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.
Prerequisite: Grades of “C” or higher in ENC 1101 and 1102
Stephanie Bender, Ph.D.
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)
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)
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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
College-wide policies and resources
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