Oct 21, 2020  
2010-2011 Catalog 
    
2010-2011 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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    ARH 140 - History of Graphic Design.


    (3)H.

    Chronological survey of graphic design through slide lectures. The course will study how graphic design responded to international, social, political, and technological developments since 1450. Emphasis will be on printed work from 1880 to present and the relationship of that work to other visual arts and design disciplines.Also listed as COM 140 .
  
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    ARH 215 - Photography Survey.


    (Formerly ART 115).ENG 112  or EHS 120 .(3)H.

    Discussion of the history, aesthetics, and uses of photography. Introduction to black and white photographic processes.Also listed as COM 215 .
  
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    ARH 241 - Modernism.


    At least sophomore standing.(3).

    Emergence of the modern movement in theatre and art from the end of the 19th century to the present and the aesthetic characteristics shared by each.Also listed as THE 241 .
  
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    ARH 299 - Topics in Art History.


    Prior or concurrent election of ENG 112  or EHS 120 .(3)H.

    Examination of the art done during specific historic periods or artistic movements or by individual artists or groups of artists.May be elected three times for credit.
  
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    ARH 308 - African and African-American Art.


    At least sophomore standing.(3)H.

    Survey of Africa’s art history, from Stone Age to early 20th century; introduction to select group of African-American artists. Lectures, museum visits, hands-on projects, short research paper.Also listed as AFA 308 .
  
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    ARH 310 - Classical Greek and Roman Art.


    At least sophomore standing or consent of instructor.(3)H.

    History of painting, sculpture, and architecture of ancient Greece from the Bronze Age through the Hellenistic period, and ancient Rome from the Republic through the 4th century. History of archaeological excavations of selected sites included.
  
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    ARH 311 - Renaissance Art.


    At least junior standing or consent of instructor Previous coursework in art history recommended.(3)H.

    Survey of the art and architecture of Europe from the 14th through the 16th centuries. Early Renaissance, high Renaissance and Mannarist styles considered in relation to their respective intellectual, social and economic milieus.
  
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    ARH 312 - Northern Renaissance Art.


    Sophomore standing.  Previous study in art history or European history recommended.(3)H.

    Art of northern Europe from the end of the middle ages through the High Renaissance of the 16th century; oil painting, manuscript illumination, prints, sculpture. Topics include the Humanistic study of classical antiquity; the Protestant doctrine against the Catholic Church; peasant revolts against the nobility, conflict between town and country; the artist as individual; the new role of art patrons.
  
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    ARH 315 - Impressionism and French Culture.


    At least sophomore standing.(3)H.

    The Impressionist spirit in French painting and life, 1860-1910, and its influence on painting in other countries.
  
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    ARH 331 - Artistic Traditions of China and Japan.


    At least junior standing or consent of instructor.(3)H.

    Beginning with archaeological tomb excavations dating to the 11th century B.C., this course examines Chinese painting, sculptural and architectural traditions as well as the philosophical and religious beliefs that are inextricably bound up with Chinese culture. The second half of the semester focuses on Japanese painting, prints, architecture, garden design and decorative arts.
  
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    ARH 397 - Directed Research: Art History.


    Consent of department chair and instructor.(1-3).

    Independent research experience in art history under the direction of an art faculty member. Designed for students studying away from the Flint campus.
  
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    ARH 409 - History of American Art.


    At least junior standing.(3)H.

    Survey of American art from the colonial days of the early 17th century to the watershed Armory show of 1913. Chronological approach; developments of an American tradition of painting, sculpture, and architecture in the context of social, ideological, and political forces of each period. Primary themes include the nation’s search for self-definition and formation of national identity.
  
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    ARH 410 - Women as Artists.


    At least junior standing.(3)H.

    History of the art produced by women artists, from 1550 to the present. Topics include the historical slighting of women artists, feminist imagery, politics and contemporary feminist criticism. Figures include Gentileschi, Vigee-Lebrun, Kauffman, O’Keefe, Cassatt, Chicago, and Nevelson.Also listed as WGS 410 .
  
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    ARH 411 - Contemporary Global Art.


    ARH 112  .(3).

    Exploration of the conceptual development of contemporary making of art, comparing and contrasting Western and non-Western art traditions. Why art is made, the function of art, the development of imagery, technical aspects of the making of art. Influences of colonization, tradition, gender, materials, global communications, and the economy. Art of the trained and untrained, art during times of peace and times of turmoil.
  
