Art

ART 1102: Drawing Studio: Observation and Realism (5)

Offerings

Emphasizes sighting techniques for observational drawing of still life, interiors/exteriors, and the human figure. Covers techniques in class such as contour line, schematic systems and sighting techniques for accuracy in scale and proportion, perspective by eye, value and light logic, schematic approaches for drawing the human form. Investigates assumptions, methodologies, and skills unique to the discipline and focuses on creating, responding to, and analyzing artworks. Extra fee. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: WK Arts

ART 1105: Art Foundation 01: Surface (5)

Offerings

Applies the elements and principles of visual arts and design to two-dimensional projects in a variety of media emphasizing practical design problems. Emphasizes two-dimensional design using digital tools, theoretical development, and vocational exploration in the visual arts. Extra fee. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Restrictions: Art, Art-INT, Soc Justice/Cultural Stds-INT, Soc Justice/Cultural Studies, Visual Communication, Visual Communication-INT Majors only.

ART 1106: Art Foundations 2: Space (5)

Offerings

Applies the elements and principles of visual arts and design to three-dimensional projects in a variety of media emphasizing practical design problems. Emphasizes three-dimensional design. Extra fee. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Restrictions: Art, Art-INT, Visual Communication, Visual Communication-INT Majors only.

ART 1107: Art Foundations 3: Time (5)

Offerings

Applies the elements and principles of visual arts and design to time based and digital projects in a variety of media emphasizing practical design problems. Emphasizes time based and digital design. Extra fee. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Restrictions: Art, Art-INT, Soc Justice/Cultural Stds-INT, Soc Justice/Cultural Studies, Visual Communication, Visual Communication-INT Majors only.

ART 1180: Visual Literacy (5)

Offerings

Introduces and analyzes visual forms through lecture, observation, and discussion. The nature of the visual arts is explored from the vantage points of the artist and viewer/critic. Investigates assumptions, methodologies, and skills unique to the discipline and focuses on creating, responding to, and analyzing artworks.

Attributes: WK Arts

ART 1205: Design Studio - Color (5)

Offerings

The aim of this course is to teach students basic and advanced levels of color theory. Students will learn about the vocabulary of color, history of color theory, basics of color physics, and be introduced to the communicative and psychological effects of color. CMYK and RGB color formulas for print and web media will be introduced. Students will work with both paint and computer systems. Extra fee. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

ART 2102: Drawing Studio: Design and Perspective (5)

Offerings

Provides a rigorous introduction, and in-depth exploration, of design drawing systems that simulate 3D space. Techniques covered are used by artists, designers, and illustrators and include: orthographic projection, paralline drawing, and linear perspective. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Restrictions: Art, Art-INT, Clothing and Textiles, Interior Design, Visual Communication, Visual Communication-INT Majors only.

ART 2201: Digital Lab 1: Publishing (3)

Offerings

Prerequisites: ART 1105 and 1107. Using digital tools to design, develop and distribute electronic visual communications. Extra fee. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Restrictions: Visual Communication Majors only. Prerequisites: ART 1105: D or better AND ART 1107: D or better

ART 2205: Digital Photography (5)

Offerings

Prerequisites: ART 1105 and 1107. Exploration of traditional and digital methods of capturing images for refinement, manipulation, or reference. Extra fee. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Restrictions: Art, Photography / Digital Media, Soc Justice/Cultural Stds-INT, Soc Justice/Cultural Studies, Visual Communication Majors only. Prerequisites: ART 1105: D or better AND ART 1107: D or better

ART 2302: Painting Studio: Still Life - Oil (5)

Offerings

Emphasizes rendering and modeling techniques in oil paint to accurately create a 3D illusion. Focuses on volume of primary forms. A conceptual component of the class will focus on the iconology of still life resonant with meaning in the history of painting. Extra fee. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: WK Arts

ART 2421: Printmaking Studio (5)

Offerings

Introductory studies in matrix based art making. Students will explore projects in several printmaking media including relief, serigraphy, lithography, and monoprint. Investigates assumptions, methodologies, and skills unique to the discipline and focuses on creating, responding to, and analyzing artworks. Extra Fee. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: Arts and Humanities A, WK Arts

ART 2422: Metals Studio (5)

Offerings

Teaches the raising, soldering, and forging of metals into utensils and decorative forms such as jewelry. Emphasizes fabrication. Investigates assumptions, methodologies, and skills unique to the discipline and focuses on creating, responding to, and analyzing artworks. Extra fee. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: WK Arts

ART 2502: Illustration (5)

Offerings

Prerequisites: ART 1105 and 1107. Introduction to the various problems, materials, techniques, and processes utilized in professional illustration. Extra fee. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Restrictions: Art, Visual Communication Majors only. Prerequisites: ART 1105: D or better AND ART 1107: D or better

ART 2602: The Western Visual Tradition I: Ancient and Medieval Art (5)

Offerings

Survey course treating Western Art (and its major Eastern influences) from Ancient Egypt through the late Middle Ages. Explores both the history of Art and the unique facets of the artistic process.

Attributes: WK Arts

ART 2603: The Western Visual Tradition II: Art Since the Renaissance (5)

Offerings

Survey course treating Western art from the Renaissance until the middle twentieth century. Explores both the history of Art and the unique facets of the artistic process.

Attributes: WK Arts

ART 2722: Sculpture Studio (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ART 1203 or ART 1106. Studies of three-dimensional form and composition with emphasis placed on installation art as a vehicle for exploration. Additive and subtractive methods are utilized in the realization of comprehensive form and experience. Extra fee. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: WK Arts

ART 2950: Special Topics (1-5)

Offerings

Studies various topics. May be repeated for credit up to 5 credits.

ART 3101: Digital Photography 2 (5)

Offerings

Prerequisites: ART 1107, and 2205. Addresses lighting techniques for both interior and exterior environments, Interior & Exterior contextualization, output options for print and screen, building narratives through choice of subject matter, positioning in space, and relationships between subjects. Utilizes editing techniques in Adobe Photoshop, organizing and archiving images, and exposure to theoretical and historical precedents.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Art, Art-INT Majors only. Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: ART 1107: D or better AND ART 2205: D or better

ART 3113: Drawing Studio: Beginning Figure (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ART 1102. Provides an introduction to figure drawing for beginning students who want to develop sound drawing and observational skills in life drawing. Stresses anatomical observation focusing on an understanding of skeletal structure and musculature. Composition and lighting are also highlighted during class discussions. Extra fee. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Apparel Design, Apparel Design-INT, Art, Clothing and Textiles, Clothing and Textiles-INT, Interior Design, Interior Design-INT Majors only. Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: ART 1102: D or better

ART 3200: Type Lab 1: Introduction to Typography (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ART 1105 or 1107. Introduces the communicative, symbolic and associative aspects of typography. Emphasizes the strategic use of typography as a primary design element. Extra fee. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Art, Visual Communication Majors only. Prerequisites: ART 1105: D or better OR ART 1107: D or better

ART 3201: Digital Lab 2: Interactive Media I (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ART 1107 and 2205. Introduction to the tools, processes, and strategies for time-based media. Concentration on fundamental properties of the electronic environment, along with development of appropriate skill base. Extra fee. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Art, Visual Communication Majors only. Prerequisites: ART 2205: D or better AND ART 1107: D or better

ART 3202: Visual Communication I: Form (5)

Offerings

Prerequisites: ART 1107 and 3200. Exploration of creative ideas, resources, digital processes, media, and terminology in the development of visual communication solutions. Extra fee. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Visual Communication Majors only. Prerequisites: ART 1107: D or better AND ART 3200: D or better

ART 3203: Type Lab 2: Letterforms (3)

Offerings

Prerequisites: ART 1107 and 3200. Understanding of typographic construction, graphic form, and type as image. (Extra fee.) Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Visual Communication Majors only. Prerequisites: ART 1107: D or better AND ART 3200: D or better

ART 3204: Visual Communication 2: Application (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ART 3202. Advance exploration of visual communication terminology, processes and methods of application. Extra fee. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Visual Communication Majors only. Prerequisites: ART 3202: D or better

