Art

Program Purpose:

Students who complete Art courses will develop strong foundation level art practices with a variety of medium and techniques. Courses will stimulate conceptual thinking and critical analysis through direct application and experience, as well as foster an understanding of art within history and culture.

 

Degree in Art:

Students completing the Associate of Arts in Studio Arts for Transfer Degree will be able to:

  • Develop strong foundation level art skills in a variety of mediums and techniques.
  • Demonstrate creative problem-solving, conceptual thinking and critical analysis as learned through direct application and experience.
  • Demonstrate visual literacy, and an understanding of art both contemporary and historical, across cultures and throughout time.

Students completing the Associate of Arts Degree in Art will be able to:

  • Utilize a variety of artistic mediums and techniques.
  • Demonstrate conceptual thinking and critical analysis through direct application and experience.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of art within history and culture.

 

Degree in Art History:

Students completing the Associate of Arts in Art History for Transfer Degree will be able to:

  • Examine and assess visual art expressions across time and across the world, with an emphasis on the Western World.
  • Discuss the different mediums and techniques used to create art traditionally and with modern means.
  • Compare and contrast different cultures, civilizations and artistic expressions based on the knowledge they have acquired, and critically analyze their own cultural assumptions against those of other cultures across time and throughout the world.

 

Successful Completions (Student Outcomes)

Program/Discipline Award Type Award Title 2011-12
Awards
2012-13
Awards
2013-14
Awards
2014-15
Awards
2015-16
Awards
Art Degree Art A.A. 1 2 2 3 2
Degree Studio Arts for Transfer n/a n/a 14 15 2
Art History Degree Art History for Transfer n/a n/a 3 1 9