Art Studio Art (ARTS)

ARTS 14000     DRAWING I      3 Credit Hours

Fundamental drawing and studio experiences; exploration of basic drawing ideas and media. Work produced in class must be retained for later portfolio presentation in ART 30001.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Arts and Humanities

ARTS 14001     DRAWING II      3 Credit Hours

Continued practice in drawing with emphasis upon dimensional representation, pictorial structure and the breakdown of formal elements. Work produced in this class must be retained for later portfolio presentation in ART 30001.

Prerequisite: ARTS 14000.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 24002     DRAWING AS A STUDIO PRACTICE      3 Credit Hours

An introduction to advanced concepts and ideas which enable the student to understand and professionally realize their drawings as a studio practice. Work produced in this course must be retained for later portfolio presentation in ART 30001.

Prerequisite: ARTS 14000 and ARTS 14001.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 24010     INTRODUCTION TO FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY      3 Credit Hours

Introductory studio/lecture course which introduces fine art photography with an aesthetic, contemporary approach. Students learn traditional and digital photographic image-making applications and the historical underpinnings of the photograph in modern art. Research paper and portfolio required. Work produced in this class must be retained for later portfolio presentation in ART 30001.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 24040     PRINTMAKING I      3 Credit Hours

Course gives the beginning student an overview of basic printmaking techniques and an understanding of what a print is, its form in both unique and multiple formats, and how these function in culture. Printmaking processes result in a rich array of pictorial possibilities and methodological approaches. Students are exposed to the basic techniques and concepts of relief, intaglio and monotype applications for printmaking.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 24051     INTRODUCTION TO SCULPTURAL PRACTICE      3 Credit Hours

Course provides a firm grounding in the rudiments of sculpture and sculpture's expanding field. Drawing on historical, aesthetic and technical strategies of generating and understanding sculpture; students are guided toward the realization of three-dimensional form. Discussions of materials, processes and hands-on practice empower the student to move from concept to completed work, engendering a better understanding of how sculpture is situated within the context of culture and society at large. Students explore the formal properties and expressive potential of materials, including mold making and casting, wood, metal and experimental media. Readings, slide presentations, discussions and critiques help provide the vocabulary for such an understanding.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 24061     INTRODUCTION TO PAINTING      3 Credit Hours

Acrylic-based media is used to introduce the fundamentals of building a painting, the development of a sophisticated painting vocabulary, and a confident understanding of color. Emphasis on observational painting from life through varied techniques, with an introduction to tools, processes and best studio practices. Work must be retained for later portfolio presentation in Art 30001.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 25300     TEXTILES: PATTERN      3 Credit Hours

An introduction to the concepts and processes of constructed pattern including plaiting, and weaving. Off­-loom and floor loom explorations will emphasize the relationship of form and structure in textile art. An emphasis is placed on the resourceful use of non­traditional or experimental materials.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 25400     CERAMICS I      3 Credit Hours

Course introduces ceramics as an artistic medium, with focus on the handbuilding of clay objects using the pinch, coil and slab methods of construction.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Arts and Humanities

ARTS 25600     INTRODUCTION TO GLASS WORKING      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to studio glass through technique and brief history. Both basic glass blowing and glass casting techniques and problems are covered.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 25700     INTRODUCTION TO JEWELRY METALS I      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to basic jewelry and metalsmithing techniques including fabrication, forming and finishing. Emphasis on advancing design skills and critical analysis. Exposure to historical and contemporary works.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 25701     INTRODUCTION TO JEWELRY/METALS FOR NON-ART MAJORS      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to basic jewelry and metalsmithing techniques including fabrication, forming and finishing. Emphasis on advancing design skills and critical analysis. Exposure to historical and contemporary works.

Prerequisite: Major that is not in the School of Art.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 34002     FIGURE DRAWING      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Extensive studio practice of traditional and contemporary approaches to the human figure. Critical analysis of the figure from the Renaissance through postmodernism. Students work from a nude model.

Prerequisite: ARTS 24001 or ARTS 24002.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 34003     DRAWING: STRUCTURE AND EXPERIMENTATION      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Extensive exploration of advanced drawing concepts and ideas as strategies for experimentation with process and materials.

