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Raritan Valley Community College    
  Dec 17, 2017
2017-2018 Catalog
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ARTH 110H - Art from Prehistory to the Gothic Period-Honors

(3,0) 3 Credits

General Education Course: Humanities-Appreciation of the Arts
Prerequisite(s): A minimum GPA of 3.5 or permission of the instructor.
A survey of western art history (including early Islamic art) with strong emphasis on its relationship to civilization and its cultural context from Prehistory through the Gothic period. Students will acquire a visual vocabulary of historical art styles. The students will be asked to do additional readings besides the course textbook. These would be in the form of scholarly articles or short videos on related subjects. The students will be given in-class and take home written assignments that will require them to integrate their readings with the museum visits or films shown in class. At least two required museum visits will be arranged during the semester. The museum visits, readings and assignments are planned specifically to teach the students how to analyze artworks and relate the artworks to their specific context and cultural period.


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