Section I: Basic Course Information



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Los Angeles Community College District
COURSE OUTLINE

(Replaces PNCR and Course Outline)


Section I: Basic Course Information
OUTLINE STATUS: 



  1. COLLEGE: 



  1. SUBJECT (DISCIPLINE) NAME1): Humanities

(40 characters, no abbreviations


  1. COURSE NUMBER: 1




  1. COURSE TITLE: Cultural Patterns of Western Civilization




  1. UNITS: 3




  1. CATALOG COURSE DESCRIPTION -- Provide a description of the course, including an overview of the topics covered: (limit of forty words)




 An introduction to the general concepts of the Humanities. Mythology, music, history, philosophy, painting, drama, sculpture, architecture, and religion are studied and compared in relation to their background, medium, organization and style. 




  1. CLASS SCHEDULE COURSE DESCRIPTION -- Provide a brief description of the course, including an overview of the topics covered: (limit of forty words, description must match the above)




An introduction to the general concepts of the Humanities. Mythology, music, history, philosophy, painting, drama, sculpture, architecture, and religion are studied and compared in relation to their background, medium, organization and style.




  1. INITIAL COLLEGE APPROVAL DATE:      




  1. UPDATES (check all applicable boxes) – Identify the area(s) being updated/changed from the current course
    outline that is on file in Academic Affairs
    :

 Content/Objectives  Course Title / Unit Value

 Prerequisite / Corequisite / Advisory  Districtwide Course Attributes

 Other (describe)  Course Description




     




  1. CLASS HOURS:







“Standard Hours” per Week (based on 18 weeks)

Total Hours per Term (hrs per week x 18)

Units

Lecture:

3.00

54.00

3.00

Lab/activity (w/ homework):

     

     

     

Lab/activity (w/o homework):

     

     

     

Total:

3.00

54.00

3.00


Note: The Carnegie Rule and Title 5, section 55002 sets forth the following minimum standards: 1 unit = 1 hour lecture per week, 2 hours homework per week; OR 2 hours per week of lab with homework; OR 3 hours of lab per week without homework. The hours per week are based on a standard 18-week calendar. Lecture also includes discussion and/or demonstration hours, laboratory includes activity and/or studio hours.


  1. PREREQUISITES, COREQUISITES, ADVISORIES ON RECOMMENDED PREPARATION, and LIMITATION ON ENROLLMENT


Note: The LACCD’s Policy on Prerequisites, Corequisites and Advisories requires that the curriculum committee take a separate action verifying that a course’s prerequisite, corequisite or advisory is an “appropriate and rational measure of a student’s readiness to enter the course or program” and that the prerequisite, corequisite or advisory meets the level of scrutiny delineated in the policy.



    1. Prerequisites:  (If Yes, complete information below)







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    1. Corequisite:  (If Yes, complete information below)







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Course Title

Units

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    1. Advisories:  (If Yes, complete information below)







Subject

Number

Course Title

Units

Validation Approval Date (official use only)




     

     

     

     

     



     

     

     

     

     



     

     

     

     

     



     

     

     

     

     




  1. REPETITIONS -- Number of times course may be repeated for credit (three maximum): (see: Section V, #9)




  1. OTHER LIMITATIONS ON ENROLLMENT (see Title 5, Section 58106 and Board Rule 6803 for policy on allowable limitations. Other appropriate statutory or regulatory requirements may also apply):




     


Section II: Course Content and Objectives


  1. COURSE CONTENT AND OBJECTIVES:




COURSE CONTENT AND SCOPE –Lecture:

If applicable, outline the topics included in the lecture portion of the course (outline reflects course description, all topics covered in class).

Hours per topic

COURSE OBJECTIVES - Lecture (If applicable):

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to… (Use action verbs – see Bloom’s Taxonomy below for “action verbs requiring cognitive outcomes.”)



Prehistory.

Ancient Sumerians. Ancient Babylonians. Ancient Assyrians. Ancient Egyptians: Old Kingdom, Middle Kingdom, and New Kingdom.

Minoan civilization. Mycenaean civilization. Ancient Greek civilization: The Archaic Period and the Classical Period. The Hellenistic Age.
The Etruscans. The Roman Republic. The Roman Empire: Pax Romana and the Fall of Rome.

Judaism. Christianity.


Islam.

The Germanic Tribes. The Age of Charlemagne.


The Medieval Time Period.

The Renaissance.


The Northern Renaissance and the Reformation.

Maya, Mexica, and Inc-a civilizations. The Spanish in the Americas.

