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Art (ART)

1000 Level | 2000 Level | 3000 Level | 4000 Level | 5000 Level

USP Codes are listed in brackets by the 2003 USP code followed by the 2015 USP code (i.e. [QB<>Q]).

JumpLink1005. Drawing I. 3. [CA<>{none}] A foundation level drawing course introducing fundamentals of observation, artistic invention, and basic principles of perspective and composition through problems in still life, landscape, and live model. Lectures, drawing sessions, and critiques develop formal, conceptual, and technical understanding of the drawing process.

1101. First-Year Seminar. 3. [{none}<>FYS]

1110. Foundation: Two Dimensional. 3. First in a sequence of three foundation courses that investigate the fundamentals of design. Basic aesthetic/formal concepts and conceptual approaches are covered through a variety of two-dimensional mediums. Structured crititques are employed to provide students the experience of assessing formal, conceptual, and technical aspects of art.

1115. Digital Media. 1. An introductory level course designed to investigate the role of digital media in visual literacy. Students gain practice with basic graphics software, explore using the Internet in informing the development of art work, and discuss how application of these skills are used in classroom, studio, and commercial art fields.

1120. Foundation: Three Dimensional. 3. Second in a sequence of three foundation courses that investigate the fundamentals of design. Basic aesthetic/formal concepts and conceptual approaches are covered through a variety of three-dimensional mediums. Structural form is emphasized in various contextual settings. Structured critiques are employed to provide students in the experience of assessing formal, conceptual, and technical aspects of art.

1130. Foundation: Color Theory. 3. Third in a sequence of three foundation courses that investigate the fundamentals of design. Explores color theories based on the color wheel/light spectrum including hue, value, chroma, and aesthetic color relationships. Optical color, emotional/psychological color, and color symbolism are also covered. Structured critiques are employed to provide students the experience of assessing formal, conceptual, and technical aspects of art.

JumpLink2000. Portfolio Review. 1. One-semester course in which work is created for a portfolio review at midterm based on the content and principles learned in the foundation core classes. Art majors may only attempt successful completion of this course once. Prerequisites: successful completion of ART 1005, 1110, 1120, and 1130, and UW GPA of 2.5 or above.

2002. Special Topics In:. 3 (Max. 6). Permits utilization of unusual faculty expertise and provides highly-specialized and particularly pertinent, timely subject matter. Prerequisites: ART 1005; ART 1130; sophomore standing.

2005. Drawing II. 3. An intermediate level drawing course building upon fundamentals of observation, artistic invention, perspective and composition through problems in still life, landscape, explorations in wet and dry media, and color with pastels. Lectures, drawing sessions, and critiques develop formal, conceptual, expressive and technical understanding. Prerequisite: ART 1005.

2010. Art History I. 3. [CA<>H] First semester of a one-year survey. Studies ancient, medieval, renaissance and modern art with special reference to various social, economic and historic factors which motivated and conditioned the aesthetic forms. Includes ancient, medieval and early renaissance periods. ART 2010 and 2020 are required of all art majors and should be taken in sequence.

2020. Art History II. 3. [CA<>H] Second semester of a one-year survey. Studies European/American Art from the Renaissance through Contemporary with special emphasis and historical factors which motivated and conditioned the aesthetic forms. Covers Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, 18th Century, 19th Century, Early Modernism and Contemporary Art. ART 2010 and 2020 are required of art majors and should be taken in sequence. (Normally offered spring semester)

2030. History of Graphic Design. 3. History of graphic language and evolution of graphic communication. Includes an extensive examination of the social forces that shaped the design profession and how in turn design has shaped society. The theories that moved designers to act to remake society are also considered. 

