Hu315 From Romanticism to Realism 4 credits
This humanities course, with an emphasis on visual art and architecture, explores the dynamic forces that changed the artistic perspectives from the late eighteenth century through the nineteenth century in Europe and America. The contrasting cultural movements of Romanticism followed by Realism are instructive in understanding the human perspective of the historical period. The course also utilizes selections of literature, poetry and music to show how the arts reflected and amplified the human voice of change and move toward the development of modernism. Prerequisite: Successful completion of En102 or En150 or approval of Division Chair.