Course Descriptions:

REQUIRED COURSES
ART 101 | Drawing I (3 credit hours)
A study of basic drawing techniques using a variety of drawing media.
Components: Lecture/Lab Combined
Attributes: Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics

ART 112 | Introduction to Graphic Design (3 credit hours)
This course provides exposure to graphic design history, concepts, and processes.
Components: Lecture
Attributes: Technology & Its Application
Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics

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

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.
Components: Lecture
Attributes: Technology & Its Application
Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics
Requirement Group: Prerequisite required: ART 101

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.
Components: Lecture
Attributes: Technology & Its Application
Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics

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.
Components: Lecture
Prerequisite required: ART 112

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.
Components: Lecture
Attributes: Technology & Its Application Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics
Requirement Group: Prerequisite required: ART 112