Art History

Student Learning Outcomes

Course Number Course Outcome
AHIS 10A History of Greek and Roman Art and Architecture^ Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression ^ Students will be able to identify formal elements and differentiate styles among cultures over time. ^ Students will be able to identify through analysis the role of visual art and culture (religious, political, economic, social, educational, etc.) in art and and cultures.
LATN 2Continuing Elementary Latin^ Students will be able to identify and correctly translate Latin clauses containing "indirect statement" into idiomatic English. ^ Students will be able to identify and parse nouns and adjectives of the third and fourth declensions. ^ Students will be able to translate a compound English sentence into a grammatically correct English sentence. ^ Students will be able to translate a simple English sentence into a grammatically correct Latin sentence.
AHIS 15Culture and Art of Pompeii^ Students completing a course in Area C: Arts will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression. ^ Students will be able to analyze the role of visual art and culture (religious, political, social, economic, etc.) in art and cultures.
LATN 1Elementary Latin^ Students will be able to identify and parse nouns and adjectives of the first and second declensions. ^ Students will be able to translate a compound sentence in the original Latin into idiomatic English. ^ Students will be able to translate a simple sentence in the original Latin into idiomatic English.
AHIS 9History of Asian Art^ Students will be able to identify formal elements and differentiate styles among cultures over time. ^ Students will be able to identify through analysis the role of visual art and culture (religious, political, economic, social, educational, etc.) in art and cultures.
AHIS 8History of Medieval Art and Architecture^ Students completing a course in Area C: Arts will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression. ^ Students will be able to analyze the role of visual art and culture in art and cultures.
AHIS 6History of Modern Art^ Analyze the influence of photography on the emergence of Modern art. ^ Analyze the two basic movements in Modern art (abstraction and expressionism) and demonstrate an ability to apply this knowledge to various artists/artwork and cultural trends from the Early Modern period through WWII. ^ Analyze works of art in terms of knowledge acquired through class lecture and discussion, readings and comparison with other works of art. ^ Apply the proper artistic vocabulary in order to describe and analyze works of art. ^ Evaluate the benefits and drawbacks of some of the various approaches used in the study and interpretation of Modern and Post-Modern art. ^ Identify works of art, their artistic style and their socio-political and cultural context. ^ Know the various aesthetic criteria by which Modern and Post-Modern art has been evaluated and discuss them in their cultural context. ^ Students will be able to identify formal elements and differentiate stlyes among cultures over time. ^ Students will be able to identify through analysis the role of visual art and culture (religious, political, economic, social, educational, etc.) in art and and cultures. ^ Summarize and evaluate the strength of various hypotheses presented in scholarly writings on Western art. ^ Synthesize ideas and knowledge into a written format, striving for clarity of expression,
AHIS 6HHistory of Modern Art - Honors^ Students will be able to identify formal elements and differentiate styles among cultures over time. ^ Students will be able to identify through analysis the role of visual art and culture (religious, political, economic, social, educational, etc.) in art and and cultures.
AHIS 12History of Precolumbian Art^ Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression ^ Students will be able to identify formal elements and differentiate styles among cultures over time. ^ Students will be able to identify through analysis the role of visual art and culture (religious, political, economic, social, educational, etc.) in art and and cultures.
AHIS 12HHistory of Precolumbian Art - Honors^ Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression ^ Students will be able to identify formal elements and differentiate styles among cultures over time. ^ Students will be able to identify through analysis the role of visual art and culture (religious, political, economic, social, educational, etc.) in art and and cultures.
AHIS 4History of Western Art: Prehistoric Through Gothic^ Analyze religious iconography in the arts of the Middle Ages and relate it to written sources from the period. ^ Analyze the art and architecture of the Ancient, Classical or Medieval periods in terms of knowledge acquired through class lecture and discussion, readings and comparison with other works of art. ^ Describe the role of magic and ritual in prehistoric art. ^ Identify works of art, their artistic style and their cultural contexts. ^ Recognize benefits and drawbacks of various approaches used in the study and interpretation of Western art. ^ Recognize iconographic themes and discuss them in their cultural contexts. ^ Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression. ^ Students will be able to identify formal elements and differentiate styles among cultures over time. ^ Students will be able to identify through analysis the role of visual art and culture (religious, political, economic, social, educational, etc.) in art and and cultures. ^ Synthesize ideas and knowledge about Ancient, Classical, or Medieval art and architecture into a written format, striving for clarity of expression, organization and relevance of arguments. ^ Use proper artistic vocabulary to describe and analyze works of art.
