Programs of Study

Division of Humanities and Social Sciences
New and Upcoming Courses and Formats

ANT 200 -- Introduction to Anthropology (see flyer)

This new course offering for Fall 2013 is an introduction to Anthropology. What do the following things have in common? Human Origins; Archaeology; Forensics; Language; Belief Systems; Customs. They are all a part of our human experience.

Explore these and other anthropological issues in this new class this fall on Tuesdays/Thursdays, 12:30-1:45! Instructor will be Jeannine Windham. You may contact Ms. Windham at for more information.

Textbook: Window on Humanity: A Concise Introduction to Anthropology; Author: Kottak, Conrad

ENG 297 -- African American Literature (see flyer)

This new course offering for Fall 2013 is a study of literature produced by representative African Americans from the eighteenth century to the present. Emphasis will be placed on the diversity of themes and techniques found in these works and examination of the historical, cultural, literary and philosophical forces that shaped and that are reflected in them. Students will demonstrate the ability to interpret the literature and to relate the works to their historical and literary contexts. A grade of “C” or better in ENG 102 or equivalent is required.

For more information, contact Heather Congo at or 256-890-4761

HIS 201 -- Hands-on History, Sec 300 (see flyer)

Are you tired of boring history classes? While this course covers all of the material typically explored in a survey of early American history, it will also provide students with a unique opportunity to gain the knowledge that can only be obtained through hands-on history. Several times during the semester, students will abandon the classroom for Constitution Village Living History Museum where students will enjoy the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of history.

For more information, contact Dr. Christopher Thrasher at or 256-306-2760