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ARTH 161: Introduction to American Art

Offered Fall semester 2014 (august 19-December 12)

This course surveys American art and architecture, analyzing paintings, sculpture, buildings, and popular imagery produced between the early colonial period and World War I.

Required Texts

  • Craven, American Art: History and Culture, revised 1st edition (2002), ISBN 978-0072823295
  • Doezema and Milroy, Reading American Art (1998), ISBN 978-0300069983

You may purchase the textbooks at Friday Center Books & Gifts in person, online, or by mailing or faxing in the book order form. Refer to the online ordering site for current book prices. Please see Textbooks for textbook purchase dates.

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ARTS 102: Core Concepts: Image

Offered Fall semester 2014 (august 19-December 12)

This online studio course investigates concepts and strategies of two-dimensional image making. Introduces design elements of visual language (line, shape, value, texture, color). Considers the cultural codes that accompany visual information and how they combine with organizational structures to determine a variety of effects, influence responses, and inform meaning. Foundation requirement for studio majors.

Required Text

  • There is no required textbook. Students will instead be required to read various articles from UNC e-reserves and websites.

Course Details

  • Instructor: Shane Smith, MA
  • Department: Art
  • Credit hours: 3
  • A sample syllabus is not yet available.

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ARTS 356: Introduction to Digital Photography

Offered Fall semester 2014 (august 19-December 12)

This course introduces students to digital photography. Students are encouraged to be in control of their cameras and technology, to develop an artistic style moving beyond the snapshot, and to learn to describe and critique work with a command of digital and artistic vocabulary.

Required Text

  • There is no required textbook. Students will instead be required to read various online articles and websites.

Required Equipment

  • Students must have a digital SLR Camera with a standard focus lens (approximately 50mm) and full manual exposure and focal controls (focus, ISO, aperture, and shutter speed settings).

Course Details

  • Instructor: Eric Pickersgill, BFA
  • Department: Art
  • Credit hours: 3
  • Prerequisite: ART 105 or equivalent
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