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Variable Credit and Other Courses

ART 189 Introduction to Hawaiian Art (3)

Integrated beginning studio art course, which offers students the opportunity to understand and express Hawaiian cultural perspectives through contemporary art practice. A-F only.

ART 360 Exhibition Design and Gallery Management (3)

Design theory and techniques for presentation of artworks and mounting exhibitions. Pre: junior standing.

ART 361 Art Museums and Preservation Practices (3)

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.

ART 369 (Alpha) Study Abroad-Studio Art (3)

Intensive study of topics in studio art at a UH Mānoa approved study abroad institution. (B) introductory; (C) upper-division. Repeatable one time per alpha. A-F only. Pre: consent.

ART 389 (Alpha) Study Abroad-Art History (3)

Intensive study of advanced topics in art history at a UH Mānoa-approved study abroad institution. (B) introductory; (C) upper-division. Repeatable one time per alpha. A-F only. Pre: consent.

ART 399 Directed Work (V)

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

ART 400 (Alpha) Special Topics (V)

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.

ART 405 Professional Practice in the Arts: Creative, Career, and Leadership (3)

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.

ART 409 Graduation Portfolio (BA) (0)

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.

ART 410 BFA Capstone Seminar/Studio (3)

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)

ART 481 Museum Interpretations (3)

Studies the interpretive strategies and methods used by museums to communicate with visitors in museums, art galleries, historic sites, parks, and related places. Considers how interpretations contribute to cultural knowledge. Repeatable one time. Pre: consent. (Crosslisted as AMST 457)