Art Program

Graduate Courses

Ceramics

ART_CERM 7100: Graduate Ceramics

Advanced study of ceramic technology and design concepts with emphasis on directed development of individual work. Payment of expendable materials expense is required. May be repeated to 18 hours maximum.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: ART_CERM 4100

ART_CERM 7110: Graduate Ceramic Sculpture

Directed development of individual work. Payment of expendable materials expense is required. May be repeated to 18 hours maximum.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: ART_CERM 4100

ART_CERM 7185: Problems in Ceramics

Graduate level work in ceramics.

Credit Hour: 1-3
Prerequisites: ART_CERM 7100 and ART_CERM 7110 and departmental consent

ART_CERM 8100: Graduate Ceramics II

Continuation of ART_CERM 7100. Repeatable to 15 hours.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: ART_CERM 7100 or equivalent

 

Drawing

ART_DRAW 7200: Graduate Drawing: Studio Practice and Critique

Drawing with emphasis on individual creative expression. May repeat to 15 hours maximum. Expendable materials fee required.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: graduate Art major

ART_DRAW 7210: Graduate Color Drawing

Continuation of ART_DRAW 4210 with emphasis on individual creative expression. Repeatable to 15 hours. Expendable materials fee required.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: ART_DRAW 4210 and instructor's consent

ART_DRAW 7285: Problems in Drawing

Credit Hour: 1-3
Prerequisites: ART_DRAW 7200 and departmental consent

ART_DRAW 8200: Graduate Drawing: Advanced Studio Practice and Critique

Continuation of ART_DRAW 7200. Repeatable to 15 hours.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: ART_DRAW 7200 or equivalent

ART_DRAW 8210: Graduate Color Drawing II

Continuation of ART_DRAW 7210. Repeatable to 15 hours.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: ART_DRAW 7210 or equivalent

ART_DRAW 8270: Graduate Drawing - Theory and Context

Contextualizing artwork in culture, history, and theory, May be repeated to 18 hours for credit. Graded on A-F basis only.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: Graduate Art Majors

ART_DRAW 8285: Problems in Drawing II

Advanced independent studio practice including critical evaluation of student's creative work. Individual study in drawing is to be proposed by the student and approved by the instructor. The student will meet on a regular basis with the instructor to review student progress. May be repeated for credit. Graded on A-F basis only.

Credit Hour: 1-3
Prerequisites: for students with strong preparation in Art; departmental consent; ART_DRAW 7285

 

Fibers

ART_FIBR 7300: Graduate Fibers

Advanced technical and aesthetic study in medium of choice with emphasis on development of the individual student's ideas and goals. Expendable materials fee required. May repeat to 15 hours maximum.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: ART_FIBR 4300

ART_FIBR 7385: Problems in Fibers

Graduate level work in fibers.

Credit Hour: 1-3
Prerequisites: ART_FIBR 7300 and departmental consent

ART_FIBR 8300: Graduate Fibers II

Continuation of ART_FIBR 7300. Repeatable to 15 hours.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: ART_FIBR 7300 or equivalent

General

ART_GNRL 7000: Graduate Art - Studio Practice and Critique

Art studio practice emphasis on individual creative expression. Course may be repeated for up to 15 credit hours. Expendable materials fee required. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisites: Graduate Art Major

Credit Hours: 3

ART_GNRL 7001: Topics in Art

Special studies in studio art at the graduate level; covers subjects not included in regularly offered courses. Graded on A-F basis only.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: instructor's consent

ART_GNRL 7005: Topics in Art - Humanities

Special studies in graduate level studio art; covers subjects not included in regularly offered courses. Topics courses are repeatable for up to 6 credits per individual topics.

Credit Hour: 1-3
Prerequisites: instructor's consent

ART_GNRL 7020: International Summer Study Abroad

A four-week study abroad in studio art with required participation in scheduled excursions to art-related sites. Students create original art for review at scheduled critiques in 1) Florence, Italy and surrounding cities, or 2) The Netherlands and Belgium. May be repeated for credit.

Credit Hours: 4

ART_GNRL 7030: Video Art and the Moving Image

(cross-leveled with ART_GNRL 4030). Video as a fine art form intersecting sculpture, performing arts, doc filmmaking, pop culture and the Internet. Theoretical and historical knowledge is integrated with studio practice. Students create video works in final Cut Pro demonstrating technical ability and aesthetic vision. May be repeated for credit.

Credit Hours: 3

ART_GNRL 7050: Performance Art

(cross-leveled with ART_GNRL 4050) This studio art course will survey the practices in Performance Art and its intersections with visual and media-based art, experimental theater, music and dance. Modules will include performance and: the object, culture, the mediatized body body, culture and alternative spaces. Graded on A-F basis only.

Credit Hours: 3

ART_GNRL 7085: Problems in Art

Individual study in a subject area to be proposed by the student and approved by the instructor. The student will meet periodically on a regular basis with the instructor to review progress on the work assigned. May be repeated for credit. Graded on A-F basis only.

Credit Hour: 1-3
Prerequisites: for students with strong preparation in Art; departmental consent

ART_GNRL 8000: Graduate Art - Advanced Studio Practice and Critique

Continuation of ART_GNRL 7000. Art studio practice with emphasis on individual creative expression. Course may be repeated for up to 15 credit hours. Expendable materials fee required. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisites: Graduate Art Major

Credit Hours: 3

ART_GNRL 8001: Topics in Art

Special studies in graduate level studio art; covers subjects not included in regularly offered courses. Topics courses are repeatable for up to 6 credits per individual topic.

