Art Studio 1

14 credits for 25 students. Coordinator: Caroline Downing.

Studio, historical, anthropological and some mathematical approaches to the world of visual arts for students exploring an art major.

94669 ANTH 140 World Art and Culture 3 Cr. MWF 11-11:50am 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.

94661 ARTH 100 Idea and Image 4 Cr. MW 6-7:15 pm and W 1-1:50pm 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.

94555 ARTS 120 Color and Design 4 Cr. MW 2-4:50pm 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. 

Select either MATH 125 or MATH 100

95066 MATH 125 Probability and Statistics 3 cr. TuTh 8-9:15pm Boswell, C.(18 seats)
Elementary probabilistic and descriptive statistical concepts as applied to practical problems from other disciplines and an introduction to methods of statistical inference. Prerequisite: high school algebra or equivalent. Not open to students who have passed another introductory level statistics course (e.g., CIS 125, STAT 100). Satisfies one of the mathematics concentration requirements for B.A. in Elementary Education. Satisfies General Education FM requirement.

95063 MATH 100 Excursions in Mathematics 3 Cr.MWF 10:00-10:50am Howald, J.(7 seats)
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.