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ART 101-102 History and Appreciation I-II (3 credits) (3 credits)

Course Description

Presents the history and interpretation of architecture, sculpture, and painting. Begins with prehistoric art and follows the development of western civilization to the present. Part I of II. Lecture 3 hours per week.

Course Syllabus

Art 101 Syllabus & Art 102 Syllabus

Required Text

Art History, Volume 1 and 2 (4th Edition) by Marilyn Stokstad and Michael Cothren

Recommended Text

*Strickland, Carol. The Annotated Mona Lisa: A Crash Course in Art History from
Prehistoric to Post-Modern, 2nd ed. Kansas City, MO: Andrews McMeel Publishing, LLC, 2007.

Great Artwork

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History Book I

History Book II

About Your Instructor

tammy Parks


Associate Professor of Art

B.A. Art, Emory and Henry College, Emory, Virginia
M.A.T. Spanish, University of Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi
M.F.A. Public Art, Goddard College, Goddard, Vermont
Currently pursuing PhD at the Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts, Portland, Maine

Office: Godbey 96
Phone: (540) 674-3600 ext. 4468