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ART 100 - Studio Art Introduction
Studio Art Introduction
Prerequisite: None

This course will explore the creative process of studio art. Development of ideas through studio art projects will generate problem solving in image making. Essential terms will provide the student with the language to critique and discuss works of art.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
Fine Arts/Art, GER IIB-Fine Arts, Studio, LAC T1A-Arts in Context

ART 110 - Two-Dimensionl Design Elements
Two-Dimensional Design Elements
Prerequisite: None

The course will relate elements and methods of design to drawing, painting, and graphic art. The goal of the course is for students to acquire key concepts, terminology and methodologies used to explore visual communication.

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
CSUS Common Course, Fine Arts/Art, Art Studio Track, GER IIB-Fine Arts, Studio, LAC T1A-Arts in Context

ART 111 - Three-Dimensional Design
Three-Dimensional Design
Prerequisite: None

This course gives a foundation of three-dimensional concepts and processes that are used globally for artistic expression. From research in the diversity of cultural expression, students will create studio projects that study design elements and experiment with material and process.

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
CSUS Common Course, Fine Arts/Art, Art Studio Track, GER IIB-Fine Arts, Studio, LAC T1A-Arts in Context

ART 112 - Color Theory
Color Theory
Prerequisite: None
NOTE: There is a $50.00 studio fee for this course.

This course will explore the effects, principles, and practical applications of color usage. Discussion and assignments will focus on color as a visual expression and its integration into everyday life as well as related fields of design, fine art and advertising.

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
Art Studio Track, Studio

ART 119 - Jewelry
Jewelry
Prerequisite: None

Basic course in techniques and materials for the design and making of jewelry. Materials fee.

3.000 Credit hours
4.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
Art Studio Track, Studio

ART 120 - Printmaking for Non-Majors
Printmaking for Non-Majors
Prerequisites: NONE

This course introduces students to the basic element of art within the printmaking studio. Printmaking serves as a medium which offers students an exciting entry point into investigating the foundations of art, while simultaneously learning printmaking aesthetics and techniques.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (3 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
LAC T1A-Arts in Context

ART 122 - Digital Illus. & Page Layout
Digital Illustration and Page Layout
Prerequisites: None

This course provides an introduction to the computer as a tool in art and graphic design. Developing vector based images and creating page layouts which combine text and image are emphasized. Primary Software used: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
New Media Sound & Image

ART 124 - Digital Imaging & Online Media
Digital Imaging and Online Media
Prerequisite:
NOTE: There is a $50.00 studio fee for this course.

A digital skills class, required for all Art majors, which provides an introduction to the computer as a tool in art and design. Developing bitmap images and using online media are emphasized.

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
New Media Studies Core Course

ART 130 - Exploring The Creative Process
Exploring The Creative Process
Prerequisite: None

This course will help students explore their creative process and acquire the tools for self-discovery and self-expression. Students will create visual journals and altered books to explore personal narratives. In addition students will be introduced to a variety of mixed media, including pen and ink, watercolor painting, drawing, collage and printmaking.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (3 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
LAC T1A-Arts in Context

ART 140 - Explorations Visual Culture
Explorations In Visual Culture
Prerequisite: None

This course will introduce the student to the major issues and themes in the Visual Arts. It will enable students to see, assess and critique the art and its role as an integral part of society, historically and today. The course format will consist of lectures, group discussions, projects, presentations and museum or gallery visits.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
LAC T1A-Arts in Context

ART 1XX - Art Elective
Art Elective
Prerequisite: Transfer Credit Evaluation Only



0.500 TO 6.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

ART 201 - Relief Printmaking I
Relief Printmaking I
Prerequisites: None
NOTE: There is a $50.00 studio fee for this course.

Exploring the techniques of linoleum cuts, collograph prints and momoprints as means of aesthetic expression.

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
CSUS Common Course, Art Studio Track, Studio

ART 202 - Drawing I
Drawing I
Prerequisite: LAC student with T1A or T1LT course or GER student

An introduction to the fundamental issues and techniques of drawing that will include basic conceptual and thematic development. Drawing skill and visual awareness are addressed through formal exercises and creative projects. Emphasis will be on the development of visual perception through the exploration of line, value, form, space and composition.

