ART - Visual Arts

College of Performing and Visual Arts

School of Art & Design

ART 121 Intro to Art & Design Studies

This class serves as an exploration of Art studies and development of the portfolio as required for entrance to the School of Art & Design. Students will be introduced to media, concepts, and issues in the various concentrations within the major.

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ART 171 Introduction to Visual Communication Design

Principles and practices in applying computer graphics in art. General computer orientation: hardware/software configuration, peripherals. Students will create electronically generated art graphics. No experience in computer science is required. Course fee required.

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ART 177 Creative Photography

Non-majors only. This course is designed for students who are not art majors/ minors, but have interest in photography as a creative medium. Basic Camera types and functions, creative photographic techniques, photography apps, software and visual literacy will be introduced.

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ART 181 Ancient Art History

This is a general survey class of western and Non-western art of Ancient cultures from Paleolithic art to the Byzantine Empire. The emphasis of this survey is on the major movements and civilizations, methods of analysis, historical and cultureal context. (LAC, gtP)

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ART 182 Medieval to Rococo Art History

This is a general survey class of Western and Non-western art from Early Medieval to the Baroque Art. The emphasis of this survey is on the major movements and Civilizations, methods of analysis, historical and cultural context. (LAC, gtP)

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ART 183 2D Design

Elements and principles of art. Exploration of the elements of line, shape and color in two-dimensional and three-dimensional design and drawing projects. Experiences in conceptualization and visual problem solving. Course fee required.

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ART 184 3D Design

Exploration of the elements of line, shape, color, value, space and texture in 3D spatial design. Experiences with materials, methods, conceptualization, ideation, visual problem solving and evaluation. Course fee required.

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ART 185 Neoclassic to Modern Art History

A general survey class of Western and Non-western art from Neo-classical Art to Contemporary Art of the 21st Century. The emphasis of this survey is on the major movements and civilizations, methods of analysis, historical and cultural context. (LAC)

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ART 190 Art Appreciation

Non-majors only. Introduction to further enhance an understanding and appreciation of the functional and expressive nature of architecture, painting, sculpture and the applied arts. (LAC, gtP)

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ART 210 Introduction to Ceramics

Prerequisites: ART 181, ART 182, ART 183, ART 184, ART 234. Sophomore or above.  This course is an introduction to the use of clay. The student will learn techniques used in wheel throwing and hand building and safe handling of ceramics chemistry and equipment. Course fee required.

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ART 221 Fiber Design I

Prerequisite: ART 181, ART 192, ART 183, ART 184, ART 234. Sophomores or above. A studio course involving several fiber construction processes and fabric surface treatments in two or three dimensions. Course fee required.

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ART 223 Weaving

Prerequisite: ART 181, ART 182, ART 183, ART 184, ART 234. Sophomores or above. Introduction to the fundamentals of loom weaving as an art form, emphasizing applied design problems. Course fee required.

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ART 231 Painting I

Prerequisites: ART 181, ART 182, ART 183, ART 184, ART 234. Sophomores and above. Fundamentals of painting. Materials and techniques in basic procedures of studio painting. Course fee requires.

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ART 234 Drawing I

Deal in depth with concepts, techniques and materials. Problem areas include composition, content, technical concerns, use of color and a range of material use from traditional to contemporary alternatives. Course fee required.

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ART 237 Introduction to Digital Media

Prerequisites: ART 181, ART 182, ART 183, ART 184, and ART 234. Sophomores or above. Current trends in technology are discussed through exploration of various digital media. Knowledge related to art, page layout, time and space related media is stimulated through building a portfolio. Course fees required.

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ART 248 Introduction to Art Education/Art for the Exceptional Child

Prerequisites: ART 181, ART 182, ART 183, ART 184, ART 234. Concurrent Prerequisite: EDFE 110. Introductory practicum experience in art education program. Assigned placements in K-12 classrooms. An overview of the characteristics, needs, and instructional adaptations suitable for teaching visual arts to the exceptional learner.

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ART 250 Introduction to Printmaking

Prerequisite: ART 181, ART 182, ART 183, ART 184, and ART 234. Major/Minors only. The course focuses on basic techniques of Intaglio and Relief Printmaking, including dry point and monotype techniques in Intaglio, and linoleum cut and wood cut in Relief Printmaking. Course fee required.

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ART 253 Intaglio Printmaking I

Prerequisites: ART 181, ART 182, ART 183, ART 184, ART 234. Sophomores or above. Introduction to intaglio printmaking techniques, including drypoint, engraving and etching in black and white. Traditional and experimental approaches are explored. Course fee required.

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ART 254 Relief Printmaking I

Prerequisite: ART 181, ART 182, ART 183, ART 184, ART 234. Sophomores or above. Investigations in relief printmaking media including linoleum cuts, wood cuts, wood engravings, and collographs printed in black and white and in color. Course fee required.

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ART 261 Sculpture I

Prerequisite: ART 181, ART 182, ART 183, ART 184, ART 234. Sophomores or above.Introduction to materials, processes and concepts fundamental to making sculpture. Course fee required.

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ART 265 Metalsmithing

Prerequisite: ART 181, ART 182, ART 183, ART 184 and ART 234. Sophomores or above. Introduction to materials, processes and concepts basic to making jewelry. Course fee required.

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ART 268 Introduction to Game Design

This course introduces game design, theory and history. Students will learn about the various skills/knowledge important to the field. Course fee required.

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ART 269 Introduction to Web Design

This course covers industry-standard design guidelines and its application to planning, design and development of web pages. Course fee required.

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ART 270 Graphic Design I

Prerequisites: ART 171, ART 181, ART 182, ART 183, ART 184, ART 234. Sophomores or above. This survey course introduces students to graphic design as a conceptual and visual discipline. Emphasis is placed on creative problem solving through a variety of exercises and projects using traditional and digital media. Course fee required.

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ART 271 Introduction to Photography

Prerequisite: ART 181, ART 182, ART 183, ART 184, ART 234. Sophomores or above.  This course is the beginning level study of digital photography. Learn camera operation, electronic image editing and techniques to improve one's skill as a photographer. This course also emphasizes conceptualization, aesthetic sensitivity and appreciation of the medium as the democratic vehicle for communication. Course fee required.

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ART 274 Fundamentals of Black and White Photography

Prerequisite: ART 271. Sophomores or above. Study principles of black and white photography, including exposing, processing, printing and finishing techniques. Students will learn how developers, fixers and other chemicals affect light sensitive film and paper. Course fee required.

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ART 275 Introduction to Motion Graphics

This course covers establishing motion graphics fundamentals including visual rhythm, kinetic typography, continuity, multi-planar effects and other intermediate industry techniques. Course fee required.

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ART 276 Introduction to Page Layout

This course covers creating new documents, importing files, working with text, alignment tools, and managing colors to produce high quality documents for print and on-screen delivery. Course fee required.

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ART 277 Introduction to Raster-Graphics

This course explores fundamental techniques in raster-graphics software. Students will use raster tools, layers multiple images and masks in order to construct and modify digital images. Course fee required.

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ART 278 Introduction to Vector-Graphics

This course explores fundamental techniques in vector-graphics software. Students will use vector tools, text and image tracing in order to create vector artwork for web, video and print. Course fee required.

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ART 279 Introduction to Video

This course addresses the theory and practice of film/video production. Students gain experience and understanding of camera operation, audio control, basic directing, lighting, editing and effects. Course fee required.

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ART 290 Visual Thinking and Visual Images

Explore concepts of visual thinking, communication and the meaning of visual images as icons, signs and symbols. Analyze images and art objects. Learn and apply strategies for visual problem solving.

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ART 301 The Working Artist: Preparation

Prerequisites: ART 181, ART 182, ART 183, ART 184, and ART 234. This course prepares the visual art student for a career as a commercial or working fine artist. Areas to be researched include identity and presentation, an introduction to professional structures, and innovative pathways for the professional artist. Students will examine their professional goals, and how to navigate the creative process and the unique challenges of being a professional artist.

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ART 308 Workshop in Art

Arts workshops are for the study of specialized areas in art, art education, art history, graphic arts and related fields. Specific workshop content is determined by subtitle. Repeatable, maximum of six credits per subtitle. Course fee required.

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ART 314 Wheel Throwing

Prerequisite: ART 210. Sophomores or above. In this course students will develop techniques used in forming clay with the potters wheel. Course concentrates on form and function. Students will also operate the ceramics lab and equipment. Course fee required.

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ART 315 Ceramic Design

Prerequisite: ART 210. Sophomores or above. In this course students will develop techniques used in forming clay including coil, slab, slip casting and other mold making techniques. Students will also operate the ceramics lab and equipment. Course fee required.

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ART 321 Fiber Design II

Prerequisite: ART 221. Sophomores or above. Continue the study and exploration of fiber construction and fabric surface treatments with emphasis on their design applications. Course fees.

