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HUM& 118
Hum. III The Modern World


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline: [Humanities]

Lecture Hours:50


Description
This course provides a basic survey of the major artistic, literary, and cultural achievements of the 20th and 21st centuries, with emphasis on European and American achievement. We will look at the web of influence among politics, art, literature, music, religion, psychology and philosophy to assess how our current world was shaped over the last hundred years. [H]

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Describe and interpret evolving forms of modern art, architecture, literature, and music to derive meaning and/or themes.
  • Evaluate the interpretation of critics through thoughtful discussion and writing.
  • Discuss important cultural, literary, artistic and musical expression in the modern world.
  • Evaluate the impact of various tchnological, political, economic, and/or cultural influences on the creative work of the modern era.
  • Critique culturally and linguistically diverse works in literature, philosophy, visual and performing arts, including film and music of the modern period.

  • Course Topics
  • The shift in power from aristocracy to "We the people"
  • Inventions (perhaps like photography, portable oil paints, film, recorded sound, or psychotherapy)and their effect on society and other art forms
  • The century of world wars and their effect on gender roles, fashion, environmental awareness, art, and literature

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    HUM& 118
    Spring 2014
    1419
    Linda Andrews
    HUM& 118
    Spring 2013
    1840
    Linda Andrews
    HUM& 118
    Spring 2012
    6019
    James Bower
    HUM& 118
    Spring 2011
    1280
    Jon Stratton
    HUM& 118
    Spring 2010
    1280
    Jon Stratton


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
    X
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.