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Art and Art History (ART)

College of Arts and Humanities

ART 101 Introduction to the Visual Arts (3) Nature of the world's visual arts and their influences on personal expression. Lectures, demonstrations, and studio practice. (Not for art majors or minors) DA

ART STUDIO CORE COURSES

It is recommended that art majors complete 113 and 116 of the art studio core prior to undertaking studio courses at the 200 level.

ART 113 Introduction to Drawing (3) Descriptive, expressive, and formal aspects of visual language through drawing practice. DA

ART 116 Introduction to Three-Dimensional Composition (3) Basic concepts, elements, and principles of art. DA

ART HISTORY & THEORY CORE COURSES

It is recommended that art majors complete both 175 and 176 prior to undertaking studio courses at the 300 level. 175 and 176 is required of all Art majors; 302 is required of all BFA's and 395 is required of all Art History majors.

ART 175 Survey of Global Art I (3) Art produced in Asia, Africa, Native America, Europe, and the Pacific Islands, from prehistory to the 15th century. Religious and philosophical ideas expressed in architecture, painting, prints, sculpture, applied art, body art, and textiles. (Fall only) FGA

ART 176 Survey of Global Art II (3) Art produced in Asia, Africa, Native America, Europe, and the Pacific Islands, from the 15th century to the present. Religious and philosophical ideas expressed in architecture, painting, prints, sculpture, applied art, body art, and textiles. (Spring only) FGB

ART 302 Theory and Criticism of Art (3) Examination of the significant themes and issues in contemporary theory and criticism as they relate to the production and reception of art. Pre: 176 or consent. DH

ART 395 Art Historical Methodology (3) Introduction to the methods and approaches of art history. Students will develop skills in perception and comprehension of visual art forms, and a critical understanding of the methods used by art historians to analyze them. A-F only. Pre: 175 (or concurrent) and 176 (or concurrent) and consent. (Alt. years) DH

HISTORY OF ART

ART 371 Medieval Art (3) Arts of Europe from early Christian era to Renaissance. Pre: 175 or consent. DH

ART 373 Art of Greece and Rome (3) Minoan and Mycenaean arts; Greece and Rome. Pre: 175 or consent. DH

ART 374 Art of the 19th Century (3) Architecture, sculpture, and painting of Europe. Pre: 176 or consent. DH

ART 380 Early Art of Japan (3) Major developments, prehistoric through Kamakura; architecture, painting, sculpture. Pre: 175 or consent. DH

ART 381 Later Art of Japan (3) Major developments, Muromachi to modern period; painting, sculpture, architecture. Pre: 176 or consent. DH

ART 384 Art of Korea (3) Ceramics, sculpture, painting, and architecture; neolithic through Yi periods. Pre: 175 or consent. DH

ART 385 Art and Culture of Early China (3) A culturally oriented study of Chinese visual arts; emphasis on jade, bronze, secular and religious sculptures, and paintings from prehistory to the 9th century. Pre: 175 or consent. DH

ART 386 Art and Culture of Late China (3) A culturally oriented study of Chinese visual arts; emphasis on the rise of literati painting and theory individualism in art and theory, garden, and architecture, and the Chinese pursuit of modernity and post-modernity in art. Pre: 176 or consent. DH

ART 390 Art of Africa, Pacific, North America (3) Contextual study of art from selected areas in Africa, the Pacific, and North America. Pre: 176 or consent. DH

ART 396 (Alpha) History of Photography (3) History of photography from its beginnings to the present; emphasis on the evolution of photography as an art form; (B) nineteenth century, from the invention of photography through pictorialism; (C) twentieth century, from World War I to the present. Repeatable one time for different alphas. Pre: 176 or consent. DH

ART 470 (Alpha) Renaissance Art (3) Painting, sculpture, and architecture: (B) early Renaissance in Italy; (C) northern Europe; (D) High Renaissance and mannerism in Italy. Repeatable one time for different alphas. Pre: 176 or consent. DH

ART 471 Baroque and Rococo Art (3) Architecture, sculpture, and painting of Europe in the Baroque and Rococo periods. Pre: 176 or consent. DH

