Dual Enrollment Course Offerings

FALL 2024 COURSES

All courses well be held in-person on the KCAD campus


KCAH 101 Global Art I – Prehistoric ‐ 14th Century 

This course will be an overview of various global art and design traditions, from prehistory through the 14th century using a socio-cultural methodology in a chronological framework. (Students who have earned FSU credit for ARTH 110, Prehistoric through Middle Ages, may not use credit earned in KCAH 101 to meet graduation requirements.)

Prerequisites: None

  • Monday/Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.
  • Monday/Wednesday: 2:00 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.
  • Tuesday/Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.
  • Tuesday/Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.
  • Tuesday/Thursday: 2:00 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.

 


KCFN 113 Color: Apply

This course will introduce both analog and digital color theory and application. Course work will concentrate on the interactions of color and its resulting perceptual effect on form and value. The application of color combinations in relation to a variety of different color schemes and applied color will be used throughout the semester.

Prerequisites: None

  • Monday/Wednesday: 3:30 p.m. – 6:20 p.m.
  • Monday/Wednesday: 6:30 p.m. – 9:20 p.m.
  • Tuesday/Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
  • Tuesday/Thursday: 12:30 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.
  • Tuesday/Thursday: 3:30 p.m. – 6:20 p.m.

 


KCFN 115 Design: Text

This course introduces students to images, text, color, layout and hierarchy of information concepts to develop visual communication techniques. Fundamentals of typeface, letterforms, and spacing are introduced and practiced. Design work is documented through journaling and photography with an introduction to manually adjustable digital (DSLR) camera use and lighting.

Prerequisites: None

  • Monday/Wednesday: 12:30 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.
  • Monday/Wednesday: 3:30 p.m. – 6:20 p.m.
  • Tuesday/Thursday: 3:30 p.m. – 6:20 p.m.

 


KCFN 116 Design: Image

This course introduces the concept of design, problem statements, problem solving and multiple iterations of design solutions using a variety of hand and digital tools. Design work is documented through journaling and photography with an introduction to manually adjustable digital (DSLR) camera use and lighting.

Prerequisites: None

  • Monday/Wednesday: 12:30 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.
  • Tuesday/Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
  • Tuesday/Thursday: 12:30 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.
  • Tuesday/Thursday: 3:30 p.m. – 6:20 p.m.

 


KCFN 117 Making: Objects

In this course students will explore elements, principles, and aesthetic concepts integral to three‐ dimensional design and object making. Relationships between concept, process, materials, tools, and technical skills will be addressed in this studio‐based inquiry.

Prerequisites: None

  • Monday/Wednesday 8:30 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.

 


KCFN 133 Drawing: Learn

This course is an introduction to sketching, drawing as observation, and conceptualization through eye‐ hand coordination. Methods include freehand drawing using fundamental perspective principles and quick‐sketch techniques. An emphasis will be placed on linear construction with concern for accurate proportion in addition to accurate use of value, light, and shadow. This course will employ the use of live models (clothed and/or nude) to study scale, proportion, and composition.

Prerequisites: None

  • Monday/Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
  • Monday/Wednesday: 12:30 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.
  • Monday/Wednesday: 3:30 p.m. – 6:20 p.m.
  • Tuesday/Thursday; 8:30 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.
  • Tuesday/Thursday: 12:30 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.
  • Tuesday/Thursday; 3:30 p.m. – 6:20 p.m.
  • Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 3:50 p.m.

 


KCFN 134 Drawing: Practice

This course focuses on the further refinement of the concepts, processes, and techniques introduced in Drawing: Learn. An emphasis will be placed on spatial studies of objects and the figure (clothed and/or nude). The course includes the exploration of freehand perspective, color investigation, sequential study and idea development.

Prerequisites: KCFN 133 Drawing: Learn

  • Tuesday/Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
  • Tuesday/Thursday: 12:30 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.

 


KCDM 231 Sound Design

The courses focuses on creating audio for multimedia design and entertainment arts in KCAD's professionally equipped audio recording studio. Students will learn to produce high-end digital recordings using a sound booth, professional quality preamps, interfaces, MIDI keyboards, and microphones, and ProTools digital audio workstation software. 

Prerequisites: None

  • Tuesday/Thursday 12:30 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.




KCGD 120 Graphic Design Processes

This course is an introduction to the principles, elements, and processes of the design and visual presentation of communication.

Prerequisites: None

  • Tuesday/Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.




KCHU 120 Writing

This course focuses on using writing to develop ideas, hone critical thinking skills, and express ideas clearly and appropriately according to audience and purpose. Students write in a variety of modes and spend a portion of the semester engaging in scholarly research. Students also develop their public speaking skills

Prerequisites: None

  • Monday/Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.
  • Monday/Wednesday: 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.
  • Monday/Wednesday: 2:00 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.
  • Tuesday/Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.
  • Tuesday/Thursday: 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.

 


KCPH 110: Intro to Photography for Non‐Majors

An introduction to the fundamentals of photography using manually adjustable digital cameras (DSLR). This course includes digital camera use and basic image manipulation controls using Adobe Photoshop.

Introductory lighting and reproduction skills are taught. The aesthetics of photography will be discussed in terms of its history, and artistic and technical advancements. Students must own or have use of a digital camera (prosumer grade or above; camera phones are not acceptable.) Students considering a major or minor in photography should take KCPH 120.

Prerequisites: None

  • Tuesday/Thursday 6:30 p.m. – 9:20 p.m.

 

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