2112 [2120]. Graphic Design I. 3 (Max. 6). Explores techniques of graphic design preparation from concept through paste-up to the printed page, both on as a field that engages both the verbal and the visual is stressed. Problems include a variety of experimental and practical approaches that engage historical and contemporary formal and conceptual exercises. Prerequisites: ART 1110 and ART 1115. (Offered fall semester)

2122 [3110]. Computer Graphics I: Coding. 3 (Max. 9). Explores digital art principles in Web spaces through the understanding and use of design tools and techniques. Creative approaches consist of informed planning, thoughtful concepting, strategic wireframe development and creative execution. Projects include explorations of HTML, CSS, and Processing, and time-based media and image manipulation. Prerequisite: ART 1110 and ART 1115. (Normally offered spring semester)

2210. Painting I. 3. Introduces problems in painting, developing skill, techniques and concepts. Prerequisites: ART 1005, 1110, and 1130; ART 1120 may be taken concurrently. (Offered fall and spring semesters)

2255. Introduction to Photography, Digital. 3. Fundamentals of Digital and Color photography. Students will learn how to use their digital cameras, how to input images to Photoshop and out put them to prints. The class will begin with an investigation of techniques before moving throuh a series of assignments designed to develop the understanding of how to compose a body of work around a specific theme or concept. Lectures will work through the concepts and history of color photography and regular critiques will guide students towards creating a final portfolio of images. Prerequisites: ART 1110, ART 1130.

2265. Introduction to Photography, Black and White. 3. Fundamentals of Black and White film photography, including use of SLR cameras, how to correctly expose film, process it and create prints in the darkroom. The class will begin with an investigation of techniques before moving through a series of assignments designed to develop the understanding of how to compose a body of work around a specific theme or concept. Lectures will work through the concepts and history of Black and White photography and regular critiques will guide students towards creating a final portfolio of images. Prerequisites: ART 1110, ART 1130.

2305. Techniques: Wood/Art Preparation. 1. Art Tech 2305 covers two curricular units, one in which students are introduced to the processes, equipment, hand tools, materials, and necessary safety procedures related to the art department woodshop. In the other unit in this course, students are taught art preparation techniques which they will encounter both as a student and professional. Offered satisfactory/unsatisfactory only.

2310 [1310]. Sculptural Practices I. 3. This beginning sculptural practices course introduces fundamentals in traditional and contemporary sculpture. Students are asked to explore various mediums, techniques, and equipment including: wood and metal fabrication, casting with plaster, and mixed media and digital technology processes. Assigned projects, extensive sketchbook work, artist research, and critique participation is expected. 

2350. Metalsmithing I. 3. Introduces basic technical approaches to fabricating small scale, non-ferrous metals (silver, copper, brass, nickel) including sawing, soldering, filing, drilling, form raising/pressing, texturing, and finishing processes. Investigation into the rich history of metalsmithing as well as innovative contemporary applications will manifest in both sculptural objects and jewelry. Individual studio projects and critical discussion will address aesthetic, conceptual and technical aspects of metalsmithing. Prerequisite: ART 1120.

2410. Ceramics I. 3. Introduces ceramic form through traditional hand processes, simple mold making and slip casting. Includes underglaze decoration, glaze application, image transfer, low and high firing processes. Emphasizes formal and conceptual understanding, the development of a strong foundation in ceramic process and the formation of a personal voice in the medium.

2420. Ceramics II. 3. Introduces ceramic form through wheel throwing technique. Includes underglaze decoration, glaze application, image transfer, and high temperature surfaces. Emphasizes formal and conceptual understanding, the development of a strong foundation in ceramic process, and the formation of a personal voice in the medium.

2700. Introduction to Museology. 3. [CH<>{none}] Explores the historical, cultural, and contemporary roles of museums and preservation institutions in society. Introduces students to the museum professions, collection and exhibition installation strategies, and ethical problems of governance and collection. Field trips to regional collections are included. Cross listed with ANTH/AMST/HIST 2700.

JumpLink3002. Special Topics In:. 3 (Max. 9). Courses of broad general appeal will be offered from time to time under this title. Permits utilization of unusual faculty expertise and provides highly-specialized and particularly pertinent, timely subject matter. See current class schedule for topics. Prerequisites: ART 2010, Art History I and ART 2020, Art History II

3005. Drawing III. 3. An advanced drawing course applying the fundamentals of drawing to creative individual problems in figure, still life, and/or landscape composition. Structured yet open assignments, lectures and critiques develop formal, conceptual, expressive, and technical understanding. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours. Prerequisites: ART 2000 and 2005. (Offered spring semester).

