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GENERAL EDUCATION

GNED-210
General Education Area 1 Topic (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Special topics offered periodically for General Education credit in Foundational Area 1.

GNED-210
001
GENERAL EDUCATION
FALL 2014

Course Level: Undergraduate

General Education Area 1 Topic (3)

Artist's Perspective: Digital Photography

This is an introductory course that explores new technologies in contemporary photographic practice. Though technical aspects of digital photography are covered, the main focus is on making and looking at photographs. Utilizing Photoshop, technical topics center on cultivating a digital workflow, which includes digital capture, image editing, and digital output. Students become familiar with both historic and contemporary photographic work as well as ideas around light, composition, visualization, editing, and sequencing of images. Critiques are the central forum for students to develop their ability to speak about their own work as well as their peers'. The course concludes with students developing a final portfolio of photographs. Students are required to provide their own digital SLR camera and fixed (not zoom) lens.

GNED-210
080UC
GENERAL EDUCATION
FALL 2014

Course Level: Undergraduate

General Education Area 1 Topic (3)

Theatre as Protest

Artists frequently use their art to express ideas that are revolutionary, provocative, catalysts for change, and even dangerous. This course explores various manifestations of that perspective through reading and analyzing plays and interacting with professionals in the field. Students also view excerpts of recorded productions and attend local professional productions that wrestle with difficult and significant issues in various cultures. Open only to students in the University College Program.

GNED-210
001
GENERAL EDUCATION
SPRING 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate

General Education Area 1 Topic (3)

Artist's Perspective: Digital Photography

This is an introductory course that explores new technologies in contemporary photographic practice. Though technical aspects of digital photography are covered, the main focus is on making and looking at photographs. Utilizing Photoshop, technical topics center on cultivating a digital workflow, which includes digital capture, image editing, and digital output. Students become familiar with both historic and contemporary photographic work as well as ideas around light, composition, visualization, editing, and sequencing of images. Critiques are the central forum for students to develop their ability to speak about their own work as well as their peers'. The course concludes with students developing a final portfolio of photographs. Students are required to provide their own digital SLR camera and fixed (not zoom) lens.

GNED-210
002
GENERAL EDUCATION
SPRING 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate

General Education Area 1 Topic (3)

Artist's Perspective: Digital Photography

This is an introductory course that explores new technologies in contemporary photographic practice. Though technical aspects of digital photography are covered, the main focus is on making and looking at photographs. Utilizing Photoshop, technical topics center on cultivating a digital workflow, which includes digital capture, image editing, and digital output. Students become familiar with both historic and contemporary photographic work as well as ideas around light, composition, visualization, editing, and sequencing of images. Critiques are the central forum for students to develop their ability to speak about their own work as well as their peers'. The course concludes with students developing a final portfolio of photographs. Students are required to provide their own digital SLR camera and fixed (not zoom) lens.