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ART 101. Foundation Drawing I: Observation

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Basic drawing skills, materials and techniques with emphasis on perceptual acuity and visual elements.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 6: HUMANITIES AND FINE ARTS


ART 102. 2-D Design and Color

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Critical and analytical skills used in building basic visual design vocabulary.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 6: HUMANITIES AND FINE ARTS


ART 103. Foundation Drawing II: Form and Content

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Perceptual and conceptual drawing problems, theme and content development, media experimentation, and critical vocabulary.
Prerequisites: ART 101
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 6: HUMANITIES AND FINE ARTS


ART 104. 3-D Design

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Design and manipulation of form and space through a diverse approach to materials and processes.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 6: HUMANITIES AND FINE ARTS


ART 105. Computer Studio

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Computer as a creative tool. Exposure to various applications and media.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 6: HUMANITIES AND FINE ARTS


ART 130. Studio Art for Non-Majors

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Studio experiences in various media. See class schedule for listing of topics. May be repeated with different topics to a maximum of 9 credits.
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 6: HUMANITIES AND FINE ARTS


ART 131. Introduction to the Visual Arts of the World (Diversity)

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Visual arts as a unique form of human communication of personal and cultural values.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Goal Area:
  • GOAL AREA 6: HUMANITIES AND FINE ARTS
  • GOAL AREA 8: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES


ART 198. Research and Analytical Writing in Art

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Analytical reading and writing in context of visual arts. Integrates writing, visual communication, design, art-making, and art history. Extended research project. Meets Goal 1 writing requirement.
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 1: COMMUNICATE ORALLY & IN WRITING


ART 201. Critical Frameworks

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Criticism, theory, and practices of contemporary visual arts in studio setting.
Prerequisites: ART 101, ART 102, ART 103, ART 104, ART 105
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ART 202. Combined Media

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Traditional and contemporary approaches with currently used technologies.
Prerequisites: ART 101, ART 102, ART 103, ART 104, ART 105
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ART 220. Introduction to Graphic Design Studio I

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Principles and practice of graphic design; study of visual signs and symbols including letterforms.
Prerequisites: ART 101, ART 102, ART 103, ART 104, ART 105
Semester Offered: Fall


ART 221. Introduction to Graphic Design Studio II: Tools and Techniques

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Problem solving using current tools and techniques used in graphic design.
Prerequisites: ART 101, ART 102, ART 103, ART 104, ART 105
Semester Offered: Fall


ART 230. Art History Survey I

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Painting, sculpture and architecture from Paleolithic to the end of the thirteenth century. Stylistic classification of major works of art throughout the world.
Semester Offered: Spring
Goal Area:
  • GOAL AREA 6: HUMANITIES AND FINE ARTS
  • GOAL AREA 8: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES


ART 231. Art History Survey II

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Painting, sculpture and architecture from the Italian Renaissance to the Contemporary Period. Stylistic classification of major works of art.
Semester Offered: Fall
Goal Area:
  • GOAL AREA 5: HISTORY AND THE SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES
  • GOAL AREA 6: HUMANITIES AND FINE ARTS


ART 309. Topics in Art

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Intensive study in a special art topic. Topic will be announced in class schedule. May be repeated to a maximum of 9 credits. Students must have passed their portfolio review (benchmark) or have departmental permission to enroll in 300-400 level studio courses.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ART 311. Drawing

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Personal vision, expression and mixed media in variety of scales. Students must have passed their portfolio review (benchmark) or have departmental permission to enroll in 300-400 level studio courses.
Prerequisites: ART 101, ART 102, ART 103, ART 104, ART 105
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ART 312. Advanced Drawing

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Studio in drawing that investigates materials, media, installation, scale, formats, or series in relation to conceptual, expressive, and cultural approaches. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits. Students must have passed their portfolio review (benchmark) or have departmental permission to enroll in 300-400 level studio courses.
Prerequisites: ART 311 or ART 315
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ART 315. Life Drawing

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Human proportion, anatomy and figure composition. Drawing from models. Students must have passed their portfolio review (benchmark) or have departmental permission to enroll in 300-400 level studio courses.
Prerequisites: ART 101, ART 102, ART 103, ART 104, ART 105
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ART 320. Intermediate Graphic Design Studio I: Production

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The process of taking raw designs through to production; planning, electronic pre-press, color, proofing. Students must have passed their portfolio review (benchmark) or have departmental permission to enroll in 300-400 level studio courses.
Prerequisites: ART 220, ART 221
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ART 321. Intermediate Graphic Design Studio II, Web Design

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Developing skills for web design in creative project work that includes a focus on process, interactivity and usability. Students must have passed their portfolio review (benchmark) or have departmental permission to enroll in 300-400 level studio courses.
Prerequisites: ART 220, ART 221
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ART 322. Intermediate Graphic Design Studio III: 3-D Problems

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Three-dimensional projects, including package/product, exhibit and architectural graphics. Students must have passed their portfolio review (benchmark) or have departmental permission to enroll in 300-400 level studio courses.
Prerequisites: ART 220, ART 221
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ART 323. Intermediate Graphic Design IV: Research and Investigation with Technology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Research and design projects associated with current technological trends. Students must have passed their portfolio review (benchmark) or have departmental permission to enroll in 300-400 level studio courses.
Prerequisites: ART 320, ART 321
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ART 332. History of Graphic Design

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Survey of history of graphic design from the Lascaux Caves to the Internet. Graphic design minors require departmental permission.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ART 333. Art and Literature

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Interdisciplinary exploration of differences, similarities, and relations between art and literature as means of communication, individual expression, and cultural formation.
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 6: HUMANITIES AND FINE ARTS


ART 340. Painting

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Concepts, materials, and techniques. Students must have passed their portfolio review (benchmark) or have departmental permission to enroll in 300-400 level studio courses.
Prerequisites: ART 101, ART 102, ART 103, ART 104, ART 105
Semester Offered: DEMAND






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