Course Descriptions – Humanities

Course Descriptions – Humanities 2017-09-27T11:56:10+00:00

WATC offers many transferable general education courses. Here is a list of course descriptions – humanities classes, many offered in class or online by WATC.

*Course has been approved by the Kansas Board of Regents for transfer as a direct equivalent at all public postsecondary institutions in Kansas.

ART 100 Art Appreciation 3 Cr Hrs*

This course is designed to develop a personal appreciation of art. By combining a study of concepts and artist’s work, the student should improve one’s judgment and ability to understand art critically.

FOL 101 Spanish I 5 Cr Hrs*

This course is designed to help the student increase their knowledge of Spanish vocabulary, grammar, elementary syntax and composition, basic reading, and pronunciation with practice in everyday conversation.

FOL 110 Spanish II 5 Cr Hrs*

This course is designed to help the student increase their knowledge of Spanish vocabulary, grammar, elementary and intermediate syntax and composition, basic reading, and pronunciation with practice in everyday conversation.

PHL 110 Ethics 3 Cr Hrs*

A practical approach to recognizing, understanding and solving ethical problems confronting individuals in today’s society. Basic concepts of applied ethical theories in moral philosophy and reasoning are examined using critical thinking and responsible decision-making skills.

PHL 115 Logic 3 Cr Hrs*

This course deals with the uses of logical concepts and techniques to evaluate and criticize reasoning. Studies some elementary systems of formal logic. Arguments evaluated are drawn from such diverse fields as law, science, politics, religion, and advertising.

REL 101 New Testament 3 Cr Hrs

This course is an introduction to history, literature and culture that gave rise to the New Testament from an objective and analytical approach.

THR 100 Theatre Appreciation 3 Cr Hrs*

Upon completion of this class, the student will know the origin of theater, as well as the major historical periods of theatrical development including Greek, Medieval and Shakespearian.  Students will acquire a basic understanding of different aspects of theater and play production, including an awareness of technical theater, designing for the stage, dramatic literature and structure.  The student will become familiar with what constitutes quality acting and playwriting.

*Course has been approved by the Kansas Board of Regents for transfer as a direct equivalent at all public postsecondary institutions in Kansas.

Online Classes

There is a growing list of courses approved by the Kansas Board of Regents for guaranteed transfer among all Kansas public postsecondary institutions. Click here for more information.

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Students interested in select programs are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.

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