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Practical and theoretical application of design and color theory.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 7
ARTP 140A
Visual Literacy Lab: Analysis and/or CompositionCrosslisted as ARCH 140A, IDES 140A, JGEN 140A, LARC 140A, TMFD 140A
Prereqs:
ARTP: Art major or candidate for teaching endorsement in art. ARCH: Admission to the College of Architecture. IDES: Admission to the College of Architecture. JGEN: College of Journalism and Mass Communications major and 2.75 GPA. LARC: Admission to the College of Architecture. TMFD: Textiles, Merchandising and Design major or minor.
Development of creative and perceptual analytic skills through problem solving in design. Composition and analysis.
This course is a prerequisite for: CERM 231, GRPH 221, GRPH 223, PANT 251, PRNT 241, SCLP 211
Credit Hours: 2
Course Format: Lab 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 2
ARTP 140B
Visual Literacy Lab: Perceptual DrawingCrosslisted as ARCH 140B, IDES 140B, JGEN 140B, LARC 140B, TMFD 140B
Prereqs:
ARTP: Art major or candidate for teaching endorsement in art. ARCH: Admission to the College of Architecture. IDES: Admission to the College of Architecture. JGEN: College of Journalism and Mass Communications major and 2.75 GPA. LARC: Admission to the College of Architecture. TMFD: Textiles, Merchandising and Design major or minor.
Development of creative and perceptual analytic skills through problem solving in drawing and design. Composition and perceptual drawing.
This course is a prerequisite for: CERM 231, GRPH 221, GRPH 223, PANT 251, PRNT 241, SCLP 211
Credit Hours: 2
Course Format: Lab 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 2
ARTP 141A
Visual Literacy Lab: ColorCrosslisted as ARCH 141A, IDES 141A, JGEN 141A, LARC 141A, TMFD 141A
Prereqs:
ARTP: Art major or candidate for teaching endorsement in art.  ARCH: Admission to the College of Architecture. IDES: Admission to the College of Architecture. JGEN: College of Journalism and Mass Communications major and 2.75 GPA. LARC: Admission to the College of Architecture. TMFD: Textiles, Merchandising and Design major or minor.
Development of creative and perceptual analytic skills through problem solving in drawing and design. Composition and color theory application.
This course is a prerequisite for: CERM 231, GRPH 221, GRPH 223, PANT 251, PHOT 261, PRNT 241, SCLP 211
Credit Hours: 2
Course Format: Lab 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 2
ARTP 141B
Visual Literacy Lab: Speculative DrawingCrosslisted as ARCH 141B, IDES 141B, JGEN 141B, LARC 141B, TMFD 141B
Prereqs:
ARTP: Art major or candidate for teaching endorsement in art. ARCH: Admission to the College of Architecture. IDES: Admission to the College of Architecture. JGEN: College of Journalism and Mass Communications major and 2.75 GPA. LARC: Admission to the College of Architecture. TMFD: Textiles, Merchandising and Design major or minor.
Development of creative and perceptual analytic skills through problem solving in drawing and design. Composition and perceptual drawing.
This course is a prerequisite for: CERM 231, GRPH 221, GRPH 223, PANT 251, PHOT 261, PRNT 241, SCLP 211
Credit Hours: 2
Course Format: Lab 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 2
ARTP 143
Visual Literacy: Art and DesignCrosslisted as ARCH 143, IDES 143, JGEN 143, LARC 143, TMFD 143
Prereqs:
ARTP: Art major or candidate for teaching endorsement in art. ARCH: Admission to the College of Architecture. IDES: Admission to the College of Architecture. JGEN: College of Journalism and Mass Communications major and 2.75 GPA. LARC: Admission to the College of Architecture. TMFD: Textiles, Clothing and Design major or minor.
Introduction to issues in Visual Literacy as they relate to art and design. Formal and critical analysis.
Credit Hours: 2
Course Format: Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
ACE Outcomes: 2
Prereqs:
Studio art major
Introduction to methods, aesthetic concerns and professional paths in all studio areas and essential skills in digital portfolio preparation, visual thinking, visual problem solving and reflective writing.
