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Art

 

Information

 

Emmet Sandberg, Chairperson

Department Office: Arts and Communication 325
Department Telephone: (920) 424-2222

Art

 

Faculty

Bae   Panske
Clifford   Redington
Cutler-Lake   Sandberg
Hsu   Smith
Jager  
Maxwell  
 
 

Degrees

  • Undergraduate: A major in art can lead to the degrees: Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts.
  • Graduate: None
  • Comment: The Art Degree programs offered have been designed to meet national and state standards of excellence in order to offer students the greatest opportunity for success after graduation. A wide variety of art courses are offered to introduce students to an exciting spectrum of theoretical and practical possibilities in the Arts.
 

Summary of Fields of Study

  1. Goal(s)
    • To be conversant in the language and concepts of the broad field of learning accepted as the visual arts including an understanding of social and aesthetic history. To master materials, tools and specialized techniques as related to the emphasis. To accept criticism of art projects from instructors and professionals in specific areas of emphasis and to work toward redefined artistic conclusions.
  2. The Major(s) The Department offers 2 majors. These are: 1) Fine Arts, 2) Art. Within the Fine Arts Major, the Department offers a choice of 3 emphases:
    • Studio
    • Graphic Design
    • Art Education

      3.  The Minor(s)

      • The Department offers two minors: Studio Art and Art History.
 

Admission/Graduation Requirements

  • To be eligible for graduation, students must meet all requirements for the degree being sought in addition to earning a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.00 in all courses required for the Art major or minor. Refer to the following for complete major/minor course requirements.
  • Those students seeking Wisconsin teacher certification must earn a minimum grade point average of 3.00 in all courses required for their majors and minors in order to meet the requirements of the College of Education and Human Services.
 

Required Core Courses

  • Art History Foundation Requirements:
    • Art
      • Art 209 Art History Survey I 3 cr.
      • Art 210 Art History Survey II 3 cr.
  • Art Studio Foundation Requirements:
    • Art
      • Art 111 Drawing I 3 cr., or Art 102Q1 Drawing I Ethnic Studies 3 cr.
      • Art 112 2-Dimensional Design and Color 3 cr.
      • Art 114 3-Dimensional Design 3 cr.
 

The Major(s). with Emphases and/or Options

 

1. Fine Arts Major

Recommended for students who wish to prepare for a professional career in the studio arts, to satisfy entrance requirements for graduate art studio programs or to become art teachers (Art Education (K-12) emphasis). Students completing the Fine Arts major and the University’s baccalaureate degree requirements will earn the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.

All Art Majors (BA and BS) and all Fine Arts Majors (BFA) will be required to take and pass a Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. The review will take place after the completion of the studio foundation courses (Art 102Q1 or 111, 112, 114).

Note: All 400-level studio courses may be repeated. 

 

A. Studio Emphasis

Required Credits: 82 minimum

Required Courses: In addition to the Foundation Courses:

    • Art: Art 142, 234, 483, 490
    • Art History: 3 courses (9 crs.) of upper level Art History from the following list: Art 308, 310, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316, 317, 318, 320, 321, 322, 323, 324, 325, 327, 482.
Additional Requirements:
    • 42 credits required from studio areas:
      • 12 credits from one of the following studio areas.
      • 18 credits; 3 each from six additional studio areas not previously chosen.
      • 12 credits of electives from any studio area.
    • Advanced Electives-6 crs. from any 300-level or above studio art courses, may include up to 3 crs. of Art History. Note: Art 300, 354, 355, 356 do not apply.
    • Studio:
        • Drawing: Art 204, 304, 334, 404, 434
        • Painting: Art 241, 275, 341, 375, 441, 475
        • Photography: Art 245, 345, 445
        • Printmaking: Art 259, 260, 359, 360, 459, 460, 461
        • Art Metals: Art 263, 363, 463
        • Ceramics: Art 271, 371, 471
        • Woodworking: Art 252, 352, 452
        • Sculpture: Art 267, 367, 467
        • Digital Arts: Art 285, 286, 287, 385, 386, 387, 488
        • Special Topics: Art 305
        • Special Topics: Art 306
      •  

B.  Graphic Design Emphasis

Required Credits: 82 minimum

Required Courses: In addition to the Art Studio and Art History Foundation Courses

    • Art: Art 142, 490
    • Art History: 3 courses (9 crs.) of upper level Art History from the following list: Art 308, 310, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316, 317, 318, 320, 321, 322, 323, 324, 325, 327, 482.

Additional Requirements:

    • Graphic Design Courses: Art 238, 239, 336, 338, 438, 442
    • 15 credits from Studio Electives list: Art 204, 234, 241, 245, 252, 259, 260, 263, 267, 271, 275, 285, 286, 287, 304, 305, 306, 330, 334, 341, 345, 352, 359, 360, 363, 367, 371, 375, 385, 386, 387, 404, 434, 441, 445, 452, 459, 460, 461, 463, 367, 471, 475, 481, 488.
    • 12 credits from Advanced Graphic Design Elective list: Art 309, 342, 436, 437, 438, 439, 444, 481.
    • 9  credits from Advanced Graphic Design/Studio Electives not used in previous requirements:  Art 304, 305, 306, 330, 334, 341, 342, 345, 352, 359, 360, 363, 367, 371, 375, 385, 386, 387, 404, 434, 436, 437, 438, 439, 441, 444, 445, 446, 452, 459, 460, 461, 463, 467, 471, 475, 481, 488, 491.

 

C. Art Education

Required Credits:  66 minimum
Required Courses: In addition to the Foundation Courses

    • Art: Art 142, 234, 253, 354, 356
    • Secondary Education 366. Note: Secondary Education 366 is taken for one credit concurrently with Art 253, 354, 356
    • Art History: 3 courses (9 crs.) of upper level Art History from the following list: Art 308, 310, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316, 317, 318, 320, 321, 322, 323, 324, 325, 327, 482.
    • 12 credits from the 2-D areas: 6 credits from one area and 6 credits from two other areas not previously chosen
    • 12 credits from the 3-D areas: 6 credits from one area and 6 credits from two other areas not previously chosen
    • 3 credits of electives. Note: Art 101, 105, 120Q2 203, 355 do not apply.
  • 2-D areas.
      • Drawing: Art 204, 304, 334
      • Painting: Art 241, 275, 341, 375
      • Photography: Art 245, 345
      • Printmaking: Art 259, 260, 359, 360
      • Digital Arts: 285, 286, 287, 385, 386, 387
      • Special Topics: Art 305
  • 3-D areas.
      • Art Metals: Art 263, 363, 463
      • Ceramics: Art 271, 371, 471
      • Woodworking: Art 252, 352, 452
      • Sculpture: Art 267, 367, 467
      • Digital Arts: 285, 286, 287, 385, 386, 387
      • Special Topics: Art 306
    •  

2. ART (GENERAL) MAJOR

Students may elect to take the Art (general) Major through either the Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Science degree program. A minor is required with this major.

All Art Majors (BFA, BA BS) will be required to take a Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. The review will take place after completion of the studio foundation core courses (Art 102Q1 or 111, and 112, 114). Passing the portfolio review is required for entry into the BFA, BA, BS programs.

Note: All 400-level studio courses may be repeated.

Required Credits: 42

Required Courses:

    • Art: Art 102Q1 or 111, and 112, 114, 209, 210
    • Electives: 27 credits
      • Select 21-24 credits from the following lists of studio, digital and graphic design courses. No more than 12 credits may be taken from any one of the four lists and a minimum of 6 credits must be at the 300 or 400 level:
  • 2-D Studio List:
      • Drawing: Art 204, 234, 304, 334, 404, 434
      • Painting: Art 241, 275, 341, 375, 441, 475
      • Photography: Art 245, 345, 445
      • Printmaking: Art 259, 260, 359, 360, 459, 460, 461
      • Special Topics: Art 305
  • 3-D Studio List:
      • Art Metals: Art 263, 363, 463
      • Ceramics: Art 271, 371, 471
      • Woodworking: Art 252, 352, 452
      • Sculpture: Art 267, 367, 467
      • Special Topics: Art 306
  • Digital Art List:
      • Art 142, 285, 286, 287, 385, 386, 387, 488
  • Graphic Design List:
      • Art: Art 238, 239, 309, 336, 338, 342
  • Art History:
    • Select 3-6 credits from the following list of art history courses:
      • Art: 308, 310, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316, 317, 318, 320, 322, 323, 324, 325, 327, 482
 

 The Minor(s)

1. Studio Art Minor
Recommended for students who wish to acquire a basic background in the studio arts as a complement to a major.

  • Required Credits: 24 minimum
  • Required Courses:
    •   Art: Art 102Q1 or 111, and 112, 114, 209, 210
  • Electives: (9 crs): Sufficient courses from the Department’s offerings to meet the Minimum Requirement including these studies:
    • Art: 2-Dimensional Studio, 3-Dimensional Studio or Graphic Design Courses.

 

2.  Art History Minor
Recommended for students who wish to undertake a more comprehensive course of study in the history of art.

  • Required Credits: 21 minimum
  • Required Courses: (6 crs.): Art 209, 210
  • Area Electives: (12 crs.):   Students will choose upper-level courses from at least three of the four areas of Ancient, Medieval, Early Modern, Modern/Contemporary. After fulfilling 6 credits of survey and 3 area requirements of upper level, all other courses towards the 21 credit minimum should be chosen from upper level (300 or 400) art history electives.
    • Ancient: Art 310, 325
    • Medieval: Art 311, 312
    • Early Modern: Art 313, 314, 315, 316
    • Modern/Contemporary: Art 320, 321, 322, 323, 324
  •  Electives: (6 crs.): Students may choose additional courses from any of the above, or from: Art 308, 317, 318, 327, 482*, or 484*
    • *May fulfill one of the period requirements, depending on content (as approved by instructor).

 

Course Offerings

Art    101 3 (crs.)
Elements of Studio Art (XC)
This course is designed to give non-Art Majors experiences in a variety of 2D and 3D Studio Art Media and techniques in an effort to expand their knowledge, appreciation and understanding of Art and Design within the context of the Liberal Arts. Special fees may apply. (For non-Art Majors and Minors only.)
 
 
Art    101Q1 3 (crs.)
Elements of Studio Art (XC)
This course is designed to give non-Art Majors experiences in a variety of 2D and 3D Studio Art Media and techniques in an effort to expand their knowledge, appreciation and understanding of Art and Design within the context of the Liberal Arts. Special fees may apply. (For non-Art Majors and Minors only.)
 
 
Art    102Q1 3 (crs.)
Drawing 1: Ethnic Studies (ES)(XC)
Beginning studio course in drawing for Art Majors and Minors. Emphasis on developing basic skills, and creative expression through visual exploration and problem solving. Credit cannot be received for both Art 111 and Art 102. The course will focus on the intercultural knowledge and competence question and counts toward the Ethnic Studies Requirement. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    103 3 (crs.)
Drawing II
Advanced drawing problems of expression and form. Emphasis on both skill and creative expression.
 
 
Art    105 3 (crs.)
Understanding the Arts (XC)
Providing students with an education that increases their understanding and appreciation of the visual arts.  (Not applicable to art major or minor.) Special course fees may apply.
 
 
Art    106Q1 3 (crs.)
Visual Communication Fundamentals (XC)(ES)
Investigation into the use of the universal language of visual communication.
 
 
Art    111 3 (crs.)
Drawing I (XC)
Drawing I is an introductory Art studio Explore course examining the discipline of drawing with an emphasis on developing Visual Literacy, Creative Expression, and basic drawing skills through visual exploration and problem solving. Students will explore concepts central to the University Studies Program Culture Category. Credit cannot be received for both Art 111 and Art 102. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    112 3 (crs.)
2-Dimensional Design and Color (XC)
2-Dimensional Design and Color is an introductory Art studio Explore course examining elements and principles of 2 Dimensional Design with an emphasis on developing Visual Literacy, Creative Expression, and design skills through visual exploration and problem solving. Beginning problems in color theory will be introduced. Students will explore concepts central to the University Studies Program Culture Category. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    114 3 (crs.)
3-Dimensional Design (XC)
3-Dimensional Design is an introductory Art studio Explore course examining elements and principles of 3-Dimensional Design with an emphasis on developing Visual Literacy, Creative Expression, and design skills through visual exploration and problem solving. Students will explore concepts central to the University Studies Program Culture Category. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    115 3 (crs.)
Honors: Understanding the Arts (XC)
This course provides students with exposure to the visual arts across cultures so that they acquire the critical skills for understanding and appreciating art in historical terms and contemporary practice. Prerequisites: Enrolled in good standing with The Honors College; prior or concurrent enrollment in HNRS 175.
 
 
Art    116 3 (crs.)
What is Art For? (XC)
Whether you are an artist or not, art has played a crucial role in your past learning and development. Through reading, writing, looking, listening, and reflective creating, What is Art For? will explore the ways in which all of us have used and could continue to use visual art as a method of symbolization, a necessary element in developing literacy and a way to learn about and connect with our society. It will address, in detail, visual language development in children and provide visual learning strategies for you to apply to your continued intellectual development. Special course fees may apply.
 
 
Art    117 3 (crs.)
Intermediate Drawing
Principles of creative and structural drawing; a second semester foundation course that explores a variety of ideas, techniques, and materials with a perceptual focus; drawing as a fine art and a basis for structure. Studio work in drawing with a variety of materials, techniques, and ideas. An investigation of methods, materials, and mixed media possibilities. An introduction to figure drawing. The class is conceptually based with an involvement and emphasis on structure, ideas and process. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    120Q2 3 (crs.)
Arts and Leadership (XC)(GC)
This course focuses on the interconnection of arts and leadership by examining artistic creations from diverse cultures and creating artistic expression for personal strengths and leadership qualities. In this course, students will increase positive attitudes and ethical reasoning toward cultural diversity through learning in the arts, build knowledge about the connection between cultures and leadership, and develop artistic and conceptual skills that can be applied to their actions in their campus life and early careers. The goal of this course is to expand students’ diverse ideas about world cultures and transform these understanding into effective leadership qualities through art.
 
 
Art    121 3 (crs.)
Introduction to Painting
Basic experience in various media – may include oil, watercolor, acrylic media, a survey of studio methods. Special course fees may apply.
 
 
Art    122 3 (crs.)
Water-Based Media
Exploration of aqueous media aspects of traditional and contemporary procedures.
 
 
Art    125 3 (crs.)
Oil Painting
Exploration of oil media; aspects of traditional and contemporary procedures.
 
 
Art    131 3 (crs.)
Introduction to Sculpture
Basic experience in three-dimensional media. A survey of materials and procedures used in sculptural processes. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    142 3 (crs.)
Introduction to Digital Art
An introductory level class for using Macintosh computers and Adobe software as tools in the process of both art making and design. Basic print and web skills will be covered. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    150Q1 3 (crs.)
Urban Landscape, Social Cues, and Art (XC)
This course will examine ways that urban planning, informative and social visual cues such as signs (road signs, street signs, and signs for businesses etc.), and fine art intersect. With this intersection, ideas of civic knowledge, as they relate to urban spaces, will be explored and unpacked. Additionally, the perception of the experience of spaces along with the psychology of place will be examined and interpreted through artistic processes.
 
 
Art    154 3 (crs.)
Introduction to Ceramics
Exploration of materials and processes; hand and wheel forming; glazing, firing, and kiln management. Special course fees may apply.
 
 
Art    161 3 (crs.)
Introduction to Photography
Introduction to photography, which includes building technical abilities, vocabulary and an understanding of the principles and history of traditional/contemporary B&W photography as an expressive art form. May include working in the darkroom and/or working with digital imaging programs and alternative photo processes.
 
 
Art    183 3 (crs.)
Survey: Renaissance-Modern Art (XC)
Architecture, sculpture, painting, and decorative arts from the Late Middle Ages to the modern era. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    185 3 (crs.)
Italian Art (XC)
An overview of Italian painting, sculpture, architecture and related arts from the 14th through the 16th centuries. Special course fees may apply.
 
