HPLS Course Descriptions

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HPLS 265 Humanities Plus Lab

1-3 hours

This is a semester-long lab experience in the humanities. It can be taken and repeated for variable credit hours. Additional course fee required. Prerequisite: HPLS 290 Introduction to Computational Methods in the Humanities.

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HPLS 290 Introduction to Computational Methods in the Humanities

3 hours

An introductory theory and methods course for the Humanities Plus Program. This course will introduce students to computational methods and the software tools used to implement them. It will also focus intensively on the theory and epistemological problems inherent in traditional and computer-aided humanistic research. Additional course fee required.

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HPLS 490 Portfolio Seminar

1 hours

This is the capstone course for the Humanities Plus Program in which students will complete an industry-ready portfolio showcasing their expertise. Weekly meetings will focus on how to communicate a coherent story constructed about the integrative educational experience completed in the Humanities Plus Program. Final evaluation will be based on performance throughout the semester, the resulting portfolio, and an oral examination. Prerequisites: HPLS 265 Humanities Plus Lab and HPLS 290 Introduction to Computational Methods in the Humanities.

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