An introduction to the principles of two-dimensional design and color theory and their use as tools for effective visual communication. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ART201-A
Beck, Melissa B.
01/08/2024 W 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM The Village at CBU ART2
ART201-B
Beck, Melissa B.
01/08/2024 W 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM The Village at CBU ART2
ART201-D
Combs, Chrystian Arryn
01/08/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM The Village at CBU ART2
ART201-C
Combs, Chrystian Arryn
01/08/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM The Village at CBU ART2
ART201-B
Beck, Melissa B.
09/03/2024 MW 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM The Village at CBU ART2
ART201-D
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM The Village at CBU ART2
ART201-C
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM The Village at CBU ART2
ART201-A
Beck, Melissa B.
09/03/2024 MW 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM The Village at CBU ART2

This course functions as the introductory drawing course for Art Majors and Minors. In it, the perceptual and technical skills, and the basic media of drawing are introduced and exercised. Drawing as an historic art form is studied and used to develop a sophisticated awareness of its current expressive potential. Credit cannot be earned for ART 204 and ART 208. (4 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ART208-B
Simcoe, Duncan L.
01/08/2024 TTh 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Adams Business Park A22
ART208-A
Simcoe, Duncan L.
01/08/2024 MW 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Adams Business Park A22

This course is designed for professional nursing and general college students. Included are a general survey of human histology and the study of structure and function of organ systems of the human body, including the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, endocrine, and nervous systems. Structure and function of sensory organs are also included in the course. Should be taken with BIO 153L. (3 units; Fall, Spring, Summer, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
BIO153-A
Heyman, Nathanael
01/08/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center A112
BIO153-A
Runyan, Stephen A.
05/06/2024 TTh 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B219
BIO153-E
Fuller, Ryan Nicholaus
09/03/2024 TTh 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Park Building 125
BIO153-A
Prins, Bruce
09/03/2024 MWF 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Park Building 124
BIO153-D
Runyan, Stephen A.
09/03/2024 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Park Building 125
BIO153-C
Heyman, Nathanael
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center A112
BIO153-B
Prins, Bruce
09/03/2024 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center A112
BIO153-A
Heyman, Nathanael
01/13/2025 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center A112
BIO153-A
Runyan, Stephen A.
05/05/2025 TTh 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

This is an introduction to the essential computer software tools used in the modern production of information society, with a focus on the workflow and productions native to design oriented tasks utilized in design and allied design professions. Students will be introduced to foundational design software applications - including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign - and will be introduced to other workflow applications such as word processing, presentations, spreadsheets, databases, and email. Project-based learning activities will provide hands-on experiences for student to practice and apply skills to real-world situations. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
DES101-C
Armstrong, Jacob Aaron
01/08/2024 T 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM James Complex ONLN
DES101-B
Armstrong, Jacob Aaron
01/08/2024 T 5:15 PM - 6:45 PM James Complex ONLN
DES101-A
Dallas, Dirk A.
01/08/2024 T 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM James Complex ONLN
DES101-E
Dallas, Dirk A.
01/08/2024 W 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM James Complex ONLN
DES101-D
Biermann, Brett C
01/08/2024 Th 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Adams Business Park ONLN
DES101-C
Armstrong, Jacob Aaron
09/03/2024 T 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM James Complex ONLN
DES101-B
Armstrong, Jacob Aaron
09/03/2024 T 5:15 PM - 6:45 PM James Complex ONLN
DES101-D
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 M 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM James Complex ONLN
DES101-A
Dallas, Dirk A.
09/03/2024 M 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM James Complex ONLN
DES101-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 T 5:15 PM - 6:45 PM James Complex ONLN
DES101-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 T 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM James Complex ONLN
DES101-A
Dallas, Dirk A.
01/13/2025 T 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM James Complex ONLN
DES101-D
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 T 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Adams Business Park ONLN

This course provides an introduction to creativity through discussion and project-based learning. The course provides overview and practice of creative processes (e.g. ideation, research, empathy, proto-typing, etc), in-depth discussion of the theological foundations for creativity, and practice for developing creative habits. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
DES110-A
Bautista, Stephen J.
01/08/2024 W 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Health Science Campus L249
DES110-B
Bautista, Stephen J.
01/08/2024 W 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus L249
DES110-E
Bol, Allison M.
01/08/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus P280
DES110-C
Ward, Nancy G.
01/08/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Health Science Campus L247
DES110-D
Ward, Nancy G.
01/08/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus L247
DES110-E
Ward, Nancy G.
09/03/2024 MW 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM The Village at CBU ART2
DES110-D
Ward, Nancy G.
09/03/2024 MW 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM The Village at CBU ART2
DES110-C
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 MW 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM The Village at CBU ART2
DES110-B
Dietrich, David D.
09/03/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B220
DES110-A
Dietrich, David D.
09/03/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Building 36 36A1
DES110-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Health Science Campus
DES110-D
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus
DES110-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Health Science Campus
DES110-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus

This course builds a working knowledge of the historical and contemporary illustrators and various styles and approaches to the craft. Projects will build important skills in drawing painting, color theory, storytelling and typography. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ILL210-A
Ward, Nancy G.
01/08/2024 M 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM The Village at CBU ART2
ILL210-A
Ward, Nancy G.
01/13/2025 M 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM The Village at CBU ART2

This course will introduce digital painting methods including conceptualizing, composing, refining and evaluating digital illustration. Additionally, the course will introduce digital illustration workflows and software applications for composition, color, contrast and value as a means to broaden skill sets in storytelling. Prerequisite: DES 101. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ILL250-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 M 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 348

A study of the muscle and bone structure of the human body and how they work together to create movement. Emphasis is on the function of specific muscles and bones in creating defined movement. Prerequisite: BIO 153. (3 units; Fall, Spring, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
KIN264-A
Leisz, Sydney A.
01/08/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Health Science Campus S292
KIN264-B
Leisz, Sydney A.
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Health Science Campus A014
KIN264-A
Leisz, Sydney A.
09/03/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Health Science Campus A016
KIN264-A
Leisz, Sydney A.
01/13/2025 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Health Science Campus

 

Complete one of the following courses:

Projects introduce traditional painting methods in oils or acrylic paints. Applied studio work, slide lectures, group discussions, and field trips are possible. May be repeated one time for credit. Prerequisite: ART 201, 204 or 208. (3 units; Fall, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ART283-A
Ward, Nancy G.
09/03/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Adams Business Park A22

This foundational course provides a broad introduction to the field of visual communication by exploring 2D design concepts, processes, techniques, and production methods. Students will gain experience in the ideation, research, execution, and presentation of design related projects. Additional course fee. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
GDM215-A
Dallas, Dirk A.
04/16/2024 Th 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM James Complex 332
GDM215-B
Berger, Michael
09/03/2024 F 1:15 PM - 4:15 PM James Complex 332
GDM215-A
Dallas, Dirk A.
09/03/2024 Th 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 332
GDM215-A
Berger, Michael
01/13/2025 Th 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 332

Students will learn the fundamentals of typesetting and typographic layout by exploring the history, anatomy, vocabulary, design, and function of letterforms and the role it plays in the visualization of language. Additional course fee. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
GDM225-A
Berger, Michael
01/08/2024 T 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 332
GDM225-B
Bol, Allison M.
01/08/2024 T 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 342
GDM225-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 T 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 430
GDM225-A
Berger, Michael
01/13/2025 T 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 332

 

Complete one of the following courses:

This course surveys the conceptual underpinnings of the major movements in graphic design and digital art. Students will examine visual communication from the earliest human expressions of cave paintings to contemporary design movements to the software breakthroughs of the Digital Revolution. Students will interpret selected concepts and movements and then create their own designs using a variety of analytic methodologies. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
GDM240-A
Biermann, Brett C
01/08/2024 T 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM Adams Business Park B8
GDM240-A
Biermann, Brett C
09/03/2024 Th 8:45 AM - 11:45 AM Adams Business Park B8
GDM240-A
Biermann, Brett C
01/13/2025 T 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM Adams Business Park B8

This course will introduce you to the major monuments of art and architecture across the globe beginning with medieval societies and ending with the modern world. As a survey, we will be covering a wide range of objects, concepts, terms, chronology and geography. (3 units; Fall, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ART242-A
Kaford, Katherine M.
09/03/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Park Building 252

This course concentrates on developing a mastery of the two principle means for creating the illusion of space on a two-dimensional surface: arial and linear perspective. Prerequisite: ART 204 or 208. (4 units; Spring, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

This course is dedicated to developing facility at rendering the human form in a variety of dry media. The context for this is drawing from live models (clothed), augmented with anatomical drawing exercises. It will also introduce students to the metaphorical and expressive possibilities of the human form. Prerequisite: ART 204 or 208. (4 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ART305-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 TTh 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Adams Business Park A22
ART305-A
09/03/2024 MW 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Adams Business Park A22

This course builds on a foundational understanding of creativity's process and purpose. The aim of the course is for students to apply these foundations to the act of completing interdisciplinary creative projects in context. Additional course fee. Prerequisite: DES 110. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
DES310-A
Kern, Christopher Paul
01/08/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Adams Business Park B25
DES310-B
Kern, Christopher Paul
01/08/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Adams Business Park B25
DES310-C
Biermann, Brett C
01/08/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Adams Business Park B8
DES310-A
Kern, Christopher Paul
09/03/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Adams Business Park B26
DES310-B
Kern, Christopher Paul
09/03/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Adams Business Park B26
DES310-C
Lippire, Kristine
09/03/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Adams Business Park C34B
DES310-A
Kern, Christopher Paul
01/13/2025 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Adams Business Park B25
DES310-B
Kern, Christopher Paul
01/13/2025 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Adams Business Park B25
DES310-C
Biermann, Brett C
01/13/2025 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Adams Business Park B8

This is an interdisciplinary course where CAVAD students will focus on their portfolios and final presentation specific to their industry. Standards in presentation and expectations will be examined to set guidelines for the student’s efforts in portfolio building. The goal of this course is for the student to finish with a strong, cohesive and compelling portfolio of student work. This course should focus on presentation beyond the capstone projects required for graduation. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
DES498-B
Wright, Christopher Keith
01/08/2024 T 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM Adams Business Park A19
DES498-A
Wright, Christopher Keith
09/03/2024 Th 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Adams Business Park A19
DES498-A
Wright, Christopher Keith
01/13/2025 M 12:15 PM - 3:15 PM James Complex 332
DES498-B
Wright, Christopher Keith
01/13/2025 T 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Adams Business Park A19

The class represents a close examination of select graphic novels from a variety of genres and styles. It focuses on literary interpretation and analysis of individual texts, utilizing a variety of historical and contemporary critical approaches to reading, understanding, and researching the graphic novel within an interdisciplinary context. Prerequisite: ENG 123. ENG 201 is recommended. (3 units; Fall, odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

This course concentrates on developing a mastery of rendering the human figure in motion via live studio drawing sessions. Repeatable: May be repeated for a maximum of eight (8) units. Prerequisite: ART 204 or 208. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

This course will build a working knowledge of ideation, story building, technique and experimentation with media. Projects will build important art execution skills, as well as technical knowledge in the publishing industry. Prerequisites: ILL 210 and 350. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ILL310-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 W 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 348

This course is an advanced digital painting methods course that moves beyond basic digital workflows and software into advanced digital illustration techniques for composition, color, contrast, and value as a means to effective storytelling. Prerequisite: GDM 235 or ILL 250. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ILL350-A
Gomez Jimenez, Renso
01/08/2024 M 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM James Complex 348
ILL350-A
Gomez Jimenez, Renso
01/13/2025 F 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 348

This course will explore and present selected topics in illustration. May be repeated with change in topic for a maximum of nine (9) units of credit. (1-3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

This studio-based course is expected to be the culmination and synthesis of skills acquired in prior courses leading to the development of an refined illustration style development through the completion of multiple advanced illustration portfolio projects. Prerequisite: ILL 310. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ILL410-A
Ward, Nancy G.
01/08/2024 W 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM The Village at CBU ART2
ILL410-A
Ward, Nancy G.
01/13/2025 W 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM The Village at CBU ART2

An introduction to philosophical aesthetics, which has been marginalized and often ignored in philosophical discourse during the past four hundred years. During the last few decades the questions posted by aesthetics have moved back into the center of the philosophical discussion, including the use of the concept by "post-modern" thinkers. The course seeks to bring the student into the longer conversation concerning beauty, "retrieve" important elements that have been lost, and provide a basis for further study. Prerequisite: ARC 210, ART 242, DES 310, FLM 250, GDM 310, HON 101, ILL 210, PHI 213, PHO 330, or WLD 181. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
PHI312-A
Welbaum, Sam D.
01/08/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Health Science Campus S292
PHI312-A
Welbaum, Sam D.
09/03/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Park Building 202
PHI312-A
Welbaum, Sam D.
01/13/2025 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Park Building 202

 

Projects introduce traditional painting methods in oils or acrylic paints. Applied studio work, slide lectures, group discussions, and field trips are possible. May be repeated one time for credit. Prerequisite: ART 201, 204 or 208. (3 units; Fall, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ART283-A
Ward, Nancy G.
09/03/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Adams Business Park A22

This is a combination studio and lecture course that focuses exclusively on issues of color, its aesthetic, symbolic and psychological dimensions, as related to visual expression. This content is applicable to both fine art and design-related fields. Prerequisite: ART 201 or ARC 122. (4 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ART301-A
Lippire, Kristine
04/18/2024 TTh 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Adams Business Park C33
ART301-B
Lippire, Kristine
04/18/2024 TTh 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM Adams Business Park C33
ART301-A
Lippire, Kristine
09/03/2024 TTh 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM Adams Business Park

 

Complete one of the following courses:

An essential course for the serious art student. Projects in painting, drawing and digital media. Emphasis on developing skills and concepts. Course is designed to be repeated for credit. Section (a), emphasis in painting and drawing; section (b), emphasis in digital media using the Macintosh platform; section (c), Senior Exhibit preparation. Section (c) must be taken during student's graduating semester. Prerequisite: ART 201, 204 or 208. (4 units; Fall, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ART300-A
Beck, Melissa B.
09/03/2024 MW 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Adams Business Park C34B

Projects further develop skills learned in Painting 283. Applied studio work, slide lectures, group discussions, and field trips are possible. Prerequisite: ART 283. (4 units; Spring, odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

This foundational course provides a broad introduction to the field of visual communication by exploring 2D design concepts, processes, techniques, and production methods. Students will gain experience in the ideation, research, execution, and presentation of design related projects. Additional course fee. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
GDM215-A
Dallas, Dirk A.
04/16/2024 Th 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM James Complex 332
GDM215-B
Berger, Michael
09/03/2024 F 1:15 PM - 4:15 PM James Complex 332
GDM215-A
Dallas, Dirk A.
09/03/2024 Th 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 332
GDM215-A
Berger, Michael
01/13/2025 Th 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 332

This course will explore how to develop, conceptualize and craft effective design solutions in the form of a visual identity system. Students will design a variety of branding elements and strategy guidelines to visually communicate a core message across an array of products, services, and environments. Additional course fee. Prerequisite: GDM 215. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
GDM315-A
Wright, Christopher Keith
01/08/2024 M 3:45 PM - 6:45 PM James Complex 332
GDM315-A
Wright, Christopher Keith
09/03/2024 M 3:45 PM - 6:45 PM Adams Business Park A19
GDM315-A
Wright, Christopher Keith
01/13/2025 M 3:45 PM - 6:45 PM Adams Business Park A19

This course teaches students the fundamental skills and processes used in the motion design industry. Students will learn about storyboards, style frames, sound development, and rendering and they will use industry-standard time-based software such as Adobe After Effects to learn 2D animation principles. Prerequisite: DES 102. (3 units; Fall, odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
GDM342-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 Th 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 342

This upper-level course teaches advanced motion theory, as well as pipeline workflow concepts, strategies and common industry trends and practices. The emphasis is on showing the full motion design workflow in a studio-like environment from concept to final output. Prerequisite: GDM 342. (3 units; Spring, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
GDM343-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 M 12:15 PM - 3:15 PM James Complex 332

This course teaches students the primary skills and processes used in the visual effects (VFX) industry. Students will learn basic compositing and how to integrate computer graphics and 3D components with live action in a methodology that simulates standard VFX production pipelines. Prerequisite: EGR 121 or FLP 170 or GDM 215. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
GDM352-A
Biermann, Brett C
09/03/2024 T 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM Adams Business Park B8