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ART 100 Art Appreciation
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: Arts   Humanities  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
Cross-Listed:  


Description: Introduction to the history, vocabulary, materials and processes of art with an emphasis on painting, sculpture and architecture. Prerequisite or corequisite: RDG100.

Prerequisites: RDG100

Corequisites: RDG100

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Accurately use art terminology to identify and describe techniques and materials employed in specific works of art.
2. (Evaluation Level) Using accurate, descriptive art terminology, evaluate the use of elements and principles of design in specific works of art from diverse time periods or cultures in a written or verbal format.
3. (Comprehension Level) Recognize stylistic characteristics, similarities and differences in art of various time periods, cultures and geographic regions.
4. (Comprehension Level) Identify works by important master artist and explain their cultural and aesthetic significance in written or verbal format.
5. (Evaluation Level) Apply research strategies to find, record and evaluate visual symbolism, including iconography and visual metaphor relating them to works of art from diverse regions and cultures.
6. (Synthesis Level) Accurately use art terminology to express a personal response to the design and content of various art works in a classroom discussion or written format.
7. (Synthesis Level) In a written or verbal format, explain the cultural significance of artwork from a variety of cultures and time periods.
8. (Analysis Level) Chronologically categorize art masterpieces by the artists, cultures, or time periods in which they were created.
9. (Application Level) Experiment with the application of artistic techniques, tools or media traditionally employed by visual artists.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
Not Applicable