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ART 109 Color Theory
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2018
SUN#: None
AGEC: Arts  
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures, 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
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Description: The study of color theory, color perception, psychology of color, and their applications to visual design and composition. This is a required class for art majors at some state universities, including ASU, NAU and UofA (transfers as ART department elective to UofA). Prerequisite/Corequisite: RDG100 must be taken as a prerequisite or a corequisite.

Prerequisites: RDG100 must be taken as a prerequisite or a corequisite.

Corequisites: RDG100 must be taken as a prerequisite or a corequisite.

Recommendations: This is a required class for art majors at some state universities, including ASU, NAU and UofA (transfers as ART department elective to UofA)

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Knowledge Level) Duplicate a color swatch. (CSLO #2)
2. (Comprehension Level) Explain the fundamentals of color perception. (CLSO #2 & #4)
3. (Application Level) Implement essential terms of color theory. (CSLO #4)
4. (Application Level) Employ the optical phenomena of color to affect the appearance of color. (CSLO #4)
5. (Analysis Level) Use and compare systems of color harmony in visual designs. (CSLO #2)
6. (Synthesis Level) Compose a portfolio of original designs using principles of color theory. (CSLO #2)
7. (Evaluation Level) Assess psychological factors that influence human response to color. (CSLO #4)
8. (Evaluation Level) Critique the use of color in visual compositions. (CSLO #4)
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None