Art
2005 - 2006 College of the Ozarks Catalog

Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science

The Art major provides students with a choice of a Studio Art emphasis in ceramics, graphic design, painting, computer art, or fibers or an Art Education emphasis. The objectives are as follows: 1) gain a basic understanding of two-and three-dimensional design; 2) explore media, techniques, and ideas in several art areas; 3) develop an understanding of the mediums, techniques and ideas of artists in one area; 4) gain general understanding of art of western and non-western cultures.

Admission to the major program—Art faculty review upon the completion of twelve semester hours in Art.

Scholarship for Majors—Majors must maintain a 2.5 GPA in all art, art history, and art education courses. An exhibit, senior paper, and portfolio are required during the senior year. Fifteen art (ART), art history (ARH), and/or art education (AED) credit hours must be upper division. Participation in four art department workshops and six lectures.

Transfer students: A minimum of 24 semester hours in art must be taken at the college. The discipline recognizes courses taken at other accredited institutions, but courses transferred do not necessarily satisfy the specific artistic requirements of the major.

Major in Art
Core courses required of all Art Majors: 13 hours  
ART 113 (GE course) Two-Dimensional Design (F/S) 3
ART 123 Drawing I (F/S) 3
ART 133 Three-Dimensional Design (S) 3
ART 223 Drawing II (F) 3
ART 401 Portfolio (F/S) 1

Studio Art Emphasis
 
Required major courses: 31 hours  
ART core courses 13
ART additional courses 18
Three courses in an area of emphasis  
Three elective studio courses  
Required collateral courses: 12 hours  
ARH 273 Art History I WI (F) 3
ARH 283 Art History II WI (S) 3
Non-western art history elective 3
Art history elective 3

Double Major
Art Education Emphasis/Secondary Education
Required major courses: 31 hours  
ART core courses 13
ART 243 Painting I (S) 3
ART 273 Clay I (F) 3
ART 313 Printmaking (F-E) 3
AED 353 Art Education Methods I (F/S) 3
AED 453 Art Education Methods II (F) 3
ONE OF THE FOLLOWING 3
   ART 353 Fiber Design and Constructions (S-E)  
   ART 383 Loom Weaving (S-O)  
Required collateral courses: 12 hours  
ARH 273 Art History I WI (F) 3
ARH 283 Art History II WI (S) 3
Non-western art history elective 3
Art history elective 3
Art majors with an Art Education emphasis must also major in Secondary Education

Minor in Studio Art
Required minor courses: 21 hours  
ART 113 Two-Dimensional Design (F/S) 3
ART 123 Drawing I (F/S) 3
ART 133 Three-Dimensional Design (S) 3
ONE OF THE FOLLOWING 3
   ARH 273 Art History I WI (F)  
   ARH 283 Art History II WI (S)  
Additional studio art and/or art history courses  
   (min. 6 hrs. 300-400 level) 9

Minor in Art History
Required minor courses: 18-21 hours  
ARH 273 Art History I WI (F) 3
ARH 283 Art History II WI (S) 3
Non-western art history elective 3
Art history electives 6
ART 49V (1-3) Special Problems 3-6
   
   


COURSES IN STUDIO (ART)

113 Two-Dimensional Design Fundamentals of two-dimensional design. Basic problems exploring form, space and organization. Experience with a variety of media and subject matter. Lecture/Studio. (F/S)

123 Drawing I Fundamentals of drawing. Drawing from still life, nature and the figure. Problems in freehand perspective drawing skills. Emphasis on sensitivity of seeing and interpretation. Lecture/Studio. (F/S)

133 Three-Dimensional Design Fundamentals of three-dimensional design. Basic problems exploring form, space and organization. Experience with a variety of media and subject matter. Lecture/Studio. (S)

223 Drawing II—Prerequisite: ART 113 and ART 123. Intermediate drawing, emphasizing visual sensitivity and expression in a variety of drawing media and subject matter. Studio. (F)

243 Painting I—Prerequisite: ART 113 or ART 123. Instruction in painting techniques and exploration of composition and color in expressing form and space. Studio. (S)

253 Introduction to Digital Studio and Design— Prerequisite: ART 113. Introduction to computer media, digital imaging, and graphic design. Studio (F/S)

273 Clay I—Prerequisite: ART 113 or ART 133. Introduction to handmade and wheel-thrown pottery. Instruction in technical and artistic fundamentals of pottery making. Studio. (F)

283 Digital Photography and Digital Darkroom Techniques—Prerequisite: MPH 113 or ART 113 or ART 123 or ART 253. Introduction to photographic fundamentals, digital imaging, retouching and digital darkroom techniques. Individual students must provide their own digital camera and the camera must have the features and specifications necessary to fulfill the course requirements. Studio (S)

Prerequisite for all 300-400 level courses: 45 hours or permission.

