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ART - Upper-Division Courses

UPPER DIVISION


300. Art, Adolescence, and the Child (3)
Experiences in self-expression from the California Visual and Performing Arts Framework while addressing children’s artistic and aesthetic development. Following state content standards, students develop aesthetic perception, learn skills for talking about art, and gain understanding in historical and cultural contexts.
Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*301. Cross Cultural Perspectives in Art Education (3)
Prerequisites: Completion of 12 units of Art Foundation.
Theory and practice as understood in and across cultures. Application of the state content standards as written in the California Visual and Performing Arts Framework and reflecting racial, ethnic, linguistic, gender, sexual, cultural and cross-cultural perspectives.
(6 hrs. lab.) A minimum of 15 hours of community service learning required. Letter grade only (A-F).

305. Art Disciplines and New Technology (3)
Prerequisites: Completion of 12 units of Art Foundation.
Develops skills in making and talking about art through interrelating art production with art criticism, cultural-historical connections, and philosophical aesthetics. Emphasizes newer art forms and technology, including video and computer, providing additional approaches for the artist and art educator.
Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*316. Fiber: Pattern Design and Printing (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 131, 181, 287; six units from AH 111A, 111B.
Variety of design concepts for both hand and commercial application of pattern to textiles and other surfaces. To include pattern system design, stamping, and silkscreen printing.
(6 hrs. lab) Letter grade only (A-F).

*317. Fiber: Textile Dyeing (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 131, 181, 287; six units from AH 111A, 111B.
Variety of design concepts and processes to include chemical and antural dye technology with discharge, shibori, batik, and direct painting techniques.
Not open for credit to students with credit in ART 327B. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

318. Typographic Design (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 181, 184, 223; six units from AH 111A, 111B; or consent of instructor.
More complex design experiences with type families, exploration of combinations of display and text; development of logotypes and design of new typographic forms. Computers may be utilized.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required.

320. Practical and Theoretical Issues in the Visual Arts (3)
Focus on developments in art of 60s through present. Consideration of factors that shape the face of contemporary art. Includes lectures, slide presentations, screenings and guest lectures from artists.
Not open for credit to students with credit in ART 320A. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*322A,B. Visual Communication Design (3,3)
Prerequisites: For Art majors: ART 130, 131, 181, 184, 187, 223, AH 111A, 111B. For Design majors: ART 223, DESN 120A, 120B, 132A, 132B, AH 111A, 111B. For ART 322B: Prerequisites: ART 322A, 323.
Introductory and intermediate experiences in conceptualization, design and finalization of projects appropriate to the visual communication profession. Computers may be utilized.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required.

*323. Visual Communication Design/Production (3)
Prerequisites: Visual communications major or consent of instructor.
Computer-based introduction to design and production techniques for major printing processes from concept to digital finished art. Field trips, lectures, critiques.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

324. Visual Communication Design/Portfolio Preparation (3)
Prerequisites: ART 318, 322A, 331, 326.
Intended for students wishing to strengthen their portfolios for application to the Visual Communication BFA Program, or for other professional use. Emphasis on critique of new or revised student work. Includes lectures on portfolio preparation, individual and group critiques.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*325. Packaging Design (3)
Prerequisite: Visual Communications major or consent of instructor.
Materials, processes and the design of packaging.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required.

*326. Computer Graphics (3)
Prerequisites: ART 322A.
Entry level introduction to the graphics-oriented computer, emphasizing its potential as a visual communication design tool. Includes “hands on” exploration of the major software applications as related to layout, typography and illustration.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required.

*328A. Fiber: Sculpture (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 131, 181, 287; six units from AH 111A, 111B.
Introductory course explores concepts and materials using non-loom textile techniques. Development from 2-D relief surface to full 3-D for. Basic fiber structures of stitching, wrapping, feltmaking, papermaking, and coiling introduced.
(6 hrs. lab) Letter grade only (A-F).

*328B. Fiber: Sculpture (3)
Prerequisites: ART 328A.
Designed to strengthen a working understanding on non-loom fiber structures. Eemphasis on development of personal expression within media.
(6 hrs. lab) Letter grade only (A-F).

*329. Advertising Design (3)
Prerequisites: ART 322A, 331, majors only.
Explores small space advertising, television, and outdoor billboards from the conceptual stage through comprehensive layouts.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*331. Visual Communications Design/Concept Development (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 181, 184, 287, 318, 322A; 6 units from AH 111A, 111B.
Development of conceptual thinking and visual representational skills from thumbnail sketches to full size layouts covered. Emphasis on various approaches to problem solving in advertising and design. Corporate identity and page layout addressed.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

333. Behind the Art Scene (3)
Prerequisites: AH 111A, 111B, 3 units 100-level AH
Examination of factors influencing the development and understanding of contemporary art focusing on examples in art from the mid-twentieth century to the present.
Letter grade only (A-F).

*340. Intermediate Photography (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 241, 181, 184, 287; 6 units from AH 111A, 111B.
More advanced black and white darkroom and camera work. An introduction to the view camera as well as the development of a body of work.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab.)

*341A. Intermediate Ceramics: Handbuilding (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 131, 251A, 181; six units from AH 111A, 111B.
Design problems with handbuilt ceramic forms with emphasis on surface.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*341B. Intermediate Ceramics: Wheel Throwing (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 131, 151 B, 181; six units from AH 111A, 111B.
Design problems with wheel-thrown ceramic forms with emphasis on surface.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*342A. Color Photography (3)
Prerequisite: ART 340.
Survey of current color materials and processes with emphasis on exposing, developing and printing. Contemporary approach to color photography will be stressed.
Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*343A. Ceramics Sculpture (3)
Prerequisites: ART 341A.
Advanced studies in ceramic sculpture.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*343B. Advanced Wheel Throwing (3)
Prerequisites: ART 341B.
Advanced studies in ceramic form employing the potters wheel.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*349. Computer Art (3)
Prerequisites: ART 149, six units from AH 113A, 113B, 111A, 111B.
Basic theory and hands-on use of microcomputers employing graphics in "Paint Programs" with color hardcopy output and animation production on video tape. Emphasis on computer graphic applications in students' individual studio art disciplines.
Not open for credit to students with credit in ART 349B. (6 hrs. lab) Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required.

