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Course Description

Schoolcraft is excited to offer traditional credit face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote classes for Fall 2020 while providing students a safe experience based on recent COVID-19 concerns.

Please see the COVID-19 web page to learn more. Keep checking the schedule for additions on our New, Added, and Late Starting Courses web page.

Humanities - HUM 215

Humanities through the Arts

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course represents an exploratory approach to the humanities that focuses on the special role of the arts. The relation of the humanities to values is central to the purpose of the course. This approach provides a self-contained program for studying values as revealed in the arts.

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:

  • Investigate the historical influences of political, cultural, and scientific values upon art.
  • Investigate the basic elements and tools an artist uses to create a work of art.
  • Develop an appreciation of the processes of criticism and evaluation.
  • Investigate human values as they are found in various performing and fine art works prior to the present.
  • Explore contemporary human values as they are found in the various art media in popular culture.
  • Explore the resources in the various performing and fine arts.
  • Explore the interrelationships between the various performing and fine arts.
  • Develop techniques for critical thinking.
  • Express opinions and views effectively and responsibly in class discussions.

Course Schedule

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

Fall; 2020; HUMANITIES; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/22/2020

 215142326Hum Through ArtsONL3Nissen J5/31/0Open$12.00 

Fall; 2020; HUMANITIES; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2020

 215140837Hum Through ArtsRMT3Nissen J18/24/0Open$12.00M W  01:00 PM-02:26 PM WEBWEB
 215142325Hum Through ArtsONL3Nissen J13/31/0Open$12.00 

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

 215110818Hum Through ArtsRMT3Nissen J31/31/0Open$12.00M W  01:00 PM-02:26 PM WEBWEB
 215112392Hum Through ArtsONL3Nissen J31/31/0Open$12.00 

Key: Day of the Week

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