Area C- 4 Further Studies in the Arts and Humanities
1. Courses in this category, need not be
introductory, and need not be as broad in scope as courses included
in C2 or C3.
2. Courses may have as prerequisites courses
listed in C2 and C3 or similar courses.
3. Courses in this category shall comply
generally with the criteria for courses in categories C2 and C3.
a) Develops a comprehensive understanding
and appreciation of the heritage being studied and transmits a knowledge
of Western and Non-Western cultural heritage in the arts and humanities.
b) Introduces history or a method of analysis in order
a) to increase understanding and appreciation of the art forms being
studied or b) to study the principles on which aesthetic judgments
are made or focuses on ideas and values of various cultures and traditions
as expressed in their literatures, philosophies or religions.
4. If the courses have for primary goal the
development or application of skills to develop aesthetic sensitivity,
it must be done through active participation in one of the arts or
through inclusion of a significant cultural component.
5. Develops an understanding of and appreciation
for the diversity of the human community.
6. Presents the contributions and perspectives
of women; persons from various ethnic, socio-economic, and religious
groups, gays and lesbians; and persons with disabilities. [At least
two of these groups should be included in the course.]
1. Apply processes of critical analysis to
the text-based courses within this category.
2. Demonstrate basic
skills in the performance courses within this category.
of the aesthetic/cultural values and historical developments
within the content
of the course.