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Course ID:ARST 1040. 1 hour.
Course Title:Proseminar in Studio Art
Course
Description:
The profession of artist and fields of concentration in studio art.
Athena Title:PROSEMINAR IN ART
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ARST 1050H. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Drawing I (Honors)
Course
Description:
The techniques, materials, and principles of drawing.
Athena Title:DRAWING I HONORS
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ARST 1050
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 1050. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Drawing I
Course
Description:
Designed to increase a student’s understanding of the underlying elements of visual language through observational drawing. The development of skill in observational drawing is pursued as a goal in itself and as an experiential exercise through which students become familiar with the elements and materials of drawing.
Athena Title:Drawing I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ARST 1050H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 1051. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Drawing I for Non-Majors
Course
Description:
The techniques, materials, and principles of drawing.
Athena Title:DRAWING I NON MAJOR
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 1060. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Color/Composition
Course
Description:
Introduction to the organizing principles of two-dimensional design and color theory. Students will learn to effectively manipulate the elements and principles of design in non- representational and representational compositions. They will be introduced to basic color theory and its creative application in the service of effective visual communication.
Athena Title:Color/Composition
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 1061. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Color and Composition for Non-Majors
Course
Description:
Color emphasizing and its role in composition and two- dimensional design.
Athena Title:COLOR COMP NONMAJOR
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 1070. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Drawing II
Course
Description:
This second fundamental drawing course continues to explore perception, the relationship between perception and conception, form as it pertains to representation and abstraction, and the organization of surface through line, shape, light, texture, and space, with special attention to the human figure.
Athena Title:DRAWING II
Prerequisite:ARST 1050
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 1071. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Drawing II for Non-Majors
Course
Description:
This second fundamental drawing course continues to explore perception, the relationship between perception and conception, form as it pertains to representation and abstraction, and the organization of surface through line, shape, light, texture, and space, with special attention to the human figure.
Athena Title:DRAWING II NONMAJOR
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 1080. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Three-Dimensional Design
Course
Description:
An introduction to the design of three-dimensional forms and space using various materials and methods. Students will explore concepts of three-dimensional design, such as scale and proportion, positive and negative space, focal point, and weight and gravity. Students will also study concepts of environmental context in three-dimensional art.
Athena Title:Three-Dimensional Design
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 1081. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Three-Dimensional Design for Non-Majors
Course
Description:
Three-dimensional forms and space using various materials and methods.
Athena Title:3D DESIGN/NON MAJOR
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 1090. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Introduction to Digital Imaging
Course
Description:
An introduction into the digital means of image capturing, creation and research, and the broadcast and output of these files in art and design practice.
Athena Title:INTRO DIGI IMAGING
Prerequisite:(ARST 1050 and ARST 1060) or ARST1080
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 2000. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Introduction to Figure Drawing
Course
Description:
Compositional, expressive, and anatomical approaches to drawing the human figure, traditional media such as charcoal, conte crayon, graphite, and ink will be used.
Athena Title:Introduction to Figure Drawing
Prerequisite:ARST 1050 or ARST 1050H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 2010. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Drawing and Visuality
Course
Description:
Explores the potential of drawing in a contemporary context by incorporating goals and strategies that move beyond direct perception and conventional mimetic visual modes. Drawing language and media will be researched and studied to promote personal expression and understanding of form both practically and intellectually.
Athena Title:Drawing and Visuality
Prerequisite:ARST 1050 or ARST 1050H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 2020. 3 hours.
Course Title:Ideation and Methodologies
Course
Description:
An introduction to creativity and ideation, including practices in sketching, researching, mapping and prototyping, employing methodologies such as self-reflection, brainstorming, collaborations, scientific method, and taxonomy. It engages the core of inventive practice, applicable in any design-oriented field, including the sciences, engineering, and entrepreneurship as well as art.
Athena Title:Ideation and Methodologies
Prerequisite:Second year student standing
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 2100. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Introduction to Painting and Visuality
Course
Description:
Introduction to contemporary perceptual painting, a synthesis of global image culture. Emphasis is placed on historic motivations, non-western influences, subject matter, and composition by utilizing painting media and image interpretation. Students learn painting techniques, respond to issues through painting language, and articulate their analysis through critiques and written responses.
Athena Title:Intro Painting and Visuality
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 2110. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Intermediate Painting
Course
Description:
Painting applied to still life, landscape, abstraction, and the human figure from live models.
Athena Title:INTERM PAINTING
Prerequisite:ARST 2100
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 2120. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Intermediate Painting: Color and Application
Course
Description:
An intensive exploration of the mechanics and effect of color in the painted image. This course builds on basic color theory and Beginning Painting to give students tools for the sophisticated manipulation of color in their paintings and examines how color is perceived as a phenomenon and interpreted as content.
Athena Title:Intermed Paint Color and Appl
Prerequisite:(ARST 1050 or ARST 1050H) and ARST 1060
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 2200. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Introductory Photography
Course
Description:
The art of photography, its history and criticism, including basic processing techniques and optical principles using standard cameras and black and white materials. Picture making concepts and interpretation are emphasized.
Athena Title:Introductory Photography
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 2210. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Introduction to Photography and Image Culture
Course
Description:
An introduction to photography and contemporary image culture, including history, criticism, and practice utilizing digital cameras and image interpretation.
Athena Title:Intro Photo and Image Culture
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 2220. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Introduction to Photography Field Work
Course
Description:
Digital photography with an emphasis on field experience, utilizing images to engage conceptual content. Techniques will include camera controls, composition, quality of light, editing, and printing. The work of other photographers will be covered with related assignments that directly engage the field experience.
Athena Title:Intro Photography Field Work
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 2230. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Pinhole Photography
Course
Description:
The foundations of the art of photography through the construct of the pinhole camera. Basic optics and photographic processing techniques. Picture-making concepts and interpretation are emphasized.
Athena Title:Pinhole Photography
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 2340. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Digital Printmaking
Course
Description:
The use of software such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to create imagery. Students will learn to print images on large format printers to make ink jet prints. Students will also combine digital printing with traditional printmaking methods. Technical mastery will be emphasized along with conceptual development.
Athena Title:Digital Printmaking
Prerequisite:ARST 2010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 2350. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Introduction to Printmaking
Course
Description:
Course examines multiple printmaking techniques throughout the semester. This class will include an introduction to intaglio plate making and printing techniques, relief plate making and printing techniques, monoprinting plate making and printing techniques, and screen printing.
Athena Title:Introduction to Printmaking
Prerequisite:wo of the following: ARST 2310 or ARST 3315 or ARST 2300 or ARST 3305 or ARST 2320 or ARST 3325 or ARST 2330 or ARST 3335
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 2400. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Fundamentals of Sculpture
Course
Description:
Technical fundamentals of mold making/casting, modeling, and constructive methods of sculpture and their aesthetic implications in terms of form and content.
Athena Title:Fundamentals of Sculpture
Prerequisite:ARST 1080
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 2410. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Portrait and Figure Sculpture
Course
Description:
Sculpting the human form directly from the model.
Athena Title:Portrait and Figure Sculpture
Prerequisite:ARST 1080
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 2500. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Introduction to Ceramics
Course
Description:
Development of personal expression using the ceramic process.
Athena Title:Introduction to Ceramics
Prerequisite:ARST 1050 or ARST 1050H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 2550. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Ceramics - Introductory Pottery
Course
Description:
An introductory course on pottery/vessel forms and aesthetics made on the potters wheel. Will include glazing and firing technology.
Athena Title:Ceramics Introductory Pottery
Prerequisite:ARST 1050 or ARST 1050H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 2600. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Beginning Jewelry/Metals
Course
Description:
Introduction to jewelry and metalsmithing. Helping students develop design skills and learn the technical processes are the core aspects of this class as students explore metal as a medium for personal expression. Emphasis is placed on increasing the students' abilities to solve both design and technical problems.
Athena Title:Beginning Jewelry/Metals
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 2700. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Textile Foundations
Course
Description:
Woven and non-woven textile techniques and the relation between process and material.
Athena Title:Textile Foundations
Prerequisite:ARST 1050 or ARST 1050H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 2710. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Surface Design
Course
Description:
Focus on basic design issues and color as they apply to continuous patterns.
Athena Title:Surface Design
Prerequisite:ARST 2010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 2800. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Introduction to Digital Imaging
Course
Description:
An introduction into the digital means of image capturing, creation and research, and the broadcast and output of these files in art and design practice.
Athena Title:INTRO DIGI IMAGING
Prerequisite:ARST 1050 and (ARST 1060 or ARST 1080)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 2810. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Hypermedia
Course
Description:
A combination of theory and practice in contemporary art and creative professions. As a studio course, the study of contemporary pop culture and its use of modern devices for creative expression will take place through both lecture and studio activity.
Athena Title:HYPERMEDIA
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3010. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Advanced Drawing
Course
Description:
Advanced drawing stressing individual projects and experimental approaches.
Athena Title:ADVANCED DRAWING
Prerequisite:ARST 2010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3099. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Advanced Drawing: Drawing in Conceptual Space
Course
Description:
Practice using drawing to create and define conceptual spaces. Students are taught strategies for using conceptual space as co- informative to the pictorial space of drawing.
Athena Title:Adv Draw in Conceptual Space
Prerequisite:ARST 1050 and ARST 1060 and ARST 2100 and one additional ARST 2000-level class
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3110. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Transparent Watercolor
Course
Description:
Transparent watercolor including landscape, still life, and the human figure. Personal imagery and non-representational painting will also be explored.
Athena Title:TRANSP WATERCOLOR
Prerequisite:ARST 2100 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3120. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Aqueous Media
Course
Description:
Synthetic media (acrylics), casein, and water media other than transparent watercolor.
Athena Title:Aqueous Media
Prerequisite:ARST 2110 or ARST 2115 or ARST 2120
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3130. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Figure Painting
Course
Description:
Compositional, expressive, and anatomical aspects of painting the human figure; work from the model, both nude and clothed, and other sources.
Athena Title:Figure Painting
Prerequisite:ARST 2000 and (ARST 2110 or ARST 2115 or ARST 2120)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3140. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Painting Studio
Course
Description:
Inquiry into varied approaches in painting, both representational and non-representational. Experimental attitudes and personal ideas and solutions are encouraged.
Athena Title:Painting Studio
Prerequisite:ARST 2110 or ARST 2115 or ARST 2120
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3150. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Figure Painting
Course
Description:
Painting the human figure emphasizing structure and painting techniques. Media include oil and acrylic paints and grounds.
Athena Title:FIGURE PAINTING
Prerequisite:ARST 3130
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3160. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Painting Materials and Techniques
Course
Description:
Historical techniques such as egg tempera, fresco, encaustic, and Venetian mode oil painting as they apply to contemporary needs; modern materials such as alkyd and polymer resins are introduced. Consideration is given to the properties of pigments, binders, grounds, and supports.
Athena Title:PAINTING MTLS &TECH
Prerequisite:ARST 2110
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3200. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Black and White Photography
Course
Description:
Camera skills and processing techniques for black and white negatives and prints with emphasis on visual concepts and articulation of ideas.
Athena Title:B&W PHOTOGRAPHY
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3205. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Contemporary Video Concepts and Practice
Course
Description:
An introduction to time-based means of visual expression through video and other constructs. Students will develop technical skills using digital capture and editing, developing proficiency concerning the role of light, space, time, composition, editing, and sequencing, within a conceptual framework of ideas, expression, and communication.
Athena Title:Contemporary Video
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3210. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Color Photography
Course
Description:
Color photography investigates color theory, lighting, utilizing color for conceptual concerns, digital printing, and workflows. Concepts are presented within the context of contemporary trends and practices.
Athena Title:Color Photography
Prerequisite:ARST 2210
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3220. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Large Format Photography
Course
Description:
Large format cameras using pack and sheet films. Techniques of advanced camera handling, lighting, film processing, and refined printing. Historical and contemporary practices considered.
