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44 ART ART 156 – History in Art II, 4 credits ART 158 – History in Art III, 4 credits • 16 additional credits in art history electives at the 200- or 300-level • Studio elective, 4 credits • ART 420 – Senior Thesis, 4 credits • PHIL 333 – Philosophy of Art, 4 credits Preprofessional art history majors are strongly encouraged to take a major or a minor in either French or German, as well as any language necessary for their area of concentration.

Preprofessional Concentration in Graphic Design The requirements for a preprofessional concentration in graphic design are a minimum of 48 credits: • ART 111 – Two-Dimensional Foundations, 4 credits • ART 112 – Three-Dimensional Foundations, 4 credits • ART 130 – Beginning Drawing, 4 credits • ART 158 – History in Art III, 4 credits • 4 additional credits in 300-level art history • ART 368, COM 368 – Digital Photography, 4 credits OR ART 236, COM 236 – Introduction to the Photographic Process, 4 credits • ART 370 – Graphic Design, 4 credits • ART 407 – Intermediate Graphic Design, 4 credits • ART 420 – Senior Project, 4 credits • ART 440 – Portfolio Preparation, 4 credits • 8 additional credits in studio art Senior graphic design concentration students are required to participate in the Senior Art Exhibition.

Minor in Art The requirements for a minor in art are 20 credits: • ART 111 – Two-Dimensional Foundations, 4 credits • ART 112 – Three-Dimensional Foundations, 4 credits • Select one course from: – ART 155 – History in Art I, 4 credits – ART 156 – History in Art II, 4 credits – ART 158 – History in Art III, 4 credits • 8 additional studio or art history credits

Major in Art Education This major prepares students to be recommended by the Concordia College department of education for Minnesota licensure to teach art in grades K-12. To be eligible to complete this major, the student must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program. (See education pages for program information, requirements and course descriptions.) The requirements for a major in art education, are 52 credits plus 32 credits in education: • ART 111 – Two-Dimensional Foundations, 4 credits • ART 112 – Three-Dimensional Foundations, 4 credits • ART 155 – History in Art I, 4 credits • ART 156 – History in Art II, 4 credits • 4 credits in each of the following seven studio areas (see course listings below): – beginning drawing – painting – ceramics – sculpture – printmaking – graphic design – photography

• Two 2-credit intermediate studio courses, as concentration areas (ART 401409) • PHIL 333 – Philosophy of Art, 4 credits • EDUC 371 – Methods of Teaching in Art: Elementary and Secondary, 4 credits, (required methods of teaching course) • Successful completion of the secondary/K-12 required coursework (32 credits) (see Education: Coursework in Secondary/K-12 Education). Senior art teaching majors are expected to participate in the Senior Art Exhibition. It is recommended that ART 155 – History in Art be taken during the freshman or sophomore year. The teaching major in art qualifies graduates to teach art from kindergarten through grade 12.

Courses ART 111 R – Two-Dimensional Foundations, 4 credits. E. Using a variety of materials and processes, students carry out studies in line, shape and form, value, texture and color; and explore methods of implying depth, mass and volume on a flat surface. These exercises in two-dimensional image making are correlated with lectures, critiques, written presentations and field trips. ART 112 R – Three-Dimensional Foundations, 4 credits. E. An introductory course offering experience in making three-dimensional images with concentration on design elements and principles. A wide range of materials, tools and techniques will be explored. Lectures, critiques, written and oral presentations, and field trips are also included. ART 130 R – Beginning Drawing, 4 credits. E. A studio introduction to basic drawing skills, methods and terminology. Through the use of a variety of drawing materials, students will translate thought and observation into image. Includes discussion, critiques and field trips. ART 155 R, G – History in Art I: Origins to the Early Renaissance, 4 credits. E1. ART 155 is a historical exploration of global visual culture – including Near Eastern and African traditions – from the origins of human civilization to ca. 1400 CE with particular emphasis given to the religious, political and social contexts of the world’s greatest art. ART 156 R, G – History in Art II: The Renaissance to Impressionism, 4 credits. E2. ART 156 is a historical exploration of global visual culture – including East Asian and Native American traditions – from the Renaissance to Impressionism with particular emphasis given to the religious, political and social contexts of the world’s greatest art. (ART 155 is not a prerequisite for ART 156.) ART 158 R, G – History in Art III: Post-Impressionism to the Digital Age, 4 credits. E2. ART 158 is a historical exploration of global visual culture – including Oceanic and Central Asian traditions – from Impressionism to the present day with particular emphasis given to the religious, political and social contexts of the world’s greatest art. (ART 155 and/or 156 are not prerequisites for ART 158.) ART 236, COM 236 – Introduction to the Photographic Process, 4 credits. A1. The study of basic photographic procedures, including camera and darkroom techniques. Approaching photography as both an art form and a communication medium, the course will introduce students to a variety of techniques and applications of photography. ART 250 – Pre-May Seminar, 2 to 4 credits. D. An intense introduction to the peoples and places to be experienced during the May Seminar in Art History with particular focus on student preparatory research and on-site reports. Prerequisite: ART 155 or ART 156 or permission of instructor ART 300 – May Seminar, 4 credits. MS. Prerequisite: ART 250 ART 311 R, G – Photographing the Landscape of Greece, 4 credits. S. An immersive adventure through aesthetic and spiritual systems of ancient and modern Greece utilizing our cameras and eyes as the principle tools of engagement. Our formal class objective is to develop a nuanced appreciation of basic photographic principles in a global context. Our informal objective is more complex: to cultivate

Academic Catalog 2013-14  

2013-14 Concordia College Catalog | June 2013, Volume III

Academic Catalog 2013-14  

2013-14 Concordia College Catalog | June 2013, Volume III