HUM1020

Introduction to Humanities with Writing I

Course Code: HUM1020

Credit Hours: 3

Effective beginning: Fall 2020

 

Course Description:
This course increases the student’s understanding and appreciation of western culture through the study of art, architecture, literature, music, and philosophy. HUM 1020 is a survey of our ancient, medieval, and renaissance cultural heritages. This course fulfills 6,000 words of the Gordon Rule writing requirement.

Course Details

Prerequisites:

Prerequisite: Grades of “C” or higher in ENC 1101 and 1102

Instructors:

Stephanie Bender, Ph.D.
benders@chipola.edu

Lindsey Smitherman-Brown
smitherl@chipola.edu

 

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

Primary text for all Humanities courses:

Sayre, Henry M. REVEL for Discovering the Humanities Instant Access, 4th Edition. Pearson.  ISBN: 9780135198346

Works for HUM 1020: Shakespeare, William. Hamlet (w/pages 281-312). Simon & Schuster, 2012.  ISBN: 9780743477123

Any basic grammar writing text (American)

 

Assignment/course outline:

See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

HUM 1020 is a General Education core course in Area 5—Humanities.  The purpose of the humanities in the core curriculum is to understand the human condition through the study of the following: art history, literature, music history, music theory, performing arts, philosophy, and visual arts.

H-1      Compare works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film and/or music) in various cultures or literary movements

H-2      Analyze artistic expressions (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film and/or music)

H-3      Communicate informed responses to works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film and/or music)

H-4      Explain thematic connections among works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film and/or music)

 

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods

Compose analytical responses to works of the humanities

Identify the chief characteristics of Western humanities from prehistoric through Renaissance periods

Relate how general historic and cultural contexts have influenced the humanities

Explain thematic connections among works of the humanities through the 16th century

C-1, 2, 3, 4, 5, H-1, 2, 3, 4

C-1, 5, H-1, 2, 3, 4

C-1, 2, 4, 5, H-1, 2, 3, 4

C-2, 4, H-1, 2, 3, 4

Cumulative Final, Documented Essays, Departmental Exam, Homework, Unit Tests, Writing Assignments

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Read all the assignments in the text
  • Read outside material as assigned for class discussion and/or writing assignments
  • Complete three unit exams
  • Write essays totaling 6000 words, using correct MLA documentation
  • Write one, two-part cumulative final
  • Participate in class discussions

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