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2021-2022 Archived Catalog 
2021-2022 Archived Catalog

ART.-116 Art History Survey Non Western Art

Credits 4 / 4 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into RDNG-030 (ACSR-030), completion of ELAP-110 with a minimum grade of 2.0, or successful completion of RDNG-016 or ACLT-074 with a minimum grade of 3.0;  ENGL-101 .
This course will present a brief survey of the art of India China Japan Africa Meso-America and North America from the earliest times through the 21st Century. It will cover the painting sculpture architecture and minor arts of these areas as well as the cultural context in which the art was produced. Religion history and customs will be explored to develop a better understanding of visual appearance as well as the significance of the art within its own culture.

Course Outcomes
1. To discuss the work of these varied areas in terms of their artistic concerns and stylistic characteristics 2. To study paintings, sculpture, architecture and minor arts within the historical and cultural context 3. To develop an awareness of works of art in terms of medium, technique and formal characteristics