HUM 256 - Comparative Mythology at Lord Fairfax Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2021-08-01

Studies the cultural expressions of mythology. Considers selected mythologies representing diverse global culture, with emphasis on parallels and divergences in structure, purpose, and representation in literature and the arts. The assignments in this course require college-level reading, analysis of scholarly studies, and coherent communication through properly cited and formatted written reports.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

HUM 256 provides a contextual perspective of mythology based on the representation of culture and the origin and subsequent influence on human ideas and community.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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