Course Descriptions

Creative and Critical Studies, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies

CCS: Creative and Critical Studies

CCS 100 (3) Creative and Critical Forum I
Introduction to different art practices and theoretical discourses through the discussion and examination of forms, context, and ideas that contribute to contemporary arts and culture. Credit will be granted for only one of CCS 100 or ARTH 132. [3-0-0]
CCS 101 (3) Creative and Critical Forum II
Exploring different art practices and theoretical discourses through the discussion and examination of forms, context, and ideas that contribute to contemporary arts and culture. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: CCS 100 or ARTH 132 or OUC FINA 132.
CCS 150 (3) Creative and Critical Art Theory I
Introduction to Western, Indigenous, and global art practices and theoretical discourses through the discussion and examination of forms, context, and ideas that contribute to cultural and contemporary art practices. [3-0-1]
CCS 200 (3/6) d Topics in Creative and Critical Studies
Examination of a topic from an interdisciplinary perspective. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Second-year standing.
CCS 250 (3) Creative and Critical Art Theory II
The continued study of Western, Indigenous, and global art practices and the theoretical discourses that contribute to the development of contemporary art. [3-0-1]
Prerequisite: CCS 150.
CCS 506 (3) M.F.A. Graduate Colloquium I
Multidisciplinary seminar dealing with various approaches and issues in contemporary creative research methods as relating to the disciplies of Visual Arts, Media Arts, Creative Writing, and Performance. Restricted to students in the M.F.A. program.
Prerequisite: Restricted to students in the MFA program or permission of the Department of Creative Studies.
CCS 507 (3) M.F.A. Graduate Colloquium II
Multidisciplinary seminar dealing with various approaches and issues in contemporary creative research methods as relating to the disciplies of Visual Arts, Media Arts, Creative Writing, and Performance. Students will be expected to develop creative work and a thesis plan.
Prerequisite: CCS 506 or permission of the Department of Creative Studies.
CCS 599 (15) Master's Thesis
Pass/Fail.

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