Humanities  
 

AQ Difference

 
About Humanities

The first semester is spent studying the development of cultures and civilizations from ancient Egypt through the Middle Ages with selected works of literature, art, philosophy, and history. During the second semester, students study the development of cultures and civilizations from the Renaissance through the end of the 19th century with selected works of literature, art, music, and history. Attention to ideas and values as they emerge throughout the Western World.

 
Focus on:
  • The Western Humanistic Tradition: its cultural history from prehistory to the 20th century
  • Continued development of communication, research, and critical thinking skills