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ART 331 Painting II

Prerequisite: ART 231. Sophomores or above. Development of individual expression in studio painting and development of mastery of the mediums. Course fee required.

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ART 333 Life Drawing

Prerequisite: ART 181, ART 182, ART 183, ART 184, ART 234. Sophomores or above. Fundamentals of life drawing emphasizing proportions, anatomy and aesthetic relationships. Repeatable, maximum of six credits. Course fee required.

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ART 338 Digital Illustration and Storytelling

Prerequisites: ART 237. Sophomores or above. The course is designed to introduce techniques used for concept visualization as a cross-disciplinary, research-based environment. Connections between data presentation in digital media will be discussed. Course fee required.

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ART 345 Clinical Experiences I: K-12 Art

Prerequisites: ART 181, ART 182, ART 183, ART 184, ART 234, EDFE 110, and Co-requisite EDFE 120 or EDFE 125. Gain practical experience in the classroom with variety of materials, art subject matter and with varying age groups. Requires classroom observation and participation with weekly seminar.

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ART 349 Current Issues in Art

Prerequisites: ART 181, ART 182, and ART 185. A study of cultural, social, philosophical, and theoretical issues in the arts. The course includes discussion of museum, gallery, educational and visual culture contexts including studio and post-studio practices. Course fee required.

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ART 351 Collagraphs

Prerequisite: ART 181, ART 182, ART 183, ART 184, and ART 234. The word collagraph comes from of two words, collage and graphic. A collagraph plate is made by cutting and pasting textural elements. This is printed in intaglio/ Relief method.

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ART 353 Intaglio Printmaking

Prerequisite: ART 250. The course focuses on the following media: soft ground, hard ground, aquatint, feather biting, and spit biting. Innovative solutions to technical problems, development of personal images, and fundamental skills are emphasized. Course fee required.

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ART 356 Monotypes

Prerequisite: ART 181, ART 182, ART 183, ART 184, ART 234. Sophomores or above. Investigation in techniques of creating monotypes and monoprints (one-of-a-kind printed images). Individual imagery and technical development are emphasized. Repeatable, maximum of six credits. Course fee required.

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ART 358 Relief Printmaking

Prerequisite: ART 250. Sophomores or above. The course focuses on media in Relief Printmaking: Linocut, Wood Cut, Reduction Woodcut, Callographs, and Engraving. Printed with Oil-based and Water-based inks, on and off-press printing will be investigated. Course fee required.

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ART 362 Sculpture: Casting

Prerequisite: ART 261. Major/Minors only. Problems in specific casting processes in sculpture, including intermediate level bronze, aluminum metal casting, and alternative non-metal casting materials and techniques. Non-traditional approaches to casting will also be covered. Course fee required.

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ART 363 Sculpture: Fabrication

Prerequisite: ART 261. Major/Minors only. Problems in fabrication in sculpture, including: steel, aluminum, wood, and plastics. Processes examined include: intermediate level MIG welding, brazing, other types of connections and wood joinery. Course fee required.

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ART 368 Game Design II

Prerequisite: ART 268. This course utilizes the tools and techniques required to create the components of game design including: narrative structure, character development, design and storyboarding. Course fee required.

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ART 369 Game Design III

Prerequisite: ART 368. This course covers advanced techniques for creating artistic games utilizing various digital media. Collaborative production will involve code, video and sound, focusing on game production and prototyping. Course fee required.

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ART 370 Graphic Design II

Prerequisite: ART 270. Sophomores or above. The continued study of the conceptual and applied aspects of graphic design. Projects and exercises challenge students to better understand and utilize design strategies, theories and systems. Course fee required.

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ART 374 Photography: Black & White Film

Prerequisite: ART 271. Sophomores or above. Major/Minors only. This course covers 35mm and large format black and white film photography. Students also address concepts and aesthetics of documentary and editorial photography. Course fee required.

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ART 375 Photography: Digital Capture

Prerequisite: ART 271. Sophomores or above. Majors/Minors only. Students will learn a variety of digital and photographic techniques in order to come up with creative solutions to conceptual and aesthetic challenges. Course fee required.

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ART 376 Typography

Prerequisite: ART 270. Sophomores or above. Students explore the theoretical, expressive and applied use of typography as an integral part of visual communication. Coursework materials cover the application of typographic formats and systems, along with the history of conventional and emerging design theories.

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ART 377 Photography: Studio Lighting

Prerequisite: ART 271. Sophomores or above. This course covers advanced set, product and people lighting skills with projects that are designed to provide the student with real-world style assignments. Course fee required.