 
Art    203 3 (crs.)
Concepts, Creations and Children (XC)
This course focuses on basic art concepts and materials that can be applied by anyone who is or will be working with children. By learning two-dimensional and three-dimensional techniques and tool handling, students will be especially prepared to teach subsequent lessons of these in the following elementary education course: Teaching of Art (Art 355).  Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    204 3 (crs.)
Drawing II
Applying and exploring the elements and principles of art through drawing. Emphasis on drawing and composition. Prerequisites: 111, 112, 114 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    209 3 (crs.)
Art History Survey I (XC)(GC)
This course provides an overview of the history of Western art from the Prehistoric Period through the late Middle Ages. In addition, students are introduced to the historiography and fundamental methodologies of the discipline through discussion and written assignments. Prerequisite: None
 
 
Art    210 3 (crs.)
Art History Survey II (XC)(GC)
This course provides an overview of the history of Western art from the Renaissance through Contemporary art. In addition, students are introduced to the historiography and fundamental methodologies of the discipline through discussion and written assignments.
 
 
Art    224Q3 3 (crs.)
Conflict and Memorial (XC)(ES)
Students will examine art/memorials and reference that knowledge in Community Engagement projects as they expand their knowledge and understanding of the ways monuments and memorials function for individuals, groups, and communities. Prerequisites: USP Quest I and Quest II. (Quest III when offered).
 
 
Art    225 3 (crs.)
Intermediate Oil Painting
Continuation of Art 125 with emphasis upon individual development. Prerequisite: Art 125
 
 
Art    230 3 (crs.)
Intermediate Sculpture
Second year level course with emphasis upon technical problems related to individual projects. Prerequisite: Art 131.
 
 
Art    232 3 (crs.)
Sculpture II
Advanced work in sculpture expression; traditional and contemporary methods of production. Prerequisite: Art 231
 
 
Art    234 3 (crs.)
Beginning Figure Drawing
Drawing from the model with emphasis on figure composition; experimentation with a wide variety of drawing media. Special course fees may apply.
 
 
Art    236Q3 3 (crs.)
Experience Mapping (XC)
Using a variety of media, we will make maps and information graphics that address the concept of Sustainability by illustrating connections between people and place, nature and the built environment, meaning and experience. Rooted in studio art and design practice, this introductory-level course will explore the many ways creative spatial and visualization techniques can address the concept of Place. Developing a Sense of Place is a way of understanding and valuing the unique properties of your surroundings as well as your place in them. We will approach our Signature Question, How do people understand and create a more sustainable world? Through artmaking, reading, and discussion fortified with a significant amount of local exploration.
 
 
Art    238 3 (crs.)
Graphic Design I
Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of graphic design. Form analysis, visual phenomena, structure and system will be taught. Specialized areas within the field of design will be introduced and discussed. Prerequisites: Art 112 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    239 3 (crs.)
Typography I
Introduction to communication problem solving through the visual language media of typography. The fundamentals of typographic design are explored through the realization of both process orientated (experimental) and practical projects. Prerequisites: Art 112 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    241 3 (crs.)
Water Based Painting I
The principles and techniques of watercolor, gouache, and acrylic as mediums of expression. Prerequisites: 111, 112 and 114 or consent of instructor.
 
 
Art    243 3 (crs.)
Women in the Arts: Encounters (XC)
Women in the Arts: Encounters is a team-taught interdisciplinary course which provides an overview of the significant contributions of women in the arts, while offering a critical look at individual achievements and at societal attitudes and limitations which have impacted the nature and direction of women’s artistic output. Students will gain hands-on experience through guided studio work in music, visual art and theater and the combination of these are forms via collaborative projects. Art243/Women’s and Gender Studies 243/Music 243/Theatre 243. Students may receive credit for only one of the cross-listed courses.
 
 
Art    245 3 (crs.)
Photography I
Fundamental photographic theory, basic camera handling, developing, printing and enlarging, and an introduction to photographic aesthetics. Prerequisites: 111, 112 and 114 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    252 3 (crs.)
Woodworking I
Design in wood and related materials. Understanding hand and machine tools in design. Prerequisites: 111, 112 and 114 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    253 3 (crs.)
Foundations of Art Education
This course is designed to introduce students to the field of Art Education; its unique historic, social, and philosophic underpinnings, current practice and trends and its place in the general curriculum. The course will prepare students to effectively apply Art Education theory to design appropriate art curriculum for all levels of instruction. Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in 1 credit of Secondary Education 366.
 
 
Art    259 3 (crs.)
Printmaking: Lithography, Serigraphy
Introduction to the materials, techniques, processes and aesthetics involved in printmaking with lithography and serigraphy methods; concepts for pictorial communication using print media. Prerequisites: 111, 112 and 114 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    260 3 (crs.)
Printmaking: Intaglio Relief
Introduction to the materials, techniques, processes and aesthetics involved in printmaking with intaglio and relief methods such as etching and woodcut; concepts for pictorial communication using print media. Prerequisites: 111, 112 and 114 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    263 3 (crs.)
Art Metal I
The execution and design of jewelry, casting processes and hand wrought work. Developing a sound philosophy and understanding of art metal and its place in the fine arts field. Prerequisites: 111, 112 and 114 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    267 3 (crs.)
Sculpture I
The fundamentals of sculpture using the basic techniques of modeling, carving, and casting. Prerequisites: 111, 112 and 114 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    271 3 (crs.)
Ceramics I
Creative experience in the ceramic field; conditioning and handling of clay and glazes; the construction of ware by various methods including glazing and firing. Prerequisite: 111, 112 and 114 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    275 3 (crs.)
Painting I
Materials and techniques of opaque painting media. Emphasis on problems of color and composition. Drawing or figure drawing recommended. Prerequisites: 111, 112 and 114 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    285 3 (crs.)
Animation I
Introduction to foundational concepts and techniques that comprise video and animation. Particular emphasis on creating motion from 2D media, both digitally and physically created. Suitable for students interested in creating art, motion graphics, and visual effects for film TV, and games. Prerequisites: Art 111 or 102Q1, 112, 114, and 142 or consent of instructor.
 
 
Art    286 3 (crs.)
Digital Fabrication I
An introduction to tools and techniques for generating images and objects. Digital based visualization or virtual planning for execution of tangible outcomes. Prerequisites: Art 142, 111 or Art 102Q1, 112, 114. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    287 3 (crs.)
Responsive Objects I
Introduction to using sensors, microcontrollers, and electronic circuits to create artistic objects and experiences. Suitable for artists creating kinetic sculptures and drawing machines and designers creating functioning prototypes. Prerequisites: Art 111, 112, 114, and 142 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    291 1 – 3 (crs.)
Selected Topics in Art
Selected topics in art.
 
 
Art    299 1 – 3 (crs.)
Intermediate Independent Study
Supervised undergraduate reading and research. See Independent Study under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites, and proper contract form requirements.
 
 
Art    300 3 (crs.)
Art for People with Disabilities
This course provides a practicum experience in the use of art with the cognitively disabled. Readings in the field are required. Prerequisite: Open to juniors and seniors with consent of instructor.
 
 
Art    304 3 (crs.)
Drawing III
Applying and exploring the materials and techniques of drawing as a medium of expression. Prerequisite: Art 204, 209 and 210 or consent of instructor.
 
 
Art    305 1 – 3 (crs.)
Special Topics in 2D Studio
An art course in 2D Studio on a topic not typically covered in the department’s curriculum. Each time it is offered, the topic will be announced in the class schedule. This course may be repeated with different content. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    306 1 – 3 (crs.)
Special Topics in 3D Studio
An art course in 3D Studio on a topic not typically covered in the department’s curriculum. Each time it is offered, the topic will be announced in the class schedule. This course may be repeated with different content. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    307 1 – 3 (crs.)
Special Topics in Art Education
An art course in Art Education on a topic not typically covered in the department’s curriculum. Each time it is offered, the topic will be announced in the class schedule. This course may be repeated with different content.  Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    308 1 – 3 (crs.)
Special Topics in Art History
An art course in Art History on a topic not typically covered in the department’s curriculum. Each time it is offered, the topic will be announced in the class schedule. This course may be repeated with different content. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    309 1 – 3 (crs.)
Graphic Design Special Topics
A course in Graphic Design on a topic not typically covered in the department’s curriculum. Each time it is offered, the topic will be announced in the class schedule. This course may be repeated with different content.  Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    310 3 (crs.)
Art History, Ancient Art
Topics in ancient painting, sculpture, architecture, and allied arts. Prerequisites: Art 209 or Art 210 or junior standing or consent of instructor. 310/510
 
 
Art    311 3 (crs.)
Art History, Medieval Art (GS)
Topics in medieval painting, sculpture, architecture, and allied arts. Prerequisites: Art 209 or Art 210 or junior standing or consent of instructor. 311/511
 
 
Art    312 3 (crs.)
Gothic Art and Architecture (GS)
This course covers the great age of cathedral building in France and the subsequent dissemination of French art and architectural styles to England, the Holy Roman Empire, and Italy, during a period roughly spanning the 12th to the mid-15th centuries. In addition to an examination of architecture, topics include the painting, stained glass, sculpture, and liturgical objects associated with the cathedrals. Illustrated manuscripts, tapestries and other luxury items will be studied in the context of court styles and chivalry. Prerequisites: Art 209 or Art 210 or junior standing or consent of instructor.
 
 
Art    313 3 (crs.)
Art History: Italian Renaissance Art (GS)
Selected topics in Italian Renaissance painting, sculpture, architecture, and allied arts. Prerequisites: Art 209 or Art 210 or junior standing or consent of instructor. 313/513
 
 
Art    314 3 (crs.)
Northern Renaissance Art (GS)
This course will explore art and culture in Northern Europe (primarily the Netherlands and Germany) between 1300 and 1700.  While concentrating on the visual arts (primarily painting, sculpture and the graphic arts), the course will also include a broader investigation of the arts of the Renaissance in the relation to contemporary, literature, politics, religion, society and patronage.  The course will closely examine the works of the great artists of the Renaissance period in the North-Jan van Eyck, Hieronymus Bosch, Albrecht Durer, Hans Holbein the Younger and Pieter Bruegel the elder and their contemporaries-in the context of their lives and environment. Prerequisites: Art 209 or Art 210 or junior standing or consent of instructor.
 
 
Art    315 3 (crs.)
Baroque Art and Architecture (GS)
Selected topics in art history of the 17th century in Italy, Spain, and France. Prerequisites: Art 209 or Art 210 or junior standing or consent of instructor.
 
 
Art    316 3 (crs.)
Dutch and Flemish Art (GS)
Selected topics on art and visual culture in Flanders and the Dutch Republic from the late sixteenth through the seventeenth century. Art 209 or Art 210 or junior standing or consent of instructor.
 