This course is a prerequisite for: ARTP 381, CERM 231, GRPH 221, GRPH 223, PANT 251, PHOT 261, PRNT 241, SCLP 211
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Studio art major
Introduction to color theory and the use of color in design and to elements and principles of two dimensional composition and design in both pigment and digital media.
This course is a prerequisite for: ARTP 381, CERM 231, GRPH 221, GRPH 223, PANT 251, PHOT 261, PRNT 241, SCLP 211
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Studio art major
Three dimensional studio practice based in research and observation, in a context of ideas and meaning, and through transformation and manipulation of materials and processes.
This course is a prerequisite for: ARTP 381, CERM 231, GRPH 221, GRPH 223, PANT 251, PHOT 261, PRNT 241, SCLP 211
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission.
Introduction to digital media and basic principles of static 2D and 3D digital design using relevant software and hardware.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUNM 282
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission.
Introduction to interactive and time-based digital design using relevant software and hardware.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Credit will count toward the major in art as a studio elective.  Majors must enroll for letter grade.
Field school art course at UNL Cedar Point Biological Station (CPBS).  Approaches for understanding visual arts with broad perceptions of the natural world, environmental awareness, rural communities and relationships between art and science through art media with contemporary meaning and applications.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Field 45, Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 7
Prereqs:
Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation.
University Honors Seminar 189H is required of all students in the University Honors Program.
Topic varies.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 2, 7
Prereqs:
ARTP 150, ARTP 151, and ARTP 152 or permission.
Instruction and participation in art gallery management.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per semester: 3
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Junior standing and permission of department chair.
Pass/No Pass only. Coordinated through the Internship and Cooperative Education Office.
Special internship placement in community, state, or federal institutions related to the area of emphasis or interest.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per semester: 6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Field
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Senior standing and permission.
ARTP 400 should be taken during the final semester of the BA or BFA in art. If the final semester is summer, then course should be taken during the preceeding spring semester.
Culminating experience in studio art. Writing, thinking, and talking about art, and planning, preparing, and presenting a Capstone Exhibition.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Independent Study
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
ARTP 480/880
Japanese Visual Culture in ContextCrosslisted as ADPR 480/880
ADPR/ARTP 480/880 is a study abroad course that includes four days on campus in Lincoln and two and one-half weeks in Japan. ADPR/ARTP 480/880 is 'Letter grade only'.
Test and hone visual literacy skills in a foreign country. Observe, analyze, and interpret visual information without the aid of text in the native Japanese language. Sharpen perceptual and analytical skills through daily drawing, writing, and photography in Japan. Increase global awareness through analysis of an issue.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 32
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 2, 9
Prereqs:
Senior standing; major in art; and permission of department chair.
Pass/No Pass only. Coordinated through the Internship and Cooperative Education Office.
Advanced work in special internship placements.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per semester: 6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission.
Problems in technique and expression for the advanced undergraduate.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per semester: 6
Max credits per degree: 24
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
3.0 GPA; ARTP/ARCH/IDES/JGEN/LARC/TMFD 140A, 140B, 141A, and 141B.
Partner with local schools and community organizations in the production of collaborative exhibitions and events.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per semester: 3
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Field
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation.
Open only to candidates with distinction or with high distinction or with highest distinction in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per semester: 6
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission
Problems in technique and expression on a tutorial basis.
Credit Hours: 1-24
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARTP 899
Prereqs:
Admission to masters degree program and permission of major adviser
Original work in studio, under direction.
Credit Hours: 6-10
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Senior standing and permission.
ARTP 99 must be taken during the final year.
Public exhibition to demonstrate artistic proficiency.
Credit Hours: 0
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission
Problems in technique and expression. Advanced laboratory experience.
Credit Hours: 1-24
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARTP 997
Prereqs:
Permission
Problems and approaches relating to the practice of art, with special attention to media.
Credit Hours: 1-24
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom