Mar 22, 2018  
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018

Interdisciplinary Studies, Humanities Concentration, B.A.

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: College of Arts and Sciences

Curriculum Requirements

The Bachelors of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies offers an alternative program of study for students whose objectives are not met by the university’s current majors.  The degree is especially attractive to students who are interested in designing individual programs that suit their educational and career goals or for students who wish to study a particular concentration through an interdisciplinary selection of courses. 

1. 124 Credit Hours:

Achieve a minimum grade point average of 2.0 overall with no grade lower than a “C” in any degree core or concentration course.  The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU.

2. General Education Requirement:

Complete General Education Curriculum  required by the university.

3. Departmental/Program Requirements:

Non-departmental requirements (must have a grade of 'C' or better):

* Course may be used to fulfill a GEC Requirement

+ Course must be completed in addition to a GEC Requirement

Program requirements: Students must complete a total of 30 hours in Interdisciplinary (IDS) Core courses with grades of 'C' or better as follows:

A.  Required CORE Courses - 6 hours

INDS 2000 Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies ( 3 ) - (Required)

INDS   4000 Senior Seminar in Interdisciplinary Studies (Required)

B.  Complete additional 24 hours from the following list of courses for a total of 30 required hours in the Core:

GLST 1000 Global Studies*

DRAM 1000 Appreciation of Drama *

PHIL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy  (GEC Requirement)*+

ECON 2100 Principles of Microeconomics  

ECON 2200 Principles of Macroeconomics  

ART 1000 Introduction to the Study of Art *

ENG 1500 Writing about Literature  

ART 1500 Survey of Art Survey of Art ( 3 ) *

2000-Level Literature survey from the following: ENG 2310 , ENG 2320 , ENG 2340 , ENG 2410  

GEOG 1000 Introduction to Geography  

HIST 2210 United States History to 1865  

HIST 2210 United States History to 1865  

MKT 3210 Principles of Marketing  

MSCM 2430 Mass Media and Society  

MUSL 1000 Survey of Music *

POLS 2100 American Government  

PSY 2100 General Psychology  

SOCI 2100 Principles of Sociology  

4. Concentration Requirements

Must complete a total of 30 semester hours in the Humanities Concentration with no more than 6 semester hours at each of 1000 or 2000 levels.  Must include 3-hour capstone course at the 4000 level

Humanities Concentration List of Courses
1000 Level Options : No more than 6 hours from the following list courses

ART 3200 African-American Art History  

HIST 1540 The Black Experience Since 1865  

ENG 1700 Religion and Literature  

ENG 1300 World Literature I  (Prerequisite—ENG 1210 )

ENG 1400 World Literature II  (Prerequisite—ENG 1210 )

MUSL 1000 Survey of Music  

PHIL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy  

2000 Level Options: No more than 6 hours from the following list of courses

HIST 2081 Problems in the History of Women Since 1750  

HIST 2620 Latin American History: The National Period  

ENG 2410 Sacred Texts and Traditions of South Asia  

ENG 2320 British Literature II  (Prerequisite—ENG 1500 )

ENG 2105 Introduction to Technical Writing   (WI)

FREN 2300 Introduction to Francophone Literature  (Prerequisite—FREN 2200 )

SPAN 2300 Introduction to Hispanic Literature  (Prerequisite —SPAN 2200 )

GERM 2104 Introduction to German Civilization  

ENG 2340 Contemporary African American Literature  (Prerequisite— ENG 1110 )

3000 Level Options

ART 3010 Renaissance Art  

ART 3020 Modern Art  

MSCM 3450 History of Mass Communication  (Prerequisite —ENG 1210 )

MSCM 3460 International Communication  (Prerequisite —ENG 1210 )

MUSL 3420 History of Music II 

HIST 3910 South Asia Under British Imperial Rule, 1750-1885  

ENG 3430 Social Inequality in South Asia through Literature and Film 

ENG 3505 Women and Literature  (Prerequisite-ENG 1500 )

ENG 3420 African American Literature II  (Prerequisite—ENG 1500 )

SPAN 3300 Introduction to African-Hispanic Literature  (Prerequisite—SPAN 2200 )

HIST 3010 Problems in European History  

HIST 3020 Problems in American History  

HIST 3040 Topics in African History  

HIST 3510 African American History to 1865  

HIST 3520 African American History Since 1865  

HIST 3522 The Black Female Body in American Culture  

HIST 3523 Black Feminist and Feminist Thought  

HIST 3524 Black Women and Activism  

4000 Level Options

ARTF 4010 Introduction to Museum Studies  

DRAM 4140 Afro-American Drama  

HIST 4170 The New Europeans: Race and Ethnic Minorities in Contemporary Europe  

HIST 4310 History of North Carolina  

ENG 4200 Modern African Literature  (Prerequisite-ENG 1500 )

ENG 4120 The Twentieth-Century Novel  

ENG 4700 Twentieth-Century British Literature  

ENG 4210 Fiction, Film and South Asia’s Past 

MSCM 4610 Communication Law and Ethics  MUSL 4600 Seminar in Contemporary Music  

PHIL 4220 Philosophy and Reality  

GERM 4230 Special Topics  

Capstone Options in the Humanities:  Select one course (3 hours) from the following list of capstone courses:

HIST 4010 Seminar in European History  

HIST 4020 Seminar in American History  

HIST 4040 Seminar in African History  

HIST 4050 Seminar in African American History  

HIST 4510 Modern African American History Since 1900  

HIST 4630 The African Presence in Latin America  

HIST 4070 Seminar in the African Diaspora  

MUSL 4600 Seminar in Contemporary Music  

SPAN 4800 Senior Seminar in Hispanic Studies  

5. Additional Requirements

General Electives:  Students must also complete 25 hours of general electives selected from the courses listed above (that are not used to meet concentration or core requirements) or as approved by their advisor.

Program Notes:

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: College of Arts and Sciences