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SOTA 101 - Introduction to the Arts

(3 units) CO7
Introduction to the nature and role of the arts in individual and community life, including exposure to performing and visual arts.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall and Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. critically analyze specific examples of art through actively engaged viewing/listening.
2. begin evaluating the role of art in culture.
3. begin assessing the role that institutions and arts organizations play in defining notions of “fine art”.
4. discuss the ways in which art has helped shape (and in turn is shaped by) individual and communal senses of self and other.
5. write critically and effectively about the art they observe.


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