ART Courses

ART102 - Introductory Art Symposium: New Majors (1 cr.)

The purpose of the course is to orient the new art major to the art program and the field of art. Students will be introduced to the art program through a series of art faculty presentations in their respective areas. Additional class activities will include films, demonstrations and discussion about facilities, career, graduate studies, etc. Pass/fail. Attendance at Visual Artist Series and museum exhibitions is required. (Restricted to new art majors). (Fall). Liberal arts.

ART104 - Basic Design: 2-D (3 cr.)

An introduction to two-dimensional design that emphasizes visual thinking through the development of a vocabulary of the elements and principles of design, a conceptual approach to applying them creatively, and a respect for craftsmanship in their applications. (Fall - Spring). Liberal arts.

ART137 - Western Art: Ancient and Medieval (3 cr.)

Survey of important developments in western art during Antiquity and the Middle Ages. First half of a two-semester sequence. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts.

ART139 - Western Art: Renaissance to Modern (3 cr.)

Survey of the history of the art of Western civilization, from the Renaissance to the Modern era. Second half of two-semester sequence. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts.

ART161 - Introduction to Drawing (3 cr.)

Teaches drawing concepts and skills through beginning-level drawing problems in line, shape, plane, form, space, tone, gesture, pictorial organization and content. Develops personal expression and aesthetic, visual, tactile and kinesthetic sensitivity. Form and content in works by great masters, past and present, are examined. Analytical and intuitive thinking with various materials and subjects are required. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts.

ART199 - Independent Study (1 to 15 cr.)

Project individually arranged by student and faculty sponsor. Requires completion of the Independent Study form and approval by the Faculty Sponsor, Academic Advisor, Department Chair and Academic Dean.

ART205 - Introduction to Graphic Design (3 cr.)

An introduction to the profession of graphic design. The course content will integrate computer technology with the formal elements of typography design and basic design principles related to graphic design theory. There will be a history of graphic design presented in lecture format, as a complement to "hands-on" studio work. (Every Year). Liberal arts.

ART208 - Computer Art (3 cr.)

An introduction to the use of the computer in visual art practice focusing on the basics of Photoshop as a tool for adjusting, composing, and manipulating images. Topics include ethics of appropriation, serial imagery, the importance of archival materials in professional presentation and the preparation of a digital portfolio. (Every Two Years). Liberal arts. Prerequisites: ART104, ART262.

ART211 - Introduction to Photography (3 cr.)

The study of black and white photography as a self-expressive medium. Introduces the student to the aesthetics of photography while mastering its basic skills. Develops an understanding of the medium through assignments and critiques, prefaced by historical and contemporary examples. Student needs to provide a suitable camera (see Art Department). (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts.

ART221 - Introduction to Painting (3 cr.)

Teaches painting concepts and skills through beginning-level oil painting problems in color, form, space, paint surface, pictorial organization and content. Develops personal expression and aesthetic, visual, tactile and kinesthetic sensitivity. Form and content in works by great masters, past and present, are examined. Analytical and intuitive thinking in various painting situations and methods are required. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts.

ART231 - 3-D Design (3 cr.)

Introduction to formal, organizational, and expressive concerns related to the development of three-dimensional art forms. Subject matter, form, and content will be explored with relationship to the three-dimensional object and its unique spatial properties. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts.

ART232 - Sculpture I (3 cr.)

Materials, methods and ideas related to the development of sculptural concepts. Students will learn skills in bronze casting, welding, metal fabrication, assemblage and mixed materials. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART231.

ART255 - Introduction to Ceramics (3 cr.)

A beginning studio course in ceramics. Introduction to the properties of clay, hand building techniques, the potter's wheel and glazing. These techniques are used for personal creative expression within a structured format. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts.

ART262 - Drawing II (3 cr.)

Deepens comprehension of materials, concepts, pictorial organization, and expression introduced in ART161. Broadens drawing experience and knowledge through new subjects, alternative form/space concepts and additional materials including color and wash drawing. Increased use of figures as subject. Examines great masters with emphasis on contemporary artists and issues. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART161.

ART270 - American Art: Colonial Period to the Present (3 cr.)

A survey of architecture, sculpture, and painting in the United States from the colonial period to the present. Major movements and artists are considered, from the Federal era and the Gothic Revival to Impressionism and Post-Modernism. Topics include the changing role of the visual arts in American society and the impact of historical events on American art and culture. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts.

ART274 - Women in Art (3 cr.)

A chronological overview of western art, with an emphasis on painting, sculpture and architecture, made by and for women, from Antiquity to the present. Particular emphasis on the reflection in art of issues and concerns specific to women. Introduction to traditional and feminist art historical method. (Every Two Years). Liberal arts.

ART280 - Introduction to Printmaking (3 cr.)

Students will be introduced to intaglio and relief printmaking processes including linocut, drypoint and etching. Printmaking media will be used to develop individualized artistic statements and problem-solving skills. Students will learn how to edition prints, making copies for exchange and critique. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts.

ART299 - Independent Study (1 to 15 cr.)

Project individually arranged by student and faculty sponsor. Requires completion of the Independent Study form and approval by the Faculty Sponsor, Academic Advisor, Department Chair and Academic Dean.

ART305 - Graphic Design II (3 cr.)

An intermediate-level course exploring the incorporation of typography design and advanced page design organization necessary for graphic design. Included within the hands-on studio experience is a continuation of a lecture series on graphic design history. (Every Year). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART205 or POI.

ART306 - Digital Imaging (3 cr.)

Visual problems and exercises as an introduction to the fundamental tools and techniques of photographic image manipulation and related computer software programs. Adobe Photoshop is the primary software, but other applications may be introduced. The course includes image scanning, photo retouching, color correction, image compositing/layering and preparing of images for the web. Emphasis is placed on individual interpretation and personal expression. (Every Year). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART305 or POI.

ART307 - Illustration (3 cr.)

Explores the use of various media and techniques for a wide range of illustration projects. The emphasis is on a synthesis of technical proficiency and aesthetic sensitivity in solving specific visual communication challenges using a pictorial, narrative language. (Every Year). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART306 or POI.

ART312 - Photography II (3 cr.)

Continues the investigation of photography as an art form. Encompasses a more in-depth exploration of aesthetic consideration in picture making, with the opportunity for the student to select some themes and topics. Introduces additional photographic techniques, media, and the view camera as a fundamental tool of photographers. (Fall - Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART211.

ART315 - Photography III: Digital Photo (3 cr.)

Continuation of ART312. Examines tools and techniques of photographic image manipulation computer software programs, primarily Adobe Photoshop. Includes image scanning, photo retouching, color correction and image composition/layering, advanced digital camera techniques, printing and color management, and basic website building programs. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART312 or POI.

ART319 - Photography IV (3 cr.)

Continuation of ART315. Examines problems in digital, black and white, and color photography. Integrates technique issues from an artistic perspective, including archival processing, use of the view camera, basic studio lighting, the Zone System, and 4 x 5 inch transparencies. Emphasis on concepts and study of the work of a variety of image makers. (Fall - Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART315 or POI.

ART322 - Painting II (3 cr.)

Painting II deepens the comprehension of concepts and use of materials introduced in ART221. Knowledge and studio experiences are broadened through an investigation of a variety of subject matter and processes specific to oil painting. (Fall - Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART221.

ART325 - Introduction to Art Therapy (3 cr.)

An introduction to and experiential overview of the field of art therapy, an interdisciplinary field combining principles and practices and practices in art, psychology, and sociology. (Fall -Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisites: PSY101; ART104 or ART161 or ART231; or POI.

ART332 - Sculpture II (3 cr.)

An in-depth studio experience intended to further develop technical and aesthetic considerations related to selected sculptural mediums. An emphasis will be placed on stronger self-expression in the student's creative efforts. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART232.

ART342 - Greek and Roman Art (3 cr.)

Mediterranean art and architecture c.2500 BC-AD 500, including Cycladic, Minoan, and Mycenaean; Greek (Geometric through Hellenistic); Etruscan; Roman Republican; and roman Imperial through Late Antiquity. Emphasis on evolution of the human image, especially in sculpture, and on mythological and historical narrative. (Every Other Year). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART137 or POI.

ART343 - Medieval Art (3 cr.)

