COLLIN COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE COURSE SYLLABUS HUM 1301. S06 Fall 2011Introduction to the Humanities Times: MWF 10-10:50 am Room: B112 Credit: 3 Hours Pre-Requisite: None Co-Requisite: None Lec: 3 Hours PROFESSOR: DR. LINDA SEARS Office: BB117 Office Hours: T/Th 8:30-10:00 am and 2:15-3:45 pm or by appointment email: [email protected]website: http://iws.collin.edu/lsears Phone: 972-881-5819 TEXTBOOK: Sayre, Henry. Discovering the HumanitiesCOURSE DESCRIPTION: Introduction to the Humanities focuses on the study and appreciation of representative examples of visual and performing arts, literature, music, and religion of various world cultures. The exploration of interrelationships of the arts and their philosophies emphasizes the nature of humankind and the need to create. STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the following: 1.Identify works in the arts and humanities within selected historical and cultural frameworks 2.Select and use the vocabulary of the humanities to communicate at an appropriate intellectual level 3.Analyze primary works in the arts and humanities to form a critical grasp of their contribution to the meaning of human experience 4.Demonstrate knowledge of the creative and critical skills involved in producing works of art and performance. 5.Evaluate primary creative works using the aesthetic principles of the arts and humanities 6.Communicate a personal response to works of the arts and humanities from within an intercultural context COURSE REQUIREMENTS:1. Readassigned chapters and readings and participatein class discussions. 2. Take three major examsin class including a two-hour final. 3. Design a creative project and presentit to the class. 4. Take quizzesover textbook readings and an aesthetics quiz 5.Write one review essayon an out of class art experience
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