Department of Art and Design

262-472-1324

art@uww.edu

Housed in one of the best facilities in the state, the Department of Art and Design offers a wide range of courses in four primary areas: Fine Arts, Graphic Design/Media Arts and Game Development, Art Education and Art History.

Emphasis is placed on developing student's individual skills and interests under the guidance of dedicated artist-teachers of regional, national and international reputation.

Careers in art are as diverse as the programs offered: in Graphic Design as illustrators, designers, and art directors working in both digital and tactile environments, in Multimedia Design related fields, in teaching art and art history at various levels, in museum and gallery work, and in studio production fine arts areas of drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, metals and jewelry, and photography.

Art Department Stipulations

General Stipulations

  1. Art majors must meet all College of Arts and Communication requirements for graduation.
    1. Art majors are advised to meet the General Education elective requirements by selecting a course in an area other than art. ARTSTDIO 121, ARTSTDIO 180  and ARTHIST 111 cannot be used for any major program in Art. (See General Studies)
  2. Art majors are responsible for consulting current advising sheets available in the Department Office and on the Department web site for explanations and updates in Department and College regulations.
  3. Students are limited to (3) Studio classes per term unless prior approval is given by the student's adviser, the department chair, and all faculty teaching those courses
  4. Students may be required to purchase supplies for art works they create and retain in studio art courses.
  5. Art education programs lead to licensure for teaching grades K-12. For Bachelor of Science in Education program, see requirements for admission to the College of Education and Professional Studies. All Art students seeking licensure are advised to consult the Supervisor of Directed Teaching immediately for guidance in planning their program

Majors/Emphases

Note: Some required courses are taught on an alternating schedule. Majors should see the department chair for projected course offerings.

Foundations Review Stipulations

  1. All students seeking a studio or graphic design art major (BA, BSE, BFA) must participate in the Foundations Portfolio Review subject to the following guidelines:
    1. The Foundations Portfolio Review may include any or all of the following: a portfolio examination, an aptitude test, a written examination.
    2. The Foundations Portfolio Review for BA, BSE, and BFA fine art studio-emphasis degree-seeking students will occur the semester following their completion of the studio-based core foundations courses:
      ARTSTDIO 1022-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN (GA)3
      ARTSTDIO 1033-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN (GA)3
      ARTSTDIO 201DRAWING I (GA)3
    3. Students seeking the BA or BFA degree with an emphasis in Graphic Design will be directed to utilize ARTSTDIO 287 in lieu of 3-D Design (ARTSTDIO 103) as a component in their Foundations Portfolio Review portfolio submissions.
    4. The Foundations Portfolio Review must be passed before students will be admitted to 300-level or above studio art courses.
    5. Students maintaining a 3.3 GPA in the core foundations courses will be waived from the Foundations Portfolio Review.
    6. Students wishing to continue in the program as a major, but who have not met the 3.3 GPA in the core foundations courses, must apply for and pass the Foundations Portfolio Review portfolio examination.
    7. The Foundations Portfolio Review may be taken only once. Students may not repeat the Foundations Portfolio Review.

BA and BSE Degree Studio Art Stipulations

  1. All BA and BSE studio art majors must participate in the Faculty Adjudication outcome-based capstone assessment process during the semester of anticipated graduation.
    1. Students must present a Senior Portfolio of ten (10) works from at least two areas at the Faculty Adjudication. BA-Graphic Design majors must present Graphic Design work as one of the two areas.
    2. During the Faculty Adjudication event, all Department of Art and Design instructional faculty and staff members will have the opportunity to review each student's ten (10) works. Attention will be paid to the assessment of the student's general understanding and application of concepts, tools and techniques across the programs in the Department.
    3. Each student will be required to display the faculty-endorsed, select work(s) from their Senior Portfolio as a final component of the Faculty Adjudication process.