Prerequisite: ARTS 24001 or ARTS 24002.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 34040     PRINTMAKING:INTERMEDIATE INTAGLIO      3 Credit Hours

Continuation of ARTS 24040 emphasizing individually assigned problems in intaglio with introduction to color intaglio techniques.

Prerequisite: ART 10022 and ART 10024 and ARTS 24040.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 34041     SERIGRAPHY I      3 Credit Hours

The initial presentation of fundamental concepts and processes pertaining to serigraphy. Course includes printing techniques and aesthetic considerations in the making of art.

Prerequisite: ART 10022 and ART 10024 and ARTS 24040.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 34042     LITHOGRAPHY I      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to stone lithography. Techniques of drawing and printing crayon, tusche, transfer and color images and their relation to problems of drawing and composition. Prerequisite: ART 10022, ART 10024 and ARTS 24040

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 34050     SCULPTURE: LIFE MODELING      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for maximum 6 credit hours) Continuation of the study of the human figure in sculpture.

Prerequisite: ARTS 24051.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 34051     SCULPTURAL OBJECT      3 Credit Hours

Course builds on ARTS 24051 with a greater emphasis on content, proficiency, technical expertise, craftsmanship and understanding of contemporary sculpture. Students explore the object in space, delineating issues of scale, materiality, representation, abstraction, metaphor and hybridity. Drawing on historical, aesthetic and technical strategies of generating and understanding sculpture, students are guided toward the realization of more sophisticated and complex ways of handling materials and incorporating meaning. Discussions of materials, processes and hands-on practice empower the student to move from concept to completed work, engendering a better understanding of how sculpture is situated within the context of culture and society at large. Readings, slide presentations, discussions and critiques help provide the vocabulary for such an understanding.

Prerequisite: ARTS 24051.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 34052     TIME ARTS      3 Credit Hours

This interdisciplinary class investigates the fundamentals of time-based media and its intersection with sculptural practice. Students build on concepts from ARTS 24051 to gain a broader understanding of multiple methods of making including performance, video, site and situation-specific works, as well as the use of traditional sculptural materials. Discussions of materials, processes and hands-on practice empower the student to move from concept to completed work engendering a better understanding of how sculpture is situated within the contemporary art world. Readings, slide presentations, discussions and critiques help provide the vocabulary for such an understanding.

Prerequisite: ARTS 24051.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 34053     SITE AND INSTALLATION      3 Credit Hours

This interdisciplinary course builds on concepts introduced in ARTS 24051, and expands on a variety of approaches in developing site-specific installations by considering the relationship between object/context, public/private, interior/exterior and urban/rural. Through the manipulation of materials, found objects and time-based media, students are introduced to concepts of space, intention, site and intervention through experimental approaches. Students further develop an understanding of material and context through in-depth readings, lectures and critical dialogue. Sculptural techniques, performance, photography and video art are covered and incorporated into the course. Studio time is supplemented by readings, lectures and site visits around campus.

Prerequisite: ARTS 24051.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 34061     INTERMEDIATE PAINTING      3 Credit Hours

Continuation of painting from observation with an introduction to oil paints and mediums. Students will look outside of the still life at various subjects including spatial dynamics, the figure, and abstracted imagery. Introduction to oil painting tools, processes, and best studio practices

Prerequisite: ARTS 14060 or ARTS 24061.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 34062     PAINTING STRATEGIES: PROCESS AND CONTENT      3 Credit Hours

This course focuses on conceptual prompts relative to contemporary issues to encourage a variety of processes and material approaches to making paintings. Students continue the idea of building a painting through the iterative process of making, analyzing, and editing their work throughout the semester. The painting is a live surface, a place to collect and record information, and this course insists that students consider a wide range of formal and conceptual choices to best address content. Each project will be initiated with rigorous research and further supported by exposure to visual examples of historic and contemporary painting, readings, written responses, seminar-style discussions, and numerous critiques of both in-progress and finished work.

Prerequisite: ARTS 24060 or ARTS 34061.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 34063     PAINTING STRATEGIES: IMAGE AND CONTENT      3 Credit Hours

This course investigates various contemporary painting strategies through the use of images as source materials, with a strong emphasis on narrative. Moving away from direct observation and towards the abstraction of imagery, students will be asked to approach their practice through research, preliminary studies and sketches, and a self-driven investigation of the use of images to create concept. Various prompts will be assigned and are designed to provide students with a stronger understanding of the use of found, self-produced, or appropriated imagery as reference for their work, while helping each student build a direction for their painting practice. We will look to other mediums such as film, photography, collage, and advertising to inform the painted image and improve the reading of contemporary painting. We will look to other,mediums to better contextualize the painted image in contemporary art.

Prerequisite: ARTS 24060 or ARTS 34061.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 35095     STUDIO ART: SPECIAL TOPICS      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Specialized courses in studio art that focus on specific techniques and media.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 35300     TEXTILES: DIMENSIONAL      3 Credit Hours

An introduction to the development of unique sculptural objects in textile media. Students explore three-dimensional textile processes using the floor loom and various basketry techniques, including wrapping and coiling and off-loom weaving.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 35301     TEXTILES: PRINT PATTERN      3 Credit Hours

Focus is on the unique aspects of printing repeat designs on cloth. Screenprinted pattern - developed through manual techniques and digital design - is considered in relation to the surface and the flexible plane of cloth. The development of design, craft skills, and critical evaluation are emphasized in relation to art and industry applications.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 35302     TEXTILES: FELTMAKING      3 Credit Hours

An opportunity for the in­-depth exploration of technical and aesthetic possibilities of this unique process. Layers and textures in two dimensions and processes for three­-dimensional feltmaking are introduced and considered as an expressive vocabulary with potential as functional form. Dyeing of wool fleece plays a major role in the course.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 35303     TEXTILES: TAPESTRY      3 Credit Hours

An introduction to a variety of traditional pictorial tapestry, discontinuous weft faced techniques, to be executed on the frame loom and floor loom. Both tapestry and carpet history are presented to reveal traditional processes, patterns, and images for inspiration in the creation of individual works. Dyeing will play a major role in the exploration.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 35305     TEXTILES: ACCESSORIES - DESIGN AND PRODUCTION      3 Credit Hours

Focus is on the design and production of textile accessories using the structural process of weaving. Texture, material, and color are critically and creatively considered in relation to the development of unique functional objects. Professional design objectives are presented.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 35306     TEXTILES: SURFACE COLOR AND DESIGN      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to coloring and patterning cloth through dyeing and resist techniques. Formal and conceptual aspects of surface design in relation to the flexible cloth plane are explored. Study of traditional historic and contemporary textile references provide a foundation for creative development.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 35350     TEXTILES: DESIGN AND PRODUCTION      3 Credit Hours

A basic introduction to the mechanics of designing and constructing patterned and dyed cloth on the floor loom. Learning to use the computer for the designing of woven pattern is an expectation of the course. This course may be beneficial for fashion and interior designers, as well as anyone interested in the design and craft of weaving.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 35400     FUNCTIONAL APPROACHES TO CLAY      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Continuation of ARTS 25400 emphasizing functional approaches to clay using the potters wheel and a variety of hand-building techniques.

Prerequisite: ARTS 25400.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 35401     SCULPTURAL APPROACHES IN CLAY      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Continuation of ARTS 25400 emphasizing sculptural approaches to clay. This course may include explorations in three-dimensional form, the human figure, mold making, multiples and installation.

Prerequisite: ARTS 25400.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 35602     FLAMEWORKED GLASS      3 Credit Hours

An investigation of techniques, tools, equipment and materials involved in glass lampworking processes. The course covers basic melting, shaping and blowing with a glass flameworking torch. Students will learn to create larger sculptural objects from modular components through glass “networking” and will explore more technical flameworking processes to become familiarized with glass as a sculptural material.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 35603     GLASS BLOWING      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Further exploration of glass blowing techniques. Design, form, color and execution will be emphasized.

Prerequisite: ARTS 25600.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 35604     SCULPTURAL AND KILN-FORMED GLASS      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) An overview and exploration of sculptural and kiln-formed glass techniques. Casting, pattern making, mold making and cold construction will be covered. Design, form, content and technical execution and understanding operations of equipment are emphasized.

Prerequisite: ARTS 25600.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 35700     JEWELRY CONCEPTS AND TECHNIQUES      3 Credit Hours

An in-depth exploration of jewelry making techniques such as casting, stone setting, mechanisms and fabrication. Conceptual development and design skills are emphasized. To gain a deeper understanding of the subject, historical and contemporary works are viewed and discussed.

Prerequisite: ART 10023 and ART 10024 and ARTS 25700.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 35701     METALSMITHING CONCEPTS AND TECHNIQUES      3 Credit Hours

Course offers an in-depth exploration of hammerworking techniques such as raising, forging and shell forming. Conceptual development and design skills are emphasized. To gain a deeper understanding of the subject, historical and contemporary works are viewed and discussed.

Prerequisite: ART 10023 and ART 10024 and ARTS 25700.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 35702     ENAMELING CONCEPTS AND TECHNIQUES      3 Credit Hours

An in-depth exploration of vitreous enameling techniques on two-dimensional surfaces. Porcelain enamel on steel is introduced. Conceptual development and design skills are emphasized. To gain a deeper understanding of the subject, historical and contemporary works are viewed and discussed.

Prerequisite: ARTS 25700 and ARTS 35700.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 35703     TEXTILE TECHNIQUES IN METAL      3 Credit Hours

Course applies textile techniques such as weaving, crocheting, knitting and basketry to create jewelry and objects in metal. Emphasis is on innovative approach to traditional processes.

Prerequisite: ARTS 25700.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 44002     ADVANCED DRAWING FOR ALL DISCIPLINES      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with ARTS 54002) An advanced drawing course, open to all studio disciplines, with an emphasis on students pursuing individually conceived problems in close consultation one-on-one with faculty.

Prerequisite: ART 30001; and ARTS 24001 or ARTS 24002.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 44010     ADVANCED FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY      3 Credit Hours

Combined studio/lecture course offering more advanced, conceptual approaches to the contemporary applications of photographic imaging for artists. Students work with larger scale printing formats, more involved research and greater depth of involvement with the photographic medium.

Prerequisite: ARTS 24010 and ART 30001.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 44011     DIGITAL FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARTS 54011) Students develop their technical and conceptual skills in fine art digital photography, and develop a contemporary approach to working with the medium. Students explore various photographic and digital techniques, and form an awareness of such techniques in contemporary photography.

Prerequisite: Minimum C grade in ART 10022.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 44040     PRINTMAKING: ADVANCED INTAGLIO      3 Credit Hours

Continuation of ARTS 34040 with special emphasis on color and photographic techniques intaglio.

Prerequisite: ARTS 34040 and ART 30001.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 44041     SERIGRAPHY II      3 Credit Hours

Continuation of ARTS 34041 emphasizing individually assigned projects.

Prerequisite: ARTS 34041 and ART 30001.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 44042     LITHOGRAPHY II      3 Credit Hours

Advanced investigation of lithography. Introduction to advanced digital and photo-mechanical approaches, in addition to continuation of drawing on stones and plates with crayon, tusche and transfers. Emphasis on color printing and the development of a cohesive body of work in lithography.

Prerequisite: ARTS 34042 and ART 30001.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 44043     ADVANCED PRINTMAKING      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for maximum 9 credit hours) Advanced printmaking course with emphasis on students producing new, individually conceived visual works in printmaking in close consultation with faculty. Written proposal by students required at registration.

Prerequisite: ART 30001; and two courses from the following: ARTS 34040, ARTS 34041, ARTS 34042, ARTS 44040, ARTS 44041, ARTS 44042.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 44045     ART OF THE BOOK      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARTS 54045) An introduction to artist's books. A variety of binding methods and strategies for creating art through alternative and traditional book forms are introduced. Students complete projects and develop a personal visual language through the book form.

Prerequisite: Minimum C grade in ART 10022.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 44051     ADVANCED SCULPTURAL PRACTICE      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Course is self-directed, in which students create a series of sculptural works in consultation with the instructor and through on-going student lead presentations, discussions and in-progress and final critiques. Emphasis is on a creating a body of work over the semester that is informed by and demonstrates an awareness of contemporary practice in terms of approaches to content, form and presentation. Students can work with in a variety of ways: object making, installation, site-based and/or time-based approaches. Research and writing are emphasized. Readings, slide presentations, discussions and critiques help provide context and vocabulary for student development.

Prerequisite: ART 30001 and ARTS 24051; and ARTS 34051 or ARTS 34052 or ARTS 34053.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 44060     ADVANCED PAINTING: PRACTICE AND THEORY      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Advanced painting course with an emphasis on pursuing individually conceived problems in close consultation with faculty.

Prerequisite: ART 30001; and ARTS 24060 or ARTS 34061; and ARTS 34060 or ARTS 34062 or ARTS 34063.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 44070     DIGITAL FABRICATION IN STUDIO ART      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARTS 54070) This course is an introduction to digital fabrication technologies as they relate to a studio practice. Mastery of software skills enables one to better explore object-making as a medium of personal expression. In addition to technical skills, the course will introduce relationships between form, subject matter, and content. Projects will include technical and conceptual problem solving, design lessons, object making and short student lead initiatives to connect to maker spaces and industries that can support future making. Instructor facilitated discussions between students will form a community of mutual learning.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 44096     INDIVIDUAL STUDY: STUDIO ART      1-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Additional study in area of student's choice in consultation with advisor.

Prerequisite: ART 30001; and a major in Studio Art; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 2-12 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 44098     RESEARCH IN STUDIO ART (ELR)      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Studio research in the visual arts.

Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 3-9 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

ARTS 44192     INTERNSHIP OR PRACTICUM IN STUDIO ART (ELR)      1-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with ARTS 54192) An undergraduate, experience-based learning activity carried out in a visual arts setting. Emphasis is on the goals of connecting ideas, concepts, and skills developed in coursework to applications in new or different contexts, demonstrating how this experience has broadened students' understanding of their discipline, and reflection on the significance of the experience.

Prerequisite: A major in the School of Art; junior or senior standing; and special approval of faculty sponsor.

Schedule Type: Practical Experience

Contact Hours: 3-18 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

ARTS 45080     KENT BLOSSOM ART      1-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with ARTS 55080) Studio exploration of selected concepts in studio art: painting; drawing; sculpture and expanded media; print media and photography; ceramics; glass; jewelry, metals and enameling; textiles. Content varies with each section offered.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 2-12 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ARTS 45092     FIELD EXPERIENCE: TRAVEL STUDY IN STUDIO ART (ELR)      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with ARTS 55092) Travel-based study and field experience in studio art disciplines at a site at or away from Kent State University.

Prerequisite: Major in Studio Art; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Field Experience

Contact Hours: 3-9 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

ARTS 45095     SPECIAL TOPICS: STUDIO ART      1-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with ARTS 55095 ) Specialized courses in studio art that focus on specific techniques and media.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 2-12 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 45098     SENIOR THESIS RESEARCH AND PROPOSAL (ELR)      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) Preparatory course, which acts as an exploratory period for students to develop their ideas - conceptually, thematically and materially - through research, writing and physical material studies. Upon successful completion, students may continue with ARTS 45099.

Prerequisite: Major in Studio Art; senior standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 1.6 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

ARTS 45099     SENIOR THESIS EXHIBITION (ELR)      3 Credit Hours

The course prepares students for the challenges of a creative professional practice in their chosen discipline. As the culmination of undergraduate studies, the course serves as a capstone experience for students in their chosen concentration. Provides students an opportunity to independently develop and create a body of work for exhibition and oral review with faculty. Requires the completion of an undergraduate thesis and professional caliber photo documentation of the exhibition.

Prerequisite: ART 30001; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Project or Capstone

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

ARTS 45300     TEXTILES: JACQUARD WEAVING      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for maximum 6 credit hours) (Slashed with ARTS 55300) Introduction to digital design and production of jacquard woven cloth on state-of-the-art TC1 hand looms. The use of Pointcarré®, a specialized weave software and Photoshop® provides a foundation of professional design knowledge for application in a studio or industry context. Historic and contemporary examples are studied as a foundation to enhance individual exploration of this distinctive woven language for art and design.

Prerequisite: ARTS 35350.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 45301     TEXTILES: ADVANCED STUDIO      3 Credit Hours

Structured time for individual investigations in textiles. Emphasis on self-designed study. Bi-weekly presentations of contemporary work in textiles and weekly discussions or critiques with open studio.

Prerequisite: ART 30001; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 45304     TEXTILES: PICTORIAL WEAVING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARTS 55304) Introduction to a range of weaving processes traditionally associated with the creation of figured or pictorial cloth. Techniques such as warp painting, supplementary weft and warp, pick-up doubleweave and tapestry are explored as a means of creating a well-composed art cloth. Textile history is presented as an important resource for the development of woven studies and individually conceived projects.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 45307     TEXTILES: WEAVING AND COLOR      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARTS 55307) This course will provide students with an opportunity to explore numerous techniques that emphasize the interaction of color in relation to the unique interlacement process of weaving. Use of different looms (including the floor and frame) will provide the means to integrate color with patterns and image in the connection of warp and weft. Immersion dyeing will be introduced along with specialized direct dye application methods.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 45400     ADVANCED CERAMICS      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Individual problems in ceramics.

Prerequisite: ART 30001, ARTS 35400 and ARTS 35401.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 45600     ADVANCED GLASS WORKING      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Individual exploration of sculptural and hot glass techniques. Design, form, content and execution strongly emphasized. Introduction to studio facility design, construction and maintenance.

Prerequisite: ART 30001, ARTS 35603 and ARTS 35604.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 45700     DESIGN AND PRODUCTION      3 Credit Hours

Course prepares students to enter the marketplace by examining production processes for creating multiples, industrial applications and marketing. Traditional rendering techniques are taught as a method for communicating with clientele in the custom design market. Design skills are emphasized.

Prerequisite: ARTS 35700 and ARTS 35701.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 45701     TABLEWARE      3 Credit Hours

Course explores forms made for the table such as flatware, serving sets and containers. Traditional and experimental approaches are examined.

Prerequisite: ART 30001, ARTS 35700 and ARTS 35701.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 45702     ADVANCED ENAMELING      3 Credit Hours

Course offers advanced vitreous enameling techniques on two- and three-dimensional surfaces. Conceptual development and design skills are emphasized. To gain a deeper understanding of the subject, historical and contemporary works are viewed and discussed.

Prerequisite: ART 30001 and ARTS 35702.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 45704     ADVANCED STUDIO JEWELRY METALS ENAMELING      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for maximum 9 credit hours) Course offers structured time for individual investigations in jewelry, metalsmithing and enameling. Emphasis on self-directed study with frequent critiques and technical demos as needed. Regular viewing and discussion of historical and contemporary works.

Prerequisite: ART 30001, ARTS 35700 and ARTS 35701; and senior standing.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 45705     CAD FOR JEWELRY      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARTS 55705) Students develop a set of comprehensive computer-aided design (CAD) skills to be utilized in a variety of studies such as sculpture design, jewelry making and many others. CAD skills are developed through the investigation of laser cutting, 3D modeling and project planning, and 3D printing. Mastery of these techniques enable students to better explore object-making as a medium of personal expression. Although there are many technical components to learn, the instructor also focuses on the relationship between form, subject matter and content. Software covered in this class includes Rhinoceros (3D modeling), Flamingo (endering), Adobe Illustrator (vector drawing) and Cubify (3D printing).

Prerequisite: ART 30001; and ARTS 25700 or ARTS 25701.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 54002     ADVANCED DRAWING FOR ALL DISCIPLINES      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with ARTS 44002) An advanced drawing course, open to all studio disciplines, with an emphasis on students pursuing individually conceived problems in close consultation one-on-one with faculty.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 54011     DIGITAL FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARTS 44011) Students develop their technical and conceptual skills in fine art digital photography, and develop a contemporary approach to working with the medium. Students explore various photographic and digital techniques and form an awareness of such techniques in contemporary photography.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 54045     ART OF THE BOOK      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARTS 44045) An introduction to artist's books. A variety of binding methods and strategies for creating art through alternative and traditional book forms are introduced. Students complete projects and develop a personal visual language through the book form.

