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Art (ART)

ART 100  (3 credit hours)  
Introduction to Art  

Provides a basic overview of the study, language, history and cultural relevance of visual art and is designed primarily for non-art majors. Utilizes visually-enhanced lectures and may include optional introductory studio experiences. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: AH - Arts and Humanities, Course Also Offered in Modules
Components: LEC: Lecture
ART 104  (3 credit hours)  
Introduction to African Art  

Examines the arts of Africa, including sculpture, painting, pottery, textiles, architecture, altar arts, human adornment and performance art, on the basis of style, iconography, and function, and in relation to religious, political, market and daily contexts. Explores the ways in which Africa has been conceived and deconstructs the assumptions shaping each approach. Addresses the processes (and problems) of collecting and displaying African art throughout the course. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: Cultural Studies, AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
ART 105  (3 credit hours)  
Ancient Through Medieval Art History  

Surveys the historical development of art and architecture with primary emphasis on cultures of Egypt, Western Asia, Greece, Rome and Medieval Europe. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: English and Reading assessment exam scores above the developmental placement level or the successful completion of prescribed developmental course(s).
Attributes: AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
ART 106  (3 credit hours)  
Renaissance Through Modern Art History  

Surveys the historical development of Western art and architecture from the 14th Century through the present. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: English and Reading assessment exam scores above the developmental placement level or the successful completion of prescribed developmental course(s).
Attributes: AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
ART 108  (3 credit hours)  
Introduction to World Art  

Provides a basic overview of the study, language, history, and relevance of the visual art from world cultures and designed primarily for non-art majors. Utilizes visually-enhanced lectures and may include optional introductory visual experiences. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: RDG 185, ENC 91.
Attributes: Cultural Studies, AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
ART 109  (3 credit hours)  
Women in Art & Art History  

Provides a basic overview of the visual art, artistic contributions, and lives of artists who identify as women from a global perspective. Utilizes visually-enhanced lectures and may include optional introductory visual experiences. Lecture: 3.0 credit hours (45 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: English and Reading assessment exam scores above the developmental placement level or the successful completion of prescribed developmental course(s).
Pre- or co-requisite: English and Reading assessment exam scores above the developmental placement level or the successful completion of prescribed developmental course(s).
Attributes: Cultural Studies, AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
ART 110  (3 credit hours)  
Drawing I  

Introduction to basic drawing skills and concepts. Projects in line, value, space and composition are among the topics that will be explored in a variety of media. Lecture/Lab: 3.0 credits (90 contact hours).

Attributes: Other
Components: LEC: Lecture
ART 112  (3 credit hours)  
2-Dimensional Design  

Investigates design principles of balance, unity and variety, emphasis, and rhythm, and their application to the elements of art, including line, shape, value and color. Uses a variety of media. Lecture/Lab: 3.0 credits (90 contact hours).

Attributes: Other
Components: LEC: Lecture
ART 113  (3 credit hours)  
3-Dimensional Design  

Investigates three-dimensional form and spatial design, including line, plane, mass, surface and structure. Includes the study of various materials, tools, and sculptural techniques. Lecture/Lab: 3.0 credits (90 contact hours).

Attributes: Other
Components: LEC: Lecture
ART 121  (3 credit hours)  
School Art  

Introduction to art and to the teaching of art in the lower (1-3) elementary grades. Lecture: 3 credits. Laboratory: 0 credits.

Attributes: University Course
Components: LAB: Laboratory, LEC: Lecture
University Course: University Course
ART 201  (3 credit hours)  
Ancient Art History  

Examines the art and architecture of the ancient Mediterranean, focusing on one or more of the cultures of Greece, Rome, Egypt, and the Near East. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: (English and Reading assessment exam scores above the developmental placement level or the successful completion of prescribed developmental course (s)) or Consent of Instructor.
Attributes: AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
ART 202  (3 credit hours)  
Medieval Art History  

Examines the architecture, sculpture, painting, and related arts from the rise of Christianity to the beginnings of the Renaissance. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: (English and Reading assessment exam scores above the developmental placement level or the successful completion of prescribed developmental course (s)) or Consent of Instructor.
Attributes: AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
ART 203  (3 credit hours)  
Renaissance Art History  

Examines the art in Europe from the 14th to 18th centuries, with emphasis on the major styles, artists, and developments from the early Renaissance through the age of the Baroque. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: (English and Reading assessment exam scores above the developmental placement level or the successful completion of prescribed developmental course (s)) or Consent of Instructor.
Attributes: AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
ART 204  (3 credit hours)  
Modern Art History  

