Iowa State University

Iowa State University

2009-2011 Courses and Programs

Iowa State University Catalog

Search for classes offered this term

Catalog Index

A| B| C | D| E| F| G| H| I | J| K| L| M| N| O| P| Q| R| S| T| U| V| W| X| Y| Z

Art

100 |200 |400 |Graduate Courses |500 |600 |

Courses primarily for undergraduate students

Art 108. Visual Foundations I. (0-6) Cr. 3. F.S.SS.Exploring visual order, creative process, and interaction of two- and three-dimensional design. Introduction to color.

Art 109. Visual Foundations II. (0-6) Cr. 3. F.S.SS.Prereq: 108. Continued exploration of visual order, creative process, and interaction of two- and three-dimensional design and color.

Art 110. Orientation to Art and Design. Cr. R. F.S.Overview of the department and university with special emphasis on curricula, program planning, and study skills. Advising, policy and procedures, student services.

Art 130. Drawing I. (1-6) Cr. 3. F.S.SS.The introductory course in drawing, focusing on the fundamentals of drawing from observation. Subject matter may include working from the still life, architectural settings, landscape and the human figure. Line, shape, perspective and value studies are explored through a variety of drawing media.

Art 230. Drawing II. (0-6) Cr. 3. F.S.Prereq: Art 108 or Dsn S 102, 183, and 131. A continuation of Dsn S 131 (Design Representation). Further development of perceptual drawing skills from a variety of subject matter. Continued practice with drawing materials and techniques with emphasis on tonal and color media.

Art 292. Introduction to Visual Culture Studies. (Cross-listed with Dsn S). (3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.Prereq: Open to all majors. An introduction to various topics in visual culture studies. The lecture course will provide students with a creative and intellectual context in which to study historical and contemporary instances of the visual in culture. Individual lectures examine significant trends in the visual arts, mass media, scientific imagery, visual communications, and other areas related to visual literacy and visual representation in local and global contexts. Cross cultural viewpoints and issues of diversity will be presented in relation to visual culture and related fields.

Art 494. Art and Design in Europe Seminar. (1-0) Cr. 1.Prereq: Permission of instructor and planned enrollment in 495. Cultural and historical aspects of art and design in Western Europe in preparation for study abroad. Area of study varies each time offered. Satisfactory-fail only.
A. Fine Arts
G. Graphic Design
I. Interior Design
N. Art History

Art 495. Art and Design in Europe. (Dual-listed with 595). Cr. 3. F.S.SS.Prereq: 494, permission of instructor. International study abroad program in western Europe. Visits to design studios, art museums, and educational facilities. Related activities depending on specific area of study which may vary each time offered. Travel and tour expenses to be paid by the student.
A. Fine Arts
G. Graphic Design
I. Interior Design
N. Art History

Art 496. Art and Design Field Study. Cr. R. Repeatable.Prereq: Enrollment in an art and design studio or art history course, permission of instructor. Study and tours of museums, galleries, artist and/or designer studios and other areas of interest within art and design. Satisfactory-fail only.

Art 497. Studio Internship. Cr. 1-6. Repeatable. F.S.SS.Prereq: Advanced classification in a department curriculum. Written approval of supervising instructor and department chair on required form in advance of semester of enrollment. Supervised experience with a cooperating artist or studio. Satisfactory-fail only.

Art 498. Museum/Gallery Internship. Cr. 1-6. Repeatable. F.S.SS.Prereq: Advanced classification in a department curriculum. Written approval of supervising instructor on required form in advance of semester of enrollment. Supervised experience with a cooperating museum or gallery or art center. Satisfactory-fail only.

Courses primarily for graduate students, open to qualified undergraduate students

Art 501. Issues in Visual and Material Culture Seminar. (3-0) Cr. 3.Prereq: Permission of instructor. Issues and debates that pertain to the study of visual objects and material artifacts in their cultural context. Examination of the role of visual and material culture studies as both relate to allied disciplines including, but not limited to: anthropology, art history, design history, design studies, and new media studies.

Art 511. Seminar in Teaching. (3-0) Cr. 3. Alt. S., offered 2010.Prereq: Graduate classification. Readings and discussion of university level design education issues, studio/classroom observation, development of a teaching philosophy, lesson planning and presentation.

Art 595. Art and Design in Europe. (Dual-listed with 495). Cr. 3.Prereq: Graduate classification, 494 or equivalent, permission of instructor. International study abroad program in western Europe. Visits to design studios, art museums, and educational facilities. Related activities depending on specific area of study which may vary each time offered. Tour and travel expenses to be paid by the student.
A. Fine Arts
G. Graphic Design
I. Interior Design
N. Art History

Art 598. Museum/Gallery Internship. Cr. 1-6. Repeatable. F.S.SS.Prereq: Graduate classification and permission of instructor. Written approval in advance of semester of enrollment. Supervised experience with a cooperating museum or gallery or art center. Satisfactory-fail only.

Courses for graduate students

Art 605. Research Methods. (3-0) Cr. 3.Prereq: Permission of instructor. Research strategies related to fine art and technology. Application of selected methods to specific issues.

Art 697. Studio Internship. Cr. arr. F.S.SS.Prereq: Graduate classification and approval of POS committee. Supervised off-campus learning experience with a prominent artist, designer, or firm.

Art 699. Research. Cr. arr. Repeatable.
A. Thesis
B. Thesis-exhibition