May 21, 2022  
2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)

ART 103 - Art History - Ancient


Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

Description
This is a course to develop an understanding and appreciation of the visual arts and artistic periods of Western Civilization from the pre-historic through medieval Europe to the Renaissance.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Identify, in a chronologic order, major western artistic periods, and eras, from pre-history through medieval Europe to the Renaissance.
  2. Describe the role that art played in the development of civilization as language and invention.
Listed Topics
  1. Chronological survey of western pre-historic art and major artistic eras and periods through medieval Europe to the Renaissance.
  2. 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.
Reference Materials
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
Approved By: Sutin, Stewart Date Approved: 12/13/2006


Course and Section Search




Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)