*352A. Ceramics: Glaze Technology (3)
Prerequisite: ART 130, 131, 251A or 251B, 181; six units from AH 111A, 111B.
Nature of raw materials as they relate to the development of clay bodies and ceramic glazes.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*352B. Ceramics Plaster Shop (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 251A or 251B, 181; six units from AH 111A, 111B.
Use of plaster molds for making ceramic art including press molds, slip casting, and jiggering.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*354A. Introduction to Wood (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 131, 181, 221; six units from AH 111A, 111B.
Introduction to tools, techniques, and concepts used in making of handcrafted wood objects. Basic shaping techniques of carving, joinery, and construction with intent of understanding character and language of wood.
(6 hrs. lab) Letter grade only (A-F).

*354B. Intermediate Wood (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 131, 181, 221; six units from AH 111A, 111B.
Intermediate study of tools and processes of making complex wooden structures. Layout techniques, joinery methods, and non-rectilinear form are explored in greater detail.
(6 hrs. lab) Letter grade only (A-F).

*355. Enameling (3)
Techniques, materials, and concepts of enameling on metals. Introduction to tools and metalworking techniques associated with making enameled metal objects. Emphasis on exploration of characteristics of enamels and metals, stressing individual advancement of interest and expression.
Course fee required. May be repeated once for credit. (6 hrs. lab.) Not open for credit to students with credit in ART 355A. Letter grade only (A-F).

*356. Jewelry Casting (3)
Prerequisite: ART 130, 131, 181; six units from AH 111A, 111B; or consent of instructor.
Design and creation of jewelry through lost-wax casting techniques and processes.
Course fee may be required. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units. (6 hrs. lab.)

*357A-B. Beginning Metals and Jewelry (3-3)
Prerequisites: For ART 357A: ART 130, 131, 181, 287; six units from: AH 111A, 111B. For ART 357B: ART 357A.
Design and creation of jewelry.
357B: Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*358A. Metalsmithing (3)
Prerequisites: ART 357A.
Design and creation of flatware and hollowware.
Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*358B. Metalsmithing (3)
Prerequisites: ART 357A.
Design and creation of flatware and hollowware.
Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*359A. Architectural Metalwork and Blacksmithing (3)
Prerequisite: ART 130, 131, 181; six units from AH 111A, 111B, 111C.
Techniques, materials and concepts of metal craft for developing art forms in larger scale and in architectural context. Hot forging and fabricating with ferrous metals. Basic techniques of cutting, forming, joining welding and surface design of metals. Making of tools.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units. Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*359B. Sculptural Metalwork (3)
Prerequisite: ART 130, 131, 181; six units from AH 111A, 111B, 111C.
Introduction to metalforming and construction techniques in the design and creation of sculptural form and composition in metal on an architectural scale.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units. Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*360A. Sculpture: Intermediate (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 131, 161, 181, 263; 6 units from AH 111A, 111B, 111C or consent of instructor.
Exploration and refinement in wide range of sculptural techniques and strategies. Introduction to installations and public work. Some work will be with time-based kinetic art. Course will include introduction to 3-D art theory.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*360B. Sculpture: Intermediate (3)
Prerequisites: ART 360A or consent of instructor.
Exploration and refinement in a wide range of sculptural techniques and strategies. Introduction to installations and public work. Some work will be with time based kinetic art. Will include introduction to 3-D art theory.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*361. Sculpture from Observation (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 131, 161, 181, six units from AH 111A, 111B, 111C.
Intensive study in observation-based figurative/representational sculpture. Emphasis on hand-forming. Introduction of mold and casting techniques and direct plaster parging.
Course fee may be required. (6 hours lab) Letter grade only (A-F).

*362A. Sculpture: Mold Making and Casting for Foundry (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 131, 161, 181, six units from AH 111A, 111B, 111C.
Exploration of modeling positive forms, creating ceramic-shell molds and sand molds, and casting, finishing and patinating works in metal.
(6 hours lab) Letter grade only (A-F).

*362B. Sculpture: Mold Making and Casting with Reusable Molds (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 131, 161, 181, six units from AH 111A, 111B, 111C.
Exploration of the use of plaster and flexible molds for reproduction of forms in multiple.
(6 hours lab) Letter grade only (A-F).

*363. Sculpture: Fabrication and Carving (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 131, 161, 181, 263; six units from AH 111A, 111B, 111C, or consent of instructor.
Exploration of fabrication using a number of materials, such as metal, wood, fabric, and objects, along with carving techniques in both traditional and non-traditional materials. Emphasis will be on techniques, personal content, and form.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

364. Sculpture/4D: Electronics, Mechanics, Kinetics (3)
Prerequisites: AH 111A, 111B; ART 130, 131; ART 261 or 263; or consent of instructor.
Exploration of basic electronics, mechanics, microcontroller interface, and simple software coding for the creation of works of art. Consideration of form, movement, light, sound, behavior, and interactivity.
(6 hours lab) Letter grade only (A-F).

*370. Printmaking (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 131, 181, 187; six units from AH 111A, 111B, 111C.
Studio course exploring a range of printmaking techniques and imagery, selected from the areas of etching, lithography, silkscreen, relief and monoprinting.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*371A,B. Illustration (3,3)
Prerequisites/Corequisites: For ART 371A: ART 130, 131, 181, 184, 187; six units from AH 111A, 111B, 111C. For ART 371B: ART 223 and 271 as prerequisite or corequisites; 371A.
Editorial and advertising drawing, professional media, skills and techniques survey.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required.

*372. Anatomy for Artists (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 131, 181, 184; six units from AH 111A, 111B, 111C.
Skeletal and muscle structure emphasizing the development of skill in depicting the human figure.
Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*373. Costumed Figure Drawing (3)
Prerequisites: ART 371A, 372; six units from AH 111A, 111B, 111C.
Drawing from costumed models with props and controlled lighting. Emphasis on development of “staging.” Manipulation of composition, light, shadow, value, color, proportion, and scale are explored to achieve mood, gesture, drama, and attitudes related to human reactions, situations and character.
(6 hrs. lab.) Course fee may be required. Letter grade only (A-F).

*374A,B. Biomedical Rendering (3,3)
Prerequisite: ART 130, 184, 187; six units from AH 111A, 111B, 111C; or consent of instructor.
Introduction to and practice in techniques of descriptive drawing and press reproduction of drawing. Emphasis on skill.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*376. Printmaking: Relief Printing (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 181, 184, 287; six units from AH 111A, 111B.
Instruction in relief printing techniques and image development, including woodcut, wood engraving, linocut, collagraphs and alternative print surfaces. In black and white and color.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*377. Printmaking: Silkscreen (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 181, 184; six units from AH 111A, 111B.
Instruction in fine art screen printing techniques and image development, including resist, paper, film, emulsion and alternative stencil methods.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*378. Printmaking: Etching (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 181, 184, 287; six units from AH 111A, 111B.
Instruction in intaglio printing techniques and image development, including etching, engraving, dry-point, aquatint and alternative platemaking methods. In black and white and color.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*379. Printmaking: Lithography (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 181, 184, 287; six units from AH 111A, 111B.
Instruction in stone lithography techniques and image development, including crayon drawing, flats, washes, transfers and alternative drawing methods. In black and white and color.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

381. Intermediate Drawing (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 181, 184; six units from AH 111A, 111B.
Problems and concepts in drawing using a variety of media.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*382. Production for Fine Art (3)
Prerequisites: ART 223 or consent of instructor.
Exploration of printing and reproduction process related to needs of artist, illustrator, and museum professional. Introduction to skills and vocabulary necessary for preparation of art for print and electronic media. Emphasis on interaction with various commercial production professionals.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required.

*383. Life Painting (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 181, 184, 287; six units from AH 111A, 111B.
Painting from the human figure with emphasis on representing form in space, structure, color, value, and composition.
Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*384. Intermediate Life Drawing (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 181, 184; six units from AH 111A, 111B.
Continued study in drawing from the human figure from direct observation.
Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*385. Watercolor Painting (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 181, 184, 287; six units from AH 111A, 111B.
Nature and use of the watercolor media.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*386A. New Media, Motion Graphic Design (3)
Prerequisites: ART 326 or consent of instructor.
Basic theory and use of motion graphic software. Emphasis on concept, theory, historical precedence, and aesthetics as relates to motion graphic design. Hands on approach to major motion graphic, and interactive software applications. Focus on layout, typography, color, movement, animation.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required.

*386B. New Media, Web Design (3)
Prerequisites: ART 326 or consent of instructor.
Basic theory and use of web design software with emphasis on concept, theory, design, business practices, and aesthetics as it relates to web design. Hands on approach to major web and interactive software applications with focus on interactivity, typography, color, movement and animation.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required.

*387. Painting (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 181, 184, 287; six units from AH 111A, 111B.
Problems and concepts in space, form, structure, color and content in studio painting.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*388. Color Theory and Composition (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130 and 6 units selected from AH 111A, 111B.
Focuses on visual and aesthetic interactions of color as pertains to painting. Utilizes theories of colorists such as Itten, Albers, Hofmann to study distinct color properties and functions. Combines lecture, demonstration, and critique with hands-on exploration, problem solving.
Not open for credit to students with credit in ART 182. Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hours lab)

*389. Materials and Techniques of Drawing and Painting (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 181, 184, 287; six units from AH 111A, 111B.
Theory and practice in the craft of drawing and painting.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in different semesters. Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

390. Drawing: Figures in Context (3)
Prerequisites: ART 371A or permission of instructor
Drawing from life based on the nude and draped human form and animal forms. Focus on short pose gestural drawing, emphasizing dramatic exaggeration of form and shape, movement, body language and character.
(6 hours lab) Course fee may be required. Letter grade only (A-F).

391A. Animation (3)
Prerequisites: ART 371A or permission of instructor
Introduction to basic principles of traditional hand-drawn animation and creation of basic movement cycles using specific coordinating computer software. Focus on elements of weight, movement, timing and exaggeration. Provides an overview of alternative approaches to animation.
(6 hours lab) Course fee may be required. Letter grade only (A-F).

391B. Animation (3)
Prerequisites: ART 391A
Continued study of basic principles of traditional hand drawn animation and alternative approaches learned in ART 391A. Focus on weight, movement, timing, exaggeration, dramatic staging, and narrative structure. Provides further development of animating skills. Specific coordinating computer software is used.
(6 hours lab) Course fee may be required. Letter grade only (A-F).

393. Character Design (3)
Prerequisites: ART 371A or Permission of Instructor
Introduction to basic principles of character design. Overview of stylistic approaches for commercial and alternative applications. Focus on creating original and believable characters with drawing and use of relevant computer software.
(6 hours lab) Course fee may be required. Letter grade only (A-F).

406A./506A. Digital Imagery for the Arts (3)
Prerequisites: ART 149, 340, or consent of instructor.
Examination of digital imaging through Adobe Photoshop software. Emphasis on relationship of digital imaging to photography. Exercises to develop skills, strategies and fluency for working in digital media. Concentration on theory of media and representation as well as individual projects.
(6 hrs lab.) Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required.

406B./506B. Advanced Digital Imagery for the Arts (3)
Prerequisites: ART 406A or 506A, 444.
Exploration of theory and practice of digital imaging and advanced techniques. Emphasis on multimedia and individual projects.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required.

*407. Art Practicum (3)
Prerequisite: Completion of 12 units of Art Foundation.
Attitude and skill development for production, evaluation, and appreciation of visual arts. Consideration for art processes and product in ethnically diverse societies. Inquiry methods of artists, critics, historians, and aestheticians examined for active learning. Art Education Bound Portfolio addressed.
Course fee may be required. (6 hrs lab) Letter grade only (A-F).

408./508. Historical Perspectives in Contemporary Art Education (3)
Examines historical and philosophical foundations of art education globally from antiquity to the present, emphasizing developments in America. Social, political, and economic factors; theoretical developments; notable theoreticians are explored in relation to contemporary art educational practice.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hours lab)

412./512. Aesthetic Theories and Art Education (3)
Prerequisites: Completion of 12 units of Art Foundation.
Past and current philosophical writings of aestheticians, critics, artists, and art educators will be investigated with theoretical, practical, and cross-cultural implications for the arts educator.
Letter grade only (A-F).

414./514. Documentary Photography (3)
Prerequisites: ART 340, 444, or consent of instructor.
History, theory, practice, and production of still documentary photographic works with emphasis on the photograph as an instrument for social influence and change.
Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*415. On-Site Studies in Art Education (3)
Prerequisites: Completion of 12 units of Art Foundation.
Theory generated and practiced during study and participation at approved sites including The Art Workshop for Youth and Art to Schools Program. Consideration to state and national standards involving multifaceted, cross-cultural, and interdisciplinary experiences with art.
(6 hrs lab) Letter grade only (A-F).

*420. Visual Communication Design Workshop (3)
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor and portfolio review; majors only.
On-campus design studio experience oriented toward development of printed portfolio-quality design work. Professional designer/art director environment with involvement in actual projects with clients, budgets and deadlines. Students responsible for all project phases from design to production, print supervision and completion.
May be repeated to a maximum of 9 units. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required.

