Active Course List

2023-2024


Applied Organizational Studies

Capstone project in which the student creates a portfolio that demonstrates the student's achievement in the core competencies of the program. Portfolio to be presented to a committee.

Prerequisites:
AOS 301
Areas of Interest:
Business, Management, and Administration
Programs:
Applied Leadership (BS)

Topics vary as announced in class schedule. May be retaken for credit if topic varies.

Areas of Interest:
Business, Management, and Administration

A specialized topic of the students' choice. Coordination with a faculty member is necessary.

Areas of Interest:
Business, Management, and Administration

Art

2-D visual problem solving and art-making strategies using the elements and principles of design. For elementary education majors and general education.

Graduation Requirements:
Goal Area 6 - Humanities and the Arts
Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications
Programs:
Art (BA) | Art History (BA) | Art Studio Minor

For art, art history and art education majors.

Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications
Programs:
Art (BA) | Art (BFA) | Art (BFA) Graphic Design | Art History (BA) | Art Studio Minor

Introduction to concept and processes related to the visual and physical organization of three-dimensional form and space.

Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications
Programs:
Art (BFA) | Art (BFA) Graphic Design | Art History (BA)

Introduction to traditional drawing techniques and concepts.

Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications
Programs:
Art (BFA) | Art (BFA) Graphic Design | Art History (BA) | Art Studio Minor

Introduction to Western and non-Western visual arts and the variety of methods by which art is understood. These may include art appreciation, art criticism, the history of art, popular culture, and aesthetic awareness.

Graduation Requirements:
Goal Area 6 - Humanities and the Arts | Goal Area 8 - Global Perspective | Diverse Cultures - Purple
Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications
Programs:
Dance (BA)

This graphic design course is an introduction to digital media technology as a creative tool for the development of visual expression. The course is taught using the Mac OS and explores vector and bitmap image making.

Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications
Programs:
Art History (BA) | Graphic Design (CERT)

Continued exploration of drawing techniques and concepts.

Prerequisites:
ART 110
Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications
Programs:
Art History (BA)

Experience in drawing from the human figure.

Prerequisites:
ART 110
Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications
Programs:
Art History (BA)

This course explores the basic principles of graphic design. Emphasis is placed on developing an awareness and effective use of type, image, and symbol. Students focus on the design process as a way to develop and refine design solutions.

Prerequisites:
ART 202
Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications
Programs:
Art History (BA) | Graphic Design (CERT)

ART 225 offers art experiences with a focus on working with children. The class will be introduced to methods and materials that work best with these populations. The course includes an introduction to a broad scope of artists and artworks that reflect our culturally diverse country, as well as the global nature of our world. Visual Culture, work of fine art, museum analysis, installations, performances, video art, and graffiti will be discussed. Students will participate in hands-on art making activities through studio experiences, they will write and reflect on the outcomes, and they will participate in critiques and discussions.

Graduation Requirements:
Goal Area 6 - Humanities and the Arts | Goal Area 7 - Human Diversity
Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications
Programs:
Art History (BA)

Multimedia art exploration is a problem solving art studio experience involving the use of a variety of traditional and non-traditional art materials.

Graduation Requirements:
Goal Area 6 - Humanities and the Arts
Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications
Programs:
Art History (BA)

Beginning experience with oil and/or acrylic paint. Emphasis upon technical and conceptual development.

Prerequisites:
ART 100 or ART 101, ART 110 or consent
Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications
Programs:
Art History (BA)

Introduction to basic techniques in watercolor.

Prerequisites:
ART 100 or ART 101, ART 110 or consent
Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications
Programs:
Art History (BA)

An introduction to basic wheel throwing techniques exploring the potential of clay as a creative and expressive material.

Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications
Programs:
Art History (BA)

An introduction to basic sculptural hand building techniques exploring the nature of clay as a creative-expressive medium.

Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications
Programs:
Art History (BA)

Introduction to art history from prehistoric and ancient cultures through the Middle Ages. Includes representative examples and styles of art and architecture of Western (Europe and the Near East) and non-Western cultures (China, India, Japan, Southeast Asia, Africa, Mesoamerica, South America, North America, Australia).

Graduation Requirements:
Goal Area 6 - Humanities and the Arts | Goal Area 8 - Global Perspective | Diverse Cultures - Purple
Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications
Programs:
Art (BA) | Art (BFA) | Art (BFA) Graphic Design | Art History (BA) | Art History Minor | Art Teaching (BS)

Lecture-based survey of the Art and Architecture of both Western and non-Western countries from the thirteenth through twentieth centuries.

Graduation Requirements:
Goal Area 6 - Humanities and the Arts | Goal Area 8 - Global Perspective
Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications
Programs:
Art (BA) | Art (BFA) | Art (BFA) Graphic Design | Art History (BA) | Art History Minor | Art Teaching (BS) | Dance (BA)

This course analyzes relationships between art and politics from ancient times through today, exploring uses of art from persuasion to overt propaganda in visual arts and architecture. It will deal with diverse cultures, covering material from a global perspective.

Graduation Requirements:
Goal Area 6 - Humanities and the Arts | Goal Area 8 - Global Perspective | Writing Intensive
Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications
Programs:
Art History Minor

Introduction to silkscreen and lithography printmaking processes including silkscreen, monotype, and plate lithography.

Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications
Programs:
Art History (BA)

Introduction to intaglio and relief printmaking processes including collagraph, etching, relief carving, and engraving.

Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications
Programs:
Art History (BA)

Introduction to the techniques and expressive potential of both digital and darkroom photography. Topics include basic camera controls, lighting, composition, editing, and fine art printing in the digital lab and darkroom. A digital camera with manual controls of aperture and shutter speed is required for part of the semester (a film camera will be provided).

Graduation Requirements:
Goal Area 6 - Humanities and the Arts
Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications
Programs:
Art History (BA)

Exploration of the visual and physical organization of three-dimensional form and space through problems employing various media and processes.

Prerequisites:
ART 103 or consent
Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications
Programs:
Art History (BA)