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Courses with the FINE_ART Subject

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Fine Arts (FINE_ART)

Fall 2022 Spring 2023 


101 [ARTS] Introduction to Art 3 Course Prerequisite: For non-majors only. For non-majors. Appreciation of various visual art forms; emphasis on contemporary period. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

102 [ARTS] 2D Art and Design 3 (0-6) Introduction to two-dimensional art and design through an interdisciplinary approach using a combination of manual methods, digital imaging technologies, and machine tools. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

103 [ARTS] 3D Art and Design 3 (0-6) Introduction to three-dimensional art and design through an interdisciplinary approach using a combination of manual methods, digital imaging technologies, and machine tools.

110 [ARTS] Drawing 3 (0-6) Composition in pictorial space, visualization of ideas, drawing from life. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

201 [ARTS] World Art History I 3 Art and architecture of Western and Non-Western cultures from approximately 3000 BCE to 1300 CE. Typically offered Fall.

202 [ARTS] World Art History II 3 Art and architecture of Western and Non-Western cultures from 1300 to 2010. Typically offered Spring.

301 Arts of Native North America 3 Diversity of visual forms, traditional and contemporary, within changing historical and cultural contexts.

302 [M] Arts of Asia 3 Art and architecture of India, China and Japan within their historical, religious and cultural contexts. (Crosslisted course offered as FINE ART 302, ASIA 302). Typically offered Odd Years - Summer Session.

303 [ARTS] Modern Art-19th Century 3 History of 19th century art in Europe and the United States.

304 Modern Art-20th Century 3 Modern art in the 20th century.

305 [ARTS] [M] Arts of Ancient Greece and Rome 3 The arts of ancient Greece, Etruria, and Rome from the Greek Dark Ages to the early Christian era.

307 [ARTS] [M] The Arts of Renaissance Europe 3 Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 202 or concurrent enrollment. The arts of southern and northern Europe from 1300 to 1550.

310 [M] Women Artists II 3 Women artists of the 19th to 20th century. (Crosslisted course offered as FINE ART 310, WGSS 310.)

310 (Effective through Summer 2022) [M] Women Artists II 3 Women artists of the 19th to 20th century. (Crosslisted course offered as FINE ART 310, WGSS 310. WGSS 310 formerly offered as WOMEN ST 310.)

320 Beginning Painting 3 (0-6) Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 110. Introduction to problems in painting; development of composition and color. Typically offered Spring.

321 Intermediate Painting 3 (0-6) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 320. Problems and ideas in painting. Typically offered Spring.

331 Art, Science, and Technology 3 Survey of art's relationship to science and technology from Renaissance to present day; emphasis on historical overview and cultural implications.

332 Introduction to Digital Art and Design - Print and Screen 3 (0-6) Introduction to principles and processes of digital media through print/screen based projects; emphasis on image/text relationships, color, composition. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

332 (Effective through Summer 2022) Introduction to Digital Media - Print and Web 3 (0-6) Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 102 or concurrent enrollment, or FINE ART 103 or concurrent enrollment, or FINE ART 110 or concurrent enrollment. Introduction to principles and processes of digital media through print and web based projects; emphasis on theoretical investigations, conceptual development Typically offered Fall and Spring.

333 Introduction to Digital Media - Video and Sound 3 (0-6) Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 102 or concurrent enrollment, or FINE ART 103 or concurrent enrollment, or FINE ART 110 or concurrent enrollment. Principles and processes of digital media through video and sound-based projects; theoretical investigations and conceptual development. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

350 [ARTS] Sculpture 3 (0-6) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 103 or 110. Composition of form in the three-dimensional space.

350 (Effective through Fall 2022) [ARTS] Sculpture 3 (0-6) Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 103 or 110. Composition of form in the three-dimensional space.

361 Special Topics - Drawing V 1-6 May be repeated for credit.

362 Special Topics - Painting V 1-6 May be repeated for credit.

363 Special Topics - Digital Media V 1-6 May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Fall.

365 Special Topics - Sculpture V 1-6 May be repeated for credit.

367 Special Topics - Photography V 1-6 May be repeated for credit. Typically offered Even Years - Spring.

370 Introduction to Printmaking 3 (0-6) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 102. Introduction to the fundamentals of printmaking, incorporating drawing, painting and collage; processes may include lithography, etching, relief and monotype.

380 History of Photography 3 Historical survey of photography from its invention to the present; conceptual, cultural, and technical implications of the medium.

381 Beginning Photography 3 (0-6) Fundamentals in digital photography in conjunction with image editing and printing techniques; formal, conceptual, and aesthetic concepts introduced. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

385 Digital Imaging 3 (0-6) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 332 or 381. Intermediate principles and processes of digital imaging workflow including software, image compositing, color management and output options. Typically offered Odd Years - Fall.

401 Special Topics - Art History V 1-6 May be repeated for credit.

405 [M] Contemporary Art: Theory and Practice 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 credits. Contemporary theories of art and how those theories are developed.

433 Design for Print 3 (0-6) May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 332. Principles and processes of visual communication in digital print; may include typography, image/text relationships, layout design and book arts.

434 Time Based Media 3 (0-6) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 credits. Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 333. Principles and processes of video, installation, and sound based art; emphasis on conceptual development of experimental forms.

498 [CAPS] [M] Contemporary Issues Seminar 3 Course Prerequisite: FINE ART 304; senior standing. Research seminar examining current issues confronting art and artists; students learn how to develop their professional art career.

499 Special Problems V 1-4 May be repeated for credit. Independent study conducted under the jurisdiction of an approving faculty member; may include independent research studies in technical or specialized problems; selection and analysis of specified readings; development of a creative project; or field experiences. S, F grading.

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