AH250 - Survey of Western Art I
Credit: 3 semester hours

Examines key examples of architecture, sculpture, and painting from antiquity to the Renaissance. Individual artworks are studied within the context of the cultures which produced them. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

AH251 - Survey of Western Art II
Credit: 3 semester hours

Examines key examples of painting, sculpture, and architecture from the early 14th century to the present. Individual artistic personalities are discussed in relation to style, iconography, technique, and historic events. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

AH252 - Modern through Contemporary Art
Credit: 3 semester hours

This course will survey the beginning of contemporary art, from the end of Modernism through Postmodernism (from 1970 to the present) and the art of recent years, including painting, sculpture, architecture, and photography as well as recent developments in the idea of medium such as installation art, performance art, digital art, and conceptual art. The focus will cover art from the United States as well as art from cultures and artistic traditions outside of the U.S. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

AH265 - Special Topics in Western Art
Credit: 3 semester hours

Explores topics in Western art through the study of selected works of painting, sculpture, architecture, and other arts in relation to the cultures producing them. May be repeated provided the topic differs. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

AH355 - Alternative Perspectives in Art History: Topics
Credit: 3 semester hours

Studies artistic traditions of non-Western Europe cultures, such as African, Oceanic, Pre-Columbian America, or Asian Art. May be repeated provided the topic differs. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ART100 - Drawing and Design I
Credit: 3 semester hours

Introduces students to problems of visual perception and observation and development of control with various drawing media and explores the basic elements and principles of design within the context of specific drawing problems. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ART101 - Color and Design
Credit: 3 semester hours

This course is designed to train the eye and hand while giving students a working knowledge of the concepts and processes involved in visual thinking. It is an introduction to the formal elements of art with an emphasis on color. Projects approach in terms of phenomenology (how color appears to change depending on relationships with other colors), observation, and expressiveness. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ART104 - Three-Dimensional Design
Credit: 3 semester hours

Provides an introduction to the basic principles of three-dimensional form: line, plane, volume, structure, and surface. Assigned problems explore formal issues as well as additive and subtractive processes through a variety of materials and techniques. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ART106 - Four-Dimensional Design
Credit: 3 semester hours

This course is an introduction to the tools, techniques, and concepts of time-based arts. Through the use of computers, video, photography and sound, students will be introduced to the basic concepts of art and design in space and time. Assignments emphasize characteristics of time and movement, moving image, serial, sequential, and narrative ordering, still and moving image editing, sound and image relations, as well as Media installation and performance. The course will also include discussions on contemporary issues related to time-based arts. The 4-D course is a foundation course which expands and complements the other foundation courses and prepares interested students for further study with time-based media. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ART107 - Drawing I
Credit: 3 semester hours

Introduction to basic drawing skills and concepts. Projects in line, value, space and composition are among the topics that will be explored in a variety of media and through exposure to a variety of established and emerging artistís work. In addition to classroom demonstrations, slide lectures on pertinent artists will be shown and discussed. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ART170 - Foundational Special Topics
Credit: 3 semester hours

Students will practice and develop studio art concepts and techniques either beyond the level of or more varied than those addressed in other studio art courses. Students may repeat this course if the main focus of the content is different. This course is offered at the foundational level. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ART201 - Drawing and Design II
Credit: 3 semester hours

Provides a continuation of drawing to increase control over various drawing materials through practice and experimentation. Specific drawing problems are explored through still life, perspective, figure drawing, and landscape. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.
Prerequisites: ART100 or permission of instructor

ART203 - Ceramics I
Credit: 3 semester hours

Provides an introduction to the basic skills of working with ceramic material. Students conceptualize and create works in clay using hand-building techniques. Technical development also includes an introduction to surface treatment through glazing and firing in an electric kiln. Assigned projects cover a diversity of approaches to the materials to help broaden students' awareness of clay as an expressive medium. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ART207 - Drawing II
Credit: 3 semester hours

A continuation of ART 107, this course further develops studentsí abilities in observational drawing, moving them into more individualized problems within a broader conceptual range, to help them find personal directions, various approaches to drawing are explored. Students work with the figure, mixed media, color, narration, and abstraction. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.
Prerequisites: ART107 or permission of instructor

ART209 - Photography I
Credit: 3 semester hours

Explores the expressive qualities of black-and-white photography and teaches the fundamentals of the camera. Students master such basics as metering, exposure, film developing, contact printing, enlarging, and photographic finishing and presentation. No prior experience is required, but access to a 35mm camera with manual exposure capability is necessary. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ART211 - Painting I
Credit: 3 semester hours

