Art Studio Courses

ARTSTDIO 102 2-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN
GA
3 u

This course is dedicated to the study of design for the flat surface. A variety of techniques, tools and materials are used to examine the basic elements, principles and concepts of visual organization. Emphasis is placed on the development of problem solving skills and ideation.

ARTSTDIO 103 3-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN
GA
3 u

This course is dedicated to the study of design in the three dimensions of height, width, and depth. Working with a variety of media, students will learn how to manipulate the elements and organizational principles through the construction and analysis of three-dimensional projects.

ARTSTDIO 121 BASIC ART
GA
3 u

An introductory studio course for non-art majors and minors covering the basic concepts and materials of major visual arts.

ARTSTDIO 180 INTRODUCTION TO ADVERTISING DESIGN

3 u

An introductory course for non-art majors covering the principles, materials, procedures and applications of advertising design.

Prereq: Students may not register for ARTSTDIO 180 if previously or currently enrolled in any ARTSTDIO 300 level course or above, unless departmental approval is obtained.

ARTSTDIO 201 DRAWING I
GA
3 u

An introduction to the basic concepts in drawing. This course provides a systematic exploration of the drawing methods with an emphasis on traditional approaches to line, form, composition, perspective and chiaroscuro.

ARTSTDIO 202 DRAWING II

3 u

This course develops concepts and skills introduced in Drawing I. Color, alternative materials and variable formats will be explored in a problem-solving format. Emphasis is placed on strengthening content and design relationships. 2-D design experience recommended.

Prereq:ARTSTDIO 201.

ARTSTDIO 213 INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
GA
3 u

This course is intended to offer beginning photographers the basics of visual composition, digital camera operation, photo file post camera adjustments and management and image editing for the creation of digital photographs using compact digital cameras.

ARTSTDIO 222 DESIGN FOUNDATIONS FOR THE WEB

3 u

This primarily classroom formatted course will introduce students to the elements and principles of media design and how they relate to web site and page content creation. The focus throughout is on visually and aesthetically effective site design. Topics include visual organizational principles, criteria for aesthetic development, critical visual awareness, graphics utilizing digital imaging and web page design software, time based media, animation, audio and video, and the role of designer and programmer on the aesthetics and function of web communication.

Prereq:Restricted to non-Art majors.

ARTSTDIO 230 PRINTMAKING: INTRODUCTORY SURVEY

3 u

An introduction to a wide range of fine art printmaking techniques. Projects will focus on the relief, intaglio, monotype, and screenprint processes. The survey format will stress aesthetic development as it relates to the exploration of various print media. Students will be encouraged to create expressive and original imagery in projects which address technical design and conceptual objectives.

ARTSTDIO 251 CERAMICS I
GA
3 u

A course designed to give the student the opportunity to explore hand building in slab, coil and other techniques; wheel throwing will be introduced as a basic means of pottery development. Work with a variety of glazing techniques will be stressed.

ARTSTDIO 271 METAL AND JEWELRY I
GA
3 u

Exploration into creating jewelry and small sculpture from brass, copper, bronze, and silver. This course is designed for both art majors and non-art majors.

ARTSTDIO 287 COMPUTER GRAPHICS FOR THE ARTIST

3 u

Creation of computer generated artwork with an emphasis on photo based digital imaging techniques. Lecture content includes discussions, readings and visual presentations on contemporary usage of electronically generated art and design.

Prereq: ARTSTDIO 102.

ARTSTDIO 303 DRAWING III: THE FIGURE

3 u

This course provides an introduction to figure drawing. Studio sessions are dedicated to drawing from life models, study of structural and surface anatomy, and the development of sound technical skills and creative approaches to drawing the human figure.

Prereq: ARTSTDIO 202.

ARTSTDIO 311 PHOTOGRAPHY: EXPRESSION AND EXPERIMENTATION

3 u

Lectures, demonstrations, and darkroom work sessions constitute a basic introduction to photographic tools, techniques, and expression. Media: black and white prints.

ARTSTDIO 313 INTERMEDIATE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

3 u

An intermediate course in digital photography/digital imaging techniques for art and design. Using filmless digital cameras and multi picture imaging, students gain appreciation for creative art and industry potentials, and for realizing creativity through photography. Students develop experiences in experimental methods, panoramic photography and HDR imaging with introduction to studio lighting/tabletop photography.

Prereq:ARTSTDIO 213 AND MAGD 220 OR ARTSTDIO 287

ARTSTDIO 321 PAINTING I

3 u

An introduction to painting as an art form. This studio is grounded in the disciplines associated with the techniques and aesthetics of painting in water based and acrylic media.

Prereq: ARTSTDIO 102 and ARTSTDIO 201 or ARTSTDIO 202 or consent of instructor.

ARTSTDIO 324/524 WATERCOLOR

3 u

A studio course where exercises and experimentation with transparent watercolor pigments and techniques will be combined with art principles in the creation of watercolor paintings.

Prereq: 6 units from ARTSTDIO 102, ARTSTDIO 201, ARTSTDIO 202 or consent of instructor.

ARTSTDIO 331 INTAGLIO PRINTMAKING

3 u

An introduction to the techniques and aesthetics of printmaking. This study is grounded in the disciplines associated with the techniques of intaglio. Specifically, this includes drypoint, aquatint, and etching. In addition, alternative processes are demonstrated and applied in the study of monoprinting.

Prereq: ARTSTDIO 230, ARTSTDIO 102, and ARTSTDIO 201, or Consent of the Instructor.

ARTSTDIO 332 RELIEF PRINTMAKING

3 u

Exploration of printmaking as an art form with emphasis on relief printing techniques, including single, multiple block and reduction wood-cuts and non-traditional blocks, color printing, image making and editioning.

Prereq: ARTSTDIO 230, ARTSTDIO 102, and ARTSTDIO 201, or Consent of the Instructor.

ARTSTDIO 333 SCREENPRINTING

3 u

The course presents the basic materials and methods of screenprinting techniques, including ink mixing, stencil developing, image making, and editioning.

Prereq:ARTSTDIO 230, ARTSTDIO 102, and ARTSTDIO 201, or Consent of the Instructor.

ARTSTDIO 341 SCULPTURE I

3 u

An introduction to the disciplines associated with the techniques, media and aesthetics of sculpture.

Prereq: ARTSTDIO 103.

ARTSTDIO 342 SCULPTURE II

3 u

A continuation of ARTSTDIO 341 with emphasis on individual direction. The intent is to develop a deeper understanding of art and art processes.

Prereq: ARTSTDIO 341.

ARTSTDIO 343 SCULPTURE III

3 u

Arranged for the student as indicated by the student’s own interest and abilities. The student is encouraged to work toward a high degree of competency and continued growth in sculpture.

Prereq: ARTSTDIO 342.

ARTSTDIO 352 CERAMICS II

3 u

A continuation of ARTSTDIO 251 with emphasis on additional intermediate-level hand building and wheel throwing techniques, exploration into various glazing methods as well as an introduction to kiln loading.

Prereq: ARTSTDIO 103 and ARTSTDIO 251.

ARTSTDIO 353 CERAMICS III

3 u

Arranged for the student as indicated by the student’s own interest and abilities.

Prereq: ARTSTDIO 352.

ARTSTDIO 372 METAL AND JEWELRY II

3 u

This course provides continued exploration into the fabrication of body adornment, holloware and small sculpture using non-ferrous metal. Emphasis is on conceptual and technical achievement.

Prereq: ARTSTDIO 103 and ARTSTDIO 271.

ARTSTDIO 373 METAL AND JEWELRY III

3 u

This course emphasizes more complex construction and statements in the creation of jewelry and small sculpture from metal.

Prereq: ARTSTDIO 272.

ARTSTDIO 376 VISUAL DESIGN FOR THE WEB

3 u

This course provides instruction in the development and creation of web sites from an art and design perspective, understanding its impact on communication. The importance of visual language will be stressed, and its integration with sound, movement, and interactive navigational devices. Instruction in the fundamental structural principles of web design will be an underpinning for all information. Software instruction may include Dreamweaver and Flash.

Prereq:MAGD 210 and MAGD 220 and MAGD 270

ARTSTDIO 377 HD/DV DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS

3 u

This intermediate level media design studio course expands students' understanding and technical skills in art and design towards creating artistic time based, 4/D, HD original content using DV and sound effects strategies. Aesthetically important digital skills will be further developed and students will learn to design artistic solutions through practical and experimental 4/D multimedia creations techniques. Special attention is given to advancing personal expression, artistic exploration, original multimedia design and skill building. Practical 4/D application of original artwork, photo imaging, digital video compositing and sound effects in the field of art, graphic design, art performance and multimedia design in web and non-web delivery media will be addressed.

Prereq:ARTSTDIO 102 and ARTSTDIO 287 or MAGD 210 AND MAGD 220

ARTSTDIO 379 INTERACTIVE MEDIA DESIGN

3 u

Interactive Multimedia Design is an advanced studio based course and applies principles of visual communication and aesthetic theory to the design of interactive multimedia projects. Emphasis will be placed on original content creation, sequential page design theory and visual interface design with user centered needs and objectives as relevant guides for aesthetic approach and organizational solutions. Interactive products produced by students will be artistic, informational, promotional and persuasive and will involve page interface design and planning, original content creation and integration of animated text and graphics, digital video and sound effects.

Prereq:ARTSTDIO 102 and ARTSTDIO 287 or MAGD 210 AND MAGD 220

ARTSTDIO 380 3D MODELING-IMAGING-ANIMATION I

3 u

This course introduces graphic design and multimedia digital arts students to basic 3D software usage, imaging and new animation strategies using Maya 3D software. The goal of this course is to develop students’ understanding of 3D static imaging, 3D motion, and visual effects creation in 3D models, lighted scenes, 3D environments and industry standard practices.

Prereq: MAGD 210 and MAGD 220; or ARTSTDIO 102 and ARTSTDIO 287; or consent of instructor

ARTSTDIO 381 GRAPHIC DESIGN I: TYPOGRAPHY

3 u

An introductory studio course familiarizing the student with graphic design basics: typography, the creative process, design terminology and theory, design principles, tools and materials, 2-D layout, and basic computer techniques.

Prereq: ARTSTDIO 102 and ARTSTDIO 201 and Coreq: ARTSTDIO 287.

ARTSTDIO 382 GRAPHIC DESIGN II: PRINT MEDIA

3 u

Emphasis is on conceptual and visual problems in graphic design. The student analyzes, defines objectives, develops and presents graphic solutions relating to communication in book design, magazine layout, and informational graphics.

Prereq: ARTSTDIO 381.

ARTSTDIO 383 GRAPHIC DESIGN III: WEB MEDIA

3 u

Emphasis is on concept generation through graphic design solutions to web based aural/visual communication problems. Interactive web media in advertising and information design will be emphasized. The student analyzes, defines objectives and presents in comprehensive format solutions produced through web page user interface and animation design software.

Prereq: ARTSTDIO 382.

ARTSTDIO 384 ILLUSTRATION

3 u

A studio course for the advanced art student in the various types and techniques of illustration, using traditional media.

Prereq: ARTSTDIO 202 and ARTSTDIO 321.

ARTSTDIO 385/585 ELECTRONIC ILLUSTRATION

3 u

Electronic Illustration will present techniques, concepts and practices that are part of the field of Illustration. The class will pay special attention to the development of these within the context of computer technology. A variety of imaging software will be used, including Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Painter.

Prereq:ARTSTDIO 287 and ARTSTDIO 202.

ARTSTDIO 388/588 MOTION GRAPHIC ANIMATION STUDIO I

3 u

This course is focused on the study of kinetic art and aesthetic interdisciplinary activities using graphics, typography, computer/video visual imaging and sound synthesis. Students will create time based digital multimedia presentations, using computer animation and design/illustration software applications, digital video effects, photo/video image processing, sound recording, interactive sequence scripting, sound synthesis and video production procedures.

Prereq:ARTSTDIO 102 and ARTSTDIO 287, or MAGD 210 and MAGD 220, or consent of instructor.

ARTSTDIO 389 TYPOGRAPHIC SOLUTIONS

3 u

This course is an advanced study of typography building upon the foundational skills gained in previous coursework. Typographic communication will be covered through explorations of the typographic grid, the creation of a hierarchy of information, and typographic principles for both print and web design.

Prereq:ARTSTDIO 381

ARTSTDIO 408/608 ADVANCED DRAWING

3 u

A studio course which provides the opportunity for students to pursue directed intermediate and advanced research in drawing. Emphasis placed on the development of personal direction in terms of content, choice and handling of media.

Repeatable in increments of 3 units per term for a maximum of 12 units.

Prereq:ARTSTDIO 303.

ARTSTDIO 411 PROFESSIONAL STUDIO PRACTICES

3 u

This course will introduce students to professional skills and practices, in the visual arts in preparation for graduate school, professional advancement in the arts, and/or employment in art related fields. Instruction in the development of written/visual documentation for exhibition and grant proposals, along with oral presentation skills, will be covered.

Prereq:Junior standing in Art Program, Passed BFA Junior Review, ARTHIST 201, ARTHIST 202 and ARTHIST 203, and an upper division Art History course or consent of instructor.

ARTSTDIO 413/613 ADVANCED DIGITAL PHOTO STUDIO - ART, ADS, IMMERSIVE PHOTOGRAPHY

3 u

Students progress from hand held location based digital photographic techniques to advanced studio problems. Tabletop styling, lighting control, portraiture methods, experimental spherical VR, editiorial illustration and fine art imaging are explored using medium and large format HD filmless cameras. Spherical immersive photo VR for games, industry, art and idevice applications may be explored.

Prereq:ARTSTDIO 313 or consent of instructor

ARTSTDIO 426 ADVANCED PAINTING

3 u

A studio course which provides the opportunity for students to pursue directed intermediate and advanced research in the techniques and aesthetics of painting. Traditional oil based media will be introduced. Advanced students repeating the course will be encouraged to explore a medium of choice (acrylic or oil).

Repeatable in increments of 3 units per term for a maximum of 12 units.

Prereq:ARTSTDIO 321.

ARTSTDIO 434 THE ART OF THE BOOK

3 u

This course will focus on the creation of hand made fine art books through applied research in traditional and non-traditional printmaking techniques and historical and contemporary bookbinding methods. Students will be expected to research an historical binding and create models for presentation to the class.

Prereq:ARTSTDIO 201, ARTSTDIO 102, or consent of instructor.

Fulfills printmaking requirement.

ARTSTDIO 444 SCULPTURE IV

3 u

Advanced studio experience in sculpture.

Prereq: 9 units in sculpture.

ARTSTDIO 445 SCULPTURE V: RESEARCH

3 u

A highly specialized course offering directed studio research in a specific problem related to sculpture. Repeatable for a maximum of 9 units in major/degree.

Prereq: 9 units in sculpture.

ARTSTDIO 454 CERAMICS IV

3 u

This course provides the student the opportunity to pursue partially directed advanced research in the techniques and aesthetics of ceramics. Advanced glaze research methodology and kiln firing techniques are emphasized.

Prereq: ARTSTDIO 353

ARTSTDIO 455 CERAMICS V: RESEARCH

3 u

This course provides the student the opportunity to pursue self-proposed and self-directed research in advanced ceramics utilizing personal techniques and aesthetics. Repeatable for a maximum of 9 units in major/degree.

Prereq: ARTSTDIO 454

ARTSTDIO 456 TECHNICAL STUDY IN CERAMICS

3 u

Exploration of technical concerns within ceramics. Emphasis on clay composition and analysis, glaze calculation and formulation, study of ceramic minerals, kiln design, construction and operation.

Prereq: ARTSTDIO 352.

ARTSTDIO 474 METAL AND JEWELRY IV

3 u

An advanced course emphasizing design and creation of objects, both wearable and sculptural. Sophisticated technical skills will be explored with and emphasis on contemporary concepts.

Prereq: ARTSTDIO 373.

ARTSTDIO 475 METAL AND JEWELRY V: RESEARCH

3 u

A highly specialized course offering directed research in a specific creative problem related to metals and jewelry. Assignments will be made that further students conceptual direction. Repeatable for a maximum of 9 units in major/degree.

Prereq: ARTSTDIO 474.

ARTSTDIO 476 ADVANCED WEB DESIGN STUDIO

3 u

Visual Design for Web introduces the basic concepts of instruction to the development and creation of web sites from an art and design perspective, and describes its impact on communication. ARTSTDIO 476 will allow students to take the principles and skills taught in ActionScript 3.0 in Flash and explore ActionScript’s most powerful features, including creating advanced navigational interfaces and special effects using XML data and adding accessibility to files via closed captioning.

Prereq:ARTSTDIO 376

ARTSTDIO 477 ADVANCED HD DV MOTION CAPTURE STUDIO

3 u

Introduces the basic concept of creating artistic time-based, 4/D, HD original content using DV and sound effects strategies. This advanced HD DV Motion Capture Studio will allow students to focus on the one of the specific fields of creating high quality of HD/DV which are required by the industry designs. An advanced class to take the basics of computer animation to an advanced level by including advanced knowledge of audio, motion effects, filter effects, color and using Color Keying features to remove backgrounds, editing multi-track audio and audio effects, color correction and troubleshooting problems are also covered.

