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College Catalog 2021-2022
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ARTT 2650 - Art of the Western World: Prehistory to Gothic

Credit Hours: 3.00


Prerequisites: None

(formerly ARTT 2610)

Survey of architecture, sculpture, painting from prehistoric era to the Renaissance. Outstanding personalities and historical background.

Billable Contact Hours: 3

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to discriminate between stylistic characteristics of Western and Islamic art historical periods from Prehistory through Gothic.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Recognized stylistic characteristics of Western and Islamic art historical periods from Prehistory through Gothic
  2. Define stylistic characteristics of Western and Islamic art historical periods from Prehistory through Gothic
  3. Compare stylistic characteristics of Western and Islamic art historical periods from Prehistory through Gothic

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to apply the vocabulary of art history as it pertains to art from Western and Islamic periods from Prehistory through Gothic.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Define key terms used in art historical analysis for periods of Western and Islamic art from Prehistory through Gothic
  2. Use key terms in an analysis of Western and Islamic art historical periods from Prehistory through Gothic

Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to identify the formal elements of art.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Recognize the elements of form
  2. Recognize the elements of compositional design
  3. Analyze the relationship between form and content
  4. Evaluate the relationship between form and content

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Communication: YES
Critical Thinking: YES
Global Literacy: YES
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
Unit 1

  1. Prehistory
  2. Ancient Near East
  3. Egyptian
  4. Aegean
  5. Early and Classical Greece

Unit 2

  1. Hellenistic
  2. Etruscan
  3. Roman
  4. Early Roman Christian
  5. Byzantine

Unit 3

  1. Early Medieval
  2. Romanesque
  3. Gothic
  4. Late Gothic/Early Renaissance

Primary Faculty
Mitchell, Todd
Secondary Faculty
Lambert, Julie
Associate Dean
Ternullo, Annette
Dean
Pritchett, Marie



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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