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Undergraduate Catalog

2014-15 first edition, July 2014

Art and Design Courses

Art (ART) courses

  • ART 98 Topics in Art and Design

    A variable content course consisting of lectures and/or studio projects. Cannot be used to fulfill a major requirement in the Art and Design Department. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours.

    Credit hours:
    1-2
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 100 Two-Dimensional Design

    Elements and principles of two-dimensional design. Experience with a variety of media and subject matter.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 101 Three-Dimensional Design

    Prerequisite: ART 100.

    Elements and principles of three dimensional design. Experience with a variety of media and subject matter.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 110 Two-Dimensional Design for Digital Media

    Elements and principles of two-dimensional design. Computers will be used extensively in this class. Will not count toward the BA in Art or Design, BFA in Art or Design, or the BSEd in Art and Design.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 115 Drawing I

    Basic elements and principles of drawing. A problematic approach to the process of seeing and drawing through an applied investigation of natural and man-made forms.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 200 Art in Context

    General Education Course (Focus on the Arts).

    In this art appreciation course students will learn how to look at objects of art and to appreciate the value such objects hold in society. This course introduces the elements of art and the principles of design and is intended to enhance an interest, appreciation, and understanding of the visual arts in the context of their cultures. Does not count toward fulfilling any requirement for majors or minors in the Department of Art and Design.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 202 Intermediate Design

    Prerequisite: ART 100 and ART 101 and ART 115.

    A presentation in greater depth of major theories of art and design with emphasis on color theory and systems. Structured studio design problems applying and investigating such theories.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 210 Introduction to Digital Arts

    Prerequisite: ART 100 or ART 110; and CIS 101 or CSC 101 or CSC 111.

    Exploration of digital art forms, focusing on the interrelationship of the digital technology on art and culture. The goal of the course is to weave technical skills into creative vision.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 212 Ceramics I

    An introduction to handbuilding, wheel and firing processes, including raku. Fundamentals of ceramic materials, equipment, and preparation of clay and glazes.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 215 Drawing II

    Prerequisite: ART 115.

    Continuation of drawing fundamentals in greater depth and exploration of additional media.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 223 Metals-Jewelry I

    Introduction to non-ferrous metal fabrication processes including piercing, soldering and finishing. Fundamentals of tools, materials, and jewelry concepts.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 225 Painting I

    Prerequisite: ART 100 and ART 115 and ART 215.

    Basic investigation of materials, techniques, and visual concepts important to the process of painting. Emphasis on understanding visual elements through work which includes study from the still-life and model.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 226 Watercolor for the Non-Art Majors

    To acquaint the student with the essential characteristics of the materials used in watercolor painting and to familiarize the student with the techniques used in applying transparent pigment to various prepared surfaces. This course will not fulfill the requirements for a major or a minor in art.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 230 Computer Animation I

    Prerequisite: ART 100 or ART 110.

    Exploration of visual expression through the use of sequential images. Experience with a wide range of digital processes.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ART 235 Sculpture I

    Prerequisite: ART 101.

    Development of fundamental and personal concepts concerning subject matter as related to sculpture. Experience with a wide range of media and techniques.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 242 Printmaking I

    Prerequisite: ART 100 and ART 115 and ART 215.

    Beginning problems in printmaking.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 243 Relief Print

    Prerequisite: ART 215.

    An exploration of the relief processes through the mediums of linocut and woodcut.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 253 Fibers

    Prerequisite: ART 100.

    Introduction to two and three-dimensional fiber techniques and structures. Emphasis will be placed on using a variety of techniques in the execution of assigned problems. Experimental use of materials will be encouraged. May be repeated to a total of 9 hours.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ART 255 Photography I

    Prerequisite: ART 100.

    Basic course in black and white photography. Includes camera controls and darkroom work. Photography as visual expression.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 271 History of Western Art I

    Prerequisite: ENG 110. General Education Course (Focus on Humanities).

    A survey of Western art and the cultures that produced it from Prehistory through the Gothic period.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 272 History of Western Art II

    Prerequisite: ENG 110. General Education Course (Focus on Humanities).

    A survey of Western art and the cultures that produced it from the Gothic Period to the Second World War.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 273 Survey of the Art of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas

    Prerequisite: ENG 110. General Education Course (Focus on Humanities).

    A survey of the art and architecture produced by the cultures of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 274 Survey of Asian Art

    Prerequisite: ENG 110. General Education Course (Focus on Humanities).

    A survey of the art objects and the cultures which produced them, primarily those of India, China, and Japan.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 300 Fundamentals of Collaboration in Electronic Arts

    Prerequisite: permission of the instructor based on passing Candidacy Review in Electronic Arts.

