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David A. Levine
CHAIRPERSON
Earl 209
(203) 392-6642 - Fax (203) 392-6658
levined1@SouthernCT.edu
Department Secretary:  (203) 392-6652

Mia Brownell, Professor
T. Wiley Carr, Professor
Jeremy Chandler, Assistant Professor
Gregory Cochenet, Professor
Keith Hatcher, Professor
Joseph Inguanti, Professor
Terrence Lavin, Professor
David Levine, Professor
Camille Serchuk, Professor
Cort Sierpinski, Professor
Jeff Slomba, Professor
Rachael A. Vaters-Carr, Professor
Thuan Vu, Professor

The Art Department offers majors in the following programs: studio art leading to a B.A. or B.S. degree; art history leading to a B.A. degree; and art education leading to a B.S. degree.

MAJOR PROGRAM IN ART EDUCATION

Art Certification in Elementary and Secondary Education

The successful completion of both this program, along with other certification requirements of the State Department of Education (including a passing Praxis II), fulfills the requirements of the Connecticut Initial Educators Certificate and permits the graduate to teach art in both elementary and secondary schools. Acceptance into the art education program is provisional until the end of the sophomore year when the student is officially accepted by the School of Education. A minimum of a 2.7 GPA in all courses taken at the University is required for continued status in the Art Education Program.

MAJOR IN ART HISTORY

This major provides a foundation for students seeking careers in various art related and non-art related fields and for those intending to pursue advanced study in the history of art.

MAJOR IN STUDIO ART

A student majoring in studio art may elect to follow the requirements for a B.A. degree or a B.S. degree.

Bachelor of Arts Degree

This program combines concentrated work in studio art with diverse options in a liberal arts curriculum. In addition, a concentration must be selected in one of the following areas: ceramics, graphic design, jewelry/metals, painting, photography, printmaking, or sculpture.

Bachelor of Science Degree

This program provides a strong foundation in studio work for students planning a profession in art or a career requiring artistic skill. Concentrations include ceramics, graphic design, jewelry/ metals, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture. See the section titled Concentrations for more detail.

Concentrations

Ceramics

The ceramic medium is used to create both utilitarian and sculptural forms. Emphasis is placed on technical and conceptual development, using hand-building methods, wheel throwing, glazing and firing techniques.

Graphic Design

Students expand on their fine arts training by mastering principles and techniques of advanced visual communications, working with contemporary and emerging technology in computer graphics.

Jewelry/Metals

Students gain expertise in working with hand wrought metals (including casting techniques) and in the design and creation of jewelry, from casting and forging to stone setting. A

Painting

Students create expressions of their creative vision through exposure to various painting experiences. The program promotes technical and conceptual development in various painting media.

Photography

Students explore both the conventional and digital aspects of creative photographic printmaking. Courses cover advanced darkroom techniques and the emerging digital technologies.

Printmaking

Students explore the formal and expressive potential of woodcut, collograph, etching, silkscreen, and lithography in a progressive program that builds basic skills while giving students a chance to push the creative limits of the medium.

Sculpture

Students investigate traditional and contemporary practices in sculpture. Course work offers experience in developing sculptural forms in a variety of materials and processes including: casting, carving, wood construction, metal fabrication and mixed media assemblage.

General Information for Studio Art Courses

During the semester, students taking studio art courses may be required to attend various extracurricular activities including but not limited to exhibitions, films, and lectures.

The Art Department reserves the right to retain student work for instructional and exhibition purposes for a period of one semester.

Some courses within the studio art program may require a lab fee collected by the Bursar's Office. Whether a laboratory fee is assigned to a course or not, students may be responsible for the purchase of materials as required by the instructor.

Students wishing to major in studio art should make a commitment to a concentration within the studio art program by the second semester of their sophomore year.

All studio art majors should complete foundations courses by the end of their sophomore year.

Students enrolled in studio courses are expected to devote a minimum of one hour of focused work outside of class for every hour spent in class. This may require participation in scheduled laboratory hours set by the instructor.

