Montgomery College 2023-2024 Catalog 
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Montgomery College 2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HONR 251 - Independent Study-Tutorial in the Humanities

This tutorial emphasizes independent study in areas not listed among the credit courses in the humanities. Appropriate faculty tutor individual students in specific studies: e.g., philosophy, the problem of knowledge; literature, a comparative study of literary utopias; art, a project in oil painting; and language, Schiller and Goethe. Students may repeat this course provided that each time it is taken, a different topic is covered.

3 semester hours

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

  • Use selected terminology, theoretical concepts, and methodologies of the humanities.
  • Apply concepts from one or more humanities disciplines to contemporary issues.
  • Summarize how selected concepts in languages, literature, history, philosophy, or gender studies affect the individual.
  • Clarify one’s own attitudes and values as inheritors of the humanistic tradition.
  • Read and critically evaluate selected writings in the humanities.
  • Offer reasoned opinions and help facilitate productive discussion on selected topics in the humanities.
  • Locate valid sources of information in libraries and computer databases, and effectively incorporate those sources into their academic writing.
  • Solicit and utilize feedback from peers and mentors to improve his/her writing and thinking skills in the humanities.

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