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(HUM 301) Cultures of Oceania

Study of the forms, social functions, and cultural meanings of the expressive cultures of Oceania. Emphasis on indigenous oral traditions, philosophy, music, dance, visual arts, and architecture.

Course Learning Outcomes

Upon completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Acquire familiarity with the breadth of Oceanic cultures and their creative accomplishments.
  2. Achieve capacity to synthesize and integrate academic knowledge with alternative ways of knowing from Oceania.
  3. Communicate effectively and persuasively in speaking, writing, and performing cultural arts.
  4. Develop intercultural sensitivity and the competence to integrate socially.