Art

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1080. Introduction to Communication Design. 3 hours. Overview of the communication design profession. Terminology, design planning, creative methodological processes, human communication, metaphorical thinking, Gestalt, form analysis, semiotics, ethics and creative teamwork. Offered fall semester only.

1140. Fashion Design: Introduction to Industrial Sewing Techniques. 3 hours. (2;4) Introduction to machinery and construction techniques used in the mass production of apparel. Student projects focus on unlined garment construction.

1200 (ARTS 1301). Art Appreciation. 3 hours. Art elements and principles applied to forms of visual expression for art majors. Offered fall semester only.

1300 (ARTS 1301). Art Appreciation. 3 hours. For non-art majors only. Satisfies the Crosscultural and Global Studies or Visual and Performing Arts requirements of the University Core Curriculum.

1301. Honors Art Appreciation. 3 hours. History and analysis of Western art with reference to non-Western cultures. Prerequisite(s): acceptance into the University Honors Program. May be substituted for ART 1200 or 1300.

1330. Introduction to Interior Design. 3 hours. Basic understanding of concepts, principles and elements as they relate to the interior design profession. Offered spring semester only.

1340. Drawing for Interior Design. 3 hours. (2;4) Emphasis on measured three-dimensional space for interior presentation using one- and two-point perspective theory. Introduction to drafting equipment, beginning techniques and lettering. Prerequisite(s): GNET 1270, and ART 1330 and 1500. (ART 1330 may be taken concurrently.)

1440 (ARTS 1311). Design I. 3 hours. (1;4) Combination of lecture and studio in a structured approach to two-dimensional design, incorporating theory, concepts/terminology (point/line, shape, value, texture, color, space) and problem-solving techniques. Students are required to apply concepts and terminology both visually and verbally. Concurrent enrollment in lecture/laboratory components required.

1450 (ARTS 1312). Design II. 3 hours. (1;4) Combination of lecture and studio in a structured approach to three-dimensional design, incorporating theory, concepts/terminology (relief, free standing and linear forms; effects of light/color on three-dimensional forms) and problem-solving techniques. Students are required to apply concepts and terminology both visually and verbally. Prerequisite(s): ART 1440. Concurrent enrollment in lecture/laboratory components required.

1500 (ARTS 1316). Drawing I. 3 hours. (1;4) Development of drawing skills based on art elements and concepts. Concurrent enrollment in lecture/laboratory components required.

1510 (ARTS 1317). Drawing II. 3 hours. (1;4) Further development of drawing skills. Prerequisite(s): ART 1500. Concurrent enrollment in lecture/laboratory components required.

2000. Introduction to Fashion Design. 3 hours. An overview of fashion as art and as an industry, including manufacturing processes, terminology and line organization. Principles and elements of design as applied to fashion. Development of research skills.

2080. Communication Design: Typography. 3 hours. (2;4) Basic typography terminology, tools and materials. Copyfitting, development of hand skills and professional attitudes. Prerequisite(s): ART 1200, 1440, 1450, 1500 and 1510.

2082. Communication Design: Color Theory, Rendering and Production Techniques for Advertising. 3 hours. (2;4) Application of color theory in advertising. Rendering techniques, tools and materials with emphasis on marker rendering. Traditional production techniques and terminology. Prerequisite(s): ART 1200, 1440, 1450, 1500, 1510; may be concurrently enrolled in ART 2080 or 2084.

2084. Communication Design: Graphic Design. 3 hours. (2;4) Historical context and career opportunities. Emphasis on the design of corporate identity, stationery ensemble and collateral pieces. Passing mid-point portfolio review required. Prerequisite(s): ART 1080, 1200, 1440, 1450, 1500, 1510, 2080; concurrent or prior enrollment in ART 2082 required.

2100. Beginning Figure Drawing. 3 hours. (2;4) Visual observation of the figure and interpretation through various graphic techniques. Prerequisite(s): ART 1500 and 1510.

2120. Fashion Design I. 3 hours. (2;4) Introduction to basic patternmaking techniques, including draping and drafting. Development of basic bodice and skirt blocks. Construction of bodice and skirt muslin samples. Prerequisite(s): ART 1140, 1440, 1450, 1500, 1510, 2100; or consent of the instructor. Offered fall semester only.

