ART 1010 Drawing I
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Introduction to the techniques, materials, and principles of drawing.

Fees $20.00
ART 1020 Two-Dimensional Design
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

The fundamentals of two-dimensional design introduced through projects in a variety of media.

Fees $20
ART 1030 Three-Dimensional Design
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

The fundamentals of three-dimensional design introduced through projects in a variety of media.

ART 1050 Introductory Studio
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course is designed to be an introduction to the practices, processes and ideas of a creative artist.

Fees $20.00
ART 1301 Art, Society, and Culture
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course is a survey of world art from prehistory to the present. It explores the relationship of art and artist to past cultures as well as the relevance of the visual arts in our time.

ART 2000 Fundamentals of Sculpture
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Basic introduction to a variety of sculptural materials and
processes.

ART 2050 Fundamentals of Ceramics
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Basic introduction to a variety of cermaic materials and
processes.

ART 2200 Fundamentals of Painting I
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ART 1010 and ART 1020 with a grade of C or higher
Description

Basic introduction to a variety of materials and processes using water-based media.

ART 2300 Fundamentals of Painting II
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Basic introduction to a variety of materials and processes using oil-based media. Course includes lab fee.

ART 2400 Fundamentals of Photography
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Basic introduction to a variety of photographic materials and processes.

Fees $50
ART 2900 Selected Topics in Studio
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Two of the following: ART 1010, ART 1020, ART 1030, ART 1050 with grades of C or higher or consent of the instructor
Description

This lower level studio course can be taken as elective credit for art majors and non-art majors. Students taking ART 2900 should be enrolled in a study abroad program sponsored by the Ernest G. Welch School of Art and Design at Georgia State University and should have taken at least two studio foundations courses in order to be prepared for the studio work involved in this class. Students who do not have the listed prerequisites must have consent of the instructor to enroll.

ART 3400 Space, Scale, Time: Digital Possibilities
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Consent of instructor or BFA studio major status required (AB Studio major ineligible)
Description

Fine arts studio introduction to electronic/digital media.

Fees $20.00
ART 3690 Honors Readings
Credit Hours 1.0 - 6.0
Prerequisites Good standing with the Honors College and consent of instructor
Description

Discussion and readings on selected topics.

ART 3910 Critical Issues in Contemporary Art-CTW
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites 18 credit hours in art
Description

Interdisciplinary course examining changes over the past fifty years, both in art and society, and how these changes have influenced contemporary art and professional art practice. Emphasis on theoretical and critical thinking. Serves as one of the two Critical Thinking Through Writing (CTW) courses required of all Art majors.

ART 4500 Directed Study-CTW
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ART 3910 and two courses from the Studio Concentration (3000/4000 level, select from one discipline previously studied)
Description

This studio course is the capstone course for BA in Studio Art and is designed for students to explore a self-defined project in depth over the course of one semester. Serves as one of the two Critical Thinking Through Writing (CTW) courses required of all Art majors. This course may include a Signature Experience component.

ART 4850 Visiting Artist Seminar
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites BFA status, or permission of area coordinator
Description

Specialized undergraduate course devoted to topics related to the Ernest G. Welch Visiting Artist. The Visiting Artist will be distinguished in his or her area of expertise and will teach on campus during his or her semester of residency.

ART 4870 Honors Thesis: Research
Credit Hours 1.0 - 6.0
Prerequisites Good standing with the Honors College and consent of instructor
Description

Readings or research preparatory to honors thesis or project. This course may include a Signature Experience component.

ART 4880 Honors Thesis: Writing
Credit Hours 1.0 - 6.0
Prerequisites ART 4870 with grade of C or higher, good standing with the Honors College and consent of instructor
Description

Writing or production of honors thesis or project. This course may include a Signature Experience component.

ART 4980 Special Problems
Credit Hours 1.0 - 6.0
Prerequisites Consent of instructor and School director
Description

Independent studies initiated by the student.

ART 4995 Directed Readings B.I.S.-CTW
Credit Hours 3.0 - 4.0
Description

Directed Readings designed for Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies students. This course may satisfy the junior and/or senior-level Critical Thinking Through Writing requirements.