14 credits for 25 students. Coordinator: Mark Huff.
Studio, historical, anthropological and some mathematical approaches to the world of visual arts for students exploring an art major.
91780 ANTH 140 World Art and Culture 3 Cr. MWF 11-11:50 a.m. Perkins, M.
This course is an introduction to the expression of culture through art and visual display. We will explore how cultures throughout the world define identity through body decoration, painting, sculpture, film, museums, pop culture and other activities. The symbolic and visual meanings will be placed in the context of other categories such as religion, gender and ethnic identity. Satisfies General Education AC and XC requirements.
91778 ARTH 100 Idea and Image 4 Cr. MW 6-7:15 p.m. and W 1-1:50 p.m. McNamara, M.
Introductory course in the appreciation and history of art. Covers painting, sculpture, architecture and other arts. Instruction in analysis of art works such as topics of color, theory and perspective. Subjects include the pyramids, the Parthenon, the medieval cathedral, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Rembrandt, and contemporary art. Satisfies General Education FS and AC requirements.
91782 ARTS 120 Color and Design 4 Cr. MW 2-4:50 p.m. Yeomans, M.
Provides both art and non-art majors with hands-on experience in color and design. Introduces the basic visual elements and design principles used in art making including areas of painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, ceramics and sculpture. Theoretical, critical and historical issues of art making addressed through group critique and slide presentation of both historical and contemporary art work. Studio Lab Fee - $50.00 assessed by Student Accounts. Satisfies General Education AE requirement.
91918 MATH 100 Excursions in Mathematics 3 Cr. TuTh 2-3:15 p.m. Ellingsen, H.
This is an introduction to mathematics as an exciting and creative discipline. Students will explore recent developments and mathematical ideas that have intrigued humanity for ages. This course does not satisfy the B.A. in Elementary Education mathematics concentration requirement. Prerequisite: two years of high school mathematics. Satisfies General Education FM designator.