UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN OSHKOSH

ART



Art Pontynen, Chairperson
Department Office: Arts and Communication S325
Department Telephone: 920-424-2222

Code 22 or ART

I. FACULTY

Balistreri, Deniston, Donhauser, Farley, Hu, Jager, Kader, Lipschutz, Masters, McPherson, Panske, Pontynen, Spicer, Tapley, Weaver

II. DEGREES

Undergraduate: A major in art can lead to the degrees: Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts.

Comment:
The Art Degree programs offered have been designed to meet national and state standards of excellence in order to offer students the greatest opportunity for success after graduation. A wide variety of art courses, introducing students to an exciting spectrum of theoretical and practical possibilities in the Arts.

III. SUMMARY OF FIELDS OF STUDY

1. GOAL(S)
To be conversant in the language and concepts of the broad field of learning accepted as the visual arts including an understanding of social and aesthetic history. To master materials, tools and specialized techniques as related to the emphasis. To accept criticism of art projects from instructors and professionals in specific areas of emphasis and to work toward redefined artistic conclusions.

2. THE MAJOR(S)
The Department offers 2 majors. These are: 1) Fine Arts, 2) Art.

Within the Fine Arts Major, the Department offers a choice of 11 emphases:
  • Applied Design
  • Ceramics
  • Drawing
  • Fibers
  • Graphic Communications
  • Metals
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
  • Art Education

Within the general course Art Major, the Department offers Studio Art.
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THE MINOR(S)

The Department offers one minor: Studio Art.

IV. ADMISSION/GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

To be eligible for graduation, students must meet all requirements for the degree being sought in addition to earning a minimum grade point average of 2.00 in all courses required for the Art major or minor. Refer to the following for complete major/minor course requirements.

Those students seeking Wisconsin teacher certification must earn a minimum grade point average of 3.00 in all courses required for their majors and minors in order to meet the requirements of the College of Education and Human Services.

V. REQUIRED CORE COURSES

Basic Art History Requirements (14 cr):
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  • Art 109 Art of the Western World 3 cr.
  • Art 110 Art History Survey II 3 cr.
  • Nine (9) additional units (crs.) in Art History selected from the following: Art 310, 311, 313, 315, 317, 320, 321, 322, 323, 482

Basic Studio Fundamentals requirements (15 cr):
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  • Art 111 Drawing I 3 cr.
  • Art 112 2-Dimensional Design 3 cr.
  • Art 113 Drawing II and Color 3 cr.
  • Art 114 3-Dimensional Design 3 cr.
  • Art 234 Figure Drawing I 3 cr.

VI. THE MAJOR(S), WITH EMPHASES AND/OR OPTIONS

1. FINE ARTS MAJOR
Recommended for students who wish to prepare for a professional career in the studio arts, to satisfy entrance requirements for graduate art studio programs, or to become art teachers (Art Education (K-12) emphasis). Students completing the Fine Arts major and the University's baccalaureate degree requirements will earn the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.

Required Units (crs.): 81 minimum

Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:

Completion of an Emphasis: (See Emphases A-K following).

Comment:
After the first term, all Fine Arts majors are required to have their programs approved by their assigned advisor. A handbook for Bachelor of Fine Arts majors is available in the Coordinator of Advising Office, Arts and Communication S207.

A. Applied Design Emphasis

Required Units (crs.): 81 minimum

Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses, the following are required:
  • Art: 18 units (crs.) of Applied Design Studio Courses to include: Art 252, 352, 452; additional units (crs.) to be selected from: Art 331, 347, 363, 367, 371 431, 447 463, 467 471, 481.
  • 9 units (crs.) of Related Courses to be selected from: Art 231, 247, 263, 267, 271, 331, 340, 347, 363, 367 371, 431, 447 463, 467, 471.
  • 9 units (crs.) of Contrast Courses to be selected from: Art 204, 245, 261, 275, 304, 334, 345, 361, 375, 404, 434 445, 475.
  • 16 units (crs.) of Senior Exhibition and Elective Studio Courses to include: Art 490; electives may also include Practical Arts 101 and 102.

