HUMA 106 Introduction to Modern Humanities

This course is an introduction to the humanities through a review of some of the major developments in human culture from the Renaissance to today. It analyzes how modern societies express their ideas through art, literature, music, religion and philosophy. Humanities 101 is not a prerequisite for this course.

Credits

3 Credits

General Education Competency

GEM Humanistic and Artistic Ways of Knowing

Notes

Students do not need to take HUMA 101 before taking HUMA 106

HUMA 106Introduction to Modern Humanities

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

General and Liberal Studies

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

45

Notes and Advisories (only if included in catalog)

Students do not need to take HUMA 101 before taking HUMA 106

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

This course is an introduction to the humanities through a review of some of the major developments in human culture from the Renaissance to today. It analyzes how modern societies express their ideas through art, literature, music, religion and philosophy. Humanities 101 is not a prerequisite for this course.

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, photography, 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 critical reviews.

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

VI. Delivery Methodologies