B.F.A. Studio Art Degree Stipulations

  1. Students seeking a BFA art major must participate in the BFA Entry Review. To participate a student must:
    1. Complete 12-15 units in studio courses, at least 6 units in 2-dimensional courses and 6 units in 3-dimensional courses.
    2. Have a minimum 2.75 GPA in Art..
    3. Application must be made 2 weeks in advance of the review. Reviews are scheduled once each term
    4. Student may repeat the review in a subsequent term.
  2. After passing the BFA Entry Review, students seeking a BFA art major must participate in the BFA Junior Review. To participate:
    1. Two terms must elapse after passing the first review.
    2. To assure adequate development, the student must be completing a minimum of five additional studio courses (15 credits) since passing the BFA Entry Review.
    3. A 3.00 minimum GPA in upper level Art courses is required.
    4. Student must present a written statement to be posted with their works indicating the focus of interests/directions/intentions/etc. evident in the evolving work.
  3. BFA Exhibition is required for graduation. The exhibition may be scheduled one term after successfully completing the BFA Junior Review.

Minors in Art and Design

Art History Courses

ARTHIST 111   ART APPRECIATION (GA)   2 Units

This course is designed to relate art to the culture in which it was created, thereby giving the student the understanding necessary to see art as both a part of life and an expression of that life. Sections offering special emphasis will be identified in current timetables. For non-art majors only.

ARTHIST 201   SURVEY OF WESTERN ART - ANCIENT TO MEDIEVAL (GA)   3 Units

An investigation of major works of art in painting, sculpture, architecture, and minor related arts from prehistoric times to the late middle ages. Emphasis on the relationship between art and culture. Students develop skills in artistic analysis. Slide illustrated.

ARTHIST 202   SURVEY OF WESTERN ART - RENAISSANCE TO 1900 (GA)   3 Units

An investigation of major works in painting, sculpture, architecture, and related arts from the early Italian Renaissance to 1900. Students develop skills in artistic analysis and an understanding of the discipline of art history. Slide illustrated.

ARTHIST 203   INTRODUCTION TO MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART (GA)   3 Units

This course is designed to allow for a thematic approach to the study of art in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Course material will explore the art, artists, and theory related to modern and contemporary art.

ARTHIST 291   TRAVEL STUDY   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Faculty-led courses abroad.

ARTHIST 311   GREEK AND ROMAN ART (GA)   3 Units

This course treats Greek and Roman art and architecture through the exploration of specific themes. The concepts of classical archaeology, technology, style, and iconography are addressed, and media such as vase painting, architecture, sculpture, mural painting and mosaics are considered in the context of these themes.
PREREQ: ARTHIST 201

ARTHIST 312   MEDIEVAL ART (GA)   3 Units

This course takes a thematic approach to the art and architecture of important institutions of the Middle Ages. Students are introduced to sculpture, painting, manuscript illumination, architecture, mosaics, and other decorative arts, as well as cultural issues and Christian symbolism.
PREREQ: ARTHIST 201

ARTHIST 313   ITALIAN RENAISSANCE ART (GA)   3 Units

This course is designed to allow for a thematic approach to the unique art and art historical circumstances which existed in Italy from ca. 1250 to 1550. Course material may focus on particular topics and issues specific to the study of Italian Renaissance art.
PREREQ: ARTHIST 202

ARTHIST 314   NORTHERN RENAISSANCE ART (GA)   3 Units

This course is designed to allow for a thematic approach to the unique art and art historical circumstances which existed in the Lowlands, France, Germany and Spain during the fourteenth through sixteenth centuries. Course material may focus on particular topics and issues specific to the study of Northern Reniassance art.
PREREQ: ARTHIST 202

ARTHIST 315   BAROQUE ART (GA)   3 Units

This course is designed to allow for a thematic approach to the unique art and art historical circumstances which existed in Italy, France, Spain, Germany and The Netherlands from the late sixteenth century through the early eithteenth century. Course material may focus on particular topics and issues specific to the study of Baroque art.
PREREQ: ARTHIST 202

ARTHIST 316   ART OF THE 19TH CENTURY (GA)   3 Units

This course is designed to allow for a thematic approach to the unique art and art historical circumstances which existed in Europe and America from the mid-eighteenth century through the end of the nineteenth century. Course material may focus on particular topics and issues specific to the time period and various art historical movements, such as the rococo, the Enlightenment, Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism, and Post-Impressionism.
PREREQ: ARTHIST 203

ARTHIST 317   MODERN ARCHITECTURE (GA)   3 Units

This course explores the tensions between historicism and modernism in domestic, commerical in domestic, commercial and civic architectural solutions from the mid-19th century to 1960. Emphasis is placed on 'master architects' in Europe and the United States, urban planning and architectural utopias.
PREREQ: ARTHIST 203

ARTHIST 318   MODERN ART (GA)   3 Units

This course is designed to allow for a thematic approach to the study of art in the first half of the twentieth century. Course material will explore the art, artists, and theory related to modern art.
PREREQ: ARTHIST 203

ARTHIST 319   CONTEMPORARY ART (GA)   3 Units

This course is designed to allow for a thematic approach to the study of art in the second half or the twentieth century into the twenty-first century. Course material will explore the art, artists, and theory related to contemporary art.
PREREQ: ARTHIST 203

ARTHIST 320   GRAPHIC DESIGN HISTORY   3 Units

This is a lecture course that covers the History of Graphic Design from the invention of writing through the digital revolution. Topics include such areas as Postmodern Design, Multicultural Design, Corporate Design Systems.
PREREQ: ARTHIST 203

ARTHIST 420   ART THEORY   3 Units

An advanced course dealing with the theoretical concerns of the visual arts. The course treats art in its relation to current philosophical thought, and also discusses aesthetics and the nature of art. For Art Department majors and minors. Offered spring term only.
PREREQ: ARTHIST 203 AND SENIOR STANDING

ARTHIST 491   TRAVEL STUDY   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Faculty-led courses abroad.

ARTHIST 494   UNDERGRADUATE SEMINAR   Repeatable   3 Units

A course emphasizing art historical methodology and writing. Topic and prerequisites will vary each time course is offered. Satisfies writing requirement for Art and Art History majors. Repeatable

ARTHIST 496   SPECIAL STUDIES   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity. Not offered regularly in the curriculum but offered on topics selected on the basis of timeliness, need, and interest, and generally in the format of regularly scheduled Catalog offerings. Repeatable. Prereq: To be announced at the time the course is offered.

ARTHIST 497   EXCHANGE STUDY   Repeatable   1-12 Units

Variable topics. Repeatable

ARTHIST 498   INDEPENDENT STUDY   Repeatable   1-6 Units

Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits in major/degree. Prereq: Consent of instructor

ARTHIST 498R   INDEPENDENT STUDIES - UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH   Repeatable   1-6 Units

Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable for a maximum of six credits in major/degree. Prereq: Consent of Instructor

Art Studio Courses

ARTSTDIO 102   2-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN (GA)   3 Units

This course is dedicated to the study of design for the flat surface. A variety of techniques, tools and materials are used to examine the basic elements, principles and concepts of visual organization. Emphasis is place on the development of problem solving skills and ideation.

ARTSTDIO 103   3-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN (GA)   3 Units

This course is dedicated to the study of design in the three dimensions of height, width, and depth. Working with a variety of media, students will learn how to manipulate the elements and organizational principles through the construction and analysis of three-dimensional projects.

ARTSTDIO 121   BASIC ART (GA)   3 Units

An introductory studio course for non-art majors and minors covering the basic concepts and materials of major visual arts.