European art and architecture c. 300-1400. Primary focus on fresco, manuscript illumination, sculpture, and architecture of the medieval West. Visual arts of Byzantium also discussed. Emphasis on patronage, art/historical context, and function of imagery. (Every Other Year). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART137 or POI.

ART344 - Italian Renaissance Art (3 cr.)

Painting, sculpture, and architecture in Italy between 1250 and 1600. Analysis of style and content within the art/historical context of the period. Emphasis on role of personal, civic, and courtly patronage. (Every Year). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART137 or POI.

ART345 - Baroque & Rococo Art (3 cr.)

Painting, sculpture, and architecture of Western Europe in the 17th and 18th centuries against the background of cultural changes resulting from such developments as geographical discoveries, the Counter-Reformation, art patronage by the middle class, and urban planning. (Every Year). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART139 or equivalent.

ART346 - 19th Century European Art: Neo-Classicism to Impressionism (3 cr.)

An investigation of the major artists and movements of the century of great social upheaval from 1780 to 1880. Issues include the impact of industrialization and social revolution on the arts and the beginnings of a distinctly modern aesthetic in painting, sculpture and architecture. (Every Year). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART139 or equivalent.

ART347 - Modern Art: Post-Impressionism to Surrealism (3 cr.)

An analysis of the foundations of modern painting, sculpture and architecture as established and developed in the period from 1880 to 1940. Topics include the emergence of abstract art and the changing role of art in an increasingly technological society. (Every Year). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART139 or equivalent.

ART349 - Northern Renaissance Art (3 cr.)

Painting, graphic arts, and sculpture of northern Europe, especially the Netherlands and Germany, c. 1400-1600. Analysis of style and content within the art/historical context of the period. Emphasis on the evolution of the northern tradition as reflected in the works of a select group of artists. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART137 or POI.

ART354 - Jewish Art to 1600 (3 cr.)

Jewish art and architecture from its origins in ancient Palestine through c. 1600 in Europe. Analysis of style and content within the Judaic context as well as consideration of interaction with and function within contemporary Middle Eastern and European cultures. (Every Other Fall). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART137 or POI.

ART356 - Ceramics II (3 cr.)

An intermediate course in ceramics. Students will learn to formulate, mix and use a variety of clays and glazes; to make plaster molds; to fire kilns; and to use this knowledge to develop their own creative work. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART255.

ART363 - Drawing III (3 cr.)

Application of previously acquired skills and concepts to a variety of subject matter and drawing situations, issues and experiences. Drawing situations increasingly defined by the student, who learns to recognize, clarify and pursue individual directions. Depth of comprehension, or more personal direction will require continued exploration of media, skills and concepts. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART262.

ART380 - Printmaking II (3 cr.)

Students will expand their understanding and practice of printmaking through lithography, relief intaglio and/or monotype processes. Emphasis will be placed on individualized artistic statements and the exploration of print history and contemporary art critical concerns. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART280 or ART281.

ART397 - Junior Level Portfolio Review (0 cr.)

The review will be a public presentation of portfolios in January or February of the spring semester, and a written artist's statement. Work presented will be from the foundation program, plus all other art areas which the student has studied. Transfer students will be included, and will include work from their previous institution. Majors who fail to participate in the review will not be permitted to register for art courses in the subsequent semester. Contact the art department for further details. Pass/fail. (Spring).

ART399 - Independent Study (1 to 15 cr.)

Project individually arranged by student and faculty sponsor. Requires completion of the Independent Study form and approval by the Faculty Sponsor, Academic Advisor, Department Chair and Academic Dean.

ART405 - Publication Design (3 cr.)

A continuation of the typographic studies featured in Graphic Design II, with an emphasis on designing for books, magazines and catalogs. The integration of type and image in the layout program InDesign is the focus of this class which prepares students to create graphic design projects for print publications. (Every Year). Liberal arts. Prerequisites: ART305 and ART306 or POI.

ART406 - Package & Branding Design (3 cr.)

An exploration of branding and corporate identity as well as package design. A series of case study projects will provide opportunities for creative practical and appropriate solutions to branding, advertising, and packaging in a variety of three dimensional products. This course encourages the use of brainstorming in teams and engaging in creative problem solving and discourse on the relationship of design to the marketplace. Liberal arts. (Every Year). Prerequisites: ART305 or POI.

