Course Index

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HPR 477 COMMUNITY HEALTH PROMOTION

Students will obtain the knowledge and skills necessary to promote health at the community level by gaining an understanding of the multiple facets of a community. Non-profit organizations and community coalitions will be discussed; students will become aware of the efforts of these organizations in the areas of goal setting, research, health education and programming.

  • Credits: 3.0

HUM --- THE WORLD OF IDEAS: THE ARTS

HUM 220        EXPERIENCING HUMANITIES

HUM 221        HUMANITIES INTERPRETATION

HUM 222        ENGAGING THE SHORT STORY

Students use artistic modes of inquiry to develop awareness of the diversity of human feeling and experience. Students use critical thinking as they respond orally and in writing to original artifacts of human expression, including works of art, fiction, poetry, drama, and music.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Determined by major.

HUM --- THE WORLD OF IDEAS: HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES

HUM 255        SURVEY OF HISTORY: THE ANCIENT WORLD THROUGH EUROPEAN EXPLORATION

HUM 256        THE HISTORY OF WESTERN MEDICINE

HUM 257        A SEARCH FOR THE TRUTH BY CHALLENGING THE PRESENT AND DEMANDING A NEW FUTURE

HUM 258        WORLD HISTORY TO 1800

HUM 259        HISTORY OF SCIENCE: THE CREATION OF A BIOMEDICAL WORLD

Students critically analyze the impact of history on contemporary society.  Historical methods of inquiry inform students' perspectives on societal and institutional development.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Determined by major.

HUM --- THE WORLD OF IDEAS: HUMAN CONNECTION

HUM 270        SPIRITUALITY

HUM 271        WORLD RELIGIONS

HUM 272        COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE

Students use the modes of inquiry unique to philosophy, religion, ecology, and anthropology to develop sensitivity to life's interconnections. Selected fields of study provide unique lenses through which to study inner connections among mind, body, and spirit, as well as connections between oneself and a world of ideas, perspectives, and both living and non-living things.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Determined by major.

HUM 220/255/270 WORLD OF IDEAS

*At least one of the two electives must be in the Arts or Human Connection.

See All Humanities Course Descriptions for specific course information.

  • Credits: 6.0

HUM --- WORLD OF IDEAS: THE ARTS, HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES, OR HUMAN CONNECTION

At least one of the two humanities elevtive courses must be in the The Arts or Human Connection Distribution Area.

  • Credits: 9.0

HUM --- WORLD OF IDEAS

Students may choose a World of Ideas elective course.

See All Humanities Course Descriptions for specific course information.

  • Credits: 3.0

HUM --- WORLD OF IDEAS: THE ARTS, HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES, OR HUMAN CONNECTION

World of Ideas must include 3 credit hours from the area of Historical Perspectives and the remaining 6 credit hours can be from three areas: The Arts, Historical Perspectives, Human Connection.

See All Humanities Course Descriptions for specific course information.

  • Credits: 9.0

HUM 150 THE WORLD OF IDEAS: CRITICAL REASONING AND RHETORIC

There is a strong relationship between thinking clearly and expressing thoughts in formal writing and public speaking.  Using the skills of logic and critical thinking, students will examine ideas, analyze and evaluate the arguments of others, and advocate for their own ideas.  Students will be introduced to the NMC Portfolio process.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    HUM 150 is to be taken in the first semester, unless designated in the second semester by the program of study

HUM 150/152 CRITICAL REASONING & RHETORIC OR PORTFOLIO INTRODUCTION

If Critical Reasoning & Rhetoric credit is transferred, or if a bachelor's or graduate degree was previously earned by the student, then HUM 152 Portfolio Introduction (1 credit) needs to be take.

Critical Reasoning & Rhetoric

There is a strong relationship between thinking clearly and expressing thoughts in formal writing and public speaking.  Using the skills of logic and critical thinking, students will examine ideas, analyze and evaluate the arguments of others, and advocate for their own ideas.  Students will be introduced to the NMC Portfolio process.

Portfolio Introduction

This course is designed for students who receive two transfer credits for HUM150: Critical Reasoning and Rhetoric.  Students will activate their electronic portfolios, submit writing samples, and begin documentation of the Educated Citizen outcomes.

  • Credits: 1.0 - 3.0