 
Art    317 3 (crs.)
Art History, Art of India, China, and Japan
Historical development of the indigenous and religious arts of India, China and Japan. Prerequisites: Art 209 or Art 210 or junior standing or consent of instructor. 317/517
 
 
Art    318 3 (crs.)
Sub-Saharan African Art (GS)
This course will introduce students to the diverse range of religions, social systems, and artistic practices that are a reflection of different cultures throughout Sub-Saharan Africa (including East, Central, West, and South Africa from ancient to today). In this class students will address certain controversial ideas such as the concept of “the primitive”; the narrow definitions of the category “history”; the Trans-Atlantic slave trade, and the African diaspora. Students will contextualize static images found in texts and in museum displays to better understand socio-politics, spirituality, and ritual life of select African cultures. In lectures, discussions, readings, and through research students will discover that Sub-Saharan African art is based on a rich history, is continuously developing, and has a global reach in the contemporary art world. Prerequisites: Art 209 and Art 210 or junior standing or permission of instructor.
 
 
Art    320 3 (crs.)
Art History, European Art, Nineteenth Century
Selected topics in 19th Century painting, sculpture, architecture, and allied arts. Prerequisites: Art 209 or Art 210 or junior standing or consent of instructor. 320/520
 
 
Art    321 3 (crs.)
Art History, Modern
Selected topics in modern painting, sculpture, architecture, and allied arts. Prerequisites: Art 209 and Art 210 or consent of instructor. 321/521
 
 
Art    322 3 (crs.)
Art History, Contemporary
Selected topics in contemporary painting, sculpture, architecture, and allied arts. Prerequisites: Art 209 or Art 210 or junior standing or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply. 322/522
 
 
Art    323 3 (crs.)
Art History, American Art
Selected topics in American painting, sculpture, architecture, and allied arts. Prerequisites: Art 209 or Art 210 or junior standing or consent of instructor.
 
 
Art    324 3 (crs.)
History of Photography
A survey of the development of photography in the Western world, exploring movements, ideas, concepts and key figures within a social historical context. Prerequisites: Art 209 or Art 210 or junior standing or consent of instructor.
 
 
Art    325 3 (crs.)
Greek and Roman Art and Architecture (GS)
Students will examine the style, meaning and function of painting, ceramics, sculpture, and architecture from the emergence of the Greek city-state, or polis, in the eighth century BC, to the rise of Christianity in Rome under Emperor Constantine in the fourth century AD. Prerequisites: Art 209 or Art 210 or junior standing or consent of instructor.
 
 
Art    327 3 (crs.)
Museum Studies
This course introduces students to the standard practices and methods of the museum and art gallery profession: planning, promotion, and publicity; development of educational materials and programs; exhibition design and installation; proper handling and treatment of works of art and historical artifacts. Prerequisites: Art 209 or Art 210 or junior standing or consent of instructor.
 
 
Art    330 3 (crs.)
Exhibition Design
Theory and practice in the design and execution of art exhibitions. Prerequisite: Open to art majors or others with consent of instructor.
 
 
Art    334 3 (crs.)
Figure Drawing II
Development of student’s personal expression in drawing, using the human figure as a subject. Prerequisites: Art 111, 112, 114 and 234 or consent of instructor.
 
 
Art    336 3 (crs.)
Image Use in Graphic Design
Develop visual skills using photographic, digital, and other image-making techniques for graphic design solutions. Course projects will encourage students to creatively explore the use of original imagery in Graphic Design layout. Course activities will include lectures, demonstrations, discussions, readings, applied projects, and class critiques. Prerequisite: Art 102Q1 or 111 or consent of instructor.  Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    338 3 (crs.)
Graphic Design II
Students continue to develop an understanding of the conceptual, technical and theoretical issues related to design through the completion of assignments, discussions and critiques.  Prerequisite: Art 238 and 239 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    341 3 (crs.)
Water Based Painting II
Further problems of composition and color in water based painting including watercolor, gouache, and acrylic to develop skill and personal expression.  Prerequisite: Art 209, 210 and 241 or consent of instructor.
 
 
Art    342 3 (crs.)
Typography II
This course will explore typographic issues within graphic design in detail. Assignments, discussions and lectures will promote the comprehensive study and application of typographic history, practice and theory including the use of typography in the digital contexts. Prerequisites: Art 238, and Art 239 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    345 3 (crs.)
Photography II
Continuation of Photography I with emphasis on photographic aesthetics. Prerequisite: Art 209, 210 and 245 or consent of instructor.
 
 
Art    352 3 (crs.)
Woodworking II
Advanced use of power tools and materials and innovative methods of design. Prerequisite: Art 209, 210 and 252 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    354 3 (crs.)
Art Education Elementary Methods
Planning art experiences to meet the needs of elementary students while serving as an art teacher. Curriculum design and sequential development of K-9 art programs. The creation of art products and plans appropriate to grades K-9. Prerequisites: Secondary Education 201, Educational Foundations 235 and 380, Art 253 and Admission I. Concurrent enrollment in 1 credit of Secondary Education 366 required. Open only to College of Education and Human Services art education students. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    355 2 – 3 (crs.)
Teaching of Art
Investigation into the role of art in human development and learning. This course is focused on integrating visual art across the elementary and middle school curriculum as a tool for learning, assessment, and meeting the needs of diverse learners. Prerequisite: Art 116 or Art 203, admission to COEHS, and concurrent registration in Elementary Ed 308, Introduction to Instruction, Assessment , and the Diverse Learner. EC MC students enroll in 2 credits, MC EA students enroll in 3 credits.
 
