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College Catalog 2022-2023
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ARTT 2660 - Art of the Western World: Renaissance To Modern

Credit Hours: 3.00


Prerequisites: None

(formerly ARTT 2620)

Survey of architecture, sculpture, painting from the Renaissance through modern times. Outstanding personalities and historical background.

Billable Contact Hours: 3

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to discriminate between stylistic characteristics of Western art historical periods from the Renaissance through modern times.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Recognize stylistic characteristics of Western art historical periods from the Renaissance through modern times
  2. Define stylistic characteristics of Western art historical periods from the Renaissance through modern times
  3. Compare stylistic characteristics of Western art historical periods from the Renaissance through modern times

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to apply the vocabulary of art history as it pertains to art from Western periods from the Renaissance through modern times.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Define key terms used in art historical analysis for periods of Western art historical periods from the Renaissance through modern times
  2. Use key terms in an analysis of Western art historical periods from the Renaissance through modern times

Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to identify the formal elements of art.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Recognize the elements of form
  2. Recognize the elements of compositional design
  3. Analyze the relationship between form and content
  4. Evaluate the relationship between form and content

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
Unit 1

  1. Renaissance Italy
  2. Northern (Netherlands)
  3. England
  4. Germany
  5. Venice

Unit 2

  1. Baroque & Rococo
  2. Neoclassical
  3. Romantic & Realism

Unit 3

  1. Post-Impressionism
  2. Early 20th Century
  3. Mid to Late 20th Century

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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