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Courses with the ART Subject

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Art (ART)



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. (Formerly FINE ART 101.)

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. (Formerly FINE ART 102.)

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. (Formerly FINE ART 103.)

110 [ARTS] Drawing 3 (0-6) Composition in pictorial space, visualization of ideas, drawing from life. (Formerly FINE ART 110.)

111 Figure Drawing 3 (0-6) Course Prerequisite: ART 102 or 110. Introduction to drawing the human figure. (Formerly FINE ART 111.)

201 [ARTS] World Art History I 3 Art and architecture of Western and Non-Western cultures from approximately 3000 BCE to 1300 CE. (Formerly FINE ART 201.)

202 [ARTS] World Art History II 3 Art and architecture of Western and Non-Western cultures from 1300 to 2010. (Formerly FINE ART 202.)

300 Engaged Art: Making Connections and Communities 3 Practice-driven exploration of the relationship between collective art-making and civic engagement; open to any major in the Humanities with special emphasis on visual culture.

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

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 ART 302, ASIA 302. ART 302 formerly FINE ART 302).

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

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

304 (Effective through Summer 2024) Modern Art-20th Century 3 Modern art in the 20th century. (Formerly FINE ART 304.)

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. (Formerly FINE ART 305.)

306 [M] A History of Collecting and Museums 3 An exploration of the history of museums and collecting as dynamic processes with a fundamental goal of contextualizing the presence of the past for the beholder. (Formerly FINE ART 306.)

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

308 [M] Women Artists I 3 Women artists of the Middle Ages through the 18th century. (Crosslisted course offered as ART 308, WGSS 308. ART 308 formerly FINE ART 308.)

309 [M] Experiencing Ancient Making 3 Investigating ancient objects, representations of objects, and their makers, including movement of objects and production process issues.

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

312 Advanced Drawing 3 (0-6) May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: ART 110. Advanced projects using drawing media and process. (Formerly FINE ART 312.)

313 Drawing from the Body 3 (0-6) May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: ART 111. Continuation of FINE ART 111. Contemporary discourse surrounding the body; exploration through the practice of drawing and performative actions. (Formerly FINE ART 313.)

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

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

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. (Formerly FINE ART 331.)

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. (Formerly FINE ART 332.)

333 Introduction to Digital Media - Video, Sound, and Animation 3 (0-6) Principles and processes of digital media through video, 2D animation and sound-based projects; theoretical investigations and conceptual development. (Formerly FINE ART 333.)

336 Introduction to Typography 3 (0-6) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. Translating design concepts into typographic form and expression; exploring the interplay of type form and meaning with projects and daily challenges; communicating ideas about typography critically and fluently.

337 Experimental Animation 3 (2-2) Digital and analog animation techniques; conceptual development of narrative structures. (Crosslisted course offered as ENGLISH 337, ART 337. ART 337 formerly FINE ART 337.)

340 [ARTS] Ceramics 3 (0-6) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. Course Prerequisite: ART 103 or 110. Hand building processes; glazing; firing. (Formerly FINE ART 340.)

341 Intermediate Ceramics 3 (0-6) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. Course Prerequisite: ART 340. (Formerly FINE ART 341.)

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

351 Intermediate Sculpture 3 (0-6) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. Course Prerequisite: ART 350. May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. (Formerly FINE ART 351.)

361 Special Topics - Drawing V 1-6 May be repeated for credit. (Formerly FINE ART 361.)

362 Special Topics - Painting V 1-6 May be repeated for credit. (Formerly FINE ART 362.)

363 Special Topics - Digital Media V 1-6 May be repeated for credit. (Formerly FINE ART 363.)

364 Special Topics - Ceramics V 1-6 May be repeated for credit. (Formerly FINE ART 364.)

365 Special Topics - Sculpture V 1-6 May be repeated for credit. (Formerly FINE ART 365.)

366 Special Topics - Printmaking V 1-6 (Formerly FINE ART 366.)

367 Special Topics - Photography V 1-6 May be repeated for credit. (Formerly FINE ART 367.)

369 Illustration 3 (0-6) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. Exploring the intersection of visual art and narrative by learning how to use illustration skills to tell stories; developing skills in visual communication to create meaningful conversations and discover a personal visual language.

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

371 Screenprinting 3 (0-6) Course Prerequisite: ART 102. Introduction to the basic techniques, processes and history of screenprinting; collage, repetition, multiples, hand-drawn, photo and digital processes. (Formerly FINE ART 371.)

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

381 Beginning Photography 3 (0-6) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. Fundamentals in digital photography in conjunction with image editing and printing techniques; formal, conceptual, and aesthetic concepts introduced. (Formerly FINE ART 381.) Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

382 Intermediate Photography 3 (0-6) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. Course Prerequisite: ART 381. Expansion of conceptual and technical development with photography including location and studio lighting and camera techniques; research and portfolio development. (Formerly FINE ART 382.) Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

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

398 Sketchbook, Creative Ideation 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 12 credits. Explores strategies for documenting, synergizing, and maintaining creative ideas, including collecting information, brainstorming, and mind-mapping to aid creative integration; no drawing experience required, and drawing will not be the main subject of instruction. (Formerly FINE ART 398.)

