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

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Winter 2015
Title when registering
Art History Survey I
Credit Hours
3.00
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
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.

Pre-requisites
ENG-081 eligible
MTA Categories
  • Category 5: Humanities and Fine Arts
General Education Categories
  • Humanities and Fine Arts

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other
Other Details

Department approval.

Office Contact
School of Liberal Arts: 313-845-9624, lainfo@hfcc.edu, Liberal Arts Building, Room: K-201