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Art History

>1000 LEVEL COURSES
1300 Introduction to Art (for non-art majors only)
Critical analysis of selected examples of architecture, painting, and sculpture. (Applicable toward fine arts humanities requirements for Bachelor of Arts degree.)

1V91 Studies in Art History (for non-art majors only)
1 to 4 sem. hrs. Prerequisite(s): Consent of department chair.
Studies in art history for the non-major participating in a Baylor approved international program. May be repeated once with a change in content.
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>2000 LEVEL COURSES
2302 History of Art I | TCCNS: ARTS 1303
Architecture, sculpture, painting, and the minor arts in relation to styles and culture patterns from prehistoric times to ca. A.D. 1400.

2303 History of Art II | TCCNS: ARTS 1304
Architecture, sculpture, painting, and the minor arts in relation to styles and culture patterns from A.D. 1400 to the present time.
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>3000 LEVEL COURSES
3352 Greek Art (Cross-listed as CLA 3352)
Prerequisite(s): ART 2302 and 2303.
A survey of Greek art from its beginnings through the first century B.C. with emphasis on stylistic developments, the contributions of known artists, and the relationship between art and various aspects of Greek life and thought.

3353 Roman Art (Cross-listed as CLA 3353)
Prerequisite(s): ART 2302 and 2303.
A study of Roman art from the Republic to around A.D. 330 with special consideration given to an analysis of its artistic forms and their social and political meaning.

3354 Medieval Art
Prerequisite(s): ART 2302 and 2303.
Architecture, sculpture, and painting from the fourth to the fourteenth centuries with emphasis on artistic forms as expressions of and influences upon the intellectual, spiritual, social, and political aspects of medieval life.
3356 Nineteenth Century European Art - AAI
Prerequisite(s): ART 2302 and 2303.
Art of nineteenth century Europe with emphasis on developments in France, Germany, and England from Romanticism through Post-Impressionism.

3357 Baroque Art
Prerequisite(s): ART 2302 and 2303.
Art of Italy, France, Flanders, Holland, and Spain in the seventeenth century.

3358 History of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism - AAI
Prerequisite(s): ART 2302 and 2303.
Evolution of European Impressionism and Post-Impressionist reactions.

3359 Northern Renaissance Art
Prerequisite(s): ART 2302 and 2303.
Art of northern Europe in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Special attention will be given to the painters Van Eyck, Durer, and Bruegel.

3360 Greek Painted Pottery (Cross-listed as CLA 3360)
Prerequisite(s): ART 2302 or consent of instructor. ART 3352 is recommended.
Techniques and stylistic development of Greek painted pottery from the Late Aegean Bronze Age through the Late Classical and Early Hellenistic periods.

3361 Roman Sculpture (Cross-listed as CLA 3361)
Prerequisite(s): ART 2302 and 2303. ART 3353 is recommended.
Roman sculpture from the Republic to Constantine (AD 313) focusing on style and technique with political and social contexts.

3370 Key Monuments in European Art
Prerequisite(s): ART 2302 and 2303.
Selected examples of art studies in situ in art centers of Europe, supplemented by readings, lectures, and collected illustrations and catalogs.

3375 Art History Methods and Theory
Prerequisite(s): ART 2302 and 2303.
Primary methods and theories used in the study of the history of art.

3390 Philosophy and the Arts (Cross-listed as PHI 3322)
See PHI 3322 for course information.
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>4000 LEVEL COURSES
4100 Field Studies in Art History - AAI
Co-requisite(s): ART 3356 or 3358, 4355, 4357, 4358 or 4362.
Prerequisite(s): ART 2302 and 2303; and consent of department chair.
Students with established success in art history research and report on special areas or topics in art history relevant to group destination. Requires concurrent enrollment in one of the courses listed and group travel to designated destination. May repeat for a maximum of four hours with a change in content. Course will not apply on a major or minor.

4355 Special Topics in Early Modern Art - AAI
Prerequisite(s): ART 2302 and 2303; and upper-level standing.
A research seminar on a selected major artist or topic of early modern European art. Subject varies year to year. May be repeated once with a change in content.

4357 American Art - AAI (Cross-listed as AMS 4357)
Prerequisite(s): ART 2302 and 2303.
Artistic expression in the United States from the Colonial Period to 1945.

