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1001 Howard St.
San Antonio TX, 78212
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What is the Humanities program? 

Courses in the Humanities are interdisciplinary, multi-perspective studies of global cultural, historical, philosophical, and aesthetic factors critical to the formulation of legacies and the historical development of individual and societal achievements.  

What will I learn? 

Humanities courses at SAC are designed to examine the cultural foundations of past and modern civilizations. Studying the cultural legacy of mankind, the course material examines global events and people from the perspective of different disciplines : visual arts, music, literature, philosophy, history and dance.
Students will be able:
    • gain perspectives of the humanistic tradition by focusing on the legacies of 
      civilizations in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia. 
    • analyze creative ideas and practices of both Western and Non-Western 
      civilizations that shaped the modern world. 
    • identify crosscurrents and transhistorical links between the past and present

What can I do with this course of study? 

Humanities courses are elective courses that are part of the core curriculum in all degree and transfer plans offered at San Antonio College. They are also part of the International Studies and Mexican American Certificate program.

Humanities courses are an excellent preparation for a great variety of degrees because of it multidisciplinary and global approach.

What's special about program? 

The perspective of the world and the enthusiasm of the faculty. 

Contact Information

Dr. Paul Wilson,

Location: Chance Academic Center
(CAC - 012)