Chabot College/Las Positas College November 1994
Course Outline for Art 4
ART HISTORY - ANCIENT
4 - Art History - Ancient 3 units
History of Western art from prehistoric times through Egyptian, Mesopotamian, Aegean, Greek,
Etruscan, Roman, Early Christian, Byzantine, Medieval, Romanesque, and Gothic civilizations. 3 hours.
Expected Outcomes for Students:
Upon completion of the course, the student should:
1. know the significant art achievements and periods of the ancient Near Eastern and
Western civilizations; appreciate the artistic influences exerted by these civilizations on each other and our own time; acquire an appetite for more detailed study.
1. Prehistoric a. b.
Mesopotamian a. b. c. d.
Persian a. b. c.
12. a. b.
Methods of Presentation:
Outlines of the art periods and slides
Course Outline for Art 4, Page 2
Methods of Evaluating Student Progress:
Art Through The Ages,
Tansey, Gardner, Harcourt, Brace, World
Special Student Materials:
JK:kh Art 4.6