COURSES OFFERED AT SRISA SPRING 2018
FINE ARTS, 3 credits – 90 contact hours

Drawing and Painting
Drawing I
Drawing II
Drawing in the Expanded Field
Figure Drawing
Beginning Painting
Painting II 
Advanced Painting 

Photography
Introduction to Photography: Analog and Digital Photography 
Advanced Photography: Analog and Digital Photography
Experimental Photography
History of Photography. A Hands-on Approach (Lecture Course)

Printmaking and Book Arts
Printmaking I
Monotype Printmaking
Serigraphy*
Topics in Art: Printmaking and Book Arts
Book Arts 
History of the Book: A Hands-on Approach (Lecture Course)

3D and 4D Sculpture
Introduction to Sculpture
Sculpture: The Medium is the Message
New Genres: Video, Sound, Performance and Installation
Fibers in Art
Performance Art  
Video and Sound as Art





IMPORTANT NOTES:

The Studio Arts, Liberal Arts, and Design programs consist of 1 required Italian Language course and 4 courses of the students’ choice for a total of 16 credits. 

The Intensive Italian Language Program consists of 8 credits of Italian Language and 2 elective courses for a total of 14 credits. 

Students may enroll in a maximum of (3) studio courses per semester.
Students may enroll in a maximum of (1) course marked with an asterisk (*) per semester.
DESIGN, 3 credits – 45 contact hours (Lecture), 90 contact hours (Studio)

Fashion Design
History of Italian Fashion (Lecture)
Clothing and Society (Lecture)
Introduction to Fashion Merchandising Concepts (Lecture)
Fashion Illustration I (Studio)
Fashion Illustration II
Garment Construction I
Fashion Design Studio: Illustration & Construction (Studio)
Creative Accessories Design (Studio)

Communication Design
Graphic Design Studio
Interactive Media Design
Typography
Design and Social Movements in History (Lecture)

Interior Architecture
History of Interiors (Lecture)
Material, Light, and Surface (Lecture)
Sketchbook Studies: Italian Architecture and Interiors (Studio)
Interior Design “Small Spaces” Studio (Studio)

Textile Design
Textile Design: Batik*
Textile Design: Silk Screen*

Jewelry Design, 3 credits – 90 contact hours 
Beginning Jewelry
Intermediate Jewelry






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IMPORTANT NOTES:
The Studio Arts, Liberal Arts, and Design programs consist of 1 required Italian Language course and 4 courses of the students’ choice for a total of 16 credits. 

The Intensive Italian Language Program consists of 8 credits of Italian Language and 2 elective courses for a total of 14 credits. 

Students may enroll in a maximum of (3) studio courses per semester.
Students may enroll in a maximum of (1) course marked with an asterisk (*) per semester.
LIBERAL ARTS AND ITALIAN CULTURE, 3 credits – 45 contact hours

Art History
Art History: The Italian Renaissance
Michelangelo, Caravaggio and Bernini
Florentine Mannerism
Italian Architecture: Romanesque to Gothic
History of Contemporary Art
Art Now: Contemporary Trends in Europe
Feminism in Art
History of Interiors 
History of Photography: A Hands-on Approach
History of the Book: A Hands-on Approach

History
History of Medieval and Renaissance Florence
History of Modern Italy
History of Italian Mafia
Italians Abroad: History of Italian Migration, 1861 to the Present

Italian Studies
Food as Culture: Italian Cooking & Culinary Culture
Italian Cinema: 1942 to Present
Contemporary Italian Literature
History of Italian Fashion

English and Literature
14th Century Italian Literature: Dante, Bocaccio, Petrarca
Contemporary Italian Literature
Creative Writing
Travel Writing
English Literature: Florence and the Grand Tour

Gender Studies
Feminism in Art

Marketing and International Business
Marketing: The Italian Wine Industry
Introduction to Fashion Merchandising Concepts

Political Science
The European Union
The Economic History of Europe

Psychology and Sociology
History of Psychology and Psychoanalysis
Clothing and Society 



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IMPORTANT NOTES:
The Studio Arts, Liberal Arts, and Design programs consist of 1 required Italian Language course and 4 courses of the students’ choice for a total of 16 credits. 

The Intensive Italian Language Program consists of 8 credits of Italian Language and 2 elective courses for a total of 14 credits. 

Students may enroll in a maximum of (3) studio courses per semester.
Students may enroll in a maximum of (1) course marked with an asterisk (*) per semester.
ITALIAN LANGUAGE, 4 credits – 60 contact hours 
Italian I
Italian II
Italian III
Italian IV: Italian Culture & Advanced Language



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IMPORTANT NOTES:
The Studio Arts, Liberal Arts, and Design programs consist of 1 required Italian Language course and 4 courses of the students’ choice for a total of 16 credits. 

Students may enroll in a maximum of (3) studio courses per semester.
Students may enroll in a maximum of (1) course marked with an asterisk (*) per semester.
Alternative Study Programs, Credits Vary
Independent Project: Art and Design*
Independent Study: Liberal Arts*
Internship (available in arts, fashion and graphic design)*


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IMPORTANT NOTES:
The Studio Arts, Liberal Arts, and Design programs consist of 1 required Italian Language course and 4 courses of the students’ choice for a total of 16 credits. 

The Intensive Italian Language Program consists of 8 credits of Italian Language and 2 elective courses for a total of 14 credits. 

Students may enroll in a maximum of (3) studio courses per semester.
Students may enroll in a maximum of (1) course marked with an asterisk (*) per semester.
Other SRISA Course Offerings