Course Descriptions

HMN 221 - Western Humanities II

4 Credits

An interdisciplinary search for moral, social, and political alternatives and meaning embodied in the institutions, culture, and literature of Western Civilization from 1600 to the present. This course is factual as well as conceptual, including a narrative history of the period covered.

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

Learning Attributes: WR

SUNY General Education: SUNY-H - Humanities (SHUM)

MCC General Education: MCC-AH - Arts and Humanities (MAH)

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 the Baroque through Contemporary Contour.
4. Explain the philosophical significance of select classic works and artifacts of the Western culture from within the periods of the Baroque through Contemporary Contour.
5. Explain the artistic significance of the select classic works and artifacts of the Western culture from within the periods of the Baroque through Contemporary Contour.
6. Explain the architectural significance of the select classic works and artifacts of the Western culture from within the periods of the Baroque through Contemporary Contour.
7. Explain the musical significance of the select classic works and artifacts of the Western culture from within the periods of the Baroque through Contemporary Contour.
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 the classic works of artifacts of the Western culture.

Course Offered Fall, Spring

Use links below to see if this course is offered:
Intersession 2020
Spring Semester 2020