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General Bulletin 2008-2010

Courses of Instruction

ART (ART-Fine Arts)

111 Visual Fundamentals (3)

Introduction to organization of two-dimensional picture plane using principles of design and color theory. 3 Lab. includes Lec.

121/122 Drawing I, II (3, 3)

Introduction to the basic problems of drawing. ART 121 is prerequisite for ART 122. 3 Lab. includes Lec.

147 Beginning Art Photography (1)

Basic 35 mm camera operation, black and white darkroom technique and theories of photographic composition. 35mm manually adjustable camera required.

151 Introduction to Design (1)

An introductory course in the graphic design program that defines the field and gives an overview of the professional venues in which designers practice.

155 Beginning Drawing (1)

Basic drawing instruction to non-art majors. Exploration of line, value, media measurement, and composition.

160 Beginning Ceramics (1)

Basic ceramic construction, composition, and firing techniques.

165 Beginning Metals (1)

Introductory metalsmithing and design for the beginning student.

170 Basic Woodworking (1)

Basic course to provide foundation exercises and instruction in the use of woodworking tools and machinery.

171 Visual Fundamentals: 3-D (3)

Basic foundation studio course dealing with methods, materials, principals of organization and elements of design applied to the third dimension. Prerequisite: Art 111.

179 Introduction to Jewish Studies (1)

Introduction to Jewish studies as a subject of academic study, basic concepts in Jewish studies and multidisciplinary approaches to Jewish studies. Cross-listed with ENG, GEO, GER, HBW, HST, POL, PSY, REL.

MPF 181 Concepts in Art (3)

Introduction to visual and thematic concepts as applied to art in various cultures and historical periods. IIA.

MPF 183 Images of America (3)

Investigating the power and influence of visual art imagery, either about, targeted to, or made by diverse segments of historic and contemporary American society and how this imagery has helped or hindered our coming together as a diverse nation. Explores the use of art stereotypes as a basis for evaluation, how visual components help define culture, the decoding of cultural codes and how the idea of taste and aesthetics influences the way we see ourselves and others. Offered only on the Middletown campus. IIA, IIB, IIIA.

MPF 185 India and Southeast Asia (3)

Historical survey of art in India and Southeast Asia. This region witnessed the origins and development of two major world religions, Hinduism and Buddhism, as well as the brilliant manifestation of a third, Islam. Emphasis placed on understanding cultural foundations of Hindu, Buddhist, and Islamic art. IIA, B, IIIB, H. CAS-B.

MPF, MPT 186 China, Korea, and Japan (3)

Introduction to major artistic traditions of China, Korea, and Japan. Emphasis placed on understanding the cultural foundations of Bronze Age art in East Asia, the impact of Buddhism in the region, and later painting and ceramic traditions. IIA, B, IIIB, H. CAS-B.

MPF 187 History of Western Art: Prehistoric-Gothic (3)

Historical survey of Western art, including development of concepts necessary for analysis and appreciation of great works of art. IIA, B, H. CAS-B.

MPF 188 History of Western Art: Renaissance - Modern (3)

Historical survey of Western art, including development of concepts necessary for analysis and appreciation of great works of art. IIA, B, H. CAS-B.

MPF, MPT 189 History of Western Dress (3)

Provides an overview of Western dress from ancient times to the present. Emphasis placed on the social and cultural factors that have influenced the evolution of dress for both men and women. IIA, B, H.

190E Introduction to the Profession of Art Education (1)

Seminar involving orientation to the field of art education as a career with special emphasis on art teacher preparation and licensure. Planned observation.

201 Art and the Art Teacher (3)

Study of student learning, planning, and instructional strategies with emphasis on subject matter and professional teaching skills. Planned observation and participation in classroom.

221/222 Drawing III, IV (3, 3)

Intermediate-level drawing problems. Prerequisite: ART 121, 122. 3 Lab. includes Lec.

231 Painting I (3)

Introduction to the use of oil and/or waterbase media with emphasis on pictorial structure. Prerequisite: ART 111, 171, and 121-122, or permission of instructor. 3 Lab. includes Lec.

241 Printmaking I (3)

Studio introduction to printmaking media and processes with emphasis on intaglio and relief printing such as etching and woodcut. Composition and concepts for pictorial communication. Prerequisite: ART 111, 121, 122, 171, or permission of instructor.

251 Typography (3)

This course concentrates on design principles specific to typography. Project based topics include: design drawing, letterform constructions, and the visual enhancement of language and message. Typographic methods and terminology of both traditional and digital processes are also covered. Prerequisite: ART 111, 121, 122, 151, 171, and successful completion of graphic design portfolio review or permission of instructor.

252 Graphic Form (3)

This course covers visual and symbolic communication, including generation of visual symbols, graphic simplification, communication of content through form, and visual metaphor. Visual problem-solving skills and concepts are addressed. Further development of technical skills. Prerequisite: ART 251.

254 Digital Design (3)

This course focuses on software programs and hardware used in graphic design. Students learn page layout, illustration, and image manipulation programs, their individual strengths, and how to use them together. Although design aesthetics are discussed, the emphasis is on matering the software programs. Prerequisite: ART 251.

255 Introduction to Digital Imaging (3)

This introduction course will cover the basics of digital camera operation, adjusting and manipulating images in Adobe Photoshop and digital printing methods.

MPF 256 Design, Perception & Audience (3)

An introduction to perception and audience issues for the artist/designer and those interested in art/design, to learn how audiences perceive, receive and react to visual messages. Universal design principles, usability, learning theory, communication theory and semiotics are discussed. IIA.

257 Photography (3)

Introduction to basic 35 mm camera operation, black and white darkroom technique and aesthetic approaches to art of photography. Prerequisite: ART 111, 121, 122, or 171, or permission of instructor.

259 Aesthetics and Computation (3)

Explores computation as aesthetic medium, examining subject matter from historical, conceptual and technical perspectives. Utilizing Processing programming environment, students develop basic programming literacy. Processing language semantics and syntax, and graphics programming are covered. Prerequisite: Working knowledge of both the Macintosh or PC computer and some exposure to any desktop publishing or computer graphics software. Cross-listed with IMS.

MPT 261 Ceramics I (3)

Exploring plastic materials in three-dimensional form using coil, slab, pinch, and extruded clay and wheel throwing as an introductory experience in clay. Traditional and contemporary approaches explored. Several decorative methods and firings extend perception of the entire ceramic process. Prerequisite: ART 111, 121, 122, 171, or permission of instructor. Materials fee. 3 Lab. includes Lec.

MPT 264 Jewelry Design and Metals I (3)

Exploration of three-dimensional forms in nonferrous metals. Introduction to basic metalworking processes and techniques of the jeweler and silversmith. Prerequisite: ART 111, 121, 122, 171, or permission of instructor. Materials fee. 3 Lab. includes Lec.

MPT 271 Sculpture I (3)

Studio course to provide the beginning sculpture student with a foundation in critical aesthetic thinking and of methods, techniques, and materials used in the process of making sculpture. Prerequisite: ART 111, 121, 122, 171, or permission of instructor. Materials fee. 3 Lab. includes Lec.

MPF 279 Buddhism and Culture: China and Japan (4)

Deals with East Asia and time span of more than 15 centuries (from 4th through 20th). Provides historical overview of the development of Buddhism in China and Japan with a clear definition of theoretical framework of this religion. Investigates nature and extent of Buddhist influence on the imagination of intellectuals and lifestyle of the populace. All cultural phenomena, thematically treated, are interpreted within historical, social, economic, and institutional contexts, and in contrast to those of the West. Cross-listed with JPN 279 and REL 279. IIIB, H. CAS-A-B. Offered infrequently.

