Course Descriptions



History of Western Art II

Credit(s): 3

Survey of Art II offers an historical overview of the development of Western painting, sculpture, and architecture from the Renaissance to the present with emphasis on the struggle to find a universal and unified visual language for a world of changing values, new institutions, and unprecedented diversity. This course creates a higher understanding of the parallels and interconnections of visual art and the societies that made them. It enables students to thoughtfully view creative expression in its communicative function in relation to contemporary society and culture. This course satisfies an arts and humanities course requirement for A.A. and A.S. degrees. Lecture: 3 hours per week