University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    Jan 27, 2023  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023
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ART 487 - German Art 1900-Present

(3 units) CO13
This course provides an historical and thematic overview of German art and German-based art movements from roughly 1900 to the present.

Prerequisite(s): General Education courses (CO1-CO3) completed; at least 3 courses from CO4-CO8 completed; Junior or Senior standing.

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

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. describe and recognize in verbal and written form the formal qualities of a work of art as a means to understand how technical and compositional components function as one level of interpretation.
2. identify and critically apply a wide range of Art Historical methodologies that impact the way we study, receive, and ultimately understand a work of art.
3. effectively compose written assessments in the form of in-class discussion activities, exam, short and long research essays the cultural and historical significance of select works of German art, design and architecture.
4. articulate in verbal and written form relationships between works of art and their political, social, and cultural context from 1900 to Present.
5. synthesize and integrate works of art from different artists, time periods, cultures, and geographies.
6. critically apply in verbal and written form cross-cultural historical analysis, with emphasis on understanding the history of German and German-based art production within a larger global context.

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