Class Schedule

Class Schedule For Humanities & Religious Studies - Fall2021

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HRS 4 - Exploring World Religions (3 Units)

Comparative inquiry into the nature of global religions, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Daoism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Experiential, social, and material aspects of religions will be considered as well as beliefs and practices.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for HRS 4 Section 01 81964 1 Lecture 45/0 MW WEBONLINE 0130PM-0245PM Stark,Harvey FL,HUM (C2)
02 book for HRS 4 Section 02 81758 1 Lecture 45/0 WEBONLINE - Akiyama,Kengo FL,HUM (C2)
03 book for HRS 4 Section 03 81695 1 Lecture 45/1 WEBONLINE - Akiyama,Kengo FL,HUM (C2)
04 book for HRS 4 Section 04 81839 1 Lecture 45/1 WEBONLINE - Akiyama,Kengo FL,HUM (C2)

HRS 10 - Arts+Ideaswest:Anc-Mediev (3 Units)

Introduction to the literature, art, architecture, philosophy and history of the ancient and medieval West, with emphasis on classical Greece and Rome and the European Middle Ages.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for HRS 10 Section 01 81965 1 Lecture 45/1 WEBONLINE - Poxon,Judith L FL,HUM (C2)
02 book for HRS 10 Section 02 81403 1 Lecture 45/6 TR MRP1000 1200PM-0115PM Karnes,Steven HUM (C2)

HRS 11 - Arts+Ideas West: Ren-Mod (3 Units)

Introduction to the literature, art, architecture, music, philosophy, and history of the West from the Renaissance to the present.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for HRS 11 Section 01 81364 1 Lecture 45/1 WEBONLINE - Shinbrot,Victoria FL,HUM (C2)
02 book for HRS 11 Section 02 85943 1 Lecture 45/4 WEBONLINE - Shinbrot,Victoria FL,HUM (C2)

HRS 21 - First Year Seminar (3 Units)

Introduction to the nature and possible meanings of higher education, and the functions and resources of the University. Designed to help students develop and exercise fundamental academic success strategies and to improve their basic learning skills.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for HRS 21 Section 01 86948 1 Discussion 25/21 MW DLN1010 1200PM-0115PM Dubois,Joel A E

HRS 60 - Pop Culture (3 Units)

Focus on thinking critically and building arguments about popular culture in its various forms, including television, film, music, art, and literature. Enhances understanding of popular culture, including definitions of key analytical terms, sociocultural history, generic structures, and aesthetic appreciation.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for HRS 60 Section 01 85944 1 Lecture 45/10 MW MND3013 0130PM-0245PM Coleman,Jillian A3
02 book for HRS 60 Section 02 85945 1 Lecture 45/0 WEBONLINE - Coleman,Jillian A3,FL

HRS 70 - Art+Ideas Asia:Anc To Med (3 Units)

Introduction to the cultural history of ancient and early medieval Asia incorporating examples of art, literature, philosophy, and religion, providing a survey of China, India, and several other distinct cultures of the areas surrounding them--especially Japan.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for HRS 70 Section 01 87057 1 Lecture 45/2 WEBONLINE - Coleman,Jillian FL,HUM (C2)

HRS 80 - Introduction to Film (3 Units)

Introduction to the aesthetics of cinema, including understanding of how lighting, editing, angles, shot length, and framing create meaning in film. Discussion of aesthetic movements such as German Expressionism, Nouvelle Vague, and auteurism.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for HRS 80 Section 01 86398 1 Lecture 45/4 T WEBONLINE 0530PM-0645PM Buckman,Alyson R C1,FL
01 book for HRS 80 Section 01 86398 1 Lecture 45/4 WEBONLINE - Buckman,Alyson R C1,FL

HRS 105 - Approaches To Humanities (3 Units)

Advanced study of interdisciplinary methods applied to the arts, including literature, music and other modes of humanistic expression.

