Dec 04, 2020  
Official Course Syllabi 2020-2021 
    
Official Course Syllabi 2020-2021
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ARTT 1620 - Fine Art Appreciation

Credit Hours: 3.00


Prerequisites: None

(formerly ARTT 1610)

Open to all students to develop insight and gain experience in the visual arts. Non-historical introduction to the aesthetic elements of architecture, sculpture, crafts, painting, drawing, printmaking, design, etc.

Contact Hours: 3
Billable Contact Hours: 3
OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to identify the various mediums and their particular qualities.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Identify the components of two-dimensional art: drawing, painting, printmaking, photography & film.
  2. Express the components of three dimensional art: sculpture, craft media, and architecture.
  3. Identify the various periods and the language of architecture.
  4. Identify the movements in Western art.

Outcome 2: Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to apply fundamental art vocabulary:

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Critically analyze visual art forms through writing.
  2. Articulate the context of particular works of art.
  3. Identify the various periods.

Outcome 3: Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to identify the formal elements of design in art.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Recognize the organizing principles of design.
  2. Analyze the elements of design in context.
  3. Exercise critical evaluation of the elements.
  4. Identify form and content.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES
(Bulleted outcomes apply to the course)

  • 1. The graduate can integrate the knowledge and technological skills necessary to be a successful learner.
  • 2. The graduate can demonstrate how to think competently.
  1. The graduate can demonstrate how to employ mathematical knowledge.
  • 4. The graduate can demonstrate how to communicate competently.
  • 5. The graduate is sensitive to issues relating to a diverse, global society.

COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
  1. Learning to See
    1. Understanding Art
    2. Visual Elements
    3. Organizing Principles
  2. Two-Dimensional Media & Methods
    1. Drawing
    2. Painting
    3. Printmaking
    4. Photography & Film
  3. Three-Dimensional Media & Methods
    1. Sculpture
    2. Craft Media
    3. Architecture
  4. Art in Time
    1. Art Movements
    2. Western Art

Primary Faculty
Mitchell, Todd
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Ternullo, Annette
Dean
Pritchett, Marie



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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