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HUMN 210 : World Culture

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College of Arts & Sciences (WARSC)
World Culture
This course focuses on the cultural development of world societies including but not limited to religious, social, political, and philosophical arenas as all apply to contemporary circumstances. Skills emphasized are: comprehensive comparative reading, analysis and critiques, and writing.

The student who satisfactorily completes this course will have an an overview of world cultures from early modern history to the present, emphasizing the contributions of all world cultures to the advancement of a global civilization; will be familiar with important events and themes of various world cultures and; will be able to research analyze, discuss and appreciate literary, philosophical, artistic and historical documents.

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:

1. Identify and discuss (in writing or orally) main forces, figures and events that facilitate the evolution of various world societies and explain the progress of various societies’ cultural contribution to a global culture today.

2. Discuss (in writing and orally) primary and secondary literary works and art, as well as religious, political, historical and economic practices of various world societies within a specific era and demonstrate their impact on contemporary world culture.

3. Examine (in writing or orally) diversity in societies and compare cultural similarities and differences among societies that help explain the meaning of societal evolution from various perspectives.

4. Demonstrate (orally and visually) various cultural practices of societies through examination of primary and secondary sources as each contribute to a contemporary multicultural world perspective.5. Research (in writing), through examination and analysis of primary and secondary sources, a country or specific society and its customs and practices while highlighting overall cultural contributions to a global world society.

Located on the Daytona Beach Campus, the Jack R. Hunt Library is the primary library for all students of the Worldwide Campus. The Chief Academic Officer strongly recommends that every faculty member, where appropriate, require all students in his or her classes to access the Hunt Library or a comparable college-level local library for research. The results of this research can be used for class projects such as research papers, group discussion, or individual presentations. Students should feel comfortable with using the resources of the library. 

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Written assignments must be formatted in accordance with the current edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA) unless otherwise instructed in individual assignments.

ActivityPercent of Grade
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Undergraduate Grade Scale

90 - 100% A
80 - 89% B
70 - 79% C
60 - 69% D
0 - 60% F

Graduate Grade Scale

90 - 100% A
80 - 89% B
70 - 79% C
0 - 69% F
Maryam El-Shall, Ph.D. - 3/31/2015
Kara Fontenot - 3/31/2015
Theresa Maue, Ph.D. - 3/31/2015
Dr. James Schultz – 3/31/2015
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