Aug 17, 2019  
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HUM 103 - Exploring Cultures in Modern and Contemporary Societies


Description:
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:
Prerequisites: ENG 101 with a grade of C- or higher.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:

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

  • 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.
Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
12/7/17



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