Art and Design

ART 201

Art Appreciation

Course Description

This course provides an introduction to the vast subject of visual art, including the effect of culture and history on the lives, aesthetics and creations of artists, and an exploration of technique and media employed by artists throughout time.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Investigate works of art which encourage positive behavior.
  • Explain the ways in which the visual arts can function within society.
  • Explore the interrelationship of various art forms.
  • Interpret works of art using appropriate visual-arts terminology and concepts.
  • Explain the role the visual arts have played throughout history and across cultures.
  • Compare art from many cultures and time periods.
  • Differentiate between the media and processes used to create art.
  • Investigate the major themes and purposes of art.
  • Explore how artists have used two- and three-dimensional media throughout history and across cultures.

Course Schedule

        No of Weeks   Begins   
 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2015; ART AND DESIGN; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/22/2015

 201140233Art Appreciation 3Zuccarini D 12/31/0Open
M W 08:00AM-09:40AMLA470

Fall; 2015; ART AND DESIGN; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2015

 201047703Art Appreciation OE/OE3Ewing K$30.0017/31/0Open
 201140210Art Appreciation 3Moucoulis E 10/31/0Open
T 09:00AM-11:54AMF530
 201142338Art Appreciation Online3Olson S$30.005/31/0Open

Winter; 2016; ART AND DESIGN; No of Weeks : 5; Begins : 02/15/2016

 201117853Art Appreciation Hybrid3Ewing K 28/28/0Open
T 06:00PM-10:24PMLA160

Winter; 2016; ART AND DESIGN; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 02/01/2016

 201112307Art Appreciation Online3Nissen J$30.0031/31/0Open

Winter; 2016; ART AND DESIGN; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2016

 201110220Art Appreciation 3Zuccarini D 28/28/0Open
T 12:00PM-02:54PMLA330
 201112332Art Appreciation Online3Olson S$30.0031/31/0Open
 201112338Art Appreciation Online3Olson S$30.0031/31/0Open
 201216543Art Appreciation 3Ewing K 31/31/0Open
W 09:00AM-11:54AMRC695

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