323, 324 Materials and Procedures in Art Education (3, 3)
Exploratory activities designed to acquaint the prospective teacher of art with a representative range of appropriate art materials and the procedures which promote their effective use in grades one through twelve. First semester: elementary, preschool through fifth. Second semester: secondary, grades six through twelve. Two-dimensional and three-dimensional studio projects, lectures, and discussion included in both courses. Art 323 spring semester; Art 324 fall semester alternate years. Prerequisite to student teaching.
336 Sculpture II (3)
Work in sculpture with emphasis on development of skills and 3-D media introduced in Sculpture I. Spring semester. Studio hours 6. Prerequisite: Art 233.
337, 338 Three Dimensional Studio I, II (3, 3)
Development and exploration of contemporary concepts and media in 3-D studio areas. On demand. Studio hours 6. Prerequisites: Art 233, 244. Courses are sequential; Art 337 is prerequisite to Art 338.
340 Visual Arts for Children (1)
Implementation of discipline based visual arts concepts for the child. Fall and spring semesters. Prerequisites: Theatre and Speech 115, Psychology 221 or Human Ecology 241, Art 301, Music 111. Corequisites: Music 340, Theatre and Speech 340.
344 Ceramics II (3)
Development of students individual style through use of design elements and technical skill. Kiln use and general laboratory techniques. On demand. Studio hours 6. Prerequisite: Art 244.
345 Ceramic Materials for the Studio (3)
Investigation of ceramic materials and development of clay bodies and glazes for the ceramist. First, introduction to ceramic materials followed by development of clay bodies and glazes for specific studio applications. On demand. Studio hours 6. Prerequisite: Art 344.
351 Design History (3)
Historic and contemporary design and design issues are examined through presentations, discussions, readings and writings. An emphasis on the relationship between historical design trends and contemporary design practice and ideology. Spring semester. This course will not fulfill the upper-division art history requirement. Prerequisites: Art 214, 260.
361 Processes and Materials for Graphic Design (3)
Investigation of the concept and application of design through commercial formats including print and web media. Organization, craftsmanship, and visual aesthetics are emphasized. Spring semester. Studio hours 6. Prerequisites: Art 271, 380.
371 Typography II (3)
A continued study in theoretical and applied issues of typography, focusing on creative and innovative use of type selection and specification. Typography as visual communication. Fall semester. Studio hours 6. Prerequisite: Art 271.
380 Photography for Graphic Design (3)
A consideration of the photographic image in visual communication. Emphasis on reproduction and manipulation of the image to effect meaning. Fall semester. Studio hours 6. Prerequisites: Art 281, 260.
381 Color Photography (3)
Introduction to the principles and theory of color photography. Techniques covered are color film processing, color printing, digital output, and applied technology. Exploration of media for creative expression. On demand. Studio hours 6. Prerequisite: Art 281 or approval of department head.
401 Visual Arts Internship (3)
Practical experience in a professional environment to provide individuals with the opportunity to be supervised in art-related agencies. These would include, but not be limited to, advertising and media industries, art museum operation, gallery management, etc. Every semester. Prerequisites: declared major, 75 accumulated credit hours minimum, 21 hours in art, approval of department head during the preceding semester.
405, 406 Drawing V, VI (3, 3)
Individual problems in the application of drawing techniques and styles. Continued exploration of life drawing from the human figure. On demand, courses are sequential. Studio hours 6. Prerequisite: Art 206.
407, 408 Painting V, VI (3, 3)
Development of individual style in painting through selected media, conceptual intent, and compositional approaches. On demand, courses are sequential. Studio hours 6. Prerequisite: Art 308.
409 Senior Studio in Painting and/or Drawing (3)
Selected problem in painting or drawing to further the development of a students aesthetic, and which culminates in a body of work of exhibition quality. On demand. Studio hours 6. Corequisite: Art 408.
410 Photo Printmaking (3)
This course integrates photographic imagery with the printmaking processes of etching and lithography methods. Emphasis is placed on technical skills, further development of personal imagery, and exploration of photographic imagery. On demand. Prerequisite: Art 203 or 305 or 306, or approval of instructor and department head.
411 Artists Books (3)
This course introduces book making as a printed art form. Emphasis is placed on experimentation with a wide range of media to create a number of handmade books. The printmaking methods will include such techniques as intaglio, relief, photo etching, photolithography and monoprint. On demand. Prerequisite: Art 203 or 305 or 306, or approval of instructor and department head.
414 Major Trends in American Art (3)
The visual arts of the United States including the arts of the European settlers and the first generation Americans of the Colonial Period, the great portraitists of the Revolution and the 19th century, the 19th century landscapists, the pioneer modernists of the early 20th century, and the regionalists of the 1930s Culminates with the first American style to achieve international significance, the New York School, and the resultant dominance of American art in the world today. Spring semester. Prerequisite: Art 215.
437, 438 Three Dimensional Studio III, IV (3, 3)
Directed study of student-selected 3-D problems and processes with primary focus on nontraditional forms. On demand. Studio hours 6. Prerequisite: Art 338. Courses are sequential; Art 437 is prerequisite to Art 438.
439 Advanced Three Dimensional Studio (3)
Directed study of student-selected 3-D problems and processes with emphasis on development of personal aesthetic. On demand. Studio hours 6. Prerequisite or Corequisite: Art 437.
440 Senior Studio in Sculpture (3)
Selected problems in the 3-D area to further the development of a students aesthetic, and which culminates in a body of work of exhibition quality. On demand. Studio hours 6. Prerequisite: Art 439.
461r Printmaking: Special Topics (3)
Advanced study in printmaking to further the development of a students aesthetic and culminating in a body of work of exhibition quality. On demand. May not repeat the same topic. Studio hours 6. Prerequisites: Art 203 and upper division standing in the major or approval of department head.
465, 466 Graphic Design Workshop I, II (3, 3)
Advanced study in graphic design focusing on theoretical and applied problems. Emphasis on formal, intellectual, aesthetic and pragmatic issues. Fall and Spring semesters. Studio hours 6. Courses are sequential; Art 465 is prerequisite to Art 466.
468r Ceramics: Special Topics (3)
Group studies at the upper level using ceramic media. Emphasis on development of advanced technical skills necessary to solving studio problems. On demand. Studio hours 6. Prerequisite: Art 344.
471 Type III:Publication Design (3)
Design problems specific to the concerns of publication design. emphasis on information sequencing, hierarchy, context, and the relationship of form to content. Spring semester. Studio hours 6. Prerequisite: Art 371.