Course descriptions are listed alphabetically by subject prefix.  Each course description begins with a three letter subject prefix followed by a three – digit course number and the course title.  The number on the right of each course description gives the semester credit hours for that course. If a course includes laboratory or other special activities, that information is contained in the course description.  Prerequisites are also listed. A prerequisite is a course, experience, or other required preparation that must be completed before the student is permitted to enroll in the course.

Subject Prefix and Course Number
Course Name
Semester Credit Hours
Course Description
Cross Listed Course
Prerequisite(s)
ART 101Early Elementary Art3Includes 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.Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 102Introduction to Arts and Crafts3An 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.Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 110Basic Drawing I3An introductory course with emphasis on developing visual acuity and fundamental drawing skills. Methods and materials relating to two-dimensional representation will be investigated.Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 112Two-Dimensional Design3An introduction to basic design elements and principles. Activities include the investigation of line, shape, value, color, and texture within the two-dimensional realm.Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 113Three-Dimensional Design3A continuation of ART 112 as it relates to the three-dimensional realm.Not ApplicableART 112
ART 130Introduction to Art3Examines 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.Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 201Art History Survey I 3A survey lecture course designed to expose the student to the history of art from pre-historic times through the Middle Ages.Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 202Art History Survey II 3A continuation of ART 201 from the Renaissance through the Modern Period.Not ApplicableART 201
ART 211Basic Drawing II3A continuation of ART 110. Emphasis on the rendering of the human form via contour, gesture, value, and weight drawing with various media.Not ApplicableART 110
ART 220Basic Painting I3An introduction to the basic processes and materials of painting. Emphasis is placed on compositional factors.Not ApplicableART 110 and ART 112
ART 240Ceramics I 3An introduction to
the basic processes and materials of ceramics. Emphasis is placed on hand-building processes and principles of glazing and firing.
Not ApplicableART 110 and ART 113
ART 245Weaving I
3Exploration of both loom- and finger-controlled weaving processes and an introduction to drafts.Not ApplicableART 110 and ART 113
ART 300Twentieth Century Art History3A study of European and American art forms of the Twentieth Century.
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 302Contemporary Art History
3Examination of the directions in the visual arts since 1955.Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 303African-American Art
History
3A course designed to reveal contributions and accomplishments of African-American artists and the influence of traditional early African art on art of the world.AAS 303Not Applicable
ART 304Directions in American Art3An examination of major directions in American Art of the
Nineteenth and Twentieth centuries.
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 305Digital Imaging I3An introduction to digital imaging with primary emphasis on learning PhotoShop and Illustrator software in a Macintosh lab for both fine art and commercial applications.Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 306Studio Arts3A studio course that engages a concentration of contemporary art and non-traditional processes of art making.Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 307Digital Photography I3An 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.
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 308Introduction to Film I:
Film Structure and Interpretation
3An examination of the "language" of film and interpretation
of films within issues related to liberal studies courses.
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 309Introduction to Film II: Topics in Film
3Topical issues and principles of film theory with changing topics, such as critical perspectives, views of history, the director.Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 310Basic Drawing III3An investigative
approach to both the figurative and abstract levels. Personal visual expressions are encouraged.
Not ApplicableART 110 and ART 112
ART 312Introduction to Digital
Video Editing/Production
3And 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.
Not ApplicableART 305 or ART 307 or consent of instructor
ART 315Sculpture I3An introduction to the basic constructive processes of sculpture, utilizing plaster, wire, wood and other related materials.Not ApplicableART 110 and ART 113
ART 317Printmaking I3An introduction to the basic processes and materials of printmaking including monoprint, calligraphy, woodcut, serigraphy, and etching.Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 319Elementary School Art3A combination lecture/laboratory course which focuses upon all aspects of teaching art in the elementary school. This course is designed for art education majors.Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 321Basic Painting II3A continuation of ART 220 with
emphasis on exploration of media and the expression of individual concepts.
Not ApplicableART 220
ART 330Web Page Design3An 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.
