Courses for Non-DAAP Majors
Courses at the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning aren't just for DAAP majors! We offer several classes for non-DAAP majors to learn about anything from photography to video production and animation. Check out the class offerings for the upcoming fall semester below:
|DAAP Course Offerings for Fall Semester 2016|
ARCH 6026 Techniques of Historic Preservation (3 credit hours)
Section: 001 TR 3:30-4:50pm
This lecture and lab course introduces methods used to research the history and significance of an historic building or site, and to evaluate and rehabilitate historic structures. The course actively engages a variety of historic building construction systems, and develops in the student an understanding of these methods and systems through structured field activities. Lectures by Cincinnati restoration craftspeople as well as DAAP faculty highlight problems and restoration techniques associated with each examined construction material or system. The documentation of an historic structure is a required service-learning component of the course.
ARTH 1001 History of Art I (3 credit hrs; BoK: FA, HP)
Section: 001 MWF 10:10-11:05am
This is the first of the two-semester survey of world art. It covers movements, monuments, and figures in art and architecture between ca. 25,000 B.C. & ca. 1300. Students will learn to appreciate and analyze the formal qualities of the important works of art and architecture. They will also learn to investigate how these creations reflect contemporary social, political, religious, and philosophical contexts.
Section: 001 MWF 11:15am-12:10pm
This is the second of the two-semester survey of world art. It covers movements, monuments, and figures in art and architecture from the 14th century to the 21st century. Students will learn to appreciate and analyze the formal qualities of the important works of art and architecture. They will also learn to investigate how these creations reflect contemporary social, political, religious, and philosophical contexts.
Section: 001 TR 8:00-10:50am
A course for non-majors that focuses on the creation of drawings that demonstrate an understanding of one and two point perspective and illusionistic space using a variety of black and white and color mediums. The class includes demonstrations, critiques, and discussions of artists who work in drawing. The format of this course includes both seminar and studio/lab components.
Section: 001 TR 5:00-7:50pm
This course comprises lectures and exercises in basic digital photographic technology and aesthetics for non-DAAP majors. The emphasis is on the camera, including camera settings, exposure and focus controls, and composition. Students must provide their own cameras which have a minimum of 6 megapixels, optical zoom, and manual mode OR exposure compensation capability.
FAA 1040 Basic Painting for non-DAAP majors (3 credit hrs)
Section: 001 TR 8:00-10:50am
This course is an introduction to the medium of painting, understood as representing the three-dimensional world on a two-dimensional support, using oil paints in a full set of colors. You will become familiar with the qualities of oil paint, mediums, color mixing, paint application, canvas preparation, grounds, supports and various painting materials. This class allows you to build your skill level through studio practice and assignments.
FAA 1036 Basic Sculpting for non-DAAP majors (3 credit hrs)
Section: 001 TR 5:00-7:50pm
This course provides a foundation to sculpture as a three-dimensional medium of expression. In learning fundamental principles of sculpture and gaining familiarity with the use and safety requirements of various tools, materials, and techniques, students will explore a range of approaches to fabricating art in a studio workshopsetting. By introducing students to significant examples of contemporary three-dimensional art thecourse will enable them to develop a personal approach to making sculpture. Concepts pertaining to sculptural form, scale, movement, surface, content, and function will be explored.
FAA 1022 Basic Rendering the Figure from Life for non-DAAP majors (3 credit hrs)
Section: 001 TR 2:00-4:50pm
This course involves an intensive study of the human form working from both clothed and nude models for the non-DAAP student/artist or novice wishing to improve their work from a live model ina two-dimensional painting or drawing medium. The structure and expressive values of the human body are delivered through lectures, demonstrations andlab (studio) application. A progressive emphasis is placed on the human form as a source for compositional motives, culminating in carefully planned drawings or painted sketches that integrate figure and field into complex formal narratives.
DAAP 2011 Fundamentals of Photography Design for non-DAAP majors (3 credit hrs; BoK: FA)
Section: 001 T 6:00-8:50pm
Section: 002 S 9:00-10:50am
Explore the visual fundamentals of photographic design. Learn how to effectively use F-stops, shutter speed, ISO, and the various modes of a digital camera to improve your photographs and communicate your ideas. Investigate compositional techniques as they relate to photographing people, the landscape, and movement. Discover how line, form, value, color, and texture can be organized to enhance visual communication and improve interpretation.
DAAP 2013C A Non-Designer's Guide to Graphic Design (3 credit hrs; Bok: FA)
Section: 001 TR 12:30-1:50pm (Lecture and Lab)
This course focuses on the conceptual thinking and problem solving methods used by graphic designers in developing communications that sell ideas. Emphasis is placed on evaluating the messaging and sales objectives to create designs effectively communicating and influencing a targeted audience.
DAAP 3000 Applied Trend Research and Analysis (3 credit hrs) Note: students must have 60 credit hours or more
Section: 001 MW 6:00-8:40pm
This course provides and introduction to trend forecasting research and methodology necessary to identify, categorize, analyze and synthesize socio-economic trends that will impact product and system development into the future.
All Horticulture courses are open for non-DAAP students, provided they have met the appropriate prerequisites or have permission of the instructor.
All of the SOP courses are open to non-DAAP majors. This is based on seating availability which we have not found to be a problem in the past. Our studios (PLAN 1012, 3031) and capstones/thesis (PLAN 5099, 7008, 7009) courses will allow non-DAAP majors if the topic pertains to their area of study and they possess the skills and ability to join the course. These courses would require professor permission for non-DAAP majors to enroll.
Questions? Contact DAAP Student Affairs at 556-1376.