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Visual Arts

1003. Design I.
A study of the elements and principles of two-dimensional design in theory and practice. Fall.

1013. Drawing I.
The study and practice of principles involved in the process of drawing. Fall.

2003. Drawing II.
A continuation of ART 1013, with advanced study in drawing techniques. Spring.

2023. Ceramics I.
A study of the basic skills required in using prepared clay to form ceramic and pottery objects. Fall
and Spring of odd-numbered years.

2033. Painting I.
Creative approach to the problems in painting with emphasis on experimentation in painting media
and techniques. Prerequisites: ART 1003, 1013, or permission of instructor. Fall.

2043. Sculpture.
A basic study in the use of materials for sculptural pieces. Spring of odd-numbered years.

2083. Graphic Design I.
An introductory overview of the field of graphic design with an emphasis on conceptual problem
solving in layout. A brief introduction to computers will be included, as well as certain aspects of
graphic design history. Prerequisites: ART 1003, 1013, or permission of instructor. Spring.

2093. Printmaking.
A survey of printmaking materials and processes (relief, intaglio, screen process and lithography) with
emphasis on the visual quality of the work produced. Prerequisites: ART 1003, 1013, or permission of
instructor. Spring.

2123 Design II
A continued study of the elements and principles of design in practice and theory with a focus on
Color Theory. Prerequisites: Art 1003, 1013. Spring

3003. Painting II.
Continuation of ART 2033, with additional emphasis on color analysis and advanced study of color
theory. Prerequisites: ART 2033 or permission of instructor. Spring.

3013. Public School Art.
This course is designed to provide Early Childhood Education majors and Art/Education majors
seeking P-12 certification with the tools necessary to implement the Visual Arts in the classroom.
This course illustrates Art’s both cultural and historical significance while giving Early Childhood
Education and Art/Education majors experience utilizing art materials in a classroom setting. Also
listed as ECED 3013. Fall, Spring.

3033. Graphic Design II.
An emphasis on the technical aspects of graphic design focusing on hand skills and production
processes for offset printing, both traditional and computer based. Relevant aspects of graphic design
history will also be covered. Prerequisites: ART 1003, 1013, 2083, or permission of instructor. Fall.

3043, 3053. Art History I and II.
Emphasizing relationships of art to environment, and illustrated with visual aids, these courses
develop an understanding of the aesthetic and expressionistic character of the visual arts from
prehistoric to modern times. For non-majors, six hours of ART 3043, 3053 substitutes for CORE
3113 Fine Arts: Art. 3043 in Fall, 3053 in Spring.

3083. Drawing III.
This course involves working with varied subject matter in a creative way with emphasis on sound
drawing principles. The student is encouraged to search for personal expression and to experiment
with different media techniques. Prerequisites: ART 1003, 1013, 2003, or permission of instructor.
On Demand.

3103. Arts Education Methods.
A course designed to educate the art specialist in the teaching of art in the public schools.
Prerequisites: ART 1003, 1013, 2003, or permission of instructor. Fall.

3233. Ceramics II.
Advanced techniques in the areas of wheel-throwing, hand-building, and surface decoration.
Students will focus on using the wheel to create functional and non-functional ceramic forms.
Spring.

3803. Internship.
The student will produce design work for a company in an intern capacity. Placement will be
initiated by the student and must be approved as appropriate experience by the Art faculty. A
minimum of 160 work hours is required. Prerequisites: ART 2083, 3033. Fall, Spring, Summer.

4003. Graphic Design III.
The study and production of advertising campaigns, corporate identity, and other multiple-piece
design projects. Relevant aspects of graphic design history will be covered. Prerequisites: ART 3033,
or permission of instructor. Spring.

4013. Studio IV.
Advanced problems in Painting, Drawing or Ceramics. Prerequisites: Level III in emphasis area.
On Demand.

4023. Graphic Design Portfolio.
Preparation of design projects and self-promotion pieces suitable for interviews and prospective
employers. Relevant aspects of graphic design history will be covered. Prerequisites: ART 2083,
3033, 4003 or permission of instructor. Spring.

4243. Painting III.
Flexible curriculum structured primarily around specific studio assignments with individual/
instructor criticism. Prerequisites: ART 3003, or permission of instructor. Fall.

4263 Ceramics III
Flexible curriculum structured primarily around specific studio assignments with
individual/instructor criticism. Prerequisites: ART 3233. Fall

4041. Senior Exhibit.
Senior art majors will prepare a portfolio and other professional documents for submission to the art
faculty. A portfolio of quality art works selected in consultation with the faculty must be exhibited
during the student’s senior year. Fall, Spring.

4053. Graphic Design IV.
Advanced projects in the field of graphic design. Prerequisites; ART 4003, or permission of the
instructor. On Demand.

4063. Senior Portfolio.
Preparation of projects and self-promotion pieces suitable for interviews and prospective employers.
Student will work with a faculty mentor to photo graph artwork create a digital portfolio, show
card, email, and poster for their senior show. Prerequisites: Level I, II, III of studio emphasis or
Graphic Design I, II, III. Fall, Spring.

4703-4793. Selected Topics.
Relevant topics will be selected to provide additional exposure to art. On Demand.
4801-4893. Independent Study.  Opportunities for students to do advanced independent work. Spring