Art (ART) courses
ART 100 Two Dimensional Design
Elements and principles of two-dimensional design. Experience with a variety of media and subject matter. Course fee.
ART 101 Three Dimensional DesignPrerequisite(s): ART 100.
Elements and principles of three-dimensional design. Experience with a variety of media and subject matter.Course fee.
ART 115 Drawing I
Basic elements and principles of drawing. A problematic approach to the process of seeing and drawing through an applied investigation of natural and man-made forms. Course fee.
ART 200 Art in ContextGeneral Education Component: GEC 112 - Human Cultures: The Arts.
This course introduces the visual arts in the context of history and culture. It involves analysis of art works and introduces terminology and concepts necessary for understanding art within various cultural matrices. Does not count toward BA or BSED in Art and Design or BFA in Art or Design.
ART 202 Intermediate DesignPrerequisite(s): ART 100, ART 101, ART 115, ART 215.
A presentation in greater depth of major theories of art and design with emphasis on color theory and systems. Structured studio design problems applying and investigating such theories. Course fee.
ART 210 Introduction to Digital ImagingPrerequisite(s): ART 100 or ART 110 and CIS 101 or CSC 101 or CSC 111.
Understanding the principles, methods, techniques and vocabulary of the most widely used digital imaging processes with emphasis on visual problem solving.
ART 212 Ceramics I
An introduction to handbuilding, wheel and firing processes, including raku. Fundamentals of ceramic materials, equipment, and preparation of clay and glazes.
ART 215 Drawing IIPrerequisite(s): ART 115.
Continuation of drawing fundamentals in greater and exploration of additional media.Course fee.
ART 223 Metals-Jewelry IPrerequisite(s): ART 101.
Introduction to non-ferrous metal fabrication processes including piercing, soldering and finishing. Fundamentals of tools, materials, and jewelry concepts.
ART 225 Painting IPrerequisite(s): ART 100, ART 115 and ART 215.
Basic investigation of materials, techniques and visual concepts important to the process of painting. Emphasis on understanding visual elements through work which includes study from the still-life and model.
ART 226 Watercolor for Non-Art Majors
To acquaint the student with the essential characteristics of the materials used in watercolor painting and to familiarize the student with the techniques used in applying transparent pigment to various prepared surfaces. This course will not fulfill the requirements for a major or a minor in art.
ART 235 Sculpture IPrerequisite(s): ART 101.
Development of fundamental and personal concepts concerning subject matter as related to sculpture. Experience with a wide range of media and techniques.
ART 242 Printmaking IPrerequisite(s): ART 100, ART 115 and ART 215.
Beginning problems in printmaking.
ART 253 FibersPrerequisite(s): ART 100.
Introduction to two and three dimensional fiber techniques and structures. Emphasis will be placed on using a variety of techniques in the execution of assigned problems. Experimental use of materials will be encouraged. May be repeated to a total of 9 hours.
ART 255 Photography IPrerequisite(s): ART 100.
Basic course in black and white photography. Includes camera controls and darkroom work. Photography as visual expression.
ART 270 Writing in Art HistoryPrerequisite(s): ENG 110 and concurrent enrollment in ART 274.
A composition class designed to provide training and experience in writing within the discipline of ART History. International/Intercultural component.
ART 274 History of East Asian ArtPrerequisite(s): ENG 110.General Education Component: GEC 111 - Human Cultures: Humanities.
A survey of the art objects and cultures which produced them, including those of India, China and Japan. International/Intercultural component.
ART 98 Topics in Art and Design
A variable content course consisting of lectures and/or studio projects. May not be used to fulfill a major requirement in the Art and Design Department. Students should consult the registration schedule of classes to determine the specific topic offered. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours. Course fee.