HUM 175: Arts and Cultures of Islam

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In this course, students are introduced to the rich history and contributions of Islamic Cultures from the 6th Century to the present. The spread of Islam will be studied against the backdrop of the contemporary Byzantine and Persian Empires. Cultural exchange and culturally unique developments in the arts and architecture will be traced. Students will gain an introductory understanding of the main tenets of Islam; Mohammed, the founder of Islam; and the various sects and manifestations of Islam. This course is geared towards students with an interest in arts, cultures, religions, and history as well as those who want to gain a deeper understanding of the contemporary world. The title of this course was previously Arts and Cultures of Middle East.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

Level II Prereq: Computer Literacy

2021-22 Class offerings by semester

Fall 2021 Winter 2022 Summer 2022
offered in the daytime offered in the daytime  

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class

The 2021-22 annual schedule class offerings by semester is offered as a planning tool. Please refer to the course schedule to see the specific time and platform for which the course is offered.

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Description Hours
Credits 3
Lecture Hours 45
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 0
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 45

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