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New Mexico State University
Undergraduate Catalog
2012-2013

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ART 101G. Orientation in Art - 3 cr. (2+3P)
A multicultural examination of the principles and philosophies of the visual arts and the ideas expressed through them.
ART 110G. Visual Concepts - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Introduction to the philosophies of art, visual thinking, and principles of visual organization. Designed to give students a broad view of aesthetic traditions, ideologies, and techniques basic to the creation and evaluation of art. Principles and concepts are taught in a common lecture and applied in parallel small studio sections. For non-art majors only.
ART 150. Drawing I - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Introduction to the skill of seeing through exercises that emphasize careful drawing from the still life and utilize a range of drawing materials and techniques. Outside assignments required.
ART 151. Drawing II - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Continued emphasis on drawing from observation by focusing on still life and other subject matter. Covers a range of materials, techniques and concepts. Outside assignments. Prerequisite(s): ART 150. Restricted to Restrict to Art and CMI majors majors.
ART 155. 2-D Fundamentals - 3 cr.
Introduction to two-dimensional space emphasizing visual elements and design principles as they apply to composition. A variety of materials are used in the studio projects and sketchbook exercises. Developing knowledge in vocabulary, color theory and skill in translating ideas into design are encouraged.
ART 156. 3-D Fundamentals - 3 cr.
Compositional organization of three-dimensional space explored through a broad range of visual exercises. Resourceful and creative problem solving encouraged.
ART 157. Color Theory - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Various color theories as they relate to compositional organization. Required for art education majors.
ART 160. Computer-Based Illustration - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Introduction to the principles of computerized drawing and design. Using the basic concepts, drawing tools, and vocabulary of Adobe Illustrator. Prerequisite: ART 150, ART 155, or consent of instructor.
ART 161. Digital Imaging I - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Work with basic concepts, tools, and vocabulary of Adobe Photoshop to create effective visual communication. Includes selection tools, cloning, copying and pasting, color correction, image restoration, filters, and special effects. Community Colleges only.
ART 163. Digital Graphics - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Importing and exporting images and text into various desktop publishing formats. Exploring imaging, drawing, and page layout applications. Introduction to typography. Prerequisite: ART 161.
ART 165. Web Page Design - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Introduction to the creation of well-designed and organized Web sites. Emphasis on building creative but functional user-friendly sites. Introduction to HTML, Flash, Java Script, and Web-authoring software. Prerequisite: ART 161. Community Colleges only. Same as OEPT 165.
ART 250. Drawing III - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Introduction to intensive drawing from the figure with a focus on observation. Outside assignments may be required. Prerequisite: ART 151 (for art majors) or ART 155.
ART 252. Aspects of Drawing - 2-3 cr.
Continued work in drawing with emphasis on personal creative endeavor. Prerequisites: ART 150, ART 151, and ART 250. Community Colleges only.
ART 255. Introduction to Graphic Design and Digital Media - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Introduction to the principles of visual communication and digital media, with an emphasis on the creation of graphic form and style. Prerequisite(s): ART 155.
ART 256. Introduction to Letter Forms and Typographic Design - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Introduction to letter forms, typography and identify marks. Projects produced using conventional and digital graphic designer tools. Prerequisite(s): ART 155.
ART 260. Introduction to Painting - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Introduction to basic skills of painting through various exercises that emphasize working from observation.
ART 261. Painting Methods, Techniques and Applications - 3 cr. (2+4P)
The investigation of formal aspects of painting, an examination of painting techniques, and an exploration of various methodologies regarding form and content as applied to critical thinking skills through medium of paint. Prerequisite(s): ART 150, ART 260.
ART 262. Aspects of Painting - 2-3 cr.
Varied painting media: continued development of painting skills. Prerequisites: ART 150, ART 155 (for art majors), ART 260, or consent of instructor.
ART 265. Sculpture I, A Introduction to Sculpture: Process and Possibility - 3 cr. (2+4P)
A series of interpretive assignments incorporating such processes as mold making, welding and woodworking. Creative problem solving and visual thinking skills emphasized. Examples of contemporary sculpture regularly presented and discussed.
ART 266. Go Figure: The Body in Contemporary Art - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Cultivation of individual direction through constant creative action. Emphasis on self-styled assignments. Rotating themes pertinent to contemporary sculpture supplement aesthetic and conceptual awareness. Restricted to: Main campus only.
ART 267. Art Portfolio Preparation - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Refine general marketing strategies, personal portfolio and resumes. Define, target, and penetrate personal target markets. Students develop individual promotional packages. Prerequisites: ART 163, ART 269, and ART 272, or consent of instructor.
ART 268. Desktop Publishing II - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Advanced principles of typography and page layout. Combining multiple images and text from different applications; study of pre-press preparation and image readiness for separations and for the service bureaus. Prerequisite: ART 163.
ART 269. Advanced Computer-Based Illustration - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Design custom graphics and create special effects with filtering, special effects on type, graphing, technical illustrations, and three-dimensional drawing using Adobe Illustrator. Prerequisites: ART 157, ART 160, and ART 161, or consent of instructor.
ART 270. Introduction to Photography - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Introduction to photography with digital cameras. Basic camera operation, picture composition, image processing and digital workflow. Image culture and the role of the still, lens-made image in contemporary society. Students must come equipped with an appropriate laptop computer, software and digital camera (consult with instructor).
ART 271. Introduction to Film and Darkroom - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Introduction to silver based photographic materials, film development, enlargement printing and darkroom work. Students will work with a range of cameras including: medium format, toy and pinhole. Emphasis on understanding the syntax of silver halide photographic materials. Development of conceptual vocabulary and the creation of images with thematic unity. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. Prerequisite(s): ART 270.
ART 272. Digital Imaging II - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Refining of individual creative styles and technical skills using Adobe Photoshop. Emphasis on input and output predictability, and working with large file productions. Community colleges only. Prerequisite(s): ART 161. Restricted to: Community Colleges only.
ART 274. Digital Capture and Output - 3-9 cr.
Digital workflow, scanning, image processing software, digital printing, color management. Advanced digital printing skills. Emphasis on understanding the syntax of digital photographic processes. Development of conceptual vocabulary and the creation of images with thematic unity. Consent of instructor required. Restricted to ART majors.
ART 275. Ceramics I, A - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Introduction to clay arts. Techniques of handbuilding, wheel throwing, and glazing.
ART 276. Ceramics I, B - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Beginning ceramics, complementary half to ART 275. (Art 275 and ART 276 do not need to be taken consecutively.) Basic building techniques of coil, slab, and throwing are introduced. High-fire and low-fire clays are used.
ART 280. Printmaking I - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Varied media in printmaking and compositional problems.
ART 281. Printmaking II - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Printmaking materials and techniques, with emphasis in intaglio and relief procedures. Prerequisites: ART 150, Art 156 (for art majors) and 280. Corequisite: Art 150.
ART 285. Metals and Jewelry I - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Fundamental processes and design necessary for metal fabrication of jewelry, functional and non-functional objects.
ART 286. Stained Glass - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Instruction in the fundamental fabrication and design techniques for stained glass. Introduction to visual decision making skills, historical, and critical issues of the medium. Community Colleges only.
ART 294. Special Topics in Studio - 1-3 cr.
Specific subjects and credits to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. No more than 9 credits toward a degree. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
ART 295G. Introduction to Art History I - 3 cr.
An introduction to the principles of art history within a chronological framework of the art of the Western World. All media will be discussed. From prehistoric times to the fourteenth century.
ART 296G. Introduction to Art History II - 3 cr.
Continuation of ART 295. Art of the Western world from Late Gothic to the Rococo.
ART 297. Introduction to Art History III - 3 cr.
Continuation of ART 296. Art of the Western world from the Enlightenment to the present.
ART 300. Special Topics in Art History - 3 cr.
Specific subjects to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits. Prerequisite(s): ART 295G, ART 296G, and ART 297.
ART 302. The Classical Style in the Western Tradition - 3 cr.
Analysis of the emergence of Greco-Roman style in the Ancient world and its interpretation and reception in the Western European art tradition up to the contemporary period; taught with ART 504.
ART 305. Medieval Art - 3 cr.
History of painting, stained glass, sculpture, architecture and manuscript illumination in Europe from the Early Christian period to the end of the Gothic period; taught with ART 505.
ART 306. Medieval Manuscript Illumination - 3 cr.
History of manuscript production and illumination in Western Europe from the Early Christian period to the middle of the 16th century; taught with ART 506.
ART 310. Native American Art - 3 cr.
Cross-cultural introduction to art of the prehistoric and historic native people of the North, Central, and South Americas. Considers the artistic expression and the function of art in diverse cultural and environmental contexts. Prerequisite(s): ART 295G.
ART 311. Art of China - 3 cr.
Survey of the art of China from the Pre-historic period to modern day; taught with ART 511. Prerequisite(s): ART 295G and ART 296G, or HIST 211G and HIST 212G.
ART 320. Art and Architecture in Pre-Columbian Meso-America - 3 cr.
Analysis of the art and culture of the Mesoamerican peoples before the arrival of Columbus in the New World. Includes an in-depth formal and historical analysis of architecture, sculpture, painting, pottery, and metal works of Mixtec, Toltec, Aztec, Maya, and other cultures and civilizations. Prerequisite(s): ART 295G.
ART 321. Pre-Columbian Art and Architecture of the Andes - 3 cr.
Examines the arts and history of pre-Columbian Andean cultures in a cultural context. Analysis of architecture, sculpture, pottery, jewelry, textiles, and feather work. Prerequisite(s): ART 295G.
ART 323. Italian Renaissance Art - 3 cr.
History of painting, sculpture and architecture in Italy from the 14th century to the end of the 16th century; taught with ART 523.
ART 325. Northern Renaissance Art - 3 cr.
History of painting, manuscript illumination and graphics in Northern Europe from the late 14th century to the mid-16th century; taught with ART 525.
ART 328. Baroque Art and Architecture in Northern Europe - 3 cr.
Study of architecture, painting sculpture in Flanders, Holland, France, England, and Germany as indigenous developments and as reflections of the Italian Baroque. Prerequisite(s): ART 295G.
ART 329. Survey of Western Architecture - 3 cr.
Survey of history of Western architecture from prehistoric time to the present. Prerequisite(s): ART 295G, ART 296G, and ART 297.
ART 330. Modern Architecture - 3 cr.
Prerequisite(s): ART 295G, ART 296G, and ART 297.
ART 333. Baroque Art and Architecture in Italy, Spain, and Hispanic Latin America - 3 cr.
Concentration of Italian Baroque architecture, painting, and sculpture; and on Spanish painting, sculpture, and architecture, as well as the art and architecture of Spanish vice-royalties of the Americas. Prerequisite(s): ART 295G and ART 296G.
ART 336. The African American in Art - 3 cr.
Traces the inclusion of African-American subjects and procedures of art in the U.S. from the nation's beginnings to the present. Slavery, civil rights, and racial pride are discussed as academic and avant-garde traditions in African-American art. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): ART 295G, ART 296G, and ART 297.
ART 337. American Art to 1900 - 3 cr.
History of painting, sculpture, architecture, and other arts in the United States from the colonial period to 1900. Prerequisite(s): ART 295G, ART 296G, and ART 297.
ART 338. Late Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century European Art - 3 cr.
History of painting, sculpture, architecture, and other arts created in Europe from 1789 to 1900.
ART 339. History of Photography - 3 cr.
Course studies history, theory and use of photographic practices in art, especially from formal introduction of the process in 1839 to the present. Prerequisite(s): ART 295G, ART 296G, and ART 297.
ART 342. Twentieth-Century Art I, 1900-1945 - 3 cr.
History of painting, sculpture, and other arts in Europe, the United States, and elsewhere from 1900 to 1945.
ART 343. Twentieth-Century Art II, 1945-Present - 3 cr.
History of painting, sculpture, and other arts in Europe, the United States, and elsewhere from 1945 to the present.
ART 350. Drawing IV - 3 cr.
Drawing from observation of the figure. Outside assignments may be required. Prerequisite(s): ART 150, ART 151, ART 155 (for art majors), ART 250 or consent of instructor.
ART 354. History of Graphic Design - 3 cr.
History of graphic language and evolution of graphic communication.
ART 355. Graphic Design and Digital Production - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Introduction to the design and graphic production of projects, using conventional and digital techniques. Prerequisite(s): Grades of B or higher in both ART 255 and ART 256.
ART 356. Graphic Design and Multicolor Digital Production - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Design and production of multicolor projects using conventional and digital techniques. Prerequisite(s): Grades of B or higher in each of ART 255 and ART 256; prior passage of ART 355 with a grade of C or higher.
ART 357. Digital Graphic Design and Illustration - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Graphic illustrations and icons using vector and bitmap software programs. Emphasis on editorial, information and cultural applications. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. Prerequisite(s): ART 150, ART 255, ART 256.
ART 359. Digital Image-Making for Graphic Designers - 3 cr.
Creation of graphic icons, stylizations and archetypes. Projects produced using vector-based computer programs. Some computer experience required. Prerequisite(s): ART 150, ART 255, ART 256, and CMT 145.
ART 360. Innovation and Creativity in Painting - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Innovative and creative solutions to painting within a comtemporary context. Prerequisite(s): ART 261.
ART 361. Painting IIIB - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Media, materials and technical problems of contemporary painting continued. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. Prerequisite(s): ART 295G and ART 360.
ART 363. Images in Sequence and the Photography Book - 3 cr.
Intermediate to advanced level course for students in junior year. Course addresses project ideation, thematic development and methods for dissemination of visual content. Each student will propose and produce an independent project culminating in publication of a photography book produced through an on-demand book publishing service. Topics addressed will include: narrative content in images; image sequencing; conceptual, thematic and stylistic unity; and choice of image distribution format (gallery, book, web). Regular lectures, readings and critiques will support course objectives. Offered Fall semesters. Prerequisite(s): ART 270, ART 274, ART 277.
ART 365. Sculpture II A - Emerging Sensibility - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Cultivation of individual direction through constant creative action. Emphasis on self-styled assignments. Rotating themes pertinent to contemporary sculpture supplement aesthetic and conceptual awareness.
ART 366. Sculpture II, B Emerging Sensibility - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Additional study of topics covered in ART 365. Prerequisite: ART 265, 266, 365.
ART 367. Large Format Photo and Advanced Printing - 3 cr.
Introduction to the 4x5 view camera, advanced printing techniques, zone system and hybrid darkroom/digital practice. Emphasis on development of advanced skills in technical process, ideation, content generation and critical inquiry. Prerequisite(s): ART 270, ART 274, ART 277.
ART 369. The Constructed Image - 3 cr.
Introduction to digital workflow in photography. Topics include digital camera operation, RAW file processing, scanning, color management and printing. Course will emphasize concepts of ideation and thematic coherence. Prerequisite(s): ART 270, ART 274, and ART 277.
ART 370. Color Photography. - 3 cr.
Intermediate level studio course that introduces students to color photographic processes and materials. Topics include color positive and negative films; enlargement printing from color negatives; alternative color print materials; Polaroid processes; readings and critiques. Prerequisite: ART 271, or concurrent enrollment, or consent of instructor.
ART 373. Nonsilver Photographic Processes - 3 cr.
Intermediate to advanced-level studio course exploring creative possibilities of historic photographic processes. Topics include production of large-format contact negatives; pin hole photography; hand applied emulsions and photo printmaking techniques. Readings and critiques. May be taken up to 6 credits. Prerequisite(s): ART 270, ART 271, ART 274.
ART 374. Ceramic Tile - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Instruction in a variety, of ceramic tile-making techniques with considerable exploration of surface finishing. Assignments focus on tile paintings and murals with an emphasis on content.
ART 375. Ceramics II - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Instruction in ceramic techniques with an emphasis on conceptual development and study of issues in contemporary ceramics.
ART 376. Museum/Gallery Research Internship - 1-9 cr.
Research internship in museum or gallery. Requirements determined by instructor in cooperation with supervising museum/gallery professional. For art history credit. Prerequisites: ART156, Art 275 and ART 276. May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credits. Course may not be audited.
ART 380. Printmaking III - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Materials and techniques, with emphasis in intaglio and relief procedures. Prerequisite: ART 281.
ART 385. Metals and Jewelry II - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Sophisticated technical and conceptual development are emphasized. Must be repeated for 6 credits.
ART 387. Exhibition Studies - 3 cr.
Exhibition theory through practice. Gallery operations and management: collecting, conversation, exhibiting, and public responsibility.
ART 389. Visual Culture of the 1950s - 3 cr.
Focus on major cultural trends and historical events in 1950's America. Offers analysis of art, films, and pop culture phenomena of the period. Prerequisite(s): ART 295G, ART 296G, and ART 297.
