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School of Fine Arts
UMD Art and Design, Dept of
 
ART 901 - Graphic Design Portfolio Review
(0.0 cr; Prereq-{repeatable one time}, 9 credits in art courses, pre-graphic design major or department consent; S-N or Aud, spring, every year)
Presentation of portfolio and other required evaluative materials for admission to graphic design major candidacy.



ART 902 - Studio Art Portfolio Review
(0.0 cr; Prereq-15 credits in art courses, pre-studio art major or department consent; S-N only, fall, spring, every year)
Presentation of portfolio and other required evaluative materials for admission to studio art major candidacy.



ART 903 - Art Education Portfolio Review
(0.0 cr; Prereq-{repeatable one time}, 9 credits in art courses, pre-art education major or department consent; S-N or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Presentation of portfolio and other required evaluative materials for admission to art education major candidacy.



ART 1001 - Art Today (FINE ARTS, LE CAT9, LEIP CAT09)
(3.0 cr; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Introductory survey of influence of art and roles of artists in varied sociocultural contexts, emphasizing recent art and its historical sources.



ART 1002 - Introduction to Art (FINE ARTS, LE CAT10)
(3.0 cr; =[ART 1005]; Prereq-Not for art majors or minors except those in art history; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Studio course with strong lecture component for those with little or no creative experience in art, introducing various materials, techniques, and concepts. Studio work, lectures, class discussions, viewing artworks, and outside reading.



ART 1003 - Introduction to Design (FINE ARTS, LE CAT9)
(3.0 cr; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Introductory survey of the design of visual communication and the design of everyday objects, emphasizing the social and historical meaning of design and the ways in the design shapes public and private experience. From clothes to cars, from websites to street signs, from plates to phones to plazas, design can help or hinder users perform tasks while it helps them construct identify and meaning.



ART 1009 - Fundamentals of Drawing (FINE ARTS, LE CAT10)
(3.0 cr; =[ART 1006]; Prereq-Not for art majors or minors; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Stimulation of visual and conceptual skills through dynamics of drawing as well as lectures/presentations and group discussions.



ART 1010 - Drawing I
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Art or art education major or art minor or architecture and design minor or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Introduction to the drawing experience and problems concerned with translation of three-dimensional visual experience into two-dimensional form.



ART 1011 - 2-D Design
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Art or art education major or pre GDM BFA, or GDM BFA or pre MGD BBA or MGD BBA or art minor or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Introduction to two-dimensional design through study of design elements and principles, including visual organization and color theory and their application in various media.



ART 1012 - 3-D Design
(3.0 cr; =[ART 1015]; Prereq-Art or art education major or architecture and design studies minor or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Introduction to basic concepts and materials of three-dimensional form and space.



ART 1013 - 2-D Digital Design
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Art or art education major or pre GDM BFA or GDM BFA or pre MGD BBA or MGD BBA or art minor or photography minor or arts in media minor or instructor consent. Laptop required; digital instruction presented only on the Mac platform.; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Two-dimensional studio and graphic design concepts using the computer as a creative tool. Laptop required; digital instruction presented only on the Mac platform.



ART 1125 - Watercolor I
(3.0 cr; Prereq-1002 or 1010 or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Basic concepts and techniques.



ART 1126 - Watercolor II
(3.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-1125 or instructor consent; credit will not be granted if already received for 3125; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Advanced concepts and techniques.



ART 1305 - Social Multiples: Availability and Circulation (FINE ARTS)
(3.0 cr; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
A survey of the historical and contemporary uses of printed material to engage communities in political, cultural, and ethical conversation.



ART 1306 - Fundamentals of Screenprinting (FINE ARTS)
(3.0 cr; =[02253]; Prereq-Not for Art majors or minor; A-F or Aud, summer, offered periodically)
Introduction to methods and material used for water-based screen-printing, which offers a simple and direct way of creating visual images from hand crafter or digital sources. The instruction of this course allows students to build upon basic concepts in order to develop more complex and personally meaningful work. Projects will include topics addressing social communication, personal motivations, collaborations, and non-traditional uses (i.e., installation or sculptural work). Includes additional information on theoretical, legal, cultural, and historical aspects of screen-printing.
Effective: Summer 2015


ART 1405 - Fundamentals of Ceramics I (FINE ARTS, LE CAT10)
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Not for art majors or minors; A-F or Aud, spring, summer, every year)
Basic handbuilding and glazing of earthenware ceramics.



