Course Description

This course presents a survey of scholarship in the humanities and introduces students to humanist writing conventions. Students will learn to critically examine forms of expression in the various disciplines and to present well-reasoned arguments.

Course Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Critically analyze and evaluate various forms of expression in different disciplines of the humanities
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of important historical developments in the humanities and an understanding of genre-specific scholarship across humanities disciplines
  • Develop and present well-reasoned written as well as oral arguments and critical written reflections from a humanities-base perspective in a manner that is consistent with the field’s professional norms, writing conventions, and documentation style
  • Demonstrate skills of summary and synthesis for humanities scholarship
    Process research and illustrate novice-level research skills relevant to various disciplines in the humanities

Course Syllabi

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