ARCH 034: Digital Drawing and 3D Modeling
4 credits - CRN 43602
In our increasingly visual world we often need to present ideas in realistic, expressive, and engaging ways. This introductory course presents the basics of digital drawing and rendering through the lens of architecture, but is intended for students of all disciplines interested in visual communication. This project-based course focuses on the essentials of AutoCAD, SketchUp, and Revit supplemented with V-Ray and Photoshop for rendering. $100 Course Fee.
ARCH 043: Architectural Design I
4 credits - CRN 42422
Fundamental design studio for architecture majors. Composition, spatial concepts; precedent; materials and detail; light and color in architecture. Instruction in basic communication techniques. $100 Course Fee.
*Prerequisite of ART 004
ART 001: Art and Architecture History: Ancient to Medieval
4 credits – CRN 41948
Survey of art and architecture around the globe, from the world's earliest artistic and architectural production through the 14th century. European, Middle Eastern, African, Asian and Central and South American works are covered. The course also serves as an introduction to the vocabulary, concepts, and methods of art and architectural history.
ART 003: Two-Dimensional Design
4 credits - Two Sections Offered - CRNS 42340, 42342
This class will present the foundations necessary to understand, discuss and create in the two-dimensional visual world. Using variety of materials and techniques and digital media, students will explore the concepts of line, form, shape, value, texture, space and color. Required for all Architecture, Art, Art History and Design majors. $100 Course Fee. *Department permission required.
ART 004: Three-Dimensional Design
4 credits - Two Sections Offered - CRN 42343, 42344
An introduction to the basic elements and principles of design. involves use of various materials to solve 3D design problems in studio and computer lab. Problem solving in variety of materials for 3D design including assemblages, models, constructions, and conceptual forms. Required for all majors in department. $100 Course Fee. *Department permission required.
ART 007: Digital Photography
4 credits - CRN 41786
Intensive work in photography as fine art using digital input and output. Lectures, demonstrations, critiques. $100 Course Fee.
ART 011: Drawing I
4 credits - Two sections offered - CRNs 44540, 41178
Concepts and practice of drawing, both traditional and contemporary. Includes drawing from life and an introduction to materials and techniques. $100 Course Fee. *Department permission required.
ART 013: Sculpture I
4 credits - CRN 41405
Projects directed toward developing design in sculpture. Exploration of materials and their application. Emphasis on sculptural form as it relates to techniques. $100 Course Fee.
ART 035: Painting I
4 credits - CRN 42424
Painting in oil beginning with color mixing and basic layering techniques. Students learn the basic mechanisms for creative expression. Emphasis on understanding the physical nature of the materials. Studio. $100 Course Fee.
*Prerequisite of ART 003 OR 004 OR 011
ART 096: Teaching in the Museum
1 credit - CRN 44628
This course introduces students to the fundamentals of object-based teaching in the museum setting. Students will learn a range of teaching approaches, and will put their studies into practice by offering public tours of the exhibition "Doing Democracy" in the Main Gallery.
DES 040: Product Design I: Form, Process, and Concept Design
4 credits - Two sections offered - CRNs 42426, 44571
Introduction to the field of Industrial Design. Through research, analysis, drawing and prototyping, students will acquire an understanding of the various aesthetic, technological, and business issues a designer must consider when creating a product. Consent of department required. $100 Course Fee.
*Prerequisites of (ART 003 OR 011) and ART 004
DES 053: Introduction to Graphic Design
4 credits - CRN 41109
This course serves as an introduction to the graphic design process, with a primary focus on concept development and craft. Students examine how to identify and resolve visual problems and learn the basics of design and typography. Creative solutions will be encouraged for projects with practical applications. Topics include logo development and execution, professional typography, image basics and resolution, print production, studio skills and professional practices. Digital applications include Photoshop, Illustrator and In-design. $100 Course Fee. *Department permission required.
*Prerequisite of ART 003
DES 070: Web Design I
4 credits - CRN 42425
Introduction to the design and fabrication of web pages. Students will learn how to create pages using HTML and web fabrication software, with an emphasis on aesthetic and structure. $100 Course Fee.
*Prerequisite of ART 003