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HMN 101 - Humanities: Experiencing Culture

3 Credits

An interdisciplinary humanities course designed to introduce students to the study of human expression through art, literature, music, philosophy, and architecture. As a required part of the course, students will attend various cultural events (plays, musical performances, gallery exhibits, lectures and speeches, etc.) on campus. They will analyze a variety of texts, visual images, and artifacts, and write about and discuss contextual influences on the arts and the creative process, such as changing cultural values and social conditions, scientific advancements, and global interdependence.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 101; or equivalent; or instructor permission (ENG 101 can be taken as a co-requisite).

Learning Attributes: WR

New SUNY General Education:
SUNY - Critical Thinking and Reasoning Competency
SUNY - Humanities

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

Course Learning Outcomes
1.Identify, analyze, and evaluate issues in the humanities related to art, literature, music, philosophy, or architecture.
2.Develop well-reasoned arguments, form judgments, and/or draw conclusions related to art, literature, music, philosophy, or architecture.
3.Analyze how the worldview of the artist or audience, as influenced by formal, historical, or cultural context, individual biography, or demographics such as gender, race, class, and ability, influences expression and interpretation.
4.Create significant multi-modal projects, using primary and secondary sources

Course Offered Fall, Spring

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Fall Semester 2024
Summer Session 2024