The M.A. Program in Art Management is designed to provide training as follows:
The curriculum of the Department of Art and Design is divided into two stages.
The first stage is the basic stage for freshmen and sophomores and is focused on the learning and the creative application of the knowledge of Art and Design, with complete training in manual techniques (sketching, oil painting, designing creativity, etc…) and computer knowledge which will take place in brand new computer training classrooms, carpentry factories and drawing classrooms.
In the second stage, students will be divided into two groups according to their interests. The first is ‘Artistic Creation’ which includes digital, technical, new-media, multimedia and visual recorded arts as the main focus; the second is ‘Design Creation’, which focuses chiefly on aesthetic style, space, environment, furniture and other related designs.
Training in Practical Creating
Working in two stages, form basic to professional, using Art and Design as main axis for creative training. Students are encouraged to work between art and design to strengthen an interdisciplinary background and broad competitiveness by using appliances such as the carpentry/metalworking factory and computer lab.
Interaction with Contemporary Technology
Combining with the information technology advantages that YZU provides, students are easily equipped with digital multi-media skills. By combining technology and art, students can integrate tradition and innovation, creating extraordinary and multiform work.
Intensifying Artistic Knowledge
Through relate courses, students are professionally trained contemplate ability, analysis ability and creative ability by reviewing art and design from areas western to Taiwan, classic to contemporary, and design theory to aesthetic concept.
Edification in Creative Development
Using artistic creations as a foundation to edify possible performances in student creativity in areas such as chromatic experiments and application, creative aesthetics, form and spatial development and creative physical development etc.