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2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Aug 07, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ART 231 - History of Western Art I

Prerequisite: RDG 095  or appropriate score on the placement test.
(3 Credits)
This course surveys the history of Western art from prehistoric times to the Renaissance through the study of painting, sculpture, architecture, and other arts. Special consideration is given to cultural factors which contribute to the rise of specific movements in art. Students are required to develop their critical ability and express their depth of knowledge through weekly writings on each period’s works of art and cultural development. Readings, slides, and virtual tours enhance student understanding of traditional and contemporary art forms. Students are encouraged to attend the optional trip to the National Gallery each term. * Arts/Humanities Approved General Education Course. Semester Offered: Fall Semester Only.  Total of 45 hours of lecture.



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