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 Course Title:   Survey of Art History: Prehistory to 1300 AD: D

 Title Abbreviation:   ANCIENT ART HISTORY (D)

 Department:    ART

 Course #:    142

 Credits:    5

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    5

 CIP:    500703

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2014


 Course Description  

An introduction and exploration of the relationship between historic world events and the visual arts from the ancient period to 1300 CE.

 Prerequisite  

None

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 55

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0


Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic Humanities, Required for certificate  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks
UW 201
wsu 201
wwu

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Identify historical influences on the development of artworks of the ancient period.
  2. Identify artists and /or artistic movements, subject matter and themes expressed in artworks of the ancient period.
  3. Analyze works of ancient art using the vocabulary of the discipline.
  4. Correlate a relationship between individual experience, history and artistic development.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.1 Identify and express concepts, terms, and facts related to a specific discipline.

3. Communication

Definition: Understanding and producing effective written, spoken, visual, and non-verbal communication.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
3.6 Recognize, comprehend, and use visual communication appropriate to a given context.

7. Aesthetics & Creativity

Definition: Interpreting human experience through engagement with creative processes and aesthetic principles.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
7.1 Demonstrate an understanding of the creative process.
7.4 Demonstrate an understanding of the role of arts and creative expression in societies.

Course Contents

  1. Using lectures, texts, artist's autobiographies, videos, guest lectures and gallery and/or museum visits students will be introduced to the relationship of world events and art works dating from 2300 BCE to 1300 CE.
  2. Using research and writing in essays and/or exams, students will identify major artists and/or art movements, subject matter and themes that developed over the ancient period.
  3. Through groupwork, individual projects, studio projects, short writing assignments and/or essays, students will analyze and compare artworks from the ancient period.
  4. Using groupwork, presentations or essays students will correlate a relationship between individual experience, history and artistic development.