    Exploration of aesthetic and communication issues involved in producing work in interdisciplinary electronic media.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 301 Introduction to Video Game Design

    Prerequisite: 30 hours; and eligible for Writing II; and permission of instructor.

    An introduction to the main elements of video game design (including setting, story, goals, narrative, mechanics, and level design) and the structure and responsibilities of a game development team. The emphasis will be on game designs that could be implemented by a small team within one year. Students will design a game and create a design document. Identical with CSC 301. Cannot receive credit for both ART 301 and CSC 301.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 302 Introductory Video Game Development for Artists and Animators

    Prerequisite: ART/CSC 301 and ART 330.

    Hands-on introduction to video game development software, emphasizing the process to prepare and import 3D assets from previously learned software packages. Students may collaborate with CSC 303 students to experience industry-typical workflow between designers, artists and programmers.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 310 Time-Based Digital Arts

    Prerequisite: ART 210.

    This course explores video art, focusing on production and theory with an emphasis on creative expression. Alternative means of moving image can be explored as well. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 312 Ceramics II

    Prerequisite: ART 101 and ART 212.

    A continued investigation of the potter's wheel as a tool to create ceramic forms. Greater exploration of surface enhancement materials, and processes including basic glaze chemistry and firing operations. Evidence of expanded individuality in the understanding of advanced technique and sensitivity to form expected.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 313 Ceramics III

    Prerequisite: ART 312.

    Advanced studio and firing responsibilities. Must be repeated to a total of 6 hours. The first three credit hours: a continued investigation of hand-building techniques as a way to create ceramic forms and exploring further development of surface treatments. When repeated, the second three credit hours: advanced problems associated with clay and form and surface treatment. Evidence of expanded individuality in the understanding of advanced technique and sensitivity of form expected. Must be repeated to a total of 6 hours.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 314 Special Topics in Ceramics

    Prerequisite: ART 212.

    Specialized studies in ceramics to include subjects in such areas as raku, salt firing, kiln building, glaze formulations, handbuilding, etc. Subject of course to be selected by the instructor. May be repeated to a total of 12 hours when course content changes. Variable content course.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 315 Drawing III

    Prerequisite: ART 215.

    Problems of greater visual and conceptual complexity. More emphasis given to development of individual qualities. May be repeated to a total of 9 hours.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 316 Life Drawing

    Prerequisite: ART 215.

    Drawing the human figure with emphasis on anatomy, structure, and form. May be repeated to a total of 9 hours.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 322 Jewelry and Metalsmithing

    Prerequisite: ART 101 and ART 223.

    Further exploration of metal fabrication processes. Introduction to jewelry scale casting and to silversmithing techniques.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ART 323 Jewelry, Metals, and Enameling

    Prerequisite: ART 101 or concurrent enrollment; and ART 223.

    Further exploration of metal fabrication and smithing processes. Introduction to enameling and other color techniques on metal.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 324 Metals and Jewelry III

    Prerequisite: ART 322 and ART 323.

    Advanced problems in metals. Greater exploration of materials and techniques with an emphasis on individual problem-solving. May be repeated to a total of 12 hours.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 325 Painting II

    Prerequisite: ART 225.

    Problems of greater visual and conceptual complexity. More emphasis given to development of individual qualities. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 326 Painting with Water-Based Media

    Prerequisite: ART 225.

    A course which introduces and explores one or more water-based media such as watercolor, gouache, casein and acrylic. Media emphasis to be determined by the instructor. May be repeated to a total of 9 hours.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 330 Computer Animation II

    Prerequisite: ART 230.

    Further exploration of visual expression in animation. Advanced techniques in the manipulating of forms and animation. Advanced techniques in the manipulating of forms and surfaces within the digital 3D environment.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 331 Computer Animation III

    Prerequisite: ART 330 and permission of instructor.

    Priority will be given to those students who have successfully completed the Computer Animation Emphasis Candidacy Review for the BFA in Art or the BS in Electronic Arts. Further exploration of visual expression in animation. Advanced techniques in animating within the digital 3D environment.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ART 335 Sculpture II

    Prerequisite: ART 235.

    Individual problems and concepts in organizing mass and space utilizing a range of techniques and media, including metal casting and welding, carving, plastics, and fibers. May be repeated to a total of 9 hours.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 336 Figure Modeling

    Prerequisite: ART 100 and ART 101 and ART 215.

    Modeling the human figure with emphasis on anatomy, structure and form by exploring the usage of clay, wax or plaster. May be repeated to a total of 9 hours.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 342 Printmaking II

    Prerequisite: ART 242.

    Advanced problems in printmaking. May be repeated to a total of 9 hours.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 343 Lithography

    Prerequisite: ART 242.

    Exploration of stone lithography as an expressive means toward creating hand-pulled prints. May be repeated to a total of 9 hours.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 354 Medium Format Photography

    Prerequisite: ART 255.

    An investigation of technical and aesthetic issues of medium format photography. Emphasis on the development of expressive photographic images.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 355 Large Format Photography

    Prerequisite: ART 255.

    An investigation of technical and aesthetic issues of large format photography. Emphasis on the development of expressive photographic images.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 356 Color Photography

    Prerequisite: ART 255.

    An investigation of technical and aesthetic issues of color photography. Emphasis on the development of expressive photographic images.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 357 Special Topics in Photography

    Prerequisite: ART 355 or ART 356.

    Alternative photographic processes to broaden the photographic experience. Subject of course to be selected by the instructor. May be repeated to a total of 9 hours when course content changes. Variable content course.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 358 Studio Photography

    Prerequisite: ART 354 and ART 355.

    An investigation of technical, aesthetic, and conceptual issues of studio photography with emphasis on the portrait and the still-life. May be repeated to a total of 9 hours.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 359 Digital Photography

    Prerequisite: ART 356.

    An investigation of technical and aesthetic issues of digital photography including the use of a digital camera, film scanning, software, and digital output. The development of expressive photographic images, an exploration of the potentials of the medium, and the evolution of a body of work are emphasized.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ART 360 Introduction to Art Education

    Prerequisite: ART 100 and ART 101 and ART 215.

    Introduction to the field of art education and the role of visual arts in education; survey of issues, theories, and trends; review of content, materials, and approaches through discussion, research, studio experiences, critical writing, observation of classes, and analysis of models for teaching art in elementary and secondary schools.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    3

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 366 Elementary Art Education

    Prerequisite: ART 360.

    Overview of artistic growth of children; survey of philosophies, issues, methods, materials, resources, processes, and strategies for teaching art and integrating it into the school curriculum; unit and lesson planning, assessment, and evaluation. Lecture, discussion, studio, and classroom observations. Credited only for BSEd.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    3

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ART 374 Art of India

    Prerequisite: ART 274.

    Survey of the major art and architecture monuments of India and the cultural context from which they were produced.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 377 History of Graphic and Applied Design

    Prerequisite: ART 271 or ART 272 or ART 274.

    An historical and critical examination of design from its beginnings to the present with emphasis on communication design in the industrial and post-industrial periods. Will not count as Art History elective for the BFA in Art.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 378 Women and Art

    Prerequisite: ART 271 or ART 272.

    The course examines women's roles and contributions in the history of art and culture. May be counted toward the Gender Studies minor.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 381 The Art of the United States of America

    Prerequisite: ART 272.

    The art of the United States from its pre-Revolutionary days to the present.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 382 Survey of Islamic Art

    Prerequisite: ART 271, ART 273 or ART 274.

    A survey of the art produced in the lands under the influence of the Islamic religion.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 385 Art of the Americas

    Prerequisite: ART 273.

    A survey of the art and architecture of North America, Mesoamerica, Central America, and South America and the cultures that produced it.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 386 Art of Africa

    Prerequisite: ART 273.

    A survey of the art and architecture of Africa and the cultures that produced it.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 387 History of Photography

    Prerequisite: ART 272.

    The development and history of photography as an artistic medium.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 388 The Museum: History and Perspectives

    Prerequisite: ENG 110 and permission of instructor.

    This course offers a broad introduction to the museum as a cultural site and museum studies as a discipline with focus on theoretical issues. Identical with MST 388. Cannot receive credit for both ART 388 and MST 388.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 390 Art History Teaching Assistant

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Under the direct guidance of the professor, the student will assist the professor in teaching, supervising, and/or grading course materials. May be repeated to a total of 3 hours. Graded Pass/Not Pass only. Does not count toward the BA or BSEd in Art and Design or BFA in Art or BFA in Design.

    Credit hours:
    0-1
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 399 Individual Instruction

    Prerequisite: senior or postbaccalaureate standing; 12 sequential hours in same studio area and permission of instructor.

    Independent work on special projects approved by studio advisor. Repeatable to a total of 6 hours in any studio area.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 401 Teaching of Art

    Prerequisite: ART 366; and EDC 350 or concurrent enrollment; and admitted to teacher education program.

    Artistic and aesthetic growth of adolescents; survey of philosophies, issues, methods, materials, resources, processes, and strategies for teaching art in secondary schools; observation; unit and lesson planning; microteaching. Credited only on BSEd (Secondary). A grade of "C" or better is required in this course in order to take ART 490 or ART 491. Cannot be taken Pass/Not Pass.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    3

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 407 Art Internship

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Student will complete actual job assignments while working for outside organizations under the supervision of an art faculty member. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours. Graded Pass/Not Pass only.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 410 Seminar in Digital Arts

    Prerequisite: ART 310.

    Advanced research in digital arts, with emphasis on developing personal vision. May be repeated to a total of 9 hours.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 425 Painting III

    Prerequisite: ART 325.

    An advanced-level course utilizing a combination of structured and self-directed approaches. Students will continue to develop formal skills and will be encouraged to explore issues of content and visual aesthetics, while developing an individual point-of-view. Repeatable up to 9 hours.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 430 Computer Animation IV

    Prerequisite: ART 331.

    Individual problems in animation and advanced techniques. Emphasis will be placed on the development of a personal point of view.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 431 Professional Practices in Computer Animation

    Prerequisite: ART 430.

    Lecture, discussion and assignments for students seeking careers in computer animation. Presentation skills will be emphasized. Students will be required to write and perform research, as well as continue to develop their portfolio.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ART 432 Computer Animation V

    Prerequisite: ART 431.

    Individual portfolio development in animation. Emphasis will be placed on the development of a personal point of view. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 455 Advanced Photography Seminar

    Prerequisite: 12 hours in emphasis and permission of the instructor.

    Pursuit of advanced photographic projects. Emphasis on development of personal vision. A study of historical and contemporary critical issues in photography. Must be taken at least once with ART 499. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 460 Critical Studies in Art Education

    Prerequisite: ART 366 and ART 401.

    Review of theories and issues concerning the study of aesthetics, art history, and art criticism in art education; survey of methods; observation of various models; generation of materials, resources, and strategies for implementation; teaching experiences utilizing strategies.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    3

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ART 466 Art Education Practicum

    Prerequisite: 30 hours of Art and ART 366 and ART 401.

    Observation and classroom teaching experiences; writing unit and lesson plans; classroom motivation, management, and discipline; evaluation and exhibition of student art work; ordering supplies and equipment.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    3

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ART 469 Clinical Experiences in Teaching II

    Prerequisite: EDC 199; and admitted to Teacher Education Program; and grades of "C" or better in all professional education courses; and completion of portfolio checkpoints 1 and 2; and current pre-professional liability insurance; and program approval.

    This course is designed to meet HB 1711 for student's experience as a Teacher's Aide or Assistant Rule (Rule 5 CSR 80-805.040), to that of conventional student teachers within the same program. It is also designed to support completion of additional clinical requirements within that program including: seminars and workshops, required meetings, school related activities appropriate to the assignment, demonstrated mastery of the MoSPE standards and completion and overall assessment of a Professional Preparation Portfolio. This course is credited only on BSEd or appropriate masters-level certification programs. Can only receive credit for one of the following: AGE 499, AGT 499, ART 469, BSE 499, COM 493, ECE 499, ELE 499, ENG 434, FCS 498, HST 499, KIN 498, MCL 491, MID 499, MTH 496, MUS 499, SCI 499, SEC 499, SPE 499, THE 493. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 472 Medieval Art

    Prerequisite: ART 271.

    Painting, sculpture, and architecture of Europe from the fourth century through the fourteenth century. The course emphasizes the development of a distinctly European art and culture. May be taught concurrently with ART 672. Cannot receive credit for both ART 472 and ART 672.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 474 Classical Art

    Prerequisite: ART 271.

    A survey of the art and architecture of Greece and Rome including the art of Crete and Mycenae.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 475 Art of the Renaissance

    Prerequisite: ART 272.

    A survey of painting, sculpture, and architecture in Europe from 1300-1575. May be taught concurrently with ART 675. Cannot receive credit for both ART 475 and ART 675.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 478 Baroque Art

    Prerequisite: ART 272.

    The major figures and developments in art and architecture from Mannerism through the Rococo in Italy and Northern Europe. May be taught concurrently with ART 678. Cannot receive credit for both ART 478 and ART 678.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 479 19th Century Art

    Prerequisite: ART 272.

    The major figures and developments in art and architecture from Neo-Classicism through the end of the century in Europe.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 480 Modern Art

    Prerequisite: ART 272.

