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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 credits