Class Descriptions

ART-111: Art Appreciation

This course introduces the origins and historical development of art. Emphasis is placed on the relationship of design principles to various art forms including but not limited to sculpture, painting, and architecture. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and analyze a variety of artistic styles, periods, and media.

Course Prerequisites:
Take 1 group; Option: Take ENG-090 RED-090; Option: Take DRE-098(S23643); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

ART-114: Art History Survey I

This course covers the development of art forms from ancient times to the Renaissance. Emphasis is placed on content, terminology, design, and style. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an historical understanding of art as a product reflective of human social development.

Course Prerequisites:
Take 1 group; Option: Take ENG-090 RED-090; Option: Take DRE-098(S23643); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

ART-115: Art History Survey II

This course covers the development of art forms from the Renaissance to the present. Emphasis is placed on content, terminology, design, and style. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an historical understanding of art as a product reflective of human social development.

Course Prerequisites:
Take 1 group; Option: Take ENG-090 RED-090; Option: Take DRE-098(S23643); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

ART-116: Survey of American Art

This course covers the development of American art forms from colonial times to the present. Emphasis is placed on architecture, painting, sculpture, graphics, and the decorative arts. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate understanding of the history of the American creative experience.

Course Prerequisites:
Take 1 group; Option: Take ENG-090 RED-090; Option: Take ENG-111(S13673); Option: Take DRE-098(S23643); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

ART-117: Non-Western Art History

This course introduces non-Western cultural perspectives. Emphasis is placed on, but not limited to, African, Oriental, and Oceanic art forms throughout history. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an historical understanding of art as a product reflective of non-Western social and cultural development.

Course Prerequisites:
Take 1 group; Option: Take ENG-090 RED-090; Option: Take DRE-098(S23643); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0
 

ART-121: Two-Dimensional Design

This course introduces the elements and principles of design as applied to two-dimensional art. Emphasis is placed on the structural elements, the principles of visual organization, and the theories of color mixing and interaction. Upon completion, students should be able to understand and use critical and analytical approaches as they apply to two-dimensional visual art.

Course Prerequisites:
Take 1 group; Option: Take ENG-070(S16349) RED-070(S10648); Option: Take DRE-096(S23641); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0
 

ART-122: Three-Dimensional Design

This course introduces basic studio problems in three-dimensional visual design. Emphasis is placed on the structural elements and organizational principles as applied to mass and space. Upon completion, students should be able to apply three-dimensional design concepts.

Course Prerequisites:
Take 1 group; Option: Take ENG-070(S16349) RED-070(S10648); Option: Take DRE-096(S23641); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0
 

ART-131: Drawing I

This course introduces the language of drawing and the use of various drawing materials. Emphasis is placed on drawing techniques, media, and graphic principles. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in the use of graphic form and various drawing processes.

Course Prerequisites:
Take 1 group; Option: Take ENG-070(S16349) RED-070(S10648); Option: Take DRE-096(S23641); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0
 

ART-132: Drawing II

This course continues instruction in the language of drawing and the use of various materials. Emphasis is placed on experimentation in the use of drawing techniques, media, and graphic materials. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate increased competence in the expressive use of graphic form and techniques.

Course Prerequisites:
Take ART-131; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0
 

ART-135: Figure Drawing I

This course introduces rendering the human figure with various drawing materials. Emphasis is placed on the use of the visual elements, anatomy, and proportion in the representation of the draped and undraped figure. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in drawing the human figure.

Course Prerequisites:
Take ART-131; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0
 

ART-171: Computer Art I

This course introduces the use of the computer as a tool for solving visual problems. Emphasis is placed on fundamentals of computer literacy and design through bit-mapped image manipulation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of paint programs, printers, and scanners to capture, manipulate, and output images.

Course Prerequisites:
Take 1 group; Option: Take ENG-080 RED-080; Option: Take DRE-097(S23642); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0
 

ART-214: Portfolio and Resume

This course covers resume writing, interview skills, and the preparation and presentation of an art portfolio. Emphasis is placed on the preparation of a portfolio of original artwork, the preparation of a photographic portfolio, approaches to resume writing, and interview techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to photograph and present a digital portfolio and write an effective resume.

Course Prerequisites:
Take 1 group; Option: Take ENG-070(S16349) RED-070(S10648); Option: Take DRE-096(S23641); Take previously. Required.Take 1 group; Option: Take ART-121(S23014) ART-122(S23015); Option: Take ART-121(S23014) ART-131; Option: Take ART-122(S23015) ART-121(S23014); Option: Take ART-122(S23015) ART-131; Option: Take ART-131 ART-121(S23014); Option: Take ART-131 ART-122(S23015); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:1
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0
 

ART-231: Printmaking I

This course introduces printmaking: its history, development techniques, and processes. Emphasis is placed on basic applications with investigation into image source and development. Upon completion, students should be able to produce printed images utilizing a variety of methods.

Course Prerequisites:
Take 1 group; Option: Take ENG-090 RED-090; Option: Take DRE-096(S23641); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0
 

ART-232: Printmaking II

This course includes additional methods and printmaking processes. Emphasis is placed on the printed image as related to method, source, and concept. Upon completion, students should be able to produce expressive images utilizing both traditional and innovative methods.

Course Prerequisites:
Take ART-231; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0
 

ART-240: Painting I

This course introduces the language of painting and the use of various painting materials. Emphasis is placed on the understanding and use of various painting techniques, media, and color principles. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in the use of creative processes directed toward the development of expressive form.

Course Prerequisites:
Take 1 group; Option: Take ENG-070(S16349) RED-070(S10648); Option: Take DRE-096(S23641); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0
 

ART-241: Painting II

This course provides a continuing investigation of the materials, processes, and techniques of painting. Emphasis is placed on the exploration of expressive content using a variety of creative processes. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in the expanded use of form and variety.

Course Prerequisites:
Take ART-240; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0
 

ART-244: Watercolor

This course introduces basic methods and techniques used in watercolor. Emphasis is placed on application, materials, content, and individual expression. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a variety of traditional and nontraditional concepts used in watercolor media.

Course Prerequisites:
Take 1 group; Option: Take ENG-080 RED-080; Option: Take DRE-096(S23641); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0
 

ART-275: Introduction to Graphic Design

This course introduces students to the field of graphic design. Emphasis is placed on the basic concepts of visual communication, the design process and the ability to evaluate and discuss design issues in a critical manner. Upon completion, students should be able to use contemporary design software and visual language techniques as they apply to creative visual problem-solving involving typography, image manipulation, symbolic representation and page management while being responsive to the relationship between client, designer and audience.

Course Prerequisites:
Take 1 group; Option: Take ENG-080 RED-080; Option: Take DRE-097(S23642); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0
 

ART-281: Sculpture I

This course provides an exploration of the creative and technical methods of sculpture with focus on the traditional processes. Emphasis is placed on developing basic skills as they pertain to three-dimensional expression in various media. Upon completion, students should be able to show competence in variety of sculptural approaches.

Course Prerequisites:
Take 1 group; Option: Take ENG-070(S16349) RED-070(S10648); Option: Take DRE-096(S23641); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0
 

ART-282: Sculpture II

This course builds on the visual and technical skills learned in ART 281. Emphasis is placed on developing original solutions to sculptural problems in a variety of media. Upon completion, students should be able to express individual ideas using the techniques and materials of sculpture.

Course Prerequisites:
Take ART-281(S16229); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0