3030. History of Architecture. 3. [{none}<>H] A survey of the history of architecture and its allied fields, focusing on the formal, aesthetic, cultural and socio-political dimensions, from prehistory to the present. Cross listed with ARE 3030. Prerequisite: WA or COM1.

3052. Life Drawing I. 3. An advanced drawing course working from a life model with an emphasis on composition, monocromatic media, drawing techniques and the skeletal and muscular construction as related to action and proportion in the human figure. Lectures, drawing sessions, and critiques develop formal, conceptual, and technical understanding. Prerequisites: ART 2000 and 2005. (Normally offered fall semester)

3112 [2110]. Typography. 3. Examines the experimental use of type, its history, structure and background in reference to visual expression, data visualization, messaging, representative power, and time-based and site specific explorations. Advanced explorations in type as concept and critical expression will explore the fields of graphic design and computer visualization. Prerequisites: ART 2000 and ART 2112. (Offered spring semester)

3120. Graphic Design II. 3. Studies advanced graphic design preparation, idea generation, conceptualization, and critical thinking. Sustainable design problems include print and package design and an exploration of historical impact of design for reporduction through analog and digital means. Contemporary socio-cultural issues will be emphasized along with design as an agent for positive change. Prerequisites: ART 2000 and 2112. (Offered fall semester)

3150 [4140]. Computer Graphics II: Video Experiments. 3. Explores digital video, sound and site-specific experiments. Students learn and use experimental digital design tools and techniques to develop site-specific time-based individual and collaborative works. Students also collaborate and install works on campus, town and other venues. Projects include video and sound design and editing, graphic arts, computer graphics and digital art history. Prerequisites: ART 2000, and ART 2112 or ART 2122.

3180. Graphic Design III. 3. Studies specialized and advanced graphic design preparation, idea generation, conceptualization, collaboration and critical thinking, from paste-up through production. All work is executed both on and off the computer. Design problems include print and packaging design. History of graphic design and advanced production methods are discussed. Prerequisites: ART 2000, ART 2112, and ART 3120.

3210. Painting II. 3 (Max. 6). Investigates various painting techniques to create individual work. Emphasizes contemporary and classical treatment of formal, aesthetic and conceptual creative expression. Prerequisites: ART 2000 and 2210.

3250. Watercolor Painting I. 3. Investigates watercolor techniques in the development of creative work. Discussion, application and criticism of contemporary ideas about structure, form and color constitute the main activity. Prerequisites: ART 1130, ART 2000 and ART 2210. (Offered based on sufficient demand and resources)

3260. Illustration I. 3. This is an introductory Illustration course. This primary class objective is to develop conceptual skills through a variety of media traditionally used in fine art illustration and a variety of illustration problems and projects. This class is designed to further your interest in illustration and initiate portfolio development. Prerequisite: ART 2000.

3265. Intermediate Photography. 3. Focuses on the production of a fully realized portfolio of images. Students will be guided with a set of conceptual projects towards exploring technical boundaries and potential of photography. Research and readings will lead towards the production of a finished and installed body of work. Prerequisites: ART 2255 and ART 2265.

3310. Sculptural Practices: Cast Form I. 3 (Max. 6). This intermediate sculptural practices course explores a wide variety of mold-making and processes including cold-casting (paper/fabric/resin casting) and both non-ferrous (bronze and aluminum) and ferrous metal (cast iron) casting techniques. Assigned projects will allow students to engage in the production of finished cast sculpture. Extensive sketchbook, artist research, and critique participation is required. Prerequisite: ART 2310 and 2000. (Offered fall semester)

3320. Sculptural Practices: Mixed Media I. 3 (Max. 6). This intermediate course explores mixed media processes in sculptural practices including soft sculpture fabrication with fabric and fiber, found object manipulation, and digital processes involving 3D printing and laser rutting. Assigned projects will engage students in the production of artwork related to the topic. Extensive sketchbook, artist research, and critique participation is expected. Prerequisites: ART 2310 and 2000. (Normally offered fall semester of every other year)

3330. Sculptural Practices: Assembled Form I. 3 (Max. 6). Investigates constructed and assembled form as an essential means of sculptural expression. Emphasizes wood construction, assembled metals and mixed media. Utilizes general carpentry techniques, a variety of welding methods (oxyacetylene, arc, M.I.G. and T.I.G.) and other means of assembling materials. Includes investigation of concepts in assemblage and exposure to classic and contemporary forms of assembled sculpture. Prerequisites: ART 2310 and 2000. (Offered spring semester)

3345. Scultural Practices: Special Topics. 3 (Max. 9). This course addresses specific areas of contemporary sculptural practices such as: Installation, Video/Sound manipulation, kinetic sculpture, and figure modeling. Assigned projects will engage the students in production of artwork related to the topic. Extensive sketchbook work, artist research, and critique participation is expected. Prerequisite: ART 2310 and 2000.

3350. Metalsmithing II. 3. Introduces intermediate approaches to fabricating small scale, non-ferrous metals through hammer-raised forming, lost-wax casting, enameling and hardware fabrication. Historical and innovative contemporary applications are fostered through sculptural objects and jewelry-based pieces. Individual studio projects, critical discussion and presentations address aesthetic, conceptual, and technical aspects of metalsmithing. Prerequisites: ART 2000 and 2350.

3410. Ceramics III/I. 3. Studies development of ceramic form through multiple construction methods. Problems are designed to develop fluidity and versatility in the different processes introduced in the beginning class. Glaze exploration and development are introduced. Emphasizes design, conceptual development, and professional practices. Prerequisites: completion of Foundation Core, ART 2000, ART 2410, ART 2420 and consent of instructor based on portfolio review. (Offered based on sufficient demand and resources)

3420. Ceramics III/II. 3. A second semester continuation of the development of ceramic form through multiple construction methods. Problems are designed to develop fluidity and versatility in the different processes introduced in the beginning classes. Glaze exploration and development are introduced. Emphasizes design, conceptual development, and professional practices. Prerequisites: completion of Foundation Core, ART 2000, 2410, 2420, and consent of instructor based on portfolio review. (Offered based on sufficient demand and resources)

3430. Methods I - Art Education Studio. 3. Students investigate ways to translate art making practices and media into K-12 arts curricula and develop effective approaches to teaching these to the K-12 learner. Students create and teach lesson plans based on what they learn through their explorations; they also create their own artwork inspired by their studio investigations. Restricted to junior class standing. Prerequisite: ART 2000.

3490. Philosophy, Theory and Issues. 3. [{none}<>COM3] Students explore the foundational elements involved in the history and philosophies of Art Education and the key issues that shape contemporary approaches to teaching in the field. These investigations are undertaken to support students’ developing teaching philosophies and inform the connections between their teaching and creative practices. Restricted to junior class standing. Prerequisite: ART 2000.

3500. Book Arts. 3. Introduction to the history of the book as an object and the traditional crafts associated with book construction through the exploration of the book as a vehicle for artistic expression. A basic knowledge of technical processes pertaining to book construction, a general familiarity with the history of the book and a conceptual exploration of image making will be gained through demonstrations, hands-on studio work, slide lectures, visits to the museum and archives and through assigned readings. Prerequisites: ART 2000 and completion of WB or junior standing.

3510. Printmaking I. 3. Investigates and experiments with processes and properties of print media, including intaglio, lithography and relief. Explores ideas and works of traditional and contemporary printmaking. Prerequisites: ART 1005 and ART 1110 and 1130 or concurrent registration in ART 1130.

3550. Art Education Practicum. 1-3 (Max. 3). Practicums are integral to an art education student’s development as a teacher. They offer opportunities for immersion and hands-on teaching experiences in art classrooms guided by experienced teachers in the field and the UW faculty. Students develop skills and teaching strategies that complement classroom learning and strengthen their teaching practices. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory only. Prerequisites: ART 3430 and ART 3490.

