Fine Arts & Humanities

9 credit hours required in Fine Arts and Humanities combined.

Must be taken in a minimum of 2 departments and also must include at least 3 credits designated as Fine Arts and at least 3 credits designated as Humanities.

Some of these courses are also approved to meet one of the Special Emphasis requirements.

Fine Arts

Code Title CreditsGoalsSpecial Emphasis
Art
ART 112Two & Three Dimensional Design3CIA, O, WC
ART 200Intro to Sculpture3CIA
ART 204Intro to Jewelry & Metalsmithing3CIA
ART 220Intro to Painting3CIA
ART 230Intro to Drawing3CIA, IKS, O
ART 240Intro to Printmaking3CIA
ART 245Intro to Black and White Photography3CIA
ART 250Intro to Ceramics: Handbuilding3CIA, IKS, O
ART 253Intro to Ceramics: Throwing3CIA
ART 260Intro to Color Photography3CIA, IKS, O
ART 272Digital Foundations3CIA
ART 273Intro to Graphic Design3CIA
Communication
COMM 339Digital Video Production *3O, WC
English
ENGL 226Introduction to Creative Writing3CIA
ENGL 235The Art of Filmmaking3CIA
ENGL 308The Art of Writing Nonfiction3WCA
Fine Arts
FA 150Introduction to the Fine Arts *3CIA
Music
MUSC 100Introduction to the Understanding of Music *3CIA
MUSC 101Fundamentals of Music *3CIA, WC
MUSC 150Class Lessons1CIA
MUSC 200Music in America3CIA, WC
MUSC 260Concert Choir1CIA
MUSC 263Varsity Bards Men's Chorus1CIA
MUSC 264Women's Chorus1CIA
MUSC 270Wind Ensemble1CIA
MUSC 271University Band1CIA
MUSC 272Marching/Athletic Band1CIA
MUSC 273Instrumental Jazz Ensemble1CIA
MUSC 275University Chamber Orchestra1CIA
Technology
TECH 322Digital Photography Fundamentals3CIA
Theatre Arts
THEA 110Introduction to Theatre Arts *3CIA
THEA 161Acting I3WC
THEA 270Stagecraft3CIA
*Course offered online

Humanities

9 credit hours required in Fine Arts and Humanities combined.

Must be taken in a minimum of 2 departments and also must include at least 3 credits designated as Fine Arts and at least 3 credits designated as Humanities. 

Some of these courses are also approved to meet one of the Special Emphasis requirements.

