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Color Theory
COLOR THEORY
CLASS CODE: ID 102 CREDITS:  3 FEE:  $10.00
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: INTERIOR DESIGN
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: An introduction to psychological and aesthetic theories of color as they relate to interior design.
TAUGHT: Winter
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Color vocabulary; color harmonies; color illusions; color theories; color selection; reactions to color from the following perspectives - physiological, psychological, socio-economic, gender, cultural.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. Develop and demonstrate the ability to see color harmonies, warm/cool, analogous, etc.
2. Develop a vocabulary and understanding of color theory especially Munsell's color theory.
3. Develop an awareness of unique human reactions to color and the part it plays in the daily lives of people.
REQUIREMENTS: Color assignments will be given so design students can demonstrate their understanding of the following: color harmonies - achromatic, monochromatic, analogous, direct complimentary, dyadic, triadic quadratic chords.
PREREQUISITES: (Majors only) ID 101, ID 105, ID 136
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001