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ART 100 Search in Art 3
Introduction to nature and structure, processes and implications of selected topics in fine and applied arts. Titles and contents may vary from section to section. Study Area I

ART 110 Introduction to Art History 3
General survey of historical development of visual arts in architecture, painting, and sculpture. Credit not given to students who have taken ART 112 or ART 113. Study Area I [I]

ART 112 History of Art I 3
A survey of paintings, sculpture, and architecture from prehistoric times to the Renaissance. CSUS Common Course. Study Area I [I]

ART 113 History of Art II 3
Prereq.: ART 112. Continuation of ART 112. A survey of paintings, sculpture, and architecture from the Renaissance to the present. CSUS Common Course. Study Area I [I]

ART 120 Design I 3
Exploration of spatial division, color, aesthetic theories, and their relationships to typical design problems in two dimensions. CSUS Common Course. Study Area I

ART 124 Three-Dimensional Design 3
Introduction to design elements of architecture, environment design, sculpture, etc. Construction of three-dimensional assemblages required. CSUS Common Course. Study Area I

ART 130 Drawing I 3
An investigation of the components of drawing: line quality, volume, value, space, and composition. Exercises are designed to strengthen the student's ability to see, while developing hand to eye coordination. CSUS Common Course. Study Area I

200s

ART 210 Greek Art 3
Prereq.: ART 110 or 112. Historical development of painting, sculpture and architecture from the Bronze Age through the Golden Age of Greece to the end of the Hellenistic Era. Spring. [I]

ART 215 The African Diaspora 3
Introduction to the fine arts contributions of African-American artists as expressed through their culture. Focus is on individual research and presentations on historical and contemporary topics. Fall. [I]

ART 216 Modern Art 3
Prereq.: ART 110 or 112 or 113. Historical development of painting, sculpture, and architecture from the late 19th century to the present. Study Area I [I]

ART 218 Renaissance Art 3
Prereq.: ART 110 or 112 or 113. Historical development of European painting, sculpture, and architecture from 1400 to 1600. Spring. [I]

ART 224 Illustration I 3
Prereq.: ART 130. Introduction of a variety of illustration techniques and procedures. Emphasis upon the selection and application of illustration techniques suitable for translating written or suggested material into visual form. Study Area I

ART 230 Drawing II 3
Prereq.: ART 130. An in-depth study in drawing techniques as applied to individual expression. Study Area I

ART 240 Printmaking I 3
Prereq.: ART 120 or ART 130. Introduction to the technical processes and the aesthetic possibilities of lithography, intaglio and silkscreen. CSUS Common Course. Fall. Study Area I

ART 247 Photography I 3
Photography as an art form of aesthetic choice is emphasized of aesthetic choices is emphasized. Explore creativity within the context of digital photography as a means of self-expression. Digital camera is required for students. Fall. Study Area I

ART 250 Watercolor Painting 3
Prereq.: ART 120 and 130. Styles and techniques of painting in transparent and opaque watercolors, with emphasis on individual creative expression. Study Area I

ART 252 Painting I 3
Prereq.: ART 130. Exploration of techniques of painting in still life, landscape, and creative composition. CSUS Common Course. Study Area I

ART 260 Ceramics I 3
Functional and non-functional design in clay and glaze using various techniques. CSUS Common Course. Study Area I

ART 261 Sculpture I 3
Prereq.: ART 124. Introduction to creative sculpture: modeling, carving, constructing, and assembling. Clay, firebrick, mass-produced objects, and plaster will be used to develop figurative, abstract, and non-objective sculpture. CSUS Common Course. Study Area I

ART 263 Crafts I 3
Creative structuring of materials and ideas into art forms through the use of tools and processes. Open to majors only.

ART 264 Design--Handicraft Materials and Techniques I 3
Prereq.: ART 120 or 130. Varied handcrafts and materials are included. May not be substituted for ART 263. Study Area I

ART 265 Exploratory Topics in Art 1 TO 6
Prereq.: To be stipulated at time of course offering. Selected topics in studio art/art education announced each semester. Students may not take this course for credit under the same topic name more than once. Irregular.

ART 270 Mural Painting 3
Prereq.: ART 252 or permission of instructor. Introductory studio course of mural painting techniques - students develop, organize and execute group and individual public works. Includes study of the history of public art and contemporary trends in mural painting.

300s

ART 301 Art Education Theory and Practice I 3
Prereq.: ART 099, 120, 130, 112, 252, 260, 240, or permission of instructor. Contemporary principles and practices in education through art in the elementary schools. Theories, materials, and processes applicable to these levels will be explored and evaluated. Field experience required. Open to Art Education majors only.

ART 302 Pre-Practicum in Art Education 1
Prereq.: ART 099, 301, and admission to the professional program in teacher education. Taken concurrently with ART 303. Eight-week pre- student teaching requirement involving on-site class- room visits to assist with and observe a variety of public school settings accompanied by seminars. Reflective journaling, field reports, and resource development in art education are required. CT law requires fingerprinting and a criminal background check for the field experiences in this class. Fingerprinting must be completed prior to the beginning of class.

ART 303 Practicum in Art Education I 2
Prereq.: ART 099, 301, and admission to the professional program in teacher education. Taken concurrently with ART 302. Actual teaching experience in CCSU's Saturday Art Workshop as a pre-student teaching requirement, accompanied by weekly seminars. Lesson planning is required. Open to Art Education majors only. CT law requires fingerprinting and a criminal background check for the field experiences in this class. Fingerprinting must be completed prior to the beginning of class.

ART 324 Illustration II 3
Prereq.: ART 099 and 224. Continuation of Illustration I.

ART 332 Life Drawing I 3
Prereq.: ART 099 and 230. Structural approach to drawing the nude and clothed model with focus on gesture, proportion, and the figure in the environment. Open to majors only.

ART 341 Intaglio I 3
Prereq.: ART 099 and 240. A successful portfolio review is required before enrollment. Investigations in hardground, softground, aquatint, spitbite, sugarlift, drypoint, and monotype procedures using single and multicolor applications. Spring.

ART 343 Silkscreen I 3
Prereq.: ART 099 and 240. A successful portfolio review is required before enrollment. Single and multicolor water-based explorations in the following stencil techniques: photo emulsion, paper, tape, screen filler, fluid drawing and hand-cut film. Fall.

ART 347 Photography II 3
Prereq.: ART 099 and 247. A successful portfolio review is required before enrollment. Use of a computer to expand subjective expression of photography-based aesthetic concepts. Topics include fine arts photo processes and procedures, analysis of subject matter, and examination and history of digital photography. Spring.

ART 348 Video Art I 3
Prereq.: Art 099. A successful portfolio review (ART 099) is required before enrollment. Use of videography to explore experimental art-making possibilities. Production of video art projects and examination of the aesthetics and history of video as an art medium. Fall.

ART 349 New Media Arts I 3
Prereq.: ART 099, 347, and ART 348. Continuation of ART 348. Digital manipulation of video as a studio medium in terms of its potential for subjective expression. Creation of video art projects and examination of the aesthetics and history of the medium. Spring.

ART 352 Painting II 3
Prereq.: ART 099 and 252. Continuation of Painting I.

ART 353 Painting III 3
Prereq.: ART 099 and 352. Continuation of Painting II.

ART 360 Ceramics II 3
Prereq.: ART 099 and 260. Continuation of ART 260, with emphasis on wheel skills and glaze calculation.

ART 361 Sculpture II 3
Prereq.: ART 099 and 261. A successful portfolio review is required before enrollment. Continuation of Sculpture I.

ART 366 Handwrought Jewelry 3
Prereq.: ART 099 and ART 120 or 130. A successful portfolio review is required before enrollment. The basic principles of handwrought jewelry construction will be explored with emphasis on use of materials, tools, and processes as they may be utilized in a simple studio setup.

400s

400-LEVEL CLASSES ARE FOR UNDERGRADUATE CREDIT ONLY, EXCEPT WHERE NOTED WITH "[GR]"

ART 400 Art Education Theory and Practice II 3
Prereq.: ART 099 and 303 and admission to the professional program in teacher education. Contemporary theory and methods for art teachers of children in secondary grades. Comprehensive curriculum planning, materials and processes, and evaluation of teaching methods. Field experience required. Open to Art Education majors only. CT law requires fingerprinting and a criminal background check for the field experiences in this class. Fingerprinting must be completed prior to the beginning of class.

ART 401 Student Teaching Seminar - Art 1
Prereq.: ART 099 and 400. Taken concurrently with EDSC 428 and 429. Eight-week seminar series addressing issues related to student teaching placements including classroom management, curriculum planning, organizational skills, and professional collaboration within the school and community. Open to Art Education majors only.

ART 402 Practicum in Art Education II 1
Prereq.: ART 099 and ART 402 must be taken concurrently with or after completion of ART 401, EDSC 428, 429. Supervisory, mentoring, evaluatory experience in addition to exhibition installation for the CCSU Children's Art Workshop. Art Education majors only. CT law requires fingerprinting and a criminal background check for the field experiences in this class. Fingerprinting must be completed prior to the beginning of class.

ART 403 Art Education and Technology 3
Prereq.: ART 099 and 303 and admission to the professional program in teacher education. A successful portfolio review is required before enrollment. Development of basic skills in the use and application of audiovisual equipment, video, computers, and other related technologies for integration into the art classroom as teaching tools and tools used to communicate, create, and exhibit art.