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    ARH 509 - History of American Art.


    Graduate standing.(3).

    See ARH 409  for description. Not open to students with credit for  ARH 409 .
  
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    ART 100 - Introduction to the Studio.


    (3)F.

    Introductory course involving students in several areas of studio art including (but not limited to) drawing, two-dimensional design, three-dimensional design using a variety of drawing, painting, and sculpting materials.Designed for non-art majors who want a hands-on studio experience; does not replace the foundation courses required for those majoring in art.
  
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    ART 101 - Art Education-Elementary.


    (3).

    How to organize creative art activities in an elementary (grades K-6) curriculum; the philosophy of art education; motivation, guidance and evaluation of child art; the normal growth pattern of child art; the functions of art in society. Design sensitivity and personal creativity stimulated through laboratory experiences.Taught at Mott Community College; follows its class schedule. In case of grievance, MCC policy followed.
  
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    ART 102 - Secondary Methods of Art Education.


    ART 101 .(3).

    How to organize creative art activities in a junior or senior high school (grades 7-12); art and the exceptional child; characteristics of the adolescent learner; social and ethical issues in adolescent art; studio procedures to introduce specialized art careers. Taught at Mott Community College; follows its class schedule.  In case of grievance, MCC policy followed.
  
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    ART 113 - Drawing for Design I.


    Concentration in Visual Communication or consent of instructor.(3)F.

    Basic drawing techniques with emphasis on the fundamentals of observation and basic composition. Exploration and analysis of spatial relationships, representational drawing, form and concept using black and white media.Also listed as COM 113 .
  
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    ART 114 - Drawing for Design II.


    Concentration in Visual Communication, ART 113 /COM 113 ; or consent of instructor.(3).

    Advanced drawing techniques with emphasis on conceptual sketching and rendering using color media. Exploration of perspective, storyboarding, visualization and presentation techniques.Also listed as COM 114 .
  
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    ART 116 - Introduction to Black & White Photography.


    (3)F.

    Introduction to material and techniques of traditional B&W photography. Utilization of the 35mm camera format; introduction to mechanical and aesthetic aspects of the photographic process.
  
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    ART 120 - Introduction to the Visual Arts.


    (3)F.

    Examination of the essential characteristics of the visual arts, intended to develop in the student a discriminating appreciation of these arts. Lectures, tapes, slides, reading, and gallery tours.
  
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    ART 126 - Introduction to Digital Photography.


    Concentration in Art Education, Fine Art Studio, Visual Communication, or consent of instructor.(3)F.

    Introduction to technical and creative use of digital cameras and computer-aided imagery. Utilization of digital cameras, computers and sophisticated imaging software as a tool for individual expression.Also listed as COM 126 .
  
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    ART 131 - Drawing.


    (3)F.

    Freehand drawing using basic drawing materials. Exploration of the figure, still life, other traditional and non-traditional sources for visual imagery. Emphasis on the visual concept and its relationship to techniques and materials.Taught at Mott Community College; follows its class schedule. In case of grievance, MCC policy followed.
  
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    ART 132 - Drawing II.


    ART 131  or consent of department.(3).

    Continuation of ART 131  with emphasis on more advanced training. Color as a means of creative expression; development of personal imagery through a variety of approaches.Taught at Mott Community College; follows its class schedule. In case of grievance, MCC policy followed.
  
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    ART 135 - Figure Drawing.


    ART 131 , ART 141 , ART 132 ; consent of CVA Department.(3).

    Traditional life drawing course concentrating on technical and artistic problems involved in drawing the human figure. Exploration of a variety of media and compositional concerns with emphasis on the finished drawing as an esthetic statement.Taught at Mott Community College; follows MCC course schedule. In the case of grievance, MCC policy will be followed.
  
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    ART 141 - Basic Two-Dimensional Design.


    (3).F.

    Introduction to underlying concepts for making and analyzing two-dimensional art. Use of design elements and principles with basic color theory to achieve specific goals for visual communication.Taught at Mott Community College; follows its class schedule. In case of grievance, MCC policy followed.
  
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    ART 142 - Basic Three-Dimensional Design.


    ART 141 .(3)F.

    Visual fundamentals of three-dimensional design. Basic experience in expression of personal ideas in form, using a variety of techniques and methods.Taught at Mott Community College; follows its class schedule. In case of grievance, MCC policy followed.
  
