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Course Description

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Humanities - HUM 152

World Masterpieces (1400-Present)

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course serves as an introduction to some of the great works of art and music in the Western world from 1400 to the present. The course will cover the major periods/styles in art and music history: Early, High and Late Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Modern (1900-1945), Post-Modern (1945-2000) and Contemporary. Art and music masterpieces to be studied will be selected from the main repertoire of significant works of the Western world. The course will also cover fundamentals of integrative art and music appreciation. A background in art and/or music is not required.

Prerequisites

(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Identify the major periods in art and music history from 1400 to the present.
  • Examine the fundamentals of art appreciation, including but not limited to: concepts of line, perspective, dimension; concepts of color, texture, medium; styles and philosophies of the artists studied from 1400 to the present.
  • Examine the fundamentals of music appreciation, including but not limited to: concepts of rhythm, melody, harmony, tone color; the basic musical forms (sonata-allegro, theme and variations, imitative forms, etc.); styles and philosophies of the composers studied from 1400 to the present.
  • Investigate works of art on an artistic and formal level from 1400 to the present.
  • Investigate works of classical music on an artistic and formal level from 1400 to present.
  • Identify the major art and music works and artists/composers studied from 1400 to the present.
  • Interpret the main humanities themes found in major works of art and music from 1400 to the present.
  • Apply known information about forms/genres/styles of certain types of art and music to unknown works from 1400 to the present.
  • Illustrate how major works of art and music influenced later styles and trends in art and music history from 1400 to the present.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Winter; 2021; HUMANITIES; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2021

 152110801Wld Mstrpc Post1400RMT3Nissen J28/31/0Open$12.00M W  08:30 AM-09:50 AM WEBWEB

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday