HUM 2020: Introduction to Humanities
Course Description for Introduction to Humanities
Introduction to Humanities
Description: This course offers an intersecting disciplinary modes of remembering, questioning, understanding, and expressing human experience. Humanities form the core of a traditional liberal arts education, offering ways and methods for thinking critically about our place in the world. Thoughtful engagement with the humanities also requires the exercise of empathy and the acceptance of ambiguity and uncertainty. By inculcating these habits of mind, and encouraging intellectual adaptability, a broad humanities education provides an intellectual scaffolding for navigating our complex world and finding meaning in it.