Art

ART 101- Art Appreciation

  • Demonstrate knowledge of content specific vocabulary, media and a range of art
  • Evaluate the nature of art and its role in society.
  • Analyze the formal and expressive aspects of the visual elements of art

ART 105- Art History Before 1500

  • Articulate the cultural context, history, forms and concepts of the art and media of global cultures
  • Create informed responses (via writing, presentation, performance or artifact) to art and media through the analysis of the form, content, context and methods.
  • Analyze appropriate disciplinary terminology in art and visual media

ART 106- Art History After 1500

  • Articulate the cultural context, history, forms and concepts of the art and media of global cultures
  • Create informed responses (via writing, presentation, performance or artifact) to art and media through the analysis of the form, content, context and methods.
  • Analyze appropriate disciplinary terminology in art and visual media

ART 108- Asian Art

  • Locate on a map the Asian countries and regions discussed in the course
  • Compare and contrast the distinguishing features and evolution of artistic styles in various Asian countries within social and historical contexts
  • Analyze the influence on art of religions including Buddhist, Shinto, Islamic and Hindu
  • Identify unique characteristics of Asian architecture, such as a stupa, temple and pagoda
  • Apply the vocabulary associated with Asian Art and art in general
  • Write research papers using MLA documentation to critically discuss topics of Asian Art

ART 113- 2-D Design

  • Utilize the fundamental language of art and design to visually express and communicate ideas
  • Critique student's own work and work of others by employing critical thinking skills
  • Produce creative concepts using a variety of methodologies and media
  • Demonstrate student's own sense of direction in the context of historical and contemporary art discourses and research interest

ART 115- Introduction to Sculpture and 3-D Design

  • Investigate multiple methodologies to approach and resolve abstract problems.
  • Apply the basic elements of sculpture to their work
  • Analyze their work and the works of other through using the principles of 3D design
  • Apply basic 3D fabrication techniques with varied building materials to gain knowledge of their practical and expressive characteristics.

ART 117- Printmaking I

  • Create a variety of original prints using several basic techniques.
  • Compose prints utilizing the principles of Art and Design.
  • Demonstrate proper use of techniques and skills in the print studio.
  • Analyze and critique student prints.
  • Process and respond to critique from others.

ART 118- Printmaking II

  • Create a variety of original prints using several advanced techniques.
  • Compose prints utilizing the principles of Art and Design.
  • Demonstrate proper use of techniques and skills in the print studio.
  • Articulate ideas and apply problem solving and critical thinking skills while developing a concept.
  • Describe, interpret, analyze and evaluate historical and contemporary prints utilizing discipline-appropriate criteria.
  • Develop personal artistic voice employing concepts in a series of work.

ART 121-Drawing I

  • Create realistic drawings from observation
  • Compose drawings utilizing the Principles of Art and Design
  • Apply basic principles of linear perspective
  • Demonstrate facility with various drawing techniques and materials
  • Analyze and critique student drawings
  • Process and respond to critique from others

ART 122-Drawing II

  • Explore conceptual problems that consider interactions of media, image selection, composition, content, and spatial manipulation;
  • Apply the elements and principles of drawing to express and communicate ideas;
  • Develop a portfolio of works that demonstrate the student’s application of historical and contemporary approaches to drawing;
  • Articulate ideas and apply problem solving and critical thinking skills while developing a concept
  • Analyze and critique drawing in both verbal and written form.

ART 123- Figure Drawing I

  • Create a variety of original figure drawings using several basic techniques.
  • Compose utilizing the principles of Art and Design.
  • Demonstrate facility with various drawing techniques and materials.
  • Analyze and critique student figure drawings.
  • Process and respond to critique from others.

ART 124- Figure Drawing II

  • Create a variety of original figure drawings using several advanced techniques.
  • Compose utilizing the principles of Art and Design.
  • Demonstrate facility with various drawing techniques and materials.
  • Articulate ideas and apply problem solving and critical thinking skills while developing a concept.
  • Describe, interpret, analyze and evaluate historical and contemporary figure drawings utilizing discipline-appropriate criteria.
  • Develop personal artistic voice employing concepts in a series of work.

ART 126-Painting I

  • Construct convincing representations of pictorial space by composing light, space, form, and scale
  • Apply knowledge of color relativity to painting
  • Critique students' own work and work of others by employing critical thinking skills

ART 127-Painting II

  • Construct convincing representations of pictorial space by composing light, space, form, and scale
  • Apply knowledge of color relativity to painting
  • Critique students' own work and work of others by employing critical thinking skills
  • Develop personal artistic voice employing concepts in a series of works

ART 129- Ceramics I

  • Demonstrate the creative process by developing their ideas from concept to construction
  • Apply the basic construction methods of coil, slab and pinch to create a body of work
  • Apply techniques of surface treatment such as texture or carving
  • Analyze and articulate clearly their own choices and processes and offer suggestions and responses to their peer’s work

ART 130- Ceramics II

  • Apply hand building techniques and surface treatment for aesthetic purposes as well as to communicate meaning
  • Demonstrate skill in carved reliefs and organizing patterns of motif
  • Create sculptural pieces that demonstrate students own creative voice as well as good construction techniques
  • Analyze and articulate clearly their own choices and processes and offer suggestions and responses to their peer’s work
  • Demonstrate the steps in loading and firing the electric and wood kilns

ART 131- Stained Glasses I

  • Apply the techniques of design, glass cutting, soldering, copper foil and lead came.
  • Demonstrate their personal esthetic values in original designs
  • Analyze and apply principles of design in their own work and the work of others

ART 132- Stained Glasses II

  • Apply the techniques of design, glass cutting, soldering, copper foil and lead came.
  • Demonstrate their personal esthetic values in increasingly ambitious projects
  • Analyze and apply principles of design in their own work and the work of others

ART 141- Introduction to Darkroom Photography

  • Critically articulate the history, theory, and current practices of film photography
  • Demonstrate competency in the operation of a 35mm film camera, including manual exposure.
  • Demonstrate competency in the darkroom, including film development and printing photographs using contrast control, burning, and dodging.
  • Create original photographs of increasing complexity and skill that integrate compositional and artistic theories and reflect their feelings and point of view.
  • Consider ethical implications and apply ethical decision-making in the field of photography.
  • Critically assess photos, their own and others, for technical and artistic quality 

ART 142- Intermediate Darkroom Photography 

  • Demonstrate advanced print craft and techniques in regard to tonal qualities and aesthetic vision.
  • Create original photographs of increasing complexity and skill that integrate compositional and artistic theories and reflect their feelings and point of view.
  • Construct a portfolio of prints, sequencing photographs into an integrated body of work.
  • Consider ethical implications and apply ethical decision-making in the field of photography.
  • Critically assess photos, their own and others, for technical and artistic quality

ART 144- Digital Photography

  • Understand technical and aesthetic differences between traditional and digital photography.
  • Critically articulate the history, theory, and current practices of digital photography
  • Demonstrate competency in the operation of a DSLR camera, including manual exposure.
  • Demonstrate competency using Adobe Lightroom to manage and edit photographs.
  • Create original photographs of increasing complexity and skill that integrate compositional and artistic theories and reflect their feelings and point of view.
  • Consider ethical implications and apply ethical decision-making in the field of photography.
  • Critically assess photos, their own and others, for technical and artistic quality.

ART 151- Graphic Design

  • Apply the fundamentals of graphic design, including the elements and principles of design and typography, to the development of effective communication pieces for both print and web design.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the design process especially as it relates to: audience, definition, research, analysis, and concept development stages which include the production of when producing thumbnail sketches, rough drafts, and preparation of final designs
  • Create concept-driven designs with the appropriate uses and messages and associated with type and images

ART 152-Studio Art Portfolio Preparation

  • Compile/produce a digital portfolio of 10-20 pieces that represent your best and most recent artwork.
  • Show evidence of knowledge and application of the Elements of Art and Principles of Design to create visually engaging images.
  • Show evidence of individual style and personal voice.
  • Show evidence of the creative process and decision-making: explore a theme in depth, use sketchbooks to develop ideas, incorporate problem-solving strategies, and collect resources.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of historical and contemporary artists and artwork from around the globe and locate your own artwork in this context.
  • Critique artwork (your own and others) and revise work based on critique.
  • Demonstrate the skills and knowledge needed to prepare artwork for exhibition.

ART 153- Introduction to Computer Graphics

  • Explore and compare historical and contemporary narrative examples of digital art and design
  • Utilize a lexicon of complex imaging and design terminology
  • Apply basic design elements and principles related to making quality digital works of art
  • Comprehend the characteristics and qualities of both vector and raster based image generation and apply these sensibilities to the development of new ideas

ART 155- Electronic Imaging/Photoshop

  • Create original fine art and graphic design images
  • Edit and correct images using professional strategies
  • Apply appropriate image resolution and size
  • Prepare files for use in multiple applications

ART 156- Media & Motion Design

  • Describe and apply fundamental principles of time-based media including duration, sequencing, and movement.
  • Implement appropriate techniques and the design processes to develop time-based media projects such as animation and video.
  • Create short 2D audio visual motion design sequences.
  • Explore and evaluate good practice in animation, video/film and/or sound works, especially in terms of narrative structure and character design.
  • Describe, in written and oral presentations, the creative and technical processes involved in the development of a motion design product from concept to completion.

ART 161- Typography: How to Use Type Effectively

  • Recognize the History of Typography and mark-making, including type classification
  • Classify Typographic measurement and type anatomy
  • Use basic letterforms, typographic contrast, hierarchy of information and major type families considering their characteristics, grid structures, and legibility.
  • Execute projects combining type and image for effective and forceful graphic communication

ART 165- Graphic Production and Layout

  • Apply basic printing principles of RGB/CMYK and spot colors to their design projects
  • Demonstrate facility with die cuts, embossing and unique paper sizes for print
  • Create realistic comprehensives and mock-ups of multiple promotional materials
  • Analyze and critique student designs
  • Process and respond to critique from others

ART 171- Graphic Design II

  • Apply fundamental design principles and skills to graphic design projects.
  • Employ the formal elements of typography, color, and idea generation in the context of design responsibility
  • Demonstrate professional approaches to problem solving

ART 175- Typography II

  • Apply fundamental principles of multi-page document design (anatomy, typesetting, grid structure, gestalt)
  • Analyze issues of text type, typographic structure, hierarchy, and type systems
  • Analyze issues related to typography for print and screen environments
  • Create projects sensitive to type at macro (layout) and micro (character and paragraph) level

ART 178- Introduction to Web Design & UI/VX

  • Design prototype web pages in alignment with web design principles
  • Implement web pages using HTML and CSS
  • Apply design and function theories of User Experience (UI) and User interface (UX)
  • Demonstrate facility of web design software programs and file formats
  • Analyze and critique web designs
  • Process and respond to critique from others

ART 181- Graphic Design Portfolio Preparation

  • Analyze and refine previous work
  • Apply principals of design communication to create a resume and personal stationery
  • Critique and analyze student designs
  • Organize a professional level graphic design portfolio
  • Process and respond to critique from other
  • Present and defend their portfolio before a panel of qualified designers

ART 185- Graphic Design Internship

  • Demonstrate principals of design in a professional setting
  • Demonstrate a competent work skill set
  • Demonstrate facility with various professional techniques and materials
  • Process and respond to critique from Internship sponsors

ART 188- Community Art Project I

  • Identify exemplars of public art projects
  • Identify need related to public art by interviewing community members/stakeholders
  • Collaborate with peers to create a design for a public art project that is both visually rich and conceptually sound in response to community input.
  • Collaborate with peers to develop a step-wise plan for operationalizing a public art project.

ART 189- Community Art Project II

  • Create artistic forms in response to project specific goals by utilizing research, critical analysis skills, art construction skills and process knowledge.
  • Strategize and prioritize incremental steps and tasks for a complex project using analytical skills and process knowledge.
  • Collaborate with teammates and with community stakeholders to complete public art projects.

ART 194- Ceramics III

  • Demonstrate the creative process by developing their ideas from concept to construction
  • Demonstrate the development of an increasingly more advanced technique necessary to create ceramic works of art
  • Persist with increasingly difficult assignments that require multiple steps for completion
  • Analyze and articulate clearly their own choices and processes and offer suggestions and responses to their peer’s work

ART 200- Studio Art Lab

  • Show evidence of knowledge and application of the Elements of Art and Principles of Design to create visually engaging images.
  • Show evidence of individual style and personal voice.
  • Show evidence of the creative process and decision-making: explore a theme in depth, use sketchbooks to develop ideas, incorporate problem-solving strategies, and collect resources.
  • Combine conceptual and critical thinking skills as applied to Studio Art
  • Critique artwork (your own and others) and revise work based on critique.

ART 201- Studio Art Lab

  • Show evidence of knowledge and application of the Elements of Art and Principles of Design to create visually engaging images.
  • Show evidence of individual style and personal voice.
  • Show evidence of the creative process and decision-making: explore a theme in depth, use sketchbooks to develop ideas, incorporate problem-solving strategies, and collect resources.
  • Combine conceptual and critical thinking skills as applied to Studio Art
  • Critique artwork (your own and others) and revise work based on critique.

ART 202- Studio Art Lab

  • Show evidence of knowledge and application of the Elements of Art and Principles of Design to create visually engaging images.
  • Show evidence of individual style and personal voice.
  • Show evidence of the creative process and decision-making: explore a theme in depth, use sketchbooks to develop ideas, incorporate problem-solving strategies, and collect resources.
  • Combine conceptual and critical thinking skills as applied to Studio Art
  • Critique artwork (your own and others) and revise work based on critique.
Last Modified: 5/10/22