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IMAGES OF WOMEN IN WESTERN CIVILIZATION (ART-223534)

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Course Description:


What have been women’s roles in society and life experiences from ancient times to the present? How have women and women's lives been represented in art? What interpretive frameworks do scholars use to examine and understand women’s art and its connection to the development of Western civilization? Through examining images of women found in fine arts, cultural artifacts, and popular culture media from ancient times to the present, students will ponder these questions and learn about women’s struggles in and contributions to the development of the distinct features of the history, society, culture, and art world of Western civilization.

Prerequisites: upper-level standing with advanced level critical thinking, reading and writing skills.

Recommended: one of the following (or its equivalent): Artistic Expression in a Multicultural America, Visual Literacy, An Introduction to Culture, or General Education courses in Western Civilization.

This course fully meets the General Education requirement in Western Civilization for 4 credits and in The Arts for 4 credits


This online course is offered through Online Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Liberal Study
Upper Level
Credits: 4
Meets General Education Requirement In: The Arts-Full;Western Civilization-Full

Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1. Spring 2. Summer.

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