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ART 250 The Art History of Rome

Course Description

A cultural and historic survey of the art and architecture of Rome: the Etruscans, Republican and Imperial Rome, Early Christian and Medieval periods, Renaissance and Baroque Rome. This course includes a discussion of the historic figures, and the political and religious ideologies which shaped the art history of the city. Emphasis is on architecture, sculpture, painting, and mosaics.

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)