ART 1605 - Fundamentals of Photography (FINE ARTS, LE CAT10)
(3.0 cr; =[ART 1607, ART 2600]; Prereq-Not for art majors or minors; A-F or Aud, spring, summer, every year)
Introduction to photography and its roles in the communications culture. Basic photographic principles and introduction to digital darkroom. Assignments emphasize creative thinking. Requires digital camera with adjustable shutter speeds and apertures. Laptop and software required; instruction presented only on the Mac platform.



ART 1814 - Creating Across Cultures (FINE ARTS, CDIVERSITY, LE CAT9, LECD CAT09)
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Credit will not be granted if already received for 2814; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Underrepresented visual arts of cultural groups within U.S. society.



ART 1900 - Visual Literacy (FINE ARTS, LE CAT9)
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Credit will not be granted if already received for 2900; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Various forms of visual expression--art, commercial imagery, typography, architecture, graffiti, etc.--as rhetoric. Introduction to variety of theories and/or modes of criticism, and consideration of their value for explanation of visual expression.



ART 2014 - 3-D Digital Studio I
(3.0 cr; =[ART 1014]; Prereq-1013 and art or art education major, pre-art education major or pre-graphic design major, or art minor or architecture and design studies minor or instructor consent; credit will not be granted if already received for 1014 or 3014; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Introduction to design using 3-D digital applications, particularly for the creation of images for the purpose of artistic expression or for use as graphic elements. The class will cover use of the software as well as artistic and design issues raised by this particular medium.



ART 2016 - Digital Arts: Mixed-Media Studio
(3.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-1013, art or art education major, pre-art education major or pre-graphic design major, or art or photography minor or instructor consent; credit will not be granted if already received for 3016; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Introduction to digital art studio practice with a focus on digital imaging and cross-media experimentation. Course builds on skills, techniques, and critique of digital art concepts such as image compositing, appropriation, collage, and remixing. Creative projects include development of a serial approach to visual imagery. Readings and presentations discuss current trends in digital culture and key works by digital artists. Mac laptop required with current digital imaging software.



ART 2030 - Digital Arts: Time-based Media
(3.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-1013, art or art related majors or minors or instructor consent; credit will not be granted if already received for 3030; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Introduction to time-based media practice and theory through presentations, readings, studio time, and hands-on assignments. Creative exploration of vital forms of contemporary time-based art such as video art, sound/sonic art, basic animation, and performance art.



ART 2040 - Digital Filmmaking: Visual Narratives
(3.0 cr; =[ART 1800]; Prereq-1013 or film minor or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, offered periodically)
Introduction to the fundamental of digital video production and basic concepts of cinematic narrative. Beginning hands-on experience using digital video tools to create short narrative works. Creative studio art approach to low budget film techniques and project collaboration. Individual and team projects include visual concept development, storyboarding, video production, and digital editing. Emphasis on the visual language of filmmaking and critical appreciation of cinematic media.



ART 2100 - Painting I
(3.0 cr; Prereq-1006 or 1009 or 1010, 1011, art or art education major or art minor or instructor consent; credit will not be granted if already received for 1100; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Color and pigment theory, basic concepts and explorations in technology and imagery. Painting traditions and contemporary directions.



ART 2200 - Sculpture I
(3.0 cr; Prereq-1015 or 1012, art or art education major or art minor or instructor consent; credit will not be granted if already received for 1200; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Sculptural materials, methods, and concepts, with problems relating to form, time, and space; experience with various sculptural forms and media, emphasizing creative expression.



ART 2300 - Printmaking I: Intaglio, Relief
(3.0 cr; =[ART 2302]; Prereq-1006 or 1009 or 1010, 1011, art or art education major or art minor or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Introduction to methods and materials used in zinc plate etching and relief printing from wood and linoleum. Technical, aesthetic, and contextual considerations encountered in production of meaningful artwork. Theoretical, legal, critical, and historical aspects of printmaking.



ART 2301 - Printmaking I: Litho, Screen
(3.0 cr; Prereq-1006 or 1009 or 1010, 1011, art or art education major or art minor or instructor consent; credit will not be granted if already received for 1301; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Introduction to methods and materials used in lithographic printmaking from stones and plates and water-based screenprinting. Content includes technical, aesthetic and contextual considerations encountered in the production of meaningful artwork. Additional information on theoretical, legal, critical and historical aspects of printmaking.



ART 2302 - Printmaking I: Hybrid and Non-Toxic Print Processes
(3.0 cr; =[ART 2300]; Prereq-1006 or 1009 or 1010, 1011, art or art education major or art minor or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, spring, offered periodically)
A studio-based investigation of contemporary non-toxic printmaking processes including Solarplate intaglio and relief applications; "ImageOn" photopolymer laminations; Collagraph; "Pronto Plate" lithography and bookmaking.



ART 2303 - Printmaking I: Screenprinting
(3.0 cr; =[02253]; Prereq-1009 or 1010, 1011, art or art education major or art minor or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, summer, offered periodically)
Introduction to methods and material used for water-based screen-printing, which offers a simple and direct way of creating visual images from hand crafter or digital sources. The instruction of this course allows students to build upon basic concepts in order to develop more complex and personally meaningful work. Projects will include topics addressing social communication, personal motivations, collaborations, and non-traditional uses (i.e., installation or sculptural work). Includes additional information on theoretical, legal, cultural, and historical aspects of screen-printing.
Effective: Summer 2015


ART 2400 - Ceramics I
(3.0 cr; Prereq-1012, art or art education major or art minor or instructor consent; credit will not be granted if already received for 1400; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Handbuilding methods, surface enhancement, and conceptual support for pottery and/or ceramic sculpture.



ART 2500 - Jewelry and Metals I
(3.0 cr; Prereq-1011 or 1013, art or art education major or art minor or instructor consent; credit will not be granted if already received for 1500; A-F or Aud, fall, summer, every year)
Basic jewelry design, fabrication, and surface enhancement techniques.



ART 2600 - Photography I
(3.0 cr; =[ART 1607, ART 1605]; Prereq-1013, Art major or Art or Photography Minor or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Introduction to photographic concepts, materials, and the digital darkroom. Varied thematic assignments within the visual arts context. Requires digital camera with adjustable shutter speeds and apertures. Laptop and software required; instruction presented only on the Mac OS.



ART 2801 - 2-D Animation Principles
(3.0 cr; Prereq-1010 or 1006, 1011; A-F or Aud, summer, every year)
Introduction to 2-D animation principles. Students will create a short animation project using traditional cel techniques and subsequent digital capture.



ART 2810 - Art in Elementary Education (FINE ARTS, LE CAT10)
(3.0 cr; Prereq-pre-Elementary education major; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Instructional problems relating to the growth and development of artistic expression in children. Studio experience relating to elementary art curriculum.



ART 2905 - Design Technology I
(3.0 cr; Prereq-1013 and graphic design major or GDM BFA or pre MGD BBA or GD BBA or arts in media minor or instructor consent; laptop required; digital instruction presented only on the Mac platform.; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Fundamentals of graphic reproduction and Web site design; application of digital programs used in preparing print and web work.



ART 2907 - Typography I
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Graphic design major or GDM BFA or MGD or pre-MGD BBA or digital arts and photography emphasis or instructor consent; laptop required; digital instruction presented only on the Mac platform.; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Introduction to fundamentals of typography in print and screen media. Presents terminology, history, and theories of letterforms. Students will perform directed assignments to develop typographic skills on computer and by hand.



ART 2911 - Graphic Design I
(3.0 cr; Prereq-2905, 2907, graphic design major or GDM BFA or MGD BBA or instructor consent; laptop required; digital instruction presented only on the Mac platform.; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Introduction to theory and practice of graphic design. Meaning and aesthetics of image juxtaposition; resonance of type and image.



ART 3018 - Digital Arts: Interactive Media
(3.0 cr; Prereq-2016, art major or minor or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, offered periodically)
Creative use of interactive media in contemporary studio art practice. Discussion of emerging media formats and current trends in interactive art. Collaborative projects informed by conceptual dialogue in digital culture and significant works by net artists. Development of game-like interactive experiences via social networking, virtual worlds, or locative media. Experimental works may be created using open source software or other interactive design tools. Laptop required (Mac or PC).



