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Non-DAAP Major Courses:

Courses at the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP) aren't just for DAAP majors! We offer several classes for UC students enrolled in non-DAAP majors with subjects ranging from horticulture to photography. Check out the class offerings for the upcoming semesters below!

Not a UC student? Would you like to take a class at the College of DAAP without pursuing a degree? Interested parties should contact the instructor of the specific course for permission to register. If permission is granted, please complete and submit a UC Basic Data Form. Once processed, the student will be able to register for classes. For details on taking classes as a non-degree seeking student, please visit The Center for Pathways Advising and Student Success website.

DAAP Course Offerings for Summer Semester 2019



DAAP 2011 Fundamentals of Photography Design for non-DAAP majors (3 credit hours; BoK: FA)

001         70450                    Tu 6:00pm - 8:50PM                                                                                        

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.

 

HORT 4080 Hops and History: Introduction to Beer (3 credit hours; BOK CT)

001         71960                    MoWe 6:30PM – 9:20PM

This course is an introduction to beer and the many aspects of beer brewing and drinking that are influenced by culture, history, and geography. Through brewery tours, we will learn the art and science of beer making and ingredients. Through field trips to the Brewery District in Over-the-Rhine we will see how beer has influenced Cincinnati culture and urban form. Beers from around the world will be discussed and tasted to demonstrate a wide range of beer styles, ingredients, and cultural preferences. Students will learn to describe the taste of beer and develop their palette to assess a beer for appearance, aroma, and flavor. Students must be 21 years of age or older. A fee will be charged to cover the cost of materials.

 

HORT 4082 Introduction to Wine (3 credit hours; BOK CT)

001         71962                    MoWe 6:30PM - 9:20PM

This course is an introduction to wine and a review of many aspects of wine that are influenced by and influencing culture, history, geography, and economies. Through readings and discussion, this course reviews wine-making, health issues, the senses and their responses to wine, wine and food, and the taste of wine. Wine tastings of over 50 examples are designed to present practical experience with how vinification, viticulture, and terroir express themselves in the glass, as well as the differences that vintage, clonal origin and country of origin influence the flavors and textures of the final product. A fee is required to cover the cost of course materials. Students must be 21 years of age or older.

 

HORT 4090 Special Topics in Horticulture: Native Planting Design (3 credit hours; BOK CM, CT, IL, KI)

001         72504                    ThFr 9:00AM- 11:50AM; WeThFrSa 9:00AM - 6:00PM

This course is an introduction to wine and a review of many aspects of wine that are influenced by and influencing culture, history, geography, and economies. Through readings and discussion, this course reviews wine-making, health issues, the senses and their responses to wine, wine and food, and the taste of wine. Wine tastings of over 50 examples are designed to present practical experience with how vinification, viticulture, and terroir express themselves in the glass, as well as the differences that vintage, clonal origin and country of origin influence the flavors and textures of the final product. A fee is required to cover the cost of course materials. Students must be 21 years of age or older.

DAAP Course Offerings for Fall Semester 2019



DAAP 1011 Design, Art, and the Built Environment (3 credit hours; BoK: FA)

001         12699                    We 10:10AM – 11:05AM

This introductory course will provide you with an overview of the disciplines within the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning at the University of Cincinnati. This course will help you understand, identify, analyze, and interpret your built historic and visual surroundings in transformative ways that will enable you to become a critical participant in your community. As participants in this course students will be asked to engage in observation, investigation, analysis and evaluation. These skills will be put to use as you encounter your surrounding environment, community, and work with your peers. You will also have the chance to listen and respond to lectures given by discipline-specific professors. There are no prerequisites for this course yet you will be required to

· Work in peer groups both in class and on discussion board

· Take photographs and both print and upload jpg files as part of your assignments

· Watch, evaluate, and then comment on DAAP projects that will be showcased for you on blackboard Your evaluations, judgments and comments may be drawn upon in-class, on discussion board, in a class blog or a self-reflective writing.

 

DAAP 2022 The Business of Fashion (3 credit hours)

001         12514                    TuTh 11:00AM - 12:20PM

This course will explore fashion retailing and the various business structures in the fashion industry. The primary focus will be on the numerous forms of Fashion Retailing and trends with an exploration of possible fashion-based career paths in retailing and merchandising. This course will include lectures by professionals and experts from industry and local fashion organizations and an industry field trip.

 

DAAP 2023 The Style Studies: London Experience (3 credit hours)

001         14648                    Tu 4:00PM – 5:30PM

This international-travel course will educate and expose students to the impact of fashion retailing on aspects of business and society and give them a formational cultural building block for future growth and personal development in this area. London is a cutting edge destination, bridging the European market with the US market. In this course, students will discover these unique differences by exploring the city, both in large international retailers and small start-up boutiques.

 

DAAP 3040 Sticky Innovation: Exploring the Problem of the Bees through Engineering and Art (3 credit hours)

001         20546                    TuTh 9:30AM - 10:50AM

Students will practice science and arts based research approaches to consider the environmental consequences of the disappearance of bees through multiple modes of instruction, reflection and presentation--developing innovative habits of the mind.

FAA 1025 Basic Drawing for Non-DAAP Majors Art (3 credit hours)

001         21267                    MoWe 5:00PM - 7:50PM

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.

FAA 1033 Basic Digital Photography for Non-DAAP Majors Art (3 credit hours)

001         21680                    TuTh 5:00PM - 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. - Prerequisite Definition: To take this course you must: Be enrolled in one of these Programs 40UOP, 35ASC, 35BAC, 35CRT, 15MAJ, 15ASC, 15BAC, 15CRT, 15MIN, 35MIN, 32ASC, 32BAC, 32CRT, 16BAC, 16CRT, 16MIN, 20ASC, 20BAC, 20BC, 20CRT, 20MIN, 18ASC, 18BAC, 18BC, 18CRT, 18MIN, 34ASC, 34BAC, 34CRT, 22ASC, 22BAC, 22CRT, 22HON, 22MIN, 26BAC, 26MIN, 29BAC, 25BAC, 36CRT, 28ASC, 28BAC, 28CRT, 38CRT, 38HON.

NOTES:

All Horticulture (HORT) courses are open for non-DAAP students, provided they have met the appropriate prerequisites or have permission of the instructor.

School of Planning courses are open to non-DAAP majors. This is based on seating availability. Our studios (PLAN 1012, 3031) and capstone/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 or daapadvising@uc.edu