Student Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate basic concepts and skills of studio art foundations involving a balanced program of both two-dimensional and three-dimensional creative problem-solving disciplines including drawing, design, painting, sculpture, printmaking, ceramics, various crafts and related media, techniques and processes.
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge and understanding of art history, aesthetic theory, and art criticism, involving the study of the development of past and contemporary art forms, contending theories of art and critical methodologies of art.
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge and skill in a selected studio area and/or in art history.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of art materials and equipment usage and of safety hazards of art materials and tools in the classroom.
  • Develop a portfolio of personal artwork and recognize the opportunity for exhibition of selected works.
  • Develop philosophical and historical foundation related to the human potential for creative expression through the arts.
  • Develop philosophical and historical foundation and understanding of the role of the arts in our society, culture and education and the ability to advocate for the role of the arts in our society, culture and education.
  • Develop psychological foundation involving an understanding of individual development and the manner in which aesthetic experience can affect the development of human personality including application to gifted students and students with disabilities.
  • Develop sociological or anthropological foundation of the aesthetic response as recorded in various cultures throughout history.
  • Develop knowledge of procedures for organizing, promoting and managing a comprehensive art curriculum
  • Demonstrate knowledge of various methods of curriculum development, implementation and assessment of learning outcomes in the visual arts.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the role the arts may play when integrated across the school-wide curriculum.
  • Develop the understanding of a variety of forms of contemporary technology for implementation in studio art and art education contexts.