ART407 - Introduction to Design for the Web and Interactive Media (3 cr.)

An introduction to the development and implementation of media for the web. Special focus is placed on producing interactive content using Dreamweaver as a base from which to explore HTML, CSS, and various scripting languages to create aesthetically pleasing web experiences founded in basic design principles. The course aims to familiarize the student with the standards required in the field of web design, including code and image standards, and various avenues to implement these standards. An emphasis is placed on creative thinking, problem solving, and personal expression. The aim of this course is to be a primary and introductory source of information for designing for the web. Image manipulation, formatting, and compression will be covered along with using Dreamweaver as both a visual and raw code editing tool. (Every Two Years). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART305, ART 306 or POI.

ART408 - Portfolio Development (3 cr.)

An advanced, in-depth continuation for students who have completed several courses in the area of study, and are in their final year preparing to pursue graduate school or join the graphic design field. The course will concentrate on refining a body of work, creating new design work in the student's area of interest, creating a personal identity and creating a digital portfolio. Liberal arts. (Every Year). Prerequisite: ART406 or POI.

ART409 - Advanced Design for the Web and Interactive Media (3 cr.)

This course offers an advanced look at the role of the graphic designer in the development and the implementation of interactive media. An emphasis is placed on expanding on the student's base knowledge of HTML, CSS, scripting languages, Flash, and ActionScript, to create content for the web and hand-held devices. The use of sound and video will also be explored to create engaging and immersive interactive experiences. An emphasis is placed on aesthetics, problem solving, and personal expression. (Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisites: ART407 or POI.

ART411 - Photography V (3 cr.)

Continuation of ART316. Examination of more advanced problems. Black and white, color, view camera, and digital photography are available options. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART319.

ART418 - Photography VI: Special Problems in Photography (3 cr.)

Continuation of ART417. Increased emphasis on individual directions and approaches. Black and white, color, view camera and digital photography are available options. Digital options include advanced digital camera methods. PhotoShop, printing and color management, website construction and Powerpoint. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART411.

ART419 - Photography VII: Portfolio Development (3 cr.)

Continuation of ART418. Includes black and white, color and digital photography, and is intended to allow the advanced photography student to develop his or her portfolio. Digital options include advanced digital camera methods. PhotoShop, printing and color management, website construction and Powerpoint. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART418.

ART423 - Painting III (3 cr.)

Deepens the comprehension of space/form concepts learned in ART322 and continues to broaden painting experience and aesthetic understanding. Emphasis on learning to select personal subject, form, and content. New discoveries will be discussed in individual and group critiques and applied in painting problems. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART322.

ART424 - Painting IV (3 cr.)

Continuation of ART423. Increased emphasis in the development of individual concepts and direction of work. Technical and aesthetic refinement. Individual and group critiques. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART423.

ART425 - Painting V (3 cr.)

Continuation of ART424. Increased emphasis in the development of individual concepts and direction of work. Technical and aesthetic refinement. Individual and group critiques. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART424.

ART426 - BFA Painting VI (3 cr.)

Continuation of ART425. Intended for BFA students with a concentration in painting. Portfolio-building through refinement of individual concepts and direction of work. Technical and philosophical development in context of students' individual work. Ongoing independent research into artists and art critics sympathetic to students' aesthetic motivation. Individual and group critiques. With permission of instructor, ART428 may be taken concurrently with ART426. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART425.

ART428 - BFA Painting VII (3 cr.)

Continuation of ART426. Intended for BFA students with a concentration in painting. Portfolio-building through refinement of individual concepts and direction of work. Technical and philosophical development in context of students' individual work. Ongoing independent research into artists and art critics sympathetic to students' aesthetic motivation. Creation of slide portfolio. Individual and group critiques With permission of instructor, ART428 may be taken concurrently with ART426. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART426.

ART433 - Sculpture III (3 cr.)

Development of the student's individual sculptural style and direction based on independent research and the student's goals. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART332.

ART434 - Sculpture IV (3 cr.)

Continuation of ART433. Increased emphasis in the development of individual concepts and direction of work. Technical refinement of chosen medium. Individual and group critique. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART433.

ART435 - Sculpture V (3 cr.)

Continued refinement of style and direction in sculpture to develop stronger philosophical concerns related to the student's personal work. Group and individual critiques. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART434.

