Nov 29, 2023
ART 103 - Art History - Ancient
3 Lecture Hours
This is a course to develop an understanding and appreciation of the visual arts and artistic periods of Western Civilization from the prehistoric through medieval Europe to the Renaissance.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:
- Identify, in a chronologic order, major western artistic periods, and eras, from pre-history through medieval Europe to the Renaissance.
- Describe the role that art played in the development of civilization as language and invention.
- Chronological survey of western pre-historic art and major artistic eras and periods through medieval Europe to the Renaissance.
- Overview of the rise of civilization through major artistic periods and the communicative and technological role that art played in the evolution of western civilization from the pre-historic through the Middle Ages to the Renaissance.
Texts may include:
Gardner’s History of Art
Janson’s History of Art
Laurie Schneider Adams: Art Across Time. 2nd edition. Vol. 1
Films, videos, visits to museums, galleries, shows
Class discussions and research
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 5/2/2022
- Culture Society and Citizenship
Last Reviewed: 5/2/2022
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