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ARTH 1 ART APPRECIATION

3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course provides a general introduction to art that offers a look at works of art through the study of theory, terminology, themes, design principles, media, techniques, with an introduction to the visual arts across time and diverse cultures.

Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
Credit transferable: CSU, UC
General Ed. Credit: CSU, Area C1; IGETC, Area 3A; MPC, Area C


ARTH 3 WESTERN ART I

3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course provides an overview of western art and architecture from prehistory through the medieval period.

Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
Credit transferable: CSU
General Ed. Credit: CSU, Area C1; IGETC, Area 3A; MPC, Area C


ARTH 4 WESTERN ART II

3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course provides an overview of art and architecture from the Renaissance to the contemporary period.

Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
Credit transferable: CSU
General Ed. Credit: CSU, Area C1; IGETC, Area 3A; MPC, Area C


ARTH 5 SURVEY OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART

3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course is a survey of artistic developments in Europe and the United States, from the 19th through the 21st centuries.

Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
Credit transferable: CSU, UC
General Ed Credit: CSU, Area C1; IGETC, Area 3A


ARTH 6 IMAGES OF WOMEN IN THE ARTS

3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course examines women in the visual arts. Students study images of women as well as the visual arts made by women and what their relationship to society was when they made them. Also offered as Humanities 4 and Women’s Studies 4; credit may be earned only once. Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A

Credit transferable: CSU, UC
General Ed. Credit: CSU, Area C1, C2; IGETC, Area 3A, 3B; MPC, Area C 


ARTH 7 ARTS OF AFRICA, OCEANIA, AND THE AMERICAS

3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course is a survey of visual culture within select regions in Africa, Oceania, and indigenous North America.

Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
Credit transferable: CSU, UC
General Ed. Credit: CSU, Area C1; IGETC, Area 3A; MPC, Area C


ARTH 8 SURVEY OF ASIAN ART

3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course provides a select overview of art and architecture from India, Southeast Asia, China, Korea, and Japan from pre-history to modern times.

Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
Credit transferable: CSU, UC
General Ed. Credit: CSU, Area C1; IGETC, Area 3A; MPC, Area C


ARTH 9 SURVEY OF AMERICAN ART

3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course is a survey of American painting, sculpture, and architecture. It traces stylistic and contextual developments from the 17th century to the present.

Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
Credit transferable: CSU, UC
General Ed. Credit: CSU, Area C1; IGETC Area 3A; MPC, Area C


ARTH 10 HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE

3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course is a survey of Western architectural design from the prehistoric era through the 20th century.

Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
Credit transferable: CSU, UC


ARTH 12 GREEK AND ROMAN ART AND ARCHITECTURE

3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course is a survey of ancient Greek and Roman art and architecture, beginning with the Prehistoric Aegean and concluding with the Roman Empire in the age of Constantine (4th century CE).

Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
Credit transferable: CSU General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area C


ARTH 13 EARLY CHRISTIAN AND MEDIEVAL ART

3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course is a survey of the art and architecture of Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages.

Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
Credit transferable: CSU


ARTH 14 RENAISSANCE ART AND ARCHITECTURE

3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course is a survey of art and architecture in Italy and Northern Europe produced from the Late Gothic era through the end of the 16th century.

Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
Credit transferable: CSU General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area C


ARTH 16 CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE OF THE MONTEREY PENINSULA: LOCAL FIRMS, ARCHITECTS, AND BUILDERS

.5 unit • LG-P/NP • Total hours: Eight hours lecture

This is an umbrella course under which special topics will be selected covering local architectural firms, architects, builders, and related professions.

Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
Credit transferable: CSU


ARTH 20.1 ART AND ARTISTS OF THE MONTEREY PENINSULA

1 unit • LG-P/NP • One hour lecture

This course traces the history of the development of the “Artist’s Colony” on the Monterey Peninsula.

Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
Credit transferable: CSU


ARTH 20.2 ARCHITECTURE OF THE MONTEREY PENINSULA

1.5 units • LG-P/NP • Total hours: Twenty-four hours lecture

This course surveys the architectural heritage of the Monterey Peninsula, focusing on Monterey, Pacific Grove, Carmel, and Pebble Beach.

Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
Credit transferable: CSU


ARTH 21.1 ARCHITECTURAL TOUR OF THE MONTEREY PENINSULA

.5 unit • LG-P/NP • Total hours: Eight hours lecture

This course consists of field trips that parallel topics covered in ARTH 16 and ARTH 20.2 concerning local architectural firms, architects, builders, and related professions.

Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
Credit transferable: CSU


ARTH 21.2 ARCHITECTURAL TOUR OF THE HANNA  HOUSE OR THE WALKER HOUSE  

.5 unit • LG-P/NP • Total hours: Eight hours lecture 

This course is a discussion and visit to Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hanna House or the Walker House.

Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
Credit transferable: CSU 


ARTH 30 MUSEUM STUDIES AND GALLERY PRACTICES 

3 units • LG-P/NP • Two hours lecture; three hours lab by arrangement

This course investigates the many characteristics of museum and gal- lery theory and management, including hands-on participation in the MPC Gallery’s ongoing productions. Students gain a critical perspec- tive on a wide range of current exhibit approaches, techniques, and issues, as well as knowledge of and experience in the skills of exhibit planning, design, and installation. This course consists of lectures, field trips, and three hours per week of hands-on experience in the MPC Art Gallery.

Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
 Credit transferable: CSU
General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area C, E2