ART: VISUAL COURSES
ART 110 Introduction to the Visual Arts F&S 3 credits
Study and analysis of artistic methods and the meaning of the visual arts.
ART 122 Two Dimensional Design F&S 3 credits
Study of line, shape, texture, value and color and the organizing principles of design that will allow students to become more effective visual communicators. There will be emphasis on problem solving, the creative process and critical thinking as they are applied to two-dimensional projects. Art fee $35.
ART 124 Three Dimensional Design Spring 3 credits
Continued study of the visual elements and design principles as they relate to three dimensional spaces, including applications in areas such as sculpture, architecture, landscape design, industrial design and other allied fields. There will be continued emphasis on cultivating creativity, solving problems and developing critical thinking skills. Art fee $35.
ART 130 Drawing I F&S 3 credits
Introduction, study and application of the visual elements using various drawing media and methods. There will be an emphasis on visual thinking through observation, analysis and expression.
ART 204-205 Jewelry I & II F&S 2 credits
This is an introduction to basic jewelry making where students will learn to design and create jewelry in various media. Clay, wire, enameling, metal fabrication, and lost wax casting will be covered. Art fee $100.
ART 210 Art History I Fall 3 credits
This is a survey course covering art of prehistoric humans through the Gothic Era (1400 A.D..) Students will gain an appreciation and understanding of art during this period through class discussion, lecture, slides, videos, and text reading. Art History I is designed to demonstrate the important role art has placed in history, politics and government, religion, and human development.
ART 211 Art History II Spring 3 credits
This is a survey course covering art of the Renaissance through the Modern Era. Students will gain an appreciation and understanding of the major art movements through class discussion, lecture, slides, videos, and text reading. Art History II is designed to demonstrate the important role art has placed in history, politics, and government, religion, and human development.
ART 220 Painting I F&S 3 credits
Introduction to the basics of painting through a variety of media and materials using still life subjects, models and imaginative expressions. Prerequisite: ART 130 or consent of instructor. Art fee $30.
ART 221 Painting II F&S 3 credits
A continuation of the concepts and techniques explored in Painting I with an emphasis on personal expression. Prerequisite: ART 220. Art fee $30.
ART 225-226 Water Media I-II BD 2 credits
Basic courses in the techniques of transparent watercolor. Art fee $15.
ART 230 Drawing II Spring 3 credits
Continuation of Drawing I emphasizing color and composition, as well as developing conceptual and critical abilities related to the visual expression of ideas. Prerequisite: ART 130.
ART 231 Figure Drawing I Fall 3 credits
A study of the human figure as an end in itself through the use of pencils, charcoal and pastels. Prerequisite: ART 130.
ART 250-251 Ceramics I & II F&S 3 credits
Introductory course on origin, nature, and use of clay and glazes. Includes hand-building processes and basic wheel-forming methods. Art fee $70.
ART 252 Advanced Ceramics F&S 1-3 credits
Credits are repeatable or directed study of topics in ceramics. Advanced hand-building and wheel throwing techniques. Glazing and firing with emphasis on individual experimentation. Prerequisite: ART 250-251 or consent of instructor. Art fee $70. Repeatable.
ART 265 Sculpture I F&S 2 credits
Introduction and study of visual expression in three-dimensional form using various sculptural media and methods. Art fee $35.
ART 266 Sculpture II Spring 2 credits
Continuation of Sculpture I with an emphasis on developing more advanced technical skills, as well as exploring media and concepts. Prerequisite: ART 265. Art fee $35.
ART 270 Printmaking I Spring 3 credits
Introduction to the history of printmaking and basic printmaking techniques and materials. Art fee $30
ART 271 Printmaking II BD 2 credits
More advanced study of basic printmaking techniques and materials. Prerequisite: ART 270. Art fee $30
ART 294 Independent Study BD 1-3 credits
Repeatable or directed study of special topics in art.
ART 296 Study Tour BD 1-3 credits
Students can earn credits by participating in BSC's annual trip to a foreign destination. Students will be required to keep an evaluative journal, do research and write a report on the art and architecture of the area visited.
ART 299 Special Topics in Art BD 1-3 credits
Repeatable up to six semester hours. An examination of special topics in art.
ART 195-295 Service Learning 1 credit
Maximum of six semester hours. Service learning may be accomplished by one of three methods: Joining a club that has a public service component, doing volunteer work at a non-profit organization, or taking a course that links public service with its curriculum.
ART 197-297 Cooperative Education/lnternship F&S SM 1-3 credits each, repeatable up to a maximum of six hours.
Work hours are arranged by employer, advisor and student. Progress is checked by oral and written reports from the employer. Periodic student-advisor conferences are required to discuss progress or problems. Students are required to submit an accounting of their experiences to their instructor. All co-op experiences are based on a satisfactory/ unsatisfactory basis. Department chair approval is required.