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ARTS  1301  Art Appreciation

A general introduction to the visual arts designed to create an appreciation of the vocabulary, media, techniques, and purposes of the creative process. Students will critically interpret and evaluate works of art within formal, cultural, and historical context. Prerequisite: Meet TSI standard for INRW 0315; or equivalent. 3 credit hours. (A)

 

ARTS  1303  Art History I (Prehistoric to the 14th century)

A chronological analysis of the historical and cultural contexts of the visual arts from prehistoric times to the 14th century.   Prerequisite: Meet TSI standard for INRW 0315; or equivalent. 3 credit hours. (A) Note: Students should expect additional supply costs.

 

ARTS  1304  Art History II (14th century to the present)

A chronological analysis of the historical and cultural contexts of the visual arts from the 14th century to the present day. Prerequisite: Meet TSI standard for INRW 0315; or equivalent. 3 credit hours. (A) Note: Students should expect additional supply costs.

  

ARTS  1311  Design I (2-dimensional)

An introduction to the fundamental terminology, concepts, theory, and application of two-dimensional design.  Lab required. 3 credit hours. (A)
Note: Students should expect additional supply costs.

 

ARTS  1312  Design II (3-dimensional)

An introduction to the fundamental terminology, concepts, theory, and application of three-dimensional design.  Lab required. 3 credit hours. (A) Note: Students should expect additional supply costs.

 

ARTS  1313  Foundations of Art

Introduction to the creative media designed to enhance artistic awareness and sensitivity through the creative and imaginative use of art materials and tools.  Includes art history and culture through the exploration of a variety of art works with an emphasis on aesthetic judgment and growth.  Additionally, the examination of the change in art creation based on the advancement of tools and materials pushing art production from optic technology in Renaissance painting to mechanical art to technology based art.  3 credit hours.  (A)

 

ARTS  1316  Drawing I

A foundation studio course exploring drawing with emphasis on descriptive, expressive and conceptual approaches. Students will learn to see and interpret a variety of subjects while using diverse materials and techniques. Course work will facilitate a dialogue in which students will engage in critical analysis and begin to develop their understanding of drawing as a discipline. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (A) Note: Students should expect additional supply costs.

 

ARTS  1317  Drawing II

A studio course exploring drawing with continued emphasis on descriptive, expressive and conceptual approaches. Students will further develop the ability to see and interpret a variety of subjects while using diverse materials and techniques. Course work will facilitate a dialogue in which students will employ critical analysis to broaden their understanding of drawing as a discipline.  Lab required. Prerequisite: ARTS 1316. 3 credit hours. (A) Note: Students should expect additional supply costs.

 

ARTS  2311  Design III

Studio art course that is a theoretical and practical study of color and composition in art and design. The course consists of studio-based projects using the formal and conceptual aspects of color. The course also examines the functions of color in art from different historical and cultural perspectives. Lab required. Prerequisite: ARTS 1311 or ARTS 1312. 3 credit hours. (A)
Note: Students should expect additional supply costs.

 

ARTS  2316  Painting I

Studio art course that introduces the fundamental principles, materials, and techniques of painting. Lab required. Prerequisite: ARTS 1316. 3 credit hours. (A)
Note: Students should expect additional supply costs.

 

ARTS  2317  Painting II

Studio art course that furthers the study of the principles, materials, and techniques of painting. Lab required. Prerequisite: ARTS 2316. 3 credit hours. (A)
Note: Students should expect additional supply costs.

 

ARTS  2323  Life Drawing

Studio art course that introduces the analytic study of the human form and the figure’s potential for compositional and expressive use in drawing. Lab required. Prerequisite: ARTS 1316. 3 credit hours. (A)
Note: Students should expect additional supply costs.

 

ARTS  2326  Sculpture

A studio art course that introduces the materials, processes, and issues pertaining to the making of three-dimensional objects and environments. The course explores the use of varied materials and techniques along with the formal and conceptual principles that form the basis of contemporary sculpture. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (A)
Note: Students should expect additional supply costs.

 

ARTS  2333  Printmaking

A studio art course that introduces the materials, processes, and concepts pertaining to traditional and contemporary printmaking. The course explores the use of varied tools and techniques along with the formal and conceptual principles to create editioned and unique works. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (A)
Note: Students should expect additional supply costs.

 

ARTS  2341  Metals

A studio art course that introduces metalsmithing using basic techniques in jewelry design and metal construction. The course provides instruction and practical fabrication experience as it relates to the design and production of small-scale functional and/or non-functional objects. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (A)
Note: Students should expect additional supply costs.

 

ARTS  2346  Ceramics I

A studio art course that introduces basic building, throwing, and other techniques as it relates to the design and production of ceramic sculpture and pottery. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (A)
Note: Students should expect additional supply costs.

 

ARTS  2347  Ceramics II

A studio art course that furthers the study of building, throwing, and other techniques as it relates to the design and production of ceramic sculpture and pottery. Lab required. Prerequisite: ARTS 2346. 3 credit hours. (A)
Note: Students should expect additional supply costs.

 

ARTS  2348  Digital Media

Studio art course that introduces the potential of basic digital media manipulation and graphic creation. The course emphasizes still and time-based media. Additionally, this digital photography course will cover digital camera operations, aesthetics, concept and software applications. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (A)
Note: Students should expect additional supply costs.

 

ARTS  2356  Photography I

A studio art course that introduces the technical and conceptual basics of photography as a creative medium. Additionally, a darkroom photography course that will cover basic camera operations and darkroom techniques. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (A) 
Note: Students should expect additional supply costs, including a 35mm SLR camera, film, and photographic paper.

 

ARTS  2357  Photography II

A studio art course that furthers the study of the technical and conceptual basics of photography as a creative medium. Additionally, a darkroom photography course that will cover advanced cameras and darkroom techniques. Lab required. Prerequisite: ARTS 2356. 3 credit hours. (A)
Note: Students should expect additional supply costs.

 

ARTS  2366  Watercolor

Studio art course that introduces the fundamental principles, materials, and techniques of watercolor and other water-based media. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (A)
Note: Students should expect additional supply costs.

 

ARTS  2389  Academic Co-op Arts/Photography

Integrates on-campus study with practical hands-on work experience in art/photography.  In conjunction with class seminars, the student will set specific goals and objectives in the study of art.  Contact the Cooperative Work Experience Office. 3 credit hours.  (A)

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