Prerequisite: Master of Arts degree or Master of Fine Arts degree in the School of Art.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 54070     DIGITAL FABRICATION IN STUDIO ART      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARTS 44070) This course is an introduction to digital fabrication technologies as they relate to a studio practice. Mastery of software skills enables one to better explore object-making as a medium of personal expression. In addition to technical skills, the course will introduce relationships between form, subject matter, and content. Projects will include technical and conceptual problem solving, design lessons, object making, and short student lead initiatives to connect to makerspaces and industries that can support future making. Instructor facilitated discussions between students will form a community of mutual learning.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 54091     VARIABLE CONTENT SEMINAR: STUDIO ART      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for maximum 9 credit hours) Contemporary issues related to visual arts explored through presentation, lecture and discussion. Guest speakers augment staff.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 54192     INTERNSHIP OR PRACTICUM IN STUDIO ART      1-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with ARTS 44192) An undergraduate, experience-based learning activity carried out in a visual arts setting. Emphasis is on the goals of connecting ideas, concepts, and skills developed in coursework to applications in new or different contexts, demonstrating how this experience has broadened students' understanding of their discipline, and reflection on the significance of the experience.

Prerequisite: A major in the School of Art; and graduate standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practical Experience

Contact Hours: 3-18 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ARTS 55080     KENT BLOSSOM ART      1-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with ARTS 45080) Studio exploration in the visual arts, including ceramics, drawing, glass, jewelry-metals-enameling, painting, print media and photography, sculpture and expanded media and textiles.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 2-12 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ARTS 55092     FIELD EXPERIENCE: TRAVEL STUDIES IN STUDIO ART      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with ARTS 45092) Travel-based field study experience in studio art disciplines to and at a site or sites away from Kent State University.

Prerequisite: Major in Studio Art; and graduate standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Field Experience

Contact Hours: 3-9 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

ARTS 55095     STUDIO ART: SPECIAL TOPICS      1-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with ARTS 45095) Specialized courses in studio art that focus on specific techniques and media.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 2-12 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 55300     TEXTILES: JACQUARD WEAVING      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for maximum 6 credit hours) (Slashed with ARTS 45300) Introduction to digital design and production of jacquard woven cloth on state-of-the-art TC1 hand looms. The use of Pointcarré®, a specialized weave software and Photoshop® provides a foundation of professional design knowledge for application in a studio or industry context. Historic and contemporary examples are studied as a foundation to enhance individual exploration of this distinctive woven language for art and design.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 55304     TEXTILES: PICTORIAL WEAVING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARTS 45304) Introduction to a range of weaving processes traditionally associated with the creation of figured or pictorial cloth. Techniques such as warp painting, supplementary weft and warp, pick-up doubleweave and tapestry are explored as a means of creating a well-composed art cloth. Textile history is presented as an important resource for the development of woven studies and individually conceived projects.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 55307     TEXTILES: WEAVING AND COLOR      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARTS 45307) This course will provide students with an opportunity to explore numerous techniques that emphasize the interaction of color in relation to the unique interlacement process of weaving. The use of different looms (including the floor and frame) will provide the means to integrate color with patterns and image in the connection of warp and weft. Immersion dyeing will be introduced along with specialized direct dye application, methods.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 55705     CAD FOR JEWELRY      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ARTS 45705) Students develop a set of comprehensive computer-aided design (CAD) skills to be utilized in a variety of studies such as sculpture design, jewelry making and many others. CAD skills are developed through the investigation of laser cutting, 3D modeling and project planning, and 3D printing. Mastery of these techniques enable students to better explore object-making as a medium of personal expression. Although there are many technical components to learn, the instructor also focuses on the relationship between form, subject matter and content. Software covered in this class includes Rhinoceros (3D modeling), Flamingo (endering), Adobe Illustrator (vector drawing) and Cubify (3D printing).

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 64000     GRADUATE SEMINAR I: STUDIO ART      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) This graduate seminar intends to bring together graduate students working across disciplines to facilitate their participation in creating a framework for understanding the practice of art-making in relation to the contemporary global and cultural terrain.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 64001     GRADUATE SEMINAR II: STUDIO ART      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) This graduate seminar is an advanced course which intends to bring together graduate students working across disciplines to facilitate their participation in creating a framework for understanding the practice of art-making in relation to the contemporary global and cultural terrain.

