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Introduction to the Visual Arts
INTRO VIS ARTS
CLASS CODE: ART 101 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: ART
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course fulfills a General Education - Arts requirement.

DESCRIPTION: An art appreciation class surveying the concepts, techniques, materials, and history of the visual arts.
TAUGHT: Fall, Winter, and Summer
CONTENT AND TOPICS: A lecture class in art appreciation surveying the concepts, techniques, materials and history of the visual arts.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: -- Develop an awareness of aesthetic philosophy.
-- Become familiar with basic design elements.
-- Understand materials and processes of various art disciplines.
-- Know the cultural and historical context of art.
-- Obtain the basic tools of appreciating works of art.
REQUIREMENTS: Reading assignments from text
Weekly quizzes
Journal
Papers
Projects
Comprehensive final exam

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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001