Integrated Arts Courses

Integrated Arts Courses (IA)

IA 1150 - Integrated Arts and the Creative Habit (1)

Discover the Integrated Arts approach to developing creative habits. Engage not only your curiosity and imagination, but also discover new ways of working and connecting through active innovation, boundary-crossing, challenging assumptions, and moving beyond inhibitions.


IA 2220 - Fundamentals of 3D Modeling and Printing (3)

Introduces students to the fundamental skills required to begin 3D design and printing using CAD (Computer Aided Design) software. Digital design terminology and techniques combined with an understanding of how 3D printers function will be delivered through a series of fundamental projects. Includes access to the 3D Printing Lab.


IA 2225 - 3D Printing Lab (1)

Through project-based learning students apply 3D design and printing skills for applied experience with printers and other technologies offered in the lab. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: IA 2220


IA 2230 - Large Format Printing and Sustainable Materials (3)

Utilizing sustainable materials like recycled plastics, concrete, and clay, this class will explore eco-innovative approaches to large format design and manufacturing. 3D scanning, scaling, and reverse engineering will also be taught. Includes access to the 3D Printing Lab. Prerequisites: IA 2220


IA 2235 - Creative Collaborations, Teams, and Partnerships (2)

Work dynamically together and achieve more. Students explore collaborative ideas and experiment with hands-on application of new communication skills and tools. Emphasis on creative thinking and problem-solving, role play within different types of teams, partnerships, and collaborative groups. Learn how to lead or enrich your participation in creative ventures of any kind.


IA 2240 - Product Design for 3D Printing (3)

Design skills and processes utilizing human-centered thinking. Questioning, Empathy, Collaboration, and Interactive Workflow processes are applied to unique challenges. Intermediate CAD (Computer Aided Design) skills will be taught. Includes access to the 3D Printing Lab. Prerequisite: IA 2220


IA 3320 - Constructive Disruption: Design Process and Workflow (3)

Applying 3D design and production skills, students will learn to offer constructive disruption applying innovative concept, design, and manufacturing workflows and communication. This course will exercise the problem-solving mindset utilizing the skills developed in this program. Includes access to the 3D Printing Lab. Prerequisites: IA 2220


IA 3330 - Product Development and Assistive Design (3)

Product development will be taught and applied through practical and creative 3D printing projects. Students will learn intermediate solid modeling and with an emphasis on assistive design. Includes access to the Virtual and Physical Lab Prerequisites: IA 2220


IA 3335 - Integrated Arts Concept and Design (2-3)

Students collaborate in the design and conceptual development of a unique creative production or project with a focus on multidisciplinary work and innovative integration of arts with other areas and disciplines. Outcomes aimed at public presentation and/or service. May be repeated for credit


IA 3340 - Integrated Arts Production (1-3)

Students collaborate in the process for unique creative production or project with a focus on multidisciplinary work and innovative integration of arts with other areas, disciplines, and enterprises culminating in public presentation and/or service. May be repeated for credit.


IA 3365 - Special Topics in Integrated Arts (1-3)

Examination of selected topics not included in the established curriculum, with emphasis on topics and approaches of a multi-disciplinary nature. May be repeated for credit.


IA 3366 - Special Topics in Integrated Arts (1-3)

Examination of selected topics not included in the established curriculum, with emphasis on topics and approaches of a multi-disciplinary nature. May be repeated for credit.


IA 4496 - Integrated Arts Internship (3-6)

In this individualized internship, students work with an organization, business, or enterprise to engage in creative problem-solving in a professional setting, utilizing the arts integration process and skill sets. Expectations for collaborative goal-setting and measurable beneficial outcomes in partnership with host(s) and other stakeholders. Prerequisites: Permission of instructor and IA advisor


IA 4498 - 3D Design and Production Internship (3-6)

Students will identify or be partnered with a business or enterprise for internship to gain applied experience with the skill sets developed in these courses. Includes access to the Virtual and Physical Lab. Prerequisites: IA 2220, IA 2230, IA 3320 and IA 3330 or permission of chair