Course Descriptions:

REQUIRED COURSES
ART 101 | Drawing I (3 credit hours)
A study of basic drawing techniques using a variety of drawing media.
Components: Lecture/Lab Combined
Attributes: Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics

ART 102 | Drawing II (3 credit hours)
A continuation of Drawing I with an emphasis on improving techniques.
Components: Lecture/Lab Combined
Attributes: Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics
Requirement Group: Prerequisite required: ART 101

ART 203 | 2-D Design Foundation (3 credit hours)
This computer-based course is a study of two-dimensional design and color theory.
Components: Lecture/Lab Combined
Attributes: Technology & Its Application
Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics

ART 311 | Painting (3 credit hours)
This course introduces studio experiences in oil and acrylic painting techniques. Students are limited to three (3) hours credit per semester. The course may be repeated for a total of twelve (12) hours.
Components: Lecture/Lab Combined
Attributes: Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics
Requirement Group: Prerequisites required: ART 101, ART 102, ART 203

Choose only 1 of the following 2 options

ART 312 | Watercolor Painting (3 credit hours)
This course emphasizes compositions in color using opaque and transparent watercolor. This course may be repeated for a total of twelve (12) hours. Students are limited to three (3) hours credit per semester.
Components: Lecture
Attributes: Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics
Requirement Group: Prerequisites required: ART 101, ART 102, ART 203

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ART 330 | Printmaking (3 credit hours)
This course introduces the history and techniques of the graphic arts of block printing, etching, and lithography. This course may be repeated for a total of twelve (12) hours. Students are limited to three (3) hours credit per semester.
Components: Lecture
Attributes: Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics
Requirement Group: Prerequisites required: ART 101, ART 102, ART 203

ART 314 | Digital Photography (3 credit hours)
This course emphasized the aesthetic aspects of photography including lighting, color, and composition. Students will explore camera and digital techniques such as exposure, color corrections, retouching, and creative image manipulation. Students are limited to three (3) hours credit per semester. This course may be repeated for a total of nine (9) hours.
Components: Lecture
Attributes: Technology & Its Application
Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics

ART 322 | Modern and Contemporary Art (3 credit hours)
This online survey art history course covers the development of European and American art from the late 19th century to the present. Non-western art during this time frame may also be addressed.
Components: Lecture
Attributes: Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics