SRJC Course Outlines

6/1/2023 11:44:29 AMART 2.1 Course Outline as of Fall 1988

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  ART 2.1Title:  ANC TO REN ART HIST  
Full Title:  Ancient to Renaissance Art History and Appreciation
Last Reviewed:5/10/2021

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled02 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  ART 2A

Catalog Description:
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History and aesthetic appreciation of Prehistoric, Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Early Christian, and Medieval art.  Optional field trip to Bay Area museums.  May be taken independently of Art 2.2 and Art 2.3.  Required for the Fine Arts Certificate; fulfills Humanities requirement for transfer to CSU system.


Recommended Preparation:
Course Eligibility for ENGL 100A

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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History & aesthetic appreciation of Prehistoric, Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Early Christian & Medieval art.
(Grade or P/NP)

Recommended:Course Eligibility for ENGL 100A
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Fall 1981
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 C1ArtsFall 1981
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 3AArtsFall 1981
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 CID Descriptor: ARTH 110 Survey of Western Art from Prehistory through the Middle Ages SRJC Equivalent Course(s): ART2.1

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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In Art 2.1, the student will learn to:
1.  Recognize and identify the forms, titles, artist, dates, and places
of the major masterpieces of Western painting, sculpture, and architecture
from 30000 B. C. to 1400 A.D.
2.  Locate and explain the cultural context as well as the chronological
and geographical framework of these major masterpieces.
3.  Begin to use the tools of scholarly research in the preparation of
the required short papers.
4.  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.

Topics and Scope
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The periods of art to be covered include the following:
Prehistoric and Primitive
Egyptian Art
The Ancient Near East
Aegean Art
Greek Art
Etruscan Art
Roman Art
Early Christian and Byzantine Art
Islamic Art
Early Medieval Art
Romanesque Art
Gothic Art

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H.W. Janson, History of Art, Prentic Hall, 1986, 3rd Ed.  Required
chapters:  Introduction, Part One:  The Ancient World, Chapters 1-8,
Part two:  The Middle Ages, Chapters 1-4. (total 350 pp)
E. Phillips, History of Art Study Guide, Prentice Hall, 1986, 3rd Ed.
Required chapters:  Introduction, Part One:  The Ancient World, Chapters
1-8, Part two:  The Middle Ages, Chapters 1-4.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
30 - 40%
Written homework, Reading reports, Essay exams, Term papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
30 - 40%
Homework problems, Field work, Quizzes, Exams, Short papers
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 40%
Aesthetic analysis of art
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 40%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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H.W. Janson, History of Art, Prentice Hall, 1991 (4rd Ed) Required.

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