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TPS AP Art History with dual college credit – enjoy boosting your transcript!

“As an art lover and a history lover, I really liked this course! Strongly recommend it! I think everyone who takes this course will gain a lot from it, no matter whether you are going into an art career or just have an interest in art. 🙂 This course is a fantastic chance to study great art works, famous artists, and the thoughts, cultures, and traditions behind the art. Plus a great teacher!” Erica Z (student)

AP Art History is one of those overlooked courses that could be just what you’re looking for.

  • Combines the study of art and architecture with an overview of world history and culture.
  • Fascinating enriching transcript-boosting AP® course for anyone, even those who don’t have a lot of other AP or Honors courses. It does not require a strong background in math, science, English or history.
  • TPS AP Art History also offers direct college credit (no AP® exam required) from Belhaven University. This course is pre-approved for college credit (Belhaven ART 215, 3 credits). Upon successful completion of this course, the student may apply for a college transcript from Belhaven University for this course.
Course Description

TPS AP Art History focuses on the history of art from ancient times to the present in both the European tradition as well as works that were created in different cultures. Through readings, research, class lectures and presentations, and online museum visits, students will study significant artworks from around the world. Students will write essays on the description, analysis, and comparison of these works. Students will study the connection of art to world religious and philosophical traditions, as well as changing societal needs, to provide the framework for learning about a diverse canon of artworks. This class will explore ways art and architecture facilitate worship and express the values of a culture. Through observation and reflection we gain understanding, begin to see connections as well as differences, and perceive deeper purposes and themes.

Teacher Bio

Marcie Concepcion graduated magna cum laude with a BS in Art Education and summa cum laude with a Masters Degree in Art Education from Florida International University. She studied for two years under acclaimed pastelist David Chang. Prior to that she pioneered in the program that later became the highly acclaimed New World School of the Arts. Marcie has over 25 years teaching in public magnet schools, museums, private tutoring, abroad within the diplomatic community, and in local homeschool organizations. Throughout her teaching career her students have won numerous local, county and state awards, including annual student showcases and Scholastics awards. One student’s work was included in a national Crayola Textbook Series. Several of her high school students in the last decade have gone on to become accomplished professionals within the art community working for CNN, the Atlantic and other publications. As an artist, Marcie has exhibited in several gallery exhibitions and juried art shows, often winning awards including 1st Place in 2-Dimensional Artwork in the 1999 Cultural Council Annual Juried Art Show and a Purchase Award by the Chamber of Commerce at the 37th Annual Highlands Juried Art Festival. She has been commissioned to do several public and private murals in various locations, and she has over 100 of her pieces in private and public collections throughout the world.

TPS is authorized by the College Board to offer certified AP® courses under AI / CEEB code 470144. AP® is a trademark owned by the College Board, which is not affiliated with and does not endorse these courses.

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