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ARTH 304 (Formerly Art 1)
Ancient Art

Advisory: Eligibility for ENGWR 100. Acceptable for credit: UC, CSU; IGETC 3A; CSU - GE C1 General Education: AA/AS Area C Hours: 54 hours lecture. Description: This course is an introduction to the development of art from the Prehistoric through the Roman period. Emphasis is on tancient Near Eastern, Egyptian, Greek and Roman cultures. Comparisons are made with other cultures.

ARTH 302 (Formerly Art 3)
Stone Age Through the Middle Ages
Prerequisites: None.
Acceptable for credit: CSU General Education: AA/AS Area C Hours: 54 hours lecture. Description: This course is a study of the architecture, sculpture, and painting of the ancient Near East and Europe from the Stone Age through the Middle Ages. Art works of each period are discussed ans related to respective cultures. Field trips and/or individual visitation to art galleries and museums are required.

ARTH 308 (Formerly Art 4)
Renaissance Tradition in Art
Prerequisites: None.
Acceptable for credit: UC, CSU; IGETC 3A; CSU - GE C1 General Education: AA/AS Area C Hours: 54 hours lecture. Description: This course is an introduction to the development of realism and illusionism in Western art from its roots in the Greco-Roman world to its flowering in the 15th and 16th Centuries in Europe. Also emphasized are the Mannerist, Baroque, and 19th and 20th Century styles. Emphasis also is on the mode of perception created through the Renaissance tradition. A field trip to the Bay area art museums is required.

ARTH 310 (Formerly Art 5)
Modern Art
Prerequisites: None.
Acceptable for credit: UC, CSU; IGETC 3A; CSU - GE C1 General Education: AA/AS Area C Hours: 54 hours lecture. Description: This is a study and evaluation of 19th and 20th Century art forms in painting, sculpture and architecture. Emphasis is on 20th Century art.

ARTH 324 (Formerly Art 6)
Art of the Americas
3 units
Prerequisites: None.
Acceptable for credit: UC, CSU; IGETC 3A; CSU - GE C1 General Education: AA/AS Areas C, F Hours: 54 hours lecture. Description: This course includes the study of the aboriginal arts and artists of the Americas. Emphasis is on the great Pre-Columbian cultures of Mexico and Peru and their contributions to colonial and modern art forms.

ARTH 328 (Formerly Art 7)
Survey of African Art
3 units
Prerequisites: None.
Acceptable for credit: UC, CSU; IGETC 3A; CSU - GE C1 General Education: AA/AS Areas C, F Hours: 54 hours lecture. Description: This course is an introduction to Black Africa in terms of its cultural and philosophical background; its materials and techniques; and, its impact on 20th Century Western art.

ARTH 332 (Formerly Art 9)
Introduction to the Arts of East Asia
3 units
Prerequisites: None.
Acceptable for credit: UC, CSU; IGETC 3A; CSU - GE C1 General Education: AA/AS Areas C, F Hours: 54 hours lecture. Description: This course is an introductory art survey of India, China and Japan, featuring their architecture, sculpture, painting and significant minor art forms from Neolithic to modern times. The immense contributions of East Asian arts to the world's art heritage are shown in their relation to and distinction from each other and to Western culture.

ARTH 300 (Formerly Art 10)
Introduction to Art
3 units
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGWR 100 and ESLW 320. Acceptable for credit: UC, CSU; IGETC 3A; CSU - GE C1 General Education: AA/AS Area C Hours: 54 hours lecture. Description: This course emphasizes the sources, developments, and problems of art expression. Included are illustrated lectures, readings, and discussions on the various manifestations of art. This course is recommended as a basis for the understanding of art. A field trip to an art exhibition is required.

ARTH 312 (Formerly Art 35)
3 units
Women in Art
Prerequisites: None
Acceptable for credit: UC, CSU; IGETC 3A; CSU-GE C1 General Education: AA/AS Area C Hours: 54 hours lecture Description: This course is a survey of Women's Art from the Middle Ages to the present, including the art of women from both European and non-European cultures.

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