2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Sep 30, 2023  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTH 204 - Art in Cross-Cultural Perspective

Credits: 3
An examination of cultural influences on art production, process, and meaning, as viewed across diverse modern, historic, and prehistoric contexts. Philosophies of art and the relationships between art and various aspects of culture are explored.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Compare and contrast patterns in the artistic philosophies and practices of diverse cultures. Identify impacts and relationships between these patterns and cultural/historical contexts.
  2. Explain culture and world view as a symbolic system, and apply this perspective to the interpretation of art cross-culturally.
  3. Debate the meaning, production, and impact of art from diverse cultural perspectives. Identify one’s own attitudes and values concerning the same.
  4. Identify relationships between art, power, justice, and social equality.

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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