Art

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Courses

ART& 100: Art Appreciation

Credits 5

Study of two and three dimensional art concepts. Lectures and selected art projects. This class may include students from multiple sections. (Humanities)

ART 101: Two Dimensional Design Concepts

Credits 5

Applies principles of art, combining theories of creative thinking and modern design. Problems in organization of compositional elements and two dimensional space concepts. This class may include students from multiple sections. (Humanities)

ART 102: Interaction of Color in Design

Credits 5

Color theory based on traditional and contemporary color theories. Study of painting, materials, and techniques. This class may include students from multiple sections. (Humanities)

ART 103: Three Dimensional Form in Design

Credits 5

This course is an introduction to the elements and principles of three dimensional design. We will work with diverse materials to create sculptural forms that develop each student’s personal expression and critical thinking skills. This class may include students from multiple sections. (Humanities)

ART 104: Drawing: Methods/Material

Credits 5

Intensive study of line, value, perspective, and form, using various drawing mediums that offer a new way of seeing through investigation of visual language of drawing. This class may include students from multiple sections. (Humanities)

ART 105: Color & Form in Drawing

Credits 5

Intensive study of color and drawn forms offers new approach for seeing. Time divided between traditional and contemporary drawing techniques. This class may include students from multiple sections. (Humanities)

ART 106: Exploration in Drawing

Credits 5

Experimental drawing, experience of drawing and seeing and possibilities of extending traditional concepts about drawing. This class may include students from multiple sections. (Humanities)

ART 110: Introduction to Painting

Credits 5

Painting from past through present. Exploration of beginning painting techniques, concepts, composition problems. This class may include students from multiple sections. (Humanities)

ART 112: Life Drawing

Credits 5

The course is an introduction to creating drawings based on in-class observations of a range of posed models. The class also provides an overview of the drawing process as a form of visual thinking in relation to rendering the human figure through a variety of techniques and art-making materials ranging from charcoal and graphite to color pastels and acrylic paint. This class may include students from multiple sections. (Humanities)

ART 126: History of Art I

Credits 5

The art of ancient civilizations, beginning with Paleolithic cave painting and megalithic monuments. Indian, Chinese, Japanese, Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Minoan, Greek, Etruscan, Roman, Early Christian, and Byzantine artistic traditions are studied in light of their cultural origins. Illustrated lectures. This class may include students from multiple sections. (Humanities)

ART 127: History of Art II

Credits 5

The art of western civilization from the early middle ages through the French revolution is considered. Periods explored include the Islamic, Carolingian, Celtic, Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Mannerist, Baroque, and Rococo. Illustrated lectures. This class may include students from multiple sections. (Humanities)

ART 128: History of Art III

Credits 5

The art of the modern age is explored. Developments studied include Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism, the Fauves, Art Nouveau, Cubism, Surrealism, Regionalism, Abstraction, Pop Art, and Post Modernism. Illustrated lectures. This class may include students from multiple sections. (Humanities)

ART 205: Intermediate Painting

Credits 5

Painting from past through present. Exploration of intermediate painting techniques, concepts, composition problems. This class may include students from multiple sections. (Elective)

ART 206: Advanced Painting

Credits 5

Continues technical, formal and critical aspects of painting, with an emphasis on more personal point of view in aesthetic presentation. Encourages more freedom and responsibility in work. This class may include students from multiple sections. (Elective)

ART 224: Introduction to Ceramics: Hand Building

Credits 5

This course is an introduction to ceramics based materials and creative process, with emphasis on personal expression through diverse practices. Students create a series of projects utilizing a variety of traditional and innovative hand building techniques and processes to create three dimensional sculptural forms. This class may include students from multiple sections. (Humanities)

ART 225: Introduction to Ceramics: Wheel Throwing

Credits 5

This course is an introduction to ceramics materials and creative processes, using the potter’s wheel. Students create a series of projects utilizing a variety of traditional and innovative throwing techniques and firing processes to create functional forms. This class may include students from multiple sections. (Humanities)

ART 226: Intermediate Ceramics: Hand Building

Credits 5

This course helps students advance their ceramic based techniques and concepts through studio work, art theory, processes, and personal expression. The focus of the course is determined by student interests and will include a diverse offering of sculptural and functional theories and approaches to making. This class may include students from multiple sections. (Elective)

ART 227: Intermediate Ceramics: Wheel Throwing

Credits 5

This course helps students advance their ceramic-based techniques and concepts through studio work, art theory, processes, and personal expression. Though the majority of the artwork in this course will be made utilizing the potter's wheel, the focus of course is determined by the functional theories and approaches to making. This class may include students from multiple sections. (Elective)

ART 260: Special Topics in Studio Art I (Ceramics)

Credits 1 5

The focus of the course is determined by student interests and will include a diverse offering of special topics in the advanced study of ceramics. This course helps students advance techniques and concepts through studio work, art theory, processes and personal expression. Permission of the instructor is required. This class may include students from multiple sections. (Elective)

ART 261: Special Topics in Studio II (Ceramics)

Credits 1 5

The focus of the course is determined by student interests and will include a diverse offering of special topics in the advanced study of ceramics. This course helps students advance techniques and concepts through studio work, art theory, processes and personal expression. Permission of the instructor is required. This class may include students from multiple sections. (Elective)

ART 262: Special Topics in Studio III (Ceramics)

Credits 1 5

The focus of the course is determined by student interests and will include a diverse offering of special topics in the advanced study of ceramics. This course helps students advance techniques and concepts through studio work, art theory, processes and personal expression. Permission of the instructor is required. This class may include students from multiple sections. (Elective)

ART 263: Special Topics in Studio Art

Credits 1 5

The focus of the course is determined by student interests and will include a diverse offering of special topics in a specific artistic medium. This course helps students advance techniques and concepts through studio work, art theory, processes, and personal expression. Permission of the instructor is required. This class may include students from multiple sections. (Elective)