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Course Syllabus (Humanities)





(Subject Code)

   Art Appreciation

(Descriptive Title)


FIRST__     Semester, A.Y.   :          2013 – 2014___

 Department/Area                  :        College of Arts and Sciences and College of Technology

Curriculum                              :        BSMAR

Curricular Year                       :        First Year

No. of Hours/Sem                  :        54 hours

Credit Unit(s)                         :        3 Units

Prerequisite(s)                       :        None

Vision of the University:

The Center of excellence and development in research, instruction, production and extension services for progressive leadership transcending global technological, business and industry-driven education.

Mission of the University:

Provide advanced professional and technical instruction for special purposes, industrial trade, teacher education, agriculture, fishery, forestry, engineering, aeronautics and land-based programs, arts and sciences, health sciences, information technology and other relevant fields of study. It shall undertake research, production and extension services, and provide progressive leadership across the area of specialization for global empowerment.

Goals of Arts and Sciences

The acquisition and mastery of the:

  1. Quantitative development and technological advancement competencies;
  2. Biological and physical scientific knowledge and competencies toward scientificity in attitudes;
  3. Linguistics, literary, and communicative cognition and competence in both speech and writing in English, Filipino and foreign languages; and
  4. Sociological, philosophical behavioural, kinaesthetic and aesthetic knowledge and competence to preserve Filipino culture for global participation.

Objectives of the Program

Course Description:

This course introduces the meaning of humanities, arts, and audio-visual education and with a brief survey of the history of art education in the Philippines and abroad; the current practices, philosophy and concepts in the teaching of arts, actual experiences with some art and art appreciation. This will provide students with professional training in the effective development, utilization and investigation of instructional aids. Emphasis would be made in planning, designing, and producing instructional materials.

General Objectives:

At the end of the course the student is expected to:

  1. Develop the skills needed in Art;
  2. Acquire the habits of making original arts;
  3. Initiates fun and enjoyment in visual art;
  4. Instil love and pride in Philippine Art;
  5. Appreciate the concept of teaching art;
  6. Give the History of Arts;
  7. Identify the Medium of Art;
  8. Paraphrase their understanding of studying humanities;
  9. Relate their studies of humanities into their lives;
  10. Utilize creativity in presentation of lesson;
  11. Enumerate the function of Arts;
  12. Point out the Medium of Music;
  13. Define Literature;
  14. Hone their perception on Art;
  15. Discover the different period of Art;
  16. Compare Asian Art from the Philippine Art.

Course Content:







Orientation of CTU Vision, Mission, Goals and Objectives
  • Discuss the VMGO
  • Make the student aware of the rules and regulations
  • To prepare the students for the discussion of the course taken



Understanding the Arts– Arts it’s meaning and Importance– Art and Beauty
  • Identify the importance of Arts
  • Explain the Meaning of Art Expression and Communication
  • Define Art

Inductive Method


The Subject of Art – Ways of Presenting Subject– Kinds of Subject

-Subject and Content

  • Identify the ways of presenting the subject
  • Explain subject
  • Illustrate the kinds of subject
  • Discuss the subject of Art
  • Identify the content of Art

Type Study Method


The Function of Art – Personal Function– Social Function

-Physical Function

  • Appreciate the function of Art
  • Value the personal function of Art
  • Acquire the social function
  • Recognize the personal function of Art

Dimensional Question Approach


The Medium of Art -Technique of Sculpture– The Medium of Visual Art
  • Enumerate the medium of Art
  • Distinguish the Medium and Technique
  • Identify the Medium of Visual Art
  • Explain the importance of visual presentation
  • Utilize the medium and technique of Art

Informal Creative Groups


Review of the Topic Midterm Examination
  • Review all the lessons
  • Refresh the students’ learnings
  • Take time to recall the topics
  • Evaluate the students’ learnings

Interactive Learning/Dimensional Question Approach


The Art of Photography
  • Be able to hone the students’ artistic sense of photography
  • Choose the subject objectively
  • Make a collage on their output
  • Explore more on photography

Research/ Group Sharing


The Elements and Organization of Art Principle of Design– Landscaping

– Interior Design

  • Appreciate the principle design
  • Apply it on their own landscape area
  • Explain Visual Art
  • Enumerate the Principles of Design

Micro Teaching


DANCE– Elements of the DanceParticipation on Intramurals 2013
  • Define Dance
  • Give it’s elements and purpose
  • Explain each element
  • Creatively perform a dance

Demonstration and Workshop


  • Explain the principles of Theatre
  • Aware the role in the Theatre
  • Identify the Asian Influence
  • Perform a role play

Workshop/ Buzz Session


Culmination:(Whole Day)Art Festival 2013



Collage Making

Poster Making

Drama Fest


  • Give time for the student to explore their own art
  • Identify their own expertise through active participation
  • Make their own way of expression through arts
  • Actively involve on this activity
  • Be able to judge objectively on the students’ work of art

Group Dynamics


Final Examination
  • Refresh all the learnings from the very beginning of discussion
  • Evaluate the students’ learning

Evaluation Question and Answer


Course Requirements:

Upon compliance of the student requirement and project in line with the course and passing the evaluative measures such as Quizzes, Chapter Test, Oral Examination and also pass the major exams (Midterm and Final Term).

Evaluation of Students’ Performance:

Major Exams (Midterm/Final)                       –        40%

Quizzes                                                             –        30%

Performance/Recitation                                 –        20%

Project                                                               –        10%


Prepared by:



Date Submitted: July 15, 2013


Upon Recommendation by the Curriculum Committee: