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ART 1000
Introduction to Art

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Basic concepts and vocabulary in the practice and theory of art, based primarily on the period from 1800 to the present, that is the move from modernism to post-modernism, including painting, sculpture, architecture, printmaking, drawing and photo-arts.

ART 2002
Fundamentals of Painting

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 1-5-0

An introduction to the theory and practice in painting and related media.

Note: Credit is not allowed for Art 2002 subsequent to the completion of Art 3002.

Credit is not allowed for Art 2002 and Art 2850 (Fundamentals of Painting).

ART 2004
Fundamentals of Photography

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 1-5-0

An introduction to the theory and practice in camera and darkroom techniques for black and white photography.

Note: Credit is not allowed for Art 2004 subsequent to the completion of Art 3004.

Credit is not allowed for Art 2004 and Art 2850 (Fundamentals of Photography).

ART 2030
Visual Foundations

Credit hours: 6.0
Contact hours per week: 4-6-2

An introduction to theory and studio practice that integrates two- and three-dimensional materials and processes such as drawing, painting, sculpture, photo-arts, printmaking and new media.

Note: Credit is not allowed for Art 2030 and either 2315 or 2316.

ART 2160
Figure Drawing I

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 1-5-0

Theory and practice in ways of seeing and describing three-dimensional form, working from the nude and draped human figure.

Prerequisite: Art 2030 or 2315.

ART 2220
Western Art History to 1400

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

A history of the visual arts including painting, sculpture and architecture in Europe from the Paleolithic to the late Gothic period, set within their cultural context.

ART 2230
Western Art History - 15th Century to the Present

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

A history of the visual arts including painting, sculpture and architecture in Europe and North America from 1400 to the present, set within their cultural context.

ART 2315
Fundamentals of Drawing

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 2-2-2

An introduction to theory and studio practice in drawing and visual analysis.

Note: Credit is not allowed for Art 2315 and 2030.

ART 2316
Fundamentals of Art Making

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 2-4-0

An introduction to theory and studio practice that integrates two- and three-dimensional materials and processes such as painting, sculpture, photo-arts, printmaking and new media.

Prerequisite: Art 2315.

Note: Credit is not allowed for Art 2316 and 2030.

ART 2900
Introduction to Museum Studies

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Other hours: 0-0-30

Using the University of Lethbridge Art Gallery collection, students are introduced to many areas of gallery and museum practice: curating, collections management and research, database practices, registration, exhibition preparation, and public programming.

Prerequisite: Art 1000.

ART 3002
Painting

Credit hours: 6.0
Contact hours per week: 2-8-0

Painting techniques using various paint media, colour studies and pictorial concepts associated with 20th-Century painting.

Prerequisite: Art 2030, or 2316 and portfolio review.

ART 3004
Photo-Arts

Credit hours: 6.0
Contact hours per week: 2-8-0

The camera and photographic media applied to artistic expression; the history of black and white photography, dark room techniques and processes related to other forms of visual communication. Students will be required to purchase lab supplies.

Prerequisite: Art 2030, or 2316 and portfolio review.

ART 3006
Printmaking

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 1-5-0

Beginning printmaking including an introduction to various intaglio techniques. Students will be required to purchase lab supplies.

Prerequisite: Art 2030, or 2316 and portfolio review.

ART 3007
Advanced Printmaking

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 1-5-0

Exploration in engraving, etching, drypoint and other intaglio techniques. Students will be required to purchase lab supplies.

Prerequisite: Art 3006.

ART 3008
Sculpture

Credit hours: 6.0
Contact hours per week: 2-8-0

The matter, form and content of sculpture. Theory and practice relating to Modern and Post-Modern production. Students will be required to purchase lab supplies.

Prerequisite: Art 2030, or 2316 and portfolio review.

ART 3010
Drawing

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 1-5-0

Theory and practice in vision and composition working with a variety of methods and materials.

Prerequisite: Art 2030, or 2316 and portfolio review.

ART 3011
Advanced Drawing

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 1-5-0

Advanced theory and practice with an emphasis on experimental techniques.

Prerequisite: Art 3010.

ART 3012
Advanced Painting

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 1-5-0

Modern and contemporary painting concepts and practice addressed through independent projects, directed study, discussions and reading.

Prerequisite: Art 3002.

ART 3014
Advanced Photo-Arts

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 1-5-0

Exploration in the current theory and practice of photo-based art.

Prerequisite: Art 3004.

ART 3018
Advanced Sculpture

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 1-5-0

Projects will combine clay with a variety of materials. Processes particular to clay will be the technical focus of this course. Students will be required to purchase lab supplies.

Prerequisite: Art 3008.

ART 3019
Advanced Sculpture (Context and Environment)

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 1-5-0

The investigation of environment, site specific and site conditioned installation in situations exploring both interior and exterior spaces. Collaborative explorations of scale, traditional and non-traditional materials and media in eco-creative ventures into culture and place. Students will be required to purchase lab supplies.

Prerequisite: Art 3008.

ART 3040
Two-Dimensional Studio

Credit hours: 6.0
Contact hours per week: 2-8-0

Concepts, theory and practice of two-dimensional art.

Prerequisite: Art 3012 or 3014.

ART 3041
Two-Dimensional Studio

Credit hours: 6.0
Contact hours per week: 2-8-0

Concepts, theory and practice of two-dimensional art.

Prerequisite: Art 3012 or 3014.

ART 3060
Computer Art

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 1-5-0

An introduction to two- and three-dimensional digital tools with an emphasis on both technical and conceptual understanding. A critical examination of sound, image and video construction, and the role of computers in contemporary art production. Two- and three-dimensional design issues and philosophy will be covered as they relate to computer environments and the contemporary artist's studio. A number of adjunct technologies will be presented such as digital scanning, digital darkroom, video editing, desktop publishing, digital sound studio and basic web site creation.

Prerequisites: Art 2030, or Art 2315 and 2316, and basic computer literacy.

Note: Credit is not allowed for Art 3060 and Art 3850 (Computer Art).

ART 3080
Three-Dimensional Studio

Credit hours: 6.0
Contact hours per week: 2-8-0

Concepts, theory and practice of three-dimensional art. Students will be required to purchase lab supplies.

Prerequisite: Art 3018 or 3019.

ART 3081
Three-Dimensional Studio

Credit hours: 6.0
Contact hours per week: 2-8-0

Concepts, theory and practice of three-dimensional art. Students will be required to purchase lab supplies.

Prerequisite: Art 3018 or 3019.

ART 3151
Art History (Series)

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Offerings in subject areas dealing with significant developments in art history.

Prerequisite: Art 1000 or 2230.

ART 3160
Figure Drawing II

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 1-5-0

Theory and practice in ways of seeing and describing the human form working from the skeleton, nude and draped figure.

Prerequisite: Art 2160.

ART 3200
19th-Century Art History

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Major artists and movements from neo-classicism through post-impressionism in Europe and North America.

Recommended background: Art 2230.

ART 3210
Architecture and Design

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Other hours: 0-0-10

Aspects of recent and contemporary architecture and design introduced through a series of presentations by practicing architects, designers, architectural historians, critics and writers on design.

Prerequisite: Second-year standing (a minimum of 30.0 credit hours).

Note: Attendance requirement.

Credit is not allowed for Art 3210 and Art 3850 (Architecture and Design Now).

ART 3215
20th-Century Art History to 1945

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

A survey of theory, practice, critical response and context of mainstream art movements in Europe and North America from the turn of the century through World War II; Fauvism, Cubism through Surrealism, and American Regionalism and Social Realism.

Prerequisite: Art 1000.

ART 3220
Art: 1945 to 1970

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

An in-depth investigation into the theory, practice, critical response and context of major North American and European art movements between 1945 and 1970.

Prerequisite: Art 3215.

Recommended background: Art 3240.

ART 3240
Canadian Art History

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Introduction to the major Canadian artists and art movements dating from 1660 to present. Emphasis is placed upon issues and artists of the 20th Century.

Prerequisite: Art 1000.

ART 3261
Art NOW

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Directed readings on assigned topics. Attendance at Visiting Artists Series.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

ART 3262
Art NOW

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Directed readings on assigned topics. Attendance at Visiting Artists Series.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

ART 3270
Art Since 1970

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

An intense investigation into the theory, practice, critical response and context of late-modernist and post-modernist artistic movements since 1970.

Prerequisite: Art 3220.

ART 3850
Topics in Art

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: Variable

Topics in art not covered by regular courses may be offered under this designation, depending on student interest and availability of faculty and expertise.

ART 3900
Critical Issues in Museum Studies

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Provides a critical framework for examining theoretical issues in Museum Studies such as the creation of canons, inclusions and exclusions in museum practices, and the politics of display.

Prerequisite: Art 2900 or third-year standing (a minimum of 60.0 credit hours).

ART 4000
Museum Studies Internship

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-1-0
Other hours: 0-0-25

Museum studies research directed toward practical application (such as exhibitions, collections, documentation, text production and/or public programming) focusing on the University of Lethbridge Art Gallery collection.

Prerequisites: Art 2900 and 3900.

ART 4048
Senior Studio

Credit hours: 6.0
Contact hours per week: 2-8-0

Advanced studies in two-dimensional and three-dimensional studio art.

Prerequisite: Art 3040 or 3080.

ART 4049
Senior Studio

Credit hours: 6.0
Contact hours per week: 2-8-0

Advanced studies in studio art.

Prerequisite: Art 4048.

ART 4060
Advanced Computer Art

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 1-5-0

Theory and application of professional level 3-D animation and imaging software as relates to advanced artmaking. Focus on creation of virtual environments and digitally created models and images. Character animation, Quicktime VR 3-D panoramas, virtual architecture, low-poly modelling, seamless texture creation, motion capture application, and special effects.

Prerequisite: Art 3060 or equivalent.

Note: Credit is not allowed for Art 4060 and Art 4850 (Advanced Computer Art).

ART 4150
Art History (Series)

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Offerings in subject areas dealing with significant developments in art history.

Prerequisites and recommended background will be specified for individual offerings.

ART 4210
Architecture and Design II

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Other hours: 0-0-10

Discussion of principal discourses, ideas and ideologies generated since mid-century. Issues and debates related to the design profession in our time.

Prerequisite: Third-year standing (a minimum of 60.0 credit hours).

Note: Attendance requirement.

Credit is not allowed for Art 4210 and Art 4850 (Architecture and Design Now).

ART 4850
Topics in Art

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: Variable

Topics in Art not covered by regular courses may be offered under this designation, depending on student interest and availability of faculty and expertise.