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Introduction to Humanities
INTRO TO HUM
CLASS CODE: HUM 101 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: LANGUAGE & LETTERS
DEPARTMENT: HUMANITIES & PHILOSOPHY
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course fulfills a General Education - Arts requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Designed to give students a broad overview of painting, sculpture, music, literature, architecture and film. The course examines how the arts reflect humanity's attempt to find meaning and fulfillment in life.
DESCRIPTION: This is an introductory course designed for those who have minimal knowledge or experience with the arts. The curriculum introduces students to the fundamentals of painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture, cinema, theatre, literature, music and architecture. In addition, students learn how style relates to the arts and become acquainted with major historical styles and periods.
TOPICS: Painting, printmaking, photography, drawing, sculpture, theatre, music, literature, architecture and film.
OBJECTIVES: The course aims to promote greater understanding of and appreciation for the arts by explaining the materials, techniques, and elements of the arts.
The course demonstrates how the arts reflect humanity's attempt to find meaning and fulfillment in life, and exposes students to many of the world's great cultural creations.
REQUIREMENTS: Textbook reading assignments, exams, quizzes, and writing assignment(s). Identification of specific works of art and music.
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