Goals and Objectives
Students can explain the general developments of visual and material culture in the west and at least one other culture outside the traditional western canon.
Students can analyze and evaluate primary and secondary visual and textual sources using appropriately the vocabulary of the discipline of art history.
Students can explain connections between the visual properties of the object and its social, cultural, intellectual and historical contexts and meanings using appropriately the vocabulary of the discipline of art history.
Students can describe the broad outlines of the history of the discipline as presented in the discipline’s foundational texts.
Students can apply and evaluate a variety of disciplinary and inter-disciplinary methods.
Students can describe the historical and/or ethical issues related to the collection and display of art.
Students can formulate a hypothesis, research it using appropriate research tools and indices, develop it into a thesis, and present their work in both written and oral formats that display well-researched, well-argued/ supported, appropriately formatted, and professionally delivered presentations.