Art (AR)

AR 1301. Drawing I. 3 Semester Hours.

Designed to develop the student’s understanding of basic skills in drawing through a variety of approaches including: sighting, contour line, gesture drawing, additive/subtractive process, compositional studies, value studies, hatching and grid techniques using a variety of drawing materials to include: pencils, marker link, charcoal, and mix media.

AR 1302. Drawing II. 3 Semester Hours.

Continuation of Drawing I. Further investigation of drawing as a developmental process in perceptual and conceptual skills.

AR 1311. Design fundamentals. 3 Semester Hours.

Introduction to the elements and principles of art using line, color, form, texture, and shape with em phasis in two-dimensional design.

AR 1312. Color Theory. 3 Semester Hours.

This course will introduce the student to color as a descriptive and expressive element of art, focusing on color perception and practical application.

AR 2301. 3-D Design. 3 Semester Hours.

An introduction to sculptural form: fundamentals of art with emphasis in three dimensional problems including the use of paper, clay, plaster, metal, and wood.

AR 2321. Painting I. 3 Semester Hours.

Techniques, fundamental color theories, and composition. Principal medium is oil or acrylic. Recommended prerequisite: AR 1301 (Drawing I) or AR 1311 (Design Fundamentals).

AR 2361. History of Art: Ancient through Medieval. 3 Semester Hours.

Principal periods in the history of Western art from the paleolithic period to the Gothic.

AR 2362. History of Art: Renaissance to Present. 3 Semester Hours.

Principal periods in the history of Western art from the Renaissance to the present.

AR 3331. Sculpture. 3 Semester Hours.

Structural form using options in clay techniques.

AR 3341. Art Problems. 3 Semester Hours.

Allows option of working in media of student's choice and encourages exploration of individual expression. Prerequisite: 9 hours of art and approval of faculty.

AR 3351. Printmaking. 3 Semester Hours.

Exploration and application of basic techniques of printmaking, which includes processes in pro ducing multiples of the original image.

AR 3381. History of Art Applied. 3 Semester Hours.

This course is a survey of painting, sculpture, architecture and other arts from prehistoric times to the modern world. Students will be introduced to the essential elements of visual art and to experiences in creative two and three dimensional media for children.

AR 3392. Photography. 3 Semester Hours.

The photography course provides an overview of tools and techniques in relations to the history of photography. As the student studies each era in the advances in the art, they will be experiencing what it would be like to be of the first inventors. The course will start by working with primitive photography and eventually move into the possibilities of digital imaging.

AR 4191. Special Topics in Art. 1 Semester Hour.

Independent study or seminar, arranged with staff. Consent of departmental faculty required. May be repeated for up to six hours of credit.

AR 4291. Special Topics in Art. 2 Semester Hours.

Independent study or seminar, arranged with staff. Consent of departmental faculty required. May be repeated for up to six hours of credit.

AR 4322. Painting II. 3 Semester Hours.

Composition, surface quality emphasis, and experimentation in acrylic or oil medium. AR 2321.

AR 4391. Special Topics in Art. 3 Semester Hours.

Independent study or seminar, arranged with staff. Consent of departmental faculty required. May be repeated for up to six hours of credit.

AR 4691. Special Topics in Art. 6 Semester Hours.

Independent study or seminar, arranged with staff. Consent of departmental faculty required. May be repeated for up to six hours of credit.