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ARTS 4521. Graphic Design III (0-6-3) Prerequisite: ARTS 4021 with a minimum grade of C. An intermediate course which encourages students to further develop their design aesthetic by reflecting on personal and artistic identities while continuing to identify and communicate to a specific audience. The design and production of multi-page digital and printed publications, advanced design projects requiring skillful manipulation of text and images and the mastering of page layout software will be expected.

ARTS 5248. Ceramics: Advanced Methods (0-6-3) Prerequisite: Any two courses from ARTS 3248, ARTS 3448 or ARTS 3556 This course provides students with the opportunity to propose and develop a self-directed body of work in consultation with an instructor. Through research, discussion and writing, students are expected to increase their understanding of the content and context of their process and production. Students meet regularly, on an individual or group basis for critiques and discussion. Students are required to submit a typed, written proposal at the beginning of the course outlining their program of work; the proposal must be approved by an instructor. (Course fee required.)

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. A research paper is required for all graduate students. May be taken twice for credit by undergraduate students. (Course fee required.)

ARTS 5265. Photography: Advanced Methods (0-6-3) Prerequisite: ARTS 4265 with a grade of "C" or better. Course covers large format photography instruction including view camera techniques and sheet film processing. Focus is on intensive practice as related to each student's conceptual concerns using advanced techniques to produce a personal body of work. May be repeated four times for credit by undergraduate and graduate students. (Course fee required.)

ARTS 5278. Advanced Printmaking (0-6-3) Prerequisites: ARTS 3309 and ARTS 3278 and ARTS 4278. This course is designed for printmaking students who have taken at least three printmaking courses (9 credits) and are ready for substantial independent work. Each student is expected to complete an independently developed project that forms a body of work related in content by the end of the semester. Professional execution and presentation are integral to achieving success in this course. May be taken three times for credit by undergraduate students. (Course fee required).

ARTS 5288. Sculpture: Advanced Methods (0-6-3) Prerequisite: ARTS4306 or ARTS4288. This course is designed for sculpture students who have taken at least two sculpture courses (6 credits) and are ready for substantial independent work. Each student is expected to write artist and project statements and to complete an independently developed project that form a body of work related in content by the end of the semester. May be taken twice for credit by undergraduate students. (Course fee required).