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Visual Arts SL IB 1,2 (HP) (0373, 0374)    - SITE ADOPTED COURSE -

Approved Site(s):
 Approved for San Diego International Studies and Mission Bay High Schools as part of their International Baccalaureate (IB) programs. This course is not available to other schools.

Grade Range:
 Completion of one of the following: Art 1,2, Design in Mixed Media 1,2, or Color and Design 1,2.
 Course duration:
 Two semesters
Subject area in which graduation credit will be given:
 Visual and Performing Arts; weighted
 UC subject area satisfied:
 f - Visual and Performing Arts
Course Description:
 The curriculum for this course is prescribed by the International Baccalaureate Organisation and prepares students for the assessment portion of IB Visual Arts SL exam. Students spend half of their class time studying the principles and elements of design and researching the cultural contexts influencing the art of various groups during different periods of time. The remaining class time is devoted to studio work, with students required to produce eight pieces for their final exhibition and exam interview.

This course satisfies the Group 6 (Arts) requirement for the International Baccalaureate diploma.

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
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