2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    May 18, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HUMA 151 - Encounter with the Arts

3 CR
This course is designed to introduce students to the performing arts. Students must be able to attend specific exhibits and performances in art, theatre, music, dance, and cinema in the evening and on weekends. Classroom activities will be based on the lecture/discussion format. Lab Fee

Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .
General Education Requirement: Personal and Cultural Engagement - General Education Core
Michigan Transfer Agreement Requirement: Humanities and Fine Arts
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate basic knowledge of various terminology and concepts inherent in each of the forms through quizzes and a compressive final exam.
  2. Attend and/or engage in six artistic experiences throughout the semester; these will include a live concert, a theatrical performance, a visit to an art gallery, a film, a dance concert/rehearsal, and time either playing or observing the playing of a video game. Extra credit will be available for those who seek out and analyze street art. All experiences will be arranged to fit within each student’s personal availability and budgetary constraints.
  3. Compose six personal responses to the events they attended aimed at reinforcing terminology and subjective conclusions of each experience.
  4. Engage in class discussions covering key artistic elements of empathy, context, appropriation and subjectivity - and their importance on living healthy and full civic, professional and personal lives outside of the arts.