NOTE:All 400-level studio courses may be repeated.

B. Ceramics Emphasis

Required Units (crs.): 81 minimum

Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses, the following are required:
  • Art: 18 units (crs.) of Ceramic Studio Courses to include: Art 271, 371, 471, 481.
  • 9 units (crs.) of Related Courses to include: Art 252, 267, and one of the following: Art 231, 247, 352, 363, 367.
  • 9 units (crs.) of Contrast Courses to include: Art 245 and 6 units (crs.) of the following: Art 204, 241, 259, 260, 261, 262, 275, 304, 334, 341, 345, 359, 360, 361, 362, 375, 404, 434, 441, 445.
  • 16 units (crs.) of Senior Exhibition and Elective Studio Courses to include: Art 490.

NOTE:All 400-level studio courses may be repeated.

C. Drawing Emphasis

Required Units (crs.): 81 minimum

Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses, the following are required:
  • Art: 18 units (crs.) of Drawing Studio Courses to be selected from: Art 204, 241, 304, 334, 341, 404, 434, 441, 481.
  • 9 units (crs.) of Related Courses to be selected from the following: Art 259, 260, 261, 262, 275, 359, 360, 361, 362, 375, 459, 460, 461, 462, 475.
  • 9 units (crs.) of Contrast Courses to include: Art 267 and 6 units (crs.) selected from: Art 231, 252, 263, 271, 331, 352, 363, 367, 371, 467.
  • 16 units (crs.) of Senior Exhibition and Elective Studio Courses to include: Art 490.

NOTE:All 400-level studio courses may be repeated.

D. Fibers Emphasis

Required Units (crs.): 81 minimum

Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses, the following are required:
  • Art: 18 units (crs.) of Fabric Design and Weaving Studio Courses to be selected from: Art 231, 247, 331, 347, 431, 447, 481.
  • 9 units (crs.) of Related Courses to be selected from the following: Art 252, 263, 267, 271, 352, 363, 367, 371, 452, 463, 467, 471.
  • 9 units (crs.) of Contrast Courses to be selected from: Art 204, 241, 245, 259, 260, 261, 262, 275, 304, 334, 341, 345, 359, 360, 361, 362, 375, 404, 434, 445, 459, 460, 461 462, 475.
  • 16 units (crs.) of Senior Exhibition and Elective Studio Courses to include: Art 490.

NOTE: All 400-level studio courses may be repeated.

E. Graphic Communications Emphasis

Required Units (crs.): 81 minimum

Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses, the following are required:
  • Art: 18 units (crs.) of Studio Specialization Courses to include: Art 238, 239, 242, 338, 438, 4XX, and additional units (crs.) selected from: Art 336, 437, 439, 481 and 491.
  • 12 units (crs.) of 2D Courses to include: Art 245, 262, 275 and 3 units (crs.) to selected from: Art 241, 259, 260, 261, 345, 359, 360, 361, 362.
  • 6 units (crs.) of 3D Courses to be selected from: Art 231, 247, 252, 263, 267, 271.
  • 16 units (crs.) of Elective Studio Courses to include: Art 336, 342, 436, 437, 439, 442, 490, 491.

NOTE: All 400-level studio courses may be repeated with the exception of Art 442.

F. Metals Emphasis

Required Units (crs.): 81 minimum

Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses, the following are required:
  • Art: 18 units (crs.) of Metals Studio Courses to include: Art 263, 363, 463 and/or 481.
  • 9 units (crs.) of Related Courses to include: Art 267, and 6 units (crs.) from the following: Art 231, 247, 252, 271, 331, 347, 352, 367, 371, 467.
  • 9 units (crs.) of Contrast Courses to be selected from: Art 204, 245, 260, 261, 262, 304, 334, 345, 360, 361, 362, 404, 434, 445, 460, 461, 462.
  • 16 units (crs.) of Senior Exhibition and Elective Studio Courses to include: Art 490.

