ARH31S

ART HISTORIES 31S – Semester

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Soltero

In Level 3 Art Histories students learn to draw together information from a wide range of research and present their ideas, views and opinions as a coherent whole. These skills are transferable to a variety of real world settings and can help students gain literacy and/or improve their literacy skills. 


This is an English rich subject exploring modern and contemporary art and culture, examining major artists and ideas in New Zealand and internationally from 1960's through to the present time. 

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In this course:

• Students produce 2 written submissions during the year in the form of transactional writing (i.e. these are not essays as such). Help is available for those who struggle with writing. 

• In class, students watch videos, discuss art and culture, read articles and research using both visual and written texts to support opinions.

• Main units (2 of the following): What is Art & What is its Value? - The Effect or Impact of Media and Processes on Art - Theory & Personal Responses to Artworks - Art in Context.

• UE Literacy credits are available in both Reading and Writing.

Future Possibilities

Related Arts fields (e.g. Museum or Gallery management), Tertiary Art History & Art Theory courses which complement degrees in the Humanities, Journalism, Marketing, Tourism, Law, Psychology and Philosophy. Art History at University is consistently regarded as a very popular subject.

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Recommended Prior Learning

Entry is open but English language skills are essential. Level 2 Art History is an advantage.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91484 v2
NZQA Info
Art History 3.3 - Examine the relationship(s) between art and context

This course offers the following optional standards, which will be agreed upon in consultation with your teacher.

Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91485 v2
NZQA Info
Art History 3.4 - Examine the impact of media and processes on art works

This course offers the following optional standards, which will be agreed upon in consultation with your teacher.

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91487 v1
NZQA Info
Art History 3.6 - Examine the different values placed on art works

This course offers the following optional standards, which will be agreed upon in consultation with your teacher.

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91488 v2
NZQA Info
Art History 3.7 - Examine the relationship(s) between a theory and art works

This course offers the following optional standards, which will be agreed upon in consultation with your teacher.

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 16
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 16
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 16
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 16

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.