Apr 11, 2021
HUM 102 - Exploring Cultures From 16th through 19th Centuries
An interdisciplinary exploration of selected literature, history, philosophy, and the arts in Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas from the 16th through the 19th 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 during the 16th to 19th centuries.
- Synthesize past understandings of humanistic knowledge with current understandings, drawing connections between the 16th-19th centuries and the present.
- Analyze selected writings, paintings, drawings, sculptures, and music pieces produced in the 16th-19th centuries as means of interpreting human experience during this time span.
- Identify their own cultural presuppositions, including prejudices, within the larger perspective of various cultural norms within the 16th-19th centuries.
- Analyze the ways in which historical, linguistic, religious, philosophical, and artistic factors shape human cultures.
- Identify commonalities and differences across human cultures from the 16th century to the present.
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