This course examines the history of art from the beginning of the 20th century to present. Emphasis is placed on the continuing connection between modern art movements and the relationship of art to current social and cultural contexts. Group 1 course.
Recommended Prerequisites or Skills Competencies ENG 111
General Education Outcomes supported by this course
Communications - Direct, Critical Thinking - Direct
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- Describe historical periods and events that influenced culture and art.
- Describe how geographic location influences art.
- Identify historical art data when shown images.
- Connect art influences of the past to the present.
- Explain differences and similarities between societies and their cultural output.
- Explain problem-solving methods involved in art production.
- Will make informed judgements about current and future artwork through comparison of historical art influences.
- Uncover patterns, similarities and influences in art periods.
- Synthesize art data to critique work.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Form opinions and articulate them to others.
Learning How to Learn:
- Develop an open-minded world view.
- Explain how social and political issues effect contemporary art.
- Explain the importance of innovation, freedom and imagination in art.
- Conduct research and formulate opinions.
- Interact constructively when articulating viewpoints to others.