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|Discipline and Nbr:
WORLD ART TO 1500||
World Art History to 1500
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||3.00||Lecture Scheduled||3.00||17.5 max.||Lecture Scheduled||52.50
|Minimum||3.00||Lab Scheduled||0||8 min.||Lab Scheduled||0
| ||Contact DHR||0|| ||Contact DHR||0
| ||Contact Total||3.00|| ||Contact Total||52.50
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
Grade or P/NP
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 105.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50||
History and aesthetic appreciation of World Art to 1500 AD. Includes representative art from Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. May be taken independently of Art 1.2. May be used to fulfill requirement for the Fine Arts Certificate.
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
History & aesthetic appreciation of the arts of Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas to 1500 AD.
(Grade or P/NP)
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Certificate Applicable Course
Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
|Associate Degree:||Effective:||Fall 1996||Inactive:||
Global Perspective and Environmental Literacy
|CSU GE:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
| ||C1||Arts||Fall 1997||
|IGETC:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
| ||3A||Arts||Fall 1997||
|CSU Transfer:||Transferable||Effective:||Fall 1996||Inactive:||
|UC Transfer:||Transferable||Effective:||Fall 1996||Inactive:||
The student will be able to:
1. Recognize and identify the forms, titles, artist, dates and places
of the major masterpieces of World Art from the early cultures and
civilizations of Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas to 1500 AD.
2. Locate and explain the cultural context as well as the chronological
and geographical framework of these major masterpieces.
3. Examine the interrelations of world cultures and civilizations and
the impact these interrelations had on world art.
4. Identify the unique contributions of each culture and civilization and
assess their continuing influence on world art today.
5. Use the tools of scholarly research in the preparation of the required
6. Use the principles of aesthetic analysis through comparisons and
written analyses of known masterpieces to become able to develop indep-
endent evaluation of the qualities of unknown works of art.
7. Describe values, themes, methods, and history of the discipline and
identification of realistic career objectives related to a course of study
in the major.
8. Perform research specific to the discipline and use appropriate
citation style, if different than MLA.
Topics and Scope
Lecture and discussion material:
1. In the Beginning: Prehistoric Cultures around the World.
2. River Valley Civilizations: Ancient Iraq.
3. Ancient Egypt and Israel.
4. Ancient Greece.
5. Ancient India and China.
6. Ancient Africa.
7. Ancient America
8. The Roman Empire.
9. Ancient Iran and Gupta India.
10. Han China.
11. Roman Africa.
12. American Civilizations.
15. Indian influence in Southeast Asia, China and Japan.
16. Western Explorations in Africa and the Americas.
17. The World in 1500.
Orientation to the values, themes, methods, and history of the
discipline and identification of realistic career objectives related to a
course study in the major.
Introduction to discipline-specific research tools, including seminal
books, important periodicals, major indexing sources, professional or
trade organizations, standard reference tools, discipline specific tools,
and major web sites.
1. Complete written worksheets on weekly reading assignments in the
2. Research and write short term papers, each analyzing the forms
and content of a selected work of art (minimum of 500 words each).
3. Take midterm and final examinations, each consisting of slide
identifications, slide comparisons, multiple-choice questions, and
an essay question.
Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
20 - 40%
|Written homework, Essay exams, Term papers||
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
20 - 40%
|Homework problems, Exams, SHORT PAPERS||
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
20 - 40%
|AESTHETIC ANALYSIS OF ART||
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
20 - 40%
|Multiple choice, True/false, Completion||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
0 - 0%
Esler, Anthony. The Human Venture, I. Prentic Hall, 2000, 4th Ed.
Gill, Sarah, The Critic Sees: A Guide to Art Criticism, Kendall/ Hunt,
1999, Rev. Ed.