Course Descriptions

HMN 220 - Western Humanities I - WR

4 Credits

An interdisciplinary search for moral, social, and political alternatives and meaning embodied in the institutions, culture, and literature of Western Civilization from the beginnings to 1600. This course is factual as well as conceptual, including a narrative history of the period covered. This course fulfills the MCC requirement for a humanities or social science elective. Writing Intensive. Four class hours. (SUNY-WC/H)

Prerequisite(s): English 101 with a grade of C or better or English 200 with a grade of C or better.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Explain the central concepts associated with the study of Western Humanities.
2. Define the important terminology associated with the study of Western Humanities.
3. Explain the literary significance of select classic works and artifacts of the Western culture from within the periods of antiquity through the Renaissance.
4. Explain the philosophical significance of select classic works and artifacts of the Western culture from within the periods of antiquity through the Renaissance.
5. Explain the artistic significance of select classic works and artifacts of the Western culture from within the periods of antiquity through the Renaissance.
6. Explain the architectural significance of select classic works and artifacts of the Western culture from within the periods of antiquity through the Renaissance.
7. Explain the musical significance of the select classic works and artifacts of the Western culture from within the periods of antiquity through the Renaissance.
8. Compose significant projects (multi-modal) using select classic works or artifacts of the Western culture as a primary source.
9. Apply the appropriate formal conventions when writing about select classic works or artifacts of the Western culture.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

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Fall Semester 2017
Intersession 2018
Spring Semester 2018