Credit Hour: 1-3
Prerequisites: instructor's consent

ART_GNRL 8005: Topics in Art - Humanities

Special studies in graduate level studio art; covers subjects not included in regularly offered courses. Topics courses are repeatable for up to 6 credits per individual topic.

Credit Hour: 1-3
Prerequisites: instructor's consent

ART_GNRL 8020: International Summer Study Abroad

A four week study abroad in studio art with required participation in scheduled excursion to art-related sites. Students create original art for review at schedule critiques in 1) Florence, Italy and surrounding cities, or 2) The Netherlands and Belgium. May be repeated once for credit. Graded on A-F basis only.

Credit Hours: 4

ART_GNRL 8070: Graduate Art - Theory and Context

Contextualizing artwork in culture, history, and theory. May be repeated up to 18 hours for credit. Graded on A-F basis only

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: Graduate Art standing

ART_GNRL 8090: MFA Thesis Exhibition Documentation

Preparation of materials deemed necessary to document in a permanent form the thesis exhibition. Credit will be granted upon the satisfactory completion of the document, which will be retained by the Department of Art. Required of all MFA candidates. Graded on S/U basis only.

Credit Hour: 1

ART_GNRL 9010: Graduate Studio Seminar

Practical and philosophical concerns of the visual artist. Mandated for all MFA candidates.

Credit Hour: 1-2

Graphic Design

ART_GRDN 7400: Graduate Graphic Design

Graduate level work in graphic design. Emphasis on self-directed research and critical analysis. Students are encouraged to focus on conceptual development of their design work. Instruction is tailored to the student's individual investigations. Repeatable to 15 hours maximum.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: instructor's consent

ART_GRDN 7485: Problems in Graphic Design

Graduate level work in graphic design.

Credit Hour: 1-3
Prerequisites: ART_GRDN 4410 and departmental consent

ART_GRDN 8400: Graduate Graphic Design II

Continuation of ART_GRDN 7400. Repeatable to 15 hours.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: ART_GRDN 7400 or equivalent

Photography

ART_PHOT 7600: Graduate Photography

Advanced technical study with emphasis on development of the individual student's creative ideas. Payment of expendable materials expense is required. May repeat to 15 hours maximum.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: ART_PHOT 3600 and consent required

ART_PHOT 7685: Problems in Photography

Supervised research in creative photography.

Credit Hour: 1-3
Prerequisites: ART_PHOT 4410

ART_PHOT 8600: Graduate Photography II

Continuation of ART_PHOT 7600. Repeatable to 15 hours.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: ART_PHOT 7600 or equivalent

Painting

ART_PNT 7500: Graduate Painting: Studio Practice and Critique

Advanced study. Emphasis on individual creative expression. May repeat to 15 hours maximum. Expendable materials fee required.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: graduate Art major

ART_PNT 7510: Graduate Watercolor Painting

(cross-leveled with ART_PNT 4510). Advanced study in watercolor. Emphasis on individual creative expression. May repeat to 15 hours maximum. Expendable materials fee required.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: ART_PNT 4510

ART_PNT 7585: Problems in Painting

Credit Hour: 1-3
Prerequisites: ART_PNT 7500 and departmental consent

ART_PNT 8500: Graduate Painting: Advanced Studio Practice and Critique

Continuation of ART_PNT 7500. Repeatable to 15 hours.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: ART_PNT 7500 or equivalent

ART_PNT 8510: Graduate Watercolor Painting

Continuation of ART_PNT 7510. Repeatable to 15 hours.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: ART_PNT 7510 or equivalent

ART_PNT 8570: Graduate Painting - Theory and Context

Contextualizing artwork in culture, history, and theory. Repeatable to 18 hours for credit. Graded on A-F basis only.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: Graduate Art standing

ART_PNT 8585: Problems in Painting II

Advanced independent studio practice including critical evaluation of student's creative work. Individual study in painting is to be proposed by the student and approved by the instructor. The student will meet on a regular basis with the instructor to review student progress. May be repeated for credit. Graded on A-F basis only.

Credit Hour: 1-3
Prerequisites: For students with strong preparation in Art; departmental consent; ART_PNT 7585

Printmaking

ART_PRNT 7700: Graduate Printmaking

Graduate level study in relief, intaglio or lithographic printmaking with emphasis on individual creative expression. May repeat to 15 hours maximum. Expendable materials fee required.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: ART_PRNT 4700

ART_PRNT 7785: Problems in Printmaking

Credit Hour: 1-3
Prerequisites: ART_PRNT 7700 and departmental consent

ART_PRNT 8700: Graduate Printmaking II

Continuation of ART_PRNT 7700. Repeatable to 15 hours.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: ART_PRNT 7700 or equivalent

Sculpture

ART_SCUL 7800: Graduate Sculpture

Payment of expendable materials expense is required. May repeat to 15 hours maximum.

Credit Hours: 3

ART_SCUL 7810: Experimental Media IV

Advanced study of compositional organization at the graduate level. May repeat to 9 hours maximum.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: ART_SCUL 4810

ART_SCUL 7885: Problems in Sculpture

Credit Hour: 1-3
Prerequisites: ART_SCUL 7800 and departmental consent

ART_SCUL 8800: Graduate Sculpture II

Continuation of ART_SCUL 7800. Repeatable to 15 hours.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: ART_SCUL 7800 or equivalent