ART 3205: Type Lab 3: Applied Typography (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ART 3202. Teaches advanced application of typographic systems to both static and moving communication media. Extra fee. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Visual Communication Majors only. Prerequisites: ART 3202: D or better

ART 3302: Painting Studio: Interior/Exterior, Space/Landscape - Oil & Acrylic (5)

Offerings

Prerequisites: ART 1102 and ART 2302 or permission of instructor. Explores new directions and interpretations of classical interiors, landscape, and envirnoments. Also investigates imaginary and observational approaches. Extra fee. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: ART 1102: D or better AND ART 2302: D or better

ART 3303: Painting Studio: Figure (5)

Offerings

Prerequisites: ART 1102 and 2302, or instructor permission. Explores the development of accurate proportion and structure of the human figure in oil paint by focusing on light and its application to the human form. Also examines the study of color, value, and the use of restricted palettes for a wide range of skin tones. Extra fee. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Art Majors only. Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: ART 1102: D or better AND ART 2302: D or better

ART 3315: Water Based Media (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ART 1102. Investigates a range of technical skills utilizing traditional and experimental uses of watercolor, gouache, acrylic, and mixed media. Extra fee. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Art Majors only. Prerequisites: ART 1102: D or better

ART 3421: Printmaking Studio - Advanced I (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ART 2421 or permission of instructor. Advanced studies in matrix based art making. Students will explore independent projects in several printmaking media including intaglio, relief, serigraphy, lithography, and monoprint. Extra Fee. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: ART 2421: D or better

ART 3422: Metals Studio - Advanced I (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ART 2422 or permission of instructor. Teaches the raising, soldering, and forging of metals into utensils and decorative forms such as jewelry. Emphasizes forming. Extra fee. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: ART 2422: D or better

ART 3502: Image and Narration (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ART 1102 or 1105 or 1107. Investigates various forms of representation and their application to narrative content. Projects will emphasize the process of working from text to visual image in the form of illustration, computer art, painting, handmade books, and interactive art pieces to tell stories using mixed media. This class encourages media experimentation as well as visual storytelling while applying a variety of drawing styles. Extra fee. May be repeated for credit 1 time. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Art Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: ART 1102: D or better OR ART 1105: D or better OR ART 1107: D or better

ART 3503: Drawing Studio Concept and Composition (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ART 1102. Encourages students to explore areas of expressive drawing and composition. Emphasizes development of personal, introspective image making. Focuses on storytelling and creative thinking processes - the "secret/unseen" realities of the subjects. Emphasizes inner/outer worlds and realities, assumptions versus fact and narrative illustration as well as exploration of various media in experimental applications. Also emphasizes the development of highly personal, introspective image making. Extra Fee. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: Upper-Division Prerequisites: ART 1102: D or better

ART 3507: Illustration Studio: Digital (5)

Offerings

Prerequisites: ART 1107 and 2502. Focuses on digital illustration techniques for new and different uses of Adobe Illustrator. Students will develop digital rendering skills through a variety of skill based assignments. Course material covers: drawing skills and concepts toward characters and environments for editorial illustration, children's books, and graphic novels. Students also learn to create technical renderings of 3D objects and spaces. Extra fee. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Art Majors only. Prerequisites: ART 1107: D or better AND ART 2502: D or better

ART 3546: Art Education (3)

Offerings

Discusses the principles and elements of art as related to a variety of media with direct application for the classroom. Special emphasis on the role of art in the curriculum and understanding the perceptual development of children. Studio periods will be augmented with lectures and discussion. Investigates assumptions, methodologies, and skills unique to the discipline and focuses on creating, responding to, and analyzing artworks. Extra fee. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: Upper-Division, WK Arts

ART 3605: Modern Art: Image and Power (5)

Offerings

In the modern period, important world events and social trends forever altered the Western world. Industrialization, globalization, class upheaval and challenges to traditional family structures changed the face of Western society. Amidst this upheaval, the Western visual culture rapidly changed. Familiar stereotypes developed. Powerful propaganda was created. Artists strove to imbue their images with raw psychological power. In this class, we will explore the relationship between art and power in the 19th and 20th centuries. We will also consider the legacy of modern art for our 21st-century visual culture.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Ways of Engaging, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded.

