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ART 145RA Web Design

ARTH 200IA Art of World Civilization I
ARTH 201IA Art of World Civilization II
ARTH 240IH Exploring Artists on Film
ARTH 290R Undergraduate Research
ARTH 302 Survey of Ancient Art
ARTH 310 Ancient Art Mesoamerica
ARTH 312 History of Decorative Arts
ARTH 332 Hist of Decor Arts & Environ
ARTH 360 Hist Asian Art And Arch
ARTH 400 Art and Architecture of Egypt
ARTH 402 Greek Art and Architecture
ARTH 406 Roman Art and Architecture
ARTH 410 Medieval Art
ARTH 421 Late Gothic Painting
ARTH 422 Erly Renaissance 15th Cent Art
ARTH 423 Hist Printmaking (1450-1945)
ARTH 424 High Renaissance and Mannerism
ARTH 426 Baroque Art Itly/S Eur 16/1700
ARTH 427 Baroque Art in Northern Europe
ARTH 430 19th Century Art
ARTH 432 Art in the Age of Revolution
ARTH 438 Beginnings of Modern Art
ARTH 440 20th Century Art
ARTH 451 Contemporary Art
ARTH 462 Islamic Art And Architecture
ARTH 491 Special Topics
ARTH 492 Independent Study
ARTH 494 Seminar
ARTH 495 Field Study
ARTH 498 Internship
ARTH 499R Senior Thesis: Art History
ARTH 501 Pedagogy and Professionalism
ARTH 506 Methods and Critical Theory
ARTH 512 Etruscan Art
ARTH 532 Portrait and Identity Form
ARTH 555 Critical Terms in Art History
ARTH 575 Professional Paper and Project
ARTH 588 Professional Development
ARTH 590 Master's Thesis
ARTH 591 Special Topics
ARTH 592 Independent Study

ARTZ 105RA Visual Language - Drawing
ARTZ 106RA Visual Language - 2-D Fndtns
ARTZ 108RA Visual Language - 3-D Fndtns
ARTZ 211RA Drawing I
ARTZ 221 Painting I
ARTZ 231RA Ceramics I
ARTZ 251 Sculpture I
ARTZ 261 Metals I
ARTZ 271 Printmaking I
ARTZ 290R Undergraduate Research
ARTZ 291 Special Topics
ARTZ 292 Independent Study
ARTZ 312 Intermediate Drawing
ARTZ 322 Intermediate Painting
ARTZ 332 Intermediate Ceramics
ARTZ 352 Intermediate Sculpture
ARTZ 361 Metals II
ARTZ 373 Intermd Printmaking- Litho
ARTZ 374 Intermd Printmaking-Serigraphy
ARTZ 375 Intermd Printmaking- Intaglio
ARTZ 376 Intermd Printmaking- Relief
ARTZ 379 Alternative Print Media
ARTZ 400 Careers in Art
ARTZ 411 Guided Research- Drawing
ARTZ 421 Guided Research- Painting
ARTZ 431 Guided Research- Ceramics
ARTZ 453 Guided Research- Sculpture
ARTZ 461 Guided Research-Metalsmithing
ARTZ 472 Guided Research- Printmaking
ARTZ 490R Undergraduate Research
ARTZ 491 Special Topics
ARTZ 492 Independent Study
ARTZ 498 Internship
ARTZ 499R Senior Thesis: Studio
ARTZ 505 Painting
ARTZ 515 Ceramics
ARTZ 524 Metalsmithing
ARTZ 526 Drawing
ARTZ 527 Printmaking
ARTZ 529 Sculpture
ARTZ 530 Intermedia
ARTZ 575 Professional Paper and Project
ARTZ 588 Professional Development
ARTZ 589 Graduate Consultation
ARTZ 590 Master's Thesis
ARTZ 592 Independent Study
ARTZ 594 Seminar

