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ART 296S - Topic: Visual Literacy
Course Description: This course initiates a process of discovery into the ways we as a society communicate our beliefs and values through the artifacts we make. We will focus on understanding modes of visual language, descriptive processes, and knowledge of contemporary and historical works and issues. Topics will include: the influence of the computer and computer generated imagery, mythologies from different cultures and their shared imagery, social responsibility of the consumer in a world of image and branding, and the believability of photographs and contemporary media.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio, Tutorial

Art Department

Course Attributes:
Inquiry and Exploration

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: