7950CEFRHS| FRCC Humanities: Medieval to Modern (HUM 1022): 5 credits – grades 11, 12 – Humanities – no prerequisite
HUM 1022: Introduces the interdisciplinary study of ideas that have defined cultures through a survey of the visual, performing, and literary arts, emphasizing connections among global cultures from the medieval to the early modern era. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH2 category..
7496CEFRHS| FRCC Humanities: Early Civilizations (HUM 1021): 5 credits – grades 11, 12 – Humanities – no prerequisite
HUM 1021: Introduces the interdisciplinary study of ideas that have defined cultures through a survey of the visual, performing, and literary arts, emphasizing connections among diverse cultures, including European and non-European, from the prehistoric to the early medieval era. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH2 category.
3770| Classical Humanities: 5 credits – grades 11, 12 – Humanities, Lang Arts – no prerequisite
Students will study the history of Western Civilization through the literary philosophical and artistic expressions of major historical periods. The student will examine a variety of responses to the universal questions that humans have explored through the humanities. The course will include Ancient Greece and Rome Hebrew thought the Christian Middle Ages and European Renaissance and Reformation.
If students take more than one Humanities class, the following Humanities classes will go toward Social Studies credit or Language Arts.
3800 | World Humanities – Asia: 5 credits – grades 11, 12 – Humanities, English Language Arts, Social Studies – no prerequisite
Students will study the cultures of India China Japan and other Asian countries through historical events art literature philosophy music and architecture. Study will include relating events and concepts of Asia with those of Western Civilization.
3810 | World Humanities – Africa and the Americas: 5 credits – grades 11, 12 (10th, if completed AP Human Geo in 9th) – Humanities, Social Studies, English Language Arts – no prerequisite
This semester class explores the world views and creative arts of the cultures in Africa and the Americas. The course will include but not be limited to the study of history philosophy religion literature and the arts. Study will include relating events and concepts of Africa and the Americas with those of Western Civilization.
Other Humanities Options
9373CEFRHS | FRCC Music Theory Fundamentals (MUS 1000): 5 credits – grades 9, 10, 11, 12 – Humanities – no prerequisite
MUS 1000: Focuses on the foundational elements of music theory. The course will cover clef reading, pitch and rhythmic notation, intervals, scales, key signatures, triads and diatonic chords, and an introduction to ear training and sight singing. The course will help beginning music students, including those who have limited background reading music notation and understanding the fundamentals of music theory.
9377CEFRHS | FRCC Music Theory I (MUS 1010): 5 credits – grades 9, 10, 11, 12 – Humanities/Fine & Applied Arts – no prerequisite
MUS 1010: Reviews and builds upon music fundamentals, diatonic harmony, phrase structure, and analysis. The course introduces voice leading and four part harmony in root position and inversions.
2772 | AP Music Theory/Humanities: 10 credits – grades 11, 12 – Humanities – prerequisite: recommended current enrollment with a school performing ensemble or possession of high-level musical skills and consent of instructor
Music Theory is an Advanced Placement course. Course content offers the basic fundamentals of music structure, music history, and composition. Additionally, this course explores music and its effect on humanity through history, geography (ethnomusicology), language, visual arts, and dramatic elements. Students will compose their own music, applying a variety of styles as well as cultural implications. Opportunity also exists for live performance of student compositions. This course should be seriously considered by students who anticipate the study of music on the college level and for whom the global implications of music throughout history are of interest. Students completing this course may elect to take the Advanced Placement Exam in Music Theory. Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment with a school performing ensemble preferred, though not required, or possession of high-level musical skills and consent of instructor. This course satisfies the requirement for humanities credit.
2778CEFRCC | FRCC History of Rock and Pop (MUS 1026): 5 credits/3 college credits– grades 9, 10, 11, 12 – Humanities – no prerequisite
MUS 1026: Provides a survey of basic materials of music, musical forms, media, genres, and musical style of American rock and popular music from the late 19th century to the present. Focus of the course will be on studying genres and styles within the context of their role in American society, culture, and political landscape.
9622CEFRHS | FRCC Art Appreciation (ART1110): 5 credits/3 college credits – grades 11,12 – Humanities/Fine & Applied Arts
ART 1110: Introduces the cultural significance of the visual arts, including media, processes, techniques, traditions, and terminology. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH1 category.