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College Catalog 2022-2023 
    
College Catalog 2022-2023
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ARTT 1625 - Fine Art Appreciation: Travel Abroad

Credit Hours: 4.00


Prerequisites: None

Open to all students to develop insight and gain experience in the visual arts through travel. Introduction to the aesthetic elements of architecture, sculpture, crafts, painting, drawing, printmaking, design, etc. This class will travel to European locations to appreciate real-world examples.

Billable Contact Hours: 4

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to identify the various media and their particular qualities through real world examples.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Identify the components of two-dimensional art through authentic example: drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, and film.
  2. Express the components of three-dimensional art through authentic example: sculpture, craft media, and architecture.
  3. Identify the movements in Western art and where they exist in context.

Outcome 2: Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to apply fundamental art vocabulary while observing actual artworks through a historical context:

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Critically analyze visual art forms through writing.
  2. Complete a visual journal of their observations obtained through travel.
  3. Articulate the historical context of the artwork of a particular international location through presentation.

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 elements of design through authentic examples.
  2. Analyze the elements of design through authentic examples.
  3. Exercise critical evaluation of the elements.
  4. Identify form and content.

Outcome 4: Upon completion of the course, the student will show a greater global competency through the appreciation of art in its original context.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Articulate the importance of visual art in the world through travel.
  2. Express the cultural significance of art in its location.
  3. Grasp their position as a global citizen through international travel.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Communication: YES
Critical Thinking: YES
Global Literacy: YES
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
Week 1: On Campus

  1. Introduction to the class
  2. What to expect when travelling
  3. Introduction to the Arts
  4. How to appreciate art

Week 2: Abroad

  1. Curriculum aligned with travel destinations

Week 3: Abroad

  1. Curriculum aligned with travel destinations

Week 4: On Campus

  1. Evaluation of trip
  2. Presentations

Primary Faculty
Mitchell, Todd
Secondary Faculty
Lambert, Julie
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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