*422A,B. Advanced Visual Communications Design (3,3)
Prerequisites: For ART 422A: ART 322B, 323, 325. For ART 422B: ART 422A.
ART 422A involves advanced projects in computer-based design, typography, photographic modification and grid layout systems development.
ART 422B emphasizes advanced advertising design, art direction and campaign development for the advertising agency environment.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required for 422A.

*428A,B. Fiber: Woven Structures (3,3)
Prerequisites: For ART 428A: ART 130, 131, 181, 287; six units from AH 111A, 111B. For ART 428B: ART 428A.
Techniques and materials of woven structural textile design with emphasis on personal expression with the contemporary idiom. To include loom and off-loom processes.
(6 hrs lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*430. Fiber: Papermaking and Artist Books (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 131, 181, 187 and 6 units from AH 111A, 111B, 111C.
Basic materials and techniques of papermaking and handmade artist books with an emphasis on concept and form development.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units. (6 hrs. lab) Letter grade only (A-F).

*432. Fiber: Advanced (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 131, 181, 187 and 6 units chosen from ART 327, 328, 317, and 428A or 430).
Designed for the advanced Fiber students. Students will work on conceptual assignments using materials and media from a wide range of fiber processes of their choice. there will be some reading and group discussion assignmetns as well.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units. (6 hrs. lab) Letter grade only (A-F).

436A./536A. 4D: Video Art (3)
Historical/theoretical and practical/technical introduction to digital video and other art practices involving digital media.
Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

436B./536B. 4D: Video Art (3)
Prerequisites: ART 436A.
Continuation of ART 436A with more advanced projects, introduction of more specialized software and equipment, and alternative modes of display.
Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

440./540. Art in Public Places: Theory and Practice (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 131, and 6 units of Art History selected from AH 111A, 111B, or by consent of instructor.
Exploration of theory and practice of developing, proposing and producing artist-initiated and commissioned temporary and permanent works for the public sphere. Historical overview of the field of public art. Consideration of viewpoints influencing evaluation, production, selection, and commissioning of works.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*442. Internship in Visual Communications (3)
Prerequisite: Visual Communications major or consent of instructor.
Student internship experience in selected studios, advertising agencies and in-house creative departments. Opportunity to work under supervision of professionals in the field for six hrs. per week.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in different semesters. (6 hrs. lab.)

444./544. Advanced Black And White Photography (3)
Prerequisite: ART 340.
Presentation of advanced printing techniques and darkroom skills. Includes printing chemistry, photographic papers and refined negative making as well as further exploration of the view camera.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab.)

*447. Photography Studio Specialties (3)
Prerequisites: ART 340, 444.
Designed to explore camera, laboratory techniques and professional practices as applied to studio work in photography.
Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*449. Experimental Practices In Photography (3)
Prerequisites: ART 340.
Course work to generate experimental solutions to conceptual problems. Emphasis placed on contemporary approaches to the photograph and the exploration of new ideas for the development of photographic art.
Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*450A. 4D: Intermedia/Installation (3)
Prerequisites/Corequisites: ART 360A or consent of instructor.
Exploration of media and strategies including performance, installation, video, electronic media and other time-based media and mass media with emphasis on installational and presentational concerns.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*450B. 4D: Intermedia/Installation (3)
Prerequisites/Corequisites: ART 360A, 450A or consent of instructor.
Continuation of ART 450A. Exploration of media and strategies including performance, installation, video, electronic media and other time-based media and mass media with emphasis on installational and presentational concerns.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*451A-B. Advanced Ceramics (3-3)
Prerequisite: A: ART 343A or 343B. B: ART 451A.
Individual problems in ceramics.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*453. Seminar in Ceramic Arts (3)
Prerequisite: Senior Ceramics major or consent of instructor.
Critical analysis of work of historical and contemporary ceramic artists; the changing role of ceramic art as it becomes part of the contemporary art mainstream.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units with different artists in different semesters. Letter grade only (A-F).

*454A,B. Advanced Wood (3,3)
Prerequisites: ART 354A and 354B.
Development of individual problems and expression in creation of wooden art/craft structures. Emphasis on exploring personal expression through focused study of chosen techniques and discussion of related wood issues and aesthetics.
(6 hrs. lab) Letter grade only (A-F).

*458A,B. Advanced Metalsmithing/ Jewelry and Enameling (3,3)
Prerequisites: ART 357B, 358B or consent of instructor.
Individual problems in metalsmithing, jewelry, enameling and architectural metalwork and blacksmithing.
Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*460A. Sculpture: Advanced (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 131, 149 or 349, 261; six units from AH 111A, 111B, or consent of instructor.
Within problem-solving assignments, students work with media and content of choice, exploring new material. Utilizes strategies such as installations, site work, time-based art, and includes some theory and discussions on art-related issues.
(6 hrs. lab) Letter grade only (A-F).

*460B. Sculpture: Advanced (3)
Prerequisites: ART 460A or consent of instructor.
Within problem-solving assignments, students work with media and content of choice, exploring new materia. Utilize strategies such as installations, site work, time-based art, includes some theory and discussions on art-related issues.
(6 hrs. lab) Letter grade only (A-F).

*461. Sculpture from Observation: Advanced (3)
Prerequisites: ART 361, 362A and B.
Advanced study in large-scale observation-based figurative/representational sculpture. Emphasis on hand-forming. Emphasis on expressive content. Work in clay and plaster, armature and stand construction, oil-clay formulation and advanced mold-making techniques.
Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*471A,B. Advanced Illustration (3,3)
Prequesites: For ART 471A: ART 371B: For ART 471B: ART 471A.
Illustraton in part from live models.
ART 471B is open only to students in the Illustration option. Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

472./572. Storyboarding for Film and Television (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 181, 184, 271 or consent of instructor.
Storyboarding for television and feature films application. Focus on sequential structure of film including pacing and continuity related to storytelling. Discussion of camera movement, uses of storyboards. Emphasis on drawing skills needed to visually communicate ideas for entertainment industry.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required.

