ART-105: Three-Dimensional Design

School
Liberal Arts
Department
Art (Art History)
Academic Level
Undergraduate
Course Subject
Art
Course Number
105
Course Title
Three-Dimensional Design
Credit Hours
3.00
Instructor Contact Hours Per Semester
92.00 (for 15-week classes)
Student Contact Hours Per Semester
92.00 (for 15-week classes)
Grading Method
A-E
Pre-requisites
ENG-081/ENG-093 Eligible, ART-101 or Permission of the Instructor
Catalog Course Description

Explores design fundamentals, techniques, materials, and principles of organization as applied to three-dimensional art. This class meets for six (6) hours a week.

Goals, Topics, and Objectives

Goal Statement

This class explores design fundamentals and the principles of organization as they apply to three-dimensional forms. Assigned projects introduce the student to materials and techniques used in three-dimensional art.

Core Course Topics
  1. Vocabulary

    Recognize and understand the vocabulary used in working with three dimensional design

  2. Visual Elements in Three Dimensional Art

    Create a body of original works of art that display an understanding of the visual elements as used in three dimensional art: line, form and volume, space, color, texture and motion.

  3. Principles of Design in Three Dimensional Art

    Create a body of original works of art that display an understanding of the principles of design as used in three dimensional art: unity and variety, emphasis and subordination, scale and proportion, balance and rhythm.

  4. Craftsmanship

    Demonstrate an understanding and competence in addressing craftsmanship in three dimensional art.

  5. Contemporary and historical overview

    Compare and contrast historical and contemporary three dimensional art and discuss as assess how one’s own work fits into this realm.

Assessment and Requirements

Assessment of Academic Achievement
  • Evaluation of hands on projects
  • Homework assignments
  • Quizzes
  • Class participation
  • End of term exam

Approval Dates

Effective Term
Fall 2020
ILT Approval Date
04/12/2019
AALC Approval Date
04/17/2019
Curriculum Committee Approval Date
05/13/2019