Student Learning Goals
Student Learning Goals and objectives of the Art Department academic programs are:
- Produce high quality artwork, which reflects a professional level of technical proficiency, unique and individual visions, original ideas, and professional presentation.
- Able to describe the features of imagery presented using art vocabulary.
- Appreciate the aesthetics and diverse range of the arts from many different cultures, media, styles, periods, and ideas, therefore, to understand and promote diversity in the Arts.
- Identify, analyze, and interpret the important visual elements in works of art.
- Articulate, verbally and in writing, the basic and advanced levels of formal visual elements such as composition, line, color, style and space.
- Make informed judgments about the ethical and moral issues concerning artwork, artists, and processes that are involved in the creation of an image.
- Identify and articulate historically significant art works.
- Place contemporary art works in historical context, articulate, and analyze those images, and further apply this knowledge to the creation of artworks.
- Make personal, yet rational and reasonable assessments, evaluations, and judgments about art works.
Professional Organizations/Standards that informed development of learning outcomes: College Art Association