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ART 115: Introduction to 2D Design (3 credits)

Course Description

Art 115 is an introductory course which focuses on the basic design concepts, elements and principles of art. This course emphasizes projects in basic two-dimensional design. (6 hours studio)

Recommended Preparation: ART 101.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Become familiar with and successfully use the principles of design to develop individual creative designs and dynamic compositions.
  • Use a variety of strategies to create and evaluate the creative problem-solving process through intuitive processes, revisions and risk-taking, to arrive at a final composition.
  • Demonstrate proper use of diverse media and materials to produce a work of art.
  • Evaluate and critique works of art and presentation by using art terminology.
  • Identify historic references within the theory and practice of design.
  • Organize a portfolio of works that demonstrate aesthetic understanding of the principles of design, elements of form, and appropriate presentation of art.

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