Art

Information

Information

Susan Maxwell, Chairperson

Department Office: Arts and Communication 325
Department Telephone: (920) 424-2222

Code 22 or Art

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Faculty

Faculty

Bae   Maxwell
Clifford   Panske
Cutler-Lake   Redington
Hsu   Sandberg
Jager   Smith

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Degrees

Degrees

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

  • Graduate: None

  • 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 are offered to introduce students to an exciting spectrum of theoretical and practical possibilities in the Arts.

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Summary of Fields of Study

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 5 emphases:

      • 2-D Studio

      • 3-D Studio

      • Graphic Design

      • Art Education 

      • Interdisciplinary Media Arts (IMA)

          3.  The Minor(s)

        • The Department offers two minors: Studio Art and Art History.

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    Admission/Graduation Requirements

    Admission/Graduation Requirements

    • To be eligible for graduation, students must meet all requirements for the degree being sought in addition to earning a minimum cumulative 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.

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    Required Core Courses

    Required Core Courses

    • Art History Foundation Requirements:

      • Art

        • Art 209 Art History Survey I 3 cr.

        • Art 210 Art History Survey II 3 cr.

    • Art Studio Foundation Requirements:

      • Art

        • Art 111 Drawing I 3 cr., or Art 102 Drawing I Ethnic Studies 3 cr.

        • Art 112 2-Dimensional Design and Color 3 cr.

        • Art 114 3-Dimensional Design 3 cr.

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    The Major(s), with Emphases and/or Options

    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.

    All Art Majors (BA and BS) and all Fine Arts Majors (BFA) will be required to take and pass a Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. The review will take place after the completion of the studio foundation courses (Art 102 or 111, 112, 113, 114). 

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


    A. 2-D Studio Emphasis

    Required Units (crs.): 82 minimum
    Required Courses: In addition to the Foundation Courses:
      • Art: Art 142, 234, 483, 490

      • Art History: Art History: 3 courses (9 crs.) of upper level Art History from the following list: Art 308, 310, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 317, 320, 321, 322, 323, 324, 325, 482. 

    Additional Requirements:
      • 30 units (crs.) required:
        • 12 units (crs.) from one of the 2-D areas.
        • 3 units (crs.) from each of the other 2-D areas not previously chosen.
        • 9 units (crs.) of electives from the 2-D area.
        • 12 units (crs.) from three different 3-D areas.
      • Advanced Electives-6 crs. from any 300-level or above studio art courses, may include up to 3 crs. of Art History. Note: Art 300, 354, 355, 356 do not apply.
        2-D Areas:
              • Drawing: Art 204, 304, 334, 404, 434
              • Painting: Art 241, 275, 341, 375, 441, 475
              • Photography: Art 245, 345, 445
              • Printmaking: Art 259, 260, 359, 360, 459, 460, 461
              • Special Topics: Art 305
        3-D Areas:
              • Art Metals: Art 263, 363
              • Ceramics: Art 271, 371
              • Functional Design: Art 252, 352
              • Sculpture: Art 267, 367
              • Special Topics: Art 305


        B. 3-D Studio Emphasis

        Required Units (crs.): 82 minimum

        Required Courses: In addition to the Foundation Courses:

          • Art: Art 142, 234, 483, 490
          • Art History: 3 courses (9 crs.) of upper level Art History from the following list: Art 308, 310, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 317, 320, 321, 322, 323, 324, 325, 482. 
        Additional Requirements:
          • 30 units (crs.) required.

            • 12 units (crs.) from one of the 3-D areas.
            • 3 units (crs.) each from three other 3-D areas not previously chosen.
            • 9 units (crs.) of electives from the 3-D area.
            • 12 units (crs.) from three different 2-D areas.
          • Advanced Electives-6 crs. from any 300-level or above studio art courses, may include up to 3 crs. of Art History. Note: Art 300, 354, 355, 356 do not apply.

            3-D Areas:
            • Art Metals: Art 263, 363, 463
            • Ceramics: Art 271, 371, 471
            • Functional Design: Art 252, 352, 452
            • Sculpture: Art 267, 367, 467
            • Special Topics: Art 306
            2-D Areas:
            • Drawing: Art 204, 304, 334
            • Painting: Art 241, 275, 341, 375
            • Photography: Art 245, 345
            • Printmaking: Art 259, 260, 359, 360
            • Special Topics: Art 305


            C.  Graphic Design Emphasis

            Required Units (crs.): 82 minimum 

            Required Courses: In addition to the Foundation Courses

              • Art: Art 142, 490
              • Art History: 3 courses (9 crs.) of upper level Art History from the following list: Art 308, 310, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 317, 320, 321, 322, 323, 324, 325, 482. 

