Ways of Seeing

The American University of Rome

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Ways of Seeing

  • Host University

    The American University of Rome

  • Location

    Rome, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Art History

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    This course gives students an introductory exposure to art and art history. Students will learn about basic art history terminology, artistic materials and techniques, sources for art historical analysis and iconography/narratives most commonly depicted in art history. Students will be exposed to a variety of materials, techniques and motifs necessary for understanding how art is produced and how artworks can be interpreted. The course may involve on‐site classes and field trips.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations