Arts and Ideas of the Modern World

This course is the third 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 focuses on the study of the arts and ideas of world cultures from 1815 to 1968. More specifically, movements will include Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism, Post-impressionism, Expressionism and the rise of modern art. As well, there is a emphasis on the non-Western cultures of Asia, Africa, and the Americas during the same time period. The course will end with an examination of existentialism and the rise of Pop Art in the early 1960s. 

Course Credit: 3

Course Code: HUM-311