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Arts and Humanities

Criteria

Some categories under the current curriculum and the new curriculum may have the same name but different criteria. The same application form may be used for both.

Application

AH Proposal Form (Revised) (Word Document)

Instructions for Vol Core Proposals

Sample of AH Proposal – Traditional Arts & Humanities Discipline

Sample of AH Proposal – Nontraditional Arts & Humanities Discipline

Completed proposals should be dropped into a Sharepoint folder (sign in with your UTK email address and password; contact Barbara Murphy, Chair, General Education Committee, if you have difficulty) or emailed to gened@utk.edu (copy the appropriate subcommittee chair and the administrative officer having primary responsibility for undergraduate curriculum in the course’s host college to notify them of the submission). New courses must be approved at the College level prior to General Education approval, but proposals may be submitted concurrently in order to ensure sufficient time for review.

Rubric for Student Assessment

Arts and Humanities Rubric for Student Assessment

Subcommittee Members

Approved Courses

  • Current curriculum: See the General Education Requirements page of the undergraduate catalog.
  • Volunteer Core curriculum:
    • AFST 225 – Introduction to African Literature
    • AFST 226 – Introduction to Caribbean Literature
    • AFST 233 – Major Black Writers
    • AFST 331, Race and Ethnicity in American Literature
    • AFST 333 – Black American Literature and Aesthetics
    • ANTH 436 – Cities and Sanctuaries of the Greek and Roman World
    • ANTH 442 – Archaeology of the Prehistoric Aegean
    • ANTH 443 – Archaeology and Art of Ancient Greece
    • ANTH 444 – Archaeology and Art of Ancient Italy and Rome
    • ARAB 251 – Whole New Worlds: Fantasy, Sci-Fi, and Dystopia in the Middle East
    • ARCH 111 – Architecture and the Built Environment
    • ARCH 117 – Honors: Architecture and the Built Environment
    • ARCH 211 – History and Theory of Architecture I
    • ARCH 212 – History and Theory of Architecture II
    • ARCH 217 – Honors: History and Theory of Architecture I
    • ARCH 218 – Honors: History and Theory of Architecture II
    • ARTH 172 – Western Art: Ancient through Medieval
    • ARTH 173 – Western Art: Renaissance to Contemporary
    • ARTH 183 – Asian Art
    • CLAS 221 – Early Greek Mythology
    • CLAS 222 – Classical Greek and Roman Mythology
    • CLAS 232 – Archeology and Art of Ancient Greece and Rome
    • CLAS 253 – Greek and Roman Literature in English Translation
    • CLAS 254 – Greek and Roman Epic in English Translation
    • CLAS 255 – Greek and Roman Drama in English Translation
    • CLAS 256 – The Ancient World Reimagined
    • CLAS 351 – Cicero and Sallust
    • CLAS 352 – Roman Lyric Poetry
    • CLAS 382 – Roman Civilization
    • CLAS 436 – Cities and Sanctuaries of the Greek and Roman World
    • CLAS 439 – Pompeii
    • CLAS 442 – Archaeology of the Prehistoric Aegean
    • CLAS 443 – Archaeology and Art of Ancient Greece
    • CLAS 444 – Archaeology and Art of Ancient Italy and Rome
    • CLAS 445 – Ancient and Medieval Seafaring
    • CLAS 462 – Ancient Greek and Roman Technology
    • CNST 281 – Introduction to Film Studies
    • CNST 323 – German Film Survey
    • ENGL 201 – British Literature I: Beowulf through Johnson
    • ENGL 202 – British Literature II: Wordsworth to the Present
    • ENGL 206 – Introduction to Shakespeare
    • ENGL 207 – Honors: British Literature I
    • ENGL 208 – Honors: British Literature II
    • ENGL 209 – Introduction to Jane Austen
    • ENGL 221 – World Literature I: Ancient through Early Modern
    • ENGL 222 – World Literature II: The Eighteenth-Century to the Present
    • ENGL 225 – Introduction to African Literature
