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COURSE CODE: MMS 170
COURSE TITLE: Aesthetics in Multimedia
PREREQUISITES: MMS 100
COURSE DESCRIPTION:
An overview of the concepts and theories of aesthetics and how they influence multimedia.

COURSE GOAL:

At the end of this course, you shoud be able to:

  • Explain what aesthetics is and discuss related concepts;
  • Be able to elaborate arguments for and against commonly debated topics in aesthetics;
  • Evaluate the aesthetics of a particular multimedia product from different perspectives; and
  • Demonstrate appreciation of different styles and interpretation based on their understanding of the concepts of aesthetics

COURSE OUTLINE:

  • I. Introduction to Aesthetics
    • A. Definition of Aesthetics
    • B. Philosophy of Art and Philosophy of Beauty
  • II. Philosophical Theories in Aesthetics
  • III. Other Perspectives
    • A. Psychological Perspective
    • B. Biological/Evolutionary Perspective
  • IV. Art Movements and Styles
  • V. Western and Eastern Aesthetics
  • VI. Modern Aesthetics
  • VI. Aesthetics of Multimedia Products