SRJC Course Outlines

4/24/2024 3:18:51 AMART 2.2 Course Outline as of Spring 2017

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  ART 2.2Title:  HIST LATE GOTH - IMP ART  
Full Title:  History and Appreciation of Late Gothic to Impressionist Art
Last Reviewed:9/26/2022

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 2B

Catalog Description:
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History and aesthetic appreciation of art from the Late Gothic period to Impressionism.


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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History and aesthetic appreciation of art from the Late Gothic period to Impressionism.
(Grade or P/NP)

Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
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

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable


Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1.  Place a work of art in its historical, cultural and stylistic context.
2.  Perform visual and critical analysis of a work of art using specialized vocabulary.

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Upon completion of this course students will be able to:
1.  Recognize and identify the forms, titles, artists, dates and locations of major masterpieces of Western Art from the 15th to 20th Centuries.
2. Locate and explain the cultural, chronological and geographical contexts of these major masterpieces.
3. Use the principles of aesthetic analysis through comparisons and analysis of known masterpieces to evaluate the qualities of unknown works of art.
4. Identify the unique contributions of each culture and society and assess their continuing influence on art today.
5. Recognize basic methods and materials used in architecture, painting, sculpture, print-making, ceramics, metalwork 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 discipline specific research tools, including classic books, periodicals, standard reference tools and major web sites.
II. Lecture and discussion of methods, techniques, materials and formal elements of works of art, in the historical context the following period/styles:
    A. Late Gothic
    B. Renaissance in Italy
    C. Mannerism
    D. Renaissance in Northern Europe
    E. Baroque
    F. Rococo
    G. Neo-classicism & Romanticism in Europe and America
         1. Influence of Orientalism
         2. Influence of Non-Western Art
    H. Realism & the Pre-Raphaelites
    I. Impressionism
         1. Influence of Japanese Art
         2. Influence of Non-Western Art

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1. Reading (20-30 pages per week)
2. Research paper (1500-2000 words)
3. 1-2 midterm exams
4. Final exam
5. 1-2 short response papers (250-500 words)
6. Short analyses

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%
1-2 short response papers (1-2 pages), essay exams, research paper (6-8 pages), short analyses
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 analyses, both visual and critical, of art both in class and elsewhere
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
0 - 10%
Attendance and participation

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Art History, 5th Ed.   Stokstad, Marilyn.  Prentice Hall:  2013
Gardner's History of Art, 14th Ed.  Kleiner, Fred S.   Thomson-Wadsworth:  2012
History of Art, 8th Ed.  Janson, H.W. and Janson, Anthony F.  Prentice Hall:  2010

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