ARHI 0101. Art Appreciation

Units: 3
Formerly known as ART 10
Hours: 54 lecture
Introductory course for non-art majors offering a look at works of art through the study of theory, terminology, themes, design principles, media, techniques, with an introduction to the visual arts across time and diverse cultures. (C-ID ARTH 100) (CSU, UC)

ARHI 0110. Survey of Western Art I: Prehistory through the Middle Ages

Units: 3
Formerly known as ART 1A
Hours: 54 lecture
Survey of developments in European and Near Eastern art and visual culture from Paleolithic times through the Middle Ages, including Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, Rome, and early Christian and Islamic cultures. Significant monuments and artworks of each major culture discussed, analyzed, and placed within historical context. Special attention paid to architectural monuments as both political and religious structures, the development of figural sculpture, and the evolving debate over the rightful ownership of ancient objects. (C-ID ARTH 110) (CSU, UC)

ARHI 0120. Survey of Western Art II: Renaissance Traditions

Units: 3
Formerly known as ART 1B
Hours: 54 lecture
Survey of developments in western art and visual culture from 1400-1850. Significant artists and monuments of each major period and region discussed, analyzed, and placed within historical context. Special attention given to the evolving status of the artist, the development of major European art institutions, and the functions of art and architecture within society. (combined with ARHI 130, C-ID ARTH 120) (CSU, UC)

ARHI 0130. Survey of Western Art III: Modern through Contemporary

Units: 3
Formerly known as ART 1C
Hours: 54 lecture
Study of the historical development of art and architecture in Europe and the United States from early-nineteenth century to contemporary practices. Significant artists and structures of each major region and period discussed and analyzed within their historical contexts with special attention given to the changing status of the artist, the development of major Western art institutions and the functions of art and architecture in society. (combined with ARHI 120, C-ID ARTH 120) (CSU, UC)

ARHI 0132. History of Women in Art

Units: 3
Formerly known as ART 1E
Hours: 54 lecture
Women in the arts in western civilization including their influence as artists and patrons as well as representations of women from ancient times to the present. (CSU, UC)

ARHI 0134. History and Aesthetics of Photography

Units: 3
Formerly known as ART 11
Also known as PHOT 10
Hours: 54 lecture
Historical and thematic survey of photography as an art form and communication tool from its invention to the present. Explores various critical perspectives including aesthetic and design principles, influential themes, periods, and photographers. Investigates technical considerations, photography's role in the development of mass culture and other societal influences. (CSU, UC)

ARHI 0140. History of the Arts of Africa, the Americas, and Oceania

Units: 3
Formerly known as ART 1G
Hours: 54 lecture
Study of various art forms of the cultures of Africa, the Americas, and Oceania from prehistoric times to the present. (C-ID ARTH 140) (CSU, UC)

ARHI 0150. History of Asian Art

Units: 3
Formerly known as ART 1D
Hours: 54 lecture
Study of the painting, sculpture, architecture and other art forms of India, China, Japan, Korea, and Southeast Asia from prehistoric times to present. (C-ID ARTH 130) (CSU, UC)

ARHI 0155. History of Islamic Art

Units: 3
Formerly known as ART 1F
Hours: 54 lecture
Islamic art and architecture from Arabic, Persian, and Indian cultures. Formation of Islamic art, history, and philosophy. Works of art from Muslim countries and regions. Comparison with art from other major Asian religions such as Buddhism and Hinduism as well as European traditional art inspired by religion. (CSU, UC)

ARHI 0814. Art Appreciation: Identification of Various Periods of Art

Units: 0
Formerly known as ART 814
Hours: 8 to 18 lecture as scheduled
Course designed for older adults. An overview of the development of various periods of art movements. Includes impact of culture, religion, and political atmosphere on art and the identification of major works of art and artists in each period. Each class section focuses on one period or genre, such as Italian Renaissance, French Impressionism, Dutch Baroque, Arts of Islam, Feminist Art, Chinese Painting, or Art of the City. May be repeated. (noncredit)