ART 101 Western Art History (3)
Lec-52.5, field trips
Credit, Degree Applicable
Survey of Western Art from 35,000 B.C.E. to 500 C.E.: Paleolithic art through the Early Medieval period. Art will be discussed from critical and historical perspectives, with regard to formal visual elements of style and the social context of the societies, values, and ideas that gave birth to Western art.
All sections of ART 101 accept students for regular credit and, via a contract with the instructor, honors credit. For questions on honors credit, call 239-3376 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Distinguish between and analyze the various techniques and formal visual elements of individual works of art in different media.
- Outcome 2: Define and differentiate the various styles within ancient art.
- Outcome 3: Evaluate works of art in relation to the context and historical background in which they were created.
- Outcome 4: Summarize the concepts that define ancient art, and assess its influence on subsequent artistic periods
- Outcome 5: Examine and appraise works of art for formal elements and content, and demonstrate the ability to compare and contrast stylistic elements that distinguish aesthetic and cultural trends.