ARTSTDIO 180   INTRODUCTION TO ADVERTISING DESIGN   3 Units

An introductory course for non-art majors covering the principles, materials, procedures and applications of advertising design. A student may not register for ARTSTDIO 180 if previously or currently enrolled in any ARTSTDIO 300-level course or above, unless departmental approval is obtained.
PREREQ: RESTRICTED TO NON-ART MAJORS

ARTSTDIO 201   DRAWING I (GA)   3 Units

An introduction to the basic concepts in drawing. This course provides a systematic exploration of the drawing methods with and emphasis on traditional approaches to line, form, composition, perspective & chiaroscuro

ARTSTDIO 202   DRAWING II   3 Units

This course develops concepts & skills introduced in Drawing I. Color, alternative materials & variable formats will be explored in problem-solving format. Emphasis placed on strengthening content & design relationships. 2-D design experience recommended.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 201

ARTSTDIO 213   INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY (GA)   3 Units

This course is intended to offer beginning photographers the basics of visual composition, digital camera operation, photo file post camera adjustments and management and image editing for the creation of digital photographs using compact digital cameras.

ARTSTDIO 230   PRINTMAKING: INTRODUCTORY SURVEY   3 Units

Printmaking: Introductory Survey is an introduction to a wide range of fine art printmaking techniques. Projects will focus on the relief, intaglio, monotype, and screenprint processes. The survey format will stress aesthetic development as it relates to the exploration of various print media. Students will be encouraged to create expressive and original imagery in projects which address technical design, and conceptual objectives.

ARTSTDIO 251   CERAMICS I (GA)   3 Units

A course designed to give the student the opportunity to explore hand building in slab, coil and other techniques; wheel throwing will be introduced as a basic means of pottery development. Work with a variety of glazing techniques will be stressed.

ARTSTDIO 271   METAL AND JEWELRY I (GA)   3 Units

Exploration into creating jewelry and small sculpture from brass, copper, bronze, and silver. This course is designed for both art majors and non-art majors.

ARTSTDIO 287   COMPUTER GRAPHICS FOR THE ARTIST   3 Units

Creation of computer generated artwork on the Amiga and MacIntosh systems with an emphasis on photo based digital imaging techniques. Lecture content includes discussions, readings and visual presentations on contemporary usage of electronically generated art and design.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 102

ARTSTDIO 303   DRAWING III: THE FIGURE   3 Units

This course provides an introduction to figure drawing. Studio sessions are dedicated to drawing from life models, study of structural and surface anatomy, and the development of sound technical skills and creative approaches to drawing the human figure.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 202

ARTSTDIO 311   PHOTOGRAPHY: EXPRESSION AND EXPERIMENTATION   3 Units

Lectures, demonstrations, and darkroom work sessions constitute a basic introduction to photographic tools, techniques, and expression. Media: black and white prints.

ARTSTDIO 313   INTERMEDIATE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY   3 Units

An intermediate course in digital photography/digital imaging techniques for art and design. Using filmless digital cameras and multi picture imaging, students gain appreciation for creative art and industry potentials for realizing creativity through photography. Students develop experiences in experimental methods, panoramic photography HDR imaging with introduction to studio lighting/tabletop photography.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 213 AND MAGD 220 OR ARTSTDIO 287

ARTSTDIO 321   PAINTING I   3 Units

An introduction to painting as an art form. This study is grounded in the disciplines associated with the techniques, and aesthetics of painting in water based and acrylic media.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 102 AND ARTSTDIO 201 OR ARTSTDIO 202 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ARTSTDIO 324   WATERCOLOR   3 Units

A studio course where exercises and experimentation with transparent watercolor pigments and techniques will be combined with art principles to form aesthetic creations in watercolor.
PREREQ: 6 CREDITS FROM ARTSTDIO 102, ARTSTDIO 201, ARTSTDIO 202 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ARTSTDIO 331   INTAGLIO PRINTMAKING   3 Units

