ARCHIVED 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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ARCHIVED 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Art

  
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    ART 263 - Introduction to Art Education


    Introduction to current art education topics and approaches for teaching art in the traditional and nontraditional settings. 2 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    Spring only.

    Credits: (1)
  
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    ART 270 - Communication Design


    Principles of visual communications including structure, typography, color and semantics; emphasis on developing an understanding of the scope of graphic design including theory, practice, and technology. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 132.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 330 - Drawing II


    The history and functions of drawing; drawing as a method of developing ideas and as an end itself; relationship to other media. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 141.

    Credits: (3, R12)
  
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    ART 333 - Painting II


    Materials, techniques, and aesthetic issues of painting in contemporary and abstract modes with focus on personal interpretation and perception. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 233.

    Credits: (3, R12)
  
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    ART 334 - Printmaking II


    Exploration of various printmaking techniques with focus on personal interpretation and perception. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 234.

    Credits: (3, R12)
  
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    ART 342 - Sculpture II


    Materials, techniques, and aesthetic issues of sculpture in contemporary and abstract modes with focus on personal interpretation and perception. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 241.

    Credits: (3, R12)
  
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    ART 351 - Ceramics II


    Study of ceramics within a historical and contemporary context; emphasis on clay- forming techniques combined with class discussion and criticism. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 251.

    Credits: (3, R12)
  
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    ART 359 - Introductory Book Arts


    Principles and techniques for producing handmade books, including papermaking, bookbinding, and printing. Exploration of books as a format for developing concepts and imagery. 6 Studio.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 363 - Art for Children


    Fundamentals for designing and implementing lessons to teach art to children in all educational settings. Teaching diverse multicultural populations discussed. 4 Studio.

    Credits: (1)
  
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    ART 367 - History and Philosophy of Art Education


    A study of art education as influenced by educational, philosophical, and socioanthropological developments throughout history.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 370 - Graphic Design Studio Procedures


    Equipment, materials, and procedures of professional graphic design. Focus on creative expression and critical thinking through photomechanical and production techniques in graphic arts industry. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    COREQ: 270.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 371 - Intermediate Graphic Design


    Study of typography’s interface with drawing and photography through contemporary modes of visual communication. Readings, research, and discussions on critical thinking and aesthetic theory. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 270, 370, or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 372 - Introductory Photography


    Camera operation, film processing, and darkroom printing combined with classroom critiques; emphasis on historical and current trends of black and white photography. 6 Studio.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 374 - Introductory Typography


    Comprehensive analysis of letter forms, structural arrangements, and expressions through computer generated and traditional typographic procedures; emphasis on theoretical and practical aspects of applied typography. 6 Studio.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 377 - Painting III


    Exploration of abstract or figurative modes of painting with a focus on the development of an individual direction.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 333.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 378 - Life Drawing III


    Students will develop advanced individual drawing styles while using the human figure as a model.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 231.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 379 - Cherokee Arts and Crafts


    Present-day Cherokee skills of woodcarving, basketry, pottery making, and other arts of Cherokee culture and society. This course is cross-listed with ANTH 379. 1 Lecture, 5 Lab.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 380 - Ceramics III


    Advanced study in one aesthetic direction with a focus on solving technical and presentation concerns.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 381 - Sculpture III


    Advanced study in one aesthetic direction with a focus on solving technical and presentation concerns.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 356.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 389 - Cooperative Education in Art


    See Cooperative Education Program.

    Credits: (1 or 3, R15)
  
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    ART 401 - Art of World Cultures


    The course covers traditional and contemporary arts and crafts of a specific culture TBA.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 404 - Greco Roman Art


    Development of art and architecture of Greek and Minoan civilizations through the Hellenistic period, and of Roman art from the Republic through the Empire.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 136.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 405 - History of Photography


    Study of modern photography starting with early developments in the renaissance, through digital work.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 137.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 406 - Renaissance Art


    The Renaissance in Italy and northern Europe; major trends and personalities in art and architecture.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 137 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 409 - Seventeenth-and Eighteenth-Century Art


    Major baroque and rococo artists, architects, landscape, and urban designers in Europe.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 137 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 411 - Ceramics IV


