Jan 23, 2022  
2021-2022 College Catalog 
    
2021-2022 College Catalog
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HUM 260 - Intercultural Perspectives

3 Credits, 3 Contact Hours
3 lecture periods 0 lab periods

Literary and artistic works of American Indians and Asian, Black, and Hispanic Americans, both men and women. Includes traditional and modern works and contributions to American civilization.

Prerequisite(s): With a C or better: WRT 101 , WRT 101HC WRT 101S , or WRT 101SE .
Gen-Ed: Meets AGEC - HUM or SBS and I, C; Meets CTE - A&H or SBS and C.




Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Describe the cultural heritage (history, literature, and art) of Native-Americans, and explain the issues of race and gender that Native-Americans face, and the position of Native-Americans in today’s society.
  2. Describe the cultural heritage (history, literature, and art) of Hispanic-Americans, and explain the issues of race and gender that Hispanic-Americans face, and the position of Hispanic-Americans in today’s society.
  3. Describe the cultural heritage (history, literature, and art) of African-Americans, and explain the issues of race and gender that African-Americans face, and the position of African-Americans in today’s society.
  4. Describe the cultural heritage (history, literature, and art) of Asian-Americans, and explain the issues of race and gender that Asian-Americans face, and the position of Asian-Americans in today’s society.

Outline:
  1. Intensive Writing and Critical Inquiry
    1. Producing written discourse in more than one assignment through papers, reports, quizzes, tests, etc., which includes a minimum word standard of 3000 words.
    2. Written assignments emphasize critical inquiry which includes the gathering, interpreting, and evaluating of evidence.
    3. Includes a formal out of class paper of at least 1,500 words which requires critical inquiry and where the writer develops and supports a main idea.  
    4. Explicit writing instruction with timely feedback to help students improve their writing and critical inquiry skills is part of the course’s content.
    5. The evaluation of written assignments must include the overall quality of written work and critical inquiry, as measured by a rubric
    6. At least 50% of the student’s grade must be based on the written work and critical inquiry assignments.
  2. Native-American
    1. History
    2. Literature
    3. Art
  3. Hispanic-American
    1. History
    2. Literature
    3. Art
  4. African-American
    1. History
    2. Literature
    3. Art
  5. Asian-American
    1. History
    2. Literature
    3. Art


Effective Term:
Full Academic Year 2021-2022



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