Undergraduate Course Descriptions

ARS334 Digital Video

Investigates visual communication through the use of digital video. Techniques covered include camera controls and editing with Final Cut Pro software. Conceptual issues addressed include linear and non-linear narrative structures, pacing, and the development of meaning through layering, narrative progression, repetition and sound. Readings will cover historical and theoretical issues in video art. Students are encouraged to purchase a mini-DV or digital video camera. Some are provided. May be repeated for credit. FEE FOR MATERIALS.


  • 3 (may be repeated for credit)


  • Must be enrolled in the following level: Undergraduate
  • Must be enrolled in one of the following majors: Visual Arts (277), Photography (276), Sculpture (275), Printmaking (274), Metal (272), Ceramics (271), Visual Arts Education (189), Undeclared:Pre-Art Education (00AE), Graphic Design (279), Painting (273)
  • May not be enrolled in the following class: Freshman


  • ARS230 Minimum Grade of C and ARS100 Minimum Grade of C* and ARS101 Minimum Grade of C* and ARS102 Minimum Grade of C* and ARS103 Minimum Grade of C*

    * May be taken at the same time

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