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ART 1163
BASIC PHOTOGRAPHY

Cross-listed: JOUR 1163 A study of the use of the camera, films, equipment, and the basics of black and white processing and printing. Includes introductions to lighting techniques, composition, and color photography.


ART 1303
INTRO TO DRAWING

An introduction to structural and expressive responses in drawing by the study of line, volume, shape, light perspective, the media, and their interrelations. Studio six hours. $36 art fee.


ART 1403
TWO-DIMENSION DESIGN

Basic study of elements and principles of two-dimensional design employing a variety of tools and materials. Studio six hours.


ART 1503
INTRO TO GRAPHIC DESIGN

Prerequisite: ART 1403, ART 1303 or permission of instructor. An introduction to fundamental graphic design principles, techniques and materials. $36 art fee


ART 2103
ART HISTORY I

An examination of the periods and western cultures responsible for major artistic monuments and achievements from pre history through the Gothic period.


ART 2113
ART HISTORY II

A western art survey of the events, people, and stylistic trends involved in the development of major art forms from the era of the Italian Renaissance to the present.


ART 2123
EXPERIENCING ART

This course is designed to provide a background in art and the related processes so that a student may develop powers of observation and thereby respond to a work of art.


ART 2213
DIGITAL SKILLS FOR GD

Prerequisites: ART 1503 Introduction to the Macintosh computer system. Students will learn graphic design software which they will, in turn, use to create various projects. $36 art fee


ART 2303
FIGURE DRAWING

Prerequisite: ART 1303. Introduction to the study of the human figure. A major emphasis will be directed to exercises in the study of anatomy, proportion, and line as it relates to the figure. Studio six hours. $36 art fee.


ART 2403
COLOR DESIGN

Basic application of color principles and color theory. Studio six hours. $36 art fee.


ART 2413
THREE-DIMENSION DESIGN

Prerequisite: ART 1403 Basic study of three-dimensional problems of structure, spatial organization, and introductory sculptural concerns. Studio six hours. $36 art fee.


ART 2703
INTRO TO SCULPTURE

Prerequisites: ART 1303, 1403, 2413 Basic techniques of sculpture and sculptural composition. Modeling, casting, carving, and constructive processes are introduced. Studio six hours. $100 art fee.


ART 3003
CONCEPTS/ART EDUCATION

Prerequisite: Sophomore Review. Introduction to theory and specialized practice in art education issues as applied to elementary art experience. Studio processes, art criticism, aesthetics, and art history methodology will be incorporated into lessons implemented as part of field experience in local elementary schools. Studio six hours. $36 art fee.


ART 3013
ART EDUCATION PRACTICUM

Prerequisite: Sophomore Review. Curriculum design with emphasis on visual art standards, art media, and assessment as applied to teaching on the secondary level. Students will implement a unit of study in partnership with local schools. Studio six hours. $36 art fee.


ART 3113
ART HISTORY/AMERICAN

Prerequisite: Sophomore Review. A study of art forms in architecture, painting, sculpture and craft from Colonial times to the present.


ART 3123
ART HISTORY/RENAISSANCE

Prerequisite: Sophomore Review. A concentrated study of art forms in architecture, painting, sculpture and crafts during the period of the Italian and Northern Renaissance.


ART 3203
TYPOGRAPHY AND LAYOUT

Prerequisites: ART 1503, ART 2213, and completion of Sophomore Review. Beginning and intermediate problems in layout designs as well as the effective use of type. $36 art fee.


ART 3223
THREE DIMEN/GRAPH/DESIGN

Prerequisite: ART 1503, ART 2213, ART 3203 and Sophomore Review. Studio problems in the design and presentation of 3 D advertising packaging and displays. Studio six hours. $36 art fee.


ART 3233
PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES

Prerequisite: ART 1503, 2213, 3203, 3223, and Sophomore Review. Introductory course on methods for producing camera ready art. Studio six hours. $36 art fee.


ART 3243
WEB DESIGN

Prerequisite: ART 2213, 3203, and Sophomore Review. Introduce basic website planning, content editing and creation using graphic arts techniques. Screen-based color theory, web design aesthetics, use of graphic editors, and interface design are explored. Studio six hours. $36 course fee.


ART 3253
COMPUTER ILLUSTRATION

Prerequisite: ART 2213 and Sophomore Review. This course will provide students with advanced conceptual skills in computer illustration and digital imaging. Students will acquire intermediate knowledge in vector and pixel-based drawing formats, digital painting effects, comic art/video game illustration, storyboarding and coloring through the completion of integrated design projects. Studio six hours. $36 course fee.


ART 3303
DRAWING STUDIO I

Prerequisites: ART 1303, 2303, or permission of instructor and Sophomore Review. The application of the theories and techniques of drawing as they relate to the study of composition in finished works of art. Studio six hours. $36 art fee.


ART 3403
INTRO TO OPAQUE PAINTING

Prerequisites: Art 1303, 1403, 2403, Sophomore Review or permission of instructor. The exploration of opaque painting techniques. Traditional oil, acrylic and alkyd will be studied. Studio six hours. $36 course fee.


ART 3503
PAINTING STUDIO I

Prerequisite: ART 3403 and Sophomore Review. A continued study in the opaque or transparent painting techniques. Emphasis will be directed toward the economy of conception and performance in the completion of finished works of art. Studio six hours. $36 art fee.


ART 3533
WATERCOLOR PAINTING

Prerequisite: ART 1303, 1403, 2403, or permission of instructor and Sophomore Review. The exploration of transparent water painting techniques. Studio six hours. $36 art fee.


ART 3603
INTRODUCTION TO CERAMICS

Prerequisites: ART 1403 or permission of instructor and Sophomore Review. An introduction to ceramics, emphasizing the imaginative design and production of ceramic objects utilizing hand building and wheel throwing techniques. Exposure to the complete ceramic process through the use of demonstrations, slides, and lectures. Studio six hours. $100 art fee.


ART 3703
SCULPTURE STUDIO I

Prerequisite: ART 2703 and Sophomore Review. A continued study of sculptural techniques introduced in Introduction to Sculpture, allowing for student expansion and specialization on individual conceptions. Studio six hours. $100 art fee.


ART 3713
SCULPTURE STUDIO II

Prerequisite: ART 2703 and Sophomore Review. A continued study of sculptural techniques introduced in Introduction to Sculpture, allowing for student expansion and specialization on individual conceptions. Studio six hours. $100 art fee.


ART 3803
INTRO TO PRINTMAKING

Prerequisites: ART 1303, 1403, 2403 and Sophomore Review. A survey of traditional printmaking techniques will be taught including intaglio, relief, and monotype. Studio six hours. $100 art fee.


ART 3813
PRINTMAKING STUDIO I

Prerequisite: ART 3803 and Sophomore Review. Printmaking activities introduced in Introduction to Printmaking will be used as a basis for the student to expand and specialize. Students will be expected to develop an individual print series in one or more print techniques. Studio six hours. $100 materials fee.


ART 3903
INTRO TO FIBER ARTS

Prerequisites: Art 1303, 1403, 2403 and Sophomore Review. An introduction to fiber arts to include historical and cultural connections, techniques and processes associated with materials studies such as weaving, papermaking, textile design, and mixed media. Studio six hours. $36 art fee.


ART 4103
ART HISTORY/MODERN

Prerequisite: Sophomore Review. The study of art and architecture from neo classicism to the present with emphasis on the art styles after Impressionism.


ART 4123
ART HISTORY, MEDIEVAL

Prerequisite: ART 2103, sophomore review or permission of instructor. A study of the art and architecture of the European Middle Ages, from the rise of Christianity through the Gothic period.


ART 4133
ART HISTORY/NATIVE AMERICAN

This course surveys the Native American arts of North America from ancient to modern (and postmodern) times looking at various geographical regions. Course content includes the relationship between indigenous American worldview and Native artistic traditions and visual culture. The course also covers the impact of colonialsim and modernization on Native American culture and how Native communities have negotiated, appropriated, and/or resisted these pressures. We will also look at the adaptation of modernism to Native American visual culture, both by Native and non-Native artists.


ART 4143
ART HISTORY/LATIN AMERICAN

This course surveys Latin American art from the Colonial to the Modern period, covering a wide geographic region and emphasizing certain patterns of colonialism, nationalism, modernism, and regionalism that give us a glimpse of the cultural processes at work in this vast region in the early modern Americas. The first half of the course is divided into such themes as the arts and visual culture of indigenous Americans and its interplay with European colonization, the consolidation of colonial power in viceroyalties, the work of missionaries, the metropolitan church, and the colonial aristocracy. The class then covers the development of national art in the nineteenth century, before looking at Latin American arts in the twentieth century including the interplay between modernism and regionalism.


