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Art and Design

ART 201


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Credit Hours

(3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Section Start Dates


Section NoStart Date
047703August 25, 2014
140210August 25, 2014
140233September 16, 2014
142338August 25, 2014

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Art Appreciation


Course Description

This course provides an introduction to the vast subject of visual art, including the effect of culture and history on the lives, aesthetics and creations of artists, and an exploration of technique and media employed by artists throughout time.

Prerequisites

(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Investigate works of art which encourage positive behavior.
  • Explain the ways in which the visual arts can function within society.
  • Explore the interrelationship of various art forms.
  • Interpret works of art using appropriate visual-arts terminology and concepts.
  • Explain the role the visual arts have played throughout history and across cultures.
  • Compare art from many cultures and time periods.
  • Differentiate between the media and processes used to create art.
  • Investigate the major themes and purposes of art.
  • Explore how artists have used two- and three-dimensional media throughout history and across cultures.
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