Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
ACPE-0105
Organization Course Number:
ArtHist1001
Location:
Online
Length:
This is a self-paced online course that is completed over 60 days
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Art History
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to gain mastery of the basic art history elements of the Western world from prehistoric to modern times; explore art exhibits, analyze buildings and architecture; and examine art in everyday life.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Examine art from 22,000 BC through 400 AD
  • Analyze art from 1451 AD through 1800 AD
  • Categorize art from 1801 AD through 1900 AD
  • Describe art history
  • Distinguish art from 401 AD through 1450 AD
  • Interpret art from 1901 AD through present

General Course Topics:

  • What is art history
  • Context of art
  • Movements and changemakers
  • Language of art
  • Prehistory
  • Ancient Near East
  • Ancient Egypt
  • Aegean Civilization
  • Ancient Greece
  • Romans and Etruscans
  • Ancient India
  • Early Christianity
  • Byzantine
  • Islamic art and architecture
  • Asian art and architecture
  • Ancient Americas
  • Early Medieval and Romanesque
  • Gothic architecture
  • Late Gothic and Early Renaissance
  • High renaissance
  • Northern Renaissance
  • Baroque in Italy
  • Baroque in Northern Europe
  • Baroque in Spain & the 'New' World
  • Rococo
  • Neoclassicism
  • Romanticism
  • Impressionism
  • Colonialism, African Art, and Orientalism
  • Post-Impressionism
  • Art Nouveau
  • Early Twentieth-Century Modernism
  • Futurism and its legacies
  • Utopian movements in the arts
  • Social Realism
  • Late Modernism
  • Reconceptualizing the art object
  • Post-modernism
  • Recent trends
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Case Studies
  • Computer Based Training
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Case Studies
  • Examinations
  • Quizzes

Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials