ART 2301 - Art History I
Credits: 3 hrs
This lecture- and discussion-based course traces the chronological development of art from Prehistory (c. 40000 BCE) to the Middle Ages (c. 1100-1400 CE). Students will learn to identify and understand the development of major techniques and wide-ranging themes in ancient and medieval art and to analyze and interpret these monuments in terms of their style, context, purpose, and history. Visits to galleries and museums will further develop these skills through the first-hand study of works of art.
This is a required course for Art majors and minors.
Student Learning Outcome: Critical Thinking
Area of Knowledge: Fine Arts
Hours Per Week: (Three hours per week.)