Undergraduate Curriculum Committee Minutes

March 29, 2005

 

Members Present:                Anderson, Cherne, Frye, Glass, Kelly, Miller, Baggett

Members Absent:                Kastantin (exc), Bui

Consultants:                         Dittman, E. Johnson, Bakkum, VonRuden for Schumacher

Guests:                                   J. Elgin

 

1.        M/S/P to approve minutes of 3/22/05 meeting.

 

2.        Second Readings: None

 

3.      First Reading: Proposal #40,

 

ART 250, description, number (was 300)

            Studio Art for Non-Art Majors         3 credits

A studio art experience for non-art majors; an introduction to a variety of art media such as drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture. Prerequisite: Instructor permission required.  Not open to art majors. Repeatable for credit –max 6

 

ART 218, description, number (was 209), Introduction to Printmaking :Intaglio 3 credits

In this introductory course, the student will be exposed to the issues and possibilities of the printed image by exploring the techniques of black and white intaglio. The intaglio printmaking process will be examined through extensive studio and historical research. Areas of study include the development of intaglio from 1657 to the present, the application of drawing and content issues to the techniques of drypoint, line etching, aquatint, and softground. Lect. 1, Studio 4. Prerequisite: ART 104.

           

ART 318, number (was 210), description, prereqs, title,

Intermediate Printmaking: Lithography        3 credits

In this intermediate course, the student will build upon the material covered in ART 209 while exploring the issues and possibilities of the printed image through a studio/historical exploration of lithography. Areas of research include the historical development of lithography and the application of its techniques of crayon, pencil, transfer and computer augmentation to stone lithography. Lect. 1, Studio 4. Prerequisite: ART 104, 218.

 

                ART 418, number (was 309), description, title

                Advanced Printmaking      3 credits

In this advanced course, each student will further their knowledge of intaglio and/or lithography by researching both multiple plate printing and simultaneous color printing methods. Concurrently students will apply the technical, historical, theoretical knowledge gained to his/her own areas of content. Lect. 1, Studio 4. Prerequisite: ART 104, 218, 318. Instructor permission required. Repeatable for credit-max. 6.

               

ART 419, description, prereqs., number (was 410)

Individual Problems in Printmaking               3 credits

In this intensive studio/historical exploration, the student will concentrate on the development of content expressed through the advanced techniques of printmaking. Lect. 1, Studio 4. Prerequisite: ART 418. Instructor permission required. Repeatable for credit – max. 6.

 

                ART 425, New Course, Perspectives in Art  1-3 credits

This course allows the student to explore a specific art media on campus or in an international environment. The course will stress intensive research/creative endeavor. Lect. 1, Studio 4. Prerequisite: ART 104, 106, completion of intro-advanced sequence in a studio media; instructor permission required. . Repeatable for credit-max. 9

               

           

APH  422, New Course, Perspective in Art/Photography, 1-3 cr.

This course allows the student to explore photography on campus or in an international environment. The course will stress intensive research/creative endeavor. Lect. 1, Studio 4. Prerequisite: 15 credits in art/photography including APH 202, 232, 242; instructor  permission required. Repeatable for credit-max. 9

 

Course Deletions: ART 200, Perspectives in Art 1; ART 400,  Perspective in Art II

 

M/S/P to waive second reading and approve proposal.

 

3.        Consent Agenda:   None

 

4.        Old Business: UCC charge related to non-departmental courses.

 

Discussion continued about how to ensure administrative oversight and assessment of non-departmental courses. Chair Kelly will prepare a document incorporating discussion, which the committee can review.

 

Meeting adjourned 4:55 p.m. Next meeting is scheduled for April 12 at 3:30 p.m.

 

Submitted by

Janis VonRuden for Diane Schumacher, UCC Secretary