AH274 Pre-Columbian Art of Mesoamerica (Same as LALS 240)


General Education Category and Learning Outcomes
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Understanding the Creative Arts

-Basic issues of interpretation. How does a work mean anything? How does one determine meaning? How can a work have numerous meanings, often at the same time?

-Questions of cultural and historical context. How do creative works relate to the societies in which they are produced and received? How do cultural roles of creative products, definitions of art, institutions, markets and patronage affect the creation of works of architecture, art, music, literature and other media?


Exploring World Cultures

-Analyze a culture, including its political, social, ethical, communicative, or economic systems.

-Analyze how cultures are formed, transmitted, and changed.

-Compare different cultures.


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