ART2141 ART HISTORY PREHISTORIC TO MEDIEVAL
3 Credit Hours
This course is open to students on the college level in either the Freshman or Sophomore year and to area high school vocational students.
ART 2141 - Art History Prehistoric to Medieval (3 hrs.)
An in-depth study of the outline and historical significance of world art from Prehistoric times up to the Renaissance in chronological order.
Art History is designed for those with limited exposure or without previous experience, but with a desire to develop a personal appreciation of art history. Students will be exposed to the history of art from Prehistoric through Renaissance in chronological order.
Upon completion of this course the student will be able to recognize the differences between the various direction art history has taken, to discover for themselves exactly why art history has responded to events of the time, to appreciate and to consciously attempt to understand the reasons for and the efforts required of a particular time in history.
Units Outcomes and Criterion Based Evaluation Key for Core Content:
The following defines the minimum core content not including the final examination period. Instructors may add other content as time allows.
UNIT 1: Introduction
Outcomes: Student will be able to explain the language of an artist.
- Identify the values of why we study art.
- Quote and explain the language of visual artist.
- Demonstrate clear recognition of stylistic terminology through oral participation.
UNIT 2: The Ancient World
Outcomes: Student will be able to identify groups.
- Summarize the difference between groups.
- Compare the different life styles.
- Evaluate the growth in the history timeline.
UNIT 3: The Christian World
Outcomes: Student will be able to understand art in the church.
- Analyze how religion has changed through art.
- Describe how the artist work with the church.
- Evaluate the influence of art work in the church.
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Students should adhere to the attendance policy outlined by the instructor in the course syllabus.
The grading policy will be outlined by the instructor in the course syllabus.
Maximum class size:
Based on classroom occupancy
Course Time Frame:
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403.00 Student Code of Conduct
Disability Services Program:
Cowley College, in recognition of state and federal laws, will accommodate a student with a documented disability. If a student has a disability, which may impact work in this class which requires accommodations, contact the Disability Services Coordinator.