Art & Art History (ART)

Courses

ART 1200. FIRST YEAR SEMINAR IN ART. 2 Hours.

This is a required course intended to establish a solid overview of the Art and Art History Department for all first semester UTA students who intend to declare a studio art or art history major. Topics for the class can include: visiting artist speakers, attendance of exhibitions, writing assignments, surviving the advising process and concentration portfolio review, and library resources. Other topics may be discussed. This course requires concurrent enrollment with UNIV 1131. This course may only be taken once for credit. Prerequisite: Requires concurrent enrollment in UNIV 1131.

ART 1300. FIRST YEAR SEMINAR IN ART. 3 Hours.

This is a required course intended to establish a solid overview of the Art and Art History Department for all first semester UTA students who intend to declare a studio art or art history major. Topics for the class can include: visiting artist speakers, attendance of exhibitions, writing assignments, surviving the advising process and concentration portfolio review, and library resources. Other topics may be discussed. This course may only be taken once for credit. This course includes student success curriculum and associated content and fulfills the University requirement for either UNIV 1101 or UNIV 1131.

ART 1301. ART APPRECIATION. 3 Hours. (TCCN = ARTS 1301)

Intended to develop an understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment of art in its many forms. Recommended as a fine arts elective for non-art majors.

ART 1305. TWO-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN. 3 Hours. (TCCN = ARTS 1311)

The principles and elements of two-dimensional design as expressed through concepts and problems with various media and techniques. Lab fee: $35.

ART 1306. THREE-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN. 3 Hours. (TCCN = ARTS 1312)

Three-dimensional design principles will be explored to expand knowledge of various materials and develop an awareness of spatial elements as a creative expression. Formerly listed as ART 1303. Credit will not be granted for both ART 1303 and ART 1306. Lab fee: $35.

ART 1307. DRAWING FUNDAMENTALS. 3 Hours. (TCCN = ARTS 1316)

Basic drawing principles and elements in varied media including such concepts and skills as hand-eye coordination, perceptual acuity, spatial organization, and interpretation of directly observed subjects.

ART 1309. INTRODUCTION TO ART HISTORY I: PREHISTORIC THROUGH 16TH CENTURY. 3 Hours. (TCCN = ARTS 1303)

Major developments in art, from Archaic Greece through the European Renaissance.

ART 1310. INTRODUCTION TO ART HISTORY II: 17TH CENTURY TO THE PRESENT. 3 Hours. (TCCN = ARTS 1304)

The work of major figures in European and American art from the 17th century to the present.

ART 1317. INTRODUCTION TO ART HISTORY III: AFRICA, ASIA, AMERICAS. 3 Hours.

This course is designed to introduce students to works of art in various media developed in isolation from the European tradition, including the arts of the Near East, Asia, the Ancient Americas, Africa, and Oceania. Using visual arts as a tool, this course will introduce students to the diverse social customs, religions, and beliefs of nonwestern peoples.

ART 2304. DIGITAL MEDIA. 3 Hours.

This course introduces students to a variety of digital software and hardware as applied to design and artistic concepts.

ART 2308. DRAWING CONCEPTS. 3 Hours. (TCCN = ARTS 1317)

Application of specific drawing skills with emphasis on personal expression. Course content will focus on conceptual development and media exploration as outlined by instructor. Previous drawing experience strongly recommended. Formerly listed as ART 1348. Credit will not be granted for both ART 1348 and ART 2308. Prerequisite: ART 1305 and ART 1307 or permission of instructor.

ART 2342. GLASSBLOWING. 3 Hours.

The manipulation, construction, and experimentation of glass as a sculptural medium. Emphasis will be on developing technical and aesthetic expertise in glassblowing and related techniques. Exploration of the conceptual application of the material will be addressed. Students who received credit for ART 3342 prior to Fall 2010 may not receive credit for ART 2342. Prerequisite: ART 1306 or permission of the academic advisor.

ART 2353. VISUAL COMMUNICATION FOUNDATION. 3 Hours.

Introduction to the studio practices in the area of Visual Communications. Focus is on advanced foundation design concepts and exposure to contemporary digital tools. In addition, an introduction to the purpose, industry, and broad history of visual communication will be established. Prerequisite: Art + Art History Major, Permission of Advisor, ART 1305.

ART 2354. TYPOGRAPHY. 3 Hours.

Creative problem solving using basic elements of visual communication with an introduction to typography, composition, and materials. Prerequisite: ART 2304 or permission of the instructor.

ART 2355. LAYOUT. 3 Hours.

Development and application of concept, layout, and design as related to visual communication. Prerequisite: ART 2304 or permission of advisor.

ART 2357. DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY FOR DESIGNERS. 3 Hours.

Introduction to the production of visuals through digital photographic imaging as related to the needs of the Visual Communication Design field. Students will study composition, camera function, studio lighting, and photographic proficiency to create compelling imagery. Students will be expected to incorporate these photographic skills and concepts into their design practice.

ART 2358. CINEMA PRODUCTION 1. 3 Hours.

Introduction to the video and filmmaking production process, techniques, history and aesthetics through the use of digital video, basic film, and basic digital (computer) video and audio editing. Students will write, produce, and edit a number of short original works.

ART 2360. INTRODUCTION TO PHOTOGRAPHIC CONCEPTS. 3 Hours. (TCCN = ARTS 2356)

Introduction to the essentials of photography including digital camera operation, digital printing, utilizing the principles of photography for artistic expression, and lighting techniques for documentation of 2D and 3D artwork and other objects. Students are encouraged to use their own digital camera; some cameras may be available for check out on a limited basis.

ART 2371. PAINTING. 3 Hours. (TCCN = ARTS 2316)

Fundamentals of painting, composition and techniques both traditional and contemporary. Prerequisite: ART 1305 and ART 1307 or permission of the instructor.

ART 2387. FILM ANALYSIS AND AESTHETICS. 3 Hours.

Students will critically engage in screenings of selected significant films and learn concepts and approaches to film analysis and criticism. The course will examine the emergence of the film form, the elements of film language, formal approaches and principles of film analysis, and the workings of motion pictures as a means of narrative expression.

ART 3300. METHODS FOR THE STUDY OF ART HISTORY. 3 Hours.

Sources and procedures of art historical research. Introduction to methodologies of art historical scholarship. Use of computer and data retrieval is emphasized.

ART 3302. ART OF ANTIQUITY. 3 Hours.

Art and architecture of Greco-Roman antiquity, beginning with the Aegean Bronze Age (ca 2500 BC) and concluding with the Late Roman Empire (4th century AD). Emphasis on the political and ritual role of art, especially in Periclean Athens and Augustan Rome. Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor.

ART 3304. JAPANESE ART & ARCHITECTURE. 3 Hours.

Exposes students to the art and architectural traditions of Japan from the Jomon (12,000/10,500 - 300 BCE) through the Tokugawa periods (1615 - 1868). The course will focus on the cultural, social, and political movements that informed artistic changes over time. Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor.

ART 3306. BYZANTINE AND MEDIEVAL ART. 3 Hours.

Art and architecture of the Mediterranean area and Northern Europe, beginning with Early Christian and Byzantine period (4th century AD) and concluding with the Late Middle Ages (14th century AD). Special attention is given to the religious and political context of art including Christian and Islamic influences. Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor.

ART 3307. THE EARLY RENAISSANCE. 3 Hours.

Developments in the art and architecture of Italy in the 13th and 14th Centuries focused on the changing status of the artist and the political and religious role of art. Includes a workshop based on 14th century recipes for the making of art. Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor.

ART 3308. HIGH RENAISSANCE. 3 Hours.

Developments in the art and architecture of 16th century Italy (Leonardo, Raphael, and Michelangelo) understood in historical context. Themes include the notion of creative genius in the Renaissance; Mannerism and the Counter-Reformation; the restoration of the Sistine Chapel. Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor.

ART 3310. FILM AS ART. 3 Hours.

The history and aesthetics of the motion picture from 1895 to the present day. Screening and analysis of film as an artistic medium, focusing on various technical innovations, filmmakers, and landmarks of film history. Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor.

ART 3311. AMERICAN ART. 3 Hours.

The role of art in the shaping of a national identity with emphasis on our beginnings and attention to vernacular and indigenous traditions. Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor.

ART 3312. NEO-CLASSICISM AND ROMANTICISM. 3 Hours.

European art from c.1760 to c.1840. Emphasis is placed on cultural and historical contexts. Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor.

ART 3313. BACKGROUNDS OF MODERN ART. 3 Hours.

Painting, sculpture, and photography of the period c. 1850-1900 in western Europe, focusing on Realism, Impressionism, Post-Impressionism and Symbolism (fin de siecle). Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor.

ART 3314. MODERN ART. 3 Hours.

The history of European and American art from the late 19th century to the mid-20th century. Emphasis on the formal and conceptual evolution of modernism in art and society, and on the rise of the avant-garde. Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor.

ART 3315. IMPRESSIONISM. 3 Hours.

The history, theory, and aesthetics of Impressionist painting in France, from 1860 to 1900. Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor.

ART 3316. ANCIENT EGYPTIAN & NEAR EASTERN ART. 3 Hours.

Study of select aspects of the material culture of ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt, with emphasis on religion and notions of kingship. Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor.

ART 3317. ISLAMIC ART AND ARCHITECTURE. 3 Hours.

This is a survey course of Islamic art and architecture from the seventh century to present, covering arts from the Arabian peninsula, north and west Africa, southern Spain, central Asia and South Asia. Emphasis will also be given to the cultural and religious aspects that shape Islamic art, such as the forms and functions of different examples of sacred architecture; calligraphy; and the arts associated with pilgrimage. Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor.

ART 3319. ART & ARCHITECTURE OF INDIA. 3 Hours.

Explores the history of Indian art and architecture, beginning with the Harappan civilization and progressing to the present. India's religious and cultural impact on its East and Southeast Asian neighbors will also be examined. Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor.

ART 3320. ART OF THE ANCIENT AMERICAS. 3 Hours.

Art and architecture of the Olmecs, Maya, Aztecs, Inca, Anasazi and other selected cultures of Mexico, Central America, South America and North America. Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor.

ART 3321. CHINESE ART & ARCHITECTURE. 3 Hours.

Introduces students to the art and architectural traditions of China from Neolithic times (5th to 3rd millennium BCE) to the end of the Qing dynasty in the early 20th century. The course will focus on the cultural, social, and political movements that informed artistic changes over time. Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor.

ART 3322. INTRODUCTION TO ART EDUCATION. 3 Hours.

This course studies the theories and outlines the history of art education and provides undergraduate students with the basic knowledge, skills, and strategies for teaching art. Students will be introduced to current issues in art education including multicultural, visual culture, technological art education, creativity, museum collaborations, and arts for special needs. The course will cover TEKS and national visual arts standards, a child's artistic development, learning styles, and philosophy. Also, students will learn and understand professional development resources. Prerequisites: None.

ART 3323. PLANNING AND CONSTRUCTING ART CURRICULA. 3 Hours.

This course reviews and introduces the elements needed to create art education curricula including production, performance and exhibition of visual art and other performing arts practices, historical and cultural contexts as well as critical and aesthetic response. Students will focus on curriculum development for both 2D and 3D artwork for various age levels. Prerequisite: None; however students are highly encouraged to take ART 3322 before, or concurrent with, this course.

ART 3325. STUDIES IN THE BAROQUE. 3 Hours.

Developments in the art and architecture of Baroque Europe (Italy, Low Countries and Spain), with an emphasis on patronage and the social, religious and historical context of artistic production. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor.

ART 3331. BRITISH ART. 3 Hours.

An overview of British art from prehistory to the present with an emphasis on cultural and historical contexts. Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor.

ART 3332. ART OF SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA. 3 Hours.

An examination of the art and architectural traditions of cultures within and south of the Sahara Desert of Africa. Emphasis is on indigenous visual traditions prior to Muslim and European contact and contextualizing our understanding through anthropological perspectives. This course incorporates critical considerations of the biases involved in the study of sub-Saharan arts. May include participation with local African arts and archival collections and various campus collections to undertake experiential analysis of primary sources. Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor.

ART 3340. KILN FORMED GLASS. 3 Hours.

The exploration of various non-blowing techniques of glass construction and manipulation. Students will use kilns to explore fusing, slumping, pate de verre, and casting. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ART 1306 or permission of the instructor.

ART 3341. SCULPTURE. 3 Hours.

An exploration of sculptural forms, concepts, and methods through various media. Emphasis on contemporary processes and individual expression. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ART 1306. For non-art majors, permission of the instructor.

ART 3342. INTERMEDIATE GLASSBLOWING. 3 Hours.

Continued technical and aesthetic development, manipulation, construction, and experimentation with glass as a sculptural medium. Other techniques may be introduced in order to explore a stronger conceptual application of glass. Prerequisite: ART 2342 or permission of the academic advisor.

ART 3343. PRINTMAKING. 3 Hours.

Development in the technical and conceptual practice of printmaking. Emphasis placed on an understanding of the history, theory and philosophy of independently published prints. Both traditional and nontraditional processes for creating printed images will be explored, including: lithography, relief, intaglio, silk screen, monoprints, book arts, and photomechanical technologies. Prerequisite: ART 1305 and ART 1307 or permission of the instructor.

