ART - Art: Visual Arts & Theory

ART 112 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.

ART 113 Digital Photography

A basic foundation course covering the entire digital photography workflow including: purchase of a digital camera, taking better photos by making use of design principles, electronically editing images, making digital prints, and strategies for storing and organizing images. Students are required to have their own digital camera.

ART 120 Art History Ancient - Thirteenth 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.

ART 121 Fourteenth Century to 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.

ART 201 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.

ART 206 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.

ART 289 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.

ART 389 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.

ART 425 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.

ART 485 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.

ART 489 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.

ART 490 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 internship coordinator at the Career Services Office.

ART 495 Senior Seminar