ART 4163
ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHY/VIDEO

Prerequisite: JOUR (ART) 1163 or consent of instructor. An introduction to advanced photographic techniques including digital photography and nonlinear editing. Various historic and current theories of visual journalism provide a substantive base for the application of techniques.


ART 4233
TECHNIQ/ILLUSTRATION

Prerequisites: ART 1303, 1403, 2303, 2403 and Sophomore Review. Application of fine art drawing and painting techniques to illustration problems. Studio six hours. $36 course fee.


ART 4243
PROF PORTFOLIO PREP FOR GD

Prerequisites: Art 1503, Art 2213, Art 3203, Art 3223, Art 3233 and Sophomore Review. The purpose of this course is to prepare the student for entry into the professional world through the development of a resume and the presentation of their work. $36 course fee.


ART 4313
DRAWING STUDIO II

Prerequisite: ART 3303 and Sophomore Review. The further development of advanced drawing concepts and skills. This course will deal with each student on a one to one basis. The student will present a "contract of drawing projects" subject to instructor's approval. Studio six hours. $36 art fee.


ART 4323
DRAWING STUDIO III

Prerequisite: ART 3303 and Sophomore Review. The further development of advanced drawing concepts and skills. This course will deal with each student on a one to one basis. The student will present a "contract of drawing projects" subject to instructor's approval. Studio six hours. $36 art fee.


ART 4503
PAINTING STUDIO II

Prerequisite: ART 3503 and Sophomore Review. Advanced study of the opaque/ transparent painting techniques. Emphasis will be theme oriented. Each student must submit to the instructor a "painting contract" which must be approved. Studio six hours. $36 art fee.


ART 4513
PAINTING STUDIO III

Prerequisite: ART 3503 and Sophomore Review. Advanced study of the opaque/ transparent painting techniques. Emphasis will be theme oriented. Each student must submit to the instructor a "painting contract" which must be approved. Studio six hours. $36 art fee.


ART 4603
CERAMICS STUDIO I

Prerequisites: ART 3603 and Sophomore Review. A study of advanced techniques and skills. This course will deal with each student on a one to one basis. Each student must submit a "contract of ceramics project" subject to instructor's approval. Studio six hours. $100 art fee.


ART 4613
CERAMICS STUDIO II

Prerequisites: ART 3603 and Sophomore Review. A study of advanced techniques and skills. This course will deal with each student on a one to one basis. Each student must submit a "contract of ceramics project" subject to instructor's approval. Studio six hours. $100 art fee.


ART 4623
ANIMATION TECHNIQUES

Prerequisite: ART 2213, 2303, 3203, and Sophomore Review. Introduce basic drawing/2D animation, and create movies/cartoons, motion graphics/interactive content using multimedia tools and techniques. Time-based media, animation timing, use of audio-visual editors, and effective storyboard techniques are explored. Studio six hours. $36 course fee.


ART 4701
SPECIAL METHODS/ART

Prerequisites: Sophomore Review, admission to student teaching phase of teacher education program and concurrent enrollment in SEED 4809. Intensive on campus exploration of the principles of curriculum construction, teaching methods, use of community resources, and evaluation as related to teaching art.


ART 4703
SENIOR PROJECT/EXHIBITION

Offered: Spring Prerequisite: Junior Review, Sophomore Review. This course is required for all Fine Arts majors, and elective for Graphic Design and Art Education majors.


ART 4723
ART HISTORY SEMINAR

Prerequisite: Sophomore review, senior standing, or permission of instructor. This course will provide a forum for in-depth examination of a particular artist, movement, theme, or period in art history.


ART 4733
GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERNSHP

Prerequisites: Art 1503, 2213, 3203, 3233, Sophomore Review, Junior Review and instructor's permission. A supervised, practical experience providing graphic design majors with professional hands-on training in a position relating to an area within their chosen field of graphic design at a cooperating business.


ART 4736
GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERNSHP

Prerequisites: Art 1503, 2213, 3203, 3233, Sophomore Review, Junior Review and instructor's permission. A supervised, practical experience providing graphic design majors with professional hands-on training in a position relating to an area within their chosen field of graphic design at a cooperating business.


