UT Dallas 2016 Undergraduate Catalog

ISIS4302 - Evolution of Art and Culture

ISIS 4302 Evolution of Art and Culture (3 semester credit hours) This course discusses whether evolution can help us understand modern human culture and behavior, including dating, gossip, parenting, and altruism. Particular emphasis is placed on how these ideas can help us understand why all cultures create and enjoy certain types of art and storytelling. Specific topics include arts' role in morality, sexual attraction, and psychology. (3-0) R