Nature of the world’s visual arts and their influences on personal expression. Lectures, demonstrations, and studio practice. (Not for art majors or minors)
Beginning instruction in the Macintosh computer environment, including hardware, software, and lab networking as it relates to graphic design production. ART 176 is recommended as a prerequisite. CR/NC only. Pre: 113 or consent. Co-requisite: 265 and 266.
Introduction to collections management and preservation techniques, incorporating both theoretical and practical approaches, and including hands-on work with the collections of the John Young Museum. Junior standing or higher. A-F only.
Intermediate instruction in the Macintosh computer environment, software, and peripheral devices, including intermediate layout. Introduction to graphic design industry standard multi-media and web design programs. CR/NC only. Pre: 265, 265L, and 266; or consent. Co-requisite: 365.
Individual projects; tutorial. Maximum: 3 credit hours per semester; total 3 for BA, 6 for BFA. Pre: two 200-level or above art courses in area of directed work, as well as consent of instructor and department associate chair
Intensive and specialized work at advanced level in fields of special interest of visiting or resident faculty; (B) studio art; (C) art history. Repeatable three times per alpha, up to 12 credits. Junior standing or higher and instructor consent only.
Examination of the role of the artist in society, the artist as self, as community member, as teacher. Professional Practice skills in the arts; planning, grantsmanship, fundraising, budgeting, marketing, outreach, and media relations. ART majors only. Senior standing or graduate students only. A-F only.
Required graduation portfolio for BA Art History and Art Studio students. BA ART majors only. Undergraduates only. CR/NC only. To be taken during the semester prior to expected graduation.
In conjunction with the production of art for the BFA annual exhibition, this seminar will examine, critique, and evaluate the student’s art within the context of contemporary art, professional practices, exhibition theory, and integrate theoretical and practical issues in
the life of an artist. BFA majors only. A-F only. Pre: BFA major or consent. (Spring only)
American art in the first half of the 20th century and its impact on American culture. Junior standing or higher. Pre: 176 or consent. (Alt. years: fall) (Crosslisted as AMST 460)
Advanced instruction in the Macintosh computer environment, including software and peripheral devices. Instruction in image manipulation and editing still video images for the web, CD, DVD, and portable interface devices. CR/NC only. Pre: 365, 365L, and 366; or consent. Co-requisite: 465.
Advanced study of digital media for graphic designers. Focuses on skills and specific technical information to complement material covered in 467. CR/NC only. Pre: 465 and 465L and 466. Co-requisite: 467. (Spring only)
Individual and team investigations of complex problems in graphic design. Emphasis on projects with actual clients (when available) and/or independent investigations addressing advanced and current questions in the graphic design field. A-F only. Pre: with a minimum grade of B- for (465 and 466) and credit for 465L. (Spring only)
Selected topics in art. A critique-based course with emphasis on the development of critical analysis, artistic research, and practice. Repeatable six times. ART majors only. A-F only. Pre: consent.
Selected topics in art. Emphasis on the analysis of the systems by which art is conceived and the ability to define developing direction and related research. ART majors only. A-F only. Pre: 611 or consent. (Spring only)
Selected topics in art. Emphasis on the development of critical analysis and the understanding of one’s position relative to the contemporary art world. ART majors only. A-F only. Pre: 612 or consent. (Fall only)
Selected topics in art. Emphasis on the convergence of one’s studio practice and research, and the refinement necessary to the preparation for entrance into thesis. ART majors only. A-F only. Pre: 613 or consent. (Spring only
Examines processes of inquiry and experimentation within studio practice. Students explore a range of research methods as a way to challenge habitual methodologies and expand notions of art and art making. A-F only. (Fall only)
Explores the physical, historical, symbolic, and contextual capacity of materials, as well as the mutually constitutive roles of artist and materials within the creative process. A-F only. (Spring only)
Observation, analysis and participation in teaching a lower division course under the direction of an instructor in the student’s area of concentration. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: 690, admitted to candidacy for MFA in art, and consent.
An introduction to art historiography, analytical techniques, and research methods and materials. Pre: consent and graduate standing.
Arts from Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia explored in context of issues involving belief systems and cultural change. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: 475C or consent.
Research topics in the history of Chinese sculpture, ceramics, bronzes, jade, and textiles. A-F only. Pre: consent.
Research and discussion seminar supporting advanced critical theory in the context
of contemporary art and other creative practice. Pre: consent.
Selected topics in global contemporary art history. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: consent. (Alt. years)
Selected topics in European and American art history. Pre: consent.
Advanced individual projects; advanced tutorial. Maximum: 3 credit hours per semester; total 6 for MA Plan A, 9 for MA Plan B, MFA students must petition OGE for permission
to apply toward degree requirement. Repeatable unlimited times. Pre: consent of instructor and department chair.
Repeatable unlimited times.
Selected topics in Japanese art history. Pre: consent.
Selected topics in South and/or Southeast Asian art and architectural history with an emphasis on Hindu and Buddhist traditions. Repeatable unlimited times. Pre: consent, repeatable with consent.
Investigates artistic representations, appropriations, and exchanges constructed on the basis of East/Orient vs. West/Occident differences. Includes analysis of: Orientalizing artistic traditions throughout history, history and concept of Orient, post-colonial critique of Orientalism. A-F only. Pre: graduate standing or consent. (Alt. 2-3 years) (Cross-listed as ASAN 792)