2022-2023 HCC Catalog & Student Handbook 
    Dec 04, 2023  
2022-2023 HCC Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ARTS 1301 - Art Appreciation

Credits: 3

A general introduction to the visual arts designed to create an appreciation of the vocabulary, media, techniques, and purposes of the creative process. Students will critically interpret and evaluate works of art within formal, cultural, and historical contexts. This introduction to the visual arts is a global investigation of artistic styles, methods of artistic production and media. Various works will be analyzed and defined in relation to the formal elements and the principles of design. Universal themes are studied within their historical, political, economic, theological, sociological, conceptual, and ethnic contexts. Students will also develop critical thinking and observational skills through the creation of hands-on art projects. This course satisfies the creative arts or component area option of the HCC core.

Lecture: 3
Lab: 0
Prerequisite(s): Must be placed into college-level reading (or take INRW 0420 as a corequisite)and be placed into college-level writing (or take INRW 0420/ESOL0360 or ESOL0370 as a corequisite)

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