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Art & Design

400 Level Courses

AR 403 - Advanced Digital Imaging and Illustration
For student designers and fine artists with intermediate computer skills who are interested in more advanced concepts and creative techniques in digital illustration, photography, digital collage, printmaking and handmade techniques, digital book publishing, and large format printing. Programs to be explored are Adobe Photoshop and Wacom digital tablets. Prerequisite: AR-253 or AR-374.
AR 408 - Senior Year Experience: Client/Thesis
The first part of a two course, senior year capstone experience designed to provide students the opportunity to propose and research a thesis project, create entry-level, professional design work, and to work with clients all while under the direction of a faculty member. For BFA majors Graphic Design majors only. Corequisite: AR-383.
AR 414 - Group Project in 3D Animation
Students will learn how to work on a production team for a 3D project. Students will work in a team environment to brainstorm, communicate effectively, develop project goals, and delegate responsibilities. Students will learn how to meet deadlines both individually and collectively. Student groups are expected to produce a 3D animated piece with an estimated three-minute duration. Prerequisite: AR-394 or AR-395.
AR 499 - Independent Study in Art
Guided research - a studio project or art history topic. Weekly consultation. May be elected for a total of six credits. Students must have Senior standing and prior permission of the directing professor and department chair to take this course.
AR SHO - Senior Show
This is a pass/fail course.