Courses

Ceramics I

Course Prefix: 
AR
Course Number: 
377
Course Credits: 
3

An introduction to the concepts and skills necessary to work with clay. Basic methods of hand building will be covered, including related decorating and firing techniques. Two, two-and-one-half hour lab periods weekly.

Ceramics II

Course Prefix: 
AR
Course Number: 
378
Course Credits: 
3

Continuation of AR 377. With emphasis on beginning throwing skills, the human form and developing personal expression with the medium of clay. Including advanced decorating techniques and glaze chemistry. Two, two-and-one-half hour lab periods weekly. Prerequisite: AR 377.

Color and Design

Course Prefix: 
AR
Course Number: 
222
Course Credits: 
3

Study of color and its application to various design concepts as the continuation of design fundamentals and organization. Two, two-and-one-half hour lab periods weekly. Prerequisite: AR 221.

Cooperative Education

Course Prefix: 
AR
Course Number: 
295, 395, 495
Course Credits: 
1 - 3

Drawing I

Course Prefix: 
AR
Course Number: 
101
Course Credits: 
3

A foundation course requiring some drawing skills. Students will explore drawing techniques and media in a variety of observational problems. Emphasis will be placed on principles of line, shape, mass, light and shade, perspective and space, surface and structure. Two, two-and-one-half hour lab periods weekly.

Drawing II

Course Prefix: 
AR
Course Number: 
102
Course Credits: 
3

Continuation of AR 101. Designed to further develop the student’s perceptual and conceptual drawing skills. Students are encouraged to experiment and explore assigned problems. Two, two-and-one-half hour lab periods weekly. Prerequisite: AR 101.

Field: Art Methods

Course Prefix: 
AR
Course Number: 
361
Course Credits: 
1

Field experience component, to be taken in conjunction with AR 360, required for the observation and practice of art methods for preschool through 12th grade. The course consists of thirty hours of practice teaching at an appropriate site as determined by the instructor and/or Field Placement Director. Must be taken concurrently with AR 360.

TEEL® students seeking Visual Arts licensure should, whenever possible, take AR 360 and AR 361 rather than ED 342 and ED 343.

Fundamentals of Game Design

Course Prefix: 
AR
Course Number: 
225
Course Credits: 
3

There are many types and formats of games. This course is meant to introduce the processes and mechanics of game design through both reading about games and individually developing them. Offering best practices towards various game formats and also the opportunity to utilize those practices, the course allows students to design, iterate upon, play test and see designs through to completion. Prerequisite: AR 221 Basic Design or AR 114 Introduction to Graphic Design.

Graphic Design I

Course Prefix: 
AR
Course Number: 
223
Course Credits: 
3

Graphic Design I connects current digital typesetting practices to the rich typographic heritage that is a foundation in the graphic design discipline. Students become confident identifying type categorically, typesetting, white space and the ways all of these principles are employed in creating good and functional design. Some technical as well as creative pieces will be explored. Some traditional studio as well as Adobe Indesign will be the primary platforms for producing design. Two, two and one-half hour lab periods weekly. Prerequisites: AR 114 and AR 221.

Graphic Design II

Course Prefix: 
AR
Course Number: 
224
Course Credits: 
3

This course continues to develop typography in larger contexts including image and message. Project production phases will include thumbnail to final solution. Print media and the printing process will be explored. Projects generated will include more advanced design work and will develop production skills and tools helpful to preparing visual information for the print industry. Adobe Indesign and Photoshop are the primary digital tools for this class. Two, two and one-half hour lab periods weekly. Prerequisite: AR 223.

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