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Edmonds Community College    
  Nov 23, 2017
2011-2012 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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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.

Course Objectives
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. [REASON]
  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. [COMMUNICATE]
  3. Effectively communicate orally and in writing the characteristics and content of a variety of artworks from the course time periods, cultures, and traditions. [COMMUNICATE]
  4. Demonstrate research skills for a formal analysis of artworks using proper documentation of research. [EXPLORE]
  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. [ACT]
  6. Explain how the process and challenges of institutionalizing a discussion of art is a process of cultural dominance. [REASON]

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