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Art Education

(ART 407 & 499P acceptable for M.A., Art Educ Specialization)
ART 300. Art, Adolescence, and the Child
ART 301. Cross-Cultural Perspectives in Art Education
ART 305. Art Disciplines and New Technology
ART 375. Art and Social Action: A Global Perspective
ART 401./501. Cross Cultural and Community-based Practices
ART 407. Art Practicum
ART 408./508. Historical Perspectives in Contemporary Art Education
ART 412./512. Aesthetic Theories and Art Education
ART 415. On-Site Studies in Art Education
ART 499P. Special Studies in Art Education

Art History

AH 364. History of Ceramics 1900 to Present
AH 365. History of Prints and Drawings
AH 400./500. 19th Century Photography
AH 401./501. American Art to 1900
AH 408./508. Early Christian and Byzantine Art
AH409./509. Romanesque Art
AH 410./510. Gothic Art
AH 411./511. History and Criticism of Photography
AH 415./515. Issues in Art History: Theory and Practice
AH 416./516. Greek Art
AH 417./517. Roman Art
AH 423./523. Early Renaissance Art in Italy
AH 424./524. High Renaissance Art in Italy
AH 425./525. Northern Renaissance Painting
AH 426./526. Baroque Art in Spain, the Netherlands, and England
AH 427./527. Baroque Art in Italy, France, and Germany
AH 431./531. History of Museums and Exhibitions
AH 430./530. Museum Practices
AH 436./536. Neo-Classicism to Romanticism, 1789-1850
AH 437./537. Impressionism to Post-Impressionism, 1850-1900
AH 438./538. Art of Early to Mid Twentieth Century
AH 439./539. Art of Mid to Late Twentieth Century
AH 441./541. Contemporary Art in Context
AH 444./544. History of Graphic Design
AH 446./546. Art History Methodologies and Writing
AH 447./547. Historiography of Art History
AH 448./548. Western Art Theory & Criticism to Mid-19th Century
AH 449./549. West Art Theory & Criticism Mid-19th to Mid-20th Century
AH 450./550. West Art Theory & Criticism Mid-20th Century to Present
AH 455./555. Traditional Art of Africa: A Thematic Approach
AH 456./556. American Indian Art: Western Perspectives
AH 457A./557A. Pre-Columbian Art: Mesoamerica
AH 457B./557B. Pre-Columbian Art: The Andes
AH 457C./557C. Pre-Columbian Art
AH 458./558. Art of Latin America: 1800-1940
AH 459./559. Art of Latin America: 1940 to Present
AH 460./560. Art of Mexico: 1780 to Present
AH 465./565. Ancient Art of the Near East
AH 466./566. Buddhist Art of India and S.E. Asia
AH 467./567. Hindu and Islamic Art of India
AH 468./568. Early Chinese Art
AH 469./569. Later Chinese Art
AH 470A./570A. Japanese Buddhist Art to 1500
AH 470B./570B. Japanese Art 1500-1868
AH 471A./571A. Modern Japanese Graphic Art
AH 471B.571B. Modern Japanese Plastic Art
AH 471C./571C. Modern Japanese Architecture
AH 495. Independent Study In Art History
AH 496. Special Studies in Art History
AH 497./597. Seminar in Art History
AH 498. Selected Topics in Art History
AH 499Q. Special Studies in Museum Studies

Ceramics

ART 341A. Intermediate Ceramics: Handbuilding
ART 341B. Intermediate Ceramics: Wheel Throwing
ART 343A. Ceramics Sculpture
ART 343B. Advanced Wheel Throwing
ART 352A. Ceramics: Glaze Technology
ART 352B. Ceramics Plaster Shop
ART 451A-B. Advanced Ceramics
ART 453./573. Seminar in Ceramic Arts
ART 491A. Ceramics: Senior Project
ART 499A. Special Studies in Ceramics

Drawing and Painting

ART 381. Intermediate Drawing
ART 383. Life Painting
ART 384. Intermediate Life Drawing
ART 385. Watercolor Painting
ART 387. Painting
ART 388. Advanced Studies in Color
ART 389. Materials and Techniques of Drawing and Painting
ART 481. Advanced Drawing
ART 483. Advanced Life Painting
ART 484. Advanced Life Drawing
ART 487. Advanced Painting
ART 491G. Drawing and Painting Senior Project
ART 492F. Concentrated Studies in Life Drawing
ART 492G. Concentrated Studies in Abstract Painting
ART 492Z./592Z. Concentrated Studies in Life Painting
ART 496A. BFA Capstone: Drawing and Painting
ART 496B. BFA Capstone: Drawing and Painting
ART 499D. Special Studies in Drawing
ART 499K. Special Studies in Painting

Fiber

ART 316. Fiber: Pattern Design and Printing
ART 317. Fiber: Textile Dyeing
ART 328A. Fiber and Mixed Media: Sculptural Forms
ART 328B. Fiber and Mixed Media: Sculptural Forms
ART 428A. Fiber: Weaving, Dyeing,Woven Structures
ART 428B. Fiber: Weaving, Dyeing,Woven Structures
ART 430. Fiber: Artist Books and Papermaking
ART 432. Fiber: Fiber and Mixed Media: Advanced
ART 491B. 3-D Media: Senior Project
ART 499N. Special Studies in Fiber and Mixed Media

Graphic Design

ART 318. TYPE II: Intermediate Typography
ART 321. Graphic Design I: Introduction to Graphic Design
ART 327. Graphic Design II: Intermediate Graphic Design
ART 331. Advertising I: Introduction to Concept Development
ART 332. Graphic Design: Professional Preparation
ART 334. Graphic Design III: Exploration and Experimentation
ART 335. Advertising II: Intermediate Concept Dev & Art Direction
ART 336. Graphic Design IV: Development and Analysis
ART 337. Graphic Design V: Packaging Design
ART 365. Media Design: Motion Graphics
ART 366. Media Design: Web and Interactive Design
ART 419./519. Media Design: 5D; Designing the Future
ART 420. Graphic Design Workshop
ART 421. Advanced Typography
ART 423. Graphic Design VI: Advanced Topics
ART 424. Advertising III: Advanced Topics
ART 442. Internship in Graphic Design
ART 486. Media Design: Advanced Topics
ART 499S. Special Studies in Visual Communication Design

Illustration / Animation

ART 371A. Illustration
ART 371B. Illustration
ART 372. Anatomy for Artists
ART 373. Costumed Figure Drawing
ART 374A. Biomedical Rendering
ART 374B. Biomedical Rendering
ART 382. Production Fine Art
ART 390. Drawing Figures in Context
ART 391. Animation 1
ART 392. Animation 2
ART 393. Character Design
ART 416./516. Animation 3
ART 417./517. Animation 4
ART 418.Visual Development
ART 426./526. Computer Animation 1
ART 427./527. Computer Animation 2
ART 471A. Advanced Illustration
ART 471B. Advanced Illustration
ART 472./572. Storyboarding for Film and Television
ART 476./576. Experimental Animation 1
ART 478./578. Experimental Animation 2
ART 482./582. Sequential Imaging
ART 491E. Illustration/Animation Senior Project
ART 499E. Special Studies in Animation
ART 499F. Special Studies in Illustration

Metal

ART 355. Enameling
ART 356. Jewelry Casting
ART 357A-B. Metals and Jewelry
ART 358A-B. Metalsmithing
ART 359A. Architectural Metalwork and Blacksmithing
ART 359B. Sculptural Metalwork
ART 458A,B. Advanced Metalsmithing/Jewelry and Enameling
ART 491B. Senior Project
ART 499J. Special Studies in Metalsmithing and Jewelry

Museum Studies

AH 430./530. Introduction to Curatorial Practices
AH 431./531. History of Museums and Exhibitions
AH 499Q. Special Studies in Museum Studies

Photography

ART 340. Intermediate Photography
ART 342A. Color Photography
ART 406A. Digital Imagery for the Arts
ART 406B. Advanced Digital Imagery for the Arts
ART 414./514. Documentary Photography
ART 444. Advanced Black and White Photography
ART 447A. Photography Studio Specialties
ART 447B. Advanced Studio Lighting
ART 449. Experimental Practices in Photography
ART 473./573. Seminar in Photo-Based Art
ART 491C. Photography - Senior Project
ART 499V. Special Studies in Art Photography

Printmaking

ART 370. Printmaking
ART 376. Printmaking: Relief Printing
ART 377. Printmaking: Silkscreen
ART 378. Printmaking: Etching
ART 379. Printmaking: Lithography
ART 475./575. Printmaking: Photo and Digital Processes
ART 480./580. Printmaking: Monotype/Monoprint
ART 491P. Printmaking: Senior Project
ART 499R. Special Studies in Printmaking

Sculpture

ART 360A. Sculpture/4D: Intermediate
ART 360B. Sculpture/4D: Intermediate
ART 361. Sculpture/4D: Observation
ART 367A. Sculpture: Mold Making Lab
ART 367B. Sculpture/4D: Foundry Lab
ART 363A. Sculpture/4D: Fabrication Lab A
ART 363B. Sculpture/4D: Fabrication Lab B
ART 363C. Sculpture/4D: Fabrication Lab C
ART 364. Sculpture/4D: Electronics, Mechanics, Kinetics
ART 436A./536. Sculpture/4D: Video Art
ART 436B./536. Sculpture/4D: Video Art
ART 450A. Sculpture/4D: Intermedia/New Genres
ART 450B. Sculpture/4D: Intermedia/New Media
ART 460A,B Sculpture/4D: Advanced
ART 461. Sculpture/4D: Advanced Sculpture from Observation
ART 474./574. Seminar in Sculpture and Time-Base Art
ART 491F. Sculpture/4D Senior Project
ART 499M. Special Studies in Life Sculpture
ART 499O. Special Studies in Sculpture/4D

Wood

ART 354A. Intermediate Wood A
ART 354B. Intermediate Wood B
ART 454A,B. Advanced Wood
ART 491B. 3-D Senior Project
ART499B. Special Studies in Wood

Art Courses (ART)

300. Art, Adolescence, and the Child (3)

Experiences in self-expression from the California Visual and Performing Arts Framework while addressing children's artistic and aesthetic development. Following state content standards, students develop aesthetic perception, learn skills for talking about art, and gain understanding in historical and cultural contexts.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hrs. lab.)

301. Cross Cultural Perspectives in Art Education (3)

Prerequisites: Completion of 12 units of Art Foundation.
Theory and practice as understood in and across cultures. Application of the state content standards as written in the California Visual and Performing Arts Framework and reflecting racial, ethnic, linguistic, gender, sexual, cultural and cross-cultural perspectives.
Letter grade only (A-F). A minimum of 15 hours of community service learning required. (6 hrs. lab.)

305. Art Disciplines and New Technology (3)

Prerequisites: Completion of 12 units of Art Foundation.
Develops skills in making and talking about art through interrelating art production with art criticism, cultural-historical connections, and philosophical aesthetics. Emphasizes newer art forms and technology, including video and computer, providing additional approaches for the artist and art educator.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.)

311. Writing about Visual Art (3)

Prerequisites: Art Major or consent of instructor. GE Foundation completed, upper division standing. Students must have scored 11 or higher on the GWAR Placement Examination or completed the necessary portfolio course that is a prerequisite for a GWAR Writing Intensive Capstone.
Writing Intensive and Integrative Learning Capstone course emphasizing writing for a visual arts audience. Includes reading critically, analysis of research, organizing and developing arguments, clarity, self-editing, and appropriate use of vocabulary/style. Extensive writing, editing and peer review.
Letter grade only (A-F).

316. Fiber: Pattern Design and Printing (3)

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 131, ART 287; 6 units from AH 111A, AH 111B.
Variety of design concepts for both hand and commercial application of pattern to textiles and other surfaces. To include pattern system design, stamping, and silkscreen printing.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab)

317. Fiber: Textile Dyeing (3)

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 131, ART 287; AH 111A, AH 111B.
Exploration of a variety of design concepts and dye processes to include natural and chemical (acid and fiber reactive) dye technology using discharge, shaped resists, batik, and direct painting techniques.
Letter grade only (A-F). Not open for credit to students with credit in ART 327B. (6 hrs. lab.)

