Course Descriptions:

REQUIRED COURSES
ART 101 | Drawing I (3 credit hours)
A study of basic drawing techniques using a variety of drawing media.
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ART 112 | Introduction to Graphic Design (3 credit hours)
This course provides exposure to graphic design history, concepts, and processes.
Generals Studies Outcome: Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics/Technology & Its Application

ART 203 | 2-D Design Foundation (3 credit hours)
This computer-based course is a study of two-dimensional design and color theory.
Generals Studies Outcome: Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics/Technology & Its Application

ART 313 | Illustration (3 credit hours)
This course guides students in understanding how illustration functions as an image that enhances or complements a specific text. An overall view of the field is covered through studio assignments that explore the creative possibilities of digital and traditional techniques combined with an emphasis on drawing. Students are limited to three (3) hours credit per semester. This course may be repeated for a total of nine (9) hours.
Prerequisite required: ART 101
Generals Studies Outcome: Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics/Technology & Its Application

ART 314 | Digital Photography (3 credit hours)
This course emphasized the aesthetic aspects of photography including lighting, color, and composition. Students will explore camera and digital techniques such as exposure, color corrections, retouching, and creative image manipulation. Students are limited to three (3) hours credit per semester. This course may be repeated for a total of nine (9) hours.
Generals Studies Outcome: Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics/Technology & Its Application

ART 316 | Visual Identity (3 credit hours)
This course covers developing a visual identity for a company or organization that includes market research and logo design as well as manual writing and design that set identity application guidelines.
Prerequisite required: ART 112
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ART 320 | Web Design (3 credit hours)
This course explores web site development with an emphasis on aesthetics and understanding audience. Students build structure, interactivity, and styling through code. Students are limited to three (3) hours credit per semester. This course may be repeated for a total of nine (9) hours.
Prerequisite required: ART 112
Generals Studies Outcome: Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics/Technology & Its Application