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

Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Quarter Day, Time, Location
HISTORY 50A
Colonial and Revolutionary America
Rakove, J. 2019-2020 Autumn
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:20am
200-205
HISTORY 1A
Global History: The Ancient World (CLASSICS 76)
Lewis, M. 2019-2020 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
200-030
PHIL 100
Greek Philosophy (CLASSICS 40)
Bobonich, C. 2019-2020 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
370-370
ARTHIST 1B
How to Look at Art and Why: An Introduction to the History of Western Painting
Nemerov, A. 2019-2020 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:30am - 11:20am
McMurtry Building 102, Oshman
ARTHIST 1B
How to Look at Art and Why: An Introduction to the History of Western Painting
2019-2020 Autumn
Wednesday
12:30pm - 1:20pm
Departmental Room
HUMCORE 11
Humanities Core: Great Books, Big Ideas -- Europe, The Ancient World (CLASSICS 37, DLCL 11)
Parker, G., Leibundgut, T., Parker, G., Leibundgut, T. 2019-2020 Autumn
Friday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
200-034
ENGLISH 10C
Introduction to English I: Tradition and Individuality, Medieval to Early Modern
Lupic, I. 2019-2020 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
ENGLISH 12C
Introduction to English III: Modern Literature
2019-2020 Autumn
AMSTUD 107
Introduction to Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (CSRE 108, FEMGEN 101, TAPS 108)
Hanlon, P., Daub, A., Crandall, M. 2019-2020 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
Littlefield 104
FILMSTUD 4
Introduction to Film Study
Levi, P., Levi, P. 2019-2020 Autumn
Thursday
10:30am - 1:20pm
McMurtry Building 102, Oshman
ILAC 130
Introduction to Iberia: Cultural Perspectives
Resina, J. 2019-2020 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
LINGUIST 1
Introduction to Linguistics
Podesva, R., Hilton, K., Korat, O., Lake, E., Clifford, L. 2019-2020 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
260-113
PHIL 1
Introduction to Philosophy
Lawlor, K. 2019-2020 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
10:30am - 11:50am
DINKG10
PHIL 171
Justice (ETHICSOC 171, POLISCI 103, POLISCI 336S, PUBLPOL 103C, PUBLPOL 307)
Coyne, B., Petrov, P., Zhao, D., Oh, E., Schwartz, A., Hughes, P. 2019-2020 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
320-105
SYMSYS 1
Minds and Machines (LINGUIST 35, PHIL 99, PSYCH 35, SYMSYS 200)
Lassiter, D. 2019-2020 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
Cubberley Auditorium
RELIGST 4
What Didn't Make It into the Bible (CLASSICS 9N, JEWISHST 4)
Penn, M. 2019-2020 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
Lathrop 282
COMPLIT 101
What Is Comparative Literature?
Greene, R. 2019-2020 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
10:30am - 11:50am
Green Earth Sciences150