Art and IDeas - 1 credit
This course will challenge students to experiment with a variety of materials and methods used in contemporary art making. In depth studio assignments require students to work from their own ideas and concepts.
Required of all majors and minors, should be taken during the first semester of study. Offered every fall semester. Prerequisite: Art major or minor.
Portfolio - .25 credit
An introduction to the documentation and presentation skills needed to be a professional artist. Students will learn how to present their artwork for exhibition, photograph their artwork, create basic websites, and other similar issues related to art professionalism. Required of all sophomore majors. Offered every fall, second half of semester. Prerequisite: Art major.
Critique - .25 credit
Students present their work and discuss the work of their peers. Required of upper-level majors and taken during the final three semesters of the students program. Can be repeated for credit three times.
Exhibition - .5 credit
Required of senior art majors and taken during the spring semester of the final year. Art criticism, discussion of specialized topics and the student’s individual creative projects are discussed in preparation for the senior art exhibition which is the culminating experience of the art student’s work.