2014 SUMMER UNDERGRADUATE COURSES

Summer Durations

Classes in the summer run from three to twelve weeks, followed by a critique and exam period. Classes take place from one to four days per week and may be scheduled mornings, afternoons and/or evenings.

Summer courses are open to all program students who meet prerequisite requirements.

Program requirements are outlined in Program Guides in the current fall/winter Course Calendar.

Summer Courses by Subject:

Final Examination Schedule - Duration 2 (PDF)
      
Final Examination Schedule - Duration 5 (PDF)

ADVR - Advertising

ADVR 2B01 Advertising Concept 1
ADVR 2B08 Advertising Concept 2


ADVR 2B01
Advertising Concept 1

0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 2: May 12 to June 26, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Jones, Carl
Prerequisite: 2.5 first-year studio credits and 1.0 first-year liberal studies credits required for program including GDES 1B18 Communication Design 2 (minimum grade of 60%), or GDES 1B27 Graphic Communication (minimum grade of 60%)
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken ADVR 2K01 Advertising Concept 1 may not take this course for further credit.
Conditions: ADVR 2B01 requires a minimum pass grade of 60%.

In this introductory studio course, students will begin to understand issues of communication in the context of contemporary advertising. Through case studies and assignments, students learn the importance of assessing, and responding to, consumer needs in the development of creative and effective advertising. Strong emphasis is placed on concept development and students are introduced to the importance of marketing communication. Typical assignments will include newspaper, outdoor, magazine and other media projects that utilize layout, typographic and photographic skills. Course delivery includes lectures, one-on-one consultations and in-class critiques. All assignments require verbal and written presentations that include research and visual components.
 

ADVR 2B08 [CANCELLED - updated 2014-06-10]
Advertising Concept 2
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 5:
June 30 to August 18, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Jones, Carl
Prerequisite: 2.5 first-year studio credits and 1.0 first-year liberal studies credits required for program and ADVR 2B01 Advertising Concept 1 (minimum grade of 60%), or ADVR 2K01 Advertising Concept 1 (minimum grade of 60%).
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken ADVR 2K02 Advertising Concept 2 may not take this course for further credit.
Conditions: ADVR 2B08 requires a minimum pass grade of 60%.

This studio course introduces students to the subject of branding and an understanding of how consumers will respond. Case-studies and strategic frameworks will deepen their understanding and ability to reach a defined audience. Students will study and research brand positioning, sustainable brand strategies and the development of innovative brand advertising. Project assignments incorporate traditional mass media and the digital space and will require a high level of craft in execution. Issues of Agency/Client responsibility, ethics and legal will be discussed. Classes include, lectures, personal consultations and critiques. All assignments require verbal and written presentations and vary in length and complexity.
               

CROS - Cross Disciplinary Studies

CROS 3B04 Gibraltar Point: A Living Laboratory
CROS 4B02 Art & Design Education: Community Leadership

CROS 3B04
Gibraltar Point: A Living Laboratory
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 1:
May 12 to May 30, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30 to 14:30
Instructor: Hickox, April
Prerequisite: 8.0 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits), one of the following Contemporary Issues: Art Today courses: CRCP 2B01, DRPT 2B13, INTM 2B22, PHOT 2B12, PRNT 2B25 and SCIN 2B09, or GDES 2B03 Think Tank I: Awareness.
Antirequisite: Students who have taken INTR 3B90 may not take this course for further credit.
Note: Students will incur an accommodation fee attached to the residency at Gibraltar Point.

Using Toronto Island as a living laboratory, students work in collaboration to produce site-specific artworks or design solutions. During the first part of the course, students conduct research in support of their projects through readings and day trips to the island. The second part of the course focuses on production. During this eight-day incubation period, students and faculty live and work on the island residing at Artscape’s Gibraltar Point. Evening programming supplements the day’s activities through the coordination of meals, screenings, lectures, readings and discussions. As the residency concludes, students participate in group critiques where material documentation of their work is presented. This interdisciplinary initiative embraces collaborative and community building methodologies within studio production.


CROS 4B02 [CANCELLED - updated 2014 - 05 - 08]
Art & Design Education: Community Leadership
0.5 Credit | Studio/seminar
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:50 to 14:50
Instructor: Patterson, Pam
Prerequisite: 3.0 liberal studies and CROS 3B05 Art & Design Education (formerly INTR 3B05), or ASOC 3B01 Community Practice, or permission of the Chair of Cross-Disciplinary Art, and 13.0 credits including all first-year and second-year requirements (10.0 credits).

This course extends students’ understandings of art and design education, both theoretical and practical, for multiple settings with attention to democratic and diverse models of pedagogy. The course builds on a multimodal model that is comprised of the following components: on-line, face-to-face, and on-site. Learning outcomes/objectives are enhanced by critical and practical projects. Students will engage in experiential learning at an art and design placement in various community settings.

DIGF - Digital Futures

DIGF 2A01 Plugged In
DIGF 2B05 Augmented Production


DIGF 2A01
Plugged In
0.25 Credit | Practicum
Duration 2: May 12 to June 26
Instructor: Tindale, Adam
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of first-year liberal studies (including the Writing course with a minimum passing grade of 60%).
Conditions: Registration in this course requires prior approval by the course instructor.

Internships offer real world experience for those looking to explore or gain applied knowledge and skills. Internships are usually 1-2 months. The purpose is on the job training and taking what’s learned in the classroom and applying it to the real world. Students are supervised by the instructor to ensure that the necessary learning is taking place – meeting twice times during the course – and also have an industry mentor on site. The mentor and student propose an assignment to the instructor. On completion, the student submits an activity diary, work examples and an assessment from the industry mentor. The assignment is graded by instructor. If industry is paying the student, all terms must be agreed in advance.


DIGF 2B05 [CANCELLED - Updated 2014-05-09]
Augmented Production
0.5 Credit | Studio/seminar

Duration 2: May 12 to June 26, Wednesdays and Fridays, 11:50 to 14:50
Instructor: Puckett, Nick
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of first-year liberal studies (including the Writing course with a minimum passing grade of 60%).
Note: This course will fulfill 0.5 credit towards art electives in Art. This course does not fulfill any liberal studies requirements.

This course introduces the skills and concepts for creating specialized fabrication machines. We will use 3d digital animation as a means to control physical devices that leverage both craftsmanship and digital accuracy. In parallel to hands-on physical computing work we will research production methods at a small scale (craft) and large scale (factory) to understand how these methods can be described as "physical animations". During this course students will develop a fabrication machine that is used to create a highly specialized production system.

DRPT - Drawing & Painting

DRPT 1C01 Introduction to Painting
DRPT 2B02 Abstract Painting
DRPT 2B03 Drawing Workshop
DRPT 2B07 Figurative Drawing
DRPT 2B09 Issues of Representation
DRPT 2B13 Contemporary Issues: Art Today
DRPT 2B39 Painting and Digital Imaging 1
DRPT 3B01 Intermediate Painting: Figurative
DRPT 3B06 Representation From Memory and Desire
DRPT 3B22 Contemporary Collage Methodologies
DRPT 3B23 The Convincing Picture: Critical Views on Painting
DRPT 4B08 Photogenic Painting

DRPT 1C01
Introduction to Painting
1.0 Credit | Studio
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Wednesdays and Fridays, 11:50 to 17:50
Instructor: Martinello, Linda
Restriction: Drawing & Painting Program, Direct Entry.
Note: Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it. Life drawing from nude models, male and female, is normally required in this course. Individual requests for accommodation based on religious grounds will be considered but accommodation cannot be guaranteed.

In this full-year course students develop the foundational skills required to pursue a Major in Drawing & Painting. Students progress through a series of projects that build skill acquisition along with an exposure to a diversity of contemporary painting practices today. Working from observation, figuration, abstraction and digital processes to explore varied approaches to painting, students will investigate materiality, colour, design, historical context and concept. Along with building strong painterly skills students discover the conventions of painting to consider their cultural meanings and push at established boundaries.

               
DRPT 2B02
Abstract Painting
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 1:
May 12 to May 30, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:50 to 17:50
Instructor: Rucklidge, Andrew
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of first-year liberal studies (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%).
Note: Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it.

This course introduces students to expressive and experiential nature of abstract painting. Students develop their own painting vocabulary and an understanding of abstract form through a series of projects that emphasize the meaning of colour, gesture, form and compositional design that belie the flatness of picture plane.


DRPT 2B03
Drawing Workshop
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 4:
June 2 to June 25, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8:30 to 14:30
Instructor: Nicholls, Robert
Duration 4: June 2 to June 25, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30 to 14:30
Instructor: Lane, Catherine
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of liberal studies (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%).
Note: Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it. Life drawing from nude models, male and female, is a core requirement of this course.

Drawing is essential to visual communication as both a preparatory tool and as a distinct medium of expression. Building on the drawing techniques and the principles of perspective and composition acquired in GART 1C00, and through formal exercises utilizing a range of media, techniques and subject matter, various approaches to drawing are explored, including investigative, observational and experimental practices. This course is appropriate for both Art and Design students and requires minimal drawing experience.

       
DRPT 2B07
Figurative Drawing
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 1:
May 12 to May 30, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8:30 to 14:30
Instructor: Waters, Scott
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of first-year liberal studies (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%).
Note: Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it.

This course focuses on drawing from human figure. In a range of structured exercises varying from short gestures to sustained poses, the principles of composition, proportion and volume are explored through line and tone and the modelling of light and shadow. Anatomy and portraiture are introduced, as well as techniques such as measuring and reference point, hatching and contour drawing.


DRPT 2B09 [CANCELLED - updated 2014-05-06]
Issues of Representation
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 1:
May 12 to May 30, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:50 to 17:50
Instructor: Harrison, Spencer
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of liberal studies (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%).
Note: Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it. Life drawing from nude models, male and female, is a core requirement of this course.

Representation is a critical issue which each artist addresses in a different way, from the use of symbolism to realism, from autobiography to the appropriation of images from popular culture. This studio class encourages students to develop problem solving skills and to articulate approaches to representation which reflect their artistic concerns in drawing and painting. Lectures and slide presentations introduce students to artists who address a range of approaches to representation in their work.


DRPT 2B13
Contemporary Issues: Art Today
0.5 Credit | Studio/seminar
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:50 to 14:50
Instructor: Rudder, Jennifer
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of liberal studies (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%).
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken CRCP 2B01, INTM 2B22, PHOT 2B12, PRNT 2B25 and SCIN 2B09 may not take this course for further credit.
Note: Contemporary Issues: Art Today is required for all Art students and is offered through each Art program area. Students may receive credit for only one of these courses: CRCP 2B01, DRPT 2B13, INTM 2B22, PHOT 2B12, PRNT 2B25 and SCIN 2B09. 
 
This introductory studio-seminar course exposes students to some of the theories, visual and material strategies, and conceptual frameworks that inform contemporary art practice. Each weekly seminar explores issues and problems through the following forums: readings and discussions, analyses of texts and artworks, lectures, gallery visits, and student presentations of projects. Seminar topics include: modernity and post-modernism; the mediation of the world through technology; issues of representation, difference and identity; the ideological and political dimensions of art; and the impact of globalization on art practices today.
         

DRPT 2B39
Painting and Digital Imaging 1
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 4:
 June 2 to June 25, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:50 to 17:50 
Instructor: Cerquera-Benjumea, Gustavo
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of liberal studies (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%).
Note: Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it. New title: formerly Painting and Digital Imaging.
       
The capacity to manipulate and synthesize images digitally from a vast number of sources allows artists increased latitude in generating ideas for paintings. In this studio/lab-based course, students use computers, digital cameras, tablets and scanners to gather images and create compositions for their paintings. Through a combination of painting, digital experiments and animation, students explore a range of possibilities for expanding the painter's vocabulary.

       
DRPT 3B01
Intermediate Painting: Figurative
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 4: 
June 2 to June 25, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8:30 to 14:30  
Instructor: Antkowiak, Michael
Prerequisite: 8.0 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits).
Note: Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it. Life drawing from nude models, male and female, is a core requirement of this course.

Rapid and sustained studies from life models, demonstrations and individual critiques build the in-depth knowledge of painting processes and techniques that students need to represent the human figure. The emphasis is on building surfaces, the application of colours, brushstrokes and glazes, and on interpreting light and form within figure/ground relationships.


DRPT 3B06
Representation From Memory and Desire
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 1:
May 12 to May 30, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8:30 to 14:30
Instructor: Harrison, Spencer
Prerequisite: 8.0 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits).
Note: Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it.

Artists' images and ideas develop from personal experience, dreams and fantasies, as well as from sources such as popular culture and mass media. To represent these visually, various materials and approaches are explored, leading to the creation of drawing or painting series of particular themes and narratives. Studio exercises and independent projects are complemented by discussions, slide and video presentations, talks by visiting artists and gallery visits.


DRPT 3B22
Contemporary Collage Methodologies
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 1:
May 12 to May 30, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:50 to 17:50
Instructor: Tuggar, Fatimah
Prerequisite: 8.0 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits) and DRPT 2C03 Painting Studio or any 0.5 credit 200 level DRPT studio course.
Note: Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it.

This course examines the implications of collage methodologies in the context of contemporary painting. Drawing upon the historical practices of Cubism, Dada and Constructivism, students do research and produce conceptually-based projects that reference post-modern architecture, electronic music, literary criticism, and cinematography. Also, this course promotes students' understanding of the concepts of appropriation, deconstruction, hybridization, as well as interdisciplinary approaches to painting.

DRPT 3B23
The Convincing Picture: Critical Views on Painting
0.5 Credit | Studio/seminar

Duration 2: May 12 to June 26, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:50 to 14:50
Instructor: Delisle, Philip
Prerequisite: 8.0 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits), and one of the following Contemporary Issues: Art Today courses: CRCP 2B01, DRPT 2B13, INTM 2B22 PHOT 2B12, PRNT 2B25 or SCIN 2B09.
Note: Drawing and Painting majors may take this course to fulfill their 300 level studio/seminar course requirement.

This course will examine some of the critiques levelled against paintings' relevance and offers a means of responding in both written and visual forms to these debates. The role of painting in contemporary visual culture and the expanding virtual realm are amongst the topics to be considered. As a studio seminar, students will read critical texts, participate in seminar presentations, write essays and make artwork responding to post-modern speculations on the validity of painting.

       
DRPT 4B08
Photogenic Painting
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 1:
May 12 to May 30, Wednesdays and Fridays, 11:50 to 17:50
Instructor: Antkowiak, Michael
Prerequisite: 13.0 credits, including all first-year and second-year requirements (10.0 credits), one of the following Contemporary Issues: Art Today courses: CRCP 2B01, DRPT 2B13, INTM 2B22, PHOT 2B12, PRNT 2B25 or SCIN 2B09, and a minimum of 0.5 credits of 300 level DRPT courses.
Note: Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it.

Drawing on the concept of photogenic painting as proposed by Michel Foucault and Gilles Deleuze, this advanced studio course engages students in questioning the implications of photography in research, conceptualization and aesthetics of contemporary painting practice. Working on a set of self-directed projects, students develop interdisciplinary methodologies that stress the relationship between analogue and digital imaginations, beauty and the sublime. Studio work is accompanied by critiques, readings, slide and film demonstrations, and guest artist-critics presentations.

ENGL - English

ENGL 1B04 The Essay and the Argument: Mechanics
ENGL 1B05 The Essay and the Argument: ESL
ENGL 2B01 Introduction to Creative Writing
ENGL 2B11 Writing the World - Introduction to Literature 
ENGL 3B03 Children's Literature 
ENGL 3B10 Creative Writing: Nonfiction
ENGL 4B07 Graphic Novels

ENGL 1B04
The Essay and the Argument: Mechanics
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Mondays and Wednesdays, 11:50 to 13:20 [updated 3/28/2014]
Tutorials: Mondays and Wednesdays, 13:30 to 15:00, 15:00 to 16:30, 15:30 to 17:00, 17:00 to 18:30 [updated 3/28/2014]
Instructor: Wrobel, Katharine
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken one of: LBST 1B11, ENGL 2B30, ENGL 1B01, ENGL 1B02, ENGL 1B03, LBST 1B12, LBST 1B13, or LBST 1A40 with one of LBST 1A41, 1A42 or 1A43 may not take this course for further credit.
Note: This course is equivalent to former course code LBST 1B11.
Conditions: The minimum passing grade for the first year writing course is 60% (C-).

This course is designed specifically for students who wish to sharpen their writing skills through intensive practice and review of composition mechanics and English grammar. Students will focus on grammar fundamentals, paragraph construction and reading strategies. This workshop allows students to explore aspects of essay composition while developing confidence in their own writing skills through practical exercises.

Students who select ENGL 1B04 Mechanics, will develop their basic writing skills such as sentence, paragraph and essay structure, punctuation, as well as critical thinking.


ENGL 1B05
The Essay and the Argument: ESL
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 18:30 to 21:30 [updated 4/24/2014]
Instructor: Khokher, Reginald [updated 5/5/2014]
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken one of: ENGL 2B30, ENGL 1B01, ENGL 1B02, ENGL 1B03, LBST 1B11, LBST 1B12, LBST 1B13, or LBST 1A40 with one of LBST 1A41, 1A42 or 1A43 may not take this course for further credit.
Note: This course is equivalent to the former LBST 1B12 course.
Conditions: The minimum passing grade for the first year writing course is 60% (C-).

This course is designed specifically for ESL (English as a Second Language) students who wish to improve academic writing and critical reading skills. Students will focus on grammar, composition, vocabulary building, in-class (timed) writing, as well as research writing and documentation of sources. A secondary focus of this course is the practice of listening and speaking skills in English: students will learn lecture note-taking strategies and will have opportunities to practice contributing to discussion and making short presentations in English.

Students who select ENGL 1B05 ESL, will be students whose first language is not English.   


ENGL 2B01
Introduction to Creative Writing
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 15:10 to 18:10
Instructor: Christakos, Margaret
Duration 5: June 30 to August 18, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:50 to 14:50 
Instructor: Christakos, Margaret

Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of first-year liberal studies (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%).
Antirequisite: Students who have taken ACAD 3B11 or ENGL 3B11 may not take this course for further credit.
Note: Alumni in the degree completion program who are considering taking this course to fulfill their writing course requirement must make an advising appointment with the Liberal Arts & Sciences office for approval.

This seminar course offers students the opportunity to develop, critique and refine a body of writing with an emphasis on the exploration of individual style. Through lectures, writing exercises, class discussion, readings, presentations, and individual critiques, the elements and strategies involved in both the craft and the creative process of writing are examined, as are different critical theories of literature. As a way of understanding cultural and social influences on artistic vision and the creative imagination, students are exposed to a range of writers of diverse cultural and aesthetic backgrounds.


ENGL 2B11
Writing the World - Introduction to Literature
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 2
: May 12 to June 26, Mondays and Wednesdays, 11:50 to 14:50
Instructor: Ionita, Maria
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of first-year liberal studies (including the Writing course with a minimum passing grade of 60%).
  
Literature provides ways of seeing the world and engaging ideas through the art and artistry of language in the created works of its authors. This introductory course will engage students in close readings of traditional and contemporary literary genres, including fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama. The course covers a broad range of literature by authors from a variety of cultures, nationalities and aesthetic backgrounds. Students will learn to analyze the texts critically and identify key elements of each literary genre, and creative strategies deployed by the authors. Writing textual analysis following in the tradition of literary studies and rigorous class discussions are integral to the course.
 

ENGL 3B03
Children's Literature
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Marentette, Scott
Prerequisite: 7.5 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits) and 1.0 credit of second-year liberal studies (including 0.5 credit in VISA/VISC/VISD/VISM).
Note: ENGL 2B03 is strongly recommended in advance of 300 or 400 level ENGL Literature courses.

This course aims to answer the question: What is children's literature? The course will survey children's fiction, poetry, and picture-books to introduce students to a wide range of children's literature. We will examine different cultural and critical approaches to this field in relation to cultural interpretations of childhood and gender. As we discuss the social and political visions put forth in these texts, we will consider the effects of publishing and the media (for example, the Harry Potter films) on the field of contemporary children's literature. Our analysis of genre will include the study of the relationship between text and illustration. Course readings may include works by Carroll, The Brothers Grimm, Lewis, Rowling, Seuss, and others.

ENGL 3B10
Creative Writing: Nonfiction
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Mondays and Wednesdays, 15:10 to 18:10
Instructor: Black, Catherine
Prerequisite: 7.5 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits), 1.0 credit of second-year liberal studies (including 0.5 credit in VISA/VISC/VISD/VISM), and ENGL 2B01 Introduction to Creative Writing or permission of instructor.
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken ENGL 2B05 Introduction to Creative Nonfiction may not take this course for further credit.
Note: Alumni in the degree completion program who are considering taking this course to fulfill their writing course requirement must make an advising appointment with the Liberal Arts & Sciences office for approval. 

Biography, memoir and graphic memoir, personal essay, and literary journalism: this course examines historical and contemporary incarnations of experience-based text, and asks students to draw upon their own lives to produce literary nonfiction. Students will explore such topics as the use of memorabilia and marginalia in memoir, the reliable narrator, recrafting memory, the ethics of factual accuracy, writing trauma, and veiling and unveiling truth. The class will read from a wide range of authors working in the genre (and sub-genres), including: Joan Didion, Lynn Hejinian, Diane Ackermann, Mary Karr, May Sarton, Virginia Woolf , Patrick Lane, Oscar Wilde, Truman Capote, Hunter S. Thompson, and David Sedaris.

ENGL 4B07
Graphic Novels
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 5
: June 30 to August 18, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8:30 to 11:30
Instructor: Kohlert, Frederik
Prerequisite: 10.0 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits) and 1.0 credit of second-year liberal studies (including 0.5 credit in VISA/VISC/VISD/VISM).
Note: ENGL 2B03 is strongly recommended in advance of 300 or 400 level ENGL Literature courses.

A detailed look at book-length sequential art, this course will examine the history of comic book publishing and readership, including superhero, science-fiction, historical, and autobiographical forms, as well as various international types, such as manga or historietas. Also under consideration will be an exploration of how the terms "graphic novel," "comic book," and "popular culture" affect perceptions of the genre. How meaning is approached and understood when text and images are incorporated will be a central theme of the course.
         

ENVR - Environmental Design

ENVR 1B02 Environmental Design 2
ENVR 1B04 Materials and Methods (not offered spring/summer 2014, see course description for equivalency)
ENVR 1B05 Concept Drawing
ENVR 3B18 Building Systems & Interior Materials: Residential
ENVR 3B19 Building Systems & Interior Materials: Commercial


ENVR 1B02 [CANCELLED - updated 2014-04-30]
Environmental Design 2
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Desai, Maya
Prerequisite: ENVR 1B01 Environmental Design 1
Conditions: This is a core Environmental Design course. ENVR 1B02 requires a minimum pass grade of 60%.
Note: Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it.

This course will introduce students to the common problems of architectural, landscape, interior and urban design. Students will be exposed to issues of structure and material, personal and universal spatial concepts, aesthetic and experience against the backdrop of contemporary economic, social and environmental sustainability. This course will explore the design and representations of space using both 2D and 3D methods. In addition to the ongoing development of analogue abilities, students will be introduced to the use and implications of digital technology, such as computer-aided drawing, modeling, rendering and fabrication.
       

ENVR 1B04
Materials and Methods
0.5 Credit | Studio

This course is not offered in the 2014 summer semester. In its place, Environmental Design students may take INDS 1B02 Material Explorations 1 as an equivalent to ENVR 1B04.


ENVR 1B05 [CANCELLED - updated 2014-04-30]
Concept Drawing 
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Mondays and Wednesdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Mishchenko, Olia
Prerequisite: GDES 1B13 Solid & Void: Drawing Form and Space
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken ENVR 2B20 Concept Drawing may not take this course for further credit.
       
Concept Drawing introduces the student to the sketching tools required to explore and represent both direct observation and conceptual thinking. Employing both manual and digital drawing tools, this course exposes the student to analytical methods, scale, measurement and proportion, orthographic, axonometric and perspective projection. Teaching methods include lectures, studio labs, readings and exercises.


ENVR 3B18
Building Systems & Interior Materials: Residential
0.5 Credit | Studio/seminar
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Mondays and Wednesdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Tholen, Mark
Prerequisite: 8.5 credits required for program, including all first year requirements (5.0 credits).
 
This course examines the principles, regulations, systems, materials and details of residential interior design within the context of the Ontario Building Code. Construction systems, plumbing, acoustics, lighting, security systems, heating, electrical, as well as sustainable design are introduced. Course work is studio based with outside guest lecturers as appropriate. In the studio project, students will prepare contract documentation which will include floor plans, wall elevations and sections, reflected ceiling plans, as well as schedules.


ENVR 3B19
Building Systems & Interior Materials: Commercial

0.5 Credit | Studio/seminar
Duration 5 June 30 to August 18, Mondays and Wednesdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Tholen, Mark
Prerequisite: 8.5 credits required for program, including all first year requirements (5.0 credits).
 
This course examines the principles, regulations, systems, materials and details of commercial interior design within the context of the Ontario Building Code. Construction systems, building services, electrical systems, lighting systems, heating, ventilation, air conditioning systems (HVAC), data/voice telecommunication systems, fire ratings, and plumbing including sprinkler systems, energy management, power distribution systems and acoustics. The principles and practice of sustainable design, as well as Leed certification are continued. Course work is studio based with visiting guest lecturers as appropriate. In the studio based project, students will prepare contract documentation which will include reflected ceiling plans, partition sections, floor plans, fixture schedules and finish schedules.