318. TYPE II: Intermediate Typography (3)

Prerequisites: For Art Majors: ART 130, ART 131, ART 181, ART 184, ART 223; ART 132, ART 241, ART 270 or ART 287; AH 111A, AH 111B or consent of instructor. For Design Majors: DESN 120A, DESN 132A, and ART 223.
Focus on the compositional use of type and its relationship to issues of visual hierarchy, readability and page structure. Students continue their exploration of typography as an expressive visual form.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.) Student-owned laptop computer is required. See School website for current hardward and software specifications.

321. Graphic Design I: Introduction to Graphic Design (3)

Prerequisites: For Art Majors: ART 130, ART 131, ART 181, ART 184, ART 223; ART 132, ART 241, ART 270, or ART 287; AH 111A, AH 111B. For Design Majors: ART 223; DESN 120A, DESN 120B, DESN 132A, DESN 132B; AH 111A, AH 111B.
Introductory course, exploring formal constructs of combining type and image and of image creation. Enhance understanding of problem definition and concept development. Explore the relationships of form to content.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hours lab) Student-owned laptop computer is required. See School website for current hardward and software specifications.

327. Graphic Design II: Intermediate Graphic Design (3)

Prerequisites: ART 223, ART 318, ART 321
Intermediate course, developing formal and conceptual skills using type and image, learning fundamentals of preparing art for print.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hours lab) Student-owned laptop computer is required. See School website for current hardward and software specifications.

328A. Fiber and Mixed Media: Sculptural Forms (3)

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 131, AH 111A, AH 111B.
Exploration of concepts and materials using non-loom textile techniques. Development from 2-D relief surfaces to full 3-D forms. May include basic fiber structures of stitching, wrapping, feltmaking, papermaking, twining, knitting, crochet, and coiling.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.)

328B. Fiber and Mixed Media: Sculptural Forms (3)

Prerequisites: ART 328A.
Designed to strengthen a working understanding on non-loom fiber structures. Emphasis on development of personal expression within media.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.)

331. Advertising I: Introduction to Concept Development (3)

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 131, ART 181, ART 184, ART 223, ART 318, ART 321; ART 132, ART 241, ART 270, or ART 287; AH 111A, AH 111B
Introduction to learning how to think more conceptually through creating print ads primarily by understanding the foundations of setting an objective, planning a creative strategy, identifying a target; and by learning various ways to think creatively.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.)

332. Graphic Design: Professional Preparation (3)

Prerequisites: ART 318, ART 321, ART 327, ART 331.
Engages topics regarding the profession of Graphic Design, including portfolio and resume development, presentations, interview skills, pricing and negotiating, ethical guidelines, and project organizational skills.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.)

333. Global Art Scenes (3)

Prerequisites: Completion of GE Foundation and upper-division standing.
Examination of the global field of contemporary art with emphasis on issues and structures that shape art scenes in different cultural contexts.
Letter grade only (A-F).

334. Graphic Design III: Exploration and Experimentation (3)

Prerequisite: ART 327, ART 331; or consent of instructor.
Advanced design course, examining and creating traditional, alternative and experimental solutions across a variety of media.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.) Student-owned laptop computer is required. See School website for current hardward and software specifications.

335. Advertising II: Intermediate Concept Development and Art Direction (3)

Prerequisite: ART 327, ART 331; or consent of instructor.
Development of concept and design advertising projects that are strategically sound, creatively unexpected, innovative and of portfolio quality.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.) Student-owned laptop computer is required. See School website for current hardward and software specifications.

336. Graphic Design IV: Development and Analysis (3)

Prerequisites: ART 334, ART 335 or consent of instructor.
Learn and practice in-depth research and analytical procedures that establish visual concept development and create systematic applications design.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hours lab) Student-owned laptop computer is required. See School website for current hardward and software specifications.

337. Graphic Design V: Packaging Design (3)

Prerequisites: BFA Graphic Design Major and ART 321, ART 334, ART 335, or consent of Instructor
Materials, processes and the design of packaging.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hours lab) Student-owned laptop computer is required. See School website for current hardward and software specifications.

340. Intermediate Photography (3)

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 181, ART 241; AH 111A, AH 111B.
Further study of black and white darkroom and camera work and the possibilities of the black and white digital photograph. Development of series and bodies of work.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hrs. lab.)

341A. Intermediate Ceramics: Handbuilding (3)

Prerequisites: ART 131, ART 251A; AH 111A or AH 111B.
Design problems with handbuilt ceramic forms with emphasis on surface.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.)

341B. Intermediate Ceramics: Wheel Throwing (3)

Prerequisites: ART 131, ART 251B; AH 111A or AH 111B.
Design problems with wheel-thrown ceramic forms with emphasis on surface.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.)

342A. Color Photography (3)

Prerequisite/Corequisite: ART 340.
Use and control of color, primarily within digital photographic processes. Contemporary approaches to art-based color photography will be emphasized..
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hrs. lab.)

343A. Ceramics Sculpture (3)

Prerequisites: ART 341A.
Advanced studies in ceramic sculpture.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.)

343B. Advanced Wheel Throwing (3)

Prerequisites: ART 341B.
Advanced studies in ceramic form employing the potters wheel.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.)

349. Computer Art (3)

Prerequisites: ART 149, 6 units from AH 113A, AH 113B, AH 111A, AH 111B.
Basic theory and hands-on use of microcomputers employing graphics in "Paint Programs" with color hardcopy output and animation production on video tape. Emphasis on computer graphic applications in students' individual studio art disciplines.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. Not open for credit to students with credit in ART 349B. (6 hrs. lab)

352A. Ceramics: Glaze Technology (3)

Prerequisites: ART 131, ART 251A or ART 251B; AH 111A or AH 111B.
Nature of raw materials as they relate to the development of clay bodies and ceramic glazes.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.)

