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City CollegeDepartment ofARTMission StatementThe mission of the Art Department is to provide a dynamic curriculum,balancingspecific skills and techniques of art production with the ability to critique, to analyze,and to interpret visual art from diverse cultures and historic periods. Students mayearn a BA in Art with a concentration in Studio Art, Art History, or Teaching ArtK-12, or a BFA in Electronic Design and Multimedia. All students are requiredto take both studio- and history-based courses. Graduates are prepared to pursuegraduate programs leading to an MFA in Studio Art or an MA in Art History or ArtEducation or to begin a career in any number of art-related fields.Learning OutcomesAll students graduating with an undergraduate degree inArt will be able to: demonstrate the ability to express themselves visually in a variety of arttechniques, materials, and media; use art terminology appropriately; analyze artworks from the past and present in terms of style, form, andhistorical context; identify historical and current issues, themes, and concerns of the visual arts; relate historical and current issues, themes, and concerns of the visual artsto contemporary society.In addition to the above, common departmental goals,Studio graduates will have: articulate the conceptual basis of their work in oral and written form; demonstrate the ability to critique the work of others in oral and written form; produce artwork using the latest visual arts materials and technologies;Last revised, Spring 2012

develop approaches to creative expression that include risk taking, originality,and problem solving; develop an advanced level of personal creative expression in at least onemedium or a combination of media; demonstrate the ability to prepare and organize art works for an exhibitionor portfolio review with attention to creativity, skill, and quality; understand and use safe and hazard-free materials, tools, and equipment.In addition to the above, common departmentalgoals, students graduating with a BA in Art with aconcentration in Art History will be able to: use a variety of art-historical methodologies and theories appropriately; identify and discuss key artworks from distinct periods/cultures in art historyin terms of style, form, and historical context; demonstrate an ability to undertake art-historical research and writing on avariety of topics, cultures, and historical periods; discuss works of art appropriately in their aesthetic, biographical, historical,political, social, psychological, and philosophical contexts; demonstrate an ability to discuss and analyze critically a variety of texts,including primary source material, secondary art-historical literature, andpeer-reviewed articles;In addition to the above, common departmental goals,students graduating with a BFA in Electronic Design andMultimedia will be able to: be conversant with the history of art and design and the impact oftechnology and new media theory on the practice of art; develop an appropriate vocabulary for the critique of art and new mediadesign and use this terminology in oral and written project briefs; develop superior skills in design, imaging, and typography, as well as theirapplications to creative projects in print- and screen-based art and design; analyze problems, developing alternate conceptual approaches and employproject planning, workflow, and production skills to creative projects;Last revised, Spring 2012

be fluent in the range of digital tools used by artists in a design or newmedia context; prepare a portfolio and appropriate self-promotion materials for gainingemployment or admission to graduate school.In addition to the above, common departmental goals,students graduating with a BA in Art Education will beable to: understand the cultural, political, social context/purposes of art education inour society; analyze contemporary and historical trends in art education as they relate toeducational theory; articulate the connections between theory and practice in art education; reflect on the role of power, privilege, and identity as they pertain to theresponsibilities of educators; write critically about their own experiences in arts education and aboutcurrent issues in the field of arts education; develop the necessary dispositions to be a reflective practitioner (e.g.,responsiveness, improvisation, leadership, problem solving, reflection, etc.); create and practice teaching scaffolded, authentic, idea-centered,developmentally appropriate, inquiry-based, and social justice-orientedcurricula for teaching art in multiple settings; Understand the differences among the multiple arts education settings (e.g.,museums, schools, after-school programs, community centers, etc.); employ effective assessment tools for evaluating learning in the arts; integrate their own art-making with their own teaching practice.Last revised, Spring 2012

Learning Outcome Grid(Outcomes are numbered from 1 to 5 as listed below)1. demonstrate the ability to express themselves visually in a variety of art techniques, materials, and media;2. use art terminology appropriately;3. analyze artworks from the past and present in terms of style, form, and historical context;4. identify historical and current issues, themes, and concerns of the visual arts;5. relate historical and current issues, themes, and concerns of the visual arts to contemporary society.CoursesAll Art Graduates Will:Learning Outcomes1Introductory Courses10000Intro Visual Arts2345XXXX10100 2-D DesignXXXXX10200 Intro DrawingXXXXX10300Intro PrintmakingXXXXX10400Intro PhotographyXXXXX10500Intro PaintingXXXXX10600Intro SculptureXXXXX10700Intro Ceramic DesignXXXXX10800Intro Wood DesignXXXXX109003-D DesignXXXXXXXXX21000Writing About Art21510Art and ProtestXLast revised, Spring 2012

