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Introduction to Humanities II – FAS 202 (SNHU)

Introduction to Humanities II – FAS 202 (SNHU)

Credits 1

Competencies

  • Purpose And Function Of Artwork
    Students will demonstrate understanding of how the purpose and function of an artwork can be impacted by the culture of an era by identifying and evaluating the purpose and function of artwork from different eras.
  • Esthetics and Standards of Beauty
    Students will demonstrate understanding of how esthetics and standards of beauty evolve by comparing and contrasting artwork from various cultures and time periods.
  • Artist Intent and Audience Interpretation
    Students will demonstrate understanding of the relationship between an artist’s intent and an audience’s interpretation of an artistic work by explaining how these can be similar and different.
  • Ideals and Values in Artist Work
    Students will demonstrate understanding of how to identify cultural ideals and values that are represented in historical artwork and make a connection with how these are exhibited in contemporary society by analyzing various artwork.

Pre-Requisites

None

Status:

Open

Estimated Completion Time

1 semester/ 16-18 weeks

Overview

This course offers vocabulary, understanding and appreciation of the visual arts in their cultural contexts in history, religion, literature, music and ideas. It focuses on the cultural periods of the Baroque, the Enlightenment, Romanticism and Early Modernism while also exploring related issues in non-European cultures. May be taken independently of FAS 201.

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Major Topics and Concepts

  • Age of the Baroque
  • The Scientific Revolution and the Age of Enlightenment
  • The Era of the French Revolution
  • The Age of Romanticism
  • An Era of “-isms”
  • Modern Consciousness
  • The Quest for Freedom and Meaning
  • The Contemporary Age

Status:

Open

Estimated Completion Time

1 semester/ 16-18 weeks

Overview

This course offers vocabulary, understanding and appreciation of the visual arts in their cultural contexts in history, religion, literature, music and ideas. It focuses on the cultural periods of the Baroque, the Enlightenment, Romanticism and Early Modernism while also exploring related issues in non-European cultures. May be taken independently of FAS 201.

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Major Topics and Concepts

 

Segment One:

  • Age of the Baroque
  • The Scientific Revolution and the Age of Enlightenment
  • The Era of the French Revolution
  • The Age of Romanticism
  • An Era of “-isms”
  • Modern Consciousness
  • The Quest for Freedom and Meaning
  • The Contemporary Age

 

 

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