            Additional Requirements:

              • Graphic Design Courses: Art 238, 239, 336, 338, 438, 442
              • 15 units (crs.) from Studio Electives list: Art 204, 234, 241, 245, 252, 259, 260, 263, 267, 271, 275, 285, 286, 287, 304, 305, 306, 330, 334, 341, 345, 352, 359, 360, 363, 367, 371, 375, 385, 386, 387, 404, 434, 441, 445, 452, 459, 460, 461, 463, 367, 471, 475, 481, 488.
              • 12 units (crs.) from Advances Graphic Design Elective list: Art 309, 342, 436, 437, 438, 439, 444, 481.
              • 9  units (crs.) from Advanced Graphic Design/Studio Electives not used in previous requirements:  Art 304, 305, 306, 330, 334, 341, 342, 345, 352, 359, 360, 363, 367, 371, 375, 385, 386, 387, 404, 434, 436, 437, 438, 439, 441, 442, 444, 445, 446, 452, 459, 460, 461, 463, 467, 471, 475, 481, 488, 491.

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


            D. Art Education

            Required Units (crs.):  66 minimum
            Required Courses: In addition to the Foundation Courses

              • Art: Art 142, 234, 253, 354, 356
              • Secondary Education 366. Note: Secondary Education 366 is taken for one credit concurrently with Art 253, 354, 356
              • Art History: 3 courses (9 crs.) of upper level Art History from the following list: Art 308, 310, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 317, 320, 321, 322, 323, 324, 325, 482. 
              • 12 units (crs.) from the 2-D areas: 6 units (crs.) from one area and 6 units (crs.) from two other areas not previously chosen
              • 12 units (crs.) from the 3-D areas: 6 units (crs.) from one area and 6 units (crs.) from two other areas not previously chosen
              • 3 units (crs.) of electives. Note: Art 101, 105, 203, 355 do not apply.   

              2-D Areas:

                  • Drawing: Art 204, 304, 334
                  • Painting: Art 241, 275, 341, 375
                  • Photography: Art 245, 345
                  • Printmaking: Art 259, 260, 359, 360
                  • Special Topics: Art 305
              3-D Areas:
                  • Art Metals: Art 263, 363, 463
                  • Ceramics: Art 271, 371, 471
                  • Functional Design: Art 252, 352, 452
                  • Sculpture: Art 267, 367, 467
                  • Special Topics: Art 306

              E. Interdisciplinary Media Arts (IMA) Emphasis

              Required Units (crs.):  82 minimum
              Required Courses: In addition to the Foundation Courses

              • Art: Art 142, 483, 490

              • Art History: 3 courses (9 crs.) of upper level Art History from the following list: Art 308, 310, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 317, 320, 321, 322, 323, 324, 325, 482

              • Additional Requirements:

                • IMA courses: 

                  • Art 285, 286, 287

                  • 15 units (crs.) from Art 385, 386, 387, 488

                • Studio/Graphic Design courses:
                  • 15 units (crs.) from 3 different areas

                  • 6 units (crs.) from two different areas (may overlap with areas above)

                • Advanced Electives:
                  • 6 units (crs.) from any Art courses 300 level or above, may include up to 3 units (crs.) of Art History. Note: Art 300, 354, 355, 356 do not apply.
                • 2-D Areas:
                  • Drawing: Art 204, 304, 334, 404, 434
                  • Painting: Art 241, 275, 341, 375, 441, 475
                  • Photography: Art 245, 345, 445
                  • Printmaking: Art 259, 260, 359, 360, 459, 460, 461
                  • Special Topics: Art 305
                • 3-D Areas:
                  • Art Metals: Art 263, 363
                  • Ceramics: Art 271, 371
                  • Functional Design: Art 252, 352
                  • Sculpture: Art 267, 367
                  • Special Topics: Art 306
                • Graphic Design Area:
                  • Art 238, 239, 309, 336, 338, 342, 436, 437, 438, 439, 444, 481, 491

              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. It is required to have a minor with this major. 

