Graduate Bulletin

COURSES IN STUDIO ART

Art 505A,B Advanced Drawing (3,3)

Directed projects in advanced drawing dealing primarily with the figure. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and department chair.

Art 506 Workshop in Advanced Drawing and Criticism (3)

Special problems in drawing and drawing criticism in workshop atmosphere. Emphasis on individual drawing problems and methods of criticism. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Art 520A,B Sculpture III (3,3)

Graduate-level course in sculpture. Prerequisite: Art 420A,B.

Art 525A,B Projects in Sculpture (3,3)

Development of projects in sculpture as arranged between student and instructor. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and department chair.

Art 526 (Thr 526) Studio Work in Electronic Music and Media (3)

This course will provide students with basic studio techniques for field recording, digital audio editing, signal processing, and composition. Projects will reflect a variety of aesthetic approaches and disciplines from the experimental tradition in Electronic Music to sound art, multimedia applications, and related fields. Prerequisites: Mus 325 or equivalent and/or permission of instructor.

Art 527 (Thr 527) Seminar in Electronic Music and Media (3)

This course is an advanced seminar in sound design, audio art, electronic musical composition and related fields, with an emphasis on evaluation and discussion of creative studio work produced by students. A continuation of studies initiated in Mus 426/Art 426/Art 526 with a focus on advanced techniques and aesthetics. Prerequisite: Art 526.

Art 528 (Thr 528) Sound Design and Multimedia (3)

Theory and techniques of how sound and music are composed for use in multi-media fields, including Theatre, the World Wide Web, installation art, CD-ROM and video. Students will work on original projects in their respective disciplines. The focus of this course will vary. Prerequisites: Mus 325, 426 and/or permission of instructor.

Art 530A,B Painting III (3,3)

Graduate-level course in painting. Prerequisite: Art 420A,B.

Art 531A,B Projects in Painting (3,3)

Creative studies for the advanced student to be reviewed in individual conferences. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and department chair.

Art 532 Painting Workshop (3)

Investigation of painting techniques - oil, acrylic, waterbased medias - through actual work in these techniques. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Art 540A,B Graphics III (3,3)

Advanced studio course with emphasis on the techniques of lithography and etching. Prerequisite: Art 420A,B.

Art 542 Advanced Workshop in Lithography (3)

Special problems in plate lithography. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Art 544A Graduate Photography Workshop (3-4)

Master workshop in advanced photographic processes and techniques. Art 544A must be taken before 544B. Prerequisite: Previous experience in photography and consent of instructor.

Art 544B Graduate Photography Workshop (3-4)

Master workshop in advanced photographic processes and techniques. Prerequisite: Art 544A and consent of instructor.

Art 545A,B Projects in Graphics (3,3)

Creative studies for the advanced student to be reviewed in individual conferences. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and department chair.

Art 546 Nonsilver Photography Workshop (3)

Designed for those already familiar with the methods of applying light- sensitive emulsions to various materials. The graduate student will be involved in advanced approaches to nonsilver photography. The work produced must show mastery of advanced techniques and meet appropriate aesthetic standards. Work and progress is reviewed in individual conferences.

Art 547 Phototechniques for Printmakers (3)

Designed for those already possessing knowledge of advanced etching and lithographic printing techniques. The printmaker will learn to expose and process film and apply the resultant image to an etching and/or lithographic plate. Progress is reviewed in individual conferences. Students will undertake multiple-plate printmaking techniques. Limited to six printmakers. Prerequisite: Knowledge of etching and hand lithography techniques.

Art 550 Advanced Digital Media (3)

An exploration of some of the more sophisticated concepts, processes, and software involved in digital art. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor and department chair.

Art 551A,B Projects in Combined Media (3,3)

Development of projects in Combined Media as arranged between student and instructor. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and department chair.

Art 555 Graduate Combined Media Studio Seminar (3)

Intensive group critique forum bringing together students working in any area in the Department of Art MFA program, moderated by the instructor. Frequent, informal discussions of critical texts and the work of contemporary artists also occur in a focused effort to further develop one’s artistic vocabulary. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor and department chair.

Art 605A,B Drawing and Composition (1-6,1-6)

Drawing problems based on the student's individual aesthetic direction using varied traditional and experimental techniques. total of 8 credits is required of all M.F.A. students. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and department chair.

Art 620A,B Graduate Sculpture (1-6,1-6)

Advanced sculpture and group criticism. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and department chair.

Art 625A,B Advanced Projects in Sculpture (1-6,1-6)

Creative studies for the M.F.A. degree candidate whose work and progress are reviewed in individual conferences. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and department chair.

Art 630A,B Graduate Painting (1-6,1-6)

Advanced painting seminars. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and department chair.

Art 631A,B Advanced Projects in Painting (1-6,1-6)

Creative studies for the M.F.A. degree candidate whose work and progress are reviewed in individual conferences.

Art 640A,B Graphics (1-6,1-6)

Advanced graphic seminars. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor and department chair.

Art 641A,B Advanced Project in Graphics (1-6,1-6)

Creative studies for the M.F.A. degree candidate whose work and progress are reviewed in individual conferences.

Art 642A,B Graduate Intaglio (1-6, 1-6)

Concentrated program developed with the student and graduate faculty in intaglio printing. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and department chair.

Art 644A,B Graduate Photography (1-6, 1-6)

Focus on a single direction in photography. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and department chair.

Art 645 Departmental Seminar (3)

Evaluation of the individual student's work, preparation to meet the requirement of participation in a thesis exhibition. Prerequisites: Consent of department chair, instructor, and faculty committee.

Art 650 Art Criticism Seminar (3)

Seminar taught by art staff with guest artists and critics. Analysis of attitudes in criticism of the visual arts focusing on general criticism, past or present, with special emphasis on the development of the student's own critical analysis of the fine arts. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and department chair.

Art 651A,B Graduate Combined Media Workshop (1-6, 1-6)

Creative studies for the advanced student to be reviewed in individual conferences. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor and department chair.

Art 652A,B Graduate Video (1-6, 1-6)

Special problems relating to creative techniques in Video Art. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Art 697 Independent Study (1-4)

Studio project in a selected art area. Repeatable with approval of department. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and department chair.

Art 699 Master's Thesis in Studio Art (4)

Open only to M.A. candidates. Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of 15 semester hours of graduate work in studio art and permission of department.

Art 700 Departmental Seminar (4)

Examination of their past and current art work by students, focusing on the development of images and themes; and related historical and contemporary influence. Slide presentations, participation in discussions, and writing of a paper on their work. Prerequisites: Enrollment in MFA program and permission of graduate advisor.

Art 705A,B Concentration in Drawing (1-6, 1-6)

Focuses on a single direction in drawing. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and department chair.

Art 706A,B Workshop in Drawing (1-6, 1-6)

Special projects in drawing. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and department chair.

Art 720A,B Workshop in Sculpture (1-6, 1-6)

Special projects in sculpture. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and department chair.

Art 730A,B Workshop in Painting (1-6, 1-6)

Special problems in painting. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and department chair.

Art 741A,B Workshop in Intaglio (1-6, 1-6)

Special problems in intaglio. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and department chair.

Art 742A,B Workshop in Litho-graphy (1-6, 1-6)

Special problems in lithography. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and department chair.

Art 744A,B Concentration in Photography (1-6, 1-6)

Special problems in photographic techniques. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and department chair.

Art 745 Exhibition Thesis Project (4)

Exhibiting work completed for the M.F.A. program. All facets of a professional exhibit are involved. Graduate departmental orals are included in this course. Required of all M.F.A. students. Prerequisites: Consent of committee and department chair.

Art 751A,B Concentration in Combined Media (1-6, 1-6)

Special projects in Combined Media. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and department chair.

Art 752A,B Workshop in Video (1-6, 1-6)

Studio projects in video for the advanced student to be reviewed in individual conferences. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Art 780 Topics in Painting (1-6)

Projects in painting not dealt with in the regular curriculum. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and department chair.

Art 781 Topics in Sculpture (1-6)

Projects in sculpture not dealt with in regular curriculum. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and department chair.

Art 782 Topics in Drawing (1-6)

Projects in drawing not dealt with in the regular curriculum. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and department chair.

Art 783 Topics in Lithography (1-6)

Projects in lithography not dealt with in the regular curriculum. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and department chair.

Art 784 Topics in Intaglio (1-6)

Projects in intaglio not dealt with in the regular curriculum. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and department chair.

Art 785 Topics in Photography (1-6)

Projects in photography not dealt with in the regular curriculum. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and department chair.

Art 786 Topics in Special Techniques (1-6)

Projects in techniques not dealt with in the regular curriculum. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and department chair.

Art 797 Independent Study (1-6)

Independent study in selected art areas. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and department chair.