473./573. Seminar in Photo-Based Art (3)
Prerequisite: Advanced standing in Photography or consent of instructor.
Critical analysis of work by contemporary photo-based artists and investigation of relevant theoretical issues.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units with rotating topics in different semesters. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*475. Printmaking: Photo and Digital Processes (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 241, or 149, 181; six units from AH 111A, 111B.
Instruction in the photo printmaking processes for lithography, etching, and silkscreen using digital and analog techniques to explore photographic and non-photographic imagery.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

480./580. Printmaking: Monotype/Monoprint (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 181,184, 287; six units from AH 111A, 111B.
Instruction in all aspects of monotype and monoprint form of printmaking as expansive medium capable of diverse applications and linkages with other procedures and disciplines. Emphasis on extension and refinement of individual expression. Black and white and color.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*481. Advanced Drawing (3)
Prerequisite: ART 381.
Advanced problems and concepts in drawing designed to explore modes of representation and issues pertaining to contemporary drawing.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

482./582. Sequential Imagery (3)
Prerequisites: ART 223 or consent of instructor
Focuses on the book or magazine (electronic or print) as an art form and the image/word relationship within the context of sequential aesthetics. Addresses the editorial and visual issues of pacing, continuity, and closure.
Letter grade only (A–F) Course fee may be required. (6 hours lab.)

*483. Advanced Life Painting (3)
Prerequisite: ART 383.
Continued study in painting from the human figure with emphasis on pictorial structure, color and individual expression.
Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*484. Advanced Life Drawing (3)
Prerequisite: ART 384.
Continued study in drawing the human figure from observation with emphasis on structure, form and composition, as well as individual expression.
Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*486. Advanced New Media Design (3)
Prerequisites: ART 386 A or 386B or consent of instructor.
Advanced application/design within new media environments. Emphasis on advanced knowledge of software, attention to concept/aesthetics as it relates to interactive design. Hands-on /research based approach to exploration of major motion graphic, web-based and interactive software applications.

*487. Advanced Painting (3)
Prerequisite: ART 387.
Continued study in studio painting, exploring advanced modes of pictorial structure with emphasis on individual expression.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

489. Special Topics in Visual Art (1-3)
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
Topics of current interest in the visual arts will be selected for intensive study.
May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units with different topics. Topics will be announced in the Schedule of Classes.

490. Special Problems in Studio Art (1-3)
Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.
Topics of current interest in the visual arts selected for intensive study. Topics announced in the Schedule of Classes.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units with different topics. (6 hrs. Lab)

491A. Ceramics: Senior Project (1)
Prerequisite: ART 451A or 451B or consent of instructor.
Planning, preparation, completion, and photographic slide documentation of a creative exhibition and written thesis as approved by faculty.
Should be taken in last semester before graduation. Required of all BFA ceramics majors. Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 2 units.

491B. 3-D Media-Senior Project (1)
Prerequisite: 3-D Media major or consent of instructor.
Organizing, completing, and photographing (35mm slides) a creative exhibition of their work. Exhibition culminates with written thesis with faculty approval.
Should be taken in the last semester before graduation. Required of all 3-D Fiber, Wood, Metal and Integrated Media majors. Credit/No Credit grading only. May be repeated to a maximum of 2 units in the same semester.

491C. Photography – Senior Project (1) F,S
Planning, preparation, completion, and photographic slide documentation of a creative exhibition and written thesis as approved by faculty.
Should be taken in the last semester before graduation. Required of all Photography majors. Credit/No Credit grading only. May be repeated to a maximum of 2 units.

491F. Sculpture Senior Project (1)
Prerequisites: Senior Sculpture major; consent of instructor.
Students will complete their work, organize an exhibition and write an Artist’s Statement.
Required by all Sculpture majors. Should be taken in the final semester of a student’s BFA program. Credit/No Credit grading only.

491G. Drawing and Painting: Senior Project (1)
Prerequisite: ART 496A. Corequisite: ART 496B.
Planning and installation of a public exhibition of creative work completed in ART 496 A-B.
Credit/No credit grading only. (2 hours lab.)

491P. Printmaking: Senior Project (1)
Planning, preparation, completion, and photographic slide documentation of a creative exhibition and a written expanded artist’s statement as approved by faculty.
Should be taken in the last semester before graduation. Required of al Printmaking majors. Credit/No Credit grading only. May be repeated to a maximum of 2 units.

*492F. Concentrated Studies in Life Drawing (3)
Prerequisites/Corequisites: ART 384 or consent of instructor.
Opportunity for extensive work with faculty supervision on individual problems in life drawing.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in the same semester and 9 units in different semesters. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*492G. Concentrated Studies in Abstract Painting (3)
Prerequisites/Corequisites: ART 387 or consent of instructor.
Opportunity for extensive work with faculty supervision on individual problems in abstract and nonobjective painting and drawing.
May be repeated to a maximum of 3 units in the same semester and 9 units in different semesters. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

492Z./592Z. Concentrated Studies in Life Painting (3)
Prerequisites/Corequisites: ART 383 or consent of instructor.
Opportunity for extensive work with faculty supervision on individual problems in painting the human figure. A more open relationship in attitudes and processes of working from the figure in class and total self-direction on work done outside the class.
May be repeated to a maximum of 3 units in the same semester and 9 units in different semesters. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*495. Field Studies in Art (1-6)
Independent work with an instructor of student’s choice, usually outside area of specialization.
Department Chair or Undergraduate Advisor/Graduate Advisor approval, restricted to undergraduate and graduate art majors. (2-12 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

496A. BFA Capstone: Drawing and Painting (3)
Prerequisites: Drawing and Painting major. Completion of six to twelve units of required 400 level classes in Drawing and Painting.
Extensive work with faculty supervision on individual problems in drawing and/or painting. First of two sequential semesters, limited to three units each semester, totaling six units as the culmination of a student’s BFA degree program in Drawing and Painting. Letter grade only (A-F) (6 hours lab.)

496B. BFA Capstone: Drawing and Painting (3)
Prerequisite: ART 496A.
Extensive work with faculty supervision on individual problems in drawing and/or painting. Second of two sequential semesters, limited to three units each semester, totaling six units as the culmination of a student's BFA degree program in Drawing and Painting.
Letter grade only. (6 hours lab.)

*499A. Special Studies in Ceramics (3)
Prerequisite: Ceramics major or consent of instructor.
Opportunity for extensive work with faculty supervision on individual problems in ceramics.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in the same semester and 9 units in different semesters. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*499B. Special Studies in Wood (3)
Prerequisite: ART 354B or consent of instructor.
Opportunity for extensive work with faculty supervision on individual problems using wood as the media.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in the same semester and 9 units in different semesters. (6 hrs. lab.)

*499D. Special Studies in Drawing (3)
Prerequisite: ART 381; Drawing and Painting Major or consent of instructor.
Opportunity for extensive work with faculty supervision on individual problems in drawing.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in the same semester and 9 units in different semesters. (6 hrs. lab.)

*499F. Special Studies in Illustration (3)
Prerequisite: Illustration major or consent of instructor.
Opportunity for extensive work with faculty supervision on individual problems in illustration or biomedical art.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in the same semester and 9 units in different semesters. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*499J. Special Studies in Metalsmithing and Jewelry (3)
Prerequisite: ART 458A or consent of instructor.
Opportunity for extensive work with faculty supervision on individual problems in metalsmithing and jewelry.
Course fee may be required. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in the same semester and 9 units in different semesters. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*499K. Special Studies in Painting (3)
Prerequisites: Drawing and Painting Major or consent of instructor
Opportunity for extensive work with faculty supervision on individual problems in drawing and/or painting.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be taken for a maximum of 3 units in the same semester and a maximum of 9 units in different semesters. 6 hours lab.)

*499M. Special Studies in Life Sculpture (3)
Prerequisite: Sculpture major or consent of instructor.
Opportunity for extensive work with faculty suprvision on individual problems in sculpture.
May be repeated to a maximum of 3 units in the same semester and 9 units in different semesters. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*499N. Special Studies in Fiber (3)
Prerequisite: 3-D Media major or consent of instructor.
Opportunity for extensive work with faculty supervision on individual problems in textile design.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in the same semester and 9 units in different semesters. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*499O. Special Studies in Studio Sculpture (3)
Prerequisites: Sculpture major or consent of instructor.
Opportunity for extensive work with faculty supervision on individual problems in sculpture.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in the same semester and a total of 9 units in different semesters. (6 hours lab). Letter grade only (A-F).

*499P. Special Studies in Art Education (3)
Prerequisite: Art Education major or consent of instructor.
Opportunity for extensive work with faculty supervision on individual problems in art education.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in the same semester and a total of 9 units in different semesters. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*499R. Special Studies in Printmaking (3)
Prerequisite: Printmaking major or consent of instructor.
Opportunity for extensive work with faculty supervision on individual problems in printmaking.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in the same semester and a total of 9 units in different semesters. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*499S. Special Studies in Visual Communications Design (3)
Prerequisite: Visual Communications major or consent of instructor.
Opportunity for extensive contract work with faculty supervision on problems in visual communications design.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in the same semester and a total of 9 units in different semesters. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

*499V. Special Studies in Art Photography (3)
Prerequisites: ART 444 and Photography Major, or consent of instructor.
Opportunity for extensive work, with faculty supervision, on individual problems in photography as an art form.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in the same semester and a total of 9 units in different semesters. Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

Art Courses (ART)


GRADUATE LEVEL


506A./406A. Digital Imagery for the Arts (3)
Prerequisites: ART 149, 340, or consent of instructor.
Examination of digital imaging through Adobe Photoshop software. Emphasis on relationship of digital imaging to photography. Exercises to develop skills, strategies and fluency for working in digital media. Concentration on theory of media and representation as well as individual projects.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required.

506B./406B. Advanced Digital Imagery for the Arts (3)
Prerequisites: ART 406A, 444, or consent of instructor.
Exploration of theory and practice of digital imaging and advanced techniques. Emphasis on multimedia and individual projects.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

508./408. Historical Perspectives in Contemporary Art Education (3)
Examines historical and philosophical foundations of art education globally from antiquity to the present, emphasizing developments in America. Social, political, and economic factors; theoretical developments; notable theoreticians are explored in relation to contemporary art educational practice.
Letter grade only (A-F) (6 hours lab)

509A-B. Research in Art Education (2-2)
Prerequisite. Art Education major or consent of instructor.
Advanced individual graduate problems in art education with projects related to specific learning situations.
Letter grade only (A-F).

512./412. Aesthetic Theories and Art Education (3)
Past and current philosophical writings of aestheticians, critics, artists, and art educators will be investigated with theoretical, practical, and cross-cultural implications for the arts educator.
Letter grade only (A-F).

514./414. Documentary Photography (3)
Prerequisites: ART 340, 444, or consent of instructor.
History, theory, practice, and production of still documentary photographic works with emphasis on the photograph as an instrument for social influence and change.
Course fee may be required.  (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

536A./436A. 4D: Video Art (3)
Historical/theoretical and practical/technical introduction to digital video and other art practices involving digital media.
Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab) Letter grade only (A-F).

536B./436B. 4D: Video Art (3)
Prerequisites: ART 436A or 536A.
Continuation of ART 536A with more advanced projects, introduction of more specialized software and equipment, and alternative modes of display.
Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

540./440. Art in Public Places: Theory and Practice (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 131, and 6 units of Art History selected from AH 111A, 111B, or consent of instructor.
Exploration of theory and practice of developing, proposing and producing artist-initiated and commissioned temporary and permanent works for the public sphere. Historical overview of the field of public art. Consideration of viewpoints influencing evaluation, production, selection, and commissioning of works.
(6 Hrs. Lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

544./444. Fine Print Photography (3)
Prerequisite: ART 340.
Presentation of advanced printing techniques and mastery of darkroom skills. Includes exposure, development, processing chemistry, film and paper types, toners and archival processing
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.) Course fee may be required.

547./447. Photo Studio Specialties (3)
Prerequisite: ART 340.
Designed to give exploration of camera and laboratory techniques as applied to studio work in photography. Related photo assignments of studio and location problems will be given
(laboratory included). (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

549./449. Experimental/Alternative Practices in Photography (3)
Prerequisite: ART 340.
Experimental solutions to conceptual problems. Emphasis on Alternative Processes, non-traditional photographic processes, exploration of new ideas and procedures for the development of art work and meaning significant to each individual student.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

550. 4D:Intermedia/Installation (3)
Exploration of media and strategies including performance, installation, video, electronic media and other time-based media and mass media with emphasis on installational and presentational concerns.
May be repeated to a maximum of 9 units in different semesters. Letter grade only (A-F).

551A. Advanced Ceramics – Graduate (3)
Prerequisite: ART 451B.
Opportunity for beginning graduate students to do research employing various ceramics materials, processes and visual solutions in preparation for a more narrow and concentrated study.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

551B. Advanced Ceramics – Graduate (3)
Prerequisite: ART 551A.
Selection of a specific area of concentration in ceramics, limiting the materials and processes to develop a project which will reflect a predetermined statement.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

554A,B. Wood – Graduate (3,3)
Prerequisites: ART 454B or consent of instructor.
Development of individual problems and expression in the creation of wooden art/craft structures. Emphasis on exploring personal expression through focused study of chosen techniques and the discussion of related wood issues and aesthetics.
(6 hrs. lab) Letter grade only (A-F).

