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ART 103 History of Art from the Baroque Period to Post-Impressionism

Course Description

Survey of the historical development of the visual arts from the late 17th century to late 19th century, with an emphasis on the Enlightenment, the French Revolution, the industrial, political, and technological revolutions of the 19th century, and their influence on modern art. Focus is on Romanticism, the rise of the avant-garde, the emergence of Impressionism in France, and the art of England and America.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements:Area C1
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C1), UC (IGETC Area 3A)