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ART 126 - History of Western Art I



5.0 Credits
From prehistory through the fall of the Roman Empire and Early Christian period, this course traces the development of the visual arts and architecture in various cultures, with primary emphasis on Western Civilization.

Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Effectively apply and discuss specific elements and principles of design in works of Western art dating from Prehistory-fourth century and specific course discussions. [REASON]
  2. Effectively describe, discuss, critique and evaluate Western art dating from Prehistory-fourth century in terms of their technical and artistic characteristics, content aesthetics, and social content. [COMMUNICATE]
  3. Effectively communicate orally and in writing the characteristics and content of Western art dating from Prehistory-fourth century. [COMMUNICATE]
  4. Demonstrate research skills for a formal analysis of Western art dating from Prehistory-fourth century using proper documentation of research. [EXPLORE]
  5. Discuss, critique, and evaluate Western art dating from Prehistory-fourth century in terms of its relationship to society, aesthetic quality and technical excellence using language appropriate to the domain and course themes. [ACT]
  6. Explain how the process and challenges of institutionalizing a discussion of art is a process of cultural dominance. [REASON]



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