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
CSUS Common Course, GER IIB-Fine Arts, Studio, LAC T2CE-Creative Expression

ART 203 - Graphic Design I
Graphic Design I
Prerequisite: ART 122 and ART 124

This course provides an introduction to the fundamentals of typography, its theory, technology, history and contemporary practice. Projects will explore the study of letterforms, text composition, layout and page systems, expressive typography, proportion and girds, hierarchy and legibility.

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
New Media Sound & Image, Studio

ART 205 - Water Media
Water Media
Pre-req: LAC student with T1A or T1LT course or GER student

This course offers instruction in the creative use of water color, gouache, tempera and ink. The goal of the course for students to gain an understanding of transparent and opaque printing techniques with various water media.

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
Art Studio Track, Studio, LAC T2CE-Creative Expression

ART 206 - Sculpture I
Sculpture I
Prerequisite: ART 111 or ART 207 or ART 217

This course offers instruction in the use of tools, materials and processes to create three-dimensional forms. Emphasis will be on structural development of individual projects and personal research.

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
CSUS Common Course, Art Studio Track, Studio

ART 207 - Ceramic Sculpture
Ceramic Sculpture
Prerequisite: None

Designed to develop skills on using ceramic clay for three- dimensional expression. Emphasis will be on hand-building and instruction will include making and use of armatures.

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
CSUS Common Course, Art Studio Track, Studio

ART 210 - Calligraphy
Calligraphy
Prerequisite: None

Emphasizes the use of a variety of lettering styles in the communications areas: graphic arts, poster and sign making. Skills with pen and brush stressed.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
Art Studio Track, Studio

ART 211 - Art History: Prehistory-1400
Introduction To Art History: Prehistory To 1400
Prerequisite: None

This course surveys art from prehistory to 1400 from a multicultural perspective. Explorations of the subject matter and visual characteristics of works of art and the social/historical contexts in which the works were produced give students an oppurnity to develop skills in visual analysis and the interpretation of meaning. Emphasis will be placed on the arts of painting, sculpture, and architecture, but other art forms will be examined as well.

4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
CSUS Common Course, Art Hist - Thry/Crit/Art, Fine Arts/Art, Fine Arts/Hist/Thry/Crit Track, GER IIB-Fine Arts

ART 212 - Art History II:1400 To Present
Introduction To Art History: 1400 To The Present
Prerequisite: None

This course surveys the development of art form 1600 to today, from a multicultural perspective. We will explore the subject matter and visual characteristics (style) of arts works and the social/historical context in which the works were produced in order to understand their meanings. Emphasis will be place on the arts of painting, sculpture, and architecture, but other art forms will be examined as well. At various times throughout the semester, we will study specific works in greater detail to give you an opportunity to develop skills in visual analysis and in the interpretation of meaning.

4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
CSUS Common Course, Art Hist - Thry/Crit/Art, Fine Arts/Art, Fine Arts/Hist/Thry/Crit Track, GER IIB-Fine Arts

ART 213 - Creating Information Graphics
Creating Information Graphics
Pre-req: ART 122

NOTE: There is a $50.00 studio fee for this course.

From research to rendering, students will learn how to interpret and visualize information to create graphics such as charts, maps, guides, instruction tables, and illustrated diagrams.

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
New Media Digital Applications

ART 215 - Painting I
Painting I
Prerequisite: ART 112 and 202

This course is an introduction to the art of painting emphasizing color and composition.

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
CSUS Common Course, Studio

ART 217 - Ceramics
Ceramics
Prerequisites: One of the following: ART 110, 111, 112, 124, 201, or 202. LAC student with T1A or T1LT course or GER student.

Workshop experience with clay processes used in making and decorating pottery. Emphasis on hand pieces, decoration, glazing, modeling and knowledge of the use of the potter's wheel and operation of kiln.

