Course Abstract Details

XART-135, History of Art 1

Credits: 3

This is a General Education Course

Course Description

ART-135, History of Art 1, introduces students to the arts of painting, sculpture, and architecture from Prehistoric to the Renaissance. The course will focus on the meaning of the artwork, on exploring and unfolding the works iconography and ideas, on its projection/reflection of human values, and on the relationship of this historic expression to our own milieu. Emphasis is thus centered on students' understanding and development of their dialogue with Western cultural heritage and its non-western influences. Prerequisite: exemption/completion of READ-099. Three hours lecture each week. Three credits. Three billable hours. DIVERSITY/WORLD VIEW. GENERAL EDUCATION

Learning Goals

The abbreviations in parentheses represent Learning Goals which have been identified for this course and program of study:

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