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Course Description

Schoolcraft is excited to offer traditional credit face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote classes for Fall 2020 while providing students a safe experience based on recent COVID-19 concerns.

Please see the COVID-19 web page to learn more. Keep checking the schedule for additions on our New, Added, and Late Starting Courses web page.

Art and Design - ART 201

Art Appreciation

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course provides an introduction to the vast and complex world of the visual arts produced throughout history. Students will explore the art, artifact and architecture created in "prehistoric" times through the early 21st century. Students will also investigate various methods and materials utilized by artists, makers and builders 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

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2020; ART AND DESIGN; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2020

 201140210Art AppreciationRMT3Imirzian P19/24/0Open$12.00T R  10:00 AM-11:26 AM WEBWEB
 201142338Art AppreciationONL3Pelc-Church N1/20/0Open$12.00 

Winter; 2021; ART AND DESIGN; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 02/02/2021

 201112307Art AppreciationONL3Sarris S23/31/0Open$12.00 

Winter; 2021; ART AND DESIGN; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2021

 201112332Art AppreciationONL3Sarris S20/31/0Open$12.00 

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday