ART 106H Introduction to Art History - Honors

Provides a foundation in art history, introducing issues central to the study and interpretation of visual culture. Through class discussions and assignments emphasizing comparative analysis, research strategies, and communication skills, students will be challenged to think critically about the nature of art and the discipline of art history. This course focuses on "visual literacy" - on building and employing the vocabulary needed to discuss and interpret works of art and architecture. This course is a more demanding section of ART 106 incorporating student-led inquiry into the intersection of visual art and its practice within historical and contemporary cultural contexts

Credits

3 credits

Prerequisite

A grade of C or better in ENG 151 or ENG 153 (may be taken concurrently). Only open to students in Freshman Honors

SEE Certification

Fine Arts

Offered

Spring

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