2017-2018 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    May 24, 2018  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ART-100 Art and Experience


Credits: 3
Contact Hours: Lec 3
This course introduces the visual arts in the context of history and culture providing students with knowledge and practice in the skills necessary to make art a greater part of everyday life. It involves analysis of art works and introduces terminology and concepts for understanding the study of style, design, technique, iconography and function of art within various cultural matrices. This course provides an introduction to the western artistic and cultural tradition and provides students with knowledge of and practice in the skills necessary to make art a greater part of everyday life. In addition to learning to recognize and explain art from the major periods and styles in the western tradition, students also practice describing and reflecting upon their experience of particular works and investigate the creation of art.