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 Course Title:   Survey of Art History: 1300-1850: D

 Title Abbreviation:   ART HISTORY 1300-1850(D)

 Department:    ART

 Course #:    143

 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 1300 - 1850 CE.



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
WSU 202
WWU 202

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Identify historical influences on the development of artworks from 1300 - 1850.
  2. Identify artists and /or artistic movements, subject matter and themes expressed in artworks of the period.
  3. Analyze works of 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.

1. Information Literacy

Definition: Recognizing when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
1.3 Evaluate information and its sources critically.

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.

4. Community & Cultural Diversity

Definition: Recognizing the value of human communities and cultures from multiple perspectives through a critical understanding of their similarities and differences.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
4.3 Understand the historically and socially constructed nature of—and the meanings attributed to—human differences.

6. Individual Awareness & Responsibility

Definition: Understanding, managing, and taking responsibility for one’s learning and behavior in varied and changing environments.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
6.3 Apply successful organizational strategies of planning, goal setting, prioritizing, resolving conflict, and managing time to specific goals and/or projects.

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 1300 - 1850..
  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 from 1300 - 1850.
  3. Using groupwork, individual projects, short writing assignments, essays and/or studio projects, students will analyze and compare art from 1300 - 1850.
  4. Using groupwork, presentations and/or essays students will correlate a relationship between individual experience, history and artistic development.