2004-2005 UAF Catalog  

Degrees and Program Index


Art

ART 100 3 Credits
Art Exploration

Exposure to design, printmaking, weaving and sculpture. Individual studio projects, lectures and field trips introduce areas for further study. (3  + 0) Offered As Demand Warrants


ART 101 3 Credits
Introduction to Ceramics

Making and firing clay objects. Study of clay methods, forming decorations, glazing and firing. For beginning students only. (3 + 0) Offered As Demand Warrants


ART 104 1–3 Credits
Introduction to Drawing

Still life, portrait, interior and landscape compositions using basic drawing materials. Emphasizes self-expression by developing spontaneous artistic ideas into a more focused style. For the student with little or no training in drawing to explore his or her drawing abilities. Offered As Demand Warrants


ART 105 3 Credits
Beginning Drawing (h)

Basic elements in drawing. Emphasis on a variety of techniques and media. (1  + 4) Offered Fall, Spring


ART 113 1–3 Credits
Introduction to Painting

Investigation of basic materials, various media and techniques available for painting. (1  + 2) Offered As Demand Warrants


ART 122 1–3 Credits
Introduction to Stained Glass (h)

Fundamental skills to construct stained glass pieces. Basics of glass cutting, leading and soldering. Each student completes a square foot window, a large group project and a sun catcher. (2 + 4) Offered As Demand Warrants


ART 125 1 Credit
Aleut Basketry Practicum (h)

Introduction to techniques of Aleut basketry, including design elements and Attu, Atka, and Unalaska style lids and knobs. Historical and artistic overview of the art form. Offered at Aleutian/Regional Center only. (0 + 3) Offered As Demand Warrants


ART 127 3 Credits
Introduction to Weaving (h)

Fundamentals of weaving taught through basic techniques and processes for four shaft loom woven structures. Includes loom terminology and function, warping and threading, basic pattern drafting and designing, color and texture. Introduces tapestry techniques. (1  + 4) Offered Fall, Spring


ART 161 3 Credits
Two-Dimensional Design (h)

Fundamentals of pictorial form; principles of composition, organization and structure. (1  + 4) Offered Fall, Spring


ART 162 3 Credits
Color and Design (h)

Fundamentals of color principles and interactions. Emphasis on two dimensions. (1  + 4) Offered Fall, Spring


ART 163 3 Credits
Three-Dimensional Design (h)

Three-dimensional design provides an introduction to fundamental concepts and organization of three-dimensional forms, which include but are not limited to the applied arts and industrial design. Various materials such as clay, glass, metal and wood will be utilized. Materials fee: $75. (1 + 4) Offered Fall, Spring


ART 200X 3 Credits
Aesthetic Appreciation: Interrelation of Art, Drama and Music (h)

(Cross-listed with MUS 200X and THR 200X)
Understanding and appreciation of art, drama and music through an exploration of their relationship. Topics include the creative process, structure, cultural application and diversity, the role of the artist in society, and popular movements and trends. Also available via Independent Learning. (Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or permission instructor.) (3 + 0) Offered Fall, Spring


ART 201 3 Credits
Beginning Ceramics (h)

Foundation experience with clay. Overview of the medium of ceramics and its possibilities. Materials fee: $75.00. (Prerequisites: ART 105 and ART 161 or 162 or 163, or permission of instructor.) (1 + 4) Offered Fall, Spring


ART 205 3 Credits
Intermediate Drawing (h)

Exploration of pictorial composition and creative interpretation of subjects. (Prerequisite: ART 105.) (1 + 4) Offered Fall, Spring


ART 207 3 Credits
Beginning Printmaking (h)

Concepts and techniques of printmaking. Subject areas taken from relief, intaglio, serigraphy, lithography. Materials fee: $75.00. (Prerequisites: ART 105 and ART 161 or 162 or 163, or permission of instructor.) (1 + 4) Offered Fall, Spring


ART 209 3 Credits
Beginning Metalsmithing and Jewelry (h)

