College of the Siskiyous


HUM 0350 - Film Appreciation

Using award-winning feature films and documentaries, this course will explore how writers use character and subtext to convey meaning, how different camera angles convey mood, texture, and point of view, and how American films rely on plot while European films rely on character to tell the story. (NDA)

HUM 1001 - Introduction to Humanities

Prerequisite: ENGL 0900 or qualification through assessment

A broad introduction to the major forms and types of artistic expression: sculpture, architecture, painting, philosophy, literature, drama, dance, film, and music. (AA, CSU, UC)

HUM 1005 - Humanities and Film

Prerequisite: ENGL 0900 or qualification through assessment

An introduction to the study of film as an art form and medium of expression. The course will introduce the major elements of cinematic expression, film history, and film theory. Film criticism will be combined with analysis of historical, philosophical, political, personal, and/or artistic themes. (AA, CSU, UC)

HUM 1010 - Humanities Travel Study

Focused on a particular topic in the humanities, this course takes place as an extended travel to environs germane to the topic. Students will visit relevant museums and other sites of educational interest. Extra travel costs involved. This course can be taken for credit a total of four times. (AA, CSU)


For information or questions regarding this or other programs at College of the Siskiyous contact the Office of Instruction.

Email: Office of Instruction
Phone: (530) 938-5201