University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    Feb 09, 2023  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023
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ART 414 - Book Arts

(3 units)
Creation of books and book-related objects. Studio processes may include letter-press printing, typography, bookbinding, calligraphy, papermaking and traditional hand printmaking techniques.

Maximum units a student may earn: 9

Prerequisite(s): ART 100  or ART 101 ;2 from ART 102 ART 124 ART 141 ART 201 ART 211 ART 212 ART 214 ART 216 ART 217 ART 221 ART 223 ART 224 ART 231 ART 232 ART 237 ART 245 ART 301 ART 302 ART 312 ART 317 ART 320 ART 330 ART 332 ART 338 ART 360 ART 381 ART 401 ART 405 ART 411 ART 416 ART 421 ART 423 ART 424 ART 432 ART 438 . Graphic Design BFA may sub 2 from: GRC 116 GRC 200 GRC 210 GRC 220 GRC 310 GRC 355 GRC 410 GRC 475 .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 1
Units of Laboratory/Studio: 2
Offered: Every Fall and Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. describe how and why the book as both a one-of-a-kind and an editioned work of art is successfully used both historically and within a contemporary art practice.
2. explain and demonstrate how their own ideas can be examined and explored within the layered structure of the book and how they can unfold over the time and space of the book.
3. examine and question current definitions of ‘the book’ and ‘the artist’s book’ and develop their own interpretations of the future of the book in contemporary art and culture.
4. employ and refine technical skills in book arts including bookbinding, basic page design, image-making techniques, and various text and image relationships.
5. demonstrate awareness of one’s own beliefs, concepts, and biases in assignment interpretation, project fabrication, written assignments, class discussion, and critique.

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