2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Jul 12, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

HUM 260 - Intercultural Perspectives


Description: Cultural, literary, and artistic expressions of Native Americans, Hispanic Americans, African American, and Asian Americans. Includes both traditional and modern work, issues of race, gender and ethnicity and contribution to American civilization.

Prerequisites: ENG 101  or ENG 103  

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Course Content:
  1. Historical forces and social systems of American society that have shaped the experience of minorities in the United States, including issues of race, gender and ethnicity
  2. Significant Native American, Hispanic American, African American and Asian American artists and writers
  3. Importance and influence of traditional cultural artistry on the works of Native American, Hispanic American, African American and Asian American artists and writers
  4. Influence of Native American, Hispanic American, African American and Asian American art and writing on the American artistic tradition

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Articulate the historical forces and social systems that shaped the cultures of Native American, Hispanic American, African American and Asian American artists and writers, including issues of race, gender and ethnicity. (1) 
  2. Identify significant innovators, themes and techniques in the art of Native American, Hispanic American, African American and Asian American communities. (2) 
  3. Compare traditional and modern works of Native American, Hispanic American, African American and Asian American artists and writers in order to trace the influence of cultural traditions on modern artistic expression. (3) 
  4. Explain the influence of Native American, Hispanic American, African American and Asian American artists and writers on American art and culture. (4)

Required Assessment:
  1. Demonstrate thoughtful and precise writing skills by completing at least 2500 words.