Art (ART)

ART 100  Visual Dynamics  3(3-0)  

Appreciation and understanding of visual experiences and techniques reflecting the cultural dynamics of creativity. (F, S, SS) (Gen Ed: H, GT-AH1) (CC)

ART 110  Art Career Orientation  1(1-0)  

Guided development of individual job objectives. (F)

ART 115  Two-Dimensional Design  3(1-4)  

The foundation of visual form, emphasizing two-dimensional design and color theory. (F, SS)

ART 116  Three-Dimensional Design  3(1-4)  

The foundation of visual form, emphasizing three dimensional design. (F, S)

ART 141  Drawing I  3(1-4)  

Development of perception and technical skills in rendering. (F, S)

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) (Gen Ed: H, GT-AH1) (CC)

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) (Gen Ed: H, GT-AH1) (CC)

ART 233  Sculpture I  3(1-4)  

Basic problems in sculpture relating specific concerns of visual form and process. Prerequisite: ART 116 or permission of instructor. (F, S)

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 115 and ART 141 or permission of instructor. (F, S, SS)

ART 242  Drawing II  3(1-4)  

Continued development of perception and technical skills in rendering, utilizing the human figure. Detail investigation of the skeleton and muscle forms are explored. Prerequisite: ART 141. (F, S)

ART 247  Ceramics I  3(1-4)  

Essential skills in ceramic processes; emphasis on form and function as related to students' needs and creative intent. (F, S, SS)

ART 270  Printmaking I  3(1-4)  

Introduction to multiple image production utilizing relief printing including woodcut, linocut and collagraph. Introduction to shop techniques, safety procedures and history of the medium. Prerequisite: Art core or permission of instructor. (F, S)

ART 274  Digital Art I  3(1-4)  

This course is an introduction to two-dimensional Digital Art. The student will learn to create original imagery through the use of art-oriented software. (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, S)

ART 281  Graphic Design I  3(1-4)  

A basic treatment of graphic processes and techniques related to advertising design and visual communication. Prerequisite: ART 115 and ART 141 or permission of instructor. (S)

ART 291  Special Topics  (1-5 V)  

Special Topics. (F, S, SS) Repeatable (99).

ART 301  Late Twentieth-Century Aesthetics  3(3-0)  

This course introduces the classic writings in ancient and modern philosophy theory and criticism informing American and European art of the late twentieth century. (SS)

ART 310  Portfolio Review  1(1-0)  

Art majors must present a portfolio of their artwork or art history research prospectus for the art faculty to evaluate. Prerequisite: Art core classes. (F)

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(1-4)  

Creating sculptural elements whose form and content are a response to its site and context. Prerequisite: ART 233 or permission of instructor. (F, S) Repeatable (9).

ART 334  Painting II  3(1-4)  

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 and artistic anatomy. Prerequisite: ART 141 and 242. (F, SS) Repeatable (9).

ART 347  Ceramics II  3(1-4)  

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) Repeatable (9).

ART 370  Printmaking II  3(1-4)  

Introduction to traditional and non-traditional methods of Intaglio printing including line etch, aquatint, dry point, resist methods, photo processes and color printing. Prerequisite: ART 270. (F, S) Repeatable (9).

ART 374  Digital Art II  3(1-4)  

Introduction to time-based Digital Art. The student will learn the creative potential of the art of the moving image through digital video oriented software. 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. (S)

ART 381  Graphic Design II  3(1-4)  

Intermediate graphic design techniques including typography, pre-press and client relations. Prerequisite: ART 281 or permission of instructor. (F)

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 V)  

Advanced studio offerings for students who have completed all other course offerings in a specific discipline. Scheduled concurrently with lower-division studios. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. (F, S, SS) Repeatable (9).

ART 410  Senior Career Orientation  1(1-0)  

Formal presentation of student's portfolio or art history research to the art faculty. Senior exhibition, artist's statement, resumes and job placement interviews. Prerequisite: Senior standing. (S)

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. (F)

ART 412  Contemporary Art  (1-3 V)  

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 411. (*)

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(1-4)  

Advanced projects in Site Art that involve the presentation and creation of site specific sculptural forms. Prerequisite: ART 333 or permission of instructor. (F, S) Repeatable (9).

ART 434  Painting III  3(1-4)  

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) Repeatable (9).

ART 442  Drawing IV  3(1-4)  

Emphasis on development of individual skills of perception and exploration of new techniques and materials. Prerequisite: ART 342. (F, SS) Repeatable (9).

