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Art 101                                           3 (crs.)

Elements of Studio Art (HU) (XC)

This course is designed to give non-Art majors experiences in a variety of 2D and 3D Studio Art Media and techniques in an effort to expand their knowledge, appreciation and understanding of Art and Design within the context of the Liberal Arts. (For non-Art majors and minors only.)

 

Art 102                                           3 (crs.)

Drawing 1: Ethnic Studies (ES) (HU) (XC)

Beginning studio course in drawing for Art Majors and Minors. Emphasis on developing basic skills, and creative expression through visual exploration and problem solving. Credit cannot be received for both Art 111 and Art 102. The course will focus on the intercultural knowledge and competence question and counts toward the Ethnic Studies Requirement. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 105                                           3 (crs.)

Understanding the Arts (HU) (XC)

Providing students with an education that increases their understanding and appreciation of the visual arts. (Not applicable to Art major or minor.)

 

Art 106                                           3 (crs.)

Visual Communication Fundamentals (XC) (HU) (ES)

Investigation into the use of the universal language of visual communication.

 

Art 111                                           3 (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. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 112                                           3 (crs.)

2-Dimensional Design and Color

Students will produce a series of projects designed to develop visual and technical skills that enable them to apply the principles and elements of 2D design in a creative way. Beginning problems in color theory will be introduced. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 114                                           3 (crs.)

3-Dimensional Design

The course presents the theory and application of fundamental three-dimensional principles. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 115                                           3 (crs.)

Honors: Understanding the Arts (HU) (XC)

This course provides students with exposure to the visual arts across cultures so that they acquire the critical skills for understanding and appreciating art in historical terms and contemporary practice.

 

Art 142                                           3 (crs.)

Introduction to Digital Art

An introductory level class for using Macintosh computers and Adobe software as tools in the process of both art making and design. Basic print and web skills will be covered. Prerequisites: Only open to Art majors, Fine Art majors and Art minors or with instructor's consent. Special fees may apply.

Art 203                                           3 (crs.)

Art: Concepts and Creations for the Elementary Educator (HU) (XC)

This course focuses on an elementary experience with basic art concepts, history, appreciation and materials. By learning two-dimensional and three-dimensional techniques and tool handling, students will be prepared to teach subsequent lessons of these in the following elementary education course: Teaching of Art (Art 355). This course will also teach some historical, aesthetic and philosophical ramifications of visual art for application in the teaching of art. Open only to the Elementary Educator. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 204                                           3 (crs.)

Advanced Drawing

Applying and exploring the elements and principles of art through drawing. Emphasis on drawing and composition. Prerequisites: 111, 112, 114 or consent of instructor.

 

Art 209                                           3 (crs.)

Art History Survey I (HU) (XC)

This course provides an overview of the history of Western art from the Prehistoric Period through the late Middle Ages. In addition, students are introduced to the historiography and fundamental methodologies of the discipline through discussion and written assignments. Prerequisite: None

 

Art 210                                           3 (crs.)

Art History Survey II (HU) (XC)

This course provides an overview of the history of Western art from the Renaissance through Contemporary art. In addition, students are introduced to the historiography and fundamental methodologies of the discipline through discussion and written assignments. Prerequisite: Art 209.

Art 231                                           3 (crs.)

Fabric Design I

Survey of basic fabric design techniques and methods for transferring designs to textiles; including dyeing and printing. Prerequisites: 111, 112 and 114 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.

Art 234                                           3 (crs.)

Beginning Figure Drawing

Drawing from the model with emphasis on figure composition; experimentation with a wide variety of drawing media.

 

Art 238                                           3 (crs.)

Design I

Assignments, discussions, lectures and critiques will examine the nature of design problems, research, articulation and presentation. Students will explore design history, theory, technique and the formal language of design. Special attention will be paid to the fundamentals of typographic design. Prerequisites: Art 142 and Art 239. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 239                                           3 (crs.)

Design Fundamentals

Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of graphic design. Form analysis, visual phenomena, structure and system will be taught.  Specialized areas within the field of design will be introduced and discussed. Prerequisites: 111, 112 and 114 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 241                                           3 (crs.)

Watercolor I

The principles and techniques of watercolor as a medium of expression. Prerequisites: 111, 112 and 114 or consent of instructor.

 

Art 243                                           3 (crs.)

Women in the Arts: Encounters (HU) (XC)

Women in the Arts: Encounters is a team-taught interdisciplinary course which provides an overview of the significant contributions of women in the arts, while offering a critical look at individual achievements and at societal attitudes and limitations which have impacted the nature and direction of women's artistic output. Students will gain hands-on experience through guided studio work in music, visual art and theater and the combination of these are forms via collaborative projects. Students may receive credit for only one of the cross-listed courses.

