HUM 113 - Exploring the Humanities
Course Department: Humanities
Last Date of Approval: Spring 2021
Total Lecture Hours: 45
Total Lab Hours: 0
Total Clinical Hours: 0
Total Work-Based Experience Hours: 0
This course will examine thematically the humanities, such as art, music, and literature. Students will attend live cultural opportunities like an art exhibition, a concert, a poetry reading, or a theatrical performance. Through direct experience, students will synthesize course material and evaluate the significance of the humanities as a form of human expression. This course prepares students for careers that require cultural awareness and the understanding of global perspectives. Examining the humanities also allows students to discover and appreciate diverse forms of self-expression.
Mode(s) of Instruction: traditional/face-to-face, and/or online
Credit for Prior Learning: There are no Credit for Prior Learning opportunities for this course.
Course Fees: None
Common Course Assessment(s): None
Student Learning Outcomes and Objectives:
1. Assess how the humanities, such as art, music, literature, theater, and dance, unify and represent a society creatively.
A. Examine various forms of arts thematically through theme/unit topics selected by the instructor.
B. Critique art, theater, dance, or related events in the community during the course of the semester.
C. Reflect on the importance of the humanities as a form of human expression.
2. Analyze the visual, musical, theatrical, or written traditions that provide a deeper understanding of our social construct.
3. Design a creative project that synthesizes various perspectives of a course theme or related theme of the students’ choice.
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