Prerequisite: HRS 10 and HRS 11 or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for HRS 105 Section 01 81365 1 Discussion 45/37 TR WEBONLINE 0130PM-0245PM Shinbrot,Victoria FL

HRS 108 - Approaches Relig Studies (3 Units)

Exploration of the history and methodology of Religious Studies, including the analysis of several significant theories of the origin and function of religion. Methods and theories drawn from the disciplines of psychology, sociology, history, anthropology, philosophy and feminist studies.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for HRS 108 Section 01 81439 1 Discussion 30/17 R MND1020 0530PM-0820PM Stark,Harvey

HRS 113 - Culture Classical Greece (3 Units)

Examination of the Golden Age of Athens and the birth of Western humanism; studies in the classical ideals, tragedy, comedy, poetry, history, philosophy, art and architecture.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for HRS 113 Section 01 80758 1 Lecture 45/3 MW WEBONLINE 0130PM-0245PM Nystrom,Bradley FL,HUM (C2)

HRS 119 - Classical Mythology (3 Units)

Study of Greek and Roman myths and hero tales and their place in the arts and literature of Western civilization. Also provides an introduction to the general nature and function of myth.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for HRS 119 Section 01 81405 1 Lecture 120/6 WEBONLINE - Thoma,Judy L FL,HUM (C2)
02 book for HRS 119 Section 02 81528 1 Lecture 45/1 WEBONLINE - Karnes,Steven FL,HUM (C2)
03 book for HRS 119 Section 03 81963 1 Lecture 45/2 TR MRP1000 0130PM-0245PM Karnes,Steven HUM (C2)
04 book for HRS 119 Section 04 82157 1 Lecture 45/6 R WEBONLINE 1200PM-0115PM Warnes,Mathias FL,HUM (C2)
04 book for HRS 119 Section 04 82157 1 Lecture 45/6 WEBONLINE - Warnes,Mathias FL,HUM (C2)

HRS 121 - Intr Heb Bible(Old Tstmt) (3 Units)

Survey of the historical narratives and other literature of the Bible, analysis of archeological evidence and introduction to the basic problems of textual criticism. Topics of study will include the origins and development of early Judaism and its interaction with surrounding cultures.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for HRS 121 Section 01 85946 1 Lecture 45/4 WEBONLINE - Akiyama,Kengo FL,HUM (C2)

HRS 126 - Hist Christianity Reformn (3 Units)

Christianity from Jesus to Martin Luther. Emphasis on the evolution of Christian thought and institutions and the relationship of the Church to popular culture and secular powers.

Cross Listed: HIST 126; only one may be counted for credit.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for HRS 126 Section 01 80825 1 Lecture 25/3 T WEBONLINE 1030AM-1145AM Terry,Wendy R FL,HUM (C2)

HRS 131 - Medieval Culture (3 Units)

Decline of Rome to the Renaissance. Emphasis on the cultural development of the West from the Germanic invasions until the advent of Humanism with attention to theology, art, architecture and literature to illustrate the dynamics of these diverse years.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for HRS 131 Section 01 82075 1 Lecture 45/1 R WEBONLINE 0130PM-0245PM Bacich,Chris FL,HUM (C2)
01 book for HRS 131 Section 01 82075 1 Lecture 45/1 WEBONLINE - Staff FL,HUM (C2)

HRS 144 - Introduction To Islam (3 Units)

Survey of the Islamic way of life: its beliefs, traditions and practices from Quranic origins and the Sunna of the Prophet Muhammad. The historical development of Islamic law, religious sects, mysticism, and intellectual thought of the global Muslim community from medieval to contemporary times.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for HRS 144 Section 01 81237 1 Lecture 45/1 WEBONLINE - Stark,Harvey FL,HUM (C2)

HRS 147 - History of Buddhism (3 Units)

Examines in cultural and historical perspective, drawing on both ancient and contemporary sources, the key practices and ideas of Buddhist traditions in India, China, Southeast Asia, Tibet, Japan, and other surrounding regions; as well as the more recent spread of these practices and ideas to Europe, North America, and Australia.