4358 Contemporary Art - AAI (Cross-listed as AMS 4358)
Prerequisite(s): ART 2302 and 2303; and upper-level standing.
American and European painting and sculpture from 1945 to the present.

4359 Special Topics in Art History
Prerequisite(s): ART 2302 and 2303; and upper-level standing.
Topics not covered in other courses. Topic announced for semester or session; may emphasize a particular artist, movement, genre, theme, or problem. May be repeated once.

4362 Modern European Art - AAI
Prerequisite(s): ART 2302 and 2303; and upper-level standing.
Modern art in Europe from Post-Impressionism to 1945.

4365 Italian Renaissance Art
Prerequisite(s): ART 2302 and 2303; and upper-level standing.
The major arts in Italy from the thirteenth to the sixteenth centuries with emphasis on sculpture and painting.

4366 Mannerism
Prerequisite(s): ART 2302 and 2303.
A seminar on the Mannerist style (c.1520-85) of painting as a transition between the Renaissance and Baroque periods in Italy. Emphasis on the cities of Florence and Rome.
4367 Special Topics in Italian Renaissance and Baroque Art
Prerequisite(s): Art 2302 and 2303; and upper-level standing or consent of instructor.
A research seminar on a selected major artist(s) or topic of Italian Renaissance or Baroque art. Subject varies year to year. May be repeated once with a change of content.

4369 Greek and Roman Sport and Spectacle (Cross-listed as CLA 4369)
Prerequisite(s): ART 2302 or consent of instructor. Either ART 3352 or 3353 is recommended.
History, origins, and political and social functions of sport and spectacle in Greece and Rome viewed through art, architecture, and material culture.

4370 The Art of Michelangelo
Prerequisite(s): ART 2302 and 2303; and upper-level standing.
Sources, development, style, and meaning within the historical context of Michelangelo�s art.

4396 Internship in Art History
Prerequisite(s): Consent of department chair.
A field experience under the supervision of qualified museum or gallery personnel, which will make it possible for the student to receive on-the-job training in an area of art history.

4399 Senior Thesis in Art History
Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor and department chair.
Thesis preparing qualified seniors for graduate work in art history.

43C1 Aesthetic Perception and Experience
(Cross-listed as ENG 43C1 and MUS 43C1)
See ENG 43C1 for course information.

4V91 Special Problems in Art History
1 to 9 sem. hrs.
Prerequisite(s): ART 2302 and 2303; and upper-level standing; and consent of instructor and department chair. Qualified students with established success in art history may research and report on special areas or topics in art history. May be repeated once with a change in content.

Studio Art

>1000 LEVEL COURSES
1310 Drawing I | TCCNS: ARTS 1316
Realization of content and form using a variety of drawing media and subjects. Emphasis on draftsmanship and personal statements; introduction to perspective. (Fee)

1311 Drawing II | TCCNS: ARTS 1317
Prerequisite(s): ART 1310
Continuation of ART 1310. Gestural drawing will be stressed along with study of composition, structure, and development of images from a quick study into a more finished product. Emphasis on ability to draw quickly and with expression and accuracy. (Fee)

1314 Design IA (Two-dimensional) | TCCNS: ARTS 1311
Lines, shapes, values, colors, and textures in unifi ed and varied organizations. Emphasis on imaginative development of spatial feeling, transitions, contrasts, and compositions. (Fee)

1316 Design IB (Three-dimensional) | TCCNS: ARTS 1312
Prerequisite(s): ART 1314
Three dimensional, exploring form, space, line, surface and texture. Students engage in problem solving assignments using basic processes of carving, modeling, casting and construction. (Fee)
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>2000 LEVEL COURSES
2310 Figure Drawing I | TCCNS: ARTS 2323
Prerequisite(s): ART 1311
Studies of the human figure to secure structure and relationships. Emphasis on anatomy, tensions, and movement. (Fee)

2311 Figure Drawing II | TCCNS: ARTS 2324
Prerequisite(s): ART 2310
Advanced studies of the human figure with more dependence upon anatomy and complicated figure arrangement. (Fee)
2320 Introduction to Oil Painting (for non-art majors only) | TCCNS: ARTS 2316
An introductory course in oil painting concepts covering a broad range of subject matter. The importance of brush stroke, color harmony, sound techniques, and composition is stressed through painting problems. Instruction includes group critiques and personal criticism. (Fee)

