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Top ART 100 ART ORIENTATION (1)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Introduction to the study of art and career options in fine arts, graphic design, photography, and art history.

Top ART 101 INTRODUCTION TO THE VISUAL ARTS (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course Has Extra Fees
An introductory lecture course using visual materials with emphasis on methods and motivations that generate the visual experience, both past and present. (FA) (Bacc Core Course)

Top ART 115 FOUNDATIONS: 2-D (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Studio course that introduces the visual language, the elements of design, and the principles of organization. Emphasizes skills, concepts, and problem solving in the areas of two-dimensional design and color. (FA)

Top ART 117 FOUNDATIONS: 3-D (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Studio course examining three-dimensional design elements and their spatial organization. Emphasizes innovative problem solving and exposure to varied media. Gives students a sound conceptual basis to apply to more advanced media-oriented courses. PREREQS: ART 115 [D-]

Top ART 121 FOUNDATIONS: COMPUTERS IN VISUAL ARTS (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
An introductory studio art class using computers in the visual arts. Project-based exploration of digital imaging, layout, 3-D rendering, and video. Examination of the impact of digital technology on the visual arts from contemporary and historical perspectives.

Top ART 131 FOUNDATIONS: DRAWING I (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Introductory studio course in drawing techniques with emphasis on developing skills in perception and visual organization. (FA)

Top ART 199 SPECIAL STUDIES (0-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top ART 204 INTRODUCTION TO ART HISTORY - WESTERN (3)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
A historical survey of architecture, painting, sculpture, and crafts, from prehistory to the present, with emphasis on the development of Western art. Recommended that sequence be taken in order. (H) (Bacc Core Course)

Top ART 205 INTRODUCTION TO ART HISTORY - WESTERN (3)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
A historical survey of architecture, painting, sculpture, and crafts, from prehistory to the present, with emphasis on the development of Western art. Recommended that sequence be taken in order. (H) (Bacc Core Course)

Top ART 206 INTRODUCTION TO ART HISTORY - WESTERN (3)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course Has Extra Fees
A historical survey of architecture, painting, sculpture, and crafts, from prehistory to the present, with emphasis on the development of Western art. Recommended that the sequence be taken in order. (H) (Bacc Core Course)

Top ART 208 INTRODUCTION TO ASIAN ART (3)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Introduces the distinctive, yet related, aesthetic traditions of South and Southeast Asia, Inner Asia, and East Asia. It focuses on architectural sites, sculptures, and paintings from prehistory to the present. (Bacc Core Course)

Top ART 210 HISTORY OF WESTERN ARCHITECTURE (3)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
A survey of buildings and architectural thought in the West from antiquity to the twentieth century; focuses on major periods and movements of architectural history by examining building types, patrons, materials, building traditions, structural innovations and other critical aspects inherent to architecture. (Bacc Core Course)

Top ART 211 WOODTURNING WITH SCIENCE I (4) 
An introduction to scientific woodturning. Students will get a grounding in tools, lathes, sharpening, and set-up, and then will transition into turning basic forms (spindle and bowl). Particular relevance will be placed upon grain orientation, wood moisture content, wood anatomy, wood chemistry, wood species and extractive effects, and how all of these attributed affect both form and function. Class instruction will be entirely studio based. CROSSLISTED as WSE 211. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: WSE 210 [D-]

Top ART 215 COLOR IN THE VISUAL ARTS (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Studio course following ART 115 and ART 117 that examines the properties of colors and their interaction. Emphasizes problem solving and the experimental use of color. PREREQS: ART 115 [D-]

Top ART 222 INTRODUCTION TO TIME-BASED ART (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Introduction to time-based media using the computer as a tool. Studio art class developing skills in video art, sound art, performance, and other time-based digital arts. Exploration of sequential, experimental, historical, and contemporary themes and the role of the audience in time-based art. PREREQS: ART 121 [C-]

Top ART 234 DRAWING II/FIGURE (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Drawing from the life model with emphasis on skill and conceptual awareness as well as anatomical consideration. PREREQS: ART 131 [D-]

Top ART 263 DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Studio course in digital photography. The digital camera. Digital exposure. Digital color. Workflow. Digital output. Location lighting. Students must have the use of a digital single lens reflex camera. PREREQS: ART 115 and ART 120 are recommended.