352B. Ceramics Plaster Shop (3)

Prerequisites: ART 251A or ART 251B; AH 111A or AH 111B.
Use of plaster molds for making ceramic art including press molds, slip casting, and jiggering.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.)

354A. Intermediate Wood A (3)

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 131, ART 181; ART 221 or ART 254; AH 111A or AH 111B.
Intermediate study of tools and processes common in the production of wooden objects and structures. Hand tools and layout techniques are emphasized through the practice of historical joinery methods pertaining to furniture and architecture. Woodturning and milling are continued.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab)

354B. Intermediate Wood B (3)

Prerequisite: ART 354A or consent of instructor.
Intermediate study of machines and processes used to create complex wooden structures with an emphasis on non-rectilinear forms and modern techniques. Bending, forming, and advanced lamination techniques will be introduced.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab)

355. Enameling (3)

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 131; AH 111A, AH 111B; or consent of instructor.
Techniques, materials, and concepts of enameling on metals. Introduction to tools and metalworking techniques associated with making enameled metal objects. Emphasis on exploration of characteristics of enamels and metals, stressing individual advancement of interest and expression.
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 6 units. (6 hrs. lab.) Not open for credit to students with credit in ART 355A.

356. Jewelry Casting (3)

Prerequisite: ART 130, ART 131, ART 181; AH 111A, AH 111B; or consent of instructor.
Design and creation of jewelry through lost-wax casting techniques and processes. Exploration of wax-working techniques, mold making, found object casting, metal melting, and finishing techniques.
Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units. (6 hrs. lab.)

357A. Metals and Jewelry (3)

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 131; AH 111A, AH 111B; or consent of instructor.
Exploration of small-scale metal forming and techniques used in the creation of jewelry, sculptural forms, and utilitarian objects. Concepts and experiences are designed to familiarize the student with basic metalworking, joining, and finishing techniques.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hrs. lab.)

357B. Metal and Jewelry Design (3)

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 131; AH 111A or AH 111B; or consent of instructor.
Further exploration of small-scale metal forming and techiques used in the creation of jewelry, sculptural forms and utilitiarian objects. With an emphasis on design methodology and fabrication 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)

358A. Metalsmithing (3)

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 131; AH 111A, AH 111B; or consent of instructor.
Introduction to large-scale metalsmithing processes, design concepts and techniques used in the creation of flatware and hollowware. Experiences are intended to familiarize the student with the design and creation of scupltural forms, vessels and utilitarian objects.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hrs. lab.)

358B. Intermediate Metalsmithing (3)

Prerequisite: ART 358A.
Exploration and refinement of large-scale metalsmithing processes, design concepts and techiques used in the creation of flatware and hollowware. Students will design and create complex sculptural forms, vessels, and utilitarian objects.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hrs. lab.)

359A. Architectural Metalwork and Blacksmithing (3)

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 131, ART 181; AH 111A, AH 111B.
Techniques, materials and concepts of metal craft for developing art forms in larger scale and in architectural context. Hot forging and fabricating with ferrous metals. Basic techniques of cutting, forming, joining welding and surface design of metals. Making of tools.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units. Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

359B. Sculptural Metalwork (3)

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 131, ART 181; AH 111A, AH 111B.
Introduction to metalforming and construction techniques in the design and creation of sculptural form and composition in metal on an architectural scale.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units. Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

360A. Sculpture/4D: Intermediate (3)

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 131, ART 263; AH 111A or AH 111B, or consent of instructor.
Exploration of a broad range of sculptural techniques and approaches from traditional 3D media to installation, site-specific and time-based practices.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

360B. Sculpture/4D: Intermediate (3)

Prerequisites: ART 360A or consent of instructor.
Exploration and refinement in a wide range of sculptural techniques and strategies. Introduction to installations and public work. Some work will be with time based kinetic art. Will include introduction to 3-D art theory.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

361. Sculpture/4D: Observation (3)

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 131, ART 181, ART 261; AH 111A, AH 111B.
Historical, theoretical and technical emphasis on a range of approaches to observation-based art. Emphasis on figurative traditions, interpretive abstraction, in addition to considering the role of observational study in science and the broader social field. Non-medium specific.
Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hours lab) Letter grade only (A-F).

363A. Sculpture/4D: Fabrication Lab A (3)

Prerequisites/Corequisites: ART 131; AH 111A or AH 111B, or consent of instructor.
Introduction to basic fabrication techniques, tools, building concepts and design principles using wood, metal and construction materials.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F). Not open for credit for students with credit in ART 363.

363B. Sculpture/4D: Fabrication Lab B (3)

Prerequisite: ART 363A or consent of instructor.
Exploration of advanced techniques in dimensional fabrication, from building in architectural scale to model making. Emphasis is on complex structures, installation building and formal issues related to traditional and construction materials.
Letter grade only (A-F) (6 hrs. lab)

363C. Sculpture/4D: Fabrication Lab C (3)

Prerequisite: ART 363A or consent of instructor.
Exploration of advanced fabrication processes with plastics, subtractive tooling and Computer Aided Manufacturing. Synthesis of a broad range of techniques and technologies of manufacturing with emphasis on the production of art works.
Letter grade only (A-F) (6 hrs. Lab)

364. Sculpture/4D: Electronics, Mechanics, Kinetics (3)

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 131; AH 111A or AH 111B, or consent of instructor.
Exploration of basic electronics, mechanics, microcontroller interface, and simple software coding for the creation of works of art. Consideration of form, movement, light, sound, behavior, and interactivity.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hours lab)

365. Media Design: Motion Graphics (3)

Prerequisite: ART 223, ART 321; or consent of instructor.
Learning the essentials of theory, practice, visual and verbal vocabulary of moving forms. Time, space, image and audio will be emphasized within the context of concept development and design aesthetics.
Not open for credit to students with credit in ART 386A. Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hrs. lab.)

366. Media Design: Web and Interactive Design (3)

Prerequisite: ART 223, ART 321; or consent of instructor.
Develop skills and principles to design for non-linear environments. Students learn how to, conceptually, theoretically, and aesthetically, design for web standards, information progression, usability, and accessibility.
Not open for credit to students with credit in ART 386B. Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hrs. lab.)

