SRJC Course Outlines

6/24/2024 6:13:58 AMART 2.3 Course Outline as of Summer 2013

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  ART 2.3Title:  HISTORY OF MODERN ART  
Full Title:  History and Appreciation of Modern Art
Last Reviewed:11/9/2020

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled05 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  ART 2C

Catalog Description:
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History and appreciation of modern and contemporary art from the 19th through 21st Century. On-line students will participate in weekly threaded discussion via the message board.  (CR/NC option).


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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History and appreciation of modern and contemporary art from the 19th through 21st Century. On-line students will participate in weekly threaded discussion via the message board.  (CR/NC option).
(Grade or P/NP)

Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Fall 1981
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 C1ArtsFall 1981
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 3AArtsFall 1981
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 CID Descriptor: ARTH 120 Survey of Western Art from Renaissance to Contemporary SRJC Equivalent Course(s): ART2.2 AND ART2.3
 CID Descriptor: ARTH 150 Survey of Modern Art SRJC Equivalent Course(s): ART2.3

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon completion of this course student will be able to:
1.  Recognize and identify the forms, titles, artists, dates, and locations of major masterpieces of Western art from the 19th Century to the present.
2.  Locate and explain the cultural, chronological and geographical contexts of these major masterpieces.
3.  Use the principles of aesthetic analysis through comparisons and written analyses of known masterpieces to evaluate the qualities of unknown works.
4. Identify the unique contributions of individuals and stylistic groups and assess their continuing influence on art today.
5. Recognize basic methods and materials used in architecture, painting, sculpture, print-making, ceramics, metal work and textiles.
6. Describe the values, themes, methods, and history of the discipline.

Topics and Scope
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I. Introduction to the discipline of art history:
       A. Orientation to the values, themes, methods and history of the discipline.
        B. Introduction to specific research books, including classic books, periodicals, standard reference tools and major web sites.
II. Lecture and discussion of methods, techniques, materials and formal elements of European and American art, including the influences of Non-Western art, in the historical context of the following styles:
        A. Where Modernism begins: Neoclassicism
        B. Romanticism
        C. Realism and the Pre-Raphaelites
        D. Impressionism
      E. Post-Impressionism
       F.  Art Nouveau
        G. Early Modern sculpture
        H. Architecture
            (1) Neo-Classic
            (2 Neo-Gothic
            (3) Richardian Romanesque
        I. Symbolism
        J. Expressionism
            (1) Fauves
            (2) Die Brucke
            (3)  Der Blaue Reiter
        K. Cubism
        L. Futurism
        M. Dada and Surrealism
        N. From Bauhaus to the International Style
        O. Art in the United States:
            (1) The Armory Show
            (2) The New York School
        P. Social Realism
        Q. Abstract Expressionism
        R. Pop art and Minimalism
        S. Post-Modernism in Architecture
        T. Figurative Art
        U. Environmental Art
        V. Conceptual Art
        W. Photorealism
III. Orientation to On-line Learning & Course Resources
               A. On-line policies and etiquette
               B. On-line course materials and resources

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1.  Reading (20-30 pages per week)
2.  Research paper (6-8 pages)
3.  1-2 midterm exams
4.  Final exam
5.  1-2 short response papers
6.  Independent study will be required of all students. A series of assignments/critiques in the Art Gallery or on the Art Gallery website will be completed in order to enhance existing course content. A minimum of 4.25 hours of gallery study will be required per semester.
On-line Components
1. Particpation in weekly threaded discussions via the message board
2. Web Group Project using email or designated group message board or chat room
3. Additional message board topics for various topics

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
20 - 40%
Types of writing assignments may include: 1-2 short response papers (1-2 pages): essay exams, research paper (6-8 pages), analyses of objects in SRJC Art Gallery
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 40%
Verbal and written visual and critical analyses of works of art both in clsss and in the SRJC Art Gallery.
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 40%
Essay exams, multiple choice, true/false, matching items, fill-ins, vocabulary
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 25%
Attendance and participation; Group Web Project; weekly participation in threaded discussion for on-line students.

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Art History, 3rd Ed.  Stokstad, Marilyn.  Prentice Hall:  2007
Gardner's History of Art, 13th Ed.   Kleiner, Fred S.  Thomson Wadsworth:  2008
History of Art, 7th Ed.  Janson, H.W. & Janson,  Anthony F.   Prentice Hall:  2007
Modern Art, Rev. 3rd Ed.  Hunter, Sam; Jacobus, John;  and Wheeler,  Daniel.   Prentice Hall:  2004

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