2019 - 2020 College Catalog 
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2019 - 2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ARTS 300 - Art and Health

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Laboratory Hours: 0

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100  or permission of instructor

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

This on-line course surveys various art principles and concepts together with their historical development as shown in representative works of painting, sculpture, architecture and landscape architecture drawn from the healthcare field. To illustrate the influence of arts on the evolution of healthcare, art will be examined in categories based on use for: direct healing, educating practitioners, recording of historical medical events, therapy, reforming the medical system, memorializing and grieving, and for exploring new frontiers in the medical field.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course:
  1. SUNY GE 8: Students will demonstrate understanding of at least one principal form of artistic expression and the creative process inherent therein.

Students will be able to:

  1. Analyze the elements of art, and principles of design using descriptive writing; and articulate supported interpretations of select works.
  2. Create original artwork in which students effectively utilize the elements of art and principles of design to demonstrate key characteristics of select styles/periods.
  3. Explain major developments in the history of art, and how socio-cultural change has affected artists.
  4. Synthesize research from primary and secondary sources to explore the historical and/or contemporary impact of the arts in healthcare.