Course Description

This introduction to central themes and major period styles in the history of Western Art explores the leading visual sources from Prehistoric Art and Art of Antiquity to the early Middle Ages. Follow-up courses are offered.

See also: ART 310 Art History and Appreciation 2

Course Details

Course Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Art History and Appreciation 1 course, you will be able to:

  • Become familiar with major works of art from prehistory to the early Christian period.
  • Explore the rich artistic and historical heritage of the ancient world through art.
  • Build a vocabulary with which one can explore art objects and elements of style.
  • Critically analyze the art: explain the art in terms of its historical, religious, and iconographic context.


Art History and Appreciation courses do not have to be taken in sequence.


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7:00PM to 9:00PM
Sep 24, 2019 to Nov 26, 2019
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Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $345.00
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Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Receive a discount of 5% per course by registering at the same time for three or more courses within the Visual Design Certificate. To receive the discount, you must register by calling 403-220-2866. 

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