SRJC Course Outlines

9/23/2021 2:56:15 PMART 2.1 Course Outline as of Fall 2022

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ART 2.1Title:  ANCIENT MED ART  
Full Title:  History and Appreciation of Ancient Mediterranean Art
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 Scheduled05 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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This course will focus on early civilizations that emerged in and around the Mediterranean Sea from prehistoric times through the fall of the Roman empire. Art and architecture from prehistoric Europe, Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Aegean, Greece, Etruria, and Rome will be presented in relation to the broader historical contexts in an effort to understand the way in which art can inform us about the lives of ancient people. We will examine the exchange of ideas between these cultures and consider the roles of tradition and innovation in the production of art. Common, unifying themes as well as unique artistic traditions will be explored.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course will focus on early civilizations that emerged in and around the Mediterranean Sea from prehistoric times through the fall of the Roman empire. Art and architecture from prehistoric Europe, Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Aegean, Greece, Etruria, and Rome will be presented in relation to the broader historical contexts in an effort to understand the way in which art can inform us about the lives of ancient people. We will examine the exchange of ideas between these cultures and consider the roles of tradition and innovation in the production of art. Common, unifying themes as well as unique artistic traditions will be explored.
(Grade or P/NP)

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

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Fall 1981
Inactive: 
 Area:E
Humanities
 
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:
 
C-ID:
 CID Descriptor: ARTH 110 Survey of Western Art from Prehistory through the Middle Ages SRJC Equivalent Course(s): ART2.1

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Place a work of art in its historical, cultural, religious, political, and/or stylistic context.
2. Identify artistic styles and their relationship to cultural values.
 

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In order to achieve these learning outcomes, during the course students will:
1. Recognize and identify major works of art from early civilizations in and around the
    Mediterranean.
2. Examine the interrelations between major Mediterranean civilizations and the impact these
    interconnections had on ancient art of the region.
3. Identify the unique artistic contributions of each ancient civilization studied and assess their
    continuing influence on world art today.
4. Evaluate unknown works of art using the principles of visual analysis.

Topics and Scope
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I. Prehistoric Europe
    A. Paleolithic
    B. Mesolithic
    C. Neolithic
II. Ancient Near East
    A. Sumerian
    B. Akkadian
    C. Babylonian
    D. Assyrian
    E. Neo-Babylonian
    F. Persian
III. Ancient Egypt
    A. Predynastic
     B. Old Kingdom
    C. Middle Kingdom
    D. New Kingdom
    E. Greco-Roman
IV. Prehistoric Aegean
    A. Cycladic
    B. Minoan
    C. Mycenaean
V. Ancient Greece
    A. Geometric and Orientalizing Periods
    B. Archaic Period
    C. Early and High Classical Periods
    D. Late Classical Period
    E. Hellenistic Period
VI. Etruscans
    A. Early Etruscan Art
    B. Later Etruscan Art
VII. Roman Empire
    A. Republic
    B. Early Empire
    C. High Empire
    D. Late Empire

Assignments:
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1. Write 2000+ words as part of a research paper, museum/gallery response, formal analysis
    essay, and/or discussion post.
2. Take at least 3 examinations that consist of image identifications, image comparisons,
    vocabulary recognition, and/or vocabulary application.
3. Present visual and critical analyses (in written and/or verbal form) of works of art.
4. Read 2-3 hours per week of assigned texts.
5. Oral presentations

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
20 - 60%
Research paper, museum/gallery response paper, formal analysis essay, and/or discussion post
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 20%
Visual and critical analysis (in written and/or verbal form) of works of art in the classroom, an online discussion, a museum, and/or a gallery
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 20%
Oral presentations
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 60%
Exams
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Attendance and/or participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Art History. Volume 1. 6th ed. Stokstad, Marilyn and Cothren, Michael. Pearson. 2018
 
Gardner's Art Through the Ages: The Western Perspective. Volume 1. 16th ed. Kleiner, Fred. Cengage. 2021
 
Janson's History of Art: The Western Tradition. Volume 1. 8th ed. Davies, Penelope and Hofrichter, Frima and Jacobs, Joseph. Pearson. 2016 (classic)
 
Gustlin, Deborah and Zoe Gustlin. A World Perspective of Art Appreciation. Open Education Resource (OER) LibreTexts Project. 2021. https://human.libretexts.org/Bookshelves/Art/A_World_Perspective_of_Art_Appreciation_(Gustlin_and_Gustlin). CC BY
 
SmartHistory. Open Education Resource (OER) LibreTexts Project. 2020. https://human.libretexts.org/Bookshelves/Art/SmartHistory.  CC BY-NC-SA 3.0. Legal.
 
Art History I. Lumen Learning. https://courses.lumenlearning.com/suny-arthistory1/. CC0: No Rights Reserved
 
Selections from Open Educational Resources and websites including:
Smarthistory: The Center for Public Art History
Khan Academy: AP/College Art History
Metropolitan Museum of Art: Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History

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