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501./401. Cross-cultural and Community-based Practices in Art (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate student in Art or consent of instructor.
Study of theory and practice in art within a cross-cultural and social justice framework. Applies pedagogical and experiential methodologies to art education practices in a community-based setting. A minimum of 15 hours of community service learning required.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.)

506A./406A. Digital Imagery for the Arts (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate student in Art or consent of instructor.
Examination of digital imaging through Adobe Photoshop software. Emphasis on relationship of digital imaging to photography. Exercises to develop skills, strategies and fluency for working in digital media. Concentration on theory of media and representation as well as individual projects.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.) Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. May be repeated to a maximum of 9 units in different semesters.

506B./406B. Advanced Digital Imagery for the Arts (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate student in Art or consent of instructor.
Exploration of theory and practice of digital imaging and advanced techniques. Emphasis on multimedia and individual projects.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.) Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. May be repeated to a maximum of 9 units in different semesters.

508./408. Perspectives in Contemporary Art Education (3)

Examines historical and philosophical foundations of art education globally from antiquity to the present, emphasizing developments in America. Social, political, and economic factors; theoretical developments; notable theoreticians are explored in relation to contemporary art educational practice.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units in different semesters.

509A-B. Research in Art Education (2-2)

Prerequisites: Graduate student in Art or consent of instructor.
Advanced individual graduate problems in art education with projects related to specific learning situations.
Letter grade only (A-F) May be repeated to a maximum of 9 units in different semesters.

512./412. Aesthetic Theories and Art Education (3)

Past and current philosophical writings of aestheticians, critics, artists, and art educators will be investigated with theoretical, practical, and cross-cultural implications for the arts educator.
Letter grade only (A-F).

514./414. Documentary Photography (3)

Prerequisite: Graduate student in Art or consent of instructor.
History, theory, practice, and production of still documentary photographic works with emphasis on the photograph as an instrument for social influence and change.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hrs. lab.) May be repeated to a maximum of 9 units in different semesters.

516./416. Animation 3 (3)

Prerequisite: Graduate student in Art or consent of instructor.
Pursuit of advanced skills in traditional hand-drawn 2D animation principles and techniques that allow students to develop towards professional standards. Emphasis will be on character performance and acting, directing and film making, and creating a professional reel.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hrs. lab.)

519./419 Media Design: 5D; Designing the Future (3)

Advanced Media Design Course, emphasizing the invention of new design paradigms in the evolving landscape of immersive technologies.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hours lab)

517./417. Animation 4 (3)

Prerequisites: ART 516 or consent of instructor.
Further development in advanced traditional hand-drawn 2D animation principles and techniques that allow students to continue towards professional standards. Focus will be on completion of short animated projects for inclusion on a professional animation reel.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.)

526./426. Computer Animation 1 (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate Student in Art or consent of instructor.
Introduction to animating with 3D computer animation software. Explore basic three-dimensional computer generated animation, including modeling, rigging, lighting, texturing and camera set-up with emphasis on character animation. Integration of elements within the animation process will be investigated.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hours lab)

527./427. Computer Animation 2 (3)

Prerequisite: ART 526.
Continued investigation of 3D computer generated animation using industry standard computer software. Focus will be on advanced character animation with an emphasis on character performance and advanced computer animation techniques.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hours lab)

536A./436A. Sculpture/4D: Video Art (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate student in Art or consent of instructor.
Historical/theoretical and practical/technical introduction to digital video and other art practices involving digital media.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.) Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

536B./436B. Sculpture/4D: Video Art (3)

Prerequisites: ART 536A.
Continuation of ART 536A with more advanced projects, introduction of more specialized software and equipment, and alternative modes of display.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.) Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. May be repeated to a maximum of 9 units in different semesters.

540./440. Art in Public Places: Theory and Practice (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate student in Art or consent of instructor.
Exploration of theory and practice of developing, proposing and producing artist-initiated and commissioned temporary and permanent works for the public sphere. Historical overview of the field of public art. Consideration of viewpoints influencing evaluation, production, selection, and commissioning of works.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 Hrs. Lab.) May be repeated to a maximum of 9 units in different semesters.