ART 104 - History of Western Art I

Painting, sculpture, and architecture from prehistoric times through the Middle Ages, including Egyptian pyramids, Greek statues, Roman temples, and Gothic cathedrals, examined in social, historical, and aesthetic context. Course teaches analytical and viewing skills vital for thinking critically about the visual arts.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 105 - History of Western Art II

Painting, sculpture, and architecture from the Renaissance to contemporary times, including works by Botticelli, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Caravaggio, Monet, and Picasso, examined in social, historical, and aesthetic context. Course teaches analytical and viewing skills vital for thinking critically about the visual arts.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2016

ART 106 - Critical Thinking in the Visual Arts

Develops critical thinking skills by examining issues pertaining to the creation and interpretation of visual art. Open to all university students.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 112 - Color and 2-D Design

An investigation of the elements and principles guiding the organization of the picture plane, using selected materials and techniques.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 113 - 3-Dimensional Design

Investigation of form and structure, based on design principles, employing various materials and techniques.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 150 - Drawing I, Materials and Techniques

Introduction to the various materials and techniques of drawing with emphasis on the development of a concept of drawing.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 151 - Drawing II, Drawing and Composition

Investigation of the skills and concepts of drawing particularly in terms of structure and the development of drawing as a form of artistic expression. Introduction to figure drawing may be an aspect of the course.

Prerequisite(s): ART 150.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 200 - Color

Study of diverse color qualities and fundamental color theories.

Prerequisite(s): ART 112.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Summer 2014

ART 215 - Principles of Graphic Design

Basic design principles are applied to problems of visual communication. Students gain experience with industry-standard design tools in preparation for further coursework in graphic design or digital art. Includes reading and writing about the history of graphic design.

Prerequisite(s): ART 112.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 216 - Typography

A study of typography as applied to problems of visual communication design for print, web, and signage, including an introduction to the history of typography and practice identifying and using high-quality digital typefaces.

Prerequisite(s): ART 112.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 218 - Information Graphics

The inventive presentation of diagrammatic visual information. Projects stress the preparation of comprehensive illustrations, using traditional studio techniques and computer graphic methods.

Prerequisite(s): ART 215 and ART 216.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2015

ART 220 - Painting Media and Techniques

Introduction to the techniques, materials, and tools used in painting. A variety of painting media is investigated.

Prerequisite(s): ART 150.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 225 - Creative Drawing

Guided exploration of alternative concepts, methods, and materials in the drawing process.

Prerequisite(s): ART 151.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Summer 2013

ART 233 - Jewelry/Metals I

Introduction to various techniques in jewelry and metal-working with an emphasis on design, metal forming, and fabrication, basic stone setting, surface embellishment, and creative problem solving.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 235 - General Crafts

Basic skills, techniques, and applications are explored in the materials and processes of weaving, macrame, leather, rug making, stitchery, mosaics, enameling and assemblages.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2015

ART 236 - Ceramics I: Hand-Building

Ceramics as an art form. Major work includes experimenting with a variety of hand-building techniques. Includes glazing and kiln firing.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 237 - Pottery I

Studio experience concentrates on throwing on the potter’s wheel. Includes glaze techniques and kiln firing.

Prerequisite(s): ART 236.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 238 - Ceramic Sculpture I

Sculptural principles of design and form investigated through the ceramic medium. Emphasis is placed on early origins of sculpture and their evolution into contemporary forms. Kiln firing experience.

Prerequisite(s): ART 236.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 240 - Introduction to Sculpture: Construction and Subtraction

Introduction to the processes and techniques used in sculpture including constructed, subtractive, and mixed media techniques.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 241 - Sculpture: Modeling and Casting

Introduction to the process and techniques used in sculpture, including modeling, casting, and mixed media techniques.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2016

ART 250 - Drawing III: Figure Drawing

Study of the human figure both in terms of structure and as a means of visual expression.

Prerequisite(s): ART 151.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 255 - Basketry: Forms, Material and Methods

The study and construction of basket forms as related to traditional and contemporary techniques. Emphasis on methods, materials, and esthetics of container forms.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Summer 2015

ART 260 - Etching, Woodcut, Collograph

Investigation of the basic materials and processes of three printmaking areas, woodcut, collograph, and etching.

Special Information: Lab Fee Required.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 261 - Lithography and Silkscreen

Basic procedures and processes in both media with emphasis on the formal and expressive potentials of each.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 262 - Introduction to Photography

Introduction to the materials, techniques, and concepts of photographic image making.

Special Information: Camera Required.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 264 - Introduction to Digital Photography

Introduction to the digital darkroom using Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop, and Creative Suite. Related critical issues are covered.

Special Information: Camera Required.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 270 - Introduction to Art Education

A historical, cultural, psychological, and aesthetic study of art education. The analysis of creative teaching strategies, advocacy, research findings, child development, and art media as related to educational settings. Open to all students.

