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1100C
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Crafts Design I

$72.00 lab fee Development of basic techniques using a wide range of materials, such as metals, fibers, fiber dye, enamels, and stained glass. Emphasis is placed on creative use of the techniques.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 4

1101C
ART

Crafts Design II

$72.00 lab fee Prerequisite: ART1100C. Enhanced development of the materials explored in ART1100C. Emphasis is placed on the creative use of the techniques.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 4

1201C
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Design I

$79.00 lab fee Design I is a studio course that introduces the student to the fundamental elements of design and aesthetics. Through a series of projects, ranging from simple design exercises to more complex and involved assignments students will develop an understanding of elements and principles of design. Emphasis will also be placed on the conceptual aspects of design. The student will learn strategies that will allow him to take an idea driven approach to the process of design and art making.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 4

1203C
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Design II

$71.00 lab fee Prerequisite: ART1201C or consent of instructor. Design II is a studio course that introduces the student to the fundamental elements of design as found in three-dimensional composition. Through a series of projects, ranging from simple design exercises to more complex and involved assignments students will develop an understanding of elements and principles of 3D design. Students will employ a variety of media to investigate the visual dynamics of form, mass, volume, space, shape, color, light, texture, composition, and structure.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 4

1300C
ART

Drawing I

$74.00 lab fee Basic problems in freehand drawing designed to develop skill and understanding of visual communication through the use of line.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 4

1301C
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Drawing II

$63.00 lab fee Prerequisite: ART1300C or consent of instructor. A continuation of basic problems in freehand drawing designed to develop skill and understanding. This course is designed to challenge the student with more advanced drawing projects which foster creativity, disciplined skill, and experimental approaches.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 4

1301H
ART

Honors Drawing II

$63.00 lab fee Prerequisite: ART1300C or consent of instructor. A continuation of basic problems in freehand drawing designed to develop skill and understanding. This course is designed to challenge the student with more advanced drawing projects which foster creativity, disciplined skill, and experimental approaches.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 4

1430C
ART

Silkscreen Printing

$56.00 lab fee An introduction to the basic techniques of silkscreen/serigraph printing. Students will learn the proper use of materials and equipment unique to the printmaking studio and become familiar with the basic vocabulary and techniques of making and printing silkscreen limited edition prints. Silkscreen printing requires substantial time devoted to the completion of class projects, both in and outside of scheduled class time.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 4

1500C
ART

Painting I

$87.00 lab fee Introduction to and involvement with painting media. Emphasis is placed on developing compositions which foster an understanding of some of the materials, skills, and directions possible in painting. Basic techniques and historical relationships will be related to in a format which also attempts to foster painting as a medium of expression.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 4

1500H
ART

Honors Painting I

$87.00 lab fee Introduction to and involvement with painting media. Emphasis is placed on developing compositions which foster an understanding of some of the materials, skills, and directions possible in painting. Basic techniques and historical relationships will be related to in a format which also attempts to foster painting as a medium of expression.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 4

1501C
ART

Painting II

$87.00 lab fee Prerequisite: ART1500C or consent of instructor. Continuation of painting skill development, emphasizing composition and theme involvement.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 4

1750C
ART

Ceramics I

$79.00 lab fee Basic concepts of ceramic design. Experience in process of forming, decorating, glazing, and firing pottery.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 4

1751C
ART

Ceramics II

$79.00 lab fee Prerequisite: ART1750C. A continuation of skill development in ceramic production. Emphasis in a wheel throwing, hand building, preparation, and firing of pottery and kiln loading. Individual projects are developed.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 4

2771C
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Applied Ceramics

$79.00 lab fee Prerequisite: ART1751C or consent of instructor. The purpose of this class is to prepare students for self-directed studio work. Students will investigate choices in materials to express a personal concept, and work developing technical skills. This class is intended to build on basic information from prior ceramics classes.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 4.02

2949
ART

COOP/Work Experience/Art

1-3 crs. Cooperative Education courses may be taken toward completion of most of the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree programs. A maximum of six credit hours may be used in meeting the A.A. degree requirements. Prerequisite: Minimum of 2.0 GPA, meet with the co-op coordinator, and availability of co-op work experience slot. Supervised, practical work experience that seeks to combine theories and apply practical skills to projects in the student's major field of study. Requirements include online weekly, mid-term, and end-of-term reflection assignments.

Credit hours: 1
Other hours: 1

2955
ART

Portfolio and Resume Development

This course is designed to facilitate a smooth transition from a two-year school to a university. The course will assist students in assembling a portfolio of work, writing an artist statement, and composing a resume. Also discussed is how to fill out applications for college admissions. This information can be used in relating to college admissions offices, prospective employers, or juried competitions.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

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