ART COURSES

The Fall 2017 semester begins September 6.

Foundations Courses

100 Introduction to Art    
Explores elements of visual language through lecture and art studio work, focusing on the development and application of both critical thinking and hands-on creative skills 3 cr Initial enrollment reserved for Certificate in Art students. At end of enrollment period, remaining seats will be open to all non-art majors. Not open to Art or Art Ed majors.
102 Two-Dimensional Design    
Two-dimensional composition and introduction to color theory through lectures, audiovisual materials, and studio assignments. 3 cr No prerequisites.
104 Three-Dimensional Design    
Applying design principles to 3-D objects through lectures, studio exercises, and discussions. 3 cr No prerequisites. In fall, two of the four sections are reserved for Art FIG groups.
107 Introduction to Digital Forms    
An introduction to a range of digital media techniques for artists and designers, including digital imaging, vector graphics, web design and 3D digital modeling. Emphasis on creative development along with technical skill building. 3 cr No prerequisites.In spring, two of the seven sections are reserved for Art FIG groups.
108 Foundations of Contemporary Art    
Artists’ formal, technical and expressive concerns; the principal ideas of movements which have significantly influenced the major tendencies in contemporary art. 3 cr No prerequisites. In fall, two of the nine sections are reserved for Art FIG groups. Humanities.
112 Drawing I    
To develop perceptions, use of perspective, line, light and dark, development of space and expressive qualities in drawing. 3 cr No prerequisites. In fall, two of the nine sections are reserved for Art FIG groups.
176 Intro to Digital Photography for Non-Majors    
Introduction to tools, techniques, and concepts of digital photography, with an emphasis on the workflow beginning with composition and image capture, to digital manipulation and enhancement, to the end goal of print or online publication. 3 cr No prerequisites.
208 Current Directions of Art    
Examination of current artists’ motivations, intentions, processes and their relationship to general developments in contemporary art. 3 cr No prerequisites, but prior completion of Art 108 recommended. In spring, two of the nine sections are reserved for Art FIG groups. Humanities.
212 Drawing II   Prerequisites
Further investigation of all media through drawing experiences, class criticism and lectures. 3cr Prerequisite includes prior completion of Art 112 or college-level drawing course. In spring, two of the four sections are reserved for Art FIG groups.

Courses for Undergraduates Only

214 Sculpture I
Introduction to techniques and basic sculpture materials and concepts. Materials include plastics, wood, plaster, paint, metal, found objects, etc. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 104 and completion or concurrent enrollment in one of the following: Art 100, 108 or 208; or consent of the instructor.
222 Introduction to Painting
Introduction to various technical processes and conceptual aspects of painting. Studio practice, lectures, discussions and critiques. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 112 & 212; and completion of or concurrent enrollment in Art 100, 108 or 208; or consent of instructor.
224 Ceramics I
Properties of clay and fundamentals of forming; hand-building, throwing, slip-casting, press molding; with emphasis on individual form concepts. Glazing, decorating, firing techniques including reduction, oxidation and primitive methods. 4 cr Prerequisite includes prior completion of Art 104. Prerequisite not enforced on some sections.
226 Textile Design: Off-Loom Construction – Cross Listed
Studio design problems in two and three dimensional off-loom constructions; off-loom weaving, looping, and knotting; historical references and contemporary application. 3 cr Design Studies Department offers this course which is cross-listed in Art. Open to Freshmen. DS 120 or equivalent,DS 153 or concurrent registration, or consent of instructor.
229 Textile Design: Weaving I – cross listed
Development of individual design solutions within basic weave structures. Historical and technical influence on contemporary woven design. 3 cr Design Studies Department offers this course which is cross-listed in Art. Open to Freshmen. DS 120 or equivalent, DS 153 or concurrent registration, or consent of instructor.
232 Life Drawing I
Anatomical structure and intrinsic forms involved in drawing from different models. Development of technical control in a range of media. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 212; prior or concurrent enrollment in Art 100, 108 or 208; or consent of instructor.
