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Northern Wyoming Community College District    
NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog 
  Dec 18, 2017
NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog
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ART 1000 - Introduction to Art: Studio & Theory

This course examines significant trends in the fine and applied arts through the ages as explained and discussed through illustrated lectures with the intent of broadening students’ views and understanding of art.  Studio practice is a large component of this course and projects based on significant trends are addressed.  Although this course also serves as an introductory course for art majors, no prior art training is assumed.




Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of ART 1000 Introduction to Art: Studio & Theory, the student will:

  1. Examine the basic concepts and visual elements of art.
  2. Develop a vocabulary of art-related terminology.
  3. Apply the principles of design to create visual organization.
  4. Modify designs to accommodate the assigned criteria.
  5. Explore various artists, styles, media, significant works, and historical periods.

General Education Requirement: Visual & Performing Arts

Credits: 3

Instructional Method Combined Lecture/Lab

Contact Hours: 4.5 hrs/week

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