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Course Details

Course Code: HUMN697 Course ID: 4933 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course provides the framework for students to assemble a culminating portfolio including representative work developed throughout the Humanities MA degree program and will guide students to develop additional assets that demonstrate mastery of institutional and program objectives through degree completion. NOTE: This course may not be taken until all other courses are COMPLETED and student has a 3.0 GPA.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
10/26/20 - 04/02/21 04/05/21 - 05/30/21 Spring 2021 Session B 8 Week session
12/28/20 - 06/04/21 06/07/21 - 08/01/21 Spring 2021 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

CO-1: Analyze diverse representations of key concepts in Humanities as represented in your own work in the MA Program

CO-2: Synthesize interdisciplinary approaches to a range of literary genres in order to craft an analysis of your performance throughout the MA Program

CO-3: Extrapolate complex cultural issues and themes by analyzing your own writing samples and situating them within broader scholarly contexts

C0-4: Apply competent writing and revising skills to specially selected essays, and to new multi-modal compositions with an aim to present and/or publish related work.

Assignments: This course encompasses a variety of activities meant to help you move progressively towards the successful completion a professional portfolio comprised of carefully revised scholarly artifacts, and analytical and reflective writing that ties them all together. You’ll also be situating that work, and the knowledge and understanding you’ve gained during the MA program, within the broader context of real-world goals and experience. A personal reflection on the portfolio process and on program gains, and a 3-minute video or multimedia presentation highlighting important points from each item in the portfolio as well as your own growth as a professional round out the portfoli

Forums: We have eight forums worth 100 points each. Forum prompts can be found in the lessons and under the forum tab. Main posts of 500 words are due by Thursday, 11.55 PM Eastern Time. Replies to the work of at least two colleagues - 250 or more words- Sunday, 11:55 PM Eastern Time.

NameGrade %
Forums 40.00 %
Introduction 4.44 %
Week 1 Forum 4.44 %
Week 2 Forum 4.44 %
Week 3 Forum 4.44 %
Week 4 Forum 4.44 %
Week 5 Forum 4.44 %
Week 6 Forum 4.44 %
Week 7 Forum 4.44 %
Week 8 Forum 4.44 %
Assignments 60.00 %
Week 2 : Representative Sampling 7.50 %
Week 3 : Preliminary Narrative 7.50 %
Week 4 : Two Revised Artifacts 7.50 %
Week 5: Final Portfolio Selections 7.50 %
Week 6: Narrative Analysis 7.50 %
Week 7: Personal Reflection Essay 7.50 %
Week 8: Media Presentation 7.50 %
Week 8: Course Checklist and Final Portfolio 7.50 %
Book Title: Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Links provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section.
Publication Info:

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit to locate the course eReserve.*

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.