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Art Courses

ART:

102 Art Appreciation

Offered: Fall and Spring

3 credit hours

Focus on major works of Western architecture, painting and sculpture. Purpose of course is to learn how to look at and discuss works of art. (Students are responsible for procuring their own project materials.)


105 Studio Practice

Offered: Fall

3 credit hours

An introductory course designed to develop personal creativity and skills in the spatial arts. Various techniques of painting and drawing are employed in helping the student establish a feeling for design and form. (Students are responsible for procuring their own project materials.


115 Pottery

Offered: Spring

3 credit hours

Introduction to methods of hand building (slab, coil, pinch, and wheel throwing), glazing, and decorative techniques. (Additional fee required.) 


201 Art History Survey I

Offered: Fall

3 credit hours

Primitive to Medieval Art

Primitive, ancient and medieval art forms are surveyed. Emphasis on development of major styles. (Students are responsible for procuring their own project materials.)


202 Art History Survey II

Offered: Spring

3 credit hours

Renaissance to Modern Art

Introduction to important Western architecture, painting, and sculpture from medieval times to the present. (Students are responsible for procuring their own project materials.)


225 Painting

Prerequisite: Art 105 or permission of instructor

Offered: As needed

3 credit hours

The production of paintings in oil or acrylic with emphasis on developing individual techniques. (Students are responsible for procuring their own project materials.)


305 Advanced Studio

Prerequisite: Highest course number in chosen area as listed in the Program Catalog

Offered: As needed

3 credit hours

Painting, Drawing, Sculpture, Pottery, Art History, Photography Comprehensive development of the activities begun in 100 and 200 level art courses. May be repeated but only as a different course of study; for example, Advanced Studio/Painting, Advanced Studio/Pottery, etc. (Students are responsible for procuring their own project materials.)


340 Art for Elementary Grades

Prerequisite: Art 102 or permission of instructor.

Offered: Fall and Spring

3 credit hours

A study of art principles and forms to be taught in the elementary grades (P-5). Students will be required to develop materials and strategies for teaching art as an integrated part of the elementary school curriculum. (Additional fee required and students are responsible for procuring some of their own project materials.)