ART-224: Art of Islam (2020-2021)

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Art of Islam
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Offers a comprehensive study of the history and development of Islamic art and architecture from its birth in the 7th century CE to the present time. Explains basic characteristics of Islamic art as experienced through major architectural monuments, painting, sculpture, ceramic, calligraphy, and other forms of visual art. Discusses the relationship between the theology of Islam as a faith and its arts. A field trip to a major museum is required.

ENG-081/ENG-093 eligible
MTA Categories
  • Category 5: Humanities and Fine Arts
General Education Categories
  • Humanities and Fine Arts
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2020 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.