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HUM 103 - Connections and Conflict in the Humanities I


Bory, Boyer, Green, Ewington, Pyle, Robb, Sample, Wills

A team-taught interdisciplinary course that engages critically key texts and artifacts from both the Western tradition and beyond, with topics that fall under the broad theme of the body, from intellectual, spiritual, and artistic traditions from around the globe.  Attention to historical contexts, critical theoretical approaches, and comparative synthesis.  Introduces habits of humanistic learning as well as basic skills needed to understand a variety of humanistic discourses. including written works, musical compositions, paintings and sculptures, live performances, architecture, and film and digital media. The course meets extra sessions and requires extra work beyond the course meetings. Students take HUM 103 in the fall and HUM 104 in the spring and receive a total of three credits for those two semesters.

2 credits

Prerequisites & Notes
The course has a required preorientation.

Visit the Sapere Aude preorientation webpage for more information.