367A. Sculpture/4D: Mold Making Lab (3)

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 131; AH 111A or AH 111B.
Technical and historical introduction to all forms of mold making: rubber molds, rigid molds, vacuum forming, life casting, in addition to covering a broad range of casting materials such as resins, foams and composites.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hours lab)

367B. Sculpture/4D: Foundry Lab (3)

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 131; AH 111A or AH 111B, or consent of instructor.
Exploration of modeling positive forms, creating ceramic-shell molds and sand molds, and casting, finishing and patinating works in metal.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hours lab)

370. Printmaking (3)

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 181; 3 units from AH 111A, AH 111B.
Studio course exploring a range of printmaking techniques and imagery, selected from the areas of etching, lithography, silkscreen, relief and monoprinting.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

371A,B. Illustration (3,3)

For ART 371A: Prerequisites/Corequisites: ART 130, ART 131, ART 181, ART 184, ART 287; AH 111A, AH 111B.
For ART 371B: Prerequisites/Corequisites: ART 223 and ART 271.
Prerequisite: ART 371A.
Editorial and advertising drawing, professional media, skills and techniques survey.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

372. Anatomy for Artists (3)

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 131, ART 181, ART 184; AH 111A, AH 111B.
Skeletal and muscle structure emphasizing the development of skill in depicting the human figure.
Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

373. Costumed Figure Drawing (3)

Prerequisites: ART 371A, ART 372; AH 111A, AH 111B.
Drawing from costumed models with props and controlled lighting. Emphasis on development of "staging." Manipulation of composition, light, shadow, value, color, proportion, and scale are explored to achieve mood, gesture, drama, and attitudes related to human reactions, situations and character.
(6 hrs. lab.) Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. Letter grade only (A-F).

374A,B. Biomedical Rendering (3,3)

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 184, ART 287; AH 111A, AH 111B; or consent of instructor.
Introduction to and practice in techniques of descriptive drawing and press reproduction of drawing. Emphasis on skill.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

375. Art and Social Action: A Global Perspective (3)

Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Examines the interconnections among global processes and global social problems from the perspectives of art and sociology. Analyzes historical, geographical, class and status components of these problems, and the role of art to promote social change.
Same course as SOC 375. Not open for credit to students with credit in SOC 375.

376. Printmaking: Relief Printing (3)

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 181; 3 units from AH 111A, AH 111B.
Instruction in relief printing techniques and image development, including woodcut, wood engraving, linocut, collagraphs and alternative print surfaces. In black and white and color.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

377. Printmaking: Silkscreen (3)

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 181; 3 units from AH 111A, AH 111B.
Instruction in fine art screen printing techniques and image development, including resist, paper, film, emulsion and alternative stencil methods.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

378. Printmaking: Etching (3)

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 181; 3 units from AH 111A, AH 111B.
Instruction in intaglio printing techniques and image development, including etching, engraving, dry-point, aquatint and alternative platemaking methods. In black and white and color.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

379. Printmaking: Lithography (3)

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 181; 3 units from AH 111A, AH 111B.
Instruction in stone lithography techniques and image development, including crayon drawing, flats, washes, transfers and alternative drawing methods. In black and white and color.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

381. Intermediate Drawing (3)

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 181, ART 184; AH 111A, AH 111B.
Problems and concepts in drawing using a variety of media.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

382. Production for Fine Art (3)

Prerequisites: ART 223 or consent of instructor.
Exploration of printing and reproduction process related to needs of artist, illustrator, and museum professional. Introduction to skills and vocabulary necessary for preparation of art for print and electronic media. Emphasis on interaction with various commercial production professionals.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

383. Life Painting (3)

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 181, ART 184, ART 287; AH 111A, AH 111B.
Painting from the human figure with emphasis on representing form in space, structure, color, value, and composition.
Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

384. Intermediate Life Drawing (3)

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 181, ART 184; AH 111A, AH 111B.
Continued study in drawing from the human figure from direct observation.
Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

385. Watercolor Painting (3)

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 181, ART 184, ART 287; AH 111A, AH 111B.
Nature and use of the watercolor media.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

387. Painting (3)

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 181, ART 184, ART 287; AH 111A, AH 111B.
Problems and concepts in space, form, structure, color and content in studio painting.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

388. Advanced Studies in Color (3)

Prerequisites/Corequisites: ART 130, ART 287, AH 111A, AH 111B.
Visual and aesthetic interactions of color in painting. Application of color theory including color properties, functions, and meaning. Combines lecture, demonstration, and critique with hands-on exploration, problem solving.
Not open for degree credit to students with credit in ART 132. Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hours lab)

389. Materials and Techniques of Drawing and Painting (3)

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 181, ART 184, ART 287; AH 111A, AH 111B.
Theory and practice in the craft of drawing and painting.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in different semesters. (6 hrs. lab.)

390. Drawing: Figures in Context (3)

Prerequisites: ART 371A or consent of instructor
Drawing from life based on the nude and draped human form and animal forms. Focus on short pose gestural drawing, emphasizing dramatic exaggeration of form and shape, movement, body language and character.
(6 hours lab) Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. Letter grade only (A-F).

391. Animation 1 (3)

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 181. For Animation Track Majors: ART 291.
Prerequisites/Corequisites: ART 131, ART 184, ART 287, ART 371A; AH 111A, AH 111B.
Introduction to basic principles of traditional hand-drawn animation and creation of basic movement cycles using specific coordinating computer software. Focus on elements of weight, movement, timing and exaggeration. Provides an overview of alternative approaches to animation.
Not open to students with credit in ART 391A. Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hours lab) Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

392. Animation 2 (3)

Prerequisite: ART 391.
Prerequisite/Corequisite: ART 371A.
Continued study of basic principles of traditional hand drawn animation and alternative approaches learned in ART 391. Focus on weight, movement, timing, exaggeration, dramatic staging, and narrative structure. Provides further development of animating skills. Specific coordinating computer software is used.
Not open for credit to students with credit in ART 391B. Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hours lab) Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

393. Character Design (3)

Prerequisite/Corequisite: ART 371A or consent of instructor.
Introduction to basic principles of character design. Overview of stylistic approaches for commercial and alternative applications. Focus on creating original and believable characters with drawing and use of relevant computer software.
(6 hours lab) Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. Letter grade only (A-F).