ART 472 Art of the United States (3) Emphasis on the 18th and 19th centuries. Pre: 176 or AMST 202 or consent. (Cross-listed as AMST 456) DH

ART 473 Art of the First Half of 20th Century (3) Development of modern art in Europe 1900–1939. Pre: 176 or consent. DH

ART 474 Art Since Middle 20th Century (3) Art since 1945, with a focus on the global expansion of the avant-garde. Pre: 176 or consent. DH

ART 475 (Alpha) Art of the Pacific (3) Visual form and function of the arts in cultural context: (B) Indonesia; (C) Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia; (D) North Pacific coast Indian, Eskimo. Repeatable one time for different alphas. Pre: 176 or consent. DH

ART 476 Art of Tribal Africa (3) Visual form and function of arts in cultural context. Mali, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Guinea, Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon, Congo, Zaire. Pre: 176 or consent. DH

ART 478 Representing Identity in Contemporary Art (3) Focus on issues of self representation with an emphasis on discussion of gender, cultural, and political identity in contemporary art and visual culture. A-F only. Pre: 176 or consent. (Alt. years) DH

ART 479 Art of Hawai'i (3) Stylistic and aesthetic characteristics of art of ancient Hawai'i; relationship to art from other parts of Polynesia. Pre: 176 or consent. DH

ART 483 Applied Art of Japan (3) Ceramics, metalwork, lacquer, and textiles throughout Japanese history. Pre: 175 and 176; or consent. DH

ART 486 Traditional Chinese Painting (3) Stylistic and historic development of two-dimensional arts; painting and calligraphy from prehistory through 18th century. Pre: 175 or consent. DH

ART 487 (Alpha) Modern and Contemporary Chinese Art (3) History of the arts in China in the modern and contemporary periods, in all media and genres, from 1840 to the present. (B) Literati painting and its political rhetoric; (C) From modern art to the Chinese version of postmodern art. Repeatable one time for different alphas. Pre: 176 or consent. DH

ART 490 (Alpha) Special Topics in Southeast Asian Art History (3) Focused study of particular periods, regions and critical themes in Southeast Asian art and architectural history. (B) Angkor & art of Khmer civilization; (C) art & architecture of Thailand; (D) monuments & nationalism in Southeast Asia. Repeatable one time for up to two different alphas. A-F only. Pre: 175, or consent. (Once a year) (D Cross-listed as ANTH 491) DH

ART 491 (Alpha) Art of Southeast Asia (3) Critical analysis of the historical and cultural development of Buddhist and Hindu art in Southeast Asia; (B) island Southeast Asia; (C) mainland Southeast Asia. Repeatable one time for different alphas. Pre: 175 or consent. DH

ART 492 (Alpha) Art and Architecture of South Asia (3) Art and architecture of South Asia in historical and cultural context. (B) introduction to art of India and South Asia; (C) Hindu visual culture. Pre: 175 or consent. DH

ART 493 Art of Islam (3) Major developments in art and architecture. Pre: 175 or consent. DH

ART 494 Photography: Critical Issues (3) Seminar on theoretical, ethical and aesthetic issues relating to the practice of photography, past and present. A-F only. Pre: 396B or 396C, or consent. DH

ART 495 History of Modern Design (3) Major design movements in Europe and America from late 19th century to present; arts and crafts movement, art nouveau, modernist trends of the 20th century. Pre: 176 or consent. DH

ART 496 Topics in the History of Cinema (3) Specific period or national style of cinema studied in its historical context. Repeatable two times. Pre: 176 or consent. DH

ART 670 Art Historical Methodology (3) An introduction to art historiography, analytical techniques, and research methods and materials. Pre: consent and graduate standing.

ART 677 Art of Oceania (3) Arts from Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia explored in context of issues involving belief systems and cultural change. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: 475C or consent.

ART 688 Chinese Sculpture and Applied Arts (3) Research topics in the history of Chinese sculpture, ceramics, bronzes, jade, and textiles. Pre: consent.

ART 690 Interdisciplinary Seminar (3) Issues of contemporary art. Analysis of current literature and criticism. Pre: consent.

