Artistic Approaches


Learning Objectives

Students in Artistic Approaches courses acquire an understanding and appreciation of an artistic tradition and develop their skills in the critical analysis of art.


  1. The Fine Arts include the visual, performing, and literary arts. Courses in Artistic Approaches may either be historical or creative in emphasis.
  2. Courses in Artistic Approaches examine significant developments in representative works of an artistic tradition.

These courses provide opportunities for informed engagement with an artistic tradition and require students to reflect critically, both orally and in writing, about art and the creative process.