Apr 11, 2021  
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog

HON 111 - Civilizations: Past, Present and Future I


The four courses constituting Civilizations: Past, Present and Future follow a chronological trajectory from earliest recorded times through the present, examining philosophy, history, literature, the arts and natural, physical and social sciences. In particular, by incorporating primary sources, small group discussions and multiple perspectives, these courses explore the way in which civilizations and cultures have been developed and have interacted with others. (Offered in the Fall semester.)

General Education Requirements:  Completion of any of these courses (HON 111, 112, 211 or 212) satisfies either the General Education Western Cultural Tradition or the Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives requirement. Completion of any two satisfies the Western Cultural Tradition, Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives, and Ethics requirements. Completion of three satisfies the Western Cultural Tradition, Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives, Social Context and Institutions, and Ethics requirements. Completion of all four satisfies the Ethics requirement and all areas of the Human Values and Social Context requirements for 16 of the total 18 credits required in those areas.  In addition, HON 211 and HON 212 each are designated Writing Intensive. Successful completion of HON 111 and HON 112 with a grade of C or better in each, satisfies the University’s basic composition requirement (ENG 101.)

Course Typically Offered: Fall

Credits: 4