28. Design and Build

In this focal study, students will take theory to practice through the application and implementation of design in different disciplines as a way to develop creative problem-solving abilities and gain experience and skill in manipulating physical materials.

Complete at least three courses and a minimum of 10 credits. No more than two of these courses may have the same disciplinary prefix.

Complete two courses from the first cluster and one course from the second cluster.


First Cluster (complete 2 courses)
ARTST 110   Basic Design  4 credits
ARTST 225 Sculpture I   4 credits
ARTST 230   Printmaking I: Relief/Silkscreen  4 credits    
ARTST 233  Printmaking: Collagraphs/Non Tox Intaglio  4 credits    
ARTST 240 Ceramics: Handbuilding I  4 credits    
ARTST 245 Ceramics: Throwing I   4 credits    
ARTST 238   Papermaking   4 credits    
ARTST 339 The Artist Book II  4 credits    
ARTST 250  Stained Glass I   4 credits    
ARTST 260 Jewelry: Metals Fabrication I    4 credits    
ARTST 265  Jewelry Casting I     4 credits    
MEDA/ARTST 109 Intro to Communication Design 2 credits
THEA 120 Technical Theatre  4 credits    
THEA 220  Introduction to Theatrical Design 4 credits    

Second Cluster (complete 1 course)
CHEM 220 General Chemistry I   4 credits
ENV 142 Permaculture: Design Science 4 credits  
PHY 202 Introductory Physics I   4 credits  
PHY 232General Physics I: Workshop Physics I   4 credits  
SCI 200 & HUM 200 Material Science for Makers 4 credits