ART 3606: Cross-Cultural Encounters (5)

Offerings

A critical examination of points of contact between the West and the "Other". We'll consider how colonial occupation, global economic expansion and technological advancement (particularly as pertaining to mass reproduction) have transformed Western visual culture. In the process we'll consider phenomena like japonisme and "primitivism", the ethics of museum display, and the politics of representation. Offered alternate years.

Attributes: Cultural Understand&Engagement, Upper-Division, Ways of Engaging, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded.

ART 3608: Issues in Contemporary Art and Visual Culture (5)

Offerings

To understand cultural trends it's essential to know how they began. What are the major trends in the art world today? When did they originate, and why? How are they related to things like politics, philosophy, technology, fashion, religion and entertainment? Is there any way to grasp the "big picture" of the contemporary art world? In this class, we'll combine gallery visits with lively class discussion in our effort to understand the landscape of art today.

Attributes: Cultural Understand&Engagement, Upper-Division, Ways of Engaging, Writing "W" Course

ART 3610: History of Graphic Design/Illustration (5)

Offerings

Survey course of the histories of visual communication. Contemporary and historical issues, ideas, and designer/artists are studied as vehicles for historical advancement. Students will engage in learning communities to help broaden their perspective on the relationship between the histories of visual communication and how these perspectives translate into contemporary issues and cultural forms of communication. Students will look at historical case studies, their relevance and the way in which the artist/designer responded. In comparison, analyze how this type of response can be utilized and adjusted for contemporary strategies of communication.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course

ART 3611: Reading Images: An Introduction to Visual Studies (3)

Offerings

"Reading Images" is designed to acquaint students with the major historical and critical methods used for interpreting and explaining human visual expression. The course will place a strong emphasis on understanding and critiquing a range of postmodern theories. Offered alternate years.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course

ART 3612: Reading Urban Spaces: The Eternal City (5)

Offerings

A longstanding sacred and administrative center, the city of Rome has been shaped and reshaped by successive regimes to reflect social values, answer economic demands and program the lives of the populace. In this course, we will explore the neighborhoods of Rome, discuss ideological, aesthetic and functional uses of public space and learn to identify Rome's manifold archaeological strata, from the earliest subterranean remnants to the uppermost layers of the modern city.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Ways of Engaging, Writing "W" Course

ART 3613: Reading Sacred Spaces: The Churches of Rome (5)

Offerings

As the administrative center of the Roman Catholic Church, the city of Rome boasts a wealth of eccleciastical architecture, including world-famous buildings like St. Peter's basilica in Vatican City. In this course, we'll learn to identify the major styles of Roman church architecture, acquire understanding of church decorative programs and their political meanings, and discover the history informing the evolution of the Roman church buildings from the simple basilicas of the Early Christian era to the Baroque fantasias of Rome's second Golden Age in the 16th century.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Ways of Engaging

ART 3700: Experimental Video Art (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ART 1107. An introductory course in digital video within the context of the fine arts. Students will gain technical skills in camera usage, non-linear editing in Adobe Premiere, and basic sound and lighting along with conceptual development through creative projects. May be repeated for credit 1 time. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Art, Film Studies, Photography / Digital Media, Soc Justice/Cultural Stds-INT, Soc Justice/Cultural Studies, Visual Communication Majors only. Undergraduate only. Prerequisites: ART 1107: D or better

ART 3722: Sculpture Studio - Installation Art II (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ART 2722 or permission of instructor. Studies in development of installation art from conceptualization to implementation. Includes traditional form building, assumptions, and technique. Extra fee. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Art Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: ART 2722: D or better

ART 3800: Film Production (5)

Offerings

Prerequisites: ART 1107 or instructor permission. This course will provide students with an understanding of the fundamentals of film production and will facilitate competency in writing, producing and editing fiction and nonfiction moving image production projects. Students will learn the craft of visual storytelling and the process of video production. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Equivalents: FLM 3800 Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Communication, Film Studies Majors only. Prerequisites: ART 1107: D or better

ART 3900: History of Photography and Criticism (3)

Offerings

This course provides a historical overview of still photography. Students will learn about the evolution of the medium and key historical figures in diverse genres and approaches. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Visual Arts, Visual Communication Majors only. Freshman, Junior, Sophomore students are excluded.

ART 4101: Advanced Photography/Digital Studio (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ART 3101. A studio course focused on portfolio development, professional practices and research.

Attributes: Upper-Division Prerequisites: ART 3101: D or better

ART 4205: Visual Communications 3: Programs/Case Studies (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ART 3204. Develop and apply a comprehensive visual language for a series of communication devices supporting a campaign, conference or event. Extra fee. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Visual Communication Majors only. Prerequisites: ART 3204: D or better

ART 4207: Visual Communications 4: Information Design (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ART 3204. Explores theoretical, practical and developmental aspects of information design. Develops systematic approaches to visually communicating complex statistics and data. Extra fee. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Visual Communication Majors only. Prerequisites: ART 3204: D or better

ART 4209: Visual Communications 5: Experience Design (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ART 3204. Explores the intersection between design, technology, spatial context and how the user experiences information. Extra fee. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Visual Communication Majors only. Prerequisites: ART 3204: D or better

ART 4210: Digital Lab 3: Interactive Media (3)

Offerings

Prerequisites: ART 3201 and 3204. Continued development of design aspects related to time-based and interactive media. Emphasis placed on strategic use of theory, methodology, and refinement in the development of electronic interactive tools. Extra fee. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Visual Communication Majors only. Prerequisites: ART 3201: D or better AND ART 3204: D or better

ART 4212: Digital Lab 4: Motion Design (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ART 3201 and 3204. Exploration and focus upon utilization of movement as a design element in the interactive electronic environment. Investigation of primitive to sophisticated uses of animation, and film as a communicative instrument. Extra fee. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Visual Communication Majors only. Prerequisites: ART 3201: D or better AND ART 3204: D or better

ART 4302: Painting Studio: New Pictures (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ART 1105 or 1106 or 1107. Emphasizes image and idea to learn the nuances of conceptual thinking. Particular emphasis is placed on innovative approaches to presentation, matching form with content, risk-taking, and non-literal thinking. The goal is to enable students to integrate skills and ideas. Projects are aimed at challenging students to break with conventional notions of Painter and/or Illustrator. Extra fee. May be repeated for credit 2 times. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Art Majors only. Junior, Post-Baccalaureate, Senior students only. Prerequisites: ART 1105: D or better OR ART 1106: D or better OR ART 1107: D or better

ART 4421: Printmaking Studio - Advanced II (5)

Offerings

Prerequisites: ART 2421, 3421 or permission of instructor. Advanced studies in matrix based art making. Students will explore independent projects in several printmaking media including intaglio, relief, serigraphy, lithography, and monoprint. Extra fee. May be repeated for credit 3 times. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: ART 2421: D or better AND ART 3421: D or better

ART 4422: Metals Studio - Advanced II (5)

Offerings

Prerequisites: ART 2422, 3422, or permission of instructor. Teaches the raising, soldering, and forging of metals into utensils and decorative forms such as jewelry. Emphasizes casting. Extra fee. May be repeated for credit 2 times. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: ART 2422: D or better AND ART 3422: D or better

ART 4501: Illustration Studio: Professional Practices (5)

Offerings

Each student will create new work to augment their existing portfolio, as well as business cards, a resume, a contact list, invoice and letterhead, and website. The focus will be to complete a portfolio that serves as a professional tool in the marketplace most suited to each individual's talent and aspirations. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Art Majors only. Junior, Senior students only. Prerequisites: ART 2502: D or better AND (ART 3507: D or better OR ART 4505: D or better)

ART 4507: Illustration Studio - Digital Animation (5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ART 1107. This course explores and focuses upon utilization of narrative and movement in electronic media. Investigation of story-telling through primitive to sophisticated uses of animation. Extra fee. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Art, Visual Communication Majors only. Prerequisites: ART 1107: D or better

ART 4722: Sculpture Studio - New Media (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ART 3722 or permission of instructor. Studies of three-dimensional form and composition with emphasis on site-specific sculpture, installation art, new media, and art in the public place. Extra fee. May be repeated for credit 2 times. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Art Majors only. Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: ART 3722: D or better

ART 4896: Senior Capstone: Art Careers (3)

Offerings

In this course, students will learn professional skills necessary for success in the Visual Arts ecosystem. Topics covered will include professional genres of writing, self-presentation, networking, the art market, art world cultures and digital resources. Students will also develop, articulate and strategize concerning personal goals for their lives immediately after graduation.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

ART 4897: Senior Capstone: Careers in Art History and Visual Studies (3)

Offerings

How can a major in Art History prepare you to navigate the 21st-century world? Which professions are open to students with art-historical skills? In this course, we'll explore the transition from college to the marketplace or the world of post-graduate study, focusing on issues of globalism, commercialism and the post-information-age economy.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course

ART 4898: Senior Capstone in Studio Arts (3)

Offerings

The students in this class will be studying and exploring the possibilities of a professional and/or vocational studio practice in illustration or Studio Art. Students are expected to examine and reflect on their own values in order to plan possible trajectories for a vocational path, professional plan, and/or advanced study upon graduation. Students will also study significant texts that ask them to consider how their faith perspective intersects with their vision for their future studio practice.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Art, Visual Arts Majors only. Post-Baccalaureate, Senior students only.

ART 4899: Senior Capstone in Visual Communication (3)

Offerings

The interface of visual communication with contemporary culture and its influences will be examined in the context of a faith perspective. Students will be expected to examine their own values in the context of a career trajectory that may challenge ethical boundaries. Readings related to visual culture and connections with issues of faith will facilitate this exploration. Students are required to write a position paper that formulates a design philosophy and integrates one's own faith perspective.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Visual Communication Majors only. Post-Baccalaureate, Senior students only.

ART 4900: Independent Study (1-5)

Offerings

Student works independently with a faculty member on a mutually agreed upon topic. May be repeated for credit up to 15 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division

ART 4920: Readings in Art (1-5)

Offerings

Prerequisites: ART 2602 and 2603. Readings in Art. May be repeated for credit up to 15 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions: Visual Arts, Visual Communication Majors only. Freshman, Junior, Sophomore students are excluded. Prerequisites: ART 2602: D or better AND ART 2603: D or better

ART 4930: Art Practicum (1-5)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ART 3101. Practicum May be repeated for credit up to 5 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Art Majors only. Prerequisites: ART 3101: D or better

ART 4943: Art Internship (1-5)

Offerings

An opportunity for art and design students to gain additional proficiency and experience in the professional art or design arenas. May be repeated for credit up to 20 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.

ART 4950: Special Topics in Art (1-5)

Offerings

Special Topics in Art May be repeated for credit up to 15 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Visual Arts, Visual Communication Majors only. Freshman, Junior, Sophomore students are excluded.

ART 4966: Senior Studio Project (2-5)

Offerings

This course is designed to mentor students in the programs of Studio Art and Illustration/New Pictures through: the process and stages of working toward a Solo Senior Show; writing an artist's statement; the creation of a professional portfolio; and preparation for advanced study and/or vocational trajectory. May be repeated for credit up to 15 credits. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Art Majors only. Freshman, Junior, Sophomore students are excluded.

ART 4968: Special Project (1-6)

Offerings

Special Project May be repeated for credit up to 6 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division

ART 4969: Studio Practice (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: ART 1105, 1106 or 1107. Encourages students to explore individualized areas of artistic practice. Intended to be taken after several intermediate courses have been completed in the major. Students will continue developing skills in desired area of emphasis alongside theoretical readings, critiques, and guidance from faculty. May be repeated for credit up to 9 credits.

Attributes: Upper-Division Restrictions: Art, Art-INT, Photography / Digital Media, Visual Communication, Visual Communication-INT Majors only. Freshman students are excluded. Prerequisites: ART 1105: D or better OR ART 1106: D or better OR ART 1107: D or better