University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
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2006-2007

 






Communication and the Arts - Requirements for the Major

Areas of Emphasis

Each area of emphasis has unique requirements for supporting and upper-level courses.

Communication Arts

Supporting Courses, 29 credits

  • ART 101 Tools, Safety, and Materials, 1 credit
  • ART 106 Design Methods, 3 credits
  • ART 107 Two-Dimensional Design, 3 credits
  • ART 243 Introduction to Photography, 3 credits
  • COMM 102 Introduction to Mass Communication, 3 credits
  • COMN ART 231 Introduction to Graphic Communications, 4 credits
  • ENG COMP 105 Expository Writing, 3 credits

History and Theory, choose 9 credits:

History (minimum of 3 credits)

  • COMN ART 103 History of the Visual Arts: Renaissance to Modern, 3 credits
  • COMN ART 202 Concepts and Issues of Modern Art, 3 credits
  • COMN ART 370 Modern American Culture, 3 credits

Theory (minimum of 3 credits)

  • COMM 380 Communication Law, 3 credits
  • COMN ART 430 Information, Media and Society, 3 credits

Upper-Level Courses, 24 credits

Graphics core, 9 credits:

  • COMN ART 331 Graphic Communications Studio I, 3 credits
  • COMN ART 332 Graphic Communications Studio II, 3 credits
  • COMN ART 433 Advanced Graphics Studio, 3 credits

Writing/Text Processing, choose 6 credits:

  • COMM 303 Feature Writing, 3 credits
  • COMN ART 375 Communication Skills: Language of Metaphor, 3 credits
  • ENGLISH 304 Advanced Nonfiction Writing, 3 credits

Image Processing, choose 6 credits:

  • ART 302 Intermediate Drawing, 3 credits
  • ART 311 Intermediate Painting, 3 credits
  • ART 343 Photography II, 3 credits
  • ART 344 Photography III, 3 credits
  • ART 375 Screen Printing, 3 credits
  • ART 377 Lithography, 3 credits
  • ART 402 Advanced Drawing, 3 credits
  • ART 410 Advanced Painting, 3 credits
  • ART 470 Advanced Printmaking, 3 credits

Applied/Practicum, choose 3 credits:

  • COMM 460 Publications Management, 3 credits
  • COMN ART 435 Graphic Communications Publishing Workshop, 3 credits
  • COMN ART 497 Internship in Graphic Communications, 3-12 credits

 

Environmental Design

Supporting Courses, 15 credits

  • ART 106 Design Methods, 3 credits
  • ENGR 105 Engineering Graphics, 3 credits

Choose 9 credits:

  • COMN ART 102 History of the Visual Arts: Ancient to Medieval, 3 credits
  • COMN ART 103 History of the Visual Arts: Renaissance to Modern, 3 credits
  • COMN ART 202 Concepts and Issues of Modern Art, 3 credits
  • COMN ART 231 Introduction to Graphic Communications, 4 credits
  • UR RE ST 100 Introduction to Urban Studies, 3 credits

Upper-Level Courses, 24 credits

Choose 9 credits:

  • COMN ART 436 Environmental Design Studio I, 3 credits (individual scale)
  • COMN ART 437 Environmental Design Studio II, 3 credits (small-group scale)
  • COMN ART 438 Environmental Design Studio III, 3 credits (community scale)
  • COMN ART 439 Environmental Design Studio IV, 3 credits (senior project)

Choose 15 credits:

  • COMN ART 331 Graphic Communications Studio I, 3 credits
  • COMN ART 332 Graphic Communications Studio II, 3 credits
  • COMN ART 433 Advanced Graphics Studio, 3 credits
  • COMN ART 435 Graphic Communications Publishing Workshop, 3 credits
  • COMN ART 497 Internship in Graphic Communications, 3-12 credits
  • UR RE ST 412 Urban and Regional Planning, 3 credits

 

Communications and the Arts Program
Communications and the Arts Minor Requirements
Course Descriptions