ARTS108 : Art History from Ancient Times to the Gothic Period
Multi-mediated lecture survey of the world’s art chronologically from prehistoric times to the beginning of the 14th century. Examined are the arts and architecture of Western tradition, Islamic, Indian, Chinese, Japanese, ancient African and the early Americas in their own terms. Topics include the roles and functions of art and their creators, art terminology, art genres, mediums and techniques, and styles within a background of social, religious and intellectual influences. Through a series of structured exercises in judging works of art, students produce several original works of art criticism. Meets General Education requirement for Humanities.
Students are responsible for cost of instructional art materials and supplies beyond those directly covered by lab fees.