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Art Studio 2
17 credits for 22 students. Coordinator: C. Downing
Studio, historical, anthropological and philosophical approaches to the world of visual arts for students exploring an Art major.
ANTH 140-F02 World Art & Culture 3 Cr. MWF 11:00-11:50am 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.
ARTH 100-F07 Idea & Image 4 Cr. W 1:00-1:50pm and MW 6:00-7:15pm McNamara, M.
Introductory course in the appreciation and history or 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 AC, FS requirements.
ARTS 110-F07 Foundations of Drawing I 4 Cr. TuTh 2:00-4:50pm Yeomans, M.
Introduces both art majors and non-art majors to the concepts and processes of the medium of drawing. Theoretical, critical and historical issues of art making addressed through regular group critiques and visual presentations of both historical and contemporary art work. Emphasizes perceptual drawing with still life and figure work. Art fee $100 assessed by Art Department. Satisfies General Education AE requirement.
ARTS 120-F07 Color & Design 4 Cr. MW 2:00-4:50pm Johns, D.
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. Course fee $100 assessed by Art Dept. Satisfies General Education AE requirement.
FY 100-F07 @First Year Success Seminar 2 Cr. M 12:00-1:15pm STAFF
The First-Year Success Seminar (FYSS) is a two-credit course designed to accelerate students’ transition to SUNY Potsdam. FYSS provides students with the opportunity to become integrated into the life of the campus by exploring their academic and social development. A strong emphasis is placed on critical inquiry – enhancing reading and writing, time management, and study skills. In addition, the course provides an orientation to campus resources and services and encourages self-exploration and personal development.