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ARTS 001AH: Honors Survey of Western Art I

Course Description

Honors Survey of Western Art I uses the pedagogical methods common to all Honors courses: interdisciplinary, writing- intensive, collaborative, and experiential instruction. As an honors course, there is a focus on analytical writing and exploring pre-historic to Gothic art through primary and secondary source research. This course is a general survey of painting, sculpture, and architecture in the western world from prehistoric times through the Gothic period, using art as a reflection of human interaction with events of the time, emphasizing aesthetic, cultural, and historical values.

Units: 3

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to both UC and CSU

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 48 – 54
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to both UC and CSU
  • WVC GE: C. Humanities
  • CSU GE: Area C - Arts and Humanities: C1- Arts
  • UC/IGETC GE: Area 3 - Arts and Humanities: 3A- Arts
  • C-ID: ARTH 110 - Survey of Western Art from Prehistory through the Middle Ages
Last Updated 7/19/23