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
Art Studio Track, Studio, LAC T2CE-Creative Expression

ART 219 - Expression With Color Media
Expression With Color Media
Pre-req: LAC student with T1A or T1LT course or GER student

This course is an introduction to the basic ideas and techniques of color. The understanding of color effects and awareness are addressed through paint exercises and creative projects. Emphasis will be on the usage of paint to create a variety of subjective and expressive images.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
Studio, LAC T2CE-Creative Expression

ART 224 - Latin American Art Topics
Latin American Art Topics
Prerequisites: None

This course focuses on the history of art and/or architecture of one or more Latin American cultures. The course may be taken more than once under different topics.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Seminar

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
LAC T1H-Historicl Perspective

ART 225 - Asian Art and Culture
Asian Art and Culture
Prerequisite: ENG 100, 100P, 200, or HON 200

This course provides an overview of the arts of India, China and Japan from pre-history to modern times. Illustrated by slides and other visual materials, lectures, discussions and workshops will focus on the traditional arts of painting, sculpture and architecture as well as the art of Feng Sui, Ikebana, Calligraphy, Bonsai, Raku, martial arts. The student will come to appreciate the aesthetics as well as the philosophical basis of these Eastern Arts.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
LAC T2CP-Cultural Perspective

ART 229 - Medieval Art & Architecture
Medieval Art & Architecture
Prerequisite: None

This course investigates arts, architecture, and cultures of Europe, from the end of the Roman Empire through the flamboyant flowering of the Gothic style across Europe.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
LAC T1H-Historicl Perspective

ART 230 - Visual Journals And Bookmaking
Visual Journals And Bookmaking
Prerequisities: None

Journal keeping is one of the oldest and most direct forms or expression. The form allows for self-expression, the recording of history, reflection, exploration, and investigation. Using the sketchbook, writing, and the art of bookmaking, students will create visual journals to explore personal narratives. Students will be introduced to a variety of mixed media, including ink, watercolor, collage and monotype.

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
Studio, LAC T2CE-Creative Expression

ART 231 - Digital Art for Non-Art Majors
Digital Art for Non-Art Majors
Pre-req: LAC student with T1A or T1LT course or GER student

This course is for students who wish to explore art and computers but are not majoring in Visual Arts. Students will learn to create art using digital technology. Creative problem solving, art making processes, terminology, historical precedent and contemporary digital practice will be explored.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
LAC T2CE-Creative Expression

ART 233 - Graphic Design History
Graphic Design History
Prerequisite: ART 211 and ART 212,OR NMS 110 and ART 124

An introduction to the major issues, artists and movements in the history of graphic design from its beginnings to the present. Writing Competency course for Visual Arts majors.

4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
Middle Level Writing Intensive, NewMedia Cultural Representati

ART 235 - Relief Sculpture
Relief Sculpture
Pre-req: LAC student with T1A or T1LT course or GER student

This course is an introduction to the art of creating sculpture in relief. Students will study diversity in cultural expression and create studio projects in a variety of materials that explore the relationship of composition and sculptural form.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (3 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
GER IIB-Fine Arts, Studio, LAC T2CE-Creative Expression

ART 250 - Photography/New Media History
Photography & New Media as History
Prerequisites: None

Photography, digital imagery, and ever changing forms of New Media, including activated and motion work, projections and web art have drastically altered how we communicate, how we perceive the world, and how we interpret and create art. The history and development of these phenomena help us see and understand societal changes and how those are reflected in the lives of individuals. Students will review key historic moments, from 1839 to the present, and analyze how they have been visualized in photography and new media.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
LAC T1H-Historicl Perspective

ART 2XX - Art Elective
Art Elective
Prerequisite: Transfer Credit Evaluation Only



0.500 TO 6.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

ART 304 - Sculpture II
Sculpture II
Prerequisite: ART 206 and Portfolio or Permisison of Instructor

This course incorporates advanced technical instruction with individual experimentation. Emphasis will be to develop technical ability and conceptual direction for independent study.

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
Studio

ART 306 - Wood Sculpture
Wood Sculpture
Prerequisite: Portfolio or Permission of Instructor< br>
This course will cover the use of tools and techniques for developing three-dimensional forms in wood. Instruction will include wood carving, lamination, wood construction and assemblage.

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
Art Studio Track, Studio

ART 307 - Portraiture
Portraiture
Prerequisites: Studio Art Portolio, or Consent of Instructor

This course will help students to develop portraiture concepts and skills. A variety of techniques and medium will be introduced. Specific anatomy and constructive form will be emphasized.

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
Studio

ART 308 - Painting II
Painting II
Prerequisite: ART 215

This course is a continuation of the art of painting using acrylic or oils paint. There will be class projects exploring color and composition.

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
Art Studio Track, Studio

ART 309 - Figure Drawing I
Figure Drawing I
Prerequisite: Portfolio or Permission of Instructor

An introduction to drawing the human form through study of basic muscular and skeletal forms, proportions, measurements, foreshortening and movement. There will be an exploration of various materials and techniques.

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
Art Studio Track, Studio

ART 310 - Web Design I
Web Design I
Pre-requisite: ART 124 & Digital Art & Design Portfolio or Consent of Instructor

This is an intermediate course in Web design for artists and graphic designers with a focus on contemporary visual aesthetics, integrity of design, client satisfaction and technical mastery.

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
New Media Interactivity, Studio

ART 311 - Relief Printmaking II
Relief Printmaking II
Prerequisite: Studio Art Portfolio

This course is a continuation of Relief Printmaking I. Working with linoleum, wood block or PVC, students will experiment with traditional and alternative methods. We will explore various relief printmaking color approaches including reduction, multiple color plates and collograph. Emphasis will be placed on learning procedures and skills in acquiring a non-toxic technical vocabulary.

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
Art Studio Track, Studio

ART 313 - Renaissance Art
Renaissance Art
Prerequisite: LAC Student with I1A, T1LT, T1H or T1SS course or GER Student

This course examines visual art created during the 15th and 16th centuries in Italy and Northern Europe. Art production will be considered from various points of view including stylistic, social/historical, economic and theoretical.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
LAC T2CP-Cultural Perspective

ART 314 - Landscape Painting
Landscape Painting
Prerequisites: ART 215 and Portfolio or Permission of Instructor

This course will examine the artist's response to the landscape as a means of inspiration to produce paintings. The goal of the course is to introduce painting and drawing methods related to the art of landscape painting.

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
Studio

ART 315 - Figure Modeling
Figure Modeling
Prerequisites: (Any two of the following): ART 110, 111, 114, 201, 202, 206, 207, 208, 306, 307, 309, 324

This course is designed to develop three-dimensional awareness through the study of human form. Working from live models, students will be introduced to various clay modeling techniques, armature building, and mold making with plaster.

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
Art Studio Track, Studio

ART 316 - Art and Travel
Art and Travel
Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor and Department Chair and an LAC student with T1A, T1LT, T1H or T1SS course or GER student.

This course will provide an opportunity for students to travel abroad and understand another culture through visits to museums, artists' studios and other art related sites, or environments in which they can create art. The course location will vary each year.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
LAC T2CP-Cultural Perspective

ART 317 - Polyester Plate Lithography
Polyester Plate Lithography
Prerequisite: ART 201

Explore direct hand drawn lithography techniques with permanent markers, ballpoint pens, toner tush, crayons, and acrylic based resist materials while working on polyester plates. The use of a laser jet printer scanner, and computer will be incorporated to explore Photo-lithography techniques. Emphasis will be placed on learning procedures and skills in acquiring a non-toxic printmaking technical vocabulary.

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
Studio

ART 318 - Intaglio Printmaking I
Intaglio Printmaking I
Prerequisite: SART Portfolio or Permission of Instructor.

Introduction to Intaglio-type printmaking techniques, working with photo-polymer films for intaglio printing. Explore non-etch processes working with photo-imagery from halftones and photocopies as well as using pencil and wash drawing imagery. Students will work with acrylic hard-grounds, soft-ground, aquatint, resist grounds and lift ground. Emphasis will be placed on learning procedures and skills in acquiring a non-toxic printmaking technical vocabulary.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

ART 319 - Expressions Handmade Paper
Expressions With Handmade Paper
Prerequisites: ART 111 or ART 201

Structural, three dimensional paper casting and sheet forming are explored. Techniques include Eastern and Western sheet forming, couching, pressing, lamination, templates and sizing in addition to dyeing sheet and pulp casting.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
Studio

ART 320 - Water Based Screen Printing I
Water Based Screen Printing I
Prerequisite: Portfolio or Permission of Instructor

Introduction to basic crayon resistant, paper stencils masking and photographic silkscreen methods as means of aesthetic expression. Experiment with cellulose/acrylic based inks for screen-printing. Emphasis will be placed on learning procedures and skills in acquiring a non-toxic printmaking technical vocabulary.

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
Art Studio Track, Studio

ART 322 - Illustration I
Illustration I
Prerequisites: Portfolio

In this course, students will be exposed to traditional illustration methods with an emphasis on drawing and painting. From concept to completion of an image, students will be responsible for visual solutions to problems as if they were working in the commercial art field. This course is an exploration for those students interested in a career in illustration.

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
Art Studio Track, Studio

ART 323 - Introduction to 3D Modeling
Introduction to 3D Modeling
Prerequisite: ART 122. ART 124 and Studio Art Portfolio

This course focuses on the fundamentals of creating 3D models with polygon geometry. Students are intoduced to the Maya interface and philosophy, as well as basic 3D modeling, texturing, lighting, rendering, and 3D printing.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art and Art History Department

ART 324 - Metal Construction
Metal Construction
Prerequisite: Any two of the following: ART 110, ART 111, ART 114, ART 201, ART 202, ART 206, ART 207, ART 208, ART 306, ART 307, ART 309, ART 315

This sculpture course is an introduction to creative expression working with metal. Instruction will familiarize students with various tools, techniques and cold connection methods for construction in metal.

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
Studio

ART 325 - 2D Animation
2D Animation
Prerequisite: ART 122, ART 124 and Digital Art and Design Portfolio OR consent of instructor.

An introduction to and exploration of 2-D animation for web and video. Primary software: Flash

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
NewMedia Visual Arts Conc, Studio

ART 326 - User Interface Design
User Interface & Interaction Design
Prerequisites: ART 203 and Portfolio or Permission of Instructor

This course will examine the conceptual and practical design of interface and interaction. It follows a human-centered design process that includes research, concept generation, prototyping, refinement and evaluation. Through learning the key theories, concepts, methods and practices of interactionl design, students will explore the processes of interface deisgn development, the role of design leadership and the technical aspects of creating an effective interactive experience. Students will develop specific skills such as designing navigational systems, storyboarding, wire framing, digital prototyping, etc.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (3 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
NewMedia Visual Arts Conc

ART 327 - Magazine Design
Magazine Design
Prerequisite: ART 329 (formerly ART 204/303) and Digital Art and Design Portfolio

Magazines are a combination of many carefully designed components, from glamorous covers and feature stories, to humble photo cations and page numbers. In this course we will examine the historical roots and contemporary practice of magazine design.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
Studio

ART 328 - Printing for Textiles
Printing for Textiles
Prerequisites: ART 124, and Art 202

Students will explore both historical and contemporary printmaking methods as they relate to textile pattern design processes. Throughout the course of the semester students will learn various techniques in printing on textiles, utilizing stencils, batiking, wax resists, dyes, relief printing and silk-screening. An emphasis on personal artistic expressions is highly encouraged while gaining a strong technical foundation in non-toxic methods of printing,

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
Studio

ART 329 - Graphic Design II
Graphic Design II
Prerequisites: ART 203 and Digital Art and Design Portfolio

This course is designed to introduce students to the techniques and practices of contemporary graphic design. Students will continue the exploration of typographic design begun in Graphic Design I, as they begin to focus on organizing two-dimensional space effectively, thinking conceptually, and combining images with typography.

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
NewMedia Visual Arts Conc, Studio

ART 330 - Package Design
Package Design
Prerequisites: Digital Art and Design Portfolio
This course provides an introduction to package design with an emphasis on the best practices of the current industry. Students will develop design and computer skills necessary to create a distinctive and appealing brand identity for the retail marketplace. Primary Software used: Adobe Illustrator

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (3 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

ART 332 - Photo Imaging
Photo Imaging: Art & the Digital Camera
Prerequisites: ART 122, ART 124 and Successful completion of the Digital Art and Design Portfolio

This course provides an art-focused experience in digital photography including capture and post-capture editing with Adobe Photoshop, aesthetics, lighting, and art and design portfolio production. Online presence will be covered in regards to posting images, copyright protection, artist sites and publications. Class will consist of demonstrations guided projects, and lab time to complete course objectives. A general survey of the history of photography and contemporary work as it relates to art and design will be given throughout the semester via artist images, discussions and online research as a means to understand how the aesthetics and technical realities of digital imagery can be created, interpreted and criticized.

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
NewMedia Visual Arts Conc

ART 335 - Graphic Design III
Graphic Design III
Prerequisite: ART 329 (formerly ART 204/303) and Digital Art and Design Portfolio

This course continues the exploration of the techniques and practices of contemporary graphic design that were introduced in Graphic Design II. Conceptual thinking, image development, typographic design, and design unity will be the focus as students develop larger, multi-part projects for print and digital media individually and in groups. Print and digital production strategies will also be discussed.

