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Courses at the 100-level

ART 101: Drawing I: General Drawing

The fundamentals and history of freehand drawing are explored. Observational analysis of forms and space, media characteristics, and pictorial organization approaches are stressed. Studio.
4 credit hours

ART 104: Design I

Two-dimensional compositional strategies are applied through intuitive and logical organization of visual elements. Students also develop basic problem-solving skills while learning to think visually. Studio.
4 credit hours

ART 105: Drawing II

Drawing from the human figure is introduced, including basic anatomy, general nomenclature, and consideration of various artistic problems. Students work from live models, the skeleton, and anatomy texts. Studio.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • ART 101
ART 114: Design II: Three-Dimensional Design

The sequential development of planar and volumetric forms in real space provide the basis for study of visual structure. The role that media, process, and problem solving have in the development of form are also covered. Studio.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • ART 104
ART 162: Perspectives on Asian Art

The visual arts of India, China, and Japan are introduced in their historical and cultural contexts. Students view East Asian art as an expressive cultural practice. Students cannot receive credit for both Art 162 and Art 230.
4 credit hours

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