Colgate University

First-Year Course Offerings — Fall 2022

ARTS 100   Introduction to Studio Art (SA)
RestrictionsNo 2023
DistributionHuman Thought and Expression
Core AreaNone

Introduces creative thinking and problem solving, the challenges of visual representation and expression, and critical methods. Students become familiar with contemporary and historical artistic practices and theoretical frameworks, as they engage in a series of studio based investigations exploring a variety of mediums and materials. ARTS 100 lays important groundwork for students interested in continuing in studio art or concentrating in Art and Art History. In the spirit of the liberal arts, the visual thinking and creative processes central to the course are relevant to a range of other disciplines as well. Attendance at our regularly scheduled ARTS Lecture Series is required. Material cost is $50–$100. This course is a prerequisite for all 200 level studio courses.