St. Cloud State University

Course Equivalents

Course Equivalents for ART 131 at St. Cloud State University in Summer 2020 (May - Aug)



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Anoka-Ramsey Community College

ART 1100 - Introduction to Art - 3 credits
Global Perspective (08)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
(MnTC Goals 6C and 8) Introduction to Art is the historical and topical study of art and its relationship to culture and society. This course incorporates the extensive use of visual materials to teach the essentials and aesthetics of art, civilization, and daily life.
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Century College

ART 1020 - Art Appreciation - 3 credits
Global Perspective (08)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course introduces students to art from diverse cultures, historical narratives, and intellectual contexts. Topics include major art movements, varieties of materials, and aesthetic theories. Coursework covers formal terms, elements, and principles common to the study of art and architecture. Prerequisite(s):  Course placement into college-level English and Reading OR completion of ENGL 0950 with a grade of C or higher OR completion of RDNG 0940 with a grade of C or higher and qualifying English Placement Exam OR completion of RDNG 0950 with a grade of C or higher and ENGL 0090 with a grade of C or higher OR completion of ESOL 0051 with a grade of C or higher and ESOL 0052 with a grade of C or higher.
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Inver Hills Community College

ART 1100 - Introduction to Art - 3 credits
Global Perspective (08)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Explores the visual arts of a wide range of peoples, cultures, styles, movements, and media, as well as the various cultural, religious, economic, and political factors related to their creation. Major works of painting, sculpture, architecture, and decorative arts from prehistory to the present will be studied. This course is open to all students and meets the Minnesota Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB) 8710.3200, Subp. 3, Standard L 1, 2, 4, Visual Arts.
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ART 1106 - Art from Prehistory to 1400 - 3 credits
Global Perspective (08)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Explores major works in painting, sculpture, architecture, and decorative arts from prehistory to 1400. Both the styles and methods employed in the creation of the works of art and the cultural, religious, economic, and political philosophies that influenced them will be studied.
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Itasca Community College

ART 1101 - Art Appreciation - 3 credits
Critical Thinking (02)
Global Perspective (08)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
An art appreciation course that introduces the language, functions, forms and processes and purposes of visual art and explores the effect of visual art on our lives.
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Lake Superior College

ART 1118 - Art Appreciation - 3 credits
Global Perspective (08)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
An introduction to human creativity and expression in the visual arts from a global perspective. Students will view and discuss works from a wide spectrum of human history and world cultures with an emphasis on expression, style, and artistic meaning. MTC goal areas: (6) Humanities and Fine Arts, and (8) Global Perspective. (Prerequisites: College-level reading and writing) (3 hrs lec/0 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
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Minneapolis Community and Technical College

ARTS 1110 - Introduction to Art - 3 credits
Global Perspective (08)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course is an introduction to basic concepts of the visual arts in various media. Topics include the significance and language of art. Activities include text reading, slide lectures and gallery tours. You will learn to evaluate artists' work, various interpretations of works, and the assumptions underlying these interpretations.
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Minnesota State Community and Technical College

ART 1121 - World of Art I - 3 credits
Global Perspective (08)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Meets MNTC Goal Areas 6 and 8. This course is a survey of architecture, painting, sculpture and its historical and social context. Specific periods from Prehistoric through the Middle Ages will be introduced.
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Minnesota State University, Mankato

ART 160 - Introduction to Visual Culture - 3 credits
Global Perspective (08)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Introduction to Western and non-Western visual arts and the variety of methods by which art is understood. These may include art appreciation, art criticism, the history of art, popular culture, and aesthetic awareness.
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Minnesota West Community and Technical College

ART 1120 - Art Appreciation - 3 credits
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Offers an investigation into the creative process as it exists for the artist, the art historian, and the art viewer. Students will be exposed to the history of art, the technical aspects of art, and to the creative mental process which takes place in both the making and viewing of art. This course is also offered on demand. Prerequisite: STSK 0090 or placement by multiple measures.
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Normandale Community College

ART 1104 - Contemporary Art Survey - 3 credits
Global Perspective (08)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Examines art movements from Abstract Expressionism through Postmodern and Contemporary styles, encompassing 1945 to the present day. Explores architecture, painting, photography, video art, sculpture, and craft through lecture, discussion, and written assignments.
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ART 1101 - The Visual Arts - 3 credits
Global Perspective (08)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Introduction to the concepts underlying the creation and appreciation of the visual arts. Examination of works of Western and non-Western art: the visual elements and principles of design, art mediums, expression, and style. In addition to lecture, weekly studio sessions allow for the exploration of the creative process in works of art using a variety of materials.
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North Hennepin Community College

ART 1040 - Introduction to Art - 3 credits
Global Perspective (08)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course introduces the basic concepts of the visual arts, the organization of art forms, and the historical development of architecture, painting, and sculpture with an emphasis on contemporary art. A general world view of art is presented through lecture and discussion. Students will investigate the creative aspects of the visual arts through in-class examples and a field trip to a Twin Cities museum.
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Rainy River Community College

ART 1040 - Introduction to Art - 3 credits
Critical Thinking (02)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course is an exploration of the visual form of historical and modern era of art and prominent artists of that time. Students have an opportunity to understand the fundamental nature of visual art and the language of elements and principles of design. Students will explore concepts, techniques, purpose, and function of art. Basic projects are used to develop an understanding of materials, tools, and artistic processes. A discussion of contemporary issues and personal application of art is included. MnTC: 2/6B
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Riverland Community College

ARTS 1101 - Introduction to Art - 3 credits
Global Perspective (08)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course is designed for the beginning student who wishes to get a better understanding of the concepts in art. Master works of art of many cultures, past and present, are examined and analyzed allowing the student to develop an art vocabulary, and knowledge of formal elements and principles of design related to specific works of art. Once basic elements and principles are mastered, the student will gain the confidence to examine, understand, and appreciate any work of art, traditional or contemporary. Recommended for art majors. MnTC (Goals 6/HU and 8/GP); (3 Cr - 3 lect, 0 studio)
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Rochester Community and Technical College

ART 1110 - Art Appreciation - 3 credits
Global Perspective (08)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course is an introductory exposure to art and to ideas about art and its creation. We will discuss the nature of art, explore the visual elements and principle of design, study a variety of art media and techniques, and examine major monuments and works of art from prehistoric through contemporary times. There will be a required museum activity. (Prerequisites: None).
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St. Cloud Technical and Community College

ART 1300 - Art Appreciation - 3 credits
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Meets MN Transfer Curriculum Goal Area 6 Humanities- This course is an introduction to the visual arts. Students will be introduced to the processes, principles, and purposes of visual art. Students will explore the visual elements and principles of design, will learn about the media of the visual arts, will learn about the history of the visual arts, and will learn to evaluate artists¿ work. Activities will include text reading, slide lectures, films, and museum/gallery tours. Student Learning Outcomes: * Demonstrate an awareness of the variety of visual art forms and art works. * Identify major artworks and monuments from western and non-western origins. * Describe artworks and analyze artists¿ choices using the formal language of the visual arts. * Compare and contrast works of art using the language of the visual arts. * Demonstrate an understanding that artworks are expressions of values within a historical, social, and cultural context. * Demonstrate the ability to respond critically to works of visual art. * Articulate informed responses to works of visual arts using the language of the visual arts.
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Winona State University

ART 109 - Introduction to Art - 3 credits
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Introductory course for the non-major that investigates the forms, expressive languages, functions and contexts of the visual arts. Non-chronological, thematic presentations explore cultural values and differences involving Western and some non-Western regions along with issues of representing gender, race, and ethnicity. Meets GOAL 6 (Fine Arts).
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