ART 200 THE ART OF THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN
ART 200 – Art of the African-American
Course Number & Name: ART 200 Art of the African-American
Credit Hours: 3.0 Contact Hours: 3.0 Lecture: N/A Lab: N/A Other: N/A
Co-requisites: None Concurrent Courses: None
Course Description: This is an introduction to and exploration of works and styles of African-American artists, especially the values expressed in their art. It also includes concepts generated by the African Diaspora.
General Education Goals: ART 200 is affirmed in the following General Education Foundation Category: Global and Cultural Awareness of Diversity. The corresponding General Education Goal is as follows: Students will understand the importance of global perspective and culturally diverse peoples. ART 200 also addresses the General Education Integrated Course Goal: Information Literacy, which is as follows: Students will address an information need by locating, evaluating, and effectively using information.
Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:
- demonstrate knowledge of African-American art and artists;
- communicate accurate knowledge of African-American art, concepts, artists and the Diaspora in written and oral form; and
- use appropriate technology as a tool for researching African-American art.