2130. Fashion Design II. 3 hours. (2;4) Continuation of basic patternmaking skills, including draping and drafting. Introduction to CAD/CAM. Development of sleeve block and collar variations. Construction of sleeve and collar muslin samples. Prerequisite(s): ART 2120. Offered fall semester only.

2140. Fashion Design: Advanced Industrial Sewing Techniques. 3 hours. (2;4) Advanced construction methods; professional techniques of garment construction utilizing modern industrial equipment; tailoring and finishing. Prerequisite(s): ART 1140 or consent of instructor. Offered spring semester only.

2240. Fibers: Fabric Design I. 3 hours. (2;4) Design and color application on fabrics; emphasis on silk-screen process; problems directed toward specialized requirements. Prerequisite(s): ART 1440 and 1450.

2300-2310. Beginning Painting. 3 hours each. (2;4) Introduction to painting concepts, methods and techniques.

2300 (ARTS 2316). Painting on canvas and other surfaces. Prerequisite(s): ART 1440, 1450, 1500 and 1510.

2310. Watercolor painting on wet and dry papers. Prerequisite(s): ART 1440, 1450, 1500 and 1510.

2350 (ARTS 1303). Art History Survey I. 3 hours. Art of Western Europe from prehistoric times through the Gothic style, including ancient Mediterranean cultures. Satisfies the Crosscultural and Global Studies or Visual and Performing Arts requirements of the University Core Curriculum.

2360 (ARTS 1304). Art History Survey II. 3 hours. Art from the 14th century to the present in Europe and America. Satisfies the Visual and Performing Arts requirement of the University Core Curriculum.

2430. Interior Design: Space Planning I. 3 hours. (2;4) An introduction to space planning; emphasis on interior space, lighting, fabrics and color as applied to interior design. Prerequisite(s): ART 1340.

2440. Interior Design: Presentation Techniques. 3 hours. (2;4) Rendering methods; design board layout; graphics. Prerequisite(s): ART 1440, 1450, 1510 and 2430.

2650. Black and White Photography I. 3 hours. (2;4) A beginning course providing a combination of lecture and studio in a structured approach to the study of cameras, materials, techniques and darkroom procedures. Prerequisite(s): ART 1440 and 1450; or consent of instructor. Concurrent enrollment in lecture and laboratory required.

2655. Black and White Photography II. 3 hours. (2;4) Emphasis on advanced exposure and development controls of the negative and print, photographic chemistry, and large-format camera techniques. Prerequisite(s): ART 2650.

2700 (ARTS 2346). Beginning Ceramics. 3 hours. (2;4) Introduction to hand-building and wheel-throwing techniques; decorating and glazing wares. Prerequisite(s): ART 1440 and 1450.

2750. Sculpture I. 3 hours. (2;4) Creation of original forms in clay, wood or metal; mold making, casting, construction and direct carving. Prerequisite(s): ART 1450 and 2100.

2820. Metalsmithing and Jewelry I. 3 hours. (2;4) Design, construction and forming using basic techniques. Prerequisite(s): ART 1440 and 1450.

2900-2910. Special Problems. 1-3 hours each. Prerequisite(s): consent of school.

2950. Fibers: Weaving I. 3 hours. (2;4) Making warps and threading looms; weaving on simple hand looms, analyzing patterns and design in color and texture. Prerequisite(s): ART 1440 and 1450.

3000. Intermediate Painting. 3 hours. (2;4) Studio work in various media combined with a general review of contemporary painting theories. Prerequisite(s): ART 2100, 2300, 2310 and 4370. May be repeated for credit. For drawing and painting majors 6 hours required, with mid-point portfolio review administered at the end of second semester.

3030. Advanced Watercolor. 3 hours. (2;4) Conceptual development through transparent paint; work in non-transparent aqua-based media on paper surfaces; historical survey of watercolor. Prerequisite(s): ART 2310.

3080. Communication Design: Advertising Design. 3 hours. (2;4) Introduction to advertising campaigns. Research, conceptual development, creative writing, implementation and presentation. Prerequisite(s): ART 2082, 2084 and passing mid-point portfolio review.

3082. Communication Design: Three-dimensional Graphic Design. 3 hours. (2;4) Packaging, point-of-sale, environmental and/or exhibition design. Prerequisite(s): ART 2084 and passing mid-point portfolio review.

3100. Intermediate Figure Drawing . 3 hours. (2;4) Human figure in compositions using drawing and painting media. Prerequisite(s): ART 2100.

3110. Computers in Fashion Design. 3 hours. (2;4) Practical use of computers in development of patterns, grading and marking for production. Design presentation and merchandising of a fashion line with computer images. Prerequisite(s): ART 2120, 2130.

3120. Fashion Design III. 3 hours. (2;4) Intermediate level draping and flat-pattern techniques; development of original designs in muslin. Emphasis on research for creation and design. Prerequisite(s): ART 2130 and SMHM 2650. Offered fall semester only.

3130. Fashion Design IV. 3 hours. (2;4) Using advanced level draping and flat pattern techniques, students create and develop designs in muslin. Emphasis on research for creation and design. Prerequisite(s): ART 3120. Offered spring semester only.

3140. History of Fashion to 1865. 3 hours. Examination of fashion history through western culture from early civilization through 1865. Emphasis on research and critical thinking. Offered fall semester only.

3150. History of Twentieth-Century Fashion. 3 hours. In-depth examination of significant 20th-century designers. Development of couture in fashion and related art trends. Texas Fashion Collection used as a major resource. Prerequisite(s): ART 3140. Offered spring semester only.

3160. Fashion Drawing I. 3 hours. (2;4) Drawing the fashion figure from the live model. Various media. Concentration on developing a personal style and proper presentation of designs for industry. Prerequisite(s): ART 2100.

3161. Fashion Drawing II. 3 hours. (2;4) Further development of illustration skills. Various media. Presentation techniques for professional portfolio. Prerequisite(s): ART 3160.

3170. Computer Applications in the Visual Arts. 3 hours. (2;4) Visual, conceptual and practical use of computers in art and design. Problem solving using computer graphics systems to generate images. Prerequisite(s): ART 1440, 1450, 1500 and 1510; CSCI 1100; or consent of instructor.

3190. Fashion Accessories. 3 hours. (2;4) Exploration of design process, product development, market research and production of fashion accessories. Prerequisite(s): ART 1440, 1450.

3240. Fibers: Fabric Design II. 3 hours. (2;4) Introduction to a wide range of screen printing processes and techniques. Prerequisite(s): ART 1440 and 1450.

3310. Interior Design: Space Planning II. 3 hours. (2;4) Architectural elements of residential interiors wall and floor space, reflected ceiling plans, lighting, surface materials and treatments; furnishing interior spaces. Prerequisite(s): CVET 2300; ART 2440; passing of mid-point portfolio review. May not be taken concurrently with ART 3320.

3320. Interior Design: Space Planning III. 3 hours. (2;4) Design of public and non-residential spaces; systems furniture; ergonomics; lighting; building systems; and concept development. Preparation of design presentation boards and design development drawings. Prerequisite(s): CVET 2300; ART 2440; passing of mid-point portfolio review. May not be taken concurrently with ART 3310.

3330. Twentieth-Century Architecture and Interiors. 3 hours. Contemporary theory and form in architecture and interior design. Prerequisite(s): ART 1200, 1330, 2350 and 2360. Not for art history credit. Offered fall semester only.

3510. Interior Design: Research in History of Furniture. 3 hours. Basic furniture units in the Western World. Period interiors. Prerequisite(s): ART 1200, 2350 and 2360. Not for art history credit. Offered spring semester only.

3540. Interior Design: Millwork Detailing. 3 hours. (2;4) Exploration and design of cabinetry and interior elements for contemporary interiors. Prerequisite(s): CVET 2300, ART 3310 or 3320.

3600. Color Photography. 3 hours. (2;4) Fundamentals of exposure and development of color transparencies and color negative materials with an introduction to printing both. Prerequisite(s): ART 2650, 2655.

3700. Intermediate Ceramics. 3 hours. (2;4) Development of wheel-throwing and hand-building techniques. Clay body formulation, glaze mixing, firing theory and practice. Prerequisite(s): ART 2700.

3750. Sculpture II. 3 hours. (2;4) All aspects of three-dimensional form. Prerequisite(s): ART 1450, 2100 and 2750.

3800. Children and Art. 3 hours. (2;4) An exploration of the elements and principles of art; experimentation with a variety of art media as related to the theories of creative development and an appreciation of a variety of visual art forms. Concurrent enrollment in lecture/lab component required. Satisfies fine arts elective for elementary education majors.

3850. Visual Art Studies: Materials and Processes I. 3 hours. (2;4) An exploration of creative development in relationship to basic art materials and processes. To be taken concurrently with ART 3855.

3855. Visual Art Studies: Elementary Art Curriculum Development and Implementation. 3 hours. Child development theories; curriculum content development and implementation; teaching strategies. To be taken concurrently with ART 3850.

3860. Visual Arts Studies: Materials and Processes II. 3 hours. (2;4) An exploration of basic art materials designed to develop perceptual awareness, creative thinking and media skills. Prerequisite(s): ART 3850 and 3855. To be taken concurrently with ART 3865.

3865. Visual Art Studies: Secondary Art Curriculum Development and Implementation. 3 hours. Preadolescent and adolescent creative development and theory application. Prerequisite(s): ART 3850 and 3855. To be taken concurrently with ART 3860.

3900. Printmaking: Etching. 3 hours. (2;4) Introduction to concepts and techniques of intaglio printmaking, including various grounds, aquatint, line etching and stage biting. Black and white and color. Prerequisite(s): ART 1440, 1450, 1500 and 1510.

3910. Metalsmithing and Jewelry II. 3 hours. (2;4) Design in metal using advanced processes. Prerequisite(s): ART 2820.

3920. Printmaking: Screen Printing. 3 hours. (2;4) Introduction to concepts and techniques of water-based screen printing, including hand-drawn stencils and photographic processes. Prerequisite(s): ART 1440, 1450, 1500, and 1510.

3950. Printmaking: Lithography. 3 hours. (2;4) Introduction to concepts and techniques of lithography, including crayon, washes and photo techniques. Black and white and color. Prerequisite(s): ART 1440, 1450, 1500 and 1510.

3960. Fibers: Weaving II. 3 hours. (2;4) Introduction to special weaving applications, such as two harness tapestry and rug weaving techniques, ikat dye techniques, as well as a variety of off-loom techniques. Prerequisite(s): ART 1440, 1450, 2950.

3965. Fibers: Alternative Processes. 3 hours. (2;4) An introduction to the study of art processes that create both two-dimensional and three-dimensional "off-loom" structures. Prerequisite(s): ART 1200, 1440, 1450, 1500, 1510.

3970. Printmaking: Relief Print and Monotype. 3 hours. (2;4). Introduction to concepts and techniques of relief printmaking and monotype. Carving and printing wood and linoleum relief blocks and various monotype techniques. Black and white and color. Prerequisite(s): ART 1440, 1450, 1500 and 1510.

4070. Topics in Art History. 3 hours. A study of topics in the history of art. Prerequisite(s): ART 2350 and 2360, or consent of instructor. May be repeated for credit as topics vary.

4082. Communication Design: Publication Design. 3 hours. (2;4) Publication design emphasizing layouts, grids and other organizational structures for multi-page design. Prerequisite(s): ART 3080 and 3170.

4084. Professional Practices for Communication Design. 3 hours. Professional, legal and business practices for communication design. Professional ethics, office practices, fees, preparation of estimates, proposals, contracts, taxes and resumes. Prerequisite(s): Passing mid-point portfolio review.

4085. Communication Design: Advanced Graphic Design/Art Direction. 3 hours. (2;4) Advanced development of graphic design/art direction skills. Prerequisite(s): ART 4082.

4086. Communication Design: Final Portfolio Preparation. 3 hours. (2;4) Final graphic design and advertising campaigns, portfolio presentation and retrospective evaluation. Passing senior portfolio review required. Prerequisite(s): ART 3080, 3082, 3170, 4082, and 4085. Graduating senior status suggested.