Basic techniques of fine metalsmithing and jewelry. Materials fee: $75.00. (Prerequisites: ART 105 and ART 161 or 162 or 163, or permission of instructor.) (1  + 4) Offered Fall, Spring


ART 211 3 Credits
Beginning Sculpture (h)

Basic sculpture techniques and principles. Materials fee: $125.00. (Prerequisites: ART 105 and ART 161 or 162 or 163, or permission of instructor.) (1  + 4) Offered Fall, Spring


ART 213 3 Credits
Beginning Painting (Acrylic or Oil) (h)

Basic materials and techniques in either medium. Pictorial principles and organization of paintings. (Prerequisites: ART 105 and ART 161 or 162 or 163, or permission of instructor.) (1 + 4) Offered Fall, Spring


ART 223 3 Credits
Watercolor Painting (h)

Painting in various transparent and opaque media (watercolor, tempra, polymer, casein). Emphasis on techniques and subjects. (Prerequisites: ART 105 and ART 161 or 162 or 163, or permission of instructor.) (1 + 4) Offered As Demand Warrants


ART 227 3 Credits
Woven Fabric Design (h)

Continuation of ART 127. Exploration of color and texture in loom structures. Includes basic fiber technology and color theory. Topics vary each semester and include blocks, units, laces, twills and R.A.G.S. recycle. Course may be repeated for credit when topic changes. (Prerequisites: ART 127.) (1 + 4) Offered Fall, Spring


ART 247 3 Credits
Introduction to Theatrical Design (h)

(Cross-listed with THR 247)
Introduction to all the design elements used in the theatre. Analysis of line, texture, color and how they relate to designing for the theatre including costumes, scenery and lighting. (3  + 0) Offered Fall


ART 261 3 Credits
ART 262 3 Credits
History of World Art (h)

Origins of art and its development from the beginning through contemporary painting, sculpture and architecture. ART 261-262 may be taken in reverse order; however, course content is presented in a chronological sequence beginning with fall semester. (Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.) (3 + 0) Offered Spring


ART 268 3 Credits
Beginning Native Art Studio (h)

(Cross-listed with ANS 268)
Understanding and applying the traditional designs and technologies of Native art. (Prerequisite: ART 105 or permission of instructor.) (1 + 4) Offered Fall, Spring


ART 301 3 Credits
Intermediate Ceramics (h)

Continuation of beginning ceramics. Emphasis on developing proficiency in ceramic studio practices and processes. Materials fee: $75.00. (Prerequisite: ART 201 or permission of instructor.) (1  + 4) Offered Fall, Spring


ART 305 3 Credits
Advanced Drawing (h)

Development and refinement of individual problems in drawing. Can be repeated for credit with permission of instructor. (Prerequisite: ART 205 or permission of instructor.) (1  + 4) Offered Spring


ART 307 3 Credits
Intermediate Printmaking (h)

Continuation of ART 207 with emphasis on refinement of technique and color printing. Materials fee: $75.00. (Prerequisite: ART 207 or permission of instructor.) (1  + 4) Offered Fall, Spring


ART 309 3 Credits
Intermediate Metalsmithing and Jewelry (h)

Further investigation of material processes and techniques; some emphasis on design. Materials fee: $75.00. (Prerequisite: ART 209 or permission of instructor.) (1  + 4) Offered Fall, Spring


ART 311 3 Credits
Intermediate Sculpture (h)

Exploration in materials and concepts of sculpture. Emphasis on personal creativity and skill development. Materials fee: $125.00. (Prerequisite: ART 211 or permission of instructor.) (1  + 4) Offered Fall, Spring


ART 313O 3 Credits
Intermediate Painting (h)

Continued development of expressive skills in painting in any media. Emphasis on pictorial and conceptual problems. (Prerequisites: ART 213; and COMM 131X or 141X.) (1  + 4) Offered Fall, Spring


ART 324 3 Credits
Watercolor Painting and Composition (h)

Development of individual approach to watercolor media. Can be repeated for credit with permission of instructor. (Prerequisite: ART 223. Next offered: 2005-06.) (1  + 4) Offered Every Third Spring


