HUMA 101 Introduction to Humanities 1

This course is an inquiry into the disciplines of the humanities with emphasis on artistic achievements from the beginnings of civilization to the Renaissance. Arranged thematically rather than chronologically, the class takes a broad look at the humanities through the arts.

Credits

3 Credits

General Education Competency

GEM Humanistic and Artistic Ways of Knowing

HUMA 101Introduction to Humanities 1

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I. General Information

Department

English, Languages, and Philosophy

II. Course Specification

Course Type

General Education

General Education Competency

GEM Humanistic and Artistic Ways of Knowing

Credit Hours Narrative

3 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

48

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

This course is an inquiry into the disciplines of the humanities with emphasis on artistic achievements from the beginnings of civilization to the Renaissance. Arranged thematically rather than chronologically, the class takes a broad look at the humanities through the arts.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

Gain a general exposure to the various genres of the humanities/ Gain an understanding of what comprises a piece of art, music, cinema, drama, literature, poetry. Develop the capacity to critically analyze works of art. Broaden their perspectives within the humanities and to introduce them not only to Western culture but to other cultures and beliefs as well. Explore how the humanities are closely connected to philosophy, mythology, religion, morality, love, happiness, death, nature, technology and society. Develop the ability to write effective essays and papers.

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

VI. Delivery Methodologies