|ART 122 - Art History Survey, Renaissance Through Early 20th Century
(4 credits; alternate years, consult department) (IGE option under Aesthetic Experience) 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.
|ART 206 - Drawing
(4 credits) Drawing will emphasize learning how to perceive the three- dimensional world and 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.
|ART 215 - Ceramics
(4 credits) The art of working with clay and other ceramic materials. Emphasis will be upon 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 forms, and learning the basics of throwing on the wheel and glazing.
|ART 217 - Sculpture
(4 credits) Three-dimensional art. Emphasis upon the basics of three- dimensional design and 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.
|ART 220 - Graphic Design I
(4 credits) Graphic Design I is an introduction to the computer applications used in
the communication, design and publishing fields. There will be an introduction to
graphic design problems and projects in order to learn how these applications
all work together.
|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/her ideas while discovering the graphic properties and potentials of each print process from drawing to the final print.
|ART 244 - Painting
(4 credits) 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.
|ART 320 - Graphic Design II
(4 credits) Graphic Design II is a course for students to gain the understanding of
what good design is and how to clearly communicate with it. Students will produce
finished examples of graphic design with a specific use in mind such as
advertising, public information, business communication, etc. Prerequisite:
|ART 331WI - Art Since 1940
(4 credits; alternate years, consult department)(Writing intensive) A survey of
contemporary art and the art of the second half of the 20th century. The
course will focus on studying the development of artists and their works by
examining their works and identifying the artistic, social, political and
philosophical ideas and events that may have been influential. In the process,
artistic styles and movements will be defined and compared. Prerequisites:
ART120 and 122.
|BUS 200 - Principles of Marketing|
(4 credits) This course introduces students to marketing terminology; defines the elements and activities necessary to create, communicate and deliver value through beneficial exchanges; and enables students to understand and replicate the marketing process at any entry level.
|COM 101x - Mass Media and Society|
(4 credits) 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.
|COM 263 - Layout and Design|
(3 credits) 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.
|COM 315 - Writing and Design for the Web|
(3 credits; alternate years, consult department) 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: any of the following: COM263, ART220, ART230, or permission of instructor.
|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.