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Topics in the Science of Colour (NOT OFFERED IN 2009-2010)
0.50 Credit(s)
Academic Course
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of first-year liberal studies, including the first year writing course with a minimum passing grade of 60%, and an overall average of 60%.
(NOT OFFERED IN 2009-2010)
A cross-disciplinary approach in examining colour, with the aim of understanding colour from the multiple viewpoints of art, physics, chemistry, physiology and history. Topics include: perception, wave nature of light, spectroscopy, colour harmony and contrast, natural phenomena, dyes and pigments.
Anti-requisite: Students who have previously taken SCTM 2B90: Special Topic in Science, Technology and Mathematics: Topics in the Science of Colour may not take this course for further credit.
Notes: New code as of 2008-09
Course was last updated June 12, 2009 - 11:46 AM