Art (ART)

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES

ART 100 Visual Dynamics 3(3-0)
Appreciation and understanding of visual experiences and techniques reflecting the cultural dynamics of creativity. (F,S, SS)

ART 110 Art Career Orientation 1(1-0)
Guided development of individual job objectives. (F,S,SS)

ART 115 Two-Dimensional Design 3(1-4)
The foundation of visual form, emphasizing two-dimensional design and color theory. (F,S)

ART 116 Three-Dimensional Design 3(1-4)
The foundation of visual form, emphasizing three dimensional design. (F,S)

ART 117 Digital Media Basics 3(1-4)
This course is an introduction to digital media on the Mac. The course will introduce the student to computer graphics for print, the web, animation, and digital video. (F)

ART 141 Drawing I 3(1-4)
Development of perception and technical skills in rendering. (F,S,SS)

ART 211 History of Art I 3(3-0)
A survey of world art from prehistory to ca. 1300 CE. Introduces issues related to visual design, historical context, and interpretation of works of art. (F,*)

ART 212 History of Art II 3(3-0)
A survey of world art from ca. 1300 CE to contemporary times. Introduces issues related to visual design, historical context and interpretation of works of art. (S,*)

ART 233 Sculpture I 3(0-6)
Basic problems in sculpture relating specific concerns of visual form and process. (F,S,SS)

ART 234 Painting I 3(1-4)
Introduction to painting in oil and acrylic where the control of space will be approached through the use of color. Prerequisite: Art core. (F,S,SS)

ART 242 Drawing II 3(1-4)
Continued development of perception and technical skills in rendering, utilizing the human figure as a means of expression. Prerequisite: ART 141. (F,S,SS)

ART 247 Ceramics I 3(0-6)
Essential skills in ceramic processes; emphasis on form and function as related to students’ needs and creative intent. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. (F,S,SS)

ART 250 Fibers and Jewelry for Educators 3(1-4)
Students will explore, understand, and be able to teach the meaning, techniques, aesthetics, visual vocabulary, and history of fibers and jewelry. Prerequisites: ART 115, 116. (F,S,SS)

ART 270 Printmaking I (1-3 VAR)
Introduction to multiple image production through traditional and non-traditional methods, including woodcut, linocut, intaglio, serigraphy and lithography. (F,S*)

ART 274 Computer Imaging I 3(1-4)
The production of original imagery through the use of art-oriented software on microcomputers with video input. Prerequisites: Art core or permission of instructor. (S)

ART 275 Art of the Moving Image I 3(1-4)
An introduction to the creative art of the moving image, such as video art, multi-media and animation. Techniques include web animation, digital video and animation compositing. Prerequisite: Art core or permission of instructor. (F)

ART 276 Photography I 3(1-4)
Photography as an art form and as an adjunct to other art media. Prerequisite: Art core or permission of instructor. (F)

ART 281 Introduction to Graphic Design I 3(1-4)
A basic treatment of graphic processes and techniques related to advertising design and visual communication. Prerequisite: Art core or permission of instructor. (F,S)

ART 291 Special Topics (1-5 VAR) (F,S,SS)

ART 311 Ancient Art 3(3-0)
A study of the visual arts of the major civilizations of the ancient Mediterranean world, including Egypt, Greece and Rome. Prerequisite: ART 211. (*)

ART 312 Medieval Art 3(3-0)
A study of the art and architecture produced in Europe during the Middle Ages from ca. 325 to 1300 CE. Prerequisite: ART 211. (*)

ART 313 Renaissance Art 3(3-0)
A study of art and architecture in Italy and the Netherlands from ca. 1300 to 1600 CE. Prerequisite: ART 212. (*)

ART 314 Baroque and Rococo Art 3(3-0)
A study of art in Europe from ca. 1600 to 1785. Examines the diverse art forms in Italy, Spain, England, Holland and France. Prerequisite: ART 212. (*)

ART 315 Nineteenth-Century Art 3(3-0)
A study of art produced during the nineteenth-century in Europe and the Americas, with emphasis on France and the United States. Prerequisite: ART 212. (*)

ART 333 Sculpture II: Site Art 3(0-6)
Creating sculptural elements whose form and content are a response to its site and context. Prerequisite: art core or permission of instructor. (F,S,SS)

ART 334 Painting II 3(0-6)
Techniques in oil and acrylic emphasizing the application of materials to subject matter and composition. Prerequisite: ART 234 (F,S,SS)

ART 342 Drawing III 3(1-4)
Advanced course in pursuit of increased skills of perception. Prerequisite: ART 141, 242. (F,S,SS)

ART 347 Ceramics II 3(0-6)
In-depth development of specific ceramic techniques; skills and personalization of style. Students will load and fire all the kilns as well as mix glazes. Prerequisite: ART 247 or permission of instructor. (F,S,SS)

ART 370 Printmaking II (1-3 VAR)
Investigation into multiple image production through traditional and non-traditional methods. Special attention given to specialized area of student interest. (F,S,*)

ART 371 Printmaking: Photo Processes 3(0-6)
Basic processes of printing from raised and lowered surfaces. Prerequisite: ART 270. (F,S,SS)

ART 372 Printmaking: Computers and Photo Processes 3(0-6)
 Investigation into pre-press software and its application to multiple color image production. Description of photo processes and platemaking/ dark-room techniques. Prerequisite: Art 370 or 371. (F,S,SS)

ART 374 Computer Imaging II 3(1-4)
The use of microcomputers to produce original slides or prints and animation on video tape. Prerequisite: ART 274. (S)

ART 376 Photography II 3(1-4)
Photography as an art form and an adjunct to other art media. Prerequisite: ART 276. (F)

ART 377 Principles of Elementary Art Education 1(1-0)
Lecture course dealing with the development of visual concepts within the child. (F,S,SS)

ART 381 Introduction to Graphic Design II 3(1-4)
Intermediate graphic design techniques including layout and camera-ready art work. Prerequisite: ART 281 or permission of instructor. (F,S,SS)

ART 382 Illustration 2(0-4)
Images rendered in varying techniques to express ideas related to commercial application. Prerequisite: ART 381 or permission of instructor. (F,S,SS)

ART 383 Exhibition Design 2(0-4)
Communication and design principles applied to the display of objects. Special attention to museum and gallery installations. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. (F,S,SS)

ART 397 Studio Series (1-3 VAR)
Advanced studio offerings for students who have completed all other course offerings in a specific discipline. Scheduled concurrently with lower-division studios. Repeatable for a maximum of nine credits. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. (F,S,SS)

ART 410 Senior Career Orientation 2(2-0)
Formal presentation of student's academic and creative portfolio to the art faculty. Senior exhibition and artist's statement, resumes and job placement interviews. Prerequisite: senior standing. (F,S,SS)

ART 411 Twentieth-Century Art 3(3-0)
A survey of major developments in the visual arts, art theory, and criticism during the twentieth century. Prerequisite: ART 212. (*)

ART 412 Contemporary Art (1-3 VAR)
A study of selected recent developments in the visual arts. Reading, viewing, and discussion of new developments in media, art theory and criticism. Prerequisite: ART 212. (*)

ART 413 Native American Art 3(3-0)
A study of art and visual design in Native North American cultures from prehistory to contemporary times. Prerequisite: ART 212. (*)

ART 414 Asian Art 3(3-0)
A survey of art from major cultures of Asia and the Far East from ancient to contemporary times. Prerequisite: ART 211. (*)

ART 415 Latin American Art 3(3-0)
A survey of art of Latin America from ancient to the contemporary times. Includes Chicano art. Prerequisite: ART 212. (*)

ART 433 Advanced Site Art 3(0-6)
Advanced projects in Site Art that involve the presentation and creation of site specific sculptural forms. Prerequisite: art core or permission of instructor. (F,S,SS)

ART 434 Painting III 3(0-6)
Advanced painting with an emphasis on individual development. Focus pertains to formal, pictorial and technical problems met in developed personal imagery. Prerequisite: ART 334 (F,S,SS)

ART 442 Drawing IV 3(1-4)
Emphasis on development of individual skills of perception and exploration of new techniques and materials. May be repeated twice. Prerequisite: ART 342 (F,S)

ART 447 Advanced Ceramics/ Kiln Construction 3(0-6)
This course explores advanced theories and techniques involved in working with clay: forming, firing, glazing, kiln design and construction. (Repeatable to 9 hours.) Prerequisite: permission of instructor. (F,S,SS)

ART 470 Printmaking III (1-3 VAR)
Advanced investigation into multiple image production through individual techniques and interest. Prerequisite: Art 270, Art 370 or permission of instructor. (*)

ART 475 The Art of the Moving Image II 3(1-4)
Advanced creative design of moving images, such a video art, multi-media and animation. Techniques include web animation, digital video and animation compositing. Prerequisite: Art 275 or permission of instructor. (S)

ART 481 Advanced Graphic Design I 3(1-4)
Using advanced principles, this workshop operates as a professional studio with designers, an art director, production manager, copywriter, computer manager, etc., producing posters, logos and brochures. Prerequisite: ART 281, 381 or permission of instructor. (F,S,SS)

ART 482 Advanced Graphic Design II 3(0-6)
Further development of professional practice in the studio workshop with fully advanced participation as designers, managers, and directors. Prerequisite: ART 281, 381 and 481 or permission of instructor. (F,S,SS)

ART 491 Special Topics (1-5 VAR) (F,S,SS)

ART 494 Field Experience (1-5 VAR)
Off-campus individual experience providing transition from classroom instruction to on-the-job experience. Prerequisites: senior standing and permission of instructor. (F,S,SS)

ART 495 Independent Study (1-5 VAR)
Individual tutorial experience. Prerequisites: junior or senior standing and permission of instructor. (F,S,SS)

ART 496 Cooperative Education Placement (1-4 VAR)
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. (F,S,SS)

ART 497 Studio Series (1-3 VAR)
Advanced sections of studio offerings. Repeatable. Prerequisite: ART 397 or permission of instructor. (F,S,SS)

GRADUATE COURSES

ART 500 Workshop (1-5 VAR)
Using materials and techniques based on advanced concepts and ideas. Prerequisite: permission of instructor and graduate standing. (F,S,SS)

ART 591 Special Topics (1-3 VAR)
Prerequisite: permission of instructor and graduate standing. (F,S,SS)