||This course is open to freshmen. It is composed of aesthetics and art history. Aesthetics researches human perceptual knowledge, and is closely related to the development of art history. The development of Chinese art history covers calligraphy, painting, pottery, porcelain, jade, bronze, drama, sculpture, architecture and music, etc. The discussions in this course attempt to combine Chinese aesthetic thinking with art history. Thus students will discovery that aesthetics and art history can explain and confirm each other. Finally, this course will help students transfer teaching contents in the classroom into cultural and creative elements.