The Humanities Department will contribute to the college community’s broad understanding and informed appreciation of the humanities, including the rhetorical arts, literature, modern languages and philosophy.
In concert with the vision and philosophy of College of the Mainland, the Humanities Department will:
- Offer students quality education in English, speech, modern languages, humanities and philosophy.
- Help students improve reading, writing, speaking, listening and critical thinking skills.
- Provide students with the opportunity to develop their abilities “to use computer-based technology in communicating, solving problems and acquiring information” (Co-Board).
Recent Humanities Articles
English professor named COM’s online instructor of the yearRead Story
Mexican citizens in Galveston County need only travel to College of the Mainland to renew passports and Mexican identification the next couple of weeks.Read Story
Four Dickinson High School 1989 graduates put their Gator spirit to work in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, joining forces to create and promote a scholarship fund specifically for current Dickinson high school students to attend College of the Mainland, either through the Collegiate High School are as entering students next year.Read Story
In the world of social media and half-truths, learn how to spot illogical arguments with College of the Mainland’s Argumentation class coming fall 2017.Read Story
Learn to communicate with many cultures in two language courses offered at College of the Mainland for the first time.Read Story
What is truth? A total of 28 students from four colleges explored truth in the arts and sciences recently at College of the Mainland.Read Story
Step aside, textbooks. In some College of the Mainland classes, students learn not just from books and PowerPoints, but with a dash of movies, music and more.Read Story