Applies basic design concepts to complex problems. Introduces related research as appropriate. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 4 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE
The course is intended for future professional artists and fine arts teachers. The second year design sequence gives the student the opportunity to apply basic design concepts to more complex problems, and to develop a questioning and problem solving method of thinking.
ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCIES
Prerequisites for this course are ART 131-132 - "Fundamentals of Design I-II". Divisional permission may be granted to the student on the basis of a portfolio review, experience in design, or general proven professional ability.
After completion of the second year of Design (Art 253. Art 254), the student will have completed a series of work assigned by the instructor including the development of independent works which stimulate growth toward artistic maturity.
MAJOR TOPICS TO BE INCLUDED