ART 3345. WORKS ON PAPER. 3 Hours.

The class will focus on works on paper as a finished work of art as opposed to being preliminary study for paintings, sculptures, and other disciplines. Class may work in a variety of media including watercolor, drawing, collage, painting and mixed media. Personal creativity and development is stressed along with critical thinking and analysis. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ART 1306, ART 1307, and ART 2308 or permission of the instructor.

ART 3346. PAPERMAKING. 3 Hours.

Procedures for the understanding and development of both Eastern and Western handmade papers. Focus will be on sheet-forming, casting, and marblizing papermaking processes. Emphasis placed on personal expression, process, and innovation. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ART 1305, ART 1306.

ART 3347. ADVANCED DRAWING. 3 Hours.

Conceptual and expressive problems to encourage independent thinking with regard to contemporary drawing issues. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ART 2308.

ART 3348. LIFE DRAWING. 3 Hours.

Drawing of the human figure using a variety of media in the solution of figure construction problems with emphasis on perceptual and creative expression. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ART 2308.

ART 3349. WATER MEDIA PAINTING. 3 Hours.

Transparent and opaque water color media and techniques. Emphasis on conceptual and manipulative skills. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ART 1305, ART 1307, and ART 2371 or permission of the instructor.

ART 3350. SCREENWRITING 1. 3 Hours.

Students will learn the principles of storytelling and will apply these principles to the craft of screenwriting. As part of this process students will learn to evaluate and improve their own and other's original stories, characters, dramatic conflict, dialogue and descriptions. All screenplays must use proper screenwriting formatting and all creative projects must demonstrate the use of content introduced in class. Offered as ENGL 4330 when that course is taught as Screenwriting; credit will be granted in only one department. Prerequisite: ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302 or permission of instructor.

ART 3351. ILLUSTRATION. 3 Hours.

Practical approach to concepts, techniques, and problem solving with illustration. May be repeated for up to 9 hours credit. Prerequisite: ART 1307 and ART 2304. Advisor permission required to enroll in this course.

ART 3352. DIGITAL IMAGING. 3 Hours.

Basic course in computer imaging for art majors. Emphasis is on the introduction and use of the computer as a tool for personal expression. Fundamental principles in electronic media are explored with additional emphasis on experimental and innovative techniques. May be repeated for credit.

ART 3353. METALS. 3 Hours.

Both contemporary and traditional metalworking techniques and concepts, including the construction of small metal forms with a sculptural approach. Emphasis on basic fabrication and manipulation methods. Exploration of integrating other media is also encouraged. Prerequisite: ART 1306. For non-art majors, permission of the instructor.

ART 3354. SIGN AND SYMBOL. 3 Hours.

Design and problem solving focusing on transformation of visual elements into logos, logotypes, information and environmental graphics. May only be taken once for credit. Prerequisite: ART 2304, or permission of the advisor.

ART 3355. ADVANCED TYPOGRAPHY. 3 Hours.

Typographic theory exploring traditional and non-traditional forms, both historical and contemporary typographic achievements. Prerequisite: ART 2354, ART 2355, or permission of the advisor.

ART 3356. WEB TYPOGRAPHY. 3 Hours.

Instruction of typographic theories and practice for the web to facilitate connections with words,ideas,and information. Emphasis is placed on the structuring of information hierarchy, grid application, and typographic systems. May be repeated once. This course was formerly titled Electronic Design. Prerequisite: ART 2355.

ART 3357. SUSTAINABLE DESIGN. 3 Hours.

An overview of critical environmental issues that affect the contemporary practice of visual communication. Emphasis on ethics, environmental and society responsibility, and creative visual problem solving. Course may include, but is not limited to, lecture, discussion, reading, and creative design exploration. Prerequisite: ART 2354 or permission of the advisor.

ART 3358. CINEMA PRODUCTION 2. 3 Hours.

Continuation of ART 2358 with emphasis on more advanced concepts, production techniques, film/video history, and aesthetics. May include basic 16mm film production, digital video post-production and studio editing. Students will propose, write, produce and edit a number of short, original works. Prerequisite: ART 2358 and ART 3350 or permission of the instructor.

ART 3359. APPLYING AND TEACHING ART CURRICULA. 3 Hours.

This course provides art education students with an overview of teaching in the K-12 art classroom through further exploration in curriculum and instructional methods as well as observation in the DFW area public schools. Students are provided opportunities to observe various work situations, to reflect on their own education, and to examine teaching practices within the arts. Emphasis is placed on both 2D and 3D studio issues. Students are expected to develop professional skills in observation and written and oral communication. The material in this course serves to establish a foundation for building professional awareness and a normative philosophy of art education. Prerequisite: ART 3323.

ART 3360. BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY. 3 Hours.

This course introduces students to black and white photography as a means to express ideas and become more aware of the potential of photographic art. Some coursework may be digitally based but the emphasis will be on analog black and white processes. Students will learn how to use various film camera formats, process film, and produce black and white darkroom prints. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ART 2360 (or equivalent), or permission of instructor.

ART 3361. SITUATIONAL LIGHTING. 3 Hours.

This course is a skills based class that will explore augmenting and improving existing light at photographic locations. Prerequisite:ART 2360 or permission of instructor.

ART 3362. MOTION GRAPHICS. 3 Hours.

A course exploring animation and/or digital footage to create the illusion of motion for implementation in multimedia applications. Motion graphics incorporates animation pre-production processes to improve viewer engagement by crafting believable motion. Prerequisite: ART 2304 and ART 2358; or permission from the instructor.

ART 3363. CLAY. 3 Hours.

The various methods of construction, manipulation, and decoration of clay. The integration of form, design, and concept, emphasizing clay as an expressive medium. Prerequisite: ART 1306. For non-art majors, permission of the instructor.

ART 3371. INTERMEDIATE PAINTING. 3 Hours.

Continued development of painting techniques, composition and exploration of traditional and contemporary media. Specific problem solving assignments, creative thinking, and idea development will be emphasized. Prerequisite: ART 2308, ART 2371 or permission of the instructor.

ART 3383. MOLDMAKING & CASTING IN CLAY. 3 Hours.

Continuation of ceramic media techniques and forming processes. The introduction of moldmaking, mold forming, slipcasting, tile design, kiln firing, and glaze techniques. Prerequisite: ART 3363 or permission of the instructor.

ART 3384. CINEMATOGRAPHY. 3 Hours.

An intense study of the visual language/style of film imagery through cinematography, lighting, gaffing, gripping, and extensive camerawork. Students will use digital equipment to shoot exercises, light sets and locations, and learn to accurately expose, color correct, and manipulate motion picture film. Students will also learn the proper use of advanced lighting equipment, professional production standards, camera crew responsibilities, and how to interpret a scene through visuals. Students will work in digital video and/or 16mm film format. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite: ART 2358 and ART 2360 or permission of instructor.

