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2022-2023 Catalog 
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ARTH 201 - Introduction to Art History I (4)

Survey of the history of art and architecture throughout the world from the Paleolithic culture to the Middle Ages. Students examine and compare the historical context, social function, and artistic style of individual works of art and architecture. This course also serves as an introduction to the study of art history by teaching specialized vocabulary and methodological concepts used in the visual analysis and interpretation of both art and architecture. Course emphasizes development of visual literacy skills through discussion sessions, writing exercises, and art viewing. Fall and Spring.