GDSN 223 Design Principles
GDSN 224 Form and Content
GDSN 360 Yellowstone Digital
GDSN 361 Teton Digital
GDSN 366 History of Graphic Design
GDSN 367 Identity Systems
GDSN 368 Art Direction
GDSN 369 Publication Design
GDSN 371 Motion Graphics
GDSN 372 Advanced Web Design
GDSN 373 Illustration
GDSN 374 Digital Visualization
GDSN 375 Letterpress
GDSN 376 Screenprinting
GDSN 377 Design and Society
GDSN 378 Guerrilla Advertising
GDSN 465 Professional Studio
GDSN 491 Special Topics
GDSN 492 Independent Study
GDSN 498 Internship
GDSN 499 Thesis and Portfolio

ART 145RA Web Design
Offered Fall, Spring Semesters
-- Basic design principles and how these principles apply to web site construction. HTML and HTML editors. Laboratory projects reflect practical usage of course concepts. Cross-listed with CS 145.


ARTH 200IA Art of World Civilization I
Offered Fall Semesters
-- This course examines the visual arts from their beginnings to ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome through the Medieval period. It focuses on an understanding of art as the nonverbal expression of universal cultural concepts.

ARTH 201IA Art of World Civilization II
Offered Spring Semesters
-- A survey of Renaissance, Baroque, and 19th and 20th century art which focuses on the evolution of humanistic expression and the emergence of the artist as an individual responding to the impact of modern society.

ARTH 240IH Exploring Artists on Film
Offered Fall Semesters
-- Analyzes a variety of portrayals of art and artists throughout history in Hollywood and foreign feature films. Artists and their works will be studied in their historical context, and in terms of how history is mediated by fictional depiction in film.

ARTH 290R Undergraduate Research
Offered Fall, Spring Semesters
-- Directed undergraduate research which may culminate in a written work or other creative project. Course will address responsible conduct of research.

ARTH 302 Survey of Ancient Art
Offered Fall Semesters;alternate years, to be offered even years
PREREQUISITE: ARTH 200.
-- This course will examine the art and architecture of ancient civilizations surrounding the Aegean and Mediterranean seas. Beginning with the Aegean civilizations, the course will then examine the rise of the historical Greeks and will conclude with the Roman world.

ARTH 310 Ancient Art Mesoamerica
Su alternate years, to be offered even years
-- A comparative survey that will examine the art and architecture of selected cultures of Mesoamerica, Central America and South America, commonly grouped under the designation of New World civilizations. The material presented will focus on the Aztecs and Maya of Mesoamerica (southern Mexico and northern Central America) and the Incas of Central Andes of South America.

ARTH 312 History of Decorative Arts
Offered Spring alternate years
PREREQUISITE: ART 203.
-- This course introduces students to the history of decorative arts in western Europe and the United States from the Renaissance through the early 20th Century. Emphasis will be placed on major media and stylistic trends. Attention will also be given to the use of objects in their original spatial environments.

ARTH 332 Hist of Decor Arts & Environ
Offered Spring alternate years, to be offered even years
PREREQUISITE: ARTH 201.
-- This course introduces students to the history of decorative arts in western Europe and the United States from the Renaissance through the early 20th Century. Emphasis will be placed on major media and stylistic trends. Attention will also be given to the use of objects in their original spatial environments.

ARTH 360 Hist Asian Art And Arch
Offered Spring alternate years, to be offered odd years
PREREQUISITE: ARTH 200 or ARTH 201.
-- The purpose of this course is to offer students a broad exposure to art and architecture produced in China, Japan, Southwest Asia and India from the Neolithic period through the 20th century with special emphasis placed on Chinese developments.

ARTH 400 Art and Architecture of Egypt
Offered Spring alternate years, to be offered even years
PREREQUISITE: ARTH 200.
-- This course is an exploration of the art and architecture of ancient Egypt and the Near East (Anatolia, Mesopotamia and Persia). Due to the nature of the surviving material, the emphasis will be on the ideas and attitudes of these civilizations about the relationship between humans and divinities, the cult of the ruler/king, and funerary cult and the afterlife.

