Course code Filz2050
Faculty Faculty of Education, Psychology and Art
Credit points, number of lectures
Credit points ECTS Credit points Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of student independent work hours
2 3 32 32 48
E-courses 2FIL2633: Aesthetics
Course annotation The purpose of this course is to introduce students into the field of aesthetic problems. The course reveals the essential aesthetic notions one has to face on the daily basis. The function of art in society human life is addressed to in detail; namely, how one perceives art, and how what influence art exerts on individuals. The aesthetic problems are related to those of art pedagogy and art psychology. The function of the aesthetic phenomena in an individual’s general and humanitarian culture is revealed.

Results Upon successful completion of the course, students will have an understanding of the essentials of aesthetics, the aesthetic nature of art as well as the function of the aesthetic phenomena in personal development.
In order to complete the course, students must be able to:
-Adequately use the relevant aesthetic terminology;
-Independently analyze the aesthetic phenomena;
-There are skills to analyze texts of aesthetics and art philosophy;

-Enhance their scientific research abilities.
Course plan 1. The subject of aesthetics. L2
2. The essence and nature of the aesthetic phenomenon. L2
3. Aesthetic activity. L2
4. Aesthetic consciousness. The structure of aesthetic consciousness. L4
5. The aesthetic taste. Aesthetic needs. Aesthetic situations. An aesthetic precept. An aesthetic experience. L4
6. The aesthetic categories. The beautiful. The tragic. The comic. L4
7. The problem of art development. L2
8. The functions of art. L4
9. The types of art. L4
10. Perception and understanding of art. L2

11. The problem of creativity. L2
Requirements for obtaining credit points Midterm exam:
A term paper 1. - 15 %
A term paper 2. - 15 %
Practical work. - 20 %

Exam - Oral examination – 50%



Study programmes Art
Teacher of Culturology
Teacher of Visual Art