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Undergraduate Evening & Online Catalog 2015-2016 
Undergraduate Evening & Online Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GHUM 1033 - Humanities III

3 Credit Hours
1700 A.D. to Present
Third course of the humanities sequence: the modern and contemporary world (1700 to the present). Examines absolutism, the age of reason, political revolutions, industrial beginnings, development of democratic government, imperialism, the world wars, the gaining of independence of formerly colonial territories [as, e.g. Africa, India, South America], modernism and post-modernism, the post-Cold-War world; emphasis will be placed on key political, social, philosophical, scientific, ideological or cultural themes that shaped this time period. Focusing on the reading of primary texts, readings may include Rousseau, Voltaire, Romantic poets, Marx, Russian Realists, Modernist philosophy and psychology, Experimentation in literature, Existentialist writings, Post-Colonial studies [as e.g. Achebe, Spivak].

Prerequisite:   and   
  • Main: Fall, B Term; Spring, A Term.
  • Online: Fall, A Term; Spring, B Term; Summer, A Term. 
  • Orlando: Spring, B Term.
  • Wellington: Not Offered.

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