An introduction to the techniques and aesthetics of printmaking. This study is grounded in the disciplines associated with the techniques of intaglio. Specifically, this includes drypoint, aquatint, and etching. In addition, alternative processes are demonstrated and applied in the study of monoprinting. Fullfills printmaking requirement.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 230, ARTSTDIO 102 AND ARTSTDIO 201 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ARTSTDIO 332   RELIEF PRINTMAKING   3 Units

Exploration of printmaking as an art form with emphasis on relief printing techniques, including single, multiple block and reduction wood-cuts and non-traditional blocks, color printing, image making and editioning. Fulfills printmaking requirement.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 230, ARTSTDIO 102 AND ARTSTDIO 201 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ARTSTDIO 333   SCREENPRINTING   3 Units

The course presents the basic materials and methods of screenprinting techniques, including ink mixing, stencil developing, image making, and editioning. This course fulfills the basic printmaking requirement.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 230, ARTSTDIO 102 AND ARTSTDIO 201 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ARTSTDIO 341   SCULPTURE I   3 Units

An introduction to the disciplines associated with the techniques, media and aesthetics of sculpture.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 103

ARTSTDIO 342   SCULPTURE II   3 Units

A continuation of 110-341 with emphasis on individual direction. The intent is to develop a deeper meaning of art and art processes.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 341

ARTSTDIO 343   SCULPTURE III   3 Units

Arranged for the student as indicated by the student's own interest and abilities. The student is encouraged to work toward a high degree of competency and enlightenment.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 342

ARTSTDIO 352   CERAMICS II   3 Units

A continuation of ARTSTDIO 251 with emphasis on additional intermediate-level hand building and wheel throwing techniques, exploration into various glazing methods as well as an introduction to kiln loading.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 103 AND ARTSTDIO 251

ARTSTDIO 353   CERAMICS III   3 Units

Arranged for the student as indicated by the student's own interest and abilities.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 352

ARTSTDIO 372   METAL AND JEWELRY II   3 Units

Continued exploration into the creation of jewelry and small sculpture from metal. Emphasis is on conceptual and technical achievement.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 103 AND ARTSTDIO 271

ARTSTDIO 373   METAL AND JEWELRY III   3 Units

This course emphasizes more complex construction and statements in the creation of jewelry and small sculpture from metal.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 372 (FORMERLY 272)

ARTSTDIO 376   VISUAL DESIGN FOR THE WEB   3 Units

This course provides instruction in the development and creation of web sites from an art and design perspective, understanding its impact on communication. The importance of visual language will be stressed, and its integration with sound, movement, and interactive navigational devices. Instruction in the fundamental structural principles of web design will be an underpinning for all information. Software instruction may include Dreamweaver and Flash.
PREREQ: MAGD 210 AND MAGD 220 AND MAGD 270

ARTSTDIO 377   HD/DV DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS   Repeatable   3 Units

This intermediate level media design studio course expands students understanding and technical skills in art and design towards creating artistic time based, 4/D, HD original content using DV and sound effects strategies. Aesthetically important digital skills will be further developed and students will learn to design artistic solutions through practical and experimental 4/D multimedia creations techniques. Special attention is given to advancing personal expression, artistic exploration, original multimedia design an skill building. Practical 4/D application of original artwork, photo imaging, digital video compositing and sound effects in the field of art, graphic design, art performance and multimedia design in web and non-web delivery media will be addressed.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 102 AND ARTSTDIO 287 OR MAGD 210 AND MAGD 220

ARTSTDIO 379   INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA DESIGN   Repeatable   3 Units

Interactive Multimedia Design is an advanced studio based course and applies principles of visual communication and aesthetic theory to the design of interactive multimedia projects. Emphasis will be placed on original content creation, sequential page design theory and visual interface design with user centered needs and objectives as relevant guides for aesthetic approach and organizational solutions. Interactive products produced by students will be artistic, informational, promotional and persuassive and will involve page interface design and planning, original content creation and integration of animated text and graphics, digital video and sound effects.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 102 AND ARTSTDIO 287 OR MAGD 210 AND MAGD 220

