UNCG Art Department
Digital Art and Design

Digital Design Courses

Art 241 : Design II
Credits 3:2:3
Prerequisite: Art 140
Catalog Description:
Introduction to the computer as a design tool and art medium. A variety of imaging applications introduced through visual problem solving and studio projects.

Art 340 ( Concepts of Time Based Media ) : Design 3
Credits 3:2:3
Prerequisites: Art 140 and Art 241
Catalog Description:
Intermediate level study of Design fundamentals with emphasis on cross application work, presentation methods, and content.

Art 341: Letters, Signs & Symbols
Credits 3:2:3
Prerequisites: Art 140 and Art 241
Catalog Description:
Letter forms, signs, and symbols, as configurations for design study.

Art 344: Digital Darkroom
Credits 3:2:3
Prerequisites: Art 140 , Art 241 , Art 285 recommended
Catalog Description:
Studio based study of photo based imagery and digital imaging. In depth study of photoshop and complementary photo based software.

Art 345:Introduction to Web Design
Art 345 - Fall 2012 Archive
Art 345 - Spring 2012 Archive
Credits 3:2:3
Prerequisites: Art 140 , Art 241
Catalog Description:
Studio based study of web design focusing on html and css.

Art 441: Books and Images
Credits 3:2:3
Prerequisites: Art 140 , Art 241 ,340
Catalog Description:
Advanced studio investigation into digital publishing with an emphasis on print based and electronic publication forms . Primary focus on unique and challenging artist's books and image intensive works.

Art 442: Image Sequencing/Sequential Images
Credits : 3: 2 :3
Prerequisites: Art 140 , Art 241, Art 340
Catalog Description:
Advanced studio based exploration of digital video, sound, and animation through a range of digital software. Study of nonlinear editing, narrative, and experimental approaches to motion graphics and video.

Art 445: Three Dimensional Design
Credits 3:2:3
Prerequisites: Art 140, 241 ,340
Catalog Description:
Three Dimensional modeling and animation. Development of three dimensional systems as objects and environments.

ART 446: Graphic Design
Credits: 3 : 2 : 3
Prerequisites: Art 140, Art 241 , Art 340
Catalog Description:
An advanced investigation into graphic design; typography, branding, and information architecture. Advanced execution of print, web based, and motion graphics.

Art 540: Digital Visualization and Methods
Credit: 3 : 2: 3
Prerequisites: Art 241 , Art 340, Senior Status or MFA status or permission of
Catalog Description:
• May be repeated for credit once with permission of instructor
Studio investigation of the ways that digital methods expand and change visual vocabulary and methods. Emphasis on refining personal artistic vision and establishing connections between traditional and digital methods.

Art 545: Interactive Web Design
Credits: 3:2:3
Prerequisites: pr. Art. 241 and Art 340 , or permission of instructor
Catalog Description:
Development of web graphics and interactive web based environments that demonstrate an understanding of navigation, usability, and functionality within a creative framework.

Art 641: Variable Topics in Digital Design
Credits: 4:2:6
Prerequisites: pr. Graduate status , or permission of instructor
Catalog Description:
Studio based exploration of contemporary topics in design and digital media. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.