FABR - Fabrication Studios

FABR 2B05 Introduction to Fabrication: Wood

FABR 2B05
Introduction to Fabrication: Wood
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 1:
May 12 to May 30, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8:30 to 14:30
Instructor: O'Neill, Braden
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of liberal studies (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%).
Note: Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it.

Students investigate a range of available wood products, techniques, and applications and learn to work competently with basic tools and equipment. This course is intended for "beginners" who have had no previous training and experience using basic hand tools or simple woodworking machines. Though an emphasis is placed on skills development, students also explore the application of wood fabrication skills in contemporary art and design. Students are encouraged to link their wood fabrication projects to their studies in other areas.

GART - General Art first-year 

GART 1B04 Colour Exploration
GART 1B05 Form and Structure (Art)
GART 1B06 Time-Based Media
GART First-Year Art Elective (not offered spring/summer 2014, see course description for equivalency)


GART 1B04
Colour Exploration
0.5 Credit | Studio/seminar
Duration 1:
May 12 to May 30, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:50 to 17:50
Instructor: Porter, Mary

This course introduces students to the historical and contemporary fundamentals of art making by studying the interdependency of colour and visual elements across a broad range of media, from painting and photography to digital tools. Building upon conceptual and visual aspects of two-dimensional design, students investigate the relationships between ideas, forms, and shapes through the exploration of pictorial and virtual spaces, with attention to colour. Instruction and assignments that are germane to contemporary art practices will focus on composition and the contextual application of colour as a mode of expression.


GART 1B05
Form and Structure (Art)
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 1:
May 12 to May 30, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8:30 to 14:30
Instructor: Sullivan, Derek

Students develop a visual language capable of shaping and expressing clear and creative ideas in three-dimensional forms. The course introduces students to the conceptual elements, organizing principles, and creative processes used in the development of form. Using a variety of materials and processes, students examine the meanings and association of forms, along with the underlying structural principles affecting their creation. Central, too, are the relationships between concept, idea, form, material, and process. Through questioning and a developing awareness of contemporary art practice, students develop the confidence to produce meaningful forms in three dimensions.


GART 1B06
Time-Based Media
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 4:
June 2 to June 25, Wednesdays and Fridays, 11:50 to 17:50
Instructor: Pugen, Geoffrey
Note: Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it.

Students will engage the principles, vocabulary, and concepts of time-based and digital media. While examining the transition from analog to digital (with an emphasis on media literacy), students gain knowledge of the creative opportunities that current and emerging technologies provide. Students acquire experience through projects in video, performance, audio and the creative use of electronics. Students develop understanding of the basic methods, tools, and techniques of time-based media within the context of contemporary art practice.


GART First-Year Art Elective
0.5 Credit | Studio

First-Year Art electives will not be offered in the 2014 summer semester; instead students may take one of the following first–year Design courses: GDES 1B09, GDES 1B19 or ILLU 1B04 to meet the first year Art elective requirements.

GDES, GDEX - General Design

GDES 1B09 Communication Design 1
GDES 1B10 Drawing: Visualization 
GDES 1B13 Solid and Void: Drawing Form and Space  (not offered spring/summer 2014, see course description for equivalency)
GDES 1B16 Colour in Context  (not offered spring/summer 2014, see course description for equivalency)
GDES 1B17 Typography 1
GDES 1B18 Communication Design 2
GDES 1B19 Photography for Communication
GDES 1B21 Experience Design  (not offered spring/summer 2014, see course description for equivalency)
GDES 1B22 Drawing for ID and MAAD
GDES 1B24 Colour and Two-Dimensional Design  (not offered spring/summer 2014, see course description for equivalency)
GDES 1B25 Form and Structure (Design) (not offered spring/summer 2014, see course description for equivalency)
GDES 1B29 Drawing for Industrial Design
GDES 2B03 Think Tank 1: Awareness
GDES 3B02 Editorial & Publication Design 1
GDES 3B06 Guerrilla Entrepreneurship
GDES 3B10 Art of Presentation
GDES 3B11 Graphic Narrative, Animation & Motion
GDES 3B20 Design with Technology 1
GDES 3B48 Illustrative Activism
GDES 3B57 Living Environments: Design Theory
GDES 3B68 Design (As) Research
GDES 3B76 Graphic Novel Illustration
GDES 3B82 Book Illustration 
GDES 3B83 Design Forge
GDES 3C01 Design Study Abroad 
GDES 4B03 Internship
GDEX 3B12 Hip Hop & Convergence Culture



GDES 1B09
Communication Design 1
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Izzard, Daniel
Note: Required for Advertising, Graphic Design and Illustration students.

Communication Design 1 is an introductory sequence of experiences that begin to address the environment of the communication designer as a relationship between tools, techniques, process, decision, judgment and knowledge. Students engage design as a process of formal experimentation in two dimensions using typography, photography and drawing. The fall semester fosters connections between making, looking and thinking as design-specific skills. This course is core to graphic design and advertising students.
 

GDES 1B10
Drawing: Visualization
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 5:
June 30 to August 18, Mondays and Wednesdays, 17:30 to 20:30
Instructor: Sebastian, Fred
Note: Required for Graphic Design and Advertising students.     

Communication designers need to develop skills in quick-sketching essential shape/form/environment - capturing the essence of a concept for iteration, lay-out and storyboarding. The practice and understanding of basic perspective, figure work (gestural, weight and balance, basic proportion and movement), light and shadow, cropping and composition and narrative sequence are essential to confident creative thinking and communication, and form the core work of this course.
 

GDES 1B13
Solid and Void: Drawing Form and Space
0.5 Credit | Studio
       

This course is not offered in the 2014 summer semester. Environmental Design students may take GDES 1B22 Drawing for ID & MAAD as an equivalent to GDES 1B13.


GDES 1B16
Colour in Context
0.5 Credit | Studio

This course is not offered in the 2014 summer semester. First-year Design students may take GART 1B04 Colour Exploration as an equivalent to GDES 1B16.


GDES 1B17
Typography 1
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 5:
June 30 to August 18, Mondays and Wednesday, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Garbett, Mark
Note: Required for Graphic Design and Advertising students.

In this introductory studio course letterforms and words are examined with respect to their anatomy and structure. Through developmental and sequential rendering exercises this course will focus on the exploration of the formal and conceptual relationships between letters and words. Letterforms and words are an integral part of the world of communication and this course will demonstrate how these forms work as signs, both iconic and symbolic.
 

GDES 1B18
Communication Design 2
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 5:
June 30 to August 18, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: McCrum, Guy
Prerequisite: GDES 1B09 Communication Design 1
Conditions: GDES 1B18 requires a minimum pass grade of 60%.
Notes: Required for Advertising and Graphic Design students 

Communication Design 2 reinforces the activities, language and tools/techniques presented in Communication Design 1. Projects address the evolving abilities of students, through encouraging formal risk-taking, self-direction and evaluation. Design processes are discussed as a way to move from a position of uncertainty to a position of potential knowledge. Two, three and four-dimensional contexts are explored through a series of experimental projects. This course is core to graphic design and advertising.
 

GDES 1B19

Photography for Communication
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Mondays and Wednesdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Lear, Robert
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken GDES 3B84 Introduction to Photography may not take this course for further credit.
Notes: Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it. Required for Advertising and Graphic Design students. 

The focus of this studio is digital photography as it is integrated into the practice of communication design. Students will be introduced to photographic basics: camera function, lens and filter selection, exposure, lighting, basic studio techniques and post-processing/image management in a digital environment. Students will learn to evaluate the effectiveness of images in relation to specific messages. Lectures, demonstrations and a series of assignments will build students’ skills in camera and image control. Students will require access to a digital or 35 mm camera.
 

GDES 1B21
Experience Design
0.5 Credit | Studio

This course is not offered in the 2014 summer semester. First-year Design students may take GART 1B06 Time-Based Media as an equivalent to GDES 1B21.


GDES 1B22 [CANCELLED - updated 2014-04-30]
Drawing for ID & MAAD
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Mondays and Wednesdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Hladin, Brian
Note: Required for Industrial Design and Material Art and Design students. No substitute.      

Focusing on objects and human figures, this course is designed as an introduction to ‘drawing as seeing’, drawing as visual language and ‘drawing as manipulation of surface and spatial illusion’. Important elements of the course include: material exploration, drawing accuracy and heightened sensitivity to observation.
 

GDES 1B24
Colour and Two-Dimensional Design
0.5 Credit | Studio

This course is not offered in the 2014 summer semester. First-year Design students may take GART 1B04 Colour Exploration as an equivalent to GDES 1B24.


GDES 1B25
Form and Structure (Design)
0.5 Credit | Studio

This course is not offered in the 2014 summer semester. First-year Design students may take GART 1B05 Form and Structure (Art) as an equivalent to GDES 1B25.


GDES 1B29 [CANCELLED - updated 2014-04-30]
Drawing for Industrial Design
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 5
: June 30 to August 18, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Tonizzo, Davide
Prerequisite: GDES 1B22 Drawing for ID & MAAD
Note: Required for Industrial Design students.

Drawing in a way that supports 3D idea exploration and communication. Beginning with basic three-dimensional prismatic forms of cube, pyramid and cone, students explore the abstract world of geometric solids as a foundation for three-dimensional creative work. Topics include: how to use perspective, axonometric and orthographic drawing (freehand/sketch mode) to generate and explain ideas; perceiving and rendering shade, tone and shadow to add to the effectiveness of a drawing; choosing views, exploded views, doing sectional drawings and arranging multiple views for effective presentation.
 

GDES 2B03
Think Tank 1: Awareness
0.5 Credit | Studio/seminar
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Hudson, Audrey
Duration 2: May 12 to June 26, Mondays and Wednesdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Uchida, Robin
Prerequisite: 2.5 first-year studio credits and 1.0 first-year liberal studies credits.
Note: All Think Tank courses are intended to augment and inform the core studio classes from each of the six design disciplines and to introduce students from Art to Design’s underlying philosophy.

This interdisciplinary course examines the social condition of where and how we live in the context of the Faculty of Design’s primary mandate ‘Design and Humanity’. The significant impact that intelligent and sustainable design can have on people’s lives and the considerable responsibility that the designer has to society are critical factors in shaping behaviour and turning research and perception into action. Strategies for change are channeled into potential project solutions in this course through the research, discussion and debate of current societal issues.
 

GDES 3B02
Editorial & Publication Design 1
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Garbett, Mark
Prerequisite: 8.5 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits).
Note: This course will not be offered after the summer of 2014.
 
This studio course provides an in-depth study of systems and structures fundamental to publication design. Students learn to analyze, evaluate, design and/or redesign actual publications incorporating typography, photography, illustration, charts and graphs. Through a series of exercises and small publication design projects students are introduced to the rich history, current practices, and the future of magazine, book and corporate publication design.
               
 
GDES 3B06
Guerrilla Entrepreneurship
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Mondays and Wednesdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Adams, Kathryn
Prerequisite: 8.5 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits).
 
In response to the growing practice of artist-produced objects (e.g. books, zines, apparel, accessories, housewares, linens, toys, games, etc), this course acts as an introduction to creative entrepreneurial activity. Students learn of the various media and techniques available in self-publishing and production, and of proven DIY marketing tactics and venues. Students will produce individually, and in groups, a number of small, reproducible, marketable items.


GDES 3B10
Art of Presentation
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 2:
 May 12 to June 26, Mondays and Wednesdays, 15:10 to 18:10
Instructor: Cohen, Arlene
Duration 2: May 12 to June 26, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Cohen, Arlene
Prerequisite: 8.5 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits).

A brilliant idea without acceptance will never solve a design problem. Therefore, creating acceptance for a design solution is as important as the solution itself. The primary tools for garnering this acceptance are through formal and information presentations.

Delivering persuasive presentations is not always intuitive. As a design professional, important skills are required to plan, build and then deliver presentations. This course teaches the skills necessary to sell important concepts and ideas by carefully crafting and telling stories.

Presentation strategy and the creation of a presentation narrative through traditional and digital media techniques are thoroughly explored in this course.
                   

GDES 3B11
Graphic Narrative, Animation & Motion
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 2
: May 12 to June 26, Mondays and Wednesdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: MacEachern, Drew
Prerequisite: 8.5 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits).
 
This studio course investigates graphic communication specific to digital motion applications. Students will be introduced to graphic narrative and motion graphics as applied to web applications, animation, video, film and television. Students will also be introduced to the effective use of time, space, sound, transition, on-screen titling, media integration and graphic story telling. Course content will focus on film titles, graphic animations, movie and television graphics.
       

GDES 3B20
Design with Technology 1
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Mondays and Wednesdays, 8:30 to 11:30
Instructor: Sims, Greg
Prerequisite: 8.5 credits,, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits).
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken GDES 3B20 Small Object Design: Virtual to Reality 1 or MAAD 2B36 Jewellery/Metalsmithing: CAD/CAM may not take this course for further credit.
Note: Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it.

This course will introduce students to the fundamental issues that arise in design and production when using three-dimensional computer modelling and associated manufacturing technologies. Students will become familiar with the Computer Aided Design operations required to generate simple three-dimensional computer models and output basic two-dimensional representations. These virtual artifacts will be then translated into prototypes and finished objects using Computer Aided Manufacturing processes (e.g. laser cutting, additive manufacturing and CNC machining) as well as conventional fabrication processes. Students will begin to understand some of the advantages and limitations of CAD/CAM technologies, and will begin to consider the implications these technologies have on the future of design practice.
         

GDES 3B48
Illustrative Activism
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 5:
June 30 to August 18, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Zaharuk, Michael
Prerequisite: 8.5 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits).
 
The use of Illustration to express dissent and improve established conditions enjoys a long and kinetic history, ranging from Victorian era Punch cartoons to contemporary multi-million-dollar ad campaigns. The illustrator’s heightened awareness of social and political issues, coupled with unique communication skills, provides otherwise unrepresented and disenfranchised citizens with a powerful and provocative voice. This course focuses on the illustrator as ‘activist’, achieving positive change through the effective and subversive use of images in the global arena of national and personal politics, social movements, and environmentalism. Posters, billboards, newspaper and magazine ads, editorial illustration, annual reports, flyers, t-shirts, buttons, ambient media, and the web represent media applications explored and discussed in this course.
               

GDES 3B57
Living Environments: Design Theory
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 5
: June 30 to August 18, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Liefhebber, Martin
Prerequisite: 8.5 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits).
 
This course is based on the “Design for Living” program in Sustainable studies, an approach to encouraging sustainable design through an introduction and understanding of the natural laws of design. Through a series of intensive workshops, in the areas of Passive solar design, Renewable energy systems, Straw Bale homes, Rammed earth buildings, Adobe floors, Green Roofs and Sustainable materials the student will gather a core knowledge of sustainable design principles and practice.
               

GDES 3B68
Design (As) Research
0.5 Credit | Studio/seminar
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Mondays and Wednesdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Mousavihejazi, Bahar
Prerequisite: 8.5 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits).
Note: This course is intended to augment the student’s program as an expansion studio or be an optional replacement (ie. for students returning from mobility programs) for: GRPH 3B20 Research Methodologies for Graphic Design 1, INDS 3B09 Research Methodologies for Industrial Designers, MAAD 3B05 Thesis I: Research & Preparation
 
This third-year course will explore practice-based research techniques in design as ethnographic methods to prepare students for their graduate year thesis or core projects. Small research projects will be used in this course to pursue three objectives: research to inform the design deliverables (the outcomes of design practice), research to educate the designer/researcher for future practice (tacit knowledge) and research to inform the professional design, academic and wider communities (explicit knowledge). This course will inform both internal and external audiences that design is, in itself, research.
               

GDES 3B76
Graphic Novel Illustration
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Mondays and Wednesdays, 15:10 to 18:10
Instructor: Smyth, Fiona
Prerequisite: 8.5 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits).
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken GDES 3B29 Sequential Narrative 2 may not take this course for further credit. 

Storytelling, through the medium of comics and graphic novels, is explored in this course. Employing principles of narrative structure as a framework, original stories integrating text and image are created in sequential panel formats. Graphic components including preliminary sketches, page layout, penciling, inking, and title design are developed in conjunction with plotline and dialogue, requiring students to function as both illustrator and author. As a means to inform and contextualize their own work, students research historical and contemporary examples.
       

GDES 3B82 
Book Illustration
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 5:
June 30 to August 18, Tuesdays and Thursday, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Drawson, Blair
Prerequisite: 8.5 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits).
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken GDES 3B05 Sequential Narrative 1 may not take this course for further credit.
Conditions: Students require intermediate or advanced drawing competencies.

This course provides an in-depth study of Illustration as it applies to contemporary picture book design. With both the child and adult reader in mind, students create short self-authored book projects, applying principles of traditional storytelling and narrative structure. Individual visual languages are developed through the creation of consistently stylized illustrations and the
interplay of images with text.
 

GDES 3B83
Design Forge
0.5 Credit | Studio/seminar
Duration 1:
May 12 to May 30, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 11:50 to 14:50
Instructor: Jones, Janet
Prerequisite: 8.5 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits).
Note: Offered in summer only. Not offered in fall/winter.

The Design Forge is a full immersion into problem solving for ‘real world’ situations. Design problems that are not suitable for taking to commercial design studios will be brought to this course by various outside companies. Students will work in a concentrated way to problem solve. All resultant intellectual property will belong to the students. It will be offered during the summer when it is possible to work in a compressed schedule.


GDES 3C01
Design Study Abroad

1.0 Credit | Studio
Duration 3
: May 12 to August 18
Instructor: Tranum, Sarah
Prerequisite: 8.5 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits).
Note: Offered in summer only. Not offered in fall/winter.

Application Process: Please submit your application, which includes a 250-word essay describing why you want to be part of the course and how you see yourself contributing to the team of student designers and a mini-portfolio of your work (3 to 5 projects that you feel will best exemplify your ethos/point of view and abilities as a designer) as a single PDF and email it to stranum@faculty.ocadu.ca.
Registration: An override will be required from the Design office to register in this course.
Tuition: Please note that tuition for this course must be prepaid prior to Thursday, May 1, 2014.
Conditions: Only third-year and fourth-year students or alumni with a minimum overall average of 70% are eligible to take this course.

India offers an exciting opportunity for students in both the Faculty of Design and the Faculty of Art to travel, explore and to co-design with a local community in rural India. Students will be working with organizations to identify design projects that can help these organizations and the people they work with in the community. Examples include: women's empowerment organizations, microfinance groups and an orphanage for boys, among others. Possible project opportunities include designing or re-designing products, services and environments, creating educational materials, developing marketing campaigns, etc. The scope of the projects will be determined as students delve into co-designing with the organizations and the local community.        

This course offers students a unique opportunity to work within a local community in an international setting to engage in solutions that can have a meaningful impact. This experience will allow students to gain an in-depth understanding of a local culture through exploration, observation, and other design tools. Working independently and/or in groups, students will interact with organizations and members of a community to identify challenges and possible solutions. Students will then integrate what they have learned through this participatory design process to develop design solutions that are innovative, appropriate, and implementable.

This opportunity will take place in Malavli, India. Located about 100 km from Mumbai. Malavli is a town in the Pune district of the Indian state of Maharashtra. The course is open to students across art and design disciplines at OCAD U who are adaptable, flexible, independent, curious, respectful, resourceful and passionate about design.
 

GDES 4B03
Internship
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 3:
May 12 to August 18, Wednesdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Sims, Greg
Prerequisite: 13.5 credits, including all first-year and second-year requirements (10.0 credits).
Conditions: Only students with a 70% average will be eligible to take this course.
Note: Offered in summer only. Not offered in fall/winter. Registration in this course requires prior approval by the Program Chair of Design [updated 4-3-2014]. This internship must be appropriate to the student's major or minor.

Through a guided self-directed initiative, the senior student will research, propose and contact a practicing professional in an individual studio, gallery, educational institution or professional organization to search out an intern position of 60 work hours. This actual "real world" work experience will develop networking abilities and provide the student a glimpse into the design studio or art related environment and prepare the emerging artist/designer for employment upon graduation.
         
       
GDEX 3B12
Hip-Hop & Convergence Culture
0.5 Credit | Studio/seminar
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 15:10 to 18:10
Instructor: Hudson, Audrey
Prerequisite: 8.5 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits).
 
This course analyzes contemporary convergence culture of hip-hop and its relationship to design. Through the lens of hip-hop culture we will look at design, public spaces and aesthetics, with a focus on the rich cross-cultural and socio-historical exchange of material knowledge. Part of the course will be dedicated to exploring the global element of hip-hop and how Indigenous communities have taken up this art form. With a focus on convergence culture, we will examine the past to uncover the influence of hip-hop on contemporary designs.
      

               

GRPH - Graphic Design

GRPH 2B06 Typography 2: Structures
GRPH 2B08 Graphic Design 1
GRPH 2B09 Graphic Design 2
GRPH 2B10 Typography 3: Advanced Structures
       

GRPH 2B06
Typography 2: Structures
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Grezova, Mariana
Prerequisite: 2.5 first-year studio credits and 1.0 first-year liberal studies credits required for program including GDES 1B17 Typography 1 or GRPH 2A04 Typography 1: Letters and Words.
 
In this course students will explore typographic structures, focusing on normative and conceptual principles. An in depth analysis is undertaken in this course that explores the letter relationship to the word, the word relationship to the line, lines in relationship to column and the way these elements activate a particular space. Students will be introduced to the basic principles of visual hierarchy and grid structures, as well as the syntactic, semantic and pragmatic qualities of typography.
               

GRPH 2B08
Graphic Design 1
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Mondays and Wednesdays, 11:50 to 14:50
Instructor: Traill, Mary [updated 4-11-2014]
Prerequisite: 2.5 first-year studio credits and 1.0 first-year liberal studies credits required for program including GDES 1B18 Communication Design 2 (minimum grade of 60%), or GDES 1B27 Graphic Communication (minimum grade of 60%).
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken GRPH 2K01 Graphic Design 1 may not take this course for further credit.
Conditions: GRPH 2B08 requires a minimum pass grade of 60%.

Through a variety of experiences ranging from the development of graphic form to composition and colour, students will develop visual vocabularies and an aesthetic understanding of how content and message impact on form and communication. All studio-based projects require research and presentations that include verbal, written and visual components. Students will work in two and four dimensions with static and time-based formats. The course will integrate current software and appropriate digital methods.
       

GRPH 2B09
Graphic Design 2
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 5:
June 30 to August 18, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Lau, Terry
Prerequisite: 2.5 first-year studio credits and 1.0 first-year liberal studies credits required for program and GRPH 2B08 Graphic Design 1 (minimum grade of 60%), or GRPH 2K01 Graphic Design 1 (minimum grade of 60%).
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken GRPH 2K02 Graphic Design 2 may not take this course for further credit.
Conditions: GRPH 2B09 requires a minimum pass grade of 60%.

The course focuses on process, word/image interaction, meaning, hierarchy and the impact of dimensional form on effective communication. Students will learn to distill complex ideas into concise and convincing two and three-dimensional elements. All studio-based assignments require research and presentations that include verbal, written and visual components. The course will integrate current software and tools in both physical and virtual environments.

               

GRPH 2B10
Typography 3: Advanced Structures
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 5:
June 30 to August 18, Mondays and Wednesdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Young, Jackie
Prerequisite: 2.5 first-year studio and 1.0 first-year liberal studies credits and GRPH 2B06 Typography 2: Structures. 
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken GRPH 3B14 Typography 3: Advanced Structures may not take this course for further credit. 

Students will continue to explore the design of organizational typographic structures in this course. The presentation of complex information in a clear and engaging manner, servicing utility and where appropriate, beauty, is the primary focus. An increased emphasis on content, concept and type’s association to imagery for specific target audiences will be addressed through a range of typographically-driven projects.

 

HUMN - Humanities

HUMN 2B01 Aesthetics
HUMN 3B01 Reading Popular Culture 
HUMN 3B11 Sexualities and Representation: Queer and Other Theories
HUMN 3B17 Modernism and Postmodernism
HUMN 3B21 Extraordinary Bodies
HUMN 4B03 Existentialism and Its Culture

HUMN 2B01
Aesthetics
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 5
: June 30 to August 16, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:50 to 14:50
Instructor:  Petrenko, Anton
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of first-year liberal studies (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%).

This course offers students an introduction to the philosophy of art through the study of concepts and issues which have concerned artists, critics and philosophers from modernism to postmodernism. We examine some of the traditional philosophical problems of aesthetics connected to ideas of beauty, genius, imagination, creativity, artistic value and expression, critical evaluation, and the role of the artist in society. We also investigate contemporary issues related to the dematerialization of the art object in the twentieth century such as visual thinking, spatial intelligence, representation, semiotic signification, the anti-aesthetic, and the connection between art and politics.


HUMN 3B01
Reading Popular Culture
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 5:
June 30 to August 18, Wednesdays and Fridays, 11:50 to 14:50
Instructor: Flisfeder, Matthew 
Prerequisite: 7.5 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits) and 1.0 credit of second-year liberal studies (including 0.5 credit in VISA/VISC/VISD/VISM).
Antirequisite: Students who have taken ACAD 2B14 or HUMN 2B14 may not take this course for further credit.

This course examines the mass media as a dominant form of culture which socializes us while providing the materials for social reproduction and change. The emphasis of the course is on the stimulation of critical reflection and debate relevant to an understanding of various popular cultural genres in contemporary Canadian and global cultures. In studying various genres, including soap opera, science fiction, fashion and dance music, we compare different analytical approaches to reading culture and questioning the politics of representation, distribution, production, and consumption.


HUMN 3B11
Sexualities and Representation: Queer and Other Theories
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 5
: June 30 to August 18, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: McIntosh, David
Prerequisite: 7.5 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits) and 1.0 credit of second-year liberal studies (including 0.5 credit in VISA/VISC/VISD/VISM).
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken HUMN 4B16 and VISC 4B16: Queer Theory: Sexuality and Representation may not take this course for further credit.
       
This course will explore intersections in the history and theory of sexualities and the politics of representation by analyzing the relevant discourses in art and design, ideology and narratives, resistance and activism. Investigating the writings of theorists such as Judith Butler, Michel Foucault and Eve Sedgwick, students will gain informed knowledge about the construction and performance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) identity and about notions of being ‘inside or outside’ or straddling the edge of a community.
         

HUMN 3B17
Modernism and Postmodernism
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 2
: May 12 to June 26, Mondays and Wednesdays, 11:50 to 14:50
Instructor: Kiloh, Kathy 
Prerequisite: 7.5 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits) and 1.0 credit of second-year liberal studies (including 0.5 credit in VISA/VISC/VISD/VISM).
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken HUMN 4B01: Modernism: Critical Perspectives or HUMN 4B18: Postmodernism: Critical Perspectives may not take this course for further credit.

This course enables students to gain a broad understanding of Modernism and its critiques (Antimodernism, Postmodernism, Postcolonialism) within the context of visual art, architecture, music, and literature from the period 1850 to 1990 against their socio-political and philosophical backgrounds. Works discussed may include, among others, Nietzsche, Freud, Marx, Baudelaire, Woolf, Mann, Joyce, Borges, Burroughs, Stravinsky, Schoenberg, Cage, Sherman, Shonibare, Venturi, Gehry, Lacon, Foucault, Fanon, and Krause.


HUMN 3B21
Extraordinary Bodies
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 2
: May 12 to June 26, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:50 to 14:50
InstructorFries, Kenny 
Prerequisite: 7.5 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits) and 1.0 credit of second-year liberal studies (including 0.5 credit in VISA/VISC/VISD/VISM).
Note: This "Special Topic" course provides more advanced analysis of a topic of general interest or relevance. This course fulfills 0.5 credit toward the liberal studies requirements for a BFA or BDes.

This seminar course looks at how "physically different" bodies have been viewed artistically throughout history and in our contemporary culture. We will look at how different models of looking at "otherness" have pervaded our culture and how a newer, social model has finally taken root, as well as how these models affect not only our creative lives but also our social, political and personal lives, as well as the environments in which we live. By exploring different bodies as cultural representations we will be challenged to find ways in which the experience of those deemed "different" can be included in contemporary art, literature, and film.


HUMN 4B03
Existentialism and Its Culture
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:50 to 14:50
Instructor: Graham, Archie
Prerequisite: 10.0 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits) and 1.0 credit of second-year liberal studies (including 0.5 credit in VISA/VISC/VISD/VISM).
Antirequisite: Students who have taken ACAD 4B03 may not take this course for further credit.

This course is a study of the short stories, poetry, film, visual art and philosophical essays which have been generated from, or significantly influenced by, the philosophy of existentialism. In identifying some of the chief issues, notable works and leading figures in the movement, students gain an appreciation of the "existential" approach to modern culture, one characterized by the preeminence of critical protest.

       

ILLU - Illustration

ILLU 1B01 Observational Drawing and Painting 1
ILLU 1B02 Illustrative Concepts 1 
ILLU 1B03 Illustrative Concepts 2
ILLU 1B04 Media Studio: Analogue
ILLU 1B05 Observational Drawing Principles
ILLU 2B04 Illustration 1
ILLU 2B10 Illustration 2


ILLU 1B01 [CANCELLED - updated - 2014-06-10]
Observational Drawing and Painting 1
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 5:
June 30 to August 18, Mondays and Wednesdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Aoki, Nick
Prerequisite: ILLU 1B05 Observational Drawing Principles or 1B05 Illustrative Drawing Principles
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken ILLU 1B01 Observational Drawing and Painting may not take this course for further credit.
Note: To meet the learning outcomes of this course, students are required to work from nude male and female figure models in the studio environment.

Integrating representational drawing principles and practices with wet media, students execute figure and still life exercises from observation, as a foundation for Illustration. Further examination of surface anatomy, proportion, human locomotion is undertaken to inform figurative works. Fundamental painting techniques using limited warm/cool palettes are explored to assess the aesthetic possibilities and physical properties inherent in painting media. Ongoing sketchbook assignments maintain a drawing routine outside the classroom.
     

ILLU 1B02 [CANCELLED - updated 2014-04-23]
Illustrative Concepts 1
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Waszul, Yarek

Illustrative Concepts 1 introduces students to the fundamental theories and practices in the field of contemporary illustration, with an emphasis on ideation and visual problem-solving methods. Students develop and apply design processes, including problem definition, design criteria development, research and observation, brainstorming, mindmapping and visual synthesis, divergent and convergent thinking, critical thinking, and cycles of testing and refinement through a variety of studio projects. Central to this course is the illustrator’s role as storyteller, communicator and commentator.
 

ILLU 1B03 
Illustrative Concepts 2
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 5:
June 30 to August 18, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Waszul, Yarek
Prerequisite: ILLU 1B02 Illustrative Concepts 1
Conditions: This is a core Illustration course. No substitute. ILLU 1B03 requires a minimum pass grade of 60%. 
       
Building on the ideation methods developed in Illustrative Concepts 1, students apply further visual problem-solving techniques to create communicative images. Narratives are developed through symbolic means of representation, employing metaphor and metonymy, and through conceptual synthesis. The diverse meaning of symbols, as defined by context and sequence is also explored. while the storytelling effect of formal pictorial elements such as line, shape, value, light, movement, placement, scale, cropping and colour is examined. Simple text-to-image translation methods are introduced.
         

ILLU 1B04 [CANCELLED - updated 2014-04-30]
Media Studio: Analogue
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Mondays and Wednesdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Todd, Jon
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken ILLU 1B04 Media Studio or ILLU 2A02 Media Studio 1 may not take this course for further credit.

Students in this course will explore a variety of analogue or traditional illustration media and materials, assessing and applying their properties through multiple techniques and methodologies. Through a series of exercises manipulating the formal aspects of picture making, students will acquire capacities to synthesize appropriate wet, dry and mixed media with illustrative concepts.
 

ILLU 1B05 [CANCELLED - updated 2014-04-30]
Observational Drawing Principles
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 2
: May 12 to June 26, Mondays and Wednesdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Aoki, Nick
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken GDES 1B12 Illustrator’s Toolkit or ILLU 1B05 Illustrative Drawing Principles may not take this course for further credit.
Note: To meet the learning outcomes of this course, students are required to work from nude male and female figure models in the studio environment.        

Principles and fundamentals of figure and object drawing applicable to Illustration are introduced in this course. Students render three dimensional forms, structures and spaces using one, two and three point perspective, with an emphasis on accuracy and achieving spatial illusion. Students also draw from the model using gesture, contour and shaded drawing techniques with short and sustained poses, to develop an understanding of surface anatomy, proportion, mass, negative and positive space, line quality, composition and observational perspective. Students also maintain a sketchbook to establish a routine of drawing from life.
 

ILLU 2B04
Illustration 1
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Todd, Jon
Prerequisite: 2.5 first-year studio credits and 1.0 first-year liberal studies credits required for program including ILLU 1B03 Illustrative Concepts 2 (minimum grade of 60%), or GDES 1B27 Graphic Communication (minimum grade of 60%).
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken ILLU 2K01 Illustration 1 may not take this course for further credit. 
Conditions: ILLU 2B04 requires a minimum pass grade of 60%.  

In this core course, text-to-image methodologies are applied to written material ranging in complexity from a key word to full manuscripts. Students analyze and distill texts, and generate concepts through a series of revised preliminary drawings reflecting the collaborative process between illustrator and art director. Students examine a variety of visual strategies including literal depiction, symbolism, montage, synthesis, transformation, distortion, synesthesia, anecdote and decoration, to identify appropriate solutions to a given text. Complementary media is subsequently investigated for final art.
 

ILLU 2B10
Illustration 2
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 5:
June 30 to August 18, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Mably, Greg
Prerequisite: 2.5 first-year studio credits and 1.0 first-year liberal studies credits required for program and ILLU 2B04 Illustration 1 (minimum grade 60%), or ILLU 2K01 Illustration 1 (minimum grade of 60%).
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken ILLU 2K02 Illustration 2 may not take this course for further credit.
Conditions: ILLU 2B10 requires a minimum pass grade of 60%.  

Distinctions between categories of contemporary Illustration, regarding function, usage and audience, are systematically explored and defined through the development of book, editorial and advertising images. Students apply ideation methodologies, visual strategies, diverse media and professional practices to assignments approximating commissions by clients. Various contexts for assessing illustration- artistic, commercial, ethical, and societal- are compared, to discuss the illustrator’s role in shaping culture.

INDS - Industrial Design

INDS 1B01 ID Studio 1: The Design of Everyday Things
INDS 1B02 Material Explorations 1
INDS 2B20 ID Studio 2 & 3: Composite


INDS 1B01 [CANCELLED - updated 2014-04-30]
ID Studio 1: The Design of Everyday Things
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 2
: May 12 to June 26, Mondays and Wednesdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Lee, Ranee
Prerequisite: GDES 1B25 Form & Structure
Conditions: This is a core Industrial Design course. INDS 1B01 requires a minimum pass grade of 60%.

This introductory course familiarizes students with the knowledge base and skills needed for the effective creation of human artifacts. With an emphasis on concept development in the design of everyday objects, students are encouraged to create new product typologies in the context of human needs. They will explore the complex issues involved in contemporary industrial design and the changing nature of the processes used for meeting particular human or social needs, as well as specific functional or market requirements. The course introduces students to semantic and symbolic aspects of industrial design through developmental studies that express the functional and cultural meanings of products.


INDS 1B02
Material Explorations 1
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 2
: May 12 to June 26, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Kuisma, John
Note: Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it.   

Form cannot be determined without determining Structure. Structure cannot be created without a consideration of Materials. Materials cannot be manipulated without an understanding of Tools and technology. This course will focus on all of the elements and understandings necessary to create meaningful form, structures that can withstand forces, the range of materials that are available and the tools and techniques that can be safely applied in the materialization of designs.
 

INDS 2B20
ID Studio 2 & 3: Composite
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 2
: May 12 to June 26, Wednesdays and Fridays, 11:50 to 14:50
Instructor: Goss, Julian
Prerequisite: 2.5 first-year studio credits and 1.0 first-year liberal studies credits required for program and either INDS 2B15 ID Studio 2: Design for Private Space or INDS 2B19 ID Studio 3: Emerging Technologies.
Anti-requisite: Students who have successfully completed both INDS 2B15 ID Studio 2: Design for Private Space and INDS 2B19 ID Studio 3: Emerging Technologies may not take this course for further credit.

This course is intended to replace INDS 2B15 or INDS 2B19 by amalgamating their learning outcomes. It is intended for students who have successfully completed one of INDS 2B15 or INDS 2B19. It will provide those students who were not able to complete either course to prepare themselves to take ID Studio 4 in the Fall of their third year. Students will have opportunities to improve their competence in Design Process and to further integrate the material covered in other concurrent courses. Project emphasis will include material exploration, brand identity, national identity, and emerging technology.

INTM - Integrated Media

INTM 2B02 The Moving Image: Cinematic Form & Practice
INTM 2B21 Online Art & Website Creation 


INTM 2B02
The Moving Image: Cinematic Form & Practice
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 4:
June 2 to June 25, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8:30 to 14:30
Laboratory: June 2 to June 25, Wednesdays and Fridays, 15:00 to 17:30
Instructor: Mead, Wrik
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of liberal studies (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%).
Co requisite: Recommended Co-requisite: INTM 2B06 Sonic Arts.
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken INTM 2B02 Film Introduction or INTM 3B34 Film for Artists may not take may not take this course for credit.
Note: Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it. Students may not enrol in INTM 2B30 Workflow & Production until they have successfully completed INTM 2B02 The Moving Image: Cinematic Form & Practice or INTM 2B29 The Moving Image: Documentary, Performance, Activism.

This section emphasizes fiction/character based approaches to the moving image practice. Students initiate individual media projects including short films/videos, installations and hybrid media works. Students are introduced to the history, language and techniques of cinema. Fundamentals in the cinematic vocabulary are explored alongside the creative and technical dimensions of filmmaking processes. Lectures, screenings, field trips, discussion and critique augment hands-on instruction in production and postproduction techniques.


INTM 2B21
Online Art & Website Creation
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30 to 11:30
Instructor: Pearl, Zachary  
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of liberal studies (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%).
Conditions: Basic computer knowledge required.

