ART APPRECIATION (H) (5)
Introduction to the visual arts. Painting, drawing, sculpture and architecture will be examined as art forms and for their role in human history. Students will be introduced to a variety of art media and techniques.
ART 102, 103, 104
DRAWING I-III (H) (5)
Emphasis on the fundamentals of drawing: composition, technique and manipulation of materials, exploration of a variety of subject matter. Lectures and presentations on artists and art, both historical and contemporary. Prerequisite for ART 103 is ART 102. Prerequisite for ART 104 is ART 103, or instructor's permission.
This course is an introduction to two-dimensional design. Assignments include a variety of subject matter and materials. No prerequisites.
An introduction to the fundamentals of three dimensional design. Assignments include a variety of subject matter and materials. All are welcome.
COMPUTER GRAPHICS (5)
An overview of computer programs used to create images for print and screen, still and moving. Gain basic skills in design and programs by creating digital art work in a series of assignments.
GRAPHIC DESIGN I (5)
Problem solving in basic graphic design. A sequence of studio projects demonstrate students' ability to create, design and prepare art for reproduction. Lectures explore graphic design as a business and an art form. Prerequisite: ART 130 or ART 151 or permission of instructor.
GRAPHIC DESIGN II (5)
Continued problem solving in basic graphic design. A sequence of studio projects demonstrate students' ability to create, design and prepare art for reproduction. Lectures explore graphic design as an art form and as a business.
This course covers the history of type, designing with type, reproduction of type. Type is the foundation for graphic design. Students will apply knowledge gained in a series of studio projects. Prerequisite: ART 110 or instructor permission.
INTRODUCTION TO FIBERS (H) (5)
An introduction to fiber art history and techniques with an emphasis on traditional, hand-manipulated processes such as basketry, felting, dyeing and simple loom work.
BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY (H) (3)
Fundamentals of photography and camera handling with emphasis on understanding and using photography as an expressive art form. The course will cover basic camera operation, black and white darkroom process, familiarity with materials and equipment.
DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY (H) (5)
An introduction to digital photography as an expressive art form. Students will explore the creative and technical requirements of digital imaging, as well as examine the contributions of contemporary fine artists working in this medium. Prerequisite: basic computer experience required.
ART HISTORY: ANCIENT (D) (H) (5)
A survey of the development of art in Europe, the Near East and Asia from prehistoric times through the 14th century CE. The course will explore developments in architecture, painting, sculpture and other art forms.
ART HISTORY: 15TH - 17TH CENTURY (D) (H) (5)
A survey of the development of art in Pre-Columbian America, Africa and 15th-17th century Europe. The course will explore development in architecture, sculpture, painting and other art forms.
ART HISTORY: 18TH - 20TH CENTURY (D) (H) (5)
A survey of the history of art in 15th-20th century Asia and 18th-20th century Europe. Historical developments in architecture, sculpture, painting and other art forms will be examined.
HISTORY OF AMERICAN ART (H) (5)
A survey of American painting, sculpture, and architecture from colonial times to the present.