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HUM 102: Introduction to the Humanities - Renaissance to Modern

This course introduces students to various cultural periods from 1250 through the early 20th Century. The creative disciplines of human artistic output are explored, focusing on the Western World. This course can be presented in chronological or topical format. Classes will cover a minimum of 5 cultures through various interdisciplinary media. Periods: Renaissance, Mannerism, Baroque, 18th Century (Rococo, Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism), 19th Century (Academic Art, Impressionism) and 20th Century up to WWII. Media: History, Visual Arts, Architecture, Literature, Philosophy, Music and Religion. This course was previously Humanities II - Renaissance to Modern Times.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

Level II Prereq: Computer Literacy

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