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101 [ARTS] Introduction to Art 3 Course Prerequisite: For non-majors only. For non-majors. Appreciation of various visual art forms; emphasis on contemporary period. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

102 [ARTS] Visual Concepts I 3 (0-6) Introduction to visual and conceptual studio art practice through an interdisciplinary approach to two-dimensional space. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

103 [ARTS] Visual Concepts II 3 (0-6) Introduction to visual and conceptual studio art practice through an interdisciplinary approach to three-dimensional space. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

103 (Effective through Spring 2016) Visual Concepts II 3 (0-6) Introduction to visual and conceptual studio art practice through an interdisciplinary approach to three-dimensional space. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

110 [ARTS] Drawing 3 (0-6) Composition in pictorial space, visualization of ideas, drawing from life. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

110 (Effective through Fall 2016) Drawing 3 (0-6) Composition in pictorial space, visualization of ideas, drawing from life. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

111 Figure Drawing 3 (0-6) Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 102 or 110. Introduction to drawing the human figure. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

201 [ARTS] World Art History I 3 Art and architecture of Western and Non-Western cultures from approximately 3000 BCE to 1300 CE. Typically offered Fall.

202 [ARTS] World Art History II 3 Art and architecture of Western and Non-Western cultures from 1300 to 2010. Typically offered Spring.

301 Arts of Native North America 3 Diversity of visual forms, traditional and contemporary, within changing historical and cultural contexts. Typically offered Spring.

302 [M] Arts of Asia 3 Art and architecture of India, China and Japan within their historical, religious and cultural contexts. (Crosslisted course offered as FINE ART 302, ASIA 302).

303 [ARTS] Modern Art-19th Century 3 History of 19th century art in Europe and the United States. Typically offered Fall.

304 Modern Art-20th Century 3 Modern art in the 20th century. Typically offered Spring.

305 [ARTS] [M] Arts of Ancient Greece and Rome 3 Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 201 or concurrent enrollment. The arts of ancient Greece, Etruria, and Rome from the Greek Dark Ages to the early Christian era. Typically offered Spring.

307 [ARTS] [M] The Arts of Renaissance Europe 3 Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 202 or concurrent enrollment. The arts of southern and northern Europe from 1300 to 1550. Typically offered Fall.

308 [M] Women Artists I 3 Middle Ages through the 18th century. (Crosslisted course offered as FINE ART 308, WOMEN ST 308). Typically offered Fall.

310 [M] Women Artists II 3 19th to 20th century. (Crosslisted course offered as FINE ART 310, WOMEN ST 310). Typically offered Spring.

312 Advanced Drawing 3 (0-6) May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 110. Advanced projects using drawing media and process. Typically offered Fall.

313 Drawing from the Body 3 (0-6) May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 111. Continuation of FINE ART 111. Contemporary discourse surrounding the body; exploration through the practice of drawing and perfomative actions. Typically offered Spring.

320 Beginning Painting 3 (0-6) Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 110. Introduction to problems in painting; development of composition and color. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

321 Intermediate Painting 3 (0-6) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 320. Problems and ideas in painting. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

331 Art, Science, and Technology 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major or minor in Fine Art, or DTC majors and minors. Survey of art’s relationship to science and technology from Renaissance to present day; emphasis on historical overview and cultural implications. Typically offered Fall.

332 Introduction to Digital Media – Print and Web 3 (0-6) Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 102 or concurrent enrollment, or FINE ART 103 or concurrent enrollment, or FINE ART 110 or concurrent enrollment. Introduction to principles and processes of digital media through print and web based projects; emphasis on theoretical investigations, conceptual development Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

333 Introduction to Digital Media – Video and Sound 3 (0-6) Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 102 or concurrent enrollment, or FINE ART 103 or concurrent enrollment, or FINE ART 110 or concurrent enrollment. Principles and processes of digital media through video and sound-based projects; theoretical investigations and conceptual development. Typically offered Fall.

337 Experimental Animation 3 (2-2) Digital and analog animation techniques; conceptual development of narrative structures. (Crosslisted course offered as ENGLISH 337, FINE ART 337).

340 [ARTS] Ceramics 3 (0-6) Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 103 or 110. Hand building processes; glazing; firing. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

340 (Effective through Summer 2016) Ceramics 3 (0-6) Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 103 or 110. Hand building processes; glazing; firing. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

341 Intermediate Ceramics 3 (0-6) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 340. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

350 [ARTS] Sculpture 3 (0-6) Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 103 or 110. Composition of form in the three-dimensional space. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

350 (Effective through Summer 2016) Sculpture 3 (0-6) Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 103 or 110. Composition of form in the three-dimensional space. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

351 Intermediate Sculpture 3 (0-6) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 350. May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

361 Special Topics – Drawing V 1-6 May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Summer Session.

362 Special Topics – Painting V 1-6 May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Summer Session.

363 Special Topics – Digital Media V 1-6 May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Summer Session.

364 Special Topics – Ceramics V 1-6 May be repeated for credit.

365 Special Topics – Sculpture V 1-6 May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Summer Session.

366 Special Topics – Printmaking V 1-6 Typically offered Summer Session.

367 Special Topics – Photography V 1-6 May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Summer Session.

369 (Effective through Fall 2016) Apparel Illustration and Rendering 3 (0-6) Illustration and rendering used for costume and fashion design. (Crosslisted course offered as AMDT 368, FINE ART 369). Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

370 Introduction to Printmaking 3 (0-6) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 102. Introduction to the fundamentals of printmaking, incorporating drawing, painting and collage; processes may include lithography, etching, relief and monotype. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

371 Screenprinting 3 (0-6) Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 102. Introduction to the basic techniques, processes and history of screenprinting; collage, repetition, multiples, hand-drawn, photo and digital processes. Typically offered Fall.