ART 3386. DIRECTING 1: ACTOR LAB. 3 Hours.

This course is designed to help student directors understand how actors approach their craft and will study the language of acting and various techniques and approaches for casting. Directors and actors will work together in rehearsal and on set to craft a performance for film and develop confidence in the skills necessary for collaboration. Prerequisite: ART 2358 or permission of instructor.

ART 3387. DIRECTED SCREENINGS. 3 Hours.

This course will screen significant films. It will examine the emergence of the film form, the elements of film language and the significance of film form and style. Motion pictures will be screened weekly with commentary or discussion by film faculty in class. This course may be taken only once for credit.

ART 3388. DIRECTING 2: VISUAL STORYTELLING. 3 Hours.

This course will cover the relationship of actor performance to the placement and/or movement of the camera and other cinematic techniques. Students will explore approaches to visual style and distinctly cinematic expression and study specific shot compositions, camera movement and blocking dynamics. Prerequisite: ART 3358 or permission from the instructor.

ART 3389. CONTEMPORARY ART. 3 Hours.

This course offers a focus on the period from 1980 to the present emphasizing the themes within contemporary art, how they build on the modernism of earlier decades and extend globally across issues of aesthetics and identity, developing artwork engaged with performance, the legacies of conceptual and pop art practices, as well as minimalism and activist art. Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor.

ART 3390. HISTORY OF GRAPHIC DESIGN. 3 Hours.

A broad overview of the history and evolution of design from prehistory to the present day. Course emphasis is on the cultural and technological contexts that influenced the practice of graphic design in Europe and the United States. Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor.

ART 3391. HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY. 3 Hours.

The history of still photography from its inception to the present. Emphasis on the conceptual and technical evolution of photography as an artistic medium. Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor.

ART 3399. DISABILITY & ART. 3 Hours.

Explores the many connections between disability and art, including both art created by people with disabilities and the wide variety of artistic representations about disability. Examines the purposes of art-making by people with disabilities: for therapeutic reasons, as a means of self-expression, to achieve professional goals, or as an act of activism. Investigates historical depictions of disability in art as well as art's role as a visual voice for the disability rights movement. Offered as DS 3399 and ART 3399; credit will only be granted once. Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor or Disability Studies.

ART 4100. SENIOR EXHIBITION. 1 Hour.

Application of professional practices for graduating BFA art majors. Primary concentration is preparation for BFA exhibition/presentation. Prerequisite: ART 4200 or, for graphics students, ART 4356.

ART 4101. PORTFOLIO PRESENTATION. 1 Hour.

This course is the capstone of the Bachelor of Arts track. Working with their advisor, students will prepare an artist's talk about their work and deliver this presentation at an advertised public lecture. This course is to be taken in the student's last semester before graduation.

ART 4191. INDEPENDENT STUDY. 1 Hour.

Mature, capable students may be permitted to pursue individual art problems. Problems must be stated in writing, a definite conference schedule arranged, and the paperwork must be approved by both the supervising faculty member and the department chair prior to registration. May be repeated for credit for varied subject matter. Prerequisite: B average in art concentration.

ART 4291. INDEPENDENT STUDY. 2 Hours.

Mature, capable students may be permitted to pursue individual art problems. Problems must be stated in writing, a definite conference schedule arranged, and the paperwork must be approved by both the supervising faculty member and the department chair prior to registration. May be repeated for credit for varied subject matter. Prerequisite: B average in art concentration.

ART 4300. PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES. 3 Hours.

Professional practices for upcoming graduating BFA art majors in studio and media concentration, excluding graphics. Exploration of professional capabilities applied to media and studio areas. Emphasis on complex professional skills, knowledge and presentation.

ART 4301. ART AND GENDER. 3 Hours.

Approaches to the interpretation of art from the stance of gender and feminism. Emphasis is placed on the work of significant female artists and on the gendered representations of art. Offered as ART 4301 and WOMS 4301; credit will be granted only once. Fulfills the Social/Cultural Studies requirement. Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor.

ART 4304. ART AND THE HUMAN CONDITION. 3 Hours.

A seminar offered to students in majors across campus, undergraduate and graduate. Practice in the analysis of visual information and discussion of topics which relate to medical humanities, disability studies, the impact of race and ethnicity, the representation of aging, narrative medicine, and art therapy. Students engage in research and creative projects and present their works to the class. Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor, Medical Humanities, or Disability Studies.

ART 4306. MID-RENAISSANCE. 3 Hours.

Art and architecture in 15th century Italy, beginning with developments in Renaissance Florence. The relation of humanism and science to the visual arts, patronage, and the social and historical contexts of artistic production. Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor.

ART 4307. SPECIAL TOPICS IN ASIAN ART. 3 Hours.

Special studies seminar dealing with various aspects of the history and development of Asian art, architecture, and archeology. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor.

ART 4308. FINE ART MUSEUMS AND RESEARCH COLLECTIONS. 3 Hours.

Examines current issues and developments in museum practice. This course uses area museums, auction houses, and research collections as a learning resource. This course is supplemented by on-site visits and readings. Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor.

ART 4310. TOPICS IN CINEMA STUDY. 3 Hours.

Historical surveys of nonfiction film, experimental cinema, and genres (e.g., the western, the gangster film, science-fiction films), as well as geographical or national movements (e.g., German expressionism, Italian neo-realism, French new wave) and film theory and criticism. The particular subject will change from year to year. Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission of the instructor.

ART 4311. SCRIPT TO SCREEN. 3 Hours.

This course for Cinematic Arts majors is a high energy merger of a production class and a short film writing class to both write and produce a film per week during the Summer sessions. Students in this class will have a realistic view of the production consequences of writing for the screen. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite: ART 3350 or permission of instructor.

ART 4312. TOPICS IN NINETEENTH CENTURY ART. 3 Hours.

An in-depth study of topics in European and American art c. 1780 to 1900, such as the art and revolutions (the French Revolution, the American Revolution, 1830, 1848, the Commune); Romanticism; Symbolism. May be repeated for credit as course content changes. Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor.

ART 4313. COLLECTIONS MANAGEMENT. 3 Hours.

This course will examine the history of museum and research collections, long-term care and sustainability of works, and the concerns of ethics and law in relation to acquisition and management of these collections. This course is enriched by guest speakers and on-site visits to area collections. Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor.

ART 4314. TOPICS IN 20TH CENTURY ART. 3 Hours.

Topics from c. 1900 to c. 2000, such as analysis of an individual movement, medium, or theme. May be repeated for credit as course content changes. Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor.