Explores several approaches to oil painting, developing a basic understanding of materials and paint application. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ART216 - Sculpture I
Credit: 3 semester hours

Encourages students to understand and create sculptural forms using reductive and constructive methods. Through studio work and demonstrations, students develop the three-dimensional language of form, space, material, and process. Assigned problems encourage personal ideation through an understanding of a variety of materials such as wood, plaster, stone, metal, and mixed media, and related skills and approaches ranging from carving to site-specific installation. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ART220 - Principles of Design
Credit: 3 semester hours

Provides an introduction to the elements and principles of design. Through lecture, discussions and hands-on work, this course enhances the understanding of and ability to critique both two-dimensional and three-dimensional forms. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ART230 - Digital Imaging
Credit: 3 semester hours

Introduces students to using digital camera, scanner, and Photoshop software as conduits for visual expression. Focus is on the context of digital imaging as it relates to contemporary practice. No prior experience is required, but access to a digital camera of at least 5 megapixels and basic skills in Windows í97 or higher is necessary. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ART250 - Community Art
Credit: 3 semester hours

Provides practical experience for students of all disciplines through a hands-on, site-specific work of art. Students research, develop, and implement an art project within the community. The specific nature of the project will vary from year to year (playground, park, mural, site specific sculpture). Each project provides the opportunity to apply skills and knowledge from a variety of courses across disciplines. It is not limited to art majors. This course can be repeated since content changes each semester it is offered. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ART270 - Intermediate Special Topics
Credit: 3 semester hours

Students will practice and develop studio art concept and techniques either beyond the level or more varied than those addressed in other studio art courses. Students may repeat this course if the main focus of the content is different. This course is offered at the intermediate level. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ART302 - Art in Context
Credit: 3 semester hours

Studies visual art in relation to a selected theme. Includes historical, political, social, and aesthetic contextualization, interpretation, and production of art forms. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

ART303 - Ceramics II
Credit: 3 semester hours

Invites further development of ceramic techniques in clay manipulation, surface decoration, and firing, as well as of aesthetic concerns. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.
Prerequisites: ART203 or permission of instructor

ART307 - Drawing III
Credit: 3 semester hours

Explores the techniques of drawing from abstraction to the human figure using a variety of media. Students work from personal narrative, imagination, live models, photographs, and from each other. Media used will include graphite, charcoal, pastel, ink, colored pencils, collage, fiber, and more. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.
Prerequisites: ART207 or permission of instructor

ART309 - Photography II
Credit: 3 semester hours

Investigation into the aesthetics and techniques of black-and-white photography including an introduction to experimentation with printing, finishing, and presentation techniques, as well as developed personal viewpoints. The class examines historical and contemporary photography and complements the development of a subject or personal vision. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.
Prerequisites: ART209 or permission of instructor

ART311 - Painting II
Credit: 3 semester hours

Offers a continuation of painting to increase control over painting media through practice and experimentation. Projects explore several levels of abstraction in both acrylic and oil. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.
Prerequisites: ART211 or permission of instructor

ART316 - Sculpture II
Credit: 3 semester hours

Offers a continuation of painting with further development of technique with increased focus on conceptualization and contemporary issues. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.
Prerequisites: ART216 or permission of instructor

ART350 - Community Art II
Credit: 3 semester hours

Provides practical experience for students of all disciplines through a hands-on, site-specific work of art. Students research, develop, and implement an art project within the community. The specific nature of the project will vary from year to year (playground, park, mural, site specific sculpture). Each project provides the opportunity to apply skills and knowledge from a variety of courses across disciplines. It is not limited to art majors. This course can be repeated since content changes each semester it is offered. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.
Prerequisites: ART250 or permission of instructor

ART370 - Advanced Special Topics
Credit: 3 semester hours

Students will practice and develop studio art concepts and techniques either beyond the level or more varied than those addressed in other studio art courses. Students may repeat this course if the main focus of the content is different. This course is offered at the advanced level. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

MUS251 - Music Appreciation
Credit: 3 semester hours

A study of the elements of music and of the historical significance of music, including the cultivation of habits of intelligent listening. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

TA110 - Theatre Appreciation
Credit: 3 semester hours

Combines background information in theatre history and the analysis of multiple plays with opportunities to view productions of the dramas studied in the course. Students also participate in brief scenes produced in class. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

TA115 - Theatre Arts Workshop
Credit: 3 semester hours

Integrates both performance art and scenic art through lecture, research, and the presentation of a produced script. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

TA212 - Voice and Diction
Credit: 3 semester hours

Emphasizes the use of voice in public communication and performance by addressing breathing, volume, pitch, emphasis, rate, pause, and proper articulation and pronunciation. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.