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Digital Foundations

ARST 190
Fall 2021
Section: 01  
This course may be repeated for credit.
Crosslisting: IDEA 190
Course Cluster and Certificates: Integrated Design, Engineering & Applied Science Minor, Integrated Design, Engineering & Applied Science Minor

This course explores the relationship between digital fabrication tools and contemporary artistic practice. Students will be guided through the process of using 3D printers, laser cutters, and power tools in a studio environment. The class has a theoretical focus on machine use within the process of design. Lectures and hands-on activities are supplemented by 2D vector-based programs, digital photography software, and 3D modeling programs. Students will learn how to use the computer as both a design tool and as a tool for fabrication. This course will also discuss the ethical dilemmas involved with 3D printing.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ART
Course Format: StudioGrading Mode:
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (IDEA-MN)(IDEA)
Past Enrollment Probability: Less than 50%

Last Updated on JUL-25-2024
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