May 08, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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IART 3600J - Writing in the Arts

Critical analyses of form, media, and content in arts stressing instruction in critical writing.

Requisites: IART 1170 and 1180 and fine arts major
Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 1J
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Comprehend a variety of artistic expressions from diverse cultures and social situations and be aware of the importance of gender, class, race, and geographical location as categories for artistic analysis.
  • Develop an appreciation and enjoyment of art as well as analytical perspectives and vocabularies that are portable to a variety of professions and disciplines.
  • Develop analytical writing skills, with an emphasis on the construction of cogent arguments and the marshalling of supporting evidence.
  • Form strategies for critically reading both printed and visual texts.
  • Understand the fundamentals of artistic analysis, with attention to the importance of genres and forms as well as the cultural contexts of art.

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