MPF, MPT 282 Art and Politics (3)

Explores relationship between art and politics as manifested in images and monuments of different time periods. Emphasis is not on chronological development, but on the shifting relationship between art and politics. Cross-listed with WMS. IIA, B, CAS-B.

285 Writing and Research in Art and Architectural History (3)

A course for beginning art history majors and others interested in a critical approach to reading texts, researching, and talking about works of art. Focuses on research methods, critical thinking, reading and writing, and formal presentation techniques. Students will learn how to recognize and use art historical methodology; how to read critically in order to determine an author's thesis, argument, approach(es), and biases; and how to perform specialized research using the methods discussed in class, resulting in a class presentation and research paper.

303 Practicum in Art Education (3)

Supervised participation in Saturday Art School, with the development of proficiency in planning of instruction, effective communication, classroom and program assessment, and professional development. Prerequisite: ART 401.

308 The Child & The Art Experience (3)

Philosophy, curriculum content, visual learning development, and evaluation. Creative laboratory experiences concerning art activities appropriate for various stages of early childhood development. Meets state licensure requirements in visual art for early childhood majors.
308E The Art Experience for Early Childhood (3) Philosophy, curriculum content, visual learning development, and evaluation. Creative laboratory experiences concerning art activities appropriate for various stages of early childhood development. Meets state licensure requirements in visual art for early childhood majors. 1 Lec. 2 Lab.

MPT 311 Chinese Painting History (3)

Study of major painters and genres from the earliest painting to the modern period in China. Prerequisite: ART 186 or permission of instructor.

MPT 312  Japanese Painting and Prints (3)

Study of major painters and genres in the history of Japanese art, including Buddhist painting and Japanese print. Prerequisite: ART 186, ART 478, or permission of instructor.

MPT 313 Early Christian, Byzantine, and Islamic Art (3)

Art and culture of the Early Christian, Byzantine, and Islamic worlds from the beginning of Christian art in the 2nd century to around 1400. Emphasizes points of contact, interaction, and conflict between the three cultures as expressed in images, urbanism, and architecture of the Mediterranean world.

MPT 314  Italian Renaissance (3)

Art of the Renaissance in Italy, ca. 1250-1500. Prerequisite: advanced standing or permission of instructor.

315 Northern Renaissance (3)

Art of the Renaissance in Northern Europe (1350-1600). Prerequisite: advanced standing or permission of instructor.

316 Baroque Art (3)

Art of the baroque and 18th century periods (ca. 1600-1800) in Spain, Italy, and Northern Europe. Prerequisite: advanced standing or permission of instructor.

321/322 Drawing V, VI (3; maximum 6)

Drawing problems requiring advanced conceptual and technical skills. Prerequisite: six semester hours in ART 221, 222. 3 Lab. includes Lec.

331/332 Painting II, III (3, 3)

Painting problems using both representational and abstract approaches in various painting media. Prerequisite: ART 231. 3 Lab. includes Lec.

340 Internship (1-3, maximum 6)

Pre-professional practical experience for qualified students. Must be arranged through a supervisory department faculty member.

341/342 Printmaking II, III (3, 3)

Lithography and intaglio techniques. Prerequisite: ART 241. 3 Lab. includes Lec.

350 Illustration (3)

Emphasizes development of drawing and painting techniques significant to the creation of illustrations for publication and related pragmatic conditions. Addresses problem analysis, visual research, media and space constraints, cost and time factors as well as personal stylistic growth in this specialized discipline. Lecture and slides supplement studio work. Prerequisite: junior and senior art majors, ART 221, 222, 231, 251.

351 Print Design Systems (3)

This course synthesizes concepts learned in typography and graphic form through the development of visual programs for sequential viewing. Ideas of sequence and series, organization, and typographic hierarchy are addressed through poster, brochure, and book design. More complex Macintosh skills addressed. Prerequisite: ART 251, 254.

352 Identity Systems (3)

Through the generation of marks, symbols, logotypes and their applications, discusses the practical and aesthetic concerns surrounding corporate identity systems. More complex problem-solving skills explored. Prerequisite: ART 351.

353 Business of Design (3)

An introduction to basic business issues relevant for graphic designers in today's competitive marketplace, including the development of strategic marketing skills, finances and budgeting, the creation of client contracts, basic production knowledge, and other business management issues. Prerequisite: ART 252, 254, or permission of instructor.

354 3-Dimensional Design (6)

This course focuses on three dimensional concepts and design considerations through the exploration of such projects as signage and packaging. A majority of the semester is spent completing a comprehensive multidisciplinary project with architecture and interior design. Prerequisite: ART 351

355 Interactive Design (3)

Complements the traditional design coursework with the investigation of design for interactive media. The influence of time and non-linear organization on a design solution will be carefully studied through various interactive applications. (i.e. websites, interactive CDs, and motion graphics). Prerequisites: ART 252, ART 254.

357/358 Photography II, III (3, 3)

Continued development of aesthetic, conceptual and technical traditions in photography. Emphasis on black and white printing skills and personal expression. Introduction to color printing. Prerequisite: ART 257.

359 Interactive Programming with ActionScript (3)

Presents an introduction to Macromedia Flash's ActionScript programming language. Designed as a multi-disciplinary creative programming course. Fundamental ActionScript programming concepts covered, including language syntax and semantics, the Flash development environment, basic 2D graphics programming, and introduction to object-oriented programming. Through a series of lectures, hands-on practice, and group critiques, engaging programming examples will be explored. Prerequisite(s): Working knowledge of both the Macintosh or PC computer and some exposure to any desktop publishing or computer graphics software. Cross-listed with IMS.

MPT 361 Ceramics II (3)

Pottery, design, forming, wheel throwing, hand building, decoration, glazing, and firing. Prerequisite: ART 111, 121, 122, 171, 261. Materials fee. 3 Lab. includes Lec.

MPT 362 Ceramics III (3)

Pottery and sculpture design, forming, wheel throwing, decoration, glazing, and firing. Clay and glaze materials and formulations covered. Prerequisite: ART 261, 361 or permission of instructor. Materials fee. 3 Lab. includes Lec.

MPT 364 Jewelry Design and Metals II (3)

Creative designing of two- and three-dimensional forms for contemporary jewelry and holloware. Development of basic metals processes: fabrication, raising, stonesetting, forging, casting. Prerequisite: ART 264. Materials fee. 3 Lab includes Lec.

MPT 365 Jewelry Design and Metals III (3)

Intermediate problems in design and process for jewelry, holloware and flatware. Prerequisite: ART 364. Materials fee. 3 Lab includes Lec.

MPT 371 Sculpture II (3)

Studio problems based on concepts applied to various three-dimensional methods, techniques, and materials. Prerequisite: ART 271. Materials fee. 3 Lab. includes Lec.

MPT 372 Sculpture III (3)

Intermediate studio problems based on concepts applied to three-dimensional methods, techniques, and materials. Beginning emphasis on individual direction. Prerequisite: ART 371. Materials fee. 3 Lab. includes Lec.

MPT 381 Greek and Roman Architecture (3)

Architecture in the Greek, Hellenistic, and Roman world; development and usage of Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian orders in the Greek world and the Roman response and adaptation. Various architectural forms, both public and private. Offered infrequently.

MPT 382 Greek and Roman Sculpture (3)

Sculpture in the Greek, Hellenistic, and Roman world. Emphasis on the development of the human figure in the Greek world with attention to sculptures of Pheidias, Praxiteles, Scopas, and Lysippos. The Roman response to the Greek Canons is evaluated and development of Roman portrait sculpture is critically reviewed. Offered infrequently.

MPT 383 Greek and Roman Painting (3)

Greek and Roman painting; examination of the development of Greek vase painting with special emphasis on red and black figure vase painting; examination of tomb paintings of Etruscan civilization with study of Roman painting from Pompeii and Herculaneum with attention to styles, perspective, methods of painting, and uses of color. Offered infrequently.

