Art

The study of art can broaden and intensify your experiences and help you gain a better perspective on the world.

Missouri S&T offers courses in art appreciation, art history, study of film, art in the community, and sculpture and applied courses in design, painting, and photography. Non-credit courses are available from time to time in other applied art or special interest courses.

Art Minor

The art minor offers students the opportunity to pursue an area of focus in studio art, art history, and film studies.

Requirements:
The minor requires 15 hours, including  ART 1180, which is a required course. Students may take additional hours from these offerings:

ART 1185Study Of Film3
ART 3222Revolution And Romanticism In The Arts 1785 - 18323
ART 3250Thematic Studies In Film & Literature3
Any 3000-level philosophy course
Topics course from the following series:
Special Topics
Special Topics
Special Topics
PHILOS 4333American Philosophy3

In addition, students may take up to six hours of studio classes.

Film and Literature Minor

The film and literature minor is an interdisciplinary and inter-textual course of study in which students will explore the connections between different mediums, increasing the pleasure and understanding of each.

Requirements:
The minor requires 12 hours, including the following required courses: ART 1185 Study Of Film (3 hours) and the core course ENGLISH 2230 Literature And Film (3 hours) .

In addition, students will take 6 hours of electives in the field of literature and film studies. These electives can include but are not limited to:

ENGLISH 2248Thematic Studies in Literature and Film3
ART 3250Thematic Studies In Film & Literature3

Studio Art Minor

The studio art minor offers students the opportunity to pursue an area of focus in painting, drawing, photography, etc.

Requirements:
The minor requires 15 hours, including ART 1180 Art Appreciation , which is a required course. Students may take additional 12 hours from these offerings:

ART 1120Drawing I3
ART 1140Painting I3
ART 1164Sculpture3
ART 2130Advanced Drawing3
ART 2150Advanced Painting3
ART 3203Architectural Design I3
ART 3221Introduction to Photography3

ART 1120 Drawing I (LEC 3.0)

Principles of drawing: placement, proportion, perspective, chiaroscuro, values, line, form, texture, and techniques. Applied problems to develop perceptual observation.

ART 1140 Painting I (LEC 3.0)

Basic exploration of acrylic and water color painting techniques and methods. Still life, landscape and figure.

ART 1164 Sculpture (LEC 3.0)

Solving problems in shallow and BAS relief and small clay sculpture, study of contemporary and classical proportion, faux bronze and plaster casting.

ART 1180 Art Appreciation (LEC 3.0)

A basic introductory course designed to familiarize students who have little or no knowledge of the arts with fundamental knowledge necessary for intelligent approach to experiencing the visual arts; painting, sculpture, and architecture.

ART 1185 Study Of Film (LAB 1.0 and LEC 2.0)

A study of classic and contemporary films with emphasis on director's technique and philosophy. Films by Fellini, Antonioni plus Bergman, Chaplin, etc. will be viewed and discussed. $30 lab fee required.

ART 2000 Special Problems (IND 0.0-6.0)

Problems or readings on specific subjects or projects in the department. Consent of instructor required.

ART 2001 Special Topics (LEC 0.0-6.0)

This course is designed to give the department an opportunity to test a new course. Variable title.

ART 2130 Advanced Drawing (LEC 3.0)

Advanced application of drawing principles: cast and life drawing. Exercises in representational rendering. Prerequisite: Art 1120.

ART 2150 Advanced Painting (LEC 3.0)

Advanced exploration of oil painting techniques and methods. Still life, landscape, and figure. Prerequisite: Art 1140.

ART 3000 Special Problems (IND 0.0-6.0)

Problems or readings on specific subjects or projects in the department. Consent of instructor required.

ART 3001 Special Topics (LAB 0.0 and LEC 0.0)

This course is designed to give the department an opportunity to test a new course. Variable title.

ART 3203 Architectural Design I (LAB 2.0 and LEC 1.0)

Introduction to the interaction between architecture and art. A series focused on the history of architecture as it relates to styles and functions. Theories of building and site design, plan and spatial organization, formal composition, and environmental context are considered as principle form determinants. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.

ART 3219 Art For Elementary Teachers (LEC 3.0)

Considers the vital role of art activities and creative experiences in the growth and development of children at their level. Prerequisite: Educ 1040. (Co-listed with Educ 2219).

ART 3221 Fundamentals in Photography (LEC 3.0)

In this course the student will learn the basics of photographic composition and the use of the digital camera. A brief history of photography will provide context for the student's own development. Prerequisite: Art 1180 or Art 1185 (required for Art minor credit) or Sp&M S 1185 or Sp&M S 2181 (required for Speech minor credit). (Co-listed with Sp&M S 3221).

ART 3222 Revolution And Romanticism In The Arts 1785 - 1832 (LEC 3.0)

This course will investigate the great revolution of thought, perception, language, through art during the period between 1785 and 1832. Artists, writers, and musicians to be studied include: Blake, David, Wordsworth, and Beethoven. The role of art and artists to the French Revolution will be stressed. Prerequisite: Introductory level Art or History course.

ART 3245 Thomas Hart Benton And The Tradition Of American Art (LEC 3.0)

Missouri artist Tom Benton lived amidst controversy and acclaim from the 1920's to the 1970's. The American tradition from which Benton grew will be studied, then his own work and his subsequent influence. Prerequisite: Art 1185 or Art 1180.

ART 3250 Thematic Studies In Film & Literature (LEC 3.0)

Different thematic relationships between film & literature (e.g., Poe & Hitchcock, Shakespeare on Film, etc.) will be studied. Prerequisite: Art 1185.

ART 3260 Exploring Digital Art (LAB 1.5 and LEC 1.5)

An exploration of digital art as a medium for making art as well as understanding visual culture from the past, present, and ideas for the future. A multidisciplinary approach will combine digital arts with design thinking and humanities in a creative and scholarly atmosphere.

ART 3275 Foundations of Media Communication (LEC 3.0)

The course explores the historical, social, and psychological impact of media through study and practice of academic and non-academic theories of effective media communication. The course supplies an integrated critical framework for application in student's day-to-day consumption of media. Prerequisite: Sp&M S 1185. (Co-listed with Sp&M S 3275).

ART 3276 Thematics Studies in Film and Philosophy (LEC 3.0)

A study of special topics at the intersection of film and philosophy. Topics vary but may include films on the nature of reality, films on the problem of evil, films on concepts of consciousness and the self, and more. Prerequisites: Art 1185 or one philosophy course, or junior standing. (Co-listed with Philos 3276).

ART 4000 Special Problems (IND 0.0-6.0)

Problems or readings on specific subjects or projects in the department. Consent of instructor required.

ART 4001 Special Topics (IND 0.0-6.0)

This course is designed to give the department an opportunity to test a new course. Variable title.

ART 4320 French and Francophone Cinema (LEC 3.0)

A survey of French and Francophone cinema. Prerequisites: French 2170 (Co-listed with French 4320).

Stuart W Baur, Associate Professor4
PHD University of Missouri-Rolla

Lucille Joan Myers, Assistant Teaching Professor
MED Lesley University-Cambridge

Leo Soisson, Assistant Teaching Professor
MFA Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville

Andrew Max Tohline, Assistant Professor
PHD Ohio University

Superscripts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 in the faculty listing refer to the following common footnotes:
1 Registered Professional Engineer
2 Registered Geologist
3 Certified Health Physicist
4 Registered Architect
5 Board Certified, American Academy of Environmental Engineers
6 LEED AP Certified

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