Comparative Arts and Letters
 

Introduction to the Humanities of Asia

Introduction to the Humanities of Asia
Major arts of Asian cultures in their historical, religious, and philosophical settings.
IHUM
240
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining IHUM 240
Course Outcomes: 

Recognition of Masterpieces

Recognize key architectural, artistic, and musical masterpieces from India, China, and Japan based on a study of the Blackboard examples and class participation.

Familiarity with Major Literary Works

Become familiar with some of the major literary works from India, China, and Japan by completing the reading assignments and attending class lectures and discussions.

Understanding Another Culture

Demonstrate basic understanding of at least one culture in addition to North American and European cultures.

Differences in Traditions

Understand some of the basic similarities and differences between LDS beliefs and Hindu, Buddhist, Confucian, Daoist, and Shinto traditions as they are manifested in the humanities studied during the semester.