Arts and Ideas of the Medieval and Early Modern World

This course is the second of the three-course study of the arts and ideas of world cultures required of MCA majors. It utilizes an integrated approach to the study of the humanities with an exploration of architecture, sculpture, painting, literature, music, drama, religion, and philosophy. This course in the sequence will focus on the time period beginning with the Middle Ages and include a sturdy of the Renaissance, the Reformation, as well as the cultural periods of the Baroque, Rococo and Neo-classical. As well, there is a focus on the non-Western cultures of Asia, Africa, and the Americas during the same time period. The course will end with an examination of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Era (ca. 1815).

Course Credit: 3

Course Code: HUM-312