    A study of the objects, artists, ideas, and movements which are a part of the modern and late modern tradition from the mid 19th Century through the period following the Second World War. May be taught concurrently with ART 680. Cannot receive credit for both ART 480 and ART 680.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 483 Modern Architecture and Urban Forms

    A survey of the historical, social, political, economic and technological forces that have shaped the forms and styles of architecture and cities from the time of the Industrial Revolution to the present.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 484 Contemporary Art

    Prerequisite: ART 272.

    This course will emphasize the issues raised during the transition to "Post-Modern" culture in the last decades of the 20th Century and the beginning years of the 21st Century. The approach and the assignments will employ theoretical and critical as well as historical thinking. May be taught concurrently with ART 684. Cannot receive credit for both ART 484 and ART 684.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 485 Art of Mesoamerica

    Prerequisite: ART 273.

    The art and architecture of Mesoamerica and the cultures that produced it. May be taught concurrently with ART 685. Cannot receive credit for both ART 485 and ART 685.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 488 Basic Conservation of Art and Artifacts

    Prerequisite: relevant Art History survey course (ART 271, 272, 273 or 274) and permission of instructor.

    This course combines advanced art historical study and research of art and artifacts with a hands-on introduction to basic conservation techniques. Identical with MST 488. Cannot receive credit for both ART 488 and MST 488. May be taught concurrently with ART 688. Cannot receive credit for both ART 488 and ART 688.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 490 Supervised Teaching (Secondary Art and Design)

    Prerequisite: completion of all method courses in Art Education; a grade of "C" or better in all professional education courses; current pre-professional liability insurance; and approval for supervised teaching.

    Student observes then teaches art classes under the direction of the cooperating teacher and the university supervisor. Student participates in school-related activities appropriate to the assignment and attends all required meetings. In order to receive a grade in this course, the student's professional portfolio must meet or exceed final criteria. Course will not count toward the major GPA. Supplemental course fee. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hours:
    5-6
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 491 Supervised Teaching (Elementary Art and Design)

    Prerequisite: concurrent enrollment in ART 490.

    Student observes then teaches under the direction of the cooperating teacher and the university supervisor. Student participates in school-related activities appropriate to the assignment and attends all required meetings. Student participates in the program exit exhibition, "Students of Students Show". In order to receive a grade in this course, the student's professional portfolio must meet or exceed final criteria. Course will not count toward the major GPA. Supplemental course fee. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hours:
    5-6
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 492 Art and Theory

    Prerequisite: 6 hours of art history at the 300- or 400- level; and permission of instructor.

    This course will introduce students to a range of critical art theories from the late 19th Century through the 21st Century, addressing what has been thought and written about art from various perspectives. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course. May be taught concurrently with ART 692. Cannot receive credit for both ART 492 and ART 692.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 494 Independent Study in Art History

    Prerequisite: appropriate survey course (ART 271 or ART 272 or ART 273 or ART 274); and permission of instructor.

    Individual projects and special problems in Art History. Permission granted only in special circumstances. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 495 Internship in Art History

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Students will complete various duties as assigned with a variety of art history-related organizations. These areas include local museums, galleries, and/or visual resource-media collections. Variable content course. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours. Graded Pass/Not Pass only.

    Credit hours:
    1-6
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 496 Selected Topics in Art History

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    The specific topics will change from semester to semester depending upon the interest of students and professors, e.g. German Expressionism, History of Photography, The School of Paris, Cubism and its Progeny, Pre-Columbian Art in North America. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 497 Selected Topics in Art and Design

    Prerequisite: ART 100 and ART 101 and permission of instructor.

    Advanced problems involving the application of art and design fundamentals in either two or three dimensional projects will be explored. May be repeated to a total of 9 hours when course content changes. Variable content course.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 498 Senior Project in Electronic Arts

    Prerequisite: ART 300 and permission of instructor.

    Admission to this course is contingent upon the successful completion of the Electronics Arts junior portfolio review and the achievement of a "C" or better grade in all required option courses completed at the time of the junior portfolio review. Under advisement from faculty, EA students will form production teams consisting of computer animation, video, interactive new media and audio studies students. Each team will produce a broadcast-quality project over two semesters. The first semester will be spent in pre-production preparations for the approved senior project. The second semester will involve production and post-production of the approved project. This course must be repeated in sequence for a total of four hours across a single academic year. Identical with MED 498. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 499 Senior Exhibition

    Prerequisite: senior standing; and completion of BFA Candidacy Review; and 3.00 GPA in the art studio BFA emphasis area; and permission of studio advisor.