    Advanced wheel-throwing and hand-building techniques.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 380.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 412 - Nineteenth-Century Painting


    Major figures and styles in European painting.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 137 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 414 - American Art


    From colonial limners to contemporary art.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 137 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 416 - Contemporary Art


    Contemporary directions in the visual arts since 1945; emphasis on trends during the past five years.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 137 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 417 - Modern Sculpture


    Academic sculpture in the nineteenth century: Modernist innovations from Rodin to David Smith.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 137 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 418 - Development of Modern Art: Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture


    From Manet, Rodin, and Richardson to Post-Modernism in painting, sculpture, and architecture.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 137 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 419 - History of Design


    Survey of the development of graphic design from prehistory through contemporary visual communications; topics include typography, photography, illustration, and current conceptual and art historical issues.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 420 - Intermedia in Contemporary Culture


    Historical perspective of critical developments in visual media arts beginning with early twentieth century through the present. Examination of internet, broadcast, video, interactivity, and virtual media.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 433 - Painting III


    Emphasis on the exploration of abstract or figurative modes of painting and critical thinking within a contemporary context. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 333.

    Credits: (3, R12)
  
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    ART 434 - Problems in Printmaking


    Study of selected printing media through independent, self-directed projects under faculty supervision. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 334.

    Credits: (3, R12)
  
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    ART 440 - Advanced Drawing


    Perceptual and conceptual drawing design problems; emphasis on a drawing project augmented by discussion, readings, and critique. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 330.

    Credits: (3, R12)
  
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    ART 443 - Sculpture IV


    Emphasis on exploration of sculptural materials and critical thinking within a contemporary context. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 342.

    Credits: (3, R12)
  
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    ART 451 - Problems in Ceramics


    Emphasis on personal direction; critiques of current work; reading in history and criticism. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 411.

    Credits: (3, R12)
  
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    ART 452 - Problems in Sculpture


    Individualized course of study in studio arranged in consultation with a faculty member.  For advanced students in the major.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 443 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3, R9)
  
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    ART 453 - Problems in Painting


    Individualized course of study in studio arranged in consultation with a faculty member.  For advanced students in the major.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 433 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3, R9)
  
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    ART 454 - Problems in Drawing


    Individualized course of study in studio arranged in consultation with a faculty member.  For advanced students in the major.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 330 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3, R9)
  
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    ART 455 - Photography II


    Emphasis on developing an individual style of vision by utilizing traditional and contemporary photographic techniques.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 372.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 455 - Photography II


    Emphasis on developing an individual style of vision by utilizing traditional and contemporary photographic techniques.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 372.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 459 - Book Arts II


    The exploration of working with the book as an artist’s medium. Students will investigate traditional bookbinding, nontraditional book formats, and image making techniques. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 234; 359.

    Credits: (3, R12)
  
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    ART 460 - Computer Graphics Practicum


    Production and experimentation with computer-generated imagery and investigation of software programs. 6 Studio.

    Credits: (3, R6)
  
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    ART 461 - Problems in Design


    Individualized course of study in studio arranged in consultation with a faculty member.  For advanced students in the major.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3, R9)
  
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    ART 463 - Art Methods for the Middle and High School


    Curriculum planning, exploration of suitable art media and methods for teaching art to diverse populations at the middle and high school level. Field experience required. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 263, 365, EDSE 322, admission to the teacher education program.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 465 - Art Methods for the Elementary School


    Curriculum planning, exploration of age-appropriate art media, and methods for teaching art to diverse populations in the elementary school. Field experience required. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 263.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 466 - Problems in Book Arts


    Individualized course of study in studio arranged in consultation with a faculty member. For advanced students in the major.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 459 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3, R9)
  
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    ART 471 - Advanced Graphic Design


    Emphasis on personal exploration of materials and methods related to visual communications. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 371.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 472 - Photography III


    Emphasis on personal direction and advanced technical problems. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 372 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3, R12)
  
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    ART 474 - Portfolio


    Professional preparation, including a portfolio of professional level work. A capstone course required of all senior BFA majors. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 475 - Typography II


    Emphasis on personal directions and advanced technical problems applied to typographic expression. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 132, 370, 371, 374.

