Humanities

Overview

Humanities

Do you love to explore other times and cultures? Study religion, music, dance, literature and more. Understand the diversity of human expression and culture. Learn about world history and sharpen your reasoning and communication skills.

Careers in Education, Advertising and Museum Work

From being a healthcare worker to working as a journalist, the humanities give you many career options.

  • Start your career as a teacher or an artist, or put your communication skills to work in public relations.
  • Become a writer or a museum curator.
  • You could be a translator or interpreter, or become a lawyer or intelligence analyst.

Academic Plans for Humanities

Each plan shows all the courses you need to take to complete your goal from start to finish. Map your education by clicking on the Academic Plan for the degree or certificate you’re interested in earning below. 

Note: The academic plans will give you an idea of the classes you need to take. However, please meet with a counselor to personalize the plan.

Humanities: Asian Studies—AA Degree

Term 1
Course Units
HUM 0001 3
ENGL 0001A 3
ARHI 0150 3
(ANTH 0001 and ANTH 0001L) 4
COMM 0002 or COMM 0003 3
TOTAL 16
Term 2
Course Units Notes
PHIL 0013 3  
HUM 0010 3  
ASTR 0007 3  
MATH 0000D or MATH 0013 4

MATH 0000D if needed to fulfill Math Learning Skills General Education requirement.

MATH 0013 recommended if student plans to transfer.

ENGL 0001B or ENGL 0001C 3  
TOTAL 16  
Term 3
Course Units
HUM 0002 3
WMST 0001 3
HIST 0027 3
PSYC 0130 3
HIST 0019A 3
TOTAL 15
Term 4
Course Units
HUM 0003 3
ANTH 0002 3
SSCI 0020 or HIST 0023 3
HIST 0019B 3
POLS 0001 or HIST 0020 or HIST 0017B 3
TOTAL 15

Humanities: Diverse Perspectives—AA Degree

Term 1
Course Units Notes
HUM 0001 3  
HUM 0005 3  
ENGL 0001A 3  
(ANTH 0001 and ANTH 0001L) 4 ANTH 0001L (lab class) is recommended for transfer students.
COMM 0003 or COMM 0002 3  
TOTAL 16  
Term 2
Course Units Notes
LGBT 0001 3  
PHIL 0015 3  
ASTR 0007 3  
ENGL 0001B or ENGL 0001C 3  
MATH 0000D or MATH 0013 4

MATH 0000D if needed to fulfill Math Learning Skills General Education Requirement.

MATH 0013 recommended if student plans to transfer.

TOTAL 16  
Term 3
Course Units
HUM 0002 3
ARHI 0132 3
WMST 0001 3
HIST 0027 3
PSYC 0130 3
TOTAL 15
Term 4
Course Units
HUM 0003 3
SSCI 0010 3
ANTH 0002 3
SSCI 0020 or HIST 0023 3
POLS 0001 or HIST 0020 or HIST 0017B 3
TOTAL 15

Humanities: General—AA Degree

Term 1
Course Units
HUM 0001 3
ENGL 0001A 3
ARHI 0110 3
(ANTH 0001 and ANTH 0001L) 4
COMM 0002 or COMM 0003 3
TOTAL 16
Term 2
Course Units Notes
PHIL 0004 3  
HUM 0010 3  
ASTR 0007 3  
MATH 0000D or MATH 0013 4

MATH 0000D if needed to fulfill Math Learning Skills General Education requirement.

MATH 0013 recommended if student plans to transfer.

ENGL 0001B or ENGL 0001C 3  
TOTAL 16  
Term 3
Course Units Notes
HUM 0002 3  
HUM 0020 or HUM 0005 3 Recommend HUM 0020 if focus is on religious studies or HUM 0005 for general focus.
WMST 0001 3  
HIST 0027 3  
PSYC 0130 3  
TOTAL 15  
Term 4
Course Units Notes
HUM 0003 3  
HUM 0021 or HUM 0015 3 Recommend HUM 0021 if focus is on religious studies or HUM 0015 if focus is general.
ANTH 0002 3  
POLS 0001 or HIST 0020 or HIST 0017B 3  
SSCI 0020 or HIST 0023 3  
TOTAL 15  

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