HUM389 - Western Art and Culture
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Western Art and Culture
This course offers another way to approach the study of Western civilization, by exploring ideas and practices of European and North American art and culture. HUM 389 is a companion course to Humanities 301 and 400, so art and culture are studied in historical context from the early Modern Period to the 21st century. Emphasis is also placed on the connection between theory and practice in the arts.
HUM389 is a required subject for articulated students.
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
Upon completion of this course students should be able to:
1. Define and use common art terms.
2. Set art works in their historical context.
3. Identify time periods and stylistic characteristics of major art movements.
4. Identify and explain several major philosophical theories of art and culture and explain how they compare/contrast with one another.
5. Learn to See critically, and apply critical thinking skills to visual culture.
Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.
To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.