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History of Design

No sections available this semester

AH3060 (3.0 credits or audit)
This wide-ranging survey from 1850 to the present presents a history of designed objects, images, and spaces. (CE students may request special permission to enroll in this 3 credit undergraduate course.)

Digital Media Culture

No sections available this semester

AH3065 (3.0 credits)
Focusing on both contemporary and obsolete technologies and mediums, this course covers the impact of the digital revolution on culture, business, and the individual.

American Art

No sections available this semester

AH3210 (3.0 credits or audit)
Explore painting, sculpture, and photography produced in the United States from the American Revolution to the end of the First World War.

Cultures of Photography: WWII to 2000

No sections available this semester

AH3240 (3.0 credits)
This course will survey the nature of photography, its practices, meanings, and visual results during a critical era of rapid development of the medium.

Theories of Art

No sections available this semester

AH3700 (3.0 credits or audit)
This course investigates traditional and contemporary concepts about the relation of ideas, language, and theory to art.

The 20th Century Artist Book: Tradition

No sections available this semester

AH6330 (3.0 credits or audit)
This course will explore the historical, theoretical, and critical development of artists' books throughout the 20th and early 21st centuries within the context of movements and trends in the visual and performing arts

World Textiles

No sections available this semester

AH7281 (3.0 credits or audit)
This global survey course will introduce students to the important textiles of Asia, Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, from a material culture point of view. (Graduate Level)

Poetics Off The Page

No sections available this semester

AS3250 (3.0 credits)
This course explores the history and theory of scripted literary texts that reside outside of the traditional venues for printed poetry, namely the pages of codex books.

Psychology of Creativity

No sections available this semester

AS3360 (3.0 credits or audit)
The psychological and biological foundations of perception through problem-solving and creative work are studied as a means of exploring and developing creativity. (CE students may request special permission to enroll in this 3 credit undergraduate course.)

Business Communications for Design

No sections available this semester

AS4200 (3.0 credits)
This course focuses on building business communication skills and materials necessary for success in the field of design.