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 Nedra - Congratulations on your successful course completion! Yes, you worked hard to complete this course and earn the college credits. We should note that memorization is not always necessary, as the exams in the course are "open book", allowing you to reference course tutorials during the assessments. We hope to see you in a future course with us. Thank you.— Mike F. | Sophia Learning Coach
Hi Lea— Congratulations on your successful completion! We appreciate your feedback regarding partial credit on questions. If you take a future course with us, please keep in mind that you may reach out to our Learning Coach team during the Challenge assessments. You get three attempts on those questions, so we are here to help you if you get stuck. Congratulations again on completing this course!— Chloe S. | Sophia Learning Coach
Congratulations on your achievement Crystal! Art History is a broad subject, and not everyone's favorite subject matter. You worked hard to complete the course and we thank you for making Sophia a part of your degree program.— Mike F. | Sophia Learning Coach
Hi Princess— Congratulations on your successful course completion! Yes, this is a challenging college-level course, so there is a substantial amount of material covered. However, our Learning Coach team is here to assist you along the way if you get stuck on a concept. Congratulations again on earning these credits!— Chloe S. | Sophia Learning Coach
Hi Miguel— Congratulations on your successful course completion! This is a challenging college-level course, so there is a substantial amount of material covered, as well as a time commitment required to complete. While we're sorry to hear you did not enjoy the course, you should be proud of earning these credits toward your college degree!— Chloe S. | Sophia Learning Coach
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