Oct 22, 2020
HUM 103 - Exploring Cultures in Modern and Contemporary Societies
An interdisciplinary exploration of literature, history, philosophy, and the arts of selected world civilizations of the 20th and 21st centuries. Course will be offered every year (Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer). AH-Literature and Humanities (W).
Prerequisites: ENG 101 with a grade of C- or higher.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
- Recognize and accurately recall material in assigned readings of literary, dramatic, philosophical, and religious works produced in various cultures since 1900.
- Synthesize past understandings of humanistic knowledge since 1900 with current understandings, drawing connections between past and present perceptions within their historical/cultural context.
- Analyze selected writings, paintings, drawings, sculptures, and music pieces produced in various cultures since 1900 as means of interpreting human experience during this time span.
- Identify students’ own cultural presuppositions within the larger perspective of various cultural norms since 1900.
- Analyze the ways in which historical, linguistic, religious, philosophical, and artistic factors have shaped human cultures in the 20th and 21st centuries.
- Identify commonalities and differences across human culturesfrom 1900 to the present.
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