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ARTS 323 Intermediate Digital Arts

This course offers intermediate level digital image making in a studio arts curriculum. The image-making techniques introduced in Introduction to Digital Arts will be developed significantly in two and three-dimensional projects focusing on theory, technology and studio practice. Students will develop research skills and practices needed to work independently and to create theme-based projects suitable for peer and instructor critique. Professional artists with a diverse range of backgrounds using these methods will be highlighted in the course.


Special information

Note: This course may be taken twice for credit (up to 8 credits maximum).
4 Undergraduate credits

Effective May 7, 2019 to present

Meets graduation requirements for

Learning outcomes


  • Use digitally based technologies effectively towards a thematic series of artworks.
  • Implement refined visualization techniques with digital media using a variety of materials.
  • Interpret formal elements and theoretical principles of design in course projects.
  • Use practical and theoretical arts and design vocabulary.Use practical and theoretical arts and design vocabulary.
  • Develop content in course projects in the form of a thematic series.
  • Demonstrate critical awareness within one¿s own work and their peers¿ work.
  • Discuss contemporary artists and designers, highlighting underserved populations and people of color using these methods in their own artistic practice.

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum

Goal 6: The Humanities and Fine Arts

  • Demonstrate awareness of the scope and variety of works in the arts and humanities.
  • Understand those works as expressions of individual and human values within a historical and social context.
  • Respond critically to works in the arts and humanities.
  • Engage in the creative process or interpretive performance.
  • Articulate an informed personal reaction to works in the arts and humanities.

Fall 2023

Section Title Instructor
01 Intermediate Digital Arts Anderson, Eric Books Course details