About this course
This program teaches students about humanity through exploration of the art, music and literature of various cultures throughout the ages. It is designed to prepare students to transfer to four-year institutions to continue studies in writing, literature, speech, interpersonal relations, journalism, communication, music, art, philosophy or religion.
The goals of this program are to:
- provide students with the opportunity to explore the humanistic tradition through an emphasis on the search for moral, social and political alternatives and meanings as embodied in the institutions, culture and literature of ancient and contemporary civilizations;
- introduce critical thinking skill through an emphasis on rational methods and creative problem solving through electives in writing, literature, speech, interpersonal relations, journalism, communications, music, art, philosophy and religion; and
- develop students' aesthetic awareness and the ability for self-expression.