Humanities A

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Essential Skills:

  • Information and Digital Literacy
  • Personal and Social Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking

3 credit hours

One course from the list below.

I will tell you something about stories,
[he said]
They aren't just entertainment.
Don't be fooled.
They're all we have, you see.
All we have to fight off illness and death.
You don't have anything
if you don't have the stories.
Their evil is mighty,
but it can't stand up to our stories.

Leslie Marmon Silko, Ceremony
  • Explore how individuals and diverse societies, past and present, make meaning and assign value.
  • Explain how histories, cultural works, languages and ideas shape diverse communities and relations between them
  • Design ways of understanding diverse human experiences, including conflict and inequality, by examining cultural records
  • Identify and analyze the sources of particular claims about human experience


Course NumberNameDescription
AFST 1110Introduction to Africana Studies
AMST 1150Introduction to SW Studies
ARCH 2125World Architecture II
CCST 2110Intro to Chicana & Chicano Studies
CLST 1110Greek Mythology
CLST 2110Greek Civilization
CLST 2120Roman Civilization
COMP 2222Fairy and Folk Tales
COMP 2240Cultures, Texts, Worlds
ENGL 1410Introduction to Literature
ENGL 2650World Literature I
ENGL 2660World Literature II
GEOG 1175World Regional Geography
GRMN 2227Sickness, Insanity, and Transgression in German Literature and Film
HIST 1105Making History
HIST 1110United States History I
HIST 1120United States History II
HIST 1150Western Civilization I
HIST 1160Western Civilization II
HIST 1170Survey of Early Latin America
HIST 1180Survey of Modern Latin America
HNRS 1120Honors Legacy Seminar
HNRS 2167Humanities in Society & Culture
INTS 1101Introduction to International Studies
LING 2151The Language of Advertising
LTAM 1111Latin American Film
MLNG 1110Approaches to Languages and Cultures
NATV 1150Introduction to Native American Studies
PHIL 1115Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 2210Early Modern Philosophy
PHIL 2225Greek Thought
RELG 1110Introduction to World Religions
RELG 1550Religion, Health and Medicine
RELG 2110Eastern Religions
RELG 2120Western Religions

*These courses are only offered through the UNM Branch Campuses.