HUM100 - Humanities: The Development of Western Thought I The Ancient World
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Humanities: The Development of Western Thought I The Ancient World
HUM100 introduces students to the Western intellectual and cultural tradition. The course examines the origins and consequences of historical events, ideas, and concepts. Together, their legacy forms the foundation of our own contemporary society. Taught by a team of Humanities specialists, HUM100 draws upon a wide variety of academic disciplines (including art history, economics, history, philosophy, political science, psychology, sociology, and women's studies). The course gives students a glimpse of the ancient world and a foundation for subsequent humanities and social science courses.
HUM100 is a required subject for all LAT students.
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
Upon successful completion of HUM100, the student will be able to:
Display a general knowledge of intellectual and everyday life in the ancient world.
Identify and discuss beliefs, values, and customs which are central to Western civilization.
Illustrate how and why ideas, values, and customs have emerged and how they have developed over time.
Illustrate how the past has shaped the present.
Develop critical thinking skills in students enabling them to analyze and understand ideas, values, and customs.
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