Arts (ART)

ART 116 - Design for the Web I

Course Description

Effective: 2012-05-01

Introduces the basic elements of web page design: typography, imagery, and color, and examines how they are combined to create effective layouts. Teaches organization of materials, sketching and concept development, site planning and various methods of construction.
Credits - 3. Lecture 2 hours. Studio Instruction - 2 hours. Total Contact - 4 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

Focus on theories and concepts of design as it pertains to the development of web pages. Teach graphic skills and techniques necessary to create a web page. Recommended for students interested in web design. Course fits with the foundations and principles addressed in other courses.

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ART 117 - Design for the Web II

Course Description

Effective: 2014-05-01

Continues the study of design concepts introduced in Design for the Web I (ART 116). Concentrates on the addition of animation, sound, and interactivity to the web pages. Explores advanced design problems.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 2 hours. Studio Instruction - 2 hours. Total Contact - 4 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

Design concepts, especially as pertains to the use of animation and interactivity on web pages. Teach the skills and techniques necessary to create web-based animations and interactive elements and embed them into web pages. Provides an understanding of the aesthetics and techniques regarding the use of sound in web page construction. Recommended for students that completed ART 116: Design for the Web I. Course continues the knowledge development in ART 116: Design for the Web I.

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ART 116

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ART 130 - Introduction to Multimedia

Course Description

Effective: 2012-08-01

Introduces the student to the basic components of multimedia: text, graphics, animation, sound, and video, and explores how they combine to create a multimedia product. Emphasizes the design aspects of multimedia projects and teaches the techniques required to develop a presentation.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits

General Course Purpose

The course provides an overview of the theories and concepts of design as they pertain to the multimedia environment. It teaches students the skills and techniques needed to create a multimedia produce. The course also provides hands-on experience with the basic set-up and operation of the microcomputer and familiarize the student with the application software pertinent to multimedia design and development.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Computer literacy is suggested.

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ART 134 - Three Dimensional Design

Course Description

Effective: 2015-05-01

Explores the concepts of three dimensional design applicable to all fields of Visual Art. Covers tools and techniques. Uses computers as appropriate for research.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Laboratory 4 hours. Total 5-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits

General Course Purpose

Students will explore a variety of subject matter, and use skills acquired in class to produce three-dimensional representational, abstract, and non-objective artwork.Introduces 3-D design concepts and focuses on idea development using both traditional and nontraditional three-dimensional materials and media. A hands-on approach is used in modeling, casting, carving, assemblage, mixed media, installation, and time-based artwork. This course prepares students for intermediate-level visual arts courses in both transfer and career programs in art. It may also be taken for personal enrichment.

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ART 135 - Visual Communications

Course Description

Effective: 2012-08-01

Studies intermediate design concepts applicable to all fields of communication arts.
(3-4 Cr.) Lecture 2 hours, Lab 2-4 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week
3-4 credits

General Course Purpose

This course is a conceptual course that teaches specific creative techniques with which to approach communication needs in a visual context. It is an introduction to the generation of concepts essential to Communication Design.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite ART 131.

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ART 140 - Introduction to Graphic Skills

Course Description

Effective: 2012-01-01

Teaches basic studio skills and concepts. Emphasizes concept development and problem solving using traditional art materials and computer techniques. Uses current graphic software applications.
(3-4 Cr.) Lecture 1-2 hours, Lab 4 hours, Total 5-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits

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Introduction to Graphic Skills will provide the student with a basic understanding of, and familiarity with equipment, computer technology, materials, and methods for successfully executing problems in future course work.

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ART 141 - Typography I

Course Description

Effective: 2012-08-01

Studies the history of letterforms and typefaces and examines their uses in contemporary communications media. Emphasizes applications to specific design problems. Includes identification and specification of type and uses current technologies for copy fitting and hands-on typesetting problems. Part I of II.
(3-4 Cr.) Lecture 2 hours, Lab 2-4 hours, Total 4-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits

General Course Purpose

A study of the development of typography will be explored from Gutenberg until present day. The study will include development of letterforms and their differences, and classification of typefaces. Practical exercises, demonstrations and lectures will be integral parts of the course.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite is ART 140 Introduction to Graphic Skills.

