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Undergraduate Course Details
Number IDS 250
Title Humanities in Cultural Settings
Credits 3.0
Distribution DI/V


This course is an interdisciplinary study of three global cultures, one being American. The course focuses on a significant place and time in each culture's history. These cultures are examined through two sets of sources: literary works and a collection of academic writings, pictures, maps, and artifacts. The course pays special attention to how cultures support specific social hierarchies and moral systems. Three lecture hours per week.