IHUM 262

Introduction to American Humanities 2: 1877 to the Present

Comparative Arts and Letters College of Humanities

Course Description

Value systems reflected in the arts and ideas of the United States from 1877 to the present.

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Figures and Works in American Arts: 1876 to Present

Learning Outcome

develop a broad familiarity with some of the most significant figures and works in the history of the American arts from 1876 to the present

Title

Lifelong Learning and Service

Learning Outcome

commit to a lifetime of learning and service to humanity

Title

American History: 1876 to Present

Learning Outcome

develop an appreciation for the rich variety of cultural traditions and voices on display in American history from 1876 to the present

Title

European and American History

Learning Outcome

demonstrate broad interdisciplinary knowledge of European and American cultural andintellectual history

Title

Research Arguments and Methodologies

Learning Outcome

produce original arguments based on sound research methodology

Title

Scholarly Discourse

Learning Outcome

engage with current scholarly discourse within the accepted methodology of the fieldconcerned

Title

Critical Thinking, Analysis, and Writing

Learning Outcome

demonstrate the skills of humanistic study, i.e. analyze, think critically and write clearly andpersuasively