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ART | Studio Art

The information in parentheses after a course number is the Texas Common Course Numbering (TCCN) designation. Only TCCN designations that are exact semester-hour equivalents of University courses are listed here. Additional TCCN information is given in Appendix A.

Lower-Division Courses

303K (TCCN: ARTS 1316). Drawing Foundations. Restricted to art and art history majors. Drawing concepts and skills in various media. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Studio Art 301K and 303K may not both be counted.

303L. Digital Foundations. Restricted to art and art history majors. Introduction to digital, multimedia, and other time-based art. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Studio Art 301L and 303L may not both be counted.

304K (TCCN: ARTS 1311). Two-Dimensional Foundations. Restricted to art and art history majors. A basic course in the visual dynamics of two-dimensional art forms. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Studio Art 302K and 304K may not both be counted.

304L (TCCN: ARTS 1312). Three-Dimensional Foundations. Restricted to art and art history majors. A basic course in three-dimensional form and space. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Studio Art 302L and 304L may not both be counted.

310K (TCCN: ARTS 2346). Beginning Ceramics. Restricted to art and art history majors. Exploration of various techniques, subjects, and expressive possibilities in the medium of clay. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each.

311K (TCCN: ARTS 2316). Painting I. Restricted to art and art history majors. Introduction to painting techniques, composition, and exploration of personal expression. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each.

313K (TCCN: ARTS 2326). Beginning Sculpture. Restricted to art and art history majors. Introduction to the processes involved in the production of object-oriented sculpture using direct methods of hot and cold construction. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each.

313M. Topics in Three-Dimensional Art. Restricted to art and art history majors. Study of specific techniques or problems. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each.

314K (TCCN: ARTS 2341). Beginning Metals and Jewelry. Restricted to art and art history majors. Introduction to the medium of metals, with emphasis on basic fabricating and forming techniques in jewelry, metalwork, and small sculpture. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each.

315K. Beginning Drawing. Restricted to art and art history majors. Exploration of various methods, subjects, and expressive possibilities in drawing. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each.

316K (TCCN: ARTS 2323). Beginning Life Drawing. Restricted to art and art history majors. Problems in drawing and construction of the human figure in selected media. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each.

316T. Introduction to Transmedia. Restricted to art and art history majors. Introduction to the theory and practice of time-based art, including digital time-art, performance, and video art. Two lecture hours and six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Studio Art 316T and 316V may not both be counted. Studio Art 316T and 317C may not both be counted. Studio Art 316T and 318C may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each.

316V. Transmedia: Video Art I. Restricted to art and art history majors. Introduction to the basics of video art production, narrative, and nonnarrative video structural forms, including history, theory, camera techniques, montage, and digital editing. Two lecture hours and six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Studio Art 316T and 316V may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each.

317C. Transmedia: Performance Art I. Restricted to art and art history majors. Introduction to the history, theory, and practice of performance art and its application in a variety of contexts, including theatrical, gallery, and the workaday world. Two lecture hours and six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Studio Art 316T and 317C may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each.

317K (TCCN: ARTS 2356). Beginning Photography. Restricted to art and art history majors. An introduction to still photography, including basic technical skills and concepts. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each.

318C. Transmedia: Digital Time-Art I. Restricted to art and art history majors. Introduction to time-based art, with emphasis on the exploration of digital technologies, including motion graphics, video, animation, and sound. Two lecture hours and six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Studio Art 316T and 318C may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each.

319G. Beginning Printmaking: Serigraphy. Restricted to art and art history majors. Fundamental instruction in the theories, techniques, and practice of serigraphy. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each.

319K. Beginning Printmaking: Intaglio. Restricted to art and art history majors. Introduction to the art of printmaking, primarily intaglio techniques such as etching, soft ground, aquatint, and assemblage. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each.

319M. Beginning Printmaking: Lithography. Restricted to art and art history majors. Fundamental instruction in the theories, techniques, and shop practices of lithography. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken for credit only once. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each.

119Q, 219Q, 319Q, 419Q, 519Q, 619Q, 719Q, 819Q, 919Q. Topics in Studio Art. This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Center for Global Educational Opportunities. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Art and Art History. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

319T. Topics in Studio Art: Laboratory. Restricted to art and art history majors. Intensive study of various disciplines of studio art. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each.

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Upper-Division Courses

320K. Art Studio for Nonart Majors. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. May not be counted toward a degree in art and art history. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

320L. Art Studio for Nonart Majors. Continuation of Studio Art 320K. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. May not be counted toward a degree in art and art history. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and Studio Art 320K with a grade of at least C.

321K. Painting II. Restricted to art and art history majors. Problems in composition and exploration of personal expression. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 311K with a grade of at least C.

321M. Painting II: Figure Painting. Restricted to art and art history majors. Problems in composition and exploration of personal expression with the life model. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 311K with a grade of at least C.

322K. Intermediate Drawing. Restricted to art and art history majors. Continuation of Studio Art 315K. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 315K with a grade of at least C.

323K. Intermediate Sculpture. Restricted to art and art history majors. Exploration of the concepts and processes involved in the production of object-oriented sculpture, with emphasis on indirect methods of mold-making and casting. Encourages individual direction. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 313K with a grade of at least C.

323M. Advanced Topics in Three-Dimensional Art. Restricted to art and art history majors. Study of specific techniques or problems. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each; and twelve additional semester hours of studio art coursework with a grade of at least C in each course.

323P. Issues in Sculpture. Restricted to art and art history majors. Topics related to the field of sculpture, from issue-based to media-based studies. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 313K with a grade of at least C.

323S. Installation Sculpture. Restricted to art and art history majors. Exploration of the theories and methods involved in the production of installation sculpture through the investigation of form and space and of their function in transforming environmental, architectural, or invented sites. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 313K with a grade of at least C.

324M. Intermediate Metals. Restricted to art and art history majors. Problems designed to encourage individual development in work with metals, incorporating metalsmithing and fabrication. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 314K with a grade of at least C.

325G. Intermediate Printmaking: Serigraphy. Restricted to art and art history majors. Practice in the theories and techniques of multicolor serigraphy and photoserigraphy. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 319G with a grade of at least C.

325K. Intermediate Printmaking: Intaglio. Restricted to art and art history majors. Instruction in the theories and techniques of intaglio printmaking, color, assemblage, stencil, viscosity, collography, photo process, and relief. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 319K with a grade of at least C.

325M. Intermediate Printmaking: Lithography. Restricted to art and art history majors. Instruction in the theories and techniques of metal plate, multicolor, and stone lithography and photolithography. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 319M with a grade of at least C.

327D. Sculptural Ceramics. Restricted to art and art history majors. Problems designed to encourage individual development in work with clay, exploring various handbuilding techniques and kiln firings. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 310K with a grade of at least C.

327E. Contemporary Vessels. Restricted to art and art history majors. The study of pottery, including conceptual and functional approaches. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 310K with a grade of at least C.

129Q, 229Q, 329Q, 429Q, 529Q, 629Q, 729Q, 829Q, 929Q. Topics in Studio Art. This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Center for Global Educational Opportunities. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Art and Art History. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

334K. Digital Photography. Restricted to art and art history majors. Introduction to digital image-making in the context of creating art, including digital technologies and a historical overview of traditional and digital photographic practices. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 317K with a grade of at least C.

335K. Intermediate Photography. Restricted to art and art history majors. Practice in still photography, including materials and processes. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 317K with a grade of at least C.

336K. Color Photography. Restricted to art and art history majors. Instruction in basic principles, materials, and techniques of color photography as an art form. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 317K with a grade of at least C.

336V. Transmedia: Video Art II. Restricted to art and art history majors. Projects in video art and video installation art. Surveys contemporary video art, stylistic modes, ideology, and the history of the artist's video and its precedents in the avant-garde and structuralist filmmaking. Two lecture hours and six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 316T or 316V with a grade of at least C.

337C. Transmedia: Performance Art II. Restricted to art and art history majors. Projects in performance art with a concentration on the realization of more fully developed solo and collaborative projects. Two lecture hours and six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 316T or 317C with a grade of at least C.

338C. Transmedia: Digital Time-Art II. Restricted to art and art history majors. Projects in time-based art, with emphasis on the exploration of digital technologies, including motion graphics, video, animation, and sound. Two lecture hours and six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 316T or 318C with a grade of at least C.

339K. Watercolor Painting. Restricted to art and art history majors. Problems and instruction in the use of watercolor. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Two of the following courses, with a grade of at least C in each: Studio Art 311K, 315K, 316K.

341K. Painting III. Restricted to art and art history majors. Continuation of Studio Art 321K. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 321K or 321M with a grade of at least C.

