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FINA-A 101 : Ancient and Medieval Art

3 credits

A survey of major styles and monuments in art and architecture from prehistoric times to the end of the Middle Ages. (Fall)

FINA-A 102 : Renaissance through Modern Art

3 credits

A survey of major artists, styles, and movements in European and American art and architecture from the fifteenth century to the present. (Spring)

FINA-A 160 : Introduction to East Asian Art

3 credits

An introduction to the art of India, Southeast Asia, China, Japan, and Korea. This course covers painting, sculpture, architecture, and other arts identified with the Far East. (Fall)

FINA-A 340 : Topics in Modern Art

3 credits

Topics rotate covering different aspects of the history and study of modern art. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (Occasionally)

Prerequisite - FINA-A 102

FINA-A 341 : Nineteenth-Century European Art

3 credits

Survey of major artists and styles in painting and sculpture from circa 1770 to 1900, emphasizing developments in France, England, and Germany. Topics include neoclassicism, romanticism, realism, impressionism, and postimpressionism. (Fall)

Prerequisite - FINA-A 102

FINA-A 342 : Twentieth-Century Art

3 credits

Survey of major artists, styles, and movements in painting and sculpture from 1900 to the present in Europe and the United States. Topics include expressionism, cubism, futurism, dada, surrealism, and abstraction. (Spring)

Prerequisite - FINA A102

FINA-A 383 : Contemporary Art

3 credits

This course will survey art from the 1970s to the present. Classroom lectures, museum gallery visits will be a part of the course. (Spring)

FINA-A 396 : Foreign Study in History of Art

1 - 9 credits

Intended only for students participating in IU Overseas Study Program; all fine arts majors are required to obtain prior approval from undergraduate history of art advisor. May be repeated for a total of 9 credit hours. (Occasionally during Summer)

FINA-A 435 : Art Theory—Seniors

2 credits

This course is designed to cover broad-ranging concerns vital to the art major's continuing career in graduate school and the professional art world. Open to seniors only. (Fall)

Prerequisite - two 100- level Art History courses

FINA-A 495 : Readings and Research in Art History

1 - 4 credits

This course is reserved for students wishing to pursue undergraduate research.  Arrangements are made with faculty supervisor.  Individual study.  May be repeated for a total of 8 credits. (Occasionally)

Prerequisite - Permission of instructor.

FINA-D 317 : Video Art

3 credits

Techniques of generating and editing digital imagery, sound and video.  Students apply concepts to non-linear digital editing systems while learning a new visual vocabulary.  Class also covers special effects, animation programs, and the aesthetics of time based media.  (Occasionally)

FINA-F 100 : Fundamental Studio—Drawing

3 credits

Development of visual awareness and coordination of perceptual and manual skills; seeing, representing, and inventing on an experimental, exploratory level in two dimensions. Includes placement, scale, volume, light, formal articulation, and investigations of color theory. (Spring)

FINA-F 101 : Fundamental Studio-3D

3 credits

Volume, space, material, and physical force studies provide the basis for exploration of three-dimensional form; includes carving, construction, modeling. (Fall)

FINA-F 102 : Fundamental Studio-2D

3 credits

Color, shape, line, and value structures are studied as the basis for exploration of two-dimensional spatial relationships; includes investigation of conventional and invented tools and media. (Spring)

FINA-H 100 : Art Appreciation

3 credits

To acquaint students with outstanding works of art and to provide an approach to appreciation through knowledge of purpose, techniques, form, and content.  (Occasionally)

FINA-S 200 : Drawing I

3 credits

Preliminary course for advancement in drawing, stressing visual awareness; seeing, representing, and technical command on a two-dimensional surface. Problems in handling placement, scale, space, volume, light, and formal articulation. (Fall, Spring)

FINA-S 230 : Painting I

3 credits

Preliminary course for advancement in painting; exploring technical and visual aspects of color media. Emphasis on media command and structural problems in painting. Media: oil and acrylics. (Fall, Spring)

FINA-S 240 : Basic Printmaking Media

3 credits

Introduction to printmaking. Emphasis on relief. Problems in pictorial composition and drawing stressed. (Fall, Spring)

FINA-S 250 : Introduction to Design Practice

3 credits

Visual communication emphasizing the perceptive use of line, interval, proportion, color, sequence, and grid systems. Basic tools and drawing disciplines of graphic design. (Fall, Spring)

Prerequisite - CSCI-A 106.

FINA-S 260 : Ceramics I

3 credits

A limited introduction to handbuilding, throwing, glaze mixing, glaze application, including a few lectures on basic ceramic techniques. (Fall, Spring, Summer I)

FINA-S 270 : Sculpture I

3 credits

The study of the relationships of volume and space through modeling, carving, and construction. (Fall, Spring)

FINA-S 291 : Fundamentals of Photography

3 credits

Basic practice of camera operations; exposure calculation; and exposing, printing, and enlarging monochrome photographs. Guidance toward establishment of a personal photographic aesthetic. (Fall, Spring, Summer I)

FINA-S 301 : Drawing II

3 credits

Intermediate course in drawing from the model and other sources. Emphasis on technical command of the media in conjunction with the development of a visual awareness.Continued problems in the articulation of space, scale, volume, and linear sensitivity.  May be repeated once. (Fall, Spring)

Prerequisite - FINA-S 200 or consent of instructor.

