District Syllabus
HUM2020
Introduction To Humanities


Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Laboratory Fee: None.
Prerequisites: ENC1101C English Composition I with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.
Comments:
Catalog Description:
FA, SP, SU – An integrated approach to the study of the humanities 
which examines philosophy, literature and the arts in terms of their 
relationships.  The emphasis throughout the course will be on the 
ways in which a shared cultural outlook gives meaning to the human 
experience.  This course examines the cultural achievements from the 
Ancient World to the Contemporary Era.  There will be lectures, 
correlated readings and illustrations or representative works from 
each period studied. Meets AA general education, Humanities. A 
writing emphasis course.


This course meets the general education writing emphasis 
requirements as listed below.

   1. A minimum of three fully developed, multi-paragraph, evaluated 
writing assignments,
      not including a final examination, are required.
          •   Instructors provide detailed feedback regarding the 
content, organization,
              and use of standard written English for each evaluated 
writing assignment.
          •   Instructors return each evaluated writing assignment 
to a student before
              submission of the next evaluated writing assignment.
          •   Only individual student work may count toward the 
minimum three evaluated
              writing assignments.
          •   Grading rubrics will be used for each evaluated 
writing assignment.  These
              rubrics will be shared with each student.
   2. The grades earned on the writing assignments must reflect 
student performance in
      college-level writing and significantly impact the final 
course grade.
Required Materials: Books:
  • Cunningham, Lawrence S., John J. Reich, Lois Fichner-Rathus. Culture & Values: A Survey of the Western Humanities, 8th ed., Cengage, 2015. ISBN: 9781285449326
Supplemental Materials: Additional materials may be assigned by the instructor to supplement the required materials. -->
Special Requirements: None
Program Learning Outcomes:
I.	Critical Thinking:  The student evaluates the validity of 
ideas, developing informed opinions or defensible conclusions.

II. Communication: The student effectively communicates knowledge 
and ideas.

V.    Cultural Literacy: The student demonstrates an understanding 
of human culture and its diversity.   
Course Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of HUM 2020, students will

1.	Identify various works depicting painting, sculpture, 
architecture and relate them to various cultures and time periods;
2.	Recognize certain works in poetry, literature, music, and 
philosophy and relate them to various schools and time periods; and
3.	Evaluate the significance of the humanities to both 
individuals and society, regarding especially creative expression, 
social innovation, and personal well-being.
Methods of Evaluation:
Evaluation of student progress towards achieving the stated learning 
outcomes and performance objectives is the responsibility of the 
instructor, within the policies of the college and the department.  
Detailed explanations are included in the expanded Syllabus 
developed by the instructor for each section being taught.
Flexibility: It is the intention of the instructor to accomplish the objectives specified in the course syllabus. However, circumstances may arise which prohibit the fulfilling of this endeavor. Therefore, this syllabus is subject to change. When possible, students will be notified of any change in advance of its occurrence.

Student Email Accounts: Pensacola State College provides an institutional email account to all credit students. Pirate Mail is the official method of communication, and students must use Pirate Mail when communicating with the College. In cases where companion software is used for a particular class, emails may be exchanged between instructor and student using the companion software.

Note: For students with a disability that falls under the Americans with Disability Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, it is the responsibility of the student to notify Student Resource Center for ADA Services to discuss any special needs or equipment necessary to accomplish the requirements for this course. Upon completion of registration with the Student Resource Center for ADA Services office, specific arrangements can be discussed with the instructor.

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