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Need to fulfill a CS, HU or L next semester?

Did you know that creative thinking is one of the top traits employers are seeking?

Add creativity to your college experience with a Herberger Institute class.
Art, dance, design, music and theatre and film classes are available to all ASU students this fall in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts. Several courses fulfill CS, HU or L general studies designations and awareness area requirements for C, G or H.

Whatever your interests, the Herberger Institute has the classes that fit your needs!

Take these while you can!

Special topics courses are offered on a semester by semester basis. While these courses may be offered again, there’s no guarantee – so if you see something you like, sign up now!


2D Computer Animation for Non-Majors
ART 394 Special Topics | TWTH | 7:00am–10:15am | Location: ART302 | Class Number: 46383
Enter the vibrant world of 2D digital animation as a fine art and influential form of visual culture.  Learn traditional hand-drawn cell animation and hand-manipulated puppet animation.

Book Arts for Non-Majors
ART 394 Special Topics | MWF | 10:10am–1:25pm | Location: ART426 | Class Number: 46106
Create beautiful artist’s books and learn a variety of techniques including hand papermaking, book binding and letterpress.

Ceramics for Non-Majors
ART 394 Special Topics | MWF | 4:35pm-7:50pm | Location: ART26D | Class Number: 46084
Work with clay to make your own uniquely inspired ceramic objects using a range of techniques including throwing and hand-building.

Figure Drawing for Non-Majors
ART 394 Special Topics | MWF | 4:35-7:50pm | Location: ART420 | Class Number: 46371
This course is about the art of drawing the human figure. Learn about anatomy, proportions and different drawing techniques, including gesture drawing.

Figure Drawing for Non-Majors
ART 394 Special Topics | 12:00am-12:00am | Location: INTRT | Class Number: 46372
This course is about the art of drawing the human figure. Learn about anatomy, proportions and different drawing techniques, including gesture drawing.

Jewelry for Non-Majors
ART 394 Special Topics | MTW | 8:35am-12:30pm | Location: ARWH130 | Class Number: 46104
In this exciting course, you will design and make jewelry you can wear.  Bring your own uniquely shaped stones to include in a unique bezel setting for a ring!

Native American Jewelry Making
ART 394 Special Topics | MTW | 1:25pm-4:40pm | Location: ARWH130| Class Number: 46103
Learn to make Native American jewelry using traditional techniques such as tufa stone carving, casting, stamp making and bead making.

Digital Photography for Non-Majors
ART 394 Special Topics | MTW | 10:10am-1:25pm | Location: ART302| Class Number: 46453
Using your digital camera learn the fundamentals in digital printing to craft your next great photograph!

Oil Painting for Non-Majors
ART 394 Special Topics | MTW | 10:10am-1:25pm | Location: ART326| Class Number: 42958
Learn various painting techniques and explore different painting styles and paint a variety of subjects.

Paper Art for Non-Majors
ART 394 Special Topics | MTW | 1:25pm-4:40pm | Location: ART346| Class Number: 46357
Explore the possibilities of paper art through paper sculpture and cut paper techniques.

Wood Craft for Non-Majors
ART 394 Special Topics | MTW | 8:35am-12:30pm | Location: ARWH108| Class Number: 46435
Using hand tools and machinery, students will create a variety of objects from wood.


Spring 2019 art elective classes

Summer 2019 art elective classes

Fall 2018 art elective classes

Summer 2018 art elective classes

Spring 2018 art elective classes

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