ART 390. Visual Culture of the 1960s - 3 cr.
Focus on major cultural trends and historical events in 1960's America. Offers analysis of art, films, and pop culture phenomena of the period. Prerequisite(s): ART 295G, ART 296G, and ART 297.
ART 391. Visual Culture of the 1970s - 3 cr.
Focus on major cultural trends and historical events in 1970's America. Offers analysis of art, films, and pop culture phenomena of the period. Prerequisite(s): ART 295G, ART 296G, and ART 297.
ART 392. Visual Culture of the 1980s - 3 cr.
Focus on major cultural trends and historical events in 1980's America. Offers analysis of art, films, and pop culture phenomena of the period. Prerequisite(s): ART 295G, ART 296G, and ART 297.
ART 393. History of Collage - 3 cr.
Examines theory and practice of collage, assembly and montage in 2- and 3- dimensional 20th century art. Emphasis on the art of the Schwitters, Picasso, Cornell, Hoch, Ernst, Ryan, Rauschenberg, and Schapiro. Prerequisite(s): ART 295G, ART 296G, and ART 297.
ART 394. Special Topics in Studio - 3 cr.
Specific subjects and credits to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. No more than 9 credits toward a degree.
ART 401. Museum Conservation Techniques I - 3 cr. (2+3P)
Examines the philosophy of museum conservation of works of art in all media and in all contexts. Includes discussions of the theory of conservation as well as student laboratory projects involving testing and conservation objects. Enrollment limited to twelve. First of two consecutive courses. Instructor permission required.
ART 402. Museum Conservation Techniques II - 3 cr. (2+3P)
Examines the philosophy of museum conservation of works of art in all media and in all contexts. Includes discussions of the theory of conservation as well as student laboratory projects involving testing and conservation of objects. Enrollment limited to twelve. Second of two consecutive courses. Prerequisite: ART 401 and consent of instructor.
ART 403. Preventative Conservation/Collections Care - 3 cr.
Museum conservation of art work.
ART 444. Art and Life in Renaissance Italy - 3 cr.
Examines how Italian Renaissance textual and visual culture offered Europe new ways of seeing and portraying itself. 1350-1550. Topics include: Florence, Venice, Rome, Leonardo, Michelangelo, titian, humanism, the Medici, and republican and courtly culture. Prerequisite(s): ART 295G. Crosslisted with: HIST 442
ART 449. Advance Figure Drawing - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Advance figure drawing class with emphasis on developing technical and conceptual skills. Prerequisites: ART 150, 151, 250, and 350.
ART 450. Drawing Workshop - 3 cr.
Critique class on drawings done outside of class. Emphasis on development of conceptual and technical skills. Prerequisite(s): ART 350.
ART 451. Time-Based Media - 3 cr.
Advance figure drawing class with emphasis on developing technical and conceptual skills. Prerequisite: ART 350. May be repeated up to 27 credits. Restricted to ART majors.
ART 454. Design Discourse - 3 cr.
Discussion of issues related to visual communications and graphic design. Research and semester-long studio project supplement readings and discussion. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. Prerequisite(s): ART 356.
ART 455. Advanced Graphic Design: Conceptual Development and Professional Practice - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Advanced graphic design projects in graphic form, typographic design, and comprehensive layouts, with emphasis on conceptual development and professional practices. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 credits. Prerequisite(s): ART 356.
ART 456. Advanced Graphic Design: Portfolio Development and Professional Practice - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Advanced graphic design projects with an emphasis on conceptual development, portfolio preparation, and professional practices. Prerequisite: ART 455. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits. Restricted to majors.
ART 457. Advanced Typographic Design and the Computer - 3 cr.
Advanced projects exploring use of typography in visual communication. Electronic and conventional print applications emphasized. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. Prerequisite(s): ART 255 and ART 256.
ART 458. The New Mexico Studio of Design - 3 cr.
An advanced graphic design studio providing a design service for nonprofit community organizations. Client-based projects produced by students from concept to completion. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. Prerequisite(s): ART 355.
ART 459. Advanced Digital Illustration - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Illustration course for graphic designers emphasizing the creation of editorial, informational, and cultural illustrations, using vector and bitmap computer programs. Prerequisite: ART 359, or consent of instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.
