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ARTS - Art - Studio

ARTS 1010. Drawing 1 (0-6-3) Introduction to basic drawing experiences. Graphic representation of objects stressed through a variety of techniques and media.

ARTS 1011. Drawing 2 (0-6-3) Prerequisite: ARTS 1010. A further investigation of drawing materials and application of methods with an emphasis on composition.

ARTS 1020. Two Dimensional Design (0-6-3) Primarily a study of the basic concepts of two-dimensional design and color theory.

ARTS 1030. Three Dimensional Design (0-6-3) A further investigation of design principles extending into the area of three-dimensional design.

ARTS 1285. Ceramics 1 (0-6-3) Includes the study of the nature of clay, hand forming, throwing on the wheel, glaze application and firing.

ARTS 2000. Sophomore Review (0-0-0) Satisfactory grade in this course indicates completion of a sophomore review for the BFA degree in Art or the BSEd degree in Art Education. (S/U grading)

ARTS 2285. Ceramics 2 (0-6-3) Prerequisite: ARTS 1285. Includes concentration on the potter’s wheel and development of decorative processes and glazing.

ARTS 3000. Junior Review (0-0-0) Satisfactory grade in this course indicates completion of a junior review for the BFA degree in Art or the BSEd Degree in Art Education. (S/U grading)

ARTS 3201. Graphic Design 1 (0-6-3) Prerequisites: ARTS 1010 and ARTS 1020. This course provides an introduction to the basic vocabulary, skills and techniques required in graphic design through demonstrations and assignments in a wide range of media, both traditional and computerized.

ARTS 3202. Graphic Design 2 (0-6-3) Prerequisite: ARTS 3201. This course is intended to develop the student’s skills and understanding of the tools, materials, processes and techniques within graphic design through specific projects involving rendering, electronic layout, scanning, paste-up and color separation.

ARTS 3221. Computer Graphics 1 (0-6-3) Prerequisite: ARTS 1010. Designed to apply computer technology to solving visual problems in fine arts, graphic design, and broadcast media. Emphasis is on individual expression and acquiring skills to communicate effectively through computer graphics. Students are introduced to fundamentals of computer graphics through lecture, presentation, discussion, and hands-on experiences.

ARTS 3222. Computer Graphics 2 (0-6-3) Prerequisite: ARTS 1010. Emphasis on using skills and knowledge previously gained to develop more personalized computer graphic imagery. Students will perform in-depth research in selected visual-subject areas and prepare portfolios and/or presentations of their final projects.

ARTS 3237. Figure Drawing (0-6-3) Prerequisite: ARTS 1011. Basic concepts of figure drawing leading to the understanding of the structure of the human figure as applied to visual expression. May be taken three times for credit.

ARTS 3247. Metals (0-6-3) Prerequisite: ARTS 1030. Group and individual studio problems in jewelry and metalworking disciplines and media. Focus is on techniques and theory based on individual student needs and interests. Research and production required.

ARTS 3256. Painting 1 (0-6-3) Prerequisites: ARTS 1011 and ARTS 1020. A basic studio introduction to the materials and methods of painting with emphasis on composition.

ARTS 3265. Photographic Design 1 (0-6-3) Introductory photographic theory, techniques and processes and their application.

ARTS 3275. Abstract Art Concepts (0-6-3) Prerequisite: ARTS 1010. An introduction to methods and concepts of abstract art. A variety of media will be used to explore the making of abstract art.

ARTS 3288. Sculpture 1 (0-6-3) Prerequisite: ARTS 1030. Introductory studio experience in principal sculptural methods.

ARTS 3295. Business of Art (0-6-3) An introduction to methods of presentation, self promotion materials, portfolio design, and marketing concerns related to art and exhibition design.

ARTS 3555. Selected Topics in Studio Art (0-6-3) Prerequisite: Sophomore standing. A study of various media and techniques in the visual arts. The course may be repeated for credit if the media are different.

ARTS 4000. Senior Art Exhibit (0-0-0) Satisfactory grade in this course indicates completion of a senior exhibition for the BFA Degree in Art or the BSEd Degree in Art Education. (S/U grading.)

ARTS 4201. Graphic Design 3 (0-6-3) Prerequisite: ARTS 3202. Designed to familiarize the student with problems and solutions encountered in daily work situations. Assignments include the design of catalog covers, brochures, letterheads, logos, and posters. The emphasis will be on color illustration including understanding and use of basic media as colored pencil, pastels, watercolor, and electronic illustration using the computer.

