ART 1101 - 2-D Foundations
The study of composition/visual elements with color theory applied to utilizing design principles (using line, shape, texture, value and color) and color psychology emphasizing the Josef Albers color theories in a studio setting with emphasis on hands-on learning. Six studio hours per week.
ART 1102 - 3-D Foundations
Basic foundation studio course dealing with methods, materials, principles of organization and elements of design applied to the third dimension. Six studio hours per week.
ART 1107 - Beginning Photoshop
An introductory course in the Photoshop imaging program. Basic introduction to scanning, capturing and altering images for the art major or non-art major.
ART 1110 - Art Appreciation - Introduction to Art & Art Media
Emphasis on the language of art, exposure to many different art forms, formulative ideas about what is viewed and exploration of specific media.
ART 1111 - Drawing I
Studio drawing develops visual skills relative to the drawing process, with emphasis on traditional as well as contemporary problems on representation and composition. Six studio hours per week. It is strongly recommended that you complete ART 1101 prior to registering for ART 1111. However ART 1101 may be taken concurrently.
ART 1112 - Drawing II
Personal expression developed through a variety of two-dimensional media, cubistic techniques, gestural and figure studies. Six studio hours per week.
ART 1121 - Beginning Painting I
Studio painting with an emphasis on color, form and space in compositional design. Introduction to personal expression and modern applications. Six studio hours per week.
ART 1122 - Beginning Painting II
Personal expression with instruction in 20th-century techniques and concepts. Complex problems in color and composition. Six studio hours per week.
ART 1131 - Introduction to Sculpture
Introduces basic principles of sculpture and expands personal definitions and interpretations of contemporary three-dimensional art. Introduces methods of sculpture with clay, wood, plaster and other materials for constructing three-dimensional art work. Six studio hours per week.
ART 1132 - Intermediate Sculpture
Develop complex visual principles of sculpture and develop a personal expression of individual style in interpretations of contemporary three-dimensional art. Six studio hours per week.
ART 1133 - Figurative Sculpture
Study of the human anatomy of the head and figure as applied to three-dimensional form. Six studio hours per week.
ART 1141 - Introduction to Ceramics
Materials and processes of ceramic art for the beginning student; handbuilding and wheel-throwing and glazing demonstrated through a variety of functional and sculptural projects. Six studio hours per week.
ART 1142 - Intermediate Ceramics
Materials and processes of ceramic art for the intermediate student; intermediate skills of wheel throwing and glazing are demonstrated through a variety of functional and sculptural projects. Six studio hours per week.
ART 1161 - Black & White Darkroom Photography I
An introduction to the art and technique of black and white photography. Photographic shooting, processing and printing are stressed. Students to supply their own adjustable camera, (35mm or 120) film and print paper. Six studio hours per week.
ART 1162 - Black & White Darkroom Photography II
Intermediate course in black and white photography. Further introduction and application of the tools/techniques of photographic art with emphasis on artistic portfolio development. Students shoot a minimum of 15 rolls of film to satisfy the portfolio project. Film and correct contact sheets must be included in the working portfolio. Six studio hours per week.
ART 1170 - Non-Silver Photography
Principles and theories of nonsilver chemical processes used for print production including gum, cyanotype, Van Dyke Brown, palladium, salt printing and wet-plate collodion process. Six studio hours per week.
ART 1171 - Studio Photography
Mechanics and aesthetics of photography in a studio environment covering a range of subjects and emphasizing lighting techniques and equipment as well as use of all camera formats and digital media. Six studio hours per week.
ART 1175 - Computer Photography
Techniques for transforming photographic images through use of computers and digital cameras. Use of a computer to create fine art digital images. Advanced PhotoShop techniques including layers, color correction, masking and special effects. Students will be challenged to address learning outcomes in their work to demonstrate creative process and critical thinking.
ART 2111 - Intermediate Drawing I
Definition of a personal expression through the drawing process; traditional and modern approaches to drawing the figure, still life, and other contemporary subjects. Six studio hours per week.
