The humanities address those experiences and ideas that explore what it means to be human. Students can fulfill the Arts and Humanities AGEC requirement by taking courses in a variety of disciplines; including music, theater, philosophy, religion, literature or the general humanities; but in every case they will wrestle with the fundamental questions of the human condition. In the fall of 2012, the learning outcomes for the AGEC Arts and Humanities category were revised. The following was included in the new General Education Values and Outcomes approved by the Curriculum committee in December 2012.
Upon successful completion of the required number of courses on the Arts and Humanities Area List, the learner will be able to:
In the spring of 2013, faculty will develop an rubric that will allow assessment across the curriculum to evaluate students’ achievement of these outcomes, and to identify the courses in which these outcomes should be assessed.
Completed: January, 2013
Approved by the Curriculum Committee: December, 2012
Last date to submit Quick Start Proposals for 2013-14 is May 13, 2013.