Interpretation of Literature and the Arts

Interpretation of Literature and the Arts
Understanding and writing about literature and at least one of the other arts; critical theory.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesENGL 311; or PHIL 300; IHum 201 and 202 and 250. At least three of the remaining historical foundation courses (item 3 under major requirements).
 NoteShould be taken junior year.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
 ProgramsContaining IHUM 350
Course Outcomes

Literary Interpretation and Theory

Develop the student's basic understanding of theories of interpretation in the humanities that relate to questions of gender, class, and race or ethnicity

Humanities Philosophy

Develop a basic understanding of the kinds of philosophical questions that have been and still are important to the study of the humanities

Meaning and Importance

Develop a mature, sophisticated ability to discern meaning and importance in the works we study in the humanities