ART 347 3 Credits
Lighting Design (h)

(Cross-listed with JRN 347 and THR 347)
Principles and techniques of theatrical lighting design. The student will conduct practical experiments and design projects applying the experience gained from the experiments. Student will spend approximately $40 for materials for this class. (Prerequisite: THR 343 or permission of instructor. May be taken concurrently with THR 343. Next offered: 2004-05.) (3 + 0) Offered Alternate Fall


ART 360 3 Credits
Indigenous Art and Culture (h)

(Cross-listed with ANTH 360)
Overview of the aesthetic expressions of the cultures of Africa, Oceania and Native North America. Cultural and social factors will be studied through the visual art from these areas. (3 + 0) Offered As Demand Warrants


ART 363W 3 Credits
History of Modern Art (h)

Development of modern art forms and theories in the visual arts from the late 19th century to the present. Concentration on the artistic pluralism of 20th century art forms: Cubism, Futurism, Surrealism, Expressionism, Constructivism, Nonobjective Art, Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, Realism and many other "isms.” (Prerequisites: ART 262, ENGL 111X, ENGL 211 or ENGL 213X or permission of instructor. Next offered: 2004-05.) (3  + 0) Offered Alternate Spring


ART 364W 3 Credits
Italian Renaissance Art (h)

Development of the Renaissance from early Florentine to the High Renaissance of Venice. Study of art by Massacio, Michelangelo, DaVinci, Titian, etc. (Prerequisites: ART 261, ENGL 111X, ENGL 211 or ENGL 213X orpermission of instructor. Next offered: 2005-06.) (3  + 0) Offered Alternate Spring


ART 365 3 Credits
Native Art of Alaska (h)

(Cross-listed with ANS 365 and ANTH 365)
Art forms of the Eskimo, Indian and Aleut from prehistory to the present. Changes in forms through the centuries. (Prerequisite: Advanced standing or permission of instructor.) (3  + 0) Offered Fall


ART 366 3 Credits
Northwest Coast Indian Art (h)

(Cross-listed with ANS 366 and ANTH 366)
Arts of the Northwest Coast Indians and the place of art in their culture. (3 + 0) Offered As Demand Warrants


ART 367 3 Credits
Eskimo Art (h)

(Cross-listed with ANS 367 and ANTH 367)
Eskimo art from Alaska, Canada and Siberia beginning with the earliest known pieces to the beginning of the 20th century. (Next offered: 2005-06.) (3  + 0) Offered Alternate Spring


ART 368 3 Credits
Intermediate Native Art Studio (h)

(Cross-listed with ANS 368)
Understanding and applying advanced traditional designs and technologies of Native art. (Prerequisite: ART 268 or permission of instructor.) (1 + 4) Offered Fall, Spring


ART 371O 3 Credits
Digital Photography and Pixel Painting

(Cross-listed with JRN 371O)
An introduction to the world of digital imaging with applications in fine and commercial art. It is expected that students will become competent at creating real-looking images of impossible subjects as well as detecting their creation by others. The varied ethical issues engendered by this expertise will be addressed in depth. Students will be required to gain proficiency in visual design for electronic and print publication. Materials fee: $75.00. (Prerequisites: COMM 131X or 141X; Macintosh OS or Windows OS experience with graphic applications; and one college level studio art course.) (1 + 4) Offered Fall, Spring


ART 401 3 Credits
Advanced Ceramics (h)

Emphasis on developing an aesthetically perceptive and technically proficient ceramic artist. Individual and group projects include kiln firings. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor. Materials fee: $75.00. (Prerequisite: ART 301 or permission of instructor.) (1 + 4) Offered Fall, Spring


ART 402 3 Credits
Anthropology of Art (s)

(Stacked with ANTH 602 and cross-listed with ANTH 402)
Anthropological study of art in cross-cultural perspective. Social context of art production and use, cross-cultural variations in definition of an artist’s role. (Prerequisites: Senior standing or permission of instructor.) (3  + 0) Offered As Demand Warrants


ART 407O 3 Credits
Advanced Printmaking (h)

Individual development of technical and creative processes. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor. Materials fee: $75.00. (Prerequisites: ART 213; and COMM 131X or 141X.) (1 + 4) Offered Fall, Spring


ART 409 3 Credits
Advanced Metalsmithing and Jewelry (h)

Materials and processes; introduction to holloware skills and forging. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor. Materials fee: $75.00. (Prerequisite: ART 309 or permission of instructor.) (1 + 4) Offered Fall, Spring


ART 411 3 Credits
Advanced Sculpture (h)

Principles, practices and concepts of sculpture. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor. Materials fee: $125. (Prerequisite: ART 311 or permission of instructor.) (1  + 4) Offered Fall, Spring


ART 413O 3 Credits
Advanced Painting (h)

Individual experimentation and technical/conceptual development in painting. Can be repeated for credit with permission of instructor. (Prerequisites: ART 313; and COMM 131X or 141X.) (1 + 4) Offered Fall, Spring


ART 417 3 Credits
Lithography (h)

An exploration of stone and metal plate lithography. Materials fee: $75.00. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor. (Prerequisite: ART 105, 207, or permission of instructor. Next offered: 2005–06.) (1  + 4) Offered Every Third Spring


ART 419 3 Credits
Life Drawing (h)

Drawing from life; study of artistic anatomy. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor. (Prerequisite: ART 305 or permission of instructor.) (1  + 4) Offered Fall, Spring


ART 424O 3 Credits
Field Artists of the North (h)

(Stacked with ART 624 and NORS 624)
Study of field artists and their work, from the explorer artists of yesteryear to today’s field artists using a variety of traditional and contemporary media in their creations. Students will conceive and conduct their own study projects, producing a body of work that will demonstrate the principles and practice of a field artist. (Prerequisites: ART 105 and a studio art course (ART 161, 162, 163, 205, 211, 213) or JRN 203; and COMM 131X or 141X.) (3  + 0) Offered As Demand Warrants


ART 427 3 Credits
Relief (h)

Woodcut and monotype with emphasis on color. Materials fee: $75.00. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor. (Prerequisites: ART 105, 207 and 213; or permission of instructor. Next offered: 2005-06.) (1  + 4) Offered Every Third Fall


ART 437 3 Credits
Intaglio (h)

Intaglio printmaking with emphasis on experimentation and color photo intaglio printing. Materials fee: $75.00. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor. (Prerequisites: ART 105, 162, 207, or permission of instructor. Next offered: 2005–06.) (1 + 4) Offered Every Third Fall


ART 441 3 Credits
Lost Wax Casting (h)

Design and execution of jewelry and other small metal objects by lost wax casting. Materials fee: $75.00. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor. (Prerequisite: ART 409 or permission of instructor. Next offered: 2005-06.) (1 + 4) Offered Every Third Spring


ART 442 3 Credits
Nonferrous Forging (h)

Design and execution of hammer forged nonferrous metal objects. Materials fee: $75.00. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor. (Prerequisite: ART 409 or permission of instructor. Next offered: 2005-06.) (1 + 4) Offered Every Third Spring


ART 443 3 Credits
Holloware (h)

Design and construction of holloware by raising, sinking and fabrication. Materials fee: $75.00. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor. (Prerequisite: ART 409 or permission of instructor. Next offered: 2005-06.) (1 + 4) Offered Every Third Spring


ART 447 3 Credits
Silkscreen (h)

Silkscreen printing with photo process. Materials fee: $75.00. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor. (Prerequisites: ART 105, 162, 207, or permission of instructor.) (1 + 4) Offered As Demand Warrants


ART 450 3 Credits
Raku Pottery (h)

Raku clay bodies, glazes and decorations. Kiln building. Materials fee: $75.00. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor. (Prerequisite: ART 201 or permission of instructor.) (1 + 4) Offered As Demand Warrants


ART 451 3 Credits
Earthenware (h)

Earthenware clay bodies, glazes, decorations and firing techniques. Materials fee: $75.00. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor. (Prerequisite: ART 201 or permission of instructor.) (1 + 4) Offered As Demand Warrants


ART 452 3 Credits
Porcelain (h)

Porcelain clay bodies, glazes, decorations and firing techniques. Materials fee: $75.00. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor. (Prerequisite: ART 201 or permission of instructor.) (1 + 4) Offered As Demand Warrants


ART 453 3 Credits
Kiln Design and Construction (h)

Kiln design and construction including building and firing a kiln. Materials fee: $75.00. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor. (Prerequisite: ART 201 or permission of instructor.) (1 + 4) Offered As Demand Warrants


ART 454 3 Credits
Vapor Glazing (h)

Clays, glazes, decorative techniques and kilns used in "salt glazing” (i.e. vapor glazing). Materials fee: $75.00. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor. (Prerequisite: ART 201 and permission of instructor. Next offered: 2005-06.) (1 + 4) Offered Every Third Fall


ART 457O 3 Credits
Papermaking (h)

Production of paper from rags and linters for use as an end in itself as well as a support for art. Two- and three-dimensional projects are required. Experimentation is encouraged. Materials fee: $75.00. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor. (Prerequisites: ART 105, 207, 163 or 211; COMM 131X or 141X; or permission of instructor.) (1 + 4) Offered As Demand Warrants


ART 463 3 Credits
Seminar in Art History (h)

(Stacked with ART 663)
A forum for discussion of a particular historical period or art historical idea. Topics vary each semester and will not be repeated during a two-year period. Topics include art since 1945, women in 20th century art, the American landscape tradition, etc. (Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.) (3 + 0) Offered Alternate Fall


ART 467 3 Credits
Photoprocess Printmaking (h)

Production of etchings, lithographs and silkscreen prints using photo mechanical processes. Elements of electrophotography and desktop publishing explored. Materials fee: $75.00. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor. (Prerequisites: ART 105, 262, 207 or permission of instructor.) (1 + 4) Offered Every Third Spring


ART 468 3 Credits
Advanced Native Art Studio (h)

(Cross-listed with ANS 468)
Advanced traditional designs and technologies of Native art. Use of contemporary materials to interpret traditional forms. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor. (Prerequisite: ART 368 or permission of instructor.) (1 + 4) Offered Fall, Spring


ART 469W 3 Credits
Architecture: Art, Design, Technology and Social Impact (h)

(Cross-listed with HUM 469W)
Concepts of environmental, urban and industrial design. Relationship of human and natural environment is stressed in this history of architecture with special attention given to contemporary conditions in urban areas and effects of industrialization and mechanization on human living and working spaces, artistic design and aesthetics. (Prerequisites: ART 261 and 262 or HUM 201; ENGL 111X, ENGL 211X or ENGL 213X; or permission of instructor. Next offered: 2004-05.) (3 + 0) Offered Alternate Fall


ART 471O 3 Credits
Two and Three Dimensional Computer Design

(Cross-listed with JRN 471O)
An introduction to the world of 2 and 3 dimensional computer design and typography with applications in fine and commercial art. It is expected that the students will become competent at creating 2 and 3 dimensional objects. Students will be required to gain proficiency in visual design for electronic and print publication. Animation of the various components of a 3-D model will be introduced. Materials fee: $75.00. (Prerequisites: COMM 131X or 141X; Macintosh OS or Windows OS experience with graphic applications; and one college level studio art course.) (1 + 4) Offered Spring


ART 472O 3 Credits
Visualization and Animation (h)

(Cross-listed with JRN 472O)
An introduction to visualization and animation with applications in fine and commercial art and science. Students will produce a series of three dimensional animation projects which will introduce them to the tools and concepts used by animation and visualization professionals. Materials fee: $75.00. (Prerequisites: ART 471 or equivalent; COMM 131X or 141X; and Unix experience. May be repeated for credit.) (1 + 4) Offered Spring


ART 473 3 Credits
Interactive Media Development for the Internet (h)

