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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

HNRS 2600 - Creativity and Culture

Hours: 3
How human beings find and create meaning in our world, particularly through creative inquiry in the arts. Encourages a deeper understanding and appreciation of the role of the arts across a diversity of human cultures, including how the arts engage questions of human meaning and purpose. Exploring how the arts contribute to the public good by suggesting and creating new possibilities for communities and cultures and also considering questions of responsibility (individual and collective) for maintaining and preserving cultural heritage from around the world. Emphasizes participation in the Honors Community of Scholars. Considering questions of public responsibility, both individual and collective, by studying the role of the arts in popular culture and/or the role of archives (museums, galleries, academies) in relation to the formation of a public art sphere. Attendance of an arts event on- or offcampus (e.g. Fisher or Miller galleries, CMA, Wexner Center for the Arts, OSU Cartoon Library, etc.) to reflect on the significance and reception of art and the public sphere. Considering art as a public good and understanding our own responsibility as creator, spectator, or consumer of art.
Notes: Repeatable to a maximum of 6 hours. This course has an additional fee.