ART 2112 - Intermediate Drawing II
Emphasis on the technical process and the language of drawing; a variety of media and techniques focusing on personal expression. Six studio hours per week.
ART 2141 - Advanced Ceramics
Materials and processes of ceramic art for the advanced student; advanced skills of wheel throwing and glazing are demonstrated through a variety of functional and sculptural projects. Six studio hours per week.
ART 2216 - Life Drawing & Anatomy I
Figure drawing with a foundation in anatomical study. Emphasis on proportion as well as design with an application towards mood and expression. Six studio hours per week.
ART 2217 - Life Drawing & Anatomy II
Advanced figure drawing with a foundation in anatomical study. Development of mood and content through form and topic. Six studio hours per week.
ART 2221 - Intermediate Painting-Observation & Concept
Art as a means of communication, through content and expression. Incorporation of contemporary concepts and styles of art. Six studio hours per week.
ART 2222 - Intermediate Painting - The Figure
The figure as the subject of study and how it has been used academically and expressively. Six studio hours per week.
ART 2230 - Art History: Ancient through Medieval Periods
Art history from early cave paintings through the Medieval period of Western civilization.
ART 2231 - Art History: Renaissance through Contemporary Periods
Art history from the early Italian Renaissance through the contemporary period.
ART 2235 - History of Photography
Historical survey of photography as an art form from its beginnings in the 1830's until the present day; developments in photographic processes, artistic trends, and study of major photographic artists.
ART 2236 - History of Women Artists
A history of women artists from the Middle Ages to the present day, with emphasis on the history of style, and on women's historical roles.
ART 2237 - History of American Art
Art history of the United States from the pre-colonial to contemporary periods.
ART 2238 - History of African Art
History of African art from ancient to contemporary periods.
ART 2239 - History of Asian Art
Art history focusing on major cultural styles of Indian, Chinese, and Japanese art from ancient through contemporary periods, including the styles and specific work of major artists.
ART 2265 - Digital Color Photography I
An introduction to the technique of digital color photography, printing techniques, the presentation of digital prints and various camera and computer techniques will be employed to enhance the print. Student will supply own digital Single-lens Reflex (SLR) camera and pigment-based photographic printer. Six studio hours per week.
ART 2266 - Digital Color Photography II
An advanced digital color photographic course focusing on creative computer and camera techniques. Student to supply own Single-lens Reflex (SLR) digital camera and pigment-based printer. Six studio hours per week.
ART 2269 - Printmaking I
Examines the philosophy, history and techniques of multiple image preparation including woodcut and intaglio processes. Six studio hours per week.
ART 2270 - Fine Art Internship
Practicum providing student with experience in organizing and hanging art exhibits, assisting in studios or working in arts administration. Seven practicum hours per week.
ART 2279 - Printmaking II
Exploration of color printing in relief, intaglio, lithographic, and monotype processes. Six studio hours per week.
ART 2280 - Intermediate Printmaking I
Examines an advanced use of combined processes, mixed-media, and interdisciplinary approaches to image-making in printmaking. Six studio hours per week.
ART 2281 - Intermediate Printmaking II
Focused development of individualized concepts and independent expression in printmaking with intensive concentration on selected processes. Six studio hours per week.
ART 2285 - Printmaking - Monotype
Variety of image-making techniques to explore monotype printing methods in black-and-white and color. Six studio hours per week.
ART 2294 - Photography Portfolio Development
One-on-one instruction regarding the student's final graduating photography portfolio. Instructor will meet with the student during final term of study to help the student compose his or her final graduating portfolio. Student may repeat course up to three times to achieve a passing grade. Failure to satisfactorily complete this course will make the student ineligible for the Photographic Technology Short-Term Certificate.
ART 2295 - Graduation Portfolio Development & Exhibition
The student will write an artist statement and an art-related resume, attend lectures and demonstrations on professional presentation of artwork, take quality promotional images of his/her artwork and select a portfolio of his/her original artwork for graduation exhibition.
ART 2297 - Special Topics
Varied content offering of special interest to the discipline but not covered within existing courses; may be scheduled in a classroom/seminar setting or in nontraditional format.