Art Appreciation

Course Number: 
ART& 100
Course Credits: 
Course Description: 
A study of the basic elements of visual form and their application to the variety and richness of art. Major examples of two- and three-dimensional art will be discussed. Art from around the world, including architecture, design, painting, photography, and sculpture will be examined as the expression of philosophical and social traditions, historical events and contemporary movements. Satisfies humanities distribution area A requirement or specified elective for the AA degree.
Course Prerequisites: 
Recommended Preparation: ENGL& 101. Prerequisites: ENGL 095 or placement in ENGL& 101; or instructor permission.
Course Outcomes: 
  • Articulate the significance of art objects as expressions of individual and various cross-cultural values.
  • Interpret and articulate subjective aesthetic experience using vocabulary common to the critical analysis of art.
  • Research and identify significant art objects, styles, and concepts.
  • Create original, material content via exploratory applications of various media, techniques, and strategies.