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
NewMedia Visual Arts Conc, Studio

ART 340 - Art History Topics
Art History Topics
Prerequisite: ART 211, ART 212 & one from ART 225, 233 or 345.

This course will examine in depth the major issues, theories, artists and concepts of a focused area of art and will enable you to write effectively about them. This is a writing intensive course for the major. Focused topics will vary from semester to semester. The course may be taken more that once under a different topic.

4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
Art Hist - Thry/Crit/Art, Art Hist & Crit Track, Fine Arts/Hist/Thry/Crit Track, Writing Intensive

ART 342 - Illustration II
Illustration II
Prerequisites: Portfolio OR Consent of Instructor

In this course students will explore various digital media techniques to create compelling illustrations. Students will develop skills in the translation of concepts into visual form, and study contemporary illustration artists. Primary software used: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop.

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
NewMedia Visual Arts Conc

ART 343 - Introduction to 3D Animation
Introduction to 3D Animation
Prerequisites: ART 122, ART 124 and Portfolio OR Consent of Instructor.

This course provides an introduction to developing a 3D character from modeling to rendering, including techniques such as polygonal modeling, image texturing, lighting and rendering a scene.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
New Media Interactivity

ART 345 - Museums and Exhibitions
Museums and Exhibitions
Prerequisite: LAC student with T1A, T1LT, T1H or T1SS course or GER student

This course introduces students to the history of museums and the techniques involved in institutional and collection management, curatorial process, interpretation and exhibit design. Satisfies Middle Writing Competency for Visual Arts Majors.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
GER IIB-Fine Arts, Middle Level Writing Intensive, LAC T2CP-Cultural Perspective

ART 346 - Scientific Illustration
Scientific Illustration
Prerequisites: ART 124 and ART 322

This course focuses on the technical skills and aesthetics necessary for working in the diverse field of scientific illustration. Emphasis is placed on improving skills in researching a subject , discovering details and the power of conveying information in an accurate, useful way. Students will explore the areas of zoological, botanical, medical, historical and technical illustration through a series of lectures and assignments. Developing and practicing drawing and observational skills are central to this course. Students will improve their competency with composition, perspective, proportion, form, color using a variety of mediums including watercolor, gouache, acrylic, and digital tools (Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator).

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

ART 351 - Motion Graphic Design
Motion Graphic Design
Prerequisites: ART 122, ART 124 and Portfolio or Consent of Instructor

In this course students will investigate concepts and techniques of graphic design for media that has motion. Motion graphics imagery is found on any screen media such as websites, cell phones, mobile devices, computers, in video and movies and on TV. Students will bring together typography and layout, photography and digital imaging, digital video, audio editing and animation.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (3 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
NewMedia Communication Conc, NewMedia Visual Arts Conc, Studio

ART 352 - Intermediate Drawing
Intermediate Drawing
Prerequisite: Portfolio or Permission of Instructor

This is the continuation of Drawing I which will include an exploration of color media.

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
Studio

ART 353 - Installation Art
Installation Art
Prerequisite: ART 110 and ART 111

This course will introduce the practice as well as historical and contemporary aspects of installation art. Through studio practice, discussions, critical analysis and critiques, students will discover how to create a tangible artistic experience by activating a space or environment. Students will be encouraged to explore their own ideas and interests through assignments designed for broad and individualized interpretation of the concept of installation.

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

ART 355 - Women And The Visual Arts
Women And The Visual Arts
Prerequisite: LAC student with T1A, T1LT, T1H, or T1SS course or GER student

An introduction to women artists from diverse cultures throughout history and the ideological issues critical to understanding their contributions to the visual arts. Examines the social and cultural context in which women worked as well as the ways that women have been represented throughout the ages.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
Art Hist - Thry/Crit/Art, Art Hist & Crit Track, Fine Arts/Hist/Thry/Crit Track, GER IC1-Cultural Traditions 1, LAC T2CP-Cultural Perspective

ART 360 - American Art
American Art (Formerly Art 300-American Art)
Pre-req:LAC student with T1A, T1LT, T1H or T1SS course or GER student

A Survey of American paintings, sculpture and other art form from the Colonial period to 1945.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
Art Hist - Thry/Crit/Art, Art Hist & Crit Track, Fine Arts/Hist/Thry/Crit Track, GER IIB-Fine Arts, LAC T2CP-Cultural Perspective

ART 365 - Special Topics In Art
Special Topics in Art
Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor

A course in which special topics of interest in art provides the content.