4088. Communication Design: Illustration. 3 hours. (2;4) Trends and styles of illustration. Emphasis on work with an art director on projects geared to editorial, corporate and agency work. Special attention to specifications, deadlines, reproduction requirements and professional attitudes. Prerequisite(s): ART 2100 and 3 hours of painting or printmaking.

4120. Art in New York. 3 hours. Visits to major museums, galleries, showrooms and design studios. Research on selected art topics or projects. Course includes field trip and classroom lectures. Prerequisite(s): ART 2350 and 2360, or consent of instructor.

4130. Renaissance Art in Italy. 3 hours. Art in Italy from the 13th through 16th centuries. Prerequisite(s): ART 2350 and 2360, or consent of instructor.

4140. Greek and Roman Art. 3 hours. Art between 3000 B.C. and A.D. 500. Prerequisite(s): ART 2350 or consent of instructor.

4170. Computers in Art: Three-Dimensional Modeling and Animation. 3 hours. (2;4) Exploration of three-dimensional modeling and computer animation systems to develop time-based art work, broadcast type graphics, and prototypes for three-dimensional art works. Students develop an understanding of three-dimensional vector space, rendering and imaging techniques, as well as choreography of computer animation. Prerequisite(s): ART 3170.

4172. Photography: Digital Photoimaging. 3 hours. (2;4) A comprehensive exploration of computer technology for use in commercial and fine art studio photography; influence of technology on the aesthetic philosophies and working methods of photographers. Prerequisite(s): CSCI 1100; ART 3170, 2650, 2655, 3600 or consent of instructor.

4175. Multi-Media for Artists and Designers. 3 hours. (2;4) An overview of the use of the computer as a communication medium. Exposure to multi-media authoring, interactivity and internet web design. Prerequisite(s): ART 1440, 1450, 1500, 1510, 3170; CSCI 1100; or consent of instructor.

4176. Art and Design of the Computer Game. 3 hours. (2;4) Design and creation of artwork for use in computer gaming, including portfolio production, presentation, visualization and project planning. Emphasis on drawing, character development, scenic and interface design. Prerequisite(s): ART 3170.

4180. Seventeenth-Century Art. 3 hours. Art in Western Europe. Prerequisite(s): ART 2350 and 2360, or consent of instructor.

4190. History of Prints. 3 hours. Graphic arts since the Renaissance. Prerequisite(s): ART 2360 or consent of instructor.

4300. Hybrid Forms. 3 hours. (2;4) General introduction to the theory and practice of non-traditional art media. Lecture and studio with emphasis in studio. Prerequisite(s): advanced standing in painting, sculpture, or photography; must have passed mid-point portfolio review.

4302. Watercolor Studio. 3 hours. (2;4) Developing additional competence in watercolor painting. Prerequisite(s): ART 2100, 2300, 2310, 3000, 3100, 4370, or consent of instructor.

4310. History of Crafts. 3 hours. Ceramics, metalwork, weaving and other crafts media from the Paleolithic era to the present. Prerequisite(s): ART 2350 and 2360, or consent of instructor.

4320. Asian Art. 3 hours. A survey of the art of India, China, and Japan from prehistoric to modern times, including architecture, sculpture, painting, ceramics and printmaking. Prerequisite(s): ART 2350 and 2360, or consent of instructor.

4330. Northern Renaissance Art. 3 hours. Art in Europe north of Italy, 14th through 16th centuries. Prerequisite(s): ART 2350 and 2360, or consent of instructor.

4340. American Art. 3 hours. Art from the 15th century to 1945 with an emphasis on new perspectives and current scholarship. Prerequisite(s): ART 2350 and 2360, or consent of instructor.

4350. Understanding Art Museums. 3 hours. European and American art museums; history, organization, functions and collections. Assignments in Dallas/Fort Worth museums. Prerequisite(s): ART 2350 and 2360, or consent of instructor.

4360. Nineteenth-Century Art. 3 hours. Art in Europe and America. Prerequisite(s): ART 2350 and 2360, or consent of instructor.

4370. Twentieth-Century Art. 3 hours. Modern art since post-impressionism, especially recent developments. Prerequisite(s): ART 2360 or consent of instructor.

4380. Eighteenth-Century Art. 3 hours. Art in Western Europe. Prerequisite(s): ART 2350 and 2360, or consent of instructor.