390 Supplemental Problems (1-3; maximum 6)

Supplemental problems in any one of the department's 300-level studio areas. Prerequisite: concurrent enrollment in related 300-level course and permission of instructor.

401/501 Theories and Methods of Art Instruction (3)

Philosophy, psychology, curriculum development, methodology, and evaluation of artistic growth and development. Emphasis on student learning, planning, instructional strategies, communication, and assessment. Lecture-discussion course for students majoring in art education. Prerequisite: ART 201 and art education major.

404/504 Art Appreciation in the School Program (3)

Emphasizes acquisition of knowledge about planning for instruction based on knowledge of aesthetics, art history, art criticism, students, and curriculum goals and models. Prerequisite: junior standing in art education program.

MPC 419 Supervised Student Teaching in Art (16)

Supervised teaching in a public school or approved social agency. Regularly scheduled seminars with the university supervisor, as well as meetings with both the cooperating teacher and supervisor in assisting the student teacher in practice teaching. Prerequisites: CSA 151, EDP 201, EDL 204, EDL 318, EDP 303, EDP 352, EDT 440, and the majority of art requirements, specifically, ART 111, ART 171, ART 187, ART 188, ART 231, ART 331, ART 241, ART 190.E., ART 201, ART 303, ART 401, and two of the following three courses: ART 264, ART 261, ART 271. Miami University GPA of 2.50 and GPA of 3.0 in the major field.

421 Drawing VII (3)

Application of concepts, techniques, and design through various painting media. Emphasis on personalized statement by the student. Designed to complete the logical sequence of drawing offerings. Prerequisite: ART 321, 322. 3 Lab. includes Lec.

422 Drawing VIII (3)

Application of concepts, techniques, and design through various painting media. Emphasis on personalized statement by the student. Designed to complete the logical sequence of drawing offerings. Prerequisite: ART 321, 322. 3 Lab. includes Lec.

431/531 Painting IV (3)

Application of concepts, techniques, and composition through various painting media. Emphasis on a personalized statement by the student. Prerequisite: ART 331, 332. 3 Lab. includes Lec.

432/532 Painting V (3)

Application of concepts, techniques, and composition through various painting media. Emphasis on a personalized statement by the student. Prerequisite: ART 331, 332. 3 Lab. includes Lec.

441/541 Printmaking IV (3)

Emphasis on personal investigation in intaglio, lithography, silkscreen, or relief processes. Prerequisite: ART 341, 342. 3 Lab. includes Lec.

442/542 Printmaking V (3)

Emphasis on personal investigation in intaglio, lithography, silkscreen, or relief processes. Prerequisite: ART 341, 342. 3 Lab. includes Lec.

450 Alternative Design Media (3)

This course explores design media used as artistic expression, as well as a vehicle for visual communication. Students will be challenged to think conceptually about the form and content of traditional media. Prerequisite: ART 111, 121, 122, 171.

451 The Professional Portfolio (3)

Includes revision of existing pieces to professional standards and the execution of work to complete the professional portfolio. Photographing of work, design, craft, organization, and presentation of the portfolio discussed. Covers topics related to the business of graphic design and the production knowledge necessary to work in today's profession. Prerequisite: ART 352, 354.

MPC 452 Senior Degree Project (3)

Individual projects proposed, researched, and executed. Enables students to learn how to define and limit a project, choose the best format for a particular communication goal, organize and schedule time, and set and meet interim goals. Participation in a gallery exhibit is a requirement of this course. Prerequisite: ART 451.

MPC 453 Highwire Brand Studio (4)

Multidisciplinary practicum involving students from marketing, graphic design and other relevant majors. Competing, multi-disciplinary student teams work for a semester on an actual client's current brandings and marketing communications challenge. Campaign solutions typically include primary research and market analysis, campaign strategy development and graphic design for advertising and other sales support materials. Incorporates contemporary technology and industry standard materials and research. Expertise and facilities of marketing, graphic design and other relevant majors are fully integrated within each team. Each campaign is formally presented to the client at the end of the semester.

