ART I (610) 1 credit - 2 semesters - 5 periods per week
A broad spectrum of art experiences is covered beginning with drawing, and including painting, design, printmaking, and pottery. Students are introduced to masters in the art field, their techniques, and their influence on society. The major thrust of this course is to learn to see the world through the artist's eyes, to inspire creativity, and to develop skills in handling media to make the student's own art.
ART II (620) 1 credit - 2 semesters - 5 periods per week
A further study of the concepts learned in Art I. Skills introduced in Art II are developed with emphasis on improving drawing and developing painting techniques. Manipulation of media in a three dimensional form is added through sculpture and advanced clay work. Development of a critical approach to viewing and judging art is begun.
ART III (630) 1 credit - 2 semesters - 5 periods per week
This course is for the art major or those with a strong interest in studio art. Acrylic and/or oil painting is explored by experiences in the studio and out-of-doors. Students are encouraged to work on developing their art on an individual basis and begin to assemble a portfolio.
ART I V (640) 1 credit - 2 semesters - 5 periods per week
This is a continuation of Art III for the art major. The student is encouraged to develop individual skills and interests in an in-depth study of a specific medium. A portfolio of work will be assembled for submission to shows, art schools, or jobs.