• Program Outcomes


    Historical, Cultural, and Social Context



    • Describe the relationship between the historical, cultural, and social contexts of the arts and the works of artists in societies past and present.

    • Analyze the roles and functions of the visual arts in expressing ideas, events, and universal themes within and among cultural groups.

    • Explain and demonstrate how art reflects and influences beliefs, customs, and values of a society.



    Principles of Design



    • Classify artworks based on selected factors, such as subject matter, style, and technique.

    • Describe, analyze, interpret, and evaluate principles of design in artistic works.

    • Create visual images or forms from observation, memory, and imagination to convey ideas and personal meaning with attention to point of view, detail, and spatial relationships.

    • Demonstrate ways the principles of design are manipulated to communicate ideas.



    Creative Expression and Production



    • Plan personal artworks inspired by universal themes.

    • Select and use the appropriate tools, materials, processes, and techniques to produce creative works.

    • Explain reasons for selecting specific design concepts to convey meaning in planning personal artworks.



    Artistic Critique



    • Analyze artwork using established criteria.

    • Construct and apply different sets of criteria, as appropriate, in making judgments about artwork.