 
Art    356 3 (crs.)
Middle School and Secondary Art Education Methods
Philosophy and trends in art education. Planning art units to meet the needs of middle school and secondary students. Observation and experiences in basic types of teaching methods. Prerequisites: Secondary Education 201, Educational Foundations 235 and 380, Art 253 and Admission I. Concurrent enrollment in 1 credit of Secondary Education 366 required. Open only to College of Education and Human Services art education students. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    359 3 (crs.)
Intermediate Printmaking: Lithography, Serigraphy
Intermediate level instruction in lithography and serigraphy methods; continued exploration of pictorial communication using print media. Prerequisites: Art 142, Art 209, 210 and 259 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    360 3 (crs.)
Intermediate Printmaking: Intaglio, Relief
Intermediate level instruction in intaglio and relief methods: continued exploration of pictorial communication using print media. Prerequisites: Art 142, 209, 210 and 260 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    363 3 (crs.)
Art Metal II
The student works in metals and materials of choice. The assigned problems should carry through varied influences stemming from the basic experience in Art Metal I. Prerequisite: Art 209, 210 and 263 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    367 3 (crs.)
Sculpture II
Further work stressing the problem of sculptural form and craftsmanship. Prerequisite: Art 209, 210 and 267 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    371 3 (crs.)
Ceramics II
Continuation of Art 271. Mixing of glazes and using the potter’s wheel. Prerequisites: Art 209, 210 and 271 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    375 3 (crs.)
Painting II
Advanced problems in color and composition to develop individual expression in oil or acrylic painting. Prerequisites: Art 209, 210 and 275 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    385 3 (crs.)
Animation II
Building on the principles of motion established in Art 285, this course continues the exploration of moving images as an expressive medium. Art 385 focuses on using 3D animation techniques including modeling, texturing, lighting, rigging, and rendering. Prerequisite: Art 285.
 
 
Art    386 3 (crs.)
Digital Fabrication II
Building on the foundation of Art 286, Digital Fabrication II develops a student’s understanding of creative uses for CAM/CAD, CNC, and dimensional printing with an increased emphasis on critical exploration of form, and digital technology. Prerequisite: Art 286. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    387 3 (crs.)
Responsive Objects II
Continuing study of producing interactive art objects, models, and prototypes using electronics. Introduces students to more sophisticated and complex systems as well as methods of designing and fabricating custom circuit boards. Prerequisite: 287
 
 
Art    390 2 (crs.)
Developmental Art for Infants and Toddlers
This course is designed to give the early childhood special education teacher candidate an opportunity to learn about and experience the role of visual art in the development of infants and toddlers. Focus will be placed on markmaking as an essential pre-literacy skill-building stage. Prerequisite: Admission to COEHS.
 
 
Art    391 2 (crs.)
Developmental Art for Preschool
This course is designed to give the early childhood special education teacher candidate an opportunity to learn about and experience the role of visual art in the development of pre-school children. The emphasis will be the child’s transition from the markmaking to the pre-schematic stage of visual language development. Students will learn to respond to the particular needs that accompany this stage.
 
 
Art    392 2 (crs.)
Developmental Art for Primary Grades
This course is designed to give the early childhood special education teacher candidate an opportunity to learn about children’s continued use of visual art to process their encounters with the world. Candidates will be empowered to use visual art with children across the curriculum.
 
 
Art    404 3 (crs.)
Advanced Problems in Drawing
Emphasis either on drawing as an independent medium for expression or as a mode of exploring formal problems common to another visual medium.  This course may be repeated for credit as needed.  Prerequisite: Art 304. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. 404/604.
 
 
Art    434 3 (crs.)
Figure Drawing III
Continuation of students’ personal expression, using the human figure as the subject. Composition, form and thematic content are emphasized. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisites: Art 209, 210 and 334 or consent of instructor. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. 434/634.
 
 
Art    436 3 (crs.)
Image Use in Graphic Design II
Continued investigation into various image-making techniques for graphic design solutions. Advanced projects will encourage students to creatively explore the use of original imagery in Graphic Design layout. Course activities will include lectures, demonstrations, discussions, readings, applied projects, and class critiques. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 336 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    437 3 (crs.)
Visual Identity and Branding
This course deals with overall planning, strategy and preparation of a variety of visual components required to create a visual identity and branding project for an organization or business. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 338 and Art 111 or Art 102 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    438 3 (crs.)
Graphic Design III
This course will be devoted to enhance and strengthen a student’s body of work.  More complex projects will be given and students will be encouraged to create a more personal and unique body of work.  This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 338. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    439 3 (crs.)
Package Design
Students will learn more about 3-dimensional aspect of graphic design through brand identity projects and simple package design projects. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 114 & 338. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    441 3 (crs.)
Water Based Painting III
Emphasis on the development of the student’s personal style and expression in the mediums of watercolor, gouache, and acrylic paint. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 341. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. 441/641.
 
 
Art    442 3 (crs.)
Graphic Design Portfolio
This advanced-level design course should be taken concurrently with Art 490, Senior Exhibition, during a student’s final semester.  Students will rework existing classroom projects and develop their portfolios to a level that reflects satisfactory competence for an entry level position in the design field. Prerequisite: Art 438. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    444 3 (crs.)
Interactive Graphic Design
Study of current techniques for the creation of visual works of graphic design that can be modified and/or guided by the viewer. The course comprises hands-on exercises and lectures on background concepts. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 338 or consent of instructor. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    445 3 (crs.)
Photography III

An extended photographic project with critiques and investigation of photographic literature.  This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 345. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. Special fees may apply.

445/645.

 
 
Art    446 1 – 3 (crs.)
Independent Study
See Independent Study under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites, and proper contract form requirements. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review.
 