Cross listed: HIST 147

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for HRS 147 Section 01 86955 1 Lecture 45/9 TR MRP1000 0300PM-0415PM Dubois,Joel A HUM (C2)

HRS 151 - World Mythology (3 Units)

Introduction to the nature and function of myth. The specific literature studied will be exclusive of classical mythology and because of the breadth of subject matter will vary in content. The mythology of at least four cultures will be covered each term.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for HRS 151 Section 01 81140 1 Lecture 45/0 WEBONLINE - Thoma,Judy L FL,HUM (C2)
02 book for HRS 151 Section 02 81197 1 Lecture 120/6 WEBONLINE - Thoma,Judy L FL,HUM (C2)
03 book for HRS 151 Section 03 81399 1 Lecture 45/0 WEBONLINE - Poxon,Judith L FL,HUM (C2)
04 book for HRS 151 Section 04 81697 1 Lecture 45/1 WEBONLINE - Poxon,Judith L FL,HUM (C2)

HRS 154 - Food, Farming, and the Sacred (3 Units)

Examination of primary sources dealing with the sacred dimensions of food and farming in pre-modern and modern world cultures. Attention paid to sustainable, small-scale farming, and spiritual perspectives that promote and reinforce sustainable food practices. Interested students may receive one additional unit of credit for 20 hours of work with a local organization involved in farming and/or local food distribution through the Community Engagement Center and reflection assignments relating this work to course materials.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for HRS 154 Section 01 87100 1 Lecture 45/6 R WEBONLINE 0300PM-0415PM Warnes,Mathias FL,HUM (C2)
01 book for HRS 154 Section 01 87100 1 Lecture 45/6 WEBONLINE - Warnes,Mathias FL,HUM (C2)

HRS 155 - Spirit+Nature (3 Units)

Comparative inquiry into the critical connection between religion and nature. Traditional views of selfhood, the sacred, morality and specific ecological issues, such as energy consumption will be examined through representative sources in world religions.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for HRS 155 Section 01 81398 1 Lecture 120/3 WEBONLINE - Jaoudi,Maria M FL,HUM (C2)

HRS 161 - Multicultural America (3 Units)

Topically structured, interdisciplinary introduction to the cultural experiences of historically under-represented groups. Historical and contemporary events, as well as values and beliefs in American culture, are examined through various artistic expressions, such as music, painting and literature.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for HRS 161 Section 01 81199 1 Lecture 105/0 WEBONLINE - Solso,Allison FL,HUM (C2),RE
02 book for HRS 161 Section 02 81449 1 Lecture 45/3 W WEBONLINE 0700AM-0750AM Poxon,Judith L FL,HUM (C2),RE
02 book for HRS 161 Section 02 81449 1 Lecture 45/3 WEBONLINE - Poxon,Judith L FL,HUM (C2),RE
03 book for HRS 161 Section 03 81220 1 Lecture 30/0 WEBONLINE - Solso,Allison FL,HUM (C2),RE
04 book for HRS 161 Section 04 82050 1 Lecture 45/2 WEBONLINE - Solso,Allison FL,HUM (C2),RE

HRS 168 - Images Of America (3 Units)

Interdisciplinary survey of major events, trends and figures in American history viewed through the lenses of American literature, visual arts, music and architecture. The arts in America are studied in relation to major ideas, significant personalities and important historical events from the period of the early republic to the present.

Prerequisite: GWAR certification before Fall 09; or WPJ score of 80+; or 3-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W; or 4-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X; or WPJ score 70 or 71 and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X.

Cross Listed: HIST 168; only one may be counted for credit.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for HRS 168 Section 01 81366 1 Lecture 35/0 WEBONLINE - Solso,Allison FL,HUM (C2),RE,WI

HRS 169 - Hollywood+America (3 Units)

Chronological survey of American films and their cultural significance from the 1890s to the present. Focus on films produced in Hollywood, the contexts in which they were created and the impact of Hollywood as a geographical and mythical place in the development of American culture.

Cross Listed: HIST 169; only one may be counted for credit.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
02 book for HRS 169 Section 02 86958 1 Lecture 25/0 WEBONLINE - Gough,Peter HUM (C2)

HRS 171 - Intro To East Asian World (3 Units)

Comparative study of the cultural heritages of China and Japan through literature, art, religion, philosophy and history. East Asian modes of thinking and humanistic expressions will be identified and contrasted with those of the West.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for HRS 171 Section 01 85948 1 Lecture 45/1 WEBONLINE - Ninh,Thien-Huong Thi FL,HUM (C2)

HRS 181 - Contemporary Issues Film (3 Units)

Examination of contemporary film and film criticism from an interdisciplinary perspective, stressing the links between film, literature, the visual arts and society.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for HRS 181 Section 01 85950 1 Lecture 45/4 R WEBONLINE 0300PM-0415PM Buckman,Alyson R ARTS (C1),FL
01 book for HRS 181 Section 01 85950 1 Lecture 45/4 WEBONLINE - Buckman,Alyson R ARTS (C1),FL

HRS 190D - Seminar HRS: Death & Afterlife (3 Units)

Seminar for Humanities and Religious Studies majors. Examines myths, theories, and perceptions of death and afterlife in cross-cultural and historical perspective through analysis of literature, the visual arts, and music.

