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2022 - 2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
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ARTH 240 - Pre-Columbian Art History

Credits: (3)
This course is a wide-ranging survey of the arts from the indigenous cultures of Mesoamerica and the Andes, prior to contact with European societies.  The course will focus on the historical development of the arts and architecture of these areas and the role of art in this wide variety of social contexts.  Lectures will cover, but are not limited to, rulership art of the Olmec and Maya, Aztec manuscript painting, Moche ceramics, and Inca architecture.