CAP 3121 Creativity and the Evolution of Culture

Explores creativity from a Systems Perspective - as achievement resulting from a confluence of the Individual, the Domain, and the Field. Investigates creativity's role in the advance of culture; provides student opportunities to enhance personal creativity. Prerequisite(s): junior standing.

Course details

Course syllabus: 
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Junior standing
Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) distribution area: 

Students working toward their Bachelor of Liberal Studies may apply credit earned in this course to their degree. This Guided Independent Study course is applicable to the Social Sciences distribution area. Learn more about the BLS degree program.

Liberal Arts Core: 

Students who plan to graduate from UNI must complete the Liberal Arts Core (LAC). This Guided Independent Study course is applicable to Category 6. Capstone Experience. For details about your LAC, please discuss with your advisor and/or visit


Lentz, Paula and Kathryn Rentz. M: Business Communication, Third Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2015. isbn: 978-0073403229.

Williams, Robin. The Non-Designers Design Book, Fourth Edition. Berkeley, CA: Peachpit Press, 2014. isbn: 978-0133966152.

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You will be asked to access additional readings and videos at Web links included within Course Content assignment descriptions. 

Course delivery

This course is available in an online format, utilizing web pages and eLearning, a learning management system requiring Internet access and a web browser. Students may need access to someone who can assist with computer set-up.


Deanne Gute

Enrollment information

Tuition: $257/unit, plus non-refundable enrollment fee of $10 and technology fee of $38 for online courses

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Guided Independent Study
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