Prerequisite: Must be HRS major or minor; Completion of 9 units of HRS lower division courses; Completion of the GWAR.

Cross listed: HRS 290D

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for HRS 190D Section 01 85951 1 Seminar 15/5 T MND1020 0530PM-0820PM Brodd,Jeffrey

HRS 199 - Special Problems (1-3 Units)

Tutorial-reading course involving independent research. Topic and research method to be decided upon jointly by student and instructor.

Note: May be repeated for credit.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for HRS 199 Section 01 81440 1 Independent Study 3/2 WEBONLINE - Buckman,Alyson R FL

HRS 200A - Culture+Expression (3 Units)

Interdisciplinary seminar on cultural movements, figures, and art forms of eras from prehistory to the Europen Middle Ages. Focus on the West with some global comparison. Emphasis on theoretical perspectives, methods, and research techniques germane to the humanaties.

Prerequisite: Must be a HRS major or minor

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for HRS 200A Section 01 81959 1 Seminar 15/11 M MND1020 0530PM-0820PM Brodd,Jeffrey

HRS 202 - Western Aesthetics:Tradtn+Revs (3 Units)

Introduction to critical methodologies in the Humanities and to techniques of formal analysis as applied to specific eras and artworks in Western cultural history.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for HRS 202 Section 01 81881 1 Seminar 15/10 R WEBONLINE 0530PM-0820PM Shinbrot,Victoria FL

HRS 290D - Seminar HRS: Death & Afterlife (3 Units)

Seminar for graduate students studying in the Department of Humanities and Religious Studies. Examines myths, theories, and perceptions of death and afterlife in cross-cultural and historical perspective through analysis of literature, the visual arts, and music.

Prerequisite: Must be HRS major or minor; Completion of 9 units of HRS lower division courses; Completion of the WPJ.

Cross listed: HRS 190D

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for HRS 290D Section 01 85952 1 Seminar 15/11 T MND1020 0530PM-0820PM Brodd,Jeffrey

HRS 299 - Special Problems (1-3 Units)

Graduate level tutorial-reading course involving independent research. Topic and research method to be decided upon jointly by student and instructor.

Prerequisite: Approval of the faculty member under whom the work is to be conducted and of the department's Graduate Advisor.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for HRS 299 Section 01 81685 1 Thesis Research 99/98 WEBONLINE - Buckman,Alyson R FL
02 book for HRS 299 Section 02 81855 1 Thesis Research 99/98 WEBONLINE - Stark,Harvey FL
03 book for HRS 299 Section 03 87902 1 Thesis Research 99/98 WEBONLINE - Shinbrot,Victoria FL
04 book for HRS 299 Section 04 88028 1 Thesis Research 99/99 WEBONLINE - Shinbrot,Victoria

HRS 500 - Culminating Experience (3 Units)

Completion of a thesis or comprehensive examination.

Prerequisite: Advanced to candidacy and permission of the Graduate Coordinator.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for HRS 500 Section 01 81153 1 Thesis Research 1/0 WEBONLINE - Shinbrot,Victoria FL
02 book for HRS 500 Section 02 87445 1 Thesis Research 1/0 WEBONLINE - Brodd,Jeffrey FL
03 book for HRS 500 Section 03 87545 1 Thesis Research 1/0 WEBONLINE - Stark,Harvey FL

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Class Attribute Codes

A3 - Critical Thinking (A3)

ARTS (C1) - Arts (Area C1)

C1 - World Civilizations (C1)

E - Understanding Personal Development (E)

FL - Fully Online (no In-Person Meetings Incl. Finals)

HUM (C2) - Humanities (Area C2)

RE - Race & Ethnicity Graduation Requirement (RE)

WI - SAC:WRITING INTENSIVE GRAD REQ

Session Codes

1 - Regular Academic Session (08/30/2021 to 12/10/2021)