ART COURSES (ART)

ART 110 - ART APPRECIATION (F2 900)

Prerequisite: Approved reading placement score, or equivalent. This course is a survey of the visual arts, exploring the nature, language and history of art, in relation to cultural, humanistic, and aesthetic values. Lectures are reinforced by written assignments, presentations, gallery visits, critical evaluations of art, and introductory art experiences. This course is acceptable for Humanities credit in the area of Fine Arts. It is intended for general studies of non-majors.

3 Credit Hours (TC) - Lecture Hours: 3 Laboratory Hours: 0

ART 111 - 2D DESIGN

A foundation studio course emphasizing the understanding and application of two-dimensional design elements, principles, and terminology. Studio projects will utilize a variety of materials and processes related to the creation and analysis of two-dimensional art. No prior art experience necessary. Open to all students.

3 Credit Hours (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 6

ART 112 - 3D DESIGN

A foundation studio course emphasizing the understanding and application of three-dimensional design elements, principles, and terminology. Studio projects will utilize a variety of materials and processes related to sculpture, architecture, and industrial design. No prior art experience necessary. Open to all students.

3 Credit Hours (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 6

ART 120 - DRAWING I

A foundation studio course introducing basic concepts, media, and techniques inherent to drawing. Emphasis is placed on observational study of form, technical applications of media, and critical analysis of work. Course work will relate to models suggested by historical and recent practices. No prior art experience necessary. Open to all students.

3 Credit Hours (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 6

ART 121 - FIGURE DRAWING I

Prerequisite: ART 120 with a grade of "C" or better or department approval. An introduction to drawing the human figure from direct observation, using a variety of media and techniques. Emphasis is placed on the creation of illusionary space in relation to the human form to achieve accurate proportions, anatomy, and effective composition.

3 Credit Hours (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 6

ART 140 - PHOTOGRAPHY I

This is an introductory course covering the fundamentals of photography utilizing an SLR camera in digital and/or film format. Emphasis is placed on photography as a fine art medium, investigating exposure control, framing and composition, and printing processes. Critical evaluation and thinking are stressed in all phases of the course. An overview of the history of photography, and commercial application will also be addressed.

3 Credit Hours (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 6

ART 141 - PHOTOGRAPHY II

Prerequisite: ART 140 with a grade of "C" or better or department approval. This course builds on and refines experiences of Photography I, emphasizing creative and aesthetic applications of photography explored through the study of advanced techniques in digital and/or darkroom format. The student will gain expertise in all phases of photography, including but not limited to camera functions, image manipulation, studio practice, lighting, and development of a professional portfolio.

3 Credit Hours (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 6

ART 142 - THE HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY (F2 904)

Prerequisite: Approved reading placement score, or equivalent. This course surveys the historical development of photography as an art form from 1839 to the present, including critical analysis of the types photographic processes, various artists, and aesthetic movements within the discipline. Students examine photographs as expressions of aesthetic and humanistic value, in relation to the cultural and social context of the time.

3 Credit Hours (TC) - Lecture Hours: 3 Laboratory Hours: 0

ART 150 - ART HISTORY I (F2 901 )

Prerequisite: Approved reading placement score, or equivalent. This course is a survey of Western Art from the Prehistoric to the Renaissance Period.

3 Credit Hours (TC) - Lecture Hours: 3 Laboratory Hours: 0

ART 151 - ART HISTORY II (F2 902 )

Prerequisite: Approved reading placement score, or equivalent. This course is a survey of art from the Renaissance through the present.

3 Credit Hours (TC) - Lecture Hours: 3 Laboratory Hours: 0

ART 152 - NON-WESTERN ART HISTORY (F2 903N)

Prerequisite: Approved reading placement score, or equivalent. This course is a survey of art in Non-Western cultures, from the pre-historic to the present. Cultures may include, but are not limited to, the following: China, Japan, Africa, India, The Pacific Rim, and the Americas.

3 Credit Hours (TC) - Lecture Hours: 3 Laboratory Hours: 0

ART 200 - PAINTING I

Prerequisite: ART 111 and ART 120 both with a grade of "C" or better. An introduction to the basic concepts, media, and techniques related to painting. Emphasis is placed on observational study of form, technical applications of media, and critical analysis of work. Course work will relate to models suggested by historical and more recent practices.

3 Credit Hours (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 6

ART 201 - PAINTING II

Prerequisite: ART 200 with a grade of "C" or better or department approval. This course builds on and refines experiences of Painting I, emphasizing creative and aesthetic applications of painting, explored through the study of advanced concepts and techniques. This course intended to offer additional studio and portfolio experience. Emphasis will be placed on personal creative development through further experimentation with material's concepts and techniques, on a variety of surfaces.

3 Credit Hours (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 6

ART 204 - CERAMICS I

This course explores the design, construction and glazing processes through hand-built and wheel-thrown pottery.

3 Credit Hours (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 6

ART 205 - CERAMICS II

Prerequisite: ART 204 with a grade of "C" or better or department approval. This course further explores the design, construction and glazing processes through hand-built and wheel-thrown pottery.

3 Credit Hours (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 6

ART 206 - SCULPTURE I

Prerequisite: ART 112 with a grade of "C" or better or department approval. This beginning sculpture course acquaints the student with both traditional and contemporary sculpture techniques and materials, involving skills in carving, casting, construction and assemblage.

3 Credit Hours (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 6

ART 210 - PRINTMAKING

Prerequisite: ART 111 with a grade of "C" or better or ART 121 with a grade of "C" or better. This course is an introduction to a variety of basic printmaking techniques with an emphasis on collograph, linoleum, woodblock, engraving and etching processes.

3 Credit Hours (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 6

ART 221 - FIGURE DRAWING II

Prerequisite: ART 121 with a grade of "C" or better or department approval. This course builds on and refines experiences of Figure Drawing I, emphasizing creative and aesthetic applications of figure drawing explored through additional studio experience with the model. Emphasis will be placed on personal creative development through further experimentation with materials and techniques, on a wider variety of surfaces, papers, and scale.

3 Credit Hours (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 6

ART 222 - DRAWING II

Prerequisite: ART 120 with a grade of "C" or better. This course builds on and refines experiences of Drawing I, emphasizing creative and aesthetic applications of various drawing media, including color media, explored through additional studio experience and classroom assignments. Emphasis will be placed on personal creative development through further experimentation with materials, concepts and techniques, on a wider variety of surfaces, papers, and scale.

3 Credit Hours (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 6

ART 255 - ART INTERNSHIP

Prerequisite: Department approval. This course is designed to give the student/intern experiences in his/her chosen field of interest under the direct supervision of a professional (Director, Assistant Director, Artist) while engaged in on-the-job training. The student/intern will also do individual research and study on approved area of interest and will attend biweekly lectures. The student/intern will be responsible for maintaining five laboratory hours per week per credit.

1 to 3 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 5 to 15