History and Art History
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

ARTH 102: Symbols and Stories in Art

ARTH 102-001: Stories and Symbols in Art
(Spring 2017)

10:30 AM to 11:45 AM TR

Robinson B113

Section Information for Spring 2017

This course focuses on recurring visual signs and symbols in western art and visual culture, from ancient times through the present. Students will read narratives from Greek and Roman mythology and the Bible, and trace how the visual representation of these stories has changed over the centuries. Through close looking at objects, we will discuss how art and society actively inform and shape one another. This course fulfills a University Fine Arts/Mason Core requirement.

Satisfies General Education requirement for Arts.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Introduces themes and imagery in art. Approaches and traditions to explore vary with the instructor. May not be repeated for credit.
Mason Core: Arts
Schedule Type: Lecture

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