Art (ART) - Rock County

Courses

ART 100   Basic Art Experiences   3 Units

Fundamental principles of two- & three-dimensional design; Proj.s for the non-Art major or Education major. By learning two-dimensional & three-dimensional techniques & tool h&ling, students will be Introduced to elementary experiences with basic art concepts, history, appreciation & materials.

ART 101   Introduction to Drawing   3 Units

Principles of creative & structural drawing; a foundation course that explores a variety of ideas, techniques, & materials with a perceptual focus; drawing as a fine art & a basis for structure. An investigation of methods & materials. Lecture-lab.

ART 102   Intermediate Drawing   3 Units

Principles of creative & structural drawing; a second Sem. foundation course that explores a variety of ideas, techniques, & materials with a perceptual focus; drawing as a fine art & a basis for structure. Studio work in drawing with a variety of materials, techniques, & ideas. An investigation of methods, materials, & mixed media possibilities. An Intro to figure drawing. The class is conceptually based with an involvement & emphasis on structure, ideas & process. Lecture-lab.
PREREQ: ART 101

ART 103   Drawing II   3 Units

Advanced drawing problems of expression & form. Emphasis on both skill & creative expression. Lecture-lab.
PREREQ: ART 102

ART 111   Two-Dimensional Design   3 Units

Investigation of the basic elements & principles of two-dimensional design; arrangement of line, value, texture, & color theory, possible computer exercises. Lecture-lab.

ART 112   Three-Dimensional Design   3 Units

Investigation of the basic elements & principles of three-dimensional design in the use of volume & spatial arrangement. Lecture-lab.

ART 121   Introduction to Painting   3 Units

Basic experience in various media - may include oil, watercolor, acrylic media, a Surv. of studio methods. Lecture-lab.

ART 122   Water-Based Media   3 Units

Exploration of aqueous media aspects of traditional & contemporary procedures. Lecture-lab.

ART 125   Oil Painting   3 Units

Exploration of oil media; aspects of traditional & contemporary procedures. Lecture-lab.
PREREQ: ART 121 OR CONS. INST

ART 131   Introducation to Sculpture   3 Units

Basic experience in three-dimensional media. A Surv. of materials & procedures used in sculptural processes. Lecture-lab

ART 141   Introduction to Printmaking   3 Units

Exploration of the graphic media. May include relief, intaglio, serigraphy, lithography. Lecture-lab

ART 154   Introducagtion to Ceramics   3 Units

Exploration of materials & processes; h& & wheel forming; glazing, firing, & kiln Mgmt.. Lecture-lab.

ART 161   Introduction to Photography   3 Units

Intro to photography, which includes building technical abilities, vocabulary & an underst&ing of the principles & history of traditional/contemporary B&W photography as an expressive art form. May include working in the darkroom &/or working with digital imaging programs & alternative photo processes. Lecture-Lab.

ART 175   Worlds of Art Images/Objects/Ideas   3 Units

An Intro to the visual arts, intended for the non-art major, which emphasizes cross-cultural perspectives - specifically the impact race & ethnicity have on artistic production, art criticism, art philosophies & aesthetics among the four major ethnic groups in the U.S. - African American, Native American, Asian American, & Hispanic/Latino American. Field trips may be required.

ART 180   Artist and the Visual Arts   3 Units

Cultural history as it is discerned through the investigation of the artist & the work of art. Lecture.

ART 181   Survey: Ancient and Medieval Art   3 Units

Art & architecture from the Old Stone Age to the Gothic era. Field trip. Lecture

ART 183   Survey: Renaissance - Modern Art   3 Units

Architecture, sculpture, painting, & decorative arts from the Late Middle Ages to the modern era. Field trip. Lecture.

ART 185   Italia Renaissance Art   3 Units

An overview of Italian painting, sculpture, architecture & related arts from the 14th through the 16th centuries. Field Trip. Lecture.

ART 187   Survey: Modern Art   3 Units

Painting, sculpture, printmaking, & drawing of the modern era. Field trip. Lecture

ART 188   Survey: Modern Architecture and Design   3 Units

Architecture, l&scape architecture, city planning, interior & industrial design of the modern era. Field trip.

