Montgomery College 2021-2022 Catalog 
    Jun 20, 2024  
Montgomery College 2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GHUM 101 - Introduction to Global Humanities


Study of the many humanities themes from the standpoint of global interconnections. This course takes an interdisciplinary humanities approach to a number of themes.  Specifically, it encourages students to consider a number of topics related to global issues using historical, literary, linguistic, and philosophical lenses. The course encourages students to recognize their responsibilities to society-locally, nationally, and globally–and to consider their academic and personal goals. Students will also consider current issues of global importance. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 011 , READ 120  Three hours each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course a student will be able to

  • Critically analyze and communicate orally and in writing humanities concepts and global interconnections among peoples and cultures.
  • Describe, through the study of the global humanities, how historical, artistic, and cultural contexts influence individuals and societies.
  • Identify their underlying assumptions about cultures and cultural values.
  • Analyze and articulate the impact of cultural diversity on modern global societies.
  • Apply the knowledge and skills gained through the study of the global humanities to explore their majors, the College, and the responsibilities of individuals in their communities.
  • Demonstrate   information literacy and technological skills in researching and presenting themes related to the global humanities.

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