ART-121: Art History Survey I (Pre-historic to Medieval)

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Art History Survey I
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
Eligible to take ENG courses at HFC
Course Description

A survey of the development of visual arts from the pre-historic to the end of medieval period, covering major civilizations and cultures worldwide. Offers students strong background for understanding the visual art as a vehicle of communication in its functional context. Provides cross-cultural understanding through continuous critical thinking perspective. Enables students to comprehend and interpret works of art by examining the contextual characteristics of the work, its subject, functionality and the culture(s) that produced it. A field trip to a major museum and other appropriate sites is required to strengthen student knowledge.

MTA Categories
  • Category 5: Humanities and Fine Arts
General Education Categories
  • Humanities and Fine Arts
Office Contact
School of Liberal Arts: 313-845-9624,, Liberal Arts Building, Room: K-201 and F-138
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Winter 2022 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.