Active Course List

2023-2024


Art

Historical survey of the representation of gender with comparison of the artistic efforts of males and females and examination of art used to present gender-based issues including homosexuality, feminism, censorship and pornography.

Prerequisites:
ART 261 or consent
Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications
Programs:
Art History (BA) | Art History Minor | Gender and Women's Studies (BA) | Gender and Women's Studies (BS) | Gender and Women's Studies Minor | International Relations (BA) | International Relations Minor

This course is split between engagement in advanced design problems and preparation for entry into the graphic design field. This course is repeatable.

Prerequisites:
ART 320, ART 404, ART 406
Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications

Art expression related to child growth, development and teaching strategies. (Required for student teaching and certification.) Junior status or consent required.

Prerequisites:
ART 100 or ART 101, Jr. status or consent
Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications

Current theory and practice of teaching art to students with physical, emotional, and developmental exceptionalities. Includes experiences in elementary classrooms.

Prerequisites:
ART 421
Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications
Programs:
Art Teaching (BS)

The characteristics of art expression and evaluation at the junior and senior high level: the status, curricula and strategies of teaching. (Required for student teaching.)

Prerequisites:
ART 421
Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications

Theoretical and practical aspects of administering arts organizations. Examines the management, budgeting, marketing and administration of arts programs and organizations in the postmodern era.

Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications
Programs:
Museum Studies (CERT)

Exploration of front-end web design as a graphic and visual communication design medium. Emphasis is placed on research discovery, ideation, information architecture, UI/UX experience, and designing for emotion.

Prerequisites:
ART 392, ART 406
Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications

Advanced painting. Continued development of a focused individual expression. May be repeated.

Prerequisites:
ART 340
Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications

This course continues students' advanced study of typography. Emphasis is placed on designing complex typographic systems, multiple page publications, and expressive type-based solutions.

Prerequisites:
ART 392, ART 404
Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications

An advanced course which emphasizes individual research in technical, aesthetic and conceptual considerations. May be repeated.

Prerequisites:
ART 350
Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications

Introduction to the art and architecture of the ancient era in its historical and cultural frameworks. Examination of representative works of art and major styles of ancient Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Aegean, Greek, Etruscan, and Roman cultures.

Prerequisites:
ART 260 or consent
Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications
Programs:
Art History Minor

Origins and development of Northern and Italian Renaissance art and architecture as an expression of historical, cultural and religious issues.

Prerequisites:
ART 261 or consent
Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications
Programs:
Art History Minor | International Relations (BA) | International Relations Minor

Historical survey of art, architecture and urban planning in Europe and America from the late sixteenth to mid-nineteenth century: Mannerism, Baroque, Rococo, Neoclassicism and Romanticism.

Prerequisites:
ART 392, ART 406
Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications
Programs:
Art History Minor | International Relations (BA) | International Relations Minor

The study of art museum history, theory and practice, including ethics, collecting, and display. Alongside these studies, students will conceive and realize an exhibition in order to further develop knowledge of and experience in the field.

Prerequisites:
ART 260, ART 261
Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications
Programs:
Art History (BA) | International Relations (BA) | Museum Studies (CERT)

Historical survey of art, architecture and urban planning in Europe and America from the mid-nineteenth century to the present: Realism, Impressionism, Expressionism, Surrealism, Abstract Expressionism, Minimalism, Op Art, Pop Art, and Post-modern issues and trends.

Prerequisites:
ART 261 or consent
Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications
Programs:
Art (BFA) | Art (BFA) Graphic Design | Art History Minor | International Relations (BA) | International Relations Minor

Historical survey of art and architectural developments from Islam's origins through the twentieth century. Course focuses on contextualizing monuments, paintings, and other arts from various regions around the world.

Graduation Requirements:
Diverse Cultures - Purple
Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications
Programs:
Art History Minor | International Relations (BA) | International Relations Minor | Middle Eastern Studies and Islamic World Minor

Survey of Graphic Design, Industrial Design and Architecture from historical and theoretical perspectives. Design issues examined from formal and contextual points of view, using analysis strategies that consider style, composition, historical context, functional/propagandistic significance and communicative ability.

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

Historical survey of the art and architecture of China, India, Korea and Japan from pre-history to the 20th century.

Prerequisites:
ART 260, ART 261 or consent
Graduation Requirements:
Diverse Cultures - Purple
Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications
Programs:
Art History Minor | International Relations (BA) | International Relations Minor

Continued investigation of advanced print making techniques and concepts. May be repeated.

Prerequisites:
ART 370
Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications

Expanding technical knowledge and visual awareness while building a portfolio in selected areas. May be repeated.

Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications

Investigation of developments in sacred and secular art and architecture in various regions of the world, exploring themes such as nation-building, modernization vs. tradition, post colonialism among others, since the 19th century.

Graduation Requirements:
Diverse Cultures - Purple | Writing Intensive
Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications
Programs:
Art History Minor | Middle Eastern Studies and Islamic World Minor

Continuing development of a strongly personal means of aesthetic expression in three dimensions. May be repeated.

Prerequisites:
ART 380
Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications

This studio course focuses on the planning and implementation of site-specific work. Students personal interests will be paramount in the development of works that address site and audience. Professional practices necessary to carry out installations will be emphasized, including proposal development, project planning, and documentation. Environmental impact, health, and safety will be addressed. The course will cover a variety of installation artists and related readings. May be repeated.

Prerequisites:
ART 385 or consent
Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications

Specific problems in art emphasizing both individual research and contributions to the seminar group on advanced, in-depth topics.

Prerequisites:
Consent
Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications
Programs:
Art History (BA) | Art History Minor | International Relations (BA) | International Relations Minor | Scandinavian Studies (BA) | Scandinavian Studies Minor

Lecture/discussion/studio course on a selected area of discourse relating to the study of Art History, Art Criticism, Art Education or Art Studio. May focus on a specific artist, style period, cultural group or technical or methodological problem.

Areas of Interest:
Arts, Audio and Video, Technology, and Communications
Programs:
Art History (BA) | Art History Minor | Human-Animal Studies Minor | Scandinavian Studies (BA) | Scandinavian Studies Minor