Jun 18, 2019  
2018-2019 Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ART 108 - History of Western Art


Class: 3 Credits: 3
This course is a visual and historical survey of western art from the Renaissance through modern times. The techniques, forms, and expressive content of painting, sculpture, and architecture will be studied within the context of the cultural environment which produced them.

Prerequisite(s): Take ENG 100  and RDG 100  with a minimum grade of “C”.
Course Topics:
  • What is art?
  • Style, form, and content
  • Context (history and/or theme)

Textbooks:
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. Recognize and articulate the differences between subject, form, and content.
  3. Categorize visual arts by culture, historical period, and style.
  4. Demonstrate analytical skills such as observation and inductive reasoning in evaluating works of art both as formal structures and in relation to social and cultural contexts.
  5. Produce written work involving visual analysis, reading research, critical thinking, and standard methods of documentation.

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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