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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.

AR 101 Fashion Art and Design
1.5 credits
For Fashion Business Management and Textile Development and Marketing students. Studies basic proportions of the fashion figure, garment details and terminology, and principles of color.

CRN     SECTION       DAY                  TIME                             ROOM
27843       15A              M             6:30 PM-8:20 PM           FELDMAN 705

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

CD 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

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

FA 101 Painting
1.5 credits
For students not majoring in Fine Arts. Through observation of still life and the figure, students are introduced to the use of oil or acrylic paint. Students develop color-mixing techniques emphasizing varied approaches to the use of paint.

CRN        SECTION       DAY                TIME                              ROOM
4480            15A              T             6:30 PM-9:20 PM       POMERANTZ

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 115 Sculpture and Casting
1.5 credits
This course is designed to introduce sculpture and casting techniques to non-majors. The course is open to any art designer or amateur looking to use the reproduction casting technique and sculptural process to extend the horizons within their own art field.

CRN        SECTION       DAY               TIME                      ROOM
30538         15A               R           6:30 pm-9:20 pm         POMERANTZ 633

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 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

JD 101 Introduction to Jewelry Fabrication
2.0 credits
Basic processes used in the design and creation of jewelry. Students fabricate their own designs in the studio.

CRN        SECTION       DAY               TIME                                 ROOM
1942              101             W              2:10 PM-5:00 PM           DUBINSKY 480
30238            102              T              2:10 PM-5:00 PM           DUBINSKY 480

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

PH 117 Principles of Photography - Dark Room
2.0 credits
Introduces students to the techniques of black-and-white photography, including basic studio setup, lighting techniques, model direction, and related film exposure as applied to the 35mm camera. Instruction on enlarging techniques and film processing through the use of the darkroom are also covered.

CRN        SECTION       DAY                  TIME                           ROOM
29853          101              R            9:10 AM-12:00 PM          POMERANTZ 420

PH 118 Beginning Digital Photography
2.0 credits
An introductory course that familiarizes students with the basics of photography from visual, aesthetic, and technical viewpoints. The course explores the differences between conventional, silver-based (analog), and digital photographic tools. Students learn camera technique, the transfer of the image from the camera to the computer, basic scanning, and digital printing. Students are required to possess their own digital (DSLR) cameras.

CRN        SECTION       DAY                  TIME                          ROOM
29741          101             M           12:10 PM-3:00 PM           FELDMAN 414
29744          102             T             9:10 AM-12:00 PM          FELDMAN 615
29743          15C            W            6:30 PM-9:20 PM            POMERANTZ 411

TD 131 Woven Design
1.5 credits
Introduction to creating woven fabrics on a table hand loom. Students learn basic weaving techniques, drafting of weaves, and the interrelation of yarns, color, and weave structure in a fabric design.

CRN        SECTION       DAY                  TIME                          ROOM
4567          15A                R            6:30 PM-9:20 PM          FELDMAN 510

TD 227 Painting on Fabric
2.0 credits
Students paint directly on silk, cotton, and synthetic fabrics, using appropriate pigments or dyes for setting colors permanently. Explores use of hand-painted fabrics for home furnishings, fashion, and studio applications.

CRN        SECTION       DAY                  TIME                          ROOM
29312          15A              R            6:30 PM-9:20 PM          FELDMAN 506

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