NumberTitleDescription
ART 1022Public School ArtDevelopment and implementation of art curriculum for the elementary grades. Experience with appropriate art materials.
ART 1043Design IFundamentals used in the production of two-dimensional art including design theory, materials, tools, compositional theory, and vocabulary.
ART 1053Design IIA continuation of the study of design including color theory. Prerequisite:ART1043.
ART 1063Ceramics IIntroduction to creative work in ceramics utilizing beginning wheel & hand building techniques.
ART 1073Drawing IAn introductory course in drawing techniques and media.
ART 1793Digital Skills for ArtistsA foundation level course taken by all majors seeking the BFA degree or a BSE degree in art. Students learn the use of digital tools to accomplish tasks such as scanning images, storing files, working on a network, creating vector graphic and bitmap graphic images, and effective use of the internet for research, and social networking, etc. This course is designed for students with all levels of computer experience. Design projects are used to teach the concepts and digital tools available to artists.
ART 2033Humanities: ArtAn Art Appreciation course including slides and lecture.
ART 2083Drawing IIA continuation of the study of drawing with more advanced projects and media experiences, including on-site drawing and drawing in a series. Prerequisite: ART 1043, 1073.
ART 2243Printmaking IAn introduction to intaglio, relief, and planographic printmaking techniques. Prerequisites: ART 1043, 1053, 1073 or permission of instructor.
ART 2273Painting IAn introduction to painting. Prerequisites: ART 1043, 1053, 1073 or permission of instructor.
ART 2353Technical Skills for the DesignerAn introduction to tools, materials and procedures basic to structured design and illustration as employed by the artist and designer.
ART 2373Introduction to Screen-printingBasic screen-printing techniques. Prerequisites: ART 1043, 1053, 1073 or permission of instructor.
ART 2383Photography IExplanation of the camera and how to use it properly; basic film development and printing techniques; introduction to the aesthetics of photography.
ART 2603Humanities: Art StudioA course primarily designed for family & consumer sciences and non-art majors incorporating art appreciation and studio art activities.
ART 2733Three-Dimensional DesignAn introduction to principles basic to the production of three-dimensional art. Prerequisites: ART 1043, 1053
ART 2921Art Seminar(Art Majors only) Designed to build student�s professional skills, offering students the opportunity to meet professional artists and see their work, students will experience new techniques and ideas and be given instruction in the following methods: building professional level portfolios both in hard copy and for the web; photographing and labeling artwork; interviewing for internships and professional positions; writing resumes and artists statements; mounting, framing and professionally presenting works of art and design. This course is also the setting for sophomore and Junior Reviews. May be repeated for credit.
ART 3113Ceramics IIContinuing projects using wheel and/or building techniques and glaze formulations. Prerequisite: ART 1063.
ART 3123Painting IIMore advanced painting projects. Prerequisite: ART 2273.
ART 3143(WI) History of Art to the RenaissanceSurvey of the important developments in art from prehistoric times to 1400.
ART 3363Concept and LayoutThis course builds on the knowledge gained in Digital Publishing. Students begin focusing on the art of page design and idea development. Important techniques in this course are designing with type, idea development, thumb nailing, and concept construction. Concepts taught in the course include effective visual communication, creative thinking, and finding and creating references. Projects involve exercises such as logo and poster design.Prerequisites: ART 1793, 3463, 3613.
ART 3443Photography IIA continuation of Photography I in which students explore advanced photographic and darkroom techniques. Prerequisite: ART 2383.
ART 3463The Digital PageThis course gives students the knowledge they need to begin producing print and web and media-based graphic design. The tools and skills for using typography, grid systems, and other elements, and principles of pages design are the focus of this course. An intermediate skill level using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop is required. Prerequisite: ART 1043, ART 1053, ART 1793, ART 3613 and ART 2353.
ART 3613The Digital ImageStudents master digital imaging and image making techniques in this project driven course. This course includes an introduction to the concepts needed for print illustration, 3D modeling, interactive design, and motion graphics. Methods taught in this course allow artists and designers to explore the blending of several mediums simultaneously. Prerequisites: ART 1043, and 1793. Students may be admitted by permission of the instructor. Photo I is helpful.
