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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. Special fees may apply. (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. Credit cannot be received for both Art 111 and Art 102. 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   116                                           3 (crs.)

What is Art For? (HU)(XC)

Whether you are an artist or not, art has played a crucial role in your past learning and development. Through reading, writing, looking, listening, and reflective creating, What is Art For? will explore the ways in which all of us have used and could continued to use visual art as a method of symbolization, a necessary element in developing literacy and a way to learn about and connect with our society. It will address, in detail, visual language development in children and provide visual learning strategies for you to apply to your continued intellectual development. Special course fees may apply.

 

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, Creations, and Children (HU)(XC)

This course focuses on basic art concepts and materials that can be applied by anyone who is or will be working with children. By learning two-dimensional and three-dimensional techniques and tool handling, students will be especially prepared to teach subsequent lessons of these in the following elementary education course: Teaching of Art (Art 355).  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.

 

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   236                                           3 (crs.)

Experience Mapping (HU)(XC)

Using a variety of media, we will make maps and information graphics that address the concept of Sustainability by illustrating connections between people and place, nature and the built environment, meaning and experience. Rooted in studio art and design practice, this introductory-level course will explore the many ways creative spatial and visualization techniques can address the concept of Place. Developing a Sense of Place is a way of understanding and valuing the unique properties of your surroundings as well as your place in them. We will approach our Signature Question, How do people understand and create a more sustainable world, through artmaking, reading, and discussion fortified with a significant amount of local exploration.

 

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. Art243/Women's and Gender Studies 243/Music 243/Theatre 243. 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   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   285                                           3 (crs.)

Animation I

Introduction to foundational concepts and techniques that comprise video and animation. Particular emphasis on creating motion from 2D media, both digitally and physically created. Suitable for students interested in creating art, motion graphics, and visual effects for film TV, and games. Prerequisites: Art 111, 112 114 and 142 or consent of instructor.

 

Art   286                                           3 (crs.)

Programming for the Arts I: Responsive Images

An introduction to tools and techniques for generating images that change based on input from viewers, surroundings, and networks. The course is comprised of hands-on exercises and lectures covering the history and state of responsive, interactive, and digital arts. No prior experience with programming or electronics required. Prerequisites: Art 142, 111, or Art 102, 112, 114.

 

Art   287                                           3 (crs.)

Responsive Objects I

Introduction to using sensors, microcontrollers, and electronic circuits to create artistic objects and experiences. Suitable for artists creating kinetic sculptures and drawing machines and designers creating functioning prototypes. Prerequisites: Art 111, 112, 114, and 142 or consent of instructor.

 

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   325                                           3 (crs.)

Greek and Roman Art and Architecture

Students will examine the style, meaning and function of painting, ceramics, sculpture, and architecture from the emergence of the Greek city-state, or polis, in the eighth century BC, to the rise of Christianity in Rome under Emperor Constantine in the fourth century AD. Prerequisite: Art 209 and 210

 

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   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   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   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 1 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 or Art 116. (Not applicable to art majors.) and admission to COEHS.  Special fees may apply.

 

Art   356                                           3 (crs.)

Middle School and Secondary Art Education Methods

Philosophy and trends in art education. Planning art units to meet the needs of middle school and secondary students. Observation and experiences in basic types of teaching methods. Prerequisites: Secondary Education 201, Educational Foundations 235 and 380, Art 253 and Admission I. Concurrent enrollment in 1 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   385                                           3 (crs.)

Animation II

Building on the principles of motion established in Art 285, this course continues the exploration of moving images as an expressive medium. Art 385 focuses on using 3D animation techniques including modeling, texturing, lighting, rigging, and rendering. Prerequisite: Art 285.

 

Art   386                                           3 (crs.)

Responsive Images II

Building upon the foundation of Art 286, Responsive Images II develops a student's understanding of creative uses for code, with an increased emphasis on critical exploration of databases, information of networks and communication technology. Prerequisite: Art 286.

 

Art   387                                           3 (crs.)

Responsive Objects II

Continuing study of producing interactive art objects, models, and prototypes using electronics. Introduces students to more sophisticated and complex systems as well as methods of designing and fabricating custom circuit boards. Prerequisite: 287

 

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   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   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 6 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

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. Special fees may apply.

 

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   488                                           3 (crs.)

Advanced Interdisciplinary Media Arts

Advanced art creation using animation, programming, and electronics. This course is structured around large, student-defined projects to build a polished portfolio. Prerequisites: Art 385, 386 or 387 or consent of instructor.

 

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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