Courses + Registration

Students who have been registered within the previous three terms will be assigned a time at which they are authorized to register for classes. Newly admitted students are required to attend Summer Registration, where they will meet their advisor and register for classes.

Time Tickets

Time ticket assignments are based on the number of hours completed (including current enrolled hours) and special group identification, according to campus policy. Priority registration times will be spread over three weeks. Students may register or adjust their schedule any time after their assigned time ticket through the first day of classes without penalty. Students are encouraged to register as soon as possible after their time ticket allows to retain priority. Visit the Office of the Registrar for registration days and times.

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Fall 2017 Art+Design Course Offerings

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Fall 2017 Course Selection

ARTS 230
Metal & Jewelry Design I

MW 1:00pm-3:40pm
TT 2:00pm-4:40pm

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This is a beginning level class. No experience necessary! Learn to translate your design in metal - make models, make them real. Work small or big, and wear what you make!  Read more
Billie Theide: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ARTS 333
Enameling

TT 9:30am-12:10pm

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Non-majors welcome! The only prerequisite is ARTS 230. Learn to sift enamel power, make it in wax, coat it in glass, fire it; make something to wear and use what you make!  Read more
Billie Theide: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

ARTS 445
New Media Special Topics (Art + Place)

MW 1:00pm-3:40pm

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Juniors, seniors, and grad students are welcome - no prior experience in art is necessary. We will approach the problems of place through multiple disciplines.  Read more
Ryan Griffis: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ARTD 445
MFA Seminar in Design
 

W 9:00am-11:40am

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Open to senior BFA, MFA, and PhD students, this class will read some basic material that every designer needs to know inside and out, as well as design a project!  Read more
Stan Ruecker: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

ARTH 250
Introduction to American Art
 

TR 2:00pm-3:20pm

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This course surveys art of the United States, from the American Revolution to the 1980s. In addition to lectures, students will visit museums to view original artworks.  Read more
Terri Weissman: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ARTH 447
France and Its Others
 

MW 9:00am-10:20am

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This course explores works about France’s colonial empire during the nineteenth century in paintings, prints, photographs, novels, travel accounts, and exhibitions.  Read more
David O’Brien: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

ARTH 495
Art and Collective Memory in the 19th and 20th Centuries

W 1:00pm-3:50pm

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This seminar introduces students to ways that art and visual culture work to embody collective memory, particularly representations of calamities and world historical events such as the World Wars or the French Revolution.  Read more
David O’Brien: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ARTS 280
Beginning Sculpture
 

TR 9:30am-12:10am

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Introduction to basic concepts, processes, and materials in sculpture, with an emphasis on the relationship among these three aspects of producing works of art. Materials including wood, plaster, and clay will be used additively to fabricate, model and cast forms. Subtractive methods utilizing carving, and the making of meaning via materials, methods and context are also discussed.  Read more
Stephen Cartwright: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

ARTS 499
Relief & Letterpress Printing

TR 9:30am-12:10am

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Moving beyond the wood block print, students will make colorful works using a variety of traditional and contemporary relief printmaking techniques, including hand carving, letterpress type, and digital methods that incorporate use of the laser cutter and CNC router. Through projects and field trips, students will become familiar with the expressive capabilities of this medium and incorporate relief techniques into the development of a personal body of creative work.  Read more
Emmy Lingscheit: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Summer 2017 Course Selection

 

ART 206
Mining the University & Community
 

Online

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Students find challenging events each week (lectures, performances, screenings, discussions of intellectual value), contribute these 'finds' to a class calendar full of possibilities, attend one of those events and then post a written evaluation of their chosen event each week to the class blog.  Read more
Eli Craven: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ART 208
Environmental Impacts of Contemporary Art Making Tools

Online

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This course examines the cables, wires, devices and networks that comprise the computer and Internet based technological footprint on earth. Using these same technologies, students create art and expressions that engage with or criticize this global web.  Read more
Karin Hodgin Jones: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

ART 240
Learning Through Contemporary Art

Online

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This course is not a survey or history of contemporary art, rather it is an in-depth examination of how a variety of artists do what they do; and how their artistic strategies lend themselves to other ways of knowing in the world. Unlike a traditional course where reading and writing is the main way that ideas are exchanged, in this course students are expected to present their ideas through video-making similar to the videos that will be examined in this course.  Read more

ART 140
Introduction to Art
 

Online

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This online version of the course provides an introduction to art through thematic lectures exploring both historical and contemporary artistic practices with a self-directed creative and expressive exploration of multiple art media to provide insight to a wide range of artistic practice. Studio techniques will be taught through online video tutorials and documentation of studio explorations and projects will be submitted online.  Read more