ART 4315. ASPECTS OF CONTEMPORARY ART. 3 Hours.

Topics from c. 1970 to the present, such as performance and conceptual art, art in and about the natural environment, post-modernism and critical perspectives, art in the social context, and the genres of the 1980s. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor.

ART 4317. ART AND ISLAM. 3 Hours.

This upper level art history course studies Islamic art and architecture from the seventh century to the present, covering arts from the Arabian peninsula, north and west Africa, southern Europe, central Asia, and south Asia. Emphasis may also be given to the cultural and religious aspects that shape Islamic art including sacred architecture, calligraphy, and pilgrimage. Prerequisites:Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor.

ART 4318. ADVANCED DIGITAL IMAGING. 3 Hours.

Advanced level course in computer imaging for art majors. Conceptual as well as expressive problems are introduced to encourage independent and creative problem solving in digital imaging. Emphasis is placed on both manipulation of photo-based media and creation of two-dimensional animation. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ART 3352.

ART 4320. BEYOND PHOTOGRAPHY: WORKING OUTSIDE THE IMAGE. 3 Hours.

This course will examine different approaches to art that are not medium-specific but assumes the student has knowledge of photography as art. Projects will be structured as responses to lectures on topics in modern and contemporary art with emphasis on installation and conceptual work. Prerequisite: 3 hours to be selected from ART 4318, ART 4344, ART 4359, ART 4360, ART 4363, ART 4372.

ART 4330. 18TH CENTURY ART. 3 Hours.

A history of European art from the end of the Baroque era through the Rococo and Neoclassical styles to the beginning of Romanticism. Emphasis will be on cultural and global contexts in which paintings, prints, sculptures, and architecture were produced. Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor.

ART 4340. ADVANCED KILN FORMED GLASS. 3 Hours.

Continuation of ART 3340. This class focuses on glass kiln forming techniques and concepts including kiln casting, fusing, slumping, and various cold working processes. Emphasis is on using glass as an expressive and creative art media. Prerequisite: ART 3340 or permission of instructor.

ART 4341. ADVANCED SCULPTURE. 3 Hours.

Advanced work in continuation of ART 3341. Students are encouraged to develop a creative style in their own personal direction. A variety of materials and techniques is explored. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ART 3341 or permission of the instructor.

ART 4342. ADVANCED GLASS. 3 Hours.

Continued development of ART 3342 with emphasis on advanced technique, manipulation and form development. Course assignments will emphasize personal creativity and exploration. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ART 3342 or permission of instructor.

ART 4343. ADVANCED CLAY. 3 Hours.

Further development and focus on techniques and personal expression in sculptural, hand-built, and wheel thrown clay forms. Continuation of kiln firing, moldmaking, slipcasting, and glazemaking. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ART 3363 or permission of the instructor.

ART 4344. ALTERNATIVE PHOTOGRAPHIC PROCESSES. 3 Hours.

This class explores the use of hand-made, physical photographic processes, both historical and modern. Techniques may include camera obscura, pinhole, cyanotype, VanDkye brownprint, tintype, and inkjet negatives. May be repeated for up to six hours credit. Prerequisite: ART 3360, or ART 4360, or permission of the instructor.

ART 4345. ADVANCED PRINTMAKING. 3 Hours.

Continued study and development of both conceptual and technical practice of printmaking. Emphasis placed on personal expression of ideas as well as the broader implications of printed images. Explorations and innovations will be encouraged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ART 1305, ART 1307, and ART 3343 or permission of the instructor.

ART 4346. GRAPHICS: PORTFOLIO PREPARATION. 3 Hours.

This course concentrates on the creation, development, and evaluation of the graphic design portfolio. Course work will include advanced level conceptual assignments and various methods of presentation. May be repeated for credit. Lab fee: $50. Prerequisite: ART 3355 and ART 4355 with grades of B or better, or permission of the instructor.

ART 4347. PUBLICATION DESIGN. 3 Hours.

Philosophy, concepts, and structures of magazine and book design. May be repeated for up to six hours credit. Prerequisite: ART 2354 and ART 2355.

ART 4348. INFORMATION VISUALIZATION. 3 Hours.

This course is an exploration of the graphic visualization and representation of data driven information sets to achieve insights into the cognitive and perceptive complexities of the world around us. Course may be repeated for credit. The previous title of this course was Interactive Design. Prerequisite: ART 2304.

ART 4349. ADVANCED CINEMA PRODUCTION (ACP): VIDEO ART & NEW GENRES. 3 Hours.

Advanced work involving production, postproduction, and distribution with a special emphasis on experimental and innovative applications. Instruction may include video integrated with performance, installation, audio/sound art, and computer graphics appropriate to the medium. Lectures, readings, and screenings will frame video art within an historical and critical survey of new genres. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite: ART 3358 or permission of the instructor.

ART 4350. ADVANCED CINEMA PRODUCTION (ACP): DOCUMENTARY. 3 Hours.

Using film and video as a tool for creative research, students will produce, write, direct and edit original documentaries or nonfiction films/videos under supervision of the instructor. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite: ART 3358 or permission of the instructor.

ART 4351. ADVANCED CINEMA PRODUCTION (ACP): COMMERCIAL. 3 Hours.

Commercial and corporate applications of video. Students produce original individual projects integrating concepts and technical skills under supervision of the instructor. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ART 3358 or permission of instructor.

ART 4352. ADVANCED CINEMA PRODUCTION (ACP): FICTION. 3 Hours.

Narrative storytelling film/video techniques. Students write, produce, direct and edit original, short narrative film/video projects under supervision of the instructor. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite: ART 2358 or ART 3350 or permission of the instructor.

ART 4353. FOUNDRY. 3 Hours.

This advanced studio class will explore work in sculpture methods specific to casting and related mold making processes. Students will develop expertise in model preparation, silica-based slurry mold processes, and chasing metal castings.

ART 4354. SCREENWRITING 2. 3 Hours.

A continuation of ART 2350 focusing on writing an original (no adaptations), narrative, full-length screenplay through all stages to final draft status primarily focusing on the development of a polished first act. Students study screenplays, view films, conduct actor readings, and complete various other assignments. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite: ART 3350 or permission of the instructor.

ART 4355. VISUAL IDENTITY SYSTEMS. 3 Hours.

Creative exploration and application of complex visual communication skills to the development of a visual identity system. Prerequisite: ART 3354, or permission of the advisor.

ART 4356. PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION. 3 Hours.

Exploration and development of the visual communication portfolio. Course work includes advanced level conceptual assignments. Emphasis on complex professional skills. May be repeated for up to six hours credit. Prerequisite: ART 3354, or permission of the advisor.

