From the Renaissance to the Enlightenment

Florida State University-Valencia Study Center

Course Description

  • Course Name

    From the Renaissance to the Enlightenment

  • Host University

    Florida State University-Valencia Study Center

  • Location

    Valencia, Spain

  • Area of Study

    English, Literature

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
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  • Overview

    This course offers the student an interdisciplinary study of Humanities through a study of architecture, the arts, literature, philosophy, religion, music, dance, science/technology and the major cultural movements. The course will conceptualize the idea of the Renaissance and following movements and, specifically, its significance and consequences for our present historical situation. By the end of the semester the students in HUM 2235 should:

    1. Gain a background in the concept of the Renaissance and subsequent movements

    2. Be able to contextualize the concept of the Renaissance and its importance

    3. Understand the importance of an interdisciplinary and cross-cultural approach to the study of the Western tradition.

    Student Responsibilities:

    This course will offer an examination of the Western intellectual heritage from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment period. Students will learn the material through use of lectures, a textbook, primary source readings, and through the visual and performing arts. MyArtsLab, Bb and other media will be used to convey this material.

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