3.00 credits

(4,0,0) hrs

15 wks

This course studies the history of Western Art beginning with the sculpture, painting and architecture of Ancient Egypt and concluding with the Gothic Cathedrals and Italian fresco paintings of the High Middle Ages in Europe. An understanding and appreciation of art are the aims of this course, and through illustrated lectures, class discussions and assignments, students will develop an eye for seeing and appropriate terms to describe the works shown. Our involvement with the art of the past clearly reveals how changing styles in visual culture are influenced by the historical context and the political, social and religious thought of each period.

Course Notes

AHIS 100 is an approved Culture and Creative Expression course for Cap Core requirements.

AHIS 100 is an approved Self and Society course for Cap Core requirements.

Course Outlines