Catalog 2021-2022 
    Jan 19, 2022  
Catalog 2021-2022

ART& 100 Art Appreciation

5 credits
Art Appreciation is an introduction to the diverse foundations of visual art. Course objectives primarily focus on students’ recognition of and conversation about the basic concepts, styles, techniques, terminology and principles of visual art and art history.

Prerequisites: ABED 040  (or placement into MATH 087  or higher) and ABED 046  (or placement into ENGL 093  or higher)

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Identify major art movements and styles, from around the world
  • Recognize significant works of art, from antiquity to contemporary creations
  • Write personal synthesis of reading, lecture, class participation, and viewing experiences
  • Research and take an educated subjective position on a specific work of art
  • Discuss major works of art from traditional through contemporary
  • Develop a visual vocabulary to enrich a foundation of art appreciation, other cultures, and other time periods
  • Articulate the link between art, visual literacy, and contemporary visual approaches, i.e. advertising, propaganda, and self-expression
  • Compare artistic developments across different continents and cultures, during diverse timelines

Total Hours: 60 Theory (Lecture) Hours: 40 Guided Practice (Lab or Clinical) Hours: 20