|ART 122 - Art History Survey, Renaissance Through Early 20th Century
A contextual world survey of the development and evolution of various media including architecture, sculpture, painting, prints, photography, design, film and other mediums since the Renaissance.(4 credits; alternate years, consult department)
|ART 206 - Drawing
(4 credits)Drawing will emphasize learning how to perceive the three- dimensional world
render it on paper using the most simple and direct drawing media. Drawing will form the foundation of work in other media. Design fundamentals will be a significant part of
the course. A fee is associated with this course(http://www.nwciowa.edu/tuition/fees).
|ART 215 - Ceramics
(4 credits) The art of working with clay and other ceramic materials. Emphasis will be
learning the fundamentals of three-dimensional design and achieving an understanding of clay as a unique art form. Techniques include hand-building sculptural and functional f
orms, and learning the basics of throwing on the wheel and glazing. A fee is
associated with this course(http://www.nwciowa.edu/tuition/fees).
|ART 217 - Sculpture
(4 credits) Three-dimensional art. Emphasis upon the basics of three- dimensional
how creative ideas are formed using a three-dimensional approach. Degrees of depth are explored ranging from drawing and relief to works in the round. Techniques include clay
modeling, woodworking, plaster casting, metal work and construction with mixed
media. A fee is associated with this course(http://www.nwciowa.edu/tuition/fees).
|ART 220 - Graphic Design I
|ART 242 - Printmaking
(4 credits)(Intaglio and Relief) A course providing the student an opportunity to gain
knowledge of the printmaking processes of metalplate etching and engraving, woodcut, linocut, lithography and monotype. The student will have the opportunity to give form to his/h
er ideas while discovering the graphic properties and potentials of each print
process from drawing to the final print. A fee is associated with this
|ART 244 - Painting
Introduces students to the techniques of oil, acrylic and water color painting. Students will learn to understand compositional form and color relationships. Historical examples of painting are examined and different methods of painting are demonstrated.
Class critiques are used to learn formal vocabulary and achieve an understanding of
subject style and content in painting.A fee is associated with this
course(http://www.nwciowa.edu/tuition/fees) (4 credits)
|ART 320 - Graphic Design II
|ART 331WI - Art Since 1940
|BUS 200 - Principles of Marketing|
This course introduces students to marketing terminology; defines the elements necessary in moving a product, service or idea from concept to market sales; and enables students to understand and replicate the marketing process at an entry level.(3 credits)
|COM 101x - Mass Media and Society|
Examines the historical development, organization and structure of the mass media in contemporary society, as well as related issues and problems. Suggests Christian perspectives on use of and participation in the mass media.(4 credits)
|COM 263 - Layout and Design|
Covers basic principles of design as they apply to a wide variety of publications. Emphasis on selecting type, art and graphics appropriate to subject matter, purpose and audience.(3 credits)
|COM 315 - Writing and Design for the Web|
Study of writing and design for a Web environment. Students will analyze Internet sites and design sites of their own, using a standard program for Web design.Prerequisites: ENG184 or equivalent and any of the following: COM263, ART220, ART230, or permission of instructor.(3 credits; alternate years, consult department)
|Total credits required: 49
A portfolio review by the art faculty is required of art majors in their junior and senior years. During the senior year an art major is required to present a senior exhibition in partial fulfillment of their B.A. in art. An art major can receive a teaching endorsement in elementary education and secondary education. Students must also complete the education requirements. See education department listing for requirements. Studio courses meet for twice the length of time as non-studio courses. Art history courses (ART120, 122 and 331) meet for the length of time as other academic courses.