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HUM 124: The Ancient World

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The Asheville Reader- The Ancient WorldThis Introduction to the Humanities sequence, focuses on human history and cultural developments from the ancient civilizations of Africa and Asia to the disintegration of the Western Roman Empire, emphasizing both continuities and discontinuities across a wide range of ancient peoples. It examines the intellectual and artistic heritage of the ancient world and the origins of major religions including Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism and Christianity.  Fall and Spring. (Fewer sections offered in the fall.)

Pre- or corequisite: LANG 120.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students demonstrate knowledge in the interdisciplinary study of ancient cultures, both in writing and orally
  2. Students identify the key features of a primary text or an artifact
  3. Students write a well-supported, organized, and clearly articulated argument
  4. Students articulate their own values and beliefs and compare them with those of diverse cultures studied, both in writing and orally


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