Elizabeth Hall

Art Studio ----------------------------------------------------------------
AT102 Design (3). An introduction to the elements and principles of design essential to the visual arts. These will include value, line, shape, form, balance, rhythm, texture, perspective, and color. A variety of media will be explored.

AT105 Drawing (3). This course is designed to introduce the student to drawing and to provide a solid foundation through the exploration of different media and techniques.

AT202 Photography (3). An introduction to photography as a means of creative expression. In addition to basic photographic technique, students will learn to develop film and make prints. The class will also include an introduction to computer manipulation of photographs using Photoshop software. No prerequisites.

AT216 Ceramics: Hand Building (3). This technique of working with clay is a more sculptural approach using hand-building techniques such as coil, slab, and pinch methods. No prerequisites.

AT218 Ceramics: Wheel Throwing (3). Students will learn to use the potter’s wheel to make both functional and non-functional pieces. Frequent demonstrations by the instructor. No prerequisites.

AT301 Sculpture (3). This course will introduce the student to ideas and materials that will facilitate his or her response to three-dimensional forms. The stress will be on the concepts of modeling, carving, and constructing as well as the possibilities of more contemporary modes of expression.

AT302 Special Studio (3). This course, offered only on an occasional basis, will emphasize some special medium, technique, or approach which is not part of the regular departmental offerings. Examples would be mixed media, airbrush painting, etc. The course may be repeated with different content.

AT306 Painting I (3). A basic course that acquaints the student with various approaches to painting through a study of its formal, technical, historical, and conceptual aspects. Prerequisite: AT105 or permission of instructor.

AT307 Advanced Drawing (3). This course will concentrate heavily on figure drawing. It will also include creative projects selected and undertaken by each student using a wide variety of media and approaches.
Prerequisite: AT105.

AT316 Advanced Ceramics (3). A continuation of work involving handbuilding and wheel techniques to explore both functional forms and forms which are sculptural. The students will be introduced to various methods of kiln firing: gas and electric, oxidation and reduction. Prerequisite: AT216.

AT321 Printmaking (3). This is an introductory course that acquaints the student with the basic types, techniques, and history of printmaking. Prerequisite: AT105 or permission of instructor.

AT 333 Mixed Media (3) A basic course that introduces the student to various nontraditional static media. The class will include 2-dimensional, 3- dimensional, and site-specific installation projects. These will be considerable emphasis on a contemporary conceptual approach to art- making. Prerequisite: AT 102 or AT 105, or permission of instructor.

AT335 Art in the Elementary School (2). An elementary art methods course, geared to the classroom teacher and special art teacher. It should provide the student with imaginative art teaching strategies, in-depth art making, and art appreciation. This course is offered only on an occasional basis, or as an independent study as a service to students completing requirements for certification.

AT345 Art in the Secondary School (2). This course prepares a teacher for artistic and perceptual awareness, art history analysis, with an operational degree of art skills in selective art media. This course is offered only on an occasional basis, or as an independent study as a service to students completing requirements for certification.

AT385, 386 Independent Study (variable hours with permission of faculty member). Study on a specialized project under the guidance of a professor.

AT390, 391 Open Studio (3), (3). An advanced course for students who have completed all offered courses in painting, drawing, or printmaking. In addition to continued practice in one or more of the above disciplines, attention will be paid to contemporary art issues and to questions of professional activity. This course may be repeated 3 times. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

AT400 Internship in Art (1-3). (Pass/Fail only). Internship programs may be arranged in various aspects of art, including commercial art and art education. The student will work with a faculty supervisor and an outside supervisor at a museum, newspaper, or other agency. Guidelines for internships are available from the internship supervisor. Prerequisites: junior or senior standing, 9 hours of art courses, and permission of the internship supervisor.

AT402 Advanced Special Studio (3). This course, taught only on an irregular basis, will pursue some special technique at an advanced level.

AT406 Painting II (3). A continuation of Painting I (AT306), in which the student will be expected to take on work at a more challenging level. Prerequisite: AT306

AT 407 Painting III (3) This course builds on concepts and techniques learned in Painting II. Prerequisite: AT 406

AT 408 Painting IV (3) This course builds on concepts and techniques learned in Painting III. Prerequisite: AT 407

AT485, 486 Independent Study (variable hours with permission of faculty member). Study on a specialized project under the guidance of a professor.

AT490, 491 Open Studio (3), (3). Continuation of AT390, 391. An advanced
course for students who have completed all offered courses in painting, drawing, or printmaking. In addition to continued practice in one or more of the above disciplines, attention will be paid to contemporary art issues and to questions of professional activity. This course may be repeated 3 times. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

AT 497 Senior Project Proposal (1). Preparation and planning for the Senior Project. The student produces a proposal for the Senior Project. Prerequisite: junior portfolio review.

AT498 Senior Project and Exhibition (3). This course is required of all senior art majors. In preparation for their Senior Project Exhibition, the students pursue intense studies of their areas of specialization. Development of a personal vision is encouraged in a tutorial format with regular group critiques. Planning and installation of the Senior Project Exhibition is part of the class. Prerequisites: AT 497, junior and senior portfolio reviews, and advanced work in area of specialization.

Art History ----------------------------------------------------------------
Students receiving credit for any of the following art history courses under the AS or AY prefix may not repeat the same course for credit under the AH prefix.

AH200 Introductory Survey of Art History (3). This course introduces the student to the history of art in the Western world from prehistoric to modern times.

AH201 (AY201) Introduction to Classical Art and Archaeology (3).
Apart from historical records, how do we learn about ancient civilizations? Archeology, the study of the material remains of cultures, represents one such method. Classical archaeologists, i.e., archaeologists who study Greek and Roman civilizations, have at their disposal a vast amount of material, including the physical remains of cities, their art, and even food. In this course, we will study the art and archaeology of the Classical world, beginning with the Neolithic and continuing through the early imperial period. Highlighted in the course will be sanctuary architecture, pottery, sculpture, wall painting, and the remains of Pompeii.

AH210 (AS210) American Art (3). A survey of art in America from colonial times to the present with reference to its place in historical and cultural context.

AH310 (AS310) Topics in American Art (3). A specialized study of selected areas in the history of American art. The course may be repeated with different content (e.g., Nineteenth Century American Landscape, Modernism in American Art).

AH314 The Art and Theory of Modernism (3). A study of major artistic movements of the first half of the twentieth century and of the relationship between works of art and contemporary art theory and criticism.

AH315 Period Study in Art History (3). This course will concentrate on the art of a particular period. The course may be repeated with different content (e.g., Italian Renaissance Art, Impressionism and Post-Impressionism, Medieval Art).

AH316 Issues in Contemporary Art (3). This course will explore some of the chief issues and ideas which have engaged the art world in the last half of the twentieth century and the beginning of the twenty-first.

AH385,386 Independent Study (variable hours with permission of faculty member). Study on a specialized project under the guidance of a professor.

AH400 Museum Internship (1-3) (Pass/Fail only). Internship programs may be arranged in local museums and galleries. Students will get hands-on experience in various aspects of museum work ranging from selection and installation of exhibits and research of collections to public relations and grant-writing. Guidelines for internships are available from the internship supervisor. Prerequisites: junior or senior standing, 6 hours of art history, and permission of the internship supervisor.

AH415 Seminar in Art History (3). This course will concentrate on a special problem in art history and is designed to help students develop research skills and explore different methodologies in art history. The course may be repeated with different content (e.g., Women and Art, Approaches to French Impressionism).