Checking date: 07/01/2016

Course: 2019/2020

Art History I
Study: Dual Bachelor in Journalism and Humanities Studies (282)


Department assigned to the subject: Department of Humanities: Geography, Contemporary History and Art

Type: Basic Core
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Branch of knowledge: Arts and Humanities

Students are expected to have completed
Elementary knowledge of Art History
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
The students will learn how to: - analyze an artistic image in its constituent elements and in the frame of the art movement(s) it belongs to - study a given work of art in relationship to its historical context - understand the cultural and symbolic values of any piece of art - evaluate and comprehend primary sources and art history texts, in order to be able to understand the nature of artistic activities and their social, political and economic implications
Description of contents: programme
The syllabus begins with an introduction to the ground principles of Art History, followed by a chronological study of the main artistic manifestations of the Western World from Prehistory to the Middle Ages. Special attention will be paid to the Classical Antiquity and the great Medieval styles Romanesque and Gothic.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.