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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Coopersmith Career Consulting | Evaluated Learning Experience

Living with Art (ART-225)


Varies (self-study, self-paced).

Various; distance learning format.

May 2023 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: explain the various theories and concepts concerning a drawing; summarize the techniques and processes used to develop a work of art; describe the basic terminology of each genre of art; discuss the structure and composition of various art forms; and explain how art is a reflection of and is influenced by culture, values, and history.


Living with Art provides students with the concepts, terminology, principles, theories and the general issues relevant to a specific work of art and the work’s historical context.  Students examine the attitudes and philosophies related to creative production in the visual arts and help develop a positive attitude to the arts through the study of theory, styles of art history, structure and periods of art, combined with an active art gallery program and a variety of studio projects.

Credit recommendation: 

In the associate/certificate degree category, 3 semester hours in Art, Art Appreciation, Design, or Studio Art (5/23).