 

Art 245                                           3 (crs.)

Photography I

Fundamental photographic theory, basic camera handling, developing, printing and enlarging, and an introduction to photographic aesthetics. Prerequisites: 111, 112 and 114 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 247                                           3 (crs.)

Weaving I

Exploration of fibers with techniques on and off the loom. Prerequisites: 111, 112 and 114 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 252                                           3 (crs.)

Functional Design I

Design in wood and related materials. Understanding hand and machine tools in design. Prerequisites: 111, 112 and 114 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 253                                           3 (crs.)

Foundations of Art Education

This course is designed to introduce students to the field of Art Education; its unique historic, social, and philosophic underpinnings, current practice and trends and its place in the general curriculum. The course will prepare students to effectively apply Art Education theory to design appropriate art curriculum for all levels of instruction. Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in 1 credit of Secondary Education 366.

 

Art 259                                           3 (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 editioned in this planographic medium. Prerequisites: 111, 112 and 114 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 260                                           3 (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. Prerequisites: 111, 112 and 114 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 261                                           3 (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. Prerequisites: 111, 112 and 114 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.



Art 262                                           3 (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. Prerequisites: 111, 112 and 114 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.



Art 263                                           3 (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. Prerequisites: 111, 112 and 114 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 267                                           3 (crs.)

Sculpture I
The fundamentals of sculpture using the basic techniques of modeling, carving and casting. Prerequisites: 111, 112 and 114 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 271                                           3 (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: 111, 112 and 114 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 275                                           3 (crs.)

Painting I
Materials and techniques of opaque painting media. Emphasis on problems of color and composition. Drawing or figure drawing recommended. Prerequisites: 111, 112 and 114 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 300                                           3 (crs.)

Art for People with Disabilities
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 (crs.)

Drawing II
Applying and exploring the materials and techniques of drawing as a medium of expression. Prerequisite: Art 204, 209 and 210 or consent of instructor.

 

Art 305                                           1-3 (crs.)

Special Topics in 2D Studio
An art course in 2D Studio on a topic not typically covered in the department's curriculum. Each time it is offered, the topic will be announced in the class schedule. This course may be repeated with different content. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 306                                           1-3 (crs.)

Special Topics in 3D Studio
An art course in 3D Studio on a topic not typically covered in the department's curriculum. Each time it is offered, the topic will be announced in the class schedule. This course may be repeated with different content. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 307                                           1-3 (crs.)

Special Topics in Art Education
An art course in Art Education on a topic not typically covered in the department's curriculum. Each time it is offered, the topic will be announced in the class schedule. This course may be repeated with different content.  Special fees may apply.

 

Art 308                                           1-3 (crs.)

Special Topics in Art History
An art course in Art History on a topic not typically covered in the department's curriculum. Each time it is offered, the topic will be announced in the class schedule. This course may be repeated with different content.

 

Art 309                                           1-3 (crs.)

Special Topics in Design
An art course in Design on a topic not typically covered in the department's curriculum. Each time it is offered, the topic will be announced in the class schedule. This course may be repeated with different content.  Special fees may apply.

 

Art 310                                           3 (crs.)

Art History, Ancient Art
Topics in ancient painting, sculpture, architecture and allied arts. Prerequisites: Art 209 and 210 or consent of instructor. 310/510

 

Art 311                                           3 (crs.)

Art History, Medieval Art
Topics in medieval painting, sculpture, architecture and allied arts. Prerequisites: Art 209 and Art 210 or consent of instructor. 311/511

 

Art 312                                           3 (crs.)

Gothic Art and Architecture
This course covers the great age of cathedral building in France and the subsequent dissemination of French art and architectural styles to England, the Holy Roman Empire and Italy during a period roughly spanning the 12th to the mid-15th centuries. In addition to an examination of architecture, topics include the painting, stained glass, sculpture and liturgical objects associated with the cathedrals. Illustrated manuscripts, tapestries and other luxury items will be studied in the context of court styles and chivalry. Prerequisites: Art 209 and Art 210 or consent of instructor.

 

Art 313                                           3 (crs.)

Art History: Italian Renaissance Art
Selected topics in Italian Renaissance painting, sculpture, architecture and allied arts. Prerequisites: Art 209 and Art 210 or consent of instructor. 313/513

 

Art 314                                           3 (crs.)

Northern Renaissance Art
This course will explore art and culture in Northern Europe (primarily the Netherlands and Germany) between 1300 and 1700. While concentrating on the visual arts (primarily painting, sculpture and the graphic arts), the course will also include a broader investigation of the arts of the Renaissance in the relation to contemporary, literature, politics, religion, society and patronage. The course will closely examine the works of the great artists of the Renaissance period in the North-Jan van Eyck, Hieronymus Bosch, Albrecht Durer, Hans Holbein the Younger and Pieter Bruegel the elder and their contemporaries-in the context of their lives and environment. Prerequisites: Art 209 and Art 210 or consent of instructor.

 

Art 315                                           3 (crs.)

Art History, European Baroque & Rococo Art, Seventeenth & Eighteenth Centuries
Selected topics in 17th and 18th century painting, sculpture, architecture and allied arts. Prerequisites: Art 209 and Art 210 or consent of instructor. 315/515

 

Art 317                                           3 (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 (crs.)

Art History, European Art, Nineteenth Century
Selected topics in 19th Century painting, sculpture, architecture and allied arts. Prerequisites: Art 209 and Art 210 or consent of instructor. 320/520

 

Art 321                                           3 (crs.)

Art History, Modern
Selected topics in modern painting, sculpture, architecture and allied arts. Prerequisites: Art 209 and Art 210 or consent of instructor. 321/521

 

Art 322                                           3 (crs.)

Art History, Contemporary
Selected topics in contemporary painting, sculpture, architecture and allied arts. Prerequisites: Art 209 and Art 210 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply. 322/522

 

Art 323                                           3 (crs.)

Art History, American Art
Selected topics in American painting, sculpture, architecture and allied arts. Prerequisites: Art 209 and Art 210 or consent of instructor.

 

Art 324                                           3 (crs.)

Art History, Popular Culture
Study of the mass media as art forms. In particular, the movies and television are considered. Prerequisites: Art 209 and Art 210 or consent of instructor.

 

Art 329                                           1 (crs.)

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 (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 (crs.)

Fabric Design II
Concentration in several techniques of textile design and their application. Prerequisites: Art 209, 210 and 231 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 334                                           3 (crs.)

Figure Drawing II
Development of student's personal expression in drawing, using the human figure as a subject. Prerequisites: 111, 112 and 114 or consent of instructor.

 

Art 336                                           3 (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: Art 239.  Special fees may apply.

 

Art 338                                           3 (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 209, 210 and 238 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 340                                           3 (crs.)

Interior Design
Understanding the principles of designing interior space. Prerequisite: 111, 112 and 114.

 

Art 341                                           3 (crs.)

Watercolor II
Further problems of composition and color in water base painting to develop skill and personal expression.  Prerequisite: Art 209, 210 and 241 or consent of instructor.

 

Art 342                                           3 (crs.)

Studio Problems in Typography
This course will explore typographic issues within design in detail. Assignments, discussions and lectures will promote the comprehensive study and application of typographic history, practice and theory. Prerequisite: Art 209, 210 and 238 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 345                                           3 (crs.)

Photography II
Continuation of Photography I with emphasis on photographic aesthetics. Prerequisite: Art 209, 210 and 245 or consent of instructor.

 

Art 347                                           3 (crs.)

Weaving II
Further exploration and development of fiber structures. Prerequisite: Art 209, 210 and 247 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 348                                           1-3 (crs.)

Puppetry
Puppetry: its history, theory, modern theatrical and no-theatrical applications. Practical experiences in construction and performance. Prerequisites: Art 209 and 210 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.    348/548 (2+2)



Art 350                                           3 (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 (crs.)

Functional Design II
Advanced use of power tools and materials and innovative methods of design. Prerequisite: Art 209, 210 and 252 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 354                                           3 (crs.)

Art Education Elementary Methods
Planning art experiences to meet the needs of elementary students while serving as an art teacher. Curriculum design and sequential development of K-9 art programs. The creation of art products and plans appropriate to grades K-9. Prerequisites: Secondary Education 201, Educational Foundations 235 and 380, Art 253 and Admission I. Concurrent enrollment in one credit of Secondary Education 366 required. Open only to College of Education and Human Services art education students. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 355                                           2 (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 203 and Admission I. (Not applicable to art majors.) Special fees may apply.

 

Art 356                                           3 (crs.)

Art Education Secondary Methods
Philosophy and trends in art education. Planning art units to meet the needs of secondary students. Observation and experiences in basic types of teaching methods. Prerequisite: Secondary Education 201, Educational Foundations 235 and 380, Art 253 and Admission I. Concurrent enrollment in one credit of Secondary Education 366 required. Open only to College of Education and Human Services art education students. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 359                                           3 (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 209, 210 and 259 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 360                                           3 (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 209, 210 and 260 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 361                                           3 (crs.)

Woodcut II
Continued exploration of relief printing techniques. Emphasis is personal on the creative use of the medium in the development of personal expression. Prerequisites: Art 209, 210 and 261 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 362                                           3 (crs.)

Serigraphy II
Continued exploration of the screen painting techniques with emphasis on the development of a creative personal expression. Monoprint and monotype methods will be introduced. Prerequisite: Art 209, 210 and 262 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 363                                           3 (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 209, 210 and 263 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 367                                           3 (crs.)

Sculpture II
Further work stressing the problem of sculptural form and craftsmanship. Prerequisite: Art 209, 210 and 267 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 371                                           3 (crs.)

Ceramics II
Continuation of Art 271. Mixing of glazes and using the potter's wheel. Prerequisites: Art 209, 210 and 271 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 375                                           3 (crs.)

Painting II

Advanced problems in color and composition to develop individual expression in oil or acrylic painting. Prerequisites: Art 209, 210 and 275 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 404                                           3 (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. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. 404/604

 

Art 431                                           3 (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. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 434                                           3 (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. Prerequisites: Art 209, 210 and 334 or consent of instructor. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. 434/634

 

Art 436                                           3 (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. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 336 and 338. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 437                                           3 (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. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 338. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 438                                           3 (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. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 338. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 439                                           3 (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. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 238, 239, and 338. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 441                                           3 (crs.)

Watercolor III
Emphasis on the development of the student's personal style and expression in the medium of watercolor. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 341. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. 441/641

 

Art 442                                           3 (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 design field. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 443                                           3 (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. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 442. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review.

 

Art 444                                           3 (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. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 442. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review.

 

Art 445                                           3 (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. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. Special fees may apply. 445/645

 

Art 446                                           1-3 (crs.)

Independent Study
See Independent Study under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites and proper contract form requirements. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review.

 

Art 447                                           3 (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. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. Special fees may apply. 447/647

 

Art 452                                           3 (crs.)

Functional Design III
Independent work in depth. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 352. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 456                                           1-3 (crs.)

Related Readings
See Related Readings under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites and proper contract form requirements. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review.

 

Art 459                                           3 (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. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. Special fees may apply. 459/659

 

Art 460                                           3 (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. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. Special fees may apply. 460/660

 

Art 461                                           3 (crs.)

Woodcut III
Advanced work in expanding the creative use of relief printing techniques. Development of a personal aesthetic within the medium. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 361. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. Special fees may apply. 461/661

 

Art 462                                           3 (crs.)

Serigraphy III
Advanced work in serigraphy will concentrate on creative personal expression through the use of the screen print. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 362. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. Special fees may apply. 462/662

 

Art 463                                           3 (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.  Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. Special fees may apply. 463/663

 

Art 467                                           3 (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. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. Special fees may apply. 467/667

 

Art 471                                           3 (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. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. 471/671. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 474                                           1-6 (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 six units (crs.). Prerequisite: University Honors status and junior standing. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review.

 

Art 475                                           3 (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. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. Special fees may apply. 475/675

 

Art 481                                           1-3 (crs.)

Art Seminar
Problems in art devised to meet the needs of the individual student in art education, design or studio fine art, that are outside the scope of our regular course. Open to art majors only. Prerequisite: Minimum 90 credits earned. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. Special fees may apply.

 

Art 482                                           1-3 (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. Repeatable as needed. Prerequisites:Two 300 level art history courses or permission of instructor.

 

Art 483                                           3 (crs.)

Professional Practices for the Studio Area
Topics discussed will include development of a portfolio, photographing artwork, preparation of exhibition proposals, writing an artist statement, resume, preparing for senior exhibition, preparing for a career as a professional artist. Other topics that may be covered: Artist Residencies and workshops; public and private commission opportunities; commercial and non-commercial gallery spaces, art centers and museums; the role of media; the value of graduate education; the state of the art market; and non-profit and for profit arts organizations. Guest speakers may include: independent practicing studio artists, gallery and museum professionals, etc. The course will provide a practical overview of the working lives of practicing artists. Being a successful visual artist requires identifying goals and awareness of the many paths one can take to achieve those goals. Prerequisites: 90 credits must be completed before the course can be taken.

 

Art 484                                           3 (crs.)

Capstone Seminar
Designed as a culminating or "capstone" learning experience, this course will have an art historical focus topic selected by the instructor.  The seminar will integrate concepts and ideas from previous art history courses and will also explore various historical approaches to and methodologies of the study of art history. With the guidance of the instructor, the student will select a topic (related to the general topic of the seminar) for a research project, conduct the appropriate research and present the conclusions in oral and written format. Prerequisites: A minimum of 60 earned credits.

 

Art 490                                           1 (crs.)

Senior Exhibition
Theory and practice in the preparation, selection and design of student's senior exhibition. Prerequisite: Open only to senior art majors. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. Pass/Fail course.

 

Art 491                                           3 (crs.)

Design Internship
Practical design studio work experience. Students will secure an appropriate position in the field of design. Some internships may be outside the university. Prerequisite: Senior standing and consent of program coordinator.  Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. Pass/Fail course.

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