Feb 29, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ART 125 - Art Appreciation

Number of Credits: 3
Art Appreciation gives attention to the parameters of art in our everyday life and to the influences of art and design on our society. Concern is given to the historic, ethnic, and contemporary social influences on art. In addition, guidelines for the critical analysis of art forms and for the consideration of aesthetic preferences are covered. (Fall, Spring & Summer Only) Three hours lecture each week. Three Credits. Three billable hours.

Diversity: Meets Diversity Requirement.
GENERAL EDUCATION Category: Arts and Humanities

Pre-requisite(s): eligibility for ENGL 101 .
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. Use appropriate terminology related to art media, periods and styles in both verbal discussion and written assignments. (PG 4, GE 1, GE 4, GE 6)
  2. Identify key works of art and artists. (PG 4, GE 1, GE 4, GE 6)
  3. Identify the elements and principles of design in works of art. (PG 2, PG 4, GE 1, GE 4, GE 5)
  4. Describe the impact of viewing works of art in a museum setting. (PG 2, PG 4, GE 7, GE 8)
  5. Analyze works of art using college-level writing skills in a critical review. (PG 2, PG 3, PG 4, GE 1, GE 3, GE 4, GE 7)
  6. Explore the concept of art as a societal and cultural mirror. (PG 4, GE 7, GE 8)

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