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Art And The World I I (ARH-197)

Semester: Spring 2024
Number: 0111-197-001
Instructor: Edmund Ryder
Days: Tuesday Thursday 9:25 am - 10:40 am
Note: Traditional In-Person Class
Location: Garden City - Blodgett Hall 306
Credits: 3
Status: This Course is Filled to Capacity

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Related Syllabi: Edmund Ryder for Spring 2016*

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This course covers the development of art from the Renaissance to modern times. The evolution of Western art is examined within its social, cultural, political and religious context. Course requirements include classroom discussion, written compositions and project assignments. Classes are comprised of lectures and discussion. (Learning Goals:G;Distribution Reqs:Arts)

Learning Goals:   COURSE LEARNING GOALS: Given adequate study through lectures and reference materials, the students should be able to accomplish the following: 1. Recognize major trends in art from the Early Renaissance to the 21st Century. 2. Identify major art works, and understand reasons for their importance. 3. Relate art works to their historical background. 4. Develop an appreciation for the variety and complexity of the visual arts.5. Develop critical visual analysis and research skills.

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