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2022-2023 Catalog 
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ART 114 - Two-Dimensional Design

Credits: 3
5 Studio Hours


This course involves the exploration and completion of projects in various two-dimensional media that demonstrate the elements and principles of design. Critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills are fostered through the completion of individualized projects within set parameters.  Historical and diverse artwork and cultural ideas are explored as examples of key concepts. Class critiques guide students in the ability to critique artwork with effective communication while using appropriate terminology.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Develop projects based on the elements and principles of design.
  2. Demonstrate technical competency in a variety of two-dimensional media.
  3. Apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills in the production of artwork.
  4. Discuss artwork within the context of a multicultural and historic perspective.
  5. Analyze artwork critically using appropriate terminology.
Listed Topics
  1. Elements of design
  2. Principles of design
  3. Two-dimensional media
  4. Visual communication and problem-solving skills
  5. Oral or written communication skills
  6. Critical analysis
Reference Materials
Materials and textbook as required by instructor
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 5/2/2022

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