Code Title CreditsGoalsSpecial Emphasis
American Indian Studies
IS 121Introduction to American Indian Studies3IKS
IS 151Popular Culture and American Indians3IKS
IS 181Native North America to 16003IKS
IS 201History of the Sioux3IKS
IS 203History of the Ojibwe3IKS
IS 207History of the Three Affiliated Tribes3IKS
IS 221North American Indians before 18153IKS
IS 222North American Indians since 18153IKS
IS 346Gender in American Indian Cultures3IKS
IS 360Oral Traditions in American Indian Cultures3O, WCA
IS 395Ethnohistory of North America3IKS
Art
ART 110Introduction to the Visual Arts *3CIA, IKS, WC
ART 210History of Art I3IKS, WC
ART 211History of Art II3CIA, IKS, O, WC
Arts & Sciences
A&S 252Introduction to Canadian Studies3WC
Chinese
CHIN 101First Year Chinese I4IKS
CHIN 102First Year Chinese II4CIA, IKS, WC
CHIN 201Second Year Chinese I4CIA, IKS, IL
CHIN 202Second Year Chinese II4CIA, IKS, WC
Classical Studies
CLAS 101First Year Latin I4CIA, IKS
CLAS 102First Year Latin II4CIA, IKS
CLAS 185Introduction to Classical Mythology3CIA
CLAS 201Second Year Latin I4CIA, IKS, WC
CLAS 202Second Year Latin II4CIA, IKS, WC
CLAS 311Ancient Greek Theater3CIA, O, WCA
Communication
COMM 310Media and Diversity *3CIA, IKS, O, WCA
English
ENGL 225Introduction to Film3CIA
ENGL 227Introduction to Literature and Culture3CIA
ENGL 228Diversity in Global Literatures3IKS
ENGL 229Diversity in U.S. Literatures3IKS
ENGL 271Reading and Writing about Texts3WCA
ENGL 315Shakespeare3CIA
ENGL 357Women Writers and Readers3CIA
ENGL 365Black American Writers3IKS
ENGL 367Indigenous Literatures3CIA
ENGL 408Writing for Digital Environments3WC, ILA
French
FREN 101First Year French I *4IKS
FREN 102First Year French II *4CIA
FREN 201Second Year French I *4IKS
FREN 202Second Year French II4CIA
German
GERM 101First Year German I *4IKS
GERM 102First Year German II *4CIA
GERM 201Second Year German I4IKS
GERM 202Second Year German II4CIA
GERM 206Germany in a Global World3IKS
GERM 306Contextualizing Culture: Introduction to German Studies3IKSW
GERM 406Literary Voices in Translation3IKSD
History
HIST 101Western Civilization I *3CIA, IKS
HIST 102Western Civilization II *3CIA, IKS
HIST 103United States to 1877 *3CIA, IKS
HIST 104United States since 1877 *3CIA, IKS
HIST 105World Civilizations I3CIA, IKS
HIST 106World Civilizations II3CIA, IKS
HIST 220History of North Dakota3CIA, IKS
HIST 253History of Stuff3CIA, WCA
HIST 260Slaves, Citizens and Social Change3CIA, IKS, O, WCW
HIST 304The Holocaust3IKSW
HIST 310Monuments, Museums and Memory3IKSW
HIST 325American West3O, WCA
HIST 328Human Rights3IKSW
HIST 332Women in Early America3CIA, IKS
HIST 333Women in Modern America3CIA, IKS
HIST 371African-American History since 18773IKS
Honors
HON 101Research Scholars Cornerstone3IKS
HON 381Exploring Global Diversity through Humanities3-4IKS
HON 391Advanced Colloquium in the Humanities1-4CIA
Humanities
HUM 101The Human Experience4CIA, WC
HUM 102The Human Community4CIA, WC
HUM 212Integrated Cultural Experience3CIA, IL
HUM 300Knowledge, Truth and Reality1-3CIA
Languages
LANG 320Faculty-Led Study Abroad1-12IKSW
LANG 380Global Gateways *3WCA
Music
MUSC 201Rock and Roll History I: From World War II to 19753CIA, WC
MUSC 202MUSC 202 Rock & Roll History II: From 1975 to the Present3CIA
MUSC 203Music and Culture3IKS
Norwegian
NORW 101First Year Norwegian I *4IKS
NORW 102First Year Norwegian II *4CIA, IKS
NORW 201Second Year Norwegian I *4CIA, IKS, WC
NORW 202Second Year Norwegian II *4CIA
NORW 350Norwegian Culture3IKSW
Philosophy
PHIL 101Introduction to Philosophy *3CIA
PHIL 103Introduction to Religious Studies3CIA
PHIL 104Religions of the West3CIA
PHIL 105Religions of Asia3IKS
PHIL 110Forward or Delete? An Introduction to Logic3CIA
PHIL 120Introduction to Ethics3CIA
PHIL 130Introduction to Political Philosophy3CIA
PHIL 140Introduction to Philosophy of Education3CIA, O, WC
PHIL 201Introduction to the Bible3CIA
PHIL 216Sex, Gender, and Religion3CIA
PHIL 217Religion in America3CIA
PHIL 227Mysticism and Spirituality in Religion3IKSD
PHIL 245Death and Dying3IKS
PHIL 253Environmental Ethics3CIA
PHIL 254Unmanned Aircraft Systems Ethics3CIA
PHIL 282Asian Philosophy3IKS
PHIL 300History of Philosophy I (Ancient/Modern)3CIA
PHIL 301History of Philosophy II (Medieval/19th Century)3CIA
PHIL 311Atheism and Secularism3CIA
PHIL 312American Philosophy3CIA
PHIL 315Philosophy of Race & Postcolonialism3CIA, IKS, WCW
PHIL 316Daoism and Confucianism3IKS
PHIL 320Hinduism3IKS
PHIL 326Religious Violence3CIA
PHIL 334Judaism3CIA
PHIL 360Feminist Philosophy3IKS
PHIL 380Buddhism3IKS
PHIL 451Current Topics in Political Philosophy3CIA
Space Studies
SPST 300The Case for Space3CIA, IL, WC
SPST 360NASA3CIA, WC
Spanish
SPAN 101First Year Spanish I *4IKS
SPAN 102First Year Spanish II *4CIA, IKS, WC
SPAN 201Second Year Spanish I4CIA, IKS, WC
SPAN 202Second Year Spanish II4CIA, IKS, WC
Teaching & Learning
T&L 328Survey of Children's Literature3O, WC
Women & Gender Studies
WGS 200Introduction to Gender Studies *3IKS
WGS 225The Study of Women *3IKS
*Course offered online