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ART 142 - Typography II

Course Description

Effective: 2012-08-01

Examines advanced applications of the studies completed in Typography I. Explores the use of typography in layout and design. Requires projects based on professional level problems designed to test the student's practical knowledge as well as his or her creative ability. Applies computer techniques for working with type. Part II of II.
(3-4 Cr.) Lecture 1-2 hours, Lab 2-4 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week. Part II of II
3-4 credits

General Course Purpose

The development of typography will be explored from Gutenberg until present day. The study will include development of letterforms and their differences and classification of typefaces. Practical exercises and lectures will be integral parts of the courses.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites are ART 140 Introduction to Graphic Skills and ART 141 Typography I or divisional approval.

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ART 145 - Introduction to Fashion Design

Course Description

Effective: 2011-05-01

Introduces the essential elements of fashion design. Includes the study of garment silhouette and terminology, basic drawing skills of the fashion figure and garments, creating flats, using croquis, rendering fabrics, designing a fashion line, and understanding the apparel manufacturing and freelance design industries.
Lecture 2 hours. Lab 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course allows students interested in fashion design to learn the basics of designing clothing for commercial use. Students will gain knowledge about various areas of the fashion industry in order to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of fashion.

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ART 148 - Garment Construction

Course Description

Effective: 2011-08-01

Gives students a foundational understanding of garment construction and fabric manipulation in order to create apparel. Includes the fundamentals of hand and machine sewing techniques and basic pattern symbols.
Lecture 2 hours. Lab 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course provides students with essential skills and knowledge of tools and techniques in garment construction required to be successful in the fields of fashion design and theatrical costuming.

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ART 160 - Film Production I

Course Description

Effective: 2011-08-01

Introduces students to the basic techniques and procedures involved in motion picture production. Emphasizes aspects of filmmaking from scripting and preproduction through editing and postproduction. Includes the exploration of professional film crew roles in grip, lighting, production management, directing, sound and editing. Part I of II. This course is cross-listed with PHT 150. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Lecture 2 hours. Lab 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course teaches film production using industry standard protocol and equipment. It familiarizes students with the technical and aesthetic practices of narrative filmmaking and familiarizes them with film language and techniques. The course teaches them to operate technical filmmaking equipment and prepares them to work as a member of a professional crew. This course introduces, reinforces and applies concepts foundational to time-based media and sequential art.

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ART 161 - Film Production II

Course Description

Effective: 2011-08-01

Reinforces techniques covered in Film Production I emphasizing technical and theoretical aspects of the filmmaking process. Requires student collaboration on film assignments from scripting and preproduction through editing and postproduction, and roles in grip, lighting, production management, directing, sound, and editing. Part II of II. This course is cross-listed with PHT 151. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Lecture 2 hours. Lab 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course reinforces and utilizes the basic motion picture techniques and procedures covered in Film Production I to further develop the students? technical and theoretical understanding of the filmmaking process. Students will learn to operate technical film equipment and post-production software. This course is designed to prepare students for both entry-level positions on professional film sets and possible transfer to a four-year filmmaking program.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Film Production I

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ART 183 - Introduction to Art Therapy

Course Description

Effective: 2014-01-01

Introduces the history of art therapy, contemporary approaches and various settings in which art therapy may occur. Provides instruction in the use of art materials in therapy, dynamics of the creative process, and psychological theory. Reviews educational steps leading to a successful career in art therapy.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 3 hours. Total - 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

Required for the approved Specialization in Pre-Art Therapy. Course provides an overview for students aspiring to work in the field of counseling and art therapy.

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ART 184 - Survey of Museum Practice

Course Description

Effective: 2014-05-01

Explores the role of the museum in society and traces the foundations upon which these public, cultural and educational institutions are built. Emphasizes the management and interpretation of historic properties and collections. This course is cross-listed with HIS 183. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 3 hours. Total Contact - 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course explores the role of the museum in society and traces the foundations upon which these public, cultural and educational institutions are built. Particular emphasis will be given to the management and interpretation of historic properties and collections as they pertain to historic preservation sites or archaeological excavations.

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ART 185 - Introduction to Museum Education

Course Description

Effective: 2014-08-01

Explores the basic elements of museum education, the different programming techniques museums use to reach all types of audiences, and the ways museums identify audiences. This course is cross-listed with HIS 185. Credit will not be awarded for both
Credits - 3 Lecture - 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course explores the core purpose of museums as community educators. Particular emphasis will be given to educational techniques for different audiences and types of museums, how to evaluate museum programs, and how museums work to reach new audiences with their programs.

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ART 186 - Collections Management

Course Description

Effective: 2014-05-01

Discusses the fundamentals of collections policy, deaccessioning, appraisal, and curatorial management. This course is cross-listed with HIS 186. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 3 hours. Total Contact - 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course discusses the fundamentals of collections policy, deaccessioning, appraisal, and curatorial management of artifacts obtained from archaeological and historic building sites.

