2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Jul 05, 2022  
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PCADE 094 Survey in Art History (5 credits)



Course Description
Survey in Art History is a general introduction to the chronological development of art from paleolithic cave paintings to the present. Topics include a comprehensive look at art and architecture as interpretations of a changing world.

Student Outcomes
1. Apply the four components of art criticism (describe, analyze, interpret, and evaluate) in order to look at art as it exists in the world and to develop a personal appreciation of art.
2. Apply knowledge of major periods and artists in art history in order to analyze how culture, place, time, and context impact art, and how art impacts culture, place, time, and context.
3. Communicate ideas related to art history and artistic styles using multiple methods.
4. Interrogate one’s own identities/positionalities, privileges, biases, and perspectives in relation to art.



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