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ART 1301   (3-3-3)   Design I

An introduction to the vocabulary and principles of two-dimensional design: line, value, color, shape, form, and spatial devices in unified and varied organizations. Individual media exploration and creativity is encouraged through readings and design problems in the above areas. Field Trip required. Lab fee.  

  • Offered: Fall, Spring, Online.
  • Prerequisite: None.

ART 2318   (3-2-1)   Basic Digital Design (S-L)

Fundamentals of digital design are covered utilizing standard graphic software applications for PC and Macintosh platforms. Proven methods of effective communication through typography, layout, and design are discussed. Computer lab projects include creative design and cost-effective production of camera ready art for posters, newsletters, reports, and display advertising. Lab fee.  This course contains a field-based service-learning component.

  • Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer, Online.
  • Prerequisite: None.

ART 3314   (3-2-1)   Photography II

Advanced photographic skills developed through photography projects enhanced by digital imaging software and techniques. Students will learn to apply a state of the art digital graphics program and selectively modify, enhance, and combine photographs to create images that communicate aesthetically and effectively. Students are expected to provide their own SLR camera. Students may use a digital camera, but it is not required, as negatives or photographs may be scanned. Lab fee.  

  • Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer, Online.
  • Prerequisite: ART 2314.

ART 3317    (3-2-1)   Contemporary Advertising

Advanced study of basic visual communication design including typography, layout, illustration, graphic reproduction processes, rough art, finished art, camera ready art, and digital art applied to specific design projects. Lab fee.   

  • Offered: Fall, Online.
  • Prerequisite: None.

ART 4319   (3-3-0)   Modern Art

Study of selected movements within 19th and 20th century art and culture. Field trips required to museum.  

  • Offered: Fall, Online.
  • Prerequisite: None.

ART 4353   (3-3-0)   Fine Arts in East Asia

An overview of the visual and performing arts of East Asia. Field trips to art museums and cultural events will be required.  

  • Offered: Fall, Online.
  • Prerequisite: None.

ART 4380   (3-3-0)   The Arts and the Creative Process

Analysis of the visual and performing arts including the study of art critical thinking and creativity. The study will include perception, criticism, and factors which integrate, influence, and create the arts. Field trips are required.  

  • Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer, Online.
  • Prerequisite: None.

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