Art

Connecticut Technical High School System's Art course breakdown by grade.

Grade 9

1/2 Credit
Elements and Principles of Art I

Grade 10

1/2 Credit
Elements and Principles of Art I
Elements and Principles of Art II

Grade 11

1/2 Credit
Elements and Principles of Art I
Elements and Principles of Art II
Trade-Related Art I

Grade 12

1/2 Credit
Elements and Principles of Art I
Elements and Principles of Art II
Trade-Related Art I
Trade-Related Art II

Course Descriptions*

Elements and Principles of Art I and II (FA613, FA614)
Students will have an opportunity to create and respond to visual arts, focusing on drawing, design, color, painting and sculpture. This course will introduce students to a variety of techniques and mediums that they will apply while creating a portfolio of original artwork.

Trade-Related Art I and II (FA665-FA670)
Students have an opportunity to create and respond to the visual arts as it applies to and enhances the student's Career Technical Education program, incorporating concepts learned in Elements and Principles of Art. Students also are expected to develop and use higher-order thinking skills and problem-solving skills when approaching assignments and begin to create a portfolio of original artwork related to their technologies.
 

* Some courses may not be offered at every school

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