    • ENGL 226 – Introduction to Caribbean Literature
    • ENGL 231 – American Literature I: Colonial Era to the Civil War
    • ENGL 232 – American Literature II: Civil War to the Present
    • ENGL 233 – Major Black Writers
    • ENGL 237 – Honors: American Literature I: Colonial Era to the Civil War
    • ENGL 238 – Honors: American Literature II: Civil War to the Present
    • ENGL 247 – Honors: Introduction to Poetry
    • ENGL 248 – Honors: Introduction to Drama
    • ENGL 251 – Introduction to Poetry
    • ENGL 252 – Introduction to Drama
    • ENGL 253 – Introduction to Fiction
    • ENGL 254 – Themes in Literature
    • ENGL 258 – Honors: Introduction to Fiction
    • ENGL 281 – Introduction to Film Studies
    • ENGL 301 – British Culture to 1660
    • ENGL 302 – British Culture: 1660 to Present
    • ENGL 303 – American Cultures
    • ENGL 331, Race and Ethnicity in American Literature
    • ENGL 332 – Women in American Literature
    • ENGL 333 – Black American Literature and Aesthetics
    • ENGL 339 – Children’s/Young Adult Literature
    • ENGL 340 – Science Fiction and Fantasy
    • ENGL 341 – Religion and Spirituality in American Literature
    • ENGL 342 – Literature and Medicine
    • ENGL 381 – American Tales, Songs, and Material Culture: An Introduction to Folklore
    • ENGL 389, Literature of the English Bible
    • FREN 353 – Introduction to Literary Analysis in French
    • FREN 415 – Topics in Modern French and Francophone Literature
    • FREN 431 – Highlights of French Civilization
    • FREN 433 – French and Francophone Women Writers
    • GERM 323 – German Film Survey
    • GERM 370 – Witches: Myth, Reality, and Representation
    • GRDS 472 – Graphic Design Capstone
    • HIAS 394 – Chinese Intellectual History: Early Time
    • HIEU 321 – New Testament and Christian Origins
    • HIEU 425 – The City of Rome: Antiquity
    • HSP 287 – Knowledge
    • HSP 368 – Study Abroad: Edinburgh, Scotland
    • ITAL 401 – Dante and Medieval Culture
    • JST 321 – New Testament and Christian Origins
    • MEST 225 – Judaism, Christianity, Islam
    • MRST 401 – Dante and Medieval Culture
    • MUCO 110 – Introduction to Music in Western Culture
    • MUCO 115 – Music in the United States
    • MUCO 120 – History of Rock
    • MUCO 125 – Jazz in American Culture
    • MUCO 210 – History of Western Music, Ancient to the Baroque
    • MUCO 220 – History of Western Music, Classical to the Present
    • MUCO 411 – Music of Appalachia
    • MUCO 414 – Music and Media
    • MUTH 305 – Italian Musical Styles
    • REST 225 – Judaism, Christianity, Islam
    • REST 227 – Honors: Judaism, Christianity, Islam
    • REST 280 – Religions of Asia
    • REST 306 – Contemporary Christian Thought
    • REST 321 – New Testament and Christian Origins
    • REST 341 – Religion and Spirituality in American Literature
    • REST 389 – Literature of the English Bible
    • RUSS 221 – Rebels, Dreamers, and Fools: The Outcast in 19th Century Russian Literature
    • RUSS 222 – Heaven or Hell: Utopias and Dystopias in 20th-Century Russian Literature
    • RUSS 321 – Anton Chekhov: Russia’s Bridge to the 20th Century
    • RUSS 322 – Dostoevsky, Terror, and Pan-Slavic Utopia
    • RUSS 421 – Philosophy Through Art: Leo Tolstoy’s Explanations of Life’s Meaning
    • RUSS 424 – Nabokov’s Novels and Stories
    • THEA 100 – Introduction to Theatre
    • THEA 107 – Honors: Introduction to Theatre
    • UNHO 257 – Honors: Special Topics in the Arts and Humanities 1
    • UNHO 258 – Honors: Special Topics in the Arts and Humanities 1
    • WGS 332 – Women in American Literature

Note that University Honors (UNHO) special topics can be approved at the course-level, but each new topic must be reviewed and approved before that particular topic can be taught.