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ARA6110T: AP ArtH+ (2014-2015)

CURRICULUM PROGRAM: Virtual School Program
COURSE TITLE: AP Art History+
CALENDAR YEAR: 2014-2015
GRADE LEVEL: 12
CODE: ARA6110T
TYPE: W
CREDITS: 1.00
COURSE LENGTH: 36 weeks

About the Program:

The AP Art History course is a college level course designed to give a chronological survey of architecture, painting, sculpture, and photography of western art history and art beyond the European tradition. The course begins with ancient history and concludes with contemporary art. Specific works of art from throughout the world are introduced so student can gain a deep understanding of the ideas and concepts that unite the art of diverse cultures and time periods. Comparative analysis of works of art is used to spark class discussion, provide material for written assignments, and to evaluate the student’s ability to grasp the concepts discussed in the classroom. Students are expected to take the AP exam.

Major Concepts/Content:

Upon completion of AP Art History students will be able to:

  • Understand the role of visual art and architecture within a larger context
  • Describe and discuss works of art in a formal manner using appropriate
  • art vocabulary
  • Identify and categorize works of art from ancient times to present day
  • Develop visual perception, critical thinking, and written analysis
  • Examine and analyze visual traditions between the works of art and recognize connections across cultures
  • Evaluate media, techniques and methods employed by artists in the creative process
  • Compare and contrast recurring themes and their presence throughout the history of art

Units

  • Introduction to Art History
  • Art beyond the European Tradition
  • Ancient Art
  • Medieval Art
  • Semester Review & Art beyond the European Tradition
  • Renaissance Art
  • Baroque Art
  • Nineteenth Century Art
  • Twentieth Century Art to Present
  • Course Refresher

Essential Software:

Required Textbook:

Kleiner, Fred S. Gardner’s Art Through the Ages: A Global History. 14th ed. [Belmont, Calif.]: Thomson/Wadsworth, 2011.

Supplementary Materials:

Cengage Learning’s Art CourseMate and EBook companion to Gardner’s Art Through the Ages

Course Notes: Weighted - Must Take AP Exam (+ indicated Weighted)