Art (ART)

Art (ART)

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ART 5518 Art of the Book: 3 semester hours.

Expands the traditional idea of book form with innovative structures and concepts. Textual and nontextual formats and methods for generating ideas for works are addressed. Traditional techniques for bookbinding will also be included. Equivalent to MC 5518

ART 5522 World Arts: 3 semester hours.

Study of the art produced in cultures outside of the western tradition. Topics include pre-Hispanic art of Mexico, Central and South American art, and North American Indian art, Oceanic art, and the art of Africa south of the Sahara

ART 5523 Nineteenth Century Art: 3 semester hours.

History of the visual arts from the beginning of the 19th century up to the advent of Cubism

ART 5524 Modern Art: 3 semester hours.

Study of art and art theories from the emergence of Realism to WWII (1840-1940), focusing largely on Western Europe and the United States

ART 5525 Contemporary Art: 3 semester hours.

Study of art and art theories from WWII to the present

ART 5526 Special Topics in Art History: 3 semester hours.

Reading and discussion on a significant movement, theme, theory, or geographic area in art history. May be repeated

ART 5527 Theories and Methodologies: 3 semester hours.

Study of art historical methods and theories of art, including but not limited to formalism, Marxism, psychoanalysis, semiotics, feminism, and postcolonialism. PREREQ: ART 1102 or equivalent

ART 5531 Advanced Printmaking: 3 semester hours.

Advanced work in printmaking. Choice of medium

ART 5532 Advanced Printmaking: 3 semester hours.

Advanced work in printmaking. Choice of medium

ART 5541 Advanced Painting and Composition: 3 semester hours.

Special projects and experimental individual work for advanced students

ART 5542 Advanced Painting and Composition: 3 semester hours.

Special projects and experimental individual work for advanced students

ART 5551 Advanced Metals-Jewelry: 3 semester hours.

Experimental work. Individual projects may include plastics, electroplating, electroforming, advanced fabrication, anodizing or raising techniques

ART 5552 Advanced Metals-Jewelry: 3 semester hours.

Experimental work. Individual projects may include plastics, electroplating, electroforming, advanced fabrication, anodizing or raising techniques

ART 5561 Advanced Fiber Media: 3 semester hours.

Experimental work. Individual projects may include on-loom and off-loom techniques, dyeing processes, basketry, or multilayered fabrics

ART 5562 Advanced Fiber Media: 3 semester hours.

Experimental work. Individual projects may include on-loom and off-loom techniques, dyeing processes, basketry, or multilayered fabrics

ART 5571 Advanced Ceramics: 3 semester hours.

Individual projects may include ceramic sculpture, mosaics or experimental problems in form and techniques

ART 5572 Advanced Ceramics: 3 semester hours.

Individual projects may include ceramic sculpture, mosaics or experimental problems in form and techniques

ART 5581 Advanced Sculpture: 3 semester hours.

Experimental work with an emphasis on scale and environmental problems

ART 5582 Advanced Sculpture: 3 semester hours.

Experimental work with an emphasis on scale and environmental problems

ART 5591 Advanced Papermaking: 3 semester hours.

Further development of topics from ART 3391

ART 5597 Professional Education Development Topics: 1-3 semester hour.

A course for practicing professionals aimed at the development and improvement of skills. May not be applied to graduate degrees. 1 to 3 credits. May be repeated. May be graded S/U

ART 5599 Experimental Course: 1-6 semester hour.

This is an experimental course. The course title and number of credits are noted by course section and announced in the class schedule by the scheduling department. Experimental courses may be offered no more than three times. May be repeated

ART 6601 Independent Study in Drawing: 3 semester hours.

Individualized course designed to address drawing-specific concerns: technical, material, and/or conceptual possibilities inherent to various drawing media. May be repeated for a total of 6 credits

ART 6621 Graduate Seminar: 3 semester hours.

Reading and discussion of theories and practices related to the production and presentation of studio art under the supervision of the instructor. Students will research and prepare written presentations for weekly seminar discussion and evaluation. May be repeated

ART 6635 Research in Studio or Theory: 4 semester hours.

Investigation of technical, material, and/or aesthetic/theoretical problems in art history/studio areas under the supervision of the instructor

ART 6640 Experimental Problems in Studio: 4 semester hours.

Experimentation in technical, material, and aesthetic problems in a studio area under the supervision of the instructor

ART 6645 Studio: 1-12 semester hour.

Studio work under the supervision of the instructor. 1-12 credits. May be repeated up to 12 credits

ART 6649 Thesis Proposal: 1 semester hour.

Summary of the objectives and goals of the thesis project prepared under supervision of the student's advisor. Concurrent with application for admission to candidacy

ART 6650 Thesis Project: 1-12 semester hour.

Preparation and presentation in a one-person show of a significant body of work which demonstrates a professional level of competency within a unified creative point of view. An exhibition and slides of the works are required by the department under the supervision of the candidate's advisor. A graduate faculty orals committee will review and approve or disapprove the show and thesis proposal. 1-12 credits. May be repeated up to 16 credits. Graded S/U. PREREQ: ART 6649

ART 6660 Special Topics: 1-4 semester hour.

1-4 credits. May be repeated

ART 6699 Experimental Course: 1-6 semester hour.

This is an experimental course. The course title and number of credits are noted by course section and announced in the class schedule by the scheduling department. Experimental courses may be offered no more than three times. May be repeated

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