Courses and Descriptions

GRAD-1078Design History 1

Students will explore the history of art and design through a combination of lectures, assignments, field trips and guest speakers.  Through these means students will gain an understanding of the significance of history and how it informs current artistic practices.  Studies of the origins of typography through to the Modernist art/design will reveal how by engaging with the past we can more easily locate ourselves within contemporary culture.  For this class students will be required to conduct independent research, complete in class and homework assignments, participate in classroom discussions and write a midterm and final exam. 

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