544./444. Fine Print Photography (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate student in Art or consent of instructor.
Presentation of advanced printing techniques and darkroom skills. Including printing chemistry, refined negative making, printing materials and supports. Extensive exploration of the view camera.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.) Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. May be repeated to a maximum of 9 units in different semesters.

547./447. Photo Studio Specialties (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate student in Art or consent of instructor.
Designed to give exploration of camera and laboratory techniques as applied to studio work in photography. Related photo assignments of studio and location problems will be given
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.) Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. May be repeated to a maximum of 9 units in different semesters.

549./449. Experimental/Alternative Practices in Photography (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate student in Art or consent of instructor.
Experimental solutions to conceptual problems. Emphasis on Alternative Processes, non-traditional photographic processes, exploration of new ideas and procedures for the development of art work and meaning significant to each individual student.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.) Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. May be repeated to a maximum of 9 units in different semesters.

550. Sculpture/4D: Intermedia/New Genres/New Media (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate student in Art or consent of instructor.
Exploration of media and strategies including performance, installation, video, electronic and other time-based practice with emphasis on participatory, relational, installational and presentational concerns and newly developed and emergent media.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 9 units in different semesters. Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hours lab)

551A. Advanced Ceramics - Graduate (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate student in Art or consent of instructor.
Opportunity for beginning graduate students to do research employing various ceramics materials, processes and visual solutions in preparation for a more narrow and concentrated study.
Letter grade only (A-F).(6 hrs. lab.) May be repeated to a maximum of 9 units in different semesters.

551B. Advanced Ceramics - Graduate (3)

Prerequisite: ART 551A.
Selection of a specific area of concentration in ceramics, limiting the materials and processes to develop a project which will reflect a predetermined statement.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.) May be repeated to a maximum of 9 units in different semesters.

554A,B. Wood - Graduate (3,3)

Prerequisite: Graduate student in Art or consent of instructor.
Development of individual problems and expression in the creation of wooden art/craft structures. Emphasis on exploring personal expression through focused study of chosen techniques and the discussion of related wood issues and aesthetics.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab) May be repeated to a maximum of 9 units in different semesters.

558A. Metalsmithing, Jewelry and Enameling (3)

Prerequisite: 3-D Media major or consent of instructor.
Individual graduate level studio projects involving investigation of materials, processes and visual solutions in preparation for more concentrated study in metalsmithing, jewelry, enameling, or architectural metalwork and blacksmithing.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may required. May be repeated to a maximum of 9 units in different semesters. (6 hrs. lab.)

558B. Metalsmithing, Jewelry and Enameling (3)

Prerequisite: 3-D Media major or consent of instructor.
Selection of a specific area of concentration in metalsmithing and jewelry, enameling, or architectural metalwork and blacksmithing; focus on creative objectives based on a projected theme.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. May be repeated to a maximum of 9 units in different semesters. (6 hrs. lab.)

564A,B. Advanced Wood Studio - Graduate (3,3)

Prerequisites: Graduate student in Art or consent of instructor.
Development of individual skill, technique, and concept through the exploration of a unique and personal language in wood. Creation of body of work supported by research projects on related work and concepts in the field.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab) May be repeated to a maximum of 9 units in different semesters.

572./472. Storyboarding for Film and Television (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate student in Art or consent of instructor.
Storyboarding for television and feature films application. Focus on sequential structure of film including pacing and continuity related to storytelling. Discussion of camera movement, uses of storyboards. Emphasis on drawing skills needed to visually communicate ideas for entertainment industry.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 9 units in different semesters. Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hrs. lab.)

573./473. Seminar in Photo-Based Art (3)

Prerequisite: Graduate student in Art.
Critical analysis of work by contemporary photo-based artists and investigation of relevant theoretical issues.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 9 units with different artists in different semesters.

