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Julie A. Nicoletta
TCXG 377
Tacoma Campus

Art of the Americas

The art of the United States, Mexico, and Canada is united by common historical events. Explores the painting, sculpture, and architecture of these three countries in the context of indigenous cultures, conquest and colonization, revolution, independence, and the search for national identity.

Class description

Students will gain an understanding of the significance of art in the development of the United States, Mexico, and Canada. Through in-class discussions and field trips, students will acquire skills to visually analyze painting, sculpture, and architecture. Equally important to the class will be the development of research, writing, and critical-thinking skills through numerous assignments including essay exams and papers.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
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Last Update by Julie A. Nicoletta
Date: 11/18/2001