NCEA Level 2 History of Art
Number of Credits: 20
Entry Recommendations: NCEA Level 1 or in consultation with the Head of Faculty.
Course Outline: History of Art is concerned with the analysis and interpretation of works of art within their cultural and historical setting. The aims of the course are to teach the students to use and understand the terminology appropriate to the subject, to recognise technical and stylistic conventions, to distinguish between individual and period styles and to understand the function of art within the social context of the time.
Skills developed in this course:
- Interpretation of style in art work
- Examination of meaning in art
- Anaylsis of artistic context in art
This course leads to: NCEA Level 3 History of Art.