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HMC 252 Humanities in the Western World III
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2018
SUN#: None
AGEC: Cultural (Ethnic/Race/Gender) Awareness   Historical Awareness   Humanities  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
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Description: A survey of the culture, ideas and values of western civilization with an emphasis on the intellectual and artistic achievements in art, architecture, music, literature and/or philosophy from 1800 to the present. Prerequisites: RDG100 and ENG100.

Prerequisites: RDG100 and ENG100

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: Sophomore status

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Knowledge Level) Identify major works of art, music, literature and philosophy from 1800 to the present. (CSLO #2)
2. (Comprehension Level) Describe the elements of art, music and literature as related to their importance to the arts in all styles from 1800 to the present. (CSLO #2)
3. (Comprehension Level) Examine the main characteristics of art, music, literature and philosophy distinctive to each stylistic period from 1800 to the present. (CSLO #2)
4. (Evaluation Level) Explain the inter-relationships among art, literature, music, philosophy and culture. (CSLO #4)
5. (Analysis Level) Identify the ideas and values of an era and culture as exemplified in a work of art, music, literature or philosophy. (CSLO #1 and #2)
6. (Evaluation Level) Compare and contrast works of art, music and/or literature using external criteria. (CSLO #4)
7. (Analysis Level) Analyze diverse perspectives in our universal search for meaning through major works in the arts, music, literature and philosophy. (CSLO #1)
8. (Evaluation Level) Create a project focusing on artistic expressions in art, architecture, music, literature and/or philosophy and their relevance to one's own life and society at large. (CSLO #4)
9. (Comprehension Level) Identify common or culturally specific themes in the arts. (CSLO #1 and #2)
10. (Analysis Level) Examine influences of ethnicity, race and gender on the creative process. (CSLO #1 and #2)
11. (Evaluation Level) Examine the interconnectedness of socio-economic, religious, political, scientific, and creative events and processes over time and between geographic areas. (CSLO #4)

Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None