242 Watercolor I
Painting with brushes and mixed media on paper. Experimental and traditional uses of the media will be explored, emphasizing drawing, composition, and imagination. Field trips. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 112 & 212; and completion of or concurrent enrollment in Art 100, 108 or 208; or consent of instructor.
244 Art Metal I Prerequisites
Basic jewelry techniques; metal fabrication dealing with piercing, soldering and forming. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 104 and one of the following:  Art 100, 108, or 208; or consent of instructor. Prerequisites not enforced on some sections.

Courses for Undergraduates and Graduates

302 Color    
Color phenomena and visual perception as applied in art problems. Lectures, readings in theory, philosophy, and history of design. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 112 and either Art 107 or DS 120; or consent of department.
306 Relief Printmaking    
Woodcut, collage print, linoleum cut, and wood engraving; color printing. Studio practice, lectures, discussions, critiques. Undergraduates enroll for 4 credits. 3-4 cr Prerequisites include Art 112 and one of the following: Art 100, 108 or 208; or Art Grad status; or consent of instructor.
309 Digital Art & Code    
An introduction to the principles of computer coding in a visual context. Course emphasizes the production of graphical and interactive output delivered on a screen. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 107; or art Grad status; or consent of instructor.
312 Intermediate Drawing I    
The exploration of conceptual drawing in various media. Emphasis on conceptual/formal solutions. 4 cr Prerequisites include Art 104, 107, 108, 208 and 212; or Art Grad. status; or consent of the instructor.
314 Sculpture II    
Continuation of 214 with the expectation of advancement in both technique and conceptual content. 4 cr Prerequisites include Art 214 or Art grad standing; or consent of instructor.
316 Lithography    
Direct drawing on litho stone with crayon and tusche, transfer techniques, color processes; studio practice, lectures, discussions, critiques. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 212; or Art grad status; or consent of instructor.
318 Introduction to Video, Performance & Installation Art    
An introduction to time-based forms including video, installation and visual art performance.  Lecture, discussion, studio projects. 4 cr Prerequisites include Art 107 and one of the following: Art 100, 108 or 208, or Art Grad status; or consent of instructor.
322 Intermediate Painting I    
Development of technical processes, concepts, historical continuity. Study and application of various media of oils, acrylics, collage materials. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 222; or Art grad status; or consent of instructor.
324 Ceramics II    
Continuation of 224 with the expectation for advancement in technical skill and conceptual development. 4 cr Prerequisites includes prior completion of Art 224; or Art grad status; or consent of instructor.
326 Etching    
Introduction to intaglio printmaking techniques. Studio problems in plate-making and printing. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 112 & 212; and completion of or concurrent enrollment in Art 100, 108 or 208; or Art grad status; or consent of instructor.
332 Life Drawing II    
Continuation of 232 with the expectation for advancement in technical skill and conceptual development. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 232; or Art grad status; or consent of instructor.
334 Wood Working    
Exploration of wood as a medium for constructing creative and functional three-dimensional forms. Undergraduates enroll for 4 credits. 3-4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 232; or Art grad status; or consent of instructor.
336 Serigraphy    
Materials and techniques of silk screen process; silk screen as a fine art form. 3-4 cr Prerequisites include Art 212 and one of the following: Art 100, 108 or 208; or Art Grad status; or consent of instructor.
 338 Service Learning in Art    
Students discuss community-based practices in the field, and will work with a community partner in an art-related capacity.  2 cr  No prerequisites.
 341 Sound Design for the Performing and Visual Arts – Cross Listed    
Production of audio soundtracks to complement the  work of artists. The relationship of sounds and music to dance, video, film, computer art, and other interdisciplinary forms.  3 cr Course offered through Dance Department. Prerequisite includes Art, Dance, or Com. Arts major or consent of instructor.
342 Watercolor II    
Continuation of 242 with the expectation for advancement in technical skill and conceptual development. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 242; or Art grad status; or consent of instructor.
 343 Metal Fabrication and Welding in Sculpture    
Reviews common welding and metal fabrication techniques available to artists, including various welding processes, brazing techniques, torch work, cutting devices, bending methods, and finishing techniques. Mild steel will be the primary material of exploration. Undergrads enroll for 4 credits. 3-4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 214 or Art 244; or art grad status; or consent of instructor.
346 Typography and Communication Design    
Introduction to techniques of typography design, layout and printing.  4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 108 and 208; Art 107 or DS 120; or Art grad status; or consent of instructor.
 348 Introduction to Digital Printmaking    
Builds fundamental skills in combining hand printed and digital output. Hybrid print integrates laser plate, monoprint, collograph, stencil, stamping, and embossment with inkjet output. Focuses on enhancement of digital output through integration of hand printed elements.  4 cr Prerequisites include the prior completion of at least one of the following: Art 100, 102, 107, 112, 212, 306, 316, 326, 336, 346, or Art grad status; consent of instructor.
354 Glassworking    
Using blowing, casting and other sculptural techniques with glass as the primary medium to create a personal artistic practice. Lecture and lab. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 104, and completion of or concurrent enrollment in one of the following: Art 100, 108 or 208; or Art grad status; or consent of instructor.
356 Print Production for Graphic Designers    
This course explores various principles and techniques used in print production for professional graphic design practice. 4 cr Completion of Art 107 and 346; and one of the following: Art 100, 108 or 208, Art Grad Status; or consent of instructor.
366 Stage Lighting I – Cross Listed    
Application of lighting design to the stage and natural environment. Color principles, lighting instruments, and control equipment. Production participation and labs. 3-4 cr Course offered through Theatre department and cross-listed in Art. Prerequisite includes Sophomore status or higher.
372 Set Design I –  Cross Listed    
Principles of composition, scale, perspective and color applied to the stage; production of ground plans, elevations, sketches and models. 3 cr Course offered through Theatre department and cross-listed in Art. No prerequisites.
376 Photography    
Techniques, philosophies and concepts in photography as an art form. Emphasis or personal expression and relationship to other media. 4 cr No prerequisites currently enforced.
409 Digital Fabrication Studio    
Practice and application of digital fabrication technologies in an artistic context with an emphasis on extending and integrating with traditional material approaches to art production. 4 cr Prerequisites include Art grad status or Art 104 and Art 107 and either Art 108 or Art 208.
414 Art Foundry    
Traditional and nontraditional methods of fine art foundry. 3 cr No prerequisites currently enforced. Should be interested in creating 3D art through mold-making and hot metal pours.
428 Digital Imaging Techniques    
Current and historical practices in the digital fine arts while refining conceptual and technical understanding of digital art forms as powerful tools for generating and communicating images and ideas. students will create and manipulate both static and moving imagery, with implications for digital drawing, painting, print-making, video editing/post-production, and narrative or non-narrative 2D animation in a fine art context. 4 cr Prerequisites include Art 107 and concurrent enrollment or prior completion of one of the following Art courses: 100, 108, or 208; or Art Grad status; or instructor consent.
429 3D Digital Studio I    
Introduction to three-dimensional modeling in the computer, in particular the use of 3D digital models for the creation of images and objects. 4 cr Prerequisites include the prior completion of Art 107 and at least one of the following: Art 100, 108 or 208; or Dig Studies cert. status; or Art Grad status; or consent of instructor.
438 Cultural Context of Graphic Design and Typography    
This course will examine the major developments and changes in graphic design and typography as the fields emerged and defined themselves during the last one hundred years. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 107 and 346; and prior completion or current enrollment in Art 108 and 208; and instructor consent.
441 Advanced Sound Design – Cross Listed    
Advanced instruction in the production of sound tracks to complement the work of artists in dance, video, film, computer art and other interdisciplinary forms. 3 cr Prerequisites includes prior completion of Dance/Art 341.
