Prerequisite(s): ARST 311. Building upon the progression of disciplines and concepts explored in Integrative Studio II, this course emphasizes critical thinking in support of overlapping interests between and across the disciplines. Over the course of the semester, students will exhibit the ability to integrate concepts with material skill building and techniques learned from previous experiences into self directed research projects. Integrating fieldwork from multiple perspectives, along with a broad palette of digital tools, online platforms, students will begin the creation of prototypes for senior thesis based work. 2 hours lecture, 2 hours studio.