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ART

ART 1201C   DESIGN I

credits: 3  

A foundation course developing knowledge and perception of two-dimensional form and its elements. An introduction to basic design concepts, skills, and processes necessary for all art careers. 92 contact hours. 3 credits.

ART 1203C   DESIGN II

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: ART 1201C. This is a foundation course developing knowledge and perception of three-dimensional form and its elements.  An expansion of design skills, processes and concepts of design necessary for all art careers is discussed. 92 contact hours.

ART 1300C   DRAWING I

credits: 3  
This course is an introduction to basic drawing skills, concepts and processes through a structured learning situation. Various media are used. Course may be taken up to three times for credit. 92 contact hours.

ART 1330C   DRAWING II

credits: 3  
Prerequisite: ART 1300C. This course is an in-depth study of drawing with an emphasis upon classical drawing ideals and techniques as they pertain to the depiction of the human figure and organic form. Course may be taken up to three times for credit. 92 contact hours.

ART 1701C   SCULPTURE I

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: ART 1203C or approval of program administrator. This course covers the problems and techniques of applied three-dimensional design with an emphasis on the use of materials and tools. Students will be introduced to the basic methods of casting, carving, modeling, and assemblage. The creative aspects of the sculptural process will be emphasized by broadening the student’s concept development and sensitizing the student to the materials and techniques involved in the sculptural process. Students will become familiar with the basic vocabulary associated with sculpture. Students will discuss and apply issues of contemporary critical art theory within the context of their project work. Course may be taken up to three times for credit. 92 contact hours.

ART 1750C   CERAMICS I

credits: 3  
This course presents the basic concepts of ceramic design, as well as the various methods of construction and firing pieces. Course may be taken up to three times for credit. 92 contact hours.

ART 1751C   CERAMICS II

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: ART 1750C or permission of program administrator. This course is an extension of ART 1750C. This course addresses advanced throwing techniques, creative handbuilding, glaze formulation, and firing processes. Course may be taken up to 3 times for credit. 92 contact hours.

ART 2370   DRAWING FOR ANIMATION

credits: 3  
Prerequisite: ART 1300C. Recommended: ART 1201C and ART 1330C. This course is designed to develop the drawing skills that are most essential for effective animation. Life drawings accompanied by a study of structural anatomy in both humans and animals will be the emphasis of the course curriculum. Additional topics will include sequential drawing, the role of exaggeration and simplification in character development, composition of scenic elements as related to the development of mood and context, and the development of a smooth animated sequence. 47 contact hours. 3 credits.

ART 2400C   PRINTMAKING I

credits: 3  
Prerequisite: ART 1300C. This course is an exploration of figure/ground theory as related to 2D visual design and picture making. Basic skills in relief printing (linocut, woodcut, collograph, etc.) will be explored. Also included will be painterly processes such as monoprints. Course may be taken up to three times for credit. 92 contact hours.

ART 2500C   PAINTING I

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: ART 1201C and ART 1300C. This course is an introduction to the materials, techniques and concepts of painting through a structured learning situation. Course may be taken up to three times for credit. 92 contact hours.

ART 2501C   PAINTING II

credits: 3  
Prerequisite: ART 2500C. This course is a continuation of Painting I with an emphasis on individual development. Course may be taken up to three times for credit. 92 contact hours.

ART 2940   VISUAL ARTS INTERNSHIP

credits: 1-3  

Prerequisite:Approval of the College-wide Internship Office. This course provides the student with a supervised, practical learning experience in a work setting that is relevant to his/her program of study. Through course assignments and workplace projects the student will apply, connect, and extend academic theory and competencies for the purpose of building professional skills and affiliations. (60-180 contact hours). 

ART 2949   CO-OP WORK EXPERIENCE

credits: 1-3  

Prerequisite: Faculty Advisor/Co-op Coordinator or Program Administrator Approval. This course is designed to provide students with major-related, supervised, evaluated practical training work experiences which may be paid or voluntary. Students are graded on the basis of documented learning acquired through hands-on experiences in an actual work setting.  Variable credits are available, one to three per course. The student must fulfill the requirement of 60 on-the-job hours for each credit earned in addition to written assignments. Co-op courses may be repeated but total credits shall not exceed twelve.


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