ART 3031 - Digital Arts: Installation and Collaborative Media
(3.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-2030, art or art education major, pre-art education major or pre-graphic design major, or art minor or instructor consent; credit will not be granted if already received for 5030; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Intermediate digital art studio course with a focus on interdisciplinary media and collaborative processes used to create site-specific installations and participatory art pieces. Reading and presentations discuss current trends in collaborative projects and key works by installation artists. Multimedia installation projects may include traditional art media, video projection, sound, and audience participation.



ART 3040 - Digital Filmmaking: Experimental Techniques
(3.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-2030 or 2040 or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, offered periodically)
Exploration of hands on experimental processes and techniques used in contemporary digital video and animation. Introduction to history and theory of experimental film and video works. Focus on digital video production, digital compositing, digital animation techniques, and non-linear video editing skills. Emphasis on innovative, narrative, and non-narrative approaches to creative video projects. Discussion of audience and exhibition options for experimental digital video works.



ART 3095 - Special Topics: (Various Titles to be Assigned)
(1.0 - 3.0 cr [max 12.0 cr]; Prereq-instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, offered periodically)
Intensive study of special topics in visual arts. Topic announced before course offered.



ART 3100 - Painting II
(3.0 cr [max 9.0 cr]; Prereq-2100, art or art education major, pre-art education major or pre-graphic design major, or art minor or instructor consent; max 9 credits; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Painting in specialized interest area, using student/instructor-generated semester goals outline.



ART 3200 - Sculpture II
(3.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-2200, art or art education major or art minor or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Sculptural materials, methods, and concepts, with problems relating to form, time, and space; experience with various sculptural forms and media, emphasizing creative expression.



ART 3214 - Sculpture II: Robotics and Physical Computing
(3.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-2200, art or art education major or art minor or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Intermediate and advanced sculpture robotics and physical computing: Approaches to sculpture, digital control of objects, kinetic sculpture and sound in installation events, performances, and exhibitions.



ART 3300 - Printmaking II
(3.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-2300 or 2301, art or art education major or art minor or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Continued exploration of processes explored in either or both of the introductory courses. Increased technical challenges combined with refinement of image and concept. Some photographic and mixed-media processes; increased experience in editioning and critical review.



ART 3305 - Sustainability Studio: Theory and Practice (SUSTAIN)
(3.0 cr; Prereq-minimum 60 credits, Art major; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Within a studio-based context, this course examines the potential of art and design to address issues of sustainability. Drawing from historical and contemporary precedents, student will explore and analyze solutions to the interdependence and growing incongruity between the natural environment and societal demands. As a combined media course, students will use a range of technical and conceptual methods, synthesizing previously learned studio experience and skills, examining the potential of found, ready made, and/or recycled materials to fulfill sustainable challenges.



ART 3400 - Ceramics II
(3.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-2400 or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Advanced handbuilding and surface enhancement techniques; development of a stylistically consistent body of work.



ART 3405 - Fundamentals of Ceramics II (FINE ARTS)
(3.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-1405 or instructor consent; not for art majors or minors; spring, every year)
Handbuilding, glazing, and firing of earthenware ceramics.



ART 3425 - Ceramics II Wheel Throwing
(3.0 cr; Prereq-2400, art or art education major or art minor or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Introduction to the potter's wheel and clay throwing techniques. Glazing and firing; surface work and enhancement, with conceptual support for pottery and sculptural clay forms.



ART 3500 - Jewelry and Metals II
(3.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-2500, art or art education major or art minor or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, summer, every year)
Advanced application of jewelry techniques and design.



ART 3600 - Photography: Alternative Processes
(3.0 cr; Prereq-1013, 1607 or 2600, Art major or Art or Photography minor or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Continued experience with photographic concepts using alternative processes techniques within the creative context. Portfolio requirements are project-based. Requires digital camera with adjustable shutter speeds and apertures. Laptop and software required; instruction presented only on the Mac OS



ART 3615 - Photography: Inventing with Light
(3.0 cr; Prereq-1013, 1607 or 2600, pre-DAP or Studio DAP major or Photography minor or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
This course provides a working knowledge of studio lighting equipment and techniques as they apply to the creative production of still photographs and short digital videos. Students will incorporate these lighting techniques, as well as advanced digital image making skills, into their conceptual practice, demonstrating technical and aesthetic skills related to contemporary and historical practice in the art of artificial lighting. Students will conceptualize how the lighting studio can transform their means of creative production. Requires digital still and/or video camera/s with adjustable shutter speeds and apertures. Laptop and software required; instruction presented only on the Mas OS.



