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Art (ARTS)

All 500-level (for graduate credit) and 600-level course enrollment require prior approval of the Chair of the Department of Art and Design.

532. Sculpture V (3:7). Development of design and technical skills in the student’s specific area of interest. Prerequisite(s): ARTS 433. Notes: Lab Fee: $25. Offered in fall and spring.

533. Sculpture VI (3:7). The conception and production of a unified professional body of work appropriate to a one artist exhibition of sculpture. Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor. Notes: Lab Fee: $25. Offered in fall and spring.

536. Advanced Printmaking (3:7). Advanced study in printmaking media with a concentration of image formulation through advanced techniques and multi color printing. Prerequisite(s): ARTS 437. Notes: Lab Fee: $25. Offered in fall and spring.

542. Painting V (3:7). A continuation of the study of painting to develop professional, painterly skills through individual expression. Prerequisite(s): ARTS 443. Notes: Lab Fee: $10. Offered in fall, spring and summer.

543. Painting VI (3:7). Advanced study offering a thorough grounding in the discipline of painting. Prerequisite(s): ARTS 542. Notes: Lab Fee: $10. Offered in fall, spring and summer.

551. Ceramics V (3:7). Advanced study to develop a personal approach to the ceramic object. Exploration of glaze calculation and application. Prerequisite(s): ARTS 452. Notes: Lab Fee: $45. Offered in fall, spring and summer.

552. Ceramics VI (3:7). Advanced work in ceramics culminating in the production of a body of work of professional standard. Study of kiln construction and portfolio photographic documentation. Prerequisite(s): ARTS 551. Notes: Lab Fee: $45. Offered in fall, spring and summer.

555. Jewelry and Metals V (3:7). A continued exploration of concepts and technique considering personal direction with emphases on technical proficiency and intentful design. Students will focus on the production, documentation and presentation of their work. Coursework includes documentation of personal development in sketchbooks, visual research, finished works and active course participation. Prerequisite(s): ARTS 456 or permission of chair. Notes: Lab Fee: $75. Offered in fall and spring.

556. Jewelry and Metals VI (3:7). Focus on the development of a cohesive body of work based on a technical, conceptual and/or aesthetic theme as well as professional practices related to portfolio and exhibition of work. Coursework includes a finished body of work, participation in a solo or group exhibition, completed portfolio, evidence of related activity beyond the classroom and active course participation. Prerequisite(s): ARTS 555 or permission of chair. Notes: Lab Fee: $75. Offered in fall and spring.

558. Advanced Digital Modeling (3:0:7). Serves as an advanced study of the fundamentals of digital fabrication in product/jewelry design and fine art. Provides an in-depth exploration of the current software applications and fabrication methods that are being utilized in jewelry design and studio arts. Instruction will consist of lectures, demonstration, individual work time on assigned projects that will result in the output of a “tangible” product as a final product, prototype, model, or mold. Prerequisite(s): ARTS 458. Notes: Offered in fall.

572. Fashion Photography (Medium-Format) (3:1:6). This course combines creative photography techniques used in the fashion industry with the financial aspects of making a living as a working photographer, Projects are designed to initiate assignments a studio photographer would typically receive, stressing individual creative solutions for a project, working to a deadline and staying within a client’s budget. Students must own a medium-format camera with flash synchronization capability. Prerequisite(s): ARTS 474. Notes: Offered in fall.

573. Photography Thesis Project (3:1:6). Designed for seniors, this course provides an opportunity to investigate a single topic of personal interest. By working closely with the instructor, the student’s project is devised, executed and in the process a conceptual framework is developed. To accompany the project, students learn to write an artist’s statement, how to complete a grant application for a fine-art project or develop a detailed budget for a commercial project proposal.
Prerequisite(s): ARTS 473, 474 and ARTS 472 or 475 or 572, senior status. Notes: Offered in fall.

574. Photography Thesis Exhibition (3:7). This course is dedicated to the production of a project for a one-person exhibition, which the student installs at the end of the semester. Building on the experience of ARTS 573, the student investigates a single topic, which may be a new project, a continuation of the earlier project or a refined version of it. The exhibition (typically 12-15 pieces of work) is accompanied by a written artist’s statement. Prerequisite(s): ARTS 573.
Notes: Offered in spring.

580, 581. Special Topics in Art (1) (1). Extends individual opportunities in studio art beyond existing departmental curriculum limits. Prerequisite(s): Permission of chair, Department of Art and Design. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. May be retaken for additional credit.

582, 583. Special Topics in Art (2) (2). Extends individual opportunities in studio art beyond existing departmental curriculum limits. Prerequisite(s): Permission of chair, Department of Art and Design. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. May be retaken for additional credit.

584, 585. Special Topics in Art (3) (3). Extends individual opportunities in studio art beyond existing departmental curriculum limits. Prerequisite(s): Permission of chair, Department of Art and Design. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. May be retaken for additional credit.

602, 603. Advanced Studies in Photography (3:7) (3:7). Advanced studies in photography with emphasis on synthesizing conceptual and pragmatic skills. Independent effort is essential as is a high degree of professional competency.

604, 605. Advanced Studies in Painting (3:7) (3:7). Advanced studies in painting with emphasis on synthesizing conceptual and pragmatic skills. Independent effort is essential as is a high degree of professional competency.

606, 607. Advanced Studies in Crafts (3:7) (3:7). Advanced studies in crafts with emphasis on synthesizing conceptual and pragmatic skills. Independent effort is essential as is a high degree of professional competency.

608, 609. Advanced Studies in Sculpture (3:7) (3:7). Advanced studies in sculpture with emphasis on synthesizing conceptual and pragmatic skills. Independent effort is essential as is a high degree of professional competency.

612, 613. Graduate Photography (3:7) (3:7). Development of an individual approach to expression in photography.

614, 615. Graduate Painting (3:7) (3:7). Development of an individual approach to expression in painting.

616, 617. Graduate Crafts (3:7) (3:7). Development of an individual approach to expression in crafts.

618, 619. Graduate Sculpture (3:7) (3:7). Development of an individual approach to expression in sculpture.

622, 623. Research in Photography (3:7) (3:7). A program structured on the basis of individual needs, interests and background preparation as they are determined through faculty counseling.

624, 625. Research in Painting (3:7) (3:7). A program structured on the basis of individual needs, interests and background preparation as they are determined through faculty counseling.

626, 627. Research in Crafts (3:7) (3:7). A program structured on the basis of individual needs, interests and background preparations as they are determined though faculty counseling.

628,629. Research in Sculpture (3:7) (3:7). A program structured on the basis of individual needs, interests and background preparation as they are determined through faculty counseling.

632, 633. Special Problems in Photography (3:7) (3:7). Special problems in photography as related to individual needs and requirements for student developing a thesis in the concentration.

634, 635. Special Problems in Painting (3:7) (3:7). Special problems in painting as related to individual needs and requirements for student developing a thesis in the concentration.

636, 637. Special Problems in Crafts (3:7) (3:7). Special problems in crafts as related to individual needs and requirements for student developing a thesis in the concentration.

638, 639. Special Problems in Sculpture (3:7) (3:7). Special problems in sculpture as related to individual needs and requirements for student developing a thesis in the concentration.

642, 643. Advanced Studies in Printmaking (3:7) (3:7). Advanced studies in printmaking with emphasis on synthesizing conceptual and pragmatic skills. Independent effort is essential as is a high degree of professional competency.

644, 645. Advanced Studies in Drawing (3:7) (3:7). Advanced studies in drawing with emphasis on synthesizing conceptual and pragmatic skills. Independent effort is essential as is a high degree of professional competency.

652, 653. Graduate Printmaking (3:7) (3:7). Development of an individual approach to expression in printmaking.

654, 655. Graduate Drawing (3:7) (3:7). Development of an individual approach to expression in drawing.

662, 663. Research in Printmaking (3:7) (3:7). A program structured on the basis of individual needs, interests and background preparation as they are determined through faculty counseling.

672, 673. Special Problems in Printmaking (3:7) (3:7). Special problems in printmaking as related to individual needs and requirements for student developing a thesis in the concentration.

690, 691, 692. Special Topics in Art (3:7) (3:7) (3:7). Extends individual opportunities in art beyond existing departmental curriculum limits. Prerequisite(s): Permission of chair, Department of Art and Design.

695. Thesis (3). Development of an individual investigation. Prerequisite(s): Open to majors only. Permission of chair, Department of Art and Design. Notes: A grade of S or U is recorded.

696. Thesis (3). Development of an individual investigation. Prerequisite(s): Open to majors only. Permission of chair, Department of Art and Design. Notes: A grade of S or U is recorded.
 

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