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The Arts in Western Culture: Pre-Historic to Renaissance
WESTERN CULT
CLASS CODE: HUM 201H CREDITS:  3 FEE:  $5.00
DIVISION: GENERAL STUDIES
DEPARTMENT: HONORS PROGRAM
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course fulfills a General Education - Arts requirement.

DESCRIPTION: A study of the development of Western civilization, examining the art, architecture, music, and literature of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, Rome and Medieval Europe within historical, religious, and philosophical contexts.
TAUGHT: Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS: The Arts in Western Culture: Pre-Historic to Renaissance.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: This course helps students to more fully understand the role of the ancient Western tradition in shaping our modern world. Students learn to identify major stylistic developments in the arts and to recognize specific works of art.
To understand how the respective art forms are a manifestation of the values of the societies that produced them.
REQUIREMENTS: Film Review Essay
Presentations
Identification Quizzes and Tests
Research Projects
Informal Observation
Discussion
PREREQUISITES: You must have a 3.5 or higher accumulative GPA to take an Honor's course.
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 1989