Wide-ranging introduction to the visual arts that focuses primarily on the art and architecture of Western Civilization. Topics include art theory, visual perception, subject matter and content, art-making media and techniques, the creative process and the relation of art to its historical and cultural context. Does not count toward the art B.F.A., art minor or art history minor degree requirements. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IIIA or IIIC.
ART 226 GRAPHIC DESIGN I (Fall 2019)
Introduction to graphic design as a specialized arts medium that integrates text and images to communicate specific messages to diverse viewers. Covers the history of graphic design, principles of visual communication and image creation, and the use of specialized computer software to solve basic graphic design problems. Prerequisites: 121, 130, 201. Six hours per week.