Humanities

HUM-114 - MULTICULTURAL PERSPECTIVES

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

Selected readings from the critical perspectives of race, class and gender will provide the theoretical framework for class discussions. At the same time, films and works of literature from different cultural points of view will help students reach a new understanding of their own and other cultures and will open themselves up for a multicultural understanding of society.

HUM-145 - LANGUAGE AND SOCIETY

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

This course is an introduction to sociolinguistics exploring the relationship between social and linguistic behavior. Analyzes factors influencing the choice of sounds, grammatical elements, and vocabulary; it codes the social function of a language. Focuses on the history of the language, various dialects, jargon, slang and differences between male and female language.

HUM-287 - LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT STUDIES

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

This course is designed to provide emerging and existing leaders the opportunity to explore the concept of leadership and to develop and improve their leadership skills. The course integrates readings from the humanities, experiential exercises, films/videos and contemporary readings on leadership.

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