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Spring 2013 Semester
Apr 17, 2014
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ARTS 1990 - Elective
Offers elective credit for courses taken at other academic institutions. Prereq. Permission of instructor.
1.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Off-campus instruction

Art and Design Department

Course Attributes:
Do not publish in schedule, UG Col of Arts, Media & Design

ARTS 2330 - Sculpture Basics
Offers a studio course with an in-depth exploration into the process of creating sculpture. Builds on the introductory experience of ARTF 1124, with more advanced 3D concepts, materials, tools, and techniques. Emphasizes personal exploration, concept development, and creative innovation. Exposes students to sculpture through lectures, demonstrations, critiques, and hands-on assignments. Prereq. (a) ARTF 1124 or permission of instructor and (b) sophomore standing or above.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio

Art and Design Department

Course Attributes:
UG Col of Arts, Media & Design

ARTS 2340 - Painting Basics
Presents an introductory studio course in the fundamental techniques of painting. Formal problems in the study of color, light, space systems, form, and composition establish the foundation for more individual creative expression. Uses critiques and slide lectures as needed.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio

Art and Design Department

Course Attributes:
UG Col of Arts, Media & Design, Ryder Hall Access

ARTS 2341 - Figure Drawing
Focuses on developing the student’s awareness of the structure of the figure as well as the emotive qualities of “figuration.” Students draw from a model in each class. They also develop drawings based on the political and social concerns of contemporary culture and the role of gender as seen through “image.” Prereq. Permission of instructor.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio

Art and Design Department

Course Attributes:
UG Col of Arts, Media & Design, Ryder Hall Access

ARTS 2990 - Elective
Offers elective credit for courses taken at other academic institutions. Prereq. Permission of instructor.
1.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Off-campus instruction

Art and Design Department

Course Attributes:
Do not publish in schedule, UG Col of Arts, Media & Design

ARTS 3449 - Drawing in Mixed Media
Offers an upper-level course designed for students who want to explore the ever-changing discipline of drawing, which has now become a medium that stands on its own. Explores a range of media for generating drawings, including traditional techniques and computer-based media. Emphasizes open-ended application and interpretation of drawing as a medium. Requires students to attend lectures and exhibitions and keep a journal. Prereq. Art and digital art majors only.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art and Design Department

Course Attributes:
UG Col of Arts, Media & Design

ARTS 3990 - Elective
Offers elective credit for courses taken at other academic institutions. Prereq. Permission of instructor.
1.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Off-campus instruction

Art and Design Department

Course Attributes:
Do not publish in schedule, UG Col of Arts, Media & Design

ARTS 4540 - Contemporary Directions in Art
Draws on a range of theoretical and critical texts that address current issues and methodologies in art. Offers students an opportunity to complete writing assignments and to visit local artist studios, galleries, and museums. Writing and discussions are designed to lead to identification of a focus for ARTS 4541. Prereq. (a) ENGL 1111 or ENGL 1102 and (b) senior standing; art majors only.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art and Design Department

Course Attributes:
NU Core Writing Intsv in Majr, UG Col of Arts, Media & Design, Ryder Hall Access

ARTS 4541 - Interarts
Introduces nontraditional art concepts in an intensive studio course. Includes categories of performance art, installation art, electronic art, multimedia, and kinetic art. Using their own frames of reference and experience, students contribute to a collaborative project and are responsible for keeping a journal that helps them formulate their ideas. Students reflect upon their co-op, internships, and other art-related experiences in a written essay that accompanies their final product. Fulfills the Arts and Sciences experiential education requirement. Prereq. ARTS 4540 and junior or senior standing; art majors only.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Studio

Art and Design Department

Course Attributes:
NU Core Capstone, NU Core Experiential Learning, NU Core Writing Intsv in Majr, UG Col of Arts, Media & Design

ARTS 4990 - Elective
Offers elective credit for courses taken at other academic institutions. Prereq. Permission of instructor.
1.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Off-campus instruction

Art and Design Department

Course Attributes:
Do not publish in schedule, UG Col of Arts, Media & Design

ARTS 4992 - Directed Study
Offers independent work under the direction of members of the department on a chosen topic. Course content depends on instructor. Prereq. Permission of instructor; Art + Design majors only.
1.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Individual Instruction

Art and Design Department

Course Attributes:
Do not publish in schedule, UG Col of Arts, Media & Design

ARTS 4997 - Thesis
Focuses on the production of a twenty- to thirty-page thesis. Students do individual research under the direction of a faculty member on art-historical topics appropriate to their personal and professional interests. Conceived for art majors who are completing the Bachelor of Arts degree and whose primary interest is in art history. Fulfills the Arts and Sciences experiential education requirement for art/art history. Prereq. ARTH 1110, ARTH 1111, and permission of advisor; art majors only.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Individual Instruction

Art and Design Department

Course Attributes:
UG Col of Arts, Media & Design


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