380 History of Photography 3 Historical survey of photography from its invention to the present; conceptual, cultural, and technical implications of the medium. Typically offered Spring.

381 Beginning Photography 3 (0-6) Fundamentals in digital photography in conjunction with image editing and printing techniques; formal, conceptual, and aesthetic concepts introduced. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

382 Intermediate Photography 3 (0-6) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 381. Expansion of conceptual and technical development with photography including location and studio lighting and camera techniques; research and portfolio development. Typically offered Fall and Spring. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

385 Digital Imaging 3 (0-6) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 332 or 381. Intermediate principles and processes of digital imaging workflow including software, image compositing, color management and output options. Typically offered Spring.

401 Special Topics – Art History V 1-6 May be repeated for credit.

403 [M] Modern Theories of Art 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Selected topics in 19th and 20th century theories of art.

404 [M] Advanced Non-western Art History 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Different topics related to the arts in Africa the Americas, Oceania, and Asia. Typically offered Fall.

405 [M] Contemporary Art: Theory and Practice 3 Contemporary theories of art and how those theories are developed. Typically offered Fall.

405 (Effective through Summer 2016) [M] Contemporary Art: Theory and Practice 3 Contemporary theories of art and how those theories are developed. (Crosslisted course offered as FINE ART 405, WOMEN ST 405). Typically offered Fall.

408 [CAPS] Art History Thesis 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Fine Arts, with an Art History option; junior standing. Thesis directed by student’s department; original research paper regarding visual culture using art historical research skills. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

423 Advanced Painting V 3 (0-6) to 6 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 321; certified major in Fine Arts. Continuation of FINE ART 321. Advanced problems in painting. Six credits only with permission of instructor. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

433 Print Based Media 3 (0-6) May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 332. Principles and processes of visual communication in digital print; may include typography, image/text relationships, layout design and book arts. Typically offered Spring.

434 Time Based Media 3 (0-6) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 333. Principles and processes of video, installation, and sound based art; emphasis on conceptual development of experimental forms. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

435 Interactive Media 3 (0-6) Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 332. Interactive possibilities in digital media including web-based projects, installation and physical computing. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

442 Advanced Ceramics V 3 (0-6) to 6 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 341. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

451 Material and Performance 3 (2-4) Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 102, 103, 340, or 350. Studio-based class providing understanding of contemporary issues related to fiber materials and performance.

452 Advanced Sculpture V 3 (0-6) to 6 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 351. Six credits only with permission of instructor. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

471 Advanced Printmaking 3 (0-6) May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 370 or 371. Survey of digital and photo processes for printmaking. Typically offered Spring.

483 Advanced Photography V 3 (0-6) to 6 (0-12) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 382; certified major in Fine Arts. Advanced studio art techniques and development; research of historic and contemporary photographic trends; discussion of personal direction. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

490 Gallery Procedures with Museum of Art V 3 (0-6) to 6 (0-12) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Course Prerequisite: Permission of the Museum of Art. Introduction to art museums and galleries, including practicum in exhibition preparation, installation, art handling, collections. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

493 Senior Exhibit 4 Course Prerequisite: Certified BFA major. Independent study involving exhibit, written thesis and oral examination working with area coordinator. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, F grading.

495 Fine Arts Internship V 1-12 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Fine Arts. Experience in work-related fine arts environments for practical application and experience. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. S, F grading.

498 [CAPS] [M] Contemporary Issues Seminar 3 Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 304; senior standing. Research seminar examining current issues confronting art and artists; students learn how to develop their professional art career. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

499 Special Problems V 1-4 May be repeated for credit. Independent study conducted under the jurisdiction of an approving faculty member; may include independent research studies in technical or specialized problems; selection and analysis of specified readings; development of a creative project; or field experiences. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. S, F grading.

500 Graduate Art History 2 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Typically offered Fall.

510 Graduate Drawing 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

511 Graduate Drawing 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

512 Graduate Drawing 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

520 Graduate Painting 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

521 Graduate Painting 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

522 Graduate Painting 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

530 Graduate Digital Media 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

531 Graduate Digital Media 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

532 Graduate Digital Media 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

540 Graduate Ceramics 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

541 Graduate Ceramics 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

542 Graduate Ceramics 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

550 Graduate Sculpture 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

551 Graduate Sculpture 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

552 Graduate Sculpture 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

570 Graduate Printmaking 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

571 Graduate Printmaking 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

572 Graduate Printmaking 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

580 Graduate Photography 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

581 Graduate Photography 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

582 Graduate Photography 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

598 Graduate Seminar 2 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Topics in contemporary issues, theory, and criticism. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

600 Special Projects or Independent Study V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent study, special projects, and/or internships. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor before enrolling in 600 credit, which cannot be used toward the core graded credits required for a graduate degree. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. S, F grading.

700 Master’s Research, Thesis, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent research and advanced study for students working on their master’s research, thesis and/or final examination. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 700 credit. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. S, U grading.