An artist discusses his work with a student

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Art History

AHIS 1, Western Art History I 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU C-ID: ARTH 110. IGETC AREA 3A (Arts) Prerequisite: None.

Formerly Art 1.

A survey of the chronological development of Western art from the Stone Age to the Gothic Period with emphasis on the cultural, political, and social factors that influenced this evolution. This includes: Near-Eastern, Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Romanesque and Gothic art and architecture.

1067 8:00a-9:20a TTh HSS 165 Rocchio M

NEW 1068 9:00a-12:00p Sat A 214 Mousavi A

1069 9:30a-10:50a MW A 214 Meyer W J

1070 12:30p-3:35p F A 214 Mousavi A

1071 2:15p-3:35p MW A 214 Simmons B B

1072 Arrange-6.5 Hours ONLINE Meyer W J
Above section 1072 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 28 to Oct 20, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1073 Arrange-6.5 Hours ONLINE Meyer W J
Above section 1073 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 28 to Oct 20, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1074 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Mendoza B
Above section 1074 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1075 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Medvedev N
Above section 1075 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1076 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE Rosenblum B T
Above section 1076 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1078 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Hall Re S
Above section 1078 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1079 Arrange-6.5 Hours ONLINE Folland T F
Above section 1079 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 23 to Dec 15, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

4007 6:45p-9:50p W A 214 Rocchio M P

NEW 1077 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE Rosenblum B T
Above section 1077 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

NEW 3635 Arrange-6.5 Hours ONLINE Folland T F
Above section 3635 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 23 to Dec 15, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

NEW 3664 Arrange-6.5 Hours ONLINE Rosenblum B T
Above section 3664 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 23 to Dec 15, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

AHIS 2, Western Art History II 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU C-ID: ARTH 120. IGETC AREA 3A (Arts) Prerequisite: None.

Formerly Art 2.

This course is a survey of the chronological development of Western art from the Renaissance to the mid 19th Century with emphasis on the cultural, political, and social factors that influenced this evolution. This includes: Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, Neoclassicism, Romanticism and Realism painting, sculpture and architecture.

1080 9:30a-10:50a TTh A 214 Chandler M M

1081 3:45p-5:05p MW A 214 Mendoza B

1082 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Majstorovic M
Above section 1082 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1083 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Hesser M
Above section 1083 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1084 Arrange-6.5 Hours ONLINE Meyer W J
Above section 1084 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 28 to Oct 20, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1086 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE Medvedev N
Above section 1086 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1087 Arrange-6.5 Hours ONLINE Meyer W J
Above section 1087 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 28 to Oct 20, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

4008 6:45p-9:50p Th A 214 Leaper L E

NEW 1085 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE Chandler M M
Above section 1085 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

NEW 3665 Arrange-6.5 Hours ONLINE Medvedev N
Above section 3665 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 23 to Dec 15, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

AHIS 3, Western Art History III 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU IGETC AREA 3A (Arts) Prerequisite: None. Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

Formerly Art 8.

A focused survey of the chronological development of art and architecture from Impressionism to the present day. This course will cover the major movements of modern and contemporary art while examining their historical, cultural and philosophical context. Specific attention will be given to art theory and its part in shaping conversations about art history and the contemporary.

1088 11:15a-12:35p MW A 214 Donahue N J

1089 12:45p-2:05p TTh HSS 165 Dastin E R

1090 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Mihaylovich K W
Above section 1090 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

AHIS 5, Latin American Art History 1 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU IGETC AREA 3A (Art) Prerequisite: None. Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course surveys the art, architecture, and visual culture of Latin America from pre-history up until European contact. Art objects and monuments from select ancient civilizations of Mexico, Central America, and South America will be placed within their historical, cultural, social, and political contexts.

1091 12:45p-2:05p TTh A 214 Simmons B B

AHIS 6, Latin American Art History 2 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU IGETC AREA 3A (Art) Prerequisite: None. Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course satisfies the Santa Monica College Global Citizenship requirement.

