2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 18, 2024  
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ART 129 - Art of a Specific Culture



5.0 Credits
Introduction to the art of a specific culture; examination of topics ranging from that culture’s archaeology and architecture to its fine arts and crafts.
Prerequisite Placement in ENGL& 101.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Effectively apply and discuss specific elements and principles of design in works of art and specific course discussions.
  2. Effectively describe, discuss, critique, and evaluate varied art works from the course time periods, cultures, and traditions, in terms of their technical and artistic characteristics, content aesthetics, and social content.
  3. Effectively communicate orally and in writing the characteristics and content of a variety of artworks from the course time periods, cultures, and traditions.
  4. Demonstrate research skills for a formal analysis of artworks using proper documentation of research.
  5. Discuss, critique, and evaluate art in terms of its relationship to society, aesthetic quality, and technical excellence using language appropriate to the domain and course themes.
  6. Explain how the process and challenges of institutionalizing a discussion of art is a process of cultural dominance.



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