Not ApplicableART 305 or ART 307 or consent of
instructor; ART 405 recommended.
ART 340Ceramics II3Basic techniques of throwing on a potter’s wheel; further study of clay bodies, glazing and firing principles are investigated.Not ApplicableART 240
ART 345Weaving II3A continuation of activities introduced in ART 245 with an emphasis on draft weaving.Not ApplicableART 245
ART 360Art Symposium1A 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)
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 400Senior Seminar1Exploration 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.Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 405Digital Imaging II3A 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.
Not ApplicableART 305
ART 407Digital Photography II3An intermediate course in black-and-white photography, and introductory color, using PhotoShop software in a Mac- intosh 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.
Not ApplicableART 307 or Consent of instructor
ART 412Digital Video Editing/
Production II
3An 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.
Not ApplicableART 312
ART 415Sculpture II3An introduction to the basic subtractive processes of sculpture, utilizing wood, stone, and other related materials.Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 417Printmaking II3A continuation of processes introduced in ART 317. Basic lithographic processes, serigraphy, and etching are also introduced.Not ApplicableART 317
ART 419Methods and Materials for Teaching Art
3A course which examines teaching and media for both
elementary and secondary levels. Designed specifically for art education majors.
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 420Painting III
3The expression of individual concepts in painting is encouraged. The appropriateness of materials to specific visual statements is studied.
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 430Problems in Drawing I 3This course is designed to provide students advanced, individualized instruction in the this art area. Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 431Problems in Drawing II 3This course is designed to provide students advanced, individualized instruction in the this art area. Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 432Problems in Drawing III 3This course is designed to provide students advanced, individualized instruction in the this art area. Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 433Problems in Painting I3This course is designed to provide students advanced, individualized instruction in the this art area. Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 434Problems in Painting II 3This course is designed to provide students advanced, individualized instruction in the this art area. Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 435Problems in Painting III 3This course is designed to provide students advanced, individualized instruction in the this art area. Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 436Problems in Printmaking I3This course is designed to provide students advanced, individualized instruction in the this art area. Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 437Problems in Printmaking II3This course is designed to provide students advanced, individualized instruction in the this art area. Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 438Problems in Printmaking III 3This course is designed to provide students advanced, individualized instruction in the this art area. Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 439Problems in Ceramics I3This course is designed to provide students advanced, individualized instruction in the this art area. Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 440Problems in Ceramics II 3This course is designed to provide students advanced, individualized instruction in the this art area. Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 441Problems in Ceramics III 3This course is designed to provide students advanced, individualized instruction in the this art area. Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 442Problems in Sculpture I 3This course is designed to provide students advanced, individualized instruction in the this art area. Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 443Problems in Sculpture II 3This course is designed to provide students advanced, individualized instruction in the this art area. Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 444Problems in Sculpture III 3This course is designed to provide students advanced, individualized instruction in the this art area. Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 445Problems in Weaving I 3This course is designed to provide students advanced, individualized instruction in the this art area. Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 446Problems in Weaving II 3This course is designed to provide students advanced, individualized instruction in the this art area. Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 447Problems in Weaving III 3This course is designed to provide students advanced, individualized instruction in the this art area. Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 448Problems in Art History I 3This course is designed to provide students advanced, individualized instruction in the this art area. Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 449Problems in Art History II3This course is designed to provide students advanced, individualized instruction in the this art area. Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 450Problems in Art History III3This course is designed to provide students advanced, individualized instruction in the this art area. Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 451Problems in Digital Photography I 3This course is designed to provide students advanced, individualized instruction in the this art area. Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 452Problems in Digital Photography II 3This course is designed to provide students advanced, individualized instruction in the this art area. Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 453Problems in Digital Photography III3This course is designed to provide students advanced, individualized instruction in the this art area. Not ApplicableNot Applicable
ART 454Problems in Digital Video Editing/Production3This course is designed to provide students advanced, individualized instruction in the this art area. Not ApplicableNot Applicable
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