2321 Introduction to Acrylic Painting (for non-art majors only) | TCCNS: ARTS 2317
An introductory course in acrylic painting using a wide variety of subjects and approaches. The significances of technique and concept are emphasized by studio and outside work. Instruction includes both group and personal evaluations. (Fee)

2324 Introduction to Intaglio (for non-art majors only)
An introduction to etching and related intaglio processes. Technical skills related to drawing, processing, and printing will be studied. (Fee)

2325 Introduction to Lithography (for non-art majors only)
An introduction to stone lithography. Technical skills related to processing and printing the lithograph will be studied. (Fee)

2330 Introduction to Graphic Design (for non-art majors only) | TCCNS: ARTS 2331
Graphic design principles, typography, and print production. (Fee)

2332 Computer Aided Graphic Design (for non-art majors only)
Prerequisite(s): ART 2330 or consent of instructor.
Introduction to the desktop computer as an artistic tool for typesetting, graphic design, and illustration. (Fee)

2333 Graphic Communication (for non-art majors only) | TCCNS: ARTS 2332
Prerequisite(s): ART 2332 or consent of instructor.
Traditional and computer aided techniques for the design and production of posters, folders, advertisements, and magazines. (Fee)

2334 Introduction to the Camera and Black and White Darkroom
(for non-art majors only) | TCCNS: ARTS 2356
Black and white fine art photography, emphasizing 35mm cameras and wet lab darkroom processes. Cameras provided. (Fee)
2336 Digital Photography for Non-Majors
An introduction to digital cameras, color, and the digital lab. Students supply their own digital cameras. (Fee)

2340 Ceramic Design IA (for non-art majors only) | TCCNS: ARTS 2346
Designing, shaping, decorating, glazing, and firing of clay forms such as tiles, pottery, and figures. (Fee)

2341 Ceramic Design IB (for non-art majors only) | TCCNS: ARTS 2347
Prerequisite(s): ART 2340.
A continuation of ART 2340 with emphasis upon creative aspects of the medium. (Fee)

2344 Sculpture IA/Wood (for non-art majors only) | TCCNS: ARTS 2326
Form, mass, structure, surface and scale using wood as the primary medium. Emphasis on construction, carving, bending and joinery through problem solving assignments. (Fee)

2345 Sculpture IB/Metal (for non-art majors only) | TCCNS: ARTS 2327
Prerequisite(s): ART 2344.
Form, mass, structure, surface and scale using steel as the primary medium. Emphasis on welding construction, forging and shaping through problem solving assignments. (Fee)

2350 Jewelry and Metalsmithing IA (for non-art majors only) | TCCNS: ARTS 2341
Study in the elementary design and techniques for the creation of jewelry and metals including lapidary, metal fabrication, combining of different materials, and lost wax casting. (Fee)
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>3000 LEVEL COURSES
3310 Advanced Drawing (Media)
Prerequisite(s): ART 2311.
A study of various techniques and different media used in drawing. Students will work on problems that will assist them in further drawing skills. (Fee)

3312 Figure Drawing III
Prerequisite(s): ART 2311.
A continuation of the study and discipline of drawing the human figure using a variety of media including pencil, charcoal, and ink. (Fee)

3314 Fabric Surface Design
Prerequisite(s): ART 1316 and 2310.
Introduction to applied fabric surface design treatments. Hand printed, dyeing, and embellishing techniques include tie-dye/shibori, discharge, applique, patchwork, embroidery and art quilt methods.

3315 Non-Woven Fiber/Fabric Structures
Prerequisite(s): ART 1316 and 2310.
Investigation of historical and contemporary basketry techniques, felting, beading and other non-loom produced fiber/fabric constructions. Emphasis on expressing three-dimensional ideas.

3316 Weaving
Prerequisite(s): ART 1316 and 2310.
Introduction to loom weaving through the study of weave structures, fiber types and color relationships. Development of technical skill and design competency.

