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MA 142 — Geometry and the Art of Design

3 credits; 3 lecture hours

A contemporary primer of geometric topics that expand the concepts of shape and space, this course presents some of the established and emerging ways geometry can provide tools and insights for artists and designers. Included are a variety of visual phenomena such as fractals, knots, mazes, symmetry, and the golden ratio.
Prerequisite(s): mathematic proficiency (see beginning of mathematics section).