World Views

Statement of the Competency: to think critically about world views. Students who successfully complete the WORLD VIEWS course in Humanities should be able to:

  • Analyze the elements and historical development of world views
  • Explain the major ideas, values and implications of a world view
  • Organize and synthesize elements of a world view into a coherent pattern
  • Conduct a reasoned and critical comparison of world views

The WORLD VIEWS course introduces students to the idea of using conceptual frameworks for understanding, from culturally and historically diverse standpoints, how the world is structured, functions and develops. Students are encouraged to increase their awareness and understanding of different views of humanity and its place in the world.

Please note that not all the courses listed below are offered every term:

Course Number Course Name C - L - H Hrs
345-102-MQ A Conservative World View?  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Art, Film and Media Witnessing  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Bad Attitudes: An Introduction to Pessimism and Skepticism  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Capitalism As a Way of Life  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Classic Ideas Revisited Through the Contemporary Lens  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Crime and Punishment  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Crime and Punishment (Journeys)  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Cultural Identity and Cultural Rights  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Diversity in Women's Movements  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Diversity in Women’s Movements  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Early Childhood Education  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Enlightened Consciousness  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Eurocentrist-Colonial and Indigenous World Views through Film  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Folklore and Fairytale  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Food, Self, and Society  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Have I got a story for you  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Honour  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Imagining the Future  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Introduction to Ideologies  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Introduction to Political Ideologies  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Justice  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Life as Exhibition  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Medieval Civilization  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Modernism: Art and Philosophy of the Future  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Moral Choices in Literature  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Nietzsche and Dostoevsky  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Once Upon a Time  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Philosophy of Sex  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Political World Views  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Problems in Modern Political Thought  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Problems in Political Theory  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Protest and Propaganda  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Psychoanalysis, Marxism, Feminism  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Public Stories: Journalism, Democracy, and the Media  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Remember the Humans?: Science Fiction and Post-human Possibilities  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ The Death of Homo Economicus  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ The Enlightenment and Romanticism  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ The Odyssey  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Underpinning Human Interactions with Nature and Animals  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Understanding Culture Through Artworks and Artifacts  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Unmapped: Encountering the Other  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Violence and Nonviolence  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Visions, Rebellions and Elections: Religion and Politics  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Weird, Wonderful and Persuasive: The World Views of Western Philosophers  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ World Views with New School  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ World Views with Reflections  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Worldviews of Indigenous Peoples  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Worldviews of Southeast Asia  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Worldviews of the Ancients  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Zen  3 - 0 - 3 45 
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Last Modified: July 28, 2014