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HMC 210 Classical Mythology & Western Art
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: Arts   Cultural (Ethnic/Race/Gender) Awareness   Humanities  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: A survey of the major Greek and Roman myths and their influence on Western culture. Emphasis on works of past and contemporary art and architecture which were inspired by these myths. Prerequisite: RDG094.

Prerequisites: RDG094

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Describe the formal properties of artistic and literary works and explain the inter-relationship between literature and art. (CSLO #2)
2. (Comprehension Level) Identify and discuss major artistic representations of classical myths and legends. (CSLO #2)
3. (Analysis Level) Examine the concept of myth and distinguish the major divinities and their stories. (CSLO #2)
4. (Analysis Level) Recognize influences of ethnicity, race, and gender on the creative process. (CSLO #1)
5. (Analysis Level) Identify and examine the ideas and values of an era and culture as exemplified in literature and art. (CSLO #1 and #2)
6. (Evaluation Level) Compare and contrast the ways in which ancient and modern artists have portrayed the classical gods and goddesses and their stories through the visual arts. (CSLO #4)
7. (Synthesis Level) Create a project focusing on artistic expressions in art, architecture, or literature influenced by classical myths and their relevance to one's own life and society at large. (CSLO #4)
8. (Analysis Level) Identify and analyze social, political, philosophical, economic, historical and religious influences on the art and literature studied. (CSLO #4)
9. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate the effects of classical mythology on Western culture and artistic expression. (CSLO #4)
10. (Evaluation Level) Compare and contrast literary works of ancient Greek and Roman writers. (CSLO #4)
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