Craig Coursey and Kayla Troutman were the 2008 recipients of the Robert W. Carithers Scholarships for Arts & Humanities.

Courses

For a 15-week semester, one semester credit hour equals one contact hour of class instruction for lecture courses (most ARTH and ARTE prefixes). For studio/laboratory courses (most ART and ARTD prefixes) one semester credit hour equals two contact hours of class instruction. All art courses require preparation outside of class.

Following certain course descriptions are the designations: F, Sp, Su. These indicate the semesters fall, spring, summer in which the course is normally offered and are intended as an aid to students planning their programs of study

ART | ART DESIGN | ART EDUCATION | ART HISTORY

ART Courses

ART 103 Color and Design (3) An introduction to the two dimensional arts through projects based on the fundamentals of design and study of color theory. A wide variety of art media and techniques are presented to prepare students for courses in painting, printmaking, and graphic design. No prereq. F, Sp

ART 104 Design in Materials (3) An introduction to the process of developing three-dimensional concepts in visual art, using various media such as wood, metal, and clay. No prereq. F, Sp

ART 105 Drawing (3) Investigation of basic drawing concepts, such as line quality, negative space, perspective, and use of value. Course will concentrate on techniques in black and white drawing media. No prereq. F, Sp

ART 106 Drawing and Composition (3) Continuation of ART 105, concentrating on development of finished compositions in drawing. Course will explore techniques in color media. Prereq: ART 105 or consent of instructor. F, Sp

ART 201 Introduction to the Visual Arts (3) A basic survey of the media, elements, and organization of painting, graphics, sculpture, and architecture. Art 201 is not acceptable for Art Majors in B2 The Arts. No prereq. F, Sp

ART 205 Figure Drawing I (3) Drawing the human figure, stressing form, structure, and action of the human figure. Prereq: ART 105. F, Sp

ART 206 Figure Drawing II (3) Drawing the human figure from the posed model with various props. Prereq: ART 105. F, Sp

ART 273 Photography I (Basic Photography) (3) Development of basic skills in black and white photography, including film development, enlarging, printing, mixing chemicals, and mounting. Student must provide adjustable 35mm camera and photo supplies. No prereq. F, Sp, Su

ART 311 Painting I (3) Focuses on traditional techniques in oil/acrylic painting media. Prereq: ART 103 or permission of instructor. F, Sp, Su

ART 312 Painting II (3) A continuation of ART 311, with emphasis on experimental/non-traditional painting techniques. Prereq: ART 311. F, Sp, Su

ART 313 Ceramics I (3) Introduction to basic methods of working with clay. Throwing, hand building, and a variety of techniques will be covered. No prereq. F, Sp

ART 314 Ceramics II (3) A continuation of ART 313. Emphasis on more complex forms and glazes. Introduction to clay and glaze formulation and continued development of firing techniques. Prereq: ART 313. F, Sp

ART 315 Jewelry I (3) The theory and practice of making jewelry and metal objects. Introduction to the fundamentals of fabrication and construction techniques. Prereq: ART 104 or consent of instructor. F, Sp

ART 316 Jewelry II (3) Continued development in making jewelry and metal objects. Further technical exploration in metal media. Prereq: ART 315. F, Sp

ART 341 Sculpture I (3) Introduction to processes and materials essential to the creation of three-dimensional art, accompanied by concept development to create successful sculpture. Prereq: ART 104 or consent of instructor. F, Sp

ART 342 Sculpture II (3) Continuing involvement with sculptural processes and materials with emphasis on concept development. Prereq: ART 341. F, Sp

ART 351 Woodworking I (3) Introduction to fundamental woodworking techniques. Emphasis will be placed on developing an understanding of basic wood jointery, machinery operation, and the development of an original design. Prereq: ART 104 or consent of instructor. F, Sp

ART 352 Woodworking II (3) Continued experience in woodworking. The emphasis will be placed on merging the utilitarian form with the sculptural aesthetic. Prereq: ART 351. F, Sp

