ART 105 Ancient Art and Architecture of Latin America (3)
Lec-52.5, field trips
Credit, Degree Applicable
A survey of the artistic heritage of Pre-Columbian Mexico, Central and South America. Art 105 explores the themes and beliefs which gave unity to the art of this part of the world as well as the diverse cultural characteristics which led to the development of regional styles.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Recognize and identify the different art styles of the major cultures of ancient Latin America such as the Olmec, Teotihuacan, Maya, Aztecs, Chavin de Huantar, Moche, Inka and others.
- Outcome 2: Analyze and compare the differences and similarities of each culture and its beliefs.
- Outcome 3: Integrate Latin America ancient history with her/ his other studies in the humanities.
- Outcome 4: Understand how the geographical locations and conditions can be reflected in the beliefs, styles, and customs of each culture.
- Outcome 5: Appreciate, judge, analyze, and evaluate the art and cultures of Ancient Latin America.
- Outcome 6: Observe not only the unusual aspects of the art and architecture of these creative people, but appreciate, and identify with how similarly the creative mind has dealt with adversity, and civilization throughout history.