Examines the visual arts from the 18th through the 20th centuries, with primary emphasis on Europe and the United States. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: (English and Reading assessment exam scores above the developmental placement level or the successful completion of prescribed developmental course (s)) or Consent of Instructor.
Attributes: AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
ART 205  (3 credit hours)  
African American Art  

Provides an introduction to African American Art. Examines the creation of the painting, sculpture, graphic arts, photography, and performance art from the early settlements of the United States to the present. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: Current placement scores for college level- reading established by KCTCS, or completion of RDG 30 or RDG185, and ENC 91.
Attributes: Cultural Studies, AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
ART 208  (3 credit hours)  
Introduction to Art Education  

Investigates the theoretical, historical, psychological, and sociological foundations of art education in a lecture-lab format. Provides a critical examination of individual and group activities currently offered in the elementary school art program and includes lectures, curriculum design, evaluation of processes and techniques. Exploration and analysis of design, media and concepts, with special attention to classroom application. ART 208 satisfies the state art requirement for general elementary teacher requirement certification (4 hours of field work required). Lecture: 1.0 credit hours; Laboratory: 2.0 credit hours.

Attributes: Other
Components: LAB: Laboratory, LEC: Lecture
ART 210  (3 credit hours)  
Drawing II  

Advanced studio investigation of drawing techniques and concepts. Projects in line, value, composition and space will be investigated through individual development of style and expression, with extensive use of figure models. Lecture/Lab: 3.0 credits (90 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: ART 110.
Attributes: Other
Components: LEC: Lecture
ART 211  (3 credit hours)  
Life Drawing  

Introduces basic life drawing skills and concepts. Explores topics such as projects in line, value, space, and composition in a variety of media with the human form as the subject matter. Includes drawings in class from a nude human model. Lecture/Lab: 3.0 credits (90 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: ART 110.
Attributes: Other
Components: LEC: Lecture
ART 220  (3 credit hours)  
Painting I  

Studio investigation of the technical and formal concerns of painting, including an understanding of color theory, materials, paint application, and image making. Lecture/Lab: 3.0 credits (90 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: ART 110 or Consent of Instructor.
Attributes: Other
Components: LEC: Lecture
ART 221  (3 credit hours)  
Painting II  

Includes advanced studio investigation of the technical and formal concerns of painting. Continues the development of individual style and expression. Lecture/Lab: 3.0 credits (90 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: ART 220.
Attributes: Other
Components: LEC: Lecture
ART 231  (3 credit hours)  
Jewelry/Metals I  

Introduces the aesthetic and technical issues relating to basic metalsmithing techniques such as sawing, filing, piercing, forging, forming, soldering, and finishing. Employs demonstrations and hands-on work to present the concepts of metal manipulation. Emphasizes instructor-led critiques. Provides an introduction to historical and contemporary metal work. Lecture/Lab: 3.0 credit (90 contact hours).

Attributes: Other
Components: LEC: Lecture
ART 232  (3 credit hours)  
Jewelry/Metals II  

Continues the development of techniques introduced in Jewelry/Metals I. Emphasizes problem-solving skills and the development of personal creativity. Stresses the aesthetic and technical issues relating to raising, enameling, forging, casting, and more advanced sculptural processes. Includes discussion and critique as integral parts of the coursework. Lecture/Lab: 3.0 credit hours (90 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: ART 231 or Consent of Instructor.
Attributes: Other
Components: LEC: Lecture
ART 240  (3 credit hours)  
Ceramics I  

Introduces a variety of forming and finishing techniques used in working with clay and glaze. Hand building, wheel throwing, surface alteration and glazing will be investigated, along with a brief overview of ceramic history, aesthetics and studio safety. Lecture/Lab: 3.0 credits (90 contact hours).

Attributes: Other, Course Also Offered in Modules
Components: LEC: Lecture
ART 241  (3 credit hours)  
Ceramics II  

Continues studio investigation of ceramic techniques in hand-building and/or wheel throwing, glazing, surface decoration, glazing and firing. Continued development of individual style and personal expression. Lecture/Lab: 3.0 credits (90 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: ART 240.
Attributes: Other
Components: LEC: Lecture
ART 251  (3 credit hours)  
Graphic Communication I  

Provides an introduction to graphic design principles and methods and techniques used to incorporate type and image. Applies the elements and principles of design and basic color theories for design concepts. Lecture/Lab: 3.0 credits (90 contact hours)

Pre- or co-requisite: ART 110 & ART 112, OR consent of instructor.
Attributes: Other
Components: LEC: Lecture
ART 252  (3 credit hours)  
Typography  

