An interdisciplinary study of Western Culture focusing on the interrelationships of art, literature, and philosophy as they reveal the major ideas and values of Classical Greek, Roman, Medieval, and Renaissance civilizations. Group 1 course.
Recommended Prerequisites or Skills Competencies
Placement into ENG 111
General Education Outcomes supported by this course
Communications - Direct, Critical Thinking - Direct
Other college designations supported by this course
Degree Req:Cultural Persp/Div, Infused: Writing Intensive
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- Critical events/topics in Western Civilization.
- Demonstrate how artistic movements reflect historic eras in Western Civilization.
- Explain how geography relates to critical events/topics in the history of the Western culture.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Analyze the impact of the humanities on their lives, society, and culture; students will explain how the artifacts of Western culture continue to shape contemporary social issues and concerns.
Learning How to Learn:
- Interpret current and historical trends in the humanities in relationship to their personal role in society.
- Evaluate how historical trends in the humanities shape the current and future orientation of the arts and human accomplishment.