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Courses at the 300-level

ART 302: Painting II

Focusing on the figure, this course continues the development of concepts begun in ART 202. Students are encouraged to explore individual concepts, with emphasis on style, technique, and materials. Studio.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • ART 202
ART 306: Ceramics II

Emphasis is on the use of the potter's wheel and on firing at stoneware temperatures. Stress is on developing greater sensitivity to clay and glazes, experimentation, and skill. Studio.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • ART 206 is prerequisite for art department majors.
  • Nonart department majors must have consent of department chair.
ART 324: Graphic Design II

Students investigate conceptual and visual problem solving through expanded graphic design projects. Emphasis is on the development of ideas, the manipulation of typography, image, and graphic design principles. Studio.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • ART 224
ART 331: Greek and Roman Art

Greek and Roman art from the tenth century B.C. to the fourth century A.D. are studied. Focus is on the differing character and functions of this art and on its importance for the development of Western art. Lecture.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • ART 231
  • ART 232
ART 332: Renaissance Art

Focusing on the concept of the Renaissance from the fourteenth to the sixteenth centuries, this course surveys developments in painting, sculpture, and architecture in major European centers. Lecture.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • ART 231
  • ART 232
ART 333: Baroque Art

Beginning with changes occurring in Rome around 1600, this course surveys seventeenth-century European art, with emphasis on Italian art. Lecture.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • ART 231
  • ART 232
ART 334: American Art and Architecture

Painting, sculpture, and architecture from colonial times to the Armory Show of 1913 are examined, with particular attention given to problems of indigenous tradition. Lecture.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • ART 231
  • ART 232
ART 336: Nineteenth-Century European Art

Beginning with the manifestation of romanticism and neoclassicism in late eighteenth-century European art, this course then follows the nineteenth-century developments of realism, naturalism, and symbolism. Lecture.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • ART 231
  • ART 232
ART 337: Twentieth-Century Art

The development of modernism, dada, and surrealism in European centers, and American post-World War II and contemporary trends are traced through painting and sculpture. Lecture.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • ART 231
  • ART 232
ART 338: History of Photography

Focus is on the origin and aesthetic evolution of fine art photography. Movements in theory and criticism relevant to photography are explored in relation to parallel developments in other visual arts. Lecture.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • ART 231
  • ART 232
  • or consent of instructor
  • or consent of the department chair
ART 347: Photography II

Focus is on advanced photographic theory, philosophy, and technique. Students are expected to develop a portfolio theme through mature sensitivity in handling the medium. Studio.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • ART 217
ARTE 303: Introduction to Art Education

Prospective art educators are oriented to the field of art as a discipline and to concepts of teaching and learning in art. Observational and studio experiences are included. (Formerly ARTE 203.)
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Art 204 or 205
ARTE 340: Methods and Materials in Art Education

Children's artistic expression in relation to research and current approaches to art education are covered. Included are studio workshop experiences with art materials used in the elementary classroom. Not open to art education majors
2 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • completion of College Writing Requirement and General Education Arts requirement

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