HUM2235

Introduction to Humanities with Writing II

Course Code:
HUM2235

Credit Hours:
3

Effective beginning:
2022-23

Sections:
001, 002, 700

 

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.

 

Course Details

Prerequisites:

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 2235: Shelley, Mary. Marilyn Butler, Editor. Frankenstein. (1818 text) Oxford University Press, USA, 1998. ISBN: 9780192833662 

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 learning outcomes:

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 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

  1. read all the assignments in the text.
  2. read outside material as assigned for class discussion and/or writing assignments.
  3. complete three unit exams.
  4. write essays totaling 6000 words, using correct MLA documentation.
  5. write one, two-part cumulative final.
  6. participate in class discussions.

 

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