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Art History Department Courses & SLOs


The Department of Art History houses all AHIS, HUMA, and LATN courses.
All Art History courses fulfill the General Education category Area C-3 "Arts."
HUMA and LATN courses fulfill the General Education category Area C-3 "Humanities."
Courses below with an asterisk (*) fulfill the General Education category Area D-4 "Social Sciences"

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Art History 1 Understanding the Visual Arts
Art History 3 and 3 H History of Women and Gender in Art
Art History 4 and 4 H History of Western Art and Architecture:  Prehistoric through Gothic
Art History 5 and 5 H History of Western Art and Architecture:  Renaissance through Modern   
Art History 6 and 6 H History of Modern Art and Architecture
Art History 8 History of Medieval Art and Architecture
Art History 9 * History of Asian Art and Architecture *
Art History 10 A History of Greek and Roman Art and Architecture
Art History 11 History of African, Oceanic, and Native American Art
Art History 12 * and 12 H *            History of Precolumbian Art and Architecture *
Art History 14 Rome:  The Ancient City
Art History 15 * Culture of Art of Pompeii *
Art History 99 Special Projects in Art History
Humanities 1 The Humanities
Latin 1 Elementary Latin
Latin 2 Continuing Elementary Latin

 

Student Learning Outcomes for Art History (AHIS) courses:

  • Students will be able to identify formal elements and differentiate styles among cultures over time. (Elements and styles)
  • Students will be able to identify through analysis the role of visual art and culture (religious, political, economic, social, educational, etc.) in art and cultures. (Role of art)
  • General Education Outcome: Area C/3. Students completing an assignment in Area C-3 "Arts" will be able to identify the influence of culture on human expression.
  • General Education Outcome: Area C/3. Students completing courses in Area C-3 "Arts" will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression.

Student Learning Outcomes for Humanities (HUMA) courses:

  • Students completing an assignment will be able to identify the influence of culture on human expression.
  • Students will be able to identify and analyze the formal elements and composition of visual arts, architecture, music, literature, and/or other humanistic expression.
  • Students will be able to analyze and interpret art and cultural as expressions of ethnicity, identity, gender, and political power.
  • Students will be able to relate art and culture to the socio-political and natural environment.

Student Learning Outcomes for Latin (LATN) courses:

LATN 1
  • Students will be able to translate a simple sentence in the original Latin into idiomatic English.
  • Students will be able to translate a compound sentence in the original Latin into idiomatic English.
  • Students will be able to identify and parse nouns and adjectives of the first and second declensions.
LATN 2
  • Students will be able to translate a simple English sentence into a grammatically correct Latin sentence.
  • Students will be able to translate a compound English sentence into a grammatically correct English sentence.
  • Students will be able to identify and parse nouns and adjectives of the third and fourth declensions.
  • Students will be able to identify and correctly translate Latin clauses containing "indirect statement" into idiomatic English.