The Department of Arts Administration, Education and Policy offers several General Education Courses (GEs) for undergraduate students at Ohio State. Below, you will see our different GE course offerings and a brief description of each course.
1600 | Art and Music Since 1945
A survey of the visual arts and music in the western world since 1945, based on live and recorded performances and exhibitions. GE VPA course. Also offered as a web-delivered course.
2520 | Digital Artmaking
Introductory study of computer graphics in relation to the traditional visual arts and as distinct art form; computer will be used to produce imagery. GE VPA course.
2550 | Introduction to Visual Culture: Seeing and Being Seen
An introduction to issues of representation, spectacle, surveillance, and voyeurism, explored through a range of visual images and sites. GE cultures and ideas and diversity soc div in the US course.
2367 | Second Writing Course
2367.01 | Visual Culture: Investigating Diversity & Social Justice
A study of the artists, the artworks, and art worlds from diverse ethnic cultures in North America.
Prereq: English 1110. Not open to students with credit for 367.01 or 367.01H. GE writing and comm: level 2, and VPA and diversity soc div in the US course.
2367.01H (honors) may be available to students enrolled in an honors program or by permission of dept or instructor.
2367.02 | Writing Art Criticism
Focuses on critical literacy and writing about contemporary American art by a variety of artists with diverse points of view.
Prereq: English 1110. Not open to students with credit for 367.02. GE writing and comm course: level 2.
2367.03 | Criticizing Television
A critical analysis of a wide variety of television programs through viewing, discussing, reading, and writing.
Prereq: English 1110. Not open to students with credit for 367.03 or Theater 367.03. Cross-listed in Theater. GE writing and comm course: level 2 and diversity soc div in the US course.