HHS 180 History of Art: Prehistory to Modern Era

This course will introduce the formal vocabularies specific to works of art and familiarize the student with the complex interaction between form, meaning, and historical context. Course readings will consist of historical documents, as well as recent critical and historical writing. Western and non-Western objects and architecture dating from pre-history to the mid- nineteenth century will be discussed at length in the classroom and at museums.



Cross Listed Courses

HAR 180


Humanities and Social Sciences Program Visual Arts and Technology Program

Typically Offered Periods

Fall Semester Spring Semester