HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities

Description: This course introduces the cultural legacy of humankind’s accomplishments, surveying expressions and reflections from the ancient world to the twentieth century. Students will observe human expressions in architecture, art, dance, drama, literature, and music, and also become aware of human reflections seeking the truth in religion, philosophy, and government. The course emphasis will be mostly, but not exclusively, on western civilization.

Objectives: Students will develop their understanding and appreciation of major artistic, cultural, religious, social, and philosophical material. They should be able to identify and discuss significant works, individuals, and trends from each of the eras into which western history is traditionally divided. The course will improve students’ oral, aural, and written communication and their ability to reason, analyze, argue, think independently, and engage life at its deeper levels.

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