Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option
Description: This course is designed not only for art students but also for those who are interested in history, humanities, teaching, travel, and cultural enrichment. It is an introductory survey of the visual arts that are most relevant to an understanding of western civilization, from prehistoric Africa and Europe through the Gothic period. It includes major monuments and representative artworks from Mesopotamia, Iran, Egypt, the Aegean and Greece. Also included are the Hellenistic, Roman, Early Christian, Byzantine, and Islamic worlds, and art work from early Medieval, Romanesque, and Gothic Europe. Material is presented in illustrated lectures.
This course can help you earn the following degree(s) or certificate(s):