AHIS 4HHistory of Western Art: Prehistoric Through Gothic - Honors^ Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression. ^ Students will be able to identify formal elements ande differentiate styles among cultures over time. ^ Students will be able to identify through analysis the role of visual art and culture (religious, political, economic, social, educational, etc.) in art and and cultures.
AHIS 5History of Western Art: Renaissance Through Modern^ Analyze and synthesize the basic goals of Modern art and explain how it differs in content and style from artistic styles that preceded it. ^ Analyze art in terms of knowledge acquired through class lecture and discussion, readings and comparison with other works of art. ^ Identify the connection between the cultural movements of the Renaissance and the emergence of a naturalistic, idealized and humanized artistic style. ^ Identify works of art, their artistic style and their cultural context in the periods addressed. ^ Recognize benefits and drawbacks of various approaches used in the study and interpretation of Western art. ^ Recognize iconographic themes and discuss them in their cultural contexts. ^ Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression ^ Students will be able to identify formal elements and differentiate styles among cultures over time. ^ Students will be able to identify through analysis the role of visual art and culture (religious, political, economic, social, educational, etc.) in art and and cultures. ^ Summarize and evaluate the strength of various hypotheses presented in scholarly writings on Western art. ^ Synthesize ideas and knowledge into a written format, striving for clarity of expression, organization and relevance of arguments. ^ Utilize proper artistic vocabulary to describe and analyze works of art.
AHIS 5HHistory of Western Art: Renaissance Through Modern - Honors^ Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression ^ Students will be able to identify formal elements and differentiate styles among cultures over time. ^ Students will be able to identify through analysis the role of visual art and culture (religious, political, economic, social, educational, etc.) in art and and cultures.
AHIS 3History of Women and Gender in Art^ Students will be able to identify formal elements and differentiate styles among cultures over time. ^ Students will be able to identify through analysis the role of visual art and culture (religious, political, economic, social, educational, etc.) in art and and cultures.
AHIS 3HHistory of Women and Gender in Art - Honors^ Students will be able to identify formal elements and differentiate styles among cultures over time. ^ Students will be able to identify through analysis the role of visual art and culture (religious, political, economic, social, educational, etc.) in art and and cultures.
AHIS 11History on African, Oceanic, and Native American Art^ Students will be able to identify formal elements and differentiate styles among cultures over time. ^ Students will be able to identify through analysis the role of visual art and culture (religious, political, economic, social, educational, etc.) in art and and cultures.
AHIS 14Rome: The Ancient City^ Students completing an assignment in Area C (Arts) courses will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression. ^ Students will be able to identify through analysis the role of visual art and culture (religious, political, economic, social, educational, etc.) in art and and cultures.
AHIS 99Special Projects in Art History^ Students will be able to identify formal elements and differentiate styles among cultures over time. ^ Students will be able to identify through analysis the role of visual art and culture (religious, political, economic, social, educational, etc.) in art and and cultures.
HUMA 1The Humanities^ Student completing an assignment will be able to identify the influence of culture on human expression. ^ Students will be able to analyze and interpret art and cultural as expressions ofethnicity, identity, gender, and political power. ^ Students will be able to identify and analyze the formal elements and composition of visual arts, architecture, music, literature, and/or other humanistic expression ^ Students will be able to relate art and culture to the socio-political and natural environment.
AHIS 1Understanding the Visual Arts^ Students completing an assignment in Humanities Area C will be able to identify the influence of culture on human expression. ^ Students will be able to identify formal elements and differentiate styles among cultures over time. ^ Students will be able to identify through analysis the role of visual art and culture (religious, political, economic, social, educational, etc.) in art and and cultures.