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2023-2024 Online College Catalog 
2023-2024 Online College Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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AT 118 - Art and Creativity

This course will introduce students to the creative process and develop their creativity through self-expression. This is a hands-on course. Each week students will deepen their understanding of art and design, learn new techniques, create original art, and complete self-reflections. The course is designed for students of all levels and backgrounds looking to grow their creative tool kit and have fun learning about art.

Prerequisites & Notes

Assignment Overview
  • Assignments: Varied throughout the term
  • Interactivity: Discussion Boards
  • Final Assessment: Final Project

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Use a variety of traditional and new media art tools to produce original works of art.  
  • Use iterative design process (research, design, development, and assessment) to solve a problem.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the basic elements and principles of design projects.
  • Critique art and identify a well-crafted finished design.
  • Argue the relevant applications of art and design in their chosen profession.
  • Demonstrate visual literacy by extrapolating meaning from pictures.
  • Demonstrate skills that enhance employ-ability including: creativity, critical thinking, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
  • Identify and acknowledge their own strengths and weaknesses, and focus on leveraging strengths and minimizing weaknesses in the process of becoming a lifelong learner.


Credits: 3

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