Athena Title:Large Format Photography
Prerequisite:ARST 3200
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3230. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Internship in Photography
Course
Description:
Practical experience with professionals including photographers, designers, and computer specialists. Independent projects and research with editors, curators, teachers, and historians. Assist photography faculty in creative work with emphasis on studio and lab production.
Athena Title:Internship in Photography
Nontraditional Format:Internship.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3240. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Digital Photography: Color and the Image Machine
Course
Description:
A studio-based exploration of image-capture devices in art and society. Techniques will emphasize small mobile tools like cell phone cameras, image manipulation from Photoshop to alternative apps, and output from prints to blogs. Discussions will include citizen journalism, voyeurism, and ethics, as well as social media outlets.
Athena Title:PHOTO IMAGE MACHINE
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3250. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Constructed Image in Photography
Course
Description:
Exploration of photographing constructed scenes both in the studio and on location. Students will investigate the conceptual expression of an idea through a constructed situation with emphasis on artificial lighting techniques. Discussion of historic and contemporary works as well as individual portfolio development.
Athena Title:CONSTRUCTED IMAGE
Pre or Corequisite:ARST 3220
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3305. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Printmaking: Relief
Course
Description:
Various relief printmaking techniques with concentrated work in the processes of woodcut, wood engraving, and linoleum cut.
Athena Title:Printmaking: Relief
Prerequisite:ARST 1050 or ARST 1050H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3310. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Introduction to Book Arts
Course
Description:
Hand papermaking as a support for other media and as a creative medium in two or three dimensions. Use of handmade paper in bookbinding and introductory skills in hand bookbinding techniques.
Athena Title:Introduction to Book Arts
Prerequisite:ARST 1070
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3320. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Introductory Book Arts/Letterpress
Course
Description:
Letterpress printing and book arts as they relate to the creative synthesis of text and image in book and broadside form.
Athena Title:Intro Book Arts Letterpress
Prerequisite:ARST 1070
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3340. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 18 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Advanced Printmaking
Course
Description:
Lithography, etching, or relief printmaking for advanced students, stressing aesthetic development and technical achievement.
Athena Title:Advanced Printmaking
Prerequisite:ARST 2300 or ARST 2310 or ARST 2320 or ARST 2330
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3370. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Advanced Book Arts
Course
Description:
This course will focus on the book as an art form and/or letterpress projects for advanced students. Aesthetic development and technical achievement will be stressed.
Athena Title:ADV BOOK ARTS
Prerequisite:Two of the following: (ARST 3310 or ARST 3320) and (ARST 2300 or ARST 2310 or ARST 2320 or ARST 2330)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3400. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Construction in Metal
Course
Description:
Beginning welding techniques and the use of metal in sculptural composition.
Athena Title:CONSTRUCT I
Prerequisite:ARST 2400
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3410. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Intermediate Constuction in Metal
Course
Description:
Advanced welding techniques and the use of mixed media.
Athena Title:CONSTRUCT II
Prerequisite:ARST 3400
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3420. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Sculpture: The Subtractive Process I
Course
Description:
Direct carving in wood or stone.
Athena Title:CARVING SCULPT I
Prerequisite:ARST 2400 or ARST 2410
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3430. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Sculpture: The Subtractive Process II
Course
Description:
Carving wood and stone, both representational and non-representational, with emphasis on aesthetic development.
Athena Title:CARVING SCULPT II
Prerequisite:ARST 3420
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3440. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Fundamentals of Casting Metal Sculpture
Course
Description:
Fundamental techniques for producing metal sculpture using refractory molds and sand casting.
Athena Title:METAL CASTING I
Prerequisite:ARST 2400 or ARST 2410
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3450. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Intermediate Casting in Metal
Course
Description:
Production of sculpture in refractory molds and sand casting, both representational and non-representational, with emphasis on aesthetic development and mixed media.
Athena Title:METAL CASTING II
Prerequisite:ARST 3440
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3460. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Intermediate Portrait and Figure Sculpture
Course
Description:
Sculpting the human form based on the live model. Anatomy, composition, and sculptural techniques are emphasized as means for creative expression.
Athena Title:FIGURE SCULPTURE II
Prerequisite:ARST 2410
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3470. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Wood as a Sculptural Medium
Course
Description:
Processes include carving with hand, pneumatic, and electric tools. Stationary machine tools will also be incorporated.
Athena Title:WOOD - SCULPTURE
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:ARST 2400
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3500. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Intermediate Ceramics
Course
Description:
Sculptural and functional ceramic forms with an emphasis on personal expression and individual style.
Athena Title:INTERMED CERAMICS
Prerequisite:ARST 2500
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3550. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Intermediate Pottery
Course
Description:
An intermediate course on pottery/vessel forms and aesthetics made on the potters wheel. Will include glazing and firing technology.
Athena Title:INTERMED POTTERY
Prerequisite:ARST 2500 and ARST 2550
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3610. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Intermediate Jewelry
Course
Description:
This course expands upon the skills learned in Beginning Jewelry/Metals and introduces advanced techniques specific to jewelry. Emphasis is placed on fabrication, casting, mechanisms, and surface embellishment. An ongoing relationship between form, subject matter, and content will enhance the students' abilities to express their ideas through the medium of metal.
Athena Title:JEWELRY
Prerequisite:ARST 2600
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3620. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Intermediate Metals
Course
Description:
Introduction to the various forming processes associated with forging, raising, and fabrication as they relate to hollowware, flatware, and the functional object. Development of the technical expertise and gaining an understanding of the properties of metal while exploring form and function are central to this class.
Athena Title:METALWORK
Prerequisite:ARST 2600
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3700. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Weaving I
Course
Description:
Utilization of the floor loom to study basic weaves and their application to hand-crafted and industrial textiles.
Athena Title:WEAVING I
Prerequisite:ARST 2700
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3710. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Advanced Weaving
Course
Description:
Woven structures on multi-harness looms.
Athena Title:ADVANCED WEAVING
Prerequisite:ARST 2700 and ARST 3700
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3720. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Field Work in Textile Concepts
Course
Description:
Through a series of projects that research identity, form, and structure, the student will translate these concepts into material investigation using collage and 3-D prototypes.
Athena Title:TEXTILE CONCEPTS
Prerequisite:ARST 2700
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3730. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Screen-Printing
Course
Description:
Utilization of screen printing for fabric printing, including simple stencils and photographic processes.
Athena Title:SCREEN-PRINTING
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3750. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:History of Fabric Design
Course
Description:
The development of the fabric arts from prehistoric periods to the present in conjunction with studio projects.
Athena Title:HIST FABRIC DSGN
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3760. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Advanced Studio Practices
Course
Description:
Individual studio projects and investigation of specific problems under the direction of a faculty member.
Athena Title:Advanced Studio Practices
Prerequisite:ARST 2710
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3770. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Design for Industry
Course
Description:
In-depth study and insight into various textile companies within the fabric industry.
Athena Title:DESIGN FOR INDUSTRY
Prerequisite:ARST 2700 and ARST 2710
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3780. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Material Futures
Course
Description:
Production of new and innovative modern textiles through use of under-utilized, often overlooked textile techniques.
Athena Title:Material Futures
Prerequisite:ARST 1050 or ARST 1050H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3800. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Transmedia
Course
Description:
Conceptual methods of visual thinking found in New Media, focusing on time-based media, performance, installation, and computer generated imaging. This course encourages the thoughtful engagement in complex ideas through visual application, not limited to any single configuration or vocabulary of art.
Athena Title:Transmedia
Prerequisite:ARST 1070 or any ARST 2000- level course
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3810. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:CAD and Fabrication I
Course
Description:
The first part of a comprehensive exploration of computer-aided design and fabrication from concept development and digital modeling through rapid prototyping processes. Using CAD software and state-of-the-art CNC machining, students are able to build detailed models and fabricate finished objects out of a variety of materials.
Athena Title:CAD & FABRICATION I
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3830. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Digital Video I
Course
Description:
This is a basic production course in video as a medium for artistic expression. Students learn the skills working with digital video equipment and non-linear editing systems. Strategies for using video as an art-making tool are explored. Contemporary video artists are viewed and discussed.
Athena Title:DIGITAL VIDEO I
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3840. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Interdisciplinary Art I
Course
Description:
Exploration and research of various topics using interdisciplinary methods. Encourages the thoughtful engagement of complex ideas through visual application, not limited to any single configuration or vocabulary of art. Collaborative teaching, visiting lecturers, and field trips create the dynamic learning environment.
Athena Title:INTERDIS ART I
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3850. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Interactive Art I
Course
Description:
Exploration of realtime interactive audio-visual/mechanical systems in the service of art. Students create, control, effect, and transform digital media in realtime using custom hardware and software.
Athena Title:INTERACTIVE ART I
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3860. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Net Art
Course
Description:
Examination of the current state of artistic practice on the Internet and facilitation of the production of new works for networked audiences. The course consists of concurrent research and studio components joined by critical theory.
Athena Title:NET ART
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3870. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:E-Gadgets for Experimental Media
Course
Description:
Students learn the basic principles of electronics along with hands-on techniques for incorporating it into their work. An introduction to electronic components, circuits, motors, and actuators available for integration into art projects. A look at various forms of motor control, and the necessary means to power these devices.
Athena Title:E-GADGETS EXP MEDIA
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 3920. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Art Colloquia
Course
Description:
Unique issues in contemporary art practice introduced through lectures, discussions, demonstrations, and in-class work for the intermediate art student. Students will explore and research multiplicities of contemporary art practice with special emphasis on the content and contexts. Course work includes art creation, demonstrations, presentations, papers, gallery, or museum visits.
Athena Title:Art Colloquia
Prerequisite:Two 2000- or 3000- level ARST courses and (ARHI 2300 or ARHI 2400)
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4000. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Directed Study in Drawing
Course
Description:
Independent projects for advanced drawing and painting majors.
Athena Title:DIR STU IN DRAWING
Prerequisite:ARST 3010 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4020. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Figure Drawing/Anatomy
Course
Description:
Figure drawing with consideration of the human skeletal and muscular systems, surface anatomy, and bio-mechanical concerns.
Athena Title:FIG DRAWING/ANAT
Prerequisite:ARST 2000
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4080. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Drawing
Course
Description:
Individual studio projects and investigation of specific problems under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:DIR STU IN DRAWING
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4090. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Senior Exit in Drawing
Course
Description:
Projects in drawing towards the presentation of a BFA exhibition. The course includes preparation for professional activity and/or application to graduate school, and should be taken during last semester of studio course work.
Athena Title:SR EXIT IN DRAW
Prerequisite:ARST 3010 and ARST 4020
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4100. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Directed Study in Painting
Course
Description:
Advanced independent study for drawing and painting majors. Studio meetings arranged.
Athena Title:PAINTING - DIR STU
Prerequisite:Nine hours of ARST 3010 or ARST 3120 or ARST 3130 or ARST 3150 or ARST 3160
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4110. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Senior Exit in Painting
Course
Description:
Projects in painting towards the presentation of a BFA exhibition. The course includes preparation for professional activity and/or application to graduate school, and should be taken during last quarter of studio course work.
Athena Title:SR EXIT PAINTING
Prerequisite:Nine hours of ARST 3010 or ARST 3110 or ARST 3120 or ARST 3130 or ARST 3140 or ARST 3150 or ARST 3160 or ARST 4000 or ARST 4020 or ARST 4100 or ARST 4900
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4140. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Advanced Studio Concepts
Course
Description:
Advanced inquiry into varied approaches in generating and developing images, both representational and non- representational. Modern and contemporary techniques as well as mixed media approaches. Experimental attitudes, ideas and solutions are encouraged. Students will expand their awareness of social, historical and critical issues, with an emphasis on contemporary art and criticism.
Athena Title:Advanced Studio Concepts
Prerequisite:ARST 3140 or ARST 3010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4170/6170. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Contemporary Applications of Historic Painting Materials
Course
Description:
Introduction to historical methods: egg tempera, fresco, encaustic, casein and Venetian oil painting in combination with modern materials: acrylic polymers and alkyd resins. Consideration is given to the properties of pigments, binders, grounds, and supports and how they inform contemporary studio practice.
Athena Title:Contemp App Hist Paint Mater
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ARST 3160
Prerequisite:ARST 1050 and (any 2000-level ARST or ARHI course)
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4180. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Painting
Course
Description:
Individual studio projects and investigation of specific problems under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:DIR STU IN PAINTING
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4200. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Advanced Photography
Course
Description:
Advanced applications of the medium. Experimental camera handling and laboratory work is emphasized. Intensive practice of traditional and new technologies within a conceptual framework. Regular critiques support portfolio development.
Athena Title:Advanced Photography
Prerequisite:ARST 3220 and ARST 3250
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4201. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Advanced Photography II
Course
Description:
Advanced studio practices in developing and refining each student's personal expression through portfolio development. Intensive application of traditional and new technologies in the medium of photography. Includes research on historical and contemporary practices of artists in the field. Regular one-on- one and group critiques support portfolio development.
Athena Title:ADVANCED PHOTO II
Prerequisite:ARST4200
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4205/6205. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Photography in Time
Course
Description:
Exploration of the evolution of photography into the moving picture. Working primarily with digital video, the course will cover the techniques of shooting and editing video, focusing on the conceptual expression of time-based photography.
Athena Title:PHOTOGRAPHY IN TIME
Prerequisite:ARST 3220
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4210. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Special Topics in Photography
Course
Description:
Major historical movements in photography including comparative studies of contemporary trends and criticism with an emphasis on research and the development of library archives.
Athena Title:Special Topics in Photography
Prerequisite:ARST 3210
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4220. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Senior Exhibition and Portfolio
Course
Description:
Creation and presentation of a finished body of original work in photography for BFA degree, with a written statement concerning the work.
Athena Title:SENIOR EXIT & FOLIO
Prerequisite:ARST 4200
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4230. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:External Internship in Photography
Course
Description:
Practical experience with professionals, including photographers, designers, curators, computer specialists, and other art-related professions. Assist professionals in practical and creative projects with emphasis on work experience outside the academic environment.
Athena Title:EXT INTERN IN PHOTO
Pre or Corequisite:ARST 3210
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4250/6250. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Constructed Image in Photography
Course
Description:
Exploration of photographing constructed scenes both in the studio and on location. Investigation of the conceptual expression of an idea through a constructed situation with emphasis on artificial lighting techniques. Discussion of historic and contemporary works as well as individual portfolio development.
Athena Title:CONSTRUCTED IMAGE
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4260/6260. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Advanced Techniques in Photography
Course
Description:
Techniques for advanced handling of equipment and materials in photographic processing. Advanced techniques in film exposure and processing, darkroom printing, and digital image processing and printing.
Athena Title:ADV TECH IN PHOTO
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4270/6270. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Social Documentary Photography and Video
Course
Description:
Storytelling through documentary photography and video research. Introduction to the history and practice of documentary work as well as studio practice. Students will develop projects engaging social documentary work through photo essays, documentary videos, and digital storytelling.
Athena Title:SOCIAL DOCUMENTARY
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4280. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Photography
Course
Description:
Individual studio projects and investigation of specific problems under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:DIR STU IN PHOTO
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4290/6290. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Landscape Photography
Course
Description:
The practice of landscape photography and the recording of place. Includes an overview of the history and practice of landscape photography. Students will develop studio projects that engage both natural and urban landscapes, considering the social, political, and personal engagements with the earth.
Athena Title:LANDSCAPE PHOTO
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4300. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Printmaking: Internship
Course
Description:
Practical experiences with related professions in the field of print, paper and book collections, and print shops; work with printmaking faculty in the studio or print facility.
Athena Title:PRTMKG: INTERNSHIP
Nontraditional Format:Internship.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4310. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Senior Exit in Printmaking
Course
Description:
Individual research, creation, and presentation of a finished body of original work in printmaking for senior exhibition or portfolio with written statement and visual documentation.
Athena Title:SR EXIT PRINTMAKING
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4330/6330. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Printmaking: Special Topics I
Course
Description:
Special projects for advanced students.
Athena Title:PRTMKG SPEC TOPIC I
Prerequisite:ARST 2310 and ARST 3300 and ARST 3310 and ARST 3320
Pre or Corequisite:Two of the following: ARST 2300 or ARST 2310 or ARST 2320 or ARST 2330 or ARST 3310
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4380. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Printmaking
Course
Description:
Individual studio projects and investigation of specific problems under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:DIR STU IN PRINT
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4400. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Advanced Casting in Metal
Course
Description:
Continued exploration of cast metal and mixed media in the creation of sculpture.
Athena Title:METAL CASTING III
Prerequisite:ARST 3450
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4410. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Advanced Portrait and Figure Sculpture
Course
Description:
Refinement of technical and expressive skills in sculpting the human form.
Athena Title:FIGURE SCULPT III
Prerequisite:ARST 3460
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4420/6420. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Sculpture and Spatial Context II
Course
Description:
Production of a fully realized three-dimensional maquette or full scale sculpture beginning with drawing of objects, landscape, architecture, and the human figure.
Athena Title:SCULPTURE SPACE II
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4430. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Sculpture: The Subtractive Process III
Course
Description:
Refinement of technical and expressive skills in carving stone.
Athena Title:CARVING SCULPT III
Prerequisite:ARST 3420 and ARST 3430
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4440. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Advanced Contruction in Metal
Course
Description:
Refinement of technical and expressive skills in construction in metal and mixed media.
Athena Title:CONSTRUCT III
Prerequisite:ARST 3410
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4450. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Senior Exit in Sculpture
Course
Description:
Directed independent study towards the presentation of a BFA exhibition, including preparation for professional activity and/or application to graduate school.
Athena Title:SCULPTURE SR EXIT
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ARST 4480. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Sculpture
Course
Description:
Individual studio projects and investigation of specific problems under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:SCULPTURE DIR STUDY
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4500. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Advanced Ceramics
Course
Description:
Specific projects for experienced students selected in consultation with the instructor.
Athena Title:ADV CERAMICS
Prerequisite:Nine hours of ARST 3500
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4510/6510. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Kiln Design and Construction
Course
Description:
This course is designed for ceramics majors and will cover the history, design, and construction of a variety of kilns.
Athena Title:KILN CONSTRUCTION
Prerequisite:ARST 2500
Corequisite:ARST 3500 and ARST 4500
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4580. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Ceramics
Course
Description:
Individual studio projects and investigation of specific problems under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:DIR STU IN CERAMICS
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4590. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Senior Exit Show in Ceramics
Course
Description:
Independent study directed towards the presentation of a BFA exhibition, including preparation for a career and/or application to graduate school.
Athena Title:SEN EX SHOW CERAMIC
Prerequisite:Nine hours of ARST 4500
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4600. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Advanced Jewelry
Course
Description:
Exploration of advanced skills and techniques in jewelry. Emphasis will be on research and concept development while enhancing technical and problem solving skills. Material studies and thematic explorations will drive the assignments. Discussions on historical and contemporary metalsmiths will advance skills in critical thinking.
Athena Title:ADVANCED JEWELRY
Prerequisite:ARST 3610 and ARST 3620
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4601/6601. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:History and Theory of Modern Objects in Visual and Material Culture
Course
Description:
The examination of forms, uses, and meanings of objects, images, and environments in everyday life. The study and practice of visual and material culture with bridges between studio craft, design, and art.
Athena Title:H&T MOD OBJECTS
Prerequisite:Any 2000-level ARST course
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4610. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Advanced Metalwork
Course
Description:
Exploration of advanced skills and techniques as they relate to metalsmithing. Emphasis will be on research, concept development, and material investigation while enhancing technical skills and developing skills in critical thinking. Exploration of material and process to advance personal expression is encouraged.
Athena Title:ADVANCED METALWORK
Prerequisite:ARST 3610 and ARST 3620
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4620. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:BFA Project in Jewelry or Metalwork
Course
Description:
The purpose of this class is to create a cohesive body of work that supports the continued development of a student's professional portfolio. There will be an emphasis on research analysis and evaluation of aesthetic and conceptual decisions.
Athena Title:BFA PROJ JWLY MTLWK
Prerequisite:ARST 3610 and (ARST 4610 or ARST 4600)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4680. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Jewelry/Metal
Course
Description:
Individual research projects under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:DIR STU IN JEW/MET
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4700. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:CAD for Textiles
Course
Description:
Computer-aided design using various computer programs for textile designs.
Athena Title:CAD FOR TEXTILES
Prerequisite:ARST 3730
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4701. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:The Weaving Marathon: Material Explorations
Course
Description:
Students will learn to set up the loom and experiment with a variety of cloth making techniques. The student will weave a series of samples using a variety of structures, materials, and techniques for an actual architectural space. Through pattern development, repetition, and color interaction, the weaver will investigate woven structure.
Athena Title:WEAVING MARATHON
Prerequisite:ARST 2710
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4710. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:BFA Project in Fabric Design
Course
Description:
Directed independent study towards the presentation of a BFA exhibition, including preparation for professional activity and/or application to graduate school.
Athena Title:BFA PROJ FAB DSGN
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4730/6730. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Fabric Design in Japan
Course
Description:
Study program in Japan incorporating intensive studio work and field trips to collections and sites.
Athena Title:FABRIC DES/JAPAN
Undergraduate Prerequisite:Permission of major
Graduate Prerequisite:Permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4780. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Fabric Design
Course
Description:
Individual studio projects and investigation of specific problems under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:DIR STU IN FAB DIS
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ARST 4800/6800. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Special Topics in Art and Technology
Course
Description:
For upper-level undergraduate and graduate students who are working within expanded forms of installation, video, sound, performance, and interactive electronic arts. Students are expected to work independently setting their own projects and goals. The class combines theory, studio, critique, and discussion.
Athena Title:S/TOPICS ART & TECH
Prerequisite:ARST 3800
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4810/6810. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:CAD and Fabrication
Course
Description:
Aspects of computer aided design and CNC fabricating. Utilization of state-of-the-art fabrication facilities: haptic sensible technology, 3D stereo thermojet lithographic printing, and our 3-axis CNC router.
Athena Title:CAD & FABRICATION
Prerequisite:ARST 3810
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4820. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Exit Studio
Course
Description:
This studio course facilitates the development of a cohesive body of work for an exit exhibition. Research, creation, and presentation of an exhibition will be required for graduation. Students will also work on a portfolio with a written statement and visual documentation as preparation for professional activities and/or graduate school.
Athena Title:Exit Studio
Prerequisite:ARST 4800/6800
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4830. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Digital Video II
Course
Description:
Introduction to more sophisticated processes in video production and post production. Further refinement of digital editing techniques and visual effects are covered. Storyboards, scripting, and content are emphasized. The class views, reads, and discusses significant contemporary works and related critical writings.
Athena Title:DIGITAL VIDEO II
Prerequisite:ARST 3830
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4840. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Interdisciplinary Art II
Course
Description:
An advanced course exploring and researching various topics in art through interdisciplinary methods.
Athena Title:Interdisciplinary Art II
Prerequisite:Third year student standing
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4850. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Interactive Art II
Course
Description:
An advanced course in realtime interactive audio-visual/mechanical systems.
Athena Title:INTERACTIVE ART II
Prerequisite:ARST 3850
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4860. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Video Installation
Course
Description:
Combination of studio practice and research with critiques of student work to examine the vernacular and practices of video installation. Students experiment with single and multi-channel video as monitor displays, projections, and/or part of larger scale projects. Site specific concerns of private/public space, narrative, identity, reception, and aesthetics will be the basis for discussion.
Athena Title:VIDEO INSTALLATION
Prerequisite:ARST 3830
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4870/6870. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Web Site Design for Artists
Course
Description:
Web site design for professional artists, reviewing historic and contemporary models. Addresses site creation from the ground up, examining best practices and strategies for successful design and management for portfolio and works created specifically for the internet.
Athena Title:WEB SITE DESIGN
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4880. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Digital Media
Course
Description:
Individual studio projects and investigation of specific problems under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:DIR STU IN DIG MED
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4900. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Technical Problems
Course
Description:
For students qualified to carry out individual projects in studio areas.
Athena Title:TECH PROBLEMS
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4920/6920. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:IDEA Seminar: Innovation, Design, Entrepreneurship, and Art
Course
Description:
Focuses on planning for production. Students will research process, creating a variety of tools used for planning, including budgets, timelines, contracts, case studies, SWOT analysis, user scenarios, schematics, and narrative summaries. Students will leave the course able to create methodologies and plans for innovative project implementation.
Athena Title:IDEA Seminar
Prerequisite:Third-year student standing
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4930. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 3 hours credit.
Course Title:Internship in Art
Course
Description:
Supervised experience in a professional environment such as cooperative programs, agencies, or artists' studios.
Athena Title:Internship in Art
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ARST 4230, ARST 4300
Nontraditional Format:The equivalent of lecture or studio course amounting to three credit hours to be agreed upon by the outside agency and the School of Art.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4980/6980. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit. 2-6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Directed Study in Art and Design
Course
Description:
Individual studio projects investigating specific problems under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:Directed Study Art and Design
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 4990. 3 hours.
Course Title:Exhibition and Professional Practices
Course
Description:
Interdisciplinary capstone course on preparing artwork for exhibition, exhibition design and installation, professional writing, and development practices for careers in the arts and related fields. Students will exhibit individual research in the galleries of the School of Art and prepare a professional portfolio in print and online for career development.
Athena Title:Exhibit and Professional Pract
Prerequisite:ARST 3140 or ARST 3010 or ARST 4200 or ARST 4600 or ARST 4610 or ARST 4500
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 6020. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Figure Drawing/Anatomy
Course
Description:
Figure drawing with consideration of the human skeletal and muscular systems, surface anatomy, and bio-mechanical concerns.
Athena Title:FIG DRAWING/ANAT
Prerequisite:ARST 3000
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 6160. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Painting Materials and Techniques
Course
Description:
Historical techniques such as egg tempera, fresco, encaustic, and Venetian mode oil painting as they apply to contemporary needs; modern materials such as alkyd and polymer resins are introduced. Consideration is given to the properties of pigments, binders, grounds, and supports.
Athena Title:PAINTING MTLS &TECH
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 6210. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Color Photography
Course
Description:
Fundamentals of color photography, including color theory, color temperature, lighting, and color printing. Concepts are presented in the context of contemporary trends and practices.
Athena Title:COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7000. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a master's degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:MASTER'S RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ARST 7020. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Drawing and Composition
Course
Description:
Projects in drawing including individual and group critiques.
Athena Title:DRAW AND COMP
Prerequisite:Permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7030. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Drawing and Composition
Course
Description:
A continuation of Drawing and Composition. Projects in drawing, including individual and group critiques.
Athena Title:DRAW AND COMP
Prerequisite:ARST 7020
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7040. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Drawing and Composition
Course
Description:
Studio work in drawing, with consideration of relationship of principles to picture structure. Readings in art history and criticism.
Athena Title:DRAW AND COMP
Prerequisite:ARST 7030
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7080. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Drawing
Course
Description:
Individual studio projects and investigation of specific problems under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:DIR STU IN DRAWING
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7110. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Painting
Course
Description:
Projects in painting, including individual and group critiques.
Athena Title:PAINTING
Prerequisite:Permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7120. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Painting
Course
Description:
A continuation of Painting. Projects in painting, individual and group critiques.
Athena Title:PAINTING
Prerequisite:ARST 7110
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7130. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Painting
Course
Description:
Studio work in painting with consideration of theoretical issues. Readings in art criticism and aesthetics.
Athena Title:PAINTING
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7180. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Painting
Course
Description:
Individual studio projects and investigation of specific problems under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:DIR STU IN PAINTING
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7200. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Photography
Course
Description:
Advanced applications of the medium. Experimental camera handling and laboratory work is emphasized. Intensive practice of traditional and new technologies from the phoram to the electronic image.
Athena Title:PHOTOGRAPHY
Prerequisite:ARST 6210 and ARST 6220
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7210. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Special Topics in Photography
Course
Description:
Major historical movements in photography, including comparative studies of contemporary trends and criticism with an emphasis on research and the development of library archives.
Athena Title:SPECIAL TOPICS
Prerequisite:ARST 6210 and ARST 6220
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7230. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Graduate Photography I
Course
Description:
Practice of the photographic medium. Emphasis is placed on learning advanced techniques in the context of artistic expression.
Athena Title:GRAD PHOTOGRAPHY I
Prerequisite:ARST 7200
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7240. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Graduate Photography II
Course
Description:
A continuation of Graduate Photography I. Emphasis is placed on the proposal of art projects to be worked on in preparation for graduate exit studio.
Athena Title:GRAD PHOTO II
Prerequisite:ARST 7230
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7280. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Photography
Course
Description:
Individual studio projects and investigation of specific problems under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:DIR STU IN PHOTO
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7310. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Book Art and Papermaking
Course
Description:
Hand papermaking as a support for other media and as a creative medium in two- or three-dimensional form. The book is examined in structure and content with skills learned in various binding techniques.
Athena Title:BK ART/PAPERMAKING
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7320. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Book Art and Letterpress
Course
Description:
Hand printing and letterpress synthesizing text and image in a narrative, serial, sequential, or experimental fashion. The book as a multiple is examined in structure and content with skills learned in binding and printing techniques.
Athena Title:BK ART/LETTERPRES
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7330. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 18 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Graduate Printmaking
Course
Description:
Advanced work in printmaking media, including the traditional intaglio processes; the various relief and planographic processes, and the combination of these various processes.
Athena Title:GRADUATE PRTMKG
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7380. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Printmaking
Course
Description:
Individual studio projects and investigation of specific problems under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:DIR STU IN PRTMKG
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7410. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Advanced Figure and Portrait Study in Sculpture
Course
Description:
Advanced figure modeling. Working from the model, emphasizing the structural and sculptural aspects of form. Anatomy and anatomical forms stressed.
Athena Title:FIGURE SCULPTURE
Prerequisite:Permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7420. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 18 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Sculpture Materials
Course
Description:
Formal, theoretical, and aesthetic concepts of sculpture applied to material or combinations of materials. In-depth work in cast bronze, cast cement, direct plaster, direct cement, fire clay, welded metal, stone, and wood.
Athena Title:SCULPTURE MATERIALS
Prerequisite:Permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7430. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Graduate Casting - Advanced
Course
Description:
Production of wax models, venting, investing, casting, chasing, and mounting of finished work. Independent experimentation and study in cast bronze sculpture.
Athena Title:GRAD CASTING ADV
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7440. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 18 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Graduate Sculpture Seminar
Course
Description:
This studio course will emphasize group discussion, the proposal of projects to be included in students' portfolios, and critique.
Athena Title:Graduate Sculpture Seminar
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7480. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 18 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Sculpture
Course
Description:
Individual studio projects and investigation of specific problems under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:SCULPTURE DIR STUDY
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7500. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Ceramics
Course
Description:
Experimentation with ceramic forms, glazes, and firing techniques.
Athena Title:CERAMICS
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7510. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Technical Problems in Ceramics
Course
Description:
Individual research in clay, glaze, and firing techniques directed towards personal style.
Athena Title:TECH PROB CER
Prerequisite:ARST 7500
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7520. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Individual Research in Ceramics
Course
Description:
Second year student begins to focus on individual style and cohesive, unified statement. Innovation in ceramic forms, glazes, and firing techniques.
Athena Title:IND RES IN CER
Prerequisite:ARST 7510
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7530. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Individual Research in Ceramics
Course
Description:
Refinement of ceramic techniques in form and surface elaboration with emphasis on individual style work that will become the M.F.A. final exhibition.
Athena Title:IND RES CER
Prerequisite:ARST 7520
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7580. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Ceramics
Course
Description:
Individual studio projects and investigation of specific problems under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:DIR STU IN CER
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7620. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Jewelry and Metalwork
Course
Description:
Properties of various metals and how they relate to processes and function of form and aesthetics.
Athena Title:JEWELRY & METALWORK
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7630. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Jewelry
Course
Description:
Jewelry making processes and development of individual interpretations of those processes and products.
Athena Title:JEWELRY
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7640. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Metalwork
Course
Description:
Problems in design, forming, and constructing of metals, including copper, silver, and gold. Independent study and research for solutions to design problems.
Athena Title:METALWORK
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7650. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Metalwork
Course
Description:
Design problems related to form and function with attention to surface embellishment and forming techniques.
Athena Title:METALWORK
Prerequisite:ARST 7640
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7680. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Jewelry
Course
Description:
Individual studio projects and investigation of specific problems under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:DIR STU IN JEWELRY
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7700. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Weaving
Course
Description:
Developing woven structures on multi-harness looms.
Athena Title:WEAVING
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7710. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Surface Design
Course
Description:
Basic design issues and color as they apply to continuous patterns.
Athena Title:SURFACE DESIGN
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7750. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:History of Fabric Design
Course
Description:
Development of the fabric arts from prehistoric periods to the present in conjunction with studio projects.
Athena Title:HIST FABRIC DESIGN
Prerequisite:Permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7760. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Advanced Studio Practices
Course
Description:
Individual studio projects and investigation of specific problems under the direction of a faculty member.
Athena Title:ADV STUDIOPRACTICES
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7770. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Design for Industry
Course
Description:
In-depth study and insight into various textile companies within the fabric industry.
Athena Title:DESIGN FOR INDUSTRY
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7780. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Fabric
Course
Description:
Individual studio projects and investigation of specific problems under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:DIR STU IN FABRIC
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7800. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Interstitial Art
Course
Description:
Interstitial art refers to any work of art whose basic nature falls between, rather than within, the familiar boundaries of accepted genres or media, thus making the work difficult to easily categorize or describe within a single artistic discipline. Emphasis is placed on students developing original research projects.
Athena Title:INTERSTITIAL ART
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7840. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Interdisciplinary Collaborative Art
Course
Description:
Exploration and research of various topics using collaborative interdisciplinary methods that conjoin the fields such as literature, engineering, physics, and theater in collaborative teams. Encourages the thoughtful engagement of complex ideas through visual application, not limited to any single configuration or vocabulary of art. Collaborative teaching, visiting lecturers, and field trips create the dynamic learning environment.
Athena Title:INTERDIS COLLAB ART
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7880. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 18 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Art X: Expanded Forms
Course
Description:
Individual studio projects and investigation of specific problems under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:Directed Study in Art X
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 7980. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 15 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Major Studio Area
Course
Description:
Individual studio projects and investigation of specific problems under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:DR ST MAJ STD AREA
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 8000. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:General Art
Course
Description:
Individual projects in drawing, painting, sculpture, jewelry and metalwork, fabric design, ceramics, and/or mixed media.
Athena Title:GENERAL ART
Nontraditional Format:Individual projects in art.
Prerequisite:ARST 7980 and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 8010. 3 hours.
Course Title:General Art
Course
Description:
Individual projects in drawing, painting, sculpture, jewelry and metalwork, fabric design, ceramics, and/or mixed media.
Athena Title:GENERAL ART
Nontraditional Format:Individual projects in art.
Prerequisite:ARST 7980 and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARST 9210. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Graduate Exit Studio
Course
Description:
Project of original creative works of high professional standards, together with a written report in which use is made of photographs or drawings or both and a comprehensive exhibition of creative work.
Athena Title:GRAD EXIT STUDIO
Nontraditional Format:Independent creative work for master's exhibition.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
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