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ART 1040  CROSS-CULTURAL SURVEY OF ART (3 credits)

This is an introductory course that explores the painting, sculpture and decorative arts of five cultures: Mesoamerican, Native American, Asian, European and African. Typical of art history introductory courses, it surveys several cultures and time periods. Students explore reasons for making art and its relationship to the religion, politics and everyday life of the cultures. This course also explores the influence of these various cultures on contemporary American art. Lab fee required.

Distribution: Humanities and Fine Arts General Education course and Global Diversity General Education course