ART 361 Printmaking I (3) Introduction to mono-printing, papermaking, black and white lithography, and woodcut techniques. Prereq: ART 103 or permission of instructor. F, Sp

ART 362 Printmaking II (3) Introduction to black and white intaglio printmaking as well as basic color techniques in lithography, woodcut, and monoprint techniques. Prereq: ART 361. F, Sp

ART 374 Photography II (3) Continuation of ART 273, expanding upon basic skills to communicate creatively through visual composition and working in series. Introduction to “hot” lights and studio strobes. Prereq: ART 273 or consent of instructor. F, Sp, Su

ART 399 Select Topics in Studio Art (3) An intensive study of specialized topics in the visual arts. Repeatable with change in course content. Prereq: junior standing or consent of instructor. F, Sp

ART 405 Figure Drawing in Composition III (3) Composing with the human figure, using props, and experimenting with various media. Prereq: ART 206. F, Sp

ART 406 Figure Drawing in Composition IV (3) An extension of 405, drawing the human figure from posed model in composition, using various media. Prereq: ART 405. F, Sp

ART 411 Painting III (3) Development of a series of works which relate conceptually, stylistically, and/or technically. Prereq: ART 312. F, Sp, Su

ART 412 Painting IV (3) Advanced work developing personal aesthetic vision in painting media. Prereq: ART 411. F, Sp

ART 413 Ceramics III (3) Advanced methods of working with clay and glazes. More independent projects will be required. Demonstrated ability to load, fire, and operate kilns is required. Prereq: ART 314. F, Sp

ART 414 Ceramics IV (3) A semester of intense ceramic work. Projects must indicate a comprehensive understanding of ceramic techniques. Prereq: ART 413. F, Sp

ART 415 Jewelry III (3) Continuation of Jewelry 316 with emphasis on individual direction within the jewelry media. Prereq: ART 316. F, Sp

ART 416 Jewelry IV (3) Continuation of Jewelry 415 with concentrated effort on personal development within the jewelry media. Prereq: ART 415. F, Sp

ART 441 Sculpture III (3) Advanced experience in sculpture processes and materials with an emphasis on conceptualization and development of a personal aesthetic. Prereq: ART 342. F, Sp

ART 442 Sculpture IV (3) Continuing advanced experience in sculptural processes and materials with emphasis on concept and personal aesthetic development. Prereq: ART 441. F, Sp

ART 451 Woodworking III (3) Advanced experience in woodworking with emphasis on furniture design. Prereq: ART 352. F, Sp

ART 452 Woodworking IV (3) Advanced experience in woodworking with emphasis on structural possibilities of wood. Prereq: ART 451. F, Sp

ART 461 Printmaking III (3) Intermediate methods in intaglio, lithography, woodcut, and monoprint techniques. Prereq: ART 362. F, Sp

ART 462 Printmaking IV (3) Advanced methods in intaglio, lithography, woodcut, and monoprint techniques. Prereq: ART 461. F, Sp

ART 473 Photography III (Alternative Processes) (3) This course explores alternative photographic processes and special effects. It also presents a survey of these alternative processes within their historical context and examines their contemporary applications. Prereq: ART 273 or consent of instructor. F, Sp

ART 474 Photography IV (Advanced Digital Darkroom) (3) Advanced work in lighting and technical processes; development of a personal aesthetic vision in the medium. Prereq: ART 473. F, Sp, Su

ART 489 Special Problems in Art (3) Course by appointment with any of the full-time art faculty. Problems related to specific training within a specific area of art. This course may be repeated three times for total of nine credits. Prereq: junior or senior standing, consent of instructor. F, Sp, Su

ART 493 Senior Art Seminar (3) A capstone course for art and art education majors combining discussion of current aesthetic issues in the visual arts with practical knowledge in career or graduate school preparation, as well as evaluation of student’s artistic growth and potential. Prereq: senior status or consent of instructor. F

ART 498 Internship in Art (3) A course to complement classroom and studio experience by providing professional work situations with an employer. The course requires a minimum of 150 hours of supervised professional work, two written evaluations by the supervisor, two on-site visits by a University official, maintenance of a portfolio of completed work, and periodic interviews with an art faculty member. Open to juniors and seniors. Prereq: approval of Art Department chairperson. Grades will be assigned as Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory only. F, Sp, Su

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ART DESIGN Courses

ARTD 231 Introduction to Graphic Design (3) An introduction to the creative principles and processes in visual communication. Emphasis is placed on thinking visually, exploring the relationship between words and images, and developing appropriate solutions to the problems assigned. An overview of the history of graphic design also is covered. No prereq. F, Sp

ARTD 232 Typography (3) This course examines type as an element of design in visual communications. Type design, the study of letterforms, and the historical and modern development of the alphabet are covered. Students explore the creation of informative, experimental and expressive typographic forms by using traditional and computer-generated techniques. F, Sp

ARTD 274 Introduction to Digital Photo Imaging (3) This course will introduce students to a variety of methods of utilizing digital cameras and software to create and manipulate images for creative purposes. Students will learn the fundamentals of digital composition and optimized image capturing and will also examine basic color management processes for digital media. F, Sp

ARTD 275 Computer Graphic Arts (3) This course explores the computer as a creative tool for designers, artists, and persons in the media arts. It familiarizes students with the concepts used in creative software programs for graphics. The primary emphasis is on the creative uses of computers in the arts, design, and media. F, Sp

ARTD 331 Illustration Techniques (3) This course introduces students to illustration principles, methods, and the use of materials. Students develop their perceptual abilities, sensitivity to color, and compositional ideas within the context of illustration. Students also explore the use of various materials and techniques to produce two dimensional illustrations that challenge their ability to conceive and communicate ideas visually. Prereq: ART 103, 105, or consent of instructor. F, Sp

ARTD 332 Digital Illustration (3) An introduction to computer illustration using both object-oriented drawing software and bit-mapped painting software. This course allows students to explore their creative ideas in depth utilizing the computer. Students explore the synthesis of traditional illustration skills with digital skills and techniques. Prereq: ARTD 275 or consent of instructor. F

ARTD 372 Video Art (3) An introduction to the creative principles and processes of video art. Students explore the practical applications and limitations of video and sound production. Basic video editing and visual effects are explored. Elements of story telling, storyboarding, and other pre-production methods are discussed and implemented. Prereq: ARTD 275 or consent of instructor. F

ARTD 376 Graphic Design II (3) This course investigates the design and production issues of generating computer graphics for print or electronic media. It provides an understanding of the technical process of creating projects incorporating scanned and computer-generated images and text. Students will gain experience integrating various computer applications and input/output hardware. Prereq: ARTD 232 and ARTD 275 or consent of instructor. F, Sp

ARTD 378 History of Graphic Design (3) This course covers the history of graphic design with an emphasis on developments in design during the 19th and 20th centuries. It will also include an examination of the social, political, and technological factors that have shaped graphic design. Prereq: HUM 221 and HUM 222.

ARTD 381 Interactive Web Design (3) An introduction to the theory, tools and techniques for creating interactive Web pages. Introduces HTML coding as well as Web page layout software. Focuses on designing the look, structuring the information, sequencing the pages and integrating text and graphics as well as preparing and producing Web pages. Prereq: ARTD 275 or ARTD231 or consent of instructor. F, Sp

ARTD 382 Interactive Graphics (3) This course provides an introduction to the concepts, tools, and techniques for producing interactive multimedia. Topics covered include: interface design, flow charting, navigational structures, metaphor, props, visual layout and the integration of audio, video, and animated sequences. Prereq: ART 275 or consent of instructor. Sp

ARTD 383 Advanced Digital Photo Imaging (3) This course explores the aesthetics, terminology, and techniques of digital imaging. Students will compose and optimize image captures specifically for subsequent digital manipulation. The course also examines color management processes for digital media and printed output as well as alternative imaging methods and creative printing effects. Prereq: ARTD 274 or ARTD 275 or consent of instructor. Sp.

