Contemporary Critical Theory: A Survey (CESE 102)

An entry point for students new to critical theory and visual culture, this course offers an introduction to issues and topics that impact and influence contemporary art practices, from mid-20th Century to today. Led by creative practitioners, students will explore diverse themes, concerns and perspectives relevant to a variety of practices. This course supports an engagement in critical thinking, research and personal investigations toward further study and practice in contemporary art. This course includes written exercises, such as exhibition or artist reviews.

Contact Hours

24 course hours (3 hours per class)

Prior Learning

No prior learning required.

Courses offered that meet Prior Learning Requirements


Tuition + Materials

Tuition is $517.60. Download your detailed materials list before your first class.

Course Format

Course offering is available either online synchronous (VCHAT) or on campus (GNWC). View schedule for current and upcoming formats.


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