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ART 378 Photography: Alternative Processes

Prerequisite: ART 271. This course explores non-traditional methods of photographic equipment, processes, techniques and delivery.

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ART 381 Native Art

Sophomores or above. Study the arts, concepts and culture of tribal societies, particularly African, Oceanic/South Seas and American Indian. Course fee required.

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ART 382 African Art

Sophomores or above. Study in detail the major cultures of Sub-Saharan Africa. Focus will be on their religions, political/social organizations and their arts. Course fee required.

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ART 383 Pre-Columbian Art

Sophomore or above. Study the history and arts of Central America, emphasizing the Olmec, Maya, Mixtec, Zapotec, Aztec and toltec civilizations and related subgroups. Course fee required.

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ART 385 Medieval Art

Sophomore or above. In depth study of European medieval art.

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ART 386 Renaissance Art

Sophomores or above. Study in detail the humanistic aspects of Renaissance art 1265-1600, including the evolutionary developments of Mannerism and the beginnings of Baroque art. Course fee required.

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ART 388 Art of the 19th Century

Prerequisite: ART 181 and ART 182. Sophomores or above. This is an in-depth study of the arts from the eighteenth century to the late nineteenth century. The class starts with the late eighteenth century of the Rococo, Neo-Classical and Romanticism, and ending with the Impressionists. The emphasis of the class in on major artistic movements, methods of historical analysis, and historical and cultural contexts of the arts.

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ART 389 Contemporary Art

Sophomores and above. In depth study of postmodern art to the present.

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ART 390 Women Artists

Sophomores and above. In depth study of women artists, and feminist art from the 1970s to the present.

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ART 391 Japanese Art

Sophomores or above. Discussions, examination of works of art, and experimentation to lead to a better understanding of the history of Japanese art. Students will be presented with the opportunity to learn about and experience the geography of Japan, the people of Japan, the arts traditions of Japan, and the aesthetic underpinnings of traditional Japanese culture. Course fee required.

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ART 392 Chinese Art History

Sophomores or above. This course uses discussions, examination of works of art, and experimentation so as to lead to a better understanding of the history of Chinese Art. Students will be presented with the opportunity to learn about and experience the geography of China, the people of China, the arts traditions of China, and the aesthetic underpinnings of traditional Chinese culture. Course fee required.

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ART 393 Greek Art

Sophomores or above. In depth study of Greek Art from Aegean civilizations through the Hellenistic Period.

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ART 394 Roman Art

Sophomores or above. In depth study of Roman Art from Etruscan civilization through the Late Roman Empire.

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ART 396 Art of the 20th Century

Sophomores or above. In depth study of art in Europe and the Americas from 1900 through post-modernism.

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ART 401 The Working Artist: Practicum

Prerequisites: ART 181, ART 182, ART 183, ART 184, and ART 234. This course provides the visual art student with practical experience toward the goal of becoming a commercial or working fine artist. Areas of research include: developing an identity, website development, professional portfolio development, legal structures, copyright and intellectual property laws, marketing and advertising, and networking through professional/group associations.

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ART 410 Advanced Ceramics

Prerequisite: ART 314 or ART 315. Sophomores or above. This course is an advanced exploration of clay. Students will be given the freedom to work with both wheel throwing and hand building techniques to complete a series of challenging assignments. Repeatable, maximum of six credits. Course fee required.

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ART 415 Ceramic Studio

Consent of instructor. Individualized or specialized study on specific topics in ceramics. Repeatable, maximum of nine credits. Course fee required.

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ART 421 Fiber Design

Prerequisite: ART 321. Sophomores or above. Concentration on an advanced level in a selected process involving fibers. To provide more time for personal design development and expertise. Repeatable, maximum of six credits. Course fee required.

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ART 422 Directed Studies in Art

Art Majors only. Individualized investigation under the direct supervision of a faculty member. (Minimum of 37.5 clock hours required per credit hour.) Repeatable, maximum concurrent enrollment is two times. Course fee required.

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ART 423 Weaving

Prerequisite: ART 223. Sophomores or above. Continue the study of loom weaving, particularly loom-controlled techniques. Repeatable, maximum of six credits. Course fee required.

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ART 425 Fibers Studio

Consent of instructor. Individualized or specialized study on specific topics in fibers. Repeatable, maximum of nine credits. Course fee required.

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ART 431 Painting III

Prerequisite: ART 331. Sophomores or above. Continued development of individual expression and mastery of the medium. Emphasis on appropriate use of medium toward creative ends. Repeatable, maximum of six credits. Course fee required.