Top ART 264 PHOTOGRAPHY: HISTORY, TECHNOLOGY, CULTURE AND ART (3)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Introduction to the history of photography through aesthetic, cultural and technical contexts. This course covers the history of photography and its technologies, photography in art, some photographers and their photographs and the purposes of photography. (Bacc Core Course)

Top ART 271 PRINTMAKING I (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Introduction to the basic processes of printmaking, with options among relief, lithography, intaglio, screen printing and monotype. PREREQS: (ART 115 [D-] and ART 131 [D-] )

Top ART 281 PAINTING I (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Introductory studio course with emphasis on basic materials and techniques in painting. (FA) This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits. PREREQS: ART 131 [D-]

Top ART 291 SCULPTURE I (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Studio course in basic materials and approaches used in sculpture; a foundation for further three-dimensional work. (FA) PREREQS: ART 117 [C-] and Art core strongly recommended.

Top ART 306 ADVISOR REVIEW (1)  Offered in current or future terms
A review, conducted by the student's advisor and another faculty member of the student's choosing, of work produced to date in the student's area of concentration. Graded P/N. PREREQS: Placement Test ART1(1) and departmental approval required. For BFA students only.

Top ART 310 EARLY CHINESE ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY (3)  Baccalaureate Core Course
Introduces major forms of Chinese art from the Neolithic period to the Tang dynasty (618-907 CE) and related major archaeological finds. Stresses the materials and processes of making art, development of representational art, and the role of visual arts in an aristocratic and religious culture. (Bacc Core Course)

Top ART 311 LATE CHINESE ART AND CULTURE (3)  Baccalaureate Core Course
Introduction to the major forms of Chinese art and visual culture from the eleventh century to the early twentieth century. (Bacc Core Course)

Top ART 312 CONTEMPORARY CHINESE ART (3)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Introduces origins and development of contemporary Chinese art and visual culture in its domestic and global contexts. (Bacc Core Course)

Top ART 313 ART OF JAPAN (3)  Baccalaureate Core Course
Surveys the arts of Japan from the prehistoric period to the twentieth century. (Bacc Core Course)

Top ART 320 ANCIENT GREEK ART (3)  Baccalaureate Core Course
Focuses on the major artistic developments in Ancient Greece from the Middle Bronze Age to 31 BCE, and especially on the city-state of Athens during the Fifth Century. (Bacc Core Course)

Top ART 321 ANCIENT ROMAN ART AND ARCHITECTURE (3)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Survey of ancient Roman art and culture between the sixth century BCE and fifth century CE, covering principal media, styles, and subject matter. (Bacc Core Course)

Top ART 322 MEDIEVAL ART AND ARCHITECTURE (3)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Survey of the art and architecture of the major periods and cultures of Europe and the Mediterranean between the fourth and the fourteenth century. Traces salient developments in thought and material culture of western civilization. (Bacc Core Course)

Top ART 323 ITALIAN RENAISSANCE ART AND ARCHITECTURE (3)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Survey of Italian Renaissance art and culture, covering the principal artists, patrons, media, styles, and subject matter. (Bacc Core Course)

Top ART 331 DRAWING CONCEPTS (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Studio course emphasizing drawing composition as an investigative, conceptualizing and communicative nonverbal language. Independent thinking, problem solving, and creative development encouraged. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits. PREREQS: ( (ART 131* [D-] and ART 234* [D-] ) )

Top ART 334 DRAWING III: FIGURE (4) 
Intermediate study of the human figure utilizing life models, the skeleton, and anatomy texts. Emphasis on gaining greater knowledge of the body's underlying structure and potential for aesthetic expression. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits. PREREQS: (ART 234 [D-] ) and Art core curriculum.

Top ART 339 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES IN PHOTOGRAPHY (3) 
Professional practices appropriate for photographic-artists and those planning to run a photographic business. Topics include portfolio development, presentation skills, project-planning, contracts, permissions, copyright, promotional campaigns, pricing, grants, exhibition opportunities, business structures, and marketing strategies. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits. PREREQS: ART 263 [C-] and an additional two photography courses are recommended as prerequisites for this course.