ART 3700 - Drawing II
(3.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-1006 or 1009 or 1010, art or art education major, pre-art education major or pre-graphic design major, or art minor or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Individually supervised projects supporting involvement in other studio areas.



ART 3715 - Figure Drawing
(3.0 cr; Prereq-3700, art or art education or graphic design major or art minor or instructor consent; A-F only, spring, every year)
The study of the human form, its structures and movements related to aesthetic considerations. Intermediate and advanced issues include perspective, space, foreshortening, proportioning and appropriation for the purposes of approaching the figure as an expressive and conceptual tool of art making.



ART 3809 - Art in Elementary Education Methods
(3.0 cr; Prereq-0903, art education candidate; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Instructional problems based on the growth of artistic expression in children, philosophy of art education, and contemporary problems. Museum and multicultural based experiences are combined with outreach opportunities to develop inclusive elementary art curriculum and assessment.



ART 3811 - Teacher as Artist: Postmodern Theory and Practice
(3.0 cr; Prereq-0903, [3809 or 3810], Art education major or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, spring, offered periodically)
Experience the complex role of the teacher as artist in the postmodern classroom and studio. Focuses on building professional expertise in the field of art education, museum education and contemporary artistic practice. Students will plan for an exhibition of their work in Tweed Museum of Art.



ART 3814 - Digital Methods in Art Education
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Art education major or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Theoretical and practical experiences with emerging visual technologies. Assignments will integrate contemporary pedagogical theories of visual culture and digital media in art education. Art projects will use the computer as a creative tool.



ART 3815 - Art in Secondary Education
(3.0 cr; Prereq-3811, art education majors only or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Nature and objectives of art programs in secondary school; content and methods. Development of secondary art curriculum and classroom site visits.



ART 3907 - Typography II
(3.0 cr; Prereq-2907, 3922, graphic design major or GDM BFA or MGD BBA or instructor consent; laptop required; digital instruction presented only on the Mac platform.; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Advanced exploration of typography concepts and issues in screen and print media.



ART 3922 - Graphic Design II
(3.0 cr; Prereq-2911, graphic design major or GDM BFA or MGD BBA or instructor consent; laptop required; digital instruction presented only on the Mac platform.; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Continuation of theory and practice of graphic design. Introduction to professional practices. Materials meaning, aesthetics, and practical use.



ART 3933 - Graphic Design III
(3.0 cr; Prereq-3922, graphic design major or GDM BFA or MGD BBA or instructor consent; laptop required; digital instruction presented only on the Mac platform.; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Continuation of theory and practice of graphic design. Graphic design as an organizational and informative medium and as a purely aesthetic pursuit.



ART 4016 - Digital Arts: Advanced Projects
(3.0 cr [max 9.0 cr]; Prereq-3017 or 3018 or 3031 or instructor consent, no grad credit; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Advanced Digital Arts Studio for students interested in exploring interdisciplinary or advanced projects using current or emerging technologies. Students develop self-directed focus and creative project goals. Advanced projects may concentrate on mixed-media print, time-based media, interactive media, installation art, or collaborative art formats. Students hone a body of digital artwork through research experimentation and critique. Laptop required.



ART 4040 - Digital Filmmaking: Advanced Projects
(3.0 cr [max 9.0 cr]; Prereq-2040 or 3040 or instructor consent; A-F only, fall, spring, every year)
Advanced digital film projects in narrative, experimental, animation, or documentary formats. Students develop a single ambitious project over the semester, defining their own approach and focus. Develop project pitch, including visual concept, production plans, and storyboards. Hone video production technique and digital video editing skills. Emphasis on collaboration and creative process from pre-production through final craft of short digital film for contemporary audience.



ART 4100 - Painting III
(3.0 cr [max 9.0 cr]; Prereq-3100, art or art education major or art minor or instructor consent; no grad credit; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Advanced individually supervised projects using both traditional and contemporary painting media and techniques.



ART 4191 - Individual Study in Painting
(1.0 - 3.0 cr [max 9.0 cr]; Prereq-Two semesters painting, instructor consent; no grad credit; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Instruction tailored to individual's needs outside of traditional class structure.



ART 4200 - Sculpture III
(3.0 cr [max 9.0 cr]; Prereq-3200, art or art education major or art minor or instructor consent; no grad credit; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Sculpture in area of specialized interest.



ART 4291 - Individual Study in Sculpture
(1.0 - 3.0 cr [max 9.0 cr]; Prereq-2 semesters sculpture, instructor consent; no grad credit; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Individual study in sculpture.



ART 4300 - Printmaking III
(3.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-3300, art or art education major or art minor or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Further exploration of print processes. Emphasis on refinement of technical skills as well as development of concepts and imagery. Experimentation encouraged in nontraditional, collaborative, and cross-disciplinary approaches. Increased experience in editioning and alternative formats combined with a more comprehensive critical review.



ART 4391 - Individual Study in Printmaking
(1.0 - 3.0 cr [max 9.0 cr]; Prereq-3300, department consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Graduate students complete a project by contract with instructor, supported by a research paper.



ART 4400 - Ceramics III
(3.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-3400, art or art education major or art minor or instructor consent; no grad credit; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Technical and conceptual refinement of advanced body of ceramic work.



ART 4491 - Individual Study in Ceramics
(1.0 - 3.0 cr [max 9.0 cr]; Prereq-2 semesters ceramics, department consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Directed study in specific areas.



ART 4600 - Photography: Digital Portfolio
(3.0 cr [max 9.0 cr]; Prereq-1900, 1607 or 2600, art major or art or photography minor or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Intensive digitally-based portfolio development in area of special interest. Selected readings in photographic theory and criticism. Graduate student portfolios are complemented by a related research project. Requires digital camera with adjustable shutter speeds and apertures. Laptop and software required; instruction presented only on the Mac OS.



ART 4650 - Alternative Processes Portfolio
(3.0 cr [max 9.0 cr]; Prereq-3600, art or art education major or photography minor or instructor consent; A-F only, fall, spring, every year)
Intensive portfolio development using alternative contemporary and historic photographic processes in area of special interest. Fall semester students will explore the photographic process of cyanotype. Spring semester students will experiment with one or more of the photographic processes salt print, photo-polymer gravure and anthotypes. Requires both digital and film cameras, at least one of them with adjustable shutter speeds and apertures. Laptop required. Instruction presented only on the Mac OS.



ART 4675 - Photography: The Photographic Book
(3.0 cr [max 9.0 cr]; Prereq-4600, art major or photography minor or instructor consent; A-F only, spring, summer, every year)
Creation of one or more individual photographic book projects, with emphasis on effective sequencing of images and appropriate book form for the specific body of work. Selected readings in book arts relating to photography. Graduate student book projects are complemented by a related research project. Requires digital camera with adjustable shutter speeds and apertures. Laptop required; instruction presented only on the MacOS.



ART 4691 - Individual Study in Photography
(1.0 - 3.0 cr [max 9.0 cr]; Prereq-2 semesters of photography, department consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Graduate students complete a project by contract with instructor, supported by a research paper.



ART 4700 - Drawing III
(3.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-3700, art or art education major or art minor or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Individually supervised projects supporting involvement in other studio areas. Graduate students produce a technically and conceptually sophisticated portfolio of drawing, supported by a research paper.



ART 4791 - Individual Study in Drawing
(1.0 - 3.0 cr [max 9.0 cr]; Prereq-2 semesters of drawing, instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Graduate students complete a project in drawing by contract with instructor, supported by a research paper.



ART 4812 - Senior Seminar
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Senior or instructor consent; no grad credit; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Current visual arts and design issues investigated through research, lectures, assigned readings, discussion, writing assignments, and presentations.



ART 4813 - Senior Seminar II: Studio Practice
(3.0 cr; Prereq-4812, Senior or instructor consent, studio art-general major; no grad credit; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Preparation for the emerging studio professional in such areas as documenting work, building an exhibition history, and arts-related employment opportunities, through lectures, presentations, discussion, assigned readings, writing assignments, and field experience.



ART 4898 - Art BA Senior Exhibition
(1.0 cr; Prereq-Senior Art BA major, no grad credit; S-N only, fall, spring, every year)
Students, with faculty guidance, exhibit work in department display cases and work is reviewed by a 3-person committee.



ART 4899 - Senior Presentation/Exhibition
(1.0 cr; Prereq-Senior art major, instructor consent; no grad credit; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Students, singly or in pairs, plan/prepare/present under guidance of faculty/museum staff an exhibition of their work in Tweed Museum of Art or an approved alternative public venue.



ART 4903 - Art Education Student Teaching Seminar
(1.0 cr; Prereq-Art ed major and Educ 4500, EdSe 4600, ElEd 4650; concurrent registration is required; no grad credit; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
For students currently student teaching in art (K-12). Students will share concerns and situations, suggestions, and gain group support. The seminar supplements the field experience and builds on issues of supervision, evaluation, professional development, and the culminating Standards of Effective Practice art education portfolio.



ART 4905 - Design Technology II
(3.0 cr; Prereq-2905, graphic design major or GDM BFA or MGD BBA or instructor consent; laptop required; digital instruction presented only on the Mac platform.; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Advanced concepts and digital program applications for print and web graphic contexts.



ART 4907 - Motion Graphics
(3.0 cr; Prereq-2911 and graphic design major, or digital art and photography emphasis or Grad Student, or instructor consent; credit will not be granted if already received for 5907; laptop required; digital instruction presented only on the Mac platform.; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Introduces aesthetics, mechanics, and meaning of motion graphics.



ART 4908 - Interactive Design I
(3.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-3922, graphic design major or GDM BFA or MGD BBA or digital art and photography emphasis or Grad Student or instructor consent; credit will not be granted if already received for 5909: laptop required; digital instruction presented only on the Mac platform.; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Interactivity in graphic design, concentrating on computer-based interactive presentations.



ART 4909 - Interactive Design II
(3.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-4908, graphic design major, or digital art and photography emphasis or Grad Student, or instructor consent; credit will not be granted if already received for 5910: laptop required; digital instruction presented only on the Mac platform.; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Interactivity in graphic design, concentrating on computer-based interactive presentations.



ART 4922 - Senior Design Studio I
(3.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; =[ART 4893]; Prereq-3933 or instructor consent, no grad credit; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Exploration of advanced graphic design topics through an extensive project for print and/or screen: research, creative production and development of a presentation system. Done individually or in groups.



ART 4933 - Senior Design Studio II
(3.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-4922 or instructor consent, no grad credit; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Professional presentation, portfolio development and professional practice.



ART 4944 - Graphic Design IV
(3.0 cr; Prereq-3933, no grad credit; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Continuation of theory and practice of graphic design. Research-based development of design systems in multiple media.



ART 4955 - Graphic Design V
(3.0 cr; Prereq-3933, no grad credit; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Continuation of theory and practice of graphic design. Advanced projects.



ART 5091 - Individual Study in Electronic Arts
(1.0 - 3.0 cr [max 9.0 cr]; Prereq-1014 or 3016, art or art education major or art minor and instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Individually supervised projects in electronic arts media.



ART 5793 - Intermedia Studio Problems
(1.0 - 3.0 cr [max 9.0 cr]; Prereq-2 semesters work in each subject area with instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Directed study emphasizing intermedia concerns.



ART 5991 - Independent Study in Graphic Design
(1.0 - 3.0 cr [max 9.0 cr]; Prereq-2 semesters work in graphic design and graphic design major and instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Independent work in graphic design



ART 5997 - Art Museum Internship
(1.0 - 3.0 cr [max 12.0 cr]; Prereq-1001, 6 credits ArtH; 1 credit for each 45 hrs of work; instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Supervised practicum in art museum operation



ART 5999 - Special Projects in Design
(3.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-Graphic design major or Grad Student; instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Specific projects in graphic design practice.



ART 8901 - Graduate Seminar
(4.0 cr [max 16.0 cr]; Prereq-Concurrent registration is required (or allowed) 8980; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Critique of student work and discussion of readings. Faculty presentations on design history, criticism, theory, and analysis.



ART 8903 - Art Teaching Practicum
(1.0 cr [max 4.0 cr]; Prereq-Graduate teaching assistant or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Theory of and experience in teaching college-level art.



ART 8980 - Graduate Studio
(4.0 cr [max 16.0 cr]; Prereq-concurrent registration is required or allowed 8901; Grad student; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Production of graphic designs based on problems and topics that are discussed in Art 8901 (Graduate Seminar), in which students enroll concurrently.



 
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