Art

updated 8/18/14


ART& 100
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
Drawing I (H) (5)
Study the fundamentals of drawing: composition, technique and manipulation of materials, exploration of subject matter. Lectures on contemporary and historical artists support drawing labs.

ART 103
Drawing II (H) (5)
Intermediate level study of the fundamentals of drawing: composition, technique and manipulation of materials, exploration of subject matter. Lectures on contemporary and historical artists support drawing labs. Prerequisite: ART 102 or instructor permission.

ART 104
Drawing III (H) (5)
Advanced level of study of the fundamentals of drawing: composition, technique and manipulation of materials, exploration of subject matter. Lectures on contemporary and historical artists support drawing labs. Prerequisite: ART 102, 103 or instructor permission.

ART 110
DESIGN (4)
This course is an introduction to two-dimensional design. Assignments include a variety of subject matter and materials. No prerequisites.

ART 111
SCULPTURE (4)
An introduction to the fundamentals of three dimensional design. Assignments include a variety of subject matter and materials. All are welcome.

ART 130
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.

ART 135
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.

ART 136
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.

ART 151
TYPOGRAPHY (5)
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.

ART 160
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.

ART 170
BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY (H) (5)
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.

ART 174
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 200
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 201
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 202
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.

ART 203
HISTORY OF AMERICAN ART (H) (5)
A survey of American painting, sculpture, and architecture from colonial times to the present.