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AIR 302 Aerospace Studies Basic management processes of planning, organizing, decision-making, controlling and using analytical aids. The manager’s world of power, politics, strategy, tactics, and value conflicts will be discussed within the context of the military organization. Co-requisite: AIR 302L. (3 s.h.)

problems and exercises. Each assignment is designed to introduce basic sculptural ideas and principles with specific media and skills. The basic principles of modeling, casting, carving, and assembling will be covered in this course. Prerequisite: ART 101, ART 120, or instructor approval. (3 s.h.)

ART 181 Digital Photography This course is designed to introduce the technical, conceptual, and historical aspects of photography. Techniques and applications of acquiring, manipulating, and outputting digitized photographic images will be explored. For the processing and enhancement of digital photographs, students will learn the basics of Photoshop. These digital skills and tools for the making AIR 402 Aerospace Studies of photographs will be taught within the Evolution of defense strategy and the context of the aesthetics of photography. methods of managing conflict. Students Students must have their own SLR (single will analyze the system of military justice. lens reflex) digital cameras with adjustable Co-requisite: 402L. (3 s.h.) exposure and focus and ability to capture in “camera RAW,” a new file format in Art (ART) digital photography. (3 s.h.) AIR 401 Aerospace Studies The complex interaction between military and civilian society will be examined, along with the theory and workings of the National Defense Policy, roles and mission of the Air Force, and commissioned military service as a profession. Co-requisite: 401L. (3 s.h.)

ART 100 Introduction to Art This course is an investigation of the nature of the visual arts. It will explore the relationship between art and culture, the manner in which art is created, the different media used to make art, and art and architecture from different times and places. (Satisfies the liberal arts core requirement in fine arts for non-Art majors.) (3 s.h.) ART 101 Drawing I This studio course offers direct experience in a variety of drawing approaches including contour, value, volume and wash drawings. Project assignments are designed to sharpen perception, stimulate the imagination and increase students’ ability to see and interpret the world. (3 s.h.)

ART 201 Drawing II Covers theory and practice in the elements of drawing with emphasis upon the human figure. Prerequisite: a grade of “C” or higher in ART 101. (3 s.h.) ART 204 Painting I This is a fundamental level course designed to introduce various aspects of painting— materials, techniques, form, and content. The primary learning activity in painting is direct experience. Project assignments are designed to sharpen perception, stimulate imagination and increase students’ ability to see and interpret their world. Students will begin to develop a philosophical awareness that leads to their own personal artistic style. Prerequisite: a grade of “C” or higher in ART 101, 120, or instructor approval. (3 s.h.)

fourteenth century to the present. It identifies themes of human experiences as they are depicted in a particular culture’s art and architecture, and emphasizes the relationship of art and architecture to its culture. Prerequisite LAR 112, Honors LAR or instructor approval. (3 s.h.) ART 216 Thinking About The Arts See PHI 216. ART 220 Graphic Design: Typography Introduction to the study of type and letterforms as a vital aspect of graphic design. The course focuses on printed and digital media. Prerequisites: a grade of “C” or higher in ART 120 and MED 204. (3 s.h.) ART 221 Graphic Design: Layout Theory and practice of design as it applies to various commercially printed media. Emphasis is given to study and design of word/image relationships. Computer graphics using Adobe InDesign are explored further. Prerequisite: a grade of “C” or higher in ART 331. (3 s.h.) ART 241 Painting II The primary learning activity in Painting II is direct experience. Students will study color theory and its application by contemporary and traditional masters. Project assignments are designed to sharpen perception, stimulate the imagination and increase students' ability to see and interpret their world. Students will continue developing a philosophical awareness that leads to their own personal artistic style. Prerequisite: a grade of “C” or higher in ART 204. (3 s.h.) ART 250 Sculpture II Continued study in sculpture. Prerequisite: a grade of “C” or higher in ART 150. (3 s.h.) ART 260 Printmaking I This introductory studio course offers direct experience in a variety of printmaking processes. Project assignments are chosen from the following: monotypes, wood and linoleum blocks, embossments, collagraphs and screenprints. Students will be expected to apply their previously attained drawing and design skills to printmaking techniques. Prerequisites: a grade of “C” or higher in ART 101, 120 or instructor approval. (3 s.h.)

ART 209 Art History: Prehistory–14th Century This course surveys art history from prehistoric times to the fourteenth century. It identifies themes of human experiences, ART 121 Design II especially spirituality, as they are depicted A continuation of theory and practice in the in a particular culture’s art and architecture, elements of design and the principles of art. and emphasizes the relationship of art and Emphasis is on color theory. Prerequisite: a architecture to its culture. Prerequisite LAR grade of “C” or higher in ART 120. (3 s.h.) 112, Honors LAR or instructor approval. (3 ART 261 Printmaking II s.h.) This studio course offers direct experience ART 150 Introduction to Sculpture at a more advanced level than Printmaking This course is an introduction into the ART 210 Art History: 14th Century– I. Project assignments include some intaglio sculptural process. Classes are highly Present structured with a definite sequence of This course surveys art history from the processes and advanced work in any of ART 120 Introduction to Design Students study art theory and solve visual problems using the elements of design and principles of art. (3 s.h.)

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2015-2017 academic catalog for the University of Sioux Falls.