3320 Oil Painting
Prerequisite(s): ART 1316 and 2310.
Introductory course in painting with oil, working with concepts covering a wide range of subjects. Group and individual critiques concern the importance of brush stroke, color harmony, technical factors, and composition. (Fee)

3321 Acrylic Painting
Prerequisite(s): ART 1316 and 2310.
Continuation of ART 2321 with emphasis on the acrylic medium. Instruction includes both group and individual criticism. (Fee)

3324 Intaglio
Prerequisite(s): ART 1316 and 2310.
An introduction to etching and the other related intaglio processes. Technical skills related to drawing, processing, and printing will be studied. (Fee)
3325 Lithography
Prerequisite(s): ART 1316 and 2310.
An introduction to stone lithography. Technical skills related to processing and printing the lithograph will be studied. (Fee)

3326 Woodcut
Prerequisite(s): ART 1316 and 2310.
A study of relief printmaking. Emphasis will be given to the skills involved in cutting and printing the wood block. (Fee)

3327 Silkscreen
Prerequisite(s): ART 1316 and 2310.
An introduction to silkscreen printing. Technical methods involved in processing and printing will be studied. (Fee)

3330 Design Methods
Prerequisite(s): ART 2310.
Introduction to the graphic design principles, creative process, problem-solving methodologies, theory, and conceptual development. (Fee)

3332 Digital Media for Graphic Design
Prerequisite(s): ART 3330 or art department approval.
An introduction to the digital tools and requirements that assist in the solving and execution of graphic design problems. (Fee)

3333 Type and Image
Prerequisite(s): ART 3332.
An intermediate exploration of the combination of type and image emphasizing hierarchy, layout, grid and other organizational structures of design. (Fee)

3334 Photography I: Introduction to the Camera and Darkroom
Prerequisite(s): ART 1314; for art majors only.
Black and white fine art photography, emphasizing 35-mm cameras and wet lab darkroom processes. Regular critiques, historical and contemporary readings. Cameras provided. (Fee)
3336 Photography II: Introduction to Digital Photography and the Digital Lab
Prerequisite(s): ART 3334.
Digital cameras, color, the digital lab, tools and printers. Students produce original work with their own cameras. (Fee)

3340 Ceramic Design IIA
Prerequisite(s): ART 1316 and 2310.
An introduction to ceramics exploring various hand-built methods of construction, surface design, and decoration involving the use of glazes and slips, firing, and historical and contemporary aspects of the medium. (Fee)

3341 Ceramic Design IIB
Prerequisite(s): ART 3340.
A continuation of ART 3340. (Fee)

3344 Sculpture IIA/Wood
Prerequisite(s): ART 1316 and 2310.
Form, mass, structure, surface and scale using wood as the primary medium. Emphasis on construction, carving, bending and joinery through problem solving assignments. (Fee)

3345 Sculpture IIB/Metal
Prerequisite(s): ART 1316 and 2310.
Form, mass, structure, surface and scale using steel as the primary sculpture medium. Emphasis on welding construction, forging and shaping through problem solving assignments. (Fee)

3350 Jewelry and Metalsmithing IIA
Prerequisite(s): ART 1316 and 2310.
Study in the elementary design and techniques for the creation of jewelry and metals including lapidary, metal fabrication, combining of different materials, and lost wax casting. (Fee)
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>4000 LEVEL COURSES
4312 Figure Drawing IV
Prerequisite(s): ART 3312.
Complex problems depicting the human figure using a medium or a combination of media. Emphasis is placed on individual development of skills and creative style. (Fee)

4313 Problems in Fabric Design A
Prerequisite(s): ART 3314 or 3316; upper-level standing; and consent of instructor.
Study of specific fabric design techniques and/or media selected by student in consultation with instructor.

4314 Advanced Surface Design
Prerequisite(s): ART 3314 and consent of instructor; upper-level standing.
Formal and improvisational screen printing processes. Emphasis on design and technical competency.

4316 Problems in Fabric Design B
Prerequisite(s): Art 3316 or 4314; upper-level standing; and consent of instructor.
Advanced problems in woven fabric design selected by student in consultation with instructor.

4320 Watercolor Painting
Prerequisite(s): ART 1316 and 2310.
Techniques of the water-based media. Instruction gives much attention to creative style and individual criticism. (Fee)

4321 Advanced Painting
Prerequisite(s): ART 1316, 2310, and either 3320, 3321, or 4320.
Study of a specific painting medium selected by the student in consultation with the instructor. (Fee)

4322 Problems in Painting B
Prerequisite(s): ART 4321.
Advanced problems in media selected by the student in consultation with the professor. (Fee)

4323 Problems in Painting C
Prerequisite(s): ART 4321.
Advanced problems in media selected by the student in consultation with the professor. (Fee)
4324 Advanced Intaglio
Prerequisite(s): ART 3324.
A continuation of ART 3324 with emphasis upon creative expression with the metal plate. (Fee)

