This course requires 2 options.
ART HISTORY 31F – Full Year
Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Soltero
Art History is an English rich subject exploring modern and contemporary art and culture, examining the major art periods and ideas from 1960's through to the present time.
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In this course:
• Students produce 3 written submissions during the year in the form of transactional writing (i.e. these are not essays as such) and prepare for one external exam. Help is available for those who struggle with writing.
• In class students watch videos, discuss art and culture, read articles and research using both visual and written texts to support opinions.
• Main units: What is Art & What is its Value? - The Impact of Media and Processes on Art - Theory in Art - Art in Context.
• UE Literacy credits are available in both Reading and Writing.
Related Arts fields (e.g. Museum or Gallery management), Tertiary Art History & Art Theory courses which complement degrees in the Humanities, Journalism, Marketing, Tourism, Law and Psychology, Philosophy. Art History at University is consistently regarded as a very popular subject.
If a student achieves 14 Level 3 credits in this course it will be counted as an approved subject for University Entrance. All standards in this course contribute to University Entrance Literacy.
Recommended Prior Learning
Entry is open but English language skills are essential. Level 2 Art History is an advantage.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 16
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.