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Humanities (HUMS)

College of the Humanities
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

HUMS 1000 [1.0 credit]

Myth and Symbol

Recurring symbols in myth, epic and ritual representing the relation between the sacred and the profane, the origin of the cosmos, the basis of community, and formative human experiences. Primary sources drawn from ancient India and China, Greek epic, Hebrew Scripture, and aboriginal practices.
Prerequisite: restricted to students in the Bachelor of Humanities program.
Lectures three hours a week and tutorials one and a half hours a week.

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