ARTH 402 Greek Art and Architecture
Offered Fall Semesters;alternate years, to be offered odd years
PREREQUISITE: ARTH 200 and ARTH 201.
-- This lecture-based course will present a survey of the art and architecture of ancient Greece from its origins in the Dark ages through the Hellenistic period. Study begins with the Bronze Age of antecedents of Hellenic art and ends with the wide-spread dissemination of Greek material culture after the death of Alexander the Great.

ARTH 406 Roman Art and Architecture
Offered Spring Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ARTH 200.
-- This course is a survey of the public and private art and architecture of Republican and Imperial Rome. The study encompasses both the Etruscan and Republican foundations-cultural, political and artistic-of Rome and then moves on to the period when emperors ruled and the borders of the empire at its height ranged from Britain to North Africa. The course is arranged as a chronological survey moving from the prehistory of the Italic peninsula to the reign of the emperor Constantine in the fourth century CE.

ARTH 410 Medieval Art
Offered Fall Semesters;alternate years, to be offered odd years
PREREQUISITE: ARTH 200.
-- Early Christian, Byzantine, Romanesque, and Gothic periods.

ARTH 421 Late Gothic Painting
Offered Fall Semesters;alternate years, to be offered odd years
PREREQUISITE: ARTH 201.
-- This course will deal with the development of Gothic painting in Italy and its subsequent influence on the Northern tradition of painting in the Netherlands and Germany. Major masters include Giotto, Jan van Eyck, Bosch, Grunewald, Durer, and Bruegel.

ARTH 422 Erly Renaissance 15th Cent Art
Offered Fall Semesters;alternate years, to be offered even years
PREREQUISITE: ARTH 201.
-- A study of painting, sculpture and architecture in Italy in the 15th century. Major artists include Donatello, Masaccio, Piero della Francesca and Botticelli, Michelangelo, and Giorgione.

ARTH 423 Hist Printmaking (1450-1945)
Offered Spring alternate years, to be offered odd years
PREREQUISITE: ARTH 201.
-- This course introduces students to the vocabulary, techniques and history of printmaking in the western world from the mid-fifteenth century to end of World War II.

ARTH 424 High Renaissance and Mannerism
Offered Spring alternate years, to be offered even years
PREREQUISITE: ARTH 201.
-- This course is a study of the high renaissance in Rome, Florence and Venice, and the reactions to this in the style of mannerism. Major artists include Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael, Pontormo and Titian.

ARTH 426 Baroque Art Itly/S Eur 16/1700
Offered Fall Semesters;alternate years, to be offered even years
PREREQUISITE: ARTH 201.
-- This course is a history of painting, sculpture, and architecture produced in Italy during the 17th century. Emphasis will be placed on major artists and stylistic trends as well as the various social, political and religious contexts for viewing art.

ARTH 427 Baroque Art in Northern Europe
Offered Fall Semesters;alternate years, to be offered odd years
PREREQUISITE: ARTH 201.
--The purpose of this course is to offer students a more in-depth study of art in the Baroque period in Europe (1600-1700) by focusing on cultural developments in the Republic of the Netherlands and its colonies.

ARTH 430 19th Century Art
Offered Fall Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ARTH 201.
-- This course examines the major artists of the 19th century in Europe and America and the development of the styles of Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, and Impressionism.

ARTH 432 Art in the Age of Revolution
Offered Spring alternate years, to be offered even years
ARTH 201.
-- This course offers students an in-depth understanding of painting and sculpture in France and Britain in the 18th century. Through focused lectures, readings and discussions and writing assignments students will learn about the 18th century cultural, philosophical and scientific developments in their original contexts as well as their bearing on the present day.

ARTH 438 Beginnings of Modern Art
Offered Fall Semesters;alternate years, to be offered even years
PREREQUISITE: ARTH 201.
-- From Post-Impressionism to World War I. Major artists include Gauguin, Van Gogh, Cezanne, Matisse, Picasso, and the German Expressionists.

ARTH 440 20th Century Art
Offered Spring Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ARTH 201.
-- Art from World War I to the present.