This course examines the web as an artistic medium through a review of artists' on-line projects and the creation of websites by students. Artistic approaches will include HTML/CSS authoring and the use of Web 2.0 structures. Practical techniques will be presented in image preparation, planning and interactive design. The social implications of the web's underlying structures will be considered. Throughout the term students will produce and present several web works that demonstrate the different topics and practices being explored.

       

INVC - Indigenous Visual Culture

INVC 3B01 Bringing Visual Literacy to Indigenous Communities

INVC 3B01 [CANCELLED - Updated 2014-05-09]
Bringing Visual Literacy to Indigenous Communities
0.5 Credit | Studio/seminar
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Mondays, 11:50 to 14:50
Instructor: TBA
Prerequisite:
7.5 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits) and 1.0 credit of second-year liberal arts & sciences (including 0.5 credit in VISA/VISC/VISD/VISM).
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken ABVC 3B01 may not take this course for further credit.
Note: Registration in this course requires approval by Chair of the Indigenous Visual Culture Program, 113 McCaul St, Room 1401.
       
This summer course offers 3rd year students from all faculties an opportunity to spend two months in a total-immersion environment in remote and fly-in First Nations communities in Central and Northern Ontario. Students will develop and teach curriculum in visual literacy in a variety of media and formats for First Nations children and youth, and gain valuable teaching skills and life experience within a challenging and stimulating environment. Successful applicants will participate in a preparatory seminar and orientation, will receive travel and lodging, and be equipped with supplies and media equipment to support their teaching. They will document and report their progress throughout and upon completion of the program to an off-site supervising OCADU faculty.

 

LBST - Liberal Studies first-year  - Please see course code changes

LBST 1B04 Global Visual and Material Culture: Beginnings to 1800 (see VISC 1B02)
LBST 1B05 Global Visual and Material Culture: 1800 to the Present (see VISC 1B07)
LBST 1B11 The Essay and the Argument: Mechanics (see ENGL 1B04)
LBST 1B12 The Essay and the Argument: ESL (see ENGL 1B05)
LBST 1B13 The Essay and the Argument: Rhetoric (not offered spring/summer 2014)

LBST 1B04
Global Visual and Material Culture: Beginnings to 1800
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
       

(see VISC 1B02)
    

LBST 1B05
Global Visual and Material Culture: 1800 to the Present
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
       
(see VISC 1B07)       
               

LBST 1B11
The Essay and the Argument: Mechanics
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
       
(see ENGL 1B04)

 

LBST 1B12
The Essay and the Argument: ESL
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
       
(see ENGL 1B05)

LBST 1B13
The Essay and the Argument: Rhetoric (not offered spring/summer 2014)
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
       

MAAD - Material Art & Design

MAAD 1B01 Material Art & Design Studio: Fibre (not offered spring/summer 2014, see course description for equivalency)
MAAD 1B02 Material Art & Design Studio: Jewellery (not offered spring/summer 2014, see course description for equivalency)
MAAD 2B01 Intro to Fibre
MAAD 2B08 Jewellery/Metalsmithing: Casting
MAAD 2B14 Intro to Jewellery/Metalsmithing: Fabrication
MAAD 2B15 Intro to Ceramics
MAAD 2B30 Ceramics: Intro to Throwing
MAAD 2B38 Fibre: Dyeing
MAAD 3B40 Ceramics: Throwing Workshop


MAAD 1B01
Material Art & Design Studio: Fibre
0.5 Credit | Studio

This course is not offered in the 2014 summer semester. In its place, students may take the equivalent course, MAAD 2B01 Intro to Fibre.


MAAD 1B02
Material Art & Design Studio: Jewellery
0.5 Credit | Studio

This course is not offered in the 2014 summer semester. In its place, students may take the equivalent course, MAAD 2B14 Intro to Jewellery/Metalsmithing: Fabrication.


MAAD 2B01
Intro to Fibre
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 3:
May 12 to August 18, Thursdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Price, Meghan
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken MAAD 1B01 Material Art & Design Studio: Fibre may not take this course for further credit.
Note: Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it.
Conditions: MAAD 2B01 requires a minimum pass grade of 60%.  

This course introduces the students of Material Art & Design to the possibilities of fibres. The class addresses two major areas of concern within Fibre: interlacement, encompassing hand manipulated construction techniques, and surface design, which includes print and dye. Parallel with these technical studies will be work with concept development to evolve a visual vocabulary suitable for design and/or art based works. The course will be delivered using visual presentations, demonstrations, hands-on production, in-class discussions and one-on-one and group critiques.
 

MAAD 2B08
Jewellery/Metalsmithing: Casting
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 3:
May 12 to August 18, Thursdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: McKenzie, Van
Prerequisite: 2.5 first-year studio credits and 1.0 first-year liberal studies credits required for program.
Note: Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it.

This course introduces the traditional casting processes of lost wax, delft clay and cuttlefish and investigates the technical, aesthetic and cultural aspects of body adornment. Students will be exposed to a variety of model making techniques including: carving, modeling, mouldmaking and rapid prototyping. Contemporary, historical examples from a variety of cultures will be presented to illustrate concepts embodied in the projects.
           

MAAD 2B14
Intro to Jewellery/Metalsmithing: Fabrication
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 3:
May 12 to August 18, Wednesdays, 11:50 to 14:50
Instructor: McKenzie, Van
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken MAAD 1B02 Material Art & Design Studio: Jewellery or GDES 3B34 Jewellery Design 1: An Introduction  may not take this course for further credit.
Note: Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it.
Conditions: MAAD 2B14 requires a minimum pass grade of 60%. 

This course explores the aesthetic, technical and cultural aspects of body adornment. Fabrication skills such as silver soldering, piercing, forming, elementary stone setting and surface treatments are covered within a series of projects designed and produced by the students. Students are also encouraged to reassess their concept of jewellery. Writing, drawing and modelmaking assignments dealing with conceptual and experimental approaches are part of this course.
         

MAAD 2B15
Intro to Ceramics
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Moriyama, Joni
Prerequisite: 2.5 first-year studio credits and 1.0 first-year liberal studies credits.
Note: Offered in summer only. Not offered in fall/winter. Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it. This course is open to Art and Design students. Art students - please contact the Design office for access.

This introductory ceramics course emphasizes hand-forming and wheel-throwing techniques for both pottery and sculpture. Slide presentations and ceramic study pieces introduce the student to historical and contemporary ceramic work.
       
       
MAAD 2B30
Ceramics: Intro to Throwing
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 3:
May 12 to August 18, Wednesdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Jaroszewicz, Mark
Prerequisite: 2.5 first-year studio credits and 1.0 first-year liberal studies credits.
Note: Offered in summer only. Not offered in fall/winter. Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it.

Throwing is the action of making forms on a rotating wheel using only the hands. This course trains students to use the wheel as a forming tool, explores a variety of techniques and familiarizes students with the vocabulary used in the development of functional and sculptural pieces. Students will experiment with colour and texture using decorating, glazing and firing techniques. They will discover a holistic view of clay making, where techniques both inform and produce the final product. Related topics such as context, concept, function, glazing and firing are also considered. This explorative engagement with the wheel aims to open up new creative and technical possibilities within the student's process of clay making. The course will be delivered using illustrated lectures, demonstrations, in-class discussions and one-on-one and group critiques.
 

MAAD 2B38
Fibre: Dyeing
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 3
:May 12 to August 18, Wednesdays, 18:30 to 21:30 
Instructor: Wassink, Laurie
Prerequisite: 2.5 first-year studio credits and 1.0 first-year liberal studies credits required for program including MAAD 1B01 Material Art & Design Studio: Fibre or MAAD 2B01 Intro to Fibre.
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken MAAD 3B01 Fibre: Dyeing may not take this course for further credit. 
Note: Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it. 
 
This course investigates colour theory and dye techniques as applied to fibre. Studies will include traditional and experimental processes for natural and synthetic dyeing on woven and nonwoven textiles. The emphasis is on acquiring a thorough knowledge of the relationship between fibre and dyestuff. Students will develop their own colour sense as well as mastery of the technical aspects of colour with both cellulose and protein fibre. The course will be delivered using lectures, demonstrations, in-class experiments and one-on-one and group critiques.
                 

MAAD 3B40
Ceramics: Throwing Workshop
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 3:
May 12 to August 18, Wednesdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Jaroszewicz, Mark
Prerequisite: 8.5 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits).
Note: Offered in summer only. Not offered in fall/winter. Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it.  

This course teaches the process of making objects with clay using the potter's wheel. This method can quickly create basic forms which can be transformed into useful objects with specific needs in mind. In this context, throwing is used as an important vehicle of expression. During this course students are encouraged to further investigate the creative and/or production potential of this process in the hope of gaining a totality of clay making. Wheel throwing can both inform and produce the work and will be integrated with other aspects of the process such as context, concept, function and texture.

PHOT - Photography

PHOT 2B03 Introductory Photography: Black & White
PHOT 2B05 Introductory Photography: Colour
PHOT 2B07 Introductory Photography: Digital
PHOT 2B13 Concept and Process
PHOT 3B19 Professional Practices & Applications


PHOT 2B03
Introductory Photography: Black & White
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 4:
June 2 to June 25, Wednesdays and Fridays, 11:50 to 17:50
Instructor: Schneider, Kate
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of liberal studies (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%).
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken PHOT 2C02 Contemporary Photography Studio may not take this course for credit.
Note: Students who completed PHOT 2B03 in first year may not repeat this course and must instead select an additional 0.5 credit 200 level Art elective.

This course offers an introduction to the technical and visual tools of photography, including camera functions, film exposure and black-and-white darkroom procedures. In class demonstration, lecture and critiques support hands-on practice.


PHOT 2B05
Introductory Photography: Colour
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 1:
May 12 to May 30, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8:30 to 14:30
Instructor: Jones, John
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of liberal studies (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%).
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken PHOT 2C02 Contemporary Photography Studio may not take this course for credit.
Note: It is recommended that students take PHOT 2B03 Introductory Photography: Black & White at the same time or prior to taking this course. Required for 200 level Photography Majors.  Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it.

This studio-based course explores the creative use of colour in contemporary photography. Students are introduced to both analog and digital methodologies. Areas covered are colour light theory, image formation in film and digital, exposure and colour balance fundamentals, proper selection of colour and transparency films, chemical colour printing, digital colour capture, digital device calibration and printing from digital files. Hands-on practice is supplemented by presentations, lectures and critiques of student work. Aesthetic issues and trends are discussed.


PHOT 2B07
Introductory Photography: Digital
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30 to 11:30
Instructor: Groeneweg, Jonathan
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of first-year liberal studies (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%).
Antirequisite: Students who have taken PHOT 2C02 may not take this course for further credit.
Note: Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it. Mandatory for Photography students.

Students are introduced to digital imaging as it relates to photographic practice. This course provides a basic overview of digital photography technology including Adobe Photoshop tools, scanning and printing. Hands-on practice is supplemented by demonstrations, lectures and presentations. Basic computer literacy is required; access to a digital camera is not.


PHOT 2B13
Concept and Process
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 1:
May 12 to May 30, Tuesdays and Thursday, 11:50 to 17:50
Instructor: Choi, Esther
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of liberal studies (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%).
Corequisite: PHOT 2C02 Contemporary Photography Studio or PHOT 2B03 Introductory Photography: Black & White. Both may be taken prior to, or concurrently with PHOT 2B13.
Note: Required for 200 level Photography Majors. Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it.

Students are further introduced to the technical and visual tools of photography. Emphasis is on acquiring a creative vocabulary and greater awareness of photographic and photo-based practice. Presentations, lectures and hands-on experience assist in the development of conceptual skills and working methods.


PHOT 3B19
Professional Practices & Applications
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 1:
  May 12 to May 30, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30 to 14:30
Instructor: Jones, John
Prerequisite: 8.0 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits).
Note: Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it.

In this course, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of applied business practice, portfolio preparation and self promotion through practical assignments, critiques and skill building demonstrations. This course provides an excellent opportunity to build your portfolio with images that explore the creative potential of editorial, advertising and portfolio photography.

PRNT - Printmaking

PRNT 2B01 Screenprinting
PRNT 2B02 Relief
PRNT 2B05 Papermaking
PRNT 2B17 Intaglio
PRNT 2B18 Printmaking for Painters
PRNT 2B20 Book Arts: Bookbinding
PRNT 2B26 Nano Publishing: Independent Publications
       


PRNT 2B01
Screenprinting
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Wednesdays and Fridays, 15:30 to 18:30
Instructor: Suddick, Jennie
Duration 4: June 2 to June 25, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8:30 to 14:30
Instructor: Bariteau, Nadine
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of first-year liberal studies (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%).
Note: Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it.

Screenprinting is a modern and flexible stencil technique providing students with a variety of image making possibilities. This studio course covers basic hand stencil techniques and photographic screen processes using water-based inks. Class demonstrations, discussions, individual and group critiques, and directed projects are integral to this course.


PRNT 2B02
Relief
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30 to 11:30
Instructor: Nishimura, Emma
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of liberal studies (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%).
Note: Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it.