1.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 3.000 Lecture hours
1.000 TO 6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture Team Taught, Lecture, Lecture With Reduced Credits, Online, Studio (4 Hours), Studio (3 Hours), Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

ART 369 - African-American Art
African-American Art
Prerequisite: LAC student with T1A, T1LT, T1H or T1SS course or GER student

This course surveys the lives, works, and achievements of African-American visual artists from the early 1600s to the present. The couse will examine the various social, political and economic circumstances in which African-American artists worked as well as the ways in which African-Americans have been represented in art.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
Art Hist - Thry/Crit/Art, Art Hist & Crit Track, Fine Arts/Hist/Thry/Crit Track, GER IC2-Cultural Traditions 2, LAC T2CP-Cultural Perspective

ART 370 - Art In The Classroom
Art In The Classroom
Prerequisite: None

A five-week course for teachers, introducing activities for the inclusion of art in elementary school activities.

1.000 Credit hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art and Art History Department

ART 371 - Islamic Art
Islamic Art
Prerequsisites: LAC student with T1A, T1LT, T1H or T1SS course or GER student

This course investigates arts, architecture, and culture in the Islamic Mediterranean, from the Iberian Peninsula to Iraq. Themes include relations between art and literature, aesthetics, vision and perception, political power, mercantile and maritime activities, and cultural continuities and resurgences.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
LAC T2CP-Cultural Perspective

ART 390 - Practicum
Practicum
Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor and Approval of Department Chairperson and Dean.



1.000 TO 6.000 Credit hours
2.000 TO 12.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Practicum

Art and Art History Department

ART 3XX - Art Elective
Art Elective
Prerequisite: Transfer Credit Evaluation Only



0.500 TO 6.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

ART 402 - Issues In Contemporary Art
Issues In Contemporary Art
Prerequisite: ART 233 or 345

An in-depth examination of recent developments in our changing society and their impact on artistic expression. Writing intensive course for Visual Arts majors.

4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
Art Hist - Thry/Crit/Art, Art Hist & Crit Track, Fine Arts/Hist/Thry/Crit Track, NewMedia Visual Arts Conc, Writing Intensive

ART 403 - Advanced 3D Animation
Advanced 3D Animation
Prerequisites:Digital Art And Design Portfolio OR ART 343

This course continues the exploration of 3D computer-generated imagery and animation begun in ART 343.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
NewMedia Visual Arts Conc, Studio

ART 412 - Web Design II
Web Design II
Prereq: ART 329 and Digital Art & Design Portfolio OR ART 310.

This is an advanced course in Web design for artists and graphic designers with a focus on contemporary visual aesthetics, integrity of design, client satisfaction and technical mastery.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
NewMedia Visual Arts Conc

ART 421 - Digital Portfolio Preparation
Digital Portfolio Preparation
Prerequisite: ART 122, ART 124, and Portfolio OR Consent of Instructor.

Students will learn to prepare work for presentation in digital portfolio formats (CD, DVD, web and print), and become familiar with the essential business practices of the digital art and design profession. This course is recommended for any student preparing to apply for a job in the field or for graduate study.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

ART 422 - Illustration III
Illustration III
Prerequisites: ART322 and ART342 and Portfolio OR Consent of Instructor.

This course if designed to provide students with an advanced experience in illustration, using traditional art media combined with digital art media. Students will develop their own illustrative style through focused long- term explorations. Best practices in the profession will be explored. A professional portfolio will be developed.