Top ART 340 DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY I (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Studio course in black-and-white film exposure and development, and printing in the darkroom. The medium of silver-based black-and-white photography is explored as a communication mode and art form. Historical, conceptual, technical and legal aspects of traditional wet processing are surveyed. Access to a single lens reflex (SLR) film camera is required. Course fee. PREREQS: ART 263 Digital Photography is required for Photography majors. No prerequisite or prior darkroom experience is required for non-Photography majors.

Top ART 341 DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY II (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Improving silver-gelatin printing and photographic presentation techniques. Emphasis on furthering creative visual language and individual photographic project development. Studio and lecture course. Student must supply a medium format or 35mm single lens reflex (SLR) film camera. Lec/studio. PREREQS: ART 340 [D-]

Top ART 345 INTERMEDIATE PHOTOGRAPHY (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Emphasis is on both technical and aesthetic expression of digital color photography, from initial image capture, color management to finished print along with color symbolism and composition. Exploration of narrative, sequencing and image-series concepts. Introduction to contemporary color photographers. Studio. PREREQS: ART 263 [C+]

Top ART 346 PHOTO ILLUSTRATION I (3) 
Studio lighting. The 4x5 view camera. Sheet film. Black-and-white and color illustration. PREREQS: ART 262 and Art core curriculum

Top ART 347 PHOTOGRAPH: STUDIO LIGHTING (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Practical studio class surveying the basic principles and application of light in the creation of photographs. The development of craft and technique inside the studio will be emphasized but formal and conceptual considerations related to light and photography will also be explored. PREREQS: ART 263 [C] and ART 345

Top ART 348 CONCEPTS IN DIGITAL IMAGING (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Approaches to non-traditional and the manipulated image in digital photography with an emphasis on producing personal imagery. Introduction to the history of the manipulated image in photography and to contemporary approaches to digital photography. PREREQS: ART 263 [D-] and ART 121 are recommended as some prior Photoshop knowledge is required.

Top ART 349 VIDEO ART (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Studio course in video art and time-based media projects. Emphasis on experimental approaches to video art in a contemporary art context, linear and non-linear video production and the projection and screening of video art projects. Introduction to the history of video art as an art form. Lec/studio. CROSSLISTED as NMC 349. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: ART 122 [C-] and ART 263 [C-]

Top ART 351 INSTALLATION (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Studio/lecture course designed to acquaint the student with the possibilities of using non-traditional means such as site, time, and interaction to communicate ideas. PREREQS: (ART 291 [D-] and foundation curriculum.

Top ART 352 CREATIVE COLLABORATION: DESIGNING AND BUILDING (3)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Working in multi-disciplinary teams, design, implement, and document a piece of public art work or science museum display. Projects may be made of any media, but must demonstrate creativity both in the engineering used to create them and the technology and society message they convey. (Bacc Core Course) CROSSLISTED as ENGR 352.

Top ART 354 ALTERNATIVE PROCESSES IN PHOTOGRAPHY (4) 
Historical photographic printing methods in use today e.g., cyanotype, gum bichromate and more. Use of digital and analog negatives, mixing emulsions and coating paper by hand. PREREQS: ART 263 [C-] and ART 345 [C-] and ART 340

Top ART 360 HISTORY OF ART (3) 
Early Renaissance art. Lecture course on the principal stylistic manifestations of European architecture, painting, and sculpture from the late Middle Ages to 1750. PREREQS: ART 204 and ART 205 and ART 206

Top ART 361 HISTORY OF ART (3) 
High Renaissance art and mannerism. Lecture course on the principal stylistic manifestations of European architecture, painting, and sculpture from the late Middle Ages to 1750. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits. PREREQS: ART 204 and ART 205 and ART 206

Top ART 363 HISTORY OF ART (3) 
Baroque art. Lecture course on the principal stylistic manifestations of European architecture, painting, and sculpture from the late Middle Ages to 1750. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits. PREREQS: ART 204 and ART 205 and ART 206

Top ART 364 NINETEENTH-CENTURY ART (3)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Lecture course covering the principal movements and trends in late eighteenth-century and nineteenth-century architecture, painting, and sculpture in Europe and America, from Neoclassicism to Symbolism. (Bacc Core Course)