ART 4357. ADVERTISING DESIGN. 3 Hours.

Typography, layout, visualization, and conceptual problem solving as applied to advertising. Prerequisite: ART 3354, or permission of the advisor.

ART 4358. ADVANCED CINEMA PRODUCTION (ACP): EDITING. 3 Hours.

An advanced workshop in video editing and post production. Emphasis will be placed on long form editing, the aesthetics of editing, and editing work flow. May be taken 3 times for credit. Prerequisite:ART 3358 or permission of instructor.

ART 4359. ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHY. 3 Hours.

This course encourages students to use a variety of photographic processes (black & white, color, non-silver, computer imaging, etc.) with an emphasis on the development of a personal stance. Students will work on individual projects and present work in an environment of critical discussion. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Three hours to be selected from ART 4344, ART 4360, ART 4363, or permission of the instructor.

ART 4360. COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY. 3 Hours.

This course will direct students to an understanding of color photography as a contemporary art medium. Students will utilize various digital photographic techniques including color correction and digital printing. Color theory, use of color as an element in image making, and the psychology of color may be covered. May be repeated for up to six hours credit. Prerequisite: ART 3360 or permission of the instructor.

ART 4361. ADVANCED CINEMA PRODUCTION (ACP): 3-D ANIMATION. 3 Hours.

Intensive study of digital computer animation and 3-D digital animation tools and techniques. Students will produce a number of short, original works under the supervision of the instructor. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ART 2304 and ART 2358, or permission of instructor.

ART 4362. CINEMA THESIS PRODUCTION. 3 Hours.

This capstone course is designed to bring together ideas, processes, practices, and theories in the service of the production of a substantial work of cinema. Students will pursue an entire project from conception to completion, combining intensive preproduction, production, and post-production with in-depth instruction on lab work, distribution, and exhibition. Throughout the course, emphasis is placed on instructor, peer, and self-critique. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ART 3358 or permission of the instructor.

ART 4363. STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY. 3 Hours.

The theory and practice of studio photography. Students will master studio strobe lighting, large format film camera, and digital camera techniques. Prerequisite: ART 3360 or permission from the instructor.

ART 4364. MOBILE APP DESIGN. 3 Hours.

An overview of the development and design process for mobile web applications and portable technologies. Exploration of best practices for mobile app design and brand strategy, user experience, concept development, mobile content strategy, information architecture, interaction/interface design, visual design, and rapid prototyping. No coding is required or expected with this course. Prerequisite: ART 3356.

ART 4365. TECHNOLOGY IN ART EDUCATION. 3 Hours.

This course provides digital media presentation strategies to enhance teacher effectiveness and explores how to incorporate the use of digital media in curriculum development. It also enables students to develop an electronic teaching portfolio to prepare students for job interviews and to showcase both personal and student artwork. Reading assignments, research, hands-on experiences, and in-class discussion provide students with an understanding of technology and its application to an art education classroom. Students will gain a working knowledge of current best practice digital technology, including the internet and video software. Prerequisite: None; however students are highly encouraged to take ART 3323 before, or concurrent with, this course.

ART 4366. WEB DESIGN. 3 Hours.

Concentrated study in the use of design, creation, and strategic planning of websites. Emphasis is placed on creative concepts, information architecture, user experience, and site development. Course work will explore issues of differing perspectives of technology as a tool, a medium, and/or an environment. May be repeated for credit with grade of B or better. Prerequisite: ART 3356.

ART 4367. ADVANCED CINEMA PRODUCTION (ACP): 2-D ANIMATION. 3 Hours.

This course introduces techniques for two-dimensional animation presented in an historical and aesthetic context. Students will produce short animated films utilizing basic animation principles and developing the conceptual skills necessary for creating motion designs. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ART 2304 and ART 2358 or permission of the instructor.

ART 4368. ADVANCED DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY. 3 Hours.

This advanced level course explores the use of medium and large format film cameras, film development, gelatin silver printing techniques, and archival presentation. May be repeated for up to 6 hours credit. Prerequisite: ART 3360.

ART 4370. STAGED ENVIRONMENTS. 3 Hours.

This course concentrates on the conceptualization, development and execution of tableaus designed exclusively for the camera. Lectures, readings and presentations will cover view cameras, studio lighting, set design, scouting locations, using props, and working with models. Prerequisite: ART 3360 or permission of the instructor.

ART 4371. ADVANCED PAINTING. 3 Hours.

Students will be encouraged to develop a personal direction which complements their development as visual thinkers. The student will be required to plan a course outline of conceptual development with the instructor at the beginning of each semester. May be repeated for credit. Student must earn a grade of "B" or above in the course to repeat it. Prerequisite: ART 2308, ART 2371 and a grade of B or above in ART 3371 or permission of the instructor. Transfer students will be required to schedule a portfolio review with the painting instructor to gain permission to enroll in the class.

ART 4373. ADVANCED THREE-DIMENSIONAL STUDIES. 3 Hours.

Class is designed for students to continue the development of advanced three-dimensional work and engage in a cross section of various media. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: 12 hours to be selected from ART 3341, ART 3342, ART 3363, ART 4341, ART 4342, ART 4343, ART 4353, or permission of the instructor. Formerly ART 4366. Credit will be granted for both.

ART 4374. PACKAGING & 3D CAD. 3 Hours.

Packaging structure design, materials, performance, testing and sustainability. The curriculum integrates with the Corrugated Prototype Design and CAD Production Lab (CORRPRO). Students use 3D structural design software, a variety of materials, and a computer-aided design (CAD) table to produce significant packaging solutions. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite: ART 1306 and ART 2304.

ART 4375. DESIGN TEXAS. 3 Hours.

Visual Communication outreach and problem solving. Individual and group projects for clients selected by the instructor. Provides advanced undergraduate students an opportunity to interact with clients on the development and completion of complex communication design problems. May be taken up to three times for credit. Prerequisite: ART 3355.

ART 4376. ADVANCED CINEMA PRODUCTION (ACP): SOUND. 3 Hours.

An advanced workshop in sound recording, sound design, and editing. Through lectures, lab, class demonstrations, and projects, students develop skills and knowledge in the technical and artistic aspects of sound techniques for film. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite: ART 3358 or permission from the instructor.

ART 4377. ADVANCED CINEMA PRODUCTION (ACP): PRODUCING. 3 Hours.

This course investigates real-world methodologies and best practices used in the art of producing. Topics may include cinematic, episodic, and documentary formats, as well as evolving formats such as VR/AR. Students develop a professional regard for the three vital elements of production: Time, Money, and Labor. With an eye on the intersection of aesthetic, legal, and practical considerations, students take a methodical approach to development and production through distribution and profit participation. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite: ART 3358 or permission of the instructor.

