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Art

Art History Courses (AH)

Foundation Art

The classes listed below are the foundation art classes that are required of most studio art majors. When foundation classes are chosen, be aware of the prerequisites; do not take the classes out of order.

  • AH 111A,B. Foundation Art History I, II
  • ART 130. Foundation Two-Dimensional
  • 131. Foundation Three-Dimensional
  • 132. Foundation Color Theory
  • 149. Foundation Computer Art
  • 181. Foundation Drawing
  • 184. Foundation Life Drawing

LOWER DIVISION

111A. Foundation Art History I (3)

Prerequisites: One GE Foundation course.
Chronological survey of art as an integral part of Western Culture from pre-History through the Middle Ages.
Not open for credit to students with credit in AH 115B.

111B. Foundation Art History II (3)

Prerequisite: One GE Foundation course.
Chronological survey of art as an integral part of Western Culture from Proto-Renaissance to contemporary.
Not open for credit to students with credit in AH 115C.

112. Foundation Art History: Latin American Arts and Architecture (3)

Survey of arts and architecture of Mexico, Central America, and South America from 1200 BC to the late 20th century.
Letter grade only (A-F).

113A. Survey Asian Art: Early Sacred Cultures (3)

Prerequisite/Corequisite: One GE Foundation course.
Survey of art as an integral part of Asian culture: India and SE Asia, China, and Japan from earliest times to c. 1000.
Not open for credit to students with credit in ART 113A.

113B. Survey Asian Art:Later Traditions (3)

Prerequisite/Corequisite: One GE Foundation course.
Survey of art as an integral part of Asian culture: India and SE Asia, China, and Japan from earliest times from c. 1000 to 1900.
Not open for credit to students with credit in ART 113B.

114. Foundation Art History: Arts of Africa, Oceania, and Indigenous North America (3)

Survey of architecture, urban planning, art, and other aspects of visual culture in Africa, Oceania, and indigenous North America.
Letter grade only (A-F).

116. Foundation Art History: Arts of Islamic Regions (3)

Survey of architecture and visual culture in Islamic cultures from the 7th century to the present in North Africa, Spain, Southeast Asia, and the Islamic diaspora.
Letter grade only (A-F).

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