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Course Descriptions


IAI Fine Arts ART 195: History of Photography

Prerequisite(s):
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 99/101
AND
-Placement at college level reading

This course covers the historical development of photography as an art form from 1839 to the present, including critical analysis of types of photographs and aesthetic movements in photography. The History of Photography examines photographs for their aesthetic and humanistic values, emphasizing photographs as expressions of the ideas and beliefs of photographers within their cultural and social contexts. 3 credit hours
IAI GEC Code - F2 904

Transferrable General Education Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

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