ARTH 451 Contemporary Art
Offered Fall Semesters;alternate years, to be offered odd years
PREREQUISITE: ARTH 440.
-- This course will focus on issues in contemporary painting, sculpture, and related radical art forms. Students are responsible for discussions of assigned readings and presentations of research projects.

ARTH 462 Islamic Art And Architecture
On Demand
PREQUISITE: ARTH 200
--This course is a survey of Islamic art and architecture from Spain to India, and from the era of Muhammad to the mughal empire of the 18th century CE. Students will explore the changing role of figurative art. The goal of this course is to understand Islamic art and architecture as the visual expression of the civilization creating it.

ARTH 491 Special Topics
On Demand
PREREQUISITE: Course prerequisites as determined for each offering.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

ARTH 492 Independent Study
On Demand
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing, consent of instructor, and approval of the director.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

ARTH 494 Seminar
On Demand
-- Topics offered at the upper division level which are not covered in regular courses. Students participate in preparing and presenting discussion material.

ARTH 495 Field Study
Offered Spring Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ARTZ 106, ARTZ 108 or ARTH 201, or consent of instructor.
-- Course will allow students to study at an off-campus location such as a foreign country under the direction of art faculty member. Includes preparatory meetings, several hours per day of discussion on site, and writing or creative project which assimilates direct experience and research.

ARTH 498 Internship
On Demand
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing, consent of instructor, and approval of the director.
-- An individualized assignment arranged with an agency, business, or other organization to provide guided experience in the field.

ARTH 499R Senior Thesis: Art History
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
-- Senior capstone course. Directed undergraduate research/creative activity which may culminate in a research paper, undergraduate thesis paper, or undergraduate thesis exhibition. Graphic design students must take this course in the spring. Course will address responsible conduct of research.

ARTH 501 Pedagogy and Professionalism
Offered Fall Semesters
-- Art historians are continually challenged to impart visual and critical thinking skills to a public audience, whether in the context of a university classroom or a scholarly conference. This graduate seminar is designed to provide graduate students with skills necessary for becoming effective instructors and professionals in academic or museum environments.

ARTH 506 Methods and Critical Theory
Offered Fall Semesters
-- The discipline of Art History has had a remarkably complex development, from the formalist concerns of the late nineteenth century to the theoretical arguments of the late twentieth century. This graduate seminar will explore various art historical methods currently in use and diverse critical theories developed over the last few decades.

ARTH 512 Etruscan Art
Offered Spring Semesters
-- The course focuses on the art and architecture produced by an important Italic civilization, the Etruscans, as well as their Iron Age ancestors, Villanovan civilization. The approach is contextual, with an examination of the social, economic, religious factors surrounding their artistic developments.

ARTH 532 Portrait and Identity Form
Offered Spring alternate years, to be offered odd years 3 cr. SEM 3
This graduate course will explore how portrait images have promoted a range of identities for sitters from the Renaissance through the Modern Era. It will consider them as strategies for communicating political and social values to various viewing constituencies.

ARTH 555 Critical Terms in Art History
Offered Fall Semesters;alternate years
-- This is a seminar designed for candidates for the masters degree in art history to expose them to a gamut of issues and approaches to research in the history of art, with particular emphasis on recent concepts and theories pertaining to modern and contemporary art.

ARTH 575 Professional Paper and Project
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing.
-- A research or professional paper or project dealing with a topic in the field. The topic must have been mutually agreed upon by the student and his or her major advisor and graduate committee.

ARTH 588 Professional Development
On Demand
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing, teaching experience and/or current employment in a school organization, consent of instructor and Dean of Graduate Studies.
-- Courses offered on a one-time basis to fulfill professional development needs of in service educators. A specific focus is given to each course which is appropriately subtitled.

ARTH 590 Master's Thesis
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: Master's standing.

ARTH 591 Special Topics
On Demand
PREREQUISITE: Upper division courses and others as determined for each offering.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

ARTH 592 Independent Study
On Demand
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing, consent of instructor, and Dean of Graduate Studies.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.


