Introduction to and development of knowledge and comprehension of the underlying principles of visual composition, through the creation of designs. Bulk supplies are provided, but students need to furnish some materials. Major Corequisite: ART 130; no corequisite for non-majors. Six hours per week. Meets General Education IIIA or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IB).
ART 130 DRAWING I (Spring 2020)
Introduction to basic drawing principles, using a combination of black and white media in the exploration of linear and tonal elements. Students furnish their own materials. B.A. and B.F.A. core. Major Corequisite: ART 121; no corequisite for non-majors. Six hours per week. Meets General Education IIIA or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IB).
ART 299 SOPHOMORE SEMINAR (Spring 2020)
A mid-career forum for student debate and discussion concerning plurality of style, content and formal issues important to contemporary art. Professional and studio practices of artists and designers are introduced, allowing student to make the most of upper-level courses later in their academic career. Prerequisites: Art majors only, sophomore standing or above. Three hours per week.
ART 499 SENIOR EXHIBITION (Spring 2020)
Summary of the University art experience through active planning and execution of professionally oriented activities such as a group exhibit, professional portfolios and resumes. Prerequisites: Senior standing and permission of instructor. Three hours per week.