Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: ART                                     Course Number: 104                                    
Course Title: Non-Western Art and Visual Culture
Subject: Art
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course analyzes art beyond the European tradition from the ancient to modern times with a focus on cognitive analysis, art theory and methodologies. The objective of the course is to expose students to the breadth and diversity of the visual arts globally and to provide a sense of historical context. The art & design of the Americas, Asia, Africa, Oceania, and Islam are woven into discussions of aesthetics & theory. Students will gain a solid knowledge of world art & art historical discourse. Classes are enhanced by oral, reading, writing & art assignments, and museums visits.

Start Date:    01/30/2013                         End Date: