AP ART HISTORY

Course ID: 107123
 
Open to grades: 11 - 12
 
UC/CSU eligibility: This course is approved for “F” VAPA credit
 
Prerequisites: None
 
This course will enable students, regardless of level of art experience, to develop skills in appreciating artwork, with an emphasis on contextual and visual analysis. By examining works of art from diverse cultures and the relationships among these works, students develop an understanding of global artistic traditions. The study of art history aids students in making connections between the various disciplines, enhancing their understanding of politics, literature, philosophy, science, religion, and culture. AP Art History prepares students for travel and to develop an appreciation of art regionally and globally. The class will prepare students for the Advanced Placement Examination. Students enrolled in the class are expected to take the AP exam. Outside attendance of