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 "One Ring to Rule Them All": Nature, Goodness, and Lust for Power in The Lord of the Rings  3 - 0 - 3 45 
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 Body, Mind, World: Western Encounters with the Yoga Tradition  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Classic Ideas Revisited Through the Contemporary Lens  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Cultural Identity and Cultural Rights  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Culture and Cuisine  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Current Political Ideologies  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 Gangs and Gangsters  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ How to Think Like a Philosopher  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Imagining Violence and Non-Violence  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Introduction to Ideologies  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Journeys World Views  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Justice  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Living in the City   3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Medieval Civilization  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Mind in a Natural World  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Moby Dick and its Ambiguities  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Money  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ No Thyself: The Problem of Psychoanalysis and Identity  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Plato's World  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Political Ideologies  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Political World Views  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Possible Worlds  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 Religious Extremism  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ The Age of Suspicion  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ The Classical World View  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 Foundation of Violence  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ The World According to Dante  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Tripping Up: Stories of Quests and Guests Encountering the Other  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Underpinning Human Interactions with Nature and Animals  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Unmapped: Encountering the Other  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Visions, Rebellions and Elections: Religion and Politics  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ World Views with New School  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-102-MQ Worldview on Diseases  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 
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Last Modified: July 28, 2014