ARTD 431 Narrative Illustration (3) Introduction to illustrating for narrative, sequence, or series. Students learn the tools and techniques of concept sketching and storyboards as a means of developing and communicating visual ideas. Working with selected texts, students develop a project from concept to completion. Students also explore the historical role of the illustrator as a visual storyteller. Prereq: ARTD 331 or consent of instructor.

ARTD 432 Conceptual Illustration (3) Students refine their conceptual, aesthetic, and technical skills in a variety of advanced illustration assignments directed toward developing portfolio pieces and fine tuning their personal visual language. Assignments challenge the student to create a range of inventive and effective illustrative solutions in the appropriate media. Prereq: ARTD 431 or consent of instructor.

ARTD 475 Graphic Design III (3) This course will emphasize the creation of innovative visual layouts by having students analyze the communication problem, define the most appropriate approach, and produce creative and aesthetic solutions using the computer. Various media will be used to implement these solutions including printing, advertising, packaging, exhibitions, and electronic media. Prereq: ARTD 376 or consent of instructor. F

ARTD 476 Graphic Design IV (3) This course offers advanced study in computer graphics allowing students to expand their computer knowledge and critically investigate the theoretical and practical issues of generating computer art. Students will propose, design, and produce individual and team projects suitable for their senior portfolio. Prereq: ARTD 475 or consent of instructor. Sp

ARTD 481 Advanced Web Design (3) This course covers advanced tools and techniques for designing interactive digital media for network systems. Students are instructed in network delivery methods for sound, video, animation, database, and interactive content. Scripting and vector animation are utilized to bring additional functionality to a network site. Using various software packages, the student will create fully functional sites with interactive multimedia content. Web site management, browser and platform issues, and the limitations involved in designing for networks are also covered. Prereq: ARTD 381 or consent of instructor. F

ARTD 482 Motion Graphics (3) This course covers advanced issues in designing and producing interactive multimedia. Students are exposed to the complexities of multimedia authoring and production. Students, at times working in teams, will collaborate on developing the concept, layouts, storyboards, production schedule, and the user-interface. They will create and compile the content and produce the digital files for a fully functional multimedia presentation. Prereq: ARTD 382 or consent of instructor. Sp

ARTD 494 Senior Design Seminar (3) A capstone course for art majors completing the emphasis in graphic design, interactive media design, or illustration. This course combines the discussion of current aesthetic issues in the visual arts with practical knowledge in career or graduate school preparation, as well as evaluation of student’s artistic growth and potential. Prereq: or co-req: ARTD 475 for the graphic design emphasis; ARTD 481 for the interactive media design emphasis; ARTD 431 for the illustration emphasis; and senior standing or consent of instructor. F

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ART EDUCATION Courses

ARTE 394 Workshop in Art Education (1) Introductory workshop in writing objective statements and lesson plans; reviewing art materials, technology, and teaching methods; and developing a portfolio in art education. Prereq: Open to Art Education K-12 majors and minors. F

ARTE 395 Introduction to Art Education (3) Part A: Content The course will involve a basic understanding of historical and philosophical premises of art education; different approaches in the teaching of art; development and practical application of basic art skills in the classroom; and understanding of developmental stages in children’s art works. The course examines basic thematic understanding of lesson plans as they apply to the state of Indiana academic and the discipline-based art education (DBAE) standards in teaching art in elementary and middle school. Part B: Supervised Internal Clinical Use of written lesson plans from Part A in an approved clinical experience. Prereq: open to elementary education majors and minors; does not fulfill requirements for art education K-12 and secondary art education majors and minors. F, Sp, Su

ARTE 396 Materials and Methods in Elementary and Middle School Art Education (3) Part A: Content The course will emphasize historical and philosophical premises of art education; different approaches in the teaching of art; development of basic art skills, and understanding of developmental stages in children’s art works. The course examines in detail thematic understanding of written lesson plans as they apply to the state of Indiana academic and the discipline-based art education (DBAE) standards in teaching art in elementary and middle schools. Part B: Supervised Internal Clinical: Use of written lesson plans from Part A in an approved clinical experience. Prereq: ARTE 394, open to art education K-12 majors and minors. F