NOTE:All 400-level studio courses may be repeated.

G. Painting Emphasis

Required Units (crs.): 81 minimum

Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses, the following are required:

  • Art: 18 units (crs.) of Painting Studio Courses to be selected from the following: Art 241, 275, 341, 375, 441, 475, 481.
  • 9 units (crs.) of Related Courses to be selected from the following: Art 204, 245, 259, 260, 261, 262, 304, 334, 345, 359, 360, 361, 362, 404, 434, 445, 459, 460, 461, 462.
  • 9 units (crs.) of Contrast Courses to include: Art 267 and 6 units (crs.) from the following: Art 231, 247, 252, 263, 271, 331, 347, 352, 363, 367, 371, 431, 447, 452, 463, 467, 471.
  • 16 units (crs.) of Senior Exhibition and Elective Studio Courses to include: Art 490.

NOTE:All 400-level studio courses may be repeated.

H. Photography Emphasis

Required Units (crs.): 81 minimum Art: 18 units (crs.)

Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses, the following are required:

  • Photography Studio Courses to include: Art 245, 345, 445, (Art 481 may be applied to the 18 units (crs.) studio requirement).
  • 9 units (crs.) of Related Courses to include: Art 262 and 6 units (crs.) from the following: Art 204, 241, 259, 260, 261, 275, 304, 334, 341, 359, 360, 361, 362, 375, 404, 434.
  • 9 units (crs.) of Contrast Courses to be selected from: Art 231, 247, 252, 263, 267, 271, 331, 347, 352, 363, 367, 371, 431, 447, 452, 463, 467, 471.
  • 16 units (crs.) of Senior Exhibition and Elective Studio Courses to include: Art 490.

NOTE:All 400-level studio courses may be repeated.

I. Printmaking Emphasis

Required Units (crs.): 81 minimum

Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses the following are required:

  • Art: 18 units (crs.) of Printmaking Studio Courses to be selected from the following: Art 259, 260, 261, 262, 359, 360, 361, 362, 459, 460, 461, 462, 481.
  • 9 units (crs.) of Related Courses to include: Art 204 and 6 units (crs.) from the following: Art 241, 245, 275, 304, 334, 341, 345, 404, 375.
  • 9 units (crs.) of Contrast Courses to be selected from the following: Art 231, 247, 252, 263, 267, 271, 331, 347, 352, 363, 367, 371, 431, 447, 452, 463, 467, 471.
  • 16 units (crs.) of Senior Exhibition and Elective Studio Courses to include: Art 490.

NOTE:All 400-level studio courses may be repeated.

J. Sculpture Emphasis

Required Units (crs.): 81 minimum

Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses the following are required:

  • Art: 18 units (crs.) of Sculpture Studio Courses to include: Art 267, 367, 467, 481.
  • 9 units (crs.) of Related Courses to include: Art 263 and 6 units (crs.) from the following: Art 247, 252, 271, 347, 352, 363, 371.
  • 9 units (crs.) of Contrast Courses to be selected from: Art 204, 245, 259, 260, 261, 262, 275, 304, 334, 345, 359, 360, 361, 362, 375, 404, 434, 445, 459, 460, 461, 462, 475.
  • 16 units (crs.) of Senior Exhibition and Elective Studio Courses to include: Art 490; electives may include Practical Arts 101 and 102.

NOTE:All 400-level studio courses may be repeated.