ART 201   Introduction to Life Drawing   3 Units

Anatomical & Comp.al considerations related to drawing from the human figure. Lecture-lab

ART 202   Intermediate Life Drawing   3 Units

Advanced study of anatomical & Comp.al considerations related to drawing from the human figure. Lecture-lab.
PREREQ: ART 201

ART 211   Two-Dimension Design II   3 Units

A continuation of the study of elements & principles of two dimensional design as a foundation for all the visual arts. Through experimentation & problem solving, the student will develop a working knowledge of the function of color. line, tone, form & texture in the creation of two dimensional Comp.s. Lab-Lecture.
PREREQ: ART 111

ART 212   Three-Dimensional Design II   3 Units

A continuation of the three-dimensional course of study. The course is comprised of three-dimensional visual experiences & the application of design principles to space, form & materials. Within the course, students receive instruction in the proper & safe use of simple h& tools & power equipment.
PREREQ: ART 112

ART 216   Digital Imaging and Design   3 Units

Intro to the basic skills & vocabulary of digital technology, with an exploration of popular graphics software & hardware. Integration of digital imagery with more traditional media. Areas of study geared towards specific student interests, with an emphasis on the development of a portfolio for transfer. AP, Special Course Fee $135 for Materials/Field Trip
PREREQ: ART 101 OR ART 111 OR ART 141 OR ART 161 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

ART 222   Intermediate Water-Based Maedia   3 Units

Exploration of aqueous media; aspects of traditional & contemporary procedures. Lecture-lab.
PREREQ: ART 122

ART 225   Intermediate Oil Painting   3 Units

Continuation of ART 125 with emphasis upon individual development. Lecture lab.
PREREQ:ART 125

ART 231   Intermediate Sculpture   3 Units

Second year level course with emphasis upon technical problems related to individual Proj.s. Lecture-lab.

ART 232   Sculpture II   3 Units

Advanced work in sculptural expression; traditional & contemporary methods of production. Lecture-lab.
PREREQ: ART 231

ART 235   Glass Form and Design   3 Units

Exploration of volume & spatial arrangements with an emphasis on glass. May include glassblowing, kiln formed glass & cold worked glass. Material fee is required.
PREREQ: ART 112 OR CONS. INST

ART 236   Intermediate Glass Form and Design   3 Units

Continuation of ART 235. Further development of skills related to glass working with an emphasis upon personal Proj.s. Material fee is required.
PREREQ: ART 235

ART 241   Lithography   3 Units

Plano graphic printing; use of stone & metal plates, with exploration of various offset media. Lecture-lab.

ART 243   Intaglio   3 Units

Incised printing; engraving, etching & other processes used with the intaglio press. Lecture-lab.

ART 245   Serigraphy   3 Units

Methods & techniques. May include problems in color registration photo processes; other stencil applications. Lecture-lab.

ART 247   Relief Printing   3 Units

Woodcut & line cut processes; a Surv. of problems related to color registration & production. Lecture-lab.

ART 254   Intermediate Ceramics   3 Units

Continuation of ART 154. Further development of craftsmanship with emphasis upon individual Proj.s. Lecture-lab.

ART 255   Ceramics II   3 Units

Advanced work in ceramic processes. May include construction & use of molds, slip casting; production technology. Lecture-lab.
PREREQ: ART 254

ART 260   American Indian Art   3 Units

A Surv. of North American Indian art & its relationship to Native American cultures, past & present. Looks at pre-Columbian art, changes in art with European contact, & the most recent trends in Native American art. Philosophies of aesthetics & the relationship of art to material culture & worldview will be analyzed from the cross-cultural perspective of the Anthroplgy of art.

ART 261   Intermediate Photography   3 Units

A continuation of ART 161 with emphasis on working with color & exp&ing photographic skills. Study geared toward specific student interests & the development of a portfolio for transfer. Lecture-Lab.
PREREQ: ART 161

ART 290   Women in the Arts   3 Units

(ART 290 & GSW 295 are the same course.) Women in the Arts is an interdisciplinary exploration of women as artists. The course will explore underlying ideologies that influence underst&ing of & access to the artistic production of women & artists of color. Theories & experiences of gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age & class as they are articulated in the contemporary art world will be examined.

ART 291   Special Topics   0 Units

Prereq: Cons. instr; also Department Chair approval.

ART 299   Independent Study   0 Units

Prereq: Cons. instr; also Department Chair approval.