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Art of the Ancient Near East and Egypt
EGYPT/NEAR EAS
CLASS CODE: ART 301 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: ART
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: A survey of the art of the ancient Near East and Egypt.
TAUGHT: Winter
CONTENT AND TOPICS: -- Identify time periods, geographical centers, and stylistic characteristics of the major art movements covered in this class.
-- Discuss major works of art in terms of their artistic concerns and stylistic characterists, the media used, and principal influences on them.
-- Define and use common terms of art history.
-- Recognize and discuss the iconography of specific works of art, as well as the iconography common to the historIcal periods studied.
-- Identify significant philosophical movements, religious concepts, and historical figures, events, and places and discuss their relation to works of art.
-- Be able to identify works of art according to stylistic characteristics, and attribute unfamiliar works of art to an artist, country, and/or civilization, and a period.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: -- Identify time periods, geographical centers, and stylistic characteristics of the major art movements covered in this class.
-- Discuss major works of art in terms of their artistic concerns and stylistic characterists, the media used, and principal influences on them.
-- Define and use common terms of art history.
-- Recognize and discuss the iconography of specific works of art, as well as the iconography common to the historIcal periods studied.
-- Identify significant philosophical movements, religious concepts, and historical figures, events, and places and discuss their relation to works of art.
-- Be able to identify works of art according to stylistic characteristics, and attribute unfamiliar works of art to an artist, country, and/or civilization, and a period.
REQUIREMENTS:
PREREQUISITES: Art 201
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2004