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2011-2012 University Catalogue
The University of the Arts
  Feb 24, 2018
2011-2012 University Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LAPI 8XX - Liberal Arts Period Interpretation - Pre-20th Century

3 credits
Period Interpretations are an array of interdisciplinary courses that explore the process by which we understand cultural areas. Students consider both conventional and innovative interpretations of cultural history. All students are required to take two Period Interpretation courses, one 20th Century, and one pre-20th Century. Most students will take PI courses in the junior and/or senior years.
General Objectives for all Period Interpretation Courses
(to which specific objectives for individual courses will be added)

By the end of this course, successful students will:

Demonstrate mature skills interpretive reading (and viewing), critical thnking, research techniques, and academic writing;
Outline the social, artistic, and political forces that define the cultural history of the period the course explores;
Prepare a reasoned and persuasive scholarly argument in a independent and/or group project;
Use primary and secondary sources from diverse disciplines to demonstrate comprehension of cultural history.

Prerequisites Prerequisite: LACR 102 and LACR 210; must have completed 45 credits.