Sophia's Introduction to Art History course helps you gain mastery of the basic art history elements of the Western world from prehistoric to modern times. In this course, you will explore art exhibits, analyze buildings and architecture, and examine art in everyday life. Full Description
3 semester credits
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This Introduction to Art History Course uses problem-based learning that shows you how to apply your knowledge in real-world situations. Our Many Ways™ learning model feature multiple teachers and various instructional styles for each concept so you can find a style that meshes with your individual learning preference. This rich, immersive experience helps you better understand and retain information, for an all-around smarter way to learn.
Sophia's Introduction to Art History Course helps you gain mastery of the basic art history elements of the Western world from prehistoric to modern times. In this Course, you will explore art exhibits, analyze buildings and architecture, and examine art in everyday life.
In Sophia's Introduction to Art History Course, you will complete a series of assessments comprised of 18 Challenge assessments and 6 Milestone assessments tied to the following learning outcomes:
Hi Bryan It sounds like you did not the subject matter, but you did well in completing the course, and earning credits towards your undergraduate degree. Congratulations!— Mike F. | Sophia Learning Coach
Hi Marissa, Congratulations on completing the course, even though Art History is not your favorite subject!— Mike F. | Sophia Learning Coach
Hi Christine. Yes, many students find value in having multiple instructors teaching the course. In this course, three different instructors use different teaching methods to cover the concepts. That is a Sophia'a Many Ways to Learn model. Sometimes, one instructor's presentation is going to make more sense to you than another's. Thank you for taking the course, and we hope to see you in an future Sophia course!— Mike F. | Sophia Learning Coach
Hi Arnold, Congratulations on completing the course! As you go through the Challenges in each unit, our team can help you find the right instructional content to address the questions. Unit Milestones also provide summative feedback upon completion. You can see the questions you missed and also the corresponding tutorials that teach the concept. We hope to see you in another course soon. Thank you.— Mike F. | Sophia Learning Coach
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