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HUMN 325 - Nature and Culture

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Laboratory Hours: 0

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100  with a grade of C or better

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

This course examines the relationship between culture and nature through the humanistic disciplines of art and literature. We will explore theoretical and philosophical perspectives about how humans interact with nature and examine the ways in which culture reflects and shapes our human experiences with nature by looking at cultural products such as landscape painting, nature writing, literature, and cultural mythologies.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course:
  1. Show proficiency with the specialized vocabulary of the field and the significance of relevant historical contexts (measures the conventions of one area of the humanities);
  2. develop an interpretation and / or argument in response to a text or texts (measures the conventions and methods of one area of the humanities).