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Art, Myth & History of Aztecs


Study of Aztec and Mixtec religion, ritual, and philosophy as exemplified in works of art, architecture, civic planning, cosmology, literary works, and painted books (codices). Case studies include the Aztec Great Temple, the Codex Borgia, and the Codex Mendoza, as well as the art of the ancestral city of Teotihuacan.

Student entering 2012 and after: satisfies the Historical Thought distribution requirement.
Students entering before 2012: satisfies Social Science distribution requirement.


(Spring; offered in alternating years.)