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Non-majors can take courses in the Art & Design Department!


 

ART 100    Art Appreciation    3 Hours

An introductory study of the visual arts. Colonnade E-AH | AH

Recent Term(s) Offered: winter 2018; spring 2018; summer 2018; fall 2018; winter 2019; spring 2019; summer 2019; fall 2019; winter 2020; spring 2020; summer 2020; fall 2020

 

ART 102    Introduction to Making Art & Making Meaning    3 Hours

A hands-on material-specific course for non-art majors. Explores the formal elements, techniques, concepts and vocabulary of visual art through physical manipulation of one or more art materials (for example ceramics, paint, metals, or fibers). Examines art’s central and proactive role in the articulation of culture and its important function in determining societal norms and shifts throughout time. Colonnade E-AH | AH

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2020; fall 2020

 

ART 105    History of Art to 1300    3 Hours

A selective chronological study of the visual arts from prehistoric through Gothic times. The course is designed as an introduction to the basic terminology and problems of art history and to methods of analyzing and interpreting individual works of art. Colonnade E-AH | AH

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2018; winter 2019; fall 2019; fall 2020

 

ART 106    History of Art Since 1300    3 Hours

A selective chronological study of the major visual arts from renaissance through modern times. Colonnade E-AH | AH

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2018; summer 2018; spring 2019; summer 2019; spring 2020; summer 2020

 

ART 244    Computer Animation I    3 Hours

This introductory course initiates students to the creative possibilities of 3D computer animation platform. Note:

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2018; fall 2018; spring 2019; summer 2019; fall 2019; spring 2020; summer 2020; fall 2020

 

ART 317    Art and Power    3 Hours

A systematic consideration of the means through which the visual arts embody and promote ideologies and shape human societies. Colonnade K-SY

Prerequisite(s): 21 hours of Foundations and Explorations Courses, or junior status

Recent Term(s) Offered: winter 2018; summer 2018; winter 2019; spring 2019; summer 2019; winter 2020; summer 2020

 

ART 318    Art and Landscape    3 Hours

Critical examination of the theme of landscape in the visual arts. Colonnade K-LG

Prerequisite(s): 21 hours of Foundations and Explorations Courses, or junior status

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2018; summer 2019; winter 2020; summer 2020

 

ART 407    Islamic Art and Architecture    3 Hours

A survey of art and architecture in the Islamic world from 622 through the present day. Colonnade K-SC

Prerequisite(s): 21 hours of Foundations and Explorations Courses, or junior status

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2019; fall 2020

 

ART 445    American Architectural History    3 Hours

An interdisciplinary survey of American architectural history, including trends and styles, architect designed and manufactured structures and elements, and the social history of American architecture.

Equivalent(s): FLK 445

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2018

 

ART 490    Special Problems    3-6 Hours

Independent course work done on an individual basis under the guidance of a selected faculty member.

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2018; summer 2018; fall 2018; spring 2019; summer 2019; fall 2019; winter 2020; spring 2020; summer 2020; fall 2020

 

ART 491    Special Studies    3 Hours

Independent course work done on an individual basis under the guidance of a selected faculty member.

Recent Term(s) Offered: winter 2018; summer 2018; winter 2019; summer 2019; winter 2020

 

ART 496    Special Topics in Studio Art    3 Hours (repeatable max of 6 hrs)

Investigates different topics in art through process or technique in a studio practice.

Course Fee: $75

Recent Term(s) Offered: winter 2018; summer 2018; fall 2018; winter 2019; spring 2019; summer 2019; winter 2020; summer 2020; fall 2020

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