Art History Survey II
College of Liberal Arts
Painting, sculpture and architecture from the Italian Renaissance to the Contemporary Period. Stylistic classification of major works of art.
Goals and Diversity
MN Goal Course
MN Goal Designation(s)
Demonstrate an awareness of the scope and variety of visual art and architecture in historical contexts by discussing, writing about, or being tested on various mediums, historical styles, and cultural practices.
Describe and appreciate the visual representation of individual and collective values within various intellectual, cultural, social and historical contexts by discussing, writing about, or being tested on visual art, artifacts, and architecture from a broad range of global cultures past and present
Interpret and respond critically to visual works of art from various world cultures and historical moments through activities such as discussion, writing, or being tested.
Discuss, write, or take tests to explore intellectually a wide variety of issues related to visual arts like aesthetic values and how those issues are situated historically.
Articulate informed personal responses through discussing or writing about works of visual art.
Through discussion, writing, or taking tests, students will identify and categorize art, architecture, and artifacts according to culture and historical period.
Describe, analyze and interpret art, architecture, and artifacts from the past in the context of historical developments and periodization.
Analyze relationships between human behavior and social institutions in the context of visual cultures from the Renaissance to the contemporary period.
Explain and interpret how historical and contemporary social problems are expressed or addressed through the artifacts of visual cultures from the Renaissance to the contemporary period.
Reflect upon themselves in relation to how communities, society, culture, and/or their histories are reflected in art, architecture, and artifacts.