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ANT 100 Cultural Anthropology (3 credits): An introduction to the discipline of anthropology and its theoretical framework. Case studies will be used to demonstrate the comparative technique and to developed an objectivity that can be applied to the study of one's own culture.
ANT 135 Archaeology (3 credits): The study of past cultures based upon their physical remains: buildings, tools, and other artifacts. Archaeology produces a better understanding of the human past, showing how people lived and used their environment and resources.
ANT 140 Introduction to Human Origins (3 credits): The study of the origins and subsequent evolution of the human species based upon analysis of the fossil record, the origins of culture, language and other characteristics which make us human. Contemporary human variation will also be examined.
ART 100 Art Appreciation (3 credits): Examines the communicative and visual aspects of art, the role of the artist and the observer, and the elements and forms of art. The materials, techniques, and organization of a work of art into various styles will be examined to develop greater visual sensitivity and understanding of art.
ART 101 Drawing I (3 credits): An introductory studio art course that teaches students how to learn to draw. Through correct observation and experimentation with various materials, students can become aware of their own ability to draw and to express themselves creatively.
ART 105 Intro to Computer Graphics (3 credits): An introductory course focused on various computer software and hardware components for computer graphic design, and on the underlying principles and processes employed in the dynamic field of computer graphics.
ART 108 Introduction to Studio (3 credits): An introduction to the theories, materials, techniques, and methods of the studio arts. Design, drawing, photography, potter, print making, painting, and sculpture will be produced. Through experimentation in each discipline, the student will develop a greater awareness of problem solving, creativity, and visualization.
ART 111 Design I (3 credits): Investigation of the tools, materials, and principles of design in two and three dimensional form. Design principles such as line, texture, color, space, balance, rhythm, unity, composition, solids and voids will be discussed and applied in a series of exercise.
ART 125 Intro to Digital Illustration (3 credits): An introductory course focused on expanding student knowledge of software and hardware components for computer illustration design. Students will master vector-based drawing tools and the techniques essential to production of attractive digital drawings and illustrated documents.
ART 131 Sculpture (3 credits): An introduction to the materials, techniques, and theories of sculpture. Students will create three dimensional works through modeling in clay, carving in wood, and constructing from a variety of materials.
ART 150 Photography I (3 credits): A technical and aesthetic approach to photography that enables the individual to approach the subject creatively. Major topics include the camera, film, light, composition, the darkroom, and processing. Film and darkroom work are required outside of class time.
ART 151 Photography II (3 credits): Develops a greater professionalism in photography. Understanding the basic black and white photographic techniques, students will expand their abilities through documentary, commercial, free shooting, and portrait themes. Advanced techniques in camera operation, film selection and processing, metering, studio lighting, and printing will be studies. (Prerequisite: ART 150)
ART 155 Introduction to Pottery (3 credits): Introduces the techniques, materials, and design considerations used in pottery making. Student will learn to design, make, and evaluate good pottery.
ART 201 Watercolor I (3 credits): Examines the materials, techniques, and methods of transparent watercolor. Subjects will include landscape, portraiture, and still-life. Realistic to abstract approaches will be explored.
ART 203 Painting I (3 credits): Introduces a variety of painting techniques. Students produce exercises and finished canvases on a variety of subjects and are encouraged to create their own solutions and to choose subject matter. They will develop critical skills for evaluating their own work and that of others.
ART 205 Digital Painting (3 credits): This is an introductory art course to teach students the basic skills and techniques of digital painting. Students learn the computer hardware and software tools and materials associated with current practices in this digital medium, as well as all aspects of traditional introductory painting. Current digital imaging and painting software and hardware will be used.
ART 203 3D Modeling (3 credits): Students will be introduced to 3D modeling tools and techniques and will learn essential technical concepts in building, texturing and lighting 3D forms and modeled environments. A current 3D modeling application will be used.
ART 235 3D Modeling (3 credits): Students will be introduced to 3D modeling tools and techniques and will learn essential technical concepts in building, texturing and lighting 3D forms and modeled environments. A current 3D modeling application will be used.
ART 245 Digital Photography (3 credits): Students complete various photographic assignments using current imaging software and digital cameras in order to master the tools and techniques of pixel based photographic design, editing and output. Additional topics include: keeping a professional journal and creating a web-based portfolio.
ART 251 Color Photography (3 credits): A comprehensive introduction to the theories and applications of color photography, including negative and slide file, processing, and printing. Nature, portraiture, and still-life are the major themes. (Pre-requisite: ART 150 or permission of instructor.)