446 Artists’ Books    
The multiples and sequential visual imagery of the non-printed book, including its design and creation. 4 cr Prerequisites includes prior completion of one of the following: Art 306, 316, 326, 336, 346 or 376; or Art Grad status; or consent of instructor.
448 Special Topics    
Varies according to topic. 1-4 cr Prerequisites and credits vary according to topic. Check notes in online class search.
452 Concepts and Methodologies of Figuration    
Use of human and non-human figuration as a source for creative and independent viewpoints in painting and other media. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 222 or 322; or grad status; or cons inst.
454 Neon: Light as Sculpture    
Introduction to light as sculpture medium including techniques for creating art using luminous tubes. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 354; or Art Grad status; or consent of instructor.
456 Illustration    
Practice of illustration drawing for commercial and fine art applications. 3 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 312 or consent of instructor.
458 Graphic Design for Branding and Identity    
This is an advanced graphic design course with an emphasis on corporate brand identity development. Topics can include mark development, product packaging, marketing and advertising collateral, web branding, and broadcast advertising development. Special attention is given the application of semiotics and other forms of basic communication theory to the design process.  4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 107, and 346; and instructor consent.
463 Information Graphics    
This course examines the theory and practice of visual representation of information. Students will learn to create effective and illuminating graphical displays of data based on four basic formulations–location, time, category, hierarchy, and index. 4 cr Prerequisites include Art 107, Art 108, Art 208, and Art 346
465 Graphic Design for Packaging    
This course defines the role of packaging in product identification, presentation, and production. The unique challenges of adapting typography illustration, design and materials to three-dimensional forms are explored. Research includes marketing objectives, structural integrity and display aesthetics.  4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 107 and 346; and prior completion or current enrollment in Art 108 and 208, and instructor consent.
466  Papermaking: History, Elements and Techniques    
Investigation and explanation of papermaking by hand as it relates to printmaking, drawing, and sculpture. History of papermaking stressing the last hundred years. Techniques of the craft, traditional sheet forming and use of paper pulp as pure plastice material with the same educational goals as metal, ceramics and wood.  4 cr No prerequisites currently enforced.
469 Interdisciplinary Studies in the Arts    
Varies according to topic.  3 cr Prerequisites vary according to topic. Check notes in online class search
 470 Special Topics in 4D Art    
 Special topics in time-based media and artistic practices. 3-4 cr  Prerequisites vary according to topic. Check notes in online class search
476 Intermediate Photography    
Introduction to more advanced printing techniques, large format camera, critical analysis, and discussion of history of photography and current trends.  4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 107 and 376: or consent of instructor.
506 Advanced Relief Printmaking    
Emphasis on color problems, surface qualities; studio practice, discussion, critiques. 4 cr Prerequisite includes prior completion of Art 306, prior completion or concurrent enrollment in Art 208; or Art grad status; or consent of instructor.
508 Colloquium in Art    
Weekly lecture/presentations by nationally and internationally recognized art professionals.  1 cr No prerequisites. Open to the public.
511 Art Performance    
An exploration of art genres that incorporates a form of time-based performance, including but not limited to elements found in theater, dance, music, spoken word/poetry, etc. Undergrads enroll for 4 credits.  3-4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 208 and either Art 318 or 518; or Grad status; or consent of instructor.
512 Advanced Drawing I    
Drawing course taught in a structured format where students work on various technical and conceptual problems/issues in drawing.  4 cr Prerequisite includes prior completion of Art 312 and consent of instructor.
514 Advanced Sculpture I    
Instruction in the use of plastics, metals, wood, clay, plaster, paint, etc. as required by the individual in terms of the formal and conceptual basis of the work.  4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 314; or Art grad status; or consent of instructor.
516 Advanced Lithography    
Advanced practices in drawing on litho stone with crayon and tusche, transfer techniques, color processes; studio practice, lectures, discussions, and critiques. Undergraduates enroll for 3 credits. 2-3 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 316; or Art grad status; or consent of instructor.
518 Artist’s Video    
Principles and techniques in video art. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 208 & 318; or Art grad status; or consent of instructor.
521 Installations and Environments    
Studio projects in site-specific art making supplemented by readings and examples of relevant contemporary artists’ work.  4 cr  Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 208 and either Art 214 or Art 318; or Art grad status; or consent of instructor.
522 Advanced Painting I    
Technical processes; emphasis on personal expression and concepts in various approaches to painting. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 322 or Art grad status; or consent of instructor.
524 Advanced Ceramics I    
Thrown and hand-built forms, clay bodies, glazes, firing, general studio procedure; emphasis on development of personal concepts. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 324; or Art Grad status; or consent of instructor.
526 Advanced Etching/Intaglio    
Research in advanced intaglio techniques. Color Printing. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 326; or Art grad status; or consent of instructor.
528 Digital Interactive Studio    
Concepts and techniques of digital interactive art with an emphasis on physical interaction. 4 cr Prerequisite includes prior completion of Art 107; or Art Grad status; or consent of instructor.
529 3D Digital Studio II    
Intermediate/advanced class covering the theory and practice of 3D digital modeling and animation software as a tool for making art. 4 cr Prerequisite includes prior completion of Art 107 or Art 429; or Art grad status; or consent of instructor.
531 Screen Performance    
Focuses on performance made for the screen including first person narrative, spoken word, video dance, fictional cinema, experimental documentary and other forms of mediated performance practice. Undergraduates enroll for 4 credits. 3-4 cr No prerequisites enforced.
532 Advanced Life Drawing I    
Further examination of the percepts of drawing with the human figure. Emphasis on formal elements. Problems of structure. Intense studio practice working from the model. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 332; or Art grad status; or consent of instructor.
534 Advanced Wood Working    
Advanced exploration of wood as a medium for constructing creative and functional three-dimensional forms. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 334; or Art grad status; or consent of instructor.
536 Advanced Serigraphy    
Advanced exploration in the materials and techniques of silk screen process; silk screen as a fine art form. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 336; or Art grad status; or consent of instructor.
542 Advanced Watercolor I    
Advanced practice using transparent and opaque watercolor media; studio practice, critiques, field trips. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 342;  or art grad st; or consent of instructor.
544 Advanced Art Metal I    
Special topics in advanced metal-working.  4 cr Varies
546 Graphic Design for Publications    
This course will cover the theory and practice of designing newspapers, magazines, books, and other narrative forms. Emphasis will be placed on advanced typographic theory, and advanced digital and manual production. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 107 and 346; and prior completion or concurrent enrollment in Art 108 and 208 and consent of the instructor.
 548 Advanced Special Topics in Art    
 Continuation of 448 – introductory level topics.  Varies  Will vary according to topic.
552 Advanced Painting: New Figuration II    
Continuation of Art 452 with the expectation for advancement in technical skill and conceptual development. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 452; or art grad st; or consent instructor.
554 Advanced Glassworking    
Continuation of Art 354 with the expectation for advancement in technical skill and conceptual development. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 354; or Art grad status; or consent of instructor.
556 Graphic Design for Interactive Media    
This course applies graphic design theory and process to interactive media, including web documents and other forms of electronic publishing. Topics covered include visual design; the fundamentals of website structure and navigation; web typography; accessibility and usability; and writing HTML and CSS. Projects examine the web as a platform for both client-driven and self-published work. 3 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 107, 346, 458 and 546; and prior completion or concurrent enrollment in Art 108 and 208; and instructor consent.
560 Senior Graphic Design Thesis & Exhibition    
Capstone experience for seniors in the Graphic Design Program. A hybrid of studio and seminar, course work will combine inquiry, research, creative problem-solving, and design prototyping. Students will use research to launch a comprehensive graphic design thesis project which will be exhibited at the end of the term. 4 cr Prerequisites are (Art 102 or 107, Art 346 and Art 438) and (two of Art 458, Art 463, Art 465, Art 546, Art 556, Art 565, or Art 568) and consent of instructor.
