DEPARTMENT OF ART

Phone: 414-472-1324-----E-mail: art@uwwvax.uww.edu

Faculty: Professors Janet Anderson, Amy Arntson, Elizabeth Blumberg, Karl Borgeson, Chung Sum Chak, Lynn Courtenay, William Chandler (Chairperson), Denis Dale, Michael Flanagan (Gallery Director), Lawrence Harrison, Robert Mertens, Susan Messer, Charles Olson, Linda Threadgill, James Wenkle, John Wickenberg.

Housed in one of the best facilities in the state, the Art Department offers a wide range of courses in four primary areas: Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Art Education and Art History.

Emphasis is placed on developing your individual skills and interests under the guidance of dedicated artist-teachers of regional, national and international reputation.

Careers in art are as diverse as the programs offered: in Graphic Design as illustrators, designers, art directors and in computer related fields; in teaching art and art history at various levels; in museum and gallery work; and in studio production fine arts areas of drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, jewelry, and photography.

ART DEPARTMENT STIPULATIONS

  1. Each graduating senior is required to participate in a senior art exhibition. Application for this senior exhibition must be made by the end of the junior year.
  2. BFA candidates will furnish the Department five good quality slides that are representative of their art production. These will be kept as a record in the slide library of the college.
  3. Art majors are advised to meet the General Studies requirements in the Arts by electing a course in an area other than Art. 110-121,110-180 and 115-111 cannot be used for any major program in Art. (See General Studies)
  4. Art majors must meet all College of Arts and Communication requirements for graduation.
  5. Art education programs lead to licensure for teaching grades K-12. For Bachelor of Science in Education program, see requirements for admission to College of Education. All Art students seeking licensure are advised to consult the Supervisor of Directed Teaching immediately for guidance in building their program.
  6. Art majors are responsible for consulting current advising sheets available in the Department Office for explanations and revisions in Department and College regulations.
  7. Students are limited to 3 Studio classes per semester unless prior approval is given by the student's adviser and the department chair.
  8. Students may be required to purchase supplies for art works they create in studio art courses.

MAJORS/EMPHASES

NOTE: Some required courses are taught on an alternating schedule. Majors should see the department chair for projected course offerings.

ART (BA)

MAJOR - 42 CREDITS
  1. ART 110-102, 110-103, 110-201, 110-202, 115-201 AND 115-202
  2. ART 110-341 AND 110-321
  3. ART 110-251 OR 110-271
  4. ART 110-381 OR 110-331 OR 110-332 OR 110-333
  5. SELECT 12 CREDITS OF ART ELECTIVES IN CONSULTATION WITH AN ADVISER. A MAXIMUM OF 9 CREDITS MAY BE TAKEN IN ANY ONE AREA OF DRAWING, PAINTING, PRINT MAKING, GRAPHICS DESIGN, PHOTOGRAPHY, CERAMICS, SCULPTURE, METALS OR ART HISTORY.


DEPARTMENT G.P.A. REQUIREMENT
  1. STUDENTS MUST HAVE A MINIMUM 2.5 G.P.A. IN UPPER LEVEL MAJOR COURSES. RLS
CREDITS OUTSIDE THE FIRST MAJOR - 70 CREDITS
  1. SELECT A MINIMUM OF 70 CREDITS FROM OUTSIDE THE 1ST MAJOR (ART BA) RLS
WRITING PROFICIENCY - 3 CREDITS
  1. ENGL 680-370 OR APPROVED SUBSTITUTE OR 680-274 OR 680-372 RLS
AN APPROVED MINOR IS REQUIRED FOR THIS MAJOR


ART LICENSURE EMPHASIS (BA)

