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.

1022 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Meyer W J
Above section 1022 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1023 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Meyer W J
Above section 1023 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1024 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Folland T F
Above section 1024 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1025 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Medvedev N
Above section 1025 is a hybrid class taught on campus and online via the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1026 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Hesser M
Above section 1026 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

NEW 1732 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Medvedev N
Above section 1732 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.

1027 10:15a-12:20p MTWTh A 214 Mendoza B

1028 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Rosenblum B T
Above section 1028 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1029 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Majstorovic M
Above section 1029 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. 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.

1030 8:00a-10:05a MTWTh A 214 Chandler M M

1031 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Mihaylovich K W
Above section 1031 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. 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.

1032 12:30p-2:35p MTWTh LA 121 Rosenblum B T

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.

1033 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Lee O
Above section 1033 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1034 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Thayer J
Above section 1034 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

NEW 1731 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Meyer W J
Above section 1731 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.

1035 12:30p-2:35p MTWTh HSS 263 Lee O

1036 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE O’Leary T F
Above section 1036 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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.

1037 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Fier B
Above section 1037 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.

1038 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Mihaylovich K W
Above section 1038 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1039 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Majstorovic M
Above section 1039 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1040 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Dastin E R
Above section 1040 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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