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ART 101 Two-Dimensional Design
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: Arts  
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures, 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: A study of perception emphasizing the elements and principles of design as a basis of all creative work in the visual arts. Emphasis on two-dimensional media. Prerequisite or corequisite: RDG100.

Prerequisites: RDG100

Corequisites: RDG100

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes

1. (Comprehension Level) Identify basic design vocabulary and properties that have been used throughout time and across cultures which are unique to two dimensional design.
2. (Comprehension Level) Discuss the principles of design (repetition, variety, rhythm, balance, emphasis and economy) as used in historical or contemporary context.
3. (Synthesis Level) Integrate one or more design principles into a studio project.
4. (Application Level) Utilize line as the basis for two dimensional design.
5. (Comprehension Level) Organize designs which explore the qualities of shape (positive, negative, organic geometric) and shape relationships (overlapping, abutting, interlocking, aligning).
6. (Synthesis Level) Using conventions of linear perspective, proportion and scale, create a design showing illusionary space.
7. (Application Level) Utilize actual, simulated or visual texture in a two dimensional design.
8. (Application Level) Employ value changes in a design and relate color to value in one or more designs.
9. (Synthesis Level) Create original designs using colored media.
10. (Analysis Level) Recognize aesthetic content and meaning in design.
11. (Evaluation Level) Critique and defend the aesthetic properties of designs.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
This course is a requirement for the A.A. in Fine Arts and the A.A.S in Graphic Design.