Art Appreciation (HUM310)


Course Memo

This course is designed to enhance the student’s appreciation of art. Students will explore how art reflects society at its time in history; politically, emotionally, religiously, and socially. This course will examine media artists use to create their art, including two-dimensional and three-dimensional drawings, painting, printing, camera arts, graphic design, sculpture, installation, crafts, and architecture. A brief but comprehensive development of art history from pre-historic Europe to the present day is included. Students will learn to analyze and evaluate art technically, contextually, and visually. They will be able to identify major artists and periods in art history and media. Credit: 3 hours.