2020-2021 Catalog 
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2020-2021 Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

ART 201 - Art History II

ART 1102.
Description: Western art from the Fourteenth to the Twentieth Century. Two and three dimensional art and architecture are evaluated in historical and cultural context. Application of design principles.

Prerequisites: ENG 101  or ENG 101A  or ENG 103 . Reading Proficiency.

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Course Content:
  1. Fourteenth century developments throughout Western Europe
  2. Fifteenth century developments throughout Western Europe art of classical antiquity
  3. High Renaissance and Mannerism in Italy and Northern Europe
  4. The Baroque and Rococo throughout Western Europe
  5. Eighteenth century developments in Europe and the Americas
  6. Nineteenth century European art and American landscape painting
  7. The rise of modern art
  8. Analytical writing and the oral critique
  9. Application of principles and elements of design
  10. Traditional, historical or contemporary examples of art
  11. Theories, methods and historiography of art history
  12. Implication of culture, ethnicity, race and gender on art

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Evaluate artifacts though discipline specific theories, methods and historical interpretations. (1-7)
  2. Compare and contrast artifacts produced from the fourteenth century CE through the contemporary period.  (1-7)
  3. Classify artifacts within their temporal, regional and stylistic context. (1-7)
  4. Define and utilize relevant and appropriate terminology. (1-7)
  5. Identify artifacts fundamental or pivotal in the development of Western art from the fourteenth century CE through the contemporary period. (1-7)
  6. Distinguish and define techniques used in the creation of artifacts. (1-7)
  7. Identify, analyze, synthesize and utilize the principles and elements of design. (1-9)
  8. Evaluate the implications and issues of culture, ethnicity, race and/or gender within the context of Western art and history during the fourteenth century CE through the contemporary period. (1-7, 11, 12)
  9. Formulate questions, make connections, and draw conclusions from formal analysis and critique. (1-12)
  10. Define the cultural, political, religious, scientific/technological, economic and environmental influences as they affect the development of Western Art during the fourteenth century CE through the contemporary period. (1-8, 11, 12)
  11. Locate, retrieve, and analyze primary and secondary historical sources. (1-12)
  12. Create, organize and support a thesis in written form. (1-12)
  13.  Employ accurate and required citation format. (1-11)

Required Assessment:
  1. Demonstrate thoughtful and precise writing skills by completing at least 2,500 words of monitored writing.