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

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ART 105 Introduction to Art (5 credits)

Distribution Area Fulfilled Humanities; General Transfer Elective
Formerly ART 100

Course Description
A general introduction to the visual arts, designed to develop within the student an insight and comprehension of the actual works of art. Topics include perception, aesthetics, creativity, elements of design, principles of design, role of the media, and a general chronological survey of the visual arts.

Student Outcomes
1.Identify and apply fundamental methods of visual thinking and art criticism.
2.Recognize variations of media in drawings, painting, prints and sculpture and the relationship between media characteristics, idea, and artwork.
3.Define the role of significant visual elements and principles of design in a work of art.
4.Identify major art styles and their characteristics.
5.Recognize the contributions of individuals and the various cross cultural influences in the history of art.

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