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2012-2013 Official General Catalog 
2012-2013 Official General Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ART 104 - History of Asian Art

History of Asian Art is appropriate for all students who are interested in the cultural traditions and artistic expressions of Asian countries.  This course presents a general survey of the development of Asian Art and Architectural forms in the Far East including India, Japan and China with supplementary study of Korea, Tibet, Indonesia, Burma and Thailand.  Cultural traditions, especially Buddhism introduced.  Prior experience in art history is not necessary.  The format involves slide lecture, readings and class discussion.

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 cultures of the world, and their artisitc creations.
3.  Have developed writing skills through the development of a research project focusing on a particular topic in Asian Art.
4.  Identify a broad range of artistic production, and to relate that art to the social, political, philosophical, and economic context of its time.