ART 695 (Alpha) Seminar in Western Art History (3) Selected topics in European and American art history. Pre: consent.

ART 780 Seminar in Japanese Art (3) Selected topics in Japanese art history. Pre: consent.

ART 791 Seminar in South/Southeast Asian Art History (3) Selected topics in South and/or Southeast Asian art and architectural history with an emphasis on Hindu and Buddhist traditions. Repeatable unlimited times. Pre: consent, repeatable with consent.

ART 792 Orientalism and Visual Culture (3) Investigates artistic representations, appropriations, and exchanges constructed on the basis of East/Orient vs. West/Occident differences. Includes analysis of: Orientalizing artistic traditions throughout history, history and concept of Orient, post-colonial critique of Orientalism. A-F only. Pre: graduate standing or consent. (Alt. 2-3 years) (Cross-listed as ASAN 792)

CERAMICS

ART 242 Introduction to Ceramics (3) Three-dimensional concepts in clay; hand-building and wheel-throwing techniques. Projects, lectures, and demonstrations. DA

ART 343 Ceramics—Sculpture (3) Sculptural concepts and techniques specifically related to the medium of clay; advanced hand-building, throwing, glazing, and firing techniques. Repeatable one time after completion of 344 and 345. Pre: 242 or consent. DA

ART 344 Ceramics—Vessels (3) Exploration of the ceramic vessel as function, metaphor, and expression. Advanced hand-building, throwing, glazing, and firing techniques. Repeatable one time after completion of 343 and 345. Pre: 242 or consent. DA

ART 345 Ceramics—Low Temperature (3) Form and surface problems related to earthenware clay bodies and low-temperature glazes; mold-making for ceramics. Repeatable one time after completion of 343 and 344. Pre: 242 or consent. DA

ART 346 History of Western Ceramics (3) Western ceramics history from chronological, developmental, contextual, and theoretical standpoints; influence of Asian ceramics. Pre: 242, with 175 and 176 recommended; or consent. DH

ART 347 Technical Ceramics (3) Clay body development, glaze development, empirical and calculation methods. Emphasis on glaze maturity, surface, and color. Pre: 242, and one of 343, 344, or 345; or consent. DA

DIGITAL IMAGING

ART 202 Introduction to Digital Imaging (3) Combined theory and practice examining major techniques, concepts, and aesthetics in contemporary digital image production. Direct studio experience in essential software, printing techniques and hardware necessary in producing the gallery quality inkjet print. A-F only. Pre: 113 or consent. DA

ART 304 Digital Imaging: Professional Printing (3) Combined theory and practice. Investigates industry standard methods for archival pigment printing. Techniques include: device calibration and profiling, black and white, coating techniques, mounting and adhesive techniques, professional portfolio presentation. A-F only. Pre: 202. DA

ART 305 Digital Imaging: Alternative Printing (3) Combined theory and practice. Merges digital printing, mark-making, photography, and traditional printmaking. Includes image transfers, lifts, pre-coating techniques, as well as printing on alternative substrates such as watercolor papers, metals, and cloth. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: 202 or consent. DA

DRAWING/PAINTING

ART 123 Introduction to Painting (3) Theory and practice of painting; material and technical procedures. Pre: 113 or consent. DA

ART 213 Intermediate Drawing (3) Extension of the observational foundation established in 113 to address contemporary conceptual and expressive approaches to drawing. Pre: 113 or consent. DA

ART 214 Introduction to Life Drawing (3) Investigations of the figure concerning anatomical construction, light, space, diagramatic analysis, and thematic content. Pre: 113 or consent. DA

ART 223 Intermediate Painting (3) Extension of the observational foundation established in 123 to address contemporary conceptual and expressive approaches to painting. Pre: 113 and 123. DA

ART 225 Painting/Water-Based Media (3) An introduction to water-based media. Traditional transparent color, gouache and acrylics. Pre: 113 or consent. DA

ART 313 Advanced Drawing (3) Studio practice in drawing emphasizing contemporary developments in art. Repeatable one time. Pre: 213 or consent. DA

ART 314 Intermediate Life Drawing (3) Further investigations of the figure concerning anatomical and diagramatic construction, light, space, and thematic content. Pre: 214 or consent. DA

ART 320 Chinese Brush Art (3) Brush techniques in classical painting and calligraphy; studio course. Repeatable one time. Pre: 113 or consent. 225 is recommended. DA

ART 321 Materials and Techniques of Painting (3) Experiments with various traditional and contemporary materials and procedures; discussion of their influences on painting. Pre: 123, 175, and 176; or consent. DA

ART 322 Advanced Color (3) Theory and application of color as related to studio practice. Pre: 123 or consent. DA

ART 323 Advanced Painting I (3) Studio practice in painting emphasizing contemporary developments in art. Repeatable one time. Pre: 223 or consent. DA

ART 324 Painting from Life (3) Painting from the model; a survey of the figurative tradition. Repeatable one time. Pre: 214, 223, or consent. DA

ART 414 Advanced Drawing from Life (3) Study of the figure with emphasis on the expressive function of drawing. Repeatable one time. Pre: 314 or consent. DA

ART 423 Advanced Drawing/Painting II (3) Development of greater formal means and aesthetic insight, emphasizing independent development. Required for BFA capstone in painting. Repeatable one time. Pre: 313 and 314 or 323 and 324 with a B (not B-) or better; or consent. DA

ELECTRONIC ARTS

ART 201 Introduction to Electronic Arts (3) Theory and practice course investigating language common to all arts activity particularly as related to the contemporary arts. Pre: any studio art course; or consent. DA

ART 301 (Alpha) Electronic Arts Studio I (3) (6 Lec/Lab) Combined theory and practice studio course(s) that investigate language, processes, and personalized composing systems related to the use of technological media and its application to a variety of contemporary art areas and related disciplines. (B) imaging systems; (C) sound; (D) interactive systems. Pre: 201 and one 200-level studio; or consent. DA

ART 401 Advanced Electronic Arts Studio(3) Tutorial studio that encourages exploration in combined and new media through independent work within an environment of theoretical and critical discourse. Repeatable one time. Pre: 301 or consent. DA

FIBER

ART 103 Introduction to Fiber Arts (3) Broad-based studio exploration of materials, techniques, concepts in contemporary fiber art. May include surface patterning/manipulation, papermaking, woven, other 2D/3D hand construction techniques. Focus on creative-problem solving, experimentation in a cooperative studio setting. DA

ART 237 Woven Structures (3) Structured studio exploration of creative potential of working with threads under tension. In-depth introduction to a variety of traditional and experimental processes/materials. Tradition of pattern weaving to experimental woven forms. A-F only. Pre: one of 103, 116; or consent. DA

ART 238 Fiber Forms (3) In-depth studio exploration of non-loom fiber techniques for creating/manipulating 2D and 3D forms. Emphasis on concept development, skill mastery, innovative application of materials/techniques. May include felting, knotting, netting, piecing, coiling, found object/sewn constructions, papermaking. A-F only. Pre: one of 103, 116; or consent. DA

ART 335 Papermaking (3) Studio emphasis on handmade papermaking techniques, conceptual exploration in two and three dimensions. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: one fiber course or one of 104, 113, 116; or consent. DA

ART 336 Wearable Art—Body and Material (3) Studio exploration of clothing as art form and the body as living armature and performance. Emphasis on development of concept, skill, collaborative and individual voice through material investigation, research, discussions, lectures, individual and group projects. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: one 200-level fiber course, or 116 and one 200-level studio course; or consent. DA

ART 337 Fiber Sculpture—Endurance and Impermanence (3) Studio exploration in contemporary dimensional fiber using both conventional and non-conventional materials and processes. Emphasis on concept development, sensitivity to the evocative potential of materials, context, surface treatment and its relationship to concept and structure. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: one 200 level fiber course or 116 and one 200 level studio course; or consent. DA

ART 339 Designing Surface (3) In-depth studio exploration of fiber techniques for patterning and manipulating cloth and other related experimental surfaces. Engages conceptual exploration through experimentation with traditional fiber patterning techniques such as dyeing, resisting, direct printing, embellishment drawing with thread and piercing. Group and individual projects. A-F only. Pre: 113 and 116; or consent. DA

ART 437 Textile Conservation/Research (V) Independent study of textile conservation and research. Individualized directed work (internship/practicum) in the museum environment. Repeatable up to twelve credits. A-F only. Pre: two 200-level or above fiber courses, and consent.

ART 438 Applied Fiber History (3) Investigation of historical and contemporary fibers as an art form with direct studio workshop experience in basic related fiber processes and concepts. Includes lectures, discussions, demonstration, and individual and collaborative studio projects. Pre: 175 and 176 and one 200 level or above studio course, or consent. DA

ART 439 Installation/Performance–Material in Context (3) Studio investigation of the definition/transformation of space through artist intervention. Emphasis on the evocative potential of materials in context (physical, social, political, psychological) as well as experiments in non-object based interventions. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: two 200-level or above studio courses, or consent. DA

GLASS

ART 130 Introduction to Glass (3) Basic techniques of working with cold and molten glass. Theory of glass studio operation and introduction to glass theory. DA

ART 230 Glass Casting: Sand and Metal Molds (3) Expressive explorations in glass casting with wet sand, bonded sand, and metal molds. Repeatable one time. Pre: 116 (or concurrent) and 130, or consent. DA

ART 234 Cold Glass Fabrication (3) Expressive explorations using architectural sheet glass. Development of 2D and 3D forms using engraving, sandblasting, and cold joinery techniques. Pre: 113 (or concurrent), 116 (or concurrent), and 130; or consent. DA

ART 303 Kiln-Formed Glass (3) Expressive explorations in the use of kiln-formed, fusible-sheet glasses and enameling on glass. Pre: 234 or consent. DA

ART 306 Lost Wax Glass Casting (3) Glass kiln casting techniques, lost wax fuse casting, pâte de verre. Repeatable one time. Pre: 230 and either 254 or 356, or consent. DA

ART 330 Advanced Glass (3) Glass as an expressive medium. Individual problems; construction of studio equipment. Readings and discussions of contemporary glass issues. Repeatable one time. Pre: 230 and either 254 or 356, or consent. DA

GRAPHIC DESIGN

ART 265 Design: Studio I (3) Introduction to graphic design. Explorations of rhetorical and semiotic structures and their relationship to visual form and content. ART 176 is recommended as a prerequisite. A-F only. Pre: 113 or consent. Co-requisite: 265L and 266. DA

ART 265L Design: Studio I Lab (1) Beginning instruction in the Macintosh computer environment, including hardware, software, and lab networking as it relates to graphic design production. ART 176 is recommended as a prerequisite. CR/NC only. Pre: 113 or consent. Co-requisite: 265 and 266.

ART 266 Design: Typography I (3) Introduction to typography. Exploration of letterform and word compositions in the context of single-page structures. ART 176 is recommended as a prerequisite. A-F only. Pre: 113 or consent. Co-requisite: 265 and 265L DA

ART 365 Design: Studio II (3) Intermediate graphic design. Emphasis on communication problems involving process and analysis. Introduction to modernist precedents and information theory. A-F only. Pre: 113, 116, 175, 176, 265, 266; or consent. Co-requisite: 365L and 366. DA

ART 365L Design: Studio II Lab (1) Intermediate instruction in the Macintosh computer environment, software, and peripheral devices, including intermediate layout. Introduction to graphic design industry standard multi-media and web design programs. CR/NC only. Pre: 265, 265L, and 266; or consent. Co-requisite: 365.

ART 366 Design: Typography II (3) Intermediate typographic design, exploration of word and text composition in the context of multiple-page structures. A-F only. Pre: 113, 116, 175, 176, 265, 266; or consent. Co-requisite: 365 and 365L. DA

ART 465 Design: Studio III (3) Advanced graphic design. Emphasis on postmodernist theory, context, audience, and alternative media. A-F only. Pre: 365, 365L, and 366; or consent. Co-requisite: 465L. DA

ART 465L Design: Studio III Lab (1) Advanced instruction in the Macintosh computer environment, including software and peripheral devices. Instruction in image manipulation and editing still video images for the web, CD, DVD, and portable interface devices. CR/NC only. Pre: 365, 365L, and 366; or consent. Co-requisite: 465.

ART 466 Design: Typography III (3) Advanced typographic design. Exploration of 2D, 3D, electronic, and intermedia. Emphasis on contemporary typographic models. A-F only. Pre: 365, 365L, and 366; or consent. DA

ART 467 Design: Production Techniques (3) Advanced techniques in design production from printed and digital media. A-F only. Pre: 465, 465L, and 466; or consent. DA

ART 469 Design: Advanced Studio (3) Individual and team investigations of complex problems in graphic design. Emphasis on projects with actual clients (when available) and/or independent investigations addressing advanced and current questions in the graphic design field. A-F only. Pre: (465 and 465L and 466) with a minimum grade of B. (Spring only)

PHOTOGRAPHY

ART 107 Introduction to Photography (3) Studio/lecture examining the major themes and issues in historical and current photographical production. Direct black and white darkroom experience. Students must have 35mm film-based camera with adjustable shutter speed, aperture, and light meter. DA

ART 207 Intermediate Photo: Black and White (3) Black and white photography emphasizing communication and self-expression. Lectures, demonstrations, and projects. Student must supply camera and material. Pre: 107. DA

ART 307 Advanced Lighting (3) Emphasis on aesthetic and critical analysis. Techniques covered include continuous light, strobe and handheld flash. Repeatable one time with consent. Pre: 202 and 207 with a minimum grade of B and positive portfolio review, or consent. DA

ART 308 (Alpha) Advanced Photographic Techniques (3) Emphasis on aesthetic and critical analysis. (B) color; (C) hand-applied emulsion. (B) and (C) Repeatable one time with consent. Pre: 202 and 207 with a minimum grade of B and positive portfolio review, or consent. DA

PRINTMAKING

ART 104 Introduction to Printmaking (3) Foundation explorations in the processes of relief, intaglio, and stencil printmaking. Direct workshop studio experience in the basic techniques and concepts of wood cut, linoleum cut, drypoint, monotype, and basic stencil processes. DA

ART 215 Intaglio Printmaking (3) Studio practice in concepts and techniques of making prints from metal plates including etching, engraving, aquatint, and drypoint. Pre: 104 or 113. DA

ART 217 Screenprinting (3) Studio practice in screenprinting on paper. Copy camera and basic photo-stencil techniques introduced. Pre: 104 or 113 or 206. DA

ART 218 Relief Printmaking (3) Studio practice in the techniques and concepts of woodblock, linoleum cut, monotype, and calligraph printmaking. Emphasis on both traditional and contemporary practices. Pre: 104 or 113, or consent. DA

ART 316 Lithography (3) Studio practice in concepts and techniques of making prints from lithographic limestone and plates. Pre: 113 and one of the following: 214, 215, 217, 218; or consent. DA

ART 318 Intermediate Printmaking (3) Intermediate level specialization in either intaglio, lithography, screenprinting, or relief printmaking. Concentration on the techniques and formats of color printing and sequential image development. Repeatable two times. Pre: two printmaking courses and portfolio review, or consent. DA

SCULPTURE

ART 254 Sculpture—Metal Casting (3) Metal casting and development of associated practices and concepts. Repeatable one time. Pre: 116 or consent. DA

ART 255 Sculpture—Carving, Mixed Media (3) Investigations of traditional and contemporary carving concepts and methods. Repeatable one time. Pre: 116 or consent. DA

ART 351 Sculpture—Figure Modeling (3) Figure modeling, mold making, and casting. Repeatable one time. Pre: 116 or consent. DA

ART 352 Kinetic Sculpture (3) The design and construction of objects incorporating movement as an integral element of their content. Repeatable one time. Pre: 116 or consent. DA

ART 356 Sculpture—Metal Fabrication (3) Metal fabrication and development of associated practices, concepts, and historical references. Repeatable one time. Pre: 116 or consent. DA

ART 357 Sculpture—Small-Scale (3) Fabrication and casting of forms on a small scale such as jewelry. The development of related practices, concepts, and historical references. Repeatable one time. Pre: 116 or consent. DA

