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ABE 054 - ABE High School Fine Arts 1

5 Credits
High School Fine Arts 1 creates an appreciation for the vocabulary, media, techniques, and purpose of the creative process. The course provides the foundation for students to confidently identify and compare key elements of artistic works in dance, music, theater, or visual arts. Through hands-on activities, discussions, field trips, and research, learners will develop an understanding of the influence art has on history, culture, and their own daily lives. Note: This course fulfills the requirement for one high school fine arts credit and may be repeated for elective credit as each quarter explores a new genre and different content.

Instructor Permission Required Yes

Quarters Typically Offered
Designed to Serve HS21+ students working to complete a high school diploma
Active Date 20180614T11:09:43

Grading System Decimal Grade
Continuous Enrollment Yes
Class Limit 30
Shared Learning Environment Yes
Contact Hours: Lecture 55
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
Course Outline
  • Creativity and the creative process
  • The place of the artist in society, history, and culture
  • Form, content, and historical development
  • Significant influences throughout history and in the present day
  • “The Greats” - a sampling of the most influential figures and work in the context of the form, the times, or the impact on society/history
  • Art and Accessibility
  • Art as a form of protest or agent for change
  • Art and the world of work
  • Art as a personal journey to interpret our collective human experience

Student Learning Outcomes
Use basic arts vocabulary to respond to artworks and/or performances.

Provide examples of the ways cultures, societies, and individuals express feelings and present ideas through the arts.

Describe how art and the access to art influences individual and social development.

Identify ways the arts influence and inform cultures/civilizations, places, and time.

Explain how arts knowledge and skills are transferable to the world of work.

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