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The Art Department of Peru State College is centered in the A.V. Larson building on the south edge of the college campus. The facilities include studios for design, drawing, painting, printmaking, pottery and sculpture. All studios are well-equipped with furnishings, tools, and equipment. The printmaking studio has a new Whelan press and is equipped for non-toxic printmaking processes. The sculpture studio is equipped to work with nearly any material with welders, lathes, saws, sand blaster, foundry and more. A twenty-station computer lab is dedicated to the courses in graphic design.

 

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Please note: The following requirements come from 2013 - 2014 college catalog.

 

Art Core

   

 

Hrs

Art 101 Drawing I

3

Art 102 Drawing II

3

Art 203 2-D Design Foundation

3

Art 204 3-D Design Foundation

3

Art 217 Art History I

3

Art 218 Art History II

3

Art 311 Painting

3

Art 314 Digital Imaging

3

Art 319 Art and Design Today 3
Art 325 Figure Drawing

3

Art 330 Printmaking

3

Art 400 Senior Exhibition/Portfolio 1
Total for Art Core Courses 34

 

Art K-12 Field Endorsement1

Art 206 Art Appreciation

3

Art 300 Pottery

3

Art 308 Art Exploration

3

Art 310 Sculpture

3

Art 312 Watercolor Painting 3
      15

 

Art Electives

(select five (5) hours from the following) (These courses may be repeated for an additional nine(9) hours beyond the required three (3) hours.)

Art 300 Pottery (in addition to required (3) hours)
Art 310 Sculpture (in addition to required (3) hours)
Art 311 Painting (in addition to required (3) hours)
Art 312 Watercolor Painting (in addition to required (3) hours)  
Art 330 Printmaking (in addition to required (3) hours)  
Art 350 Studio Activities
Art 498 Special Topics in Art (1 to 4 hours)  
      5
   

Computer Based Art Electives

(select one of the following computer based courses)

Art 313 Digital Illustration

 

Art 315 Digital Layout  
Art 320 Deesign for the Internet  
Art 321 Animation for the Web 3

Total for K-12 Field Endorsement Option

57
1Students preparing to teach K-12 Art are required to take the Education Core and Education Option. The practicum and student teaching must include experiences with both elementary and secondary students.  

 

Fine Arts Option2

 
Art Core Required Courses 34
Art 300 Pottery

3

Art 310 Sculpture

3

Art 312 Watercolor Painting 3
      9

 

Art Electives

select eleven (11) hours from the following) (These courses may be repeated for an additional nine (9) hours beyond the required three (3) hours.)

Art 300 Pottery (in addition to required (3) hours)
Art 310 Sculpture (in addition to required (3) hours)
Art 311 Painting (in addition to required (3) hours)
Art 312 Watercolor Painting (in addition to required (3) hours)  
Art 330 Printmaking (in addition to required (3) hours)  
Art 350 Studio Activities
Art 498 Special Topics in Art (1 to 4 hours)  
      11

Total for Fine Arts Option

57
2Non-Teaching option. Prospective teachers must take the Field Endorsement  

 

Graphic Design Option

 
Art Core Required Courses 34
Art 112 Introduction to Graphic Design

3

Art 215 Type and Design Concepts

3

Art 313 Digital Illustration

3

Art 315 Digital Layout

3

Art 320 Design for the Internet

3

Art 321 Animation for the Web 3
      18

 

Art Electives

(selected six (6) hours from the following) (These courses may be repeated for an additional six (6) hours beyond the required three (3) hours.)

Art 313 Digital Illustration

3

Art 314 Digital Imaging

3

Art 315 Digital Layout

3

Art 320 Design for the Internet

3

Art 321 Animation for the Web 3
      6

Total for Graphic Design Option

58

 

Art Minor: 2-D Emphasis

 
Art 101 Drawing I

3

Art 102 Drawing II

3

Art 203 2-D Design Foundation

3

Art 311 Painting

3

Art 312 Watercolor Painting  

 

or

3

Art 330 Printmaking  
Art 314 Digital Imaging

3

Art 319 Art and Design Today 3
Total for Art Minor 2-D Emphasis

21

 

Art Minor: 3-D Emphasis

 
Art 101 Drawing I

3

Art 102 Drawing II

3

Art 204 3-D Design Foundation

3

Art 300 Pottery

3

Art 310 Sculpture

3

Art 314 Digital Imaging

3

Art 319 Art and Design Today 3
Total for Art Minor 3-D Emphasis

21

   

 

Art Minor: Graphic Design Emphasis

 
Art 101 Drawing I

3

Art 112 Introduction to Graphic Design
3
Art 203 2-D Design
3
Art 313 Digital Illustration
3
Art 314 Digital Imaging
3
Art 315 Digital Layout
3
Art 320 Design for the Internet
3
Total for Graphic Design Emphasis
21