ARTSTDIO 380   3D MODELING-IMAGING-ANIMATION I   3 Units

This course introduces graphic design and multimedia digital arts students to basic 3D software usage, imaging and new animation strategies using Maya 3D software. The goal of this course is to develop students' understanding of 3D static imaging, 3D motion, and visual effects creation in 3D models, lighted scenes, 3D environments and industry standard practices.
PREREQ: MAGD 210 AND MAGD 220 OR ARTSTDIO 102 AND ARTSTDIO 287 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ARTSTDIO 381   GRAPHIC DESIGN I: TYPOGRAPHY   3 Units

An introductory studio course familiarizing the student with graphic design basics: typography, the creative process, design terminology and theory, design principles, tools and materials, 2-D layout, and basic computer techniques.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 102 AND ARTSTDIO 201; COREQ: ARTSTDIO 287

ARTSTDIO 382   GRAPHIC DESIGN II: PRINT MEDIA   3 Units

Emphasis is on conceptual and visual problems in graphic design. The student analyzes, defines objectives, develops and presents graphic solutions relating to communication in book design, magazine layout, and informational graphics.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 381

ARTSTDIO 383   GRAPHIC DESIGN III: WEB MEDIA   3 Units

Emphasis is on concept generation through graphic design solutions to web based aural/visual communication problems. Interactive web media in advertising and information design will be emphasized. The student analyzes, defines objectives and presents in comprehensive format solutions produced through web page user interface and animation design software.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 382

ARTSTDIO 384   ILLUSTRATION   3 Units

A studio course for the advanced art student in the various types and techniques of commercial illustration, using traditional media.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 202 AND ARTSTDIO 321

ARTSTDIO 385   ELECTRONIC ILLUSTRATION   3 Units

Electronic Illustration will present techniques, concepts and practices that are part of the field of Illustration. The class will pay special attention to the development of these within the context of computer technology. A variety of imaging software will be used, including Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Painter as well as and introduction to 3-D Graphic effects. An emphasis on the higher and potential of cross platform effects will be stressed.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 287 AND ARTSTDIO 202

ARTSTDIO 388   MOTION GRAPHIC ANIMATION STUDIO I   3 Units

This course is focused on the study of motion graphics and aesthetic interdisciplinary animation activities using graphics, typography, computer/video visual imaging and sound synthesis. Students will create time based digital multimedia presentations, using computer animation and design/illustration software applications, digital video effects, photo/video image processing sound recording, interactive sequence scripting, sound synthesis and video production procedures.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 102 AND ARTSTDIO 287 OR MAGD 210 AND MAGD 220 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ARTSTDIO 389   TYPOGRAPHIC SOLUTIONS   3 Units

This course is an advanced study of typography building upon the foundational skills gained in previous coursework. Typographic communication will be covered through explorations of the typographic grid, the creation of a hierarchy of information, and typographic principles for both print and web design.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 381

ARTSTDIO 408   ADVANCED DRAWING   Repeatable   3 Units

A studio course which provides the opportunity for students to pursue directed intermediate and advanced research in drawing. Emphasis placed on the development of personal direction in terms of content, choice and handling of media. Repeatable in increments of 3 credits per term for a maximum of 12 credits.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 303

ARTSTDIO 411   PROFESSIONAL STUDIO PRACTICES   3 Units

This course will introduce students to professional skills, and practices, in the visual arts in preparation for graduate school, professional advancement in the arts, and/or employment in art related fields. Instruction in the development of written/visual documentation for exhibition and grant proposals, along with oral presentation skills will be covered.
PREREQ: JUNIOR STANDING IN ART PROGRAM, PASSED BFA JUNIOR REVIEW, ARTHIST 201, ARTHIST 202 AND ARTHIST 203, AND AN UPPER DIVISION ART HISTORY COURSE OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ARTSTDIO 413   ADVANCED DIGITAL PHOTO STUDIO - ART, ADS, IMMERSIVE PHOTOGRAPHY   3 Units

Students progress from hand held location based digital photographic techniques to advanced studio problems. Tabletop styling, lighting control, portraiture methods, experimental spherical VR, editiorial illustration and fine art imaging are explored using medium and large format HD filmless cameras. Spherical immersive photo VR for games, industry, art and idevice applications may be explored.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 313 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ARTSTDIO 426   ADVANCED PAINTING   Repeatable   3 Units

A studio course which provides the opportunity for students to pursue directed intermediate and advanced research in the techniques and aesthetics of painting. Traditional oil and water based media will be introduced. Advanced students will be encouraged to explore a medium of choice. Repeatable in increments of 3 credits per term for a maximum of 12 credits.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 321

ARTSTDIO 434   THE ART OF THE BOOK   3 Units

This course will focus on the creation of hand made fine art books through the combination of applied research in traditional and non-traditional printmaking techniques and bookbinding. Graduate students will be expected to research an historical binding and create models for presentation to the class. Fullfills printmaking requirement.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 102 AND ARTSTDIO 201 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ARTSTDIO 444   SCULPTURE IV   3 Units

Advanced studio experience in sculpture. Prereq: 9 credits in sculpture
PREREQ: 9 UNITS IN SCULPTURE

ARTSTDIO 445   SCULPTURE V: RESEARCH   Repeatable   3 Units

A highly specialized course offering directed studio research in a specific problem related to sculpture. Repeatable for a maximum of 9 units in major/degree
PREREQ: 9 UNITS IN SCULPTURE

ARTSTDIO 454   CERAMICS IV   3 Units

This course provides the student the opportunity to pursue partially directed advanced research in the techniques and aesthetics of ceramics. Advanced glaze research methodology and kiln firing techniques are emphasized.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 353

ARTSTDIO 455   CERAMICS V: RESEARCH   Repeatable   3 Units

This course provides the student the opportunity to pursue self-proposed and self-directed research in advanced ceramics utilizing personal techniques and aesthetics. Repeatable for a maximum of 9 units in major/degree.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 454

ARTSTDIO 456   TECHNICAL STUDY IN CERAMICS   3 Units

Exploration of technical concerns within ceramics. Emphasis on clay composition and analysis, glaze calculation and formulation, study of ceramic minerals, kiln design, construction and operation.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 352

ARTSTDIO 474   METAL AND JEWELRY IV   3 Units

An advanced course emphasizing design and creation of objects, both wearable and sculptural. Sophisticated technical skills will be explored with and emphasis on contemporary concepts.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 373

ARTSTDIO 475   METAL AND JEWELRY V: RESEARCH   Repeatable   3 Units

A highly specialized course offering directed research in a specific creative problem related to metals and jewelry. Assignments will be made that further students conceptual direction. Repeatable for a maximum of 9 units in major/degree.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 474

ARTSTDIO 476   ADVANCED WEB DESIGN STUDIO   3 Units

ARTSTDIO 376 Visual Design for Web introduces the basic concepts of instruction to the development and creation of web sites from an art and design perspective, and describes its impact on communication. The advanced Advanced Web Design Studio ARTSTDIO 476 will allow students to take the principles and skills taught in ActionScript 3.0 in Flash and explore ActionScript's most powerful features, including creating advanced navigational interfaces and special effects using XML data and adding accessibility to files via closed captioning.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 376

ARTSTDIO 477   ADVANCED HD DV MOTION CAPTURE STUDIO   3 Units

Introduces the basic concept of creating artistic time-based, 4/D, HD original content using DV and sound effects strategies. This advanced HD DV Motion Capture Studio will allow students to focus on the one of the specific fields of creating high quality of HD/DV which are required by the industry designs. An advanced class to take the basics of computer animation to and advanced level by including advanced knowledge of audio, motion effects, filter effects, color and using Color Keying features to remove backgrounds, editing multi-track audio and audio effects, color correction and troubleshooting problems are also covered.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 377