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
NewMedia Visual Arts Conc, Studio

ART 432 - Eastern Design Group
ECSU Design I Group Senior Seminar
Prerequisite: Art 335 or ART 334 & Portfolio; LAC student with at least two Tier II courses or GER student

Students will form a design agency in order to produce professional design products for real clients under the supervision of a faculty member. In this course students will demonstrate the ability to engage in independent inquiry, apply critical thinking skills, communicate ideas effectively in oral and written form, understand the ethics of the design profession and be able to seek and apply new knowledge relevant to professional projects, and reflect upon their work as an outcome of their course work and their liberal arts education.
ART 432 fulfills the Studio Art Senior Project requirement and the LAC Tier III requirement for students concentrating in Digital Art & Design.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
NewMedia Visual Arts Conc, Studio, LAC T3-LiberalArts Experience

ART 436 - Graphic Design IV
Graphic Design IV
Prerequisite: ART 335 or ART 334; LAC student with two Tier II courses or GER student and Digital Art and Design Portfolio

In this course, students will develop independent, self-directed, multi-part projects that explore all the concepts, and utilize all the skills, they've learned in Graphic Design I-III. The work produced in this course will be suitable for a professional-quality graphic design portfolio and may explore both print and digital media.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
NewMedia Visual Arts Conc, Studio, LAC T3-LiberalArts Experience

ART 470 - Advanced Topics in Art
Advanced Topics In Art
Prerequisites: Consent of Instructor and Approval Dept Chair

Study for advanced students with a concentration in Studio Art or Art History to execute advanced instruction in a particular art discipline by making arrangements with the instructor to join an existing class for the purpose of receiving guidance to pursue advanced instruction. Can also be offered as a course for advanced students.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 TO 6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

ART 480 - Independent Study
Independent Study
Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor and approval of Department Chairperson and Dean

Study for advanced students with a major concentration in art.

1.000 TO 6.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
Art Studio Track

ART 485 - Senior Seminar in Studio Art
Senior Seminar in Studio Art
Prerequisites: LAC student with at least two Tier II courses or GER student. Permission of Instructor and Chair.

Students will complete an advanced studio project and an artist's statement and reflective essay in the concentration of Illustration, Painting & Drawing, Printmaking, or Sculpture. The project will demonstrate the ability to engage in independent inquiry and creative activity. In addition to their studio explorations, students will develop skills in discussing and presenting their work and portfolio and expand their understanding of professional practices and career options. Students will work under the supervision of a Studio Art faculty member in their area of concentration, but will also receive critical feedback and input from a group of faculty representing a variety of concentrations. Students will record their initial concept and the progress to final iteration visually and in writing in a process portfolio.

3.000 Credit hours
6.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio (6 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
Studio, LAC T3-LiberalArts Experience

ART 486 - Senior Project In Art History
Senior Project In Art History
Prerequisites: Project Director Dept Chair & Dean Approval LAC student with at least two Tier II courses or GER student

Students will complete a major project on an advanced level. The course involves a submission of a formal study plan and working directly under the supervision of an art history faculty member.

4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
LAC T3-LiberalArts Experience

ART 487 - Senior Project NMS
Senior Project in New Media Studies
Prerequisites: ART 334 or ART 335 and Consent of Instructor and Department Chair.

This course is designed to provide senior level students with an opportunity to practically apply a variety of knowledge and skills acquired in New Media Studies. The course allows students to examine their learning and critical thinking in a real-world context through the creation of their senior project. This project will demonstrate the ability to engage in independent inquiry and creative activity. Students will work under the supervision of a Digital Art & Design faculty member in area of concentration.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study, Studio (3 Hours)

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
NewMedia Visual Arts Conc, LAC T3-LiberalArts Experience

ART 490 - Internship
Internship
Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor and approval of Department Chairperson and Dean.



1.000 TO 6.000 Credit hours
2.000 TO 12.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Internship

Art and Art History Department

Course Attributes:
NewMedia Visual Arts Conc

ART 4XX - Art Elective
Art Elective
Prerequisite: Transfer Credit Evaluation Only



0.500 TO 6.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

ART 501 - Art For Teachers
Art For Teachers
Prerequisite: None

Contemporary philosophy, curriculum, and practices in art education for the elementary school. Theories, materials and processes will be explored and evaluated. (Acceptable for elementary education endorsement.)

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art and Art History Department

ART 502 - Early Childhood Art Experience
Early Childhood Art Experiences
Prerequisite: None

Opportunity is given to the student to understand objectives, principles, and practices of early childhood art experiences in the elementary school. (Acceptable for elementary education endorsement.)

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art and Art History Department

ART 580 - Independent Study
Independent Study
Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor

Study for advanced students with major concentration in Art.

1.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study

Fine Arts Department

ART 5XX - Art Elective
Art Elective
Prerequisite: Transfer Credit Evaluation Only



0.500 TO 6.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture


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