Minor in Humanities

The Humanities minor is an interdisciplinary program dedicated to the study of arts and ideas in their cultural contexts.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Place an expressive work in its cultural context through close reading of its formal details.
  2. Articulate differences, similarities, and relationships represented by cultural works across geographical region, historical moment, or expressive form.

Humanities Minor — 15 units

  • All coursework used to satisfy the requirements of the minor must be completed with a minimum grade point average of 2.0.
  • Humanities minors cannot choose CR/NC grading in more than one course in their minor.
  • At least 12 units must be upper-division (300 and above), and at least 6 units taken at SF State.

Core (6 units)

HUM 303Remembering our Past: Memory, Tradition, History3
Select One:3
Thinking the Present: Comparative Arts and Culture
Imagining New Futures: Capitalism, Climate, Technology

Electives (9 units)

Students may select any HUM-prefix courses not already taken for the Core. At least 6 units must be upper-division.