Learning Outcome Grid (Studio)(Outcomes are numbered from 1 to 7 as listed below)1.2.3.4.5.6.articulate the conceptual basis of their work in oral and written form;demonstrate the ability to critique the work of others in oral and written form;produce artwork using the latest visual arts materials and technologies;develop approaches to creative expression that include risk taking, originality, and problem solving;develop an advanced level of personal creative expression in at least one medium or a combination of media;demonstrate the ability to prepare and organize art works for an exhibition or portfolio review withattention to creativity, skill, and quality;7. understand and use safe and hazard-free materials, tools, and equipment.Introductory andElective CoursesAdditionalElective CoursesCoursesLearning OutcomesStudio Graduates Will:123456710710Architectural CeramicsXXXXXXX21510Art and ProtestXXXXXX22000Intermediate DrawingXXXXXXX23000Projects in PrintmakingXXXXXXX24000 Photography IIXXXXXXX24010Color PhotographyXXXXXXX24020 XXXXXX24050Genres in PhotographyXXXXXXX25000Projects in PaintingXXXXXXX26000Projects in SculptureXXXXXXX27000Projects inCeramic DesignXXXXXXX28000Projects inWood DesignXXXXXXX29500 Typography IXXXXXXLast revised, Spring 2012

Learning Outcome Grid (Studio)Introductory andElective CoursesCoursesLearning OutcomesStudio Graduates Will:123429510 Graphic DesignConceptsXXX29520 IllustrationXX29526 2D ImagingX29530Digital Photography I567XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX31501-31510 SelectedTopics in Studio ArtXXXXXXX31591-31593 HonorsI-III in Studio ArtXXXXXXX32000 Figure DrawingXXXXXXX32099 IndependentStudy: DrawingXXXXXXX33099 IndependentStudy: PrintmakingXXXXXXX34000Photo Portfolio andProjectsXXXXXXX34040Alternative Processesin PhotographyXXXXXXX34060Studio Photographyand LightingXXXXXXX34070 Large FormatPhotographyXXXXXXX34099Independent Study:PhotographyXXXXXXX35000 WatercolorXXXXXXX35099 IndependentStudy: PaintingXXXXXXX36099 IndependentStudy: SculptureXXXXXXX37000Clay and GlazesXXXXXXXLast revised, Spring 2012

Learning Outcome Grid (Studio)Introductory andElective CoursesCoursesLearning OutcomesStudio Graduates Will:123456737099 IndependentStudy: Ceramic DesignXXXXXXX39500 Typography IIXXXXXXX39510Electronic Design IXXXXXXX39512Print ProductionXXXXXXX39530Digital Photography IIXXXXXXX39540 Design for theWorld Wide Web IXXXXXXX39542 Web AnimationXXXXXXX39550Multimedia Design IXXXXXXX39560Digital VideoXXXXXXX395703D Computer Imagingand Animation IXXXXXXX39590Critical Issues in Design,Technology, and NewMediaXXXXXXX39599 IndependentStudy: EDMXXXXXXX49510Electronic Design IIXXXXXXX49518 Design &Publishing ProjectsXXXXXXX49540Design for the WorldWide Web IIXXXXXXX49550Multimedia Design IIXXXXXXXLast revised, Spring 2012

Learning Outcome Grid (Studio)Introductory andElective CoursesCoursesLearning OutcomesStudio Graduates Will:123456749558Multimedia ProjectsXXXXXXX49570 3DComputer Imaging andAnimation IIXXXXXXXXXXXXXX49590Electronic DesignPortfolioLast revised, Spring 2012