    Must be taken concurrently with upper division course in area of emphasis. Presentation of work from area where the majority of art course work has been taken. This work must evidence the attainment of a level of conceptual and technical maturity judged by a committee of the art studio faculty to meet qualitative standards required for the granting of the BFA degree in art. Cannot be taken Pass/Not Pass. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 590 Art Studio Workshops

    Focused study in specific studio area, emphasis on upgrading skills and extending understanding of aesthetic and visual qualities. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours. Variable content course. May be taught concurrently with ART 690. Cannot receive credit for both ART 690 and ART 590.

    Credit hours:
    2-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 598 Seminar in Art Education

    In-depth study of specific topics and/or interaction with leaders in the fields of aesthetics, art criticism, art history, art making, and art education. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours. Variable content course. May be taught concurrently with ART 698. Cannot receive credit for both ART 698 and ART 598. Supplemental course fee (variable by section).

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Summer

    Projected offerings

  • ART 672 Medieval Art

    Prerequisite: 3 hours of art history at the undergraduate, upper division level or graduate level and permission of instructor.

    Painting, sculpture, and architecture of Europe from the fourth century through the fourteenth century. The course emphasizes the development of a distinctly European art and culture. May be taught concurrently with ART 472. Cannot receive credit for both ART 672 and ART 472.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 675 Art of the Renaissance

    Prerequisite: 3 hours of art history at the undergraduate upper division level or graduate level and permission of instructor.

    A survey of painting, sculpture, and architecture in Europe from 1300-1575. May be taught concurrently with ART 475. Cannot receive credit for both ART 675 and ART 475.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 678 Baroque Art

    Prerequisite: 3 hours of art history at the undergraduate upper division level or graduate level and permission of instructor.

    The major figures and developments in art and architecture from Mannerism through the Rococo in Italy and Northern Europe. May be taught concurrently with ART 478. Cannot receive credit for both ART 678 and ART 478.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 680 Modern Art

    Prerequisite: 3 hours of art history at the undergraduate upper division level or graduate level and permission of instructor.

    A study of the objects, artists, ideas, and movements which are a part of the modern and late modern tradition from the mid 19th Century through the period following the Second World War. May be taught concurrently with ART 480. Cannot receive credit for both ART 680 and ART 480.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 684 Contemporary Art

    Prerequisite: 3 hours of art history at the undergraduate upper division level or graduate level and permission of instructor.

    This course will emphasize the issues raised during the transition to "Post-Modern" culture in the last decades of the 20th Century and the beginning years of the 21st Century. The approach and the assignments will employ theoretical and critical as well as historical thinking. May be taught concurrently with ART 484. Cannot receive credit for both ART 684 and ART 484.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 685 Art of Mesoamerica

    Prerequisite: 3 hours of art history at the undergraduate upper division level or graduate level and permission of instructor.

    The art and architecture of Mesoamerica and the cultures that produced it. May be taught concurrently with ART 685. Cannot receive credit for both ART 685 and ART 485.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 688 Basic Conservation of Art and Artifacts

    Prerequisite: 3 hours of art history at the undergraduate upper level or graduate level and permission of instructor.

    This course combines advanced art historical study and research of art and artifacts with a hands-on introduction to basic conservation techniques. May be taught concurrently with ART 488 and/or MST 488. Cannot receive credit for both ART 688 and ART/MST 488.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 690 Art Studio Workshops for Art Educators

    Focused study in specific studio area, emphasis on upgrading skills and extending understanding of aesthetic and visual qualities. Variable Content Course. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours. May be taught concurrently with ART 590. Cannot receive credit for both ART 590 and ART 690.

    Credit hours:
    2-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 692 Art and Theory

    Prerequisite: 3 hours of art history at the undergraduate upper division level or graduate level and permission of instructor.

    This course will introduce students to a range of critical art theories from the late 19th Century through the 21st Century, addressing what has been thought and written about art from various perspectives. May be taught concurrently with ART 492. Cannot receive credit for both ART 692 and ART 492.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 698 Seminar in Art Education

    In-depth study of specific topics and/or interaction with leaders in the fields of aesthetics, art criticism, art history, art making, and art education. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours. Variable content course. May be taught concurrently with ART 598. Cannot receive credit for both ART 598 and ART 698. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Summer

    Projected offerings

  • ART 699 Graduate Studio

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Individual graduate studio research in visual art/design. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 700 Historical Perspectives in Art Education

    A history of ideas in art education and the individuals who have made significant contributions to the field; overview of beliefs, values, and practices and the role of art and art education in society.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ART 701 Directed Graduate Studio I

    Prerequisite: admission to the MFA in Visual Studies program and permission of instructor.

    Graduate studio research in visual art/design in preparation for thesis development. Course content to be determined by the student under the supervision of a graduate faculty member.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 702 Directed Graduate Studio II

    Prerequisite: ART 701 and permission of instructor.

    Continuation of ART 701. Graduate studio research in visual art/design. Course content to be determined by student under the supervision of a graduate faculty member.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 703 Directed Graduate Studio III

    Prerequisite: ART 702 and permission of instructor.

    Continuation of ART 702. Graduate studio research in visual art/design. Course content to be determined by student under the supervision of a graduate faculty member.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 704 Directed Graduate Studio IV

    Prerequisite: ART 703 and permission of instructor.

    Continuation of ART 703. Graduate studio research in visual art/design. Course content to be determined by student under the supervision of a graduate faculty member.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 710 Professional Practices

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    A comprehensive study in theoretical and practical aspects of succeeding as a practicing artist or designer both inside and outside the academic setting. Students will survey the procedure and common practices expected of the artist or designer as a productive member of the professional community and educator in the field. This course should be taken before the Thesis course at the end of the student's graduate career.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 760 Contemporary Issues and Current Trends in Art Education

    Critical examination of current issues and theories concerning the teaching of art; analysis of relationships between historical purposes and current practice; interpretation and evaluation of recent research.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 783 Practicum in Art Education and Educational Workshops

    Prerequisite: ART 360 and ART 366 and 30 hours of studio art.

    Observation and classroom teaching experiences; writing unit and lesson plans; classroom motivation, management and discipline; educational seminar workshops; and exhibition of K-12 student artworks.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    3

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ART 785 Independent Study

    Prerequisite: portfolio review of work in selected studio area.

    Independent work in one studio area, directed and critiqued by studio advisor. May be repeated to a total of 9 hours.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 794 Independent Study in Art History

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Individual projects and special problems in Art History. Permission granted only in special circumstances. May be repeated to a total of 9 hours.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 795 Graduate Internship in Art History

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Student will complete various duties as assigned with art history-related organizations. These include local museums, galleries, and/or various resource-media collections. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • ART 797 Teaching Practicum

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    This course will address topics unique to university art and design faculty and professional practices in various fields teaching visual studies. Successful completion of this course is needed to participate in Missouri State University's Teaching Assistant Program or to become a Per Course (or adjunct) instructor while enrolled in the MFA program. Students will survey topics pertaining to effective university level instruction through the exploration of course development, organization and public communication skills. Topics such as how and why students learn, where to find teaching resources and how to refine a learning environment will be discussed through a variety of formats and activities in the class. A mentor/mentee program will also be a component of this course to allow students to shadow experienced professors and learn through observation.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • ART 798 Graduate Studio Seminar

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Seminar exploration of current formal and conceptual problems in visual art/design through discussion and critique of study research. May be repeated for a total of 6 hours.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • ART 799 Graduate Studio Thesis

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Concentrated activity in the major field of study in preparation for the thesis exhibition/presentation. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hours:
    6
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

Design (DES) courses

  • DES 202 Graphic Design Systems

    Prerequisite: ART 100 and ART 101 and ART 215; Missouri State GPA of at least 2.50; and a major GPA of at least 2.50.

    Abstract and theoretical applications of design systems including grid information, various symmetries, and printed page formats.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • DES 210 Introduction to Computer Graphic Design

    Prerequisite: Missouri State GPA of at least 2.50; and a GPA of 2.50 or higher in the major; and ART 100 and ART 101 and ART 215; and either CIS 101 or CSC 101 or CSC 111.

    An introduction to methods of image creation and visual communication via available computer graphic software packages. Emphasis will be placed on the use of the computer as a production tool for graphic designers.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • DES 250 Materials and Techniques for Illustration

    Prerequisite: Missouri State GPA of at least 2.50 and a GPA of 3.00 or higher in the major; and ART 100 and ART 101 and ART 215 and admitted to BFA Design.

    A study of methods and materials used in traditional illustration.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • DES 300 Graphics for the Non-Design Major

    Prerequisite: ART 100.

    An investigation of how basic design principles relate to graphic communication as well as the study of processes used in preparing designs for reproduction. The student will apply this knowledge in a number of assigned design problems. Course will not count toward the BFA degree in Design.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • DES 301 Graphic Production

    Prerequisite: C or better in both DES 202 and DES 210 and concurrent enrollment in either ART 202 or ART 255.

    The study of materials and mechanical processes required for single, multiple, and four-color print production.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • DES 303 Basic Typography

    Prerequisite: C or better in both DES 202 and DES 210 and concurrent enrollment in either ART 202 or ART 255.

    Introduction to basic typographic forms and their use in visual communication. The application of design principles to the setting of type. Visual experiments with typographic elements.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • DES 330 Communication Design/Methodology

    Prerequisite: C or better in both DES 301 and DES 303 and admitted to BFA Design degree program.

    Investigation of the design process and its methodology through different forms of visual communication. Development of students' ability to present visually different ideas or information.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • DES 331 Advanced Typography

    Prerequisite: C or better in both DES 301 and DES 303 and admitted to BFA Design degree program.

    Application of typography in different fields of visual communication and publication design. Exploration of the relationship between meaning, content, and typographic layout.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • DES 332 Image Design

    Prerequisite: either ART 315 or ART 225 (or concurrent enrollment in ART 315 or ART 225) and C or better in both DES 330 and DES 331.

    Production of graphic images in relation to written information and/or specific subjects, ideas or messages.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • DES 340 Web Design for Design Majors

    Prerequisite: DES 330.

    Basic knowledge of web design using HTML, including information architecture and image optimization for the web.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • DES 345 Basic New Media Design

    Prerequisite: DES 210 or ART 210.

    Course will focus on basic knowledge of new media design and production. The course covers interactive interface design.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • DES 350 Illustration

    Prerequisite: ART 315 (or concurrent enrollment in ART 315) and C or better in DES 250 and admitted to BFA Design degree program.

    The study of various approaches and techniques of illustration for print and publication, including an introduction to digital illustration.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • DES 430 Advanced Graphics

    Prerequisite: ART 377; and either ART 225 or ART 315 (or concurrent enrollment in ART 225 or ART 315); and C or better in DES 332.

    The completion of advanced projects in graphic communication, including corporate and product identity, public service and editorial design.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • DES 440 Advanced Web Design for Design Majors

    Prerequisite: DES 340.

    Advanced skills in web design particularly focusing on interactive flash websites with multimedia content.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • DES 452 Intermediate Illustration

    Prerequisite: ART 377 and ART 225 (or concurrent enrollment in ART 225) and C or better in DES 350.

    The study of illustration as a communicative tool. Students will be assigned problems using various media.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • DES 490 Professional Design Practicum

    Prerequisite: C or better in either DES 430 or DES 452.

    A design workshop for the development and production of materials for portfolio. Preparation of a Final Project containing design work for a non-profit organization or a selected design issue, a written thesis related to it and public presentation of this project. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • DES 497 Special Topics in Design

    Prerequisite: Missouri State GPA of at least 2.50 and a GPA of 3.00 or higher in the major and admitted to Art or Design degree program and permission of the instructor.

    The specific topics will change from term to term depending upon the interest of students and professors, e.g. Scientific Illustration, Comic Book Illustration, Art Direction, Book Arts, History of the Book, Letterpress Printing. May be repeated to a total of 9 hours. Variable content course.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    6

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • DES 499 Design Internship

    Prerequisite: Missouri State cumulative GPA of at least 2.50 and a GPA of 3.00 or higher in the major and admitted to Design degree program and permission of Design Program Coordinator.

    Student will complete actual job assignments for outside organizations under the supervision of a design faculty member. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours. Graded Pass/Not Pass only.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

Museum Studies (MST) courses

  • MST 388 The Museum: History and Perspectives

    Prerequisite: ENG 110 and permission of instructor.

    This course offers a broad introduction to the museum as a cultural site and museum studies as a discipline with focus on theoretical issues. Identical with ART 388. Cannot receive credit for both MST 388 and ART 388.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MST 488 Basic Conservation of Art and Artifacts

    Prerequisite: ART 273.

    This course combines advanced art historical study and research of art and artifacts with a hands-on introduction to basic conservation techniques. Identical with ART 488. Cannot receive credit for both MST 488 and ART 488. May be taught concurrently with ART 688. Cannot receive credit for both MST 488 and ART 688.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MST 495 Museum Studies Internship

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Students will complete various duties as assigned with one of a variety of museum studies-related organizations. These organizations may include, but are not limited to: museums, galleries, interpretive centers, archives, and visual resource-media collections. Graded Pass/Not Pass only.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • MST 501 Natural History Museum Techniques

    Techniques in the development of natural history museum displays including making models, design of displays, writing educational text, and other techniques. Course will be taught off-site at the Bull Shoals Field Station and Chase Studio. Identical with BIO 501. Cannot receive credit for both MST 501 and BIO 501.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings