Design & 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.

Instructions for Focal Study 28

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
     OR
ARTST 233
Printmaking I: Relief/Silkscreen
    OR
Printmaking: Collagraphs/Non Tox Intaglio
4 credits
ARTST 240
    OR
ARTST 245
Ceramics: Handbuilding I
    OR
Ceramics: Throwing I
4 credits
ARTST 238
    OR
ARTST 339
Papermaking
    OR
The Artist Book II
4 credits
ARTST 250 Stained Glass I 4 credits
ARTST 260
    OR
ARTST 265
Jewelry: Metals Fabrication I
    OR
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 232 General Physics I: Workshop Physics I 4 credits
SCI 200 & HUM 200 Material Science for Makers 4 credits