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

Prerequisites: Completion of 12 units of Art Foundation.
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.)

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

Prerequisites: ART 149, ART 340, 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.
(6 hrs lab.) Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

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

Prerequisites: ART 406A.
Exploration of theory and practice of digital imaging and advanced techniques. Emphasis on multimedia and individual projects.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

407. Art Practicum (3)

Prerequisite: Completion of 12 units of Art Foundation.
Attitude and skill development for production, evaluation, and appreciation of visual arts. Consideration for art processes and product in ethnically diverse societies. Inquiry methods of artists, critics, historians, and aestheticians examined for active learning. Art Education Bound Portfolio addressed.
Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hrs lab) Letter grade only (A-F).

408./508. 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.

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

Prerequisites: Completion of 12 units of Art Foundation.
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).

414./514. Documentary Photography (3)

Prerequisites: ART 340, ART 444, 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.)

415. On-Site Studies in Art Education (3)

Prerequisites: Completion of 12 units of Art Foundation.
Theory generated and practiced during study and participation at approved sites including The Art Workshop for Youth and Art to Schools Program. Consideration to state and national standards involving multifaceted, cross-cultural, and interdisciplinary experiences with art.
(6 hrs lab) Letter grade only (A-F).

416./516. Animation 3 (3)

Prerequisites: ART 392.
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.)

417./517. Animation 4 (3)

Prerequisites: ART 416.
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.)

418. Visual Development (3)

Prerequisite: ART 371B or ART 391 or consent of instructor.
Visual development of environments, backgrounds, architecture, and props using research, sketching, editing, lighting, and color to create dramatic, stylized designs for animation, live action, and gaming. Primary goal is to provide a clear methodology to generate original inventive work.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hours lab)

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

BFA Graphic Design Major of consent of instructor.
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)

420. Graphic Design Workshop (3)

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor and portfolio review; majors only.
On-campus design studio experience oriented toward development of printed portfolio-quality design work. Professional designer/art director environment with involvement in actual projects with clients, budgets and deadlines. Students responsible for all project phases from design to production, print supervision and completion.
May be repeated to a maximum of 9 units. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

421. Advanced Typography (3)

Prerequisites: ART 223 and ART 318, or consent of instructor.
Emphasis on advanced/highly-detailed informational layout, traditional and experimental typeface design and exploration of historical and contemporary typographic forms.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hours activity)

423. Graphic Design VI: Advanced Topics (3)

Prerequisites: ART 334, ART 335, ART 336, ART 337
Advanced projects in areas such as branding, design systems development and cross-media work.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.) Student-owned laptop computer is required. See School website for current hardward and software specifications.

424. Advertising III: Advanced Topics (3)

Prerequisites: ART 335, ART 423
Advanced advertising course allowing students to produce work based on their area of interest. It is public service oriented.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.) Student-owned laptop computer is required. See School website for current hardward/software specifications.

426./526. Computer Animation 1 (3)

Prerequisites: ART 391 or ART 476 or consent of instructor.
Introduction to animating with 3D computer animation software. Explores 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 hrs. lab.)

427./527. Computer Animation 2 (3)

Prerequisite: ART 426.
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)

428A. Fiber: Weaving, Dyeing, Woven Structures (3)

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 131; AH 111A, AH 111B.
Exploration of weaving and dying methods using a wide variety of techniques and materials. Emphasis on personal expression within the contemporary idiom.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.)

428B. Fiber: Weaving, Dyeing, Woven Structures (3)

Prerequisites: ART 428A.
Focus on woven structural textiles of greater complexity. Includes dyed and woven Ikat, multi-layered construction, and use of the Compu-doby loom.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.)

430. Fiber: Artist Books and Papermaking (3)

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 131; AH 111A, AH 111B.
Basic materials and techniques of papermaking and handmade artist books with an emphasis on concept and form development.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in different semesters. Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.)

432. Fiber and Mixed Media: Advanced (3)

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 131, ART 181; ART 132 or ART 287; ART 317 or ART 328A; ART 428A or ART 430.
Designed for the advanced Fiber students. Conceptual assignments use materials and media from a wide range of fiber processes. Reading assignments and group discussions.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in different semesters. Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.)

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

Prerequisites: ART 130 or ART 131; AH 111A or AH 111B, 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.

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

Prerequisite: ART 436A.
Continuation of ART 436A 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.

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

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 131, and 6 units selected from AH 111A, AH 111B, 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.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

442. Internship in Graphic Design (3)

Prerequisite: Graphic Design Major or consent of instructor.
Student internship experience in selected studios, advertising agencies and in-house creative departments. Opportunity to work under supervision of professionals in the field for 6 hrs. per week.
(6 hrs. lab.)

444./544. Advanced Black and White Photography (3)

Prerequisite: ART 340.
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). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hrs. lab.)

447A. Photography Studio Specialties (3)

Prerequisites: ART 340.
Designed to explore camera, laboratory techniques and professional practices as applied to studio work in photography.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hrs. lab.) Not open for credit to students with credit in: ART 447.

447B. Advanced Studio Lighting (3)

Prerequisites: ART 241, ART 340, and ART 447A
Continuation of ART 447A. Advanced lighting, camera, laboratory techniques and professional practices as applied to studio and editorial work in photography.
Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hours lab) Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

449. Experimental Practices in Photography (3)

Prerequisites: ART 340.
Course work to generate experimental solutions to conceptual problems. Emphasis placed on contemporary approaches to the photograph and the exploration of new ideas for the development of photographic art.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hrs. lab.)

450A. Sculpture/4D: Intermedia/New Genres (3)

Prerequisites: ART 241 or ART 263, or consent of instructor.
Exploration of media and strategies including performance, installation, video, electronic and other time-based practice with emphasis on participatory, relational, installation and presentational concerns.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hrs. lab.)