3710. Gender: Humanities Focus. 3. [CH<>COM2] Explores how men and women are imaged differently, studying the influence of representation on gender (including representations in literature, film, art, popular culture, and/or performance). Sharpens students' ability to analyze texts and images and investigate those texts' messages about gender, sexuality, ethnicity and class. Cross listed with ENGL/WMST 3710. Prerequisite: WMST 1080 or ENGL 1010. (Offered once a year)

3720 [2720] Art and Architecture of Medieval Islam. 3. Studies the art and architecture produced by Islamic societies from the time of the Prophet Mohammed to the time of the Crusades (7th-14th centuries CE), and the geographic scope surrounds the Mediterranean Sea, including the Near Middle East, northern Africa, and Spain. Prerequisites: USP WA and WB courses.

3760. American Art History. 3. Addresses American art within the continental United States from first European encounters with the New World to 1900.  Will investigate painting, sculpture, and architecture, but will also include some photography, prints, and the decorative arts. Prerequisite: ART 2020.

JumpLink4000. Post Baccalaureate Seminar. 1.  Enhance and formalize the Post Baccalaureate experience while creating a creative community across artistic disciplines. Students will read and respond to relevent text, discuss pedagogical concerns, critique their creative research, and develop a professional dossier in support of their future career goals. Prerequisites: Completion of all BA/BFA degree requirements and acceptance into the Department of Art Post Baccalaureate program.

4005. Drawing IV. 3. An advanced drawing course exploring conceptual, expressive, personal and technical limits of process and media. Individually proposed projects lead to a coherent body of work. Open discussion and structured critiques develop personal and technical understanding. Repeatable for a maximum of 9 credit hours. Prerequisites: ART 2000 and 3005.

4010 [4610]. Contemporary Art: Theory and Practice. 3 (Max. 6). [{none}<>COM3] Taught from the perspective of a studio artist, this course enables students to situate their art within a theoretical context. Students examine how issues in contemporary art relate to philosophical concerns through reading, discussion, and critique. Emphasis is placed on an interdisciplinary framework through which students can discuss their work. Prerequisites: ART 2000, junior standing.

4052. Life Drawing II. 3. An advanced drawing course building upon figure construction fundamentals with heavy emphasis on composition, personal expression, wet and dry media, and color with pastels. Lectures, drawing sessions and critiques develop formal, conceptual, expressive and technical understanding. May be repeated for a maximum 9 credit hours. Prerequisites: ART 2000 and 3052 (Normally offered spring semester)

4060. Computer Graphics III: 3D Modeling. Explores digital art in 2.5D and 3D spaces, through the experimental use of digital design tools and techniques developing and building digital structures and forms. Projects include explorations in graphic design, 3D modeling and printing, multi-media manipulation and image manipulation. Prerequisites: ART 2000 and ART 2112 or ART 2122.

4110. Computer Graphics II. 3. Advanced work on current computer graphic design software. Presents graphic design problems to augment working knowledge of the programs. Lab/lecture. Second course in a two semester sequence. Prerequisites: ART 2000 and 3120. (Normally offered spring semester)

4120. Senior Portfolio. 3 (Max. 6). Specialized research for the advanced graphic design student who will develop a mature voice and sense of design. Problems include print, packaging, and multimedia design, sustainability and design for social good while also incorporating preparation techniques for job applications and professional skills. Prerequisites: ART 2000, ART 2112, ART 2122. (Normally offered fall semester)

4210. Painting III. 3 (Max. 6). Students will engage the contemporary and classical treatment of the formal, aesthetic, and conceptual approach to their creative expression. Students work from a proposed course of study and will be self-directed and participate in group presentations and critiques. Prerequisites: ART 2000 and ART 3210.

4250. Watercolor Painting II. 3. Advanced investigation of watercolor techniques in the development of creative work. Discussion, application and criticism of contemporary ideas about structure, form and color constitute the main activity. Prerequisites: ART 2000 and ART 3250. (Offered based on sufficient demand and resources)

4260. Illustration II. 3. This is the second level Illustration course for students who have had ART 3350. Students will continue to develop conceptual skill in creating narrative illustrations for a variety of projects. The majority of the semester will be dedicated to developing a single project: Graphic Novelization or book illustrations. Students will be focusing on character development, narrative arc, and compelling imagery using materials appropriate for their project. Prerequisite: ART 2000 and ART 3260.

4265. Photography III. 3. An advanced photography class focusing on the production of a fully realized portfolio of images. Student's interests will help shape a course dedicated to providing them with additional technical tools (traditional printing techniques, high level photoshop tools) and reading and discussions designed to push them beyond the comfortable boundaries of their photographic world. Prerequisites: ART 2000.

4310 [5310]. Sculptural Practices: Cast Form II. 3 (Max. 6). This course is an advanced investigation in mold making, cold casting, and metal casting as an essential means of sculptural expression. Emphasis is placed on personal expression and portfolio building at this level. Extensive sketchbook work, artist research, and critique participation is required. Prerequisites: ART 2000, ART 2310, ART 3310, and portfolio review by instructor. (Offered based on sufficient demand and resources)

4330. Sculptural Practices: Assembled Form II. 3 (Max. 6). This course is an advanced investigation in assemblage including wood and metal fabrication as an essential means of sculptural expression. Emphasis is placed on personal expression and portfolio building as this level. Extensive sketchbook work, artis research, and critique participation is expected. Prerequisites: ART 2000, ART 2310, ART 3310, and portfolio review by instructor.

4355. Metalsmithing III. 3 (Max. 6). Introduces advanced fabrication and surface techniques which build on skills developed in Metalsmithing I and II. Students propose a body of work for the semester based on individual aesthetic, conceptual and technical interests. Professional practices including resume writing, documenting, presenting and exhibiting artwork are addressed at this advanced level. Prerequisites: ART 2000 and 3350.

4360. Metalsmithing: Special Topics. 3 (Max. 9). Focuses on a specific technique in the field of Metalsmithing for an in-depth exploration into topics such as lost-wax casting, chasing and repoussé, enameling, etc. Individual projects and critical discussion will address the special topic aesthetically, technically and conceptually. Prerequisites: ART 2000 and 2350.

4400. Internship. 1-3 (Max. 9). Allows students to bridge the gap between theoretical problems solved in the classroom and the real work world. Students are placed in a setting where they perform duties similar to a working environment. Specific arrangements are made through the major area adviser. Students are evaluated at mid-term and finals. Minimum of three contact hours of internship per week for a semester equals an hour course credit. Prerequisites: ART 2000 and 12 hours in the major area. (Normally offered fall, spring and summer)

4410. Ceramics IV/I. 3. Studies and develops traditional and experimental forms. Applies wide range of three-dimensional decorative and conceptual approaches. Continuation of technical and glaze research and professional practices. Introduces kiln operation. Given studio problems accompany individually directed exploration. Prerequisite: ART 2000, 3320, 3410, and consent of instructor based on portfolio review. (Offered based on sufficient demand and resources)

4420. Ceramics IV/II. 3. A second semester continuation of the development of traditional and experimental forms. Applies wide range of three-dimensional formal and conceptual approaches. Continuation of technical and glaze research. Introduces kiln operation. Given studio problems accompany individual directed exploration. Prerequisites: ART 2000, 3320, 3410, and consent of instructor based on portfolio review. (Offered based on sufficient demand and resources)

4425. Graphics Internship. 3. This course allows graphic design students to better understand real-world design practices, learn about industry standards, and discuss career opportunities and preparedness. Students will be expected to secure internships and meet with an intern advisor regularly, to gain a strong understanding of the graphic design industry. Prerequisites: ART 2000, ART 2112, and ART 2122.

4440. Methods II - Artistic Growth. 3. Students incorporate their understanding of the stages of artistic development with essential components of curriculum design to create lesson plans that engage the K-12 student in student-directed, holistic learning in the visual arts. Another component of the course is professional practice that includes classroom management and preparing professional portfolios. Restricted to senior class standing. Prerequisites: ART 3430 and ART 3490.

4460. Curriculum Design. 3. Students develop a thorough knowledge of all the components of curriculum design in Art Education and will create a unit of instruction that includes a focus on enduring understandings, clarity of learning objective, assessment for the visual arts, instructional strategies, differentiation, and alignment with standards. Restricted to senior class standing. Prerequisites: ART 3430 and ART 3490.

4510. Printmaking II. 3 (Max. 6). Continues development of printmaking skills gained in introductory printmaking and focuses in particular on the relationship between process and image. Through demonstrations and studio work, slide lectures, visits to the museum and archives, and readings and discussions, technical processes will be refined, print history will be further explored and image making will continue to be developed. Prerequisites: completion of Foundation Core, ART 2000 and 3510.

4520. Advanced Printmaking II : Exhibition and Professional Preparation. 3 (Max. 6). Preparation  to continue as exhibiting artists. Students further develop their work as artist-printmakers in preparation for a solo or two-person exhibition at the completion of the semester. Presentation and execution of slides, resume, artist statement, locating opportunities and correspondence will be developed throughout the term. Prerequisites: ART 2000, 4510 and portfolio approval from instructor.

4600. Professional Practices and Strategies. 3 (Max. 6). [{none}<>COM3] This course offers information to junior/ senior level art majors in regards to: finding jobs in art, finding/applying for exhibition opportunities, applying/finding grant opportunities, furthering education including finding/applying for a Masters in art, and overall life possibilities after the completion of an undergraduate art degree. Writing is expected in the form of cover letters, resumes, artist statements, and project proposals. Prerequisites: ART 2000, junior or senior standing.

4620. Problems in Art. 1-3 (Max. 6). Special, current studio problems for advanced students. Prerequisite: ART 2000 and 6 hours in art. (Offered based on sufficient demand and resources)

4635. Preparation for International Study in Art. 1. An introductory course to international study in art. Specifically focusing on various issues of culture, language, history, art and archeology the student may encounter while traveling abroad. Also provides time for the coordination of practical issues of travel, necessary documentation and insurance. Issues specific to the country of travel will also be addressed. Prerequisites: 6 hours in Art, WA, junior standing.

4650. International Study of Art. 3. [G<>{none}] Students will respond creatively to the historical, cultural and aesthetic experience in the country of travel and will use journaling, drawing, and collection of visual material to continue a more in-depth response upon return. Course sections will vary regarding structure/context. All sections will include studio and/or art historical curriculum. Prerequisite: ART 4635.

4655. Outdoor Studio. 3 (Max. 6). The emphasis in this course will be on the expressive nature of outdoor creative work. Students will need to be responsive to the natural environment through a variety of media, including watercolor, oil sticks, drawing, sculpture, photography, video, etc. This course involves travel and day trips to a variety of sites throughout the county and state. Prerequisite: ART 2000.

4670. Completion International Study in Art. 1. A completion course to international study in art. Students will compile and complete their response to their experiences encountered in the culture, language, history, art and archeology while traveling abroad. Concise structured critiques will provide time for discussion and digestion of their individual and shared experiences. When possible an exhibition of creative work will be included as a culmination of the program. Prerequisite: ART 4650.

4720. 15th Century Renaissance Art. 3. Explores artistic developments of the 15th century, primarily in Italy, in order to appreciate the relationships between artistic production and innovation and other aspects of the social and cultural environment. Prerequisites: ART 2010, 2020. (Normally offered spring semester)

4730. 19th Century European Art. 3. Studies 19th-century European painting, prints, and literature, covering Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism, and Post-Impressionism. Artists include Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun, court portraitist; Mary Cassatt and Edgar Degas, famed Impressionists; Edouard Manet, controversial and troubled; Honore Daumier, jailed for incendiary political cartooning; and the eccentric Paul Gauguin and Vincent Van Gogh. Prerequisite: ART 2020. (Normally offered fall semester)

4740. 20th Century European Art. 3. Studies 20th-century European art from 1900 to 1945. Covers the 2-D and 3-D art of Expressionism, Cubism, the Bauhaus, Dada and Surrealism, and other important movements in the first half of the 20th century. Prerequisites: ART 2010 and 2020. (Normally offered spring semester)

4770. Contemporary Arts Seminar. 3 (Max. 9). Studies the major movements in the visual arts from 1945 to the present. Investigate major theories, stylistic movements, and key artists since WWII with a special focus on the increasing globalization of art during this era. Prerequisites: ART 2010 and 2020. (Normally offered fall semester of every other year)