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ART 432 Advanced Painting

Prerequisite: ART 431. Advanced Development of individual expression and mastery of the medium. Emphasis on developing a cohesive body of work. Repeatable, maximum of six credits. Course fee required.

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ART 433 Advanced Drawing

Prerequisite: ART 434. Sophomores or above.  Individualized or specialized study on specific topics in drawing. Emphasis on exploration and development of ambitious, original approaches to drawing. Repeatable, maximum of six credits. Course fee required.

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ART 434 Drawing II

Prerequisite: ART 181, ART 182, ART 183, ART 184, and ART 234. Sophomores or above. Designed to encourage exploration of a broad variety of sources for drawing images, drawing concepts and thematic interpretation and expression. Designed for advanced drawing students. Repeatable, maximum of six credits. Course fee required.

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ART 435 Drawing Studio

Consent of instructor required. Individualized or specialized study on specific topics in drawing. Repeatable, maximum of nine credits. Course fee required.

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ART 436 Painting Studio

Consent of instructor required. Individualized or specialized study on specific topics in painting. Repeatable, maximum of nine credits. Course fee required.

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ART 437 Computer Art

Prerequisite: ART 171, ART 181, ART 182, ART 183, ART 184, and ART 234. Sophomores or above. Principles and practices for computer application in the visual arts. Create art projects and gain knowledge of trends in computer graphics, digital technology and hardware/software configuration. Course fee required.

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ART 438 History of Computer Graphics

Prerequisite: Select one course: ART 171, ART 437, or ART 471. Facts and aspects related to computer applications in arts, graphics, animation, interactivity and www. Analysis of concepts and approaches related to artistic quality and technological solutions in computer graphics. Course fee required.

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ART 439 Computer Graphics Studio

Consent of Instructor. Individualized or specialized study on specific topics related to computer graphics. Repeatable, maximum of nine credits. Course fee required.

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ART 440 Foundations of Art Education

Prerequisite: ART 181, ART182, ART 183, ART 184, ART 234, EDFE 110. Juniors or above. An in-depth study of the field of art education and pre-professional related areas including: learning theory, aesthetics and psychology. Course fee required.

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ART 441 Cultural Studies in the K-12 Curriculum

Prerequisites: EDFE 110, ART 181, ART 182, ART 183, ART 184, ART 234 or instructor consent. The course examines the teaching of art based on local and global cultural contexts including past traditions and current issues. The course includes experiences in the community, art-making and classroom use of images and stories from a variety of cultures. Course fee required.

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ART 442 Curriculum and Instruction in Art: Studio Strategies

Prerequisites: ART 181, ART 182, ART 183, ART 184, ART 234, EDFE 110. Juniors or above. Study curriculum development and art learning activities appropriate for instruction in elementary and secondary art education.

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ART 444 Methods of Teaching Art in the Elementary School

Prerequisites: EDFE 110 or EDFE 120 or EDFE 125, 2.75 GPA. The class introduces elements of the visual arts and aesthetics that are applicable to children's learning in the elementary classroom. Course fee required.

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ART 445 Clinical Experiences II: K-12 Art

Prerequisite: ART 345. Co-requisite: EDFE 130. Gain practical experience in the classroom with variety of materials, subject matter and with varying age groups. Requires observation in public school visual arts classrooms, participation in a variety of classroom experiences including preparing, teaching and assessing a visual arts unit and participation with weekly seminar.

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ART 447 Multimedia in the Arts-Methods and Materials

Prerequisites: ART 181, ART 182, ART 183, ART 184, & ART 234. Students investigate thematic interpretation of ideas and express them in a variety of systems. Through conceptual thought & formatting, students will explore an integration of 2D/3D projects. Seniors and above.

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ART 452 Advanced Printmaking

Prerequisites: ART 353 and ART 358. The course focuses on linocut, reduction woodcut, callographs, and engraving in Relief and in Intaglio on soft ground, hard ground, aquatint, feather biting. Development of personal images are emphasized. Course fee required.

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ART 455 Printmaking Studio

Consent of instructor required. Individualized or specialized study on specific topic in printmaking. Repeatable, maximum of nine credits. Course fee required.

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ART 460 Sculpture Studio

Prerequisite: ART 361. Self-directed studies in selected sculptural modes or processes. Repeatable, maximum of nine credits. Course fee required.