ARTZ 105RA Visual Language - Drawing
Offered Fall, Spring Semesters
-- The development of basic drawing skills and concepts through an emphasis on observation and visual problem-solving. Representation and expression are explored through black and white drawing media. Critiques develop student's ability to formulate and verbalize knowledgeable responses to visual production.

ARTZ 106RA Visual Language - 2-D Fndtns
Offered Fall Semesters
-- The development of basic two-dimensional technical and aesthetic concepts through an emphasis on design elements and principles. Visual problem-solving in 2D pictorial construction and color theory. Critiques develop student's ability to formulate and verbalize knowledgeable responses to visual production. Required weekly lecture on various aspects of visual arts practice.

ARTZ 108RA Visual Language - 3-D Fndtns
Offered Spring Semesters
-- The development of basic three-dimensional technical and aesthetic concepts through an emphasis on design elements and principles. Visual problem-solving in 3D form and space through various processes and materials. Critiques develop student's ability to formulate and verbalize knowledgeable responses to visual production. Required weekly lecture on various aspects of visual arts practice.

ARTZ 211RA Drawing I
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ARTZ 106, ARTZ 105.
-- Introduction to the basic vocabulary of drawing, observation, problem solving, and personal expression. Critiques develop student's ability to formulate and verbalize informed analysis of the completed projects.

ARTZ 221 Painting I
Offered Fall, Spring Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ARTZ 106, ARTZ 105.
-- Introduction to oil and/or acrylic painting. Exploration of basic aesthetic and technical concepts in painting. Primarily representational subject matter. Understanding and developing individual stylistic tendencies. Individual and group critiques.

ARTZ 231RA Ceramics I
Offered Fall, Spring Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ARTZ 108.
-- Contemporary ceramics - the history, development, and aesthetics of ceramic vessels and sculpture. The technical aspects of clay, glazes, and the firing of ceramic objects. Problem solving and the development of ideas.

ARTZ 251 Sculpture I
Offered Fall, Spring Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ARTZ 108.
-- Introduction to three-dimensional form through projects involving plaster, woodworking, welding, and non-traditional materials. Introduction to tools, materials, processes, and safety procedures with a conceptual approach to problem solving.

ARTZ 261 Metals I
Offered Fall, Spring Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ARTZ 108.
-- A beginning course in basic metalsmithing techniques and three-dimensional design skills. Design concepts, small metal fabrication methods and practical demonstrations.

ARTZ 271 Printmaking I
Offered Fall, Spring Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ARTZ 106.
-- A beginning course in which multiple original prints are made from a variety of blocks and plates. Emphasis on relief and intaglio history and processes including woodcut, lino cut, engraving, etching, and aquatint.

ARTZ 290R Undergraduate Research
Offered Fall, Spring Semesters
-- Directed undergraduate research which may culminate in a written work or other creative project. Course will address responsible conduct of research.

ARTZ 291 Special Topics
On Demand
PREREQUISITE: None required but some may be determined necessary by each offering department.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

ARTZ 292 Independent Study
On Demand
PREREQUISITE: Consent of instructor and approval of the director.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

ARTZ 312 Intermediate Drawing
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ARTZ 211.
-- Advanced technical and aesthetic concepts in drawing with emphasis on the development of a personal artistic style. Use of traditional and non-traditional subject matter. Individual and group critiques.

ARTZ 322 Intermediate Painting
Offered Fall, Spring Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ARTZ 221.
-- Advanced technical and aesthetic concepts. Emphasis on the development of a personal artistic style. Use of traditional and non-traditional subject matter. Individual and group critiques.

ARTZ 332 Intermediate Ceramics
Offered Fall, Spring Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ARTZ 231.
-- Advanced problems in ceramics.

ARTZ 352 Intermediate Sculpture
Offered Fall, Spring Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ARTZ 251.
-- Development of concept, creative thinking and problem solving in sculpture. Advanced experiences of materials and methods within three-dimensional form.

ARTZ 361 Metals II
Offered Fall, Spring Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ARTZ 261.
-- Advanced course designed around a set of specific problems and demonstrations for advanced jewelry and metal forming concepts. Emphasis will be placed on technical development and personal imagery.

