Jun 17, 2024  
Mercy College 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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HUMN 100 - American Experience


Credit(s): 3-6
3-6 hours lecture, 3-6 hours contact
This seminar introduces students to the humanities. Drawing on creative literature and the arts, as well as historical commentary, students explore the experience of racial and ethnic minorities, immigrants, migrants, and working people. Students trace the contribution to our culture from European, African, Latin, Asian, and Native American origins. Traditions attitudes, social values and practices are explored; and the effects on Americans of commonly shared experiences, such as the Great Depression and 9/11 are investigated. This seminar draws substantively on the experiences of students both as individuals and as members of various communities and groups.  

This course is only open to students in the B.A. Liberal Arts and Sciences Program. 



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