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ART 203 - Animation I

Course Description

Effective: 2014-01-01

Introduces the student to the basic techniques of animation, combining traditional and computer-generated skills. Teaches theoretical elements of the aesthetics of sequential imagery. Provides practical experience in two-dimensional and/or three-dimensional animation. Exposes the student to a variety of animation techniques.
(3-4 Cr.) Lecture 2 hours, Lab 2-4 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits

General Course Purpose

Teaches the concepts and techniques of basic, two-dimensional animation, both traditional and computer generated. Through hands-on experience the student will develop awareness and appreciation of well-designed animated productions, and give the student historical and current perspectives.

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ART 204 - Animation II

Course Description

Effective: 2012-08-01

Builds on the student's skills in the techniques of animation developed in ART 203 Animation 1. Emphasizes computer-generated, high-quality animations. Teaches the advanced techniques of two- and three-dimensional computer animation.
(3-4 Cr.) Lecture 2 hours, Lab 2-4 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits

General Course Purpose

Animation II covers advanced concepts of two- and three-dimensional animation. Through hands-on experience the student will develop awareness and appreciation of well-designed animated productions, and give the student historical and current perspectives. This course will build on the studies completed in Animation I. Intermediate skills and techniques are applied to create more advanced animation projects using both traditional and computer generated techniques using current technology and software.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites are ART 121 Drawing I, ART 203 Animation 1. Pre or Co-requisite is ART 207 3D Model Rendering.

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ART 207 - 3D Model Rendering

Course Description

Effective: 2012-01-01

Provides the student with an advanced understanding of the principles of building three-dimensional objects, characters, and interior and exterior environments with current industry software.
(3-4 Cr.) Lecture 2 hours, Lab 2-4 hours, Total 6 hours per week.
3-4 credits

General Course Purpose

Develop technical skills for the construction of three-dimensional models and their application with other modules such as animation in current industry 3D software programs.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites are ART 130 Multimedia I and ART 131 Fundamentals of Design I.

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ART 208 - Video Techniques

Course Description

Effective: 2017-01-01

Addresses the fundamentals of video technology and non-linear video editing. Focuses on the aesthetics of time-code editing using current industry software. Teaches a student to shoot and capture video and record and edit sound, and combine artwork, animation, video, and sound in the creation of professional-quality original video projects.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits

General Course Purpose

Teaches students the principal concepts and techniques of video production. Includes techniques for sound editing and development of original video.

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ART 210 - Advanced Video Techniques

Course Description

Effective: 2017-05-01

Explores advanced production and post-production techniques utilizing the audio and video capabilities of Hybrid Digital Single Lens Reflex (HDSLR) cameras that include the following: sound design, title design, color correction, compelling visual narratives, complex compositing and basic motion effects. Covers practical video projects common for commercial photographers and designers, including corporate identity videos, event videos and advanced storytelling. This course is cross?listed with PHT 210. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course will provide students with necessary advanced skills in video production, pre-production and post-production to prepare them for work in the industry.

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ART 214 - Advanced Video Project Development

Course Description

Effective: 2017-05-01

Applies video pre-production, production and post-production skills in the creation of unique, client approved videos from concept to completion. Develops skills of various video crew positions, collaboration skills, and communication skills and creation of narrative, documentary, educational and commercial video products as part of a portfolio. This course is cross-listed with PHT 214. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course will provide students the opportunity to work as a creative, collaborative team in creating video productions, a skill that is necessary for successful transition to the workforce in this industry.

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ART 217 - Graphic Design I

Course Description

Effective: 2012-08-01

Focuses on creative concepts and skills necessary for graphic design problem solving using current technology. Includes techniques specific to computer applications for the production of print design using text and image. Part I of II.
3-4 Credits - Lecture 2 hours. Lab Hours: 2-4. Total 4-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits

General Course Purpose

Graphic Design I is an advanced course where creative concepts in graphic design are incorporated, specifically from the point of view of using current technology as the primary production tool for print design. Incorporates applied studio solutions to a variety of problems including typography and imagery. Recommended for students pursuing careers in graphic design.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites are ART 121 Drawing I, ART 131 Fundamentals of Design I, ART 135 Visual Communications, ART 140 Introduction to Graphic Skills, and ART 141 Typography I. Co-requisites are ART 142 Typography II, and ART 265 Graphic Techniques