341M. Painting III: Figure Painting. Restricted to art and art history majors. Continuation of Studio Art 321M. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 321M with a grade of at least C.

346K. Intermediate Life Drawing. Restricted to art and art history majors. Advanced problems in drawing and construction of the human figure. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 316K with a grade of at least C.

354C. Computer Art Media. Restricted to art and art history majors. Principles, techniques, and practices of digital arts for studio artists. Two lecture hours and six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics or instructors vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each.

Topic 1: Digital Photography. Introduction to digital image–making in the context of making art.

355. Studio Projects. Restricted to art and art history majors. Study of specific techniques or problems. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each; and twelve additional semester hours of coursework in studio art with a grade of at least C in each course.

Topic 1: Design Issues.

Topic 2: Installation of Film Art.

Topic 3: Monoprinting and Relief Printing.

356K. Advanced Color Photography. Restricted to art and art history majors. Continuation of Studio Art 336K. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 336K with a grade of at least C.

356V. Transmedia: Video Art III. Restricted to art and art history majors. Advanced study of video art and video installation art. Two lecture hours and six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 336V with a grade of at least C.

357C. Transmedia: Performance Art III. Restricted to art and art history majors. Advanced study of performance art with a concentration on the realization of more fully developed solo and collaborative projects. Two lecture hours and six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 337C with a grade of at least C.

358C. Transmedia: Digital Time-Art III. Restricted to art and art history majors. Advanced study of time-based art, with emphasis on the exploration of digital technologies, including motion graphics, video, animation, and sound. Two lecture hours and six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 338C with a grade of at least C.

359K. Advanced Digital Photography. Restricted to art and art history majors. Advanced study of digital image-making in the context of creating art, including digital technologies and the historical developments of wet processes in black and white, color, and digital photography. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 334K with a grade of at least C.

361J. Painting IV: Figure Painting. Restricted to art and art history majors. Continuation of Studio Art 341M. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 341M with a grade of at least C.

361K. Painting IV. Restricted to art and art history majors. Continuation of Studio Art 341K. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 341K or 341M with a grade of at least C.

363K. Advanced Sculpture. Restricted to art and art history majors. Advanced research in the theory, technology, and methods involved in the production of sculpture, with emphasis on individual direction. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 323K with a grade of at least C.

363S. Advanced Installation Sculpture. Restricted to art and art history majors. Advanced research in the theory, technology, and methods involved in the production of installation sculpture, with emphasis on individual direction. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 323S with a grade of at least C.

364M. Advanced Metals. Restricted to art and art history majors. Emphasis on the development of a personal vision and an individual approach to the use of metal. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 324M with a grade of at least C.

365G. Advanced Printmaking: Serigraphy. Restricted to art and art history majors. Advanced practice in the art of serigraphy, with emphasis on independent research. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 325G with a grade of at least C.

365K. Advanced Printmaking: Intaglio. Restricted to art and art history majors. Advanced practice in the art of printmaking, involving independent research. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 325K with a grade of at least C.

365M. Advanced Printmaking: Lithography. Restricted to art and art history majors. Advanced instruction in the theories and techniques of metal plate, multicolor, and stone lithography and photolithography. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 325M with a grade of at least C.

366K. Advanced Life Drawing. Restricted to art and art history majors. Problems in drawing and construction of the human figure. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 346K with a grade of at least C.

368N. Advanced Drawing. Restricted to art and art history majors. Continuation of Studio Art 322K. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 322K with a grade of at least C.

372K. Advanced Photography. Restricted to art and art history majors. Advanced practice in still photography. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 335K with a grade of at least C.

376. Independent Study: Studio Art. Restricted to art and art history majors. Individual projects to be completed under faculty supervision. The equivalent of eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Completion of at least fifteen semester hours of upper-division coursework in studio art, a grade point average of at least 3.00 in upper-division coursework in the major, and consent of the chair of the department.

377D. Advanced Sculptural Ceramics. Restricted to art and art history majors. Continuation of Studio Art 327D. Emphasis on the development of a personal vision and an individual approach to the use of clay. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 327D with a grade of at least C.

377E. Advanced Contemporary Vessels. Restricted to art and art history majors. Continuation of Studio Art 327E. Additional focus on personal and technical development. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 327E with a grade of at least C.

