Exploring the Humanities at The Times International College/SS: Cultivating Critical Thinkers and Global Citizens

At The Times International College/SS, we recognize the profound importance of the humanities in shaping our understanding of the world, enriching our lives, and fostering empathy and compassion. Our Humanities Department is dedicated to providing students with a deep and meaningful exploration of subjects such as literature, history, philosophy, and the arts, equipping them with the knowledge, skills, and perspectives they need to navigate the complexities of the modern world.

Why Study Humanities with Us?

Critical Thinking: In an era of rapid change and uncertainty, the ability to think critically and analytically is more important than ever. Our humanities courses encourage students to engage deeply with complex ideas, question assumptions, and develop the skills they need to become independent thinkers and problem-solvers.

Cultural Literacy:Through the study of literature, history, and the arts, students gain a deeper understanding of the rich tapestry of human experience across different cultures and time periods. By exploring diverse perspectives and voices, they develop empathy, tolerance, and an appreciation for the complexities of the human condition.

Effective Communication: Communication lies at the heart of the humanities, whether through written expression, oral presentation, or visual media. Our courses help students hone their communication skills, enabling them to articulate their ideas clearly and persuasively, and to engage in meaningful dialogue with others.

Global Awareness: In an increasingly interconnected world, global awareness is essential for navigating complex social, political, and environmental issues. Our humanities curriculum emphasizes the interconnectedness of human societies and encourages students to think critically about their roles and responsibilities as global citizens.

Courses Offered:

Literature and Creative Writing:Explore timeless classics and contemporary works of literature, while honing your creative writing skills and discovering the power of storytelling.

History and Civilization: Journey through the annals of human history, from ancient civilizations to the modern era, and gain insight into the forces that have shaped our world.

Philosophy and Ethics:Delve into the big questions of existence, morality, and the nature of reality, while exploring different philosophical traditions and ethical frameworks.

Art and Aesthetics:Appreciate the beauty and diversity of human creativity through the study of visual arts, music, theater, and film, and explore the role of art in shaping culture and society.