Apr 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog 
2024-2025 Catalog

ART 114 Art History Survey I

Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Clinic: 0 Credits: 3
This course covers the development of art forms from ancient times to the Renaissance. Emphasis is placed on content, terminology, design, and style. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an historical understanding of art as a product reflective of human social development.

This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.  This is a Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course.

Pre-requisite(s): DRE 098  or ENG 002  (P2 grade)
Course is typically offered in Fall and Summer.
Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
At completion of the course, the student should be able to do the following:

  1. Identify the major art movements from prehistoric to the sixteenth century Renaissance.
  2. Recognize the work and contributions of the major artists from prehistoric to the sixteenth century Renaissance.
  3. Analyze the formal qualities of a work of art, including media and subject matter.
  4. Analyze works of art within the historical context of the artist, culture, time, and location.
  5. Synthesize the possible meaning of a work of art within an appropriate art historical context.
  6. Demonstrate visual literacy and critical thinking skills.