 
Art    449 0 (crs.)
Humanities Certificate Reflection
This capstone course is supervised by an advisor from the Department of Art for students completing a Humanities Certificate. The outcome will be a paper or e-presentation reflecting on the interconnectedness of learning in various humanities disciplines and articulating personal perspectives on advanced humanities coursework. Prerequisites: Completion of at least three eligible courses from four of the five Humanities disciplines.
 
 
Art    452 3 (crs.)
Advanced Woodworking
Independent work in depth.  This course may be repeated for credit as needed.  Prerequisite: Art 352. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    456 1 – 3 (crs.)
Related Readings
See Related Readings under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites, and proper contract form requirements. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review.
 
 
Art    459 3 (crs.)
Advanced Printmaking: Lithography, Serigraphy
Advanced study in lithography and/or serigraphy. Students will pursue individual creativity and  technical competency in traditional and contemporary planographic printmaking methods. Emphasis on personal investigation. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. Prerequisite: Art 359.  Special fees may apply.  459/659.
 
 
Art    460 3 (crs.)
Advanced Printmaking: Intaglio, Relief
Advanced study in intaglio and/or relief. Students will pursue individual creativity and technical competency in traditional and contemporary intaglio and/or relief printmaking methods. Emphasis on personal investigation. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. Prerequisite: Art 360. Special fees may apply. 460/660.
 
 
Art    461 3 (crs.)
Advanced Printmaking Workshop
To seek the creative potential inherent in traditional and contemporary printmaking; develop a creative process through application and conceptual development of imagery in fine print media. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisites: Art 459 or Art 460. Special fees may apply. 461/661.
 
 
Art    463 3 (crs.)
Art Metal III
Experience in raising and forming of metal through the metal smithing techniques. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 363.  Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. Special fees may apply. 463/663.
 
 
Art    467 3 (crs.)
Sculpture III
Continued concern with design and craftsmanship. More individual direction will be sought. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 367. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. Special fees may apply. 467/667.
 
 
Art    471 3 (crs.)
Ceramics III
Fostering an individual approach to form and developing a personal philosophy of the total ceramic process, especially in the area of glaze chemistry. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 371. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. 471/671. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    474 3 – 6 (crs.)
Honors Thesis
The Honors Thesis is one of two options offered to Honors students to meet the senior capstone requirement of The Honors College. Students who choose the thesis engage in research as an independent study over two semesters (fall/spring or spring/fall) with the support of a faculty advisor. They decide on a topic in their major or minor, address recent scholarship, develop a prospectus, and produce a substantial work (e.g., a written thesis, scientific experiment or research project, or creative arts exhibit or production). At the end of the term in which the capstone is completed, students give presentations at the Honors Thesis Symposia. Credits are applied to the respective department or unit. Prerequisites: In good standing with The Honors College, prior enrollment in HNRS 175Q and HNRS 275Q, and senior status.
 
 
Art    475 3 (crs.)
Painting III
Establishing a personal style with increased emphasis on thematic content and portfolio development. Oil or acrylic media. This course may be repeated for credit as needed. Prerequisite: Art 375. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. Special fees may apply. 475/675.
 
 
Art    481 1 – 3 (crs.)
Art Seminar
Problems in art devised to meet the needs of the individual student in art education, design or studio fine art, that are outside the scope of our regular course. Open to art majors only. Prerequisite: Minimum 90 credits earned. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    482 1 – 3 (crs.)
Art History Seminar
A seminar with variable units (crs.) for the purpose of developing new topics within the scope of art history. Topics to be determined by instructor.  Repeatable as needed.  Prerequisites: Two 300 level art history courses or permission of instructor
 
 
Art    483 3 (crs.)
Professional Practices for the Studio Area
Professional Practices for the Studio Area. Topics discussed will include development of a portfolio, photographing artwork, preparation of exhibition proposals, writing an artist statement, resume, preparing for senior exhibition, preparing for a career as a professional artist. Other topics that may be covered: Artist Residencies and workshops; public and private commission opportunities; commercial and non-commercial gallery spaces, art centers and museums; the role of media; the value of graduate education; the state of the art market; and non-profit and for profit arts organizations. Guest speakers may include: independent practicing studio artists, gallery and museum professionals etc. The course will provide a practical overview of the working lives of practicing artists. Being a successful visual artist requires identifying goals and awareness of the many paths one can take to achieve those goals. Prerequisites: Art 111 or 102Q1, 112, 114, 209, and 210. Special fees may apply.
 
 
Art    484 3 (crs.)
Capstone Seminar
Designed as a culminating or “capstone” learning experience, this course will have an art historical focus topic selected by the instructor.  The seminar will integrate concepts and ideas from previous art history courses and will also explore various historical approaches to and methodologies of the study of art history.  With the guidance of the instructor, the student will select a topic (related to the general topic of the seminar) for a research project, conduct the appropriate research and present the conclusions in oral and written format.  Prerequisites: A minimum of 60 earned credits.
 
 
Art    488 3 (crs.)
Advanced Digital Arts
Advanced art creation using animation, programming, and electronics. This course is structured around large, student-defined projects to build a polished portfolio. Prerequisites: Art 385, 386 or 387 or consent of instructor.
 
 
Art    490 1 (crs.)
Senior Exhibition
Theory and practice in the preparation, selection and design of student’s senior exhibition. Prerequisite: Open only to senior art majors. Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. Pass/Fail course.
 
 
Art    491 3 (crs.)
Design Internship
Practical design studio work experience. Students will secure an appropriate position in the field of design. Some internships may be outside the university.  Prerequisite:  Senior standing and consent of program coordinator.  Must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review. Pass/Fail course.