Top ART 365 HISTORY OF MODERN ART 1900-1945 (3)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Lecture course covering the principal movements and trends in early twentieth-century Western art, from Expressionism to early American Modernism. (Bacc Core Course)

Top ART 366 ART SINCE 1945 (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Lecture course covering the principal movements, theories and ideas in visual art since 1945, including painting, sculpture, photography, installation, performance and participatory art. PREREQS: ART 204 and ART 205 and ART 206

Top ART 367 HISTORY OF DESIGN (3)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
A survey of the impact of technology on the visual qualities of graphic, advertising, fashion, architecture, and industrial design from the Victorian Arts and Crafts Movement to the computer age. (Bacc Core Course)

Top ART 368 HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY (3)  WIC Core Course
The development of photographic processes and applications. Influential figures. From the early beginnings to contemporary trends. (Writing Intensive Course)

Top ART 375 PRINTMAKING: RELIEF (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Studio course in relief printmaking with emphasis on linocut and woodcut; may include other relief processes, i.e. photo polymer plate. Black-and-white and color. PREREQS: Art core curriculum.

Top ART 376 PRINTMAKING: INTAGLIO (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Studio course in intaglio printmaking with emphasis on drypoint, line etching, aquatint, softground and photo process. Black-and-white and possibly color for final project. PREREQS: Art core curriculum.

Top ART 377 PRINTMAKING: LITHOGRAPHY (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Studio course in lithographic printmaking with emphasis on graining the stone, drawing with crayon and tusche, etching and reworking, inking and printing lithographic limestone. Black-and-white and possibly color for final project. PREREQS: Art core curriculum.

Top ART 378 PRINTMAKING: MONOTYPE (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Studio course in monotype printmaking with emphasis on drawing/painting with brushes, oil pastels, watercolors, water-based crayons, inking with a lithographic roller and printing with an etching press. Black-and-white and color. PREREQS: Art core curriculum.

Top ART 379 PRINTMAKING: SCREEN PRINTING (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Studio course in screen printing with emphasis on paper stencil, drawing fluid and photo emulsion processes. Students are exposed to a range of techniques and concepts are encouraged to investigate personal motivations while making multiple color prints. PREREQS: (ART 115 [C-] and Art core curriculum. ART 100, ART 101, ART 117, ART 131, ART 204, ART 205, ART 206 are recommended. Or instructor approval.

Top ART 381 PAINTING THE FIGURE (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Studio course with emphasis on painting from the live model; understanding the figure in terms of color, form and composition, the figure as symbol, implied narrative and vehicle of expression. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 9 credits. PREREQS: (ART 281 [D-] and ART 234 and Art core curriculum.

Top ART 382 PAINTING II: CONCEPTS (4) 
Painting with emphasis on experimentation and an exploratory investigation of mixed media, new media, collage, and assemblage, utilizing either representation or abstraction. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: (ART 281 [D-] and Art core curriculum.

Top ART 383 PAINTING II: ABSTRACT AND MULTIMEDIA (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Intermediate studio course with emphasis on contemporary directions in painting: abstraction and non-literal approaches. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits. PREREQS: (ART 281 [D-] and Art core curriculum.

Top ART 384 PAINTING II: NEW GENRE (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Exploration of current directions in painting using traditional and non-traditional concepts and techniques. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits. PREREQS: (ART 281 [D-]

Top ART 385 PAINTING III: ENCAUSTICS (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Exploration and application of a variety of traditional and non-traditional techniques using encaustics paint; beeswax and pigment fused to a surface. PREREQS: ART 131 [D-] and ART 281 recommended or instructor approval.

Top ART 386 A CULTURAL HISTORY OF AMERICAN ART AND LITERATURE: PART I (4) 
The first in an interdisciplinary sequence of courses that examines the development and interrelationships of American art and literature from contact to the present. ART 386, Part I, covers Conquest to Civil War. CROSSLISTED as ENG 386. PREREQS: Sophomore standing.

Top ART 387 A CULTURAL HISTORY OF AMERICAN ART AND LITERATURE: PART II (4) 
The second course an interdisciplinary sequence that examines the development and interrelationships of American art and literature from contact to the present. ART 387, Part II, covers Civil War to Harlem Renaissance. CROSSLISTED as ENG 387. PREREQS: Sophomore standing.

