ART 1303 Introduction to Studio Art
Hands on studio projects with references to related art work of the past. Includes field trips to area galleries or museums. Intended to develop awareness and sensitivity to art through the study of basic drawing, design, and art theory.
ART 1304 Introduction to Art History: Ancient
This course covers the history of visual art from Prehistoric to the Medieval period. It is taught with a European-American perspective, and includes painting, sculpture, architecture and other major areas of study.
ART 1305 Introduction to Art History: Modern
This course covers the history of visual art from the Renaissance to the present. It is taught with a European-American perspective, and includes painting, sculpture, architecture and other major areas of study.
ART 1306 Drawing Media
Basic drawing using graphite as the primary media. Will also include some or all of the following: charcoal, ink, metal point, mono print, and oil sticks.
ART 1308 Introduction to Photography
Basic photography course with emphasis upon technical skill development, camera use and operation, digital methods and techniques.
ART 1311 Design
Basic design studied through abstract and commercial art applications. Media includes drawing, painting, collage, etc.
ART 1315 Art Theory and History
A survey which includes study of art history, art criticism, aesthetics, and studio production, including study and use of all principles and elements of art in a variety of media, practicing critical evaluation of art production in progress; and development of knowledge and skills for personal growth. The course also examines work by elementary students at all levels in a variety of media; preparation of lesson plans for achieving specific art objectives at specific grade levels; and preparation of a portfolio of example work for teaching at selected grade levels.
ART 2320 Ceramics
Study of hand building techniques, clay bodies, and glazes using low fire clay.
ART 3312 Painting
Study of acrylic painting techniques, color theory, design application, and styles of various well-known artists.