ARTH200 Art Appreciation (3 semester hours)

This course provides a survey of the visual arts, which is directed at understanding how to read the global visual world. Building from basic terminology and fundamental analysis, to more complex concepts of understanding art, the course provides tools for examining, analyzing, interpreting, and writing about works of art. Topics will include the political, religious, socio-cultural, and aesthetic functions of painting, sculpture, architecture, camera arts, and new media. No prior art classes or experiences are required.

ARTH241 Film and Literature (3 semester hours)

This course is designed to enhance students' appreciation for the history and traditions of American film. Students will investigate traditional as well as non-traditional film images, themes, techniques, and styles.