Prerequisite: ART 220 or HIST 262 or INST 312 or permission of the instructor. (First semester—odd years/4 credits)
Traces the development of human culture and civilization, as expressed in artistic and archaeological evidence, from the origins of modern humans through the advent of agriculture and urbanism around the world. Special attention to artistic expression as a medium for communication and change. The geographic areas discussed in this course include Asia, Europe, Africa and the Americas.