Arts Open Access:
Visual Arts Courses Open to Students in All Disciplines

These courses, offered by the School of Art+Design, are open to students in all disciplines (excluding visual arts majors, unless otherwise noted). Additional courses may be added each semester. Effective Fall 2014, courses formerly offered under the SOA prefix by the School of Art+Design are offered under their discipline prefix (i.e., DES, PAD, PHO, PRT, SCP, or VIS).

Design | General Visual Arts | Painting and Drawing
Photography | Printmaking | Sculpture

Design:
Refer to Design Courses for descriptions.

Artist/Writer Workshop
DES 4790

Formerly also offered as SOA 4240 for students in other disciplines.

General Visual Arts:
Refer to the General (VIS) section for descriptions.

*VIS number pending assignment (2/11/14):
Introduction to Visual Communication
VIS 1020*

Formerly offered as SOA 1020 for students in other disciplines.

Special Topics in Visual Arts: India/Tibet
VIS 1240

Formerly offered as SOA 1240 for students in other disciplines.

The Photographic Artist’s Book
VIS 2025

Formerly also offered as SOA 2025 for students in other disciplines.

*VIS number pending assignment (2/11/14):
Theme and Variations
VIS 2030*

Formerly offered as SOA 2030 for students in other disciplines.

Wordless Books: The Original Graphic Novel
VIS 2050

Formerly also offered as SOA 2050 for students in other disciplines.

Color Seminar
VIS 2110

Formerly also offered as SOA 2010 for students in other disciplines.

Crossover I and II
VIS 2120
and 3120
Formerly also offered as SOA 2040 and 3040 for students in other disciplines, with permission of instructor.

Added Fall 2014 (3/11/14):
Travels, Imaginary and Otherwise
VIS 2130

Collage
VIS 2200

Formerly also offered as SOA 2020 for students in other disciplines.

Added Summer 2014 (3/19/14):
Making Art on the French Riviera
VIS 2450

Art in the Age of Electronic Media
VIS 3000

Formerly also offered as SOA 3001 for students in other disciplines.

Contemporary Art Theory
VIS 3400

Formerly also offered as SOA 3200 for students in other disciplines.

Contemporary Issues in Art
VIS 3440

Formerly also offered as SOA 3060 for students in other disciplines (spring 2014).

Special Topic Colloquium
VIS 3470

Formerly also offered as SOA 3170 for students in other disciplines.

The Arts for Social Change
VIS 3500

Formerly also offered as SOA 3237 for students in other disciplines with junior or senior standing.

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Painting and Drawing:
Refer to Painting and Drawing Courses for descriptions.

Revised and reinstated Spring 2014 (12/12/13):
Drawing Seminar IA
PAD 1050

Formerly also offered as SOA 1050 for students in other disciplines (spring 2014).

Revised and reinstated 12/12/13:
Drawing Seminar IB
PAD 1060

Tibetan Thangka Painting
PAD 1114

Formerly offered as SOA 2155 for students in other disciplines.

Introduction to Drawing
PAD 1210

Formerly offered as SOA 1010 for students in other disciplines.

Introduction to Painting
PAD 1211

Formerly offered as SOA 1030 for students in other disciplines.

*PAD number pending assignment (2/11/14):
Translation Drawing
PAD 2165*

Formerly offered as SOA 2165 for students in other disciplines.

Added Fall 2014 (3/11/14):
Telling Myths
PAD 2190

*PAD number pending assignment (2/11/14):
Landscape: Practice and History
PAD 3130*

Formerly offered as SOA 3130 for students in other disciplines.

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Photography:
Refer to Photography Courses for descriptions.

Photography I
PHO 1010

Formerly also offered as SOA 1110 for students in other disciplines.

Introduction to Digital Photography
PHO 1100

Formerly offered as SOA 1100 for students in other disciplines.

Photography II
PHO 2030

Formerly also offered as SOA 2110 for students in other disciplines.

Introduction to Color Photography
PHO 2100

Formerly offered as SOA 1105 for students in other disciplines.

*PHO number pending assignment (2/11/14):
Exchange and Pictorial Language
PHO 2120*

Formerly offered as SOA 2120 for students in other disciplines.

Looking at Photographs
PHO 2320

Formerly also offered as SOA 2130 for students in other disciplines.

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Printmaking:
Refer to Printmaking Courses for descriptions.

Introduction to Printmaking
PRT 1500

Formerly offered as SOA 1150 for students in other disciplines.

Tibetan Carving/Block Printing
PRT 2014

Formerly offered as SOA 2150 for students in other disciplines.

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Sculpture:
Refer to Sculpture Courses for descriptions.

Introduction to Sculpture
SCP 1500

Formerly offered as SOA 1210 for students in other disciplines.

Direct Metal I
SCP 2080

Formerly also offered as SOA 2080 for students in other disciplines.

Materials and Methods
SCP 2120

Formerly also offered as SOA 2121 for students in other disciplines, with no prerequisite.

Introduction to Wood
SCP 2150

Formerly also offered as SOA 2151 for students in other disciplines.

Collage/Assemblage
SCP 2160

Formerly also offered as SOA 2160 for students in other disciplines.

Introduction to Video Art
SCP 3006

Formerly offered as SOA 3000 for students in other disciplines.

Performance Art
SCP 3155

Formerly also offered as SOA 3155 for students in other disciplines, with no prerequisite.

Shelters and Structures
SCP 3190

Formerly also offered as SOA 3190 for students in other disciplines.

Public Art: Making a Proposal
SCP 3350

Formerly also offered as SOA 3150 for students in other disciplines, with permission of instructor.

Aural Electronics
SCP 3430

Formerly offered as SOA 2220 for students in other disciplines.

Multiples: Methods for Making
SCP 3480

Formerly also offered as SOA 3180 for students in other disciplines.

Sound/Interactive Media I
SCP 3630

Formerly also offered as SOA 3210 for students in other disciplines.

Sound/Interactive Media II
SCP 3640

Formerly also offered as SOA 3220 for students in other disciplines.

Updated April 23, 2014

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