Bryan · Visual and Performing Arts · Art - ARTS
Art History II (14th Century to the Present)
- Summer I 2018
- Section B01 CRN-30503
- 3 Credits
- 06/04/2018 to 07/02/2018
- Modified 05/18/2018
PLEASE NOTE: This Art History II course is a BLENDED class.
Students in a Blended class must have (1) an adequate computer system and (2) be able to use eCampus, Blinn's Learning-Management System. All computer requirements and the eCampus tutorials are at:
In this Blended class Students are required to meet in the classroom twice a week for lectures and discussions.
Students in this Blended class are required to spend 48 hours on coursework (3 hours a week), both in the classroom and on-line in eCampus.
This is a "paperless" class. All assessments and assignments are submitted on-line in eCampus.
THIS CLASS MEETS:
Mondays and Tuesday
8:00 AM until 9:55 AM
Room F 236
A chronological analysis of the historical and cultural contexts of the visual arts from the 14th century to the present day.
3 class hours per week; 48 total contact hours. Credit: 3 semester hours.
Prerequisites: Students must be college ready in reading, by means of appropriate exemption score by TSI or alternative test; or by completing READ 0306, or READ 0307, or DIRW 0326, or ESOL 0325 with a C or better, or by completing READ 0208 or ESOL 0226 with a passing grade.
Core Curriculum Statement
Through the Texas Core Curriculum, students will gain a foundation of knowledge in human cultures and the physical and natural world, develop principles of personal and social responsibility for living in a diverse world, and advance intellectual and practical skills that are essential for all learning. For details relating to this core course, please see:
Identify and describe works of art based on their chronology and style, using standard categories and terminology.
Investigate major artistic developments and significant works of art from the 14th century to the present day.
Analyze the relationship of art to history by placing works of art within cultural, historical, and chronological contexts.
Critically interpret and evaluate works of art.
REQUIRED TEXTBOOK: Gardner's Art Through the Ages: The Western Perspective. Volume II. 15th Edition, edited by Fred S. Kleiner. Prentice Hall.
- Students will be required to use a presentation program during the semester. Any presentation program that is compatible with Windows PCs, such as PowerPoint, is acceptable for this assignment.
- Students may submit some assignments on-line in a word-processing program that is compatible with Windows PCs, such as MSWord, but most assignments may be submitted on-line in the software provided by eCampus.
STUDENTS WILL BE EXPECTED TO:
- attend all classes
- purchase the textbook
- complete all reading assignments in the textbook
- view all required course files in eCampus
- take all assessments and the final exam in eCampus by their due dates
- submit all assignments in eCampus by their due dates
- participate in class discussions
- create a presentation describing, interpreting, analyzing, and comparing artworks, and drawing conclusions pertaining to different art periods or artists
STUDENTS MUST BE ABLE TO USE A PRESENTATION SOFTWARE, SUCH AS POWERPOINT.
Assigned art topic in a presentation software. 15% of final grade.
|Class Discussions||45%||Topic Discussions||
Tuesday class discussions, topics assigned by Instructor. Each Discussion worth 15% of final grade.
Each Quiz worth 10% of final grade
|Final Exam||10%||Contemporary Art||
Final exam on contemporary worth 10% of final grade
A (100 - 90%)
B ( 89 - 80%)
C ( 79 - 70%)
D ( 69 - 60%)
F ( < 60%)
Blinn College Policies
Notice of any action taken under these protocol and procedures, by Blinn College or its employees, may be delivered by hand, through the U.S. Postal Service, or electronically to the student’s BlinnBuc e-mail account. Notice shall be deemed received upon actual receipt, on deposit in the U.S. Mail, or upon entering the information processing system used by Blinn College for BlinnBuc e-mail accounts, whichever first occurs.
In order to be counted as present at a classroom meeting, Students must attend the entire class, unless specifically granted permission by the Instructor to come late or leave early.
Two unexcused absences from the face-to-face class will be reported to the Admissions Office.
Three unexcused absences from the face-to-face class will be reported to the Admissions Office, and the Student may be administratively dropped from the class.
Communication with Instructor is required in order to have an excused absence.ON-LINE ABSENCES:
In this course, any disruption in the class is considered uncivil behavior. Disruption is defined as: when, during a class, a Student gets up and walks around the classroom, and/or leaves the classroom, and/or makes distracting noise while the Instructor is lecturing and/or while a fellow Student is speaking during a class discussion.
If a Student must leave the classroom for emergency reasons, please do so as quietly as possible. If you cannot return to the classroom for any reason, let the Instructor know by text or phone - (979) 595-5455 - if help should be summoned or 911 should be called. If return to the classroom is not possible, contact Instructor by e-mail before the next class meeting with an explanation.
FINAL EXAM TIME:
The on-line Final Exam in this course will open at 1:00 AM Saturday, June 30, and remain open until 11:00 PM, Monday, July 2. Students may take the Final Exam on-line any time during that period. Students may take the Final Exam only once.
|Orientation/Syllabus, Introductory Chapters, Early Renaissance: Chapters 13 and 15||
Contact Hours: 12
|Renaissance, Mannerism: Chapters 16, 17, and 18||
Contact Hours: 12
|Baroque to Romanticism, Chapters 19, 20, 21, and 22||
Contact Hours: 12
|Realism to Contemporary, Final Exam||
Contact Hours: 12
Total Contact Hours: 48