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FIT Senior Learner Courses: School of Art and Design

Fall 2018 Semester: August 27 - December 20, 2018

Senior Learners may only enroll in the courses identified on the Lists of Available Courses to qualify for the special auditors fee of $55. If you wish to enroll in a course not on these lists, you may do so as a Continuing Education student and pay the full, non-degree tuition rate.

CD 122 Digital Layout I
2.0 credits
Traditional studio skills, typography, and computer techniques are explored in order to create printed pieces using InDesign. Students learn to plan and produce files for printing.

CRN     SECTION       DAY                  TIME                       ROOM
25891       107               F               12:10 PM-3:00 PM       FELDMAN 306
27905       111                F               9:10 AM-12:00 PM       FELDMAN 306
25982       15C               F               6:30 PM-9:20 PM         FELDMAN 302

CG 123 Basic Bookbinding
1.5 credits
Students work hands-on to create book structures. Different bookbinding methods are explored, such as non-adhesive structures, accordions, sewing, and case-bound books, with an emphasis on craft and the proper use of materials. 

CRN     SECTION       DAY                  TIME                       ROOM
30908        101             M               3:10 PM-6:00 PM         POMERANTZ 506
28663        15A             W              6:30 PM-9:20 PM         POMERANTZ 506
      
CG 111 Survey of Computer Graphics
1.0 credits

Students are exposed to a broad array of software environments and concepts that they may encounter in real-world collaborative environments as well as higher-level courses. This course is suggested as a companion to first-level computer-based studio courses.

CRN     SECTION       DAY                  TIME                       ROOM
1286          101             W             12:10 PM-1:00 PM         FELDMAN 302

CG 121 Applications of Social Media
2.0 credits
Students explore the tools and applications of social media and the implications of their use. Best practices and supporting research are also addressed, as well as the dynamics of group collaboration, experienced through class projects and online collaboration tools.

CRN        SECTION       DAY               TIME                      ROOM
29564           15A             M           6:30 PM-9:20 PM         FELDMAN 230

CG 211 Computer Assisted Design
2.0 credits
Paint- and image-processing software (Photoshop) is used as an artist's tool to solve basic design problems and create original, innovative work. Emphasis is on exploring the visual elements inherent in good design.

CRN        SECTION       DAY                TIME                       ROOM
25757           101              W           3:10 PM-6:00 PM          FELDMAN 231 

FA 103 Painting
1.5 credits
For students not majoring in Fine Arts. Abstract painting is explored through design, color, and composition. Experimentation with materials is encouraged. Painting medium is open. Any level of experience.

CRN        SECTION       DAY               TIME                       ROOM
27023          15A              W          6:30 PM-9:20 PM           POMERANTZ 625

FA 105 Life Drawing
1.5 credits
For Fashion Design and Menswear students. Focus on figure drawing, stressing line, gesture, and composition. Study of proportion and anatomy of the human figure is undertaken.

CRN        SECTION       DAY               TIME                      ROOM
25440         15B               W           6:30 PM-9:20 PM         POMERANTZ 630
24224         15C               T            6:30 PM-9:20 PM         POMERANTZ 630

FA 106 Printmaking-Basic
2.0 credits
For students not majoring in Fine Arts. Fundamental procedures in relief and intaglio printing are studied, using linoleum, woodcuts, and etching techniques. Students are introduced to basic printmaking processes, with an emphasis on exploring printmaking as a medium. Some drawing experience helpful.

CRN        SECTION       DAY               TIME                      ROOM
28186         15A                W           6:30 pm-9:20 pm         POMERANTZ 602

FA 110 Sculpture Studio: Visual Expression of Form and Space
1.5 credits
For non-majors and anyone interested in exploring three-dimensional space and creative expression. Students explore the relationships among form, structure, material, and content using various techniques and tools. They Develop artistic skills to enhance their studies in all design fields as well as the fine arts.

CRN        SECTION       DAY               TIME                      ROOM
30977          15A              M            6:30 pm-9:20 pm         POMERANTZ 626

FA 116 Creative Media
2.0 credits
Using a wide variety of materials and design concepts, this course offers an opportunity for students to explore different approaches in creating nontraditional works of art. Emphasis is on enlarging students' capacity for imaginative expression in two- and three-dimensional projects.

CRN        SECTION       DAY               TIME                      ROOM
29650          15A              R            6:30 pm-9:20 pm         POMERANTZ 506

FA 123 Wearable Art
2.0 credits
This is an interdisciplinary course cross-listed with JD 123. In this team-taught course, students explore the intermingling of sculpture and jewelry. Students connect, interpret and combine traditional fine arts and jewelry-making processes to create wearable art.

CRN        SECTION       DAY               TIME                      ROOM
31159          15A              R            6:10 pm-10:00 pm        DUBINSKY 480

FA 153 Watercolor and Its Applications
1.5 credits
The basic principles of watercolor technique are introduced. Students gain knowledge of color mixing and perception by direct observation and study of color theory as it pertains to watercolor, both transparent and opaque. Museum visits provide the opportunity to examine artists' uses and applications of various techniques.

CRN        SECTION       DAY               TIME                      ROOM
22261          15A              M            6:30 pm-9:20 pm         POMERANTZ 603

IL 102 Introduction to Digital Sculpting
1.5 credits
A hands-on studio course where students create characters, props and costumes in three dimensions (3D) using the most up-to-date mesh-based digital modeling software. This course is open to all FIT Departments and Professional Studies.

CRN        SECTION       DAY               TIME                      ROOM
31221           15B             T            6:30 pm-9:20 pm          POMERANTZ 605

IL 125
Introduction to Adobe Photoshop for the Illustrator
2.0 credits
This introduction to basic Adobe Photoshop enables students to apply its computer power to the production of both digital and traditional imagery from concept to finish.

CRN        SECTION       DAY               TIME                      ROOM
31143           15A             R            6:30 pm-9:20 pm          FELDMAN 511

IL 126 Watercolor Comps and Illustration
1.5 credits
Students learn to develop a wide variety of illustration projects in watercolor, from comps to finishes that are ready for reproduction. Emphasis is on real-world assignments for newspapers, magazines, packaging, advertising, and children's book illustrations.

CRN        SECTION       DAY               TIME                      ROOM
24000           15A             W           6:30 pm-9:20 pm          POMERANTZ 616

IL 133 Anatomical Life Drawing for the Illustrator I
2.0 credits
This introductory course in anatomy and life drawing focuses on the skeletal and muscular systems of the body in order to understand the human form and its proportions, contours, and characteristic periphery of movement.

CRN        SECTION       DAY               TIME                      ROOM
29184           15A             W            6:30 pm-9:20 pm         POMERANTZ 614

IL 183 Comic Book Illustration
2.0 credits
For Continuing Education students. This course addresses the professional process of creating comic book illustration, from character design to panel-to-panel continuity and story development. It focuses on sequential illustration as it applies to visual storytelling in comics.

CRN        SECTION       DAY               TIME                      ROOM
26125          15A              M           6:30 pm-9:20 pm          POMERANTZ 403

IL 376 Fantasy and Science Fiction Illustration
2.0 credits
Students explore this genre of illustration through consideration of art, film, novels, and mythology to develop the creative skills necessary to produce images that rely on the imagination, and the extrapolation and integration of visual reference.

CRN        SECTION       DAY               TIME                      ROOM

23084           65A             R            6:30 pm-9:20 pm         POMERANTZ 616

LD 101 Accessory Design
2.0 credits
For students not majoring in Accessories Design. Introduction to major areas of accessories design. Various types of shoes, handbags, and belts are analyzed in terms of materials, construction, and presentation. Students acquire hands-on techniques in all three phases.

CRN        SECTION       DAY               TIME                          ROOM
30886          101               W           2:10 PM-5:00 PM       DUBINSKY 487
30887          15A               W          6:30 PM-9:20 PM        DUBINSKY 487

LD 261 Sketching Accessories
2.5 credits
Students are introduced to the concept of three-dimensional sketching and how it relates to accessories design. Concentrating on design detail, they learn to sketch the basic shapes in footwear, handbags, personal leather goods, and belts.

CRN        SECTION       DAY                  TIME                          ROOM
30891          15A              W            6:30 PM-10:20 PM        FELDMAN 615

 

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