Prerequisite: ARTS 64000; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 64040     GRADUATE STUDIO: PRINT MEDIA AND PHOTOGRAPHY I      1-9 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Research-based, hands-on studio course providing a context for individual creative projects in the Print Media and Photography concentration.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 2-18 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ARTS 64041     GRADUATE STUDIO: PRINT MEDIA AND PHOTOGRAPHY II      1-9 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Advance research-based, hands-on studio course providing a context for individual creative projects in the Print Media and Photography concentration.

Prerequisite: ARTS 64040; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 2-18 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ARTS 64050     GRADUATE STUDIO: SCULPTURE AND EXPANDED MEDIA I      1-9 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Research-based, hands-on studio course providing a context for individual creative projects in the Sculpture and Expanded Media concentration.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 2-18 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ARTS 64051     GRADUATE STUDIO: SCULPTURE AND EXPANDED MEDIA II      1-9 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Advanced research-based, hands-on studio course providing a context for individual creative projects in the Sculpture and Expanded Media concentration.

Prerequisite: ARTS 64050; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 2-18 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ARTS 64060     GRADUATE STUDIO: DRAWING AND PAINTING I      1-9 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Research-based, hands-on studio course providing a context for individual creative projects in the Drawing and Painting concentration.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 2-18 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ARTS 64061     GRADUATE STUDIO: DRAWING AND PAINTING II      1-9 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Advanced research-based, hands-on studio course providing a context for individual creative projects in the Drawing or Painting concentration.

Prerequisite: ARTS 64060; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 2-18 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ARTS 64096     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION STUDIO ART      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Independent study in studio art.

Prerequisite: Master of Art or Master of Fine Arts degree in the School of Art; and graduate standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 3-9 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ARTS 64098     RESEARCH IN STUDIO ART      1-15 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Studio research in the visual arts.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 1-15 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 65095     STUDIO ART: ADVANCED SPECIAL TOPICS      1-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Advanced specialized courses in studio art that focus on specific techniques and media.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 2-12 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ARTS 65300     GRADUATE STUDIO: TEXTILES I      1-9 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Research-based, hands-on studio course providing a context for individual creative projects in the Textiles concentration.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 2-18 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ARTS 65301     GRADUATE STUDIO: TEXTILES II      1-9 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Advanced research-based, hands-on studio course providing a context for individual creative projects and cultivating a personal direction in the Textiles concentration.

Prerequisite: ARTS 65300; and graduate standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 2-18 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ARTS 65400     GRADUATE STUDIO: CERAMICS I      1-9 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Research-based, hands-on studio course providing a context for individual creative projects in the Ceramics concentration.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 2-18 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ARTS 65401     GRADUATE STUDIO: CERAMICS II      1-9 Credit Hours

(Repeatable) Advanced research-based, hands-on studio course providing a context for individual creative projects and cultivating a personal direction in the Ceramics concentration.

Prerequisite: ARTS 65400; and graduate standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 2-18 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ARTS 65600     GRADUATE STUDIO: GLASS I      1-9 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Research-based, hands-on studio course providing a context for individual creative projects in the Glass concentration.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 2-18 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ARTS 65601     GRADUATE STUDIO: GLASS II      1-9 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Advanced research-based, hands-on studio course providing a context for individual creative projects and cultivating a personal direction in the Glass concentration.

Prerequisite: ARTS 65600; and graduate standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 2-18 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ARTS 65700     GRADUATE STUDIO: JEWELRY, METALS, ENAMELING I      1-9 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Advanced research-based, hands-on studio course providing a context for individual creative projects and cultivating a personal direction in the Jewelry, Metals, Enameling concentration.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 2-18 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ARTS 65701     GRADUATE STUDIO: JEWELRY, METALS, ENAMELING II      1-9 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Advanced research-based, hands-on studio course providing a context for individual creative projects and cultivating a personal direction in the Jewelry, Metals, Enameling concentration.

Prerequisite: ARTS 65700; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 2-18 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ARTS 65991     SEMINAR IN STUDIO ART      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Contemporary issues and professional concerns in studio art explored through presentations, lectures, and discussion. Graduate faculty and guest speakers.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter