ARTS 101
Intro to Art Design
An introductory course with an emphasis on the three-dimensional aspects of art. Experimentation with varied media directed towards expressive ends in the third dimension or sculptured form.
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 4.00

ARTS 112
Moldmaking for Glass I
The course will examine and explore the open faced mold and Pate de Verre or lost wax casting methods using various plaster formulas and properties, glass chemistry, molding materials, and glass history. During the course, students will design and create their own glass pieces through these processes.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

ARTS 115
Drawing I
A two-dimensional course for the student interested in drawing. The course will develop in the student the fundamental techniques of drawing. The student will work with various materials and subjects. Emphasis will be placed on developing a process of drawing which the student can use later by herself/himself.
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 4.00

ARTS 117
Digital Photography I
The purpose of this course is to teach students to become good photographers, using the camera and editing tools to convey ideas and vision in artistic ways. Through a mixture of technical instruction, shooting, classroom critique and aesthetic principles, students will learn to communicate through the medium of photography.
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 4.00

ARTS 118
Intro to Graphic Communication
This is an introduction into graphic communication concepts. This course will focus on design and aesthetics as well as the productive and technological aspects of the industry. Prerequisite: ARTS 175 with a C or better.
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 4.00

ARTS 120
Painting I
This studio class gives the student a working knowledge of the materials and processes involved in painting. It also develops ways of thinking about painting as self-expression. The student may choose to work in more than one medium.
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 4.00

ARTS 125
Sculpture
This class provides an opportunity for the student to do original work in modeling or carving using wood, clay, stone, or other three dimensional materials. Prerequisite: ARTS-101 or permission of instructor.
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 4.00

ARTS 126
Digital Cinema I
This is an introduction to the physical aspects of digital video production and the narrative structure developments from cinematic history. Screenings emphasize narrative features and shorts. Equipment is provided.
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 4.00

ARTS 130
Ceramics I
A studio class in which the student will work in both hand-building and wheel methods of forming clay. Various methods of decorating, glazing, and firing pots and sculptures will be included.
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 4.00

ARTS 163
Theater Appreciation
This course is designed to help students develop an awareness and appreciation of theater art and its place in human culture. It incorporates the study of theatrical styles, history, literature as well as live and recorded performances. Aspects of dramatic structure, acting, directing, theater design, and play production will be explored through reading, lecture, and activities. Visits by guest artists and participation in college productions will aid in understanding this creative process. Meets the Humanities requirement.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

ARTS 163H
Theater Appreciation - Honors
This course is designed to help students develop an awareness and appreciation of theater art and its place in human culture. It incorporates the study of theatrical styles, history, literature as well as live and recorded performances. Aspects of dramatic structure, acting, directing, theater design, and play production will be explored through reading, lecture, and activities. Visits by guest artists and participation in college productions will aid in understanding this creative process. Meets the Humanities requirement. This is an Honors course which requires a higher level of academic rigor. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

ARTS 175
Intro to Visual Structures
The study of artistic terminology in relation to visual perception and communication. Study of artistic impression, color and patterns, and their use will be highlighted. Students will demonstrate these principles with the use of digital software and hardware.
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 4.00

ARTS 180
Acting I
This course is designed to provide the student with the fundamentals of studying the craft of acting. Students will explore this process, and discipline, through readings, lecture, exercises, and scene work. The goal is the development of performance skills and techniques as well as a deeper appreciation of theater. Prerequisite: Prior, or current, enrollment in ARTS-163 or permission of instructor.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

ARTS 198
Theater Practicum I
Practical work in dramatics by special arrangement with the instructor, in the following areas: Acting, directing, scene construction/painting, running crew, lights, sound, costumes, make-up, stage management, props, publicity, house management, technical design, or individual activities as directed by the instructor.
Credit Hrs: 1.00  Contact Hrs: 1.00

ARTS 199
Theater Practicum II
Practical work in dramatics by special arrangement with the instructor, in the following areas: Acting, directing, scene construction/ painting, running crew, lights, sound, costumes, make-up, stage management, props, publicity, house management, technical design, or individual activities as directed by the instructor.
Credit Hrs: 1.00  Contact Hrs: 1.00

ARTS 204
Art History to 1300
A chronological study of painting, sculpture, and architecture from the prehistoric times through the Gothic period. Emphasis is on the style, iconography, and historical context of works. Students will develop an understanding and appreciation of both the art and the society which produced it. Meets Humanities requirement. Prerequisite: R.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

ARTS 207
Art History 1300 to Present
A chronological study of painting, sculpture, and architecture from the Renaissance to contemporary times. Emphasis is on the style, iconography, and historical/social context of works. Students will develop an understanding and appreciation of both the art and the times which produced it. ARTS-204 is not required. Meets Humanities requirement. Prerequisite: R.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

ARTS 215
Drawing II
This course offers the student an opportunity to build upon the drawing skills begun in Drawing I in a studio environment. Students will be encouraged to choose individual projects in pursuit of personal artistic goals, as well as exploring new materials and techniques. Prerequisite: ARTS- 115 with “C” or better.
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 4.00

ARTS 217
Digital Photography II
This course continues students’ exploration into the artistic medium of photography. Students will continue to learn aesthetic principles about light, composition, and form, as well as deepen their knowledge of editing software. Prerequisite: ARTS-117 with a “C” or better or permission of the instructor.
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 4.00

ARTS 218
Graphic Communication II
This course is a continuation of graphic communication concepts. It will focus on the principle of letterform and typography as a form of communication in graphic design. Students will blend self-created fonts, content specific material and color theory to create communicative messages. Prerequisite: ARTS-118.
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 4.00

ARTS 220
Painting II
Painting II is designed to give continued experience to students who have demonstrated the seriousness of their intention to learn to paint. In this class, each student will concentrate on one medium of her/his choice and will do a planned series of projects of increasing complexity.
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 4.00

ARTS 226
Digital Cinema II
This course continues the development of digital video production skills and knowledge emphasizing experimental and documentary narrative video production. Documentary projects will include a rhetorical statement that will investigate a specific social concern. Equipment is provided. Prerequisite: ARTS 126
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 4.00

ARTS 230
Ceramics II
A studio class building on the basic techniques learned in Ceramics I. Developing more advanced techniques in sculpture, potter’s wheel, kiln construction, and glaze calculation will be the focus of Ceramics II. Prerequisite: ARTS-130.
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 4.00

ARTS 260
Installation/Performance Art
Students will explore how installation, performance and interventions can demonstrate an idea or experience, implicate the viewer, address location specifically (and non-specifically) and shift an audience's perception of time and/or space. The class will introduce students to some of the concepts in the history of installation and current shifts in the definition of installation art and the emergence of actions and interventions.
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 4.00

ARTS 271
Art Internship: Gallery Curating
The art internship is a practicum designed to provide professional gallery experience and its operations from a variety of viewpoints. Interns may be assigned to the following departments: curatorial, collection education, or communications/marketing. Prerequisite: Permission from Instructor.
Credit Hrs: 1.00  Contact Hrs: 1.00

ARTS 272
Art Internship: Gallery Curating
The art internship is a practicum designed to provide professional gallery experience and its operations from a variety of viewpoints. Interns may be assigned to the following departments: curatorial, collection education, or communications/marketing. Prerequisite: Permission from Instructor.
Credit Hrs: 2.00  Contact Hrs: 0.00

ARTS 273
Art Internship: Gallery Curating
The art internship is a practicum designed to provide professional gallery experience and its operations from a variety of viewpoints. Interns may be assigned to the following departments: curatorial, collection education, or communications/marketing. Prerequisite: Permission from Instructor.
Credit Hrs: 1.00  Contact Hrs: 1.00

ARTS 274
Art Internship: Gallery Curating
The art internship is a practicum designed to provide professional gallery experience and its operations from a variety of viewpoints. Interns may be assigned to the following departments: curatorial, collection education, or communications/marketing. Prerequisite: Permission from Instructor.
Credit Hrs: 1.00  Contact Hrs: 1.00

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