Native American Cultures.

The Catholic Reformation. The Baroque

The Enlightenment.


Romanticism.


Materialism.


Modernism.


Globalism.





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Define what prehistory means. Discuss the role of hunters and gatherers. Analyze prehistoric art.
Define the concept of civilization. Compare and contrast the ancient Sumerian civilization to the ancient Egyptian civilization in terms of the arts. Differentiate monotheism from polytheism. Define the term theocracy.

Define the Minoan civilization. Define the Mycenaean civilization . Compare and Contrast the Minoan civilization to the Mycenaean civilization. Define the ancient Greek civilization. Analyze the visual arts and architecture of ancient Greece.


Compare and contrast the Etruscans with the ancient Romans. Identify the visual arts, architecture, literature, plays, and religion of the ancient Romans.
Discuss the importance of Judaism to western civilization. Analyze Jewish art work.

Discuss the significance of Christianity to western civilization. Analyze Christian art work. Discuss the importance of Jesus Christ.


Interpret the role of Islam in western civilization. Discuss the arts in terms of Islam and the importance of Muhammad. Analyze the role of Islam and the sciences.
Examine the role of Charlemagne. Discuss the significance of the Germanic Tribes. Evaluate the feudal society. Define the Troubadours. Analyze the role of courtly love.
Define the Medieval time period. Analyze the visual arts, literature, and architecture from this time period. Identify the Gothic Cathedral. Evaluate Medieval music.
Discuss the impact of the Renaissance on Europe. Explain the significance of Renaissance artists and humanism. Identify Leonardo Da Vinci, Raphael, and Michelangelo.
Compare and Contrast the Northern Renaissance to the Italian Renaissance. Define the Protestant Reformation. Discuss the important rule of Martin Luther. Evaluate the role of Albrecht Durer during the Northern Renaissance.
Discuss the role of the Maya,Mexica, and Inca in terms of the arts and religion. Discuss the role of the Spanish in the Americas. Define Hernan Cortes. Define the role of Native American culture on western civilization.
Analyze the Catholic Reformation. Identify Ignatius Loyola. Compare and Contrast the Protestant Reformation with the Catholic Reformation. Analyze the art work and music of the Baroque time period.
Compose an essay on the Enlightenment. Identify the philosophy of John Locke and Thomas Jefferson. Analyze the contributions of Galileo Galilei and Isaac Newton. Evaluate the role of the American and French Revolutions. Define the role of Olaudah Equiano during the Enlightenment.
Compose an essay about Romanticism. Identify artists during the Romantic movement. Evaluate the role of Napoleon Bonaparte during the Romantic movement. Define American Transcendentalism. Identify Walt Whitman, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Henry David Thoreau.
Analyze the importance of Materialism. Define Impressionism. Compare and Contrast Mary Cassatt, Edgar Degas, Toulouse Lautrec, and Claude Monet. Identify the various contributions of the humanities to the development of social and political institutions of society.
Identify key artists and their impact in the world of art and literature.

Discuss the importance of Modernism. Analyze the arts of the first half of the 20th century. Analyze modern literature. Discuss the importance of World War I and II. Differentiate between Dadaism and Futurism. Compose an essay on Surrealism.


Analyze the term Globalism. Define the quest for equality. Explain the art and architecture of the 1950s until the 21st century. Compare and contrast Pop Art to Abstract Expressionism. Analyze the music of the 21st century. Explain how arts, music, literature and their impact on society from pre-historic times to the present. Explain the art and architecture of the 1950s until the 21 st century.




Total Lecture hours*

54







COURSE CONTENT AND SCOPE -- Laboratory:

If applicable, outline the topics included in the laboratory portion of the course (outline reflects course description, all topics covered in class).

Hours per Topic

COURSE OBJECTIVES - Laboratory (If applicable):

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to… (Use action verbs – see Bloom’s Taxonomy below for “action verbs requiring cognitive outcomes.”)2



     

     

     

Total Lab hours*

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*Total lecture and laboratory hours (which include the final examination) must equal totals on page 1.