Students will explore the principles of relief printmaking techniques and be introduced to the tools and processes of this ancient art form. With a focus on sustainable materials and practices, students will produce black and white, colour prints, and examine a range of papers. Class demonstrations, lectures, group and individual critiques, and directed projects form an integral part of this course.

PRNT 2B05
Papermaking
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 4:
 June 2 to June 25, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:50 to 17:50
Instructor: Cook, Emily
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of Liberal Studies (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%).
Notes: Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it. 
 
This course explores the creative possibilities of working with handmade paper. Techniques practiced include sheet forming, pulp painting, colour and fibre exploration, as well as research into the diverse characteristics of assorted paper pulps. Additional focus is placed on the study of European and Asian papermaking practices, as well as contemporary applications for paper art. Students are encouraged to complete project work in open studio time immediately following the class.
 

PRNT 2B17
Intaglio
0.5 Credit | Studio

Duration 4: June 2 to June 25, Wednesdays and Fridays, 11:50 to 17:50
Instructor: Nishimura, Emma
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of liberal studies (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%).
Note: Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it.

Students will explore the creative potential of intaglio techniques such as etching, drypoint, engraving and other methods of working with incised surfaces and focusing on sustainable materials and practices. Class discussion, presentations, demonstrations, group and individual critiques assist in the development and realization of assigned projects.
 

PRNT 2B18
Printmaking for Painters
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 1: May 12 to May 30, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:50 to 17:50
Instructor: Cook, Emily
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of first-year liberal studies (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%).
Note: Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it.

This course explores the flexibility of traditional and contemporary methods of creating print-based work through the adaptation of technical skills from painting. Students will explore a variety of printmaking techniques such as serigraphy, collagraphy, relief and intaglio to create monoprints, mixed media works or multiples on paper. Hands-on studio work is supplemented by group and individual critiques.


PRNT 2B20
Book Arts: Bookbinding
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8:30 to 11:30
Instructor: Black, Anthea
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of first-year liberal studies (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%).
Note: Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it.

This course explores the traditional and contemporary concepts of the book as an art object and information vehicle. It introduces students to alternative book structures and bookbinding methods, including sewing, case binding and the construction of boxes, slip cases and book containers. Students produce several working book models and an independent project.


PRNT 2B26
Nano Publishing: Independent Publications
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:50 to 14:50
Instructor: Black, Anthea
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of liberal studies (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%).
Note: Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it.

This hands-on course examines the nature, history and politics of independent publication with an emphasis on active community engagement, distribution models, and strategies for working outside of frameworks offered by mainstream media conglomerates and retailers. Using a variety of studio techniques including letterpress, silkscreen, digital printing, and book arts, Art and Design students make zines and artists’ multiples, organize a public exhibition of their work, participate in local book related initiatives, and establish consignment relationships with local galleries and shops.

SCIN - Sculpture/Installation

SCIN 2B03 Shaping Ideas 
SCIN 2B07 Sculpture: Language of Materials 


SCIN 2B03
Shaping Ideas
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 1:
May 12 to May 30, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8:30 to 14:30
Instructor: Bethune-Leamen, Katie
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of first-year liberal studies (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%).
Note: Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it.

Within the context of sculpture and installation practices students will develop projects using the pliable mediums of clay, plaster and wax. Exploring the potentials of these three media beyond their historic links to traditional figuration, this course supports in-studio, practical research and production using case studies of a range of contemporary artists and art works. Students will be presented with a wide scope of strategies to connect ideas with material outcomes, while developing the studio skills to support the process.


SCIN 2B07
Sculpture: Language of Materials
0.5 Credit | Studio
Duration 1:
May 12 to May 30, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30 to 14:30
Instructor: Brown, Adam
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of first-year liberal studies (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%).
Note: Please take special note that this course has material fees associated with it.

This course encourages students to explore the physical qualities inherent in materials and the associative meanings we bring to the material world around us. Students experiment with materials, form and space in order to understand how materials can be transformed to create new meaning or convey complex ideas. Students examine issues relevant to contemporary artists working in the areas of sculpture and installation.

SCTM - Science/Technology/Math

SCTM 2B10 Introduction to Psychology
SCTM 2B21 The Mathematics of Art & Design
SCTM 2B22 Topics in the Science of Colour

SCTM 2B10(Online Delivery)
Introduction to Psychology
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 2 S01: May 12 to June 26, Mondays and Fridays, 18:30 to 21:30 (online delivery, including invigilated online tests and exams)
Instructor: Kushnir, Helena
Duration 2 S02: May 12 to June 26, Tuesdays and Fridays, 18:30 to 21:30 (online delivery, in-class tests and exam)
Instructor: Kushnir, Helena
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of first-year liberal studies (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%).
Note: There are two sections of SCTM 2B10 concurrently. Both sections are delivered online. Section 1 requires that students complete all tests and exam online.  Section 2 requires that students attend in-class tests and one final exam. Details as listed in the course syllabus. 


Condition: Registrants for this online course acknowledge and agree to the following:

This lecture course introduces students to the scientific study of human and animal behaviour, with a particular emphasis on the individual as the unit of study rather than the group. Through discussion, the course text and clips from Universal Studio films, students survey key concepts, issues and research methods in the various sub-disciplines of psychology and relate these to contemporary life and culture. Topics include: physiological processes, motivation, learning, perception and sensation, memory and thinking, and social, developmental and abnormal psychology. Students learn to develop their critical thinking and analytical skills and learn to distinguish between the average layperson's notion of psychology and psychology as a science.

SCTM 2B21
The Mathematics of Art & Design
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 5:
June 30 to August 18, Wednesdays and Fridays, 11:50 to 14:50 
Instructor: Lotfabadi, Ramtin
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of first-year liberal studies (including the Writing course with a minimum passing grade of 60%).
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken SCTM 2B91 Special Topic in Science, Technology and Mathematics, may not take this course for further credit.

This course explores the ways in which aspects of mathematics intersect with the practical concerns of artists and designers. We will see that much like artists, mathematicians are interested in the study of patterns and abstractions that can arise from these patterns. The notion of truth however can be quite different for a mathematician than for an artist. We will take a good look at how mathematicians reason and will encounter occasions where this reasoning has shaken the foundations of mathematics. We will also acquaint ourselves with the impact mathematics has had on designers and artists.


SCTM 2B22
Topics in the Science of Colour
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 2
: May 12 to June 26, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Kingsburgh, Robin [updated 3/28/2014]
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of first-year liberal studies (including the Writing course with a minimum passing grade of 60%).
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken SCTM 2B90 Special Topic in Science, Technology and Mathematics: Topics in the Science of Colour may not take this course for further credit.
      
A cross-disciplinary approach in examining colour, with the aim of understanding colour from the multiple viewpoints of art, physics, chemistry, physiology and history. Topics include: perception, wave nature of light, spectroscopy, colour harmony and contrast, natural phenomena, dyes and pigments.

SFIN - Strategic Foresight and Innovation

SFIN 5B91 Special Topics in Strategic Foresight and Innovation: Guerrilla Futures [course code & title change, 2014-03-25]
SFIN 5B92 Special Topics in Strategic Foresight and Innovation: Media Ecology, Design & Foresight [new, 2014-03-25]

SFIN 5B91
Special Topics in Strategic Foresight and Innovation: Guerrilla Futures
Instructor:
Candy, Stuart and Watson, Jeff

This 500-level course is open to fourth-year undergraduate students in good academic standing with a minimum 75% overall average, on recommendation from their Program Chair and approval of Graduate Program Director.


SFIN 5B92
 [CANCELLED - updated 2014-05-07]
Special Topics in Strategic Foresight and Innovation: Media Ecology, Design & Foresight
Instructor:
TBA

This 500-level course is open to fourth-year undergraduate students in good academic standing with a minimum 75% overall average, on recommendation from their Program Chair and approval of Graduate Program Director.

SOSC - Social Sciences

SOSC 2B01 Introduction to Social Science: People and Social Worlds
SOSC 3B03 Sociology of the Body
SOSC 3B04 Childhood, Families and Social Change
SOSC 3B05 Social Psychology and Consumer Behaviour 
SOSC 4B02 Gender, Globalization and Social Change 


SOSC 2B01 
Introduction to Social Science: People and Social Worlds
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8:30 to 11:30
Instructor: Wilson, Alex P.T.
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of first-year liberal studies (including the Writing course with a minimum passing grade of 60%).
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken SOSC 2B01 People, Culture and Social Worlds: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology may not take this course for further credit.

This course introduces students to basic concepts and methods used in the social sciences. An important goal of studies in the social sciences is to understand the actions and ideas of society and culture. In this course we will examine, on the one hand, the relationship between human behaviour and subjectivity and, on the other, social and cultural differences that transcend and shape personal experience in our rapidly changing world.


SOSC 3B03
Sociology of the Body
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30 to 11:30
Instructor: Ordonez, Maria-Belen
Duration 5: June 30 to August 18, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 15:10 to 18:10
Instructor: Wyndham-West, Michelle
Prerequisite: 7.5 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits) and 1.0 credit of second-year liberal studies (including 0.5 credit in VISA/VISC/VISD/VISM).

The human body is the focus of a wide range of sociological specialties including the sociology of health and illness, of the emotions, of entertainment, as well as social studies of science and technology. This course examines how "bodies" are integrated into patterns of everyday social interaction and become visible in broader social contexts such as culture and politics. Students are provided with the concepts and tools necessary for exploring sociological questions raised by bodies in society.


SOSC 3B04
Childhood, Families and Social Change
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 2
: May 12 to June 26, Mondays and Wednesdays, 8:30 to 11:30
Instructor: Teixeira, Robert [updated: 2014-04-28]
Prerequisite: 7.5 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits) and 1.0 credit of second-year liberal studies (including 0.5 credit in VISA/VISC/VISD/VISM).

This course adopts an interdisciplinary approach in which the insights and techniques of sociology, anthropology and psychology are combined to examine parent-child relations from a socio-historical perspective and includes a critique of traditional theories on families and child socialization. Issues such as domestic partnerships, same-sex families, family/work roles, reproduction, childcare and child education will be explored. Special attention will be given to the link between family experiences and sources of inequality such as social class, race, gender, disability, ethnicity, sexuality and age.


SOSC 3B05
Social Psychology and Consumer Behaviour
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Mondays and Wednesdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Leung, Carrianne [updated: 2014-04-28]
Prerequisite: 7.5 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits) and 1.0 credit of second-year liberal studies (including 0.5 credit in VISA/VISC/VISD/VISM).
Antirequisite: Students who have taken SOSC 2B90 in the 2004/2005 academic year or SOSC 2B03 may not take this course for further credit.

The course explains how and why we buy goods and services. In other words, the course studies how individuals come to make decisions around the spending of their available resources (time, money, effort) on consumption-related items. Relatedly, it addresses why we often buy excessively (the consumer society critique). This necessarily requires us to look at what good and services mean to us such that we purchase them. That is, how do goods and services give expression to the tastes, values and affiliations of individuals and groups(i.e., self-representations)?


SOSC 4B02
Gender, Globalization and Social Change
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 5:
June 30 to August 18, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30 to 11:30
Instructor: Kannen, Victoria 
Prerequisite: 10.0 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits) and 1.0 credit of second-year liberal studies (including 0.5 credit in VISA/VISC/VISD/VISM).
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken SOSC 3B01 may not take this course for further credit.

This seminar course examines anthropological/social science perspectives on the role that gender plays in organizing society and in understanding social change. We begin by analyzing initial research in the early 1970s that sought to understand gender hierarchies by identifying universals in sexual status cross-culturally and the subsequent critiques of this early approach. We conclude by studying feminist approaches and methodologies that have developed in the anthropology of gender. To contextualize the theories of gender, we examine geographically and culturally diverse empirical studies of households, labour markets, agriculture, industrialization, development projects and visual culture in both rural and urban contexts.

VISA, VISC, VISD, VISM - Visual Culture

VISA 2B07 History of Modern Art 
VISA 2B13 History of Photography 
VISA 3B05 Dada and Surrealism 
VISA 3B08 Art of Europe: Baroque & Rococo
VISA 3B43 Into the 21st Century: Photographic Practices, Theory and Criticism
VISC 1B02 Global Visual and Material Culture: Beginnings to 1800
VISC 1B07 Global Visual and Material Culture: 1800 to Present
VISD 2B01 History of Modern Design 
VISD 2B36 History and Evolution of Typography 
VISD 2B38 Contemporary Design Theories and Practices
VISD 2B39 Graphic Design History in the 20th Century 
VISD 3B32 History of Furniture
VISD 3B46 Sustainable Design Theories and Practices 
VISM 2B15 Introduction to Games Studies
VISM 3B34 Japanese Cinema
VISM 4B05 Future Cinema: Digital Narratives
       

VISA 2B07
History of Modern Art
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30 to 11:30
Instructor: Silver, Erin
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of first-year liberal studies (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%).
Antirequisite: Students who have taken VISC 2B07 may not take this course for further credit.