ART 4378. TOPICS IN SCREENWRITING. 3 Hours.

This course will focus on specialized areas of screenwriting beyond foundational and developmental content. The content covered may include screenwriting adaptation, non-linear storytelling, and serial/episodic screenwriting. May be repeated for credit as topics change. Prerequisite: ART 3350 or permission from the instructor.

ART 4382. ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN THE ARTS. 3 Hours.

Students will apply creativity, imagination, and innovation as they explore opportunities for entrepreneurship in the arts. Prerequisite: Student must have completed 60 credit hours or have the permission of the instructor.

ART 4383. INDEPENDENT CINEMA PRODUCTION. 3 Hours.

Students will produce a major film or video in the genre of their choosing (narrative, documentary, commercial, or animation). Students may elect to work in a variety of media (including 16 mm film, digital video or installation) to produce original works. Students will be individually mentored as their productions move through preparation, shooting and post-production. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ART 3358 or permission of instructor.

ART 4384. ADVANCED CINEMA PRODUCTION (ACP): DIGITAL VISUAL EFFECTS. 3 Hours.

Analysis of the shooting requirements, set and location considerations, and software choices and techniques used for various visual effects treatments. Includes digital compositing and techniques such as matte generation, camera tracking, color correction, roto-scoping, chromakey, set extension, and 3D integration. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite: ART 2304 and ART 2358, or permission of the instructor.

ART 4390. CONFERENCE COURSE: ART HISTORY. 3 Hours.

Independent study or research in an area of art history agreed upon in advance with the instructor. Written permission and the determination of obligations and objectives are required before registration. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor.

ART 4391. INDEPENDENT STUDY. 3 Hours.

Mature, capable students may be permitted to pursue individual art problems. Problems must be stated in writing, a definite conference schedule arranged, and the paperwork must be approved by both the supervising faculty member and the department chair prior to registration. May be repeated for credit for varied subject matter. Prerequisite: B average in art concentration.

ART 4392. SPECIAL STUDIES. 3 Hours.

Special course work in new or experimental offerings for which there is immediate need and for which special resources are available. May be repeated for credit. Primarily for art majors.

ART 4394. HONORS THESIS/SENIOR PROJECT. 3 Hours.

Required of all students in the University Honors College. During the senior year, the student must complete a thesis or a project under the direction of a faculty member in the major department.

ART 4395. ART INTERNSHIP. 3 Hours.

An opportunity to apply academic training as participant/observer in a professional organization relevant to a major area of concentration. With permission of advisor, internships may be repeated for up to a maximum of nine hours credit. Internships must be arranged with the internship supervisor in the semester prior to enrolling for this course. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

ART 4396. SPECIAL STUDIES IN ART HISTORY. 3 Hours.

Subjects of immediate interest in various fields of art history; to complement temporary museum exhibitions and/or faculty research specializations. May be repeated for credit as course content changes. Prerequisite: Any two of the three courses ART 1309, ART 1310, and ART 1317; or permission from the instructor.

ART 4397. ADVANCED CINEMA PRODUCTION (ACP): SPECIAL STUDIES. 3 Hours.

Topics in this course respond to emerging technologies, immediate needs, and specialized processes. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ART 3358 or permission of the instructor.

ART 4695. ART INTERNSHIP. 6 Hours.

An opportunity to apply academic training as participant/observer in a professional organization relevant to a major area of concentration. With permission of advisor, internships may be repeated for up to a maximum of nine hours credit. Internships must be arranged with the internship supervisor in the semester prior to enrolling for this course. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

ART 5000. SUPERVISED TEACHING STUDIO ART. 0 Hours.

Training in teaching methods and procedures for studio art classes, including weekly group meetings with the instructor and individual consultations. Prerequisite: graduate standing in studio art, or graduate standing and appointment as a teaching assistant. May be repeated.

ART 5320. ART CRITICISM & THEORY. 3 Hours.

A discussion of placing art within the context of the history of ideas.

ART 5321. CREATIVE STRATEGIES. 3 Hours.

This is a seminar class for graduate students and will focus on exploring research strategies including the collection, interpretation and presentation of visual information. Students will read selected writings by artists, film and video makers, art historians, critics, designers and arts professionals on a weekly basis, contribute to class discussions, and examine their own creative strategies. A major component of this course will also be a series of in-class presentations by UTA Art+Art History faculty. The purpose of these lectures is to provide new graduate students with access to the diversity of faculty and their own unique perspectives. Invited faculty will work with the course instructor in selecting topics and readings for discussion within the seminar.

ART 5322. ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN ARTS MANAGEMENT AND ARTS BRANDING. 3 Hours.

Entrepreneurship in Arts Management and Arts Branding will offer students the opportunity to create, imagine, develop and implement individualized and collaborative entrepreneurial strategies that will strengthen their potential for success in their careers.

ART 5323. RESEARCH FILM/VIDEO: EAST-WEST CINEMA. 3 Hours.

Study of the cinema production process using significant works representative of important historic and contemporary ideas and movements from East and West.

ART 5330. CRITICAL PERSPECTIVE IN THE VISUAL ARTS & VISUAL COMMUNICATION. 3 Hours.

Seminar course that focuses on graduate student interaction with visiting artists, scholars, curators, critic, designers, and filmmakers.

ART 5340. RESEARCH IN STUDIO INTERMEDIA. 3 Hours.

Independent and directed research in the student's area of concentration. Studio hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing in studio art and consent of instructor and graduate advisor.

ART 5341. RESEARCH IN SCULPTURE. 3 Hours.

Independent and directed research in the student's area of concentration. Studio hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing in studio art and consent of instructor and the graduate advisor.

ART 5342. RESEARCH IN GLASS. 3 Hours.

Independent and directed research in the student's area of concentration. Studio hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing in studio art and consent of instructor and the graduate advisor.

ART 5343. RESEARCH IN PRINTMAKING. 3 Hours.

Independent and directed research in the student's area of concentration. Studio hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing in studio art and consent of instructor and graduate advisor.

ART 5347. RESEARCH IN DRAWING. 3 Hours.

Independent and directed research in the student's area of concentration. Studio hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing in studio art and consent of instructor and graduate advisor.

ART 5355. RESEARCH IN VISUAL COMMUNICATION. 3 Hours.

Independent and directed research in the student's area of concentration. Studio hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing in studio art and consent of instructor and graduate advisor.

ART 5359. RESEARCH IN PHOTOGRAPHY DIGITAL IMAGING. 3 Hours.

Independent and directed research in the student's area of concentration. Studio hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing in studio art and consent of instructor and graduate advisor.

