Introduction to the Visual Arts

Course Description

An exploration of visual imagery throughout the world, for the purpose of refining visual literacy skills. Works of art will be studied by means of formal analysis and medium, the social experiences of artists, the function of works of art in their original environment, and comparison of works from different cultures. Primary emphasis will be on paintings, graphic works, and sculpture.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
25463 ARTS 1A 2Y ····F·· 09:30 AM-11:20 AM Yael Karmi VPA132
······· 11:30 AM-01:20 PM ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-09-23 to 2019-12-13.
ARTS-001A-02Y: Hybrid Course (partial online instruction). Access to the Internet required. Face-to-face meetings will be held in VPA132 on Fridays from 9:30 a.m.-11:20 a.m. The instructor will be available online Fridays from 11:30 a.m.-1:20 p.m. Students may be online anytime during the week to complete online activities.

Course Details

4 Units
Four hours lecture (48 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


See general education pages for the requirement this course meets.
EWRT 1A or EWRT 1AH or ESL 5.
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