30V (1-3) Seminar Readings and in-depth discussion of current problems, theories, and criticisms in the visual arts. Consent of the instructor required. May be repeated for credit. Lecture/Discussion.

313 Printmaking—Prerequisite: ART 113 and ART 123. Instruction in print­making, with emphasis on individual expression in the relief and intaglio processes. Studio. (F–even)

323 Glass—Prerequisite: ART 113 or ART 123. Introduction to stained glass to include design, techniques, history of glass art, and business concerns of the glass artist. (S–even)

333 Sculpture—Prerequisite: ART 113 and ART 133. Emphasis on problem solving and individual expression through a variety of sculpture processes and medias. Studio. (F–odd)

343 Painting II—Prerequisite: ART 243 and permission. A course in painting in which individual qualities are emphasized. Studio. (F)

353 Fiber Design and Constructions—Prerequisite: ART 113 or ART 133. The study and creation of printed, dyed, and constructed fabric design, and the historical role of fabric decoration. Studio. (S–even)

363 Computer Art II—Prerequisite: ART 123 and ART 253. Advanced work in using the computer as an art medium. The focus of the course will be on digital imaging, 3-D rendering, time-based art, interactive multimedia, exploring the idea of using the Internet as an art medium, and producing a digital portfolio. Studio. (S)

373 Clay II—Prerequisite: ART 273 and permission. Instruction in advanced forming techniques, glaze application and firing techniques. Studio. (S)

383 Loom Weaving—Prerequisite: ART 113 or ART 133. Study of pattern weaves and weaver controlled weaves, yarns, historical weaving, and types of looms. Studio. (S–odd)

393 Graphic Design II—Prerequisite: ART 253 and permission. Commercial art techniques for consumer advertising and illustration. Problems in a variety of communication media. Emphasis on creative concept. Studio. (F)

401 Portfolio—Prerequisite: permission. Preparation of the professional art portfolio, resumé and related materials for a career in art. Completion of major requirements of the senior paper and senior exhibit. Lecture/Discussion. (F/S)

403 Advanced Studio—Prerequisite: 6 hours in one area and permission. Individual problems and development of expressive modes. For students who wish to undertake advanced practice in a studio area. May be repeated for credit. Studio. (F/S)

48V (1-4) Internship—Prerequisite: Permission. This course is designed for practical and supervised professional art experience. May be taken twice.

49V (1-3) Special Problems—Prerequisite: permission. For advanced study and research beyond available courses. Problems chosen by the student and developed through conferences and approved study under the direction of the instructor. By arrangement. May be repeated for credit.

COURSES IN ART EDUCATION (AED)

353 Art Education Methods I A methods course for elementary education and art education majors. The course covers artistic growth and development, methods and organization for the teaching of art, and exploration of media and ideas for elementary and middle school students. Lecture/Studio. (F/S)

453 Art Education Methods II—Prerequisite: AED 353 and permission. The course includes art education theories, current topics in art education, and methods of teaching art in the secondary school. Lecture/ Observation. (F–odd)

COURSES IN ART HISTORY (ARH)

273 Art History I A survey of Western art from the Prehistoric times to the late Gothic style. Lecture/Discussion. Writing Intensive. (F)

283 Art History II A survey of Western art from the Renaissance to the present. Lecture/Discussion. Writing Intensive. (S)

Prerequisite for all 300-400 level courses: 45 hours or permission.

373 Pre-Columbian and Tribal Art Art of the Pre-Columbian and tribal cultures including African, Oceanic and American Indian. Lecture/Discussion. (S–even)

383 Modern Art—Prerequisite: ARH 283. An examination of European and American art from the late nineteenth century to the present. Lecture/Discussion. Writing Intensive. (F–even)

453 Eastern Art A survey of the painting, sculpture and architecture of Asia. Emphasis in religious and cultural developments. May include a focus on a particular culture for part of the semester. Lecture/Discussion. (S–odd)

 

 

2005 - 2006 College of the Ozarks Catalog