Select 6 credits from the following courses:
ARTS 3200 - Digital Photographic Design (3 credits)
This course provides the skills and concepts required to develop professional-quality illustrations, and photo manipulations. The focus of the course will be on both technical and aesthetic issues, and the relationship of image manipulation to different graphic design formats. Prerequisite: ARTS 2200.
ARTS 3750 - Printmaking (3 credits)
In this course, students will learn a variety of printmaking techniques and gain an understanding of the distinctive nature of printmaking including: tools, inks, paper, plate preparation, registration, printing processes and qualities of prints e.g. overlays, transparency, offset, and multiple images. Students will produce multiple images by hand printing and working on a press while exploring personal visual expression. Class sessions are comprised of independent and collaborative printing, lectures, demonstrations, discussions, and critique. Additionally, students will be introduced to the work of influential printers and the history/tradition of printmaking. Prerequisites: ARTS 1200 OR ARTS 1800 OR ARTS 2410.
ARTS 3450 - Graphic Design III (3 credits)
Students explore the underlying principles of grid theory, text and display typography, sequence, page layout, and type and image integration as they relate to a range of publication design applications. Prerequisite: ARTS 3650.
COMM 3900 - Web, Mobile and Interactive Design for Communication (3 credits)
Students learn the historical background of the web’s evolution, basic design guidelines for creating effective visual presentations, and essential design and building techniques for creating web sites and mobile applications. Using this foundational knowledge, students plan, design, and develop a website. Prerequisite: ARTS 2410.
ARTS 4500 - Professional Print Design (3 credits)
The focus of this course is on multiple page documents and extended design systems. Students will create professional print design projects that reflect the range of work designers encounter in the studio, agency, or corporate design environment. Print production techniques will be investigated. Prerequisite: ARTS 2450.
ARTS 4900 - Special Topics in the Arts (3 credits)
This course is designed for students with an interest in a particular period or genre of art, music, or theatre, specific artist, composers, dramatists, or topics not covered in other art, music, or theatre courses. Specific focus to be announced. May be repeated once for credit, if content changes and with written consent of division director. Prerequisites: one ARTS course and COMP 2000, COMP 2010 or COMP 2020 or COMP 2000H or ARTS 2300H.