2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

CHUMS 1170 FYS: Visual World

At the dawn of what has already been coined the visual century two- and three-dimensional environments are abundant with visual clues that intend to manipulate us.  What is seen and not necessarily said can impact us profoundly through non-articulated visual conditioning. This First Year Seminar (FYS) class will examine the effect of these pervasive mechanisms on our state of mind and how we negotiate the contradictions, compartmentalization, and emotional responses they elicit.