The Humanities Department of Midlands Technical College is dedicated to helping students broaden their understanding of themselves and others through the study of diverse cultures, historical perspective, foreign languages, artistic perspectives, and philosophical foundations. Our curriculum supports the General Education Competencies of communication, mathematics and humanities.
The Humanities Department Goals are:
To provide courses which meet the communication, mathematics, and humanities requirements of the General Education Core
To provide courses which meet the communication and humanities requirements of other programs across the college
To provide courses which enhance the personal growth and interests of the students
Stated Department Outcomes:
Students who are taking Humanities courses to meet the Communication General Education Core competency will be able to generate and comprehend oral communication appropriate for a variety of audiences, purposes, and subjects.
Students who are taking Humanities courses to meet the Mathematics General Education Core competency will be able to generate and apply computational skills, quantitative reasoning and symbolic reasoning to evaluate and solve problems systematically.
Students who are taking Humanities courses to meet the Humanities General Education Core competency will be able to understand
the diversity of our cultural heritage and the effects of artistic or philosophical influences.
The Humanities Department teaches courses in many disciplines including : Fine Arts, Humanities, Language and Communication. Some of these classes include practical experience in areas such as drawing, painting, acting and learning to play the guitar. Please see the Course Information page for more explanation and descriptions. Our courses transfer for credit to four year college and universities. Please check to see which ones are on-campus, online, or hybrid.
Please visit our Adjunct instructor page to see who our adjuncts are for each semester in each discipline.