Feb 25, 2021  
2012-2013 Official General Catalog 
2012-2013 Official General Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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ART 102 - History of Western Art I

An overview of Western Art and Architecture from the 25,000 B.C.E. to about 1350 C.E.  Study of objects, sculptures, paintings, ceramics, and architecture with a focus on the social, religious, political, and philosophical influences that affected cultural development in the Ancient World.  Slide lecture format.

Credits: 3
3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

1.  Broaden the student's knowledge of how works of art and architecture reflect and relate to the natural and built environments.
2.  Have developed analytical approaches to discussing the cultures of the world, and their artistic creations.  The students will use writing as a critical analysis tool for the interpretation of works of art.
3.  Have developed writing skills through a series of creative exercises in research and person expression.  The goal of the writing will be to create a substantial research project that focuses on multiple aspects of a single work of art.  The Writing Center in the Library is available to assist any student with the process of completing the assignments.
4.  Correctly identify a broad range of art production, and relate that art to the social, political, economic and philosophical context of its time.

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