Art and Music in Western Civilization: Field Study - England
This course is a humanistic study of music and art in concentrated form through field study. Course includes art forms and functional styles of historical periods as they relate to universal principles. The course will also include studies in English history, culture and geography. The course will conclude with a ten-day trip to London, England with day trips to Cambridge, Canterbury, Bath, Stonehenge, Ely and other satellite locations. The tour will include visits to the National Gallery and the British Museum as well as other museums and will include visits to several palaces, castles, cathedrals and performing arts centers to facilitate a live, first-hand encounter with English arts and culture.
(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- Examine the broad scope of English history, culture, and peoples, and their influence upon Western civilization.
- Explain the greater contributions of England in the development of the European community and her role in the development of the Western world.
- Explain the significant contributions to the Humanities made by English artists, architects and composers.
- Identify specific works by English artists, architects, and composers.
- Compare the similarities and differences of particular aspects of British culture with American culture.
- Investigate the role the arts played in the larger scope of England's cultural and historical development.
- Express a deeper awareness of his/her own life and culture by learning about and experiencing a completely different culture and life value system.
- Apply that newly found perspective to his/her humanistic life experience.
- Participate responsibly in all tour activities as an ambassador of Schoolcraft College.
Currently no sections of this class are being offered.