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John Jay College of Criminal Justice    
Course Prefix:    ART                                     Course Number: 102                                        
Course Title:    American Art    
Subject:    Art    
Minimum Credits:    3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0    


This course examines the growth of art in the United States as it accompanied the development of the country from isolated agricultural colonies to a powerful industrial nation. The transformation of European styles into a uniquely American art that expressed the hopes and ideals of the new land is considered by reference to such topics as the impact of industrialism, the creation of cities, the movement westward, as well as the individual achievements of major painters, sculptors, and architects.

General Education:   
  • Meets General Education Category
    • Cultural Studies: Fine Arts
  • for Degrees in:
    • All Bach (All Undergraduate Degrees)
Start Date:    08/31/2001                         End Date:   

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