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Art History Program | Student Learning Outcomes and Goals
Basic Concepts and Foundations
- Develop a vocabulary to describe and analyze course material.
- Understand and recognize objects of art and visual culture and assess them in relation to their historical and cultural contexts.
- Understand prerequisites and modalities of artistic production and training.
- Understand the merit of studying art and visual culture in historical perspective.
- Recognize the way in which art and visual culture relates to the human experience on individual and a collective levels.
- Understand their own cultural environment within a global context.
- Appreciate art and material culture of different traditions.
- Realize interconnectedness of world art while recognizing that one’s own view of the world may not be universally shared and that others may have profoundly different perspectives
- Develop ability to perceive works of art from more than one cultural viewpoint.
Research Methods, Writing and Presentation Skills
- Develop appropriate methods to research, analyze and discuss course material in written assignments and class presentations.