Introduction to Humanities with Writing II
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 2235 is a survey of western works of the humanities from the 16th- to the 21st-century. This course fulfills 6,000 words of the Gordon Rule writing requirement.
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: 8220111392685.
Works for HUM 2235: Shelley, Mary. Marilyn Butler, Editor. Frankenstein. (1818 text) Oxford University Press, USA, 1998. ISBN: 9780198840824.
Students will choose from one of the following 20th-century novels to read and discuss as their topic for the final essay:
Albert Camus’s The Stranger (ISBN: 9780679720201),
Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God (9780060838676), or
Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse Five (9780385333849)
Any basic grammar writing text (American)
See first-day handout.
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 learning outcomes:
|Course-level student learning outcomes||Discipline-level learning outcomes||Assessment methods|
Compose analytical responses to works of the humanities
Identify the chief characteristics of Western humanities from the baroque through the post-modern periods
Relate how general historic and cultural contexts have influenced the humanities
Explain thematic connections among works of the humanities from the 16th- through the 21st-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
Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:
The student will
- 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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