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HUM 1131 The Search for Utopia

The Search for Utopia is a survey of humanity's search for the ideal society from ancient times to the modern age. It examines various utopian ideas and practices that have changed world communities and compares Western utopian traditions with Eastern perceptions of the perfect society.

Prerequisites: NONE

Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate awareness of the influence of utopianism in history and literature.
  • Analyze and evaluate opposing views as an exercise in critical thinking skills.
  • Apply critical thinking to create written essays, book reviews and/or research papers on selected topics in the utopian philosophy.
  • Analyze, compare and contrast eastern and western utopian philosophies in order to achieve a global perspective.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
  • Department: Humanities
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Sawaya
Term: Spring 2022
Format: Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 25
Meets: T from 11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: 100
Open Seats: 25
Meets: T from
11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: 100