ART 460. Painting Workshop - 3 cr.
Media, materials and advanced technical problems of contemporary painters. May be taken up to 6 credits. Prerequisite(s): ART 350 and ART 361.
ART 461. Painting Workshop II - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Advanced issues in contemporary painting. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. Restricted to majors. Prerequisite(s): ART 460.
ART 465. Sculpture Workshop - 3-6 cr. (2+4P)
Development of content and personal vision via self-styled projects. Emphasis on critical self-evaluation. Contemporary topics and research presentation furthering the development of a cohesive body of work. Prerequisite: ART 366. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits.
ART 470. Studio Photography - 3 cr.
A critique and reading course in which students pursue independent work. Emphasis placed on portfolio production and professional practice. Consent of instructor required.
ART 471. Large Format Photography and Lighting - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Introduction to the 4x5 view camera, medium format cameras, Zone system and artificial lighting. Emphasis on refinement of technical process and critical thinking. Prerequisite: ART 271. May be repeated up to 6 credits. Restricted to ART majors.
ART 473. Photography Workshop - 3-6 cr.
Project based critique seminar for advanced BFA students. Regular critique sessions and readings required. Participation in the annual BFA exhibition for graduating seniors required.
ART 474. Advanced Ceramic Tile - 3 cr. (2+4P)
Instruction in a variety of ceramic tile-making techniques with considerable exploration of surface finishing. Assignments focus on tile paintings and murals with an emphasis on content. Prerequisite: ART 374. May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credits.
ART 475. Ceramics Workshop - 3-6 cr. (2+4P)
Continuation of ART 375. Prerequisite: ART 375. May be repeated for 18 credits.
ART 476. Advanced Museum/Gallery Research Internship - 1-9 cr.
Advanced research internship in museum or gallery. Requirements determined by instructor in cooperation with supervising museum/gallery professional. For art history credit. Prerequisite: ART 376 and consent of instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credits. Course may not be audited.
ART 477. Independent Research Problems in Art History - 1-9 cr.
Advanced research on special problems to be conducted under supervision of art history faculty. May be taken up to 12 credits. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): ART 295G, ART 296G, ART 297 and one 300 level art history course and consent of instructor.
ART 478. Seminar: Selected Topics in Art History - 3 cr.
Reading, research, and discussion of advanced problems. May be taken up to 12 credits. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): ART 295G, ART 296G, ART 297 and one 300 level art history course and consent of instructor.
ART 479. Art Theory, Criticism, and Historiography - 3 cr.
Theories and methodologies in art history and art criticism. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): ART 295G, ART 296G, ART 297 and one 300 level art history course and consent of instructor.
ART 480. Printmaking Workshop - 3-6 cr.
Problems in printmaking. May be repeated for a maximum of 15 credits. Prerequisite(s): ART 380.
ART 485. Metals Workshop - 3-6 cr.
Advanced individual problems. Prerequisite: 6 credits of ART 385. May be repeated for a maximum of 15 credits.
ART 490. Museum Conservation Internship - 3-6 cr.
The goal of this internship is to provide a student with a practical learning experience in museum collection conservation so that they can relate their experience to what they learn in the classroom about preventive conservation techniques and policies. It will provide the student an opportunity to learn skills and knowledge needed in working with museum collections. Tasks and projects will be assigned by the instructor. Consent of instructor required.
ART 494. Special Topics in Studio - 3 cr.
Specific subjects and credits to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. No more than 9 credits toward a degree.
ART 495. Undergraduate Studio Thesis - 3 cr.
Special research and independent study leading to undergraduate thesis exhibition. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Restricted to majors. Course may not be audited.
ART 496. Fundamentals of Studio Management - 1 cr.
Advanced studio course designed to introduce students to the fundamentals of studio management. Includes training in proper tools use and maintenance; safety procedures; and practical experience with studio oversight. Concurrent registration in advanced level studio course of the same media area required. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 3 credits. Restricted to majors. Graded S/U.
ART 497. Readings in Art History - 3 cr.
In-depth study of art historical writing. May be taken up to 12 credits. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite(s): ART 295G, ART 296G, ART 297 and one 300 level art history course.
ART 499. Problems in Studio - 3-6 cr.
Individual study in specialized studio areas not covered by other advanced courses. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits.