Creative Exploration

Dates

Winter Session: January 2–18, 2024
Winter registration: November 2, 2023–December 29, 2023

Spring Semester: January 29–May 22, 2024
Spring registration: November 20, 2023–January 29, 2024

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CD 122 Digital Layout I
CD 123 Basic Bookbinding
CG 274 Web-based Game Development Fundamentals
CT 200 Content Design and Research
DE 101 Principles of Display and Exhibit Design: Small Scale
DE 143 Styling for Visual Presentation
EN 251 Theater Arts
EN 266 Screenwriting I
FI 111 Introduction to Film
FI 220 The Writers' Room: What Makes Great Television?
FI 224 Avant-Garde Film
FI 256 Screenwriting I
FI 322 Major Directors: Alfred Hitchcock
HA 217 History of Avant-Garde Film
HA 243 History of Photography
IL 102 Introduction to Digital Sculpting
IL 103 Illustrating the Male Figure
IL 126 Watercolor Comps and Illustrations
IL 133 Anatomical Life Drawing for the Illustrator I
IL 183 Comic Book Illustration
MU 202 Latin American and Carribbean Music
MU 203 Survey of American Music
PH 100 Photography for Artists
PH 162 Photographic Styling
SS 334 The Psychology of Color
TD 101 Experimental Screen Printing
TD 103 Embroidery
TD 131 Woven Design I
TD 157 Wallcovering Design
TD 183 Screen Printing: T-Shirts and Related Products
TD 224 Computer-Aided Print Design

CD 122
Digital Layout I

2.0 credits
In state $440.00 Out of state $1322.00

Traditional studio skills, typography, and computer techniques are explored in order to create printed pieces using InDesign. Students learn to plan and produce files for printing.

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
12754 15A T 6:30-9:20 PM C306

CD 123
Basic Bookbinding

1.5 credits
In state $330.00 Out of state $991.50

Students work hands-on to create book structures. Different bookbinding methods are explored, such as non-adhesive structures, accordions, sewing, and case-bound books, with an emphasis on craft and the proper use of materials.

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
20276 15A T 6:30-9:20 PM D517

CG 274
Web-based Game Development Fundamentals

2.0 credits
In state $440.00 Out of state $1322.00

This course introduces new creative possibilities in the field of interactive media development. It is geared towards students with a strong visual creative background and serves as a bridge to learning how to use code with image elements. This is an essential course for using web-based scripting languages to exercise interactive game development and problem-solving skills.

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
20581 15A W 6:30-9:20 PM C302
20582 15B T 6:30-9:20 PM C302

CT 200
Content Design and Research

2.0 credits
In state $440.00 Out of state $1322.00

This course introduces fundamental design research methods, including content design principles. Students develop thoughtful content and effective presentation skills through the process of content design. Creative outcomes include physical and digital designs.

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
18254 15A T 6:30-9:20 PM C511

DE 101
Principles of Display and Exhibit Design: Small Scale

2.0 credits
In state $440.00 Out of state $1322.00

For students not majoring in Visual Presentation and Exhibition Design. Basic hands-on display methods used in visual merchandising and an understanding of two- and three-dimensional design practices and materials.

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
15997 15A M 6:30-9:20 PM D425

DE 143
Styling for Visual Presentation

2.0 credits
In state $440.00 Out of state $1322.00

Through lectures, demonstrations, and studio projects, students explore an array of styling and visual presentation techniques used in a range of media. Assignments include set and prop styling, scouting for locations, styling for celebrities, fashion shows, and video production.

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
17041 15A M 6:30-9:20 PM D424

EN 251
Theater Arts

3.0 credits
In state $660.00 Out of state $1983.00

Focuses on appreciation of the theater through the study of dramatic art as it evolves from page to stage. Students study the relationship of drama text to performance through reading, acting exercises, and theater attendance. Prerequisite(s): EN 121 or ES 129 or equivalent

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
6574 35A W 6:30-9:20 PM E401

EN 266
Screenwriting I

3.0 credits
In state $660.00 Out of state $1983.00

This course is cross-listed with FI 256. This course introduces the practice of writing fiction for the screen, focusing on the short film. In a workshop setting, students explore a range of approaches to the short screenplay, from traditional to innovative, and use examples from a variety of genres and geographical origins. (G6: Arts) Prerequisite(s): EN 121 or ES 129 or equivalent

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
17718 35A W 6:30-9:20 PM A640

FI 111
Introduction to Film

3.0 credits
In state $660.00 Out of state $1983.00
Online: In state $705.00 Out of state $2028.00

This course provides students with the tools to analyze moving image presentations in an academic setting or as a filmmaker. Students examine the uses of camera, editing, sound and elements of the production design as they create meaning in film images and narratives. Examples are drawn from a full range of feature films, documentaries, other forms of entertainment and advertising, whether delivered theatrically, through television or over the Internet. (Formerly LA 141) (G7: Humanities)

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
19704 OL1 ONLINE    
17900 35A R 6:30-10:20 PM D207

FI 220
The Writers Room: What Makes Great Television?

3.0 credits
In state $660.00 Out of state $1983.00

Writing for television is a collaborative process. Students produce spec television scripts and a polished original pitch, developing the ability to give and receive appropriate feedback early in the creative process. Prerequisite(s): FI 256 or EN 266

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
20172 35A T 6:30-9:20 PM C311

FI 224
Avant-Garde Film

3.0 credits
In state $660.00 Out of state $1983.00

This course is cross-listed with HA 217 This course is a survey of major moments in avant-garde film from 1895 to the present. Through readings and discussions, students explore theories of avant-gardism, and study how such films are expressions of the historical, cultural, and philosophical contexts of their production. (G7: Humanities) Prerequisite(s): FI 111 or HA 112

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
16357 35A W 6:30-10:20 PM D207

FI 256
Screenwriting I

3.0 credits
In state $660.00 Out of state $1983.00

This course is cross-listed with EN 266. This course introduces the practice of writing fiction for the screen, focusing on the short film. In a workshop setting, students explore a range of approaches to the short screenplay, from traditional to innovative, and use examples from a variety of genres and geographical origins. Prerequisite(s): EN 121 or ES 129 or equivalent

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
17546 35A W 6:30-9:20 PM A640

FI 322
Major Directors: Alfred Hitchcock

3.0 credits
In state $897.00 Out of state $2712.00

This course provides an in-depth study of the films of Alfred Hitchcock, which are examined within the context of his life and the Hollywood system. Students learn the concepts of auteur theory by focusing on Hitchcock's storyboarding method, his stylistic and cinematic technique, and his innovative use of editing and sound. (Formerly LA 443) Gen Ed: Humanities (G7)

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
18159 85A M 6:30-10:20 PM D207

HA 217
History of Avant-Garde Film

3.0 credits
In state $660.00 Out of state $1983.00

This course is cross-listed with FI 224 This course is a survey of major moments in avant-garde film from 1895 to the present. Through readings and discussions, students explore theories of avant-gardism, and study how such films are expressions of the historical, cultural, and philosophical contexts of their production. (G7: Humanities) Prerequisite(s): FI 111 or HA 112

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
14632 35A W 6:30-10:20 PM D207

HA 243
History of Photography

3.0 credits
In state $660.00 Out of state $1983.00

A history of photography from its beginnings to the present day. Illustrated lectures present a chronological survey that focuses on photographers, technical advancements, and aesthetic considerations in the context of pertinent ideas and events. (G7: Humanities)

Winter
CRN Section Day Time Location
2063 OL1 ONLINE    
Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
16871 35A W 6:30-9:20 PM B860

IL 102
Introduction to Digital Sculpting

1.5 credits
In state $330.00 Out of state $991.50

A hands-on studio course where students create characters, props and costumes in three dimensions (3D) using the most up-to-date mesh-based digital modeling software. This course is open to all 365asia Departments and Professional Studies.

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
19080 15A W 6:30-9:20 PM D605

IL 103
Illustrating the Male Figure

1.5 credits
In state $330.00 Out of state $991.50

For Menswear students. Study of the human anatomy, proportions, and movement of the male figure, employing varied media, is presented. How garments are affected by muscle movement is emphasized.

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
17259 15A M 6:30-9:20 PM D630

IL 126
Watercolor Comps and Illustrations

1.5 credits
In state $330.00 Out of state $991.50

Students learn to develop a wide variety of illustration projects in watercolor, from comps to finishes that are ready for reproduction. Emphasis is on real-world assignments for newspapers, magazines, packaging, advertising, and children's book illustrations.

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
11327 15A W 6:30-9:20 PM D503

IL 133
Anatomical Life Drawing for the Illustrator I

2.0 credits
In state $440.00 Out of state $1322.00

This introductory course in anatomy and life drawing focuses on the skeletal and muscular systems of the body in order to understand the human form and its proportions, contours, and characteristic periphery of movement.

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
18056 15A R 6:30-9:20 PM D625

IL 183
Comic Book Illustration

2.0 credits
In state $440.00 Out of state $1322.00

For Continuing Education students. This course addresses the professional process of creating comic book illustration, from character design to panel-to-panel continuity and story development. It focuses on sequential illustration as it applies to visual storytelling in comics.

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
13175 15A M 6:30-9:20 PM D506

MU 202
Latin American and Carribbean Music

3.0 credits
In state $660.00 Out of state $1983.00

A survey of Latin American music with an emphasis on the process of music composition and instrumentation that led to its creation. Students explore the creative process through in-class performances of musical excerpts and demonstrations of Latin American musical instruments. The class also focuses on the indigenous, cultivated, and vernacular traditions within Latin American music and their relation to regional histories. No previous musical background is required. (G6: Arts)

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
16454 35A M 6:30-9:20 PM A321B

MU 203
Survey of American Music

3.0 credits
In state $660.00 Out of state $1983.00

A study of the major styles, trends, and significant composers in American music. Through lecture and demonstration, students explore various types of music, including blues, current trends, folk, jazz, rock, show, and symphonic, focusing on their relation to the American experience. No musical background is necessary. (G6: Arts)

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
15961 35A T 6:30-9:20 PM A341A

PH 100
Photography for Artists

2.0 credits
In state $440.00 Out of state $1322.00

This is an introductory course for visual arts students on the basics of digital photography. Through lectures, demonstrations, assignments and critiques, students learn proper exposure, dynamic composition, and creative use of camera functions. Students acquire technical skills and develop conceptual and aesthetic approaches to photography. Photographing two and three-dimensional artwork is also covered.

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
20240 15A W 6:30-9:20 PM D420
20241 15B R 6:30-9:20 PM D422

PH 162
Photographic Styling

2.0 credits
In state $440.00 Out of state $1322.00

Introduces the elements of photographic styling, stressing both creative sensitivity and technical skills, through lectures and demonstrations. Assignments include fashion, beauty, illustration, tabletop, and food styling.

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
9740 15A T 6:30-9:20 PM D420
7182 15B R 6:30-9:20 PM D420

SS 334
The Psychology of Color

3.0 credits
In state $897.00 Out of state $2712.00

Examines the importance of color and its influences on behavior. Topics include the biological and perceptual characteristics of color, fundamental color research, societal and cultural influences on the meanings and uses of color, adaptations of color in both natural and manmade environments, and the interaction between personality and color. Special attention is given to the application of color in both industry and everyday life. (G4: Social Sciences) Prerequisite(s): SS 131 or approval of chairperson

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
19233 85A W 6:30-9:20 PM B506
18256 85B M 6:30-9:20 PM B503

TD 101
Experimental Screen Printing

3.0 credits
In state $660.00 Out of state $1983.00

Students experiment designing with screens and printing on fabric while working in an actual workshop surrounding. Includes screen making, color mixing, and printing techniques.

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
15888 15A T 6:30-10:20 PM A581
17154 15B U 1:10-5:00 PM A581

TD 103
Embroidery

2.0 credits
In state $440.00 Out of state $1322.00

This course is an introduction to the art of hand embroidery and related forms of stitching. Students explore traditional and contemporary techniques to develop their own creative practice through class and individual projects. This course introduces embroidery as both a commercial application and a creative medium.

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
18236 15A T 6:30-9:20 PM C504

TD 131
Woven Design I

1.5 credits
In state $330.00 Out of state $991.50

Introduction to creating woven fabrics on a table hand loom. Students learn basic weaving techniques, drafting of weaves, and the interrelation of yarns, color, and weave structure in a fabric design.

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
4620 15A T 6:30-9:20 PM C510

TD 157
Wallcovering Design

1.5 credits
In state $330.00 Out of state $991.50

This course focuses on the creative development of original wallcoverings. Through the study of historical documents and references, students explore design and production methods needed to create multi-layered compositions. They learn about the wallcovering market through the introduction of home furnishing trends, design styles, and current production standards.

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
19113 15A M 6:30-9:20 PM C502

TD 183
Screen Printing: T-Shirts and Related Products

2.0 credits
In state $440.00 Out of state $1322.00

Using modern screen print technology, students create original engineered designs for T-shirts and related products. Color-mixing principles and screen printing techniques are taught.

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
15895 15A W 6:30-10:20 PM A581

TD 224
Computer-Aided Print Design

1.5 credits
In state $330.00 Out of state $991.50

Using Adobe Photoshop, students scan images and create original designs, repeats, colorways, and coordinates targeting specific markets. Emphasis is on creative use of the software, awareness of industry trends, and the development of an original portfolio of digitally produced designs.

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
18572 15A R 6:30-9:20 PM C229