No.
Title/Credits
Description
ART101Early Elementary Art (3)Includes all aspects of teaching art in grades K-4: philosophies, methods, materials, and evaluations. Personal investigation of activities involving the two-dimensional materials is stressed.
ART102Introduction to Arts and Crafts (3)An introductory course in arts and crafts for non-Art majors. Diverse art media and processes are explored and basic concepts and vocabulary are introduced. Restricted to members of the Senior Citizens Center.
ART110Basic Drawing I (3)An introductory course with emphasis on developing visual acuity and fundamental drawing skills. Methods and materials relating to two-dimensional representation will be investigated.
ART112Two-Dimensional Design (3)An introduction to basic design elements and principles. Activities include the investigation of line, shape, value, color, and texture within the two-dimensional realm.
ART113Three-Dimensional Design (3)Prerequisite: ART 112. A continuation of ART 112 as it relates to the three-dimensional realm.
ART130Introduction to Art (3)Examines the nature of visual art experiences, formal and expressive characteristics of art, historical concepts and movements, and the relevance of art to one’s life.
ART201Art History Survey I (3)A survey lecture course designed to expose the student to the history of art from pre-historic times through the Middle Ages.
ART202Art History Survey II (3)Prerequisite: ART 201. A continuation of ART 201 from the Renaissance through the Modern Period.
ART211Basic Drawing II (3)Prerequisite: ART 110. A continuation of ART 110. Emphasis on the rendering of the human form via contour, gesture, value, and weight drawing with various media.
ART220Basic Painting I (3)Prerequisites: ART 110 and 112. An introduction to the basic processes and materials of painting. Emphasis is placed on compositional factors.
ART240Ceramics I (3)Prerequisites: ART 110 and ART 113. An introduction to the basic processes and materials of ceramics. Emphasis is placed on hand-building processes and principles of glazing and firing.
ART245Weaving I (3)Prerequisites: ART 110 and ART 113. Exploration of both loom- and finger-controlled weaving processes and an introduction to drafts.
ART300Twentieth Century Art History (3)A study of European and American art forms of the Twentieth Century.
ART302Contemporary Art History (3)Examination of the directions in the visual arts since 1955.
ART303/ AAS303African-American Art History (3)A course designed to reveal contributions and accomplishments of African-American artists and the influence of traditional early African art on art of the world.
ART304Directions in American Art (3)An examination of major directions in American Art of the Nineteenth and Twentieth centuries.
ART305Digital Imaging I (3)An introduction to digital imaging with primary emphasis on learning PhotoShop and Illustrator software in a Macintosh lab for both fine art and commercial applications.
ART306Studio Arts (3)A studio course that engages a concentration of contemporary art and non-traditional processes of art making.
ART307Digital Photography I (3)An introductory course in black-and-white photography using PhotoShop software in a Macintosh digital imaging computer lab, using archival printing techniques. Instruction will be balanced between aesthetic concerns and technical proficiency. Student must provide their own basic digital camera, at least 3 megapixels and SLR digital cameras will be available for checkout at times throughout the semester.
ART308Introduction to Film I: Film Structure and Interpretation (3)An examination of the ―language ‖ of film and interpretation of films within issues related to liberal studies courses.
ART309Introduction to Film II: Topics in Film (3)Topical issues and principles of film theory with changing topics, such as critical perspectives, views of history, the director.
ART310Basic Drawing III (3)Prerequisites: ART 110 and ART 112. An investigative approach to both the figurative and abstract levels. Personal visual expressions are encouraged.
ART312Introduction to Digital Video Editing/
Production (3)
Prerequisite: ART 305 or ART 307 or consent of instructor. And introductory course to digital video editing/production with emphasis on video production as an art form and a working foundation of the historical development of the medium.
ART315Sculpture I (3)Prerequisites: ART 110 and ART 113. An introduction to the basic constructive processes of sculpture, utilizing plaster, wire, wood and other related materials.
