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Courses - Spring 2024
ARTT
Art Studio Department Site
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06/12/2024 at 10:30 AM
ARTT100
Two-Dimensional Design Fundamentals
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSSP
Principles and elements of two-dimensional design. Introduction to visual communication.
Students must pay a $40.00 studio lab fee.
ARTT110
Elements of Drawing I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSSP
Fundamental concepts, media, and processes of drawing. Emphasis on observation and representation in combination with individual expression. Subject matter includes still life, human figure, nature, the built environment, and conceptual projects.
Students must pay a $40.00 studio lab fee.
ARTT150
Introduction to Art Theory
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU
Fundamental concepts of global, philosophic, and critical art theory examined through various historic and contemporary texts, and the analysis of works of art.
ARTT200
Three-Dimensional Art Fundamentals
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ARTT100 and ARTT110.
Fundamental concepts of three-dimensional form and space examined through the manipulation and organization of various materials.
Students must pay a $40.00 studio lab fee.
ARTT210
Elements of Drawing II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ARTT110.
Continuation of ARTT110 with additional emphasis on color, figure drawing, and contemporary issues.
Students must pay a $40.00 studio lab fee.
ARTT255
Introduction to Digital Art and Design Processes
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ARTT100 and ARTT110.
Credit only granted for: ARTT255 or ARTT354.
Formerly: ARTT354.
Introduction to basic software and principles of digital imaging, and how they are applied to art and design. Topics covered: Digital image construction and manipulation, Vector-Based digital techniques layout, typography, etc), time-based digital techniques (video and audio composition and manipulation), and basic interactivity (web-design). Digital media used to explore visual principles established in ARTT100.
Students must pay a $40.00 studio lab fee.
ARTT260
Dangerous Art: Censorship or Subsidy
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
GenEd: DSHS, SCIS
Combines a broad historical analysis of the relationship between art and authority with an examination of contemporary culture criticism and art practice. Explores the uses and abuses of art and culture in totalitarianand theocratic states as a prelude to a review of the role of official culture in the United States. Examines art and culture in the public arena and many related areas where the arts and policy interact.
ARTT320
Elements of Painting
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ARTT200, ARTT210, and ARTT150; or permission of ARHU-Art department.
Concepts and fundamental processes of oil and/or acrylic painting.
Students must pay a $40.00 studio lab fee.
ARTT330
Elements of Sculpture: Metal Casting
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ARTT200, ARTT210, and ARTT150; or permission of ARHU-Art department.
Sculptural concepts and fundamental processes related to metal casting.
Students must pay a $40.00 studio lab fee.
ARTT330H
Elements of Sculpture: Metal Casting
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ARTT200, ARTT210, and ARTT150; or permission of ARHU-Art department.
Sculptural concepts and fundamental processes related to metal casting.
Restricted to departmental honors students only. Students must pay a $40.00 studio lab fee.
ARTT331
Elements of Sculpture: Steel
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ARTT200, ARTT210, and ARTT150; or permission of ARHU-Art department.
Sculptural concepts and fundamental processes related to steel fabrication; torch cutting, welding, hot forging, and finishing.
Students must pay a $40.00 studio lab fee.
ARTT333
Elements of Sculpture: Wood and Mixed Media
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ARTT200, ARTT210, and ARTT150; or permission of ARHU-Art department.
Sculptural concepts and fundamental processes using wood and mixed media.
Students must pay a $40.00 studio lab fee.
ARTT333H
Elements of Sculpture: Wood and Mixed Media
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ARTT200, ARTT210, and ARTT150; or permission of ARHU-Art department.
Sculptural concepts and fundamental processes using wood and mixed media.
Restricted to departmental honors students only. Students must pay a $40.00 studio lab fee.
ARTT341
Elements of Printmaking: Woodcut and Relief
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ARTT200, ARTT210, and ARTT150; or permission of ARHU-Art department.
Concepts and fundamental processes related to woodcuts, linocuts, and other relief printing media.
Students must pay a $40.00 studio lab fee.
ARTT341H
Elements of Printmaking: Woodcut and Relief
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ARTT200, ARTT210, and ARTT150; or permission of ARHU-Art department.
Concepts and fundamental processes related to woodcuts, linocuts, and other relief printing media.
ARTT343
Elements of Printmaking: Screen Printing
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ARTT200, ARTT210, and ARTT150; or permission of ARHU-Art department.
Concepts and fundamental processes related to silkscreen printing.
Students must pay a $40.00 studio lab fee.
ARTT343H
Elements of Printmaking: Screen Printing
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ARTT200, ARTT210, and ARTT150; or permission of ARHU-Art department.
Concepts and fundamental processes related to silkscreen printing.
Restricted to departmental honors students only. Students must pay a $40.00 studio lab fee.
ARTT353
Elements of Photography
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ARTT200, ARTT210, and ARTT150; or permission of ARHU-Art department.
Introduction to digital photographic image-making. With an emphasis on technical, aesthetic and conceptual understanding of the photographic medium, camera operation, and photographic composition. Students must have access to a Digital SLR or mirrorless camera capable of interchangeable lenses for this class.
ARTT357
(Perm Req)
Interactive Design
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: ARTT355 and ARTT356.
In-depth exploration of interactive design and website construction. Emphasis on concept-driven and community-based projects using variety of interactive software programs.
Students must pay a $40.00 studio lab fee.
ARTT361
Design Literacy: Decoding Our Visual Culture
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ARTT355 and ARTT356.
Credit only granted for: ARTT361 or ARTT489L.
Formerly: ARTT489L.
Holistic presentation of design history and theory from pre-history to present. Covers primarily visual communication design and includes the interrelationship of interior-, furniture-, industrial-, fashion-design, and architecture.
ARTT370
Elements of Digital Media
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ARTT150, ARTT200, ARTT210, and ARTT255; or permission of ARHU-Art department.
Exploration of image creation and manipulation, interactivity, and linkages between digital audio and video. Emphasis on issues in contemporary digital art.
Students must pay a $40.00 studio lab fee.
ARTT386
(Perm Req)
Experiential Learning
Credits: 3 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: Permission of ARHU-Art department.
Restriction: Junior standing or higher.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ARTT389
(Perm Req)
Department of Art Undergraduate Teaching Assistantship
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ARTT399
(Perm Req)
Department of Art Research Assistantship
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ARTT418B
Advanced Drawing Studio; Advanced Drawing: Contemporary Approach
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ARTT150, ARTT200 and ARTT210; plus one 300-level studio course; or permission of Department. Repeatable to 12 credits. Students must pay a $40.00 studio lab fee.

Multi-level drawing studio emphasizing advanced concepts and processes related to drawing; emphasis on contemporary art issues and individual directions.
ARTT418H
(Perm Req)
Advanced Drawing Studio; Honors Advanced Drawing
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restricted to departmental honors students only. Prerequisite: ARTT150, ARTT200, and ARTT210; plus one 300-level studio course; and permission of department. Students must pay a $40.00 studio lab fee.
ARTT427
Advanced Painting: Painting on Site II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ARTT320.
Restriction: Permission of the Art Department.
Designed for Art and design, architecture, urban planning, and public engagement majors and Creative Placemaking minors seeking to build and strengthen relationships through public place-based artwork . This course will teach ethical methods of public outreach through community engagement, the stages of mural design, and research to aid the mural design phase. This course will also examine the various materials used to create a public work of art and apply them throughout the semester effectively.
ARTT428
Advanced Painting Studio; Advanced Painting
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ARTT320 or permission of department. Repeatable to 12 credits. Students must pay a $40.00 studio lab fee.

Multi-level painting studio emphasizing advanced concepts and processes related to oil and acrylic painting; emphasis on contemporary art issues and individual directions.
ARTT428H
(Perm Req)
Advanced Painting Studio; Honors Advanced Painting
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restricted to departmental honors students only. Prerequisite: ARTT320 and permission of department. Students must pay a $40.00 studio lab fee.
ARTT438A
Advanced Sculpture Studio
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Must have completed one 300-level sculpture course; or permission of instructor. Students must paya $40.00 studio lab fee.

Multi-level sculpture studio; continuation of media-specific sculpture courses with emphasis on contemporary art issues and individual directions in chosen media.
ARTT438D
Advanced Sculpture Studio
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Must have completed ARTT333 sculpture course; or permission of instructor. Students must pay a $40.00 studio lab fee.

Multi-level sculpture studio; continuation of media-specific sculpture courses with emphasis on contemporary art issues and individual directions in chosen media.
ARTT438E
Advanced Sculpture Studio
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Must have completed one 300-level sculpture course; or permission of instructor. Students must paya $40.00 studio lab fee.

Multi-level sculpture studio; continuation of media-specific sculpture courses with emphasis on contemporary art issues and individual directions in chosen media.
ARTT438H
Advanced Sculpture Studio
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Must have completed one 300-level sculpture course; or permission of instructor. Restricted to departmental honors students only. Students must paya $40.00 studio lab fee.

Multi-level sculpture studio; continuation of media-specific sculpture courses with emphasis on contemporary art issues and individual directions in chosen media.
ARTT448E
Advanced Printmaking Studio; Worldbuilding Through Printmedia
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
ARTT448H
Advanced Printmaking Studio; Worldbuilding Through Printmedia
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
ARTT455
(Perm Req)
Three Dimensional Graphic Design
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: ARTT355, ARTT356, and ARTT357.
Recommended: ARTT333.
Credit only granted for: ARTT352 or ARTT455.
Formerly: ARTT352.
Continued exploration of advanced graphic design practices with primary emphasis on 3-D object and packaging design. Includes research, course reading discussion, oral presentations, and specific project assignments which will require a proficient level of hand-skills (craft) and computer skills.
Students must pay a $40.00 studio lab fee.
ARTT458
(Perm Req)
Graphic Design Portfolio; Advanced Graphic Design
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Students must pay a $40.00 studio lab fee. Print publication and self promotion design.
ARTT469
Professional Practice
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Senior standing or permission of Art Department.