Top ART 388 A CULTURAL HISTORY OF AMERICAN ART AND LITERATURE: PART III (4) 
The second course an interdisciplinary sequence that examines the development and interrelationships of American art and literature from contact to the present. ART 388, Part III, covers Great Depression to Postmodernity. CROSSLISTED as ENG 388. PREREQS: Sophomore standing.

Top ART 391 SCULPTURE II (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Intermediate studio course with emphasis on developing greater skills and technical knowledge in moldmaking, welding, carving, plaster or metal casting. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits. PREREQS: (ART 291 [D-] and Art core curriculum.

Top ART 395 SPECIAL TOPICS IN EARLY ART HISTORY (3) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 99 credits.

Top ART 396 SELECTED TOPICS IN MODERN ART HISTORY (3) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 99 credits.

Top ART 397 SELECTED TOPICS IN GLOBAL ART HISTORY (3) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 99 credits.

Top ART 398 SPECIAL TOPICS IN ART HISTORY (3) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 99 credits.

Top ART 399 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Junior or senior standing.

Top ART 400 THE DISCERNING PEN: ART CRITICISM (3) 
Writing on art history provides students with an opportunity to write about art using three distinct structures and styles while drawing on the student's own ideas and opinions. PREREQS: ( (ART 101 [D-] or WR 121 [C-] ) and ART 200 [D-] and ART 206 [D-] )

Top ART 401 RESEARCH AND SCHOLARSHIP (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top ART 402 INDEPENDENT STUDY (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top ART 403 THESIS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top ART 405 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top ART 406 PROJECTS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: departmental approval required.

Top ART 407 SEMINAR (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: ART 206 and departmental approval required.

Top ART 408 WORKSHOP (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: departmental approval required.

Top ART 409 PRACTICUM STUDENT MEDIA (1)  Offered in current or future terms
Practical workshop class offering experiential learning in student media on the Oregon State University campus. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits.

Top ART 410 INTERNSHIP (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
A one-quarter residency with an appropriate, approved agency or organization where a student may receive practical experience related to the objectives of the Department of Art. The intern observes and produces; the work is supervised and evaluated, both by the agency and the art faculty. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: departmental approval required.

Top ART 411 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN ART (3)  Offered in current or future terms WIC Core Course Has Extra Fees
Examination of relevant issues and realities facing working artists today through research projects, writing, gallery visits, guest lectures, videos and panel discussions. (Writing Intensive Core) PREREQS: Placement Test ART1(1) and Art core curriculum plus 12 credits of upper-division studio credits.

Top ART 413 WOODTURNING WITH SCIENCE II (4)  Offered in current or future terms
An in-depth look at how character in wood (figure, spalting, knots, etc.) affects machinability and output in both functional and aesthetic turning. Students will work with a wide range of spalted wood types and figure across numerous species while working on advanced turning forms. Particular emphasis will be placed upon how figure affects grain orientation, how spalting affects density and stability, and how the challenges with character wood can be overcome without specialty tools. Class instruction will be entirely studio based. CROSSLISTED as WSE 413. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: WSE 210 [C-] and WSE 211 [C-]

Top ART 415 ART FOR TEACHERS I (4) 
A studio course covering basic art materials and techniques. Integrates aesthetics and art criticism, creating art, and the cultural and historical context of works of art for K-12. May be taken in any order. PREREQS: Fine Arts Portfolio Review (ART1) and Graphic Design Portfolio Review (ART2)

Top ART 416 ART FOR TEACHERS II (4) 
A studio course covering basic art materials and techniques. Integrates aesthetics and art criticism, creating art, and the cultural and historical context of works of art for K-12. May be taken in any order.

Top ART 418 PORTFOLIO SEMINAR (2) 
An advanced lecture course providing an overview of pertinent issues in creating a professional graphic design portfolio. Graded P/N. PREREQS: Placement Test ART2(1) and Junior block in graphic design.

