ART-228: Arabic Calligraphy

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Arabic Calligraphy
Credit Hours
3.00
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Introduces students to the history and development of different styles of Arabic Calligraphy- both traditional and modern. Students will learn the use of the traditional letters writing in the Kufic, Thuluth, Ruq`ah, Diwani, Naskh and modern styles. By the end of the course, students should be able to produce calligraphic compositions of their own by utilizing the rules of measurement and creativity. They will also be able to distinguish between various styles in historical calligraphic monuments. Basic knowledge of the Arabic language is helpful, but not necessary. As a part of this course, students will visit the Detroit Institute of Art.

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Skilled Demonstration
Portfolio Review
Interview
Skilled Demonstration Details

Life demonstration, given in department by department faculty. Faculty will assess demonstration based on evaluation rubric (quality and creativity). Evaluation rubric and student checklist located in The School of Liberal Arts office.

Portfolio Review Details

Portfolio must contain evidence (samples, images, or copies of students work in calligraphy, and sample of research or articles in the field) that illustrates competency in all course learning objectives. Department faculty will evaluate submitted portfolios based on the evaluation rubric. Evaluation rubric and student checklist located in The School of Liberal Arts office.

Interview Details

Interview, given in department by department faculty. Faculty will interview applicants based on submitted portfolio and will assess portfolio and demonstration against evaluation rubric. Evaluation rubric and student checklist located in The School of Liberal Arts office.

Office Contact
School of Liberal Arts: 313-845-9624, lainfo@hfcc.edu, Liberal Arts Building, Room: K-201
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2019 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.