Prerequisite(s): ART 112, ART 113, or ART 150.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 280 - Stained Glass Design and Fabrication

Studio workshop in techniques including designing, leading, copper foil, and etching.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Summer 2013

ART 294 - Art Tier 3 Capstone

Topics vary.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2016

ART 298 - Special Topics in Art

Special topics courses designed for the exploration and execution of ideas/and/or creative work in the areas of art education, art history, or studio art, suitable to an introductory level.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Summer 2015

ART 300 - History of Modern Art

Sources and forms of contemporary painting, sculpture, architecture, and related arts, from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. The movements of the early twentieth century in European painting are studied as to their influence on the painting of this country. The emergence, spread and character of modern architecture are discussed.

Prerequisite(s): ART 105.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 301 - History of Italian Renaissance Art

Painting, sculpture, architecture and the graphic arts in Italy from 1300 - 1580. Giotto, Donatello, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael, Titian, etc.

Prerequisite(s): ART 105.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2014

ART 302 - History of Art of the United States

Study of forms and styles in the visual arts which express social and cultural forces in the United States from the colonial period to the present.

Prerequisite(s): 3 credits in art history.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2013

ART 303 - History of the Art of East Asia

Monuments of India, China, and Japan, consisting of architecture, sculpture, painting, and related arts.

Prerequisite(s): one course in art history, or East Asian history, or philosophy.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2015

ART 306 - History of Medieval Art

A study of early Christian churches, Carolingian book illumination, Romanesque sculpture and Gothic cathedrals, 400-1400.

Prerequisite(s): 3 credits in art history.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2015

ART 307 - History of Baroque Art

Painting, architecture, and sculpture in Europe 1580-1700, with emphasis on works of Caravaggio, Bernini, Rubens, Rembrandt, and Velázquez.

Prerequisite(s): 3 credits in art history.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 308 - History of Greek Art

Greek architecture, painting, sculpture, and allied arts ranging from the earliest phases through the Hellenistic period.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2012

ART 309 - History of African Art

Study of African art forms as they are used in religious and social ceremonies. Methodology combines formal and historical stylistic analysis.

Prerequisite(s): 3 credits in art history.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2014

ART 310 - Information and Illustration

Current tools of digital illustration are used to communicate narratives, concepts, and quantitative information, with emphases on both conceptual and analytical visualization.

Prerequisite(s): ART 112.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2016

ART 311 - History of Chinese Art

This study focuses on the arts of China from Neolithic times to the present, with special emphasis on major periods, their masters and monuments.

Prerequisite(s): 3 credits in art history, 3 credits in Oriental Art, or 3 credits in East Asian History and/or philosophy.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2015

ART 315 - Advanced Problems in Design

Advanced problems in visual communication requiring sophisticated judgment in typography and layout. Emphasizes visual problem solving for print, digital, and environmental display. Writing assignments develop students' ability to articulate their decision-making and thought processes.

Prerequisite(s): ART 216.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 316 - Digital Media Production

A studio course in the preparation of art and copy for offset lithography, quick printing systems, and digital publishing. Includes an introduction to the history of visual communications technology.

Prerequisite(s): Art 216.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2016

ART 317 - History of Women and Art

A history of women as creators and as images in the visual arts from the middle ages to the present.

Prerequisite(s): 3 credits in art history.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2013

ART 320 - Form and Structure in Painting

An intermediate course in painting which stresses individual responses to reality.

Prerequisite(s): ART 220.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2016

ART 321 - Water Based Media in Painting

Water colors, tempera, casein, and acrylic painting techniques and procedures are investigated.

Prerequisite(s): ART 220.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 324 - Art and Architecture in Paris

Provides an overview of the history of art in Paris. Relying on site visits to museums and monuments, students examine the artistic heritage from Roman times to present.

Special Information: Course held on-site in Paris, France, with departmental permission.

Prerequisite(s): ART 104 or ART 105.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Summer 2014

ART 327 - History of Landscape Architecture and Garden Design

Survey of the designed landscape from prehistory to the present. Provides the historical perspective, analytical skills, and specialized vocabulary with which to study landscapes and gardens.

Prerequisite(s): ART 104 and ART 105.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2015

ART 332 - Metalsmithing

Introduction to materials and techniques in handwrought metals, with an emphasis on raising, forging, hollow-forming, die forming, and repousse.

Prerequisite(s): ART 233.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 333 - Jewelry/Metals II

Continued exploration of concepts and techniques introduced in ART 233 with an emphasis on fabrication, including mechanisms, unit construction, and combining various materials.