Bloom’s Taxonomy


simple skills <<------------------------------->> complex skills




Critical Thinking

Knowledge

define
repeat


record
list
recall
name
relate
underline


Comprehension

translate


restate
discuss
describe
recognize
explain
express
identify
locate
report
review
tell


Application

interpret


apply
employ
use
demonstrate
dramatize
practice
illustrate
operate
schedule
shop
sketch


Analysis

distinguish


analyze
differentiate
appraise
calculate
experiment
test
compare
contrast
criticize
diagram
inspect
debate
inventory
question
relate
solve
examine
categorize

Synthesis

compose
plan


propose
design
formulate
arrange
assemble
collect
construct
create
set up
organize
prepare


Evaluation

judge
appraise


evaluate
rate
compare
value
revise
score
select
choose
assess
estimate
measure




  1. REQUIRED TEXTS:

Provide a representative list of textbooks and other required reading; include author, title and date of publication:


Text: Landmarks in Humanities by Gloria K. Fiero Second Edition 2009




  1. SUPPLEMENTARY READINGS:

Reading assignments may include, but are not limited to the following:


The following texts: The Epic of Gilgamesh, Lysistrata by Aristophanes, The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli, Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman, On the Road by Jack Kerouac, and The Stranger by Albert Camus




  1. WRITING ASSIGNMENTS:

Title 5, section 55002 requires grades to be “based on demonstrated proficiency in subject matter and the ability to demonstrate that proficiency, at least in part, by means of essays or, in courses where the curriculum committee deems them to be appropriate, by problem solving exercises or skills demonstrations by students.” Writing assignments in this course may include, but are not limited to the following:




Essay exams such as Define Modern Art or Compare and Contrast the Greek civilization to the Roman civilization. There will be an introduction, body and conclusion. Research papers will be on a topic that the student chooses from those that are covered in class. A student could write about an artist, art work, religion, architecture, or an aspect of a civilization. Research papers should be 3-5 pages long. The MLA format will be utilized.




  1. REPRESENTATIVE OUTSIDE ASSIGNMENTS:

Out of class assignments may include, but are not limited to the following:


Research papers (see above). An extra credit assignment would involve the student attending a museum and writing about two works of art. The student would compare and contrast two works of art from two different cultures.




  1. REPRESENTATIVE ASSIGNMENTS THAT DEMONSTRATE CRITICAL THINKING:

Title 5, section 55002(a) requires that a degree-applicable course have a level of rigor that includes “critical thinking and the understanding and application of concepts determined by the curriculum committee to be at college level”. Critical thinking may include, but is not limited to analysis, synthesis, and evaluation. Provide examples of assignments that demonstrate critical thinking.




Group prjects would be a topic such as anicent Greek art. Students would show visuals of the art work and explain the ancient Greek art to their fellow students. The presentation would take 10-15 minutes.




  1. METHODS OF EVALUATION:

Title 5, section 55002 requires grades to be “based on demonstrated proficiency in subject matter and the ability to demonstrate that proficiency, at least in part, by means of essays, or, in courses where the curriculum committee deems them to be appropriate, by problem solving exercises or skills demonstrations by students.” Methods of evaluation may include, but are not limited to the following (please note that evaluation should measure the outcomes detailed “Course Objectives” at the beginning of Section II):








Standardized Tests



Criterion Reference Tests



Observance Record of Student

Performance





Homework



Essays/Essay Test Midterm



Written Compositions



Laboratory Reports



Oral Presentations



Term Papers, Projects, Reports



Class Participation



Problem –solving Exercises




Skills Demonstrations
Final Exam



Other (specify):

collaborative learning:group projects


















  1. METHODS OF INSTRUCTION:

Methods of instruction may include, but are not limited to the following:

 Lecture

 Discussion

 Laboratory

 Activity

 Field Experience

 Independent Study

 Other (explain)




Field Experience would be Extra Credit Assignment.



  1. SUPPLIES:

List the supplies the student must provide.




Notebook, pens, pencils, scantrons, blue books, and text book.




  1. COMPUTER COMPETENCY:

If applicable, explain how computer competency is included in the course.




Computer competency is necessary in completing some assignments and research.




  1. INFORMATION COMPETENCY:

Information competency is the ability to find, evaluate use, and communicate information in all its various formats. It combines aspects of library literacy, research methods and technological literacy. Information competency includes consideration of the ethical and legal implications and requires the application of both critical thinking and communications skills. If applicable, explain how information competency is included in the course.




Internet, library research and computer competency will be necessary for different assignments. Students will be provided with a schedule of library workshops where they may obtain the training.




  1. DIVERSITY:

If applicable, explain how diversity (e.g., cultural, gender, etc.) is included in the course.




Cultural diversity is covered in this course. Students explore in depth 3 or more civilizations including Sumerian, Minoan, Etruscans and Mayan. At least three different religions are explored including Judaism, Christianity and Islam.



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