The minor is designed to train and prepare the student with a skill set of traditional and emerging tools and methods for inventing, fabricating, constructing, shaping, and prototyping innovative work in a wide range of materials for a variety of products, places, and purposes. This minor offers the challenge of creating a project that demonstrates and tests the student’s competence with the making of artifacts that align with the intentions and aspirations of the maker.
- Use art and design theory and history to analyze, frame, and critique creative works across a range of times, cultures, and media.
- Gather information and apply modes of inquiry based in the humanities, sciences, social sciences and visual arts to analyze and produce creative work.
- Demonstrate competency in visual, spatial, and/or time-based media through the production of creative works.
- Demonstrate collaborative learning skills through group discussion and critique.
- Discuss creative works in light of their social and ethical implications.
- Create visual artworks that express ideas and demonstrate an individual vision and voice.
- Describe, analyze, and evaluate how the student’s studio-based creative practice has evolved over time.a