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Course Details

Course Code: ARTH200 Course ID: 3029 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course provides a survey of the visual arts, which is directed at understanding how to read the global visual world. Building from basic terminology and fundamental analysis, to more complex concepts of understanding art, the course provides tools for examining, analyzing, interpreting, and writing about works of art. Topics will include the political, religious, socio-cultural, and aesthetic functions of painting, sculpture, architecture, camera arts, and new media. No prior art classes or experiences are required.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session
08/29/2022 - 02/03/2023 02/06/2023 - 04/02/2023 February Winter 2023 Session I 8 Week session
09/26/2022 - 03/03/2023 03/06/2023 - 04/30/2023 March Winter 2023 Session D 8 Week session
10/31/2022 - 03/31/2023 04/03/2023 - 05/28/2023 April Spring 2023 Session B 8 Week session
11/28/2022 - 04/28/2023 05/01/2023 - 06/25/2023 May Spring 2023 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

  • CO1: Identify major works of Western and Non-Western art from the Neo- Lithic to the Post-Modern periods.
  • CO2: Identify major artists and their time periods in Western and Non- Western art.
  • CO3: Interpret art terminology in relationship to works of art.
  • CO4: Describe major works of art.
  • CO5: Compare and contrast works of art.
  • CO6: Analyze works of art within their social and historical contexts.
  • CO7: Demonstrate the ability to locate and incorporate art historical research sources in a scholarly paper.
  • CO8: Examine an artist’s biography and artistic production.
NameGrade %
Discussions 45.00 %
Week 1: Introductions 7.50 %
Week 2: Reading Masterpieces in Art: Goya and Manet 7.50 %
Week 3: Printmaking and Photography 7.50 %
Week 4: Sculpture and Architecture 7.50 %
Week 6: Issues of Art in Service of Religion 7.50 %
Week 8: Exploring the Figure in Modern Art 7.50 %
Papers 35.00 %
Week 5: Museum Paper 14.00 %
Week 7: Term Paper 21.00 %
Quizzes 20.00 %
Week 2 Quiz Units 1 and 2 5.00 %
Week 4 Quiz: Units 3 and 4 5.00 %
Week 6 Quiz: Units 5 and 6 5.00 %
Week 8 Quiz: Units 7 and 8 5.00 %

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

  • CO1: Identify major works of Western and Non-Western art from the Neo- Lithic to the Post-Modern periods.
  • CO2: Identify major artists and their time periods in Western and Non- Western art.
  • CO3: Interpret art terminology in relationship to works of art.
  • CO4: Describe major works of art.
  • CO5: Compare and contrast works of art.
  • CO6: Analyze works of art within their social and historical contexts.
  • CO7: Demonstrate the ability to locate and incorporate art historical research sources in a scholarly paper.
  • CO8: Examine an artist’s biography and artistic production.
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.