ARTT 266 - Architectural History: 1400 to Present
A historical survey and critical study of the development of architecture and related arts from the 15th century to the present. Students in architectural programs are advised to take the history of architecture courses in sequence. Students may enroll in ARTT 266 without having taken ARTT 265 . Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , READ 120 . Three hours each week. Formerly AR 210.
3 semester hours
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Master a specialized vocabulary to enable an informed discussion of architecture.
- Identify and analyze buildings by their distinctive styles, artists, and periods.
- Distinguish cultural differences in architecture.
- Write coherent essays addressing visual analysis and stylistic comparison.
- Trace historical periodicity with its continuities and disjunctions.
- Explain the uses and variations of symbolism in ancient architecture.
- Analyze the salient stylistic characteristics in architecture.
- Differentiate structural difference between various methods and materials.
- Analyze the function and meaning of architecture within its cultural context.
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