Prerequisite(s): ART 233.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 334 - Casting in Jewelry/Metals

Exploration of casting processes, concepts, and techniques in jewelry and metalsmithing. Includes centrifugal, vacuum, split-cavity, lost wax, piece mold, and found object casting.

Prerequisite(s): ART 233.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2016

ART 336 - Ceramics II

A continuation of ART 236 which provides the opportunity to experiment with advanced hand-building projects and techniques.

Prerequisite(s): ART 236.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Summer 2016

ART 337 - Pottery II

Advanced experiences in wheel throwing techniques, clay bodies, glazing, and firing techniques.

Prerequisite(s): ART 237.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2016

ART 338 - Ceramic Sculpture II

A continuation of ART 238 with emphasis on independent research and experimentation. Kiln firing experience.

Prerequisite(s): ART 238.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 340 - Intermediate Sculpture: Materials and Concepts

Intermediate level experience in processes of construction and subtraction applied to materials such as metal, wood, and mixed media. Emphasis on continued development of form, structure, and presentation of sculpture while investigating historical precedence, materials, and concepts.

Prerequisite(s): ART 240 or ART 241.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 341 - Intermediate Sculpture: Process and Content

Intermediate level experience in processes of modeling and casting in a variety of materials. Emphasis on continued development of sculptural content and subjects while investigating contemporary examples and studio practice.

Prerequisite(s): ART 240 or ART 241.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 350 - Advanced Drawing I

A variety of contemporary conceptual and perceptual approaches is explored in drawing the figure, still-life and other subject matter.

Special Information: Lab fee required.

Prerequisite(s): ART 250.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2015

ART 351 - Advanced Drawing II

A variety of contemporary conceptual and perceptual approaches are explored in drawing the figure, still-life and other subject matter.

Special Information: Lab fee required.

Prerequisite(s): ART 250.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Summer 2013

ART 360 - Intermediate Printmaking: Etching, Woodcut or Collograph

Specialized work in one medium; woodcut, collograph or etching.

Prerequisite(s): ART 260 or ART 261.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2015

ART 361 - Intermediate Printmaking: Lithography or Silkscreen

Specialized work in one of these two areas.

Prerequisite(s): ART 260 or ART 261.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2015

ART 362 - Advanced Film Photography

An intensive darkroom course in the various aspects of photovisualization. Camera required.

Prerequisite(s): ART 262.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 364 - Documentary Photography

Photography as a means of communicating information in sequential images, stressing the photo story.

Prerequisite(s): ART 362.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2012

ART 367 - Photographing People

Formal and informal portraiture with emphasis on understanding mood, lighting, exposure, posing, props, and background in capturing and revealing personality.

Prerequisite(s): ART 262.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2012

ART 368 - Advanced Digital Photography

Advanced digital darkroom and image manipulation using Adobe Photoshop and Creative Suite. Related critical issues are covered. Camera required.

Prerequisite(s): ART 264.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2016

ART 370 - Art Education (Elementary School)

Philosophy, curriculum, and methodology of art education in the elementary school. Topics include: the child as a creative individual, the elementary art curriculum, and current issues in elementary art education.

Prerequisite(s): ART 270, EDU 201, and passing score on (or waiver of) the PRAXIS I Exam.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 371 - Art Education (Secondary School)

Philosophy, curriculum, and methodology in the middle and senior high school. Special emphasis is on curriculum planning for adolescent interests and abilities.

Prerequisite(s): ART 270, ART 370, and passing scores on (or waiver of) the PRAXIS I Exam.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2016

ART 392 - Methods and Theories of the History of Art

The practice of art history studied through analysis of writings by outstanding scholars in the field. Emphasis on research and presentation techniques.

Prerequisite(s): 9 credits in art history.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2016

ART 398 - Special Topics in Art

Special topics courses designed for the exploration and execution of ideas and/or creative work in the areas of art education, art history, or studio art, suitable to an intermediate level.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 400 - History of Architecture

Architectural ideas, forms, and styles from Palladio to Viollet-le-Duc.

Prerequisite(s): 3 credits in art history.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2016

ART 401 - History of Art Since 1945

New directions in the visual arts; changing ideas about the role of art in society.

Prerequisite(s): ART 300.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2014

ART 415 - Professional Practice in Graphic Design

Focuses on preparation for professional design practice. Independent development of a professional portfolio, advanced readings in graphic design and aesthetic theory, and introduction to methods and tools of project management.

