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HUM 103: Introduction to the Humanities - 20th Century to Present

This course introduces students to various artistic periods and movements from the early 20th Century to the Present. 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 8 movements through various interdisciplinary media. Movements (selection): Dada, Surrealism, Cubism, Fauvism, Expressionism, Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, Minimalism, Realism, Harlem Renaissance, Conceptual Art, Post-Modern, etc. Media: History, Visual Arts (including Photography and Film), Architecture, Literature, Philosophy, Music and Religion. The title of this course was previously Introduction to Humanities - 20th Century.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

Level II Prereq: Computer Literacy

Credits
3
Lecture Hours
45
Clinical Hours
0
Lab Hours
0
Other Hours
0
Total Hours
45

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