Gateway Courses in the Humanities

Are you interested in studying the humanities and arts, but don't know where to begin? Gateway Courses introduce you to the fundamental issues and questions in each discipline, offering an ideal entry point to further study in the department.

Check back here every quarter to learn about Gateway Courses in ALL humanities disciplines.

Introductory Humanities Courses

Title Instructor(s) Quarter Day, Time, Location
ARTHIST 1B
Introduction to the Visual Arts: History of Western Art from the Renaissance to the Present
Nemerov, A. 2017-2018 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:30am - 11:20am
Cubberley Auditorium
CHINA 111
Literature in 20th-Century China (CHINA 211)
Wang, B. 2017-2018 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
200-105
CHINA 117
Humanities Core: Love and Betrayal in Asia (HUMCORE 21, JAPAN 117, KOREA 117)
Lee, H., Egan, R. 2017-2018 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
200-203
CLASSICS 37
Humanities Core: Great Books, Big Ideas -- Europe, The Ancient World (DLCL 11, HUMCORE 11)
Walsh, V., Krebs, C. 2017-2018 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
Green Library 351
COMPLIT 101
What Is Comparative Literature?
Reiss, T. 2017-2018 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
10:30am - 11:50am
260-012
ENGLISH 10A
Introduction to English I: Mapping Monsters in British Literaturen650-1650
Treharne, E. 2017-2018 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
200-305
ENGLISH 12A
Introduction to English III: Introduction to African American Literature (AFRICAAM 43, AMSTUD 12A)
Rasberry, V. 2017-2018 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
6:00pm - 7:20pm
380-380W
FILMSTUD 4
Introduction to Film Study
Iyer, U., Iyer, U. 2017-2018 Autumn
Wednesday
5:30pm - 8:20pm
McMurtry Building rm 115
HISTORY 50A
Colonial and Revolutionary America
Gienapp, J., Iker, T., Zola, C. 2017-2018 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
420-040
HUMCORE 11
Humanities Core: Great Books, Big Ideas -- Europe, The Ancient World (CLASSICS 37, DLCL 11)
Walsh, V., Krebs, C. 2017-2018 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
Green Library 351
HUMCORE 21
Humanities Core: Love and Betrayal in Asia (CHINA 117, JAPAN 117, KOREA 117)
Lee, H., Egan, R. 2017-2018 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
JAPAN 138
Introduction to Modern Japanese Literature and Culture (JAPAN 238)
Reichert, J. 2017-2018 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
4:30pm - 5:50pm
160-322
LINGUIST 1
Introduction to Linguistics
Lamm, M., Leigh, D., Korat, O., Sumner, M. 2017-2018 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:30am - 11:20am
260-113
LINGUIST 35
Minds and Machines (PHIL 99, PSYCH 35, SYMSYS 1)
Skokowski, P. 2017-2018 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
Cemex Auditorium
MUSIC 1
Musical Genius: Exemplars in the History of Organized Sound
Sano, S., Applebaum, M. 2017-2018 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
10:30am - 11:50am
Campbell Recital Hall 126
MUSIC 19A
Introduction to Music Theory
2017-2018 Autumn
MUSIC 19A
Introduction to Music Theory
Berger, T., Berger, T. 2017-2018 Autumn
Friday
1:30pm - 2:20pm
Braun103
MUSIC 7B
Musical Cultures of the World
Schultz, A. 2017-2018 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
Braun103
PHIL 100
Greek Philosophy (CLASSICS 40)
Yang, K., Lee, R., Bobonich, C. 2017-2018 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
380-380C
PHIL 171
Justice (ETHICSOC 171, POLISCI 103, POLISCI 336S, PUBLPOL 103C, PUBLPOL 307)
Reich, R., Basu, J., Kaufman, B., Lenczewska, O., Schwartz, A. 2017-2018 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
Ceras 300
SYMSYS 1
Minds and Machines (LINGUIST 35, PHIL 99, PSYCH 35)
Skokowski, P. 2017-2018 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
Cubberley Auditorium