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Undergraduate Degree Programs

These course descriptions are not being updated as of August 1, 2016. Current course descriptions are maintained in LionPATH.

Arts and Architecture (A&A)

A&A 099 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

A&A 100 (GA;IL) Introduction to International Arts (3) An interdisciplinary, multicultural introduction to the arts of the world.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

A&A 105 Interdisciplinary Digital Studio (IDS) Seminar I (3) This course will consist of 5 modules that will introduce students to emerging technologies that are applicable to interdisciplinar electronic design study.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: School of Visual Arts Admissions Portfolio  

A&A 106 Interdisciplinary Digital Studio (IDS) Seminar II (3) This course will consist of 5 modules that will introduce students to emerging technologies that are applicalbe to interdisciplinary electronic design study.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: School of Visual Arts Admissions Portfolio and completion ofA&A 105  

A&A 110 Interdisciplinary Digital Media Studio I (3) Provides arts and design students an interdisciplinary studio-based exploration of critical, theoretical, and historical understandings of digital media.
Effective: Summer 2006
Prerequisite: Prerequisite or concurrent:A&A 101, A&A 102S   Concurrent: or A&A 103 A&A 104

A&A 121 (GA) Design Thinking and Creativity (3) An introductory and multidisciplinary exploration of the theory, process, methods, and artifacts of design, achieved through an examination of ideas, examples, and applications.
Effective: Summer 2015
 

A&A 122 Introduction to Graphic Storytelling (3) Introduction to Graphic Storytelling is a studio exploring the visual language of comics and graphic novels. Assignments will include writing and drawing exercises, and short and long-form comics projects. Students will study the formal concerns of visual sequence and storytelling, layout and lettering, and traditional drawing materials. Subjects of study and discussion will include contemporary comics and graphic novels, comprehensive critical response, creative ideation and development, and the history and theory of sequential art. Through exercises, projects, readings, discussion, and communal feedback, students will become develop their own visual and narrative process for producing graphic narratives.
Effective: Summer 2016
 

A&A 197 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 2004
 

A&A 199 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

A&A 210 Focused Realization Studio (3) Provides students the opportunity for the realization of more focused interdisciplinary studio explorations in the digital arts and design disciplines.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: A&A 110  

A&A 294 Research Project Courses (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Spring 1994
 

A&A 296 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, that are supervised on an individual basis and that fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 2004
 

A&A 297 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 2004
 

A&A 299 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

A&A 310 Creative Collaboration Studio (3) Provides students with an advanced studio exploration of interdisciplinary collaborative projects in the digital arts and design disciplines.
Effective: Summer 2006
Prerequisite: A&A 210, ART 211W  

A&A 322 Arts Marketing (3) Topics include: arts markets, consumptions models, targeted development of aesthetic products, analysis of websites and other marketing materials that communicate artistic value.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: third-semester standing  

A&A 323 Arts Enterprise Development (3) Course outlines the cultural and economic environment of the arts in the United States. Topics include: feasibility study and start-up of for- and non-profit arts ventures, the role of geography, demand and infrastructure considerations in entrepreneurial decision-making.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: Third-semester standing  

A&A 324 Arts Entreprenueurship and the Law (1) Course surveys general legal considerations in the arts and pertinent issues for monetizing creative work.
Effective: Spring 2016
Prerequisite: 4th semester standing  

A&A 397 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 2004
 

A&A 399 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

A&A 401 International Arts Minor Final Project (1-3) The final project required for the International Arts Minor.
Effective: Summer 2004
Prerequisite: A&A 100 and completion of at least 12 credits toward the International Arts Minor  

A&A 410 Interdisciplinary Digital Studio Capstone I (4) Provides arts and design students an opportunity to conceptualize a digital arts and design undergraduate thesis.
Effective: Summer 2006
Prerequisite: A&A 310 Prerequisite or concurrent:ART H 476  

A&A 411 Interdisciplinary Digital Studio Capstone II (4) Provides arts and design students an opportunity to implement a digital art and design undergraduate thesis.
Effective: Summer 2006
Prerequisite: A&A 410  

A&A 424 Arts Entrepreneurship Capstone Research Project (3) Mentored research on an arts venture idea equips students for immediate, informed, individually specific action upon completion of the program.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: A&A 322 andA&A 323  

A&A 494 Research Project Courses (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Spring 1994
 

A&A 494H Research Project Courses (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Fall 2007
 

A&A 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, that are supervised on an individual basis and that fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 2004
 

A&A 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 2004
 

A&A 499 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

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