ARTZ 373 Intermd Printmaking- Litho
Offered Fall Semesters;alternate years, to be offered even years
PREREQUISITE: ARTZ 271 and ARTZ 211.
-- An intermediate course in which multiple original prints are made from hand-drawn images on lithographic limestone. Editioning in black and multicolor using crayon, tusche, transfer, and photo methods.

ARTZ 374 Intermd Printmaking-Serigraphy
Offered Spring alternate years, to be offered even yearS
PREREQUISITE: ARTZ 271.
-- An intermediate course in which multiple original, multi-colored prints are made using various water-based silk-screen processes. Stencil techniques include paper, screen filler, drawing fluid, and photo.

ARTZ 375 Intermd Printmaking- Intaglio
Offered Spring alternate years, to be offered odd yearS
PREREQUISITE: ARTZ 271.
-- Advanced course in which multiple original prints are made using engraved and/or etched copper, zinc, and/or plastic intaglio plates. Methods include spit bite, viscosity, a la poupee, multi plate color, collagraph, and chine colle.

ARTZ 376 Intermd Printmaking- Relief
Offered Fall Semesters;alternate years, to be offered odd yearS
PREREQUISITE: ARTZ 271
-- An advanced course in which multiple original prints are made using plank and end grain wood and plastic/rubber relief plates. Methods include reductive and multi-plate color, shaped and found object (collapgraph), color overlay, split fountain, roller and brush inking, and various hand and press printing methods.

ARTZ 379 Alternative Print Media
Offered Spring alternate years, to be offered even yearS
PREREQUISITE: ARTZ 271.
-- An advanced course in which students are offered a wide range of printing processes. These may include monotype, photo techniques, experimental lithography, large format printing, multimedia, and digital printmaking. The structure of the course is based on technical demonstrations, studio assignments, and critiques.

ARTZ 400 Careers in Art
Offered Fall Semesters
PREREQUISITE: Junior, Senior, or Graduate standing, or consent of instructor.
-- Senior capstone course for Liberal Arts Studio majors. Presentations by professional artists about important career elements such as resume writing, photographing and marketing your work, making presentations to galleries and design firms, starting a business, researching graduate schools, teaching as a career, and applying for grants and fellowships.

ARTZ 411 Guided Research- Drawing
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ARTZ 312.
-- Course in which student will work on an individual basis with a faculty member in developing imagery and appropriate techniques in a particular area of drawing. Written, signed contract required prior to registering for this course.

ARTZ 421 Guided Research- Painting
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ARTZ 322.
-- Course in which student will work on an individual basis with a faculty member in developing imagery and appropriate techniques in a particular area of painting. Written, signed contract required prior to registering for this course.

ARTZ 431 Guided Research- Ceramics
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ARTZ 332.
-- Course in which student will work on an individual basis with a faculty member in developing imagery and appropriate techniques in a particular area of ceramics. Written, signed contract required prior to registering for this course.

ARTZ 453 Guided Research- Sculpture
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ARTZ 352.
-- Course in which student will work on an individual basis with a faculty member in developing imagery and appropriate techniques in a particular area of sculpture. Written, signed contract required prior to registering for this course.

ARTZ 461 Guided Research-Metalsmithing
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ARTZ 361.
-- Course in which student will work on an individual basis with a faculty member in developing imagery and appropriate techniques in a particular area of metalsmithing. Written, signed contract required prior to registering for this course.

ARTZ 472 Guided Research- Printmaking
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ARTZ 373 or 374, ARTZ 376, ARTZ 375, ARTZ 379.
-- Course in which student will work on an individual basis with a faculty member in developing imagery and appropriate techniques in a particular area of printmaking. Written, signed contract required prior to registering for this course.

ARTZ 490R Undergraduate Research
On Demand
-- Directed undergraduate research/creative activity which may culminate in a research paper, journal article, or undergraduate thesis. Course will address responsible conduct of research.

