Spring 2014 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions

Medrick, Mary
Discipline and Number
AP 3300 Section 001
TR Time 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Course Title
Elements of Art and Performance

Description of Course:

This class is an exploration of the artistic process from theoretical and societal perspectives. Readings and discussions will include the topics of music, theater, dance, visual art, film and performance art, as the class pursues important themes in creativity and performance.
Student Learning Objectives/Outcomes:
1. Students will gain experience in perceiving the elements of art and in analyzing themes and developmental techniques.
2. Students will demonstrate the ability to relate to and articulate responses to art.

Required Texts:

Required Textbooks and Materials:1. A Whole New Mind by Daniel Pink; Glittering Images by Camille Paglia. Additional reading TBA

Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:

Grading Policy: Attendance/Participation (20%), Short written assignments (30%), Projects (40%), Final Project (10%).

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