ART 101 ART HISTORY I
ART 101 – Art History I
Course Number & Name: ART 101 Art History I
Credit Hours: 3.0 Contact Hours: 3.0 Lecture: 3.0 Lab: N/A Other: N/A
Pre- or Co-requisites: ENG 101
Concurrent Courses: None
Course Description: This course is a study of world historical contributions in painting, sculpture, architecture and the minor arts of all cultures from prehistoric times up to circa 1400.
General Education Goals: ART 101 is affirmed in the following General Education Foundation Categories: Humanistic Perspective and Global and Cultural Awareness of Diversity. The corresponding General Education Goals are respectively as follows: Students will analyze works in the field of art, music, or theater; literature; and philosophy and/or religious studies; and will gain competence in the use of a foreign language; and Students will understand the importance of global perspective and culturally diverse peoples. ART 101 also addresses the General Education Integrated Course Goal: Information Literacy, which is as follows: Students will address an information need by locating, evaluating, and effectively using information.
Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:
- demonstrate knowledge of world historical art from prehistory to the early Renaissance;
- clarify the extent of the artistic and cultural appropriation by and from all ethnic groups, thereby recognizing national styles and international trends in art;
- communicate accurate artistic knowledge in written and oral form; and
- use appropriate technology as a tool to prepare a research report, done on a computer and using the Internet as a resource.