ARTZ 491 Special Topics
On Demand
PREREQUISITE: Course prerequisites as determined for each offering.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

ARTZ 492 Independent Study
On Demand
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing, consent of instructor, and approval of the director.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

ARTZ 498 Internship
On Demand
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing, consent of instructor, and approval of the director.
-- An individualized assignment arranged with an agency, business, or other organization to provide guided experience in the field.

ARTZ 499R Senior Thesis: Studio
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
-- Senior capstone course. Directed undergraduate research/creative activity which may culminate in a research paper, undergraduate thesis paper, or undergraduate thesis exhibition. Graphic design students must take this course in the spring. Course will address responsible conduct of research.

ARTZ 505 Painting
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ARTZ 421, graduate standing.
-- Course in which the student will work on an individual basis with a faculty member in developing imagery and appropriate techniques in a particular area of painting.

ARTZ 515 Ceramics
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ARTZ 431, graduate standing.
-- Course in which the student will work on an individual basis with a faculty member in developing imagery and appropriate techniques in a particular area of ceramics.

ARTZ 524 Metalsmithing
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ARTZ 461, graduate standing.
-- Course in which the student will work on an individual basis with a faculty member in developing imagery and appropriate techniques in a particular area of metalsmithing.

ARTZ 526 Drawing
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ARTZ 411, graduate standing.
-- Course in which the student will work on an individual basis with a faculty member in developing imagery and appropriate techniques in a particular area of drawing.

ARTZ 527 Printmaking
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ARTZ 472, graduate standing.
-- Course in which the student will work on an individual basis with a faculty member in developing imagery and appropriate techniques in a particular area of printmaking.

ARTZ 529 Sculpture
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ARTZ 453, graduate standing.
-- Course in which the student will work on an individual basis with a faculty member in developing imagery and appropriate techniques in a particular area of sculpture.

ARTZ 530 Intermedia
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ARTZ 352, ARTZ 312, ARTZ 322 and graduate standing.
-- Course in which the student will work on an individual basis with a faculty member in developing imagery and appropriate techniques in a particular area of intermedia.

ARTZ 575 Professional Paper and Project
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing.
-- A research or professional paper or project dealing with a topic in the field. The topic must have been mutually agreed upon by the student and his or her major adviser and graduate committee.

ARTZ 588 Professional Development
On Demand
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing, teaching experience and/or current employment in a school organization, consent of instructor and Dean of Graduate Studies.
-- Courses offered on a one-time basis to fulfill professional development needs of in service educators. A specific focus is given to each course which is appropriately subtitled.

ARTZ 589 Graduate Consultation
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: Master's standing and approval of the Dean of Graduate Studies.
-- This course may be used only by students who have completed all of their course work (and thesis, if on a thesis plan) but who need additional faculty or staff time or help.

ARTZ 590 Master's Thesis
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: Master's standing.

ARTZ 592 Independent Study
On Demand
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing, consent of instructor, and Dean of Graduate Studies.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

ARTZ 594 Seminar
On Demand
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing or seniors by petition. Course prerequisites as determined for each offering.
-- Topics offered at the graduate level which are not covered in regular courses. Students participate in preparing and presenting discussion material.


GDSN 223 Design Principles
Offered Fall Semesters
PREREQUISITE: Art 110 and Art 111 and Art 112.
-- Introduction to fundamental design principles, basic layout, tools and techniques, and creative thinking.

GDSN 224 Form and Content
Offered Fall Semesters
PREREQUISITE: GDSN 223.
-- Further exploration of design principles with increased emphasis on typographic skills and visual communications.

GDSN 360 Yellowstone Digital
Offered Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: GDSN 224 or ARTZ 211 or MTA 265 or ARCH 261.
-- A field workshop located along the Yellowstone river using either 35mm or a Digital camera to create fine art digital prints. This course is designed for individuals with a working knowledge of photographic basics and a fundamental familiarity with their own equipment that desire to explore the new media of the fine art digital print.

