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.
Course offerings are available online (synchronous) and on campus. View schedule for current and upcoming formats.
Instructional Hours: 24 hours (8 classes, 3 hours per class)
Additional Hours: up to 24 hours for independent study and practice, assignment completion and homework.
This course is typically offered during the following terms:
(Subject to change)
Fall | September to December
Spring | January to March
Summer | April to August
Tuition + Materials
Tuition is $441.25. Download your detailed materials list before your first class.
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