Oct 25, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ART 101 - Art History and Appreciation

Class: 3 Credits: 3
This is an introductory course to the history and appreciation of art, including the elements and principles of the visual arts.

Prerequisite(s): Take ENG 100  and RDG 100 .
Course Topics:
  • What is Art?
  • Subject, Form, and Content
  • Style
  • Elements of art
  • Principles of design
  • Media and Processes
  • Context (History and/or Theme)

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn Web site www.sccsc.edu/bookstore
Required Materials:
  • Access to a computer with Microsoft 2007 or equivalent
  • Ability to format documents in .doc, .docx, .rtf or .html
  • Internet access

Grading System:
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.

A 90 - 100
B 80 - 89
C 70 - 79
D 60 - 69
F 0 - 59

Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Define the elements of art and principles of design.
  2. Differentiate between subject, form, and content, and various artistic media.
  3. Analyze artworks based on their form and content.
  4. Evaluate artistic themes in relationship to style, cultural convention, and/or historic period.

For SCC Online Courses:
If the course you are taking is online, please review the SCC Online Policies that include:

  • Required materials for all online courses
  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Proctored Exams

Standard SCC Course Policies:
Please review the Standard SCC Course Polices on the following topics:

  • Academic Integrity
  • Academic Misconduct
  • Add/Drop period
  • Appeals Process
  • Class Attendance
  • Classroom Behavior (traditional and online)
  • Classroom Conduct/Expectations
  • Lab Procedures (general SCC policy regarding this)
  • Online Confidentiality
  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Withdrawal Policy

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