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ART 296PA - Web Design: Learning Community
New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge IV.

Course Description: This course will examine the social context in which art is produced, distributed and received. The class will investigate the process through which individuals become defined as artists, will examine the "art industry" that distributes and commodifies art products, and will explore the tension that characterizes the relationship between art and commerce. We will also investigate and observe the role that social factors--including class background, level of education and in gender--play in influencing one's taste in art. Finally, the class will investigate the role that art has played in promoting social change, and will examine this specifically with respect to performance art, digital art and ephemeral art.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio

Art Department

Course Attributes:
Area of Knowledge I, Area of Knowledge IV, Inquiry and Exploration

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate
Must be enrolled in one of the following Classifications:     
      Freshmen
      Freshmen Honors
      Freshmen Honors
      Freshmen Honors Athlete
      Freshmen Athlete

Corequisites:
SOC 296UA