ART - Art: Visual Arts & Theory

ART112 Drawing

This is a studio course in basic realistic drawing. Emphasis is on visual thought and awareness through drawing exercises and portraits. Accuracy in representing what is observed is stressed. Students are required to spend at least six hours per week outside of class on assignments.

ART113 Digital Photography

he goal of this class is to let students get their cameras out of the bag, learn the basics of photography as well as how to operate a DSLR level camera to become a better photographer. Students are required to have their own digital camera for the first day of class, and can direct all questions about eligible cameras to the instructor. Upon successful completion of this class, students will be able to diagnose different shooting scenarios and manipulate manual camera settings to produce creative and fundamentally sound digital photographs. By introducing them to a wide variety of genres of photography (i.e. portrait, editorial, landscape, commercial, sports, etc.) they will be able to enjoy taking better photographs later in life.

ART120 Art History: Ancient - 13th Century

Art History: Ancient through 13th Century The study of art history invites students to discover the diversity in and connections among global forms of artistic expression from history. This semester focuses on global art beginning with the Paleolithic period and extending through the Thirteenth Century. Students gather and exchange knowledge through viewing representative images of art, lectures, reading, discussion, and writing. Students analyze works of visual art in a wide variety of media, developing the vocabulary and conceptual framework that empowers them to explain, interpret, and evaluate art in its context. Students engage with the global art world as active participants as they explore form, content, and styles of art, artists, art making processes, and responses to and interpretations of art. Thus students gain deeper understanding of the universal human quest for meaning as expressed in traditional and changing forms of art through the ages.

ART121 Art History: 14th Century - Contemporary

Art History: 14th Century through Contemporary. The study of art history invites students to discover the diversity in and connections among global forms of artistic expression from history. This semester focuses on global art beginning with the Fourteenth-Century and the Early Renaissance in Europe, and extending up to the present day. Students gather and exchange knowledge through viewing representative images of art, lectures, reading, discussion, and writing. Students analyze works of visual art in a wide variety of media, developing the vocabulary and conceptual framework that empowers them to explain, interpret, and evaluate art in its context. Students engage with the global art world as active participants as they explore form, content, and styles of art, artists, art making processes, and responses to and interpretations of art. Thus students gain deeper understanding of the universal human quest for meaning as expressed in traditional and changing forms of art through the ages.

ART201 Acrylic Painting

This class is an introduction to methods of painting with acrylics. Emphasis will be on composition, color theory, and technique. Demonstrations in various techniques with a variety of subject matter and styles are included. Students are required to spend at least six hours per week outside of class on assignments. Experience in drawing and/or design is highly recommended.

ART206 Watercolor Painting

This class is an introduction to methods of painting with transparent watercolors. Emphasis will be on composition, color theory, and concept. Demonstrations in a variety of techniques with a variety of subject matter and styles are included. Students are required to spend at least six hours per week outside of class on assignments.

ART289 Special Topic

Special Topics courses include ad-hoc courses on various selected topics that are not part of the regular curriculum, however they may still fulfill certain curricular requirements. Special topics courses are offered at the discretion of each department and will be published as part of the semester course schedule - view available sections for more information. Questions about special topics classes can be directed to the instructor or department chair.

ART389 Special Topic

Special Topics courses include ad-hoc courses on various selected topics that are not part of the regular curriculum, however they may still fulfill certain curricular requirements. Special topics courses are offered at the discretion of each department and will be published as part of the semester course schedule - view available sections for more information. Questions about special topics classes can be directed to the instructor or department chair.

ART425 ART Internship

Internship Programs Recognizing that learning can take place outside the classroom, Carroll College allows its students to participate in a work program that relates to their area of studies. This employment must relate directly to classroom work in order to qualify for an internship. Close cooperation between Carroll and the participating companies insures a work experience that contributes significantly to the student?s overall growth and professional development. Juniors and seniors in any major area may participate with the approval of the department chairperson, academic advisor, and the internship coordinator. Students will receive academic credit and may or may not receive monetary compensation for an internship. A student may earn a maximum of 6 semester hours in the internship program. Enrollment in the course must be during the same semester in which the majority of the work experience takes place. Interested students should contact their academic advisor and the intership coordinator at the Career Services Office.

ART485 Independent Study

Independent study is open to junior and senior students only. At the time of application, a student must have earned a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. A student may register for no more than three (3) semester hours of independent study in any one term. In all cases, registration for independent study must be approved by the appropriate department chairperson and the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

ART489 Special Topic

Special Topics courses include ad-hoc courses on various selected topics that are not part of the regular curriculum, however they may still fulfill certain curricular requirements. Special topics courses are offered at the discretion of each department and will be published as part of the semester course schedule - view available sections for more information. Questions about special topics classes can be directed to the instructor or department chair.

ART495 Senior Seminar