The Historical Archetypes and Mythology course introduces students to the connections between history, mythology, and iconic archetypes and the influence these relationships have had on classical and contemporary cultures of the world. Color symbolism is also explored in order to better appreciate folklores, heroes, and monsters of various cultures. In addition to composing original myths and stories, students will complete a personal assessment that identifies characteristics of their individual archetypes. They will use this knowledge to identify, understand, and relate to mythological characters and characters of their own creation. The course also enhances students’ ability to analyze and evaluate information.