The overall purpose of this course is to encourage an appreciation of Western Art. This is a highly visual course in which the student will examine and discuss works of art from the prehistoric to the contemporary periods. The student will be looking at and analyzing many images in order to gain an understanding of their form and content. The student will be analyzing the formal structure of various works of art as well as considering them in the context of the historical period and cultural framework in which they were produced. Recommended for non-art majors. (3 hours weekly)
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Grading procedures will be determined by the individual faculty member and will include specified reading assignments and written exams.
Henry Sayre, A World of Art with CD-ROM: “Discovering Art,” Revised 4th Edition
Companion Website: www.prenhall.com\sayre.
Self-testing materials offer an opportunity to evaluate your understanding of the chapter materials in a variety of formats.
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Technical Requirements and Plug-Ins:
Review the Technical Requirements link above. The following plug-ins are required for this course:
For purposes of verification and assessing learning outcomes, this course has one exam at the HCC Test Center for students in the local region or at a regional institution for remote students. The exam will have a flexible window of time during which it needs to be taken rather than a single date and time.
Other Course Information
This course is a Fine Arts and Humanities core course and a Fine Arts, Humanities and Arts and Sciences elective.