Jun 01, 2023  
2019-2020 Catalog [Archived] 
2019-2020 Catalog [Archived] [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ART 208H - Honors History of American Art

3 units
3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for ENGL 1A 
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC

This course, designed for students in the Honors Transfer Program, is an introductory survey of American Art from its pre-colonial past to the contemporary era with a focus on the social, political, economic, and philosophical conditions that have resulted in a culturally diverse artistic tradition. The contributions and influences of immigrants, Native Americans, African Americans, Asian Americans, Chicano/Latino Americans, and European Americans will be studied in relation to historical contexts. This course is enriched through more extensive reading, writing, and research assignments using primary and scholarly secondary sources.

Note: Students may take either ART 208  or Art 208H. Duplicate credit will not be awarded for ART 208  and Art 208H.

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