              All Art Majors (BFA, BA BS) will be required to take a Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. The review will take place after completion of the studio foundation core courses (Art 102, or 111, 112, 114). Passing the portfolio review is required for entry into the BFA, BA, BS programs.

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

              Required Units (crs.): 42

              Required Courses:

                • Art: Art 111 or 102, 112, 114, 209, 210
                  • Electives: 24 units (crs.) Select 18-21 units (crs.) from the following lists of studio courses. No more than 12 credits may be taken from any one of the three lists and a minimum of 6 credits must be at the 300 or 400 level:
                2-D Studio List:
                    • Drawing: Art 204, 234, 304, 334, 404, 434
                    • Painting: Art 241, 275, 341, 375, 441, 475
                    • Photography: Art 245, 345, 445
                    • Printmaking: Art 259, 260, 359, 360, 459, 460, 461
                    • Special Topics: Art 305
                3-D Studio Art:
                    • Art Metals: Art 263, 363, 463
                    • Ceramics: Art 271, 371, 471
                    • Functional Design: Art 252, 352, 452
                    • Sculpture: Art 267, 367, 467
                    • Special Topics: Art 306
                Design List:
                    • Art: Art 142, 238, 239, 309, 336, 338, 342
                    • Select 3-6 units (crs.) from the following list of art history courses:
                      • Art: Art 308, 310, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 317, 320, 322, 323, 324, 325, 482

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                The Minor(s)

                 The Minor(s)

                1. Studio Art Minor
                Recommended for students who wish a basic background in the studio arts as a complement to another major.   

                • Required Units (crs.): 24 minimum   

                • Required Courses:

                  •   Art: Art 111 or 102, 112, 114, 209, 210

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

                  • Art: 6 units (crs.) from 2-Dimensional Studio, 3-Dimensional Studio and Design Courses. 

                2.  Art History Minor
                Recommended for students who wish to undertake a more comprehensive course of study in the history of art.

                • Required Units (crs.): 24 minimum

                • Required Courses: (6 crs.): Art 209, 210

                • Electives: (15 crs.): Students will choose five elective courses, one from each of the following periods of art:

                  • Ancient: Art 310, 325

                  • Medieval: Art 311, 312

                  • Renaissance/Baroque: Art 313, 314, 315

                  • Modern: Art 320, 321, 322, 323, 324

                  • Non-Western: Art 317

                  • Art History Seminar Art 482 (May fulfill one of the period  requirements, depending on content as approved by instructor

                  • Capstone Course: (Art 484, 3 crs.): To be selected as an Art History Seminar offered on an on-going basis. 

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                Course Offering(s)

                Course Offering(s)

                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. Prerequisites: Enrolled in good standing with The Honors College; prior or concurrent enrollment in HNRS 175.

                 

                 

                 

                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 continue 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. Special fees may apply.

                 

                 

                Art    203

                3 (crs.)

                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)(GC)

                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)(GC)

                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.)

                Graphic Design I

                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: Art 112 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.

                 

                 

                Art    239

                3 (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 orientated (experimental) and practical projects. Prerequisites: Art 112 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.)

                Printmaking: Lithography, Serigraphy

                Introduction to the materials, techniques, processes and aesthetics involved in printmaking with lithography and serigraphy methods; concepts for pictorial communication using print media. Prerequisites: 111, 112 and 114 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.

                 

                 

                Art    260

                3 (crs.)

                Printmaking: Intaglio Relief

                Introduction to the materials, techniques, processes and aesthetics involved in printmaking with intaglio and relief methods such as etching and woodcut; concepts for pictorial communication using print media. 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. 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. Special fees may apply.

                 

                 

                Art    309

                1 - 3 (crs.)

                Graphic Design Special Topics

                A course in Graphic 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 (GS)

                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 (GS)

                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: Art 111, 112, 114 and 234 or consent of instructor.

                 

                 

                Art    336

                3 (crs.)

                Image Use in Graphic Design

                Develop visual skills using photographic, digital, and other image-making techniques for graphic design solutions. Course projects will encourage students to creatively explore the use of original imagery in Graphic Design layout. Course activities will include lectures, demonstrations, discussions, readings, applied projects, and class critiques. Prerequisite: Art 111 or consent of instructor.  Special fees may apply.

                 

                 

                Art    338

                3 (crs.)

                Graphic 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, 238 and 239 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.)

                Typography II

                This course will explore typographic issues within graphic design in detail. Assignments, discussions and lectures will promote the comprehensive study and application of typographic history, practice and theory including the use of typography in the digital contexts. Prerequisites: Art 209, Art 210, Art 238, and Art 239 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 - 3 (crs.)

                Teaching of Art

                Investigation into the role of art in human development and learning. This course is focused on integrating visual art across the elementary and middle school curriculum as a tool for learning, assessment, and meeting the needs of diverse learners. Prerequisite: Art 116 or Art 203, admission to COEHS, and concurrent registration in Elementary Ed 308, Introduction to Instruction, Assessment, and the Diverse Learner. EC MC students enroll in 2 credits, MC EA students enroll in 3 credits.

                 

                 

                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.)

                Intermediate Printmaking: Lithography, Serigraphy

                Intermediate level instruction in lithography and serigraphy methods; continued exploration of pictorial communication using print media. Prerequisites: Art 142, Art 209, 210 and 259 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.

                 

                 

                Art    360

                3 (crs.)

                Intermediate Printmaking: Intaglio, Relief

                Intermediate level instruction in intaglio and relief methods: continued exploration of pictorial communication using print media. Prerequisites: Art 142, 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    390

                1 (crs.)

                Developmental Art for Infants and Toddlers

                This course is designed to give the early childhood special education teacher candidate an opportunity to learn about and experience the role of visual art in the development of infants and toddlers. Focus will be placed on markmaking as an essential pre-literacy skill-building stage. Prerequisites: Admission to the College of Education.

                 

                 

                Art    391

                1 (crs.)

                Developmental Art for Preschool

                This course is designed to give the early childhood special education teacher candidate an opportunity to learn about and experience the role of visual art in the development of pre-school children. The emphasis will be the child's transition from the markmaking to the pre-schematic stage of visual language development. Students will learn to respond to the particular needs that accompany this stage. Prerequisite: Art 390

                 

                 

                Art    392

                1 (crs.)

                Developmental Art for Primary Grades

                This course is designed to give the early childhood special education teacher candidate an opportunity to learn about children's continued use of visual art to process their encounters with the world. Candidates will be empowered to use visual art with children across the curriculum. Prerequisite: Art 391

                 

                 

                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.)

                Image Use in Graphic Design II

                Continued investigation into various image-making techniques for graphic design solutions. Advanced projects will encourage students to creatively explore the use of original imagery in Graphic Design layout. Course activities will include lectures, demonstrations, discussions, readings, applied projects, and class critiques. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 336 and 338 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.

                 

                 

                Art    437

                3 (crs.)

                Visual Identity and Branding

                This course deals with overall planning, strategy and preparation of a variety of visual components required to create a visual identity and branding project for an organization or business. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 111 and 338 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.

                 

                 

                Art    438

                3 (crs.)

                Graphic 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. Special fees may apply.

                 

                 

                Art    439

                3 (crs.)

                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 114 & 338. 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.)

                Graphic Design Portfolio

                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. Prerequisite: Art 438. 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.)

                Interactive Graphic Design

                Study of current techniques for the creation of visual works of graphic design that can be modified and/or guided by the viewer. The course comprises hands-on exercises and lectures on background concepts. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 338 or consent of instructor.

                 

                 

                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.)

                Advanced Printmaking: Lithography, Serigraphy

                Advanced study in lithography and/or serigraphy. Students will pursue individual creativity and technical competency in traditional and contemporary planographic printmaking methods. Emphasis on personal investigation. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. Prerequisite: Art 359.  Special fees may apply.  459/659.

                 

                 

                Art    460

                3 (crs.)

                Advanced Printmaking: Intaglio, Relief

                Advanced study in intaglio and/or relief. Students will pursue individual creativity and technical competency in traditional and contemporary intaglio and/or relief printmaking methods. Emphasis on personal investigation. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. Prerequisite: Art 360. Special fees may apply. 460/660.

                 

                 

                Art    461

                3 (crs.)

                Advanced Printmaking Workshop

                To seek the creative potential inherent in traditional and contemporary printmaking; develop a creative process through application and conceptual development of imagery in fine print media. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisites: Art 459 or Art 460. 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:  The Honors College 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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