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ART 216 - Art History: American Art

New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge II or 3 credits in Area of Knowledge IV.

Course Description: Traces the history of American painting, sculpture, architecture, and the decorative arts from the 17th through the 20th century. Emphasis is on examining the influence of European art and defining the unique qualities of American art in the areas of portraiture, landscape, and history painting. This course includes a visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Students may be required to cover museum admission fees.

Course Rotation: NYC: Spring. PLV: Fall - Even years.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial

Art Department

Course Attributes:
Area of Knowledge II, Area of Knowledge IV, Enhancement Course, Inquiry and Exploration

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: