Dec 04, 2020  
Academic Catalog 2020-2021 
    
Academic Catalog 2020-2021
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ARTHI 270 - Global Art History I: Prehistoric-14th Century


4 credit(s)
Surveys visual culture from the Prehistoric period to the 14th century. It examines major artworks, monuments, artists, and movements within diverse cultures, such as the ancient Near East, Egypt, Greece, Rome, Byzantine, Islam, Medieval, Mesoamerica, South and North America, and Africa. In a contextual analysis, students will explore the meanings and functions of art and architecture, focusing on the historical, religious, political, cultural, and socio-economic contexts that shaped these works. In this framework, students also learn methods and vocabulary of art analysis while expanding their knowledge of art, history, geography, politics, religion, literature, and ethnicity.
Core Requirement(s): Counts as Core requirement: Historical Context. International & Diverse Perspectives.



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