565 Typeface Design    
 This course will examine conceptual and technical processes used for designing fonts and typefaces in a digital environment.  4 cr  Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 107 and 346; and prior completion or current enrollment in Art 108 and 208, and instructor consent.
568 Motion Typography    
Examines conceptual and technical processes used setting type in motion in a digital environment using digital video, computer graphic, and digital photo technologies. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 107 and 346; and prior completion or current enrollment in Art 108 and 208; and instructor consent.
569 Interdisciplinary Studies in the Arts    
Guest artists will offer interdisciplinary courses on topics appropriate to their specializations. 1-4 cr Consent of the department.
570 Advanced Topics in 4D Art    
Topics courses exploring advanced concepts in historical, theoretical and studio practices in the discipline of time-based art forms, including but not limited to: digital animation, video, installation, and visual art performance. Undergraduates enroll for 4 credits 3-4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 470; or Graduate status; or consent of instructor.
572 Set Design II – Cross Listed    
 Historical survey of visual theatre, painting, and architectural styles adapted to various dramatic forms. Application of design elements and styles to contemporary theatre productions.  3 cr  Prerequisites include prior completion of Theatre 372 or consent of instructor.
576 Advanced Photography    
Emphasis on advanced techniques, color, personal concepts and expression, criticism, communicative potential of photography. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 476; or Art grad status; or consent of instructor.
608 Interdisciplinary Critique in the Visual Arts    
Group critique for advanced students working in the various disciplines of the visual arts. 3 cr Prerequisites may vary between. Open to Art Grads.  Seniors need consent.
612 Advanced Drawing II    
Continuation of 512, with the expectation for advancement in technical skill and conceptual development. Undergraduates enroll for 4 credits. 3-4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 512; or Art Grad status; and consent of instructor.
614 Advanced Sculpture II    
Continuation of 514, with the expectation for advancement in technical skill and conceptual development. Undergraduates enroll for 4 credits. 3-4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 514; or Art grad status; or consent of instructor.
618 Advanced Artists’ Video    
Advanced course in the production of contemporary video art, emphasizing editing skills and the use of special effects, as well as critical analysis and theoretical issues. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 518; or Art grad status; or consent of instructor.
622 Advanced Undergraduate Painting Workshop    
Continuation of advanced painting exploration with an emphasis on development of a student’s unique concepts and vision. Students must enroll for both sections 001 and 002, for a total of 6 credits. Students work in semi-private studio spaces. 6 cr Entrance to Art 622 is by competitive portfolio review held by painting faculty at the end of fall and spring semesters. Prerequisites include 3 previous painting and/or advanced drawing courses.
624 Advanced Ceramics II    
Continuation of 524, with the expectation for advancement in technical skill and conceptual development. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 524;  or Art grad status; or consent of instructor.
629 3D Digital Studio III    
An advanced project based class in 3D Digital Animation. Students will complete a single major animation project based on their own proposal as approved by the instructor. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of either Art 429 or 529; or consent of instructor.
632 Advanced Life Drawing II    
Continuation of Art 532, with the expectation for advancement in technical skill and conceptual development. Undergrads enroll for 4 credits 3-4 cr Prerequisites include Art 532; Art grad status or consent of instructor.
636 Computer Augmented Printmaking    
Advanced computer imaging for printmaking. Emphasis is on self-initiated projects that combine printmaking of photographic techniques with digital output.   Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 348, or Art grad status; or consent of instructor.
642 Advanced Watercolor II    
Continuation of 542, with the expectation for advancement in technical skill and conceptual development. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 542; or grad status; or consent of instructor.
644 Advanced Art Metal II    
Continuation of 544, with the expectation for advancement in technical skill and conceptual development. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 544; or consent of instructor.
646 Art of the Printed Book    
Introduction to the art of the printed book using traditional and state of the art printing processes in a studio format. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 346 and either Art 356 or 446; or consent of instructor.
