2015-2016 Catalog

ARTS 1110 Art History-Ancient to Gothic

4.5 - 0.0 - 4.5

RecommendedRecommended Prior

ENGL 1020 level of reading and writing - recommended prior to taking this course, but not required.

Course Description

This course surveys the major developments in painting, sculpture, and architecture from Paleolithic cave paintings through the European Middle Ages with an introduction to the arts of Asia. Students gain an understanding of formal analysis of visual communication and the use of visual arts in social and historical contexts.