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World Culture And The Arts

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Culture and the arts play a complex role in enriching the human experience. This course will analyze the social role of the arts in the early civilizations through the present day. Learners will explore the key contributions in visual art, architecture, literature, and music of the civilizations presented in this course.

This undergraduate-level course is 9 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 9 weeks

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    Early Chinese and Japanese Civilizations

    • Describe the key contributions of the arts in early Chinese civilizations.
    • Describe the key contributions of the arts in early Japanese civilizations.
    • Analyze the social role of the arts in early Japanese civilizations.
    • Analyze the social role of the arts in early Chinese civilizations.

    Prehistoric, Mesopotamian, and Egyptian Societies

    • Analyze the social role of the arts in prehistoric and Mesopotamian civilizations.
    • Describe the key contributions of the arts in prehistoric and Mesopotamian civilizations.
    • Analyze the social role of the arts in Egyptian societies.
    • Describe the key contributions of the arts in Egyptian societies.

    Middle Ages - Romanesque and Gothic Eras

    • Analyze the social role of the arts in the Early Middle Ages.
    • Describe the key contributions of the arts in the Early Middle Ages.
    • Analyze the social role of the arts in the Late Middle Ages.
    • Describe the key contributions of the arts in the Late Middle Ages.

    Early and Late 20th Century

    • Describe the key contributions of the arts during the early 20th century.
    • Analyze the social role of the arts during the late 20th century.
    • Describe the key contributions of the arts during the late 20th century.
    • Analyze the social role of the arts during the early 20th century.

    Role of the Arts in Society

    • Trace the development of different art forms within civilizations.

    Classical Societies

    • Analyze the social role of the arts in Classical Greek and Hellenistic civilizations.
    • Describe the key contributions of the arts in Classical Greek and Hellenistic civilizations.
    • Analyze the social role of the arts in Etruscan civilization, the Roman Republic, and the Roman Empire.
    • Describe the key contributions of the arts in Etruscan civilization, the Roman Republic, and the Roman Empire.

    Islamic and Indian Civilizations

    • Describe the key contributions of the arts in Islamic civilizations.
    • Analyze the social role of the arts in Islamic civilizations.
    • Analyze the social role of the arts in Indian civilizations.
    • Describe the key contributions of the arts in Indian civilizations.

    Renaissance - Italy and Northern Europe

    • Analyze the social role of the arts during the Italian Renaissance.
    • Describe the key contributions of the arts during the Italian Renaissance.
    • Analyze the social role of the arts during the Northern European Renaissance.
    • Describe the key contributions of the arts during the Northern European Renaissance.

    Humanities and the Arts

    • Explain how works of art reflect human values and belief systems.
    • Analyze the relationship between culture and art.
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