UMM ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

COURSE PROPOSALS

Form NC:

New Course Proposal

FORM NC

(2/00)

Discipline:

Studio Art

Form NC #:

 

Date:

9/18/00

 

I. Give complete UMM catalog entry (see instructions).

ArtS 2000. Variable Topics in Digital Art. (ArtP; 1-4 cr; repeatable when topic changes; QP–1600-1605; SP–1101-1106 [10 cr] or #; offered when feasible)

Exploration of ideas and techniques of particular interest that relate to digital media as an art form not covered by the regular curriculum.

II. Rationale (see instructions):

This course will fill need for digital -based experiences in the Studio Art Discipline that can be integrated into existing studio areas including: printmaking, photography, and bookmaking. This course will also provide an opportunity to focus on particular software packages (like Photoshop, Quark, Illustrator, etc.) and processes (like digital video editing, web page design, digital design). It will satisfy an elective requirement for the Studio Arts major and minor.

III. Other Course Information

First semester to be offered:

Intersession 2001

Principal Faculty Sponsor(s):

Jess Larson

Is course repeatable? (if yes, give max cr)

Yes, 10 cr.

To what quarter course(s) does this correspond?

None

Course Type (choose one from instruction sheet):

Studio

Course requires:(check all that apply):

 

Laboratory sections

 

Recitation/discussion sections

IV. Assessment Information

Please state clearly and briefly the GOALS of this course.

To provide students with topics of interest that pertain to digital processes in a Fine Arts setting.

To increase technical and design skills in digital media through access to particular software packages and digital equipment, and to provide possibilities of its use in other Studio Art courses.

To provide a thorough understanding of the history, ethical issues and theory that correspond to Digital Art.

How will you ASSESS the success of this course in achieving the GOALS described above?

Evaluation of final portfolio, quizzes, contribution to discussions, and self-designed projects.

V. GER Exception Request

If no GER category is being designated for this course, give rationale for exception:

 

VI. Honors Rationale

If an Honors course, please outline how your proposed course will fit the Honors Program guidelines.

 

 

Regular Approval Process:

For long-term approval, curricular change forms must go through the following regular approval process (put check in box and date when approved):

 

Date

Step #

JH

9/20/00

1)

Discipline approves (sends hard copy and electronic copy of proposal to #2)

JN

9/27/00

2)

Division approves (Division Chair sends proposal to #3)

 

 

3)

Curriculum Committee approves (sends proposal to #4)

 

 

4)

Campus Assembly approves. (New courses become effective immediately following Campus Assembly approval.)

Provisional Approval Process:

If time does not allow for the regular approval procedures to be completed before the course is to be taught, or if a course will be taught only once, "provisional approval" can be secured for a one-time offering of the course. For provisional approval, curricular change forms must go through the following process (put check in box and date when approved):

 

Date

Step #

 

 

1)

Discipline approves (sends hard copy and electronic copy of proposal to #2)

 

 

2)

Division Chair, approving for one-time offering, sends proposal to #3

 

 

3)

Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, with concurrence of the Division Chairs, approves the course for a one-time offering