Core Humanities II is an interdisciplinary humanities-based writing coursebuilt on critical reading, thinking and writing skills. Students read theoreticalessays by authors such as Charles Darwin, Thomas Kuhn, Georg Simmel,Friedrich Nietzsche, and Hannah Arendt, paired with social context writerssuch as Gabriel Garcia Marques, Flannery OâConnor and Michael Gold. Studentswill respond to these combinations by producing a text-based essay ofat least 1250 words that includes proper citation of sources. This course willemphasize critical reading, writing and thinking skills as well as a number ofmore complex rhetorical approaches to the composition of text-based academicwriting. Requirement Designation: Required Core - English Composition.