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2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ART 491 - BFA Critique

Units: 1
Students present and contextualize their own art and design work and describe, analyze, interpret, and evaluate the work of their peers in small, instructor-led, discussion groups to provide in-depth, constructive feedback for continuing art and design practice.

Prerequisites: Junior, senior or post-baccalaureate standing.
Repeatability: May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 6 units.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Confidently talk about their own work in a well articulated critical manner;
  2. Closely observe and describe, in a discussion context, the appearance of art and design work;
  3. Analyze peer art and design work in terms of composition, formal structure, emphasis, and content;
  4. Interpret the work and describe, in discussion, the expressive qualities of the work and your response;
  5. Develop language and patterns of interaction that meaningfully and constructively present an opinion of where and how a work succeeds and where and how it fails.

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