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Term Subject Catalog # Title Credits / Units
Summer 2019 ARH 1100 History of Western Art: Ancient to Medieval 4 cr.
Class Session Day Time Classroom Enroll Limit Syllabus
1 5-week summer Mon - Fri - RM 202, International Student Center 50 ARH-1100-5-A


This course provides an introduction to art history from prehistoric to medieval times. The course is designed for students to learn about the forms of art including painting, sculpture, and architecture; and to gain a deep understanding of medieval visual and material culture by viewing from the cultural, social & political developments. The course mainly focuses on these topics: rise of Christianity versus Roman Empire; lands of Islam; the Byzantine Empire; Egyptian and Near Eastern art, Greek and Roman monuments.