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    May 18, 2024  
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HUM 202 - Studies in Culture



5.0 Credits
Study of a particular culture with emphasis on aspects of contemporary life.
Prerequisite Placement in ENGL 099 or instructor permission.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe and explain how specific individuals/groups and major geographical, historical, and political elements have affected the culture(s) being studied.
  2. Describe and explain current challenges that the culture faces.
  3. Describe, analyze, and explain significant cultural elements, such as language, symbols, norms, values, beliefs and customs.
  4. Describe, analyze, and explain expressions of the culture in art, music, literature, theatre, philosophy, and sport.
  5. Describe and analyze the culture(s) in relation to other cultures, especially in reference to power relations, cross-cultural influences, political alliances, trade practices, etc.
  6. Compare and contrast various elements (political, cultural, economic, historical, etc.,) of the culture(s) with those of the USA.
  7. Apply knowledge, awareness, and/or skills to identify and analyze issues related to diversity.



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