12ARH

Level 2 Art History

Course Description

Contact Person: A. Heinz

What is Art? Who decides? Why do we make it? What stories can it tell us about who we were and who we are, where we come from, what we believe in and what we value? 

This course explores these questions and the impact that visual imagery on people and societies.  Students will explore the themes and techniques used in Art and the historical contexts in which it was made. It involves learning how to "read" art works through formal analysis and exploring symbolism and meaning.


Entry Requirements

Must meet the entry requirements for 12ENG.

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91180 v2
NZQA Info
Art History 2.1 - Examine the effects of formal elements of art works
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91181 v3
NZQA Info
Art History 2.2 - Examine the meanings conveyed by art works
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91184 v2
NZQA Info
Art History 2.5 - Communicate understanding of an art history topic
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91185 v2
NZQA Info
Art History 2.6 - Communicate a considered personal response to art works
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91186 v2
NZQA Info
Art History 2.7 - Demonstrate understanding of art works in relation to their physical environments
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 20
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 12
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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