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8. College of Fine Arts

Courses

The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 2008-2009 and 2009-2010; however, not all courses are taught each semester or summer session. Students should consult the Course Schedule to determine which courses and topics will be offered during a particular semester or summer session. The Course Schedule may also reflect changes made to the course inventory after the publication of this catalog.

A full explanation of course numbers is given in General Information. In brief, the first digit of a course number indicates the semester hour value of the course. The second and third digits indicate the rank of the course: if they are 01 through 19, the course is of lower-division rank; if 20 through 79, of upper-division rank; if 80 through 99, of graduate rank.

Fine Arts

Fine Arts: F A

Lower-Division Courses

001. First-Year Interest Group Seminar. Restricted to students in the First-Year Interest Group Program. Basic issues in various fine arts disciplines. One lecture hour a week for one semester.

301C. Freshman Seminar. Restricted to first-semester freshmen. Small-group seminar involving reading, discussion, writing, and oral reports. Introduction to University resources, including libraries, computer and research facilities, and museums. Several sections are offered each semester, with various topics and instructors. Two lecture hours and one discussion hour a week for one semester.

301D. Connecting Research Experience. Restricted to freshmen and sophomores. Supervised research associated with the Connexus Bridging Disciplines Program. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. With consent of the Connexus Bridging Disciplines Program, may be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Admission to the Connexus Bridging Disciplines Program.

102D, 202D, 302D. Connecting Internship Experience. Supervised internship experience related to interdisciplinary themes of a Bridging Disciplines Program. Internships may be on or off campus, be paid or unpaid, and may include work with nonprofit agencies, government offices, or private corporations. For 102D, three hours of fieldwork a week for one semester; for 202D, six hours of fieldwork a week for one semester; for 302D, ten hours of fieldwork a week for one semester. With consent of the Bridging Disciplines Programs research coordinator, may be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite: Admission to the Bridging Disciplines Programs.

110, 210, 310. Topics in the Fine Arts. Interdisciplinary studies within the fine arts or including the fine arts and other areas. For each semester hour of credit earned, the equivalent of one class hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

118C, 218C, 318C. Forum Seminar Series. Restricted to freshmen and sophomores. Lectures and discussions on various contemporary issues. Emphasis on multidisciplinary perspectives and critical discourse. For 118C, two lecture hours a week for eight weeks; for 218C, two lecture hours a week for one semester; for 318C, three lecture hours a week for one semester, or two lecture hours and one hour of supervised research a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

119Q, 219Q, 319Q, 419Q, 519Q, 619Q, 719Q, 819Q, 919Q. Topics in Fine Arts. This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Study Abroad Office. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the College of Fine Arts. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Upper-Division Courses

320. Exploring the Fine Arts. Open to all University students except those in the College of Fine Arts. An interdisciplinary introduction to the fine arts: their basic concepts, meaning, aesthetics, and role in society. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with field trips as required. May not be counted toward a degree in the College of Fine Arts. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

320C. Connecting Research Experience. Supervised research associated with the Connexus Bridging Disciplines Program. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. With consent of the Connexus Bridging Disciplines Program, may be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and admission to the Connexus Bridging Disciplines Program. Hereherehere

128C, 228C, 328C. Advanced Connexus Forum Seminar Series. Discussion of contemporary issues related to the topics of a Bridging Disciplines Program, with an emphasis on multidisciplinary perspectives, research, and critical discourse. For 128C, two lecture hours a week for eight weeks; for 228C, two lecture hours a week for one semester; for 328C, three lecture hours or two lecture hours and one hour of supervised research a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing. Additional prerequisites may vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

129Q, 229Q, 329Q, 429Q, 529Q, 629Q, 729Q, 829Q, 929Q. Topics in Fine Arts. This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Study Abroad Office. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the College of Fine Arts. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

140, 240, 340. Fine Arts Internship. Restricted to fine arts students. At least ten internship hours a week, and, for each semester hour of credit earned, at least one lecture hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, a University grade point average of at least 2.50, and consent of instructor.

150, 250, 350. Special Topics in the Fine Arts. Special interdisciplinary studies within the fine arts or including the fine arts and other areas. For each semester hour of credit earned, the equivalent of one class hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

160, 260, 360. Advanced Topics in the Fine Arts. Advanced interdisciplinary studies within the fine arts or including the fine arts and other areas. For each semester hour of credit earned, the equivalent of one class hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

175, 375, 675. Independent Studies: Art, Drama, or Music. Independent study or research within the fine arts or between the fine arts and other disciplines. Individual instruction. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, a grade point average of at least 3.00, consent of instructor, and consent of the dean of the College of Fine Arts.

Department of Art and Art History

The information in parentheses after a course number is the Texas Common Course Numbering (TCCN) designation. Only TCCN designations that are exact semester-hour equivalents of University courses are listed here. Additional TCCN information is published by the Office of Admissions.