This lecture course surveys major artistic movements and artists from the 1860s to the 1970s. We begin by examining the roots of Modernism and proceed to a consideration of movements such as Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, Fauvism, Cubism, Futurism and Constructivism. We then examine Duchamp and the Armory Show of 1913 to illustrate the influence of the early-20th-century European avant-garde on North American art and aesthetics, particularly Abstract Expressionism. We conclude with a discussion of mid-20th-century art movements, including British and American Pop, Conceptual Art, Minimalism, Performance, Land-based Art and Post-Minimalism.


VISA 2B13
History of Photography
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 15:10 to 18:10
Instructor: Moser, Gabrielle
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of first-year liberal studies (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%).
Antirequisite: Students who have taken ACAD 2B13 or VISC 2B13 may not take this course for further credit.

This lecture course offers an overview of the history of photography from a social and aesthetic perspective. The role of photography as a documentary and artistic medium in the 19th and 20th centuries is explored, as well as the ways in which the mass reproduction of images has altered our perceptions of reality, subjectivity, memory and culture. Emphasis is placed on analyzing photography as a formal and conceptual language framed by cultural specificity and historical context.


VISA 3B05
Dada and Surrealism
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Wednesdays and Fridays, 15:10 to 18:10
Instructor: Tomic, Milena
Prerequisite: 7.5 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits) and 1.0 credit of second-year liberal studies (including 0.5 credit in VISA/VISC/VISD/VISM).
Antirequisite: Students who have taken ACAD 3B05 or VISC 3B05 may not take this course for further credit.

This lecture course presents a concentrated study of the Dada and Surrealist movements, which represent the antithesis of Cubism and other formalist developments in early 20th-century art and aesthetics. The course examines the spirit of Dada on both sides of the Atlantic through the work of artists such as Duchamp, Hoch, Schwitters, Dal Miro and Magritte; precursors of the Surrealists such as Rousseau and de Chirico; and the legacy of Surrealism and Breton and his circle.


VISA 3B08
Art of Europe: Baroque & Rococo
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 5
: June 30 to August 18, Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:50 to 14:50
Instructor: Campbell, Kristin
Prerequisite: 7.5 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits) and 1.0 credit of second-year liberal studies (including 0.5 credit in VISA/VISC/VISD/VISM).
Antirequisite: Students who have taken VISC 2B34 or VISC 3B08 may not take this course for further credit.

This course is a study of the European artistic movements that followed the Renaissance period. We begin by examining the second Renaissance that took place in Rome in the early 1600s and the impact that the art of Carracci, Caravaggio and Bernini had throughout Europe, especially in Catholic countries such as France and Spain. We then examine the art of Hals, Rembrandt and Vermeer, which was fostered in Holland, a Protestant republic. Rococo painting will be studied mostly as it appeared in France (Watteau, Boucher, Chardin and Fragonard) and England (Hogarth, Reynolds and Gainsborough).


VISA 3B43
Into the 21st Century: Photographic Practices, Theory and Criticism
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 5
: June 30 to August 18, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30 to 11:30 
Instructor: Fardy, Jonathan
Prerequisite: 7.5 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits) and 1.0 credit of second-year liberal studies (including 0.5 credit in VISA/VISC/VISD/VISM).
Antirequisite: Students who have taken VISC 3B43 may not take this course for further credit.

This course will provide an overview of recent photographic practices and an examination of the theoretical debates and key writings on photography and genre in the modern and contemporary contexts. Critical areas to be discussed include the role of photographic realism, the documentary form and social change, staged photography, photomontage and digital convergence. The place of the photograph will be explored within the broader contexts of concurrent conditions in contemporary art and society, which will provide a range of perspectives on the modernist and post-modernist agendas which have framed practices leading to the present.


VISC 1B02
Global Visual and Material Culture: Beginnings to 1800
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:50 to 13:50
Tutorials: May 12 to June 26, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 14:30 to 15:30, 15:30 to 16:30, 16:30 to 17:30, 17:30 to 18:30
Instructor: Hosein, Lise
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken LBST 1B02 and LBST 1B04 may not take this course for further credit.
Note: Students admitted prior to 2012 who have not taken LBST 1B02 may substitute this course for one of LBST 1B02, LBST 1B03, LBST 1B06. This course is equivalent to the former course LBST 1B04.

This lecture course surveys a broad range of art, design and material culture artifacts and practices beginning with the earliest recorded creative expressions of human culture to the Industrial Revolution in Europe. Students will study key examples using these artifacts and practices to achieve a thematic comprehension of the political structures, social mores, and cosmological beliefs that inform world cultures. Particular emphasis will be placed on key themes such as spirituality, colonialism, the body, race, gender, and the global movement of images and objects, as well as theoretical concepts such as ideology, aesthetics and taste.
 

VISC 1B07
Global Visual and Material Culture: 1800 to Present
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 5:
 June 30 to August 18, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8:30 to 10:30
Tutorials:  June 30 to August 18, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10:30 to 11:30, 11:30 to 12:30, 12:30 to 13:30, 13:30 to 14:30
Instructor: Slinger, Lee
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken LBST 1B05 may not take this course for further credit.
Note: Students admitted prior to 2012 may substitute this course for one of LBST 1B02, LBST 1B03, LBST 1B06. This course is equivalent to the former course LBST 1B05. 

This lecture course surveys developments in global nineteenth through the twentieth-first-century art, architecture, design and material culture. Students will explore the historical, intellectual and socioeconomic contexts of this period using key examples of visual and material culture, while addressing themes such as industrialization, imperialism, propaganda, mass reproduction, technology and globalization. Particular emphasis will be placed on theoretical and critical issues emerging during this time period, including concepts of exoticism, scientific truth, the reproduction of images, the public sphere, commodity culture, hybridity and indigeneity from a global perspective that traces the development of multiple modernisms and postmodernity.
        
       
VISD 2B01
History of Modern Design
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Mondays and Wednesdays, 8:30 to 11:30
Instructor: Eggebeen, Janna
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of first-year liberal studies (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%).
Antirequisite: Students who have taken VISC 2B01 may not take this course for further credit.

This lecture course provides a broad overview of the history and philosophy of design in the 20th century. Focusing primarily on Europe and North America, we examine the evolution of Modern design as both an artistic movement and a response to the historical conditions of modernity. The work of individual designers, architects, urban planners and critics is studied in relationship to the larger movements of the period, including such factors as social and technological change.


VISD 2B36
History and Evolution of Typography
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 5:
June 30 to August 18, Mondays and Wednesdays, 11:50 to 14:50
Instructor: Wennekers, Mary Eileen
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of first-year liberal studies (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%).
Antirequisite: Students who have taken COMM 2B07 or VISC 2B36 may not take this course for further credit.

This course addresses the historic development of the typographic form from the calligraphic forms that pre-date Guttenberg's invention of movable type and letterpress to current digital typography. We consider the cultural, technological and historical contexts critical to the understanding of typography and its uses. Typographic nomenclature as it has evolved is studied with respect to anatomy of the letter, its measurement and its technological history. Through lectures, class discussion, readings and research, students will learn to analyze typography and its effectiveness in the shaping of "word pictures."


VISD 2B38
Contemporary Design Theories and Practices
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 5:
June 30 to August 18, Mondays and Wednesdays, 18:30 to 21:30
Instructor: Smith, Mathew 
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of first-year liberal studies (including the Writing course with a minimum passing grade of 60%).
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken VISC 2B38 Design Methodologies, VISC 3B11 Design Methodologies: Theories and Concepts, ENVR 3B11 or VISC/VISD 2B38 Design Thinking may not take this course for further credit.

Design practice is becoming increasingly more interdisciplinary, socially focused and complex. As a result, design as a discipline has needed to initiate new modes of thinking about design which includes adapting methodologies from fields other than design. This course explores a broad range of contemporary design practices such as industrial design, environmental design and material art & design within this framework. Students will read contemporary texts written by or about designers and design theorists, analyze exemplary contemporary design practices through case studies and be encouraged to view design in an expanded field of related disciplines and practices.

       
VISD 2B39
Graphic Design History in the Twentieth Century
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Mondays and Wednesdays, 15:10 to 18:10
Instructor: McArthur, Glenn
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of first-year liberal studies (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%).
Antirequisite: Students who have taken VISC 3B20, VISC 4B14 or VISC 2B39 may not take this course for further credit.

This lecture-seminar course engages in a study of communication arts and media within the context of the 20th century. The course focuses on the relationships between technological, social, economic, political and cultural changes that have shaped and influenced the development of communication arts. The range of subjects covered includes the impact of the two world wars and the Vietnam War; the influence of the Bauhaus, the developments in editorial design, the first attempts at computer composition, corporate design, electronic imaging and advances in print and pre-press technologies.


VISD 3B32
History of Furniture
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8:30 to 11:30
Instructor: Wilson, Nathan 
Prerequisite: 7.5 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits) and 1.0 credit of second-year liberal studies (including 0.5 credit in VISA/VISC/VISD/VISM).
Antirequisite: Students who have taken ACAD 3B32 or VISC 3B32 may not take this course for further credit.

This lecture course introduces students to a survey of the history, form and function of Western furniture design. The course traces the diverse cultural influences on the development of furniture and considers how furniture reflects the changing social structure of society and the internal environment. The importance of the religious, social and cultural connotations of furniture will also be discussed. Particular emphasis is placed on the relationship of furniture design to its role in representing social status in Western culture and, by the late 19th century, domestic comfort.


VISD 3B46
Sustainable Design Theories and Practices
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Wednesdays and Fridays, 11:50 to 14:50
Instructor: Nay, Eric
Prerequisite: 7.5 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits) and 1.0 credit of second-year liberal studies (including 0.5 credit in VISA/VISC/VISD/VISM).
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken VISC 3B91 Special Topic in Visual Culture: Design and Sustainability, or VISC 3B46 may not take this course for further credit.

This course provides a theoretical and historical framework for understanding sustainable design within its evolving context. This course combines the analysis of historical events, important texts and significant figures in sustainable design history with case studies utilized to illustrate and critique contemporary and historical sustainable design practices. Case studies are organized categorically by fields that include architecture, industrial design and urban planning among others. An emphasis on the interdisciplinary nature of sustainable design is placed within a broader cultural context, which includes a healthy dose of informed cynicism and active critique of contemporary sustainable design production and consumption. This course includes field trips and independent research.

       
VISM 2B15
Introduction to Games Studies
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 15:10 to 18:10
Instructor: Westecott, Emma
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of first-year liberal studies (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%).
Antirequisite: Students who have taken VISC 3B92 or VISC 2B93 may not take this course for further credit.

Games studies views games as complex objects, mapping the game "object," the player "subject" and the critical dialogue that delimits game space. This course explores games as cultural artifacts, arising from diverse cultural histories, landscapes and geographies, impacting and impacted by sub-cultures. Students will learn to analyse the mechanics, aesthetics and practices of games via varied analytical approaches addressing their textual, performative, socio-cultural, design and political contexts. As well, the course introduces students to tools and techniques to analyze the cultural impact of the video game.


VISM 3B34
Japanese Cinema
0.5 Credit | Liberal Studies
Duration 5
: June 30 to August 18, Mondays and Wednesdays, 15:10 to 18:10
Instructor: McIntosh, David
Prerequisite: 7.5 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits) and 1.0 credit of second-year liberal studies (including 0.5 credit in VISA/VISC/VISD/VISM).
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken VISC 3B34 may not take this course for further credit.

This course introduces students to developments in Japanese film from the mid-1920s to the present day. Through a series of screenings, lectures, discussions, readings and written assignments, students develop an understanding and appreciation of some of the more important films, directors, movements and issues in Japanese film.

VISM 4B05
Future Cinema: Digital Narratives
0.5 Credit | Liberal studies
Duration 2:
May 12 to June 26, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 15:10 to 18:10
Instructor: Moura, Hudson 
Prerequisite: 10.0 credits, including all first-year and second-year requirements with a minimum 0.5 credit in VISA/VISC/VISD/VISM.
Antirequisite: Students who have taken VISC 4B05 may not take this course for further credit.

Film, video and digital media have converged and continue to open new possibilities for multimedia production. Classical cinematic narrative is transforming into a new culture of drama, gaming and fiction-based forms that merge traditional cinema, experimental literature, television, video, and the Internet. This seminar focuses on a range of contemporary film, video and digital artists who move across analogue and digital media forms to construct experimental narratives and to represent developing discourses of post-human existence and embodied imaginaries produced by media convergence. The course will present a range of contemporary theoretical approaches to frame analogue and digital narratives, including Peter Weibel’s "Future Cinema" and Katherine Hayles "How We Became Post-Human." As well, key theoretical approaches to new multimedia narratives will be presented. The course involves weekly screenings and discussion of readings; assignments include a research paper and analytical essays.


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