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Critical Writing for Artists & Designers
0.50 Credit(s)
Academic Course
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 Liberal Studies credits at the 100 level or permission of the Faculty of Liberal Studies.
This writing and composition course provides students with the opportunity to develop communication skills essential for artists and designers through lectures, writing exercises, oral presentations, class discussions, readings, group and individual critiques. The emphasis of the course is on the development of clear and effective writing specific to art and design contexts, with students led through the process of preparing a variety of written materials including proposals, artists' statements, reviews, and critical briefs.
Anti-requisite: Students who have a credit in one of ENGL 1B01, ENGL 1B02, ENGL 1B03, LBST 1A40 (and one of the workshops: LBST 1A41, 1A42 or 1A43), LBST 1B11, LBST 1B12 or LBST 1B13 are not eligible to take this course for credit.
Notes: New code. Students who have taken ACAD 3B12 or ACAD 2B30 may not take this course for further credit.
Course was last updated June 12, 2009 - 12:02 PM