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Introduction to Visual Studies I: History and Culture to 1500
0.50 Credit(s)
Academic Course
This lecture course surveys the history of art from the prehistoric era to the fifteenth century. Key examples of art, architecture, design and material culture from around the world will be examined in their social and aesthetic context. Students will gain an overview of the major periods, geographical centres and stylistic developments of visual art and design in ancient, medieval and early Renaissance eras.
Notes: Faculty of Design 100 level students are advised to take LBST 1B02 and LBST 1B03 in different semesters.

This course is composed of a large weekly lecture and a tutorial. When you register for the lecture, a message will remind you to register for one of the corresponding tutorials as well.
Course was last updated June 3, 2011 - 11:17 AM