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Courses at the 500-level

ART 510: CADD

Objects and space are designed electronically using 3-D software. Simple and complex objects are also placed in appropriate environments. Software, such as Photoshop and Illustrator, are used.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Admission to the M.F.A. in theatre program.
  • or consent of department chair
  • or consent of the department chair
ART 560: Graduate Seminar in the Visual Arts

Focus is on current issues concerning philosophical, historical, and aesthetic problems in art. Structural concepts, relevant methods of inquiry, social and formal issues, and articulation of personal vision are examined.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Consent of department chair
ART 590: Directed Graduate Study

Students conduct independent research and/or studio exploration in the visual arts under the supervision of a faculty member.
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Consent of department chair. Open to candidates in the master's program in art.
ART 594: Graduate Studio: Topic

A professional level of work is required in both technique and attitude in this advanced study in the topic area. This course concludes with an Art Department Graduate Committee review. Studio.
1-6 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • 400-level course in the topic
ART 595: Graduate Studio: Topic

A continuation of ART 594, this course concludes with an Art Department Graduate Committee review. Studio.
1-6 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • ART 594
  • Consent of instructor.
ART 596: Graduate Studio: Topic

Independent professional research is required, demonstrating continuity, integrity, and innovation in a particular area. This course concludes with an Art Department Graduate Committee review. Studio.
1-6 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • ART 595
  • Consent of instructor.
ARTE 503: Graduate Introduction to Art Education

Prospective art educators are oriented to the field of art as a discipline and to concepts of teaching and learning in art. Included are graduate-level research projects as well as observational and studio experiences.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Application or acceptance into the M.A.T. in art education program.
ARTE 504: Graduate Secondary Practicum in Art Education

Teaching concepts, lesson plan development, and evaluation for secondary art instruction are studied through readings, discussions, observations in secondary school art classrooms, and introductory teaching experiences.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Acceptance into the M.A.T. in the art education program.
  • CEP 552, prior or concurrent enrollment in ARTE 503
ARTE 505: Graduate Elementary Practicum in Art Education

Artistic development, teaching models, and curriculum development for elementary school art instruction are studied through readings, discussions, observations in elementary school art classrooms, and introductory teaching experiences.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • ARTE 504
ARTE 515: Curriculum in Art Education

Curriculum theory and development of art programs at elementary and secondary schools are identified, analyzed, and critiqued. Initiatives for site-specific curriculum development or revision are begun. Seminar.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Consent of department chair
ARTE 525: Graduate Student Teaching in Art Education

In this culminating field experience, candidates complete a teaching experience in an elementary and secondary school under the supervision of cooperating teachers and a college supervisor. This is a full-semester assignment. Graded S, U.
10 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • ARTE 505, CEP 552, FNED 546; concurrent enrollment in ARTE 562
  • a cumulative GPA of 3.00 a full semester prior to student teaching
  • satisfactory completion of all required courses in the M.A.T. program in art education prior to student teaching
  • a minimum grade of C+ in all professional education courses
  • and a negative result from the required tuberculin test
  • passing score(s) on the Praxis II, approved Preparing to Teach Portfolio
ARTE 562: Graduate Seminar in Student Teaching in Art Education

Teacher behaviors appropriate to effective teaching are developed. Topics include classroom and time management, effective communication, learning styles, and teaching strategies. This seminar meets weekly.
2 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • concurrent enrollment in ARTE 525
ARTE 591: Readings and Research in Art Education

Students select a topic and undertake concentrated research under the supervision of a faculty advisor.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Consent of department chair
ARTM 521: Electronic Media Production I

The fundamentals of multimedia production, including logical and intuitive approaches as applied to graphic design, photography, animation, audio, and video are covered. Studio.
4 credit hours

ARTM 522: Electronic Media Production II

Study is made of the hypermedia environment as an interactive synthesis of diverse elements, including text, sound, moving and still photography, video, and animation. Studio.
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • ARTM 521
ARTM 523: Digital Portfolio I

Students develop a personal vision and learn to conceive, design, and produce hypermedia projects. Various media models are tested against topics. Students also prepare their proposals for ARTM 524. Studio.
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • ARTM 522
ARTM 524: Digital Portfolio II

In this capstone course, students consolidate their skills, while focusing on a specific topic and format. Studio.
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • ARTM 523
  • a written proposal submitted to and accepted by the instructor
ARTM 532: Media Ethics

The ethical context of contemporary media is examined.
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Acceptance into the M.A. in art with concentration in media studies program or graduate status and consent of instructor and department chair. Undergraduates who have completed at least 90 college credits may enroll with documented consent of the instructor, department chair, and appropriate dean. Offered as needed.
ARTM 541: Media Aesthetics

The theoretical study of aesthetic principles and creative uses of media as art forms and not simply as transmission devices are presented. Students also examine theories governing the aesthetics of visual communication media.
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Concurrent enrollment in Acceptance into the M.A. in art with concentration in media studies program or graduate status and consent of instructor and department chair. Undergraduates who have completed at least 90 college credits may enroll with documented consent of the instructor, department chair, and appropriate dean. Offered as needed.
ARTM 542: Media Culture and Theory I

From a historico-theoretical foundation, students analyze new media and the transformations of traditional media into its recent electronic incarnations.
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Acceptance into the M.A. in art with concentration in media studies program or graduate status and consent of instructor and department chair. Undergraduates who have completed at least 90 college credits may enroll with documented consent of the instructor, department chair, and appropriate dean.
ARTM 543: Media Culture and Theory II

From a theoretical foundation, students examine new media, evolving technologies, and the changes in culture, society, and media that have accompanied the rise of the computer and postmodernism.
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Acceptance into the M.A. in art with concentration in media studies program or graduate status and consent of instructor and department chair. Undergraduates who have completed at least 90 college credits may enroll with documented consent of the instructor, department chair, and appropriate dean.
ARTM 579: Media Studies Internship

Students gain a more comprehensive understanding of electronic media through on-the-job training. Instruction, supervision, and practice in professional careers and specialties are provided. (Formerly COMM 579.)
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Acceptance into the M.A. in art with concentration in media studies program or graduate status and consent of instructor and department chair.
ARTM 590: Directed Study in Media Studies

Students conduct independent research in new media and/ or engage in independent electronic media production under the supervision of a faculty member.
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Acceptance into the M.A. in art with concentration in media studies program and consent of instructor and department chair.

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