Introduces core principles of typography through a series of progressively complex studio assignments supported by readings, lectures, and software tutorials. Lecture/Lab: 3.0 credit hours (90 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: ART 251 OR consent of instructor.
Attributes: Other
Components: LEC: Lecture
ART 253  (3 credit hours)  
Graphic Communication II  

Expands proficiency in all aspects of the design process by continuing the development of graphic design principles, methods, and techniques introduced in Graphic Communication I. Incorporates industry-standard page layout, illustration, and image editing software. Includes discussion and critique as integral parts of the coursework. Lab/Lecture: 3.0 credit hours (90 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: ART 251 OR consent of instructor.
Attributes: Other
Components: LEC: Lecture
ART 254  (3 credit hours)  
Design Process and Presentation  

Continues investigation of design principles, process, vocabulary, methods, and presentation. Transitions from theoretical to applied problems with a focus on portfolio preparation and professionalism in communication. Lecture/Lab: 3.0 credits (90 contact hours)

Pre-requisite: ART 251 OR consent of instructor.
Attributes: Other
Components: LEC: Lecture
ART 260  (3 credit hours)  
Sculpture I  

Studio investigation of the technical and formal concerns of three-dimensional expression. Basic sculptural methods of modeling, casting, carving and assembling will be explored in a variety of media. Lecture/Lab: 3.0 credits (90 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: ART 110, ART130.
Attributes: Other
Components: LEC: Lecture
ART 261  (3 credit hours)  
Sculpture II  

Continues the development of sculptural techniques started in Sculpture I. Exploration of subject matter and personal creativity will be emphasized. Students will develop and utilize problem solving skills. Lecture/Lab: 3.0 credits (90 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: ART 260 or consent of instructor.
Attributes: Other
Components: LEC: Lecture
ART 270  (3 credit hours)  
Printmaking I  

Introduces the possibilities and potential of the printmaking media for generating fine arts ideas and images. Explores traditional and contemporary printmaking processes of monotype and monoprint, relief, lithography, intaglio, and stencil. Covers black and white and multiple color printing methods. Introduces printmaking vocabulary and aesthetics. Lecture/Lab: 3.0 credits (90 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: (ART 110 and ART 120) or consent of instructor.
Attributes: Other
Components: LEC: Lecture
ART 271  (3 credit hours)  
Printmaking II  

Explores concepts and techniques in intaglio, lithography, screen-print and/or relief printing with an introduction to contemporary computer/digital aided printmaking processes. Stresses individual expression by creating original imagery while continuing to learn about printmaking as a process. Emphasizes two-dimensional design and color theory concepts and drawing skills. Lecture/Lab: 3.0 credits (90 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: ART 270 or permission of instructor.
Attributes: Other
Components: LEC: Lecture
ART 280  (3 credit hours)  
Beginning Film Photography  

Introduces black and white film photographic processes including the use of a camera and the darkroom. Stresses technical and compositional aspects of photography as an art medium. Lecture/Lab: 3 credits (90 contact hours).

Attributes: Other
Components: LEC: Lecture
ART 281  (3 credit hours)  
Digital Photography I  

Introduction to the skills, techniques and applications needed to create and manipulate digital photographs and to develop an understanding of photography as a fine art medium. Instruction will include the use of the digital camera and its controls to compose and capture photographs, scanning, printing and using Adobe Photoshop as a "digital darkroom". Lecture/Lab: 3.0 credits (90 contact hours).

Attributes: Other
Components: LEC: Lecture
ART 282  (3 credit hours)  
Digital Photography II  

Emphasizes the creation of fine art photographs that reflect the intent and vision of the photographer. Stresses the technical and aesthetic issues relating to image capture, manipulation, printing and presentation. Explores visual and conceptual skills, professional workflow and photographic history. Lecture/Lab: 3.0 credits (90 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: ART 281 or permission of instructor.
Attributes: Other
Components: LEC: Lecture
ART 290  (3 credit hours)  
Survival Skills for Artists  

Introduces skills needed to attain a higher level of education and/or a career in the visual arts. Explores the wording and formatting of credentials and statements. Covers the critical language of art, digital and printed portfolios, exhibiting artwork, marketing, career opportunities, the hazards of art materials and setting up an art studio. Lecture: 2.0 credits (30 contact hours), Laboratory: 1.0 credit (30 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: 9 credits of ART 100 / 200 level classes or permission of instructor.
Attributes: Other
Components: LAB: Laboratory, LEC: Lecture
ART 299  (1-3 credit hours)  
Directed Studies in Art: (Topic)  

Provides an opportunity to cover topics outside the normal range of studio classes or further investigation of topics and techniques covered in studio classes. Laboratory: 1-3 credits (30-90 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: Consent of instructor.
Attributes: Other
Components: LAB: Laboratory