Courses

This course is an introduction to the principles, vocabulary and mechanics of two dimensional design, including the exploration and application of color theory.


September 3, 2024 to December 12, 2024, W*207
September 3, 2024 to December 20, 2024, C*108
January 14, 2025 to May 8, 2025, W*205
January 14, 2025 to May 8, 2025, ONL
This studio course introduces students to the interrelated nature of 2D and 3D forms, concepts, andmaterials, through a series of design exercises that explores the sensory nature of ideas from flat andgeometric to physical and tactile.


September 4, 2024 to December 11, 2024, C*107 and W*013
January 13, 2025 to May 10, 2025, C*108 and W*004
This course is an introduction to the principles, vocabulary and mechanics of three-dimensional design.The course develops visual aesthetic sensitivity to three-dimensional line, plane, form and space.


September 4, 2024 to December 11, 2024, C*108
September 5, 2024 to December 12, 2024, C*108
January 15, 2025 to May 7, 2025, C*108
This course will familiarize the student with basic construction and fabrication techniques of the woodand metal shops at CCS. Through the completion of a series of small projects, students will beintroduced to the majority of tools and machines within the shops. Students will also learn a widevariety of methods and techniques needed to safely complete future projects.


September 3, 2024 to December 12, 2024, B*112
September 5, 2024 to December 12, 2024, B*109
January 14, 2025 to May 8, 2025, B*109 and B*102
The introductory course in computer skills is a requirement to complete the Foundation curriculum.Students explore the computer as a tool in support of artist/designer's practice, including softwarerequired for the college information system,and creative digital imagery in both pixel and vector basedsoftware.


September 3, 2024 to December 10, 2024, ONL
September 4, 2024 to December 11, 2024, ONL
September 5, 2024 to December 12, 2024, ONL
September 9, 2024 to December 9, 2024, ONL
January 13, 2025 to May 6, 2025, ONL
In this introductory drawing course, students define the basic methods and principles of appliedvolumetric drawing with perspective and form, and rapid concept development through the visualdescription of imagined and observed objects using line variance, value, and composition.


September 4, 2024 to December 11, 2024, W*209
September 4, 2024 to December 11, 2024, ONL
September 5, 2024 to December 12, 2024, W*209
January 16, 2025 to May 8, 2025, ONL
In this introductory drawing course, students define the basic methods and principles of applied volumetric drawing with perspective and form, and rapid concept development through the visual description of imagined and observed objects using line variance, value, and composition.


September 3, 2024 to December 12, 2024, W*213
Students expand their understanding of the fundamentals of drawing and sketching, and develop theirown personal sense of style and enhanced skill. A variety of drawing techniques are explored with afocus on creative composition, design and visual narrative. Additionally, the human figure will beexplored as a basis of understanding gesture, proportion, geometric forms in space and the definitionof complex surfaces.


September 3, 2024 to December 12, 2024, W*215
September 4, 2024 to December 11, 2024, W*215
September 5, 2024 to December 12, 2024, ONL
January 13, 2025 to May 7, 2025, W*213
January 13, 2025 to May 7, 2025, W*215
January 14, 2025 to May 8, 2025, W*213
January 15, 2025 to May 7, 2025, ONL
The emphasis of this course is on imaginative pre-production for an evolving world of moving images.Students will develop their storytelling skills through creative writing and pre-visualization exercises for animation,game, live action, and new media.


September 4, 2024 to December 11, 2024, Stevenson High School
September 5, 2024 to December 12, 2024, ONL
This class introduces students to the basic concepts and possibilities of computer animation availablethrough Maya. Students develop a basic understanding of Maya as a program, along with such generalanimation concepts as modeling, texturing, rendering, fundamental motion and 'point of view' (camerapositioning).


September 4, 2024 to December 9, 2024, W*003
January 13, 2025 to May 7, 2025, W*003
January 14, 2025 to May 8, 2025, W*003
Students will be introduced to the theory and practice of color through observation, experimentation,readings, screenings, discussion, and creative projects.


September 3, 2024 to December 12, 2024, W*207 and W*015
January 14, 2025 to May 8, 2025, W*207 and W*015
Learn the essential skills that every fashion designer needs to know. Learn the terminology, drafting, machine sewing and get to know the proportions of the human body while making garments for yourself or your friends. Successful completion of this course will have students prepared to study fashion design at the college level.