ARTE 397 Materials and Methods in Secondary Art Education (3) Part A: Content Teaching Art at the public high school level with strong emphasis on the use of art materials and methods in art education. The course will involve historical and philosophical premises of art education, different approaches in the teaching of art, understanding of high school children’s art works, and the development and use of discipline-based art education (DBAE) written lesson plans as they apply to the state of Indiana academic standards. Part B: Supervised Clinical: Use of written lesson plans from Part A in an approved clinical experience. Prereq: ARTE 396, open to art education K-12 and secondary art education majors and minors. Sp

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ART HISTORY Courses

ARTH 253 Art of Ancient Mexico (3) The Art of Mesoamerica and the development of civilization in Mesoamerica located in southern Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and Honduras; examination of the Olmec, Maya, Aztec, and other groups, as well as the period of conquest and current conditions among the native peoples of the region. No prereq. Sp

ARTH 323 Ancient Greek Art (3) A survey of major monuments and issues of art from the ancient Western tradition, focusing primarily on archaic and classical Greek art from c. 1000 BC to c. 50 BC Prereq: HUM 221 and HUM 222 or consent of instructor. Sp

ARTH 327 Medieval Art (3) A survey covering major art movements and monuments in Europe, dating from the 4th to the 14th century, but concentrating on the art and architecture of the 8th to the 13th centuries. Prereq: HUM 221 – Survey of Art History I. F

ARTH 335 Asian Art (3) This course surveys the art, architecture, and culture of India, China, Central Asia, and Japan. The approach will be primarily chronological within each of these four geographical units. Prereq: HUM 221 and HUM 222 or consent of instructor.

ARTH 343 Renaissance Art (3) A survey covering major movements, largely in Italy, in the period c. 1300-1600, including the Proto-Renaissance, Early Renaissance, High Renaissance, Mannerism, and Late Renaissance. Prereq: HUM 221 and 222 or consent of instructor. Sp

ARTH 344 Baroque Art (3) A survey covering major movements in Europe and the Americas in the period 1600 – 1800, including the art and architecture of the Early Baroque, High Baroque, and Rococo. Prereq: HUM 221 and HUM 222 or consent of instructor. F

ARTH 353 Nineteenth Century European and U.S. American Art (3) Covers the major movements in the period c. 1780-1880, emphasizing Romanticism, Neo Classicism, Realism, and Impressionism. Prereq: HUM 221 and 222 or consent of instructor. Sp

ARTH 354 20th Century European and American Art (3) The continuation of ARTH 353 covering the major movements in the period c. 1880-1980, including Post Impressionism, Cubism, Fauvism, Expressionism, DaDa, Surrealism, Abstract Expressionism, Pop, the Muralists, and non objective art. Prereq: HUM 221 and 222 or consent of instructor. F

ARTH 355 Contemporary Art (3) The continuation of ARTH 354 covering the movements and artists in the period c. 1970-the present. Prereq: HUM 221 and 222 or consent of instructor. ARTH 354 recommended. Sp

ARTH 359 Special Studies in Art History  (1-3) Art Historical Studies offered in conjunction with special activities such as seminars, conferences, field work, or travel. Repeatable 3 times with different topics for a total of 6 credit hours. Prereq: Consent of Instructor

ARTH 490 Special Problems in Art History (3) An intensive study of some selected problems, areas, and movements in the field of the visual arts. Repeatable with change in course content. Prereq: HUM 221 and HUM 222 or consent of instructor. F, Sp

ARTH 590 Special Problems in Art History (3) An intensive study of some selected problems, areas, and movements in the field of the visual arts. Specific topics will vary from semester to semester and will be announced in the schedule of course offerings. Repeatable with change in course content. Prereq: 12 hours of undergraduate work in art history or consent of instructor.

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