Goals and Student Outcomes: Art

Department Goals and Objectives

Goals are broad statements that describe what the program wants to accomplish

  1. Students will learn basic production skills in contemporary studio art practices.
  2. Students will learn to critically situate their work in a historical, disciplinary, interdisciplinary and cultural context.
  3. Students will evaluate their own work and that of their peers in both verbal and writtenforms.

Student Learning Outcomes

Outcomes describe specific knowledge, abilities, values, and attitudes students should demonstrate

  • SLO1: Students demonstrate technical, conceptual, aesthetic competencies in their chosen medium. .
  • SLO2: Students demonstrate critical engagement with contemporary art (artists, themes, movements, theories, and materials) in their work, and an awareness of the nature, function, and value of artworks.
  • SLO3: Students recognize well-crafted and critically sound works and articulate this recognition via class critiques, presentations, and written evaluations.