Fine & Performing Arts Art

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AHIS Courses

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Survey of the history of western art from the earliest times to the end of the Medieval period.
This course is a prerequisite for: AHIS 311, AHIS 313, AHIS 318, IDES 340, TMFD 407, TMFD 408
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
ACE Outcomes: 7
Survey of the history of western art from the Renaissance period to the twentieth century.
This course is a prerequisite for: AHIS 321, AHIS 322, AHIS 346, AHIS 446, AHIS 448, IDES 340, TMFD 407, TMFD 408
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
ACE Outcomes: 7
AHIS 121
Classical Antiquity in Popular Culture Crosslisted as CLAS 121
On the representation of ancient Greek and Roman literature, mythology, and history in contemporary American popular culture, including film, television, and graphic novels.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
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 Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Permission.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per semester: 3
Max credits per degree: 24
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
AHIS 206
Art of Ancient Egypt & Mesopotamia Crosslisted as ANTH 206, CLAS 206
A survey of the history of civilization and arts in the Fertile Crescent including Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Levant and Syria from the tenth millenium BC to the first millenium BC, with particular attention paid to the Bronze Age
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Sophomore standing.
Introduction to the art and archaeology of ancient Greece and Italy.
This course is a prerequisite for: AHIS 311, AHIS 313
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
AHIS 216
Prereqs: Sophomore standing.
Introduction to the art of the Middle Ages from the Early Christian to Gothic periods.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Sophomore standing.
Development of Italian art and architecture in the fourteenth, fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.
This course is a prerequisite for: AHIS 321, AHIS 322, AHIS 476
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Sophomore standing.
Introduction to the art of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries in Northern Europe. Major artists studied include Jan van Eyck, Rogier van der Weyden, Hieronymus Bosch, Pieter Bruegel and Albrecht Dürer.
This course is a prerequisite for: AHIS 476
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
AHIS 231
Prereqs: Sophomore standing.
Art and architecture in Europe from 1550 to 1700.
This course is a prerequisite for: AHIS 476
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
AHIS 246
Prereqs: Sophomore standing.
Intro to Art from Modern to Contemporary
This course is a prerequisite for: AHIS 346, AHIS 446, AHIS 448
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Sophomore standing.
Role of the fine arts in creating national identity. How portraiture, genre, history painting, landscape, sculpture, photography, and folk art produced competing definitions of America. Growth of art institutions and patrons, the development of different audiences and how they established and changed expectations for art and artists.
This course is a prerequisite for: AHIS 451
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Sophomore standing.
The changes in art resulting from the US's transition to an urban, industrial and cosmopolitan society. Careers and styles of individual artists, along with the impact of European art before and after the 1913 Armory Show. How the intersection of artists, patrons, and audiences supported the formation of new institutions and markets for modern art.
This course is a prerequisite for: AHIS 452
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Sophomore standing.
From pre-Columbian through contemporary art.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Introduction to the arts and culture of China.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Introduction to the arts and culture of Japan.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Permission.
Art and art history majors must register for a letter grade.
Participation in archaeological field research projects to learn basic field techniques.
This course is a prerequisite for: AHIS 496
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Field
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Permission.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per semester: 3
Max credits per degree: 24
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: AHIS 101 or 211 or permission.
Art and archaeology of ancient Greece from the Bronze Age through the Hellenistic period.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: AHIS 101 or 211 or permission.
Introduction of the art and archaeology of ancient Italy from the villanovans through the end of the Roman Empire.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: AHIS 101 or permission.
Art in Europe from 1100 to 1500; style and iconography in Gothic art including architecture and architectural sculpture.
This course is a prerequisite for: AHIS 418, AHIS 426
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: AHIS 102 or 221 or permission.
Introduction to painting, sculpture, and architecture in Italy from the late 13th century to the end of the 15th century.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: AHIS 102 or 221 or permission.
Introduction to the painting, sculpture, and architecture in Italy from the late 15th to the mid-16th century.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
From Neoclassicism through Post-impressionism.
This course is a prerequisite for: AHIS 451
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: AHIS 102 or 246.
European art from 1870 to 1945, focusing on the development of the avant-garde, and on the relationship between art and its historical context.
This course is a prerequisite for: AHIS 452
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
AHIS 366
African Architecture Crosslisted as ARCH 347/547, ETHN 347
Prereqs: Sophomore standing.
Survey of the architectural traditions of the African continent, from pre-historic times to the present day. Buildings-famous and typical-theories, and approaches that are appropriate to the specific cultural environments.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Junior standing and permission of department chair.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-9
Max credits per semester: 9
Max credits per degree: 24
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Junior standing and permission of department chair.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-9
Max credits per semester: 9
Max credits per degree: 24
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Junior standing and permission of department chair.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per semester: 6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Permission.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per semester: 3
Max credits per degree: 24
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Senior standing and permission.
Course is offered in spring semester only.
Culminating experience in art history. A comprehensive analysis of the discipline of art history. Builds on material from previous course work. Historiographic and methodological issues.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Independent Study
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
AHIS 406/806
Visualizing the Ancient City Crosslisted as CLAS 406/806, ANTH 406/806
Prereqs: Junior standing.
Recommend some background knowledge of ancient art, history, or languages, a general background course such as AHIS 101, ANTH 252, CLAS 209/210, or any of the courses listed in the Archaeology or Digital Humanities minors. Computer/design skills welcome but not necessary.
A new approach to looking at the history and development of ancient cities, combining history and archaeology with digital methods, in particular 3D modeling.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
AHIS 411/811
Prereqs: 12 hrs in art history or related disciplines with permission.
History and development of architectural orders and styles from ancient Greece and Italy.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
AHIS 412/812
Prereqs: 12 hrs in art history or related disciplines with permission.
Greek sculpture from the Bronze Age through the Hellenistic periods. Stylistic evolution and classical themes as presented in individual freestanding and architectural sculpture. Techniques, materials, and uses of sculpture.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
AHIS 413/813
Prereqs: 12 hrs art history or in related disciplines with permission.
Development of Roman painting from the Etruscans through the Age of Constantine.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: 12 hrs in art history, including AHIS 318, or in related disciplines with permission.
Style, iconography, history, and function of painting and prints from ca. 1150 to 1475 in France, Germany, and the Netherlands. Includes manuscript illumination, stained glass, panel painting, woodcuts, and engravings, stressing the development of naturalism before the "Renaissance" in Northern Europe.
This course is a prerequisite for: AHIS 426
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: 12 hrs in art history, or in related disciplines with permission.
Exploration of the art and architecture of the Italian city in the late middle ages and Renaissance, with particular attention to civic projects and the role of art in defining the identity, and creating the "myths" of that city.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: 12 hrs in art history, including AHIS 318 or 418, or in related disciplines with permission.
Art of the Renaissance and Reformation in Germany and the Netherlands. Stresses the influences of Italian Renaissance Art and the impact of the Protestant Reformation from ca. 1475 to 1575.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
AHIS 431/831
Prereqs: 12 hrs in art history or in related disciplines with permission.
Painting, sculpture and architecture in Italy from the late sixteenth to the late seventeenth century.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: 12 hr in art history or in related disciplines with permission.
French Impressionism and Post-impressionism with consideration of the historical context out of which they emerged. Development of the avant-garde and the changing relationship of the artist to society.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
AHIS 446/846
Prereqs: 12 hrs in art history, including AHIS 102 and 246.
Art from 1945 to the present focusing on the development of the avant-garde, the transition from modernism to post-modernism, and the various art world institutions.
This course is a prerequisite for: AHIS 448
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
AHIS 448/848
Prereqs: 12 hrs in art history, including AHIS 102 or 246, and 446/846; or 12 hrs in related disciplines with permission.
Developments in art since 1970, exploring the various art styles and the relationship of the artists to their audience and to the institutions of the art world.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: 12 hrs art history including AHIS 251 or 341 or permission.
19th Century American art and material culture.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: 12 hrs art history including AHIS 252 or 346 or permission.
Early 20th-century American art.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: 12 hrs in the history of art or in related disciplines with permission.
Emphasizing the Mesoamerican and Andean traditions.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: 12 hrs in the history of art or in related disciplines with permission.
Emphasizing New Spain, the Viceroyalty of Peru, and Brazil.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
AHIS 471/871
Prereqs: Permission.
Introduction to the history of still photography with major emphasis on its development as an art form.
This course is a prerequisite for: AHIS 472
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
AHIS 472/872
Prereqs: AHIS 471/871 or permission.
Movements in photography since 1960 with emphasis on the interaction with art theory and criticism.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
AHIS 476/876
Prereqs: 12 hrs in art history, including AHIS 221, 226, or 231, or in related disciplines with permission.
Introduction to the history of prints stressing printmaking techniques, i.e., woodcut, engraving, drypoint, etching, and the makers of prints during the first 300 years of printmaking in Europe. Baldung, Goltzius, Bruegel, and Rembrandt. Major technical developments, such as the introduction of printing colored woodcuts, are included.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Permission of department chair.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per semester: 6
Max credits per degree: 24
Course Format: Independent Study
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Permission of department chair.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per semester: 6
Max credits per degree: 24
Course Format: Independent Study
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Senior standing and permission of department chair.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per semester: 6
Max credits per degree: 24
Course Format: Field
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: AHIS 286 or equivalent, and permission.
Art and Art History majors must register for a letter grade.
Further training in archaeological field research techniques.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Field
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Permission.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per semester: 3
Max credits per degree: 24
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Candidate for degree 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 Delivery: Classroom

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ARTP Courses

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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
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
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.
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
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
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
Max credits per semester: 6
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Field 45, Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 7
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.
This course is a prerequisite for: CERM 499, DRAW 499, PANT 499, PHOT 499, PRNT 499, SCLP 499
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Independent Study
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
ARTP 480/880
Japanese Visual Culture in Context Crosslisted 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, and permission
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: 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

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Prereqs: Permission.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 24
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Permission.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 24
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Permission.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 24
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Permission.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 24
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Permission.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 24
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Permission.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 24
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Permission.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 24
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARTS 498A/898A
Prereqs: Permission.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 24
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom

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Introduction to the materials, techniques, processes, and aesthetics involved in contemporary ceramic art.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 7
Prereqs: ARTP 140A and ARTP 140B; or ARTP 141A and ARTP 141B; or ARTP 150, ARTP 151, ARTP 152, and DRAW 201; or permission
Introduction to the construction of pottery and sculptural clay forms with an overview of the history, aesthetics, and criticism of ceramic artwork.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: CERM231 or  CERM131 with grade of B or better and declared art minor
Intermediate level work in ceramics focused on hand-building sculptural forms using low temperature materials.
This course is a prerequisite for: CERM 332
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: CERM231 or  CERM131 with grade of B or better and declared art minor
Intermediate level work in ceramics focused on making pottery and vessel forms using high temperature materials. Development of wheel-throwing skills and high temperature firing.
This course is a prerequisite for: CERM 332, CERM 398
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: CERM 232, CERM 331.
Continuation of CERM 331.
This course is a prerequisite for: CERM 398, CERM 431
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: co-register with CERM 331 or CERM 332 and permission
Focused supplemental effort in subject area of co-registered course, resulting in increased quantity and quality of artwork.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Permission.
Topic varies.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per semester: 6
Max credits per degree: 24
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: CERM 332.
Continuation of CERM 332. Formulation of own problems while working closely with the instructor. Emphasis on critical thinking and the philosophical problems confronting the contemporary ceramics artist.
This course is a prerequisite for: CERM 432, CERM 498
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: CERM 431.
Continuation of CERM 431.
This course is a prerequisite for: CERM 498
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
CERM 434/834
Prereqs: Permission.
Practical and theoretical information to develop, mix, fire, and troubleshoot ceramic surfaces for pottery and sculpture.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Permission.
Design and build a kiln for firing pottery or sculpture.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Permission.
Topic varies.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 24
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Advanced undergraduate and permission.
Problems in technique and expression in ceramics.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per semester: 3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Co-register with CERM 431 or CERM 432, and permission
Focused supplemental effort in subject area of co-registered course, resulting in increased quantity and quality of artwork.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Senior standing, co-register with ARTP 400 Capstone Art Experience, and permission.
CERM 499 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 preceding spring semester.
Culminating experience in Area of Emphasis to produce work for the Capstone Art Exhibition.
Credit Hours: 3-6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom

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DRAW Courses

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Fundamental principles of drawing and perspective based on observation and imagination.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 7
DRAW 201
Prereqs: Studio Art Major
Drawing with emphasis on perceptual and expressive techniques in a variety of materials
This course is a prerequisite for: CERM 231, PANT 251, PHOT 261, PRNT 241, SCLP 211
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
DRAW 202
Prereqs: DRAW201 or  DRAW101 with grade of B or better and declared art minor
Drawing the figure from observation with a focus on anatomy, accuracy and the use of the figure in art
This course is a prerequisite for: DRAW 301, DRAW 302
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: DRAW 202 or permission
Advanced work in drawing with emphasis on drawing the human figure.
This course is a prerequisite for: DRAW 398
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per semester: 3
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: DRAW 202, or permission.
Advanced work in drawing with emphasis on individual problems.
This course is a prerequisite for: DRAW 398, DRAW 401
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Co-register with DRAW 301 or DRAW 302, and permission
Focused supplemental effort in subject area of co-registered course, resulting in increased quantity and quality of artwork.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: DRAW 302 or permission.
Advanced work in drawing with emphasis on individual problems.
This course is a prerequisite for: DRAW 402
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: DRAW 401 or permission.
Advanced work in drawing with emphasis on individual problems.
This course is a prerequisite for: DRAW 498
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Co-register with DRAW 402 or DRAW 402, and permission
Focused supplemental effort in subject area of co-registered course, resulting in increased quantity and quality of artwork.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Senior standing, co-register with ARTP 400 Capstone Art Experience; and permission
DRAW 499 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 preceding spring semester.
Culminating experience in Area of Emphasis to produce work for the Capstone Art Exhibition.
Credit Hours: 3-6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom

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GRPH Courses

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GRPH 121
Instruction in design principles and tools of industry standard digital media production.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
GRPH 221
Prereqs: ARTP 151, ARTP 152
Introduction to the field of visual communications, the use of the tools, materials and methods of the graphic designer.
This course is a prerequisite for: GRPH 321, GRPH 323, GRPH 324, GRPH 325
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Graphic Design Major
Study of methodologies used for creative problem solving.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
GRPH 223
Prereqs: ARTP 151, ARTP 152
Introduction to the practice, history, and theory of typography.
This course is a prerequisite for: GRPH 323, GRPH 325, GRPH 421
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Graphic Design Major
Investigation of the history and theory of Graphic Design.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: GRPH 221 or permission
Emphasis on the creation of meaning through visual form and the responsibility of visual communicators as authors of the creative process.
This course is a prerequisite for: GRPH 327, GRPH 421
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
GRPH 323
Prereqs: GRPH 221 and GRPH 223, or permission.
Emphasis on relationships between typographic systems and the connective language to society and culture.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: GRPH 221 or permission
Instruction in publication models such as digital editorial design, the modern book, magazine design, book cover design and the history of bookmaking.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: GRPH 221 and GRPH 223, or permission.
Introduction to the fundamental concepts of user-centered design for web, tablet, mobile devices and screen-based media.
This course is a prerequisite for: GRPH 326, GRPH 425
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: GRPH 325 or permission
Critical engagement with the process of designing responsive, reactive and interactive experiences.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: GRPH 321.
Book forms from traditional multipage formats to present-day on-demand digital publications.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Graphic Design Major and permission
Topics, activities, and delivery methods vary depending on individual course expectations.
Independent study course exploring subject matter in specialized areas of graphic design.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: GRPH 321 and GRPH 223, or permission.
Visual form and content are studied in the context of aesthetic, cultural, historical and critical issues.
This course is a prerequisite for: GRPH 426
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: GRPH 325.
Exploration of interactive, multi-dimensional storytelling on the web, mobile devices, gaming systems and tablets.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
GRPH 426
Prereqs: GRPH 421 or permission.
Focus on the application of advanced graphic design principles and systems in the generation of a self-authored body of written and visual work.
This course is a prerequisite for: GRPH 428
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: GRPH 426 or permission
Emphasis in advanced design research development, peer and professional collaboration, and critical thinking
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Prereqs: Graphic Design Major
Studio-based course exploring subject matter in emerging areas of graphic design.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Graphic Design Major
Lecture-based course exploring subject matter in emerging areas of graphic design.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Graphic Design major and permission.
Topics, activities, and delivery methods vary depending on individual course expectations.
Independent study course exploring subject matter in specialized areas of graphic design.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom

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Prereqs: ARTP 151, ARTP 152, and DRAW 201; or permission.
Introduction to painting stressing the creative use of form, light, color, and space as bases for expression of observed facts.
This course is a prerequisite for: PANT 252
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: PANT 251.
Continuation of PANT 251.
This course is a prerequisite for: PANT 351
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: PANT 252 or permission.
From head, life, still life, and landscape; creative use of form, light, color, and space as bases for expression of observed facts.
This course is a prerequisite for: PANT 352, PANT 398
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: PANT 351 or permission.
Continuation of PANT 351.
This course is a prerequisite for: PANT 398, PANT 451
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Co-register with PANT 351 or PANT 352, and permission
Focused supplemental effort in subject area of co-registered course, resulting in increased quantity and quality of artwork.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: PANT 352 or permission.
Painting in various media; related concepts of drawing; emphasis on increasingly mature expression and treatment; special techniques and advanced composition.
This course is a prerequisite for: PANT 452, PANT 498
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: PANT 451 or permission.
Continuation of PANT 451.
This course is a prerequisite for: PANT 498
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Co-register with PANT 451 or PANT 452, and permission
Focused supplemental effort in subject area of co-registered course, resulting in increased quantity and quality of artwork.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Senior standing, co-register with ARTP 400 Capstone Art Experience; and permission
PANT 499 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 preceding spring semester.
Culminating experience in Area of Emphasis to produce work for the Capstone Art Exhibition.
Credit Hours: 3-6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom

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PHOT Courses

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Introduction to photography as a fine arts medium. Instruction in digital photography with emphasis on seeing photographically.
This course is a prerequisite for: PHOT 263
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 7
Prereqs: ARTP 151, ARTP 152, and DRAW 201; or permission
Introduction to digital photographic processes for artists including camera operations, image editing and printing as well as seeing and expressing ideas photographically.
This course is a prerequisite for: PHOT 263, PHOT 365, PHOT 491
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: PHOT261 or  PHOT161 with grade of B or better and declared art minor
Introduction to traditional photographic processes using black and white film and the wet darkroom with an emphasis on technical and conceptual development.
This course is a prerequisite for: PHOT 361
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: PHOT 261 or PHOT 161 with a grade of B or better and declared art minor or permission
Introduction to studio lighting for photography, digital asset management, and post-production, with emphasis on technical and conceptual development.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: PHOT 262.
Intermediate work in photography with emphasis on the history and theory of the medium, increased technical control and development of personal work.
This course is a prerequisite for: PHOT 362, PHOT 363, PHOT 398
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: PHOT 361 or permission
Continued work in photography with emphasis on exhibitions and contemporary issues and expression and the production of self-directed work.
This course is a prerequisite for: PHOT 398, PHOT 461
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: PHOT 361 or permission
Continued work in photography with emphasis on the photobook and production of self-directed work.
This course is a prerequisite for: PHOT 398, PHOT 461
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
PHOT 365
Prereqs: PHOT 261 or permission
Introduction to time-based media and video applications for artists and designers.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: co-register with PHOT 361, PHOT 362 or PHOT 363 and permission
Focused supplemental effort in subject area of co-registered course, resulting in increased quantity and quality of artwork.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: PHOT 362 or PHOT 363 or permission
Advanced work in photography with emphasis on professional practices and self-directed work for exhibition.
This course is a prerequisite for: PHOT 498
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: PHOT 261 or permission.
Special Topics in Photography.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per semester: 3
Max credits per degree: 18
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Permission.
Problems in technique and expression in photography.
Credit Hours: 1-24
Max credits per semester: 3
Max credits per degree: 24
Course Format: Independent Study 6, Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Co-register with PHOT 461 and permission
Focused supplemental effort in subject area of co-registered course, resulting in increased quantity and quality of artwork.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Senior standing, co-register with ARTP 400 Capstone Art Experience; and permission
PHOT 499 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 preceding spring semester.
Culminating experience in Area of Emphasis to produce work for the Capstone Art Exhibition.
Credit Hours: 3-6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom

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PRNT Courses

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Introduction to the materials, techniques, processes and aesthetics involved in printmaking with relief and intaglio methods.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 7
Prereqs: ARTP 151, ARTP 152, and DRAW 201; or permission.
Introduction to the graphic processes emphasizing intaglio and lithography.
This course is a prerequisite for: PRNT 343
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: PRNT241 or  PRNT141 with grade of B or better and declared art minor, or permission.
Continuation of PRNT 241.
This course is a prerequisite for: PRNT 341
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: PRNT 242 or permission.
Intaglio, lithography, and other graphic processes.
This course is a prerequisite for: PRNT 342, PRNT 398
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: PRNT 341, or permission.
Continuation of PRNT 341.
This course is a prerequisite for: PRNT 398, PRNT 441
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
PRNT 343
Prereqs: PRNT 241.
History and materials of book art and design. Traditional and new print and craft technologies associated with book production. Image and text, sequential design and content, and the book form as object and container of meaning.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Permission of Instructor
Special Topics in Printmaking, intermediate level
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per semester: 6
Max credits per degree: 18
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Co-register with PRNT 341 or PRNT 342 and permission
Focused supplemental effort in subject area of co-registered course, resulting in increased quantity and quality of artwork.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: PRNT 342, or permission.
Further work in intaglio, lithography, and other graphic processes.
This course is a prerequisite for: PRNT 442, PRNT 498
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: PRNT 441 or permission.
Continuation of PRNT 441.
This course is a prerequisite for: PRNT 498
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Special Topics in Printmaking, advanced level.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per semester: 6
Max credits per degree: 24
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Permission of Instructor
Independent study in printmaking.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per semester: 6
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Co Register with PRNT 441 or PRNT 442, and permission
Focused supplemental effort in subject area of co-registered course, resulting in increased quantity and quality of artwork.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Senior standing, co-register with ARTP 400 Capstone Art Experience; and permission
PRNT 499 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 preceding spring semester.
Culminating experience in Area of Emphasis to produce work for the Capstone Art Exhibition.
Credit Hours: 3-6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom

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SCLP Courses

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Introduction to 3-dimensional sculpture and design using studio production, problem solving, critical dialog, and an overview of 20th century design and sculpture history.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 7
Prereqs: ARTP 151, ARTP 152, and DRAW 201; or permission
Introduction to additive processes. Basic skill development using a variety of processes and materials.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: SCLP211 or SCLP111 with grade of B or better and declared art minor
Introduction to subtractive processes. Basic skill development using a variety of mold making processes and materials.
This course is a prerequisite for: SCLP 311
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: SCLP 212, or permission.
Individual work in stone, wood, or terra cotta, with instruction in stone cutting, wood carving, armature building and casting.
This course is a prerequisite for: SCLP 312, SCLP 398
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: SCLP 311, or permission.
Continuation of SCLP 311.
This course is a prerequisite for: SCLP 398, SCLP 411
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Co-register with SCLP 311 or SCLP 312, and permission
Focused supplemental effort in subject area of co-registered course, resulting in increased quantity and quality of artwork.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: SCLP 312, or permission.
Sculpture in various media; emphasis on increasingly mature expression and treatment; special techniques and advanced constructions.
This course is a prerequisite for: SCLP 412, SCLP 498
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: SCLP 411, or permission.
Continuation of SCLP 411.
This course is a prerequisite for: SCLP 498
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Co-register with SCLP 411 or SCLP 412, and permission
Focused supplemental effort in subject area of co-registered course, resulting in increased quantity and quality of artwork.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Senior standing, co-register with ARTP 400 Capstone Art Experience; and permission
SCLP 499 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 preceding spring semester.
Culminating experience in Area of Emphasis to produce work for the Capstone Art Exhibition.
Credit Hours: 3-6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom

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WATC Courses

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Technique of watercolor as a medium in interpreting a variety of subjects.
This course is a prerequisite for: WATC 258
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: WATC 257, or equivalent.
Continuation of WATC 257.
This course is a prerequisite for: WATC 357
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
WATC 357
Prereqs: WATC 258, or permission.
Technique of watercolor as a medium in interpreting a variety of subjects.
This course is a prerequisite for: WATC 358
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
WATC 358
Prereqs: WATC 357, or permission.
Continuation of WATC 357.
This course is a prerequisite for: WATC 457
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: WATC 358, or permission.
Creative use of watercolor, gouache, or casein in painting; advanced interpretation or expression of visual experience in these media.
This course is a prerequisite for: WATC 458
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: WATC 457, or permission.
Continuation of WATC 457.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom

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