K. Art Education (K-12) Emphasis

Required Units (crs.): 81 minimum

Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses, the following are required:

  • Art: 21 units (crs.) of Education Emphasis Courses to include: Secondary Education 366, 402, 460, 461, Art 354, 356.
12 units (crs.) of 2D Courses to include 6 units (crs.) in one studio area and 3 units (crs.) in each of the other two areas, to be selected from:
  • Painting: Art 241, 275, 341, 375, 441, 475.
  • Graphics: Art 259, 260, 261, 262, 359, 360, 361, 362, 459, 460, 461, 462.
  • Drawing/Photography: Art 204, 239, 242, 245, 304, 334, 342, 345, 404, 442, 445, 434
12 units (crs.) of 3D Courses to include: Art 263, 271, and 6 units (crs.) from two of the following areas:
  • Sculpture: Art 267, 367, 467.
  • Weaving/Fabric Design: Art 231, 247, 331, 347, 431, 447.
  • Functional Design: Art 252, 352, 452.
Art: 7 units (crs.) of Electives: recommended electives include:
  • Art: Art 300, 330, 481.

2. ART (GENERAL) MAJOR
Students may elect to take the Art (general) Major through either the Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Science degree program.

A. Studio Arts Emphasis
Recommended for students who wish a non-professional major in the studio area.

Required Units (crs.): 42 minimum

Required Courses:

  • Art: Art 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114.

Electives: 25 units (crs.) of Art Studio electives to be selected in consultation with Art advisor.

VII. MINOR(S)

1. STUDIO ART MINOR
Recommended for students who wish a basic background in the studio arts as a compliment to another major.

Required Units (crs.): 24 minimum

Required Courses:

  • Art: Art 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114.

Electives: Sufficient courses from the Department's offerings to meet the Minimum Requirement including these studies:

  • Art: 7 units (crs.) from 2-Dimensional Studio, 3-Dimensional Studio and Graphic Communications Courses.

VIII. COURSE OFFERINGS

Art 101 2 units (crs.)
Drawing and Color (HU)
Elements of art structure and the fundamental principles of design. Color theory, drawing, and perspective. (Not applicable to art major or minor.)

Art 105 3 units (crs.)
Understanding the Arts (HU)
Providing the student with an education that increases his/her understanding and appreciation of the visual arts. Lecture format/3 multiple-choice examinations. Available extra-credit option for course-sponsored trip to the Art Institute of Chicago. (Not applicable to art major or minor)

Art 109 3 units (crs.)
Art of the Western World (HU)
Course will provide an overview of the art forms of western civilization and of the groups or individuals who produced them.

Art 111 3 units (crs.)
Drawing I
Beginning studio course in drawing for Art Majors and Minors. Emphasis on developing basic skills, and creative expression through visual exploration and problem solving.

Art 112 3 units (crs.)
2-Dimensional Design
2D Design consists of a series designed to develop visual and technical skills that enable the student to apply the principles and elements of design in an imaginative way.

Art 113 3 units (crs.)
Drawing II and Color
Beginning problems in color theory with attention toward drawing as it relates to color. The course will also focus on design concepts, perceptual awareness and improved drawing skills.

Art 114 3 units (crs.)
3-Dimensional Design
The course presents the theory and application of fundamental three-dimensional principles.

Art 115 3 units (crs.)
Honors: Understanding the Arts (HU)
Historically and cross-culturally there is a demonstrable relationship between how we view beauty, and how we view justice. This class will pursue an historical and critical study of the symbiotic relationship of beauty and justice by focusing on five prominent paradigms: Classical, Judeo-Christian, Confucian, Modernist, and Post-modernist. The ultimate aim is to provide the students with a solid factual basis and critical facility by which they might responsibly and creatively answer for themselves and their communities: What is beautiful and just?

Art 204 3 units (crs.)
Advanced Drawing
Applying and exploring the elements and principles of art through drawing. Emphasis on drawing and composition. Prerequisite: Core courses

Art 228 2 units (crs.)
Exploration of Materials and Design (HU)
Design principles will be discussed and applied to modeling, carving, weaving, and constructions. An exploratory approach will acquaint the student with various materials and their possible uses. (Not applicable to art major or minor.)

Art 231 3 units (crs.)
Fabric Design I
Survey of basic fabric design techniques and methods for transferring designs to textiles; including dyeing and printing. Prerequisite: Core courses.

Art 234 3 units (crs.)
Beginning Figure Drawing
Drawing from the model with emphasis on figure composition; experimentation with a wide variety of drawing media. Prerequisite: Core courses.

Art 238 3 units (crs.)
Design I
Assignments, discussions, lectures and critiques will explore the nature of design problems, research, articulation and presentation. Students will develop facility in the formal language of graphic communications, in addition to acheiving increased awareness of design history and technique. Prerequisite: Art 239 and 242.

Art 239 3 units (crs.)
Design Fundamentals
Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of graphic design. From analysis, visual phenomena, structure and system will be taught. Specialized areas within the field of graphic communications will be introduced and discussed. Prerequisite: Core courses.

Art 241 3 units (crs.)
Watercolor I
The principles and techniques of water color as a medium of expression. Prerequisite: Core courses.

Art 242 3 units (crs.)
Computers in the Visual Arts
An introductory level class for using MacIntosh computers and related design software as tools in the process of Graphic Design. No prior knowledge is necessary. Open to majors/minors and others with consent of instructor. Prerequisite: Core courses.

Art 245 3 units (crs.)
Photography I
Fundamental photographic theory, basic camera handling, developing, printing and enlarging, and an introduction to photographic aesthetics. Prerequisite: Core courses.

Art 247 3 units (crs.)
Weaving I
Exploration of fibers with techniques on and off the loom. Prerequisite: Core courses.

Art 252 3 units (crs.)
Functional Design I
Design in wood and related materials. Understanding hand and machine tools in design. Prerequisite: Core courses.

Art 259 3 units (crs.)
Lithography I
Emphasis is on development of the basic technical skills and the overall aesthetic in creating a lithographic image. Single color images will be developed and edited in this planographic medium. Prerequisite: Core courses.

Art 260 3 units (crs.)
Intaglio I
Concentration in the basic intaglio techniques of etching, aquatint, mezzotint and drypoint. Exploration of these techniques through the development of the printed image. Prerequisite: Core courses.

Art 261 3 units (crs.)
Woodcut I
The execution and design of relief prints in wood and linoleum. Development of creative imagery in single color and multiple color prints. Prerequisite: Core courses.

Art 262 3 units (crs.)
Serigraphy I
Emphasis is on the development of the basic technical skills in fine art screen printing. Multiple color images are created using basic screen techniques. Prerequisite: Core courses.

Art 263 3 units (crs.)
Art Metal I
The execution and design of jewelry, casting processes and hand wrought work. Developing a sound philosophy and understanding of art metal and its place in the fine arts field. Prerequisite: Core courses.

Art 267 3 units (crs.)
Sculpture I
The fundamentals of sculpture using the basic techniques of modeling, carving, and casting. Prerequisite: Core courses.

Art 271 1-3 units (crs.)
Ceramics I
Creative experience in the ceramic field; conditioning and handling of clay and glazes; the construction of ware by various methods including glazing and firing. Prerequisite: Core courses.

Art 275 3 units (crs.)
Painting I
Materials and techniques of opaque painting media. Emphasis on problems of color and composition. Drawing or figure drawing recommended. Prerequisite: Core courses.

Art 282 3 units (crs.)
Typography I
Introduction to communication problem solving through the visual language media of typography. The fundamentals of typographic design are explored through the realization of both process oriented (experimental) and practical projects. Prerequisite: Core courses and Art 242. (2+2)

Art 300 3 units (crs.)
Art for Handicapped
This course provides a practicum experience in the use of art with the cognitively disabled. Readings in the field are required. Prerequisite: Open to juniors and seniors with consent of instructor.

Art 304 3 units (crs.)
Drawing II
Applying and exploring the materials and techniques of drawing as a medium of expression. Prerequisite: Art 204.

