Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Humanities Through the Arts
Course: HUM107

First Term: 1995 Fall
Lecture   3 Credit(s)   3 Period(s)   3 Load  
Course Type: Academic
Load Formula: S


Description: Introduction to humanities including film, drama, music, literature, painting, sculpture, and architecture



MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Identify structural and aesthetic elements of drama and the major forms of dramatic composition. (I)
2. Identify structural and aesthetic elements of narrative film. (II)
3. Identify and describe structural and aesthetic elements common to most forms of two-dimensional and three-dimensional art. (III)
4. Identify structural and aesthetic elements of architecturally significant buildings. (IV)
5. Identify structural and aesthetic elements of music. (V)
6. Identify structural and aesthetic elements of dance and opera. (VI)
7. Compare and contrast the structural and aesthetic elements of the different forms of creative expression. (I, II, III, IV, V, VI)
8. Describe how structural, aesthetic, and technical elements are used by artists to illuminate and express what it means to be a human being. (I, II, III, IV, V, VI)
9. Attend and describe significant cultural events, including at least one theatrical production, an exhibit at an art museum or gallery, and a performance of classical (non-commercial) music. (I, II, III, IV, V, VI)
 
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Drama
   A. Structural elements
   B. Aesthetic elements
   C. Technical elements of theatre production
   D. Forms of drama
   E. Study of representative works
II. Film
   A. Structural elements
   B. Aesthetic elements
   C. Technical elements of filmmaking
   D. Study of representative works
III. Two-Dimensional and Three-Dimensional Art
   A. Structural elements
   B. Aesthetic elements
   C. Artists` media
   D. Study of representative works
IV. Architecture
   A. Structural elements
   B. Aesthetic elements
   C. Technical elements construction and engineering
   D. Study of representative works
V. Music
   A. Structural elements
   B. Aesthetic elements
   C. Forms of musical composition and performance
   D. Study of representative works
VI. Dance and Opera
   A. Structural elements
   B. Aesthetic elements
   C. Technical elements of performance
   D. Study of representative works
 
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date:  2/28/1995

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