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ART 218 - Graphic Design II

Course Description

Effective: 2012-08-01

Builds on the studies completed in Graphic Design I. Teaches advanced problem solving skills, concept development and project management.Applies intermediate level production techniques to 2D and 3D graphic design using current technologies and principles of pre-press production. Part II of II.
Credit Hours 3-4. Lecture 2 hours. Lab 2-4 hours. Contact 4-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits

General Course Purpose

Graphic Design II is an advanced course where creative concepts in graphic design are incorporated, specifically from the point of view of using current technology as the primary production tool. Incorporates applied studio solutions to a variety of 2D and 3D graphic design including typography and imagery.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

ART 217 Graphic Design I and its prerequisites are prerequisite for this course.

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ART 220 - Advanced Design for the Web

Course Description

Effective: 2014-05-01

Presents advanced features of web design and technology used by designers. Explores advanced design problems.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 2 hours. Studio Instruction - 2 hours. Total Contact - 4 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

Designed to advance the student's education in design concepts, especially on how it applies to the current trends in the field. Expand on the necessary skills and tools needed to be successful in creating interactive web-based designs. Explore more front-end user interface design concepts and applications. Recommended for students that completed ART 116: Design for the Web I and ART 117: Design for the Web II. Course continues the knowledge development in ART 116: Design for the Web I and ART 117: Design for the Web II.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites: ART 116 and ART 117 or divisional approval.

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ART 241 - Painting I

Course Description

Effective: 2016-08-01

Introduces abstract and representational painting in acrylic and/or oil with emphasis on color composition and value.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Studio instruction 4 hours. Total 5-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits

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ART 247 - Painting Techniques for Illustrators

Course Description

Effective: 2013-05-01

Introduces materials and techniques used by the illustrator. Includes water-soluble paints (watercolor, acrylic, gouache), oil-based paints, and mixed media.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Studio Instruction 4 hours. Total 5-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits

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Students in ART 247 are instructed in painting techniques that are used by illustrators.

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ART 257 - Introduction to Raku

Course Description

Effective: 2014-05-01

Presents problems in the design and production of ceramic works using traditional and contemporary western approaches to Raku firing. Explores the art of Raku pottery, focusing on construction, decorating and firing techniques in addition to the aesthetics of the glazed form. Covers the history and aesthetics of the Raku process and how it developed into its present form.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 1 hour. Studio Instruction - 4 hours. Total Contact - 5 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course is an introduction to the nature of the Raku pottery process. Emphasis is placed on acquiring and developing the fundamental skills and knowledge base associated with this dynamic process.

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ART 263 - Interactive Design I

Course Description

Effective: 2012-08-01

Focuses on conceptualization and problem solving for interactive design. Instructs students in techniques specific to web, multimedia for the web and other Interactive design projects using current technology and standards. Interactive functionality and usability are covered. Part I of II.
(3-4 Credits) Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits

General Course Purpose

Interactive Design I focuses on the creative development of interactive projects, specifically addressing the unique characteristics of design for interactive experiences. Incorporates applied studio solutions to interactive projects with an emphasis on web pages and web based multimedia using current technology and standards.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites are ART 121 Drawing I, ART 131 Fundamentals of Design I, ART 135 Visual Communications, ART 140 Introduction to Graphic Skills, and ART 141 Typography.

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ART 264 - Interactive Design II

Course Description

Effective: 2012-08-01

Builds on the studies completed in Interactive Design I. Focuses on conceptualization and problem solving for interactive design. Instructs students in intermediate techniques specific to web, multimedia for the web and other interactive design projects using current technology and standards. Includes interactive documents and experiences. Part II of II.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits

General Course Purpose

Interactive Design II focuses on the creative development of interactive projects, specifically addressing the unique characteristics of design for interactive experiences. Incorporates applied studio solutions to interactive projects with an emphasis on web pages and web based multimedia, and interactive publications using current technology and standards.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

(3-4 Credits) Prerequisites are ART 121 Drawing I, ART 131 Fundamentals of Design I, ART 135 Visual Communications, ART 140 Introduction to Graphic Skills, ART 141 Typography, and ART 263 Interactive Design I Co-requisite is ART 142 Typography II

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ART 265 - Graphic Techniques

Course Description

Effective: 2012-08-01

Applies the study of printing processes and production techniques used in preparation of design files for professional printing. Teaches print production terminology, image and typography specifications, as well as technical skills using current technology and software.
Credit Hours: 3-4. Lecture 2 hours. Lab Hours: 2-4. Total 4-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits

General Course Purpose

Graphic Techniques is an advanced course where creative concepts in graphic design are incorporated, specifically from the point of view of using current technology as the primary production tool for print design and production. Incorporates applied studio solutions to a variety of problems including typography and imagery.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite is ART 140 Introduction to Graphic Skills Co-requisite is ART 141 Typography I

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ART 266 - Package Design

Course Description

Effective: 2014-05-01

Studies the role of packaging in product identification, presentation, and production. Investigates the unique challenges of typography, illustration and design from 2D to 3D forms. Researches business goals, marketing objectives, packaging structure, and display aesthetics. Applies the principles of design and foundations of typography in final production of products.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 2 hours. Studio Instruction - 2 hours. Total Contact - 4 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

Package design will focus on marketing, graphics, and three-dimensional design. Emphasis will be on design elements of various forms of packaging. Package designs will be analyzed and positioned for purpose. Brand marks, visual graphics and color schemes are developed for individual products and extended product lines. This course is recommended for students in the Communication Design program or experience in the design industry.

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ART 267 - Integrated Design Techniques

Course Description

Effective: 2014-05-12

Studies the use of design and technology skills for development of visual ideas across an array of delivery platforms, such as web, print and motion. Focus on the development of holistic design ideas. Integrates techniques for the design, implementation, development and production of print, web, motion, and interactive projects.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 2 hours. Studio Instruction - 2 hours. Total Contact - 4 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

Integrated Design Techniques is a course where design concepts will use technology skills for integration into current delivery methods in the communication design industry. Recommended for students interested in developing knowledge about integrating design ideas across the various delivery platforms. Course fits with the foundations and principles addressed in other courses. This course is recommended for Communication Design students.

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ART 268 - Professional Practices in Communication Design

Course Description

Effective: 2014-05-01

Focuses on the business practices, ethical issues, and design issues present within the professional world of communication design.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 2 hours. Studio Instruction - 2 hours. Total Contact - 4 hours.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

Professional Practices within Communication Design is an advanced course where theories of design, business practices, and ethical issues are introduced. Current technology and trends for designers interested in establishing a business entity or managing a creative team are used and explored. Recommended for students pursuing careers in communication design and that are in their second-year of study. Course fits with the foundations and principles addressed in other courses.

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ART 269 - Advanced Typography

Course Description

Effective: 2014-05-01

Focuses on the history, cultural, social, political, cognitive, ethical, and aesthetic contexts of typography in past and contemporary communications media. Emphasizes applications to specific design problems that builds on studies completed in Typography I (ART 141) and Typography II (ART 142).
Credits - 3. Lecture - 2 hours. Studio Instruction - 2 hours. Total Contact - 4 hours per week.
3 credits

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Advanced Typography explores the development of experimental and traditional approaches to typography, giving students the opportunity to develop their own lettering and typefaces. Practical exercises and projects using current technologies, traditional and non-traditional methods, demonstrations and lectures will be integral parts of the course. Recommended for students pursuing careers in communication design. Course continues with building the foundations and principles established in ART 141: Typography I and ART 142: Typography II.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

ART 141 and ART 142.

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ART 280 - Graphic Design for Studio Arts

Course Description

Effective: 2011-05-01

Introduces digital tools, software, and techniques used by visual artists and design professionals to create day-to-day business forms, documents and self-promotional material. Explores the fundamental principles of layout and design that govern the use of image, type and color. Presents professional standards and practices used for organizing, archiving, printing and presenting their work.
Lecture 2 hours per week. Laboratory 3 hours per week. 3 Credits.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

To teach studio artist / students about graphic design principles, techniques and industry software so that they may be more self sufficient in creating the necessary self promotion materials they will need to survive in today?s competitive market.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

ART 131 Fundamentals of Design I and PHT 101 Photography I

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ART 281 - Illustration for Designers

Course Description

Effective: 2014-05-01

Explores the professional field of illustration, along with the different ways of producing illustrations for editorial, commercial, and technical clients using traditional and digital techniques. Build skills and knowledge through discussions, projects and exercises for positioning as an illustrator.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 2 hours. Studio Instruction - 2 hours. Total Contact - 4 hours.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

The course is designed for students to develop fundamental conceptual and visualization capabilities using traditional and digital techniques. Different ways of conceiving and producing illustrations will be explored through lecture, discussion, exercises, and projects. Recommended for students in the Communication Design program, or other students with design industry experience that are interested in illustration. Course fits with the foundations and principles addressed in other courses.

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