ARTH 201: History of Western Art II

ARTH 201-001: History of Western Art II
(Fall 2022)

10:30 AM to 11:45 AM TR

Exploratory Hall (formerly Science and Tech II) - Hybrid

Section Information for Fall 2022

This hybrid introductory course surveys major developments in Western art from the early Renaissance through the twentieth century. It examines representative works of art from major artists, cultures, periods, artistic contexts and styles. This course engages learning through reading assignments, illustrated lectures, class discussions, a DC museum visit, assessments, and a short research project focused on one work of art in a DC Museum. This course meets in person every Tuesday and synchronously online every Thursday. This course has no prerequisites and welcomes students without prior knowledge of Art History.

ARTH 201 DL1 is hybrid section with synchronous online coursework and in-class meetings.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Major periods, monuments, and themes of Western art and architecture. Introduces Washington, D.C., museum collections and a historical framework for further study in art history. Covers the art of the Renaissance, the baroque period, and modern Europe and the Americas. Notes: Designed as a two-course sequence, but each part may be taken independently without prerequisite. Limited to three attempts.
Mason Core: Arts
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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