2015-2017 Catalog

HUM-115 World Mythology

This comparative survey course explores representative myths, stories, legends, tales, archetypes, motifs, icons, symbols, deities, heroes, rituals, etc., of various geographic areas and time periods from both Western and non-Western cultures. Adjunctively, it explores the nature and function of mythology, its role in human life, its historical and prehistorical origins, the similarities and differences among mythologies of various cultures, and a variety of theoretical approaches to interpreting mythology. (3 contact hours)




Fine Arts & Humanities

IAI Code

H9 901