Top ART 422 NEW MEDIA: INTERACTIVE (4) 
An advanced course designing digital experiences with emphasis on innovative navigation, architectural structures, theoretical, and historical issues of new media. PREREQS: Placement Test ART2(1) and junior block in graphic design and CS 295

Top ART 431 DRAWING IV (3-5) 
Development of an individual approach to the varied aspects of drawing, emphasis on exploration of traditional and contemporary techniques and styles. Course offered 3 to 5 credits per term. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 15 credits. PREREQS: 9 credits of ART 331.

Top ART 432 GENDER, SEXUALITY, AND THE PHOTOGRAPHIC IMAGE (3)  Baccalaureate Core Course
A creative and discussion-based course focusing on ways in which photography can and has addressed issues of gender and sexuality. An introduction to key concepts and intersections in Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies; Queer Studies and photography theory. Students will create written and photographic responses to artworks, texts, personal experience and pop-culture. (Bacc Core Course) CROSSLISTED as QS 432, WGSS 432. PREREQS: Junior or senior standing.

Top ART 434 DRAWING IV/FIGURE (3-5) 
Development of an individual approach to the varied aspect of figure drawing; emphasis on exploration of traditional and contemporary techniques and styles. Course offered 3-5 credits per term; maximum 15 credits. Departmental approval required for 5 credits. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 15 credits. PREREQS: 9 credits of ART 334.

Top ART 441 PHOTOGRAPHY III (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Using the camera as a tool to sharpen aesthetic and visual perception. Creation of exhibition-quality silver-gelatin prints. Introduction to the view camera. Advanced darkroom techniques. Lec/lab/studio. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits. PREREQS: ART 341 [D-] and junior or senior standing.

Top ART 443 COMBINED MEDIA: PHOTO INSTALLATION (4)  Offered in current or future terms
This studio course explores the use the photographic image in conjunction with other studio media to create multi-media works and site-specific installations. Designed to remove and release the photographic image from its ubiquitous tradition, it looks to reassign the association of photography as merely a two dimensional pursuit. Emphasizing the relationship between objects, the course investigates installation art as a contemporary practice and focuses on the roll photography or the photographic image has played in expanding this dialogue. Issues involved with using photography for the purposes of creating multimedia spatial experiences are discussed and compared with ideas related to traditional photographic presentation. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: ART 345 [C] and students must understand basic camera functions and be competent using digital printing techniques to fully engage in this class.

Top ART 444 THE CONSTRUCTED IMAGE (4) 
An advanced studio photography course that explores directed, manipulated, and constructed photographs. It investigates this rich tradition by looking at both historical and contemporary photography. Issues involved with making clearly artificial photographs are discussed and compared with traditional ideas related to veracity of the photographic image. PREREQS: ART 345 [C] and students need to have a pre-established foundation of technical camera operations and digital printing skills to participate wholly with the required course projects.

Top ART 446 DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Intensive in-depth documentary photography course designed to develop skill in telling stories with pictures. The course requires pitching a photographic project, reading and writing about documentary photography, and producing a sustained photographic essay with a self-selected documentary subject. Expanded documentary mediums and socially concerned photography are also covered. Hybrid Course. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits. PREREQS: ART 263 [C] and ART 345 [C-]

Top ART 447 ADVANCED STUDIO LIGHTING (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Practical studio course focusing on the advanced applications of studio and location lighting. Students will use digital cameras in combination with professional strobe and mixed artificial lighting. Real-world location lighting challenges will be mastered: scouting locations, hauling and setting up gear, working with models and products, and learning to work on-location. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: ART 263 [C] and ART 347 [C]

Top ART 451 INTRODUCTION TO ARTS ENTREPRENEURSHIP (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Survey of the business strategies behind a successful career in the arts. Emphasizes the importance of entrepreneurial thinking, engages students with the fundamentals of the arts "business", and explores ways to influence and shape the industry's future. (FA) CROSSLISTED as MUS 451, TA 451. PREREQS: Junior standing and above. For majors.

Top ART 454 ALTERNATIVE PROCESSES IN PHOTOGRAPHY II (4) 
Advanced projects using historical photographic processes. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: ART 354 [C-]

Top ART 456 PORTFOLIO-PHOTOGRAPHY/VIDEO ART (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Culmination-level course for the creation of an exhibition-level photographic portfolio or other artistic product using lens-based media. Taught using lectures, critiques, readings, writing and self-reflection. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits. PREREQS: ART 340 [C-] and ART 345 [C-] and ART 347 [C-] and junior or senior standing.

