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The Arts in Western Culture: Pre-Historic to Renaissance
WESTERN CULT
CLASS CODE: HUM 201 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: LANGUAGE & LETTERS
DEPARTMENT: HUMANITIES & PHILOSOPHY
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 [3000 BCE to 1400 AD] within historical, religious, and philosophical contexts.
TAUGHT: Fall, Winter, Summer
CONTENT AND TOPICS: The Arts in Western Culture: Pre-Historic to Renaissance.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Understand the role of the ancient Western tradition in shaping our modem world.

Identify major stylistic developments in the arts.

Recognize specific works of art.

Understand how the respective art forms are a manifestation of the values of the societies that produced them.

REQUIREMENTS: Film Review Essay
Quizzes
Tests
Presentations
Identification Quizzes and Tests
Research Projects
Informal Observation
Discussion
PREREQUISITES:
OTHER: *Taken alone, this course satisfies only the Arts portion of the GE Arts & Letters requirement; both portions, Arts & Letters, are satisfied if its companion course, Hum 202, is also taken.
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