ART 447  Advanced Ceramics  3(1-4)  

This course explores advanced theories and techniques involved in working with clay: forming, firing, glazing, kiln design and construction. Prerequisite: ART 347 or permission of instructor. (F, S, SS) Repeatable (9).

ART 470  Printmaking III  3(1-4)  

Introduction to lithography printing using stones, aluminum plates and photo processes in black and white and multilple color techniques. Prerequisite: ART 370. (F, S) Repeatable (9).

ART 474  Digital Art III  3(1-4)  

In this course the student will learn to further develop the potential of Digital Art through the exploration of internet art, video and sound art. Prerequisite: ART 374. (F) Repeatable (9).

ART 476  Photography III  3(1-4)  

Students are encouraged to pursue specific areas of interest, and advance their personal imagery while continuing study of postmodern themes in contemporary photography. Prerequisite: ART 376. (F, S) Repeatable (9).

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 and 381 or permission of instructor. (S) Repeatable (9).

ART 491  Special Topics  (1-5 V)  

Special Topics. (F, S, SS) Repeatable (99).

ART 494  Field Experience  (1-5 V)  

Off-campus individual experience providing transition from classroom instruction to on-the-job experience. Prerequisite: Senior standing and permission of instructor. (F, S, SS)

ART 495  Independent Study  (1-5 V)  

Individual tutorial experience. Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing and permission of instructor. (F, S, SS)

ART 496  Cooperative Education Placement  (1-4 V)  

Cooperative Education Placement. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. (F, S, SS)

ART 497  Studio Series  (1-3 V)  

Advanced sections of studio offerings. Prerequisite: ART 397 or permission of instructor. (F, S, SS) Repeatable (99).

ART 500  Workshop  (1-5 V)  

Using materials and techniques based on advanced concepts and ideas. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor and graduate standing. (F, S, SS) Repeatable (99).

ART 511  Twentieth-Century Art  (1-3 V)  

Graduate study of artists, their biographies and art, politics and culture, from the middle of the nineteenth through the end of the twentieth century. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. (F, S, SS) Repeatable (99).

ART 512  Contemporary Art  3(3-0)  

Advanced study in contemporary art and associated criticism, aesthetics and the philosophy of art through the end of the twentieth century. Prerequisite: ART 212 or permission of instructor. (*)

ART 533  Graduate Level Sculpture/Public Art  3(0-6)  

Graduate level work in sculpture/public art including expolrations in content, context, critique and techniques. Prerequisite: Three semesters of undergraduate sculpture or permission of instructor. (F, S) Repeatable (99).

ART 534  Graduate Painting  3(1.5-3)  

Explore principles, theories, and techniques in contemporary painting: content/imagery, materials and paint handling, work in a series, exhibition, historical research, aesthetic discussion and critiques. Prerequisite: Admission to graduate Teacher Education program, ART 242 and ART 434. (F, S) Repeatable (99).

ART 542  Graduate Drawing  3(1-4)  

Professional drawing practices utilizing quality papers and display presentation. Prerequisite: ART 412. (*)

ART 547  Ceramics  (1-3 V)  

Graduate level work in clay including explorations in ceramic content, context, critique and techniques (forming, firing and glazing). Prerequisite: Three semesters of undergraduate ceramics or permission of instructor. (F, S, SS) Repeatable (99).

ART 570  Graduate Printmaking  3(0-6)  

Graduate students will develop their personal, creative approach to image making through innovative exploration of relief, intaglio or lithography. Prerequisite: ART 470. (*)

ART 574  Graduate Digital Art  3(1.5-3)  

Explore principles, theories, and techniques in contemporary digital art: content/imagery, work in a series, exhibition, historical research, aesthetic discussion and critiques. Prerequisite: Admission to graduate Teacher Education program and ART 334 and ART 242 and ART 474 (or equivalents of all courses). (F, S) Repeatable (99).

ART 576  Graduate Photography  3(1.5-3)  

Explore principles, theories, and techniques in contemporary photography: content/imagery, programs, appropriate media output, work in a series, exhibition, historical research, aesthetic discussion and critiques. Prerequisite: Admission to graduate Teacher Education program and Art 374 and Art 476 (or equivalents of all courses), or permission of instructor. (F, S) Repeatable (99).

ART 591  Special Topics  (1-3 V)  

Special Topics. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor and graduate standing. (F, S, SS) Repeatable (99).

ART 597  Studio Series  (1-3 V)  

Graduate level studies. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. (F, S, SS) Repeatable (99).