Top ART 460 HISTORY OF AMERICAN ART (3) 
Specialized study of the visual arts in the United States focusing on such issues as landscape, mass culture, and American responses to European culture. Art and ideas from the colonial period to 1900. Not offered every year. PREREQS: 9 credits of art history and American literature or American history.

Top ART 461 HISTORY OF AMERICAN ART (3) 
Specialized study of the visual arts in the United States focusing on such issues as landscape, mass culture, and American responses to European culture. American modernism since 1900. Not offered every year. PREREQS: 9 credits of art history and American literature or American history.

Top ART 462 DIRECTIONS AND ISSUES IN CONTEMPORARY ART (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Specialized study of current trends, developments, and critical issues, including the study of new media such as video and photography, as they manifest themselves in the contemporary art world. May be repeated with different topics. Not offered every year. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 9 credits. PREREQS: 9 credits of art history or instructor approval required.

Top ART 463 TOPICS IN RENAISSANCE AND BAROQUE ART (3) 
Specialized study of selected areas of special interest, including such topics as Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Bernini, and art in the Medici's Florence. Subject matter may vary year to year. Not offered every year. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits. PREREQS: 9 credits of art history or instructor approval required.

Top ART 464 CULTURAL STUDIES OF THE MUSEUM (3) 
Overview of the history, visual culture, and cultural significance of the Western museum. Special attention paid to the development of the art museum and artist's projects that pertain to museums. PREREQS: 9 credits of art history or instructor approval required.

Top ART 468 HISTORY OF PRINTMAKING (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Survey of the social, economic, intellectual, and technical history of printmaking between the early Middle Ages and the twentieth century in Asia, Europe, and the Americas. Treats the major printmaking processes of woodcut, intaglio, lithography, silkscreen, and photography.

Top ART 469 METHODS AND THEORY OF ART HISTORY (3)  WIC Core Course
Seminar designed to improve writing and library skills, develop interdisciplinary approaches, and explore art historical theory from Plato to the present. PREREQS: 9 credits of art history or instructor approval required.

Top ART 475 PRINTMAKING STUDIO (3-5)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Studio workshop in relief, intaglio, lithographic, and silkscreen media on an individual project basis. Course offered 3-5 credits per term; maximum 15 credits. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 15 credits. PREREQS: ART 101 [C-] and ART 115 [C-] and ART 131 [C-] and ART 271 [C-] and 9 credits of 300-level printmaking.

Top ART 479 PRINTMAKING: ADVANCED SCREEN PRINTING (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Studio course in screen printing with an emphasis on photo emulsion processes. Students are encouraged to integrate these processes with other art-making methods in their creative work. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits. PREREQS: (ART 379 [D-]

Top ART 481 PAINTING III (3-5)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Development of individual interests and directions in painting. Course offered 3-5 credits per term; maximum 15 credits. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 15 credits. PREREQS: 9 credits of 300-level painting.

Top ART 491 SCULPTURE III (3-5)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Development of individual interests and directions in sculpture. Course offered 3-5 credits per term; maximum 15 credits. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 15 credits. PREREQS: 9 credits of 300-level sculpture.

Top ART 492 SPECIAL TOPICS IN ASIAN ART (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Specialized study of selected areas of Asian art history such as Chinese calligraphy, Song Dynasty painting, and storytelling in Asian art. May be repeated with different topics. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 99 credits.

Top ART 494 SPECIAL TOPICS IN EARLY ART HISTORY (3) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 99 credits.

Top ART 495 EXHIBITION DESIGN (1)  Offered in current or future terms
Participatory experience in art gallery exhibition design working in Fairbanks Gallery. Includes specialized study in visual design, lighting, and technical installation. Course offered 1 credit per term, maximum 3 credits. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 3 credits.

Top ART 496 SELECTED TOPICS IN MODERN ART HISTORY (3) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 99 credits.

Top ART 497 SELECTED TOPICS IN GLOBAL ART HISTORY (3) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 99 credits.

Top ART 498 SPECIAL TOPICS IN ART HISTORY (3) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 99 credits.

Top ART 499 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 99 credits.



 
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