The Humanities Division encourages individuals to analyze, interpret and refine their experiences as they seek to determine who they are and what their lives ought to mean. The program assists the student in the acquisition of theoretical and practical knowledge relating to:
A developmental education program in reading and writing is provided.
The department of Art provides instruction in Art Appreciation and Art History to meet the college's General Education goals. Design and Studio courses are offered for individuals in pursuit of a Fine/Studio Arts, Art Education and Art History degree. The curriculum is structured for students that intend to transfer to a four-year program. Emphasis is placed on the development of design concepts and fundamental skills for the construction of artifacts. Art majors should consult articulation agreements with four-year institutions.
The department of Communication seeks to enable students to think critically and communicate effectively thereby preparing them for careers in the fields of broadcasting, journalism and mass communication. The department also provides training in communication skills for effective communication in interpersonal, business and professional settings.
The department of English teaches students to think critically, write effectively and develop sensibilities to the literary tradition of the Western World through offerings in composition and literature. The discipline emphasizes language skills and the literary arts.
The department of Music and Theatre presents traditional and non-traditional musical styles through both listening and score reading and provides training and opportunities for involvement in public performance, stagecraft, set building, and acting.
The Developmental Reading and Writing program assists students in developing the ability to read and write effectively.