This course is an introductory survey of the art, architecture, and visual culture of Latin America from the colonial to the contemporary period. The course examines the introduction and adaption of European artistic models in the Americas as well as the transformation of American art as a result of the conquest, analyzing a variety of materials and media including urban planning, religious and secular architecture, painting, sculpture, manuscript drawings and prints from the colonial period (1492-1820). Students study materials from the 19th century-- examining the role of the arts in building independent nations--and from the 20th and 21st centuries, focusing on modern and contemporary art.

1092 2:15p-3:35p TTh A 214 Simmons B B

AHIS 11, Art Appreciation: Introduction to Global Visual Culture 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU IGETC AREA 3A (Arts and Humanities) Prerequisite: None.

This course satisfies the Santa Monica College Global Citizenship requirement. Formerly Art 79.

An introduction to artistic practices by exploring the myriad manifestations of visual culture in our world through a cross-cultural thematic approach. This course examines themes in art like Religion, Power, Reproduction and Sexuality, and traces them across cultures and time periods. Emphasis will be placed on learning the language of visual culture both in terms of the formal elements of design as well as the content of style and subject matter and finding connections and differences. Students will explore the various media of art from drawing, sculpture, fresco, oil, photography, motion pictures, architecture to contemporary advertising and design and investigate how various cultures have used specific media and themes. This course is designed to introduce Fine Art and Art History simultaneously providing a unique opportunity to explore these fields as well as to prepare students for a course of study in Fine Art and Art History.

1093 9:00a-12:00p F A 214 Ahmadpour A

1094 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Lee O
Above section 1094 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1095 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Thayer J
Above section 1095 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1096 Arrange-6.5 Hours ONLINE Meyer W J
Above section 1096 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 23 to Dec 15, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

NEW 3663 Arrange-6.5 Hours ONLINE Thayer J
Above section 3663 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 23 to Dec 15, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

AHIS 17, Arts of Asia – Prehistory to 1900 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU C-ID: ARTH 130. IGETC AREA 3A (Arts) Prerequisite: None.

Formerly Art 5.

This course is a survey of the chronological development of Asian art from earliest times to modern times with emphasis on the cultural, political, and social factors which influenced this evolution. The course includes the art of India, China, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Cambodia, and Indonesia.

1097 8:00a-9:20a TTh HSS 203 Hall Re S

1098 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Lee O
Above section 1098 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

NEW 1099 Arrange-6.5 Hours ONLINE O’Leary T F
Above section 1099 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 23 to Dec 15, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

AHIS 18, Introduction to African Art History 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU IGETC AREA 3A (Arts) Prerequisite: None.

History and appreciation of the arts of Africa and The African Diaspora. Examines the continent of Africa within historical, cultural, religious, socio-political, and aesthetic contexts, the impact of African art in Europe and the Americas, and contemporary African art.

1100 12:45p-2:05p MW A 214 Simmons B B
Above section 1100 is recommended but not restricted to the students in the Black Collegians Program.

AHIS 52, History of Photography 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU IGETC AREA 3A (Arts and Humanities) Prerequisite: None.

Formerly Art 73.

This is a historical survey of the evolving nature of photography from the early 1800’s to the present digital age.

AHIS 52 is the same course as Photography 52. Students may receive credit for one, but not both.

1101 4:00p-5:20p TTh A 214 Fier B

1102 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Fier B
Above section 1102 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

AHIS 72, American Art History 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU IGETC AREA 3A (Art) Prerequisite: None.

This course satisfies the Santa Monica College Global Citizenship requirement. Formerly Art 72.

A survey of the chronological development of painting, sculpture, and architecture in the United States from its pre-colonial past to the end of World War II. The contributions and influences of a variety of ethnic groups to the diversity of art in the United States will be addressed. The artistic contribution of Native American, African Americans, Asian Americans, Chicano/Latino Americans and European Americans will be studied in the larger context of American society, history, and culture.

1104 8:00a-9:20a TTh HSS 204 Dastin E R

1106 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Mihaylovich K W
Above section 1106 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1107 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Staff
Above section 1107 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

AHIS 90A, Internship in Art History 1 unit

Transfer: CSU Prerequisite: None.

The internship is designed to provide the student with on-site, practical experience in the field of Art History. Students will gain work experience at an approved, supervised site.

1108 Arrange-4 Hours A 102A Meyer W J

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