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Hum 414: The Individual in the Contemporary World

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HUM 414- The Individual in the Contemporary WorldIn the final course, we focus on global issues and recent history, both Western and non-Western, building on information gathered and questions raised in the preceding Humanities courses toward a fuller understanding of the responsibilities of and opportunities for humanity today. 

Prerequisites: 75 credit hours and HUM 124, 214, 324; LANG 120.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students demonstrate knowledge of contemporary human diversity--in cultures and in personal identities
  2. Students identify the connection of values, beliefs, and cultural forms to humanity’s economic, social and environmental sustainability
  3. Students write a well-supported, organized, and clearly articulated argument using both primary and secondary sources, and appropriate documentation style
  4. Students gather, document, analyze, and integrate information about contemporary texts and other cultural forms


Senior Capstone Courses 

UNCA offers two options for the Senior Capstone course: HUM 414 "The Individual in the Contemporary World" and "LS 479: Cultivating Global Citizenship." Please visit the Senior Capstone Course Comparison page to help you  select a course that best harmonizes with your major and intellectual interests.

Last edited by on December 13, 2013