September 3, 2024 to December 11, 2024, T*707
January 13, 2025 to April 21, 2025, T*707
In this course, students are exposed to a variety of drawing experiences, methods and materials, usingline, light and volume to explore the human form. This includes a diverse group of models enablingdialog and engagement on a range of body types, porportion, value and shape.


September 3, 2024 to December 12, 2024, ONL
This course introduces students to the vocabulary and tools to analyze and appreciate the art of filmmaking. Through weekly screenings, readings, discussions, and hands-on camera exercises, students develop critical skills and language related to the production and comprehension of contemporary filmmaking, including production roles, terminology, techniques and an introduction to history and theory.


September 3, 2024 to December 12, 2024, W*001
In this course, students are introduced to the technical drawing and graphic communication skillsrequired for success in the field of interior design.


September 4, 2024 to December 11, 2024
This course introduces students to the fundamentals of the four phases of the design process. Studentsshould demonstrate a basic understanding of problem solving, user needs, and if applicable theelements of diversity, equity, and inclusive design.


September 5, 2024 to December 12, 2024, ONL
This course introduces students to the fundamentals of the four phases of the design process. Students should demonstrate a basic understanding of problem solving, user needs, and if applicable the elements of diversity, equity, and inclusive design. This is part 1 of a two part course offered at DASH, Miami.


August 20, 2024 to January 16, 2025, DASH ID
This course will familiarize students with the basic construction and fabrication techniques of designmodel construction. This course will familiarize students with surfacing techniquesappropriate to model making and painting processes.


September 4, 2024 to December 11, 2024, T*1113
September 7, 2024 to December 14, 2024, T*1113
January 13, 2025 to May 7, 2025, T*1113
January 14, 2025 to May 8, 2025, T*1113
January 14, 2025 to May 10, 2025, T*1113
As an introduction to design methodologies, students will develop and practice a basic understanding ofmethods used to translate 2-D sketch ideas into 3-D volumes and surfaces. This will be accomplished bypracticing fundamental drafting methods, practical ideation techniques, and basic mock-upconstruction.


September 4, 2024 to December 11, 2024, ONL
This required typography course develops an understanding of two-dimensional design space and the unique nature of typographic communication principles.


September 4, 2024 to December 11, 2024, T*820
This course is a survey of Western Art and visual culture from the late Middle Ages to the twentieth-century.


September 4, 2024 to December 11, 2024, ONL
September 4, 2024 to December 11, 2024, ONL
This course introduces students to time-based animation through basic concepts and theories of compositing, digital workflow, sequencing, rendering, file management and organization. Students also communicate through motion graphic design, compositing 'puppeting,' and other digital animation practices.


January 15, 2025 to May 7, 2025, Stevenson High School
January 16, 2025 to May 8, 2025, ONL
Using the computer as a tool, students develop an understanding of digital photographic imagingcapabilities and related outsourcing options.


January 13, 2025 to May 7, 2025
This course focuses on the fundamentals of visual storytelling by engaging students in a series of individual and collaborative exercises designed to develop an understanding of the camera, lenses, and lights, non-linear editing techniques, and a basic understanding of sound in relation to image. Students make three short films exploring fiction, non-fiction and experimental forms.


January 14, 2025 to May 8, 2025, W*009
In this course students are introduced to color theory through systems that have beendeveloped throughout history as a means of understanding the perceptual impact of color interaction.Studio projects will engage the study of color pigments, from natural to synthetic sources, color as bothmaterial and phenomena in the natural world and the context of color in a variety of differentiatingmedia and printing processes.


January 13, 2025 to May 7, 2025, W*207
This course emphasizes further exploration of technical illustration approaches that can be combinedto produce informative presentations. Focus is on perspective techniques, section and isometricdrawing, developing color plans, elevations and illustrations for presentations.


January 13, 2025 to April 30, 2025
This course introduces students to the fundamentals of the four phases of the design process. Students should demonstrate a basic understanding of problem solving, user needs, and if applicable the elements of diversity, equity, and inclusive design. This is part 2 of a 2 part course offered at DASH, Miami.


January 20, 2025 to June 6, 2025, DASH ID