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ART 113 - History of Modern Design

Survey of modern design examines changing developments in graphics, industrial design, architecture and decorative arts from 1851 to the present.  Beginning with The Exhibition of Art and Industry in London and concluding with postmodernism, mass culture and the role consumption plays in design will be explored.  The course focuses on design as a creative activity influenced by technology, economics and social history. 


Credits: 3
3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Understanding of at least one principal form of artistic expression and the creative process inherent therein.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of the conventions and methods of at least one of the humanities.
  3. Recognize and analyze nuance and complexity of meaning through critical reflections on text, visual images, or artifacts.