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HUM2281 – Culture of the British Isles pdf

Credits: 3 (3/0/0)
Description: Meets MnTC Goal Areas 6 and 8. This multidisciplinary course will introduce students to a close study of the art, literature and music of the British Isles with an emphasis on England, Ireland and Wales. Students will develop an appreciation of the Irish, English and Welsh cultures and an understanding of the integration of the arts within each culture. Registering for Humanities 2281 will make each student eligible for GLST 2291: Humanities British Isles.
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
  1. Demonstrate awareness of the scope and variety of art, literature and music that focuses political, economic and cultural elements.
  2. Understand art, literature and music as an expression of individual and cultural values within a world-wide context.
  3. Respond critically to the art, literature and music studied by comparing and contrasting situations, attitudes, tone and changes on a global basis.
  4. Articulate an informed personal response to the works studied through analysis and discussion.
  5. Become familiar with terms and concepts necessary for the study of art, literature and music.
  6. Describe and analyze political, economic, cultural, and historical elements which led to the production of particular selections of art, music and literature.
  7. Demonstrate knowledge of cultural, social, religious, and linguistic differences as revealed in selected art, literature, and music.
  8. Analyze specific informational problems that may provide the impetus for the creation of the arts that may be the result of cultural, economic, and political differences.
  9. Understand the role and responsibility of a world citizen who may choose to use the arts as his or her vehicle for interaction within the global scene.
MnTC goal areas:
  • 6. The Humanities and Fine Arts
  • 8. Global Perspective

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