Business aspects of being an artist, with an emphasis on starting and maintaining a professional career.
ARTT469H
Professional Practice
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restricted to departmental Honors students.
ARTT479D
Advanced Digital Media Studio; Immersive and Virtual Environments
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ARTT370 or permission of Department. Introduction to the uses of game development software in an artistic context. Practical examination of interactive, immersive and installation art as mediated through the context of real-time computer generated imagery and game engine methodologies. Students must pay a $40.00 studio lab fee.
ARTT479E
Advanced Digital Media Studio; Art and Electronics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ARTT370 or permission of Department. Studio course exploring the basics of building circuits with electronic components, motors, sensors, and Arduino technology in the context of interactive art and kinetic sculpture. Students must pay a $40.00 studio lab fee.
ARTT479H
(Perm Req)
Advanced Digital Media Studio; Honors Advanced Digital Media
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ARTT370. Restricted to Departmental Honors students. Students must pay a $40.00 studio lab fee.

Basics of sound recording, mixing, and processing, as well as creative applications of sound used for screen-based practices, performance and installation art. Theoretical concepts central to sound as an artistic medium are also introduced.
ARTT489E
Advanced Special Topics in Art; Creative Experiments with AI
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ARTT370 or Permission of IMDM-Immersive Media Design Program. Credit only granted for ARTT489E or IMDM498E.

In this course, students will use the most advanced forms of generative AI for artistic creation and exploration. The course will be a combination of lecture, workshops, studio time, and occasional class visits from Areas explored include: Generative AI - Imagery, video art, filmmaking, sound production, and literature. Tools used include Midjourney, Stable Diffusion, Runway, Dreambooth, Photoshop, Ableton, and Chat GPT.
ARTT489H
(Perm Req)
Advanced Special Topics in Art
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: permission of department. This course is restricted to departmental Honors students. Students must pay a $40.00 laboratory studion fee.
ARTT489J
Advanced Special Topics in Art; Design and Democracy
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Cross-listed with GVPT368O and PLCY488A. Credit only granted for ARTT489J, GVPT368O, or PLCY488A.
ARTT489T
Advanced Special Topics in Art; The Contemporary Art World
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
ARTT498A
(Perm Req)
Directed Studies in Studio Art
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Students must pay a $40.00 studio lab fee.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ARTT498B
(Perm Req)
Directed Studies in Studio Art
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Students must pay a $40.00 studio lab fee.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ARTT498H
(Perm Req)
Directed Studies in Studio Art; Honors Thesis
Credits: 2 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restricted to departmental honors students only. Prerequisite: permission of department. Students must pay a $40.00 studio lab fee.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ARTT618
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Students must pay a $60.00 studio lab fee.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ARTT628
(Perm Req)
Painting; Painting
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Students must pay a $60.00 studio lab fee.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ARTT638
(Perm Req)
Sculpture; Sculpture
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Students must pay a $60.00 studio lab fee.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ARTT648
(Perm Req)
Printmaking; Printmaking
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Students must pay a $60.00 studio lab fee.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ARTT698A
(Perm Req)
Directed Graduate Studies in Studio Art
Credits: 1 - 4
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Students must pay a $60.00 studio lab fee.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ARTT698B
(Perm Req)
Directed Graduate Studies in Studio Art
Credits: 1 - 4
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Students must pay a $60.00 studio lab fee.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ARTT698C
(Perm Req)
Directed Graduate Studies in Studio Art; Graduate Teaching Practicum
Credits: 1 - 4
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Students must pay a $60.00 studio lab fee.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ARTT699A
(Perm Req)
Directed Graduate Studies in Studio Art
Credits: 1 - 4
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Students must pay a $60.00 studio lab fee.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ARTT699B
(Perm Req)
Directed Graduate Studies in Studio Art
Credits: 1 - 4
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Students must pay a $60.00 studio lab fee.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ARTT718
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Students must pay a $60.00 studio lab fee.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ARTT728
(Perm Req)
Painting; Painting
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Students must pay a $60.00 studio lab fee.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ARTT738
(Perm Req)
Sculpture; Sculpture
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Students must pay a $60.00 studio lab fee.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ARTT748
(Perm Req)
Printmaking; Printmaking
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Students must pay a $60.00 studio lab fee.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ARTT768
(Perm Req)
Graduate Colloquium
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Students must pay a $60.00 studio lab fee.
ARTT798A
(Perm Req)
Directed Graduate Studies in Studio Art
Credits: 1 - 4
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Students must pay a $60.00 studio lab fee.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ARTT798B
(Perm Req)
Directed Graduate Studies in Studio Art
Credits: 1 - 4
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Students must pay a $60.00 studio lab fee.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ARTT799
Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.