2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
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2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ART& 100 Art Appreciation (5 credits)

Distribution Area Fulfilled Humanities; General Transfer Elective
Formerly ART 110 - CCN

Course Description
A general introduction to a chronological look at the development of Western art from cave painting to the end of the 20th Century. This class is for the non-art major and there are no prerequisites.

Student Outcomes
1. Identify and apply fundamental methods of visual thinking.
2. Develop critical thinking skills with an emphasis on vocabulary as used in describing the visual arts.
3. Describe media and its relationship to subject, content, and function.
4. Recognize style characteristics, style name, culture, content, and intent.
5. Identify the contributions of individual and various cross cultural visual influences.

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