450B. Sculpture/4D: Intermedia/New Media (3)

Prerequisite: ART 450A or consent of instructor.
Continuation of ART 450A. Exploration of media and strategies including performance, installation, video, electronic and other time-based practice with emphasis on newly developed and emergent media.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hrs. lab.)

451A-B. Advanced Ceramics (3-3)

Prerequisite: A: ART 343A or ART 343B. B: ART 451A.
Individual problems in ceramics.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

453. Seminar in Ceramic Arts (3)

Prerequisite: Senior Ceramics major 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 6 units with different artists in different semesters. Letter grade only (A-F).

454A,B. Advanced Wood (3,3)

Prerequisites: ART 354A and ART 354B.
Development of individual problems and expression in creation of wooden art/craft structures. Emphasis on exploring personal expression through focused study of chosen techniques and discussion of related wood issues and aesthetics.
(6 hrs. lab) Letter grade only (A-F).

458A,B. Advanced Metalsmithing/ Jewelry and Enameling (3,3)

Prerequisites: ART 357B, ART 358B or consent of instructor.
Individual problems in metalsmithing, jewelry, enameling and architectural metalwork and blacksmithing.
Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

460A. Sculpture/4D: Advanced (3)

Prerequisite: ART 360A or consent of instructor.
Within problem-solving assignments, students work with media and content of choice, exploring new material. Utilizes strategies such as installations, site work, time-based art, and includes some theory and discussions on art-related issues.
(6 hrs. lab) Letter grade only (A-F).

460B. Sculpture/4D: Advanced (3)

Prerequisite: ART 460A or consent of instructor.
Within problem-solving assignments, students work with media and content of choice, exploring new materia. Utilize strategies such as installations, site work, time-based art, includes some theory and discussions on art-related issues.
(6 hrs. lab) Letter grade only (A-F).

461. Sculpture/4D: Advanced Sculpture from Observation (3)

Prerequisites: ART 361 or consent of instructor.
Historical, theoretical and technical emphasis on a wide array of approaches in observational study: from figurative traditions, to interpretive abstraction, as well as observational study as an exploration of the social field. Non-medium specific.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hrs. lab.)

471A,B. Advanced Illustration (3,3)

Prerequisites: For ART 471A: ART 371B: For ART 471B: ART 471A.
Illustraton in part from live models.
ART 471B is open only to students in the Illustration option. Course fee may be required. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

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

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 181, ART 184, ART 271 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.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

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

Prerequisite: ART 406A, or ART 444, or consent of instructor.
Critical analysis of work by contemporary photo-based artists and investigation of relevant theoretical issues.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units with rotating topics in different semesters. Letter grade only (A-F).

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

Prerequisites: ART 261 or ART 263, 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. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in different semesters.

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

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 181; 3 units from AH 111A, AH 111B.
Instruction in the photo printmaking processes for lithography, etching, and silkscreen using digital and analog techniques to explore photographic and non-photographic imagery.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

476./576. Experimental Animation 1 (3)

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 131, ART 181, ART 184.
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)

478./578. Experimental Animation 2 (3)

Prerequisite: For ART 478: ART 476. For ART 578: ART 576.
Further investigation of principles and techniques of alternative approaches to traditional hand-drawn character animation learned in ART 476. 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)

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

Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 181; 3 units from AH 111A, AH 111B.
Instruction in all aspects of monotype and monoprint form of printmaking as expansive medium capable of diverse applications and linkages with other procedures and disciplines. Emphasis on extension and refinement of individual expression. Black and white and color.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

481. Advanced Drawing (3)

Prerequisite: ART 381.
Advanced problems and concepts in drawing designed to explore modes of representation and issues pertaining to contemporary drawing.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

482./582. Sequential Imagery (3)

Prerequisites: For Illustration Track majors: ART 223, ART 371B. For Animation Track majors: ART 371A.
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). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hrs lab.)

483. Advanced Life Painting (3)

Prerequisite: ART 383.
Continued study in painting from the human figure with emphasis on pictorial structure, color and individual expression.
Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

484. Advanced Life Drawing (3)

Prerequisites: ART 384 or consent of instructor.
Continued study in drawing the human figure from observation with emphasis on structure, form and composition, as well as individual expression.
Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

486. Media Design: Advanced Topics (3)

Prerequisites: ART 365 or ART 366 or equivalent, or consent of instructor.
Advanced course developing student's ability to create interactive experiences. Students start building smart interactions within non- linear environments and/or narrative structures.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here. (6 hrs. lab.)

487. Advanced Painting (3)

Prerequisite: ART 387.
Continued study in studio painting, exploring advanced modes of pictorial structure with emphasis on individual expression.
(6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

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

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
Topics of current interest in the visual arts selected for intensive study.
May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units with different topics. Topics announced in the Schedule of Classes.

490. Selected Topics in Studio 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. (6 hrs. lab.)

491A. Ceramics: Senior Project (1)

Prerequisite: ART 451A or ART 451B or consent of instructor.
Planning, preparation, completion, and photographic slide documentation of a creative exhibition and written thesis as approved by faculty.
Should be taken in last semester before graduation. Required of all BFA ceramics majors. Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 2 units.

491B. 3-D Media-Senior Project (1)

Prerequisite: 3-D Media major or consent of instructor.
Organizing, completing, and photographing (35mm slides) a creative exhibition of their work. Exhibition culminates with written thesis with faculty approval.
Should be taken in the last semester before graduation. Required of all 3-D Fiber, Wood, Metal and Integrated Media majors. Credit/No Credit grading only. May be repeated to a maximum of 2 units in the same semester.

491C. Photography - Senior Project (1) F,S

Planning, preparation, completion, and photographic slide documentation of a creative exhibition and written thesis as approved by faculty.
Should be taken in the last semester before graduation. Required of all Photography majors. Credit/No Credit grading only. May be repeated to a maximum of 2 units.

491E. Illustration/Animation Senior Project (1)

Prerequisites: Senior Illustration/Animation Major.
Planning, preparation, and participation in program group exhibition. Submission of digital files of artwork from exhibition to program head. Required by all Illustration/Animation majors. Should be taken in the final semester of student's BFA program.
Credit/No Credit grading only. (2 hrs. lab)

491F. Sculpture/4D Senior Project (1)

Prerequisites: Senior Sculpture major; consent of instructor.
Students complete work, organize exhibition and write an Artist's Statement.
Required by all Sculpture majors. Should be taken in the final semester of a student's BFA program. Credit/No Credit grading only.