    Credits: (3, R6)
  
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    ART 476 - Problems in Photography


    Emphasis on personal interpretation and advanced technical solutions to guided projects. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 472 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3, R9)
  
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    ART 477 - Tilemaking


    Investigation of a wide range of concepts and techniques in the field of ceramic tile. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 251.

    Credits: (3, R9)
  
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    ART 479 - Motion Graphics


    Through lectures and studio projects learn techniques and history of motion graphics, storyboard an animation, and compile professional graphics into time-based projects. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3, R6)
  
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    ART 480 - Experimental Studio


    Theoretical and conceptual issues and modes of making art relevant to the contemporary or post-studio artist. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3, R12)
  
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    ART 481 - Independent Study in Studio Art


    Individualized course of study arranged in consultation with a faculty member. For advanced students in the major. Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: (1-6, R12)
  
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    ART 482 - Independent Study in Art History


    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Submitted proposal must be approved by instructor.

    Credits: (1-6, R6)
  
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    ART 483 - Art Internship


    Directed work experience in a professional design studio. 9 hours per week per course.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 486 - Exhibition Practicum


    Organizational, administrative, and operational structures of an art gallery and museum, including the introduction of planning, curating, and installing professional art exhibitions.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 491 - Supervised Student Teaching in Art, K-12


    A full-time supervised teaching experience in Art.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    COREQ: EDSE 490, 495.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 493 - Topics in Art


    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: (1-4, R12)
  
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    ART 494 - Art Honors Studio


    Honors studio for seniors culminating in exhibition of a body of work demonstrating commitment to quality and productivity. 6 Studio.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3, R6)
  
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    ART 495 - Art History Seminar


    Detailed study of a topic in art history or criticism.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Permission of instructor, senior standing.

    Credits: (3, R6)
  
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    ART 500 - Research Methods


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 501 - Art of World Cultures


    This course covers traditional and contemporary arts and crafts of a specific culture TBA.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 504 - Greco Roman Art


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 505 - History of Photography


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 506 - Renaissance Art


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 509 - Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Art


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 512 - Nineteenth Century Painting


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 514 - American Art


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 516 - Contemporary Art


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 517 - Modern Sculpture


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 518 - Development of Modern Art: Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 519 - History of Design


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 531 - Problems in Drawing


        

    Credits: (1-9, R12)
  
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    ART 532 - Problems in Design


      

    Credits: (3-9)
  
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    ART 533 - Problems in Painting


        

    Credits: (1-9, R12)
  
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    ART 534 - Printmaking Problems


    Credits: (1-9, R12)
  
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    ART 535 - Book Art Problems


    Credits: (1-9, R12)
  
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    ART 544 - Problems in Sculpture


      

    Credits: (1-9, R12)
  
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    ART 551 - Ceramics Problems


    Credits: (1-9, R12)
  
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    ART 554 - Problems in Photography


        

    Credits: (3, R9)
  
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    ART 561 - Imaging and Digital Problems


    Credits: (1-9, R12)
  
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    ART 563 - Methods of Teaching Middle/High School Art


    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 564 - Art Education Problems


    Credits: (3, R6)
  
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    ART 565 - Methods of Teaching Elementary School Art


    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 571 - Integrated Media Problems


    Credits: (1-9, R12)
  
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    ART 582 - Independent Study in Art Issues


      

    Credits: 1-3, R6
  
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    ART 586 - Exhibition Practicum


    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 593 - Topics in Studio Art


    Credits: (1-9, R12)
  
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    ART 596 - Art History Seminar


    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 630 - Teaching Methods Visual Arts


        

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ART 631 - Drawing Studio


    Credits: (1-9, R15)
  
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    ART 632 - Design Studio


    Credits: (1-9, R15)
  
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    ART 633 - Painting Studio


    Credits: (1-9, R15)
  
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    ART 634 - Printmaking Studio


    Credits: (1-9, R15)
  
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    ART 635 - Book Arts Studio


    Credits: (1-9, R15)
 

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