ARTS 4202. Graphic Design 4 (0-6-3) Prerequisite: ARTS 4201. Emphasis on improving illustrational and layout techniques in various media, both traditional and electronic, to develop a professional portfolio. Studio and lecture.

ARTS 4236. Advanced Drawing (0-6-3) Prerequisite: ARTS 1011. Application of design elements and principles in developing an individual understanding of pictorial space and organization. Experimentation with drawing media.

ARTS 4256. Painting 2 (0-6-3) Prerequisite: ARTS 3256. Materials and methods of oil painting involving limited painting from life.

ARTS 4277. Printmaking 1 (0-6-3) Prerequisites: ARTS 1010 and ARTS 1020. A studio course involving the use of the various materials and techniques of making multiples or prints, including the relief printmaking process and intaglio.

ARTS 4698. Internship (3-15 hours) Prerequisite: Consent of Department chair. Directed observation and work experience with agencies or companies. Internships are offered to allow orientations in occupational specialties. Supervision is provided by an art staff member and the cooperating agency or company. The student must make arrangements with the department chair for internship prior to the semester in which one registers for the course. (S/U grading.)

ARTS 4899. Independent Study (1-3 hours) Prerequisite: Consent of Department chair. Individual studio projects or directed research. Open only to senior art majors. Admission requires prior approval of faculty member who will direct the work and of the department chair. May be taken for a total of six semester hours.

ARTS 5236. Drawing: Advanced Methods (0-6-3) Prerequisite: ARTS 4236. Group and individual studio problems in drawing disciplines and media. Focuses on techniques and theory; research and production are required. May be taken twice for credit by undergraduate students.

ARTS 5245. Crafts: Advanced Methods (0-6-3) Prerequisite: ARTS 3247. Group and individual studio problems in craft disciplines and selected media. Focuses on techniques and theory; research and production are required. May be taken twice for credit by undergraduate students.

ARTS 5256. Painting: Advanced Methods (0-6-3) Prerequisite: ARTS 4256. Group and individual studio problems in painting disciplines and media. Focuses on techniques and theory; research and production are required. May be taken twice for credit by undergraduate students.

ARTS 5265. Photographic Design: Advanced Methods (0-6-3) Prerequisite: ARTS 3265. Emphasis on camera and darkroom techniques using advanced design concepts. May be taken twice for credit by undergraduate students.

ARTS 5277. Printmaking: Advanced Methods (0-6-3) Prerequisite: ARTS 4277. Advanced studio work in which the student may specialize in primary printing area: lithography, intaglio, or relief. May be taken twice for credit by undergraduate students.

ARTS 5285. Ceramics: Advanced Methods (0-6-3) Prerequisite: ARTS 2285. Advanced forming methods and experimental work in clay bodies and glazes. Emphasis on the development of individual style. May be taken twice for credit by undergraduate students.

ARTS 5288. Sculpture: Advanced Methods (0-6-3) Prerequisite: ARTS 3288. Advanced study in sculpture methods. Emphasis on individual development of expression. May be taken twice for credit by undergraduate students.

ARTS 6236. Drawing (0-6-3) Group and individual studio problems in drawing disciplines and media. Focus is on techniques and theory based on individual student needs and interests. Research and production required. May be taken twice for credit.

ARTS 6256. Painting (0-6-3) Group and individual studio problems in painting disciplines and media. Focus is on techniques and theory based on individual student needs and interests. Research and production required. May be taken twice for credit.

ARTS 6265. Photography (0-6-3) Group and individual studio problems in photography disciplines and media. Focus is on techniques and theory based on individual student needs and interests. Research and production required. May be taken twice for credit.

ARTS 6277. Printmaking (0-6-3) Group and individual studio problems in printmaking disciplines and media. Focus is on techniques and theory based on individual student needs and interests. Research and production required. May be taken twice for credit.

ARTS 6285. Ceramics (0-6-3) Group and individual studio problems in ceramics disciplines and media. Focus is on techniques and theory based on individual student needs and interests. Research and production required. May be taken twice for credit.

ARTS 6286. Graduate Problem: Studio (0-6-3) Studio project based on student’s background and performance in other advanced courses. May be taken twice for credit.

ARTS 6288. Sculpture (0-6-3) Group and individual studio problems in sculpture disciplines and media. Focus is on techniques and theory based on individual student needs and interests. Research and production required. May be taken twice for credit.

ARTS 6698. Internship (3-15 hours) Prerequisite: Consent of department chair. Directed observation and work experience with agencies or companies. Internships are offered to allow orientation in occupational specialties. Supervision is provided by an art staff member and the cooperating agency or company. The student must make arrangements the department chair for the internship prior to registration for the course. (S/U grading.)

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