Humanities, Certificate of Achievement

The Humanities Certificate of Achievement supports students’ fulfillment of English Language, Communication, Critical Thinking, and Arts and Humanities general education requirements. It also prepares students to complete an Associate in Arts program of study in one of the humanities, including Art, Communication Studies, English, Linguistics, Philosophy, Theatre, and World Languages.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Analyze and interpret human thoughts, achievement, and expression relevant to such branches of knowledge as philosophy, literature, and/or the fine and performing arts.
  • Communicate their analyses and interpretations through oral and written means.

Certificate of Achievement Requirements

Required Core
ENGL 1ACollege Composition3
HUMA 10Exploration of Values in Living3
Select one course from the following:3
Public Speaking
Small Group Communication
Interpersonal Communication
Select one course from the following:3
Argumentative Writing and Critical Thinking
Introduction to Logic
Introduction to Critical Thinking
Program Electives
Select two courses from the following:6-10
Understanding Art
Introduction to Photography
Introduction to Literature
Elementary French I
Gender, Sexuality, and Popular Culture
Images of Women in the Arts
Humanities in Multicultural America
Introduction to Feminist Theory
Music Appreciation
Introduction to Philosophy
Elementary American Sign Language I
Elementary Spanish I
Introduction to Theatre
Total Units18-22

Please refer to the graduation requirements section of the Catalog for information about degree and certificate requirements including Reading and Writing, Mathematics, Information Competency, and General Education requirements.