2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Jul 19, 2024  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PCADE 095 Foundations in Visual Art (ESL) (5 credits)



Course Description
Foundations in Visual Art is an investigation into the components of art to include a study of aesthetics, the nature of art, and its functions and purposes; critical analysis of the elements and principles of art and design, interpretation, and evaluation of artwork; art history; and art production. The course is designed to enrich through discovery and creative problem-solving while providing an overview of the role of the artist in interpreting and contributing to culture from local and global perspectives.

Student Outcomes
1. Apply basic art vocabulary and concepts.
2. Analyze art within culture, place, and time.
3. Identify characteristics of artistic styles of individual artists within various cultures.
4. Describe, analyze, interpret, and evaluate art.
5. Apply various art media and processes in making works of art.
6. Investigate academic and career paths related to the visual arts.
7. Respond to art orally and in writing.



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