379K. Advanced Watercolor Painting. Restricted to art and art history majors. Problems and instruction in the use of watercolor, gouache, and tempera. Eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit, but (1) may not be taken for credit more than twice in the same semester, and (2) may not be taken for credit more than once with the same instructor in the same semester. Prerequisite: Studio Art 339K with a grade of at least C.

179S, 379S. Advanced Topics in Studio Art: Lecture. Restricted to art and art history majors. Intensive advanced study of various disciplines of studio art. For each semester hour of credit earned, the equivalent of one class hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: For 179S, upper-division standing; Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each; concurrent enrollment in Studio Art 279T; and twelve additional semester hours of coursework in studio art with a grade of at least C in each course; for 379S, upper-division standing; Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each; and twelve additional semester hours of coursework in studio art with a grade of at least C in each course.

279T, 379T. Advanced Topics in Studio Art: Laboratory. Restricted to art and art history majors. Intensive advanced study of various disciplines of studio art. The equivalent of five or eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: For 279T, upper-division standing; Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each; concurrent enrollment in Studio Art 179S; and twelve additional semester hours of coursework in studio art with a grade of at least C in each course; for 379T, upper-division standing; Studio Art 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each; and twelve additional semester hours of coursework in studio art with a grade of at least C in each course.

Topic 1: Beyond Traditional Media.

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VAS | Visual Art Studies

Upper-Division Courses

221C. Children's Artistic Development I. Theory and content for the development of perceptual, aesthetic, critical, studio, and art-historical skills. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in Visual Art Studies 121D.

121D. Children's Artistic Development I: Laboratory. Practice in the development of perceptual, aesthetic, critical, studio, and art-historical skills. Four laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in Visual Art Studies 221C.

222C. Children's Artistic Development II. Continuation of Visual Art Studies 221C. Advanced theory and content for the development of perceptual, aesthetic, critical, studio, and art-historical skills. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Visual Art Studies 221C and 121D with a grade of at least C in each and concurrent enrollment in Visual Art Studies 122D.

122D. Children's Artistic Development II: Laboratory. Continuation of Visual Art Studies 121D. Advanced practice in the development of art skills. Four laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in Visual Art Studies 222C.

330. Introduction to Visual Art Studies. Restricted to students seeking teacher certification in art. An introduction to visual art studies: philosophy, current trends, instructional methods, evaluation, and public relations. Lectures, reading, and discussion. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, thirty semester hours of coursework in studio art, or consent of instructor.

241C. Developmental Strategies in Art for Children. Theory and application of studio skills for children; the relationship of studio skills to essential elements of art. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, Studio Art 303K (or 302K), 303L (or 302L), 304K (or 302K), and 304L (or 302L) with a grade of at least C in each, consent of the visual art studies adviser, and concurrent enrollment in Visual Art Studies 141D.

141D. Developmental Strategies in Art for Children: Laboratory. Four laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and concurrent enrollment in Visual Art Studies 241C.

251C. Developmental Strategies in Art for Adolescents. Theory and application of studio skills for adolescents; the relationship of studio skills to essential art elements. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and concurrent enrollment in Visual Art Studies 151D.

151D. Developmental Strategies in Art Materials and Techniques for Adolescents: Laboratory. Four laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and concurrent enrollment in Visual Art Studies 251C.

261C. Elements of Art Presentation. Speech and research techniques for effective presentation of art in a variety of settings. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and concurrent enrollment in Visual Art Studies 161D.

161D. Elements of Art Presentation: Laboratory. Four laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and concurrent enrollment in Visual Art Studies 261C.

370C. Visual Art Careers. Lectures, discussions, and writing assignments. Theory and practice of art careers beyond the college campus. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

271C. Topics in Visual Art Studies. Lectures on selected topics in visual art. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and concurrent enrollment in Visual Art Studies 171D.

171D. Topics in Visual Art Studies: Laboratory. Two laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and concurrent enrollment in Visual Art Studies 271C.

Topic 1: The Human Figure in Art: Laboratory.

376. Independent Study: Visual Art Studies. Individual projects to be completed under faculty supervision. Individual instruction. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Completion of twelve semester hours of upper-division coursework in the Department of Art and Art History, a grade point average in upper-division coursework in the Department of Art and Art History of at least 3.00, and consent of the chair of the department.

379S. Advanced Topics in Visual Art Studies: Lecture. Three class hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: For majors in the Department of Art and Art History, upper-division standing; for others, upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

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