ART 408 The Art of Greece in the Bronze Age 3
Prereq.: ART 110 or 112 or 113. Introduction to the art of Greece in the Bronze Age. The artistic and cultural development of mainland Greece, Crete, the Cycladic Islands, and Western Asia Minor from the Paleolithic to the end of the Bronze Age. Emphasis on the art of flourishing Minoan and Mycenaean civilizations.

ART 409 Studies in Art History 3
Prereq.: ART 110 or 112 or 113. Selected topics in the history of art, announced each semester. Students may not take this course under the same topic more than once.

ART 411 Roman Art 3
Prereq.: ART 110 or 112. Historical development of painting, sculpture and architecture from Romulus to Constantine. Spring.

ART 412 Oriental Art 3
Historical development of visual arts of Far Eastern societies: architecture, painting, sculpture, and minor arts of China, India, Japan, and Korea. Irregular. [I]

ART 414 American Art 3
Prereq.: ART 110 or 112 or 113. Historical development of painting, sculpture and architecture in America from the 17th century to the present.

ART 420 Issues in Contemporary American Art 3
Prereq.: ART 110 or 112 or 113. American art post-World War II to the present with emphasis on topics such as post modernism, public sculpture, feminist art, multiculturalism and contemporary art criticism. Includes visits to Hartford and New York galleries. (O) [GR]

ART 424 Illustration III 3
Prereq.: ART 099 and ART 324. A successful portfolio review (ART 099) is required before enrollment. Topics in the development of individual media techniques. [GR]

ART 430 Color Drawing 3
Prereq.: ART 099 and 230 or 252 or 431. Advanced course in drawing using a painterly approach. Strengthening of individual direction through an exploration of space, composition, color, and surface in a variety of color drawing mediums. Fall. [GR]

ART 432 Life Drawing II 3
Prereq.: ART 099 and ART 332 or permission of instructor. Continuation of ART 332. Open to majors only. [GR]

ART 435 Advanced Drawing 3
Prereq.: ART 099 and permission of instructor. Emphasis on development of expressive use of line and value. Various materials used including ink, pencil, conte crayon, chalk, wire, charcoal, and others. [GR]

ART 441 Intaglio II 3
Prereq.: ART 099 and ART 341, graduate standing or permission of instructor. before enrollment. Continuation of Intaglio I. Spring. [GR]

ART 443 Silkscreen II 3
Prereq.: ART 099 and ART 343, graduate standing or permission of instructor. Continuation of Silkscreen I. Fall. [GR]

ART 448 Video Art II 3
Prereq.: ART 099 and ART 348. Digital manipulation of video as a studio medium in terms of its potential for subjective expression. Creation of video art projects and examination of the aesthetics and history of the medium. Spring.

ART 449 New Media Arts II 3
Prereq.: ART 099 and ART 349. Multimedia fine arts topics selected by faculty and students to reflect their artistic preoccupation, or to provide research in particular skills, subjects, or trends in media arts. Examination of the aesthetics and history of multimedia. Spring.

ART 450 Advanced Watercolor Painting and Related Media 3
Prereq.: ART 099 and ART 250 or permission of instructor. This course will explore the various watercolor processes and the effects unique to each, i.e., tempera, aquarelle, water acrylics, and colored inks. Historical and contemporary examples of watercolor techniques will be discussed. [GR]

ART 460 Ceramics III 3
Prereq.: ART 099 and 360. Advanced clay and glaze techniques. [GR]

ART 462 Sculpture III 3
Prereq.: ART 099 and 361, or permission of department chair. Further refinement of a particular sculpture theme via materials and techniques. [GR]

ART 464 Design-Handcraft Materials and Techniques II 3
Prereq.: ART 099 264 or 435. Continuation and extension of ART 264. Varied handcrafts, materials, and processes are explored as modes of artistic expression. [GR]

ART 465 Studio Topics 1 TO 3
Prereq.: ART 099 and others to be stipulated at time of course offering. Selected topics in studio art, announced each semester. Students may not take this course for credit under the same topic more than once. [GR]

ART 466 Jewelry Design 3
Prereq.: ART 099 and 366. Course exploring possibilities of materials and equipment in jewelry and metal work, with emphasis on design. [GR]

ART 468 Ceramics IV 3
Prereq.: ART 099 and ART 460. Thesis-clay and glaze design used to express a statement in form. [GR]

ART 490 Curatorship 3
Prereq.: ART 099. Theory and practice in collection management, gallery and museum programming, and exhibition design. On demand. [GR]

ART 491 Aesthetic and Critical Dialogue About Art 3
Prereq.: ART 301 and admission to the professional program in teacher education. Investigation of art criticism and aesthetics though readings and critical discussions of art. Introduction to aesthetic and art criticism theories and issues applicable to the K-12 school art classroom will be explored. CT law requires fingerprinting and a criminal background check for the field experiences in this class. Fingerprinting must be completed prior to the beginning of class.

ART 494 Location Studies - Art 3 OR 6
Prereq.: ART 099. Direct contact with cultural resources internationally. Consideration of principles common to all arts and those unique to art and architecture. Field trips to exhibits, private collections, artist's ateliers, operas, and museums. Preparatory reading, discussion, critical analysis and concluding projects. Summer. [I] [GR]

ART 498 Independent Study 1 TO 3
Prereq.: Formal application to Art Department chair following procedure approved by the Art Department faculty. Individually planned program of independent study in Art or Art Education for students who wish to pursue specialized areas not covered in regular course offerings or go beyond that provided for in the program. Must be requested three weeks before new semester. May be repeated up to a maximum of 6 credits. [GR]

ART 499 Capstone in Art 3
Prereq.: ART 099 and permission of advisor. Intensive exploration of the student's individual development of artistic direction. Emphasis on either the professional-level portfolio or research project in art. On demand.

500s

ART 500 Problems in Art Education 3
Prereq.: 9 credits of approved graduate study or approval of advisor. Required of all Art and cross-certification graduate students. Designed to orient students to current issues surrounding the field of art education. The role of art teacher will be studied from the standpoint of professional growth, art organizations, administrative structures of schools and professional ethics. Spring.

ART 509 Advanced Studies in Art History 3
Prereq.: Permission of department chair. Selected topics in the history of art announced each semester. Students may not take ART 509 for credit under the same topic more than once. No credit given to students who have taken a previous course on the same topic. NOTE: This is a link course, on demand, with ART 408, 411 412, 414, or 420. On demand.

ART 549 Advanced Painting I 3
Prereq.: Permission of department chair. Exploration of varied qualities of painting media, historical and contemporary techniques and styles.

ART 550 Advanced Painting II 3
Prereq.: Permission of instructor or chair, or admission to M.S. in Art Education. For the advanced student who wishes to concentrate more deeply in one or two of the media or technique areas with the intention of developing personal expression.

ART 551 Advanced Painting III 3
Prereq.: ART 550. Continuation of ART 550.

ART 559 Advanced Ceramics I 3
Prereq.: Permission of department chair. Emphasis on skills in wheel use, glazing and firing techniques.

ART 560 Advanced Ceramics II 3
Prereq.: Permission of instructor or chair or admission to M.S. in Art Education. Various types of firings. Advanced techniques leading to professional studio potter.

ART 561 Advanced Ceramics III 3
Prereq.: ART 560. Using self-designed clay and glaze to make a mini solo exhibition.

ART 565 Advanced Studies in Art: 3
Prereq.: Permission of department chair. Selected topics in studio art and/or art education announced each semester. Maximum credits in one studio area and/or art education is 12. Students may not take ART 565 for credit under the same art education topic more than once. On demand.

ART 570 Advanced Sculpture I 3
Prereq.: Permission of instructor or chair or admission to M.S. in Art Education. Students pursue directed assignments in several sculptural areas. Past and present styles discussed. Studio and seminar.

ART 571 Advanced Sculpture II 3
Prereq.: ART 570 or equivalent. In-depth exploration of one or possibly two sculptural processes to be announced. Irregular.

ART 572 Advanced Sculpture III 3
Prereq.: ART 571. Continuation of ART 571.

ART 576 Independent Study in Art and/or Art Education 1 TO 6
Prereq.: Department chair's approval, and a minimum of 6 credits in the area selected for independent study. Maximum credits in any one studio area or in art education research is 12. Maximum credits permitted during one semester is 6. Course is only for advanced graduate students who have shown evidence of ability to complete satisfactorily graduate work in art or art education. The student does independent studio or research work of advanced nature and works with an assigned advisor for criticism.

ART 597 Exhibition Research (Plan C) 3
Prereq.: 21 credits of approved graduate study or recommendation of student's graduate advisor, and a 3.00 overall GPA. Student is expected to carry on research related to exhibition topic. Credit will be granted when the student's art exhibition is accepted by the exhibition committee.

ART 598 Research in Art Education 3
Prereq.: 9 credits of approved graduate study or recommendation of student's advisor. Designed to familiarize student with techniques and resources associated with research in the field of specialization. Opportunity for practical application will be provided. Fall.

ART 599 Thesis (Plan A) 3
Prereq.: 21 credits of approved graduate study or recommendation of student's graduate advisor, and a 3.00 overall GPA. Preparation of the thesis under the supervision of the thesis advisor. Plans A, C, D, and E require completion of 18 credits for programs with 30-35 credits, or 24 credits for programs with greater than 35 credits, and a 3.00 overall GPA.

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