SRJC Course Outlines

7/15/2024 12:56:44 AMART 2.2 Course Outline as of Fall 2002

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  ART 2.2Title:  REN TO MOD ART HIST  
Full Title:  Renaissance to Modern Art History and Appreciation
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 Scheduled06 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 Renaissance, Baroque, and Modern Art.  Optional field trip to Bay Area museums.  May be taken independently of Art 2.1 and Art 2.3  Required for the Fine Arts Certificate; fulfills Humanities requirement for transfer to CSU system.


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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History & aesthetic appreciation of Renaissance, Baroque & Modern Art.
(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

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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The student will be able to:
1)  Recognize and identify the forms, titles, artists, dates and places of
   the major masterpieces of Western painting, sculpture, and
   architecture form 1400 to 1990.
2)  Locate and explain the cultural context as well as the chronological
   and geographical framework of these major masterpieces.
3)  Begin to use the tools of scholarly research in the preparation of the
   required short papers.
4)  Use the principles of aesthetic analysis through comparisons and
   analysis of known masterpieces to become able to develop independent
   evaluation of the qualities of unknown works of art.
Describe the values, themes, methods, and history of the discipline and
identify realistic career objectives related to a course of study in the
Perform research specific to the discipline and use appropriate citation
style, if different than MLA.

Topics and Scope
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The periods of art to be covered include the following:
"Late Gothic" painting, sculpture, and the graphic arts
The Early Renaissance in Italy
The High Renaissance in Italy
Mannerism and Other Trends
The Renaissance in the North
The Baroque in Italy and Germany
The Baroque in Flanders, Holland, and Spain
The Baroque in France and England
Neoclassicism and Romanticism
Realism and Impressionism
Twentieth-Century Painting and Sculpture
Twentieth-Century Architecture
Twentieth-Century Photography
Orientation to the values, themes, methods, and history of the discipline
and identification of realistic career objectives related to a course of
study in the major.
Introduction to discipline-specific research tools, including seminal
books, important periodicals, major indexing sources, professional or
trade organizations, standard reference tools, discipline specific tools,
and major web sites.

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Janson, H.V. and Anthony F. Janson.  History of Art, II. Prentice-Hall,
2001, 6th Ed. Required Chapters: Part Three: The Renaissance through
the Rococo, Chapters 12-20, and Part Four: The Modern World, Chapter
21. (Total: 542 pages)
Gill, Sarah, The Critic Sees: A Guide to Art Criticism, Kendall/Hunt,
1999. Rev. Ed. Required Chapters: 1-10. (Total: 153 pages)

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%
Written homework, Reading reports, Essay exams, Term papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 40%
Homework problems, Field work, Quizzes, Exams, SHORT PAPERS
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 40%
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 40%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Janson, H.W. and Anthony F. Janson. History of Art, II. Prentice Hall,
2001. 6th Ed. Required.
Gill, Sarah, The Critic Sees: A Guide to Art Criticism. Kendall/Hunt,
1999. Rev. Ed. Required.

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