ART 358 Utilitarian Sculpture (3) The design and construction of objects intended for use/interaction. Emphasis on wood and synthetic materials. Repeatable one time. Pre: 116 or consent. DA

ART 359 Sculpture—Contemporary (3) Contextualization of late 20th/early 21st century sculptural practice, including stylistic and theoretical frameworks, with references to influences of various historical Western and Asian traditions and applying this knowledge in the creation of sculpture. Pre: 116 and 176, or consent. DA

VARIABLE CREDIT AND OTHER COURSES

ART 360 Exhibition Design and Gallery Management (3) Design theory and techniques for presentation of artworks and mounting exhibitions. Pre: junior standing and consent. DA

ART 399 Directed Work (V) Individual projects; tutorial. Maximum: 3 credit hours per semester; total 3 for BA, 6 for BFA. Pre: two 200-level or above art courses in area of directed work, as well as consent of instructor and department associate chair.

ART 400 Special Topics (V) Intensive and specialized work at advanced level in fields of special interest of visiting or resident faculty. Repeatable three times. Pre: advanced standing and consent.

ART 405 Professional Practice in the Arts: Creative, Career, and Leadership (3) Examination of the role of the artist in society, the artist as self, as community member, as teacher. Professional Practice skills in the arts; planning, grantsmanship, fundraising, budgeting, marketing, outreach, and media relations. ART majors only. Senior standing or graduate students only. A-F only.

ART 409 Graduation Portfolio (0) Required graduation portfolio for BA Art History and Art Studio students. BA ART majors only. Undergraduates only. CR/NC only. To be taken during the semester prior to expected graduation.

ART 410 BFA Capstone Seminar (3) In conjunction with the production of art for the BFA annual exhibition, this seminar will examine, critique, and evaluate the student's art within the context of contemporary art, professional practices, exhibition theory, and integrate theoretical and practical issues in the life of an artist. BFA majors only. A-F only. Pre: BFA major or consent. (Spring only)

ART 481 Museum Interpretations (3) Studies the interpretive strategies and methods used by museums to communicate with visitors in museums, art galleries, historic sites, parks, and related places. Considers how interpretations contribute to cultural knowledge. Repeatable one time. Pre: consent. (Cross-listed as AMST 457) DH

GRADUATE STUDIOS

Studio concentrations for the Master of Fine Arts degree: ceramics, electronic arts, glass, fiber, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture. Four sequential course levels (611-614) are to be taken for the MFA degree in Art.

ART 500 Master's Plan B/C Studies (1) Enrollment for degree completion. Pre: master's Plan B or C candidate and consent.

ART 611 Graduate Studio Seminar in Art I (6) Selected topics in art. Emphasis on technical experimentation, diversification of research, and the exploration of new areas of creative inquiry. ART majors only. A-F only. Pre: consent. (Fall only)

ART 612 Graduate Studio Seminar in Art II (6) Selected topics in art. Emphasis on the analysis of the systems by which art is conceived and the ability to define developing direction and related research. ART majors only. A-F only. Pre: 611 or consent. (Spring only)

ART 613 Graduate Studio Seminar in Art III (6) Selected topics in art. Emphasis on the development of critical analysis and the understanding of one's position relative to the contemporary art world. ART majors only. A-F only. Pre: 612 or consent. (Fall only)

ART 614 Graduate Studio Seminar in Art IV (6) Selected topics in art. Emphasis on the convergence of one's studio practice and research, and the refinement necessary to the preparation for entrance into thesis. ART majors only. A-F only. Pre: 613 or consent. (Spring only)

ART 630 Graduate Studio Teaching Practicum (3) Observation, analysis and participation in teaching a lower division course under the direction of an instructor in the student's area of concentration. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: 690, admitted to candidacy for MFA in art, and consent.

ART 699 Directed Work (V) Advanced individual projects; advanced tutorial. Maximum: 3 credit hours per semester; total 6 for MA Plan A, 9 for MA Plan B, 9 for MFA. Repeatable unlimited times. Pre: consent of instructor and department chair.

ART 700 Thesis Research (V) Repeatable unlimited times.