Art (ART)

ART 401 Nonsilver Photography. (3) F, S
Recognition of the inherent characteristics of nonsilver processes and their use in communicating ideas. 6 hours a week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ART 304 or instructor approval.

ART 403 Senior Photographic Projects. (3) F, S
Technical and philosophical refinement of personal aesthetic with various photographic media. 6 hours a week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ART 304 or instructor approval.

ART 404 Portraiture Photography. (3) F, S
Photographing people. Critical discussions and slide lectures on issues in portraiture. 6 hours a week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: ART 304 or instructor approval.

ART 405 Advanced Color Photography. (3) F, S
Intensive use of subtractive color process in photographic printing. 6 hours a week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ART 305 or instructor approval.

ART 406 Photo Techniques. (3) F, S
Camera and darkroom techniques with emphasis on creative control of the black and white print. 6 hours a week. Prerequisite: ART 301 or instructor approval.

ART 407 View Camera. (3) F, S
View camera and darkroom techniques. Studio, lab. Prerequisite: ART 301 or instructor approval.

ART 409 Photographic Exhibition. (3) A
Care of photographic prints, print presentation, and exhibition. Practical experience in gallery operations. 6 hours a week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ART 304 or instructor approval.

ART 411 Advanced Drawing. (3) F, S
Visual and intellectual concepts through problem solving and independent study. Emphasis on the individual creative statement. 6 hours a week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: ART 311; instructor approval.

ART 414 Advanced Life Drawing. (3) F, S
Various media and techniques on an advanced level. The human figure as an expressive vehicle in various contexts. 6 hours a week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ART 315 or instructor approval.

ART 415 Art Anatomy. (4) N
Study of human anatomical structures as applied to the practice of figure oriented art. 3 hours lecture, 5 hours studio a week. Prerequisite: ART 214.

ART 421 Painting Materials and Techniques. (3) A
Traditional and modern materials and techniques of painting. Experimental problems in tempera, encaustic, casein emulsions, Maroger's Medium, and synthetic media. 6 hours a week. Prerequisite: instructor approval.

ART 423 Advanced Painting. (3) F, S
Continuation of ART 324. 6 hours a week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ART 324.

ART 425 Advanced Figure Painting. (3) F, S
Continuation of ART 325. 6 hours a week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: ART 315, 324, 325.

ART 427 Advanced Watercolor. (3) F, S
Continuation of ART 327. More advanced formal, conceptual, and technical problems in contemporary watercolor. 6 hours a week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ART 327.

ART 431 Special Problems in Sculpture. (3) F, S
Development of a personal approach to sculpture, emphasis on form, individual problems, and related color technology. Professional practices and presentation. 6 hours a week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: ART 332; instructor approval.

ART 432 Neon Sculpture. (3) F
Techniques for creating neon in an art context. Glass tube bending and fabrication. Construction of artworks utilizing light generating gasses. 6 hours a week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: instructor approval.

ART 436 Architectural Sculpture. (3) N
Sculptural concepts as related to architecture and other man-made environments. Scale drawing, models, and relief sculpture. 6 hours a week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ART 332 or instructor approval.

ART 437 Dimensional Animation. (3) F
Production of short 16mm films that feature articulated sculptural objects, models, dolls, puppets, and graphics through the use of single frame filming techniques. 6 hours a week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: instructor approval.

ART 438 Experimental Systems in Sculpture. (3) S
Simple electrical and mechanical systems that can be utilized in the context of studio art and installations. Active production of studio art works required. 6 hours a week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: instructor approval.

ART 439 Mixed Media. (3) F, S
Exploring visual effects by combining traditional and nontraditional methods, techniques, and concepts. 6 hours a week. May be repeated for credit. Studio. Prerequisites: ART 113 and 115 and 6 hours additional studio requirements or instructor approval.

ART 440 New Media Concepts. (3) F, S
Continued experiments with new media and interdisciplinary concerns in art. 6 hours a week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ART 340. Corequisite: ART 441.

ART 441 Video Art. (1) F, S
Utilizing video and audio equipment essential to the production of broadcast quality video art. 2 hours a week. May be repeated for credit. Corequisite: ART 440.

ART 442 Folk/Outsider Art. (3) F
Exploration of ideas, attitudes, and art of contemporary "self-taught," "visionary," and "outsider" artists. Research and studio practice. Lecture, studio. Prerequisites: ART 115 or instructor approval.

ART 443 Intermedia. (3) F, S
Experimental, conceptual, and interdisciplinary studio art with emphasis on new media and technologies. 6 hours a week. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisites: ART 340 or instructor approval.

ART 446 Computer Art II. (3) A
Three-dimensional modeling, lighting, surface attributes, and special effects for art applications. Emphasis on explicit commands. Studio. Prerequisite: ART 444 or instructor approval. General Studies: N3.

ART 449 Computer Animation II. (3) F, S
Advanced principles and applications of 3-dimensional animation for art and design. Emphasis on lighting, surfaces, and camera motion. Studio. Prerequisite: ART 448 or instructor approval.

ART 452 Advanced Lithography. (3) F, S
Continuation of ART 352. 6 hours a week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: instructor approval.

ART 454 Advanced Screen Printing. (3) A
Continuation of ART 354. 6 hours a week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: instructor approval.

ART 455 Advanced Photo Processes for Printmaking. (3) A
A continued study of photomechanical techniques and applications to printmaking or photographic processes. Prerequisite: ART 355 or instructor approval.

ART 456 Fine Printing and Bookmaking I. (3) A
Letterpress printing and typography as fine art. Study of history, alphabets, mechanics of hand typesetting, presswork, and various forms of printed matter. Prerequisite: instructor approval.

ART 457 Fine Printing and Bookmaking II. (3) A
Continuation of ART 456. Bookbinding, book design and printing, advanced typography, theory, and presswork. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: ART 456; instructor approval.

ART 458 Papermaking. (3) F, S
History, theory, demonstrations, sheet forming, collage treatments, and 3-dimensional approaches. 6 hours a week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: instructor approval.

ART 459 Monoprinting. (3) F, S
The nonmultiple printed image using a variety of technical approaches. 6 hours a week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: ART 311, 323 or any 300-level printmaking class; instructor approval.

ART 460 Ceramic Clay. (3) A
Research into various clay body formulations, local natural materials, slip glazes, and engobes. 6 hours a week. Prerequisites: ART 360 and 364 or instructor approval.

ART 463 Ceramic Glaze. (3) A
Glaze formulation and calculation using various glaze surfaces and colors. 6 hours a week. Prerequisite: ART 460 or instructor approval.

ART 466 Special Problems in Ceramics. (3) F, S, SS
Emphasis on personal expression within structure of seminars, critiques, and studio work. Professional methods of presentation/documentation of work. 6 hours a week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ART 364 or instructor approval.

ART 472 Advanced Jewelry. (3) F, S
Jewelry making with emphasis on developing personal statements and craftsmanship. 6 hours a week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: ART 372; instructor approval.

ART 473 Advanced Metalworking. (3) A
Forging and forming techniques in individualized directions. 6 hours a week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: ART 373; instructor approval.

ART 474 Advanced Wood. (3) F, S
Extended experience and advanced techniques in the use of wood to create functional works of art. 6 hours a week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: ART 374; instructor approval.

ART 476 Fibers: Multiple Harness Weaving. (3) F, S
Advanced loom techniques and computer pattern design. Emphasis on individual design and loom application. Prerequisites: ART 113 or 115 or 376 or instructor approval.

ART 477 Printed Textiles. (3) A
Techniques for screen printing on fabric exploring pattern as a compositional element. Various stencil methods including photographic processes. Studio. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ART 377 or instructor approval.

ART 530 Two-Dimensional and Three-Dimensional Computer Art. (3) A
Integration of 2-Dimensional and 3-Dimensional computer imaging for art. Emphasis upon new directions for computer imaging which accounts for media characteristics. Studio.

ART 540 Advanced Computer Art. (3) A
Study of motion for 3-dimensional models, light sources, and surface effects. Course assumes students have a comprehension of complex modeling, mapping, and lighting. Studio. Prerequisite: ART 446 or instructor approval.

ART 551 Intaglio Projects. (3) F, S
The materials and methods of Intaglio as a matrix for exploring various contemporary issues. Specifically structured to accommodate the graduate level drawing with no printmaking background. Studio.

ART 621 Studio Problems. (3) F, S, SS
Advanced study in the following areas:
(a) Drawing
(b) Painting
(c) Photography
(d) Printmaking
(e) Sculpture
(f) Ceramics
(g) Metals
(h) Wood
(i) Fiber Art
(j) Studio Art
6 hours a week each section. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: instructor approval.

ART 680 Practicum: M.F.A. Exhibition. (115) F, S, SS
Studio work in preparation for required M.F.A. exhibition. Public exhibit to be approved by the student's supervisory committee and accompanied by a final oral examination. Photographic documentation and written statement of problem. Prerequisite: approval of the student's supervisory committee.

Omnibus Graduate Courses: See omnibus graduate courses that may be offered.

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