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Humanities

Bachelor of General Studies in Humanities

This program is intended for students with an interest in more than one field of study within the Humanities. Aside from other requirements for the baccalaureate degree, students pursuing the Humanities program must complete the core curriculum requirements, the following 8 courses, and sufficient electives for a total 120 credits.

Total Major Credits 24 credits

Required Courses (24 credits)
Courses must be selected from at least two but no more than three areas in the humanities. There cannot be more than four courses from a single discipline.
Four (4) courses at the 100 or 200 level
Four (4) courses at the 300 or 400 level

CORE Curriculum (30 credits)

Includes two writing courses (including, Expository Writing or the equivalent); a Mathematics skills course; and at least one approved course from each of the following categories: Natural Science, Humanities, Fine Arts, Social Science; and additional liberal arts electives for a total of 30 credits.

Electives 66 credits

Total Credits required to graduate 120 credits

Stephan Brigidi
Adjunct Professor
Contact Information
(401) 254-3660
Areas of Expertise: 
Aesthetics, Photography & Film, Painting & Drawing, Art History & Italian Culture

Stephan Brigidi

Stephan
Brigidi
Adjunct Professor
Contact Information
(401) 254-3660
Areas of Expertise: 
Aesthetics, Photography & Film, Painting & Drawing, Art History & Italian Culture

Stephan BrigidiStephen Brigidi was born in Providence, Rhode Island in 1951, and is a widely published artist whose work has been exhibited throughout the United States and Europe. Brigidi received his MFA at RI School of Design in 1976, studying with Harry Callahan and Aaron Siskind. He is a Fulbright-Hays fellow, a MacDowell Colony fellow, and a recipient of fellowships for his photography from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Universities of Hawaii and Connecticut, the Unicolor Corp., and the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts.

In 1991 Brigidi collaborated with the poet, Robert Bly, on Angels of Pompeii, an artist portfolio and book published by Ballantine Books, New York. Remarkable People is Brigidi’s second book published in 1995 by the Sunningdale Foundation. Two new books about Italy are currently in process, including Afraid of the Dark: A Venetian Story, to be published in 2014.