HUMANITIES AND PHILOSOPHY DEPARTMENT

Basil Smith redman email icon
Chair, Humanities and Philosophy Department

Office: BGS 302
Phone: (949) 582-4838
Email Address: bsmith108@saddleback.edu

The Humanities and Philosophy Department includes a full spectrum of transferable courses in philosophy (introduction to philosophy, logic, ethics, and world religion) and in multidisciplinary courses that range from the popular Humanities 1, a survey of themes and values in Western culture through its literature, art, and philosophy, to the Honors core course, the Humanities 10A and 10B sequence. Several Humanities courses, including the latter, are team-taught.

The Humanities department awards AA degrees and Certificates in General Humanities. Saddleback college has a variety of Humanities and Philosophy courses to select from. For a full Description of each course, please view the course catalog.

HUMANITIES

Course ID Title Units/Hours Recommendation
HUM 1 Intro to Humanities
3/3/0
Eligible for ENG 1A
HUM 2 Origin of Western Culture in Literature
3/3/0
Eligible for ENG 1A
HUM 3 The Culture of Medieval and Renaissance Europe
3/3/0
Eligible for ENG 1A
HUM 10A Culture, Science, and Society I
3/3/0
Admission to Honors Program
HUM 10B Culture, Science, and Society II
3/3/0
Admission to Honors Program
HUM 21 The Search for Meaning: Ideas of Self Across Cultures
3/3/0
Eligible for ENG 1A
HUM 22 Gods, Clocks, and Visions
3/3/0
Eligible for ENG 1A
HUM 25 Planet Earth: Contemporary Issues and Controversies
3/3/0
Eligible for ENG 1A

PHILOSOPHY

Course ID Title Units/Hours Recommendation
PHIL 1 Introduction to Philosophy
3/3/0
Eligible for ENG 1A
PHIL 10 World Religions
3/3/0
Eligible for ENG 1A
PHIL 12 Intro to Logic
3/3/0
Eligible for ENG 1A
PHIL 14 Philosophy of Religion
3/3/0
Eligible for ENG 1A
PHIL 15 Intro to Ethics
3/3/0
Eligible for ENG 1A