Arts and Humanities Department

Goal 1: To communicate effectively in a variety of situations.

  • Students will demonstrate the ability to present information orally.

    • Students will present a focused point or clean purpose

    • Students will develop ideas in a way that demonstrates an understanding of course content.

    • Students will employ writing and/or speaking processes such as planning, collaborating, organizing, composing, revising, and editing to create an effective oral presentation.

  • Students will demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in writing.

    • Students will present a focused point or clear purpose.

    • Students will develop ideas in a way that demonstrates an understanding of course content.

    • Students will employ writing and/or speaking processes such as planning, collaborating, organizing, composing, revising, and editing to create an effective written presentation.

Goal 2: To understand concepts, theories, and approaches learned and examine them from diverse perspectives.

  • Students will be able to analyze and interpret information.

    • Students will be able to apply data and information relevant to course content.

    • Students will be able to apply data and information to life experiences.

  • Students will be able to engage in reasoned (logical, supporting) civic discourse.

    • Students will be able to advocate a position and defend against alternative positions.

  • Students will develop participatory skills that enable them to work with others to express ideas and perspectives.

Goal 3: Students will develop an aesthetic sensitivity.

  • Students will demonstrate an appreciation of artistic and creative endeavor.

    • Students will be able to recognize and discuss human creativity and diverse forms of aesthetic expression.

    • Students will be able to appreciate the impact and role of artistic achievement in society and one’s personal life.

  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of artistic work in music, visual art, or theater.

    • Students will be able to produce creative works that reflect a knowledge of genre and artistic concepts.

    • Students will be able to evaluate and discuss the work of both well-known artists and/or classmates using the language and patterns of thought inherent in the particular art form.

    • Students will be able to identify major artistic traditions in multiple art forms across culture and over time.

  • Students will demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of the creative process.

    • Students will become familiar with the creative process by conceptualizing, creating, and presenting their own work using various media and processes.

    • Students will produce creative projects of substantial complexity and quality.


Assessment Rubrics

Fine Arts Rubric Social and Behavioral Science Rubric
History Rubric  

Academic Year Plan
2011/2014 Three-Year Plan
2008/2009 Plan
2007/2008 Six-Year Plan
Links to Discipline specific Plans and Reports
     
Art Government History
Journalism Linguistics Music
Philosophy Psychology Sociology
Theater Spanish Women's Studies



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For questions about links, contact Susan Wood.

For questions about plans or reports, contact David Burleson.