Sep 29, 2020  
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ART 201 - Art History I

(3 credits)
This course will study the development of the visual arts from the Paleolithic period through the late Middle Ages (20,000 B.C. A.D. 1400). Art 201 will trace Islamic, Indian, Chinese, Japanese, American, and African cultures (pre-1400) as well as the traditional Western developments. The evolution of these diverse cultures will be presented within the context of the influences of geography, socio/political events, religion, and technological advancement the factors that have stimulated cultural development or restrained it. The course will center on a lecture/discussion format with students selecting a particular period for focused research.