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HA 382 — Beauty: The Human Ideal in Visual Culture (Honors)

3 credits; 3 lecture hours

This course explores the concept of beauty through disciplines of art history, philosophy, and social science, as understood through visual representation of the human body. Using the anaylsis of both fine art and popular mass-media sources, students examine how concepts of the beautiful reflect a society's structures of power and belief. (G7: Humanities)
Prerequisite(s): HA 112, and qualification Pres. Sch. or app. or 3.5 GPA with approval of Dean for Liberal Arts.