LALS110 Introduction to Latin American Cultures

General Education Category and Learning Outcomes
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Understanding the Creative Arts

-Questions of value. How can such creative works be evaluated? How are critical vocabularies developed? How does a work come to be called a "classic"? How do new works and genres become accepted as art?

-Questions of cultural and historical context. How do creative works relate to the societies in which they are produced and received? How do cultural roles of creative products, definitions of art, institutions, markets and patronage affect the creation of works of architecture, art, music, literature and other media?

Exploring World Cultures

-Analyze how cultures are formed, transmitted, and changed.

-Explore the values or cultural products of non-U.S. cultures.

-Analyze the influence of other cultures upon U.S. culture.

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