Ammerman Campus
Hegis Code: 5649

Program Learning OutcomesCurriculum Code: LACW-AA

     The Humanities curriculum is designed to provide students with rigorous introduction to the humanities as preparation for a variety of professions such as teaching, law, writing, film and communications. The curriculum attempts to balance the need for broad background with an opportunity for an early experience in a particular branch of learning to foster greater depth of understanding.

     Opportunities to explore specialized areas are offered as options in cinema studies, communications, creative writing, English, foreign language and philosophy. Each option provides students with a solid background for transfer to baccalaureate programs in a chosen field.

Admission Procedures and Requirements

     Entering students should have an 80 or above high school average. Students already enrolled in college should demonstrate a minimum 3.0 GPA and can be admitted fall or spring. Students who do not meet the criteria may be admitted on a provisional basis.

FIRST SEMESTER: 16.5 credits Credits
COL101: Freshman Seminar 1.5
** Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum Communications Elective 3
ENG101: Standard Freshman Composition 3
* Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum Foreign Language 3
IND101: Civilization: The Human Experience I
or HIS101: Western Civilization I
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum Humanities Elective 3
SECOND SEMESTER: 16-17 credits Credits
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum, see information below ENG102: Introduction to Literature 3
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum ENG131: Creative Writing 3
* Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum Foreign Language 3
IND102: Civilization: The Human Experience II
or HIS102: Western Civilization II
*** Mathematics Elective 3-4
Physical Education 1
THIRD SEMESTER: 17 credits Credits
American History Elective 3
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum ENG203: Advanced Creative Writing/Fiction
or ENG204: Advanced Creative Writing/Poetry
Laboratory Science Elective 4
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum Philosophy Elective 3
Physical Education 1
Restricted Social Sciences Elective 3
FOURTH SEMESTER: 15-17 credits Credits
§ ART / MUS / THR Elective 3-4
ENG213: English Literature I,
ENG214: English Literature II,
ENG215: American Literature I
or ENG216: American Literature II
English Elective 3
£ Humanities Core Course 3
Mathematics / Laboratory Science Elective 3-4
Total Credits Required 64.5-67.5

*Students are required to complete two semesters of a foreign language in sequence based on completion of prerequisite or fulfillment of equivalent high school placement requirements, as follows: Elementary I/Elementary II OR Elementary II/Intermediate I OR Intermediate I/Intermediate II OR Intermediate II/any advanced-level course.
**To be selected from COM101, COM102 or COM105
***One course: MAT103, MAT124, or higher.
One course to be chosen from HIS103, HIS104, POL105
A social science elective that deals with Other World Civilizations to be chosen from the following: ANT101 ANT105, ANT203, ANT205, ANT211, GEO101, GEO102, GEO103, HIS107, HIS118, HIS119, HIS120, POL107.
§ One course to be selected from the following: ART101, ART111, ART112, ART113, ART114, ART124, ART130, ART133, ART135, ART141, ART155, ART161, ART171, ART181, ART202, ART209, ART210, MUS101; MUS103, MUS105, MUS117, MUS120, MUS122, MUS123, MUS131, MUS132, MUS133, MUS134, MUS135, MUS206, MUS210, THR101, THR105, THR131, THR211, THR212. (MUS131-135 can be used only if they add up to four credits.)
£ One course from the following: ENG212, COM202, PHL111 or HUM115.
 Courses that constitute the major in this
curriculum These courses constitute the major courses in this curriculum.
 NOTE: 1) Students planning to transfer to SUNY four-year institution should check the SUNY core General Education Requirements in the college catalog for information on selection of elective courses.
2) See Transfer Opportunities for articulation agreements with four-year colleges and universities.

Required Credit Distribution
English 18 credits
Foreign Language 6 credits
Social Sciences 12 credits
Mathematics and Science 10-12 credits
Humanities 15 credits
Freshman Seminar 1.5 credits
Physical Education 2 credits