Oct 18, 2018  
2011-2012 University Catalogue 
2011-2012 University Catalogue []

LAPI 9XX - Liberal Arts Period Interpretation - 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 Intrepretation courses, one 20th Century, and one pre-20th Century.  Most students will take PI course in the junior and/or senior years.

General Objectives for all Period Interpretation Course
(to which specific objectives for indi\vidual courses will be added)

By the end of this course, successful students will:

Demonstrate mature skills in interpretive reading (and viewing), critical thinking, 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 an 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.