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1003 - Understanding Visual Art - 3 credit hours
Designed for students interested in an understanding and appreciation of visual arts. The major art forms of painting, sculpture, and architecture are explored and related to everyday life. This course may be taken as partial fulfillment of the requirements for the AA in Art, Art Minor, as a Humanities/Fine Arts General Education choice, an elective, or Liberal Arts Elective Studies in Depth for non-art majors. Course rotation: Typically offered once a year.

1213 - Beginning Studio: Drawing - 3 credit hours
Introduction to the fundamentals of drawing. Emphasizes developing observational skills and rendering proficiency in a variety of drawing media and subject matter. ($20 lab fee.) Course rotation: Typically offered each semester.

2153 - Photography - 3 credit hours
Open to all students, this course introduces students to the use and understanding of cameras and their adjustable features to help students take better photographs. Areas of concentration include camera operation, film/sensitivity selection, exposure, depth of field, composition, and lighting. Out-of-class time is required to complete photo assignments. Also listed as JRNL 2153. Course Rotation: Fall.

2163 - Design and Color - 3 credit hours
Introduction to basic principles and concepts related to color and two- and three-dimensional forms. ($20 lab fee.) Course rotation: Typically offered each semester.

2313 - Beginning Studio: Painting - 3 credit hours
Basic painting studio course designed to enhance student creative potential and develop proficiency through the use of paint media, composition, and studio practices. ($20 lab fee.) Recommended Courses: 1213 and 2163.  Course rotation: Typically offered each semester.

2413 - Beginning Studio: Ceramics - 3 credit hours
Introduction to functional and sculptural ceramics using hand-building methods. Emphasis on concepts and surface enrichment appropriate for low- and high-fire clay bodies. ($20 lab fee.) Course rotation: Typically offered once a year.

2513 - Beginning Studio: Sculpture - 3 credit hours
Introduction to sculptural processes: casting, carving, modeling, and assemblage. Addresses basic sculptural problems related to technique, materials, and methods. ($20 lab fee.) Recommended: ART 1213 and 2163.  Course rotation: Typically offered during fall semester.

2613 - Art Education P-5 - 3 credit hours
An increased understanding of visual art with emphasis on evaluation and use of media and materials, and development of skills for teaching and assessing creative problem-solving activities that are developmentally appropriate in appreciation, production, and integrated art lessons. Also listed as EDUC 2613. ($20 lab fee) Recommended for Art Education majors:  Design and Art History.  Recommended for P-5 Education majors:  Understanding Art and Teaching Language Arts. Course rotation: Typically offered each semester.

2733 - Art History I - 3 credit hours
Surveys visual art forms and architecture of the ancient cultures through the Gothic Period. Course rotation: Typically offered during spring semester.

2743 - Art History II - 3 credit hours
Surveys historical developments of western visual art forms and architecture from the renaissance through the modern era. Course rotation: Typically offered during fall semester.

3233 - Advance Studio: Drawing - 3 credit hours
A thematic approach to develop advance studio practices. From consideration of particular topics, drawing processes, advanced problems in composition and content, a variety of traditional, and contemporary drawing applications leading toward individualized expression is explored. Note: This course may be repeated. ($20 lab fee.) Prerequisites: ART 2163 and 1213, or permission of instructor. Course rotation: Typically offered once a year.

3333 - Advanced Studio: Painting - 3 credit hours
A thematic approach to develop advance studio practices. From consideration of particular topics, drawing processes, advanced problems in composition and content, a variety of traditional, and contemporary painting applications leading toward individualized expression is explored. Note: This course may be repeated. ($20 lab fee.) Recommended Courses: ART 1213 and 2163. Prerequisites: ART 2313, or permission of instructor. Course rotation: Typically offered once a year.

3433 - Advanced Studio: Ceramics - 3 credit hours
A thematic approach to develop advanced studio practices focused on ceramic composition, function, and idea development leading toward individualized expression. This course may be repeated. ($20 lab fee.) Prerequisite: ART 2413. Course rotation: Typically offered once a year.

3523 - Advanced Studio: Sculpture - 3 credit hours
A thematic approach to develop advance studio practices. From consideration of particular topics, drawing processes, advanced problems in composition and content, a variety of traditional, and contemporary sculptural applications leading toward individualized expression is explored. This course may be repeated. ($20 lab fee.) Recommended Courses: ART 1213 and 2163. Prerequisites: ART 2513, or permission of instructor. Course rotation: Typically offered during fall semester.

3623 - Art Education 6-12 - 3 credit hours
Class includes: exploration of art education curricula and instructional methodology for grade 6-12; understanding visual development and the use of appropriate materials and processes for grades 6-12; surveying and development of curriculum materials, including lessons and develop teaching skills; and using performance-based assessment through portfolios, journals, observation, interviews, and structured discussion groups. Observation hours required. Also listed as EDUC 3623. Prerequisites: ART 1213, 2163, and 2613, or permission of instructor. Course rotation: Offered as needed.

3753 - Modern Art - 3 credit hours
Investigates early 20th century modern art's directions through contemporary trends and issues in the visual arts. Recommended Courses: ART 2733 and 2743. Course rotation: Typically offered during spring semester.

4903 - Art Majors Semina - 3 credit hours
As a final course to complete the major, the student is required to produce a body of work or research addressing specific aesthetic considerations related to his or her principal area of concentration (minimum of nine hours at 2000-4000 level). An exhibition and portfolio presentation is required for studio, or research treatise for art history. ($20 lab fee.) Prerequisites: Senior standing, B average in courses in area of concentration, and permission of instructor. Course rotation: Typically offered during spring semester.

PN01-3 - Art Internship - 1-3 credit hours
Art Internships give students the opportunity to apply the skills and understandings learned in the Art major in a professional setting. Interns will work closely with an art instructor and an on-site professional supervisor. Students arrange their own internships with the assistance and approval of their internship instructor. Prerequisites Junior standing and completion of core program requirements.

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