2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin

ART 104 Non-Western Art & Visual Culture (was Art of Africa, Oceania & the Americas)

3 hours 

This course analyzes art beyond the European tradition from the ancient to modern times with a focus on cognitive analysis, art theory and methodologies. The objective of the course is to expose students to the breadth and diversity of the visual arts globally and to provide a sense of historical context. The art and design of the Americas, Asia, Africa, Oceania, and Islam are woven into discussions of aesthetics and theory. Students will gain a solid knowledge of world art and art historical discourse. Classes are enhanced by oral, reading, writing and art assignments, and museums visits.




This course satisfies the Flexible Core: Creative Expression area of the Gen Ed Program.