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ART 100 Visual Foundations (3 credits)
A beginning art class that includes a survey of art and the basic components of design. The class explores visual concepts as they relate to the history of art through class presentations, discussions, and a variety of media. Students should plan for three hours of studio work outside the class. /[Fine Arts Course, meets general education requirement]

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ART 101 Drawing I (3 credits)
A disciplined foundation in drawing concepts based on visual observation skills. /[Fine Arts Course, meets general education requirement]

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ART 102 Drawing II (3 credits)
A continuation of ART 101. [Fine Arts Course]

Prerequisite: Must have completed ART 101.

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ART 106 Jewelry I (3 credits)
Techniques of various metal construction for jewelry. Emphasis on design and craftsmanship. [Fine Arts Course]

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ART 107 Design Fundamentals I (2-D) (3 credits)
Explores the fundamentals of design using various media focusing on 2-D design. /[Fine Arts Course, meets general education requirement]

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ART 108 Design Fundamentals II (3-D) (3 credits)
Creative design with emphasis on volume and space relationships in a variety of materials. [Fine Arts Course]

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ART 111 Beginning Ceramics (3 credits)
Introductory and intermediate course in beginning ceramics. May repeat course up to six credits. [Fine Arts Course]

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ART 115 Beginning Clay Sculpture (3 credits)
Introduction to design and creation of sculpture with clay. [Fine Arts Course]

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ART 124 Introduction to Printmaking (3 credits)
Introduction to the traditional printmaking processes. [Fine Arts Course] [S/U]

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ART 127 Watercolor I (3 credits)
Introduction to watercolor techniques and concepts. Requires three hours of studio practice weekly. [Fine Arts Course]

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ART 135 Photography I (3 credits)
Analytical and critical approaches to the creative possibilities of photography including basic photographic techniques and materials. [Fine Arts Course]

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ART 141 Introduction to Digital Photography (3 credits)
An introduction to the aspects of digital photography. Explores how to improve photographic skills and integration of photography and the digital media. [Fine Arts Course]

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ART 142 Introduction to Digital Photography II (3 credits)
A continuation of Digital Photography. Employs further investigation of the digital media and current version of Photoshop. Repeatable up to six credits. [Fine Arts Course]

Prerequisite: Must have completed ART 141.

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ART 160 Art Appreciation (3 credits)
Introduction to the visual arts, illustrating the place of art in its social and cultural setting. /[Humanities Course, meets general education requirement]

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ART 201 Life Drawing I (3 credits)
Introduction to drawing from live models. [Fine Arts Course]

Prerequisite: Must have completed ART 101.

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ART 206 Jewelry II (3 credits)
Continued exploration of creating jewelry using various techniques. [Fine Arts Course]

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ART 211 Ceramics I (3 credits)
A beginning studio course in construction and decoration of clay. Slab, coil, and wheel-thrown techniques will be taught. [Fine Arts Course]

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ART 212 Ceramics II (3 credits)
Continuation of ART 111 with emphasis on development of individual expression in clay. [Fine Arts Course]

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ART 216 Sculpture I (3 credits)
Introduction to sculpting techniques and concepts. [Fine Arts Course]

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ART 227 Watercolor II (3 credits)
Continued exploration of watercolor techniques and concepts. [Fine Arts Course]

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ART 231 Painting I (3 credits)
Exploration of various painting media and concepts. [Fine Arts Course]

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ART 232 Painting II (3 credits)
Continuation of exploration of painting techniques and concepts. [Fine Arts Course]

Prerequisite: Must have completed ART 231.

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ART 235 Photography II (3 credits)
Lecture/study with emphasis on improving basic and intermediate skills. Explores the use of photography as a personal expression. [Fine Arts Course]

Prerequisite: Must have completed ART 135.

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ART 243 Digital Imaging I (3 credits)
Introduction to computer based imaging. Also available as GRC 183. [Fine Arts Course]

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ART 260 Survey of Art History I (3 credits)
Presentation of the historical context of major and minor works of art from the ancient world to the Renaissance, art analysis, and criticism. /[Humanities Course, meets general education requirement]

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ART 261 Survey of Art History II (3 credits)
A continuation of Survey of Art History I presenting major and minor works of art from the Renaissance to the present, art analysis, and criticism. /[Humanities Course, meets general education requirement]

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ART 297 Field Study (1-3 credits)
A study of art in its cultural and historical setting. May repeat course up to six credits. [Humanities Course]

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ART 299 Special Topics in Studio Art (0.5-3 credits)
Consideration of special topics and issues in art. Selection will depend upon current interests and needs. May repeat course up to 12 credits. [S/U]

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