Graduate Catalog 2010-12

Art

 

Note: Additional work will be required for graduate credit in 400-level courses.

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) 

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. 

ART 430         Color Drawing                                                                                             3
Prereq.:  ART 230 or 252 or 431. A successful portfolio review is required before enrollment. 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. 

ART 432         Life Drawing II                                                                                            3
Prereq.:  ART 099 and ART 332 or permission of instructor. A successful portfolio review (ART 099) is required before enrollment. Continuation of ART 332. Open to majors only. 

ART 435         Advanced Drawing                                                                                     3
Prereq.:  Permission of instructor. A successful portfolio review (ART 099) is required before enrollment. Emphasis on development of expressive use of line and value. Various materials used including ink, pencil, conte crayon, chalk, wire, charcoal, and others. 

ART 441         Intaglio II                                                                                                     3
Prereq.:  ART 099 and ART 341, graduate standing or permission of instructor. A successful portfolio review (ART 099) is required before enrollment. Continuation of Intaglio I. Spring. 

ART 443         Silkscreen II                                                                                                 3
Prereq.:  ART 099 and ART 343, graduate standing or permission of instructor. A successful portfolio review (ART 099) is required before enrollment. Continuation of Silkscreen I. Fall. 

ART 450         Advanced Watercolor Painting and Related Media                                3
Prereq.:  ART 099 and ART 250 or permission of instructor. A successful portfolio review (ART 099) is required before enrollment. 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. 

ART 460         Ceramics III                                                                                                 3
Prereq.:  ART 360. A successful portfolio review is required before enrollment. Advanced clay and glaze techniques. 

ART 464         Design-Handcraft Materials and Techniques II                                       3
Prereq.:  ART 264 or 435. A successful portfolio review is required before enrollment. Continuation and extension of ART 264. Varied handcrafts, materials, and processes are explored as modes of artistic expression. 

ART 465         Studio Topics                                                                                     1 TO 3
Prereq.:  ART 099 and others to be stipulated at time of course offering. A successful portfolio review (ART 099) is required before enrollment. Selected topics in studio art, announced each semester. Students may not take this course for credit under the same topic more than once. 

ART 466         Jewelry Design                                                                                            3
Prereq.:  ART 099 and ART 120 or 366 or 435. A successful portfolio review (ART 099) is required before enrollment. Course exploring possibilities of materials and equipment in jewelry and metal work, with emphasis on design. 

ART 468         Ceramics IV                                                                                                 3
Prereq.:  ART 099 and ART 460. A successful portfolio review (ART 099) is required before enrollment. Thesis-clay and glaze design used to express a statement in form. 

ART 490         Curatorship                                                                                                 3
Theory and practice in collection management, gallery and museum programming, and exhibition design. On demand. 

ART 494         Location Studies - Art                                                                       3 OR 6
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]  

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. 

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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