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(ART 442) Reading in Aesthetics

Problems and methods in aesthetic evaluation, appreciation, and criticism.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisites ART 201, 202 for BA and BFA students or ART 316 for Graphic Design Majors and senior standing
Offered Fall
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Course Learning Outcomes

1. Define art and identify its functions and purposes.
2. Explain criteria and use appropriate terminology in making judgments about art.
3. Know key philosophers’ writings on aesthetics and debates about art.
4. Analyze socio-political and cultural issues surrounding art.
5. Defend one’s own position about art.