Apr 13, 2021
ART& 100 - Art Appreciation 5 Credits
Students learn to appreciate art in terms of content, form and context. They develop the skills and vocabulary to make an informed interpretation of a work and to make art that demonstrates an understanding of the basic principles of design.
Quarters Typically Offered
Designed to Serve Art transfer, vocational and continuing education students.
Active Date 2014-11-06
Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 38
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Form and content; artistic context (artist; function; social, historical, cultural, interpretive and other factors that influence the reception of the work); formal elements and principles of design; characteristics of different media; interpretation; art production.
Student Learning Outcomes
Describe and discuss the form and content of an art work
Demonstrate an understanding of the context of an art work: the maker of the work, the apparent function of the work; and social, historical, cultural, interpretive and other factors that influence the reception of the work
Identify the formal elements of an image and describe their interaction according to the principles of design
Identify and explain the characteristics of different media
Make an informed interpretation of a work
Produce a work that indicates basic understanding of the principles of design.
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