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ART 106: History of Modern Art (3 Credits)
Overview

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Surveys the history of modern architecture, sculpture, painting, and graphic arts in representational and non-representational forms. Focuses on the periods and movements that influenced the arts of the twentieth century. Emphasizes contemporary art forms, particularly the interaction between art and society, industry, and design. Lecture 3 hours per week. This is an Open Educational Resources course, and does not require purchase of a textbook.

GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE

The purpose of this course is to acquaint the student with major artists and developments in modern art of the 20th century and the meaning of the concept of modernism.

ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCIES

There are no prerequisites required for this course.

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Objectives
 

The student will be able to discuss major artists and developments in modern art, identify key works, and discuss the significant factors contributing to the special characteristics and qualities of modern art.

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Grading
 

Possible Assignments Include: (Subject to change each semester. The actual assignments are available in the Syllabus in the Blackboard course site on the first day of classes.)

Assignment
Points
16 Module Quizzes
1550
16 Vocabulary Exercises
 800 (50 pts each)
5 Discussion Activities
650
2 Research Projects
1000 (500 pts each)
Exam 1
500
Exam 2
500
TOTAL
5000

Your final grade may be based on the following scale. Please note that you must also pass at least several exams in order to pass the course, regardless of your scores on the other assignments.

Grading Scale
A
4500-5000
90-100
B
4000-4499
80-89
C
3500-3999
70-79
D
3000-3499
60-69
F
0-2999
0-59
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Exams
 

There are 2 online exams in this course.

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Last Updated: March 7, 2016