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    ART 145 - Introduction to Computer-Based Art.


    Prior or concurrent election of ART 141  .(3).

    Introduction to creation of computer-based art using the Mac OS environment. Introduction to the Macintosh Operating System interface, with graphic design, photo manipulation, and illustration industry standard software dealing with Vector Graphics and Bitmapped Graphics. Students work in Art Area Computer lab for development and completion of their projects, and are required to use the internet and e-mail for various class activities.One of several first-year art courses used to assess the Supplemental Application for continuing in the Graphic Design Degree Program.
  
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    ART 152 - Color and Design.


    Concentration in Visual Communication or consent of instructor.(3)F.

    Exploration of design principles of organization, utilizing such elements as line, shape, color, texture and scale to create and evaluate compositions. Emphasis on aesthetic and technical aspects of color theory within the field of visual communication.Also listed as COM 152  .
  
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    ART 160 - Visual Communications Theory and Process.


    (3).

    Introduction to contemporary graphic design. Theory, professional practices, creative workflow, career paths, digital graphics hardware and software usage, copyright, ethics.Also listed as COM 160  and THE 160 .
  
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    ART 170 - Introduction to Digital Culture.


    (3).

    How massive expansion of digital communication technologies such as the Internet has influenced culture, politics and social ways of living; strengths and weaknesses of our increasing digital lives. Technologies such as social networking websites, mobile internet, digital advertising and digital film; issues such as privacy and surveillance, cyber security, political engagement and theories of representation.Also listed as COM 170 .
  
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    ART 199 - Special Topics & Workshops.


    Consent of Communication & Visual Arts chair.(1-3).

    Special topics of interest and concern to studio artists and students in a workshop or seminar format. Focus on topics not usually considered in depth in the other studio courses and/or on special approaches of techniques intended to expand the students’ bases of expression in the visual arts. Taught at Mott Community College; follows its class schedule. In case of grievance, MCC policy followed.
  
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    ART 214 - Color Photography.


    ART 116 or ART/COM 126.(3).

    Introduction to the history, aesthetics, and technique of color photography; emphasis on critical method and practical exercises.Also listed as COM 126  .
  
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    ART 216 - Advanced Black and White Photography.


    ART 114  or ART 132 ; ART 141  or ART 152 .(3).

    Continuation of materials and techniques of ART 116. Introduction to medium format film development and printing techniques, advanced and experimental techniques of the photographic medium.
  
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    ART 218 - Alternative Photo Processes.


    ART 116  or consent of instructor.(3).

    Introduction to non-silver and non-traditional imagemaking. Exploration of experimental techniques involving historical processes, Polaroid materials, computer-generated negatives, mixed media combinations.
  
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    ART 232 - Typography I.


    ART 252 /COM 252 /THE 252 .(3).

    Introduction to the history and use of typography within the filed of visual communication. Exploration of type, from individual letterforms to words and pages and integration of image and text.Also listed as COM 232  .
  
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    ART 235 - Printmaking I.


    ART 131 , ART 132 , ART 141 ; permission of CVA Department.(3).

    Investigation of intaglio printing methods and techniques. Emphasis on enhancement of traditional and non-traditional technical skills and on developing individual directions through the use of the several intaglio media. Hard-and soft-ground etching, aquatint, lift-ground and dry-point used monochromatically; color printing and non-traditional techniques.May be repeated for more advanced study to total 12 credits. Taught at Mott Community College; follows MCC course schedule. In the case of a grievance, MCC policy will be followed.
  
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    ART 251 - Fundamentals of Stage Makeup.


    (3).

    Theory and practice of both two-and-three dimensional character makeup for the theatre. Lecture and laboratory.Also listed as THE 251 .
  
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    ART 252 - Introduction to Digital Design.


    ART 141  or ART 152 /COM 152  or ART 271 /THE 271  or consent of instructor.(3).

    Introduction to two-dimensional art fundamentals and use of computer software in studio practice. Exploration of visual problem solving and the creative process.Also listed as COM 252  and THE 252  .
  
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    ART 261 - MCC Course.


    course content not supplied.
  
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    ART 263 - Painting.


    ART 131 , ART 132 , ART 141 ; consent of CVA department.(3).

    Investigation of painting media and various techniques and processes. Emphasis on development of a significant body of personal imagery derived from a variety of sources.May be repeated for more advanced study to total 12 credits. Taught at Mott Community College; follows MCC course schedule. In the case of a grievance, MCC policy will be followed.
  
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    ART 269 - Sculpture.


    ART 131 , ART 132 , ART 141 ; consent of CVA department.(3).

    Investigation of a variety of media and technical processes, including carving, modeling, fabricating and casting. Emphasis on development of personal imagery and awareness of contemporary influences.May be repeated for more advanced study to total 12 credits. Taught at Mott Community College; follows MCC course schedule. In the case of a grievance, MCC policy will be followed.
  
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    ART 271 - Introduction to Theatre Design.


    (3).

    Introduction to basic elements of design and application of these elements to theatrical design. Emphasis on interpreting dramatic text and communicating ideas visually.Also listed as THE 271 .
  
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    ART 281 - Ceramics.


    ART 131 , ART 132 , ART 141 ; consent of CVA department.(3).

    Investigation of techniques, including hand-building and wheel-forming methods and glaze mixing and application. Emphasis on development of personal imagery in ceramics.May be repeated for more advanced study to total 12 credits. Taught at Mott Community College; follows MCC course schedule. In the case of a grievance, MCC policy will be followed.
  
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    ART 298 - Topics in Art Studio.


    (3).

    Undertaking of special art projects and/or an exploration of a unique medium to develop additional artistic skills and competence.May be elected three times for credit.
  
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    ART 300 - Methods and Materials.


    ART 101 (MCC).(3).

    Application of skills and information learned in studio classes to teaching. Development of sequential art curriculum for elementary, middle and secondary teaching, production of instructional resource files, assessment of artwork, current issues in art education. Clinical experiences in elementary, middle and secondary classrooms.Also listed as EDE 342.
  
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    ART 301 - Sequential Drawing.


    ART 114  or 132 .(3).

    Introduction to the components of sequential art, exploring storytelling theories and techniques.  Students learn the variety of materials and techniques involved in creating sequential art in the studio.May be taken four times for credit.
  
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    ART 302 - Photographic Lighting Techniques.


    ART 214 , ART 216 ; or consent of instructor.(3).

    Demonstration and hands-on experience exploring basic and technical use of ambient, tungsten and electronic flash illumination with color and black and white film. Students work with a variety of lighting equipment and accessories to make images with predictable creative results.
  
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    ART 303 - Issues, Methods and Materials in K-12 Art.


    ART 300  or EDE 342  or consent of instructor.(3).

    Student participation in art educational experiences and teaching of seminars in a real classroom setting, based on study of course texts and resources addressing K-12 contemporary issues in art education, the history of art education, issues of “special needs” students, classroom management skills, and instructional practices for elementary, middle and high school level courses.  Offered in Winter semesters.Also listed as EDS 342.
  
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    ART 304 - Large Format Photography.


    ART 214 , ART 216 ; or consent of instructor.(3).

    Exploration of large format view camera capabilities, including technical and aesthetic possibilities afforded by this technical camera style. Special attention to large negative print production and scanning.
  
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    ART 306 - Art of Collage.


    ART 141  (MCC) or ART 131 .(3).

    Exploration of abstract, representational, semi-abstract and non-objective imagery through the manipulation of a variety of materials, media and collage techniques. Exploration of two-dimensional and three-dimensional forms to facilitate expression of personal interests.
  
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    ART 323 - Scene Painting.


    A University-level drawing class; THE 271 /ART 271  .(3).

    Scene painting techniques including color theory, heightened perspective, stenciling, dimensioning, landscape and architectural styles. Applied work on realized sets.Also listed as THE 322 .
  
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    ART 324 - Introduction to Illustration.


    ART 252  .(3).

    Creation of conceptual illustrations using a wide variety of imagery including both hand skills and computer software programs. Exploration of techniques for interpreting and visualizing verbal information focusing on design, composition and color theory. Focus on the development of a personal visual vocabulary through critical analysis.
  
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    ART 326 - Advanced Digital Photography.


    ART 126 /COM 126  .(3).

    Advanced use of digital photographic technology; emphasis on use of appropriate technology for aecthetic ends.
  
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    ART 327 - Photographic Printmaking.


    ART 116  or ART 218  or ART 329  or consent of instructor.(3).

    Exploration of photographic image making using traditional darkroom, digital, and alternative process techniques and materials. Emphasis ion development of a stylistic body of work based on concepts combined with appropriate materials.
  
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    ART 328 - Artist Bookmaking.


    Consent of instructor.(3).

    Methods of preparing images and text to be expressed as a bound book. Artists’ books, journals, electronic bookworks.
  
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    ART 329 - Introduction to Digital Imaging.


    ART 152 /COM 152 , ART 252 /COM /THE 252 ; or consent of instructor.(3).

    Exploration and creative use of pixel-based imagery to illustrate complex communication problems. Utilization of sophisticated professional imaging software and techniques as a tool for individual expression and communication. Also listed as COM 329 .
  
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    ART 330 - Typography II.


    ART 232 /COM 232 .(3)

    Examination of the impact of typography on the world of visual communication through symbolic, cultural, aesthetic and personal typography.
  
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    ART 333 - Print Production Techniques.


    At least junior standing, ART 252 /COM 252 /THE 252 .(3).

    Exploration of publication design, focusing on aesthetic and technical issues of page layout and document design in relation to commercial printing. Font usage, image and file formats, efficient planning and production techniques.Also listed as COM 333  .
  
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    ART 334 - Business of Visual Communications.


    At least junior standing.(3).

    Introduction to business practices in the graphic design field. Negotiation, pricing, proposals and contracts, ethical standards, professional relationships.Also listed as   .
  
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    ART 335 - Web Design I.


    CSC 263 /CIS 263 , ART 252 /COM 252 /THE 252 .(3).

    Introduction to aesthetic and technical concerns of creating and designing with graphics on the World Wide Web (WWW). Web pages, graphic formats, digital capture, color management, browser and computer platform choice, and interactivity. Students execute and maintain a personal WWW site as part of coursework.Also listed as COM 335  .
  
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    ART 336 - Creative Learning Experiences.


    Prior or concurrent election of EDE 360 .(3).

    Creative activities for early childhood, elementary and middle school children through the integration of art, music, play and drama. Techniques of planning, presenting and evaluating creative learning experiences for the classroom.Also listed as EDE 340 , MUS 336  and THE 336 .
  
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    ART 340 - Graphic Design in Communication.


    At least junior standing, two 200-level COM courses; or consent of instructor.(3).

    Theory and application of concepts, materials and tools utilized in the creation of organizational printed materials. Introduction to the techniques of page design, layout, and illustration. Projects include brochures, newsletters, and in-house publications. Speakers and tours.Also listed as COM 340 .
  
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    ART 342 - Editorial Design.


    ART 232 /COM 232 , ART 252 /COM 252 .(3).

    Examination of historical traditions of graphic design expression in the book form and its modern descendants such as magazines, newspapers, and other print media. Concepts and designs as expressed through editorial concept, content, format, image and audience.
  
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    ART 346 - Game and Virtual Design I.


    COM 342  or ART 131  (MCC) or consent of instructor.(3).

    Exploration, discussion, design, practice and creation of computer games, simulations, and virtual spaces.  Conceptual design coupled with focus on design, interface and character development for interactive 3D games, simulations, and virtual worlds.May be elected four times for credit.Also listed as COM 346  .
  
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    ART 347 - Motion Graphics.


    ART 252 /COM 252 /THE 252 , ART 335 /COM 335 ; or consent of instructor.(3).

    Introduction to motion graphics for broadcast, web-based and interactive technologies. Practical application of various software and file formats.Also listed as COM 347  .
  
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    ART 350 - Sculpture: Mixed Media.


    ART 142  (MCC) or consent of instructor.(3).

    Intermediate course exploring a variety of techniques and media, including collage and assemblage. Focus on ready-made objects as well as newly formed objects and their assembly to create innovative art in a sculptural direction.
  
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    ART 351 - Choreography I: Composition.


    DAN 116 , DAN 120 .(3).

    Exploration of choreographic structure, dramatic and stylistic components involved in the study and creation of movement in the studio and on computer.Also listed as DAN 351 .
  
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    ART 352 - Choreography II: Form and Motion.


    (3).

    Continuation of ART 351 /DAN 351 .Also listed as DAN 352 .
  
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    ART 360 - Watercolor.


    ART 114  or ART 132 .(3).

    Exploration of painting techniques are explored using the medium of watercolor. Stress on composition, concept, and other formal concerns.May be taken up to four times for credit.
  
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    ART 361 - Drawing and Painting from Life.


    ART 131  (MCC) or consent of instructor.(3).

    Focus on the human figure as a source of imagery. Traditional drawing materials and water media.
  
