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New Era University College of Art and Science SYLLABUS in HUMANITIES 1 (Adapted) Syllabus/Course OUTLINE Credits: 3 units Description The Course introduces the creative expressions in their various forms and functions. The categories of these artistic expressions are analysed. Whether these be in fine and the folk arts, or a space, temporal, and combined arts, or as specialist and communal art, these creations and their process, appreciation, and function foster a deeper understanding...

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 Humanities The humanities are academic disciplines which study the human condition, using methods that are largely analytic, critical, or speculative, as distinguished from the mainly empirical approaches of the natural and social sciences. The humanities, such as classical and modern languages, literature, history, and philosophy, have the overall goal of the exploration and explanation of human experience. Some would include the fine arts (music, art, dance, and drama) in the humanities, but...

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Defining Humanities

Defining the Humanities Humanities are fundamental to grasp an understanding of what has transpired in the past and what will construct for the future. To differentiate between the humanities and other modes of human inquiries and expressions, the definition of humanities must be defined and will be explained in this paper along with a personal cultural event experienced. The reader should depart with an understanding of what humanities entails and how it differs. Humanities Humanities are constantly...

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humanities are not useless

Questions in Humanities 11 September 2013 The Value of Studying Humanities Humanities are the subjects such as history, philosophy, and literature which are concerned with human ideas and behaviors. This is only a general idea. The deeper meaning of studying humanities is that it is an academic approach to understanding people better, a way to enable us to develop better not only through four years university life but also in one’s entire life. Some people may say that humanities are useless because...

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Importance of the Humanities

importance and benefits of funding the humanities in school. Many people are of the view that the study of the humanities is a waste of time and that more money and effort should be expended on teaching the STEM disciplines (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). On the other hand there is the school of thought which express the importance of maintaining the humanities. Others like Christina Paxson in the article “The Economic Case for Saving the Humanities” have posited the view that there...

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Defining the Humanities

 Defining the Humanities Paul Talley HUM100 March 25, 2013 Marilyn Olander Defining the Humanities After reading this week’s lecture and my understanding of what humanities are is the study of what people have experienced and how they express this experience. Humanities are how people have interacted throughout their existence and how people interact today. Humanities are the study of the philosophical beliefs of a culture. The philosophical approach to understanding a culture...

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Studying Humanities

It is very difficult to imagine students not being educated about humanities while I school. Currently, it is accustomed in this nation that humanities are taught throughout all generations of students. These generations include the basic elementary school, middle/high school, and college. For example, in elementary school, children create art and briefly learn about language and the history of the United States. However, in middle and high school, the instructors expand into more details about these...

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The Value of the Humanities

The Value of the Humanities  The humanities can be described as the study of how people process and document the human experience. Since humans have been able, we have used philosophy, literature, religion, art, music, history and language to understand and record our world. Through exploration of the humanities we learn how to think creatively and critically, to reason, and to ask questions. These skills allow us to gain new insights into everything from poetry and paintings to business models...

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The Importance of Humanities

The Importance of Humanities The study of humanities can best be described as the manner in which people from different parts of the world as well as different segments in time, interpret and document the human experience. Humanity courses can cover anything from philosophy and literature to art and music, basically any aspect that helps paint a vivid picture of a culture. These courses are definitely needed in education to help students understand the world better, give insight on where their...

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Protestant Reformation and Humanities

Humanities Humanities The Importance of Humanities There is a significant importance to the study of humanities. When I was first told that I had to sign up for a Humanities class, I wondered why an accounting degree would require such a class. At the time I did not feel a Humanities class would benefit me; however, within the first week, I began to think differently. It was very interesting. I saw that the importance of studying Humanities lay in the history of the works completed. Within...

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