455/555 Design History and Cultural Contexts (3)

Overview of the history and cultural context of various design disciplines. The prevalent styles and design traditions expressed in the mass-produced products of both Europe and America from the Industrial Revolution to the present. Prerequisite(s): ART 187, 188, advanced standing or permission of the instructor.

457/557 Photography IV (3)

Experimental techniques with emphasis on advanced technical skills and aesthetics. Prerequisite: ART 357, 358.

458/558 Photography V (3)

Emphasis on technical proficiency in color printing, hand-coloring, and personal expression in individualized projects. Prerequisite: ART 457/557.

461/561 Ceramics IV (3)

Advanced problems in ceramic design emphasizing individual creativity and requiring technical proficiency. Prerequisite: nine semester hours in ceramics. Materials fee. 3 Lab. includes Lec.

462/562 Ceramics V (3)

Advanced problems in ceramic design emphasizing individual creativity and requiring technical proficiency. Students must complete a professional portfolio of work. Prerequisite: 12 hours in ceramics. Materials fee. 3 Lab. includes Lec.

464/564 Jewelry Design and Metals IV (3)

Advanced design and technical problems in jewelry, holloware, flatware, and/or other areas of individual interest. Emphasis on personal expression and research, portfolio development. Prerequisite: ART 365. Materials fee. 3 Lab. includes Lec.

471/571 Sculpture IV (3)

Advanced problems in sculpture requiring skill with sculpture processes and ability to interpret ideas three-dimensionally. Prerequisite: ART 372. 3 Lab. includes Lec.

472/572 Sculpture V (3)

Advanced problems in sculpture requiring skill with sculpture processes and ability to interpret ideas three-dimensionally. Emphasis on creative personal direction, professional portfolio, and research. Prerequisite: ART 471/571. Materials fee. 3 Lab. includes Lec.

MPT 476/576 Origins of Art in Europe and the Ancient Near East (3)

Art and architecture of Paleolithic, Mesolithic, Neolithic periods in Europe and the British Isles and ancient art of Egypt, Mesopotamia, and the Aegean (ca. 40,000 BCE - 500 CE). Prerequisite: advanced standing or permission of instructor. Taught infrequently.

480 Seminar in Art History (3)

Topics vary.

MPT 480M/580M Special Topics in Medieval Art (3)

Special topics to explore individual issues or problems in medieval art. Offered infrequently.

MPT 480W/580W Feminist Art Histories (3)

Examines the relationship between women and art in the medieval period. Includes women artists, images of women in art, and women as patrons, consumers, and viewers of art.

484/584 High Renaissance and Mannerist Art (3)

Art of the High Renaissance and Mannerist periods (ca. 1500 - 1600) in Italy and Northern Europe. Prerequisite: advanced standing or permission of instructor.

MPT 485/585 Art of the Early 19th Century (3)

Painting and sculpture in Europe and the United States from late 18th century to mid-19th century with special emphasis on neoclassicism and romanticism. Prerequisite: advanced standing or permission of instructor.

MPT 486/586 Art of the Late 19th Century (3)

Painting and sculpture in Western Europe and the United States from mid-19th century to the turn of the century with special emphasis on realism, impressionism, and post-impressionism. Prerequisite: advanced standing or permission of instructor.

MPT 487/587 Art of the Early 20th Century (3)

Development of modernist painting and sculpture in Western Europe and the United States from 1900 to 1945. Prerequisite: advanced standing or permission of instructor.

MPT 489/589 Art of the Late 20th Century (3)

Painting, sculpture, architecture, and allied arts from 1945 through post-modernism. Prerequisite: advanced standing or permission of instructor.

