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Art (ART)

101:
Design I. (3-0-3)
Development of design as a basic problem-solving, creative activity. Two and three dimensional project work, individual criticism, class discussions, and outside research.
102:
Design II. (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: ART 101.
Continuation of studies in fundamentals of design, emphasizing advanced problems including color theory, product design, and basics of graphic design.
103:
Drawing I. (3-0-3)
An introduction to fundamentals of basic drawing. Emphasis on skills, composition, and varied materials.
104:
Drawing II. (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: ART 103
Continuation of fundamental drawing with advanced problems and varied materials.
201:
Art History I. (3-3-0)
A survey course of the development of the visual arts and civilization from Prehistoric and Gothic periods.
202:
Art History II. (3-3-0)
A continuation of Art History I, a survey course of the development of the visual arts and civilization from the Renaissance era to contemporary art.
203:
Painting I. (3-0-3)
Introduction to painting principles, composition, and color. Explores the two- dimensional surface with basic problems, lectures, critiques, and visual presentations.
204:
Painting II. (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: ART 203
Continuation of Painting I with an emphasis on independent investigation of the two- dimensional surface and materials. Emphasis on problem solving with critiques and lectures.
206:
Introduction to Fine Arts. (3-3-0)
An introduction to the principles of art, various art media, processes, and art history in order to provide a basis for the judgment and understanding of art.
231:
Art for Elementary Teachers. (3-0-3)
Incorporates knowledge, appreciation, and concepts of art as a learning tool with related hands-on projects. Emphasis on creativity in the classroom with lectures, workshops, and presentations.
246:
Ceramics I. (3-0-3)
An introductory course in pottery making. Study and application of total studio process from production to glazing and firing ceramic ware. Three-dimensional project work, individual and group critiques, and class discussion.
247:
Ceramics II. (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: ART 246.
Continuation of ART 246 with emphasis on hand-building. Three-dimensional project work, individual and group critiques, and class discussion.
250:
Sculpture I. (3-0-3)
An exploration of varied three-dimensional forms, including additive and subtractive methods. Includes class activities with individual and group critiques.

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