ART


ART 161, 162, 163  DESIGN 3, 3, 3
Intensified study of the basic elements of design aimed to develop cognizance of visual organization.
 

ART 184, 185, 186  INTRODUCTION TO DRAWING I, II, III 2, 2, 2
Experience in the use of line in representational and nonfigurative approaches, with application to still life and portraiture.
 

ART 194, 195, 196  INTRODUCTION TO PAINTING I, II, III 2, 2, 2
Introduction to painting with the media chosen by the instructor from among water, acrylic, and oil-based pigments. Includes instruction in design and drawing.
 

ART 201  CALLIGRAPHY 2
Introduction to italic handwriting with emphasis on the creative aspects of page layout and design and on developing a beautiful style. Includes individual study of selected hands chosen from foundational, uncial, chancery cursive, or gothic hands.
 

ART 244, 245, 246  COMMERCIAL ART 2, 2, 2
Introduction to the various processes and media of commercial art, with emphasis on layout, design, new directions, and craftsmanship. First quarter covers the basic principles of proportion and design applied to letters of the alphabet. Offered even years only.
 

ART 251  INTRODUCTION TO ART 4
Introduction to art for liberal arts students who wish to better understand and appreciate the visual arts of painting, sculpture, architecture, printmaking, and the minor arts. Will not apply toward a major or minor in art.
 

ART 264, 265, 266  INTRODUCTION TO SCULPTURE I, II, III 2, 2, 2
The study and application of three-dimensional forms in space using varied media such as clay, plaster, plasticene, and paper.
 

ART 284, 285, 286  INTRODUCTION TO POTTERY I, II, III 2, 2, 2
Introduction to pottery and ceramic sculpture using wheel-thrown and hand-built forms. Stresses design as it relates to form, function, and glaze decoration. Includes an introduction to the different methods of kiln firing.
 

ART 294, 295, 296  INTRODUCTION TO PRINTMAKING I, II, III 2, 2, 2
Introduction to the art of printmaking, emphasizing the relief method linoleum cut, woodcut, and wood engraving. Includes an introduction to the intaglio method.
 

ART 307, 308, 309  DRAWING IV, V, VI 2, 2, 2
Advanced study using the basic principles of drawing in various experimental approaches and advanced techniques. Prerequisites: ART 184, 185, 186.
 

ART 317, 318, 319  PRINTMAKING IV, V, VI 2, 2, 2
Advanced study of the various processes of intaglio printmaking, drypoint, engraving, etching, and lithography. Open to majors and minors only. Prerequisites: ART 161, 162, 163; ART 184, 185, 186; ART 294, 295, 296.
 

ART 324, 325, 326  HISTORY OF WORLD ART 3, 3, 3
Chronological study of the great periods in the history of art, their causes and developments; includes discussion of the relation between art and society and the implications of aesthetic understanding in each period.
 

ART 334, 335, 336  PAINTING IV, V, VI 2, 2, 2
Advanced study of aesthetic enjoyment and understanding. Designed to develop the application of paint, including oil, casein, or tempera. Prerequisites: ART 184, 185, 186; ART 194, 195, 196.
 

ART 344, 345, 346  ADVANCED DESIGN 3, 3, 3
Application of a wide variety of design principles relating to the needs of the commercial and fine artist. Prerequisites: ART 161, 162, 163. Offered odd years only.
 

ART 364, 365, 366  SCULPTURE IV, V, VI 2, 2, 2
Advanced study of basic three-dimensional design principles, using metal, Fiberglas, wood, and stone, emphasizing experimentation in direction, media, and techniques. Prerequisites: ART 264, 265, 266.
 

ART 374, 375, 376  POTTERY AND CERAMIC SCULPTURE IV, V, VI 2, 2, 2
Advanced study of the relationship of form, design, and decoration to tableware and hand-built, sculptural forms. Includes the understanding and making of clay, glaze formulation, construction methods, and kiln firing procedures. Prerequisites: ART 284, 285, 286.
 

ART 395  METHODS OF TEACHING ART 2
Principles of design and exploration of materials appropriate for primary and intermediate- grade children. Methods of the intelligent use of art materials for the child of elementary-school age. Will not apply toward a major or minor in art.
 

ART 494  COOPERATIVE EDUCATION 0-4
Individual contract arrangement involving students, faculty, and cooperating businesses to gain practical experience in off-campus setting. Allows the student to apply advanced classroom learning. Prerequisite: Approval by department.