4780. History of Women Artists. 3. Studies documented influence of women as subjects, makers and receivers of art. Emphasizes careers and works of women over a wide range of times and places and under a variety of social circumstances. Greatly emphasizes developments in the 20th century. Cross listed with WMST 4780. Prerequisites: ART 2010 or ART 2020 or 3 hours of WMST courses; and WB. (Normally offered fall semester)

4790. Seminar. 1-3 (Max. 9). [{none}<>COM3] Special topic in art history and criticism for advanced students. Prerequisite: 6 hours in art history. (Offered based on sufficient demand and resources)

4810. Residency for Elementary. 6. This is an eight-week residency for teaching art full time at the elementary level. Students team-teach with an experienced mentor teacher, taking on considerable responsibility for all aspects of teaching art. Upon successful completion of this course and ART 4820, students are certified in Wyoming to teach K-12 Art. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory only. Prerequisites: ART 4440 and ART 4460.

4820. Residency for Secondary. 6. This is an eight-week residency for teaching art full time at the secondary level. Students team-teach with an experienced mentor teacher, taking on considerable responsibility for all aspects of teaching art. Upon successful completion of this course and ART 4810, students are certified in Wyoming to teach K-12 Art. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory only. Prerequisites: ART 4440 and ART 4460.

4830. Victorian Women's Lives: Their Art, Literature and Culture. [CA<>(none)] Interdisciplinary approach to study of women's issues in art. Uses literary/cultural texts to reinforce/contradict and/or expand/enlarge the art historical basis. Topics include domestic goddess, working women, prostitution, education, marriage and divorce. Cross listed with ENGL/WMST 4830. Prerequisite: Either ART 2020 or WMST/ENGL 1080. (Normally offered every sixth semester)

4975. Independent Study and Research. 1-3 (Max. 6). Research options in all creative areas. Students work independently and provide demonstrated ability and background knowledge to carry out self-directed research or creative activity in the research area. Arrangements regarding curricular obligations and meeting times are made with the instructor in advance. Prerequisites: ART 2000 and 12 hours of art in research area and prior consent of instructor.

JumpLink5430. Lo-Tech Ceramics. 3. Exploration of elementary forming, decorating, firing processes developed by various pottery cultures. Examination of basic geology, clay prospecting, kiln design and construction. Includes historical overview and contemporary survey. Prerequisite: 12 hours of humanities/GED/USP.

5650. Art and Ideas. 3. Students in this seminar explore the literatures of art. Each seminar has a reading list and a thematic structure. Major critical papers are written during the course of the seminar. Required for M.A. and M.A.T. program Plan B option. Prerequisite: 30 hours in art.

5670. Term Creative Project. 1-5 (Max. 15). For M.F.A. candidates only; professional creative achievement in painting, drawing, printmaking, ceramics, or sculpture, leading to presentation of graduate exhibition. Typically, student will consult a single professor in major area for crediting this course. Prerequisite: admission to candidacy for M.F.A. degree and consent of instructor.

5710. Medieval Art. 3. Studies the unique qualities of art of this intriguing era of transition between classical and renaissance times. Prerequisites: Art 1010, 2010.

5740. 20th Century European Art. 3. Studies European art from 1900 to present. Dual listed with ART 4740. Prerequisites: ART 2010 and 2020, consent of instructor.

5900. Practicum in College Teaching. 1-3 (Max. 3). Work in classroom with a major professor. Expected to give some lectures and gain classroom experience. Prerequisite: graduate status.

5920. Continuing Registration: On Campus. 1-2 (Max. 16). Prerequisite: advanced degree candidacy.

5959. Enrichment Studies. 1-3 (Max. 99). Designed to provide an enrichment experience in a variety of topics. Note: credit in this course may not be included in a graduate program of study for degree purposes.

5960. Thesis Research. 1-12 (Max. 24). Designed for students who are involved in research for their thesis project. Also used for students whose coursework is complete and are writing their thesis. Prerequisite: enrolled in a graduate degree program.

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