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Fall 2020, Aug 31 - Dec 18
Jul 17, 2024
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ARTH 110 - Prehistory thru Middle Ages
This course introduces the discipline of Art History, which examines the communicative power of art and visual culture. This chronological survey of the art of the Western world examines cultures spanning from Prehistory through the Middle Ages. The cultures to be studied include those of the Ancient Near East, Egypt, Greece, Rome, Byzantium, and the global Middle Ages. Focusing on works of painting, sculpture, and architecture, students will examine art within its cultural and historical contexts. Students will also develop the skills and vocabulary to discuss works of art, paying careful attention to the formal elements of art and the principles of design. This course meets general education requirements: Cultural Enrichment and new Fall 2017 Culture. Typically Offered On Demand
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Synchronous Online Mtg Times, Fully Online, Face-to-face Online Supplement

Humanities Department

Course Attributes:
Big Rapids Campus, Culture, Cultural Enrichment, Big Rapids Tuition**

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