Northern Wyoming Community College District (NWCCD) is a multi-campus community college serving Sheridan, Campbell, and Johnson Counties. Committed to creating student success and making a difference in the communities it serves, NWCCD serves over 8,000 credit and non-credit students per year.
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:
Examine the basic concepts and visual elements of art.
Develop a vocabulary of art-related terminology.
Apply the principles of design to create visual organization.
Modify designs to accommodate the assigned criteria.
Explore various artists, styles, media, significant works, and historical periods.
General Education Requirement: Visual & Performing Arts