2019-2020 Catalog

ART - ART

ART 1000 GENERAL ART

This is an art experience for non-art majors. It offers a basic introduction to the history of art and design and an acquaintance with the field of applied arts through slide lecture, discussion and film. It develops an awareness of mediums and techniques based on studio experimentation and instructor demonstrations. It provides the student a comprehensive survey of both fine and applied arts that contribute to the visual arts culture past and present.

3

ART 1005 DRAWING I

This course is designed to teach an understanding of basic drawing techniques and mediums utilizing direct visual experience. Drawing is introduced as the complete graphic experience. It involves experimentation with a variety of drawing mediums to discover and develop line, value, shape/form, texture, and space.

3

ART 1110 DESIGN: 2D

Basic design elements are necessary ingredients to visual literacy and mature art forms in all areas of artistic expression from interior design, clothing design, architecture, and ceramics to the pure, fine arts of sculpture and painting, to name only a few.

3

ART 1115 INTRODUTION TO DIGITAL MEDIA

This is a basic introduction to tools that explore digital media with their role in art making process.  Students will gain experience into the use of several common software programs, using the internet for research and communication, while also discussing topics related to graphic design, contemporary art, and digital culture and video.

1

ART 1120 DESIGN: 3D

A course designed for experimentation in three dimensional expression.

3

ART 1130 DESIGN: COLOR

Advanced design encourages the creative process while exploring the basics of color and texture. Precision aids in presentation is a must. "An artist or creative person must be a dreamer, a realist and a skilled worker."

3

Prerequisites

ART 1110

ART 1150 PHOTOGRAPHY I

An introduction to the art of photography with emphasis on creative thinking, visual aesthetics, and technical proficiency as they relate to the understanding and production of quality black and white photographs.

3

ART 1160 PHOTOGRAPHY II

Course concentrates on developing advanced technical and aesthetic skills of the serious black and white photographer. Instruction includes zone system theory, fine black and white printing, archival processing, introduction to large format photography, and emphasis on design and print content.

3

Prerequisites

ART 1150 or Instructor Permission

ART 1178 DIGITAL IMAGING I

An in-depth introduction to the world of digital photography and computer imaging with emphasis on developing student understanding and skills with digital image capture and scanning, image manipulation using software, as well as digital storage and transmission.

3

Prerequisites

Recommended but not required; ART 1150, ART 1110 (may be taken concurrently)

ART 1250 WATER BASED MEDIA I

This studio course serves to introduce the beginning student to color and technique of both transparent and opaque water medium, as well as to encourage the more experienced student in technique and style development.

3

ART 1310 SCULPTURE I

A course designed for experimentation in three dimensional expression.

3

ART 2005 DRAWING II

A continuation of ART 1005 Drawing I. The student is offered the opportunity to advance his/her skill in the technical application of various drawing mediums including color. Freedom of exploration is permitted and experimentation is encouraged.

3

Prerequisites

ART 1005 or Instructor Permission

ART 2010 ART HISTORY I

A comprehensive review of the divergent expressions of Western mankind. First Semester: Paleolithic society through the High Renaissance of Italy (30,000 BC - 1570 AD). It is a means through which one may become visually literate, a necessary facet of education and existence in general.

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 1010

ART 2020 ART HISTORY II

A comprehensive review of the divergent expressions of Western mankind. Second semester: following just after the High Renaissance in Italy into contemporary civilization. It is a means through which one may become visually literate, a necessary facet of education and existence in general.

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 1010

ART 2090 PRINTMAKING I

This is a basic, investigative, experimental course in which the process and properties of several Intaglio methods are explored. They include line etch, aquatint, soft-ground etch and relief work. The print is the "finished" product of most drawing medium

3

ART 2175 PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIO

An advanced photography course for students who wish to continue their personal growth on an individualized basis in a particular specialized area of photography. Each student, with the aid of an instructor, outlines a detailed course of study which will be pursued individually during the course. The number of credit hours registered for will determine work quantity, requirements and basic guidelines for satisfactory completion of project and course.

1-3

ART 2210 PAINTING I

A course designed for the beginning painter who wants to learn an understanding of the techniques of oil painting.

3

ART 2220 PAINTING II

A continuation of ART 2210 Painting I. The student is offered the opportunity to advance his/her skills. Freedom of exploration is permitted and experimentation of techniques is encouraged.

3

Prerequisites

ART 2210

ART 2410 CERAMICS I

An introduction to basic pottery skills - throwing, trimming, and glazing hand-built ceramics. Claymaking and kiln firing included.

3

ART 2420 CERAMICS II

Advanced throwing at the wheel, hand building and glazing techniques. Kiln design and operation.

3

Prerequisites

ART 2410

ART 2430 CERAMICS III

Students will complete progressively more complex projects on the wheel, building by hand, firing the kiln, and more intricate glaze compositions, by building on techniques learned in previous pottery classes.

3

Prerequisites

ART 2420, ART 1110 (may be taken concurrently)

ART 2440 CERAMICS IV

Expand the student's knowledge of clay. To know the true meaning of earth, water and fire, which are the basic elements of this craft and part of man's life since earliest times. This class will expand the knowledge of the advanced potter to allow them to grow so they understand both the technical processes as well as the aesthetic ways of pottery.

3

Prerequisites

ART 2430, ART 1110 (may be taken concurrently)

ART 2445 CERAMIC STUDIO

1-3

Prerequisites

ART 1110, 2410, 2420. ART 2420 and 1110 (May be taken concurrently)

Corequisites

ART 2430

ART 2479-2489 SPECIAL PROJECTS IN ART

A continuing study of drawing and painting with the emphasis on further development of style and technique. A study of the drawings of the masters and studio work to develop the potential of the student.

VARIABLE

ART 2495 WORKSHOPS IN ART:

These workshops will offer an intensive exploration of various methods of approach. The course of study will vary according to visiting artists. The ideas and philosophies will be reinforced and developed through lecture/technical information, discussion, demonstration, and studio participation. May be taken up to three times for credit.

1

Prerequisites

ART 2120 or COMM 2300