Courses

ART 1300. Art Appreciation (C).

Art Appreciation (3-0) (Common Course Number ARTS 1301) A course with images and text designed to give the general university student an introductory understanding of the broad range of issues comprising the visual arts. This course can be used to fulfill a University Core requirement. Course fee required.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

ART 3300. Art Exploration.

Art Exploration (3-0) The focus of this course is to provide an expanded experience in visual art for the non-art major. The course will include a full schedule of lectures plus required attendance with interpretation/evaluation of defined visual art events within our local area. This coruse can be used to fulfill the College of Liberal Arts general education requirement for Fine and Performing Arts. Course fee required.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of JR,SR

ART 3306. Professional Art Practices.

Professional Art Practices (6-0) The focus of this course is to develop the necessary skills to survive as a professional studio artist in the art world. Students should enroll in this class in their last year of study. This course with the addition of ART 3308 and ART 3309 will fulfill requirements necessary for the award of a certificate of completion in Exhibition Practices. This course may be used to fulfill degree plan requirements calling for ARTF 3315.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

ART 3307. Special Topics in Art.

Special Topics in Art (3-0) or (0-6) Lecture or studio art course on topic not included in regular curriculum. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

3 Credit Hours
9 Total Contact Hours
6 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

ART 3308. Exhibition Practices I.

Exhibition Practices I (3-0) This course examines current approaches to exhibiting art. Readings and discussions about how exhibitions shape knowledge comprise the beginning of the course. In the second part of the course this theory informs the practice of researching, planning for, mounting, marketing, and documenting exhibitions. Contemporary fine art exhibitions are emphasized, though exhibitions of historical work are also discussed. This course with the addition of ART 3306 and ART 3309 will fulfill requirements necessary for the award of a certificate of completion in Exhibition Practices. This course can be used to fulfill the College of Liberal Arts general education requirement necessary for the award of a certificate of completion in Exhibition Practices. This course can be used to fulfill the College of Liberal Arts general education requirement for Fine and Performing Arts. Course fee required.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

ART 3309. Exhibition Practices II.

Exhibition Practices II (0-6) This course is an internship-style learning experience at the Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts or another museum that builds upon the expertise and skills developed in ART 3308/Exhibition Practices I. For nine hours each week the student will experience first hand the working environment of a museum under the supervision of a qualified professional. Tasks may range from researching specific objects or ideas, to greeting visitors, to writing educational exhibitions labels, to interviewing artists and scholars, to installing exhibitions. Completion of this course and ART 3306 and ART 3308 will fulfill requirements necessary for the award of a certificate of completion in Exhibitions Practices. This course can be used to fulfill the College of Liberal Arts general education requirement for Fine and Performing Arts.

3 Credit Hours
6 Total Contact Hours
6 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of JR,SR

Prerequisite(s): (ART 3308 w/C or better)

ART 3310. Museum Collections Mgmt 1.

Course will examine the history of museum collections, the long-term care and storage of artifacts, the ethical and legal considerations related to acquiring and managing collections, and the job opportunities in the field.

3 Credit Hours
5 Total Contact Hours
3 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of JR,SR

ART 3339. Special Studies.

Special Studies (0-6) Special course work in new or experimental offerings for which special resources and faculty are available. May be repeated for credit for varied subject matter.

3 Credit Hours
6 Total Contact Hours
6 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours