Art History (CESE 101)

This course offers an introduction to the history of Western art, focusing on the cultures and individuals that shaped art and architecture over the last 1000 years. Linking historical precedents to contemporary artistic practices, this course will provide you with a general introduction to art history. This course is ideal if you want to be better informed when visiting museums or galleries, or if you want to understand your own practice in the context of what came before.

Contact Hours

24 course hours (3 hours per class)

Prior Learning

No prior learning required.

Courses offered that meet Prior Learning Requirements


Tuition + Materials

Tuition is $517.60. Download your detailed materials list before your first class.

Course Format

Course offering is available either online synchronous (VCHAT) or on campus (GNWC). View schedule for current and upcoming formats.


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