ART 4803
PRINTMAKING STUDIO II

Prerequisite: ART 3813, Sophomore Review and permission of Instructor. A concentration on printmaking techniques which will develop additional strength and capability in the student. Studio six hours. $100 art fee.


ART 4813
PRINTMAKING STUDIO III

Prerequisite: ART 3813, Sophomore Review and permission of Instructor. A concentration on printmaking techniques which will develop additional strength and capability in the student. Studio six hours. $100 art fee.


ART 4823
ART CRITICISM/AESTHETICS

Prerequisites: Sophomore Review, Art 2103 and/or 2113. Perspectives on analyzing and interpreting works of art required for art education majors. The course may be used as an art history elective for graphics and fine arts majors.


ART 4951
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

Offered: On demand Prerequisite: Departmental approval Advanced students carry out independent research activity relating to a significant problem in a major field of study. Supervised by faculty member. Formal report and presentation required. One to four credits depending on problem selected and effort made.


ART 4952
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

Offered: On demand Prerequisite: Departmental approval Advanced students carry out independent research activity relating to a significant problem in a major field of study. Supervised by faculty member. Formal report and presentation required. One to four credits depending on problem selected and effort made.


ART 4953
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

Offered: On demand Prerequisite: Departmental approval Advanced students carry out independent research activity relating to a significant problem in a major field of study. Supervised by faculty member. Formal report and presentation required. One to four credits depending on problem selected and effort made.


ART 4954
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

Offered: On demand Prerequisite: Departmental approval Advanced students carry out independent research activity relating to a significant problem in a major field of study. Supervised by faculty member. Formal report and presentation required. One to four credits depending on problem selected and effort made.


ART 4991
SPEC PROB/ART

This course requires advance approval by the instructor, department head, and the dean of school. Designed to provide certain advanced students with further concentration in a particular area. Fee may apply.


ART 4992
SPEC PROB/ART

This course requires advance approval by the instructor, department head, and the dean of school. Designed to provide certain advanced students with further concentration in a particular area. Fee may apply.


ART 4993
SPEC PROB/ART

This course requires advance approval by the instructor, department head, and the dean of school. Designed to provide certain advanced students with further concentration in a particular area. Fee may apply.


ART 4994
SPEC PROB/ART

This course requires advance approval by the instructor, department head, and the dean of school. Designed to provide certain advanced students with further concentration in a particular area. Fee may apply.


ART 6133
CONTEMPORARY ART ISSUES

An examination of topics and concerns relating to the art of our time. Discussions will be based on such topics as: art's place in today's culture, the changing art market, the role of the artist, the semantics of art, the role of art museums and galleries, new concepts in materials utilization, legal issues regarding artworks, the autonomy of art, and issues of ownership. Special emphasis is placed on the failure of Modernism and the promise of Post- Modern Art.


ART 6163
SUR 20TH CENTURY PHOTO

An investigation of the development of photography as a fine art or commercial art form or as a medium for social documentary. Fine art photography is emphasized with the work of significant advertising, commercial, and documentary photographers also included.


ART 6891
INDEPENDENT STUDY

Open to graduate students who wish to pursue individual study or investigation of some facet of knowledge which complements the purpose of the University's graduate program. Students will be required to plan their studies and prepare formal written reports of their findings. Note: The selected topic may not constitute any duplication of study leading to the accomplishment of a thesis.


ART 6892
INDEPENDENT STUDY

Open to graduate students who wish to pursue individual study or investigation of some facet of knowledge which complements the purpose of the University's graduate program. Students will be required to plan their studies and prepare formal written reports of their findings. Note: The selected topic may not constitute any duplication of study leading to the accomplishment of a thesis.


ART 6893
INDEPENDENT STUDY

Open to graduate students who wish to pursue individual study or investigation of some facet of knowledge which complements the purpose of the University's graduate program. Students will be required to plan their studies and prepare formal written reports of their findings. Note: The selected topic may not constitute any duplication of study leading to the accomplishment of a thesis.


ART 6894
INDEPENDENT STUDY

Open to graduate students who wish to pursue individual study or investigation of some facet of knowledge which complements the purpose of the University's graduate program. Students will be required to plan their studies and prepare formal written reports of their findings. Note: The selected topic may not constitute any duplication of study leading to the accomplishment of a thesis.


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