Learning Outcome Grid (Art History)(Outcomes are numbered from 1 to 5 as listed below)1. use a variety of art-historical methodologies and theories appropriately;2. identify and discuss key artworks from distinct periods/cultures in art history in terms of style, form, andhistorical context.3. demonstrate an ability to undertake art-historical research and writing on a variety of topics, cultures, andhistorical periods.4. discuss works of art appropriately in their aesthetic, biographical, historical, political, social, psychological,and philosophical contexts.5. demonstrate an ability to discuss and analyze critically a variety of texts, including primary sourcematerial, secondary art-historical literature, and peer-reviewed articles.AdditionalElective CoursesIntroductory andElective CoursesCoursesLearning OutcomesArt History Graduates Will:123410000Intro Visual ArtsXXXX21012Egyptian ArtXXXXX21014Greek and Roman ArtXXXXX21022Romanesque andGothic ArtXXXXX21024Italian Renaissance ArtXXXXX21025Northern RenaissanceXXXXX21026 Baroque andRococo ArtXXXXX21030 NineteenthCentury Art in EuropeXXXXX21036Early Modern Art inEurope and the USXXXXX21043Ancient Art of MesoAmerica, the Andes,and the CaribbeanXXXXXXXXXX21044North AmericanIndian Art5Last revised, Spring 2012

Learning Outcome Grid (Art History)AdditionalElective CoursesCoursesLearning OutcomesArt History Graduates Will:1234531034 History ofPhotographyXXXXX31038Art Since 1980XXXXX31094-31096Honors I-III in ArtHistoryXXXXX31098Internship in Art HistoryXXXXX31099Independent Studyin Art HistoryXXXXXLast revised, Spring 2012

Learning Outcome Grid (BFA in EDM)(Outcomes are numbered from 1 to 6 as listed below)1. be conversant with the history of art and design and the impact of technology and new media theoryon the practice of art;2. develop an appropriate vocabulary for the critique of art and new media design and use this terminology inoral and written project briefs;3. develop superior skills in design, imaging, and typography, as well as their applications to creative projectsin print- and screen-based art and design;4. analyze problems, developing alternate conceptual approaches and employ project planning, workflow, andproduction skills to creative project;5. be fluent in the range of digital tools used by artists in a design or new media context;6. prepare a portfolio and appropriate self-promotion materials for gaining employment or admission tograduate school.CoursesElective CoursesEDM Graduates Will:Learning Outcomes12345629500Typography IXXXX29510Graphic DesignConceptsXXXX29520IllustrationXXXX295262D ImagingXXXXX29530Digital Photography IXXXXXX39500Typography IIXXXXXX39510Electronic Design IXXXXXX39512Print ProductionXXXXXX39530Digital PhotographyXXXXXX39530Digital Photography IIXXXXXX39540Design for the WorldWide Web IXXXXXXLast revised, Spring 2012

Learning Outcome Grid (BFA in EDM)CoursesEDM Graduates Will:12345639542Web AnimationXXXXXX39550Multimedia Design IXXXXX39560Digital VideoXXXXX395703D Computer Imagingand Animation IXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX49518Design & PublishingProjectsXXXXX49540Design for the WorldWide Web IIXXXXX49550Multimedia Design IIXXXXX49558Multimedia ProjectsXXXXX495703D Computer Imagingand Animation IIXXXXX49590Electronic DesignPortfolioXXXXX49598EDM Senior ThesisXXXXX21067History of DesignXX21068History of GraphicDesignXX39590Critical Issues in Design,Tech. and New Media39599Independent Study:EDM49510Electronic Design IIElective CoursesLearning OutcomesLast revised, Spring 2012

Learning Outcome Grid (Art Education)(Outcomes are numbered from 1 to 6 as listed below)1. Satisfy requirements for NY State Initial Certification to teach art at the elementary and secondary levels2. Acquire skills to be a competent, confident, and caring Art Educator3. Develop various strategies and suitable projects for teaching art at the elementary and secondary levels4. Understand how to develop an Art curriculum for elementary and secondary students.5. Understand how to manage an elementary-level classroom6. Understand how to manage a secondary-level classroomCoursesArt EducationGraduates Will:Learning Outcomes12345610100 2-D DesignXXXXXX10200 Intro DrawingXXXXXX10300 IntroPrintmakingXXXXXX10400Intro PhotographyXXXXXX10500 Intro PaintingXXXXXX10600 Intro SculptureXXXXXX10700 Intro CeramicDesignXXXXXX10800 Intro WoodDesignXXXXXX10900 3-D DesignXXXXXX15500Art in ElementaryEducationXXXXX21062 Art History IXX21064 Art History IIXX25500Art in SecondaryEducationXXXXXIntroductory Courses10000Intro Visual ArtsXLast revised, Spring 2012

The mission of the Art Department is to provide a dynamic curriculum,balancing specific skills and techniques of art production with the ability to critique, to analyze, and to interpret visual art from diverse cultures and historic periods. Students may earn a BA in Art with a concentration in Studio Art,