The study of art involves the understanding and appreciation of various cultural heritages and the development of skills in drawing, painting, design, weaving, jewelry and/or ceramics. The faculty of the art discipline are committed to making the arts of the past and present available to students through historical surveys and studio experience. The heritage of thought and skill, going beyond our immediate time and culture, will enrich students’ lives, broaden their personal view of the world and their improve their ability to communicate ideas through added knowledge and greater intercultural understanding merchant, sculptor, muralist, or painter.
Institutional Student Learning Outcomes
In accordance with its mission of ensuring that all students shall have equal access to a quality education and the opportunity to pursue and achieve their goals, it is also the college’s responsibility to ensure that students who graduate with an AA or AS degree should be able to demonstrate the following competencies:
Students will demonstrate reading comprehension and expository writing skills at a college level.
Students will define information needs, access information efficiently and effectively, evaluate information critically, and use information ethically.
Critical Thinking/Problem solving
Students will use quantitative and logical reasoning to analyze information, evaluate ideas, and solve problems.
Students will demonstrate knowledge of global interdependence; others’ values, cultures and beliefs; and the ability to describe one’s own cultural heritage
Students will critically reflect upon works of visual and performing arts in a diverse cultural context.
Personal Growth and Responsibility
(a) Students will select lifestyle choices that promote physical and mental well-being.
(b) Students will demonstrate the importance of being an informed, ethical, and active citizen in their community and the world.
Who To Contact
- Clint Cowden
Interim Dean of Academic Affairs (S&B Sci, C&I Supp & FA)
Building: Alisal Campus
Office: AC-A 106
Alisal Campus - Building A
Administrative Assistant III
Building: D - College Administration (North)
College Administration (North)
D - College Administration (North)Location type: Building Building Name: College Administration (North)