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ART 462 Advanced Sculpture

Prerequisite: ART 362 or ART 363. Major/Minors only. Instruction in advanced skills, techniques and concepts in sculpture at the undergraduate level. Emphasis on developing a coherent body of work. Repeatable, maximum of 6 hours. Course fee required.

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ART 464 Jewelry Studio

Prerequisite: ART 265. Consent of instructor required. Individualized or specialized study on specific topic in jewelry. Repeatable, maximum of nine credits. Course fee required.

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ART 465 Advanced Metalsmithing

Prerequisite: ART 265. Sophomores or above. Extension of increasingly skilled and sophisticated techniques/processes in jewelry and metalwork. Repeatable, maximum of six credits. Course fee required.

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ART 466 Visual Arts Student Teaching Seminar

Co-requisite: EDFE 444. Prerequisite EDFE 130. This seminar provides persons actively involved in the student teaching program in Visual Arts with a support system and pertinent information to assist them during their field experience. Course fee required.

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ART 468 Game Design IV

Prerequisite: ART 369. This course familiarizes students with advanced techniques used for creating artistic games with the use of various digital media. Collaborative production will involve code, video and sound, focusing on game production and prototyping. Course fee required.

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ART 469 Interactive Design

Prerequisite: ART 270. Sophomores or above. This course concentrates on the design, development, implementation of effective web and interactive media applications. Projects emphasize the principles of graphic design, interactivity and usability. Repeatable maximum of six credits. Course fee required.

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ART 470 Narrative Design

Prerequisite: ART 376. Sophomores or above. Advanced level graphic design course with an emphasis on narrative, multi-page and sequential design. Projects utilize advanced typographic and organizational systems using traditional and digital processes and media. Course fee required.

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ART 471 Computer Graphics

Prerequisite: ART 171, ART 181, ART 182, ART 183, ART 184, ART 234. Sophomore or above. Exploration of computer graphics discipline by solving problems in computer based communication and visualization of ideas and processes across various disciplines. Presentation of interdisciplinary concepts as 2-D and 3-D objects. Course fee required.

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ART 472 Photography Studio

Instructor consent. Individualized or specialized study in photography. Repeatable, maximum of nine credits. Course fee required.

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ART 473 Brand Identity Design

Prerequisite: ART 376. Sophomore or above. Advanced studio course focusing on the visual expression of branding and identity systems. Students use contemporary design analysis, research and creative strategy techniques, develop comprehensive branding and marketing campaigns, and execute quality presentations. Repeatable, maximum of six credits. Course fee required.

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ART 474 Graphic Studio

Consent of instructor. Individualized or specialized study on specific topics in graphics. Repeatable, maximum of nine credits. Course fee required.

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ART 476 Advanced Black and White Photography

Prerequisite: ART 274. Sophomores or above. Learn advanced concepts and practices of black and white film photography. Techniques also include controlling a large format camera, close-up/macro photography, processing sheet film, calibrating the film/paper system for the individual, printing on fiber based paper and toning prints. Course fee required.

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ART 477 Photographic Illustration and Lighting Techniques

Prerequisites: ART 375. Sophomores or above. Learn advanced principles and practices of studio and location lighting. Learn the elements of studio lighting for both tabletop product and portrait photography. Study principles of light and lighting, including qualities of light, surface/material qualities, light modification, and lighting patterns. Course fee required.

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ART 478 Alternative Photographic Expression

Prerequisites: ART 271. Sophomores or above. Explore non-traditional methods of photographic technique. This class facilitates the use of alternative cameras/lenses, alternative/non-silver processes, and creative presentation techniques. An advanced level photography course that requires experience with black and white processing and large format cameras. Experience in other art mediums can be helpful. Course fee required.

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ART 479 Senior Project

Prerequisite: ART 376. Prerequisites or Concurrent: ART 469, ART 470, and ART 473. The course focuses on the completion of a self initiated senior project and preparation of a professional portfolio. Students research and prepare capstone projects, and prepare a cohesive body of work for graduation. Course fee required.

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ART 481 Advanced Photography

Prerequisite: ART 271. Sophomores or above and instructor consent. This course provides the student with the opportunity to undertake a specialized study of a photographic process, technique or topic. Repeatable for a maximum of six credits. Course fee required.

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ART 492 Internship in Art

Senior Art majors only or consent of instructor. Supervised professional activity in major field of study. Must spend a minimum of 30 clock hours per credit hour. Repeatable, up to nine credits. Course fee required.

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ART 495 Topics in Art

Prerequisite: Sophomores or above. In depth study of topics in art and art history. Repeatable, under different subtitles. Course fee required.

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