Sep 30, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog

ART 107 - History of Early Western Art

Class: 3 Credits: 3
This course is a visual and historical survey of western art from the Paleolithic Age to the Renaissance. The techniques, forms, and expressive content of painting, sculpture and architecture are studied within the context of the cultural environment which produced them.

Prerequisite(s): Take ENG 100  and RDG 100  with a minimum grade of “C”.
Course Topics:
  • Style (Form, Context, and Content)

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn Web site
Required Materials:
  • Access to a computer with Microsoft 2007 or equivalent
  • Ability to format documents in .doc, .docx, .rtf or .html
  • Internet access

Grading System:
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.

A 90 - 100
B 80 - 89
C 70 - 79
D 60 - 69
F 0 - 59

Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Define the elements of art and principles of design.
  2. Recognize and articulate the differences between subject, form, and content.
  3. Categorize visual arts by culture, historical period, and style.
  4. Demonstrate analytical skills such as observation and inductive reasoning in evaluating works of art both as formal structures and in relation to social and cultural contexts.
  5. Produce written work involving visual analysis, reading research, critical thinking, and standard methods of documentation.

For SCC Online Courses:
If the course you are taking is online, please review the SCC Online Policies that include:

  • Required materials for all online courses
  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Proctored Exams

Face Covering Requirements:
All faculty, staff and students must wear a face mask/covering at all times (absent a medical condition) on all SCC campuses when safe social distancing measures are not possible or difficult to follow. For further details, refer to the Student Guidelines for Face Coverings and Social Distancing on the SCC Coronavirus COVID-19 Information page.
Standard SCC Course Policies:
Please review the Standard SCC Course Polices on the following topics:

  • Academic Integrity
  • Academic Misconduct
  • Add/Drop period
  • Appeals Process
  • Class Attendance
  • Classroom Behavior (traditional and online)
  • Classroom Conduct/Expectations
  • Lab Procedures (general SCC policy regarding this)
  • Online Confidentiality
  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Withdrawal Policy

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