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ART 127
History of Western Art I


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline: [Humanities]

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Architecture, sculpture, painting, and crafts are studied for an examination and understanding of style. A study of art of Europe, Egypt, and the Near East from the Prehistoric Period through the Middle Ages. Craftsmanship, and cultural function will be discussed. This course is the first in a three-quarter sequence but may be taken out of sequence.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • The ability to view art from the era with an enlightened understanding, sensitivity, and curiosity
  • The ability to distinguish various major artists as well as major stylistic trends
  • Discuss works of art in relation to the cultural and historical context in which they were created
  • Develop an understanding of the concepts that define and distinguish art from prehistoric times through the middle ages
  • Demonstrate ability to speak and write articulately and knowledgeably about art from the prehistoric period through the Middle Ages
  • Nurture a long-lived interest in the arts and places studied in this course

  • Course Topics
  • Prehistoric Art
  • Egyptian Art
  • Ancient Near Eastern Art
  • Greek Art
  • Roman Art
  • Christian and Byzantine Art
  • Medieval Art
  • Romanesque Art
  • Gothic Art

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    ART 127
    Fall 2013
    5731
    Janice James
    ART 127
    Fall 2012
    5731
    Janice James
    ART 127
    Spring 2012
    8011
    Janice James
    ART 127
    Fall 2011
    5731
    Janice James
    ART 127
    Winter 2011
    5731
    Janice James


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
    X
    X
     
    X
    X
    X
    X
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.