Course Catalog

Humanities  
List of all courses and their descriptions
List of all courses, their descriptions and offerings in the schedule book

HUMA1010 - Humanities: Art and Music
Spring 2018

This class will serve as an introduction to the arts focusing primarily on the Western Cultural Tradition and will explore the characteristics, style, classification, form, and content of art through critical analysis and relationship to historical events. The student will be exposed to the arts, especially those which have established the foundation for the Western canon; however, it is the main objective of the course to aid in the development of the student?s ability to think critically. The student will gain the tools necessary to evaluate art and will then be able to apply these tools, including a critical approach, to other areas and subjects outside of this course.
3 Credits

HUMA1011 - Humanities Abroad
Spring 2018

This class will serve as an introduction to the fine arts as applied to the country or region specific to the study abroad. The students will learn formal? and? contextual qualities of art? ?and ?understand ?the reception? or role? of art in society. We will explore the characteristics, style, classification, form, and content of art through critical analysis and relationship to historical events? of that country or region?. The student will gain the tools necessary to evaluate art and will then be able to apply these tools, including a critical approach, to other areas and subjects outside of this course. The trip takes place May 7-May 21, 2018. In addition to tuition, there will be study abroad costs for airfare, housing, etc. If you are interested in taking this course, contact the Center for Global Engagement at 412-397-6893 or email Rick Moslen at moslen@rmu.edu for more information about the study abroad travel arrangements and costs.
3 Credits

HUMA1015 - Honors Humanities: Art & Music
Spring 2018

This class will serve as an introduction to the arts focusing primarily on the Western Cultural Tradition and will explore the characteristics, style, classification, form, and content of art through critical analysis and relationship to historical events. The student will be exposed to the arts, especially those which have established the foundation for the Western canon; however, it is the main objective of the course to aid in the development of the student?s ability to think critically. The student will gain the tools necessary to evaluate art and will then be able to apply these tools, including a critical approach, to other areas and subjects outside of this course.
3 Credits