491G. Drawing and Painting: Senior Project (1)

Prerequisite: ART 496A. Corequisite: ART 496B.
Planning and installation of a public exhibition of creative work completed in ART 496 A-B.
Credit/No credit grading only. (2 hours lab.)

491P. Printmaking: Senior Project (1)

Planning, preparation, completion, and photographic slide documentation of a creative exhibition and a written expanded artist's statement as approved by faculty.
Should be taken in the last semester before graduation. Required of all Printmaking majors. Credit/No Credit grading only. May be repeated to a maximum of 2 units.

492F. Concentrated Studies in Life Drawing (3)

Prerequisites/Corequisites: ART 384 or consent of instructor.
Opportunity for extensive work with faculty supervision on individual problems in life drawing.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 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.)

492G. Concentrated Studies in Abstract Painting (3)

Prerequisites/Corequisites: ART 387 or consent of instructor.
Opportunity for extensive work with faculty supervision on individual problems in abstract and nonobjective painting and drawing.
May be repeated to a maximum of 3 units in the same semester and 9 units in different semesters. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

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

Prerequisite: ART 383 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 the 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.)

495. Field Studies in Art (1-6)

Independent work with an instructor of student's choice, usually outside area of specialization.
School Chair or Undergraduate/Graduate Advisor approval, restricted to undergraduate and graduate art majors. (2-12 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

496A. BFA Capstone: Drawing and Painting (3)

Prerequisites: Drawing and Painting major. Completion of 6 to 12 units of required 400 level classes in Drawing and Painting including (but not limited to) ART 481 or ART 487 and ART 483 or ART 484.
Extensive work with faculty supervision on individual problems in drawing and/or painting. First of two sequential semesters, limited to three units each semester, totaling 6 units as the culmination of a student's BFA degree program in Drawing and Painting. Letter grade only (A-F) (6 hours lab.)

496B. BFA Capstone: Drawing and Painting (3)

Prerequisite: ART 496A. Corequisite: ART 491G.
Extensive work with faculty supervision on individual problems in drawing and/or painting. Second of two sequential semesters, limited to three units each semester, totaling 6 units as the culmination of a student's BFA degree program in Drawing and Painting.
Letter grade only. (6 hours lab.)

499A. Special Studies in Ceramics (3)

Prerequisite: Ceramics major or consent of instructor.
Opportunity for extensive work with faculty supervision on individual problems in ceramics.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in the same semester and 9 units in different semesters. (6 hrs. lab.) Letter grade only (A-F).

499B. Special Studies in Wood (3)

Prerequisite: ART 354B or consent of instructor.
Opportunity for extensive work with faculty supervision on individual problems using wood as the media.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in the same semester and 9 units in different semesters. (6 hrs. lab.)

499D. Special Studies in Drawing (3)

Prerequisite: ART 381; Drawing and Painting Major or consent of instructor.
Opportunity for extensive work with faculty supervision on individual problems in drawing.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in the same semester and 9 units in different semesters. (6 hrs. lab.)

499E. Special Studies in Animation (3)

Prerequisite: Illustration /Animation Major or consent of instructor.
Opportunity for extensive work with faculty supervision on individual problems
related to animation.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in the same semester and 9 units in different semesters. (6 hrs. lab.)

499F. Special Studies in Illustration (3)

Prerequisite: Illustration major or consent of instructor.
Opportunity for extensive work with faculty supervision on individual problems in illustration or biomedical art.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in the same semester and 9 units in different semesters. (6 hrs. lab.)

499J. Special Studies in Metalsmithing and Jewelry (3)

Prerequisite: 3-D Media major or consent of instructor.
Oppurtunity for extensive work with faculty supervision on individual projects in metalsmithing and jewelry.
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 6 units in the same semester and 9 units in different semesters. (6 hrs. lab.)

499K. Special Studies in Painting (3)

Prerequisites: ART 387, Drawing and Painting Major or consent of instructor.
Opportunity for extensive work with faculty supervision on individual problems in drawing and/or painting.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be taken for a maximum of 3 units in the same semester and a maximum of 9 units in different semesters. 6 hours lab.)

499M. Special Studies in Life Sculpture (3)

Prerequisite: Sculpture major or consent of instructor.
Opportunity for extensive work with faculty suprvision on individual problems in sculpture.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 3 units in the same semester and 9 units in different semesters. (6 hrs. lab.) Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

499N. Special Studies in Fiber and Mixed Media (3)

Prerequisite: 3-D Media major or consent of instructor.
Opportunity for extensive work with faculty supervision on individual problems in textile design.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in the same semester and 9 units in different semesters. (6 hrs. lab.)

499O. Special Studies in Sculpture/4D (3)

Prerequisites: Sculpture major or consent of instructor.
Opportunity for extensive work with faculty supervision on individual problems in sculpture.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in the same semester and a total of 9 units in different semesters. Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hours lab).

499P. Special Studies in Art Education (3)

Prerequisite: Art Education major or consent of instructor.
Opportunity for extensive work with faculty supervision on individual problems in art education.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in the same semester and a total of 9 units in different semesters. Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.)

499R. Special Studies in Printmaking (3)

Prerequisite: Printmaking major or consent of instructor.
Opportunity for extensive work with faculty supervision on individual problems in printmaking.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in the same semester and a total of 9 units in different semesters. Letter grade only (A-F). (6 hrs. lab.)

499S. Special Studies in Graphic Design (3)

Prerequisite: Graphic Design major or consent of instructor.
Opportunity for extensive contract work with faculty supervision on problems in visual communications design.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in the same semester and a total of 9 units in different semesters. (6 hrs. lab.)

499V. Special Studies in Art Photography (3)

Prerequisites: ART 406A, or ART 444, or consent of instructor.
Opportunity for extensive work, with faculty supervision, on individual problems in photography as an art form.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in the same semester and a total 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.)


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