ART317Printmaking I (3)Prerequisites: ART 110 and ART 112. An introduction to the basic processes and materials of printmaking including monoprint, calligraphy, woodcut, serigraphy, and etching.
ART319Elementary School Art (3)A combination lecture/laboratory course which focuses upon all aspects of teaching art in the elementary school. This course is designed for art education majors.
ART321Basic Painting II (3)Prerequisite: ART 220. A continuation of ART 220 with emphasis on exploration of media and the expression of individual concepts.
ART330Web Page Design (3)Prerequisites: ART 305 or ART 307 or consent of instructor; ART 405 recommended. An introductory course to Web Page Design that will emphasize technical mastery of software in a Macintosh environment and aesthetic understanding of the medium as it pertains to fine art applications. May be repeated once for credit.
ART340Ceramics II (3)Prerequisite: ART 240. Basic techniques of throwing on a potter’s wheel; further study of clay bodies, glazing and firing principles are investigated.
ART345Weaving II (3)Prerequisite: ART 245. A continuation of activities introduced in ART 245 with an emphasis on draft weaving.
ART360Art Symposium (1)A course designed to acquaint students with concepts, media, and methods of the arts via discussions, guest speakers, multi- media presentations, and demonstrations. (May be repeated 5 times)
ART400Senior Seminar (1)Exploration of topics in contemporary art through research, discussion, and field trips. Art majors will prepare their Senior Art Exhibitions, document them with slides, and develop resumes.
ART405Digital Imaging II (3)Prerequisite: ART 305. A continuation of the development of concepts and skills introduced in ART 305 with emphasis on both commercial applications and the use of digital imaging in the production of fine art.
ART407Digital Photography II (3)Prerequisite: ART 307 or consent of instructor. An intermediate course in black-and-white photography, and introductory color, using PhotoShop software in a Macintosh digital imaging computer lab. Archival printing techniques and large format printing will be used. Instruction will be balanced between aesthetic concerns and technical proficiency. Students must provide their own basic digital camera, at least 3 megapixels, and SLR digital cameras will be available for checkout at times throughout the semester.
ART412Digital Video Editing/
Production II (3)
Prerequisite: ART 312. An intermediate course in digital video edition/production with emphasis on video production as an art form, contemporary issues, and continued investigation of the historical development of the medium.
ART415Sculpture II (3)Prerequisite: ART 315. An introduction to the basic subtractive processes of sculpture, utilizing wood, stone, and other related materials.
ART417Printmaking II (3)Prerequisite: ART 317. A continuation of processes introduced in ART 317. Basic lithographic processes, serigraphy, and etching are also introduced.
ART419Methods and Materials for Teaching Art (3)A course which examines teaching and media for both elementary and secondary levels. Designed specifically for art education majors.
ART420Painting III (3)Prerequisite: ART 321. The expression of individual concepts in painting is encouraged. The appropriateness of materials to specific visual statements is studied.
ART430-454Problems in Art (3)These courses are designed to provide students advanced, individualized instruction in the art areas listed below:
· ART 430: Problems in Drawing I
· ART 431: Problems in Drawing I
· ART 432: Problems in Drawing IIII
· ART 433: Problems in Painting I
· ART 434: Problems in Painting II
· ART 435: Problems in Painting III
· ART 436: Problems in Printmaking I
· ART 437: Problems in Printmaking II
· ART 438: Problems in Printmaking III
· ART 439: Problems in Ceramics I
· ART 440: Problems in Ceramics II
· ART 441: Problems in Ceramics III
· ART 442: Problems in Sculpture I
· ART 443: Problems in Sculpture II
· ART 444: Problems in Sculpture III
· ART 445: Problems in Weaving I
· ART 446: Problems in Weaving II
· ART 447: Problems in Weaving III
· ART 448: Problems in Art History I
· ART 449: Problems in Art History II
· ART 450: Problems in Art History III
· ART 451: Problems in Digital Photography I
· ART 452: Problems in Digital Photography II
· ART 453: Problems in Digital Photography III
· ART 454: Problems in Digital Video Editing/Production

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