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Edmonds Community College    
  Dec 17, 2017
2017-2018 Academic Catalog
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ART& 100 - Art Appreciation: CD

5.0 Credits
A survey of the visual arts and architecture, focusing on artistic elements, design and function in different eras, cultures, and traditions.
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 different 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 different 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.
  7. Apply knowledge, awareness, and/or skills to identify and analyze issues related to diversity.

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