FINA-S 331 : Painting II

3 credits

Intermediate course in painting from the model and other sources. Emphasis on technical command and understanding of the components of painting space, color, volume, value, and scale. Media: oil or acrylics. May be repeated once. (Fall, Spring)

Prerequisite - FINA S230 or consent of instructor.

FINA-S 337 : Watercolor Painting I

3 credits

 An introduction to watercolor working from still life, portrait, and figure, stressing technical competence. (Occasionally)

FINA-S 344 : Printmaking II Silkscreen

3 credits

Advanced study with emphasis on silkscreen. Problems in pictorial composition and drawing stressed.  May be repeated once. (Fall, Spring)

Prerequisite - FINA-S 340.

FINA-S 351 : Typography 1

3 credits

Further studies in visual communication concentrating on letter drawing, symbolic drawing, and typographic exploration. Production methods. (Fall)

Prerequisite - FINA-S 250 or consent of instructor.

FINA-S 352 : Production Graphic Design

3 credits

Advanced studies in visual problem solving relating to the development of symbols and their integration with typographic communication, photography, and design-oriented drawing. (Fall)

Prerequisite - FINA-S 351 or consent of instructor.

FINA-S 353 : Graphic Design IV

3 credits

Using a variety of media to communicate messages, students apply processes from printing to multimedia as appropriate for directed projects. (Occasionally)

Prerequisite - FINA-S 352 or consent of instructor.

FINA-S 361 : Ceramics II

3 credits

Continued practice in forming and glazing Lectures. (Fall, Spring)

Prerequisite - FINA-S 260 or consent of instructor.

FINA-S 371 : Sculpture II

3 credits

Continuation of basic studies, using both figurative (modeling from human figure in clay) and abstract means (constructions in metal, wood, and plaster). Concentration on manipulative and technical skills and more complex materials.  May be repeated once. (Fall, Spring)

Prerequisite - FINA-S 270 or consent of instructor.

FINA-S 392 : Intermediate Photography

3 credits

Practice of photography applied to student's major study or area of special interest in the humanities and social sciences. (Fall, Spring)

Prerequisite - FINA-S 291 or consent of instructor.

FINA-S 400 : Independent Studio Projects

1 - 6 credits

Designed for advanced studio art students who want to work independently on special studio projects under the guidance of a faculty member or committee. This course work does not fulfill a specific course requirement for fine arts major. It does count within the 25-34 credit hour studio art limit. Students must arrange a project with a faculty member who will supervise and grade the work produced. One credit is given for each three hours of work per week for the entire semester.  Repeatable up to 6 credits. (Fall, Spring, Summer I, Summer II)

Prerequisite - FINA 300-level studio course.

FINA-S 401 : Drawing III

ar credits

Advanced drawing. Continuation of FINA S301.  May be repeated up to a total of 20 credit hours. (Fall, Spring)

Prerequisite - junior/senior standing, FINA-S 301.

FINA-S 413 : Typography

2 credits

Studies in graphic design concentrating on typography as it relates to other design elements in practical design application. (Occasionally)

Prerequisite - FINA-S 351.

FINA-S 414 : Layout and Design

2 credits

Students in graphic design concentrating on layout as it relates to other publication design. (Occasionally)

Prerequisite - FINA-S 351.

FINA-S 415 : Package Design

2 credits

Studies in graphic design concentrating on package design. (Occasionally)

Prerequisite - FINA-S 351.

FINA-S 420 : Topics in Studio Art

3 credits

May be repeated up to a total of 20 credit hours.  A multidisciplinary studio course that explores topics through the use of a variety of artistic approaches. Students will work in the media of their choice. (Occasionally)

Prerequisite - junior standing or consent of instructor.

FINA-S 431 : Painting III

ar credits

 May be repeated up to a total of 20 credit hours.  Advanced course in painting. Continuation of FINA 5331. (Fall, Spring)

Prerequisite - junior standing, FINA-S 331.

FINA-S 444 : Printmaking III Silk Screen

ar credits

May be repeated for a total of 20 credit hours. Advanced work in silkscreen for qualified students.(Fall, Spring)

Prerequisite - FINA-S 344.

FINA-S 451 : Graphic Design Problem Solving

ar credits

May be repeated for a total of 20 credit hours. Professional problem solving in graphic design. Using a variety of media to communicate messages, students apply processes from printing to multimedia as appropriate for directed projects. (Occasionally)

Prerequisite - FINA-S 352 and consent of instructor.

FINA-S 461 : Ceramics III

ar credits

May be repeated for a total of 20 credit hours. Further practice in ceramic studio techniques. Body preparation. Lectures. (Fall, Spring)

Prerequisite - junior/senior standing, FINA-S 361.

FINA-S 471 : Sculpture III

ar credits

May be repeated for a total of 20 credit hours. Concentration on construction, carving, welding, and figure modeling. Concentration will be on foundry techniques each spring semester. (Fall, Spring)

Prerequisite - junior/senior standing.

FINA-S 490 : Advanced Photography I

ar credits

May be repeated for a total of 20 credit hours. (Fall, Spring, Summer I)

Prerequisite - junior/senior standing, FINA-S 392 or consent of instructor.

FINA-S 491 : Advanced Photography II

ar credits

 May be repeated for a total of 20 credit hours. (Fall, Spring, Summer I)

Prerequisite - junior/senior standing, FINA-S 490 or consent of instructor.

FINA-S 497 : Independent Study in Fine Arts

1 - 6 credits

Creative projects and senior exhibition in the student's area of practice. Course requires a section authorization form. (Spring)

Prerequisite - majors only, senior standing
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