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University of Pittsburgh Johnstown    
2021-2022 Johnstown Campus Catalog 
  
 
  Jul 05, 2022
 
2021-2022 Johnstown Campus 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. Emphasis in Foreign Language and Literature


Faculty:  Alvaro Bernal, Catherine Cox, Jeremy Justus, Tuangtip Klinbubpa-Neff, Barbara Petrosky, Ann Rea, Michael Stoneham

Adjunct Faculty: Paulette Parlock, David Petrosky, Reine Turcato

Each student who elects Bachelor of Arts in Humanities with a concentration in Foreign Languages and Literature 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 21 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: All Humanities faculty

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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