MPC 492 Professional Artist's Portfolio and Exhibition Experience (3)

Supervised development of individual professional artist's portfolio and participation in a group or solo gallery exhibition. Periodic scheduled meetings with peers and faculty mentors in the individual studio areas. With permission of instructor, students who have completed a focus sequence in one of the vertical studio offerings may be permitted to enroll in this studio Capstone. Prerequisite: senior standing in one of these studio concentrations: ceramics, metals, photography, painting, printmaking, or sculpture; must be taken concurrently with a 400-level studio.

MPC 497 Museums as Interpreters of Culture (3)

Explores the rich texture of forces, disciplines and factors that contribute to the idea of the museum as an interpreter of cultures. Examines the interplay of influences that affect and determine a museum's identity. These influences include the perspectives of curators, collectors and donors; scholars; artists; specific cultural groups; the sociopolitical environment; the art market and diverse audience sectors. Prerequisite: completion of a Thematic Sequence in the arts or humanities or permission of instructor.

MPC 498/598 History and Methods in Art and Architectural History (3)

Examines history, varieties, and purposes of art historical methodologies. Acquaints students with significant literature in the history of art and architecture so that they can understand these disciplines and develop their own methodological points of view. Intended as professional training for the major in history of art and architecture, but could be useful to any liberal education program. Prerequisite: advanced standing in art or architecture or permission of instructor.

600 Advanced Research Problems (1-3; maximum 6)

Research in art and art literature. Prerequisite: graduate standing in art.

601 Teaching Assistant Seminar (3)

Includes prevalent issues, concerns, and problems confronting art teacher in college studio setting. For students with little or no experience teaching art; provides insight into teaching. Prerequisite: admission to Department of Art graduate program.

603 Development of Philosophical Foundations in Art Education (3)

Critical evaluation of the development of philosophical trends and theories in art education as they emerged in the U.S. and abroad. Prerequisite: graduate standing in art education program. Summer only.

604 Research in Art Education (3)

Review of research, a research study project, and writing based upon current problems in art education. Prerequisite: graduate standing in art education program.

605 Current Issues in Art Education (3)

Analytic-synthetic survey of current issues in art education with extensive concentration on pertinent literature in the field. Prerequisite: graduate standing in art education program.

606 Graduate Seminar in Art Education (3)

Intensive study of specific problems concerning art education at both elementary and secondary levels. Prerequisite: graduate standing with licensure in art or permission of instructor. Summer only.

607 Independent Reading in Art Education (1-4; maximum 12)

Planned reading in art education as approved by graduate adviser. Prerequisite: graduate standing in art education program.

620 Graduate Drawing (3; maximum 12)

Professionally oriented studio drawing problems emphasizing personal interpretation. Prerequisite: graduate standing in art.

630 Graduate Painting (3-6; maximum 36)

Application of advanced techniques and pictorial concepts to problems in painting directed toward individual professional performance. Appropriate research and related studio work. Prerequisite: graduate standing in studio art.

640 Graduate Printmaking (3-6; maximum 36)

Research and related laboratory work in fine print media. Advanced study in intaglio, relief, and planographic media. Prerequisite: graduate standing in studio art.

660 Graduate Ceramics (3-6; maximum 36)

Individual and directed studio problems in ceramics stressing professional orientation and personal interpretation. Prerequisite: graduate standing in studio art. Materials fee.

664 Graduate Jewelry Design and Metals (3-6; maximum 36)

Provides qualified graduate student with intensive study in metal craftsmanship as an art form. Prerequisite: graduate standing in studio art.

670 Graduate Sculpture (3-6; maximum 36)

Individual advanced problems in sculpture. Prerequisite: graduate standing in studio art.

680 Graduate Seminar in Art History (3; maximum 9)

Special studies in the history of art centered upon a designated topic or area of study which may vary with each offering. Prerequisite: graduate standing in art or permission of instructor.

690 Special Problems (1-3; maximum 18)

Individual studio problems for graduate art student. Prerequisite: graduate standing in art.

700 Thesis

(1-12; minimum required: 6 for M.A., 9 for M.F.A.; maximum 18).


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