• Course Numbers

    48040011* History and Appreciation of the Visual and Performing Arts A (HAVPA)                

    48040012** History and Appreciation of the Visual and Performing Arts B(HAVPA) 

    48040013***History and Appreciation of the Visual and Performing Arts Full Year (HAVPA)           

    68040013***Humanities New Perspectives Full Year

     

     

    *Course numbers ending in 1 are first semester courses.

    **Course numbers ending in 2 are second semester courses.

    ***Course numbers ending in 3 are full year courses.


  • History and Appreciation of the Visual and Performing Arts A (HAVPA) 48040011
    Students are introduced to a survey of significant works, artists, and movements that have shaped the arts world and have influenced or reflected various periods of history in the arts disciplines of dance, music, theatre and visual art. Course content emphasizes the sequential evolution of art forms, techniques, symbols, and themes within those disciplines. The course covers the connections of the arts to cultural, social, political, and historical events throughout the world. Critical analysis of works from the disciplines, as they communicate and express the history, needs, and ideals of society and individuals is included. The course provides for students to experience creating, performing/presenting/producing, responding and connecting their own works as well as the works of others.
  • History and Appreciation of the Visual and Performing Arts B (HAVPA) (48040012)
    Students are introduced to a survey of significant works, artists, and movements that have shaped the arts world and have influenced or reflected various periods of history in the arts disciplines of dance, music, theatre and visual art. Course content emphasizes the sequential evolution of art forms, techniques, symbols, and themes within those disciplines. The course covers the connections of the arts to cultural, social, political, and historical events throughout the world. Critical analysis of works from the disciplines, as they communicate and express the history, needs, and ideals of society and individuals is included. The course provides for students to experience creating, performing/presenting/producing, responding and connecting their own works as well as the works of others.
  • History and Appreciation of the Visual and Performing Arts Full Year (HAVPA) (48040013)
    This is a full-credit course with all the information from A and B above included.
  • Humanities New Perspectives Full Year (68040013)

    This is a full-credit course. Art, literature, and music tell lasting stories. This course investigates the purpose of art, literature, music, and theater across different periods using African-American, Hispanic, Asian, and LGBTQ artists. The course is arranged in retrospect format, starting with current artists and looking back to the past. Students will critically analyze works from these disciplines, as they communicate and express the needs and ideals of society.  The course provides students the opportunity to create, perform, respond, and connect to their own works and the works of others.