Development of interactive media for the Internet using Macromedia Flash, Java scripting and basic CGI scripting. Implementation of Flash driven sites, development of basic action scripts and forms, web animation and portfolio development. Advanced two-dimensional computer design. (Prerequisites: ART/JRN 371, ART/JRN 471 or permission of instructor. Recommended: Two-dimensional Design, Color and Design.) May be repeated twice for a total of 9 credit hours.) (3 + 0) Offered Fall


ART 474W 3 Credits
History of the Role of the Artist (h)

(Stacked with ART 673)
Survey of theory and practices of professional training and education of the artist in relationship to political, social and philosophical conditions. (Prerequisites: ENGL 111X, ENGL 211X or 213X or permission of instructor. Recommended: ART 261; ART 262. Next offered: 2005-06) (3 + 0) Offered Alternate Spring


ART 477 3 Credits
Monotypes and Monoprints (h)

Exploration and practice of creating singular, unique prints, which are not expected to be editioned. Contemporary and traditional techniques practiced with an emphasis on drawing, color and design in the finished print compositions. Materials fee: $75.00. (Prerequisite: ART 105. Recommended: ART 161 or 162; and ART 207.) (1 + 4) Offered As Demand Warrants


ART 484 3 Credits
Multimedia Theory and Practice (h)

(Stacked with ART 684 and JRN 684 and cross-listed with JRN 484)
Study of theory and techniques needed to produce multimedia with a special project for some university or community agency as the required final. Industry is still debating the definition of multimedia but for the purpose of this course we define it as computer based, user-driven products with audio, visual and text components and also video or film where appropriate. Materials fee: $75.00. (Prerequisites: Understanding of computer graphics [programs like Illustrator, Freehand, Etc.] plus some mastery of a specialty like writing, art, or television production.) (3 + 3) Offered Spring


ART 490 3 Credits
Current Problems

(Stacked with ART 690)
A seminar that provides a forum for discussion of those esthetic and professional problems confronted by artists. Topics are agreed upon by instructor and students, and students research and lead discussion on these topics. Topics may include: approaches to figuration of contemporary painting and sculpture, health hazards for the professional artist, portfolio development and access to galleries, making art far from major cultural centers, etc. (Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.) (3 + 0) Offered Alternate Fall


ART 499 1–3 Credits
Thesis Project

Directed work toward individual exhibition; completed outside regularly scheduled classes. Required for B.F.A. candidates. (Prerequisites: Senior standing.) Offered Fall, Spring


ART 601 1-6 Credits
Ceramics

Exploration of selected topics in ceramics with lectures, demonstrations, independent research and production of ceramics at a level commensurate with graduate standing. May be repeated for credit. Laboratory fee: $75.00. (Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of instructor.) Offered As Demand Warrants


ART 605 1-6 Credits
Drawing

Exploration of topic in general drawing with lectures, demonstrations, independent research and production of drawing at a level commensurate with graduate standing. May be repeated for credit. (Prerequisites: ART 305 or equivalent; and graduate standing.) Offered As Demand Warrants


ART 607 1-6 Credits
Printmaking

Exploration of selected topics in printmaking with lectures, demonstrations, independent research and production of printmaking at a level commensurate with graduate standing. May be repeated for credit. Laboratory fee: $75.00. (Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of instructor.) Offered As Demand Warrants


ART 609 1-6 Credits
Metalsmithing

Exploration of selected topics in metalcraft with lectures, demonstrations, independent research and production of metalcraft at a level commensurate with graduate standing. May be repeated for credit. Laboratory fee: $75.00. (Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of instructor.) Offered As Demand Warrants


ART 611 1-6 Credits
Sculpture
Exploration of selected topics in sculpture with lectures, demonstrations, independent research and production of sculpture at a level commensurate with graduate standing. May be repeated for credit. Material fee: $125.00. (Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of instructor.) Offered As Demand Warrants


ART 613 1-6 Credits
Painting

Exploration of selected topics in painting with lectures, demonstrations, independent research and production of painting at a level commensurate with graduate standing. May be repeated for credit. (Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of instructor.) Offered As Demand Warrants


ART 619 1-6 Credits
Life Drawing

Exploration of selected topics in drawing with lectures, demonstrations, independent research and production of drawing at a level commensurate with graduate standing. May be repeated for credit. (Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of instructor.)


