SRJC Course Outlines

9/23/2021 2:19:05 PMART 1.1 Course Outline as of Fall 2022

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ART 1.1Title:  ANCIENT WORLD ART  
Full Title:  Introduction to Art of the Ancient World
Last Reviewed:5/10/2021

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
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Catalog Description:
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This course introduces the fundamentals of the discipline of art history with a focus on how to view and appreciate art in an increasingly diverse world. A methodological introduction will be followed with a global survey of art from a variety of media from prehistoric times through the 16th century that highlights worldwide artistic trends and achievements. We will consider the historical, cultural, religious, and political contexts of a work of art as well as its production and reception. Archaeological and anthropological concepts will be discussed in relation to the works presented.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course introduces the fundamentals of the discipline of art history with a focus on how to view and appreciate art in an increasingly diverse world. A methodological introduction will be followed with a global survey of art from a variety of media from prehistoric times through the 16th century that highlights worldwide artistic trends and achievements. We will consider the historical, cultural, religious, and political contexts of a work of art as well as its production and reception. Archaeological and anthropological concepts will be discussed in relation to the works presented.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
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

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Fall 1996
Inactive: 
 Area:E
H
Humanities
Global Perspective and Environmental Literacy
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 C1ArtsFall 1997
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 3AArtsFall 1997
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1996Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1996Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Utilize visual literacy skills to perceive, interpret, discuss, and criticize art.
2. Place a work of art in its historical, cultural, religious, political, and/or stylistic context.
 

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In order to achieve these learning outcomes, during the course students will:
1. Discuss the definition, purpose, and importance of art.
2. Describe visual elements of art and principles of design.
3. Compare and contrast the different types of art media.
4. Recognize and identify major works of art from early civilizations worldwide.
5. Examine the interrelations of world cultures and the impact these interconnections had on
    world art.
6. Identify the unique contributions of each ancient civilization studied and assess their
    continuing influence on world art today.
7. Evaluate unknown works of art using the principles of visual analysis.

Topics and Scope
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I. Introduction to Art History
    A. Defining Art
    B. Importance and Purpose of Art
    C. Themes, Types, and Ingredients of Art
    D. What is Art History?
II. Language of Art
    A. Visual elements of art
         1. line
         2. shape
         3. mass
         4. texture
         5. space
         6. color
         7. light
    B. Principles of design
         1. unity/variety
         2. balance
         3. emphasis/subordination
         4. scale
         5. proportion
         6. rhythm
III. Art Media
    A. Drawing
    B. Painting
    C. Sculpture
    D. Architecture
    E. Ceramics
    F. Textiles
IV. Global Survey of Ancient Art
    A. Prehistoric Europe
    B. Egypt and Mesopotamia
    C. Greece and Rome
    D. Early Jewish, Christian, and Byzantine
     E. Medieval and Islam
    F. Art of Africa
    G. Art of the Americas
    H. Art of Asia
         1. India
         2. China
         3. Japan
    I. Art of Pacific Cultures

Assignments:
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1. Write 1000+ words as part of a research paper, museum/gallery response, formal analysis
    essay, and/or discussion post.
2. Take at least 3 examinations that consist of image identifications, image comparisons,
    vocabulary recognition, and/or vocabulary application.
3. Present visual and critical analyses (in written and/or verbal form) of works of art.
4. Read 2-3 hours per week of assigned texts.
5. Oral presentations

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
10 - 40%
Research paper, museum/gallery response paper, formal analysis essay, and/or discussion post
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 20%
Visual and critical analysis (in written and/or verbal form) of works of art in the classroom, an online discussion, a museum, and/or a gallery
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 20%
Oral presentations
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
40 - 80%
Exams
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 20%
Attendance and/or participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Art Matters: A Contemporary Approach to Art Appreciation. Gordon, Pamela. Oxford University Press. 2020
 
Gardner's Art through the Ages: A Concise Global History. 4th ed. Kleiner, Fred. Cengage Learning. 2017
 
Gustlin, Deborah and Zoe Gustlin. A World Perspective of Art Appreciation. Open Education Resource (OER) LibreTexts Project. 2021. https://human.libretexts.org/Bookshelves/Art/A_World_Perspective_of_Art_Appreciation_(Gustlin_and_Gustlin). CC BY
 
SmartHistory. Open Education Resource (OER) LibreTexts Project. 2020. https://human.libretexts.org/Bookshelves/Art/SmartHistory.  CC BY-NC-SA 3.0. Legal.
 
Selections from Open Educational Resources and websites including:
Smarthistory: The Center for Public Art History
Khan Academy: AP/College Art History
Metropolitan Museum of Art: Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History

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