652 Advanced Concepts and Methodologies of Figuration II    
Continuation of Art 552, with the expectation for advancement in technical skill and conceptual development. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 552; or art grad status; or consent of instructor.
656 Design Portfolio and Professional Practice    
Advanced level graphic course designed to perpare senior level students for entrance into the design profession. Portfolio and resume preparation will be the primary emphasis. Legal and professional practice topics also will be addressed. 4 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 346, 458, 546 or 556; and consent of instructor.
660 Art and Technology     
An advanced seminar/studio class dealing with theoretical and aesthetic issues relating to the use of technology in contemporary art practice. readings, and lectures will prepare students for weekly discussions. Each student will complete one research project and one studio project.  4 cr  Prerequisites includes prior coursework in digital media and senior or graduate status.
669 Interdisciplinary Studies in the Arts    
Guest artists will offer interdisciplinary courses on topics appropriate to their specializations. 1-4 cr Prerequisites vary according to topic. Check notes in online class search.
699 Independent Study    
Continued supervision of advanced undergraduate work. 1-3 cr Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor.

 Graduates-Only Courses

700 Introduction to Graduate Studies in Art    
Introduction to graduate study in art. Will explore the relationships between the contemporary art world, research and studio practice, theoretical issues, and education in the arts. Also addresses building and sustaining a career in the arts.  3 cr First Year Art Grad status.
722 Graduate Painting I    
  2-3 cr Prerequisites include Grad Status and consent of instructor.
726 Graduate Intaglio Printmaking I    
Refinement of advanced intaglio methods; exploartion toward and individual and mature imagery in graphics materials. 2-3 cr Prerequisites include Art 526 & consent of instructor.
736 Graduate Graphics Workshop 1    
Open to experienced graphics students; all graphics media available; emphasis on development of personal concepts; individual conferences. 2-4 cr Prerequisites include grad status and consent of instructor.
826 Graduate Intaglio Printmaking II    
Continuation of Art 726. 2-3 cr Prerequisites include prior completion of Art 726.
836 Graduate Graphics Workshop II    
Continuation of Art 736 2-6 cr Art 736 and consent of instructor
908  Seminar – Art    
Graduate level topics, varies each semester. 3 cr Varies Prerequisites include Art Grad status or consent of instructor.
912-999 Advanced Research and Independent Study numbers    
Advanced independent studio supervision and collaboration. 1-4 cr Prerequisites include graduate status & consent of instructor.

Art Education Courses

323 Art in Elementary Education    
Basic principles and problems in teaching art; basis for an understanding and evaluation of children’s art work. 3 cr Jr st & adm to Elem or Art TC Prog, or Educ Spec, or cons inst. May not be taken with Curric/Art Ed 324.
324 Art in Secondary Education    
Methods and philosophies of teaching art; problems in implementing theories in practical situations in junior and senior high school. 3 cr Jr st & cons inst.
325 Computers in Elementary and Secondary Art Education    
Application of computers in elementary and secondary art education for studio and instructional purposes. 3 cr Jr st.
423 Student Teaching in Art in Elementary Schools    
  2-6 cr Art Ed, Curric 324.
424 Student Teaching in Art in Secondary Schools    
  2-6 cr Art Ed, Curric 324
470 Practicum in Elementary School Art    
Selection of appropriate instructional materials and their application to the practical problem in teaching to selected students. 3 cr Jr st & cons inst.
493 Practicum in Secondary School Art    
Observation and instruction of elementary and secondary pupils in a laboratory setting. Lecture and discussion of topics related to art instruction. 3 cr Art Ed 323 & 470.
570 Art in Exceptional Education    
Approaches to developing programs and teaching art to exceptional students in public schools, special schools, and community institutions. 3 cr Jr st & 3 cr in studio are, or cons inst.
699 Independent Reading and Research    
  Varies Second sem Sr & cons inst.