558A. Metalsmithing, Jewelry and Enameling (3)
Prerequisite: 3-D Media major or consent of instructor.
Individual graduate level studio projects involving investigation of materials, processes and visual solutions in preparation for more concentrated study in metalsmithing, jewelry, enameling, or architectural metalwork and blacksmithing.
Course fee may required. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

558B. Metalsmithing, Jewelry and Enameling (3)
Prerequisite: 3-D Media major or consent of instructor.
Selection of a specific area of concentration in metalsmithing and jewelry, enameling, or architectural metalwork and blacksmithing; focus on creative objectives based on a projected theme.
Course fee may be required. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

564A,B. Advanced Wood Studio – Graduate (3,3)
Prerequisites: ART 354B or consent of instructor.
Development of individual skill, technique, and concept through the exploration of a unique and personal language in wood. Creation of body of work supported by research projects on related work and concepts in the field.
(6 hrs. lab) Letter grade only (A-F).

572./472. Storyboarding for Film and Television (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 181, 184, 271 or consent of instructor.
Storyboarding for television and feature films application. Focus on sequential structure of film including pacing and continuity related to storytelling. Discussion of camera movement, uses of storyboards. Emphasis on drawing skills needed to visually communicate ideas for entertainment industry.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required.

573./473. Seminar in Photo-Based Art (3)
Prerequisite: Advanced standing in Photography or consent of instructor.
Critical analysis of work by contemporary photo-based artists and investigation of relevant theoretical issues.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units with different artists in different semesters. Letter grade only (A-F).

575./475. Printmaking: Photo and Digital Processes (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 241, or 149, 181; six units from AH 111A, 111B.
Instruction in the photo printmaking processes for lithography, etching, and silkscreen using digital and analog techniques to explore photographic and non-photographic imagery.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.)

580./480. Printmaking: Monotype/Monoprint (3)
Prerequisites: ART 130, 181, 184, 287; six units from AH 111A, 111B.
Instruction in all the aspects of the monotype and monoprint form of printmaking as an expansive medium capable of diverse applications and linkages with other procedures and disciplines. Emphasis will be on the extension and refinement of individual expression. In black and white and color.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.)

582./482. Sequential Imagery (3)
Prerequisites: ART 223 or consent of instructor.
Focuses on the book or magazine (electronic or print) as an art form and the image/word relationship within the context of sequential aesthetics. Addresses the editorial and visual issues of pacing, continuity, and closure.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hours lab)

583. Advanced Life Graduate Painting (3)
An intensive studio course in painting from the model for graduate students.
(6 hrs. lab.) Course fee may be required. Letter grade only (A-F).

589. Graduate Studies: Special Topics in Visual Art (1-3)
Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.
Topics of current interest in the visual arts selected for intensive study.
Topics announced in the Schedule of Classes. Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units with different topics.

590. Graduate Studies: Special Problems in Studio Art (1-3)
Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.
Special topics of current interest in studio art will be selected for intensive study.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units with different topics. Topics will be announced in the Schedule of Classes. (2-6 hrs. lab.) Course fee may be required.
A. Visiting Artists

592Z./492Z. Graduate Concentrated Studies in Life Painting (3)
Opportunity for extensive work with faculty supervision on individual problems in painting the human figure. A more open relationship in attitudes and processes of working from the figure in class and total self-direction on work done outside class.
May be repeated to a maximum of 3 units in the same semester and 9 units in different semesters. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

597A. Graduate Studies: Ceramics (3)
Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A student or consent of instructor.
Variable topics course within discipline of Ceramics. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

597B. Graduate Studies: Wood (3)
Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A student or consent of instructor.
Variable topics course within discipline of Wood. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

597D. Graduate Studies: Drawing (3)
Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student or consent of instructor.
Variable topics course within discipline of Drawing. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

597F. Graduate Studies: Illustration/Animation (3)
Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student or consent of instructor.
Variable topics course within discipline of Illustration/Animation. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

597J. Graduate Studies: Metal (3)
Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student or consent of instructor.
Variable topics course within discipline of Metal. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab)

597K. Graduate Studies: Painting (3)
Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student or consent of instructor.
Variable topics course within discipline of Painting. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6hrs. lab)

597L. Graduate Studies: Life Drawing and Painting (3)
Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student or consent of instructor.
Variable topics course within discipline of Life Drawing and Painting. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab)

597M. Graduate Studies: Life Sculpture (3)
Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student or consent of instructor.
Variable topics course within discipline of Life Sculpture. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab)

597N. Graduate Studies: Fiber (3)
Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student or consent of instructor.
Variable topics course within discipline of Fiber. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

597O. Graduate Studies: Sculpture/4D (3)
Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student or consent of instructor.
Variable topics course within discipline of Sculpture/4D. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

597R. Graduate Studies: Printmaking (3)
Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student or consent of instructor.
Variable topics course within discipline of Printmaking. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

597S. Graduate Studies: Visual Communication Design (3)
Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student or consent of instructor.
Variable topics course within discipline of Visual Communication Design. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

597V. Graduate Studies: Photography (3)
Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A student or consent of instructor.
Variable topics course within discipline of Photography. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab)

598A. Graduate Studies: Advanced Ceramics (3)
Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student and 12 units ART 597A.
Variable topics course for advanced graduate study within discipline of Ceramics. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

598B. Graduate Studies: Advanced Wood (3)
Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student and 12 units ART 597B.
Variable topics course for advanced graduate study within discipline of Wood. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

598D. Graduate Studies: Advanced Drawing (3)
Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student and 12 units ART 597D.
Variable topics course for advanced graduate study within discipline of Drawing. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

598F. Graduate Studies: Advanced Illustration/Animation (3)
Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student and 12 units ART 597F.
Variable topics course for advanced graduate study within discipline of Illustration/Animation. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

598J. Graduate Studies: Advanced Metal (3)
Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student and 12 units ART 597J.
Variable topics course for advanced graduate study within discipline of Metal. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab)

598K. Graduate Studies: Advanced Painting (3)
Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student and 12 units ART 597K.
Variable topics course for advanced graduate study within discipline of Painting. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

598L. Graduate Studies: Advanced Life Drawing and Painting (3)
Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student and 12 units ART 597L.
Variable topics course for advanced graduate study within discipline of Life Drawing and Painting. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab)

598M. Graduate Studies: Advanced Life Sculpture (3)
Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student and 12 units ART 597M.
Variable topics course for advanced graduate study within discipline of Life Sculpture. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab)

598N. Graduate Studies: Advanced Fiber (3)
Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student and 12 units ART 597N.
Variable topics course for advanced graduate study within discipline of Fiber. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

598O. Graduate Studies: Advanced Sculpture/4D (3)
Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student and 12 units ART 597O.
Variable topics course for advanced graduate study within discipline of Sculpture/4D. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6hrs. lab).

598R. Graduate Studies: Advanced Printmaking (3)
Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student and 12 units ART 597R.
Variable topics course for advanced graduate study within discipline of Printmaking. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6hrs. lab).

598S. Graduate Studies: Advanced Visual Communication Design (3)
Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student and 12 units ART 597S.
Variable topics course for advanced graduate study within discipline of Visual Communication Design. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

598V. Graduate Studies: Advanced Photography (3)
Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student and 12 units ART 597V.
Variable topics course for advanced graduate study within discipline of Photography. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab)

599. Graduate Studies: Special Studio (3)
Prerequisites: Graduate MFA Student and consent of Instructor and consent of Department of Art Graduate Advisor
Specialized graduate studio projects, with faculty supervision, in a specific discipline.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 9 units with same topic in the same semester. Area will be designated by letter at time of registration. (6 hrs lab)
A. Ceramics
B. Wood
D. Drawing
F. Illustration/Animation
J. Metal (course fee may be required)
K. Painting
L. Life Drawing and Painting (course fee may be required)
M. Life Sculpture (course fee may be required)
N. Fiber
O. Sculpture/4D
R. Printmaking
S. Visual Communication Design
V. Photography (course fee may be required)

601A-B. Seminar in Art Education (3-3)
Prerequisite: Graduate student in Art Education or consent of instructor.
Special studies, research and evaluation of the role of the art teacher.
ART 601A is required for the M.A. in Art Education; ART 601B may be required by the student’s M.A. committee. Letter grade only (A-F).

649. Seminar in Drawing and Painting (3)
Advanced critical dialog related to contemporary drawing and painting with faculty peers and visiting artists. Additional activities include research, readings and presentations pertaining to contemporary professional practice within the changing art world.
Limit to 3 units in one semester. May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units in different semsters. Letter grade only (A-F).

651. Seminar in Ceramic Art (3)
Prerequisite: Graduate student in Ceramics or consent of instructor.
Critical analysis of work of historical and contemporary ceramic artists; the changing role of ceramic art as it becomes part of the contemporary art mainstream.
May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units with different artists in different semester. Letter grade only (A-F).

680. Graduate Interdisciplinary Critique (3)
Critique and discussion forum for graduate students in all areas of studio practice, and from all Department of Art programs. Emphasis on development of critical discussion and writing skills. Group meetings and individual meetings with instructor.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 9 units in different semesters. Not open for credit to students with credit in ART 591.

681. Graduate Studies: Art Theory/Criticism (3)
Prerequisite: Graduate M.F.A. student or consent of instructor
Seminar involving selected reading and writing concerning topics relevant to student's specific disciplines on the visual arts with an opportunity for interdisciplinary discussion.
Letter grade only (A-F). Not open for credit to students with credit in ART 690A.

682. Graduate Studies: Professional Practices for Studio Art (3)
Prerequisite: Graduate M.F.A. student or consent of instructor.
Seminar involving professional preparation for studio artists stressing practical concerns as well as current trends in art practices, theory and criticism.
Letter grade only (A-F). Not open for credit to students with credit in ART 690B.

683. Graduate Studies: Image as Text (3)
Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student or consent of instructor.
Seminar focusing on issues of readability, signification meaning and ramifications of the construction and organization of visual imagery with emphasis on visual communications applications.
Letter grade only (A-F).

684. Graduate Studies: Professional Practices for Visual Communication (3)
Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student or consent of instructor.
Seminar involving professional preparation for illustrators, graphic designers, and individuals interested in entering visual communications fields.
Letter grade only (A-F).

690M. 3-D Graduate Seminar (3)
Graduate seminar for 3D students. Examination of media, concerns, strategies relevant to the spectrum of contemporary three-dimensional art production. Includes critique of student work, readings, discussion and written assignments.
May be repeated to a maximum of 3 units in one semester and 9 units in different semesters. Letter grade only (A-F).

692. Project Exhibition (3)
Prerequisite: Advancement to Candidacy and a registration in ART 698 or 699. Open only to M.A. and M.F.A. candidates with Project Statement approval, consent of their graduate committee and an assigned exhibition date.
Planning, preparation, and installation of a public exhibition of creative work done for ART 698 or 699.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in different semesters.

693. Teaching Internship (3)
Opportunity to work with full-time Art faculty mentor on course preparation and instruction. Required for eligibility for Graduate Teaching Associate positions.
Restricted to graduate art majors. Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum 6 units. (6 hrs. lab.)

694. Graduate Studies: Directed Studio (1)
Independent studies in creative studio. Department Chair or Graduate Advisor approval, restricted to graduate art majors. Student must enroll in three sections concurrently. Nine units required for MFA degree. No more than nine units may be applied to MFA degree.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units in the same semester.

695. Graduate Studies: Field Problems (1-6)
Opportunity to study artistic monuments, objects, theories, techniques or literature at appropriate off campus locations. Department Chair or Graduate Advisor approval, restricted to graduate art majors.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in the same semester. (2-12 hrs. lab.)

697. Graduate Studies: Directed (1-3)
Independent studies in technical and/or historical aspects of art.
Department Chair or Graduate Advisor approval, restricted to graduate art majors.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units in the same semester. (2-6) hrs. lab.

698A. Art Education Thesis or Project (1-6)
Prerequisite: Advancement to Candidacy and an approved Thesis or Project Statement.
Execution and completion of an approved thesis, or project, project report, documentation, orals and comprehensive exam. Open only to Art Education students. Required of all candidates for the MA in Art, specialization in Art Education.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in the same semester.

698B. Studio Project (1-6)
Prerequisite: Advancement to Candidacy and an approved project statement. Execution and completion of an approved Studio Project and Project Report for the MA degree. Open only to Studio Art students. Required of all candidates for the MA in Art, specialization in Studio Art. Letter grade only (A-F).
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in the same semester.

699. Graduate Studies: MFA Project (2)
Prerequisite: MFA Art Student, Advancement to Candidacy and an approved Project Statement.
Execution and completion of a Studio Project and Project Report for the M.F.A. degree. Student must enroll in three sections concurrently. To be taken with each of three M.F.A. committee members for a total of six units in the final semester of study. No more than six units may be applied to the M.F.A. degree.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in the same semester.