401 Special Topics - Art History V 1-6 May be repeated for credit. (Formerly FINE ART 401.)

403 [M] Modern Theories of Art 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 credits. Selected topics in 19th and 20th century theories of art. (Formerly FINE ART 403.)

404 [M] Advanced Non-western Art History 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 credits. Different topics related to the arts in Africa the Americas, Oceania, and Asia. (Formerly FINE ART 404.)

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. (Formerly FINE ART 405.)

408 [CAPS] Art History Thesis 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 credits. Course Prerequisite: Admitted to the major in Fine Arts, with an Art History option; junior standing. Thesis directed by student's department; original research paper regarding visual culture using art historical research skills. (Formerly FINE ART 408.)

423 Advanced Painting V 3 (0-6) to 6 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: ART 321; admitted to the major in Fine Arts. Continuation of FINE ART 321. Advanced problems in painting. Six credits only with permission of instructor. (Formerly FINE ART 423.)

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

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

435 Interactive Media 3 (0-6) Interactive possibilities in digital media; may include web-based projects, installation, creative coding, AR/VR, and physical computing. (Formerly FINE ART 435.)

442 Advanced Ceramics V 3 (0-6) to 6 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: ART 341. (Formerly FINE ART 442.)

451 Material and Performance 3 (2-4) Course Prerequisite: ART 102, 103, 340, or 350. Studio-based class providing understanding of contemporary issues related to fiber materials and performance. (Formerly FINE ART 451.)

452 Advanced Sculpture V 3 (0-6) to 6 (0-12) May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: ART 351. Six credits only with permission of instructor. (Formerly FINE ART 452.)

471 Advanced Printmaking 3 (0-6) May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: ART 370 or 371. Survey of digital and photo processes for printmaking. (Formerly FINE ART 471.)

483 Advanced Photography V 3 (0-6) to 6 (0-12) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 credits. Course Prerequisite: ART 382; admitted to the major in Fine Arts. Advanced studio art techniques and development; research of historic and contemporary photographic trends; discussion of personal direction. (Formerly FINE ART 483.)

490 Gallery Procedures with Museum of Art V 3 (0-6) to 6 (0-12) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. Course Prerequisite: Permission of the Museum of Art. Introduction to art museums and galleries, including practicum in exhibition preparation, installation, art handling, collections. (Formerly FINE ART 490.)

493 Senior Exhibit 4 Course Prerequisite: Admitted to the BFA major. Independent study involving exhibit, written thesis and oral examination working with area coordinator. (Formerly FINE ART 493.) S, F grading.

495 Fine Arts Internship V 1-12 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: Admitted to the major in Fine Arts. Experience in work-related fine arts environments for practical application and experience. (Formerly FINE ART 495.) S, F grading.

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

499 Special Problems V 1-4 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: By department permission. 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. (Formerly FINE ART 499.) S, F grading.

500 Graduate Art History 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. (Formerly FINE ART 500.)

510 Graduate Drawing 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. (Formerly FINE ART 510.)

511 Graduate Drawing 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. (Formerly FINE ART 511.)

512 Graduate Drawing 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. (Formerly FINE ART 512.)

520 Graduate Painting 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. (Formerly FINE ART 520.)

521 Graduate Painting 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. (Formerly FINE ART 521.)

522 Graduate Painting 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. (Formerly FINE ART 522.)

530 Graduate Digital Media 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. (Formerly FINE ART 530.)

531 Graduate Digital Media 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. (Formerly FINE ART 531.)

532 Graduate Digital Media 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. (Formerly FINE ART 532.)

540 Graduate Ceramics 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. (Formerly FINE ART 540.)

541 Graduate Ceramics 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. (Formerly FINE ART 541.)

542 Graduate Ceramics 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. (Formerly FINE ART 542.)

550 Graduate Sculpture 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. (Formerly FINE ART 550.)

551 Graduate Sculpture 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. (Formerly FINE ART 551.)

552 Graduate Sculpture 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. (Formerly FINE ART 552.)

555 Critical Practices 6 (4-8) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 36 credits. Studio practice, critical analysis of the student's own and others' work, investigation of critical theory and visual culture through display and making art via a variety of disciplines. (Formerly FINE ART 555.) Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

570 Graduate Printmaking 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. (Formerly FINE ART 570.)

571 Graduate Printmaking 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. (Formerly FINE ART 571.)

572 Graduate Printmaking 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. (Formerly FINE ART 572.)

580 Graduate Photography 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. (Formerly FINE ART 580.)

581 Graduate Photography 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. (Formerly FINE ART 581.)

582 Graduate Photography 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. (Formerly FINE ART 582.)

598 Graduate Seminar 2 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 credits. Topics in contemporary issues, theory, and criticism. (Formerly FINE ART 598.)

600 Special Projects or Independent Study V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent study, special projects, and/or internships. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor before enrolling in 600 credit, which cannot be used toward the core graded credits required for a graduate degree. (Formerly FINE ART 600.) S, F grading.

700 Master's Research, Thesis, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent research and advanced study for students working on their master's research, thesis and/or final examination. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 700 credit. (Formerly FINE ART 700.) S, U grading.

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