574./474. Seminar in Sculpture and Time-Based Art (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate student in Art or consent of instructor.
Critical Analysis of contemporary sculpture and time-based art practice, and investigation of key theoretical , historical and contemporary issues.
Letter grade only (A-F).

575./475. Printmaking: Photo and Digital Processes (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate student in Art or consent of instructor.
Instruction in the photo printmaking processes for lithography, etching, and silkscreen using digital and analog techniques to explore photographic and non-photographic imagery.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.) May be repeated to a maximum of 9 units in different semesters.

576./476. Experimental Animation 1 (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate student in Art or consent of instructor.
Investigation of a variety of basic animation techniques as alternatives to traditional hand-drawn character animation with emphasis on understanding movement, weight, timing, and sequential aesthetics.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hours lab)

578./478. Experimental Animation 2 (3)

Prerequisite: ART 576.
Further investigation of principles and techniques of alternative approaches to traditional hand-drawn character animation learned in Art 576. Focus on weight, movement, timing, and time-based aesthetic strategies. Provides continued development of animating skills. Specific coordinating computer software is used.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hours lab)

580./480. Printmaking: Monotype/Monoprint (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate student in Art or consent of instructor.
Instruction in all the aspects of the monotype and monoprint form of printmaking as an expansive medium capable of diverse applications and linkages with other procedures and disciplines. Emphasis will be on the extension and refinement of individual expression. In black and white and color.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.) May be repeated to a maximum of 9 units in different semesters.

582./482. Sequential Imagery (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate student in Art or consent of instructor.
Focuses on the book or magazine (electronic or print) as an art form and the image/word relationship within the context of sequential aesthetics. Addresses the editorial and visual issues of pacing, continuity, and closure.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs lab) May be repeated to a maximum of 9 units in different semesters. Course fee may be required.

583. Advanced Life Graduate Painting (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate student in Art or consent of instructor.
Intensive studio course in painting from the model for graduate students.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. May be repeated to a maximum of 9 units in different semesters. (6 hrs. lab.)

589. Selected Topics in Visual Art (1-3)

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.
Topics of current interest in the visual arts selected for intensive study.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units with different topics. Topics announced in the Schedule of Classes.

590. Selected Topics in Studio Art (1-3)

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.
Special topics of current interest in studio art will be selected for intensive study.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units with different topics. Topics announced in the Schedule of Classes. (2-6 hrs. lab.)

A. Visiting Artists

592Z./492Z. Graduate Concentrated Studies in Life Painting (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate student in Art or consent of instructor.
Opportunity for extensive work with faculty supervision on individual problems in painting the human figure. A more open relationship in attitudes and processes of working from the figure in class and total self-direction on work done outside class.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 3 units in the same semester and 9 units in different semesters. Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hrs. lab.)

597A. Graduate Studies: Ceramics (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A student or consent of instructor.
Variable topics course within discipline of Ceramics. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

597B. Graduate Studies: Wood (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A student or consent of instructor.
Variable topics course within discipline of Wood. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

597D. Graduate Studies: Drawing (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student or consent of instructor.
Variable topics course within discipline of Drawing. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

597F. Graduate Studies: Illustration/Animation (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student or consent of instructor.
Variable topics course within discipline of Illustration/Animation. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

597J. Graduate Studies: Metal (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student or consent of instructor.
Variable topics course within discipline of Metal. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

597K. Graduate Studies: Painting (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student or consent of instructor.
Variable topics course within discipline of Painting. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6hrs. lab)

597L. Graduate Studies: Life Drawing and Painting (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student or consent of instructor.
Variable topics course within discipline of Life Drawing and Painting. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hrs. lab)

597M. Graduate Studies: Life Sculpture (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student or consent of instructor.
Variable topics course within discipline of Life Sculpture. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

597N. Graduate Studies: Fiber (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student or consent of instructor.
Variable topics course within discipline of Fiber. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

597O. Graduate Studies: Sculpture/4D (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student or consent of instructor.
Variable topics course within discipline of Sculpture/4D. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

597R. Graduate Studies: Printmaking (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student or consent of instructor.
Variable topics course within discipline of Printmaking. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

597S. Graduate Studies: Visual Communication Design (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student or consent of instructor.
Variable topics course within discipline of Visual Communication Design. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

597V. Graduate Studies: Photography (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A student or consent of instructor.
Variable topics course within discipline of Photography. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

598A. Graduate Studies: Advanced Ceramics (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student and 12 units ART 597A.
Variable topics course for advanced graduate study within discipline of Ceramics. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

598B. Graduate Studies: Advanced Wood (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student and 12 units ART 597B.
Variable topics course for advanced graduate study within discipline of Wood. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

598D. Graduate Studies: Advanced Drawing (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student and 12 units ART 597D.
Variable topics course for advanced graduate study within discipline of Drawing. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

598F. Graduate Studies: Advanced Illustration/Animation (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student and 12 units ART 597F.
Variable topics course for advanced graduate study within discipline of Illustration/Animation. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

598J. Graduate Studies: Advanced Metal (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student and 12 units ART 597J.
Variable topics course for advanced graduate study within discipline of Metal. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

598K. Graduate Studies: Advanced Painting (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student and 12 units ART 597K.
Variable topics course for advanced graduate study within discipline of Painting. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

598L. Graduate Studies: Advanced Life Drawing and Painting (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student and 12 units ART 597L.
Variable topics course for advanced graduate study within discipline of Life Drawing and Painting. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hrs. lab)

598M. Graduate Studies: Advanced Life Sculpture (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student and 12 units ART 597M.
Variable topics course for advanced graduate study within discipline of Life Sculpture. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

598N. Graduate Studies: Advanced Fiber (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student and 12 units ART 597N.
Variable topics course for advanced graduate study within discipline of Fiber. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

598O. Graduate Studies: Advanced Sculpture/4D (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student and 12 units ART 597O.
Variable topics course for advanced graduate study within discipline of Sculpture/4D. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6hrs. lab).

598R. Graduate Studies: Advanced Printmaking (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student and 12 units ART 597R.
Variable topics course for advanced graduate study within discipline of Printmaking. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6hrs. lab).

598S. Graduate Studies: Advanced Visual Communication Design (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student and 12 units ART 597S.
Variable topics course for advanced graduate study within discipline of Visual Communication Design. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

598V. Graduate Studies: Advanced Photography (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student and 12 units ART 597V.
Variable topics course for advanced graduate study within discipline of Photography. Studio, activity, critique, and discussion course with focus and assignments changing each semester.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units; 9 units in the same semester with different instructors. (6 hrs. lab)

599. Graduate Studies: Special Studio (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate MFA Student and consent of Instructor and consent of School of Art Graduate Advisor
Specialized graduate studio projects, with faculty supervision, in a specific discipline.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 9 units with same topic in the same semester. Area will be designated by letter at time of registration. (6 hrs lab)

F. Illustration/Animation

601A-B. Seminar in Art Education (3-3)

Prerequisite: Graduate student in Art Education or consent of instructor.
Special studies, research and evaluation of the role of the art teacher.
ART 601A is required for the M.A. in Art Education; ART 601B may be required by the student's M.A. committee. Letter grade only (A-F).

651. Seminar in Ceramic Art (3)

Prerequisite: Graduate student in Ceramics or consent of instructor.
Critical analysis of work of historical and contemporary ceramic artists; the changing role of ceramic art as it becomes part of the contemporary art mainstream.
May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units with different artists in different semester. Letter grade only (A-F).

680. Graduate Interdisciplinary Critique (3)

Critique and discussion forum for graduate students in all areas of studio practice, and from all School of Art programs. Emphasis on development of critical discussion and writing skills. Group meetings and individual meetings with instructor.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 9 units in different semesters. Not open for credit to students with credit in ART 591.

681. Graduate Studies: Art Theory/Criticism (3)

Prerequisite: Graduate M.F.A. student or consent of instructor
Seminar involving selected reading and writing concerning topics relevant to student's specific disciplines on the visual arts with an opportunity for interdisciplinary discussion.
Letter grade only (A-F). Not open for credit to students with credit in ART 690A. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in different semesters.