ART 3653Independent Study-HonorsIndependent study in specialized area determined by instructor and student. Limited to honors student qualified by appropriate grade point average.
ART 3803Interactive DesignBuilding on the experience gained in Concept and Layout, and the Digital Page, each student produces a computer-based, interactive project. Tools such as Macromedia�s Flash are used to teach students the concepts of scripting and animation for web or CD-based interactive design. Principles taught in this course include interface and navigation design, animation, and digital sound production. Prerequisites: ART 3463, 3363, 3613.
ART 3921Art Seminar(Art Majors only) Designed to build student�s professional skills, offering students the opportunity to meet professional artists and see their work, students will experience new techniques and ideas and be given instruction in the following methods: building professional level portfolios both in hard copy and for the web; photographing and labeling artwork; interviewing for internships and professional positions; writing resumes and artists statements; mounting, framing and professionally presenting works of art and design. This course is also the setting for sophomore and Junior Reviews. May be repeated for credit.
ART 4093Experimental and Contemporary Media 
ART 4103(WI) Art of the Non-Western WorldSurvey of nonwestern cultures and their art. Such cultures as Africa, Oceana, Islam, India, China and Japan will be examined through their visual arts.
ART 4153Book ArtsCourse is designed to provide students an in depth experience in book arts, and specifically in the Artist�s book (those that combine structure or technique, format, visual images and presentation). Students will be introduced to a variety of book form techniques and concepts.
ART 4171Exhibition TechniquesProblems concerning the planning, preparation, and display of visual art exhibits. Art majors only.
ART 4183Advanced Studio-CeramicsAdvanced projects. May be repeated for credit.
ART 4213Printmaking IIA continuation of ART 2243 in which the student may extend his/her experiences by concentrating attention in any area or areas of printmaking. Prerequisite: ART 2243 or ART 2373 if screen-printing is the concentration area.
ART 4223Sculpture ISculpture in various media such wood, metal, clay, and stone. Prerequisites: ART 1063, 2733.
ART 4233, 5233(WI) History of ArtEvolution of the art of the U.S. from colonial times to the present with emphasis on painting, sculpture, and architecture. Influence of our European heritage and the distinctly American environment; physical, social, and philosophical. Slides, movies, lectures, and discussions.
ART 4253Sculpture IIA continuation of Sculpture I in which students explore more advanced techniques such as welding and fabrication of metals.
ART 4263Illustration for PublicationA study of illustration for such markets as children's picture books, novels, short stories, magazines, etc.
ART 4283, 5283Kiln ConstructionThe construction of kilns for both low and high fire ceramic ware.
ART 4293, 5293(WI) Contemporary ArtA seminar with an ''in-depth'' study of the trends in contemporary art.
ART 4303Advanced Studio-SculptureAdvanced projects. May be repeated for credit. Requires permission of instructor.
ART 4313Advanced Studio-DrawingAdvanced projects. May be repeated for credit. Requires permission of instructor.
ART 4323Advanced Studio-PaintingAdvanced projects. May be repeated for credit. Requires permission of instructor.
ART 4333Advanced Studio-PrintmakingAdvanced projects. May be repeated for credit. Requires permission of instructor.
ART 4343Art ApprenticeshipPre-arranged and supervised on the job experience for the art studio major. An apprenticeship in a museum, studio, gallery, or other art related establishment.
ART 4393Life DrawingDrawing from the model, students refine visual skills and techniques.
ART 4403Illustration and DesignA study of illustration as used in visual communication. Work in various techniques with emphasis on concept development.
ART 4413Design and ProductionStudents learn the production process through the use of print design projects with actual clients. Issues involved in the process include everything from client communication to project management. Projects are designed to build each student�s portfolio and experience. Prerequisite: ART 3463, 3363.
ART 4436Field ExperienceThe student will work for a graphics oriented business as an intern. Prerequisites: ART 4413, 4583, all liberal arts coursework, and a 2.75 grade point average in required art courses.