ART 624 3 Credits
Field Artists of the North

(Stacked with ART 424O and cross-listed with NORS 624)
Study of field artists and their work, from the explorer artists of yesteryear to today’s field artists using a variety of traditional and contemporary media in their creations. Students will conceive and conduct their own study projects, producing a body of work that will demonstrate the principles and practice of a field artist. (Prerequisites: ART 105 and a studio art course (ART 161, 162, 163, 205, 211, 213) or JRN 203.) (3 + 0) Offered As Demand Warrants


ART 625 3 Credits
Visual Images of the North

(Cross-listed with NORS 625)
Examination of the two-dimensional imagery of the people and landscapes of the polar regions, centering on such issues as depiction of arctic peoples and customs by Europeans, documentary vs. artistic goals, translations from original sketches to published images, relationship of polar imagery to prevailing historical styles, and the influence of changing world views on modes of polar representation between the 16th and 20th centuries. (3 + 0) Offered Alternate Spring


ART 648 1-6 Credits
Native Arts

Advanced traditional designs and technologies of Native art. Use of contemporary materials to interpret traditional forms. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor. (Prerequisite: ART 468 with graduate standing, or permission of instructor. Offered Fall, Spring


ART 661 1 Credit
Mentored Teaching in Art

Mentored teaching provides consistent contact of course-related issues between TAs and mentoring faculty. Graduates are required to be enrolled in a mentored teaching section while teaching. (Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of instructor.) May be repeated for credit. (1 + 0) Offered As Demand Warrants


ART 663 3 Credits
Seminar in Art History

(Stacked with ART 463)
A forum for discussion of a particular historical period or art historical idea. Topics vary each semester and will not be repeated during a two-year period. Topics include art since 1945, women in 20th century art, the American landscape tradition, etc. (Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of instructor.) (3 + 0) Offered Alternate Fall


ART 671 1-6 Credits
Two- and Three-Dimensional Computer Design

Visualization and animation with applications to two- and three-dimensional computer design and typography. Emphasis on visual design for electronic and print publication. Includes animation of the components of 3-D models. May be repeated for credit. Laboratory fee: $75.00. (Prerequisites: ART 471 and graduate standing, or permission of instructor.) Offered Fall, Spring


ART 672 1-6 Credits
Advanced Computer Visualization in Art

Computer visualization in art with production and reproduction of projects chosen from a wide range of topics. Includes lectures, demonstrations and laboratory experience. May be repeated for credit. Laboratory fee: $75.00. (Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of instructor.) Offered As Demand Warrants


ART 673 3 Credits
History of the Role of the Artist

(Stacked with ART 474)
Survey of theory and practices of professional training and education of the artist in relationship to political, social and philosophical conditions. (Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of instructor.) (3 + 0) Offered Alternate Spring


ART 684 3 Credits
Multimedia Theory and Practice

(Stacked with ART 484 and JRN 484 and cross-listed with JRN 684)
Study of theory and techniques needed to produce multimedia with a special project for some university or community agency as the required final. Industry is still debating the definition of multimedia but for the purpose of this course we define it as computer based, user-driven products with audio, visual and text components, and also video or film where appropriate. Materials fee: $75.00. (Prerequisites: Understanding of computer graphics [programs like Illustrator, Freehand, Etc.] plus some mastery of a specialty like writing, art, or television production.) (3 + 3) Offered Spring


ART 690 3 Credits
Current Problems

(Stacked with ART 490)
A seminar that provides a forum for discussion of those esthetic and professional problems confronted by artists. Topics are agreed upon by instructor and students, and students research and lead discussion on these topics. Topics may include: approaches to figuration of contemporary painting and sculpture, health hazards for the professional artist, portfolio development and access to galleries, making art far from major cultural centers, etc. (Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of instructor.) (3 + 0) Offered Alternate Fall


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