ART436 - BFA Sculpture VI (3 cr.)

Continuation of ART435. Intended for BFA students with a concentration in sculpture. Portfolio-building through refinement of individual concepts and direction of work. Technical and philosophical development in context of students' aesthetic motivation. Individual and group critiques. With permission of instructor ART438 may be taken concurrently with ART436. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART435.

ART438 - BFA Sculpture VII (3 cr.)

Continuation of ART436. Intended for BFA students with a concentration in sculpture. Portfolio-building through refinement of individual concepts and direction of work. Technical and philosophical development in context of students' individual work. Ongoing independent research into artist and art critics sympathetic to students' aesthetic motivation. Creation of slide portfolio. Individual and group critiques. With permission of instructor, ART438 may be taken concurrently with ART436. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART436.

ART457 - Ceramics III (3 cr.)

A continuation of ART356 with more emphasis on personal creative directions in ceramics. Technical and aesthetic questions are pursued more deeply. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART356.

ART458 - Ceramics IV (3 cr.)

A continuation of ART457. Emphasis on working with advanced concepts in clay form involving directions according to the student's capacities and interests. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART457.

ART459 - Ceramics V (3 cr.)

A continuation of ART458. Emphasis on personal creative direction and growth in ceramics. A continuation of the pursuit of technical and aesthetic development. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART458.

ART460 - BFA Ceramics VI (3 cr.)

Continuation of ART459. Intended for BFA students with a concentration in ceramics. Portfolio-building through refinement of individual concepts and direction of work. Technical and philosophical development in context of students' individual work. Ongoing independent research into artists and art critics sympathetic to students' aesthetic motivations. Individual and group critiques. With permission of instructor, ART460 may be taken concurrently with ART461. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART459.

ART461 - BFA Ceramics VII (3 cr.)

Continuation of ART460. Intended for BFA students with a concentration in ceramics. Portfolio-building through refinement of individual concepts and direction of work. Technical and philosophical development in context of students' individual work. Ongoing independent research into artists and art critics sympathetic to students' aesthetic motivations. Creation of slide portfolio. Individual and group critiques. With permission of instructor, ART461 may taken concurrently with ART460. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART460.

ART464 - Drawing IV (3 cr.)

The student becomes more self-critical and acquires additional skills and concepts needed for self-expression and personal growth. Technical and aesthetic comprehension will be increased through the exploration and refinement of selected media and drawing situations. Individual and group critiques will be employed frequently and exhibitions are required. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART363.

ART465 - Drawing V (3 cr.)

Continuation of ART464. Increased emphasis in the development of individual concepts and direction of work. Technical refinement of chosen medium. Individual and group critiques. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART464.

ART466 - BFA Drawing VI (3 cr.)

Continuation of ART465. Intended for BFA students with a concentration in drawing. Portfolio-building through refinement of individual concepts and direction of work. Technical and philosophical development in context of students' individual work. Ongoing independent research into artists and art critics sympathetic to students' aesthetic motivation. Individual and group critiques. With permission of instructor, ART467 may be taken concurrently with ART466. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART465.

ART467 - BFA Drawing VII (3 cr.)

Continuation of ART466. Intended for BFA students with a concentration in drawing. Portfolio-building through refinement of individual concepts and direction of work. Technical and philosophical development in context of students' individual work. Ongoing independent research into artists and art critics sympathetic to students' aesthetic motivation. Creation of slide portfolio. Individual and group critiques. With permission of instructor, ART467 may be taken concurrently with ART466 or ART468. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART466.

ART468 - BFA Drawing VIII (3 cr.)

Continuation of ART467. Intended for BFA students with a concentration in drawing. Portfolio-building through refinement of individual concepts and direction of work. Technical and philosophical development in context of students' individual work. Ongoing independent research into artists and art critics sympathetic to students' aesthetic motivation. Individual and group critiques. Final course in the drawing sequence. With permission of instructor, ART468 may be taken concurrently with ART467. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART467.

ART469 - B.F.A. Senior Exhibition Workshop (1 cr.)

This workshop provides a structured venue in which senior B.F.A. candidates and Museum Studies minor candidates, in collaboration with Art Department faculty and the Plattsburgh State Museum Director, begin to prepare for the annual B.F.A. Senior Exhibition. Topics include faculty review of student work, artist statements, catalogue design, fundraising, and preparation of work for exhibition. (Fall). Liberal arts. Prerequisites: B.F.A. candidate with senior standing or Museum Studies minor candidate with junior or senior standing.

ART471 - Contemporary Art (3 cr.)

An analysis of major directions in the visual arts since WWII involving extensive writing and advanced readings, research and discussion of selected current issues. (Fall). Liberal arts. Approved AWR. Prerequisite: one 300-level art history course, ENG101.

ART472 - Museum Studies/Art Exhibitions (3 cr.)

Readings on museum history, concepts, structure and procedures. A general text and specialized essays of the American Association of Museums will be used. Study of the procedural, curatorial and planning works of museums and exhibitions. Faculty review of portfolios for the Senior Art Major Exhibition. Three field trips will be made, for which transportation will be provided; other expenses are the student's responsibility. Liberal arts. (Fall). Prerequisite: junior standing.

ART473 - Senior Art Major Exhibition (1 cr.)

An advanced practicum for students interested in the museum experience and the preparation of art exhibits. Principles and techniques learned in ART472 will be used to create an exhibition of student's own work (Senior Art Major Exhibition), or selected material from the permanent art collection or material of another discipline. (Spring). Liberal arts. Pass/fail. Prerequisites: ART469, senior B.F.A. candidate, completion of art foundation program, 37 credits in art, passing art faculty review in ART469 if exhibiting, approval of museum director.

ART474 - Senior Art History Thesis (3 cr.)

Readings and research in a selected area of art history. The major focus will consist of the preparation of a research paper dealing with a specific art-historical topic chosen by the student in consultation with the instructor. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: Senior art history major.

ART475 - Art of the Book (3 cr.)

Advanced study of text illustration, primarily in book form, in western and non-western cultures from c.3500 BC to the present. Emphasis on the relationship between text and image and the evolution of illustration cycles. Involves advanced readings, extensive writing, including several short essays and a research project with multiple stages of preparation and review, and a class presentation. (Spring). Liberal arts. Approved AWR. Prerequisite: one 300-level art history course, ENG101.

ART480 - Printmaking III (3 cr.)

Integration of printmaking concerns explored in ART280 and ART380 with an emphasis on in-depth work in a particular process and the continued examination of printmaking media, such as relief, intaglio, lithography, monotype and the book arts. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART380.

ART481 - Printmaking IV (3 cr.)

Advanced experimentation and implementation of a variety of printmaking media will be used to develop students' in-depth conceptual statements. Personal research and semester-long projects will be emphasized. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART480.

ART482 - Printmaking V (3 cr.)

A continuation of ART481 in which masterful use of the print processes will result in an exhibition ready portfolio. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART481.

ART483 - BFA Printmaking VI (3 cr.)

A continuation of ART482. Advanced experimentation with a variety of printmaking media to develop a body of work for exhibition. Refinement of form and technique will serve the students' construction and understanding of mature aesthetic concepts. With the instructor's permission, ART484 may be taken concurrently with ART483. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART482.

ART484 - BFA Printmaking VII (3 cr.)

A continuation of ART483. Further advanced experimentation with a variety of printmaking media to develop a body of work for exhibition. Refinement of form and technique will serve the students' construction and understanding of mature aesthetic concepts. With the instructor's permission, ART484 may be taken concurrently with ART483. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: ART483.

ART496 - Studio Tutorial Experience (1 to 3 cr.)

Assistance in classroom planning, preparation, demonstrations and tutoring various studio courses. One to three credits may be earned each semester, but no more than three credits may be earned in the same course. (Fall - Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisites: POI and chairperson, completion of two courses (with a minimum 3.0 GPA) in the tutorial area.

ART499 - Independent Study (1 to 15 cr.)

Project individually arranged by student and faculty sponsor. Requires completion of the Independent Study form and approval by the Faculty Sponsor, Academic Advisor, Department Chair and Academic Dean.

ART599 - Independent Study (1 to 15 cr.)

Project individually arranged by student and faculty sponsor. Requires completion of the Independent Study form and approval by the Faculty Sponsor, Academic Advisor, Department Chair and Academic Dean.

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