Art History: ARH

Lower-Division Courses

301 (TCCN: ARTS 1301). Introduction to the Visual Arts. The visual elements, their nature, functions, and relationships in painting, sculpture, and architecture. Three lecture hours or two lecture hours and one discussion hour a week for one semester.

302 (TCCN: ARTS 1303). Survey of Ancient through Medieval Art. A study of the major monuments of architecture, sculpture, painting, and metalwork from the ancient period through the end of the Middle Ages. Three lecture hours or two lecture hours and one discussion hour a week for one semester.

303 (TCCN: ARTS 1304). Survey of Renaissance through Modern Art. A study of the major monuments of architecture, sculpture, painting, and metalwork from the Renaissance to the present. Three lecture hours or two lecture hours and one discussion hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For studio art majors, credit or registration for Art History 301; for others, none.

304. Issues in Visual Culture. Aspects of visual culture during the period when art history became an academic discipline in the West (nineteenth and twentieth centuries). The ways in which art has been studied as well as produced. The cultural significance of visual traditions. Three lecture hours or two lecture hours and one discussion hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: A major in the Department of Art and Art History.

119Q, 219Q, 319Q, 419Q, 519Q, 619Q, 719Q, 819Q, 919Q. Topics in Art History. This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Study Abroad Office. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Art and Art History. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Upper-Division Courses

325. Survey of Ancient Near Eastern Art. Same as Middle Eastern Studies 320 (Topic 4: Survey of Ancient Near Eastern Art). The art of Mesopotamia, Anatolia, Syria, and Persia to the Islamic period. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For art history majors, Art History 302; for visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 303; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

327J. Greek Architecture. Architecture of mainland Greece, Asia Minor, and Magna Graecia from the Dark Ages to the end of the Hellenistic period, ca. 1000 to 30 bc. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

327L. Ancient Greek Art. The art of the ancient Greek world from the Bronze Age through the Hellenistic period. Discussion of the significance of the art in its original context. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

327M. Hellenistic Art and Architecture. Art of the Hellenistic period, from the reign of Alexander the Great to the beginning of the Roman Empire, ca. 336 to 31 bc. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

327N. Roman Imperial Art. Same as Classical Civilization 340 (Topic 2: Roman Art). Public art of the Roman Empire from Augustus to late antiquity, ca. 31 bc to ad 350. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For art history majors, Art History 302; for visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 303; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

327P. Roman Architecture. Republican and imperial Roman architecture. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

327R. Art in the Everyday Life of Ancient Romans. Art and architecture from the archaeological sites of Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Ostia as indices of Roman culture, 100 bc to ad 250. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

329J. Byzantine Art. Same as Religious Studies 357 (Topic 2: Byzantine Art). Examination of early Christian and medieval art and architecture in the eastern Roman empire, including related traditions (Coptic, Armenian, Georgian, Crusader, Norman). Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Art History 329J and Religious Studies 355E (Topic: Byzantine Art) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For art history majors, Art History 302; for visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 303; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

329K. Early Medieval Art. Architecture, sculpture, painting, and metalwork in western Europe from the third to the eleventh century. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

129Q, 229Q, 329Q, 429Q, 529Q, 629Q, 729Q, 829Q, 929Q. Topics in Art History. This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Study Abroad Office. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Art and Art History. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

329R. Romanesque Art and Architecture. Form and function of religious art in twelfth-century Europe. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

330G. Art at Court: The Gothic Period. Changing manifestations of Gothic art and architecture at selected court centers, 1140 to 1400. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

331K. Early Italian Renaissance Art. Florentine and central Italian painting, sculpture, and architecture of the fifteenth century. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

331L. High Renaissance Art. Major works of art and architecture in Florence, Rome, and Venice in the early sixteenth century. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

331M. Mannerist and Early Baroque Art. The art of western Europe from about 1520 to 1590. Emphasis on art in Italy, but developments in the northern countries are also considered. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

332K. Northern Renaissance Art, 1350-1500. Northern European art from the International Style to van Eyck and Hieronymus Bosch. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

332L. Northern Renaissance Art, 1500-1600. Art and cultural development in the sixteenth century; artists include Dürer, Grünewald, Holbein, and Brueghel. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

333K. Italian Baroque Art. The art of Italy in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries; includes the sixteenth-century sources from which Roman baroque developed. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

333L. The Age of Rembrandt and Rubens: Northern Baroque Art. Northern European art in the seventeenth century, stressing the Netherlands and Flanders. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

334. Eighteenth-Century European Art. European painting, sculpture, and architecture as social and political events from the age of absolutism to the French Revolution. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

335N. European Art, 1789-1848. European painting and sculpture as social and political events from the French Revolution to the revolutionary crises of midcentury. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