ART 5360. TOPICS IN THE HISTORY OF ART & DESIGN. 3 Hours.

Special seminar/topics course focusing on enhancing the art and design knowledge base of MFA candidates in the areas of film/video, visual communication, intermedia-expanded studio, and glass as art.

ART 5363. RESEARCH IN CLAY. 3 Hours.

Independent and directed research in the student's area of concentration. Studio hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing in studio art and consent of instructor and the graduate advisor.

ART 5371. RESEARCH IN PAINTING. 3 Hours.

Independent and directed research in the student's area of concentration. Studio hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing in studio art and consent of instructor and the graduate advisor.

ART 5383. RESEARCH IN FILM/VIDEO: SCREENWRITING. 3 Hours.

Independent and directed research in the student's area of concentration. Studio hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in studio art and consent of instructor and the graduate advisor.

ART 5384. RESEARCH IN FILM/VIDEO: CINEMATOGRAPHY. 3 Hours.

Emphasis is given to individual application of technical skills and aesthetic abilities of cinematography to develop students' "creative eye." Prerequisite: Graduate standing in studio art and consent of instructor and the graduate advisor.

ART 5385. RESEARCH FILM/VIDEO: EDITING. 3 Hours.

An advanced workshop in video editing and post production. Emphasis will be placed on diverse editing genres and styles and the aesthetics of editing and post-production workflow. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in studio art and consent of instructor and the graduate advisor.

ART 5386. RESEARCH FILM/VIDEO: SHORT FILM PRODUCTION. 3 Hours.

This course will concentrate on the narrative form with the goal of directing a 3-5-minute original short film exploring dramatic beats and the use of blocking and camera as narrator. The course involves the planning, production, and post-production of short narrative films. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in studio art and consent of instructor and the graduate advisor.

ART 5387. RESEARCH IN FILM/VIDEO: PRE THESIS FILM PRODUCTION I. 3 Hours.

Students will develop scripts or treatment and finish all the major pre-production works and production for pre-thesis films to be edited in pre-thesis Film Production. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in studio art and consent of instructor and the graduate advisor.

ART 5388. RESEARCH FILM/VIDEO: PRE THESIS FILM PRODUCTION II. 3 Hours.

Students will finish all the major post-production works for pre-thesis films. The class will work through a number of topics relating to digital post-production including video editing, sound design, basic compositing, color correction, and exporting final projects for various exhibition platforms with an exploration of the aesthetics and guiding principles behind each area. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in studio art and consent of instructor and the graduate advisor.

ART 5389. RESEARCH FILM/VIDEO: SPECIAL TOPICS TECHNIQUES. 3 Hours.

The class will provide a foundation for the student in learning the art of Producing and Production Management. It will encompass the four phases of film making:development, production, post production and distribution. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

ART 5390. RESEARCH FILM/VIDEO: SPECIAL TOPICS IN FILM STUDIES. 3 Hours.

Exploration of a specific area of cinema studies, designed to enhance and enrich the traditional production curriculum and provide significant professional research for an ever-changing discipline. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

ART 5391. INDEPENDENT STUDY. 3 Hours.

Independent and directed research in the area of Studio Intermedia. Studio hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing in studio art and consent of instructor and the graduate advisor.

ART 5392. INDEPENDENT STUDY IN VISUAL COMMUNICATION. 3 Hours.

Independent and directed research in the study of Visual Communication.

ART 5393. INDEPENDENT AND DIRECTED RESEARCH IN FILM AND VIDEO. 3 Hours.

Independent and directed research in Film and Video.

ART 5394. INDEPENDENT STUDY IN GLASS. 3 Hours.

Independent and directed research in the study of glass.

ART 5395. INDEPENDENT STUDY IN ART HISTORY AND CRITICISM. 3 Hours.

Independent and directed research in art history and criticism.

ART 5396. SPECIAL TOPICS IN ART HISTORY. 3 Hours.

Subjects of immediate interest in various fields of art history; to compliment faculty research specializations. May be repeated for credit as course content changes. Permission of the instructor required.

ART 5397. MASTER OF FINE ARTS EXHIBITION. 3 Hours.

This course is intended to be the final course in the Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) students program of study. Here, students will concentrate their studio activity towards the completion of a body of work to be exhibited, complete the written component of the degree as well as oral examinations. Students must have 30 hours of coursework in the concentration completed in their program of study prior to enrolling for this course.

ART 5640. RESEARCH IN STUDIO INTERMEDIA. 6 Hours.

Independent and directed research in the student's area of concentration. Studio hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing in studio art and consent of instructor and the graduate advisor.

ART 5641. RESEARCH IN SCULPTURE. 6 Hours.

Independent and directed research in the student's area of concentration. Studio hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing in studio art and consent of instructor and the graduate advisor.

ART 5642. RESEARCH IN GLASS. 6 Hours.

Independent and directed research in the student's area of concentration. Studio hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing in studio art and consent of instructor and the graduate advisor.

ART 5643. RESEARCH IN PRINTMAKING. 6 Hours.

Independent and directed research in the student's area of concentration. Studio hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing in studio art and consent of instructor and the graduate advisor.

ART 5647. RESEARCH IN DRAWING. 6 Hours.

Independent and directed research in the student's area of concentration. Studio hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing in studio art and consent of instructor and the graduate advisor.

ART 5655. RESEARCH IN VISUAL COMMUNICATION. 6 Hours.

Independent and directed research in the student's area of concentration. Studio hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing in studio art and consent of instructor and the graduate advisor.

ART 5659. RESEARCH IN PHOTOGRAPHY DIGITAL IMAGING. 6 Hours.

Independent and directed research in the student's area of concentration. Studio hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing in studio art and consent of instructor and the graduate advisor.

ART 5663. RESEARCH IN CLAY. 6 Hours.

Independent and directed research in the student's area of concentration. Studio hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing in studio art and consent of instructor and the graduate advisor.

ART 5671. RESEARCH IN PAINTING. 6 Hours.

Independent and directed research in the student's area of concentration. Studio hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing in studio art and consent of instructor and the graduate advisor.

ART 5683. RESEARCH IN FILM/VIDEO: FILM PRODUCTION. 6 Hours.

Independent and directed research in the student's area of concentration. Studio hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in studio art and consent of instructor and the graduate advisor.

ART 5697. MASTER OF FINE ARTS EXHIBITION. 6 Hours.

This course is intended to be the final course in the Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) student's program of study. Here, students will concentrate their studio activity towards the completion a body of work to be exhibited, complete the written component of the degree as well as oral examinations. Students must have 30 hours of coursework in the concentration completed in their program of study prior to enrolling for this course.