LICENSURE - 35 CREDITS
  1. EDFD 423-212 OR 423-222
  2. EDFD 420-243 OR 420-445
  3. EDFD 424-425
  4. C&I 437-466
  5. C&I 439-210 AND 430-424 - BOTH TO BE TAKEN SPRING SEMESTER BEFORE PROFESSIONL SEMESTER
  6. C&I 437-423 - FALL SEM ONLY
  7. STUDENT TEACHING
    a. SELECT 6 CREDITS FROM C&I 439-411
    b. SELECT 6 CREDITS FROM C&I 439-414
  8. SELECT 3 CREDITS FROM EDUC 400-496
MAJOR - 54 CREDITS
  1. ART 110-102, 110-103, 110-201, 110-202, 110-303, 115-201 AND 115-202
  2. ART 110-341, 110-251, 110-381 AND 110-321
  3. ART 115-318 (FALL ONLY) AND 115-420 (SPRING ONLY)
  4. CHOOSE 1 COURSE FROM EACH OF 3 GROUPS BELOW:
    • GROUP 1: ART 110-271
    • GROUP 2: ART 110-311
    • GROUP 3: ART 110-331, 110-332, 110-333, OR 110-434/634
  5. SELECT 3 ELECTIVE CREDITS OF ART HISTORY (EXCEPT 115-111)
  6. SELECT 3 ELECTIVE CREDITS OF ART STUDIO
DEPARTMENT G.P.A. REQUIREMENT
  1. STUDENTS MUST HAVE A MINIMUM 2.5 G.P.A. IN UPPER LEVEL MAJOR COURSES. RLS
CREDITS OUTSIDE THE 1ST MAJOR - 70 CREDITS
  1. SELECT A MINIMUM OF 70 CREDITS FROM OUTSIDE THE 1ST MAJOR (ART BA) RLS
WRITING PROFICIENCY - 3 CREDITS
  1. ENGL 680-370 OR APPROVED SUBSTITUTE OR 680-274 OR 680-372 RLS


FINE ARTS GRAPHIC DESIGN EMPHASIS (BFA)

MAJOR - 75 CREDITS
  1. ART 110-102, 110-103, 110-201 AND 110-202 ART 115-201 AND 115-202
  2. ART 110-341 and 110-321
  3. SELECT 1 COURSE FROM EACH GROUP
    • GROUP 1: ART 110-303
    • GROUP 2: ART 110-311
    • GROUP 3: ART 110-321
    • GROUP 4: ART 110-331, 110-332, 110-333, OR 110-434/634
    • GROUP 5: ART 110-341
  4. SELECT 6 CREDITS FROM ART HISTORY EXCEPT FOR COURSES 115-111, 115-201, 115-202, 115-318 AND 115-420
  5. SELECT 9 CREDITS FROM COURSES IN 3-D AREAS OF CERAMICS, SCULPTURE, METALS AND JEWELRY ART 110-251, 110-352, 110-353, 110-454, 110-342, 110-343, 110-344, 110-271, 110-272 OR 110-373
  6. ART 115-318 AND 115-420
  7. ART 110-381, 110-382 AND 110-383
  8. SELECT 12 CREDITS FROM ADVANCED COURSES ART 110-484, 110-485, 110-387, 110-384, 110, 482 OR 110-498
DEPARTMENT G.P.A. REQUIREMENT
  1. STUDENTS MUST HAVE A MINIMUM 3.0 G.P.A. IN UPPER LEVEL MAJOR COURSES.
WRITING PROFICIENCY - 3 CREDITS
  1. ENGL 680-370 OR APPROVED SUBSTITUTE OR 680-274 OR 680-372 RLS


ART HISTORY EMPHASIS (BA)

MAJOR - 37 CREDITS
  1. ART 115-201, 115-202, 115-313, 115-316 AND 115-318 (FALL ONLY)
  2. ART 115-311, 115-312, 115-315 AND 115-421
  3. SELECT 10 CRED FROM COURSES ART 115-314, 115-317, 115-319 (SPRING ONLY) OR 115-420 (SPRING ONLY) OR 115-496
2.5 GPA UPPER-LEVEL COURSE REQUIREMENT
  1. STUDENTS MUST HAVE A MINIMUM 2.5 G.P.A. IN UPPER LEVEL MAJOR COURSES.
MAJOR - UNIQUE REQUIREMENT - 16 CREDITS
  1. SELECT 16 FOREIGN LANGUAGE CRED FROM FRENCH, GERMAN, PORTUGUESE, SPANISH RLS
CREDITS OUTSIDE THE FIRST MAJOR - 70 CREDITS
  1. SELECT A MINIMUM 70 CREDITS FROM OUTSIDE THE 1ST MAJOR (ART HISTORY) RLS
WRITING PROFICIENCY - 3 CREDITS
  1. ENGL 680-370 OR APPROVED SUBSTITUTE OR 680-274 OR 680-372 RLS
AN APPROVED MINOR IS REQUIRED FOR THIS MAJOR


FINE ARTS EMPHASIS (BFA)

MAJOR - 75 CREDITS
  1. ART 110-102, 110-103, 110-201, 110-202, 115-201 AND 115-202
  2. ART 110-303, 110-341, 110-321, 115-318 (FALL ONLY) AND 115-420 (SPRING ONLY)
  3. SELECT 1 COURSE FROM EACH GROUP GROUP 1: 110-311 GROUP 2: 110-331 OR 110-332 OR 110-333
  4. SELECT 15 CRED IN AREA OF ART SPECIALIZATION IN CONSULTATION WITH ADVISER
  5. SELECT 6 CREDITS FROM ART HISTORY COURSES (EXCEPT 115-111)
  6. SELECT A MINIMUM OF 15 CREDITS FROM ART STUDIO COURSES. SEE ADVISER FOR DEPARTMENT STIPULATIONS.
DEPARTMENT G.P.A. REQUIREMENT
  1. STUDENTS MUST HAVE A MINIMUM 3.0 G.P.A. IN UPPER LEVEL MAJOR COURSES.
WRITING PROFICIENCY - 3 CREDITS
  1. ENGL 680-370 OR APPROVED SUBSTITUTE OR 680-274 OR 680-372 RLS

B.F.A. Stipulations: Enrollment in the B.F.A. is open to all students. Periodic progress reviews will be required:

A. To participate in the first progress review a student must:
  1. Complete 12-15 credits in studio courses, at least 6 cr. in 2-dimensional courses and 6 cr. in 3-dimensional courses.
  2. Have a minimum 2.75 GPA in Art.
  3. Application must be made 2 weeks in advance of the review. Reviews are scheduled once each semester. Students will be counseled to advance to a second review or repeat their review in a subsequent semester.
B. To participate in an advanced review:
  1. Two semesters must elapse after passing the first review.
  2. To assure adequate development, the student must be completing a minimum of five additional studio courses since admission to the B.F.A. program.
  3. A 3.00 minimum GPA in upper level Art courses is required.
  4. Student must present a written statement to be posted with their works indicating the focus of interests/directions/intentions/etc. evident in the evolving work.
C. A Senior BFA Exhibit is required for graduation. This exhibit may be scheduled one semester after successfully completing both progress reviews. Tentative scheduling should be made in the Art Office at least one year in advance to assure gallery space.


FINE ARTS LICENSURE EMPHASIS (BFA)

LICENSURE - 32 CREDITS
  1. EDFD 423-212 OR 423-222
  2. EDFD 420-243 OR 420-445
  3. EDFD 424-425, C&I 437-466 AND 437-423 (437-423 IS OFFERED FALL SEMESTER ONLY)
  4. C&I 439-210 AND 430-424 - BOTH TO BE TAKEN SPRING SEMESTER BEFORE PROFESSIONL SEMESTER
  5. STUDENT TEACHING
    • SELECT 6 CREDITS FROM C&I 439-411
    • SELECT 6 CREDITS FROM C&I 439-414
MAJOR - 75 CREDITS
  1. ART 110-102, 110-103, 110-201, 110-202, 115-201 AND 115-202
  2. ART 110-303, 110-341, 110-321, 115-318 (FALL ONLY) AND 115-420 (SPRING ONLY)
  3. ART 110-251 AND 110-381
  4. ART 110-271
  5. SELECT 1 COURSE FROM EACH GROUP
    • GROUP 1: ART 110-311
    • GROUP 2: ART 110-331, 110-332 OR 110-333
  6. SELECT 15 CRED IN AREA OF ART SPECIALIZATION IN CONSULTATION WITH ADVISER
  7. SELECT 6 CREDITS FROM ART HISTORY COURSES (EXCEPT 115-111)
  8. SELECT A MINIMUM OF 15 CREDITS FROM ART STUDIO COURSES. SEE ADVISER FOR DEPARTMENT STIPULATIONS.
DEPARTMENT G.P.A. REQUIREMENT
  1. STUDENTS MUST HAVE A MINIMUM 2.5 G.P.A. IN UPPER LEVEL MAJOR COURSES. RLS
WRITING PROFICIENCY - 3 CREDITS
  1. ENGL 680-370 OR APPROVED SUBSTITUTE OR 680-274 OR 680-372 RLS


ART GRAPHIC DESIGN EMPHASIS (BA)

MAJOR - 42 CREDITS
  1. ART 110-102, 110-103, 110-201, 110-202, 115-201 AND 115-202
  2. ART 110-341 AND 110-321
  3. ART 110-251 OR 110-271 OR 110-361
  4. ART 110-381, 110-382 AND 110-383
  5. SELECT 6 CRED FROM COURSES ART 110-484, 110-485, 110-387, 110-384, 110-482, 110-498 OR 110-311
2.5 GPA UPPER-LEVEL COURSE REQUIREMENT
  1. STUDENTS MUST HAVE A MINIMUM 2.5 G.P.A. IN UPPER LEVEL MAJOR COURSES. RLS
CREDITS OUTSIDE THE FIRST MAJOR - 70 CREDITS
  1. SELECT A MINIMUM OF 70 CREDITS FROM OUTSIDE THE 1ST MAJOR (ART BA) RLS
WRITING PROFICIENCY - 3 CREDITS
  1. ENGL 680-370 OR APPROVED SUBSTITUTE OR 680-274 OR 680-372 RLS
AN APPROVED MINOR IS REQUIRED FOR THIS MAJOR


ART EDUCATION (BSE)

LICENSURE - 35 CREDITS
  1. EDFD 423-212 OR 423-222
  2. EDFD 420-243 OR 420-445
  3. EDFD 424-425
  4. C&I 437-466
  5. C&I 439-210 AND 430-424 - BOTH TO BE TAKEN SPRING SEMESTER BEFORE PROFESSIONL SEMESTER
  6. C&I 437-423 - FALL SEM ONLY
  7. STUDENT TEACHING
    • SELECT 6 CREDITS FROM C&I 439-411
    • SELECT 6 CREDITS FROM C&I 439-414
  8. SELECT 3 CREDITS FROM EDUC 400-496
MAJOR - 54 CREDITS
  1. ART 110-102, 110-103, 110-201, 110-202, 115-201 AND 115-202
  2. ART 110-303, 110-341, 110-251, 110-381 AND 110-321
  3. ART 115-318 (FALL ONLY) AND 115-420 (SPRING ONLY)
  4. SELECT 1 COURSE FROM EACH GROUP:
    • GROUP 1: ART 110-271
    • GROUP 2: ART 110-311
    • GROUP 3: ART 110-331, 110-332, 110-333, OR 110-434/634
  5. SELECT 3 ELECTIVE CREDITS FROM ART HISTORY (EXCEPT 115-111)
  6. SELECT 3 ELECTIVE CREDITS FROM ART STUDIO
WRITING PROFICIENCY - 3 CREDITS
  1. ENGL 680-370 OR APPROVED SUBSTITUTE OR 680-274 OR 680-372 RLS


SPECIAL ART LICENSURE TO TEACH STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

NOTE: This is an optional program leading to special state licensure to teach art to students with disabilities. It requires 15 credits in addition to all the requirements of the B.S.E. degree in art education or the requirements for the B.A. or B.F.A. degree with K-12 licensure.

Credits
480-205/721 Psychology of the Exceptional Child 3
430-759 Art for the Exceptional Child and Adolescent or 3
480-759 (Or any other art education course/workshop 480-759 applicable to teaching students with disabilities)
489-492/725 Field Study--Special Education (Art Emphasis) 2-3

Plus 6 credits from the following:

480-356/556 Introduction to Mental Retardation 3
480-320/520 Introduction to the Education of Young Handicapped 3
480-455/655 Introduction to the Emotionally Handicapped 3
480-464/664 Learning and Language Disorders 3
480-466/666 Guidance of the Handicapped

Total:
3

15 credits


MINOR/EMPHASES

NOTE: Some required courses are taught on an alternating schedule. Minors should see the Department Chair for projected course offerings.

ART STUDIO EMPHASIS

MINOR - 24 CREDITS
  1. ART 110-102 OR 110-103 (SEE ADVISER FOR STIPULATIONS)
  2. ART 110-201 AND 115-202
  3. SELECT 9 CRED FROM COURSES
    • ART 110-251, 110-352, 110-353
    • OR 110-381, 110-382, 110-383
    • OR 110-202, 110-303, 110-408
    • OR 110-271, 110-272, 110-373
    • OR 110-321, 110-324, 110-426
    • OR 110-311
    • OR 110-331, 110-332, 110-333, 110-334, 110-335
    • OR 110-341, 110-342, 110-343
  4. SELECT 6 CREDITS OF ART STUDIO ELECTIVES. SEE ADVISER FOR STIPULATIONS


ART (General)

MINOR - 24 CREDITS
  1. ART 110-102, 110-103, 110-201, 115-202, 110-251 AND 110-321
  2. SELECT 3 CRED FROM COURSES ART 110-341 OR 110-271
  3. SELECT 3 CRED FROM COURSE
    • ART 110-202, 110-303, 110-381, 110-311, 110-331, 110-332 OR 110-333


ART HISTORY EMPHASIS

MINOR - 21 CREDITS
  1. ART 115-201 AND 115-202
  2. ART 115-311 OR 115-312
  3. ART 115-313 OR 115-314
  4. SELECT 6 CRED FROM COURSES
    • ART 115-315, 115-316 OR 115-318 (FALL ONLY)
  5. SELECT 3 ELECTIVE CRED FROM COURSES NOT USED ABOVE OR FROM FOLLOWING:
    • ART 115-305, 115-308, 115-309, 115-310, 115-317, 115-319, (SPRING ONLY) 115-421 AND 115-496


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