Art History - Contemporary - Herron High School

Art History – Contemporary

Art History is a course based on the Indiana Academic Standards for Visual Art. Students taking Art History engage in sequential learning experiences that encompass art history, art criticism, aesthetics, and production. Students study works of art and artifacts from world cultures, engage in historically relevant studio activities;
utilize research skills to discover social, political, economic, technological, environmental, and historical trends and connections; analyze, interpret, theorize, and make informed judgments about artwork and the nature of art; relate art to other disciplines and discover opportunities for integration; and incorporate literacy and
presentational skills. Students utilize the resources of art museums, galleries, and studios, and identify art related careers.

Recommended Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Recommended Prerequisites: none
Credits: 1 semester course, 1 credit per semester
Counts as a Directed Elective or Elective for all diplomas
Fulfills a Fine Arts requirement for the Core 40 Academic Honors Diploma