ART 100 (3)

Art Appreciation 

Historical overview and appreciation of painting, sculpture, architecture, film, and crafts. Examines individual works of art with regard to both their formal qualities and the way they reflect the shifting patterns of culture. Field trips. General Education: Arts and Humanities. Three lecture.

 

ART 105 (3)

Beginning Art

Introductory course in drawing and painting techniques and materials for students who would like to explore their creativity. One lecture; five lab. May be taken for S/U credit.

 

ART 110 (3)      

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Drawing I 

Perspective and visual perception as related to developing artistic visual growth in perceiving our environment. Emphasizes analysis of objects and their compositional placement within the pictorial construction. One lecture; five lab. May be taken for S/U credit.

 

ART 111 (3)

Drawing II 

Further development of technical and perceptual drawing skills. Emphasis on composition and pictorial content. Prerequisite: ART 110 or Consent of instructor. One lecture; five lab. May be taken for S/U credit.

 

ART 114 (3)

Stained Glass I 

Copper foil and lead techniques of stained glass, including precision glass cutting and creative application of these techniques in producing interior and architectural pieces. One lecture; five lab. May be taken for S/U credit.

 

ART 120 (3)

Ceramics I 

Introduction to hand building techniques, wheel throwing, glazing and other decorative techniques, kiln firing and ceramics history. One lecture; five lab. May be taken for S/U credit.

 

ART 121 (3)

Ceramics II 

Emphasis on developing intermediate skill with the potter’s wheel and handbuilding methods, glazing and decoration techniques, and kiln operations. Prerequisite: ART 120. One lecture; five lab. May be taken for S/U credit.

 

ART 130 (3)

Computer Graphics I

An introductory course in computer graphics. Introduction to design principles and visual problem solving with software suitable for two-dimensional design and illustration. Prerequisite: CIS 102 or CIS 120 or Consent of Instructor. Recommended: ART 110 and *ART 160. Two lecture; two lab. May be taken for S/U credit.

 

ART 133 (2)

Calligraphy I 

Basic calligraphic skills including letter form, spacing, and page design. One lecture; two lab. May be taken for S/U credit.

 

ART 134 (2)

Calligraphy II 

Expands calligraphic skills including letterform, spacing, and page design. One lecture; two lab. May be taken for S/U credit.

 

ART 135 (3)

Adobe PhotoShop

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop software, its variety of tools and basic techniques for working with them. Includes practice with basic scanning and printing devices and techniques. Three lecture. Prerequisites: CIS 120 or Consent of Instructor. Three lecture. May be taken for SU credit. 

 

ART 136 (3)

Digital Photography I 

Introduction to digital photography, image editing and printing techniques. Course requirement: Students must have their own digital camera and basic computer skills. Three lecture. May be taken for S/U credit.

 

ART 140 (3)

Jewelry I 

Jewelry and the hand working of nonferrous craft metals and associated materials. One lecture; five lab. May be taken for S/U credit.

 

ART 145 (3)

Introduction to Silk-screen

An introduction to the fundamentals of silk-screen (serigraphy) printmaking processes using traditional methods including reduction printing and photo stencil. Prerequisite: ART110 or Consent of Instructor. One lecture. Five lab. May be taken for S/U credit.

 

ART 150 (3)

Photography I 

Photography as an art form. Includes camera operation with emphasis on its use as a creative tool. Basic darkroom techniques, including film development, printing, and composition. Two lecture; four lab. May be taken for S/U credit. Spring, Fall.

 

ART 151 (2)

Photography Techniques & Materials 

More advanced techniques and materials than the basic course. Emphasis on developing an alternative vision. Prerequisite: ART 150 or Consent of Instructor. One lecture; two lab.

 

ART 160 (3)

Color & Design 

Fundamentals of two-dimensional design emphasizing study and utilization of the principles of design, development of a visual vocabulary, and study of color theory. Prerequisite: ART 110 or Consent of Instructor. One lecture; five lab. May be taken for S/U credit.

 

ART 165 (3)  

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Three-dimensional Design 

Introduction to the fundamental concepts and design principles involved in organizing three-dimensional space and materials used in three-dimensional art forms.  Prerequisite: ART 110 or Consent of Instructor.  One lecture. Five lab.

 

ART 180 (3) 

Sculpture I 

Introduction to sculptural processes, techniques and materials in clay, metal, wood, and stone. Includes sculptural history and criticism. Prerequisite: *ART 165 or Consent of Instructor. One lecture; five lab. May be taken for S/U credit.

 

ART 190 (3)

Oil/Acrylic Painting I 

Introduction to techniques and materials traditionally used in oil and/or acrylic painting. Prerequisite: ART 110 or Consent of Instructor. One lecture; five lab. May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval.

 

ART 191 (3)

Oil/Acrylic Painting II 

Intermediate course in developing expressive and descriptive skills using oil and/or acrylic paint. Prerequisite: *ART 190 and *ART 160 or Consent of Instructor. One lecture; five lab. May be taken for S/U credit.

 

ART 194 (3)

Watercolor I 

Transparent qualities of watercolor medium. Techniques and materials will be used to stimulate personal creativity and uniqueness of expression. One lecture; five lab. May be taken for S/U credit.

 

ART 195 (3)

Watercolor II 

Increased opportunity for independent development. Implements study of techniques to fit individual needs. Prerequisite: ART 194 or Consent of Instructor. One lecture; five lab. May be taken for S/U credit.

 

ART 199 (0.5–6)

Workshop

Designed to provide workshop courses based on student and faculty interest in pursuing or presenting an original topic. Workshops may be developed to enhance existing curriculum or to give students experience that is not covered by existing curriculum. One-half to six variable credit hours. May be taken for S/U credit.

 

ART 201 (3)      

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Art History: Prehistoric to 1400 

Study of the historical development of significant periods and styles in painting, sculpture, and architecture from the prehistoric through the Gothic periods. Emphasis is placed upon the cultural context within which the works of art are created. Prerequisite: *ENG 101. General Education: Arts and Humanities, Special Requirements: Contemporary Global/International Awareness or Historical Awareness. Three lecture.

 

ART 202 (3)      

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Art History: 1400 - 2000 

Historical development of significant periods and styles in painting, sculpture, and architecture from the Renaissance to the twentieth century with an emphasis on the cultural context within which the works of art were created. Prerequisite: *ENG 101. General Education: Arts and Humanities, Special Requirements: Contemporary Global/International Awareness or Historical Awareness. Three lecture.

 

ART 210 (3)

Life Drawing I 

Application of the elements of drawing in the description of the human figure, drawing from the model. Topics include: light and shade, composition, and anatomy. Prerequisite: ART 110 or Consent of Instructor. One lecture; five lab. May be taken for S/U credit.

 

ART 211 (3)

Portrait Drawing

Introduction to portrait drawing techniques and materials. Prerequisite: ART 110 or Consent of Instructor. One lecture, five lab.

 

ART 214 (3)

Stained Glass II

Design and construction of stained glass pieces using copper foil and/or lead processes, manipulation of the surface of glass using an etching process, basic glass design vocabulary, developing proficiency with glass working hand tools. Prerequisite: ART 114. One lecture; five lab. May be taken for S/U credit.

 

ART 221 (3)

Art of the Southwest

A historical survey of painting, sculpture, and architecture in the southwestern region of the United States from pre-historic time to the present. Prerequisite: *ENG 101. General Education: Arts and Humanities. Special Requirements: Contemporary Global/International Awareness or Historical Awareness, Ethnic/Race/Gender Awareness. Three lecture. 

 

ART 235 (3)

Adobe Photoshop II 

Advanced techniques in Adobe Photoshop. Prerequisite: *ART 135 or Consent of Instructor. Three lecture. 

 

ART 236 (3)

Digital Photography II

Creative digital camera operation. Advanced equipment, lighting, color calibration, and workflow. Digital output processes for print and web. Three lecture. May be taken for S/U credit.

 

ART 252 (3)

Documentary Photography 

An introductory course in the field of documentary photography, to include camera use, documentary history and techniques. Field Trips. Prerequisites: Art 150 and *ENG 101 or Consent of the Instructor. Two lecture. Two lab.

 

ART 279 (2)

Painting Workshop

A course for students interested in further developing artistic expression and skills in order to pursue personal artistic goals.  Prerequisite: *ART 190 or ART 194 or Consent of Instructor.  May be taken for S/U credit. Two lecture.

 

ART 280 (3)

Advanced Studio Workshop

A course for students interested in further developing artistic expression and skills in order to pursue personal artistic goals. Prerequisite: *ART 111 or *ART 190 or *ART 195 or *ART 210 or Consent of Instructor. One lecture; five lab. 

 

ART 281 (3)

Advanced Ceramics Workshop

A course for students interested in further developing artistic expression and skills in order to pursue personal artistic goals in ceramics.  Prerequisite:  *ART 120 and *ART121 or Consent of Instructor. One lecture. Five lab.

 

ART 285 (3)

Ceramic Sculpture

Ceramic Sculpture is a course for students who want to further develop their hand building skills, glazing and firing techniques and individual artistic expression. Prerequisite: *ART120 or Consent of Instructor. One lecture. Five lab.

 

ART 289 (1-6)

Internship I

Designed for students who are looking for paid or voluntary, practical learning experiences that apply academic and occupational education to real-life, on-the-job situations. Credit hours will be negotiated based on fulfillment of a contract. Each credit hour requires the completion of a minimum 45 hours of on-the-job participation. Prior experience or course work in the field of interest is required. Credit hours: one to six. May be taken for S/U credit. 

 

ART 290 (3)

Visual Arts Practicum

Portfolio development and community based service learning experience for visual arts majors. Prerequisite: *ART 165. One lecture; three lab. 

 

ART 294 (3)

Watercolor III

An advanced course in watercolor painting with increased opportunity for development of individual style through traditional and experimental techniques. Prerequisite: *ART 195 or Consent of Instructor. One lecture. Five lab. May be taken for S/U credit. Spring.

 

ART 298 (1-6)                                                                                                        

Special Topics                                                                                                    

Designed to meet the needs of an individual(s) who has an interest in pursuing an original topic in an instructional area under faculty supervision. 

 

*Course has additional pre or co requisite(s)

 

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