ART-123: History of Modern Art

Catalog Info

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

A survey of major visual art forms, techniques, styles, movements, and personalities of the nineteenth, and twentieth/twenty-first centuries. Explores architecture, sculpture, painting, printmaking, graphic design, and non-traditional art forms of the modern and post-modern era. Offers broad knowledge for understanding the visual art and its societal function. Presents learning tools to comprehend and interpret works of art by examining the contextual characteristics, subject matter, functionality, and the culture(s) that produced the artwork. A field trip to a major museum and other appropriate art sites is required to strengthen student’s 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.