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. Formerly HP 251.
3 semester hours
Upon course completion, 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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