Comparative Arts and Letters
 

Humanities of Latin America

Humanities of Latin America
Achievements of Latin American culture regarding art, philosophy, literature, and music from the pre-Columbian era to the present.
IHUM
260
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining IHUM 260
Course Outcomes: 

Critical Thinking and Analysis

Learn to think, speak, and write critically about literature (poetry, essay, short story, novel), painting, film, and music and to provide thoughtful and insightful interpretations of major works

Culture and Latin American Identity

Understand the vital role culture plays in formulating and promoting Latin American identity and autonomy and in probing universal questions about human experience

Latin American Experience in the Arts

Develop an appreciation for the major racial, social, geographical, and historical challenges of Latin American experience as they are reflected thematically and formally in the arts

Cultural Developments in Latin America

Gain a historical understanding of the major cultural developments in modern Latin America and respect for Latin American people and their cultures

Non-Western Culture

Demonstrate basic understanding of at least one culture in addition to North American and European cultures