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ART (ARTS)

101  Introduction to Visual Arts (3-0-3). A study of the art and culture of various periods with emphasis on the artists’ conceptual and perceptual basis, materials and techniques, and artistic style. The course is designed to develop an understanding of the process and product of visual arts activity. For the non-art major.

105  Creative Expression (2-1-2). An arts and crafts education course that emphasizes the development of a creative arts and crafts program for the needs of the early and middle grade child, with laboratory experience in various media.  PR:  Eligibility for enrollment in ENGL 101 or permission of the instructor and student’s advisor.

205  Art History (3-0-3). A survey of the history and development of architecture, sculpture, painting, and the minor arts from pre-historic times to the present.

208  Twentieth Century Art (3-0-3). A study of the visual arts including painting, sculpture, architecture, printmaking, photography and the media, and crafts in the twentieth century.

220  Drawing (1-4-3). A studio arts course in freehand drawing with various media and techniques with emphasis on proportion, interpretation, and expression.  PR:  Eligibility for enrollment in ENGL 101 or permission of the instructor and student’s advisor.

290  Topics in Arts (3-0-3). Formal courses in diverse areas of art. Course may be repeated for different topics. Specific topics will be announced and indicated by subtitle on the student transcript. PR:  Eligibility for enrollment in ENGL 101 or permission of the instructor and student’s advisor.

307  Photography (1-4-3). A studio arts course in photography as an art medium with knowledge and experience in camera use and darkroom procedures.  PR:  Eligibility for enrollment in ENGL 101 or permission of the instructor and student’s advisor.

310  Painting (1-4-3). A studio arts course in painting with various media and techniques and their use in expression, conception and visual perception. PR: Advanced Standing or Consent of instructor.

315  Computer Art (1-4-3). An entry level course in computer application to studio art with user friendly microcomputers, applicable software programs and printers. Emphasis will be hands-on drawing, painting and design exercises including some mix-media applications. PR: Advanced standing or Consent of instructor.

490  Topics in Art (1-3 hours credit per semester, may be repeated to a maximum of 6 credit hours). A formal course offered in a selected topic of art studio or history. The topic will be announced at registration by subtitle and so indicated on the student’s transcript. May be repeated for different topics. PR: Consent of instructor. On demand.

495  Special Topics in Art (1-6 hours credit). Study in a specialized area in the visual arts for students who can demonstrate capacity for responsible independent work. The student will need to identify the topic content, resources, objectives and need. May be repeated for different topics. PR: Advanced standing or consent of instructor and Dean. On demand.