Syllabus for Hum1230 Hum: Ren-Modern Times (30142)
An introductory course which provides students with an awareness of Western cultural traditions in art, music, philosophy, literature and religion as they developed during the major periods of Western history
Satisifies Culture Diversity Requirement
Counts Toward Humanities Requirement
Required MaterialsLamm, Robert C. The Humanities in Western Culture
As a result of this course the student should be able to:
· Understand the development of Western culture
· Integrate the various disciplines and become aware of human development as humankind learns from other cultures
· Understand the complex interaction of the arts, sciences, religion, and history
Examinations: Three examinations are scheduled. Students are expected to take the examinations on the date scheduled. Only on rare occasions and with the consent of the instructor will a student be allowed to “make-up” an exam. The examinations will be largely essay in nature.
Reflection Papers: Each student will write ten (10) reflection papers on material in the text The papers should reflect the student’s understanding of the passage. Each paper will be at least one (1) page long, double spaced. Group Project:
Each student will be placed in a group that will give a 15-minute presentation on a subject chosen in consultation with the instructor. This subject will relate to one of the three units taught during the semester. Each student in the group is expected to participate. Presentation will coincide with the respective unit. A group leader will be chosen by the group.
ContactInstructor: Dr. Bill LanningPhone: 352 242 6644E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The student is expected to attend class unless there are special circumstances. Class attendance is important to the student because of the interactive process that occurs in the classroom situation. If an absence is necessary, the student will be responsible for any material covered on that day. It is the student’s responsibility to withdraw from class prior to the deadline published in the catalog. Failure to withdraw properly will result in a grade of F in the class. The final grade will be determined partially by the number of absences a student may have and by class participationWithdrawal Date:
Please note the date in the student handbook for the final withdrawal date
Method of Evaluation
Grades for the course will be as follows;
Two examinations 200
Term project 100
Group Project 100 Reflection Papers 100
A = 440-500
B = 380-439
C = 320-379
D = 260-319
F = below 260
NotesIMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
Persons with disabilities WHO REQUIRE ASSISTANCE OR SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS MUST see the instructor AND notify the Office for Students with Disabilities immediately. The OSD Office is located in the Student Services Department on Leesburg Campus. A representative can be reached by calling 352-365-3574 to set up an appointment. Additional information about LSCC’s OSD Services can be found at www.lscc.edu and click on Disability Services on the quick links.
Disclaimer: The dynamics of a course may necessitate the contents of the syllabus to change. Thus, the syllabus is subject to change with the approval of the instructor. Students will be consulted if a change is felt to be justified.
The following schedule is tentative and will be change if necessitated. However, unless changed by the instructor, the following schedule will be used by the student to prepare for each class meeting. Introduction to the Course Introduction to the study of Humanities The Renaissance Chapter 16: A New Way of Looking at the World Chapter 17: Renaissance Art: A New Golden Age Chapter 18: Renaissance Music: Court and Church Chapter 19: Shadow and Substance: Literary Insights into the Renaissance The Early Modern World Chapter 20: Science, Reason, and Absolutism Chapter 21: Art: Baroque, Rococo, and NeoclassicChapter 22: Music: Baroque, Rococo, and Neoclassic The Middle Modern World Chapter 23: Revolution, Romanticism, Realism First Exam Chapter 24: Romanticism in Music Chapter 25: Nineteenth-Century Art: Conflict and Diversity The Twentieth Century Chapter 26: Things Fall Apart: The Center Cannot Hold Chapter 27: Ideas and Conflicts That Motivate the Twentieth Century Chapter 28: Art in the Twentieth Century: Shock Wave and Reactions Chapter 29: Modern Music Chapter 30: Twentieth-Century Literature Into the Twenty-First CenturyChapter 31: Crossing Borders: Historical Overview, 1990- 2003 Chapter 32: Art: Moving into the Twenty-First Century Chapter 33: Music and Dance in the Twenty-First Century Chapter 34: Literature for the New Century Final Exam