4325 Advanced Lithography
Prerequisite(s): ART 3325.
A continuation of ART 3325 with emphasis upon the creative aspects of aluminum plate lithography and color printing. (Fee)

4329 Web Design
Prerequisite(s): ART 3333.
Introduction to internet web page design with emphasis on process, concept, aesthetics, user experience, mark-up languages, and internet access software. (Fee)

4330 Illustration
Prerequisite(s): ART 2310, 3320, 3330 or 4320.
Illustrative art for graphic design. Emphasis on media, technique, style, and concept in advertising and editorial illustration. (Fee)

4331 Package Design
Prerequisite(s): ART 3332.
Graphic design concepts applied to the design of three-dimensional form such as packaging, point-of-sale, environmental and/or exhibition design. (Fee)

4332 Identity Design
Prerequisite(s): ART 3332.
Introduction to the visual communication of identity development and branding with an emphasis on merging conceptual development with the aesthetic and implementation. (Fee)

4333 Portfolio Preparation
Prerequisite(s): ART 4332.
Portfolio preparation and management, interviewing, and presentation skills. (Should be taken the last semester prior to graduation.) (Fee)

4335 Advanced Photography: Digital
Prerequisite(s): ART 3336.
Techniques and concepts in fine art digital photography. Cameras not supplied. (Fee)

4336 Advanced Photography: Special Topics
Prerequisite(s): ART 3336.
Critical integration of foundations, concepts and techniques in photography. (Fee)

4337 Advanced Photography: Portfolio and Exhibition
Prerequisite(s): ART 3334, 4335, and 4336. For art majors only.
Capstone seminar for photography majors; includes creation of a portfolio for BFA exhibition. (Fee)

4338 Studio Topics in Graphic Design
Prerequisite(s): ART 3333.
A category of topical courses designed to meet special needs, address issues in the professional field, and focus on research and experimentation in specialized media. (Fee)

4339 Advanced Photography: Medium and Large Format Photography
Prerequisite(s): ART 4335.
Photography with pinhole, medium and large format view cameras, including exposing and processing large format film and fiber-based paper, as well as the history and theories of photography. (Fee)

4340 Ceramic Design IIIA
Prerequisite(s): ART 3341.
Continuation of ART 3341 with instruction in ceramic materials and glaze formulation. (Fee)

4341 Ceramic Design IIIB
Prerequisite(s): ART 4340.
Continuation of Art 4340 with instruction in kiln design and construction. (Fee)

4342 Ceramic Design IVA
Prerequisite(s): ART 4341.
Continuation of ART 4341 with instruction in photo-documentation of completed works. (Fee)

4343 Ceramic Design IVB
Prerequisite(s): ART 4342.
Continuation and the culmination of ART 4342; development of a cohesive body of ceramic works and completion of a formal photographic portfolio. (Fee)

4344 Advanced Sculpture I
Prerequisite(s): ART 3344 and 3345.
Sculpture emphasizing the combination of materials, use of alternative materials, scale and presentation, mold making, castable materials, installation, and site specific work. (Fee)
4345 Advanced Sculpture II
Prerequisite(s): ART 4344.
Self-directed program in consultation with instructor. Examination of aesthetic issues in contemporary sculpture and the development of a personal vision. (Fee)

4346 Advanced Sculpture III
Prerequisite(s): ART 4345.
Continuation of ART 4345 plus a portfolio and other materials needed to pursue further development as a visual artist. (Fee)

4473 Advanced Sculpture IV
Prerequisite(s): ART 4346.
Continuation of ART 4346. (Fee)

4395 Internship in Studio Art
Prerequisite(s): ART 1316; and consent of department chair.
A field experience under the supervision of a recognized professional artist, which will permit the student to receive concentrated and sufficiently lengthy training to become proficient in that art activity.

4V90 Special Problems in Studio Art
1 to 9 sem. hrs.
Prerequisite(s): Written consent of the appropriate instructor. Qualified students with established success in specifi ed areas of art, especially their major concentration, may work on approved projects. May be repeated once with a change of content.

Teacher Certification

3384 Visual Art I
Elementary art program development with emphasis on philosophy, curriculum, teaching methods and art media and techniques.

3386 Visual Art II
Secondary art program development with emphasis on history, curriculum, teaching methods, art media and techniques, and current issues.

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