Art History I Survey

 

Course Objective:  

Course Description:Art and architecture in the historical and contextual development of the role of visual arts including crafts, drawing, painting, sculptures and architecture, in the historical and cultural development of world civilizations from prehistory through the 14th century.

 

Learning Outcome Overview:

1. The student will demonstrate on exams an awareness of social, cultural, historical, political and economic issues which influence the way artists make art and the way viewers see art.

 

2. The student will demonstrate on exams a fundamental working knowledge of the major world art traditions from prehistory to the 14th century, including title, culture, period and artist (if known).

 

3. The student will demonstrate on exams a basic understanding and ability to discuss the visual elements of a work of art such as color, composition, line and perspective.

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