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University of Pittsburgh Johnstown    
2018-2019 Johnstown Campus Catalog 
    
 
  Oct 22, 2019
 
2018-2019 Johnstown Campus Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Humanities, BA


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Three options are available to students in the program leading to the Bachelor of Arts in Humanities:

I. Concentration in Foreign Language and Literature


Faculty:  Alvaro Bernal, Barbara Petrosky

Adjunt Faculty: Paulette Parlock, David Petrosky, Reine Turcato

Each student who elects Bachelor of Arts in Humanities with a concentration in Foreign Languages and Lierature must complete the following requirements:

  1. At least 15 credits in a second language beyond the elementary level
  2. At least 15 credits in literature and civilization courses in the same language
  3. At least 24 credits in other Division of Humanities courses (Related Area) chosen with an advisor
  4. At least 9 credits in Required Humanities

II. Emphasis in Philosophy and Literature:


Faculty:  Derek Leben, Martin Rice, Catherine Cox, Jeremy Justus, Tuangtip Klinbubpa-Neff, Ann Rea, Michael Stoneham

Each student who elects Bachelor of Arts in Humanities with a concentration in Philosophy and Literature must complete the following requirements:

  1. At least 15 credits in Philosophy beyond Philosophy PHIL 0083 , PHIL 0209 , and PHIL 0213  
  2. At least 15 credits in English Literature or foreign literature in translation
  3. At least 24 credits in other Division of Humanities courses chosen with advisor
  4. Between 6-9 credits in Foreign Language or Literature in Translation
  5. At least 9 credits in Required Humanities

III. Emphasis in Thematic Cluster:


Faculty: Valerie Grash, Jeffrey Webb, and all Humanities faculty

Adjunct Faculty: Michael Bodolosky, Kim Rauch

Each student who elects Bachelor of Arts in Humanities with a self-designed Thematic Cluster must complete the following requirements:

  1. At least 24 credits in Humanities clustered around a theme or field, such as Art History or Music. (Students selecting this option must have the proposed theme approved by the Chair of the Division of Humanities.)
  2. At least 30 credits in courses offered by the Division of Humanities; the courses used to meet this requirement are chosen in consultation with an advisor
  3. Between 6-9 credits in Foreign Language or Literature in Translation
  4. At least 9 credits in Required Humanities

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