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Course Description:

This multicultural art course investigates the artistic expressions of diverse ethnic and cultural groups in America. Examples of artistic expressions range from traditional ethnic artifacts like baskets and quilts to contemporary art like painting and sculpture. Students are encouraged to study the artistic expressions from their own/familiar groups. Students will read, explore, discuss with classmates and write about diverse artistic expressions, the creative processes, the artists' motivations, multiculturalism in art, and critical issues related to all the above topics. Assignments, including interactive online discussion, reading, writing, and hands-on projects, will enrich students' knowledge of artistic traditions and practices of diverse ethnic and cultural groups as well as foster students' ability to respond to the issues of multicultural art critically and sensitively.

Important Note: This course was renamed effective the September 2016 term and was formerly offered as Artistic Expression in a Multicultural America. Students who have successfully completed 222444 should not enroll in this course.

This course fully meets the General Education requirement in The Arts.

This online course is offered through Online Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Liberal Study
Lower Level
Credits: 4
Meets General Education Requirement In: The Arts-Full

Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1.

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