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2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
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HUM 2520 - Art Appreciation

Prerequisite(s): ENG1272.
Designed to provide a broader knowledge and deeper understanding of the visual arts, including architecture, sculpture, and painting, to relate this experience to the contemporary world, and to enhance awareness of both man-made and natural environments within which we live. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Define the terms and concepts basic to the study of art appreciation.
  2. Identify and explain the various elements that comprise a piece of art, such as color, line, movement and texture.
  3. Describe how art has developed over time, recognizing the canons and conventions from those different time periods.
  4. Analyze a particular work of art to illustrate the time period in which it was created.
  5. Recognize the distinctions and variations among genres within the fine arts.

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