Course Descriptions

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsDescriptionCompetencies
HUM116Encounters in Humanities3An interdisciplinary course exploring the human condition through literature, painting, sculpture, architecture, music and dance. The course examines the cultural context of individual works and movements, the thematic relationships between the arts and the relevance of the arts in our lives today.Loading...
HUM120Introduction to Film3An introduction to the conventions, scope, purposes and techniques of films. Includes viewing and writing about a variety of films.Loading...
HUM121America in the Movies3An interdisciplinary course that combines the insights of history and literature by examining popular American movies. The course explores the social, cultural and ethical questions raised in such films.Loading...
HUM249StudyAbroad:BritLife and Culture3This course is a survey of British life and culture, limited to students in the London Study Abroad Program. Taught by various professional guest lecturers, this course examines various aspects of the social fabric, including some of the main institutions, the geographic and political context, and the arts. Students will compare and contrast conditions and lifestyles of different time periods while undertaking related visits in London and throughout Britain. Course assignments, determined by the DMACC faculty member, will focus on major humanities themes and ideas as expressed in art and culture. Students may not receive credit for both HUM 249 and HIS 249.Loading...