ARTSTDIO 480   3D MODELING-ANIMATION II   Repeatable   3 Units

This course will extend student introductory computer animation training to a higher level by offering more intermediate level knowledge of 3D modeling formats and systems for creative production. This digital 3D course will allow students to expand on the concepts and skills acquired from the introductory course and will offer them opportunity to explore in greater depth a specific area of 3D imaging.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 380

ARTSTDIO 482   ILLUSTRATION II   3 Units

Advanced course concentrating on the development of illustration skills and techniques. Emphasis placed on the development of a personal approach to conceptual and visual problem solving related to editorial, advertising and specialized fields of illustration.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 303 AND ARTSTDIO 384

ARTSTDIO 484   GRAPHIC DESIGN IV: ADVANCED CONCEPTS   3 Units

Emphasis is on conceptual and visual graphic design problem solving. The student studies contemporary design issues and develops advanced strategies for design solutions. Areas of concentration include visual image development, information design and corporate identity program design, interactive media, publication planning and design development, packaging and pre-press applications of computer mediated design.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 383

ARTSTDIO 485   GRAPHIC DESIGN V: PORTFOLIO SOLUTIONS   3 Units

With guidance from the instructor, the student defines objectives, researches and realizes solutions for a series of designs in an area of special interest. A knowledge of advanced computing hardware and software processes is applied to realize final solutions designed for career portfolio presentations.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 484

ARTSTDIO 486   PROFESSIONAL PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT   3 Units

This course will focus on the development of students' job-seeking portfolios through lectures, demonstrations and new projects. Students will prepare their conceptual, design, craftsmanship and other skills as they assemble and refine their graphic design portfolio pieces. All projects must meet the most professional standards, with an emphasis on quality and job-related subject matter.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 383

ARTSTDIO 488   MOTION GRAPHIC ANIMATION STUDIO II   3 Units

Students expand conceptual/technical/artistic skill in motion animation with self directed project objectives challenging students to target concepts to specific artistic/industry responsive animation outcomes. Further exploration of blue screen compositing, sound and special effects, for preformance, film/TV, game and idevice distribution including an introduction to motion capture is expected.
PREREQ: ARTSTDIO 388

ARTSTDIO 490   WORKSHOP   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing "hands on" and participatory instructional techniques. Repeatable. Prereq: Permission of the Workshop Director

ARTSTDIO 491   TRAVEL STUDY   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Faculty-led courses abroad. Repeatable

ARTSTDIO 492   FIELD INTERNSHIP IN ART   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Internship involving professional experience under the supervision of selected business and/or institutional personnel within student's area of emphasis. Departmental approval required for application. May be retaken to maximum of 6 credits in degree and major. Prereq: 9 credits and 3.00 GPA in area of emphasis and consent and placement by the Department and 2nd term Sophomore status.

ARTSTDIO 496   SPECIAL STUDIES   Repeatable   3-4 Units

Variable topics. Group activity. Not offered regularly in the curriculum but offered on topics selected on the basis of timeliness, need, and interest, and generally in the format of regularly scheduled Catalog offerings. Repeatable. Prereq: Consent of Instructor

ARTSTDIO 497   EXCHANGE STUDY   Repeatable   1-12 Units

Variable topics. Repeatable

ARTSTDIO 498   INDEPENDENT STUDIES   Repeatable   1-6 Units

Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable for a maximum of six credits in major/degree. Prereq: Consent of Instructor

ARTSTDIO 498R   INDEPENDENT STUDIES - UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH   Repeatable   1-6 Units

Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable for a maximum of six credits in major/degree. Prereq: Consent of Instructor