from 600 BCE to 1600 CE. Writings of the Pre-Socratics, Greek Idealists, Hellenistic, Medieval, and Renaissance philosophers will be studied. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Humanities requirement. IAI Course Number: H4 901 Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Fall

HUM 113 Western Philosophy II (3)(3,0)

A continuation of HUM 112 emphasizing the chronological developments of major philosophic traditions in the modern western world from 1600 to the present. Similarities to and differences from non-western philosophies will be considered. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Humanities requirement. IAI Course Number: H4 902 Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+ Recommended: HUM 112

Semester(s) Offered: Spring

HUM 115 Critical Reasoning (3)(3,0)

An introduction to critical reasoning skills as a first step in enhancing one's ability to read and evaluate material for logical consistency and appropriate techniques of elementary argumentation. Effective critical reasoning is essential to one's collegiate success in the humanities, natural and social sciences, and subsequently, in the professions, vocations, business careers, and everyday life. This course will help the student understand, evaluate, and create effective claims and arguments. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Humanities requirement. IAI Course Number: H4 906 Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

HUM 116 Logic (3)(3,0)

Basic introductory course concerning the fundamental principles of logic. The emphasis will be on deductive forms of reasoning from Aristotle's syllogism to modern techniques. The students will gain skills in analyzing and creating arguments and in seeing the applicability of the techniques of logic both to formal intellectual analysis and to the issues encountered in everyday life. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Humanities requirement. IAI Course Number: H4 906 Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer

HUM 117 Social & Political Philosophy (3)(3,0)

A philosophical examination of man in society, the foundations of social and political institutions, and the nature of political obligations. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

HUM 118 Philosophy of Science (3)(3,0)

General features of desirable properties of scientific method and theories, historical development of scientific knowledge, logic of basic scientific concepts. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Available (3 C) Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

HUM 124 Culture and Science in the West (3)(3,0)

Interdisciplinary study tracing the interrelation between culture and science and the impact of scientific advancement on philosophy, art, architecture, mathematics and technology from ancient to modern times. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

HUM 170 Introduction to Asian Philosophies (3)(3,0)

An introduction to major schools of philosophy and ideas of major philosophers in Eastern and Southern Asia with comparisons to common, established Euro-American ideas and world views. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Humanities requirement. IAI Course Number: H4 903N Proficiency credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

HUM 202 Philosophy of Religion (3)(3,0)

Philosophical analysis of selected religious concepts and beliefs including God's existence, evil, miracles, religious experience, faith and morality. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Humanities requirement. IAI Course Number: H4 905 Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

HUM 203 Comparative Religions (3)(3,0)

Basic principles of the world's great religious traditions will be compared and contrasted with a view to gaining an understanding of the primary beliefs and ritual activities of the human family. Religions studied will be selected from among the following: Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Humanities requirement. IAI Course Number: H5 904N Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer

HUM 204 Introduction to Religious Studies (3)(3,0)

An introduction to a variety of religious teachings, rituals and customs found in past history and the present world. Examples for study will be drawn from both traditional and modern societies with an emphasis on discovering the nature of religion and the role it has played in cultural history worldwide. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Humanities requirement. IAI Course Number: H5 900 Proficiency Credit Available (3 C) Pass/No Credit Not Available NOTE: This course is offered concurrently as INS 204. The student must decide whether to earn credits in Humanities (HUM) or International Studies (INS) prior to enrolling.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

HUM 205 Introduction to Mythology (3)(3,0)

An introduction to mythic literature covering literary forms and philosophic themes found in examples drawn from various cultures. Discussions will include such topics as archetypal motifs, matriarchal and patriarch models, images of divinity, and problems of human relationships in myths. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Humanities requirement. IAI Course Number: H9 901 Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098, or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

HUM 208 Life & Work in the 21st Century (3)(3,0)

Provides an introduction to the theory as well as the practical applications of a reasoned approach to planning for the future. These approaches are practiced in industry and government and by individuals throughout the world as they seek to cope with the technological and social changes currently in progress. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Available (2 ) Pass/No Credit Not Available NOTE: This course is offered concurrently as INS 208. The student must decide whether to earn credits in Humanities (HUM) or International Studies (INS) prior to enrolling.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

HUM 216 Ethics (3)(3,0)

This course studies the principal ethical theories and concepts of human conduct and character and critically evaluates these concepts and their practical implications. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Humanities requirement. IAI Course Number: H4 904 Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer

HUM 217 Aesthetics (3)(3,0)

A critical and philosophical examination of aesthetic experience and fine arts, artistic creativity, the work of art, and criteria of judgment. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

HUM 219 Honors Seminar in Humanities (1)(1,0)

A seminar which complements a particular humanities course designed to provide the opportunity for study of the course material in greater depth, more sophisticated inquiry or methodology and/or more penetrating research. The student must qualify for honors status. Course is repeatable to three credits. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $132 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None Recommended: Honors status

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

HUM 224 Cultural History of Pacific Asia (3)(3,0)

Presents the cultural history of Pacific Asia with primary emphasis on Japan, Korea, and China. The art, literature, ideas and religious heritages and contemporary life of the area will be studied. The course is intended to be particularly useful to those who intend to live or conduct business in the region. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

HUM 231 Contemporary Moral Issues (3)(3,0)

A critical examination of western and non-western theories and concepts from the middle of the 20th century up to the present, which are useful in the analysis of understanding of the contemporary moral problems in personal, organizational and professional settings. Codes of conduct in the business and health care fields get specific attention. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

HUM 297 Independent Study in Humanities (1-3)(1,0)

The student is to have identified a special study project and request advice and direction from the humanities faculty. The program will be carried out under the direction of one or more faculty members who will modify the proposal in accordance with departmental requirements for the credit involved. Repeatable three times to 12 credits. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

Semester(s) Offered: Varies