ARTS 217 Visual Art 3

ARTS 217 is a course for students to express greater artistic understanding and control over elements of visual art. Through a learning process centered on inquiry and reflection, students will deeply analyze, evaluate and reflect on artistic theory, craft, collaboration and cultural context. They will apply their gained foundational knowledge to the creation, documentation or explanation of artistic projects. This course is also a great option for lifelong artists with an established knowledge in the topic area who are seeking continued growth. It is repeatable up to four times for credit towards completion of the Visual and Performing Arts Associates degree. Students should consider this course as a program requirement or elective in the second year of their work towards the degree, and should meet with an advisor to select the most valuable topic options. Please see current course schedule for descriptions of learning topics covered in individual sections.

Credits

3 credits

ARTS 217Visual Art 3

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

Visual and Performing Arts Academic

II. Course Specification

Course Type

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Credit Hours Narrative

3 credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

3

Semester Contact Hours Lab

0

Repeatable

Yes

III. Catalog Course Description

ARTS 217 is a course for students to express greater artistic understanding and control over elements of visual art. Through a learning process centered on inquiry and reflection, students will deeply analyze, evaluate and reflect on artistic theory, craft, collaboration and cultural context. They will apply their gained foundational knowledge to the creation, documentation or explanation of artistic projects. This course is also a great option for lifelong artists with an established knowledge in the topic area who are seeking continued growth. It is repeatable up to four times for credit towards completion of the Visual and Performing Arts Associates degree. Students should consider this course as a program requirement or elective in the second year of their work towards the degree, and should meet with an advisor to select the most valuable topic options. Please see current course schedule for descriptions of learning topics covered in individual sections.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

See individual section descriptions for topic details.

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Required Exams

N/A

Assessment Strategy Narrative

Through a learning process centered on inquiry and reflection, students will be assessed on their capacity to:

  1. Analyze and describe artistic work from a theoretical standpoint.
  2. Critically analyze and evaluate their own technique or artistic practice within the context of other or broader work.
  3. Express greater artistic control over elements of media production and experiment with how those media elements may impact broader artistic story telling.
  4. Objectively reflect on and deliver critical responses to aid in peer learning.
  5. Build collaborative networks and develop professional and social contacts among students, artists or community organizations.
  6. Apply cultural/historical context to artistic work.

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

N/A