Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Aug 12, 2020  
Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ARTT 278 - American Art


A historical and philosophical interpretation of American painting, sculpture, architecture, and the minor arts from colonial times to the present. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , READ 120 . Three hours each week. Formerly AR 219.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Master a specialized vocabulary to enable an informed discussion of art.
  • Distinguish between the uses and variations of symbolism, as well as between the forms of various artistic media.
  • Trace historical periodicity according to its continuities and disjunctions.
  • Distinguish and compare cultural differences found in works of art.
  • Analyze the function and meaning of an art object in its cultural context.
  • Identify and analyze works according to their salient styles, artists, and periods.
  • Write coherent essays addressing visual analysis and stylistic comparison.
  • Write a research paper drawing on a variety of print and electronic sources.


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