GDSN 361 Teton Digital
Offered Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: GDSN 224, ARTZ 211, or MTA 260, or ARCH 261.
-- An intensive field workshop located in the Jackson, Wyoming area and Grand Teton National Park using a Digital camera to create fine art digital prints. This course is designed for individuals with a working knowledge of photographic basics and a fundamental familiarity with their own equipment that desire to explore the new media of the digital print.

GDSN 366 History of Graphic Design
Offered Fall Semesters
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing in graphic design option or permission of instructor.
-- A historical perspective of work created by graphic designers, over the past 125 years, and more particularly following the creative trends/technological breakthroughs/social achievements in Western art and design that have informed modern American design and designers.

GDSN 367 Identity Systems
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: GDSN 224 and passing portfolio review.
-- Research and production of large and small-scale identity programs, focusing on how identity functions in the context of graphic design practice.

GDSN 368 Art Direction
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: GDSN 224 and passing portfolio review.
-- The examination of art direction as it relates to the look and feel of contemporary advertising and marketing.

GDSN 369 Publication Design
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: GDSN 224 and passing portfolio review.
-- The research, development, organization, design and presentation of complex print communication documents.

GDSN 371 Motion Graphics
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: GDSN 224 and passing portfolio review.
-- Explores design issues unique to contemporary digital media including organization, narrative, motion and sound.

GDSN 372 Advanced Web Design
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: GDSN 224 and passing portfolio review.
-- Explores web design and planning, specifically: wayfinding, navigation, interactivity and content development.

GDSN 373 Illustration
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: GDSN 224 and passing portfolio review.
-- The investigation of specialized illustration techniques and concepts to create artwork in traditional formats that emphasize realistic modeling, as well as expressive and historical perspectives.

GDSN 374 Digital Visualization
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: GDSN 224 and passing portfolio review.
-- Examining computer based image generation techniques including photography, illustration, 3-D rendering and other digital imaging methods.

GDSN 375 Letterpress
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: GDSN 224 and passing portfolio review or consent of instructor.
-- Utilizing vintage presses and a collection of wood and cast type, to explore uncommon aspects of type and print, including the activities of hand-setting type, preparing proof sheets and specimen sheets, and printing small editions.

GDSN 376 Screenprinting
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: GDSN 224 and passing portfolio review.
-- Using modern screenprinting technology as a communication medium. Including the preparation of screens, mixing pigments, and printing.

GDSN 377 Design and Society
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: GDSN 224 and passing portfolio review.
-- The examination of the role of designers with local/national/global communities through a series of practical projects.

GDSN 378 Guerrilla Advertising
Offered Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: GDSN 224 or consent of instructor. Photo and marketing majors are highly encouraged.
-- Students stretch the boundaries of traditional advertising solutions by placing their work in unusual contexts for maximum impact. The workshop-like atmosphere involves quick-fire problem solving sessions, working outdoors, guest critiques and socially-driven solutions. Graphic Design, Film & Photography, and Marketing majors are particularly encouraged to apply.

GDSN 465 Professional Studio
Offered Fall Semesters;
PREREQUISITE: GDSN 223 and GDSN 224.
-- Comprehensive projects dealing with a variety of visual communication applications. Emphasis on high standards of typography and graphic design, computer techniques, and presentation. Laptop computers are required for all upper level graphic design courses. Completion of junior level.

GDSN 491 Special Topics
On Demand
Max 15 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Course prerequisites are determined for each offering.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a one time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

GDSN 492 Independent Study
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
Max 15 cr.
PREREQUISITE: ART 366.
-- Course in which student will work on an individual basis with a faculty member in developing imagery and appropriate techniques in a particular area of graphic design. Written, signed contract required prior to registering for this class.

GDSN 498 Internship
On Demand
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing, consent of instructor, and approval of the director.
-- An individualized assignment arranged with an agency, business, or other organization to provide guided experience in the graphic design field.

GDSN 499 Thesis and Portfolio
Offered Spring Semesters
PREREQUISITE: GDSN 465
-- Senior capstone course. Directed undergraduate research/creative activity which may culminate in a research paper, undergraduate research paper or undergraduate thesis exhibition. Graphic design students must take this course in the spring.

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