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Columbus State University

ARTS Courses

ARTS 1020. Art Foundation: 2D and Digital (0-6-3) This cross-disciplinary studio course explores design elements and principles as the basic means of organizing two-dimensional space. Each student develops the ability to form strategies, concepts and ideas to enhance and articulate creative expression through the use of analog processes, digital media, and imaging software. (Course fee required.)

ARTS 2020. Digital Arts & Design: Digital Concepts (0-6-3) Prerequisites: ARTS 1020 and 1030. This course will offer an overview of using digital tools to express basic themes of contemporary art. The course will be comprised of studio projects accompanied by class discussions, historical introductions and critiques. Some materials covered in the class will be a continuation of knowledge acquired in 2-D and 3-D design, but most techniques and ideas will be new forms of thinking and visual expression. This course will look at the role of digital technology throughout contemporary art practice. In this project-based course students will learn established workflows as well as strategies to foster a long-term knowledgebase of contemporary tools. (Course Fee required.)