682. Graduate Studies: Professional Practices for Studio Art (3)

Prerequisite: Graduate M.F.A. student or consent of instructor.
Seminar involving professional preparation for studio artists stressing practical concerns as well as current trends in art practices, theory and criticism.
Letter grade only (A-F). Not open for credit to students with credit in ART 690B.

683. Graduate Studies: Image as Text (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student or consent of instructor.
Seminar focusing on issues of readability, signification meaning and ramifications of the construction and organization of visual imagery with emphasis on visual communications applications.
Letter grade only (A-F).

684. Graduate Studies: Professional Practices for Visual Communication (3)

Prerequisites: Graduate M.F.A. student or consent of instructor.
Seminar involving professional preparation for illustrators, graphic designers, and individuals interested in entering visual communications fields.
Letter grade only (A-F).

685. Writing for Artists (3)

Prerequisite: Graduate MFA student or consent of instructor.
Graduate-level writing course from the artist's point of view. Topics include writing artist's statements, reading critically, analysis of research reflective of a studio practice, organizing and developing thoughts and arguments, self-editing and exploration of writing styles.
Letter grade only (A-F).

690M. 3-D Graduate Seminar (3)

Graduate seminar for 3D students. Examination of media, concerns, strategies relevant to the spectrum of contemporary three-dimensional art production. Includes critique of student work, readings, discussion and written assignments.
May be repeated to a maximum of 3 units in one semester and 9 units in different semesters. Letter grade only (A-F).

692. Project Exhibition (3)

Prerequisite: Advancement to Candidacy and a registration in ART 698 or ART 699. Open only to M.A. and M.F.A. candidates with Project Statement approval, consent of their graduate committee and an assigned exhibition date.
Planning, preparation, and installation of a public exhibition of creative work done for ART 698 or 699.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in different semesters.

693. Teaching Internship (3)

Opportunity to work with full-time Art faculty mentor on course preparation and instruction. Required for eligibility for Graduate Teaching Associate positions.
Restricted to graduate art majors. Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum 6 units. (6 hrs. lab.)

694. Graduate Studies: Directed Studio (1)

Independent studies in creative studio.
School Chair or Graduate Advisor approval, restricted to graduate art majors. Student must enroll in three sections concurrently. Nine units required for MFA degree. No more than 9 units may be applied to MFA degree.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units in the same semester.

695. Graduate Studies: Field Problems (1-6)

Opportunity to study artistic monuments, objects, theories, techniques or literature at appropriate off campus locations.
School Chair or Graduate Advisor approval, restricted to graduate art majors. Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units in different semesters. (2-12 hrs. lab.)

697. Graduate Studies: Directed (1-3)

Independent studies in technical and/or historical aspects of art.
School Chair or Graduate Advisor approval, restricted to graduate art majors. Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units in the same semester. (2-6) hrs. lab.

698A. Art Education Thesis or Project (1-6)

Prerequisite: Advancement to Candidacy and an approved Thesis or Project Statement.
Execution and completion of an approved thesis, or project, project report, documentation, orals and comprehensive exam. Open only to Art Education students. Required of all candidates for the MA in Art, specialization in Art Education.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in the same semester.

698B. Studio Project (1-6)

Prerequisite: Advancement to Candidacy and an approved project statement. Execution and completion of an approved Studio Project and Project Report for the MA degree.
Open only to Studio Art students. Required of all candidates for the MA in Art, specialization in Studio Art.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in the same semester.

699. Graduate Studies: MFA Project (2)

Prerequisite: MFA Art Student, Advancement to Candidacy and an approved Project Statement.
Execution and completion of a Studio Project and Project Report for the M.F.A. degree. Student must enroll in three sections concurrently. To be taken with each of three M.F.A. committee members for a total of 6 units in the final semester of study. No more than 6 units may be applied to the M.F.A. degree.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in the same semester.


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