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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ARTH 2600 - Reading and Writing Visual Culture

Credits: 3 (3 + 0)

Prerequisite(s): ENG 1020 and ARTH 1700; or permission of department

Description: This course teaches students to approach artwork critically in order to construct meaningful interpretations of visual images. Students use models of critical thinking to analyze and critique visual culture, including artworks, images in mass media, websites, etc. Students practice writing effectively about visual culture for a variety of purposes, including research papers,  essays, reviews, artists’ statements, and abstracts. The intention is that students will use these tools in their upper  level coursework and in professional practice.

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