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    ART 362 - Drawing and Painting from Life II.


    ART 361  or a course in life drawing.(3).

    Continuation of the methods and concerns developed and considered in ART 361 . Focus on the human figure as a source of imagery. Traditional drawing materials and watercolor. Emphasis on development of individual methods, working in series, expanded knowledge and use of media, and increased understanding of anatomy.
  
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    ART 364 - Painting Properties and Processes.


    ART 114  or ART 132 .(3).

    Students will create work each in watercolor, oil, acrylic, and either encaustic or egg tempera.  The goal is to develop a working knowledge of each medium’s properties, brush handling, supports, and preservation.  Studio problems will be specific to the characteristics and techniques of various painting media with emphasis on color, form, and structure as related to the painting surface.
  
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    ART 365 - Advanced Painting.


    ART 364  or consent of instructor.(3).

    Painting methods using oil and acrylic paint, with students choosing to work in one or both of the media. Emphasis on the development of individual methods and increasing one’s knowledge of the techniques and materials chosen.May be taken four times for credit.
  
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    ART 366 - Mural Painting.


    ART 131  (MCC) or consent of instructor.(3).

    History and techniques of mural painting. Students paint 1-2 murals after a design is selected by clients from those presented by class members.May be repeated twice for credit.
  
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    ART 370 - Costume Design for the Theatre.


    THE 271  or consent of instructor.(3).

    Application of theories and techniques of costume design to specific problems of the play. The student produces renderings for costume designs using various media.Lecture and laboratory.Also listed as THE 370 .
  
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    ART 371 - Sculpture: Metal, Wood and Glassworking.


    ART 142  (MCC) or consent of instructor.(3).

    Intermediate course exploring the materials of metal, wood and glass in sculptural direction. Broadening of both technical and material usage in the creation of three-dimensional art.
  
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    ART 372 - Sculpture: Alternative Methods and Materials.


    ART 142  (MCC) or consent of instructor.(3).

    Intermediate course exploring use of alternative materials and processes in a sculptural direction, broadening technical and material usage in the creation of three-dimensional art. Exploration of radical methods of conceiving and creating sculptural objects, including conceptual decisions made by artists when selecting materials.
  
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    ART 373 - Sculpture: Public Art.


    ART 142  (MCC) or consent of instructor.(3).

    Intermediate course exploring design and execution of large-scale sculpture for public art installations, broadening conceptual and technical abilities in the creation of three-dimensional art.  Multi-media approach including investigation, proposal, planning and creation phases.
     

     

  
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    ART 376 - Web Design II.


    ART 335 /COM 335 .(3).

    Further exploration of aesthetic and technical concerns of creating and designing with graphics on the World Wide Web (WWW) as a continuation of Web Design I.  Students will gain a thorough understanding of CSS, integration of audio, animation, video and creation of complex sites.Also listed as COM 376 .
  
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    ART 380 - Scene Design for the Theatre.


    THE 271  or consent of instructor.(3).

    Three dimensional design for the stage. Design and execution of three dimensional scale models, scenic renderings appropriate to the play. Use of various media.Lecture and laboratory.Also listed as THE 380 .
  
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    ART 381 - Ceramics: Survey of Materials and Processes.


    Sophomore standing or consent of instructor.(3).

    Design and creation of artwork that investigates a variety of ceramic techniques. Execution of ceramic projects that are both functional and sculptural. Includes development of slips and glazes for classroom use. Emphasis on individual development in aesthetic response and technique.
  
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    ART 382 - Ceramics: Slipcasting.


    Sophomore standing or consent of instructor.(3).

    Design and creation of artwork that investigates the technique of slip casting liquid clay. Execution of ceramic projects that are both functional and sculptural. Includes the development of slips and glazes for classroom use. Emphasis on individual development in aesthetic response and technique.
  
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    ART 383 - Ceramics: Handbuilding.


    Sophmore standing or consent of instructor.(3).

    Design and creation of ceramic artwork that investigates the techniques of handbuilding, including creation of plaster press molds. Execution of ceramic projects that are both functional and sculptural. Includes the development of slips and glazes for classroom use.  Emphasis on individual development in aesthetic response and technique.
  
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    ART 384 - Ceramics: Throwing on the Wheel.


    Sophomore standing or consent of instructor.(3).

    Design and creation of ceramic artwork that investigates techniques of working on potter’s wheel. Execution of ceramic projects that are both functional and sculptural. Includes the development of slips and glazes for classroom use.  Emphasis on individual development in aesthetic response and technique.
  
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    ART 390 - Advanced Art Studio Topics.


    One from ART 114 , ART 132 , ART 141 , ART 142 , ART 152 ART 252 .(3).

    Undertaking of advanced art projects and study and/or exploration of specialized and unique medium/media to develop and expand art skills, knowledge and competence.
  
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    ART 395 - Advanced Studio Problems, Two-Dimensional.


    Consent of instructor. Open only to upper-level students in art.(1-6).

    Advanced level studio course, intended to encourage individual development in a selected medium. Oil paint, acrylic, mixed media, watercolor or drawing materials may be selected.May be repeated to total 12 credits.
  
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    ART 396 - Advanced Studio Problems, Three-Dimensional.


    Consent of instructor. Open only to upper-level students in art.(1-6).

    Pursuit of individual projects in three-dimensional media; limited to students with previous advanced work in sculpture, ceramics, or another three-dimensional area.May be repeated to total 12 credits.
  
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    ART 398 - Internship in Visual Arts and Communication.


    Consent of instructor.(1-6).

    Hands-on work experience and exploration of career opportunities in the art and communications fields. Selected placement of qualified students in commercial or non-profit organizations.May be repeated for credit to a total of 9 credits.Also listed as COM 398  .Graded ABCDE/Y.
  
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    ART 399 - Senior Seminar.


    Completion of at least 85 credit hours and consent of instructor.(3).

    Necessary and practical information related to artists entering the art world. Technical items such as matting, framing, photographing and displaying art; writing contracts; and dealing with commissions. Senior BFA exhibition included as part of the course grade.Graded ABCDE/Y.
  
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    ART 400 - Advanced Computer Illustration.


    ART 324  or consent of instructor.(3).

    Extension of ART 324 . Emphasis on production of advanced illustration techniques and execution of a professional portfolio of images.
  
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    ART 401 - Senior Design Portfolio.


    Graphic design or photography concentration; senior standing; consent of instructor.(3).

    Rigorous directed study designed to produce a professional portfolio of personal work capable of producing commissioned assignments or professional employment.
  
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    ART 402 - Project Photography.


    ART 302 , ART 304 .(3).

    Photographic study devoted to a single, semester-long photography project. Exploration of theories and techniques of creating sustained visual content. Emphasis on identifying projects capable of execution within a planned concept, time-frame, budget, and use of the medium.
  
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    ART 404 - Studio Photography I.


    ART 302 , ART 304 .(3).

    Exploration of studio practice, including lighting, set construction, props, and tabletop still life photography.Also listed as COM 404  .
  
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    ART 405 - Studio Photography II.


    ART 404 /COM 404 .(3).

    Advanced exploration of studio practice, including digital capture, workflows, and special effects.Also listed as COM 405 .
  
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    ART 406 - Corporate Identity/Business Graphics.


    ART 232 /COM 232  or consent of instructor.(3).

    Exploration of the logo and logotype as visual representation, including application to collateral business materials. Emphasis on the creative process, research, and branding techniques.Also listed as COM 406 .
  
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    ART 422 - Image and Text.


    (Formerly 322).ART 329 /COM 329 , ART 330 ; or consent of instructor.(3).

    Exploration of two major elements of graphic designphotography and typography. Students design and produce a variety of printed materials using these elements to communicate specific messages in a manner both effective and artistic.Also listed as COM 422 .
  
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    ART 460 - Spoken Word as Art and Communication.


    COM 210 .(3)F.

    Spoken Word as both art and communication, linked to public speaking but different in nature of performative content, delivery and purpose.  Traditional elements of Spoken Word performance from the 1950s to present day; various forms of Spoken Word (slam poetry, open mic, performance art) as it is linked to social justice and reasons performers create work for the stage.  Students learn artistic use of voice and body language to convey messages to two audiences: Self and Other.Also listed as COM 460  and THE 460 .
  
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    ART 471 - Sculpture: Advanced Techniques.


    One of ART 350 , ART 371 , ART 372 , ART 373 ; or consent of instructor.(3).

    Advanced studio course. Continued exploration of materials and techniques to execute three-dimensional art. Students are encouraged to research and develop personal styles in both aesthetic response and technique. May be repeated to a total of 9 credits.
 

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