Art and Design

ART 106

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Credit Hours

(3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Section Start Dates

Section NoStart Date
120203May 5, 2014
140205August 25, 2014
140206August 25, 2014
140251September 16, 2014

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Basic Design 1

Course Description

This course provides an introduction to the elements and principles of design. Students are assigned projects in various media which reinforce the effective application of design principles.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Research works of art which encourage positive behavior.
  • Explain the ways in which the visual arts can function within society.
  • Explore the interrelationship of various art forms.
  • Identify the elements and principles of design.
  • Identify effective use of the elements and principles of design in both fine and applied art.
  • Apply basic color theory to two-dimensional design.
  • Apply the elements and principles of design to create effective two-dimensional compositions.
  • Create effective designs within a given set of conceptual and physical parameters.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in working with media and equipment required in two-dimensional design production.
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