Fall 2013 - Undergraduate Course Description
Salazar, Monica
Discipline and Number
AHST 2331 Section 001
MWF Time 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
Course Title
Understanding Art

Description of Course:

This course offers an introduction to the study of the visual arts. It provides students the opportunity to understand the ways in which artworks reflect the cultural, political, and religious ideals of their time and space. Students will learn to think critically about art through analyzing its context and form, as they reflect on its relevance in contemporary experience.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Required Texts:

Berger, John. Ways of Seeing. New York: Penguin Classics, 1990.

Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:

Students must attend every class, participate with enthusiasm, and complete all the assignments.

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