Art Studio 2

14 credits for 25 students.  Coordinator: Caroline Downing.

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

94989 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.

94554 ARTH 100 Idea and Image 4 Cr. MW 6-7:15pm and M 1-1:50pm 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 FS and AC requirements. 

93940 ARTS 120 Color and Design 4 Cr. TuTh at 9:30-12:20pm Haeseler, B.
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.

94991 PHIL 100 Introduction to Philosophy 3 Cr. TuTh 2-3:15pm LaVine, M.
Exploration of subject matter, problems, methods and aims of philosophy.Satiesfies General Education PI requirement.

95096 FY 100 - section F07 W @ 1 - 2:15 p.m. Haeseler, Bethany
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.