University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    Feb 09, 2023  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023
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ART 466 - Museums, Architecture, City Renewal: The Bilbao Guggenheim

(3 units) CO13
Introduction to the complex architectural, museistic, local/global, artistic, political and epistemological issues presented by the first global museum in its first franchise. NOTE: Course also offered online through Independent Learning (call 775-784-4652). (ART 466, BASQ 466 and ANTH 413 are cross-listed; credit may be earned in one of the three.)

Prerequisite(s): General Education courses (CO1-CO3) completed; at least 3 courses from CO4-CO8 completed; Junior or Senior standing. Recommended preparation: BASQ 220 .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. integrate and synthesize results from course readings and lectures in the class discussions, term papers and mid-term and final exams.
2. contrast and complement regional and international economies and cultures, explain the relevance of tourism in current global culture, interpret the value or art and architecture in the recreation of new city images and urban centers.
3. analyze the continuities and discontinuities in Bilbao and among the Basques between a premodern traditional anthropological culture and a postmodern architecture-based Americanized culture.

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