ART-HIST 110 Introduction to the History of Art: Pyramids to Picasso Credits: 3

This is an introduction to the history of art, with in-depth discussions of painting, sculpture, prints, and architecture. Students will be introduced to significant works from major historical periods; their cultural roles, style and composition, and the artistic processes involved in their creation. Emphasis is placed upon Western art history, with attention paid to important interactions with other world traditions, including the arts of Islam, Japan, and Africa. The comprehensive collections of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art contribute an important component to the course.

Bachelor of Arts: Art History

The UMKC General Education Core is the university-wide curriculum that all undergraduate students will complete.  The 30-credit hour core curriculum includes three course types designated as Anchor, Discourse and Focus and is detailed in the General Education section of the catalog.

Minor in Art and Visual Communication

Be able to create basic logos and layouts using digital tools to represent an entity. Be able to produce competent photographic imagery that demonstrates both aesthetic and technical abilities. Be able to communicate a message visually or use visuals to strengthen a message. Be able to articulate stylistic differences or similarities of art and architecture from different periods and/or geographic areas.