LS 211 Introduction to the Humanities
U1H 2009 BU
Collins, Leslie R.
MFA in Creative Writing, Poetry, Georgia State University, 2005BA in Communication and Information Sciences, University of Alabama, 2000
Beaufort MCAS Room 532
By appointment (before and after class)
June 1 – July 26
7:35 - 10:05 PM
Lamm, Robert C. The Humanities in Western Culture. 2004.
Boston. McGraw Hill, (Fourth Edition).
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student will be involved in an active learning process consisting of classroom academics,
research, writing, examinations, and oral interaction with the professor and
fellow students. This is aimed at learning through the lively exploration of
ideas, issues, and contradictions.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Students are required to read all
assigned material prior to class and be prepared to discuss questions relating
to the argument. Students will participate in small group discussions and
exercises along with class-wide discussions. Two exams, one paper, daily
quizzes, and one presentation will encompass the student’s grade.
Presentation and quizzes: 20% (or 20 possible points)
Paper: 20% (or 20 possible
Midterm Exam: 20% (or 20 possible points)
Final Exam: 40% (or 40 possible points)
Total value for course: 100% (or 100 possible
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Late work is considered late after the class has
ended. I subtract five points for each day (not including Saturday and Sunday)
the assignment is late. For example, if an assignment is due Friday, and I
receive the assignment the following Wednesday, you will have 15 points
deducted from the assignment’s grade.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
are expected to attend all classes and be on time for the start of class.
Students are expected to participate in class and group discussions. Please do not email, text, talk on the phone, or sleep during class time.
Week One: Unit One Ancient River-Valley Civilizations
Tuesday, June 2 – Syllabus and pages
Thursday, June 4 – pages 29-40
Week Two: Unit Two Greece: Birthplace of Western Civilization
Tuesday, June 9 – pages 55-67
Thursday, June 11 – pages 93-123
Week Three: Units Three and Four Rome: The International Culture and Judaism and Christianity
Tuesday, June 16 – pages 149-162
Thursday, June 18 – pages 163-188
Week Four: Unit 5 The Age of Faith
Tuesday, June 23 – pages 189-225
Thursday, June 25 – pages 227-260
Week Five: Unit 6 The Renaissance
Tuesday, June 30 – pages 277-304
Thursday, July 2 – pages 323-330
Week Six: Units 7 and 8 The Early Modern World and The Middle Modern World
Tuesday, July 7 – pages 331-346
Thursday, July 9 – pages 385-414
Week Seven: Unit 9 The Twentieth Century
Tuesday, July 14 – pages 453-467 and
Thursday, July 16 – presentations
Week Eight: Presentations, Final
Tuesday, July 21 – presentations
Thursday, July 23 – Final Exam
This schedule represents a plan.
Deviations may occur.
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Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90
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