May 27, 2022
HUM 241 - Humanities in the Western World I
Description: Cultural history of Western Civilization from Ancient Civilizations to the Fourteenth Century. Scholarly examination of the literature, philosophy, music, visual arts, and architecture.
Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 103 . Reading Proficiency.
- Neolithic revolutions and ancient civilizations
- Classical Antiquity and Byzantium
- Religious and philosophical traditions
- Early Christian and Medieval Europe
- Western aesthetic: the Classical and Abstract Transcendental
- Issues of gender, race and class in the Western civilization
- The influence of the environment and the economy on Western culture
- Theories, methods and scholarly writing in cultural history
- Identify and classify ideas and artifacts within their respective historical and regional contexts. (1-4)
- Identify, analyze, and evaluate the diverse influences on the ideas and artifacts created in the Western Civilizations from the Neolithic to Fourteenth Century. (1-4)
- Identify, analyze and synthesize the relationship between historical events and cultural response. (5-7)
- Employ relevant terminology in oral and/or written arguments. (1-8)
- Identify, analyze, and evaluate major contributors and their contributions to the cultural history of the Western World. (8)
- Demonstrate thoughtful and precise writing skills by completing at least 2500 words of monitored writing.