Art 310 3 units (crs.)
Art History, Ancient Art
Topics in ancient painting, sculpture, architecture, and allied arts. 310/510

Art 311 3 units (crs.)
Art History, Medieval Art
Topics in medieval painting, sculpture, architecture, and allied arts. 311/511 (Spring)

Art 313 3 units (crs.)
Art History, European Renaissance and Mannerist Art, Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries
Topics in Renaissance painting, sculpture, architecture, and allied arts. 313/513

Art 315 3 units (crs.)
Art History, European Baroque and Rococo Art, Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
Topics in 17th and 18th century painting, sculpture, architecture and allied arts. 315/515

Art 317 3 units (crs.)
Art History, Art of India, China, and Japan (NW)
Historical development of the indigenous and religious arts of India, China and Japan. 317/517

Art 320 3 units (crs.)
Art History, European Art, Nineteenth Century
Selected topics in 19th Century painting, sculpture, architecture, and allied arts. 320/520

Art 321 3 units (crs.)
Art History 1900-45
Selected topics in 20th Century painting, sculpture, architecture, and allied arts to 1945. 321/521

Art 322 3 units (crs.)
Art History, 1945 to Present
Art of the United States and Europe from 1945 to the present. 322/522

Art 323 3 units (crs.)
Art History, American Art
Selected topics in American painting, sculpture, architecture, and allied arts.

Art 324 3 units (crs.)
Art History, Popular Culture
Study of the mass media as art forms. In particular, the movies and television are considered.

Art 329 1 unit (cr.)
High School Exhibition
Course is to provide instruction regarding the curatorial practices of advertising, receiving, jurying and designing an exhibition of works of art from area high schools. Related duties would involve the organization of students visiting the exhibition, the department studios and concluding awards presentations.

Art 330 3 units (crs.)
Exhibition Design
Theory and practice in the design and execution of art exhibitions. Prerequisite: Open to art majors or others with consent of instructor.

Art 331 3 units (crs.)
Fabric Design II
Concentration in several techniques of textile design and their application. Prerequisite: Art 231.

Art 334 3 units (crs.)
Figure Drawing II
Development of student's personal expression in drawing, using the human figure as a subject. Prerequisite: Art 234.

Art 336 3 units (crs.)
Commercial Illustration
This course gives the student the opportunity to experience a variety of mediums used in the commercial art studios and agencies in today's business world. Practical problems will be presented that will prove challenging and will broaden the appreciation of commercial illustration. Time limitations will be strictly enforced on each assignment in order to sharpen the student's ability to draw and paint in a very quick but accurate manner. Prerequisite: Core courses.

Art 338 3 units (crs.)
Design II
Students continue to develop an understanding of the conceptual, technical and theoretical issues related to design through the completion of assignments, discussions and critiques. Prerequisite: Art 238 and 282.

Art 340 3 units (crs.)
Interior Design
Understanding the principles of designing interior space. Prerequisite: Core courses.

Art 341 3 units (crs.)
Watercolor II
Further problems of composition and color in water base painting to develop skill and personal expression. Prerequisite: Art 241.

Art 342 3 units (crs.)
Typography II
This course will explore typographic issues within graphic communication in detail. Assignments, discussions and lectures will promote the comprehensive study and application of typographic history, practice and theory. Prerequisite: Art 238 and 282.

Art 345 3 units (crs.)
Photography II
Continuation of Photography I with emphasis on photographic aesthetics. Prerequisite: Art 245.

Art 347 3 units (crs.)
Weaving II
Further exploration and development of fiber structures. Prerequisite: Art 247.

Art 348 1-3 units (crs.)
Puppetry
Puppetry: its history, theory, modern theatrical and no-theatrical applications. Practical experiences in construction and performance. 348/548 (2+2).
Art 350 3 units (crs.)
Conservation of Art on Paper
Theory and practice of conserving and repairing art work on paper. Prerequisite: Open to art majors or others with consent of instructor.

Art 352 3 units (crs.)
Function Design II
Advanced use of power tools and materials and innovative methods of design. Prerequisite: Art 252.

Art 354 3 units (crs.)
Art Education, Elementary
Planning art experiences to meet the needs of elementary schools while serving as an art specialist. Curriculum design and sequential development of K-9 art program. The creation of art products and plans appropriate to grades K-9. Prerequisite: Open to art majors only.