4390. Pre-Columbian Mesoamerican and North American Art. 3 hours. Arts of the Pre-Columbian cultures of Mesoamerica and North America. Prerequisite(s): ART 2350 and 2360, or consent of instructor.

4440. Fashion Design V. 3 hours. (2;4) Design patternwork and construction of garments. Emphasis on fit, professional construction methods, research and appropriateness for target market. Prerequisite(s): ART 3130. Offered fall semester only.

4441. Fashion Design VI. 3 hours. (2;4) Design, patternwork and construction of senior collection in preparation for Artwear fashion show. Critical analysis of garments and final portfolio review by industry professionals. Prerequisite(s): ART 4440. Offered spring semester only.

4450. Professional Internship. 3-6 hours. In-training programs offered in cooperation with approved business and professional houses in communication design, fashion design, interior design and photography. Limited number of approved students. Students wishing credit must have instructor approve plan. Term reports required of students and employers. Prerequisite(s): interior design students must have completed ART 3310 and 3320; communication design students must have completed ART 3080 and 3170. May be repeated for credit.

4520. Interior Design: Historical Styles. 3 hours. (2;4) Planning and presentation of interiors designed in historic styles. Design presentation and construction detailing with appropriate materials and methods for contemporary practice. Prerequisite(s): GNET 3350, and ART 3310, 3320, 3510 and 3540.

4550. Theories of Contemporary Art. 3 hours. Selected theoretical and critical issues in recent art. Prerequisite(s): ART 4370. Not for art history credit.

4600. Alternate Photographic Processes. 3 hours. (2;4) Alternate processes in photography with emphasis on hand applied, non-silver photographic emulsions. Prerequisite(s): ART 2650 and 2655. Offered spring only.

4610. Artist's Bookmaking. 3 hours. (2;4) Application of the concepts and techniques of bookmaking to create sequential works of art. Emphasis on developing ideas, materials, presentation and basic bookbinding techniques in one-of-a-kind and multiple books. Prerequisite(s): one 3000-level printmaking or photography course, or consent of instructor.

4650. Photography: Advanced Lighting Techniques. 3 hours. (2;4) Photographic lighting procedures and studio techniques. Completion of a portfolio of images is required. Prerequisite(s): ART 2650, 2655, and passing mid-point portfolio review.

4710. Medieval Art. 3 hours. Art from fall of the Roman Empire to late Gothic international style. Prerequisite(s): ART 2350 or consent of instructor.

4740. Interior Design: Professional Practice. 3 hours. Business and office practice, fees and commissions, preparing estimates, contracts, professional ethics and job opportunities. Student must pass senior portfolio review. Prerequisite(s): ART 3310 and 3320. Concurrent enrollment in ART 4840 required.

4800. Studio. 3 hours. (0;6) Developing additional competence in special areas. Prerequisite(s): senior standing and consent of instructor; ART 4802 and 4804 have the additional prerequisite of ART 3000 (6 hours). All may be repeated for credit.

4801. Sculpture Studio.

4802. Advanced Painting Studio.

4803. Ceramics Studio.

4804. Advanced Drawing Studio.

4805. Printmaking Studio.

4806. Photography Studio.

4807. Communication Design Studio.

4808. Fashion Design Studio.

4810. Metalsmithing and Jewelry Studio.

4811. Fibers: Weaving Studio.

4812. Fibers: Fabric Design Studio.

4813. Computer Art Studio.

4840. Interior Design: Space Planning IV. 3 hours. (2;4) Application of comprehensive problem-solving techniques, including research, programming, concept development, space planning, code review, design, detailing and systems integration for a large commercial space. Prerequisite(s): GNET 3350; ART 3310, 3320, and 3540 or 4520. Concurrent enrollment in ART 4740 required.

4890. Visual Arts Studies: Criticism and Aesthetics in the Visual Arts. 3 hours. An examination of aesthetics in the visual arts through visual discrimination and critical thinking in relationship to historical and socio-political influences. Prerequisite(s): ART 2350, 2360, 3850, 3855, 3860 and 3865. Course must be taken prior to student teaching.

4900-4910. Special Problems. 1-3 hours each. Prerequisite(s): consent of instructor.

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