ART 4563Advanced Studio-PhotographyAdvanced projects. May be repeated for credit. Requires permission of instructor.
ART 4583Advanced Studio-Media and DesignThis course is designed to be as flexible as possible to meet the needs of students in advanced stages of the Digital Art and Design BFA degree program. Students work with projects developed by a faculty advisor or a project proposed by the student themselves (this is the choice of the advisor). The emphasis is on advanced print or media design projects. Prerequisites: ART 4413, 3363 and 3803 or the permission of the instructor.
ART 4633Advanced Studio-Life DrawingAdvanced study of life drawing techniques. May be repeated for credit.: ART 1073, 2083, 4393. Requires permission of instructor.
ART 4662Special Methods: Art Elementary10 hours of field experience. Special instructional methods in the teaching of elementary art (pk-5). Students are required to observe two art classrooms during the semester. Each student will report to the main office of the school during the day of the observation. Students will be escorted to the teacher room. After the completion of the observation, students are required to fill out the required field observation form and turn one copy in to the Instructor and one copy in to The Office of Admissions/Clinical Experiences in the Teachers College.
ART 4703(WI) History of Western Art - Renaissance to PresentEvolution of art in the Western World from 1400 to Modern Day.
ART 4723Independent Study-Art HistoryIndependent study in specialized area of art history determined by instructor and student. Requires permission of instructor.
ART 4743, 5743Papermaking StudioExplores the art and process of contemporary and traditional forms of handmade papermaking. Related subjects such as plants for papermaking, bookmaking, watermarking, marbling, dying, pulp painting and pulp casting will be explored as well. Issues such as the chemistry of paper, the impact of paper on the environment, archival qualities of paper and the history of paper will be examined. Both western and non-western process will be used. The graduate level will require a research project and paper on a related topic.
ART 4763, 5763Photographic Lighting TechniquesAdvanced theory, technique, and equipment used by professional photographers for black and white and color; emphasis on aesthetic application in actual practice. Prerequisites: ART 2383, 3443 or permission of instructor. Rotates every 3rd semester.
ART 4773, 5773Alternative Photographic Printing Techniques and ProcessesManipulation and extension of boundaries of traditional photography using solarization, appropriation, montage, toning, bleaching and alternative emulsions. Prerequisites: ART2383, 3443 or permission of instructor.
ART 4783, 5783(WI) History of PhotographyA survey of the important developments in photography since 1839.This course examines photographic representation and image-makers as well as the larger cultural implications of images in the media and popular culture. Slide presentations and discussions of major photographers. Rotates every 3rd semester.
ART 4813Digital Media SeminarUsing advance tools and techniques, students produce a digital media-based opus. This course is designed to offer creative flexibility to advanced students interested in augmenting their portfolio with an advanced digital-based work. Prerequisites: ART 4583, 3803.
ART 4823Motion GraphicsThis course gives students the opportunity to explore nonlinear digital video editing and other motion-based special effects techniques. Student�s work on projects tailored to their own artistic ideas. Prerequisite: ART 3803.
ART 48333D Computer ModelingThis course builds on ideas and techniques gained in Digital Imaging and Interactive Design. Students are introduced to modeling tools on the computer. Through professional-level programs such as Light wave and Amapi 3D, students learn about modeling, texturing, lighting, and camera work in virtual space. Prerequisite: ART 3803.
ART 4863Senior SeminarAn investigation of art career and graduate school opportunities through research and site visits. Areas covered include portfolio presentation, interviewing, resumes, and graduate school application. Art majors only.
ART 4873Special Methods: Art Secondary10 hours of field experience. Special instructional methods in the teaching of secondary art (7-12). Students are required to observe two art classrooms during the semester. Each student will report to the main office of the school during the day of the observation. Students will be escorted to the teacher room. After the completion of the observation, students are required to fill out the required field observation form and turn one copy in to the Instructor and one copy in to The Office of Admissions/Clinical Experiences in the Teachers College.
ART 4912Senior ExhibitionSenior art major will assemble a representative body of work and present an exhibition as the culmination of the undergraduate experience.

 
 
 
 
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