Art 355 2 units (crs.)
Teaching of Art
Planning art experiences to meet the needs of elementary and middle school art programs. The creation of art products and plans appropriate to grades K-9. Preparation, care, and use of art materials. Prerequisite: Art 101and 228. (Not applicable to art majors.)

Art 356 3 units (crs.)
Art Education, Secondary
Philosophy and trends in art education. Planning art units to meet the needs of secondary schools. Observation and experiences in basic types of teaching methods. Prerequisite: Open to art majors only.

Art 359 3 units (crs.)
Lithography II
Emphasis will be on exploration of advanced technical skills in lithography and development of creative use of the medium as a form of artistic exploration. Basic skills in the printing of color will be developed. Prerequisite: Art 259.

Art 360 3 units (crs.)
Intaglio II
Continued exploration in use of advanced intaglio techniques. Emphasis is on the creative use of intaglio in the development of personal expression through the intaglio prints. Prerequisite: Art 260.

Art 361 3 units (crs.)
Woodcut II
Continued exploration of relief printing techniques. Emphasis is on the creative use of the medium in the development of a person expression. Prerequisite: Art 261.

Art 362 3 units (crs.)
Serigraphy II
Continued exploration of the screen painting techniques with emphasis on the development of a creative personal expression. Monoprint and mono type methods will be introduced. Prerequisite: Art 262.

Art 363 3 units (crs.)
Art Metal II
The student works in metals and materials of choice. The assigned problems should carry through varied influences stemming from the basic experience in Art Metal I. Prerequisite: Art 263.

Art 367 3 units (crs.)
Sculpture II
Further work stressing the problem of sculptural form and craftsmanship. Prerequisite: Art 267.

Art 371 3 units (crs.)
Ceramics II
Continuation of Art 271. Mixing of glazes and using the potter's wheel. Prerequisite: Art 271.

Art 375 3 units (crs.)
Painting II
Advanced problems in color and composition to develop individual expression in oil or acrylic painting. Prerequisite: Art 275.

Art 404 3 units (crs.)
Advanced Problems in Drawing
Emphasis either on drawing as an independent medium for expression or as a mode of exploring formal problems common to another visual medium. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 304. 404/604.

Art 431 3 units (crs.)
Fabric Design III
Individual problems: Student selects an area of interest and submits study proposal to instructor. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 331.

Art 434 3 units (crs.)
Figure Drawing III
Continuation of students' personal expression, using the human figure as the subject. Composition, form and thematic content are emphasized. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 334. 434/634.

Art 436 3 units (crs.)
Advanced Illustration
This course will help students develop their conceptual skills in understanding the objectives of visual communications projects that require the creation of an image. Students will be encouraged to explore and utilize a broad range of technical resources and media suitable for image-making. Content of course will be on the major areas of illustration such as advertising, editorial illustration, book illustration, and product aesthetics. Prerequisite: Art 336, 338 and 282.

Art 437 3 units (crs.)
Corporate Identity
This course deals with overall planning, strategy and preparation of a variety of visual components required to create the corporate identity project along with advertising design, corporate editorial design. Prerequisite: Art 282 and 338.

Art 438 3 units (crs.)
Design III
This course will be devoted to enhance and strengthen a student's body of work. More complex projects will be given and students will be encouraged to create a more personal and unique body of work. Prerequisite: Art 282 and 338.

Art 439 3 units (crs.)
Studio Problems in Modern Package Design
Students will learn more about 3-dimensional aspect of graphic design through brand identity projects and simple package design projects. Prerequisite: Art 239, 238, 242, 338 and 481.

Art 441 3 units (crs.)
Watercolor III
Emphasis on the development of the student's personal style and expression in the medium of water color. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 341. 441/641.