Prereq:ARTSTDIO 377

ARTSTDIO 480 3D MODELING - ANIMATION II

3 u

This course will extend student introductory computer animation training to a higher level by offering more intermediate level knowledge of 3D modeling formats and systems for creative production. This digital 3D course will allow students to expand on the concepts and skills acquired from the introductory course and will offer them opportunity to explore in greater depth a specific area of 3D imaging.

Prereq:ARTSTDIO 380

ARTSTDIO 482 ILLUSTRATION II

3 u

An advanced course concentrating on the development of illustration skills and techniques. Emphasis placed on the development of a personal approach to conceptual and visual problem solving related to editorial, advertising and specialized fields of illustration.

Prereq:ARTSTDIO 384, ARTSTDIO 303.

ARTSTDIO 484 GRAPHIC DESIGN IV: ADVANCED CONCEPTS

3 u

Emphasis is on conceptual and visual graphic design problem solving. The student studies contemporary design issues and develops advanced strategies for design solutions. Areas of concentration include visual image development, information design and corporate identity program design, interactive media, publication planning and design development, packaging and pre-press applications of computer mediated design.

Prereq: ARTSTDIO 383

ARTSTDIO 485 GRAPHIC DESIGN V: PORTFOLIO SOLUTIONS

3 u

With guidance from the instructor, the student defines objectives, researches and realizes solutions for a series of designs in an area of special interest. A knowledge of advanced computing hardware and software processes is applied to realize final solutions designed for career portfolio presentations.

Prereq: ARTSTDIO 484/684.

ARTSTDIO 486 PROFESSIONAL PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT

3 u

This course will focus on the development of students' job-seeking portfolios through lectures, demonstrations and new projects. Students will prepare their conceptual, design, craftsmanship and other skills as they assemble and refine their graphic design portfolio pieces. All projects must meet the most professional standards, with an emphasis on quality and job-related subject matter.

Prereq:ARTSTDIO 383

ARTSTDIO 488 MOTION GRAPHIC ANIMATION STUDIO II

3 u

Students expand conceptual/technical/artistic skill in motion animation with self directed project objectives challenging students to target concepts to specific artistic/industry responsive animation outcomes. Further exploration of blue screen compositing, sound and special effects, for performance, film/TV, game and idevice distribution including an introduction to motion capture is expected.

Prereq:ARTSTDIO 388

ARTSTDIO 490/690 ART WORKSHOP
Repeatable
1-3 u

Prereq:Permission of the Workshop Director.

ARTSTDIO 491 TRAVEL STUDY
Repeatable
1-3 u

ARTSTDIO 492 FIELD INTERNSHIP IN ART

1-3 u

Internship involving professional experience under the supervision of selected business and/or institutional personnel within student’s area of emphasis. Departmental approval required for application.

May be retaken to maximum of 6 units in degree and major.

Prereq: 9 units and 3.00 GPA in area of emphasis and consent and placement by the Department and 2nd term Sophomore Standing.

ARTSTDIO 496/696 SPECIAL STUDIES
Repeatable
3-4 u

Prereq:Consent of instructor.

ARTSTDIO 497 EXCHANGE STUDY
Repeatable
1-12 u

ARTSTDIO 498 INDEPENDENT STUDIES

1-6 u

Repeatable for a maximum of six units in major/degree.

Prereq: Consent of instructor

ART HISTORY COURSES

ARTHIST 111 ART APPRECIATION
GA
2 u

This course is designed to relate art to the culture in which it was created, thereby giving the student the understanding necessary to see art as both a part of life and an expression of that life. Sections offering special emphasis will be identified in current timetables. For non-art majors only.

ARTHIST 201 SURVEY OF WESTERN ART - ANCIENT TO MEDIEVAL
GA
3 u

An investigation of major works of art in painting, sculpture, architecture, and minor related arts from prehistoric times to the late middle ages. Emphasis on the relationship between art and culture. Students develop skills in artistic analysis. Slide illustrated.

ARTHIST 202 SURVEY OF WESTERN ART - RENAISSANCE TO 1900
GA
3 u

An investigation of major works in painting, sculpture, architecture, and related arts from the early Italian Renaissance to 1900. Students develop skills in artistic analysis and an understanding of the discipline of art history. Slide illustrated.

ARTHIST 203 INTRODUCTION TO MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART
GA
3 u

This course is designed to allow for a thematic approach to the study of art in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Course material will explore the art, artists, and theory related to modern and contemporary art.

Prereq:Sophomore standing

ARTHIST 311 GREEK AND ROMAN ART
GA
3 u

This course treats Greek and Roman art and architecture through the exploration of specific themes. The concepts of classical archaeology, technology, style, and iconography are addressed, and media such as vase painting, architecture, sculpture, mural painting and mosaics are considered in the context of these themes.

Prereq: ARTHIST 201

ARTHIST 312 MEDIEVAL ART
GA
3 u

This course takes a thematic approach to the art and architecture of important institutions of the Middle Ages. Students are introduced to sculpture, painting, manuscript illumination, architecture, mosaics, and other decorative arts, as well as cultural issues and Christian symbolism.

Prereq: ARTHIST 201

ARTHIST 313 ITALIAN RENAISSANCE ART
GA
3 u

This course is designed to allow for a thematic approach to the unique art and art historical circumstances which existed in Italy from ca. 1250 to 1550. Course material may focus on particular topics and issues specific to the study of Italian Renaissance art.

Prereq: ARTHIST 202

ARTHIST 314 NORTHERN RENAISSANCE ART
GA
3 u

This course is designed to allow for a thematic approach to the unique art and art historical circumstances which existed in the Lowlands, France, and Germany during the fourteenth through sixteenth centuries. Course material may focus on particular topics and issues specific to the study of Northern Renaissance art.

Prereq: ARTHIST 202

ARTHIST 315 BAROQUE ART
GA
3 u

This course is designed to allow for a thematic approach to the unique art and art historical circumstances which existed in Italy, France, Spain, Germany and the Netherlands from the late sixteenth century through the early eighteenth century. Course material may focus on particular topics and issues specific to the study of Baroque art.

Prereq: ARTHIST 202

ARTHIST 316 ART OF THE 19TH CENTURY
GA
3 u

This course is designed to allow for a thematic approach to the unique art and art historical circumstances which existed in Europe and America from the mid-eighteenth century through the end of the nineteenth century. Course material may focus on particular topics and issues specific to the time period and various art historical movements, such as the rococo, the Enlightenment, Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism, and Post-Impressionism.

Prereq: ARTHIST 203

ARTHIST 317 MODERN ARCHITECTURE
GA
3 u

This course explores the tensions between historicism and modernism in domestic, commercial and civic architectural solutions from the mid-19th century to 1960. Emphasis is placed on ‘master architects’ in Europe and the United States, urban planning and architectural utopias.

Prereq: ARTHIST 203

ARTHIST 318/518 MODERN ART
GA
3 u

This course is designed to allow for a thematic approach to the study of art in the first half of the twentieth century. Course material will explore the art, artists, and theory related to modern art.

Prereq: ARTHIST 203

ARTHIST 319 CONTEMPORARY ART
GA
3 u

This course is designed to allow for a thematic approach to the study of art in the second half or the twentieth century into the twenty-first century. Course material will explore the art, artists, and theory related to contemporary art.

Prereq: ARTHIST 203

ARTHIST 320 GRAPHIC DESIGN HISTORY

3 u

This is a lecture course that covers the History of Graphic Design from the invention of writing through the digital revolution. Topics include such areas as Postmodern Design, Multicultural Design, Corporate Design Systems.

Prereq:ARTHIST 203

ARTHIST 420 ART THEORY

3 u

An advanced course dealing with the theoretical concerns of the visual arts. The course treats art in its relation to current philosophical thought, and also discusses aesthetics and the nature of art. For Art Department majors and minors. Offered spring term only.

Prereq:ARTHIST 203 and senior standing

ARTHIST 491/691 TRAVEL STUDY
Repeatable
1-3 u

ARTHIST 494 UNDERGRADUATE SEMINAR
Repeatable
3 u

A course emphasizing art historical methodology and writing. Topic and prerequisites will vary each time course is offered. Satisfies writing requirement for Art and Art History majors.

ARTHIST 497 EXCHANGE STUDY
Repeatable
1-12 u

ARTHIST 496/696 SPECIAL STUDIES IN ART HISTORY
Repeatable
1-3 u

Prereq: To be announced at the time the course is offered.

ARTHIST 498 INDEPENDENT STUDY

1-6 u

Repeatable for a maximum of 6 units in major/degree. Prereq: Consent of instructor.



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