335P. European Art, 1848-1900. European painting and sculpture as social and political events from the revolutions of 1848 to the turn of the century. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

337K. Twentieth-Century European Art to 1940. Major movements in the development of modern European painting and sculpture. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

338L. Art since 1930: Modernism and Mass Modernity. Avant-garde activity, primarily painting, photography, and film, in the United States and Europe from 1930 to 1970. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

338M. Art and Culture: 1968 and After. Artistic and critical activity in the United States and Europe from 1968 to the present. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

339J. American Art: Colonial Era to the Civil War. Painting, sculpture, architecture, and decorative arts from 1665 to 1860. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

339K. American Art: Civil War to the Armory Show. Painting, sculpture, architecture, and decorative arts from 1860 to 1920. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

339L. Twentieth-Century American Art to the 1950s. Art in the United States from the Armory Show through abstract expressionism. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

339M. American Art since 1960. Survey of major movements from 1958 to 1985, from pop art to graffiti art and new expressionism. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

341K. Modern Art of Mexico. Same as Latin American Studies 327 (Topic 2: Modern Art of Mexico). Art of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, particularly muralism and its sources, surrealism, and later movements. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Art History 341K and Latin American Studies 322 (Topic: Modern Art of Mexico) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For art history majors, Art History 302; for visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 303; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

341L. Modern Latin American Art. Same as Latin American Studies 327 (Topic 1: Modern Latin American Art). Development and sources of twentieth-century art in the Caribbean and Central and South America. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Art History 341L and Latin American Studies 322 (Topic: Modern Latin American Art) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For art history majors, Art History 302; for visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 303; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

346. Traditional Arts of Africa and Oceania. Art in Australia, Melanesia, Polynesia, and sub-Saharan Africa from earliest times to the present. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

347K. Art and Archaeology of Ancient Peru. Same as Latin American Studies 327 (Topic 6: Art and Archaeology of Ancient Peru). The growth of civilization in South America from the earliest decorated textiles, pottery, and ceremonial buildings to the imperial Inca style. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Art History 347K and Latin American Studies 322 (Topic: Art and Archaeology of Ancient Peru) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For art history majors, Art History 302; for visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 303; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

347L. Mesoamerican Art. Same as Latin American Studies 327 (Topic 3: Mesoamerican Art). Mesoamerican art and architectural styles, with emphasis on the function of art in culture. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Art History 347L and Latin American Studies 322 (Topic: Mesoamerican Art) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For art history majors, Art History 302; for visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 303; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

347M. Maya Art and Architecture. Same as Latin American Studies 327 (Topic 5: Form and Meaning in Classic Maya Art). The development and function of art and architectural form in the classic Maya culture. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Art History 347M and Latin American Studies 322 (Topic: Form and Meaning in Classic Maya Art) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For art history majors, Art History 302; for visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 303; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

359. Topics in Feminism and Gender. An introduction to feminist and gender theories in relation to issues concerning visual representation. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304 and consent of instructor; for others, consent of instructor. At least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

360L. Topics in the History of Photography. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

361. Topics in Latino and Chicano Art. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

361L. Topics in Ancient Near Eastern Art. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

362. Topics in Greek and Roman Art. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

362R. Topics in the Art of Late Antiquity. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

363. Topics in Medieval Art. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

364. Topics in Renaissance Art. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

365. Topics in Baroque Art. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

366J. Topics in Nineteenth-Century Art. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

366N. Topics in Twentieth-Century Art. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: For art history majors, Art History 302; for visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 303; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

  • Topic 1: Contemporary Latin American Art, 1960 to the Present. Same as Latin American Studies 327 (Topic 4: Contemporary Latin American Art, 1960 to the Present). Painting, sculpture, media art, and environments. Art History 366N (Topic 1) and Latin American Studies 322 (Topic: Contemporary Latin American Art, 1960 to the Present) may not both be counted.

366P. Topics in Modernism. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

367. Topics in the Art of North America. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: For art history majors, Art History 302; for visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 303; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

  • Topic 1: Art, Photography, and Culture of the American West to 1880. Same as American Studies 331 and History 366R. The image and history of the West as seen through the eyes of early explorers, artists, and scientists. Art History 367 (Topic 1) and Museum Course 322 (Topic: Art, Photography, and Culture of the American West to 1880) may not both be counted. Partially fulfills legislative requirement for American history.
  • Topic 2: Art, Photography, and Culture of the American West since 1880. Same as American Studies 332 and History 366S. Art History 367 (Topic 2) and Museum Course 322 (Topic: Art, Photography, Film, and Culture of the American West) may not both be counted. Partially fulfills legislative requirement for American history.
  • Topic 3: Modernism in American Design and Architecture. Same as American Studies 330. A historical survey of artifacts, buildings, and urban environments, focusing on responses to machine-age civilization. American Studies 325 (Topic: Modernism in American Design and Architecture) and Art History 367 (Topic 3) may not both be counted.

370. Topics in Pre-Columbian Art. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304 and consent of instructor; for others, consent of instructor. At least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

372. Topics in the Art of Asia. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 304; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

  • Topic 2: Introduction to Japanese Art.

374. Special Topics in the History of Art. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, Art History 302 and 303, and a major in art history; or consent of instructor.

  • Topic 1: American Painting to 1860. Same as American Studies 325 (Topic 2: American Painting to 1860).
  • Topic 2: American Painting, 1860-1913. Same as American Studies 325 (Topic 3: American Painting, 1860-1913).

375. Art Historical Methods. Restricted to art history majors. Art historical investigation; practical research techniques. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in art history and consent of the departmental undergraduate adviser.

376. Reading Tutorial in Art History Problems. Individual projects to be completed under faculty supervision. Independent study. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: For majors in the Department of Art and Art History, six semester hours of upper-division art history, a grade point average of at least 3.00, and consent of instructor and the chair of the department; for others, a grade point average of at least 3.00 and consent of instructor and the chair of the department.

379H. Thesis Course for Departmental Honors. Individual conference course in which student researches and writes a thesis. Independent study. Prerequisite: Admission to the Honors Program in Art History and approval of the honors adviser.

Design: DES

Lower-Division Courses

310. Introduction to Design. Intensive study of the discipline of design and its theories, methods, history, and economic and societal factors. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. Offered in the fall semester only. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K (or 301K), 303L (or 301L), 304K (or 302K), and 304L (or 302L) with a grade of at least C in each, and written consent of the design faculty.

311J. Design Technologies I. Study of design technologies and their effect on design methods through a focus on tools and lens media. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. Offered in the fall semester only. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K (or 301K), 303L (or 301L), 304K (or 302K), and 304L (or 302L) with a grade of at least C in each, and written consent of the design faculty.

311K. Design Technologies II. Introduction to the microcomputer as an integrator of visual information; its applications to organizational systems in the design process. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. Offered in the spring semester only. Prerequisite: Design 310 and 311J with a grade of at least C in each.

312. Visual Syntax in Communication. Exploration of the fundamental visual elements and their organization through a study of typography and human perception. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. Offered in the spring semester only. Prerequisite: Design 310 and 311J with a grade of at least C in each.

313. Design History Laboratory. Critical investigation of historical issues, with emphasis on the dynamic relationship between the modern movement and contemporary design. Three lecture hours and five laboratory hours a week for one semester. Offered in the spring semester only. Prerequisite: Design 310 and 311J with a grade of at least C in each.

Upper-Division Courses

320. Design Theory and Method. Critical study of design methodologies and theories. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. Offered in the fall semester only. Prerequisite: Design 311K, 312, and 313 with a grade of at least C in each, and written consent of the design faculty.

321. Images in Communication. Development of coherent visual statements constructed of images generated by multiple media. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. Offered in the fall semester only. Prerequisite: Design 311K, 312, and 313 with a grade of at least C in each, and written consent of the design faculty.

322. Design and the Social Environment. Communication projects selected from the public sector. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. Offered in the fall semester only. Prerequisite: Design 311K, 312, and 313 with a grade of at least C in each, and written consent of the design faculty.

340. Design Systems. Development of flexible, integrated visual systems. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. Offered in the spring semester only. Prerequisite: Design 320, 321, and 322 with a grade of at least C in each.

341. Advanced Issues in Visual Syntax. Exploration of linguistic relationships involved in the development of typographic messages. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. Offered in the spring semester only. Prerequisite: Design 320, 321, and 322 with a grade of at least C in each.

342. Design and Persuasion. Investigation of historical models; the role of words, context, and audience; and the effect of media. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. Offered in the spring semester only. Prerequisite: Design 320, 321, and 322 with a grade of at least C in each.

350. Special Design Topics. Study of professional-level contemporary topics. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. Offered in the fall semester only. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Design 340, 341, and 342 with a grade of at least C in each, and written consent of the design faculty.

351. Design Perspectives. Students create advanced design projects and present them for critique by visiting critics. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. Offered in the fall semester only. Prerequisite: Design 340, 341, and 342 with a grade of at least C in each, and written consent of the design faculty.

370. Senior Project in Design. Planning, execution, and presentation of a project approved by the design faculty. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. Offered in the spring semester only. With consent of the design faculty, may be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Design 350 and 351 with a grade of at least C in each, and written consent of the design faculty.

371. Design Practicum. Practical experience through an internship; lectures on professional ethics and responsibilities. One lecture hour and ten laboratory hours a week for one semester. Offered in the spring semester only. With consent of the design faculty, may be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Design 350 and 351 with a grade of at least C in each.

376. Independent Study: Design. Individual projects to be completed under faculty supervision. The equivalent of eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Fifteen semester hours of upper-division coursework in design, a grade point average in upper-division design of at least 3.00, and consent of the chair of the department.

Studio Art: ART

Lower-Division Courses

303K (TCCN: ARTS 1316). Drawing Foundations. Drawing concepts and skills in various media. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Studio Art 301K and 303K may not both be counted. Prerequisite: A major in the Department of Art and Art History.

303L. Digital Foundations. Introduction to digital, multimedia, and other time-based art. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Studio Art 301L and 303L may not both be counted. Prerequisite: A major in the Department of Art and Art History.

304K (TCCN: ARTS 1311). Two-Dimensional Foundations. A basic course in the visual dynamics of two-dimensional art forms. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Studio Art 302K and 304K may not both be counted. Prerequisite: A major in the Department of Art and Art History.

304L (TCCN: ARTS 1312). Three-Dimensional Foundations. A basic course in three-dimensional form and space. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Studio Art 302L and 304L may not both be counted. Prerequisite: A major in the Department of Art and Art History.

310K (TCCN: ARTS 2346). Beginning Ceramics. Restricted to art and art history majors. Exploration of various techniques, subjects, and expressive possibilities in the medium of clay. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each.

311K (TCCN: ARTS 2316). Painting I. Restricted to art and art history majors. Introduction to painting techniques, composition, and exploration of personal expression. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each.

313K (TCCN: ARTS 2326). Beginning Sculpture. Restricted to art and art history majors. Introduction to the processes involved in the production of object-oriented sculpture using direct methods of hot and cold construction. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each.

313M. Topics in Three-Dimensional Art. Restricted to art and art history majors. Study of specific techniques or problems. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each.

314K (TCCN: ARTS 2341). Beginning Metals and Jewelry. Restricted to art and art history majors. Introduction to the medium of metals, with emphasis on basic fabricating and forming techniques in jewelry, metalwork, and small sculpture. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each.

315K (TCCN: ARTS 1317). Beginning Drawing. Restricted to art and art history majors. Exploration of various methods, subjects, and expressive possibilities in drawing. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each.

316K (TCCN: ARTS 2323). Beginning Life Drawing. Restricted to art and art history majors. Problems in drawing and construction of the human figure in selected media. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each.

316T. Introduction to Transmedia. Restricted to art and art history majors. Introduction to the theory and practice of time-based art, including digital time-art, performance, and video art. Two lecture hours and six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Studio Art 316T and 316V may not both be counted. Studio Art 316T and 317C may not both be counted. Studio Art 316T and 318C may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each.

316V. Transmedia: Video Art I. Restricted to art and art history majors. Introduction to the basics of video art production, narrative, and nonnarrative video structural forms, including history, theory, camera techniques, montage, and digital editing. Two lecture hours and six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Studio Art 316T and 316V may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each.

317C. Transmedia: Performance Art I. Restricted to art and art history majors. Introduction to the history, theory, and practice of performance art and its application in a variety of contexts, including theatrical, gallery, and the workaday world. Two lecture hours and six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Studio Art 316T and 317C may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each.

317K (TCCN: ARTS 2356). Beginning Photography. Restricted to art and art history majors. An introduction to still photography, including basic technical skills and concepts. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each.

318C. Transmedia: Digital Time-Art I. Restricted to art and art history majors. Introduction to time-based art, with emphasis on the exploration of digital technologies, including motion graphics, video, animation, and sound. Two lecture hours and six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Studio Art 316T and 318C may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each.

319G. Beginning Printmaking: Serigraphy. Restricted to art and art history majors. Fundamental instruction in the theories, techniques, and practice of serigraphy. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each.

319K. Beginning Printmaking: Intaglio. Restricted to art and art history majors. Introduction to the art of printmaking, primarily intaglio techniques such as etching, soft ground, aquatint, and assemblage. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each.

319M. Beginning Printmaking: Lithography. Restricted to art and art history majors. Fundamental instruction in the theories, techniques, and shop practices of lithography. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each.

119Q, 219Q, 319Q, 419Q, 519Q, 619Q, 719Q, 819Q, 919Q. Topics in Studio Art. This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Study Abroad Office. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Art and Art History. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

319T. Topics in Studio Art: Laboratory. Restricted to art and art history majors. Intensive study of various disciplines of studio art. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each.

Upper-Division Courses

320K. Art Studio for Nonart Majors. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. May not be counted toward a degree in art and art history. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

320L. Art Studio for Nonart Majors. Continuation of Studio Art 320K. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. May not be counted toward a degree in art and art history. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and Studio Art 320K with a grade of at least C.

321K. Painting II. Restricted to art and art history majors. Problems in composition and exploration of personal expression. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 311K with a grade of at least C.

321M. Painting II: Figure Painting. Restricted to art and art history majors. Problems in composition and exploration of personal expression with the life model. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 311K with a grade of at least C.

322K. Intermediate Drawing. Restricted to art and art history majors. Continuation of Studio Art 315K. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 315K with a grade of at least C.

323K. Intermediate Sculpture. Restricted to art and art history majors. Exploration of the concepts and processes involved in the production of object-oriented sculpture, with emphasis on indirect methods of mold-making and casting. Encourages individual direction. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 313K with a grade of at least C.

323M. Advanced Topics in Three-Dimensional Art. Restricted to art and art history majors. Study of specific techniques or problems. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each; and twelve additional semester hours of studio art coursework with a grade of at least C in each course.

323P. Issues in Sculpture. Restricted to art and art history majors. Topics related to the field of sculpture, from issue-based to media-based studies. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 313K with a grade of at least C.

323S. Installation Sculpture. Restricted to art and art history majors. Exploration of the theories and methods involved in the production of installation sculpture through the investigation of form and space and of their function in transforming environmental, architectural, or invented sites. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 313K with a grade of at least C.

324M. Intermediate Metals. Restricted to art and art history majors. Problems designed to encourage individual development in work with metals, incorporating metalsmithing and fabrication. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 314K with a grade of at least C.

325G. Intermediate Printmaking: Serigraphy. Restricted to art and art history majors. Practice in the theories and techniques of multicolor serigraphy and photoserigraphy. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 319G with a grade of at least C.

325K. Intermediate Printmaking: Intaglio. Restricted to art and art history majors. Instruction in the theories and techniques of intaglio printmaking, color, assemblage, stencil, viscosity, collography, photo process, and relief. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 319K with a grade of at least C.

325M. Intermediate Printmaking: Lithography. Restricted to art and art history majors. Instruction in the theories and techniques of metal plate, multicolor, and stone lithography and photolithography. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 319M with a grade of at least C.

327D. Sculptural Ceramics. Restricted to art and art history majors. Problems designed to encourage individual development in work with clay, exploring various handbuilding techniques and kiln firings. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 310K with a grade of at least C.

327E. Contemporary Vessels. Restricted to art and art history majors. The study of pottery, including conceptual and functional approaches. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 310K with a grade of at least C.

129Q, 229Q, 329Q, 429Q, 529Q, 629Q, 729Q, 829Q, 929Q. Topics in Studio Art. This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Study Abroad Office. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Art and Art History. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

334K. Digital Photography. Restricted to art and art history majors. Introduction to digital image-making in the context of creating art, including digital technologies and a historical overview of traditional and digital photographic practices. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 317K with a grade of at least C.

335K. Intermediate Photography. Restricted to art and art history majors. Practice in still photography, including materials and processes. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 317K with a grade of at least C.

336K. Color Photography. Restricted to art and art history majors. Instruction in basic principles, materials, and techniques of color photography as an art form. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 317K with a grade of at least C.

336V. Transmedia: Video Art II. Restricted to art and art history majors. Projects in video art and video installation art. Surveys contemporary video art, stylistic modes, ideology, and the history of the artist's video and its precedents in the avant-garde and structuralist filmmaking. Two lecture hours and six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 316T or 316V with a grade of at least C.

337C. Transmedia: Performance Art II. Restricted to art and art history majors. Projects in performance art with a concentration on the realization of more fully developed solo and collaborative projects. Two lecture hours and six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 316T or 317C with a grade of at least C.

338C. Transmedia: Digital Time-Art II. Restricted to art and art history majors. Projects in time-based art, with emphasis on the exploration of digital technologies, including motion graphics, video, animation, and sound. Two lecture hours and six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 316T or 318C with a grade of at least C.

339K. Watercolor Painting. Restricted to art and art history majors. Problems and instruction in the use of watercolor. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Two of the following courses, with a grade of at least C in each: Studio Art 311K, 315K, 316K.

341K. Painting III. Restricted to art and art history majors. Continuation of Studio Art 321K. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 321K or 321M with a grade of at least C.

341M. Painting III: Figure Painting. Restricted to art and art history majors. Continuation of Studio Art 321M. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 321M with a grade of at least C.

346K. Intermediate Life Drawing. Restricted to art and art history majors. Advanced problems in drawing and construction of the human figure. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 316K with a grade of at least C.

354C. Computer Art Media. Restricted to art and art history majors. Principles, techniques, and practices of digital arts for studio artists. Two lecture hours and six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics or instructors vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each.

  • Topic 1: Digital Photography. Introduction to digital image making in the context of making art.

355. Studio Projects. Restricted to art and art history majors. Study of specific techniques or problems. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each; and twelve additional semester hours of coursework in studio art with a grade of at least C in each course.

  • Topic 1: Design Issues.
  • Topic 2: Installation of Film Art.
  • Topic 3: Monoprinting and Relief Printing.

356K. Advanced Color Photography. Restricted to art and art history majors. Continuation of Studio Art 336K. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 336K with a grade of at least C.

356V. Transmedia: Video Art III. Restricted to art and art history majors. Advanced study of video art and video installation art. Two lecture hours and six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 336V with a grade of at least C.

357C. Transmedia: Performance Art III. Restricted to art and art history majors. Advanced study of performance art with a concentration on the realization of more fully developed solo and collaborative projects. Two lecture hours and six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 337C with a grade of at least C.

358C. Transmedia: Digital Time-Art III. Restricted to art and art history majors. Advanced study of time-based art, with emphasis on the exploration of digital technologies, including motion graphics, video, animation, and sound. Two lecture hours and six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 338C with a grade of at least C.

359K. Advanced Digital Photography. Restricted to art and art history majors. Advanced study of digital image-making in the context of creating art, including digital technologies and the historical developments of wet processes in black and white, color, and digital photography. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 334K with a grade of at least C.

361J. Painting IV: Figure Painting. Restricted to art and art history majors. Continuation of Studio Art 341M. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 341M with a grade of at least C.

361K. Painting IV. Restricted to art and art history majors. Continuation of Studio Art 341K. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 341K or 341M with a grade of at least C.

363K. Advanced Sculpture. Restricted to art and art history majors. Advanced research in the theory, technology, and methods involved in the production of sculpture, with emphasis on individual direction. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 323K with a grade of at least C.

363S. Advanced Installation Sculpture. Restricted to art and art history majors. Advanced research in the theory, technology, and methods involved in the production of installation sculpture, with emphasis on individual direction. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 323S with a grade of at least C.

364M. Advanced Metals. Restricted to art and art history majors. Emphasis on the development of a personal vision and an individual approach to the use of metal. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 324M with a grade of at least C.

365G. Advanced Printmaking: Serigraphy. Restricted to art and art history majors. Advanced practice in the art of serigraphy, with emphasis on independent research. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 325G with a grade of at least C.

365K. Advanced Printmaking: Intaglio. Restricted to art and art history majors. Advanced practice in the art of printmaking, involving independent research. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 325K with a grade of at least C.

365M. Advanced Printmaking: Lithography. Restricted to art and art history majors. Advanced instruction in the theories and techniques of metal plate, multicolor, and stone lithography and photolithography. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 325M with a grade of at least C.

366K. Advanced Life Drawing. Restricted to art and art history majors. Problems in drawing and construction of the human figure. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 346K with a grade of at least C.

368N. Advanced Drawing. Restricted to art and art history majors. Continuation of Studio Art 322K. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 322K with a grade of at least C.

372K. Advanced Photography. Restricted to art and art history majors. Advanced practice in still photography. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 335K with a grade of at least C.

376. Independent Study: Studio Art. Restricted to art and art history majors. Individual projects to be completed under faculty supervision. The equivalent of eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Completion of at least fifteen semester hours of upper-division coursework in studio art, a grade point average of at least 3.00 in upper-division coursework in the major, and consent of the chair of the department.

377D. Advanced Sculptural Ceramics. Restricted to art and art history majors. Continuation of Studio Art 327D. Emphasis on the development of a personal vision and an individual approach to the use of clay. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 327D with a grade of at least C.

377E. Advanced Contemporary Vessels. Restricted to art and art history majors. Continuation of Studio Art 327E. Additional focus on personal and technical development. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 327E with a grade of at least C.

379K. Advanced Watercolor Painting. Restricted to art and art history majors. Problems and instruction in the use of watercolor, gouache, and tempera. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 339K with a grade of at least C.

179S, 379S. Advanced Topics in Studio Art: Lecture. Restricted to art and art history majors. Intensive advanced study of various disciplines of studio art. For each semester hour of credit earned, the equivalent of one class hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: For 179S, upper-division standing; Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each; concurrent enrollment in Studio Art 279T; and twelve additional semester hours of coursework in studio art with a grade of at least C in each course; for 379S, upper-division standing; Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each; and twelve additional semester hours of coursework in studio art with a grade of at least C in each course.

279T, 379T. Advanced Topics in Studio Art: Laboratory. Restricted to art and art history majors. Intensive advanced study of various disciplines of studio art. The equivalent of five or eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: For 279T, upper-division standing; Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each; concurrent enrollment in Studio Art 179S; and twelve additional semester hours of coursework in studio art with a grade of at least C in each course; for 379T, upper-division standing; Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each; and twelve additional semester hours of coursework in studio art with a grade of at least C in each course.

  • Topic 1: Beyond Traditional Media.

Visual Art Studies: VAS

Upper-Division Courses

320. Exploring Objects, Spaces, and Meaning. Open to all students. Focuses on a broad range of historical and contemporary works, artifacts, and environments, and their implications for understanding imagery and objects in visual and material culture. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May not be repeated for credit.

221C. Children's Artistic Development I. Theory and content for the development of perceptual, aesthetic, critical, studio, and art-historical skills. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in Visual Art Studies 121D.

121D. Children's Artistic Development I: Laboratory. Practice in the development of perceptual, aesthetic, critical, studio, and art-historical skills. Four laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in Visual Art Studies 221C.

222C. Children's Artistic Development II. Continuation of Visual Art Studies 221C. Advanced theory and content for the development of perceptual, aesthetic, critical, studio, and art-historical skills. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Visual Art Studies 221C and 121D with a grade of at least C in each and concurrent enrollment in Visual Art Studies 122D.

122D. Children's Artistic Development II: Laboratory. Continuation of Visual Art Studies 121D. Advanced practice in the development of art skills. Four laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in Visual Art Studies 222C.

330. Introduction to Visual Art Studies. Restricted to art and art history majors. An introduction to visual art studies: philosophy, current trends, instructional methods, evaluation, advocacy, and careers in art, museums, and cultural or social agencies. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each.

241C. Learners and Instructional Sites for Visual Art Studies. Restricted to art and art history majors. Instructional procedures, observations, and evaluation of early childhood through grade twelve classroom and community-based art instruction. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each, and concurrent enrollment in Visual Art Studies 141D.

141D. Learners and Instructional Sites for Visual Art Studies: Laboratory. Restricted to art and art history majors. Four laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each, and concurrent enrollment in Visual Art Studies 241C.

251C. Art Materials, Techniques, and Processes. Restricted to art and art history majors. Exploration and application of basic materials, techniques, and processes in art production used in early childhood through grade twelve classroom and community-based art instruction. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each, and concurrent enrollment in Visual Art Studies 151D.

151D. Art Materials, Techniques, and Processes: Laboratory. Restricted to art and art history majors. Four laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each, and concurrent enrollment in Visual Art Studies 251C.

261C. Criticism and Conversation about Art. Restricted to art and art history majors. Individual and professional evaluations of visual imagery, artifacts, and artistic production in a variety of settings. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each, and concurrent enrollment in Visual Art Studies 161D.

161D. Criticism and Conversation about Art: Laboratory. Restricted to art and art history majors. Four laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each, and concurrent enrollment in Visual Art Studies 261C.

370C. Visual Art Careers. Lectures, discussions, and writing assignments. Theory and practice of art careers beyond the college campus. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

370D. Community-Based Careers in Art. Restricted to art and art history majors. Introduction to administration, policies, and careers in community-based art organizations. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Visual Art Studies 330, 241C, 141D, 251C, 151D, 261C, and 161D with a grade of at least C in each, and concurrent enrollment in Visual Art Studies 370E.

370E. Exploring Art in Community Spaces. Restricted to art and art history majors. Examination of the community as an alternative site for arts education in relation to issues of history, theory, and pedagogy. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Visual Art Studies 330, 241C, 141D, 251C, 151D, 261C, and 161D with a grade of at least C in each, and concurrent enrollment in Visual Art Studies 370D.

271C. Topics in Visual Art Studies. Lectures on selected topics in visual art. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and concurrent enrollment in Visual Art Studies 171D.

171D. Topics in Visual Art Studies: Laboratory. Two laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and concurrent enrollment in Visual Art Studies 271C.

  • Topic 1: The Human Figure in Art: Laboratory.

372. Seminar in Community-Based Art Education. Restricted to art and art history majors. Seminar to support the observation, documentation, analysis, and evaluation of a service-learning experience. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Visual Art Studies 330, 241C, 141D, 251C, 151D, 261C, 161D, 370D, and 370E with a grade of at least C in each, and concurrent enrollment in Visual Art Studies 975.

975. Internship in Community-Based Art Education. Restricted to art and art history majors. Supervised service-learning experience in a museum of art, community-based art organization, private school, or cultural or social agency. At least thirty-five hours of fieldwork a week for one semester. Hours to be arranged by the student and approved by instructor. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Visual Art Studies 330, 241C, 141D, 251C, 151D, 261C, 161D, 370D, and 370E with a grade of at least C in each, and concurrent enrollment in Visual Art Studies 372.

376. Independent Study: Visual Art Studies. Individual projects to be completed under faculty supervision. Individual instruction. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Completion of twelve semester hours of upper-division coursework in the Department of Art and Art History, a grade point average in upper-division coursework in the Department of Art and Art History of at least 3.00, and consent of the chair of the department.

379S. Advanced Topics in Visual Art Studies: Lecture. Three class hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: For majors in the Department of Art and Art History, upper-division standing; for others, upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

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