Art 442 3 units (crs.)
Portfolio Review
This advanced-level design course should be taken concurrently with Art 490, Senior Exhibition, during a student's final semester. Students will rework existing classroom projects and develop their portfolios to a level that reflects satisfactory competence for an entry level position in the graphic communications field.

Art 443 3 units (crs.)
Computer Art - Animation
Study of current computer techniques for the creation of motion pictures -- to be displayed on the computer screen or on film/video. The course comprises hands-on exercises and lectures on background concepts. Prerequisite: Art 442.

Art 444 3 units (crs.)
Computer Art - Interactive
Study of current techniques (involving computers, CD-ROMs, videodiscs, and other media) for the creation of visual works of art that can be modified and/or guided by the viewer. The course comprises hands-on exercises and lectures on underlying concepts. Prerequisite: Art 442.

Art 445 3 units (crs.)
Photography III
An extended photographic project with critiques and investigation of photographic literature. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 345. 445/645.

Art 446 1-3 units (crs.)
Independent Study
See Independent Study under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites, and proper contract form requirements.

Art 447 3 units (crs.)
Weaving III
Individual exploration of textiles in greater depth and to increase and develop skills to a professional level in relation to student's interest and abilities. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 347. 447/647

Art 452 3 units (crs.)
Functional Design II
Independent work in depth. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 352.

Art 456 1-3 units (crs.)
Related Readings
See Related Readings under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites, and proper contract form requirements.

Art 459 3 units (crs.)
Lithography III
Advanced work in Lithography will center around the aesthetic development of a personal imagery and continued exploration of the technical possibilities of the medium. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 359. 459/659.

Art 460 3 units (crs.)
Intaglio III
Advanced work in intaglio will concentrate on the aesthetic use of this printmaking medium and continued exploration in the various intaglio techniques. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 360. 460/660.

Art 461 3 units (crs.)
Woodcut III
Advanced work in expanding the creative use of relief printing techniques. Development of a personal aesthetic within the medium. This course will be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 361. 461/661.

Art 462 3 units (crs.)
Serigraphy III
Advanced work in serigraphy will concentrate on the creative exertion of a personal expression through the use of the screen print. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 362. 462/662.

Art 463 3 units (crs.)
Art Metal III
Experience in raising and forming of metal through the metal smithing techniques. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 363. 463/663.

Art 467 3 units (crs.)
Sculpture III
Continued concern with design and craftsmanship. More individual direction will be sought. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 367. 467/667.

Art 471 3 units (crs.)
Ceramics III
Fostering an individual approach to form and developing a personal philosophy of the total ceramic process, especially in the area of glaze chemistry. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 371. 471/671.

Art 474 1-6 units (crs.)
Honors Thesis
Honors thesis projects include any advanced independent endeavor in the student's major field of study e.g., a written thesis, scientific experiment or research project, or creative arts exhibit or production. Proposals (attached to Independent Study contract) must show clear promise of honors level work and be approved by a faculty sponsor. Course title for transcript will be "Honors Thesis." Completed projects will be announced and presented to interested students and faculty. Maximum of 6 units (crs.). Prerequisite: University Honors status and junior standing.

Art 475 3 units (crs.)
Painting III
Establishing a personal style with increased emphasis on thematic content and portfolio development. Oil or acrylic media. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 375. 475/675.

Art 481 1-3 units (crs.)
Art Seminar
Problems in art devised to meet the needs of the individual student in art education, art history, or creative art expression.

Art 482 1-3 units (crs.)
Art History Seminar
A seminar with variable units (crs.) for the purpose of developing new topics within the scope of art history. Topics to be determined by instructor.

Art 490 1 unit (cr.)
Senior Exhibition
Theory and practice in the preparation, selection and design of student's senior exhibition. Prerequisite: Open only to senior art majors. Pass/Fail course.

Art 491 3 units (crs.)
Studio Internship
Practical design studio work experience. Students will secure an appropriate position in the field of graphic communications. Some internships may be outside the university. Prerequisite: Senior standing and consent of program coordinator. Pass/Fail course.
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