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ART HISTORY PROGRAM / COURSES
 

 
ARH 1000 UNDERSTANDING VISUAL ART

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Designed for the non-major; provides a foundation for understanding the visual arts.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

The objective of this course is to provide the basic historical understanding and foundation for students to be able to identify different art periods, describe the subject matter, form and content of these historical periods in their cultural context, and to identify the media and techniques used by artists during these historical periods.
 

 
ARH 1050 ART HISTORY I
INSTRUCTOR:  Valerie Palazzolo

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course presents a historical review of Western Art from the Pre-Historic period through the Renaissance with an examination of representative works in painting, sculpture, architecture and the minor arts.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

The objective of this course is to provide students the fundamental skills to develop and understanding of the terminology used in the visual arts; understand how works are comprised of formal characteristics which provide the content of art; be knowledgable of teh various media and methods used in the visual arts; identify the work and its artist (if known); identify the style and/or period of the work; identify the characteristics which make it representative of that period of style; and to understand artists' theories, personal convictions, or unique genius.
 

 
ARH 1051 ART HISTORY II
INSTRUCTOR:  Valerie Palazzolo

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course covers the major representative works of art from the Baroque through the contemporary, with an examination of
painting, sculpture, architecture and the minor arts.
 
COURSE OBJECTIVES:

The objective of this course is to provide students the fundamental skills to develop and understanding of the terminology used in the visual arts; understand how works are comprised of formal characteristics which provide the content of art; be knowledgable of teh various media and methods used in the visual arts; identify the work and its artist (if known); identify the style and/or period of the work; identify the characteristics which make it representative of that period of style; and to understand artists' theories, personal convictions, or unique genius.