Dec 05, 2023
ART 200 - Art History I ART 1101.
Description: Western art from the Paleolithic Period to the Fourteenth Century. Two and three dimensional art and architecture evaluated in historical and cultural context. Application of design principles.
Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 103 . Reading Proficiency.
- Prehistoric art
- Art of ancient civilizations
- Art of classical antiquity
- Early Christian, Medieval and Byzantine art
- Romanesque art
- Gothic art
- Analytical writing and the oral critique
- Application of principles and elements of design
- Traditional, historical or contemporary examples of art
- Theories, methods and historiography of art history
- Implication of culture, ethnicity, race and gender on art
- Evaluate artifacts though discipline specific theories, methods and historical interpretations. (1-11)
- Compare and contrast artifacts within temporal parameters of course description. (1-11)
- Classify artifacts within their temporal, regional and stylistic context. (1-11)
- Define and utilize relevant and appropriate terminology. (1-11)
- Identify artifacts fundamental or pivotal in the development of Western art. (1-7)
- Distinguish and define techniques used in the creation of artifacts. (1-8)
- Identify, analyze, synthesize and utilize the principles and elements of design. (1-9)
- Evaluate the implications and issues of culture, ethnicity, race and/or gender within the context of Western art and history. (1-9, 13,14)
- Formulate questions, make connections, and draw conclusions from formal analysis and critique. (1-8,10)
- Define the cultural, political, religious, scientific/technological, economic and environmental influences as they affect the development of Western art. (1-7,11)
- Locate, retrieve, and analyze primary and secondary historical sources. (1-11)
- Create, organize and support a thesis in written form. (1-11)
- Employ accurate and required citation format. (1-11)
- Employ thoughtful and precise writing (a minimum of 2500 words), critical reasoning, and analytical discourse through assigned writing assignments, essay examinations, journals and/or research papers.