UT Dallas 2018 Undergraduate Catalog

ATCM3331 - Critical Making

ATCM 3331 Critical Making (3 semester credit hours) This course situates technological practices of Do It Yourself and communal making as a social phenomenon with a history that precedes the digital. Students will learn about connections to women's domestic work; suburban hobbyist practices; the craft labor of indigenous cultures; and so forth. The class also includes the study of theories of critical design and making, with opportunities to practice these approaches in coursework. Prerequisite: ATCM 2320. (3-0) T