Prerequisite(s): ART 315.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2016

ART 420 - Advanced Painting

Concentrated work in an aspect of painting.

Prerequisite(s): ART 320.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2016

ART 429 - History of Dutch Art in the Age of Rembrandt

The art of Rembrandt, Hals, Vermeer, Ruisdael, and other masters active in the Dutch Republic during that nation’s “Golden Age.” Explores the nature of Dutch painting while probing ties to other European, (especially Italian and Flemish), traditions. Attention to issues of art theory and current controversies over interpretation.

Prerequisite(s): ART 105.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2013

ART 430 - Advanced Ceramics

Concentrated and independent ceramic project development in pottery, ceramic sculpture, and clay bodies.

Prerequisite(s): ART 238, ART 336, and ART 337.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2016

ART 433 - Jewelry/Metals III

Advanced forming techniques and exploration of the plastic potential of precious and non-precious metals in the creation of large-format pieces. Students continue to develop their skills in casting, metalsmithing, and fabrication through the creation of large projects. Projects emphasize the continuing development of students’ ideas and aesthetic.

Prerequisite(s): ART 332, ART 333, and ART 334.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 434 - Jewelry/Metals IV

Concentrated research in a specific area of jewelry and metal working, culminating in a representative body of work. Students also focus on professional practices and the development of their portfolio. Included are documenting student artwork, developing and building a resume, and exhibiting work.

Prerequisite(s): ART 433.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 440 - Advanced Sculpture

Advanced work in selected area of sculptural activity.

Prerequisite(s): Two of ART 340, ART 341, ART 342; or departmental permission.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 441 - Advanced Sculpture: Studio Practice

Advanced work in sculptural activity with an emphasis on thematic development and studio practice.

Prerequisite(s): ART 440 or departmental permission.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 450 - Advanced Photography I

Students explore their own ideas and begin to develop a unique project towards senior exhibition. Incorporates both analogue and digital technology. For Upper-Level undergraduate Photography majors. Part 1 of a two-part capstone sequence.

Prerequisite(s): ART 262, ART 264, ART 362, and ART 368.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 451 - Advanced Photography II

Students will realize their own creative vision and prepare work for a senior exhibition. Incorporates both analogues and digital technology. For Upper-Level undergraduates. Photography majors. Part 2 of a two-part capstone experience.

Prerequisite(s): ART 450.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 460 - Experimental Printmaking

Exploration of mixed and non-traditional print media.

Prerequisite(s): ART 360 or ART 361.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2015

ART 461 - Innovative Printmaking

A concentrated study of image making by a process or combination of processes to produce unique pieces or multiple copies.

Prerequisite(s): ART 360 or ART 361.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2015

ART 480 - Advanced Art Problems I

Independent work in a studio art area in which the student has taken all available courses.

Prerequisite(s): Departmental permission.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2015

ART 481 - Advanced Art Problems II

Independent work in a studio art area in which the student has taken all available courses.

Prerequisite(s): Departmental permission.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2014

ART 492 - Senior Seminar in Art History

Concentrated study and research in a particular aspect of art history. Students select a problem for study and present their findings in a scholarly manner. Required of all art history majors.

Prerequisite(s): 18 credits in art history.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2014

ART 493 - Studio Art Capstone

The cumulative capstone experience for students majoring in Studio Art with a concentration in either: Ceramics, Jewelry /Metals, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, or Sculpture. Topics include: documenting art work, an introduction to gallery practices, the selection of work for display, portfolio development, and the Artist Statement. Includes the presentation of a body of work in an exhibition and a final portfolio.

Prerequisite(s): Senior status and Studio Art major completing their sequence of courses within a concentration, and must be concurrently enrolled in a 400 or equivalent level studio art course within their concentration. Department Chair permission required.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016

ART 497 - Design Practicum

Practical experience in an approved agency which relates to the student’s concentration. Hours to be arranged with the internship coordinator.

Prerequisite(s): ART 315 and departmental permission.

1 to 6 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Summer 2016

ART 498 - Advanced SpecialTopics

Special topics courses designed for the exploration and execution of ideas and/or creative work in the areas of art education, art history, or studio art, suitable to an intermediate to advanced level.

Prerequisite(s): 9 credits in ART.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2013

ART 499 - Independent Study

Research of a high quality meeting the standards of the department faculty director.

Prerequisite(s): Departmental permission.

1 to 6 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Summer 2016