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Areas of Study

 

Art Education Area at UNC

Art Education

The art K-12 teacher education program prepares students to teach visual arts in elementary, middle and secondary schools.

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Ceramics Area at UNC

Ceramics

Students are introduced to the process of making ceramics beginning with clay body composition through procedures for firing kilns and glazing techniques and formulas.

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Drawing Emphasis at UNC

Drawing

Emphasis includes composition, content, technical concerns, use of color and a range of material use from traditional to contemporary alternatives.

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Graphic Design Area at UNC

Graphic Design

Work as creative visual thinkers and communicators using a variety of traditional print and emerging digital media.

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Digital Media Area at UNC

Integrated Media Arts

Courses that use a wide array of cutting-edge tools, including Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), video projection, digital illustration, video production and game design. 

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Painting at UNC

Painting

Teaching technical painting ability and vocabulary, development of individual expression leading to thematic connections.

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Photography Area at UNC

Photography

Provides fundamentals of photograpic imaging that aides in understanding of traditional techniques, experimental and non-traditional digital imaging.

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Printmaking Area at UNC

Printmaking

Offers courses in Relief Printmaking, Monotypes, Screen Printing, and Letterpress.

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Sculpture Area at UNC

Sculpture

Learn a variety of sculpture making techniques including woodworking, moldmaking and casting, 3D printing, and mixed media.

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Metals Area at UNC

Metals

Metals classes at UNC present basic and advanced techniques and processes for the creation of wearable art. Nonferrous metals are used along with semi-precious stones and mixed media. In addition to wearable art, metals classes address historical and contemporary design concepts, critical analysis, and symbolism in fine art jewelry.

Foundations Classes

Foundations classes are exciting explorations of art history, design and studio techniques that everyone takes to build a strong knowledge and skill base for more advanced art classes.

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