Fine Arts

Painting I: Painting in arcylic and related media; explanations and demonstrates of media, materials and techniques; studio work utilizing subjects taken from the imagination,outdoor sketches and still-life objects; organization of realistic and abstract compositional elements into original artistic expressions.

 

Painting II: Continued experimental and skills development of the painting medium; solving more challenging problems affecting color, composition, mixing, surface and etc.

 

Painting III: An upper-level, advanced studio course dealing with the latest developments in painting. Contemporary techniques and personal ideas will be explored in this class.

 

Ceramics I: Ceramics focuses on the basic processes used to make ceramics objects from clay; throwing on the wheel,coiling, pitching, and slab building. Students will learn about ceramic design through planning, decorating, designing with slips, carving, stamping, glazing and firing of works.

 

Ceramics II: Ceramics II will focus on advancing and deeming the students’ skills and knowledge gained in ceramics I with more attention given to advanced forms; glazing and firing.

 

Ceramics III: Is an advanced ceramics course designed to further the refinement of skills, design and use of ceramic technology in order to further the development of the students voice in clay.

 

Ceramics IV: Is an advanced ceramics course designed to further the refinement of skills, and use of ceramics technology.[/vc_column_text]

(Leading to the Bachelor of Arts Degree with concentrations in Fine Arts)

REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES FOR ALL ART STUDENTS
(39 HOURS)

     
Course No. Course Title Credit Hrs.
ART 121 Basic Design I – 2D Fundamentals 3
ART 122 Basic Design II – 3D Fundamentals 3
ART 123 Color Theory 3
ART 201 Art History Survey I 3
ART 202 Art History Survey II 3
ART 209 Drawing and Composition I 3
ART 210 Drawing and Composition II 3
ART 240 Visual Thinking 3
ART 465 Senior Comprehensives 1
ART 470 Portfolio 1
ART 475 Senior Exhibition 1
Chose 1 from
Art 321, 332 TWO DIMENSIONAL REQUIREMENT – class selected in this area CAN NOT be used  as support class  
ART 321 Painting I 3
ART 332 Printmaking I 3
Chose 1 from
Art 325, 341 THREE DIMENSIONAL REQUIREMENT – class selected in this area CAN NOT be used  as support class  
ART 325 Ceramics 1 3
ART 341 Sculpture 1 3
  ART HISTORY – SELECT ANY 6 HOURS FROM ART 302, 303, 304, 309, 310, 416

Any classes selected in this area CAN NOT be used  as support classes

 
ART 302 19th Century Art 3
ART 303 Early 20th Century Art 3
ART 304 Contemporary Art 3
ART 309 Introduction to African-American Art 3
ART 310 History of Graphic Design 3
ART 416 Art Theory 3

 

FINE ARTS SUPPORT CLASSES (24 Hrs.)

Students seeking a Fine Arts emphasis should select a minimum of 24 hours from the classes listed below

 

  ART HISTORY  
Course No. Course Title Credit Hrs.
ART 302 19th Century Art* 3
ART 303 Early 20th Century Art* 3
ART 304 Contemporary Art* 3
ART 309 Introduction to African-American Art* 3
ART 310 History of Graphic Design* 3
ART 416 Art Theory* 3

 

 

  TWO DIMENSIONAL AREA  
Course No. Course Title Credit Hrs.
ART 213 Basic Photography 3
ART 321 Painting I* 3
ART 322 Painting II 3
ART 332 Printmaking I* 3
ART 333 Printmaking II – Intaglio / Relief 3
ART 350 Life-Figure Drawing 3
ART 360 Mixed Media Workshop 3
ART 421 Printmaking III – Lithography 3
ART 423 Painting III 3
ART 424 Painting IV 3
ART 460 Internship 4

 

 

  THREE DIMENSIONAL AREA  
Course No. Course Title Credit Hrs.
ART 325 Ceramics I* 3
ART 326 Ceramics II 3
ART 327 Creative Crafts 3
ART 341 Sculpture I* 3
ART 342 Sculpture II 3
ART 425 Ceramics III 3
ART 426 Ceramics IV 3
ART 443 Sculpture III 3
ART 444 Sculpture IV 3

 

 

  ART STUDIO AREA  
Course No. Course Title Credit Hrs.
ART 450 Art Studio (Pre-Req – Permission of Chair) 4
ART 451 Art Studio (Pre-Req – Permission of Chair) 4
ART 452 Art Studio (Pre-Req – Permission of Chair) 4

 

Art Studio can be taken more than once (but not more than 3 times) for credit in the Fine Arts Concentration. For example: if a student takes Art Studio, ART450, with an Art Historical venue, no matter what area they select after that be it in the 2-D area or 3-D area, they would enroll in Art Studio, ART 451, and after that it would be ART 452. Once Art Studio has been taken three times, the student can no longer enroll in this class.

*  If class is taken at the required level, it cannot be used in the concentration.[/ultimate_modal][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][/vc_row]